Blog · Inspiration · photography

3 Photography Backdrops under $3

  As an amateur photographer who has shot everything from engagements to family portraits, the switch to shooting flatlay scenes for our blog was a bit challenging because I had to create fun and engaging scenes in a tight space and on a small budget. The perfectionist in me believed that I needed fancy equipment… Continue reading 3 Photography Backdrops under $3

Food · recipe

Banana Honey Walnut Toasts

Although Ramadan ended over a month ago, we are still having a difficult time breaking some of our Ramadan schedule and habits. Not only do we still stay up pretty late (midnight is the norm for me), but we also eat like mice early in the morning because it feels strange to fill up right… Continue reading Banana Honey Walnut Toasts

decor · DIY · home

DIY Garden Lattice Light Fixture

After finishing our crazy and exhausting 6-week bathroom renovation challenge in May, you would think we would wait just a littttle bit longer before DIYing again. But, nope. We just can't help ourselves. It seems there is never a shortage of problems that need creative solutions and for us one of those problems has been… Continue reading DIY Garden Lattice Light Fixture

Food · recipe

Lebanese Green Bean & Tomato Stew (Loubya Bi Zayt)

Gardening season is officially in full swing and you know what that means, right?  Fresh, delicious vine-ripened tomatoes hand-picked from your very own backyard. After putting all that hard work into growing your garden, you'll certainly want to savor the fruits of your labor.  Fresh tomatoes are perfect for salads, salsas, and sauces but why… Continue reading Lebanese Green Bean & Tomato Stew (Loubya Bi Zayt)

Baby · lifestyle · parenthood

Potty Training Before Age 2

Happy Monday friends! Our little hobbit just turned two years old last week (sobs) and we are getting ready to take potty training to the next level. I've struggled to write about this topic for a while now because 1) The first time I told someone I was potty training it felt like everything went… Continue reading Potty Training Before Age 2

DIY · Food · Inspiration

Eid Festivities and Unicorn S’mores

Happy Wednesday Friends! It's been a pretty uneventful month here on the blog. With fasting during these long summer days and two babies (and school and work), it has been difficult to find the energy to write. Hopefully that will change as the month of Ramadan comes to an end. There are definitely many things… Continue reading Eid Festivities and Unicorn S’mores

DIY · garden · home

Taking the Necessary Steps in Becoming a DIY Home Gardener

To accomplish anything in life, you have to start somewhere. While the commitment to dive right in is necessary, knowing where to begin is arguably the most important part. Whether it’s deciding to tackle your own home renovation or even a simple endeavor such as gardening at home, you have to learn some basics if… Continue reading Taking the Necessary Steps in Becoming a DIY Home Gardener

DIY · home · Inspiration

Getting the heart and home ready for Ramadan

It's been a busy year for us and we are very grateful for all the fun projects and renovations we were able to do. However, with Ramadan just around the corner, we want to wind down a bit and focus on family and spirituality. It's hard to believe that our babies are growing so fast… Continue reading Getting the heart and home ready for Ramadan

DIY · home

One Room Challenge: Week 6|Bathroom Renovation Reveal

We are super excited to share that this year we will be participating in our first ever One Room Challenge! Hosted by Lisa of Calling It Home,  The One Room Challenge™, is a widely anticipated biannual event every April and October in which twenty design bloggers take the challenge of transforming a space in just six […]

DIY · home

One Room Challenge: Week 5|Tiling and Decor Inspiration

We are super excited to share that this year we will be participating in our first ever One Room Challenge! Hosted by Lisa of Calling It Home,  The One Room Challenge™, is a widely anticipated biannual event every April and October in which twenty design bloggers take the challenge of transforming a space in just six […]