Goat Cheese and Fig Toastie

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After the summer holiday, when you’ve put on a summer pouch, you tend to lean towards healthier meals at home – or at least you try to! And when you want to eat right, you need to start the day off with the right bite!

This goat cheese and fig toastie is a delicious, healthy and fulfilling breakfast. We’re huge fig lovers, but you can choose any other fruit to indulge in. And guess what? It is so easy to prepare whether you’re eating alone or sharing it with a friend.

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Iftar at Al Fanous Tent

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During Ramadan, most of our social outings take place in Ramadan tents, where we get to dine on delicious food, share laughs and spend quality time with our friends. We recently had the pleasure of dining at Al Fanous tent for Iftar, and we have to say, it’s one of nicest tents we’ve seen in Abu Dhabi.

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Ramadan with Sauce

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Ramadan is a peaceful month filled with love, reflection, and quality time with family and friends. Although women dress conservatively during this holy month, it doesn’t stop them from being stylish… and we love seeing all the fashion trends of the year come to life in the form of long skirts, sleeves and beautiful embroidered abayas!

This year we were particularly impressed with Sauce’s Ramadan collection, which includes Zayan the Label, Chouhan, Suecomma Bonnie, Michaela Burger, Manish Arora, Adelya, and Alessa. If you’ve been following us for awhile, you’d know how much we love bright colors and this is what attracted us to Sauce’s collection, as it reflects the trending summery colors while preserving the values of the holy month of Ramadan. Here are some of our favorite outfits to show you! 

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Married with or without kids?

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When you’re married, with or without kids, you’re subjected to some level of scrutiny from society.  If you don’t have kids, people wonder if you’re having marital or fertility problems. If you have kids, people question why you had them so soon or so late. And although the questions around this topic stem from good intentions, it still feels like a socially inappropriate topic to engage in, especially in small talk.

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Rehab Abdulla, a promising Emirati woman

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We’ve always been inspired by Emirati women. Their strength, confidence and intelligence have helped them succeed in their endeavors and gain a strong presence in society. Not to mention, the constant support that the UAE leadership provides to empower Emirati women to reach their goals and dreams.  And despite the success of these women, we admire how they stay true to themselves and celebrate their cultural identities.

We were recently introduced to Rehab Abdulla, a young and hardworking Emirati woman who paved a fruitful career path for herself as a TV host and presenter on Abu Dhabi TV. Seeing Rehab on TV and meeting her in person was a delightful experience- she’s even lovelier and more genuine face to face. We got a real feel of her passion for education and fashion, and had a great time getting to know her on a personal level.

Here’s what Rehab shared with us…

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March’s beauty favorites

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It’s spring time, which usually means dry skin. For cleansing and moisturizing our skin, we use Nivea’s products. A brand that’s been around for 100 years, Nivea is a timeless product line. We’ve witnessed our mothers and even our grandmothers using Nivea products over the years without disappointment.

Since we love this brand so much, we wanted to share our favorite products from our daily skin care routine. 

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Interview with Chantal Saliba Abikhalil: the journey of an inspirational News Anchor

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Being Lebanese, we are proud of all the successful Lebanese women who are role models for the new generation!

Chantal Saliba Abikhalil is a Lebanese woman who made her way to the top with perseverance, dedication and confidence. A famous News Anchor and loving mother, Chantal is a one-of-a-kind lady who we can all learn from.

We had the privilege of meeting with Chantal in person and discussing her thoughts on her career and the media industry in the Arab world. We also got a glimpse into her personal life as a wife and mother!

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Less judgment, more love

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Let’s face it, women are always being judged. We’re judged on our level of education; whether we’re married, or not married; if we have kids or if we don’t have kids; whether we have a girl or a boy; if we’re stay at home moms, or working moms; if we’re overdressed or underdressed; if we’re too thin or too fat; if we follow the trend or if we stand out; if we express our emotions or if we hide them… and the judgments go on and on.

Frankly, we’re sick of it.

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