My Journey of Leadership

“Leadership is an action, not a position.” – Donald McGannon Leadership feels familiar to me. Not that I’ve received the title in an official capacity, but it has informally been my experience throughout my life. Starting from my family, I’m the eldest with two younger sisters that followed me around everywhere I went. As I…

Recipe – Sugar Cookies

It’s the best time of year: Ramadan! Do you have any special family traditions? Growing up, my mom would go all out at iftaars. She made Bangladeshi traditional iftaar items, and I miss it so much! But now that I have a family of my own, alhamdulillah, I also want to start some traditions that…

Mommy Fashion – Pink Blush

I came across Pink Blush when I was pregnant. I wanted to find some cute, modest maternity dresses and their collection is amazing. I’ve continued to shop from them post-partum, so this collaboration really means a lot to me I fell in love with this stunning burgundy dress the moment I saw it, and I had…

Mommy Fashion – Nestling & Co.

Define: Mommy fashion /ˈmämēˈfaSHən/ noun when you need to wear something comfortable but cute, and you need to get ready in 5 minutes 😛 Well this is definitely the case for me! Gone are the days of trying on 10 different outfits and taking hours to get dressed. After becoming a mom, I have downsized my closet…

‘Rong Moyla’ – My Thoughts on Colorism

  I was going through my childhood album the other day, you might have seen it on my stories. While going through it, I remembered how much darker I used to be. And the amount of bullshit I had to hear growing up, surprisingly just the few years when I actually lived in Bangladesh. You…

Recipe – Popsicles for babies

Very Berry Popsicle Ingredients: 2 cups strawberries 2 cups raspberries 2 cups flavoured yogurt of your choice Directions: Blend the strawberries and raspberries separately. Put a layer of strawberry puree in the tray. Put it in the freezer for 20 minutes. Once the strawberry layer has started to freeze, take it out and carefully put…

Recipe – Oatmeal Cookies with Raisin & Dates

Oatmeal Cookies with Raisin & Dates What You’ll Need: 1 1/2 cups old-fashioned rolled oats 1/2 cup all-purpose flour 1/2 cup raisins 1/2 cup chopped dates 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup packed brown sugar 1/4 cup granulated sugar 1 large egg 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 6 tablespoons unsalted butter, room…

Recipe: Smoked Salmon and Asparagus on Crackers

Ingredients: Asparagus – 10 spears Olive oil – 1 tsp Smoked Atlantic salmon – 4 oz Tomato – 4-5 medium ones, sliced 10 Wheat Crackers For the herbed cream cheese: Cream cheese, at room temperature – 1/4 cup Lemon zest – 1/2 lemon Fresh lemon juice – 1 tsp. Chopped fresh chives – 1 1/2 Tbs. Chopped fresh dill – 1 Tbs. Directions:…

 Kuwaiti Murrabyan by Maha

Meet Maha! She’s not only talented but super friendly and down-to-earth. Her instagram stories of sharing recipes are hilarious, and her feed perfectly curated. Make sure you check her page out, and follow along on her cooking journey. Maha is a Palestinian Kuwaiti hybrid, who was born in the United States and raised in Canada….

Palestinian Makloubeh by Heifa

We have the talented Heifa from @fufuinthekitchen sharing her ethnic Palestinian makloubeh recipe with us this week! Makloubeh is an upside down rice dish, I mean, how good does that sound? She also has a Youtube channel where she shares healthy, delicious recipes. Make sure you check it out ❤ Hi everyone! My name is Heifa…