Showing posts from April, 2023

Friday Photography

Restrooms - The restroom sign in the Pike Place Public Market, Seattle Washington. To read more about our trip click here . You can buy this print  here . Get Free Shipping with code BLOGGER Prints also available in larger sizes. Contact for more information and special requests. I am open to wholesale and licensing opportunities. Get in touch for more information.                  Etsy             Instagram             Twitter                Redbubble               Zazzle               Society6           

Eid Mubarak

Hello everyone! I know I have been MIA the last couple of weeks, we have been celebrating the month of Ramadan and not much happened during the month.   I did host an iftar party and we did meet up with friends once or twice but most of the month was spent in hibernation mode.  On Friday we celebrated Eid. I did a most detailed post on Eid and it's traditions a couple of years ago which you can check out here . We start Eid morning pre dawn at the mosque for Eid prayers. Afterwards the mosque hosts a large breakfast but our family tradition is to duck out, come home, freshen up and go out for a restaurant breakfast. M and the kids all take the day off. So what we did this Eid We started with a BIG breakfast at Brownstone Pancake Factory.. this might be our new favorite place. Next stop the Grounds for Sculpture in Hamilton, New Jersey.  I had been here many years ago with D for his Kindergarten field trip and had wanted to return ever since.  D then D now It's such a beautiful

Recent Reads

I am on a reading hiatus because of Ramadan.. spending more time reading the Quran, praying etc. But these are some my March reads.       The Good Sister by Sally Hepworth Synopsis - There's only been one time that Rose couldn't stop me from doing the wrong thing and that was a mistake that will haunt me for the rest of my life. Fern Castle works in her local library. She has dinner with her twin sister Rose three nights a week. And she avoids crowds, bright lights and loud noises as much as possible. Fern has a carefully structured life and disrupting her routine can be...dangerous. When Rose discovers that she cannot get pregnant, Fern sees her chance to pay her sister back for everything Rose has done for her. Fern can have a baby for Rose. She just needs to find a father. Simple. Fern's mission will shake the foundations of the life she has carefully built for herself and stir up dark secrets from the past, in this quirky, rich and shocking story of what families keep