Posts Tagged ‘blog’

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Fun Find: “Horse & Hound Show”

It’s not very often we get to show off our family pet (in public) here in the UAE, right? Ruby & Nate are over the moon that they will be participating in the hound show with our rescue dog Chico! Kids & dogs enter for FREE. Adults 12 + is 50 AED!   Read more…

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Fun Find: Tips for Driving in Fog

There is nothing more frightening than heading out for the morning school run and being trapped in fog! I was SO scared this morning, but luckily with my little navigator in the back, she helped me stay calm! The first thing I do before pulling out of my driveway is to switch on my fog […] Read more…

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Fun Find: Quality Photo Books

Christmas is just ONE month away (+ a few days) and I have a great gifting idea that I must share with you! http://www.ayaami.com/site/christmas-gift-guide Ayaami.com is a photo book website that takes all those precious photos you have stored on your phones/SD cards and turns them into conversation and memory pieces. ” We’re a startup that believes […] Read more…

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Rock, Paper, Scissors: Recycling Craft

Reem from Crafts Love blog (plus online store here) is the first person to write a contributing post on my site! I hope you enjoy it! I really like these three ideas she has come up with to reuse plastic vending machine balls. Yes, those same plastic balls you get when buying one of those cheap and annoying trinkets from […] Read more…

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Giveaway: 1 Night Stay @ Hilton Garden Inn (Worldwide)

Happy birthday Hilton Garden Inn Dubai! You are now ONE! As the month of October is nearing to the end and we are ready to welcome November (where has the time gone!) I am giving one lucky winner the chance to score a night stay at any HGI hotel (around the world!). Just last week HGI partnered with Chef B. And […] Read more…

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Fun Find: Tummyfish

To celebrate the launch of Tummyfish, my family and I attended a grand celebration with Nestlé Middle East and Motivate publishing at Wild Wadi in Dubai.     Tummyfish is the most genius app you can ever download for your little ones! The aim of this new app is to get our children to drink more water. It […] Read more…

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Giveaway: Pumpkin Cakes From Bloomsbury’s

With Halloween less than two weeks away let’s get into the spirit by giving away THREE adorable pumpkin cakes from Bloomsbury’s! That means THREE winners! Each cake retails for 110 AED. They can be purchased from either three Bloomsbury’s outlets in Abu Dhabi. For location details click {HERE}. All you have to do is follow the below […] Read more…

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Giveaway: Back to School With BabyShop

Big shout-out this morning to Babyshop for this lovely delivery! The kids were super thrilled this AM when I surprised them with their gifts. Yes they may already be kitted out for back to school, but it’s always fun to have a backup for those days their lunch explodes inside their bag (cue yesterday!) Some of […] Read more…

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Dear Diary: Onesie

Why did I rush and want you to grow up so I could dress you like a big boy? On Sunday you will be starting Kindergarten. Your very first day of school! Oh where has the time gone? I was anxious for you to outgrow your little baby onesie so I could dress you in more […] Read more…

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Dear Diary: Please Help Jeff Price (Pearl FM)

This is absolutely heartbreaking news! If you are a parent in Dubai, then you certainly will have heard of Pearl FM! The only children’s radio station in UAE! Jeff Price is the man that helped create the brilliant station. He was also kind enough to once invite me on a morning talk show. (Pictured above with Jeff […] Read more…

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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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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…

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Good Eats: Naughty Pretzel Treats (Pretzel Turtles)

One of my favourite TV shows to watch whenever I am back in North America is The Pioneer Woman (Ruby’s too). We stay up late in my Mom’s room watching it-just us girls. Over the holidays we watched an episode where Ree (the host) made very easy chocolaty pretzel treats. I told my best friend […] Read more…

Fun Find: “Redtag Blog”

I am so excited to share this link! Ruby and I did a feature on the new Redtag Blog. We experimented with polka dots and horses. Click (here) to read more and see some stylin’ pictures of my little girl rockin’ some great new and affordable looks courtesy of Redtag. Read more…

Recipe: Crunchy+ Zingy Salad

It’s been awhile since I have shared a recipe with you! I almost wanted to keep this one a secret, but it is just TOO good to have it all for myself!   A few months ago, my Mom & I went to a cafe and ordered some lunch. I had the most tantalizing taste bud […] Read more…