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The Spice of Life: Fennel
Ayshabibi Hafesji writes about the aromatic fennel.
Manar Umm Travis is charmed at the sight of flowers floating in her teacup and invites us to take a sip.
The Etiquettes of Learning and the Story of Prophet Musa AS
Uzma Awan looks to Prophet Khidr AS and Prophet Musa AS and discusses the lessons we can learn from them.
Waiting on Hand and Foot
Oishee Alam shares her tips on caring for our hardworking hands and feet.
Sibling...Friend or Foe?
Life Coach, Sayeda Habib, offers tips on how to heal sibling rivalry and rebuild your relationship.
Staying Well This Winter
Life coach and natural nutritionist, Sayeda Habib reflects on reaping the fruits of winter.
Honey Glazed Salmon
Clara McQuaid whips up a Chinese-inspired salmon dish served with sesame and ginger noodles and stir-fried bok choy.
Sicilian Tuna Pasta
Yvonne Maffei shares a flavoursome pasta dish that incorporates tastes of the Mediterranean.
Comfort Cakes: Victoria Sponge
SISTERS Designer Reyhana Ismail shares her classic, delicious sponge cake recipe, which always goes down a treat - especially when using fresh, seasonal fruit.
Complexion Perfection - Part 2
In the final part of this two-part series, Umm-e-Ismaeel reveals how to do a home facial, the natural way.
Polygyny Part 2: Happily Polygynous
In this two-part series, Timea Csányi meets sisters who are living happily in polygynous marriages. Here in part 2, she talks to *Amina and Aishah, both second wives.
Get Fit the Muay Thai Way
Instructor Khadija Safari gets you roaring and ready to fight!
After the Shahadah
Amina Berete explains a perfect way to cope through the diff
Compassion in Naseeha
These days advice is dished out to our sisters without an ou
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Teens Take On Ramadhan
Suma Din interviews teens in her community about their appro If your household includes a worldy-wise teen or two, you’ll know Ramadhan is unlikely to be a personal, quiet month. It’ll be a family thing, with the young adults in our lives having the potenti
The Wali Quest
Janet Kozak discusses the necessity of finding a suitable wa Once a woman converts to Islam, she may find herself pressured to marry right out of the gate. Depending on her age and situation (and perhaps how desirable her country-of-residence’s citizenship is
9 Ways to Strengthen your Family Bonds
Gemma Elizabeth explores the importance of a strong family r After Islam, family is the central focus of our daily lives. It is our family who witness us at our best and at our very worst. They are who we turn back to in moments of great joy and moments of desp
Artful Muslimah: A Giver of Gifts
Azra Momin gets up close and personal with paper-crafting ma Hafsa Taher, dreamer and dabbler, creator of beautiful things, is on the phone with me. This is the first time we are communicating without typing. Her voice is chirpy, an extension of her online pers
The Uni Monologues: Finding New Family
For Aaminah Taheem, going away from the familiar comforts of Going from one end of disbelie
Consoling the Parents of the Children of Jannah
In this month’s Muslimah Business Profile, Saiyyidah Zaidi Sometimes, an organi
11 Tools Every Home Baker Needs
Looking to stock your cupboards with baking necessities? Loo Every artist needs to have the tools of his or her craft close at hand. That said, whether you’re a home baker or a professional one, the desired end results are the same - beautiful and delicious t
Chocolate Mint Pudding
Fatima Bheekoo-Shah shares a delicious chocolate mint puddin We often think that eating wholesome means we can’t treat ourselves to the occasional delicious dessert. This chocolate mint mousse might just change your mind. Adding pure cocoa solids to your diet
Then and Now: Food in the Time of the Prophet (SAW) and Food Today
Kate Hepburn takes an in-depth look at the differences betwe There is so much hype about ‘health food’ and eating organic these days, it can make the head spin! Eat organic! Eat whole food. Don’t eat meat. Don’t eat grains. Do eat grains. And the list g
Nadirah Angail provides a peek into the stresses, humour and When Muhammad Ghazali got married, he had two wishes: to be a good husband and to have sons - lots of them. In a perfect world, he would have had five (his own starting lineup, as he liked to say) but
Keziah S. Ridgeway shares the letter she has written for her Dear son, I want to
SISTERS Original: A Perfect Storm
Miriam Islam’s short fiction piece illustrates an immense That was how she felt; like a
Muslimah Style Tips: Love Your Body
By Tabassum Siddiqui In one of my earlier articles entitled, Taking a Real Look at Plus Size Dressing, I was writing in response to a sister that was going to attend a party and didn’t know what to wear. The last part o
Make-up artist, Kanika Aggarwal throws light on 6 of the mos Your common make-up routine goes something like this: wear foundation to hide blemishes on the face; eyeliner to accentuate the shape of the eyes; mascara to make them pop and lipstick to define the p
Dealing with Adult Acne
Shadiyah Marshall discusses the causes and cures of acne. Pimples, greasy red skin, blackheads, whiteheads… these are the most common associations made with acne. Most of us either experienced it as teenagers or know someone that did. However, for some, ac
After the Shahadah
Amina Berete explains a perfect way to cope through the diff Do you remember taking your shahadah? How did that make you feel? The reason why I am asking this question is because I would like to take you through a journey which may be quite similar
SISTERS Reads: Feel The Fear and Do it Anyway
Written by Susan Jeffers | Reviewed by Anam Khan “All you have to do to chang
Reaching for Recovery
SOLACE discusses the pains of being ill and alone. Forgotten and frustrated. That
The Joy of Window-box Gardening
Nadia Ali proves that gardens can flourish in even the small There is something alluring about beautiful fresh green herbs or fragrant flowers bursting with colour. Even the taste of juicy cherry tomatoes that are ready to pick from your very own kitchen window
Create a Japanese and Chinese fusion through simple and dist Ultimately the blend of backgrounds use simplistic accents to form a connection with nature and a tranquil, serene atmosphere. Nature's Gift - Natural Wa
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