Halal Living

DIY Dollar Bill Bouquet

Dollar Bill Boquet Craft by Kiran Ansari| My Halal Kitchen

Kiran Ansari, owner of Up A Notch Gifts, knows how to put celebratory items together either on a small scale or a grand one. In this post she shares with us a great way to uniquely present a gift of money, whether it’s dollars, euros, dinars or whatever the currency. At Eid time, it’s always an ‘Eidee’, anyway! Many people ... Read More »

Holiday Destinations in Spain

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Spanish Destinations That You Can Visit During Your Holiday Spain can be a fabulous location if you are looking to get away to somewhere nice during the Eid season. Of course, the secret to an unforgettable holiday in this part of the world is choosing the right destination. The great thing about Spain is there is just so much variety, so you ... 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 »

Download the Beautiful Ramadan Gift Guide by Sakina Design for FREE!

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Jontie and Pik of Sakina Design are some of the most creative people I know, turning basic ideas into the most beautiful visuals I’ve ever seen mash’Allah. I can attest to this in their latest project, the Sakina Gift Guide.  In it you’ll find so many gorgeous gift ideas for Ramadan and Eid, even a few of my top picks for gift-giving. ... Read More »

Silver Envelope Products & Summer Ramadan Cooking Are in Stores in Qatar!

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What an amazing week it’s been. Ramadan has started, all of the excitement and anticipation for the blessed month is even sweeter because of a few very exciting things going on, one of them involving my friend Raana Smith of Silver Envelope, the Islamic Stationary Company. She invited me to collaborate on a piece with her last year to make ... Read More »

Hashtag #MyRamadanIftar and #MyRamadanSuhoor & Your Photos from Last Year

Indian Iftar

Last year it was absolutely fascinating for me to see all the amazing photos of your Iftar and Suhoor meals (shown below), thank you so much for sharing those with me! This year, I’d love to do it again so please post your photo(s) to the My Halal Kitchen Facebook page and/or tag @MyHalalKitchen on Instagram and Twitter with your ... Read More »

CLOSED: MuslimZon.com, A Giveaway From the One-Stop Shop for Ramadan & Eid

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Last year we introduced you to MuslimZon.com. They were just starting out as an online retailer of everything you could ever want as a Muslim family- books, videos, accessories and of course decorations and good for Ramadan and Eid. They’ve since grown and are now offering more products from some of my favorite retailers of products that really speak to ... Read More »

CLOSED: The Olive Tree Soap Company Assorted Products Giveaway

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I love feeling prepared for big events, occasions and our biggest season of the year- Ramadan. Even things that seem so small, like lovely smelling and good-for-you- toiletries can make your life run so much smoother when they’re simply on hand at your busiest moments. It’s when you’re out of them that their absence is stressful- and it’s the same ... Read More »

Revving up for Ramadan

Revving Up for Ramadan by Kiran Ansari

This article is a guest post by writer and entrepreneur Kiran Ansari, owner of Up a Notch Gifts.  With just a few weeks left for the most wonderful time of the year, share the spirit of Ramadan with even the youngest members of the family. When they see you prepping for special guests or a party, they can sense the ... Read More »

Safiya’s Room: Globally Inspired Quilts & Heirloom Pieces for the Nursery {Giveaway}

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Khadija Ghurnah is the gentle soul behind a company that is making a precious product to wrap your baby or toddler in and hand it down as an heirloom piece. I spoke to her about her business, Safiya’s Room and how she is enlisting the handiwork of skilled artisans in India to design and craft these very special pieces. I ... Read More »