The tragedy of the “leaking bucket”

Recently on Twitter, there was a sister who was trying to fill her leaking bucket with good deeds. Now, I don’t want to get into the specifics of this sister for a couple of reasons. The first being, I don’t want to broadcast the sins of another. I wouldn’t like that happening to me! The …

Calling future women scholars: Online aalimah courses

For many women with the desire to seek ilm, there are no local options. Others who may have a local Shaykh or Shaykha may still prefer to study from home, due to personal preference. Here are some online aalimah courses.

online aalimah courses for women

Al-Salam Institute: Islamic scholarship program (Sh Akram Nadwi)

Yes, the esteemed Shaykh who brought us …

Chilli dhana blocks AKA cilantro and green chili cubes

One of the many ways I streamline my time in the kitchen is by making a batch of chilli dhana blocks. Chilli dhana blocks are frozen cubes of green chillies and dhana (dhania, cilantro, coriander, whatever you might call it).

They save me precious minutes every time I cook. Before these came into my life, …

Why I have a “homekeeping” section

بِسْمِ اللهِ الرَّحْمٰنِ الرَّحِيْمِ

After long deliberation, I have decided to include a homekeeping section on my blog so that I can share strategies for running a house smoothly.

This is not because I believe all women are meant to be homemakers. On the contrary, many women do not feel fulfilled with modern understandings of …