Aameen/Bismillah Ceremony

Aameen and Bismillah ceremonies are momentous events in the Desi community.  A Bismillah ceremony marks a child’s official introduction to Islam and an Aameen is a continuation into the child’s Islamic formation; when the child completes reading the Quran.  This process could take a few years, depending on the child’s pace. Many parents turn this […]

Halloween Night

Since my daughter is born mid October, she decided that she wanted to do a horror birthday party night, as her favorite holiday Halloween.  When she was younger, we had done every theme that one could imagine.  We picked every princess created by Disney, pajama parties, diva parties, country, you name it; but this year […]

Hajj Kaaba Lantern DIY

Since there are not much choices of Hajj party supplies out there. Here is an easy Kaaba diy for your next hajj party Material Black square paper lantern (you can find at any party store.  We got those from Oriental Trading Gold Sparkly ribbon, black and white ribbon, gold and black ribbon (found at any […]

Roaring Twenties Party

After reading and watching the Great Gatsby we thought what a great idea it would be to host a roaring twenties school fundraiser. with such an opulent theme such as the roaring twenties one cannot go wrong.  Just use black, white and gold accents and you have yourself a grand party.  No gold is too […]

Throw a Hajj Party

If you have performed hajj this year or a family member or friend has and you want to celebrate the event but cannot find much out in stores to make your job easy; here are a few easy to do decorations that will make your party stand out. Tablecloth For tablecloth you can either pick […]

Party Color Trends for Spring/Summer 2016

If you follow fashion trends, then you are familiar with the popular colors and looks for 2016.  Do you follow those color schemes when you are hosting a dinner or a gathering? Based on WCF, the leading fashion industry network, the forecast of trending colors for S/S 2016 consists of earthy and bold colors.  We […]

The Night Before Eid

Get your cookie cutters ready! It’s the night before Eid, and your children are probably stirring excitedly in the house, waiting for the fun to begin. What’s a tasty activity to put that energy and excitement to good use? Eid baking! Preparing sweets before Eid is a great way to get kids excited about their […]