Typo Store Dubai Review

typo store dubai review

When I first saw Typo Store at the City Centre Me’aisem, I fell in love with it. Who wouldn’t love the place with the personalized feel to it.  I am one of those people who loves to collect random, quirky stuff just because they satisfy my aesthetic side. And Typo is meant for people like me who would buy a random mini mannequin or a water bottle with their initial on it. But I was a little disappointed when I went home and actually used the stuff.  (more…)

Easy Baby Food Ideas and Recipes for Nine Month Olds

baby food recipes/ideas

I am starting to think that too many options in our life has made us easily bored with the few options that we have. When I was a nine-month-old baby, I am pretty sure that the only baby food that I was fed was Banana, Potaotes, Sooji and the likes. But as supermarkets continue to add more choices, we feel obligated to give our children more options including new and better baby food options. So here are some recipes that you can try if you get bored with the usual mashed potatoes and bananas.


I AM A MOM: Don’t Expect

mom expectations

I am a mom: Don’t expect me to be perfect. Considering how are lives are far from the perfect we once imagined them to be, here is an imperfect mom’s guide to what not to expect from mothers.  When you come to my house, these are two things you are not going to see.


Children Book of the Month: The Gruffalo

The Gruffalo

This month, the book of the month is The Gruffalo. In our monthly visit to the library, Azlan picked it up. Even though I wasn’t thrilled with the choice but I went along (had no choice because he insisted upon this one). I think Alzan liked it because it had animals on its cover and which child is not fascinated by animals- especially the big scary types.


UAE National Day Events and Activities for Families

UAE National Day Events and Activities for Families

UAE National Day is coming up in just a few days. And so it is not surprising to see a lot of events, discounts and the likes from retailers and malls across the country. And a Facebook addict like me has seen a lot of articles on what events I should attend. But as a mother, I know I can’t party with a Dutch DJ (at a price of 275 AED!) and neither can I get swanky at an Opera with two kids trailing by. So being the chronic list-maker that I am, I went ahead and made my own list. Here is a scoop of UAE National Day Events and Activities for families:


Dubai Glow Garden Review

Glow Garden Dubai

So, here is my Part 2 of the Zabeel Park outing. A visit to Zabeel Park is incomplete without visiting the Glow Garden. We had planned to go to the Dinosaur Park (Read review here) and since Glow Garden was free with the Park, we got to enjoy two shows at the good price of one (60 AED/ person). Y0u can buy tickets online too.

As a Karachiite, I thought of my city as the city of lights. But that was before I had been to the Glow Garden.


Dinosaur Park Dubai Review

Dinosaur Park Dubai

Dubai did it again. When you think you have seen the entire city, it comes up with something new. Zabeel Park recently opened its very own Dinosaur Park. Dinosaur Fans, get ready. And for those looking for some outdoor activities in this nice weather, this is the place.

Truthfully, I wasn’t expecting much. But I was pleasantly surprised (shocked even).


Rethinking UAE’s Ecological Footprint

UAE's Ecological Footprint

You do not need a course on environmental studies to make the assumption that Dubai has the one of the highest ecological footprint globally. The entire city is man-made. There is human-centric approach to Dubai that no other country can match. Before Dubai was the way it is right now, the city was practically a desert. And it still is underneath expansive malls, the tallest sky scrapers and the air conditioned bus stops.