FASHION TRAVEL

Walls that Talk

September 29, 2016

This wall, I pass by it almost every other day when in Beirut, and it never goes unnoticed. The colours, the size, the wonderment of when and how it was painted, but most of all that image, of a mother carrying her baby. It left me to thinking, how sometimes we are able to take things in life for granted… I wake up to the calls of my babies everyday and bring them to our bed and sing songs together.…

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Contradictions and the City

September 26, 2016

  Our world is filled with contradictions, Beirut is probably the capital of this world! If I were to name a few of those contradictions particular to my city, I wouldn’t even know where to start. One which you see everyday is the clash between the torn down homes and major lack of infrastructure in one of the most expensive and unaffordable areas in the city. Some regulars, could get used to this, but people who come in rarely, are…

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To My Younger Self…

June 19, 2016

I often get asked, “if you had one advice to give people or your younger self what would it be?” Even though there is definitely a lot I would like to tell the young Karen, on the top of my list would surely be “Do not worry about what other people will think or say”. Now the reason I strongly believe in this is because there are some things that I avoided doing in my life only because I was worried about what…

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LIFESTYLE

Sleep… I miss you

June 15, 2016

Never had I expected to treat sleep as such a luxury. Today, happy hour is nap time (if I am lucky enough to have one) You could only imagine with three babies what a night in our home looks like… One thing I could tell you, is that we could definitely count on one hand the full nights we’ve had since August 2015! This sounds so depressing! Not that my babies are difficult but they ARE babies… So even if…

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Is More Necessarily Better?

June 13, 2016

I find it so difficult in the world we live in to make a decision and trust it. Back in the day, it was so simple – knowledge was limited. Today, we are exposed to so much, when it comes to decision making you will find on the click of a mouse thousands of opinions, views, articles, that could facilitate or in many cases make your process much harder. It makes me wonder, is it always beneficial to know so…

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Satisfaction

May 17, 2016

My mom taught me one of the most valuable lessons in life, and her words keep replaying in my head… this lesson is about satisfaction… the beauty of life when you believe in satisfaction… Before every big step in my life, my mom insisted that I worked so hard and put my utmost effort in everything I do, but she insisted mostly on recognising satisfaction… simply put, she told me “you will never be happy if you don’t feel satisfaction. It…

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Routine, Routine, Routine

May 2, 2016

When I found out I was pregnant with the twins, I knew that it would not be easy having three babies under the age of 1… the key I knew would be, Routine! I tried following a couple of books that were recommended to me like “Contended Baby” by Gina Ford and many others, but I have to admit I did not find it easy. I then decided to follow my babies’ routines, and implement them to my lifestyle and…

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Favourite Quotes on Motherhood :)

April 20, 2016

Hello everyone, missed you guys! In today’s post, I am going to be sharing with you some of my favourite quotes relating to motherhood. Some are emotional, some are funny but more than anything I found them extremely relatable! Here they are: “Mom say: You may not have candy for breakfast, now finish your pop tart.” Lacey Griner “There is only one pretty child in the world, and every mother has it” Chinese Proverb “Being a mother is learning about…

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Post-Pregnancy- Pre-Beach Body

March 31, 2016

I’ve never been someone who likes to hit the gym or is fond of healthy food and I’ve always wished I was one of those lucky people who enjoyed it and made it their daily routine. Ironically though, I often get asked what I did to bounce back to my original weight after having the twins but truth is that 7 months later, I still haven’t. I just hide it really well. I definitely don’t look at myself in the…

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Blogging about Blogging…

March 23, 2016

On January 7th, 2015, I took the decision to start my very own blog. I have always enjoyed sharing certain aspects of my life with others, and up until then, I had Instagram as a platform that allowed me to share my life in photos. But it didn’t feel like Instagram was enough, and I felt like I needed to compliment my posts with stories, and what better way to do this than through my very own personal blog. At…

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