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 knew what the benefits of dry Aged steak were, I just knew it was always more expensive 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, it tenderizes and intensifies certain flavors in the steak. Now, I’m...

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...

Sponsored – Refinery29’s Beauty Shopping Deck: Skincare Regimen

Hello Hello! We’re back at it again with the white va…just kidding… Refinery29’s beauty buying technology! I’ve been a walking talking zombie these days. I swear the dark circles under my eyes are a part of my Halloween costume this year. I seriously needed to find something to get rid of the dark circles and discoloration on my face AND I found something! Today, I’ll be sharing one of my favorite skincare trends inspired by Refinery29’s beauty shopping tool! The...

Sponsored by Refinery29 – WEAR Trendy Street Styles

Have you ever woken up in the mornings and wrecked your brain over your outfit of the day? Well, I have. Usually my go-to app for outfit inspiration is Pinterest. But, lately I’ve been using Refinery29’s WEAR app landing page. The app WEAR originated from one of the most expressive fashion forward countries, Japan.WEAR has generated an outlet for people to demonstrate their #OOTD which can be anything from over-sized t-shirts to dresses to kill. To make things a little...

5 Diet Misconceptions That Make Life Suck

When it comes to eating healthy, I hear more diet misconceptions than I do actual healthy decision making. I feel like I should play a word association game with the word diet. I’m willing to bet most people would come back with salad, fat-free, juice cleanse, etc. And all of those things, at least to me, are miserable. For the past couple months, I’ve sort of gotten lazy with my health. Between work, wedding planning, apartment hunting, and family life...

Sponsored – Refinery29’s Emoji Keyboard: AltMoji

Hiii, Hope everyone is well! In the midst of wedding planning, finishing up my last semester and everything else in between, I’ve been so busy! But, I have been working on a lot of new stuff for the blog! I can’t wait to share it all with you soon. So, I recently was asked to use and review this new emoji keyboard that Refinery29 just came out with. Initially, I was a little hesitant, I actually love my keyboard and...