My Blush and Grey Mood Board

Friday, 30 December 2016

My Blush and Grey Mood Board

Lately, I've been really loving mood boards and I've been busy admiring them on pinterest.  Since I got completely lost in all the gorgeous looking pictures full of colour, textures, styles and designs, I comple…
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Re-writing my first ever post | Green Love

Wednesday, 28 December 2016

Re-writing my first ever post | Green Love

If you read my previous post on my reaction to my first ever blog post, then you'll know what I'm doing right here.  My first post was called Green Love and as you know in my opinion it wasn't up to scratch.…
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Reacting to my first ever blog post

Monday, 26 December 2016

Reacting to my first ever blog post

I typed out my first ever blog post on 2nd April 2014.  The first proper one after I introduced myself.  Looking back after almost 3 years of blogging I can definitely see a big change.  I didn't really know as much…
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RECIPE | Al Baik Style Chicken

Saturday, 24 December 2016

RECIPE | Al Baik Style Chicken

If you've ever tried this chicken then you'll know that THIS crispy coated chicken is the one every one can't stop talking about.  The original is of course from the well known take out, Al Baik, in the Midd…
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50 Blog Post Ideas

Thursday, 22 December 2016

50 Blog Post Ideas

So, here we are again.  After the success of my previous three 50 Blog Post Ideas, I thought it was time for another one.  I love collecting all my ideas together and usually note them down on my phone, notebook or any…
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How To Wear The Masculine Coat

Tuesday, 6 December 2016

How To Wear The Masculine Coat

So how do you wear a masculine coat?  Well, you can go one way or another.  There's no right or wrong way to style this classic piece.  You can opt for the usual roll neck or why not change it up a little and go for…
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Get This Look

Monday, 7 November 2016

Get This Look

One of my favourite posts amongst many are 'Get This Look' ones, so I thought it was time for me to have a go.  Usually, I find it a bit of a chore to look for each individual item that best looks like the origi…
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Pinterest Finds | Cream, Green & Pink

Saturday, 5 November 2016

Pinterest Finds | Cream, Green & Pink

There's a couple of reasons why I decided to do another Pinterest Finds post.  Firstly it's been a long time since my previous one and so I'm definitely due another one.  And secondly, but more importantly, …
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What it's really like to be a blogger

Thursday, 3 November 2016

What it's really like to be a blogger

So today I thought I would talk about something I've been meaning to for a while now.  If you're reading this and you're a blogger you'll be able to relate to everything I'm about to say.  And if you…
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Autumn Wishlist

Tuesday, 1 November 2016

Autumn Wishlist

I know it's already November!  Can you believe it!?  I know I can't which is why this post is late.  I should have posted this one back in October but I think it's just hit me that Summer is well and truly o…
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Top 10 Velvet Ankle Boots This Season

Monday, 17 October 2016

Top 10 Velvet Ankle Boots This Season

It's finally safe to say that Summer has left us and it's time to update our wardrobes with the latest trends to see us through the new season.  Yup, time to put those sandals away and get the all important boot…
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How to Style the Pleated Skirt

Thursday, 13 October 2016

How to Style the Pleated Skirt

I know it's been ages since we last met but I guess it's better late than never!  Right?  I've seen the pleated skirt around for a while now and thought it would be a good idea to do a style post of my own o…
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6 Modest Dresses From The High Street

Tuesday, 27 September 2016

6 Modest Dresses From The High Street

It's not often that you stumble upon a piece of clothing from the High Street that's hijab friendly or should I say modest.  Usually, with the low neck lines, spaghetti straps and short sleeves we're left fe…
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Review | A new pair of glasses from The Glasses Shop

Monday, 22 August 2016

Review | A new pair of glasses from The Glasses Shop

I've been wearing glasses since I was a kid and when I first got them I was over the moon.  Many years later though, when I hit my teens, I stopped wearing them and was the total opposite.  I hated them so much and …
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My Hajj Experience Series | #18 My Hajj Book (Free Download)

Thursday, 30 June 2016

My Hajj Experience Series | #18 My Hajj Book (Free Download)

When I first made this book I had no idea I would be sharing it with everyone so many years later.  It was my dad that told me I had done a good job and it would be useful for others too.  Back then  I didn't think…
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My Hajj Experience Series | #17 First Ever Hajj Vlog

Wednesday, 29 June 2016

My Hajj Experience Series | #17 First Ever Hajj Vlog

So you're probably wondering what this is all about.  Let me explain, right from the beginning.  I'll try and keep it short.

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My Hajj Experience Series | #16 Saying Goodbye

Tuesday, 28 June 2016

My Hajj Experience Series | #16 Saying Goodbye

Saying goodbye is the hardest thing to do but the time has come.  The moment we haven't been waiting for.  I never count the days when I'm here because I don't want to know how many days I have left before I…
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My Hajj Experience Series | #15 When In Madinah

Monday, 27 June 2016

My Hajj Experience Series | #15 When In Madinah

From the moment you step into Madinah, you'll notice instantly how different it is to Makkah.  Makkah is super busy with its everyday hustle and bustle whilst Madinah on the other hand is the total opposite.  Madina…
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My Hajj Experience Series | #14 Hajj Mabrook

Sunday, 26 June 2016

My Hajj Experience Series | #14 Hajj Mabrook

It's the final day of Hajj and it's the day you've been looking forward to.  To finally be able to complete your Hajj and each step that comes with it.

There's only one more thing left to do and that'…
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My Hajj Experience Series | #13 Qurbani & Tawaaf E Ziyaarat

Saturday, 25 June 2016

My Hajj Experience Series | #13 Qurbani & Tawaaf E Ziyaarat

You've done a lot today and the day or night hasn't ended yet!  There's still more to do and then the walk back to Mina.  Let me just tell you one thing, no matter how tired you are that walk back to Mina wi…
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My Hajj Experience Series | #12 At The Jamaraat

Friday, 24 June 2016

My Hajj Experience Series | #12 At The Jamaraat

Today is the first day you'll be throwing your pebbles at the Jamaraat, but only the big one, not the other two.  You'll be doing that the following two days before the end of Hajj.  You may be feeling a little …
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My Hajj Experience Series | #11 When In Muzdalifah

Thursday, 23 June 2016

My Hajj Experience Series | #11 When In Muzdalifah

You've finally made it to Muzdalifah and you'll see it all looks the same!  It's easy to get lost here if you're not careful but don't worry I'm sure you'll have made plenty of friends by now…
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My Hajj Experience Series | #10 When In Arafat

Wednesday, 22 June 2016

My Hajj Experience Series | #10 When In Arafat

I wouldn't blame you for feeling a little nervous today.  I know I was.  In some ways it feels like you're about to meet Allah and I suppose it really is a little bit like that.  Today is the day that you're…
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My Hajj Experience Series | #9 When In Mina

Tuesday, 21 June 2016

My Hajj Experience Series | #9 When In Mina

Today is a big day for you as it's the beginning of Hajj.  It's the first day and you've made it to Mina.  For some reason the bus driver always gets lost on the way to Mina, but you can't really blame h…
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My Hajj Experience Series | #8 The Day Before Hajj

Monday, 20 June 2016

My Hajj Experience Series | #8 The Day Before Hajj

It's finally here, the day before Hajj and the moment you've been waiting for.  All this preparation you've done and now it's time to put it all into practice.  Don't be nervous because you've g…
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My Hajj Experience Series | #7 When In Makkah

Sunday, 19 June 2016

My Hajj Experience Series | #7 When In Makkah

Sorry this post is looong!  But I had to include everything becasue I don't want you to miss out, so sit back, relax and take it all in.

When you finally reach Makkah it will have been almost 24 hours since you'…
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My Hajj Experience Series | #6 Let's Get Packing!

Saturday, 18 June 2016

My Hajj Experience Series | #6 Let's Get Packing!

You probably already have an idea of what you need to take along with you, but there are some essential items that you can't be without.  The last thing you want to be doing is going out to search for it.  It'll…
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My Hajj Experience Series | #5 Spiritual Preparation

Friday, 17 June 2016

My Hajj Experience Series | #5 Spiritual Preparation

From the moment you make your intention to go for Hajj your spiritual journey has begun.  Something inside you has already blossomed like a flower when you made that first step towards Hajj.  The intention to be able to…
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My Hajj Experience Series | #4 Mental Preparation

Thursday, 16 June 2016

My Hajj Experience Series | #4 Mental Preparation

Preparing yourself mentally in terms of being able to control yourself in all aspects as you are faced with challenges that you're not used to in a completely different environment is very difficult.  The only way y…
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My Hajj Experience Series | #3 Physical Preparation

Wednesday, 15 June 2016

My Hajj Experience Series | #3 Physical Preparation

Walking! Yup, that's right, walking!  I never really thought that this was something I had to even think about.  I mean I walk everyday around the house so isn't that enough!  It's normal so it's somet…
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My Hajj Experience Series | #2 Preparation

Tuesday, 14 June 2016

My Hajj Experience Series | #2 Preparation

As with everything preparation is key.  It is the most important thing to do.  To make sure you know what you are doing and what you need to be prepared for.  For Hajj there are a lot of things you need to prepare yours…
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My Hajj Experience Series | #1 Introduction

Monday, 13 June 2016

My Hajj Experience Series | #1 Introduction

If you've been reading my blog, you'll know that I don't usually talk about my faith.  If I do, then it's usually fashion related.  Even then, it's not in depth, it's just fashion.  So this is a …
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Get This Look | The Pleated Dress

Thursday, 2 June 2016

Get This Look | The Pleated Dress

I don't know if you've ever scrolled right to the bottom of my blog, but if you're one of those kind of people that like to scroll all the way to the bottom of the page, then you'll have noticed my '…
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A Day at the Zoo

Wednesday, 18 May 2016

A Day at the Zoo

Since the weather's been so lovely over the last few weekends we thought it was time to visit Blackpool Zoo.  With our weather being so temperamental, sunny one minute and raining the next, we had to make the most o…
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Review | For Her Barbour Fragrance

Sunday, 15 May 2016

Review | For Her Barbour Fragrance

I've always known about Barbour and every time I come across the brand I always picture their olive quilted mens jackets.  You know, the ones that remind you of the Great British Countryside.  But it wasn't unti…
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RECIPE | Little Miss Whoops' Pancakes

Thursday, 7 April 2016

RECIPE | Little Miss Whoops' Pancakes

So when my daughter brought home the Mr Men magazine and saw Little Miss Whoops' pancake recipe, we just had to try them out.  We had all the ingredients in the cupboard so there was no excuse!  They re super quick …
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Tuesday Shoesday | How To Style The Flat, Low & High Heel

Tuesday, 5 April 2016

Tuesday Shoesday | How To Style The Flat, Low & High Heel

Today's Tuesday Shoesday features Topshop shoes.  Try saying that really fast!  Bit of a tongue twister that one!

I couldn't help but fall head over heels in love with all three of these shoes, so I decided that…
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DIY VIDEO | How To Make A Doily Envelope

Sunday, 3 April 2016

DIY VIDEO | How To Make A Doily Envelope

Don't ask me why, but when I bought a pack of 250 doilies, yes, 250 doilies, I didn't know what to do with the rest of the 246 doilies that were left in the pack.  So I had a look online and found a great way to…
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Get Ready For Summer with A Kaftan

Friday, 1 April 2016

Get Ready For Summer with A Kaftan

One of the things I love about Summer is that I can finally wear my kaftan.  Kaftans are great for holidays and I think for everyday wear in summer too since they're very comfortable and loose fitting, which is exac…
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Street Style Inspiration from Pinterest

Wednesday, 30 March 2016

Street Style Inspiration from Pinterest

The last time I did a post on my Pinterest finds was last year and I really enjoyed putting all my pins together.  Since it's been a long time I thought it was time to do another one.  This time though I've been…
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RECIPE | Pizza Rolls

Monday, 28 March 2016

RECIPE | Pizza Rolls

We all love pizza don't we?  I don't know anyone who doesn't!  I've been thinking wouldn't it be great if you could take pizza with you as part of a packed lunch?  Well, now you can with these pizza …
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How to Style The Spring Pantone Colour 2016 | Rose Quartz & Serenity

Friday, 25 March 2016

How to Style The Spring Pantone Colour 2016 | Rose Quartz & Serenity

As you all know I don't usually go for the pastel colours because I much prefer the darker tones.  Having said that though, I don't mind adding a touch of the lighter shades to my outfit in small quantities.

So …
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10 Things Every Blog Should Have

Thursday, 24 March 2016

10 Things Every Blog Should Have

Sometimes I find that my blog posts can get lost so I thought I'd share with you a post that I think I wrote last year on 10 Things Every Blog Should Have.  I've been blogging for a while now and I've picke…
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Tuesday Shoesday | How To Wear The Clog Style Sandal

Tuesday, 22 March 2016

Tuesday Shoesday | How To Wear The Clog Style Sandal

Today is Tuesday, which means it's my first installment of my brand new series, 'Tuesday Shoesday'.  I'm sure you'll have guessed from the title that it's all about shoes, obviously.  And there&#…
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How To style A Bomber Jacket This Spring

Sunday, 20 March 2016

How To style A Bomber Jacket This Spring

Back in the day I remember the bomber jacket all too well.  It was a lot bigger than it is now and although I didn't really like it back then, I kinda do now.  I like the new streamlined version and I think it's…
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Top 9 Cat Eye Sunglasses for Summer 2016

Friday, 18 March 2016

Top 9 Cat Eye Sunglasses for Summer 2016

Looks like the cat eye sunglasses trend is hot for this summer!  This bold style has been around for sometime now and it looks like it's not going anywhere any time soon.  So I picked out my top 9 cat eye sunglasse…
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RECIPE | Popcorn Chicken Bhajiya

Wednesday, 16 March 2016

RECIPE | Popcorn Chicken Bhajiya

I thought I'd share my mums Popcorn Chicken Bhajiya recipe with you today.  You've probably tried the onion bhajis and if you like them, then you'll love these even more.  I personally don't like onions,…
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Valentino Autumn/Winter 2016/17 RTW Collection

Monday, 14 March 2016

Valentino Autumn/Winter 2016/17 RTW Collection

I'm back again with Valentino!  Last year, I posted my favourite SS2015 RTW Collection by Valentino and this year I'm loving their collection all over again.  They get me every time!

I'm not a huge fan of t…
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VIDEO | What's in My Toddler's Bag?

Saturday, 12 March 2016

VIDEO | What's in My Toddler's Bag?

If you're a mum, like me, you'll know only too well what it's like going out with your little one.  There's always so much to take with you and I would often find myself taking more than what we would ac…
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How To Beat Bloggers Block

Thursday, 10 March 2016

How To Beat Bloggers Block

There comes a time in a blogger's life when you go through the dreaded bloggers block.  I went through it for a long time just recently and I thought it was never going to end!  At the beginning I think I was pushin…
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