Vegetable Spring Rolls

This is one finger food that both my husband and daughter enjoy. Vegetable rolls are easy to prepare but shredding and wrapping veggies can be time consuming so I usually make these on weekends. Ingredients: Cabbage x1 Carrots x3 Red Onion x1 Garlic Cloves x3 Maggi Cubes x2 Sesame Oil 1tbsp Pastry Wrapper Cooking Steps: … Continue reading Vegetable Spring Rolls

Z’s Balsamic Salad

Is there something you enjoy eating any time of the day? This is mine. I can have this salad for lunch, dinner or snack and is my go-to easy to prepare lunchbox meal on workdays. Salad Ingredients: Romaine Lettuce Cucumbers White Mushrooms Corn Mozzarella Chicken Breast (I marinade the chicken breast with Oregano and Garlic … Continue reading Z’s Balsamic Salad

Dubai Old Souk and Abra Ride

We've been in the UAE for over a decade yet we have not visited a couple of important landmarks in the country. Today we decided to take our daughter out on a boat ride to see Dubai's Old Souk. This is the Abra. It is used as a daily transportation connecting Bur Dubai and Deira. … Continue reading Dubai Old Souk and Abra Ride

Al Barsha Park

One of my family's frequently visited place these days is Al Barsha Park. It is summer break and my daughter has recently learned how to ride a bike so we are enjoying the outdoors. It can get extremely hot in Dubai during the summer so the best time to go is early morning or at … Continue reading Al Barsha Park

Ear Piercing

I made a conscious decision not to pierce my daughter’s ears when she was born. My hubby supported the idea. I talked about it on my previous blog post 2 years ago. I wanted ear-piercing to be a rite of passage. She surprised us when she requested to get her ears pierced before she turned … Continue reading Ear Piercing

Mattel Play Town

Thinking of an indoor play area that can keep the kids cool and entertained during the Summer break? Mattel Play Town is an awesome place for an all day fun-filled family day! The kids can watch the show and participate in several activities. Mascots appear on stage on different timings. You can find the schedule … Continue reading Mattel Play Town

Chicken Adobo

This is the first Filipino dish that I learned to cook. When I left the Philippines to work here in Dubai, my cooking skill was limited to frying eggs and sausages. I survived by eating out for some time then eventually had to learn how to cook. Chicken Adobo is the easiest dish to prepare. … Continue reading Chicken Adobo

Chicken Sopas

When I was a kid, one of my favorite food is Chicken Sopas. It is a staple dish for homes with little children in the Philippines. My mother cooks it on rainy days usually when there's a typhoon and classes are suspended. (Fact: The Philippines is exposed to tropical storms and is hit by up … Continue reading Chicken Sopas

Ski Dubai

It is summer time! What better way to beat the heat in Dubai than spending a day at -4 degrees? On my daughter's 5th birthday, we decided to have a family day at Ski Dubai. Here's a recap of our recent visit! We started with ski lessons. Adults and kids do it at the same … Continue reading Ski Dubai

Jump Boxx – Uptown Mirdiff

I know a lot of moms are very cautious when it comes to what and where kids play. I, for one, always worry when letting my kid play on a trampoline as a bad landing may cause serious injury. I also don't like that some play areas (will not disclose the names) have unsupervised trampolines … Continue reading Jump Boxx – Uptown Mirdiff

Creamy Mushroom Chicken

Here's a delicious recipe for Chicken breast that kids will surely love. Ingredients: 1. Chicken Breast 2. Onions 3. Mushrooms (I prefer fresh but this is what we have at the moment) 4. Cooking Cream 5. Chicken cubes (dissolve in 1 cup of hot water) 6. Salt and Pepper 7. Olive Oil Cooking Steps: 1. … Continue reading Creamy Mushroom Chicken

Kofta Bil Saniyeh

One of my favorite Lebanese dishes is Kofta Bil Saniyeh. Here's an easy recipe! Ingredients: Kofta - You can prepare it yourself. (You'll need minced beef, parsley, onions, spices) You can also find ready made Kofta in the supermarket or butcher shop. Tomatoes Potatoes Tomato Paste Salt & Pepper Oil Water Chicken Broth CubesCooking Steps: … Continue reading Kofta Bil Saniyeh

My Creative Kid

My daughter showed interest in Arts and Crafts at Age 2 and a half. Colorful pens and crayons kept her busy. I remember when she was 3, I took her to a toy store and told her she can choose whatever she wants. She roamed around for a bit then decided she wanted a pair … Continue reading My Creative Kid

Brought Home Teddy for a Day

All moms love talking about their kids. And why not? These little children may drive us mad with the mess in our homes and the tantrums they throw every now and then, but they bring us immeasurable happiness and purpose everyday. As for me, I love writing about memorable events on my blog. Something my … Continue reading Brought Home Teddy for a Day

Mini Art Exhibit

Parents were invited to the nursery to get a glimpse of the fun activities and amazing artworks of our little ones. After a 2-month summer camp, my kid is moving up to big school. On this day, she showed me her crafts and artworks displayed in a mini exhibit. These tie-dye shirts were used by … Continue reading Mini Art Exhibit