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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

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, College Life, Fashion, Healthy Living, Review

Blog Review: ‘Sophistication and Sparkles’ by Alana Robin

Name: Alana Robin Blog Reviewed: Sophistication and Sparkles Her favourite post: http://sophisticationandsparkles.com/plan-spring-break-on-a-budget/ There is something both elegant and girly about Alana Robin’s blog, Sophistication and Sparkles, which reflects well her intentions with this project of her.  As Alana explains in her “About” page, she is inviting us to join her on her “journey into finding… Read More Blog Review: ‘Sophistication and Sparkles’ by Alana Robin

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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

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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

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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

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Blog Review: ‘100 Ways to Write’ by Chelsea Thorpe

Name: Chelsea Thorpe Blog Reviewed: 100 Ways to Write Her favourite post: https://100waystowrite.wordpress.com/2015/08/14/the-cinderella-project/ Down in the spreadsheet where blog review requests are made by bloggers was an entry that captured my attention from the moment it was added.  One hundred ways to write, I thought to myself.  There are actually that many ways to write? … Read More Blog Review: ‘100 Ways to Write’ by Chelsea Thorpe

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Blog Review: ‘Kate the (Almost) Great’ by Kate Mitchell

Name: Kate Mitchell Blog Reviewed: Kate the (Almost) Great Her favourite post: http://katethealmostgreat.com/the-8-things-millennial-with-arthritis/ Launched some three years ago, Kate’s minimalist, black on white blog is a reflection of who she is rather than a blog that can be easily filed under one genre or another.  While it is a little difficult at first hand to… Read More Blog Review: ‘Kate the (Almost) Great’ by Kate Mitchell

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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

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Ten Recommended Blog Reads: Week of 17 to 23 April 2016

There are so many great blog posts that I get to read during the week that I took a page out of many a bloggers’ book and decided to share a round-up of my favorite ten posts each Friday, which can either be used to make this evening’s commute go by quicker, or to accompany… Read More Ten Recommended Blog Reads: Week of 17 to 23 April 2016