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

In Pursuit of Excellence

Bismillaah. The question for the day is: Do we really want excellence from Allaah? Yes!  Of course! Yes???  Well, how badly do we want it?  Do we want it bad enough to fight our natural inclinations, and let His commands dictate our actions? That is the question!!! Allaah says in Qur’an (interpretation): “The good deed … 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

Pride, the Silent Killer

Bismillaah. May Allaah cleanse our hearts and give us all refuge from pride and arrogance, ameen. Indeed It is the source of all evil.  It is the reason for shaytan being expelled from Paradise.  It is a cause for Allaah’s anger. It infests a person’s heart slowly, killing the light of all that is good … 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

Birthdays

Bismillaah. A few days ago, I turned 33 years old.  Alhamdu lillaah for another year! I pray that my good deeds were plenty and accepted, and that my sins were few and forgiven, ameen. There was a time in my life when my birthday was a big deal.  The one day in the year that … Continue reading

Reminders 29 & 30

Bismillaah. Reminder 29: Don’t forget to fast the 6 days of Shawwal. Reminder 30: If you were blessed to be able to perform extraordinary good deeds this month, ask Allaah to bless you with the ability to continue to perform those deeds.