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Mommy Ramadan Iftar

Mommy Ramadan Iftar

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 ๐Ÿ™‚).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 ๐Ÿ˜˜,making our way to the Al Khor Ramadan Tent for Iftar.

The Beautiful Hotel Interiors
The Crafty Kids Area
The Fun Room (Crafty Kids Area)
The fun activities for the kiddos (The Crafty Kids Area)

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)

The Table Setup
On my plate
The Amazing Partners ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป

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 โ˜บ๏ธ).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.

Some Crafty Items Princess Z made for me in the Crafty Kids Area

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 ๐Ÿ™‚.On my way out I kissed and waved all the mommies goodbye and Noah handed all the mommies including me some heavily loaded goodie bags๐Ÿ‘‡๐Ÿปโ˜บ๏ธ.

The Items in the Goodie Bag โ˜บ๏ธ

It was surely an amazing day and a well enjoyed evening ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป.Thank you Noah and the lovely partners ย (Johnson’s baby,Elite Baby & Tots, Empress beauty Salon, My Gym, Careem ๐Ÿš—, and Honey Bee Nursery) ย for such a wonderful event.

Mother’s Day Event

Mother’s Day Event

MOTHERS DAY EVENT AT TALENTS_HQ

Itย was a pleasure to be invited to the Mother’s Day Event @ Talent HQ.This was my very first visit and I was impressed with this small place offering so much.

To tell you a little about it.Talents HQ is all about fun and creativity.Offering classes for both kids and adults like pottery,decoupage,painting and many more.This is one place surely to be enrolled in to spend sometime together with kids.

Visit http://www.talentshq.comย for more information.

The event was a Mother’s Day special event where all lovely ladies and mamas were invited to enjoy and have some fun with the activities around.

Once the function started.All the ladies were handed over a card at random with a room color on it.(green,blue or purple).Once the cards were given out they were escorted to that specific room (if for example they got a green card they will be in the painting room and vice versa…)Activities included Sushi Rolling by @okkudxb (Blue Room),Canvas Painting by @mylittlepainter_uae (Green Room)and a make-up workshop hosted by the beautiful @danakalaoui (Purple Room).Not only this ,there was unlimited access to snacks and drinks by @koitafood @jasminandvanilla as well ๐Ÿ˜‹๐Ÿฅ๐Ÿ•๐Ÿช๐Ÿฅ›

The Green Room= Canvas Painting
Purple Room= Make-Up Workshop
Single Red Roses for All the Lovely Ladies
Yummy In My Tummy! Koita Milk
Yummy Cookies ๐Ÿช by Jasmine and Vanilla
Snack Time ๐Ÿ˜‹

I was lucky to be one of the students of the Canvas painting class ๐ŸŽจ(I got the green room card ๐Ÿ™‚).Here our task was to follow the steps and paint ๐ŸŽจ a vase with hydrangea flowers using the colors red,yellow,blue,white and green.I love painting and tried to do my best,in the end creating a mess around me this is how my turned out to be.

Getting Ready With My Painting Skills
My Final Piece ๐Ÿ™ˆ

Each activity was held for about 30 mins.And it was all about having fun and communicating with the other mommies .As I was getting late I had to rush out (had to pick Princess Z from her nursery)so had to leave early and on my way out I was handed a goodie bag ๐Ÿ’ผ and a red rose ๐ŸŒน๐Ÿ™‚(to mark Mother’s Day โค๏ธwhich I thought was really sweet).

Thank you TalentsHQ for having me.I totally enjoyed my time as well as it was pleasure meeting the other lovely ladies.

St.Regis Hotel Winter Garden Market

St.Regis Hotel Winter Garden Market

ST. REGIS HOTEL WINTER GARDEN MARKET

Our visit to the St.Regis Winter Garden Market was short but fun.First of all I didn’t know there was actually a Christmas event going on over there but later found out by a family friend.As it was about to end (the next day 31st of December )didn’t wanted to miss it,so paid a visit the same evening.Set on the beautiful St.Regis hotel,on Shiekh Zayed Road this market is surely to be visited for a different experience.Its not very big though and (wouldn’t take much of your time) but rather the trip is short and fun.Princess Z and I surely enjoyed our time there .

Moving over,They had 2 separate outdoor zones.The market stall placed on the left and the kids entertainment zone on the right.We didn’t pay a visit to the food stall area as we weren’t hungry but directly when to the kids zone.Where they had quite a few entertainment for kids.From the choo choo mini-train,to the Carousel ride,a snow globe,A FREE snow fight zone, a small snack stall(selling popcorn and candy floss),gingerbread decorating area,coloring zone as well as a visit to Santa ๐ŸŽ…๐Ÿป who was sitting and welcoming kids in his little Grotto for a FREE picture.Tickets were to be bought from the cashier desk ,each ride and snack costing you 10 Dhs.The great thing about all the rides was that they were quite long (around 10mins each)Princess Z did each of every thing except for the carousel,(she loved it and went on it twice).We couldn’t go for the snow globe as it was out of order ๐Ÿ˜ž(Maybe next time).Anyway the total cost of our entertainment was 40Dhs (quite reasonable isn’t ย it).

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Mini-Train Ride
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Carousel
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Ginger Bread in the making
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Snow Globe
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Coloring Zone

We enjoyed our time plus our short trip andย evening and can’t wait for it to happen next year again.

Madinat Jumeirah Christmas Market

Madinat Jumeirah Christmas Market

ย MADINAT JUMERIAH CHRISTMAS MARKETย 

Another Christmas event, The Christmas Market at Madinat Jumeirah is a must visit.An event that happens every year,Its a place where not only the kids but adults can surely enjoy and have fun.Heres our experience

We decided to go there on a weekday avoiding crowds.Arriving at around 4:30 we were all excited but the traffic around Madinat Jumeirah is bizarre.and it’s really hard to find parking inside so it took us almost half and hour ๐Ÿ˜–โ˜น๏ธto get inside.Anyway it was almost 5:00 when we reached.Seeing all the Christmas decoration and the Giant Christmas Tree Princess Z got really excited and couldn’t wait to experience at the attractions.

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So much of hard work put into this Christmas tree

The first thing I did was buy the tickets.(it’s exchanging cash for money tokens,using them as per the required price ).It usually gets crowded but the good thing about this year is that they made it a lot better by having several tickets counters around rather then just 1.After getting our tickets we lined up in the queue for the mini-train ride.As it was not crowded Princess Z turn came in fast. ๐Ÿ˜

Note:The price for the mini-train ride ๐Ÿš‚is 15 Dhs (token money)per ride for 4 rounds

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Princess Z enjoying her ride

Next,was the snow park area,we had to go across for it via the link bridge.(another new feature this year)The queue here was very long.Princess Z is very impatient and doesn’t like standing in the line so she and her aunt went to grab some snacks while I waited in the line for her.Her turn to play came in after 25mins in waiting.Once she was in playing with the snow โ„๏ธโ˜ƒ๏ธI clicked some pictures waved and watched her from the outside.Every child is allowed only to play for 15mins so the time got over very fast and as I was hungry we went to grab a snack at one of the stalls.I don’t remember the name though but they had great eatables to offer.As being a fan of potatoes Princess Z and I had French fries for the time being.๐ŸŸ.

Note:The snow park area costed us 25Dhs (token money)and a plate of French fries 25Dhs (cash)as well.

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Busy playing

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Then while eating we when for the gingerbread man decoration.The stall was a bit far from all the other attractions(had to take another link bridge).Once on the stall we went for 2 cookies,one gingerbread man and a Christmas tree.Handing them out on a plate with white pipping,some jellybeans and sprinkles to decorate.Decorating was Princess Z’s best part as she got to mess around.

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Gingerbread making stall
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Mr.Ginger ready to get Decorated
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Now ready to be eaten!!

There were 2 more attractions that we didn’t go for.One was the bungee jumping as Princess Z was too small for it and the boat ride across Madinat Jumeirah with Santa ๐ŸŽ…๐Ÿป which Princess Z didn’t wanted to go for ๐Ÿ˜”.Later when we where done with everything that Princess Z wanted to do we strolled around the market area,looking at what the shops/stalls had to offer.Stopping as usual at the Lindt chocolate ๐Ÿซ stall and buying sweet treats for ourselves ๐Ÿ˜‹.

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Level Kids Stall
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Lindt Chocolate Stall
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The Lindt Goodie Bag Princess Z got for herself

The day was spend well making new memories again this year.Princess Z enjoyed every moment here and can’t get enough of it.She will be visiting it again soon๐ŸŽ„๐Ÿ˜

NOTE:The Christmas Market at Madinat Jumeirah is on till the 27th of December.
Do visit it before it ends!!!

TishTash Mummy Media Press Day

TishTash Mummy Media Press Day

TISHTASH MUMMY MEDIA PRESS DAY

It was a pleasure to be invited by TishTash at the Mummy Media Press Day Event at Fortnum & Mason (Dubai Mall). Frankly speaking this was my very first event invitation as a mommy blogger.I was totally inย  and couldn’t wait to meet the other beautiful mommies.

My morning was about to get exciting so I was there on time.Once I reached I couldn’t stop staring at the beautiful interiors.The tables were all set for all the guests on the upper level of Fortnum & Mason.Not only this there were small stalls around of brands and pampering stations to entertain the lovely mummies ๐Ÿ˜€

After clicking a few pics I grabbed my cup of coffee and gathered around each stall to know more about them.Brands included

BEAUTIFUL BRANDS,(online natural beauty shop)-I loved the products they had from water wipes-the worlds purest baby wipes to 100% natural fiber face sponge.

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SNAILS UAE(worlds safest kids nail polish) – Bought a few for Princess Z after knowing how easy and safeย  these polishes are.Non-toxic and washable.

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SHOP BAN.DO (brand specializing in gifts accessories)- This brand is all about the fun and funky gifts andย  accessorizes.

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CRESCINA_1234 –A product that prevents hair fall and actually help with hair growth as well.i also got my hair analysis done while getting to know more about the product.

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Crescina HFSC (Human Follicle Stem Cell) Product

FILORGA_UAE –(anti-aging non-surgical cosmetic)-Non surgical anti-ageing solution that includes line fillers,peeling and photo stimulation (LED)

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FILLERINA USA– (plumping gel to target wrinkles)- A non surgical way of getting rid of those wrinkles as well can be used to plump up lips.

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ZOELLA BEAUTY MIDDLE EAST- Who doesn’t know about this brand.This brand has a lot to offer from beauty bags to beauty products etc.

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GRUFFALO– I cant say anything more than Super cute!!ย  and the last one was

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THE HOT BOX KIT-(active wear boutique). A box with all the gym gear you need whether its for yoga,cross fit, Pilates or anything this box is all you need.

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It was pleasure knowing each and every brand and what they were specialized in.Once I was done I hurried myself to the hair station and got my hair curled by one of the professionals from The Nail Pavilion.I have never had a different hairstyle since the past 2 years so I was immediately in love with it. ๐Ÿ™‚ .The next thing was my skin analysis at the Herbal Essence table.It was a long procedure and I was totally nervous about it but anyway my results was dehydrated skin because of very less water consumption ๐Ÿ™ .

As I was getting late from my daughters school meeting I had to leave early.On my way out I was handed over a big heavy bag filled with goodies.Thank you TishTash and the lovely brands for this ย ๐Ÿ™‚

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The goodies ๐Ÿ™‚