Blogging

Blogging about Passions or Passionately Blogging?

While going through all the posts I have uploaded on this blog since it’s launch almost nine years ago, I came across this particular post from October 2008.  It reminded me of the difficult few years during which I struggled between blogging about the things I passionately wanted to blog about and blogging about the… Read More Blogging about Passions or Passionately Blogging?

Blogging, Community, Community Building, Community Development, Family, Parenting, Personal Development

Why I Decided To Take Precious Time Away From My Baby To Start Blogging Again

My blogging journey—an incredible, fulfilling one that has given me so much—started almost nine and a half years ago right here in Sahar’s Blog.  I never intended to stop blogging—that is, until I had a baby. I had always intended to take a short hiatus when each of my children was born.  When my first… Read More Why I Decided To Take Precious Time Away From My Baby To Start Blogging Again

Blogging

And Then There Were Three: Relaunching The Blog, January 2017!

Parenthood has taken over my husband and I’s lives and we are loving every minute of it.  We have both decided to take the time to enjoy these precious few first months of our daughter’s life.  And so, I have decided that this blog will not relaunch at the beginning of September but rather, in… Read More And Then There Were Three: Relaunching The Blog, January 2017!

Blogging, Community, Community Building

Mutual Support and Assistance in the Book Blogging World: My First Bloggiesta Experience

I spent a large chunk of last weekend working on a list of blogging related tasks as part of Bloggiesta. Every couple of months, the website hosts an event during which a group of book bloggers take on certain tasks and complete them during a set number of days. Lists are posted on the website,… Read More Mutual Support and Assistance in the Book Blogging World: My First Bloggiesta Experience

Blog Review, Blogging, College Life, Fashion, Lifestyle, Review

Blog Review: ‘Texas Sweet Tea’ by Sarah Morrison

Name: Sarah Morrison Blog Reviewed: Texas Sweet Tea Her favourite post: http://texasweettea.blogspot.com/2015/10/what-dressing-like-sorority-girl-has.html There is something definitely sweet about the look on Sarah’s blog, Texas Sweet Tea, straight from the moment you land on her home page.  The palette is both feminine and unique—where most bloggers choose pink and gold, Sarah went with a couple of… Read More Blog Review: ‘Texas Sweet Tea’ by Sarah Morrison

Blog Review, Blogging, Fashion, Lifestyle, Review

Blog Review: ‘SOFIEYAH’ by Sophia

Name: Sophia Blog Reviewed: SOFIEYAH Her favourite post: http://sofieyah.com/2015/12/28/december-realife-2015-powerofmakeup/ Blog Review: Introduction Blogging for a little over two years now, Sophia explains her blog as “[n]ot just the average beauty, fashion, and lifestyle blog with tips about life and love is intermixed with the regular blog posts.”  Rather, she is trying to create “[a] blog… Read More Blog Review: ‘SOFIEYAH’ by Sophia

Blog Review, Blogging, Food, Review

Blog Review: ‘Kitchen JS’ by Khadija

Name: Khadija Blog Reviewed: Kitchen JS Her favourite post: http://www.kitchenjs.com/2015/06/21/banana-oats-muffins-no-flour-no-sugar/ Blogging for almost a year now, Khadija explains how “Kitchen JS is a place where [she] share[s] easy everyday meals and favorite classics made healthy and simplified.”  This niche blog is clean and minimalist—just grey on white—and easy to navigate thanks to a simple yet… Read More Blog Review: ‘Kitchen JS’ by Khadija

Blogging

And Then There Were Three: Taking a Longer Break From Blogging

Back in June, I announced the arrival of a new member of the family.  I had intended to start blogging again in mid-July, but I am enjoying motherhood so much and want to make sure not to miss out on any of these precious moments with our bundle of (mostly) joy.  So while I fully… Read More And Then There Were Three: Taking a Longer Break From Blogging

Blogging

And Then There Were Three: Taking a Short Break From Blogging

It happened; our family went from two to three!  It was, as expected, an intense and beautiful experience.  We are now settling into life as a family of three, learning how to function in such a way that the needs of all three members are met. And so this is why this blog is going… Read More And Then There Were Three: Taking a Short Break From Blogging

Blogging, Community Building, Writing

Building Coherence: Writing to Contribute to the Betterment of Society

When reading about the habits of highly successful people, a couple of things seem universal. Most of them seem to have a rigorous routine. Most of them delegate unimportant tasks. When possible, a large part of them simplify their lives so that they are able to focus on the more important things. All these things… Read More Building Coherence: Writing to Contribute to the Betterment of Society