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!
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
Indians and Pakistanis, and RSVPing. Cue: laughter. It's true; this is not one of our community's strong suits - along with being on time. (grrr) So this post is inspired by my momma, as she just sent me this with the instruction to post it on my Facebook, lol: Lol I laugh because my fiancé… Continue reading Wedding RSVPs in the South Asian Community
Last week we went for the food tasting at the Host Restaurant in Yorkville. They seated us in their private dining room, pictured below: I had no idea what to expect and was so pleasantly surprised. First off: the service was excellent. There was one waiter in particular, Babu, who just made our experience so… Continue reading Menu Tasting at the Host
This is what happens when you have a sister who is ten years your senior...she dresses you up as a Pakistani child bride when you're 7 and she's 17...lol, sigh. Let's hope I'll look a little happier on the actual day!!
Ok so a while ago I wrote about the dolki (traditional pre-wedding girls event!) that my cousin's threw for me in the homeland, and promised pics, here they are!:
Hi! I’m Safa. I’m a 20-something, Canadian-Pakistani, Toronto-based writer and bride-to-be. And this is a blog is about my upcoming big fat Pakistani wedding (BFPW). (Consider the acronym officially coined!) “When’s the big day!?” is a fairly simple question that is asked of brides-to-be. And typically, the anticipated answer is straightforward: a date. One date.… Continue reading Inspiration for my Big FAT Pakistani Wedding