The Birthday of the Orphan Who Adopted the World

A blessed and joyous celebration of the birth of Prophet Mohamed (pbuh) to one and all! Here's a quick understanding on the historical context of the prophet's birthday, and his name's many spellings!

Picture of the Day

Mama got spontaneous with Natural Delights medjool dates the other day, filled some with Philadelphia cream cheese and Nutella hazelnut spread. The results were finger licking delicious! Would you try these? Have you tried other fun filled dates?

It's been seven years since I observed and celebrated a full month of Ramadan back home in San Francisco. I plan to break fast with my family, kneel in worship with my friends and try to find peace within myself. May this Ramadan find you breaking fast with family, worshipping with friends and finding peace…

W.I.S.S. – The Word “Spinster”

spinster [spin-ster] Disparaging and Offensive. a woman still unmarried beyond the usual age of marrying.  Arabic: عانِس، عوانس Being a 34 year old lady, I'm again reminded of the word "spinster". I'm convinced that the word must've been phrased by a very bitter person back in medieval times (be it in any language). The fact that the word…

Ramadan IS Here!!

.يَا أَيُّهَا الَّذِينَ آمَنُوا كُتِبَ عَلَيْكُمُ الصِّيَامُ كَمَا كُتِبَ عَلَى الَّذِينَ مِن قَبْلِكُمْ لَعَلَّكُمْ تَتَّقُونَ "O ye who believe! Fasting is prescribed to you as it was prescribed to those before you, that ye may learn self-restraint" -Quran, 2:183 As the crescent hasn't been sighted in this part of the world, the month of Shabaan…