Archive of ‘HOLIDAYS’ category

Happy Mother’s Day xo

On April 14th, over 200 Nigerian Girls were kidnapped, about 50 lucky ones were able to escape. It took media and national celebrities a little while to start talking and bring awareness about this villainy, this awful, horrible scandal. This year, for Mother’s Day, I wish to acknowledge all mother’s whose children have gone missing. […] Read more…

What We Wore-Halloween 2013

Excuse the lateness! Life is crazzzy at the moment:)   Here is what the kiddos & I wore for Halloween this year.   Ruby and I went as a duo. She was Tinkerbell, I was Wendy (from Peter Pan).   My husband threw on a last minute pirate hat, post a long day after work. He […] Read more…

Ruby’s Princess Party

Ruby’s 3rd birthday recently passed and it fell nothing short of a Princess filled day!   We celebrated her real birthday on Thursday and hosted her Princess themed party on Friday.   I decorated the tables with tulle, tutus and Princess table covers. I strung decorative flowers above the table and had two large bouquets of […] Read more…

Canadian Thanksgiving Recipes

A little over a week ago, my little family and I celebrated a Canadian Thanksgiving together.   My cousin arrived a few days prior from Montreal, so together we were able to cook up a really amazing meal!   I purchased a 6KG+ turkey, sweet potatoes, regular potatoes, mini marshmallows, & stuffing ingredients from Carrefour. Cranberry jelly […] Read more…

Happy World Breastfeeding Week 2013

Happy Breastfeeding week Mommies!  I am so proud of myself for how well I have done second time around with my son. With my daughter back in 2010 I was not educated enough about how to nurse properly and even suffered pretty severe depression as a result. This time around, I could even go as […] Read more…

Holiday: Canada Day! Part.1

This is one of the most memorable Canada Day’s I have experienced! Thanks Mom, Dad and Jordan!   For starters I received the sweetest package in the mail from my best friend Carlie over at *Friends in my Closet* ! She sent it to my parents home (where I am staying now) so the day I got […] Read more…

Happy Father’s Day!

Wishing all of the Father’s out there a very Happy Father’s Day! Especially to 2 of my favourites…my husband celebrating his 3rd Father’s Day, and my amazing dad celebrating his 31st Father’s Day! We love you both very much! Read more…

Father’s Day Gift Idea

These ties make my heart melt like butter!   What a cute twist on tie giving for Father’s Day! You get one for Daddy, and one for your Little Man (they come in a set starting at a very reasonable 165AED). I love the modern patterns they come in too!  You can orders yours from […] Read more…

Father’s Day Reminder

With Father’s Day coming up just around the corner (June 16) wouldn’t this make the most sentimental gift? I love the key chain as my husband does not wear dress shirts to work. But for those hubby’s who go to work suited up, these cuff links are awesome!! Emma takes hand/foot prints of your child (or children) […] Read more…

Easter Bunny Hunt!

I have been saving this little cape for a special day! Yesterday after the Easter Bunny “rang our doorbell and ran away” my little one was ready to go outside and see what he left for her! Isn’t this cape just darling? It’s made by the company “Babouka”. This particular model was sewn by African ladies […] Read more…

Happy Easter Everyone!

Happy Easter to all the lovely “Mommy in Dubai” followers! Below is a picture of daughter when she was just five days old this one always makes me smile =) First Easter six months old! Here are some pictures of our Easter last year in Vienna. Little was was 1.5 years old, how quickly she has changed! And voila […] Read more…

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