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  • MAMANUSHKA.com || Ramadan Tips || Coconut Water
    FAITH, FOOD

    Ramadan Thirst Remedy

    Tiny Tips For Ramadan   What’s your Ramadan remedy for keeping thirst at bay? Last year while bemoaning cranky babies and drying up milk supplies (and therefore days missed of fasting) my…

  • MAMANUSHKA.com || Three Favorite Things || Ramadan Tips || Flower Wreath
    DESIGN, FAITH

    Three Favorite Ramadan Things

    Flowers, Moons and an Adorable Book. Three lovely and simple ideas  to incorporate into your Ramadan / Eid Vibe.   Book Ramadan Celebrate The World Book This cute little board book is…

  • 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…