MOMMY RAMADAN IFTAR @ALKHORTENT @JUMEIRAHCREEKSIDE HOTEL
Just another Ramadan day was going to get excited as I was invited to a Mommy Iftar Event at Al Khor Tent in Jumeirah CreekSide Hotel hosted by the lovely Noah (the mama behind Crafty Station) last Sunday (11th of June).
I was really excited to be a part of this event not only because I was taking Princess Z along but also because I was going to use the Careem car service for the very first time.(Getting a free…pick and drop service and back 🙂).I have had heard a lot about Careem and was excited to try it out myself.I had booked the service a day before the event (setting my time, date and location (pick-up and drop off).On the day of the event I was happy to see the driver outside my place 10mins before my scheduled time. Princess Z and I were welcomed with a chocolate date box and had a comfortable ride to the hotel.
Once we arrived we were off…following the sign boards to the crafty kids area.When we went in the room Princess Z was really happy to see all of her favorite things from a balls pit, to crafty stations,face painting ,henna application, my gym training area,slides ,sea-saws, and much more.I was a bit afraid to leave her alone at first (u know the protectiveness as a single mom) but she got so busy (all thanks to the Elite Babies & Tots care takers) that she didn’t even bother to see me off.While Princess Z was busy playing around and making friends in the crafty kids area.I got to chat with a lot of lovely ladies and make new friends 😘,making our way to the Al Khor Ramadan Tent for Iftar.
The Al Khor tent was of decent size ,covered in white drapes all around.Serving international buffet… on either sides of the entrance.There were tables arrangements in the center as well as sofa set arrangements on the side…with purple and pink colored light effects lightened up the hall.We (myself and a few other mommies) were a bit early so we were asked to be seated while we waiting for a few more people to arrive before we could start with the Iftar.During that time the waiters served us drinks.(Jallab,Orange juice or Tamarind).I went for the Jallab as it’s my favorite.
Even though there were still a few mins left for Iftar ,things started to get a bit over crowded by the buffet but anyhow I managed to get my hands on a few dishes.(mostly vegetarian)
After an hour of eating i went back to the crafty kids area to check on Princess Z and to my amazement she was still having fun,participating and getting along with all the other kids (she is on of those shy types ☺️).Anyway I went in and feed her some snacks available outside.The kids snack bar was filled with marshmallows,popcorn,juices,pastries as well as other food items such as nuggets,biryani, and french fries.Princess Z gobbled on some food and went back to play.In the meantime I chatted with some mommies and clicked pictures.
When it was time to go home, Princess Z was in no mood to go and wanted to stay a bit longer but unfortunately we couldn’t as our Uber had arrived 🙂.On my way out I kissed and waved all the mommies goodbye and Noah handed all the mommies including me some heavily loaded goodie bags👇🏻☺️.
It was surely an amazing day and a well enjoyed evening 👍🏻.Thank you Noah and the lovely partners (Johnson’s baby,Elite Baby & Tots, Empress beauty Salon, My Gym, Careem 🚗, and Honey Bee Nursery) for such a wonderful event.