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Sumaya

  • 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.…

  • RELATIONSHIPS

    Girl’s Week Out

    A Faraway Treehouse reTreat So my sisters and I had been wanting to go on vacation together for a while now. We should have probably done this while we were still all…

  • MOTHERHOOD

    Basmallah Baby

    ‘The whole of the Quran is contained in the Fatiha*, the whole of the Fatiha is in the basmalla** بسم الله  and the whole of the basmalla بسم الله in the  bā̛…

  • READS

    What’s On Your Summer Reading List?

    When I was little summer holidays (or vacation) meant going to visit my grandparents in the Valley of Kashmir. A plethora of cousins to play with, shopping for the years worth of…