40 Things you will definitely find in a military home

The other day I was talking to friend and we started chatting about closet organizers. I told her that for the life of me I couldn’t figure out how to store my husband’s assortment of uniforms. She was surprised and asked me if there was more than one kind of uniforms. Which, at first, surprised…

A guriya with its red kiran laced dupatta

  When she was a little girl Of five, She loved nothing more than Dressing up her guriya Like a bride. With its red kiran laced dupatta, Which her mother had sewn, Lovingly. And a gold, plastic tikka Plastered, To its porcelain forehead. The hands of her doll hennaed The red ghoongat covering Its face….

The Tale of When God Created the Military Wife

Disclaimer: This is inspired from a story I read online. The author was unknown otherwise due credit would have been given. The story goes that God was creating the mould for military wives and it took a lot more time than was anticipated. The Angels speculated for some time as to why it was taking…

8 Things non-parents need to stop saying to parents

Your bestie got married and after a while went ahead and got herself a kid. Sure, she may annoy the crap out of you all the time with nothing else but baby talk. She may babble on and on about how her kid is absolutely a handful and why she ever thought she was ready…

The Owl’s Nest: The hottest new cafe in town

Hoot, hoot! I’d been checking my social media and happened to come across someone’s post raving about a new play café in town. Possessing a three year old myself, I decided to swing by the place the very next day. And boy was I glad that I did! This little nook is the first of its…

Khewra Salt Mines

We had been meaning to check Khewra salt mine off our list for quite some time now. But between husband’s awful work routine, a hectic move and all the packing which ensues we could not make time. This week, finally, we decided to push everything back on our schedules and take a quick trip to…

A day with Acrylics!

Recently, I have been AWOL (absent without leave) from the blog because I’d been traveling and had been away from home for quite some time. When I finally did get back, I was consumed with bags upon bags to unpack. Next came giving the house a thorough scrubbing and cleaning because it was not under…

52 Thoughts While in the Dentist’s Chair

I do not hate dentists. They just put the fear of God in me. From their over-sterilized, white washed clinics and masked faces to their sharp, pointed, pain-inducing equipment everything puts me over the edge. So much so that I choose neglected dental care over a visit to the dentist. Do not judge, we all…

My Favorite 7 from The Indie Art and Craft Show

As I talked about in my previous post The Indie Art and Craft Show ’17, there was plenty to see and drool over. However, following are the exhibits which I loved the most from Indie. Every individual is unique in his likes and dislikes and what appeals to one might not be of much interest…

The Indie Art and Craft Show ’17

The Indie Art and Craft Show is an annual event which has made a habit of taking Karachi by storm. Organized by the Crafter’s Guild, it is the sister event of The Crafter’s Expo, the mother of all craft shows, which provides an unmatched platform to local artisans, crafters and home-based craftsperson. These events are…