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Ramadan Journal 2017: Day 3 - Mini
Mini for me is my two little "mini's” - Darling and Baby.
 Whilst my older three are fasting, these two are still too small and have
their own routine.  Thankfully they don't wake too early so we can all
catch up on our sleep in the morning.  We try to get ...

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Ramadan Journal 2017: Day 2 - Early
Early morning and the suhoor (pre-dawn) meal have always felt a
little surreal, whether my in-laws are staying and laughing and joking at 2pm
or the children waking up and joining us and looking very confused at the meal
and the strange hour. This year my t...

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Ramadan Journal 2017: Day 1 - Hello!
I was pleased to see that the wonderful Neelu of  Neelu's Journal  is
hosting the  Ramadan Journal 2017 .  I have taken part over the last
few years and enjoyed it.  In her own words, Neelu describes her the
inspiration behind her Journal challenge: "I was ...

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Ramadan 2017/1438 - Ramadan Kareem
Assalam-alaikam everyone and Ramadan Kareem, Alhamdulillah, we are so blessed to find ourselves at the
start of another Ramadan filled with blessings, forgiveness and mercy. A chance
to get rid of bad habits, start good habits and have our duas’ (supplicati...

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Picture of the Day 26.05.17 - Date Treats
I set some time aside this afternoon to make these date and nut
slices ( recipe
here ).  Everyone in my household loves them as do my parents.  We
eat them for both suhoor (dawn meal) and iftar (the meal to break the fast) and
they provide energy and nutrit...

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The Healing of Ramadan
I haven’t been blogging much recently, feeling exhausted and
unwell, I assumed it was just the demands of work, home, family and guests. I
thought I just needed rest and that I would be back to my old self. I could see
a difference in the mirror, I looked h...

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100+ Ramadan Recipes and Food Links
This list contains the best receipes I could find for Ramadan. I hope you find this list useful for your meal planning and for inspiration and motivation.  I  will keep adding as I come across recipes I love or readers make suggestions. Food to Make Ahead 3...

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Guest Post: 6 Steps to Effectively Break Thumb Sucking
Our guest poster Sister Asbah Alaena  from the beautiful Cayman Islands, blogs at A Muslim Mama , where
she shares her recipes, crafts and insights into faith and life.
 Mash'Allah she is a prolific blogger with lots to share and show us including her great...

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Good Deed Friday: Sign Language Interpreters for Tarawih
Islam for
Deaf  have proposed the first tarawih prayer in British Sign
Language (BSL) using qualified and registered Muslim Interpreters.  The
prayers will take place throughout the month of Ramadan at Central London
masjid with translation from Arabic to E...

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The Age of my Ummah
I was listening to a lecture recently about time management while I was
making dinner and a few things really struck me from the talk. In the lecture
(I think it was  this one ), Sheikh Muhammad AlShareef talks about
how we use out time, not so much from a ...
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