Frugal single mom of one daughter who happens to have Asperger's Syndrome. I am the new muslim, who is still learning the deen.
It is that time of year when those of us who have school aged children start to think of the school year ahead. Did you know that the average American family will spend more then $200 per child to send them off to school this year? Some spend $1000 per child! Is that the best [...]
If you are a Muslim woman, it is likely that you are like me and have many scarves, underscarves and pins. Whether you are a hijabi or not many of us have amassed quite the collection for all the seasons. I know for me I have beautiful scarves and some days I can’t find the [...]
Hard to think that Ramadan will quickly fly by and then it will be our time to celebrate. I have celebrated 4 Eids now. Last year I absolutely loved my Eid. I live in Toronto, Canada and every Eid about 20,000 Muslims gather together to celebrate. When I first saw that many Muslims under one [...]
We all want our children to attend college or university but it is expensive! Student debt in Canada is now at 12.5 billion dollars and climbing by $17 a second. The student debt load in the US is much higher. So, how can one get an education or finance the education of their children in [...]
This is an exciting time of the year. Ramadan is quickly approaching. Can you believe it will be here in mere weeks? This will be only my second attempt at fasting this most holy month. I want it to be able to be a spiritual time of growth for me. During the month of Ramadan [...]