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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

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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

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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

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Spring and New Beginnings

Happy Thursday friends 🙂 Guess what? Urban Jungle Bloggers, hosted by the inspiring Igor and Judith, is back with another season and this month is all about celebrating the circle of life. As if right on cue, many of our indoor plants have begun to show signs of new life. Our windowsill basil flowered beautifully bringing… Continue reading Spring and New Beginnings

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Celestial Themed Nursery

Today we are doing something new while throwing it back to a project we completed before we started blogging: the nursery. When we first found out we were having a baby, we knew instantly that we wanted to create a celestial-themed nursery. My husband and I have always been astronomy nerds; we own a telescope,… Continue reading Celestial Themed Nursery

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Inspirational Wallpaper: December

Ahhh December...one of the busiest times of the year. Don't worry, we will make this brief. We just wanted to wish all our readers a very blessed holiday season (no matter what you celebrate) and to those of you that are students, we wish you the very best of luck on your final exams (we… Continue reading Inspirational Wallpaper: December

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Inspirational Wallpaper: November

November is flying by as fast as the leaves are changing color and falling to the earth. This month marked a new transition for us as we welcomed baby #2 into the world and we are just beyond happy.  With Thanksgiving around the corner, we thought we would channel this happiness into a wallpaper that… Continue reading Inspirational Wallpaper: November

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Inspirational Wallpaper: October

October. It's the beginning of the end but also a beginning in its own right. Despite the earth slowly decaying before our very eyes, it's a magnificent site to behold. Brilliant fiery hues of red, orange, and yellow take the place of green as the air becomes crisper and cooler. Let us welcome all change… Continue reading Inspirational Wallpaper: October

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Inspirational Wallpaper: September

With labor day weekend behind us and work and a new school year ahead, let us remember to be kind and empathetic to everyone we encounter. It's difficult to imagine sending my baby off to school, but if today was that day I think I would share these wise words: “To be yourself in a… Continue reading Inspirational Wallpaper: September

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Inspirational Wallpaper: August

As summer slowly winds down, we are making sure to relish those sun-filled moments of peace and carefree joy. It might be a busy time with school starting around the corner but take a pause to delight in the warmth, sounds, and smells of August. Your heart will thank you for it. Be Still