Game of Thrones is finally back!

Yesterday evening was our Monday night special. After many months of waiting and wondering who lives and who dies we finally we get to watch the premiere of the final season of our favourite show Game of Thrones, Season 8. We had everything planned from turning off cell phones, banning multitasking during the show to […]

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Merry Monday and a happy new week!

How’s your week been so far?  It looks like cold and flu season is raging across the country and no matter how strong our immune systems are we’re bound to catch some sniffle, cough or sore throat. Below are a few links for your reading pleasure this week What you should eat when you are […]

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Our desert oasis vacation

How is your spring break going on so far? Have you managed to get some time off work and head for a special family getaway? As my twins are still school age kids, and out of school on a spring break, we decided to plan for a family vacation. Making a holiday budget and sticking […]

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Homemade Lebanese stuffed grape leaves

Eating home-cooked meals has become a habit in our family.  At weekends we cook together. We divvy up responsibilities and tackle the tasks like a true dream team meant to be. Most of the time we’re opting for healthier food which gives us the freedom to choose healthier ingredients over processed meals.   As my […]

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Live to ride, ride to live!

Ladies and Gems I present to you my Harley Davidson Sportster 1200 CVO. After giving birth to our twins, my husband gave me this sweetheart for my birthday and at the same time saved me from living a conventional mommy life. I love being a mother and taking care of Benjamin and Sophie, but I […]

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We exercise for our brain

Exercise is my biggest mood enhancer. I’ve grown to love working out in the morning, and by the end feel energized and ready to take on the day.  I don’t exercise to lose weight, lower my blood pressure or improve my cardiovascular health. Obviously, these are all valid reasons to be physically active. But for […]

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Grocery shopping but make it fashion!

As I’m a busy mum, I don’t feel like putting lots of effort in than my usual relaxed and effortless look when leaving the house. My primary driver is to feel comfortable in the clothing I wear, but l also like to look cool and fashionable in a kind of youthful style. If I could […]

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Polish pierogi conga style

  As a Polish native, I’m expected to know how to make homemade pierogi. For those unfamiliar with the term pierogi, I’m referring to dumplings. Well, sometimes I wish I could forget because the process is time-consuming, and quite tedious but my twins love eating them, so I have to stop with the ‘no excuses’ […]

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We are our homes

Have you already found your home away from home?   I left my childhood home when I was in my early twenties; I travelled through Europe went to Italy, Greece, Spain, France and lived in Ireland, Jersey, Holland, and Oman to finally settle in Dubai, UAE  – 6,225 km away from my childhood home.   […]

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Great opportunities

Scott Belsky said that great opportunities don’t have “great opportunity” in the subject line. A couple of years back I joined this hot company which seemed to be a great opportunity to me. The moment I quit I felt so joyful and liberated from this unhappy place. I agree with Scott, but when considering these […]

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