Asalaam alaikum and Ramadan Mubarak from myself and my family. This year was the first year we celebrated as a “family,” because it was the first year my husband, I, a very pregnant were together since I was in Morocco. One thing on my mind since I got pregnant that I realized was important for… Read More Happy Ramadan -2016
So after MANY trials and tribulations my husband arrived at SFO (San Francisco International Airport) on July 27th 2015 from Morocco via Frankfurt, Germany. I kept it pretty hush hush just because I have been through so many ups and downs emotionally since I left Morocco to give birth that if I was disappointed yet… Read More Alhumdualillah my husband has arrived!
So I have been back in the good old USA now since December 19th 2014. It has been a stressful and emotional return to the US. Its been stressful because – + Dealing with reverse culture shock. Yes there is reverse culture shock when you have been away from home as long as I have. … Read More Back in the USA…
Happy Eid al Adha to Everyone. This Eid al Adha was special because it was our first official Eid as a married couple for my husband and I. This year I paid for the sheep – it cost 1800 DH and I named it promptly upon sight – Baaah Marley due to his long beautiful… Read More Baah Marley and my third Eid
Preparing for this upcoming Ramadan is different than all my other Ramadan’s before because first I am in Morocco for my second year and second I am married now. It will be our first Ramadan together. My husband is a firefighter and plans on fasting Ramadan even when he works 12 hour shifts and can have… Read More Preparing for my second Ramadan in Morocco
If going through the process of doing all the paperwork isn’t crazy enough – I had to also plan a wedding without a wedding date. SO when I went home in December – I decided to pre plan for Omar and I’s wedding in Morocco with the help of Pinterest for ideas and what little… Read More My Wedding
Tis the season of Eid again in Morocco. The sheep souk has once again appeared in the lower part of my city – for Moroccan men to brave to find the perfect sheep to slaughter. Eid Adha is a remembrance of the prophet Ibrahim who was going to sacrifice his son Ismail at Allah’s (God)… Read More Eid Mubarak – My Second Eid in Morocco