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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Busy is a decision

I came across the podcast with Debbie Millman and realy enjoyed listening to it. She said “Busy is a decision”, and that it has become a cultural cachet to use I’m to busy as an excuse not to do the things we dont feel like doing. She believes it so inauthentic and lazy. And i […]

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Fabric(ated) Fractures

How do you feel about this wall? I find it so vibrant and diverse. Last week I was lucky enough to see the group exhibition featuring works by Bangladeshi, South Asian, and Southeast Asian artists opened in Alserkal Avenue with collaboration with Samdani Art Foundation. It was a genuine and fascinating reflection on the human […]

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