Beauty, Uncategorized

Ubtan!

You guys! The western world just figured out one of our oldest beauty secrets: haldi (tumeric)! "12 Beauty Reasons You Need Turmeric in Your Kitchen, STAT" popped up on my Facebook feed the other day, and all I could think was "arrey! This is our ubtan!" Ubtan is that haldi (tumeric)-based paste that gets smeared all… Continue reading Ubtan!

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Chinyere, Clothes, Dolki, Lahore, Pakistan, Shopping, Wedding

Ready-to-Wear, Chinyere!

Hello hello! My fellow Canadians:  um, why did our parents come here? Lol, It's sooo cold! So allow me to take you back to Lahore, where it is wonderful and warm  (well, at least it was when I was there last March!) I've talked about the label Chinyere by Bareeze before, in fact; I rated… Continue reading Ready-to-Wear, Chinyere!

Clothes, Fashion, Lahore, Liberty, Mehndi, Pakistani, Wedding

My Original Mayoun Outfit

Hi All! Hope everyone who is off is enjoying the holiday season! Yesterday I went to a mehndi and so I finally had the opportunity to wear the outfit I had made for my mayoun, but never ended up wearing! (Originally we were going to do a mayoun and invite all of SMs girls and… Continue reading My Original Mayoun Outfit

Pakistan, Pakistani, South Asian, Tradition, Wedding

Pre-Wedding Event: The Mayoun

Hi Everyone! So I thought I'd break MyBigFatPakistaniWedding hiatus with a recap of all my wedding events starting from the top: the Mayoun! For those who don't know, the mayoun is the first event which kick starts a Pakistani wedding with singing, playing the dolki (drum), dancing and of course food. (What's a Pakistani wedding… Continue reading Pre-Wedding Event: The Mayoun

Decor, Pakistan, Pakistani, Wedding

Getting Ready for the Mayoun!

Hi Guys! So it's been a pretty hectic few days; I'm blogging this as I get my hair coloured! My mayoun is on Tuesday and so were trying to get ready for that and then the rest of the wedding days to follow, of course! So the mayoun (typically the kick-start of Pakistani wedding festivities,… Continue reading Getting Ready for the Mayoun!

Decor, Favours, Pakistan, Pakistani, Wedding

Weekend Wedding Preparations

Hello hello! In Canada (or maybe its just Ontario..I should really know this lol) we had a long weekend, which I spent having my bachelorette party (yay! I have the best friends ever!) and with my mom and sister getting things ready for all of the wedding events! As you know (or would have learned… Continue reading Weekend Wedding Preparations