How Unstructured Play or “Free Play” Can Help Kids Develop Better

We often hear old people say “let them play” or “it’s better for them to play”, but what kind of play is good for kids? Should we just let them…

The Woman in the Balcony

Standing in the balcony, there she stood looking as far as she could. I was stuck in traffic when I saw this old lady in the second floor of her…

7 Ways to Encourage Kids to Read

Reading is probably one of those skills that we parents set aside until our kids go to school. We think that reading starts at school and that teachers are the…

From Crumbs to Cake

“I know and I feel that I can do this.” (First week of March 2017) That was during our first Wilton Cake Decoration Class. Before the class started, I browsed…

How to Make NO-SEW Tassel Earrings in less than 5 minutes

Tassel earrings have been on trend lately. I’ve seen actresses wearing them on TV and people I run to in the mall have them as well. I thought of making…

Victoria’s Secret GIVEAWAY!

I previously posted about the new Victoria’s Secret PINK store that recently opened in Red Sea mall, Jeddah. I mentioned in that post that I was going to give away…

Twist and Learn

If you have kids who are starting to read, you can try using their toys with the words they need to learn. Here, I used old plastic egg toys. I…

Baking My Patience

I was planning to bake bread/sugar cookies with my kids, but I was craving for butter cookies as well. So I ended up with what looked and tasted like buttered…

Don’t Remove the Fun in Playing (and learning)

I found my kids building a robot out of toys and boxes this afternoon. My eldest kept on calling out his brother’s attention whenever a piece was not placed in…

10 Online Courses to Grab at Udemy this August

Udemy is having a $10 sale for new users. $12 for all the other 5000+ courses. If it is your first time to hear about Udemy, well,Β it is an online…

Still Here =)

If you are wondering why there aren’t any updates on my blog… Okay, assuming (haha) that you are wondering…if this blog is still active…Yes, it still is. I’m still here.…

FOOD: Dynamite (Jalapeno with turkey and cheese)

Cheese is love. Anything with cheese makes every food tasty for me. May it be Pizza Hut’s stuffed crust pizza, Chiz curls, or Lay’s cheese, I’ll lovingly take a bite.…

Al Tazaj, Jeddah

Second to Al Baik, Al Tazaj is probably one of the many chicken houses you can see around that is always packed with families, especially on weekends. This is their…

Bakemate, Jeddah

Bakemate is a shop in Jeddah that supplies baking tools and ingredients. It is between McDonald’s and Cake Arts in Quraish street. Who should go to this place? This place…

Cake Arts Jeddah

Cake Arts Jeddah is a shop where one can find tools for baking and cake decorating. They also sell tubs of fondant, decorating gel, food color, and other Wilton products…

Friday Finds #1: Worksheets, Websites, and Weddings

I love sharing some of the helpful sites I see on the web. There are just too many and I don’t want to flood my social media wall with them,…

Colourpop, Kylie, and Online Shops in Jeddah

I feel that 2016 was a very good year for cosmetics, specifically lipstick line. Whenever I scroll down myΒ InstagramΒ feed there would always be a photo about Colourpop or Kylie. They…

God Sustains

Have you ever been really angry at someone you love? Yet in that anger, your love for that person seems to overpower the anger in you that even though you are mad,…

October Throwback

I thought of posting some old posts from October of the previous years. 2015 October Posts The Writer’s Manifesto. Such a great read for writers by Jeff Goins. =) The…

Teaching Toddlers: Donut Polymer Clay

Made these donut polymer clay charms with my kids during playtime. Instead of using ordinary clay, I allowed my kids to use my polymer clay. The difference is that after…

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