Author Archives: Sobia Hussain

Sobia Hussain’s Memorable Trip Through Beautiful Australia

Clever map of Australia made with old car license plates found at The Rocks.

Contributing writer Sobia Hussain takes us on a colorful journey to Australia as she reminisces her most recent and beloved adventure.  Join us… “Memories, even your most precious ones, fade surprisingly quickly. But I don’t go along with that. The memories I value most, I don’t ever see them fading.” ― Kazuo Ishiguro Earlier this month, I was given the opportunity ... Read More »

CLOSED: The Olive Tree Soap Company Eid Gift Set Giveaway

Contemporary Art Cards Coloured

Handwritten messages can be such a simple yet meaningful way to express your gratitude or send greetings to others. In this digital era, it is also easily overlooked. The time spent in writing a note of appreciation is nominal but can make someone’s day – which is a good thing in our books! So, every Ramadan, The Olive Tree Soap ... Read More »

Revive the Ramadan Spirit With This Colorful Decor

Ramadan Banner by Sobia Hussain | My Halal Kitchen

When a dear friend visits, we clean up every corner of the home, making it warm and welcoming for our guest. We do everything it takes to make them feel comfortable and at home. Ramadan is also a guest to us, visiting us once a year with it’s grace and bountiful blessings. After a busy year of hustle and bustle, ... Read More »

Spa Day at Home: It’s Time For a Little R & R With These Great DIY Skincare Recipes!

DIY Spa

Sobia Hussain, owner of The Olive Tree Soap Company, wows us again with these wonderful recipes you will want to make at home just because she makes them so simple and appealing to make.   Our skin goes through a lot of wear and tear from the many things we do throughout the day. Exposure to the sun, wind and ... Read More »

Spring Into The Season With A DIY Infinity Scarf

Infinity Scarf

By Sobia Hussain for My Halal Kitchen Spring is finally here! Was it just me or did this winter feel exceptionally longer?  Either way, I’m looking forward to the new season and warmer weather.  Although the temperatures are gradually rising, we still get those chilly days requiring some added warmth.  So, for this tutorial, I decided to show you how ... Read More »

Bust Kiddie Boredom with Shrinky Dink Keychains

Single Keychain with key

By Sobia Hussain  In a fast-paced environment, it’s nice to slow down sometimes and enjoy the little things with your family. And what better way to do that than crafting together? Take out a little time in your afternoon and try making these creative keychains with the mysteriously (yet fascinating) shrinkable Shrinky Dinks! I remember being inspired by these as ... Read More »

Take Away the Winter Blues with These Café Planters

Cafe Planter Display by Sobia Hussain of The Olive Tree Soap Company

This wonderful winter craft is brought to us by Sobia Hussain of The Olive Tree Soap Company. Remember this amazing giveaway she offered recently? Well, we are so fortunate to be on the receiving end of her crafty ideas, which she’s agreed to contribute every month. Read on below to learn the first of many ways to help make the ... Read More »

The Olive Tree Soap Company Giveaway

MHK Giveaway from Olive Tree Soap Company

When I first saw Sobia Hussain’s collection of products, I instinctively felt they were natural and that there must be passion for artisanal soap making behind the collection at The Olive Tree Soap Company. I hadn’t yet tried the products but I knew I had to. During our first conversation, her passion for the making of all-natural beauty products was more ... Read More »