Chocolate Peppermint Chunk Cookies

  The holiday season is one of my favorite times of the year, because it gives me an excuse to do more baking!! This post is going to use the seasonal flavor of peppermint with the classic pairing of chocolate. Basically, what had happened was… I was doing groceries and came across this misplaced bag […]

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12.29.17 Feature Friday: Dear Dad – Ibraheem Nadeem

Dear Dad, I miss you. Musa, Abdullah, Maria, and Mom all miss you. We miss you a lot, Dad. There isn’t a day that goes by without thinking about you. “What if my Dad was here…?” “What would Dad do in this situation?” ”If Dad was here, then things would be so much easier.”  The […]

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December Ipsy Bag

December Ipsy bag!!! yeee. I used these products when getting ready for a wedding. If you’re interested in getting IPSY bags, sign up here! It’s only $10 a month — I’ve been using it for a year and love it. Here they are: TRÈSTIQUE Mini Brow Pencil in Americano I still prefer my Brow Art powder to […]

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12.22.17 Feature Friday: The untold about caretaking – Alina Agha

It was exactly a year ago where I wandered the halls of the vacant MSU psychology building, looking for flyers of job postings. One flyer in particular caught my eye, it was for working with Maya, a cognitively impaired teen with FAS (fetal alcohol syndrome). The job required me to play with her, feed her, […]

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12.15.17 Feature Friday: Learning to swim – Mariam Khan

I’m going to be a hundred percent honest right now, I’m very nervous to share such a deep part of my life on a very public platform. I have made many unsuccessful attempts and have contemplated backing out many times, but then I thought about the feelings I went through, and how if I would […]

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November Ipsy Bag Review

Hi everyone! I am going to start reviewing some products I have received in my subscription boxes. I typically post the photo on my Instagram and will review them on my insta story so here is the first official one I did! If you’re interested in getting IPSY bags, sign up here! It’s only $10 a month — […]

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November Sephora Box / Origins Charcoal Mask Review

Didn’t do any shopping this weekend cuz I couldn’t… makeup my mind 🙈 but I got this months Sephora play box, so at least I have that going for me 💄check out my review for the Origins charcoal face mask in my instastory! A post shared by Zuni Jilani (@zunijilani) on Nov 27, 2017 at […]

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12.8.17 Feature Friday – When will I be an American? – Ayyub Khan

It’s November 24th, 2017, the day after thanksgiving. I’m visiting family in the burbs of Chicago. It’s my family, my aunt, my grandparents, and my uncle with his family from Ohio. We’re having leg roast for dinner because you can only eat so much turkey. We still need to have dessert because of course we […]

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The Necessity of Conflict

“Tension can be uncomfortable but necessary. The tension I had in my own life was I had came from the South Asian desire to pursue medicine while also pursuing other avenues of interest. It was a good way to go forward but also constrictive. I was part of the earlier South Asian immigrant wave and […]

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