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And we’re back!!!

  Bismillaah. Alhamdu lillaah we made it through Screen Free Week!  It was certainly not as difficult as I had expected, alhamdu lillaah.  I’m so proud of my munchkins as they really outdid themselves  and exceeded my expectations mashaa Allaah. The first day they forgot and kept asking to get on the computer.  After reminding … Continue reading

Ramadan Journal Day 20: A Noble Tradition

Bismillaah. This month has really flown by subhaan Allaah.  We have reached the last ten nights already, alhamdu lillaah!  May Allaah accept all of our deeds, forgive us our sins and shower us with His mercy, ameen. I have enjoyed keeping this Ramadan Journal and hope that it has been beneficial to those who’ve been … Continue reading

Ramadan Journal Day 16: An Update

Bismillaah. I’ve been focusing on playing catch up with my qur’an reading, so I had no choice but to put the Ramadan Journal on the backburner for a few days.  I’m still not caught up, but I felt the need to post an update before any more time went by. This week we did a … Continue reading

Red Sea Vacation

Here are some pics we took from our trip to the beach last week: We stayed at the Red Sea resort called Tulip.  It was very quiet and peaceful, and virtually empty…just what we were looking for. On the morning of day 2 of our trip, the tide was extremely low.  You could walk for … Continue reading

An Egyptian “fava”-rite!

Bismillaah. Allaah, the Most High, says in Qur’an: “Eat of the good lawful things We have provided for you.” (Al-Baqarah: 57) Because of salatul-jumu’ah (Friday prayer), Friday is part of the weekend in the muslim world.  For our family, it’s the only day we all have off (husband’s weekend is Thur/Fri; kids’ weekend is Fri/Sat). … Continue reading