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Galentine’s Day Tea Party – February 13th

We all love our men but where do we go when the slogs of our today, tomorrow and yesterday burden us – a burden that is too sensitive and heavy for the “man”kind? The answer is: to our own kind, to those who share and understand the hormones and the plight of it all – …

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Galentine’s Invite and Printables

The first impression for your party starts with an invite! The party itself is enhanced by complementing personlized accents, quotes and fun sayings! In this post I am sharing the invite and paper stationary that I created for the styled shoot for Gaalentine’s Day –  you can view the full shoot here. Here is a …

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Tea ~ the Hottest drink of Pakistan!

Before I came to the US, I thought everyone in the world drank tea or in other words I was oblivious of the fact that not everyone in the world drank tea. Although still hard to believe, the truth dawned on me soon after my arrival. Twenty years ago, when Owais and I had just …

Books & Authors

The Rise & Fall of Great Powers – Another great work by Tom Rachman!

I always tread carefully when selecting another work from an enjoyed author, in fear of spoiling the first one but when I finished Tom Rachman’s “The Imperfectionists“, I had to read his next book! The bar was set pretty high for the fans and with all apprehensions associated to the beginner’s luck, I started the …

Books & Authors

The Imperfectionists – A paper drama!

“The Imperfectionists” is a great work of Tom Rachman. By no means has the book the feel of a debut or a contemporary novel; written in a rich, experienced and mature hand by such a young writer, the quality is specific to seasoned novelists of 60s and 70s -Jeffery Archer, Irwin Shaw league to be …

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Magical 10 – Harry Potter Birthday!

What better time to fly, floo or aparate to the Platform 9 ¾ than the 10th birthday party of a wizard-loving boy! A birthday in our home of an HP lover emphasized the “need” for this theme. Up for your viewing pleasure– especially HP fan is a Halloween birthday – the Harry Potter style. We …

Community & Culture Hand-made Parties

Your best Eid gift and decor guide for 2017

Eid is so around the corner and so is the spirit of celebration, joy and love! Best way to express the happiness is to give gifts to those around you and celebrate the occasion! There is no shortage of gift guides and party décor ideas on internet. This post however is not your run-of-the-mill resource; …

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Old Town Creamery – hot spot for cold sweets

After my Jimmy Burger’s blogpost last month, I got various requests from food businesses to do a write-up for them and one that stood out most was from Shumaila at Old Town Creamery, a specialty ice cream shop. Ice cream!! Now that was really different! I have been so out of touch with this world …

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Jimmy’s Burger & Grill – True Taste of Pakistan

When we landed in Dallas a year ago to make it our home, we were invited by our very dear friends to Jimmy’s Burger & Grill for iftar. Our boys love anything with the name “burger” associated to it so of course they got excited. The menu, being predominantly burgers was not my idea of …

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