Beard & Brunch – Three Seat Espresso

Hello Latte Lovers! Recently, Nabeel & I collaborated with an Australian Barber & Coffee shop called Three Seat Espresso & Barber. Since I’ve moved up to New York, we have been on the hunt to try unique restaurants and coffee shops. We look for three things when trying out new places: ┬áthe quality of food, ambiance and staff. And when we came across ThreeSeatEspresso‘s instagram profile, they seemed to have exactly what we were looking for. We have been wanting...

My Hair Care Journey – From Blonde to Brunette

Hello Dolls! It’s finally time for me to share my hair care journey from over the past few years. I was a blondie for quite some time, and when the wedding came around, I wanted to go darker. In my opinion, dark hair always looks good in pictures, especially during Pakistani & Indian weddings. But that’s not what I wanted to talk about today. I wanted to share everything I’ve done in order to keep my hair healthy during my...

Buzzin’ into Spring with Some Pop of Color

Hello Beauties, I am SO ready for Spring (not pollen though. that stuff sucks)! Today, I want to share two of my favorite lip colors for spring! In my last post, I discussed my everyday makeup routine. Same routine can be followed here, but all you’d have to do is add a pop of color of your choice to strut the town this spring! Now, if you want to add a little more spice to your look, then keep reading....

Quick&Easy – Everyday Makeup Routine

Hello Darlings, I am such a sucker for neutral colors in my makeup palettes, but lately I’ve been trying to add some pop of color to my makeup routine for Spring. I will be sharing two of my favorite lipstick colors in the next post. For now, we shall talk about my daily makeup routine. In the mornings when I am trying to get ready, my hair usually takes up most of my time. So, what I’ve started doing is...

Breakfast Diary: Not Your Average Grilled Cheese

Hello beautiful people! I’ve officially moved to Brooklyn, New York as a married woman. And being married comes with the perks of cooking delicious food for our family of 2! Nabeel & I are always trying new techniques in the kitchen. We love playing with different types of flavors in order to come up with a masterpiece. Since Nabeel is already a master in the kitchen, I am constantly finding new & unique ways to make breakfast for him. Not...

Valentine’s Day Dinner: Aged-Steak For Two

There are few things better than a good steak, but I bet quite a few knew what the benefits of dry aged steak were. Every time I came across an aged steak, it was always more expensive than any other steak at the steak house. So, in the interest of making Maryam a special, yet simple, meal as our first dinner in our new home after the wedding, I started looking into what makes it so special. In a nutshell,...

I swear to Cod, this recipe is delicious – Spicy Baked Cod

Hi! As promised, I am sharing my Cod recipe with you today! A lot of my friends tell me that cooking Cod doesn’t work for them. They either don’t like it or they don’t know how to work with it. So, I will be sharing one of the major key points to cook Cod. Hopefully this will help make it easier for the next time you’re craving a flavorful filet of fish. The key to cooking fish is knowing your...

No Shave November – 5 Tips for the Beginner

Welcome to No Shave November. The only time of year where men can not shave for an entire month and say that it’s for a good cause. Because, remember, no shave November is to raise awareness for Cancer and that should not be forgotten. However, whether you’re a man reading this and want to ready yourself for the month, or you’re a woman reading this and want to help ease the pain of the men in your life (and your...

Sponsored – Refinery29: My Favorite Products From The Beauty Innovator Awards

Hello Beauties! What an eventful weekend it has been on ze blog AND it’s about to get even better! You ask why?! Well, let me tell you! Y’all know that I am a sucker for new and unique beauty products. So, when I received some of the best products nominated on Refinery29’s Beauty Innovator Awards, I was singing HALLELUJAH! Like, who doesn’t love the best products in the market to try and create looks from!? But, before I can get...

Halloween – Melting Skull: Pizza & Perrier x The Lipstick Pantry

Hello Beautiful People! I am so excited to be sharing this piece with you! I collaborated with one of my really good blogger biffles, Rasmin Momin from The Lipstick Pantry! Neither one of us had ever tried a Halloween look this intense, but it worked out perfectly! Everyone loves this look, and honestly, it’s such an easy look to go for if you don’t want to spend so much money on a Halloween costume this year! Today, I will share...