End of Year’s Thoughts

Slms and hello all,

Apologize for being absent on the blog 🙂 December is always special for me. It is time to reflect my journey, as it’s our wedding anniversary month as well as my relocation anniversary month. Plus the cooking class has made me so occupied! We also went on a road trip, can’t wait to blog all about the holiday! In the mean time, here are some of thoughts, quotes and pictures that have been posted on my social medias so long 🙂 Wishing all readers a great 2018 🙂 Continue reading End of Year’s Thoughts

Outspan Seafood Restaurant, Kalk Bay

Latest Update: their kitchen is remained halaal. They don’t sell alcohol. However guests are welcomed to bring their alcohol. Meaning they are not strictly halaal any longer.

Slms and hi all,

So a good some times ago, my friend and I went for a drive to Kalk Bay.  At the spur of the moment I thought great, then we can try out Outspan Restaurant that recently converted into fully halaal eatery.  It’s a great choice for that side of the world as halaal eateries with no alcohol in the premises are scarce in that area. We have passed Outspan in one or two weekends but it looked so full all the time  so glad that I could try it out for early lunch midweek. Continue reading Outspan Seafood Restaurant, Kalk Bay

Experience Turkish Coffee at Byblos Trading Co

So, our trip to hunt for new furniture in the Palms Centre in Woodstock has led us finding a hidden gem coffee shop, called Byblos Trading Co.

I’m firstly drawn to the blue hues of the interior then I realized that I was at the home of Mediterranean cafe style! The friendly barista, Mthu welcomed us to the cafe.

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Spring OOTDs

OOTD when attended my hubby’s Business Entrepreneur Awards in Jburg. A monochrome dress with a lace outer.

Hi salams all… 🙂

I’ve just realized that I haven’t been posting Hijabi Fashion category for such a long time! Well, here they are in a compilations!

Some OOTD was street style and some when I attended some functions. If you have been following me in my instagram (halaalifect) or my FB page (halaalife.com) you have probably seen all of them though.

Anyways, have a great Friday and Jumuah Mubarak, all…. and I’d like to share this quote with y’all:

“Rest when you are tired but don’t quit” (any)

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