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Eid ul Adha 2013

Happy Eid ul Adha!

Irish Crystal Beverage Dispenser

Eid Mubarak to everyone who observes the occasion! How have you celebrated? For those of you who wondered where I got my Irish (Shannon) crystal drink dispenser, which was quite popular on my Facebook page, you can search for it at your local Costco store or online at Amazon.com. Read More »

Eid is in the Air in Morocco

Motorcycle Sheep

The following guest post is a contribution by fellow blogger and recent expat to Morocco, Amanda Mouttaki of MarocMama.com. I’ve been enjoying following her pursuits through daily life in her new home of Essaouira on the eastern coast of Morocco where she recently moved with her husband and two young sons. Check out her blog and read on for this ... Read More »

Teaching Kids About Eid ul Adha

Eid_sheep_craft_Kidsandsheepcraft

The following post comes to us all the way from Doha, Qatar where our friend and partner in creating the Sweet Dawah™  Kit line of products at her company, Silver Envelope, Raana Smith lives. Photo Courtesy of Silver Envelope As we move in to the last 10 days leading up to Eid al-Adha, we notice a flurry of things going ... Read More »

Fig & Apple Panini with Melted Cheese + a Side Salad with Creamy Date Vinaigrette

salad plate

By now, you might know that Fall is my absolute favorite season- for everything, but mostly for three very specific things: to wear comfy sweaters and jeans, to take walks or drives to admire the changing Autumn leaves and to visit  farmers markets for the gorgeous late harvest produce. I’m not a fan of the heat or humidity, which is ... Read More »

Korean Slow Cooked Beef & Vegetables

Korean Slow Cooked Beef with Saffron Road Simmer Sauce

Since we’ve moved into our house and begun construction, it’s the simple things in life that have kind of gone straight out the window- like an organized closet, knowing where all my cooking spices are, and the luxury (because it truly is) of having a working stove hooked up to a gas line, right next to a working sink where ... Read More »

Sending an Eid Greeting + a Giveaway

This next post and giveaway comes to us from the online Etsy store, Salaam Cards. I’ve watched their business grow in the last year and they’re making pretty handmade cards and wrapping paper that are just perfect for Eid. Take a look, read through and enter the giveaway at the end, just in time for Eid ul Adha. Nothing beats ... Read More »

How to Make Your Own Eid Cards + a Giveaway

HafsaCreates Kit -patterned paper

The following is a guest post by Hafsa Taher of Hafsa Creates.  On her blog she’s got some cute ideas for crafts that you can do with the kids to keep them artfully busy, especially during the cold and rainy days we can most likely expect this Fall across the country. In the article below, she talks about how you ... Read More »

Create A Beautiful ‘Eid Appetizer Table This Fall

Eid Appetizer Table | My Halal Kitchen

I love entertaining during the holidays more than any other time of year. It gives me the opportunity to do what I love most: make healthy gourmet meals for the people I care about most and to show gratitude and respect for that time of year when it truly feels celebratory and special.  Read More »