Finally the long awaited and probably my most popular post on Instagram, the kitchen spice cabinet / pantry organization. This blog article offers free downloadable custom labels for spice and condiment jars that I designed for myself, as promised to many. An un-organized pantry can become a challenge to deal with. On the contrary an orderly one is indescribable peace. I did not have a big fancy – Instagrammable – Pinterest look alike pantry. With time and my growing family needs, the limited space was becoming tough to manage. I had two goals to achieve, 1) get my spice cabinet in order and 2) makeRead More →

Tangy lemon desserts compliment warmer days perfectly. Lemon curd shooters are a wonderful treat to enjoy and celebrate hot summer season. From brunches to picnics, this easy, sweet, tangy & creamy layered dessert will be a refreshing addition to your menu. For the base instead of usual graham crackers, I tried vanilla wafers, crushed and combined with melted butter. The next layer will be of lemon curd. Depending on your shot glass size, you can either repeat these layers or top it with final cream cheese layer. Garnish with mint, lemon or lemon zest and blueberries and serve chilled. You can prepare lemon curd inRead More →

Lemon curd is an English origin recipe, dated back to 19th century, evolved with time. Traditionally it was served as a substitute to jam with bread or scones at afternoon teas. (source: Wikipedia) Over time lemon curd during warm season has become my favorite. Lemon curd, a jam like spread or topping with concentrated tangy & sweet flavor. This summer treat is a perfect addition to many desserts. Spread it on your bread slice, add it to your favorite lemon desserts such as scones, pound cakes, bread, pavlova, cupcakes etc., or if you are a fan of citrus you can enjoy it with a spoon,Read More →

One of the greatest gifts you can give your kids is to prepare them to be responsible, empowered adults around money.”Unknown There is one thing that my parents have always insisted on, “equip kids to be financially literate and independent”. They always practiced & preached this and stood by their belief against all odds. I remember how their ideology of a girl’s financial independence was criticized by many, but they never gave up.Today when I look back I realize, it was them, who encouraged & influenced me to learn to manage my personal finances, handling bank accounts, saving, budgeting and taking charge of financial well-being.Read More →

I have been obsessing over concrete projects on Pinterest for a longer time. Cement candle pillar / holder was one of those “projects to try”. I finally got a chance to experiment an amazingly easier DIY. I didn’t know it would have been this convenient and fun to make my own candle holders. Let’s get started! Supplies Required for Candle Holders: You will find this project pretty budget friendly because most of the supplies you will find at home, except the main ingredient cement, which wont cost you more than 5-10 Riyals. White Cement 1.5 – 2 Kg ( a little extra for desired consistency)Read More →

If you are a fan of brownies and chocolate cookies, there are bright chances you will love this combination of brownie and cookies baked together. Originated in USA, brookie is an ultimate sweet-tooth satisfaction. A layer of gooey brownie merged with a layer of chewy chocolate cookie is nothing less than a chocolate indulgence treat. For an extra luscious touch layer chocolate bars in between brownie and cookie, such as Mars or Galaxy, or some caramel sauce drizzle, depending on your taste-bud. To make it a little extra, top it up with nuts of your choice. A perfect rich & fudgy treat for picnics andRead More →

While browsing for home accessories you must have noticed this trending decorative piece. Apartment Therapy has labelled it as one-and-done living room accessory. From marble to wood and metal, it has been made in different material. Sitting on top of books stack, it simply adds a wow-factor to your coffee table, hallway cabinet or bookshelf. I decided to experiment with air-dry clay and replicate a Burke Decor product. Pinterest has countless numbers of DIYs for this ornamental object. To my surprise it hardly took much efforts and was so much fun to do. You can extend it from 2 to 6 links, depending on yourRead More →

If you’re looking for a travel-friendly, well pigmented and smoothly blendable palette, your answer is Huda Beauty Mini Obsession Palettes. There is a variety of shade selections available in different finishes. These palettes are compact sized and lightweight, hence pretty convenient to carry along. Inside mirror makes it convenient to create a look on the go. Each palette is a selection of 9 decent sized pans of versatile pigmented shades. Shimmer shades are smooth & creamy and blend well. Matte colors build well. Khaki Haze Obsession Palette: This palette is a collection of warm brown, olive and caramel shades. It comes in a solid attractiveRead More →