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Sumaya

  • MAMANUSHKA.com || Mamanushka Storytime || Isra wal-Mir'aj || Miraculous Night Journey || Islamic Audio Stories for Children || Kids Muslim Audio Stories || Life of the Prophet Muhammad
    FAITH

    Listen Now: Mamanushka Storytime!

    Every time I have shared my personal retellings of prophetic stories or a snippet of one that I narrated to my own children, you have all been so lovely and encouraging in…

  • Mamanushka.com || Somali Shaa || Spicy Ginger & Mint Tea
    FOOD

    Somali Shaa

    A Heady Ginger and Mint Tea with Aromatic Spices  Mamanushka, it turns out has a penchant for fragrant drinks. We’ve had Saffron  Kahwa from Kashmir, Orange Blossom Date Cooler from Fez, age…

  • DESIGN

    Ten Times Vogue Had It Covered

    Picture Credit : Inez & Vinoodh For Vogue Arabia   Today we have a guest post from my friend Sonia who is a bit of a creative dabbler. I’ve known her since…

  • RELATIONSHIPS

    That Thing About Snow

    What is it about snow that makes people want to ‘announce’ it? Like a surprise visitor, welcome and bursting with the possibility of abundant gifts or a day off from the ordinary……

  • MOTHERHOOD

    When Sleep Overs Won’t Do

    It’s Friday and the Kids are so excited about having a sleep under today. Do you know what a Sleep-Under is? I didn’t either until my friend suggested it for our annual…

  • DESIGN

    Smallest Bit Of Sparkle

    Tiny Gold Earrings I was recently flipping through photographer Mihaela Noroc’s new book ‘The Atlas of Beauty’ when this photo caught me unawares –   The caption read ; Among the most…

  • MAMANUSHKA.com || Flat Bread From The Subcontinent || Homemade Naan Bread
    FOOD, RELATIONSHIPS

    This is not Naan-Bread

    This is not Naan Bread. This is straight up sisterhood. The sisterhood of the travelling flat bread. A story of a life lesson. A lesson rolled out in a circle of dough. One…

  • MAMANUSHKA.com||National Poetry Day||The Poem Game
    RELATIONSHIPS

    The Poem Game

    I don’t know which one of the sisters first introduced the others to the poem game… but it was a keeper. It’s one of those real old school  writing games and seriously…

  • FAITH

    Eid Mubarak!

    I took this photo of the Kaaba about three years ago. We were on Umrah. It’s my favourite image from that time and I wanted to share it with you all today.…