Easily Identify Plants Using Picture This App

How I wish this Picture This app was available when I was in college studying taxonomy. Picture This app helps you identify plants by just taking or uploading a photo.…

Turning Mess into Moments

If you follow my IG and FB stories, you might see funny photos and captions I make out of taking care of kids. People pretty much enjoy reading it and…

Eid Family Outing 2018 + Isterahas

Eid break in Saudi Arabia is usually spent by going out with friends and families. Sometimes, people go out of town and sometimes they go to resorts or villas (isterahas)…

Doodle With Gil #6: BLESSING

Doodle #6 BLESSING is inspired by the story of Abraham. When God blesses us, that is for the purpose of being a blessing to other people and glorifying his name.…

Doodle #4: DRIVE | Women are now allowed to drive in Saudi Arabia

Doodle #4 and 5 are inspired by Saudi Arabia’s new law that allows women to drive. It feels so historical. Well, it is historical. I’m so happy for all the…

SUPERBOOK: The Great Adventure

I grew up watching Superbook or the Flying House as a child and I’ve learned so many things about God through this show. When my kids were old enough to…

How To Make DIY Binoculars from Juice Bottles

After finishing a bottle of chocolate drink, I saw my son wash the bottle. I asked what he was going to do with it and he said he wanted to…

Doodle # 2: PICTURE

Doodle with Gil 2: Picture reminds me of the different photos people post on social media. We should not feel bad, neither should we envy great photos because there is…

DOODLE 1: FAVOR

DOODLE 1: FAVOR is inspired by the story of Noah in Genesis 6. It is encouraging to know that in a corrupt and evil world, God made a way for…

Interaction Matters

I’ve recently read an article from Bright Side about taking time to talk with kids and I was reminded of how important interactions with kids are. Sometimes, there are conversations…

B&W: Jeddah Waterfront

Starting Your Own Business in the Philippines

Originally posted December 8, 2014. Updated May, 15, 2018 If you are an OFW who needs ideas on how to start your own business in the Philippines, including step by…

8 Unique Items On GeekBuying.com That Will Amaze you

People have been inventing really cool and advanced items lately, there are so many out there, but I’ve got 8 here that I found from Geekbuying.com who are on Super Category…

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…

Think Twice

This was supposed to be a speech for this year’s graduates or for students going back to their home countries.  I realized however, that this piece is also perfect for…

Fakieh Aquarium, Jeddah

I have to admit that growing up in Saudi Arabia means you have only seen a few real animals; those that are eaten like seafoods, and those that are common…

Where did April go?

What happened in April? It made its way so fast I didn’t even notice that it’s May already. Maybe too many things happened in April. Let’s have a recap. Made…

Dolphin & Seal Show at Fakieh Aquarium, Jeddah

Fakieh Aquarium’s Dolphin Show is one of the go-to activities for almost every kid in Jeddah. It’s something new especially for people who have not left Jeddah since they were…

Laban and Mint Drink in Less Than One Minute

My kids love drinking laban/yougurt drink. I, however, had difficulty drinking it plain. It tasted like spoiled sour milk for me so I thought of a way on how to…

Easy Chocolate Crinkles

I used to have a hard time making crinkles. Now, everything seems easy. Maybe because I also included the kids in making it so it felt easy. I just prepared…