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Venue Review: American Girl Place

Ruby’s dream finally came true! This past weekend we visited the the flagship and very first American Girl Doll store in Chicago called “American Girl Place” inside the Water Tower Place. Many of you in Dubai may not know just what an “American Girl Doll” is. It is a line of 18-inch (46 cm) dolls that were […] Read more…


Good Eats: Fruity Pizza!

A perfect summer would not be complete without  juicy watermelon, cherries, strawberries & blackberries! I can’t recall where I saw this idea online, so sadly I was not the one who invented it! BUT I did give it a try and put my own spin on it. My little helper Ruby put together this pizza! It […] Read more…


Good Eats: Flour-less Brownies

Beans, beans good for your heart! The more you eat em’ the more you… Yes they just may get you gassy, but they are also GREAT for your health! This brownie recipe is hands down my FAV to make the kids. Plus SUPER easy! When I find a way to squeeze in some legumes I am a […] Read more…


Dear Diary: I love Myself Today, Not Like Yesterday!

*Please note that this post is not geared to anyone. It is simply my feelings and thoughts about myself and the general pressure to look good!* This past week I felt like the crummiest person on this planet. Worthless. I have brainwashed myself to believe I am the grossest person in Dubai/back home. I am […] Read more…


Rock Paper Scissors: My Craft Room

It’s been three years since we purchased our first family home. In those three years, I always had the intention of turning our “maids room” (what they call small rooms for hired help in Dubai) into my “girl cave/craft room”. The process slowly started in steps over two years ago. I found an antique desk […] Read more…


Venue Review: Eternel Clinic Facial

It is always very important for me to take great care of my skin and get a facial every few months. Now if only I could stick to a strict regime…rather than fall asleep putting the kids to bed each night…forgetting to wash my face and moisturize like a hot mess…I would probably look 5 […] Read more…

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Fun Find: WIN a car! Bentley by Me Charity Campaign

A recent poll commissioned by the Bentley by Me campaign asked 1,000 children aged between 6 and 12 what their dream car would be like – and the results are out of this world: Bentley by Me is a new and ambitious initiative organised and run by the Care2Save Charitable Trust and Bentley Motors to raise money […] Read more…


Giveaway: James & The Giant Peach

I have a pair of tickets up for grabs for the upcoming James & The Giant Peach play!  This smash-hit show is being brought to life by the renowned theater director David woods and the award-winning company “Sell A Door”. Thursday May 12 @5pm Friday May 13 @11am + 3pm & 6pm To be in the winning, […] Read more…


Fun Find: Children’s Author Julia Johnson @Waldorf in RAK

This coming Friday, April 22nd the famed author Julia Johnson will be at the Waldorf in Ras Al Khaimah. Julia has written over a dozen stories for children, including the ‘Humpy Grumpy Camel’ series along with her latest book ‘Ubuntu, Summer of the Rhino’. To celebrate, she will be reading her stories about a very special […] Read more…


In The Press: Another Nomination Under My Belt

Thank youuuuuuu Stylist Arabia! SO much love for this nomination. I ADORE Stylist! The complimentary magazine chalked full of fantastic articles and pretty things to look at, arrived on shelves across Dubai back in 2014. The same year Nate was born! Ever since then, I have been hooked! Stylist Arabia is hosting their very first “Social Media […] Read more…

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