Trips back home, “holiday” eating, and back to life, back to lality.

In exactly one month, it will be my three-year wedding anniversary. But it's been only three years? Really? Why does it feel like Mr. Rafia and I have been married for longer? Is it because when I reflect on where I was before getting married, I cannot recognize who I was and who I have… Continue reading Trips back home, “holiday” eating, and back to life, back to lality.

New Layout, Cake & Cows Turns 1, and Questions I Must Answer

First of all, Cake & Cows has a brand-spanking new layout! Like the last one, the header of this layout was also illustrated by my amazingly talented older sister, who you should follow on Instagram, if you're on. The occasion is not just because I needed some colour on my blog - or to translate… Continue reading New Layout, Cake & Cows Turns 1, and Questions I Must Answer

I Hope I Bump Into Joe Biden!

Today is my 5-month wedding anniversary. I know 5 months is nothing, relatively-speaking. However, considering how long it took to get to this point - all the waiting, all the tears, all the frustration, all the ill-conceived plans of starting a Muslim-equivalent of a nunnery - if I don't take a moment to appreciate this,… Continue reading I Hope I Bump Into Joe Biden!