I hosted my first Iftar, as a mom, this year. It was in that moment I realized why a religious community was so important to my parents. It is an immediately humbling experience to see so many people fast together, … Continue reading 5 Tips for Hosting A Successful Iftar Party
For the ladies that attended my Iftar party this year, I gifted votive candles packaged in gold paper lanterns. I love giving candles as Ramadan favors and Eid favors. Once I purchased the items, it was incredibly easy to pull together. … Continue reading Simple And Elegant Votive Candle Eid Favors Your Guests Will Love
My rule for Ramadan and Eid party favors is that they must be delightful to the eye and useful. So I decided to make placemats for all the Muslim children in my life. I got the idea from my son’s teachers, … Continue reading Easy Children’s Placemat Favors For Your Next Iftar or Eid Party
One of my goals this year has been to support changing the narrative about Islam. That’s why I started IslamiMommy. Today, I made another small step toward that goal. Refinery29 published my article about Ramadan! Yes, I’m geeking out. Continue reading Read My Article in Refinery29
The Christmas tree, radiating warmth and beauty, is the center of holiday festivities. As a little immigrant girl, I begged my parents for a 1 ft artificial tree to decorate with popcorn and homemade ornaments. I knew no tree equaled … Continue reading O, Ramadan Tree. Let’s Get To Know Thee.
When I was a little girl, I would watch in fascination as my Christian friends opened up their daily advent calendars. As if Christmas wasn’t exciting enough, there was a daily countdown of treats to explore. So you can imagine … Continue reading Everything You Need To Know About Ramadan Countdown Calendars
Can you believe Ramadan is just 2 weeks away? It’s not too late to bring some Ramadan spirit to your home decor. I love to DIY my decor. If you don’t have time to be crafty, lucky for you, there are … Continue reading Where To Purchase Your Ramadan Decor
An essential element of western holidays is decorating the fireplace mantle. Pumpkins in the fall, pine cones in the winter, and eggs in the spring. I love celebrating the seasons with my children, so now that Ramadan is around the … Continue reading Decorating the Ramadan Fireplace Mantle