Facets of December 2019 ~ Monthly Digest

Facets of December 2019 ~ Monthly Digest

The last month of the last year of the decade.  On the cusp of the new year, I was on the path to preparing for a successful start to January.  November had created a great foundation for me to start December off well, but as it were, I am not the master of my own [...]

Navigating Christmas with my Little Muslim

Navigating Christmas with my Little Muslim

Image: Sincerely Media We grew up in the west, in Canada. From a very young age, we were surrounded by Christmas trees, eggnog, gifts and a whole ton of Panettone (Italian Christmas bread that my dad would bring home from his Italian boss).  Christmas time was slightly disheartening for me. Because we did not participate. [...]

Eid Shopping Guide 2019 – Kids and Food Gifting

Eid Shopping Guide 2019 – Kids and Food Gifting

Facet Fam, I am coming to you with my last installment of the Eid Gift Guide Series 2019. I am hand picking gifts that I either bought, or wish I had an unlimited bank account so that I could buy.  Either way, this series is basically a wish list of Eid gifts I am loving [...]

Eid Shopping Guide 2019 – His & Her Gifts

Eid Shopping Guide 2019 – His & Her Gifts

Facet Fam, I am hoping you had a chance to read my previous blog post curating all my favorite decor, paper and fun gift ideas. If not, STOP. Don’t go any further. CLICK HERE TO READ PART ONE. I’ll wait. Welcome back.   My whole life I watched my parents shell out money and gifts [...]

Easy Baklava Stuffed Dates

Easy Baklava Stuffed Dates

It is sunnah to break your fast with dates. “The Prophet (peace be upon him) said: When one of you is fasting, he should break his fast with dates”Narrated by Salman ibn Amir When it comes to iftars, I am always on the lookout for the best dates I can get my hands on.  If [...]

Eid Shopping Guide 2019 – Decor, Paper & Gifting

Eid Shopping Guide 2019 – Decor, Paper & Gifting

FacetFam, My instagram is just blowing up! I have been scouring the internet and had the opportunity to attend Ramadan Market this year and I can’t believe how many amazing businesses are popping up and helping to make celebrating Ramadan and Eid so much fun! When I was a kid, we didn’t really have as [...]

3 Resources to Ensure a Productive Ramadan

3 Resources to Ensure a Productive Ramadan

If you know me, you know that I am always a little intimidated by Ramadan.  I feel like I can never measure up to those around me that are more naturally able to switch from regular mode to - RAMADAN MODE - Growing up, our faith was very much a cultural experience.  We focused a [...]