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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

3…..2……1……and we’re off!

  From all of us to you, As salaamu alaykum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuh (may peace and God’s mercy and blessings be upon you) Ma Salamah! Ciao! Au revoir! Farewell! aabar dekha hobey! Sayonara! Auf Wiedersehen! Aloha! Adios! Selamat tinggal! Tot ziens! See ya in a week inshaa Allaah! (Don’t forget us in your prayers!)

Screen Free Week

Bismillaah. In this day and age it’s rare to find a home, or an individual, that doesn’t have a computer or laptop, internet, ipods, cell phones, and other means of staying connected to the rest of the world.  What’s more uncommon to find are people who don’t excessively overuse these items.  Many of us, whether … Continue reading

Cheesyeggs n Hashbrown Omelet w/ Homemade Biscuits

Bismillaah. A friend asked me a while ago to post the recipe for this Eid morning breakfast I posted pics of on facebook.   Cheesyeggs n Hashbrown Omelet Ingredients: 1/4 c. vegetable oil 4 large potatoes, peeled and diced salt/pepper to taste 6 large eggs (beaten and seasoned with salt and pepper) Directions: -Heat oil … Continue reading

Eid Mubarak!

Bismillaah. Eid Mubarak!  May Allaah accept all our deeds and efforts from these past 9 days, ameen! Those pics are of the cake I baked for the Eid.  It’s a triple layer banana chocolate cake with vanilla butter cream frosting.  I was going to make this cake from my friend Jamila’s blog, but there were … Continue reading

Bring blessings to your home with the Qur’an

Bismillaah. It is reported that ‘Abdullâh b. Mas’ûd – Allâh be pleased with him – said: “The house in which the Qur’ân is not recited is like a derelict house that has no one to maintain it.” It is also reported that he said: “Verily the emptiest of houses are those that are empty of … 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

Ramadan Journal Day 9: Going Back to School

Bismillaah. The kids are not the only ones going back to school after Eid…Mommy’s going back to school too!  (inshaa Allaah)  I took my placement test today and was elated to find that I hadn’t lost that much…I got into the last level I completed, so that wasn’t so bad.  Besides, after an almost 4 … Continue reading

Ramadan Journal Day 8: Ramadan Memory Cards

Bismillaah. Today we made Ramadan Memory Cards, courtesy Umm Abdul-Basir’s blog.   It was really easy mashaa Allaah and the kids (and I) had lots of fun coloring all the little pictures. The card sheets were supposed to be printed out onto card stock, but since I have no idea what that is, and most certainly … Continue reading