First smile to first friend

First smile to first friend: Imitating facial expressions is just one of the ways babies learn how to get along with others. And what a gift it is!! Social skills are hugely important in family life. Babies & toddlers learn about relationships through all their senses: they notice the way you look into their eyes;…

Her First Grain of Rice

Stressing out on what you should prepare for baby’s Annaprashan? Don’t sweat it, mum. From the ceremony to the menu, my tips will help get you through. In Bengal it is a tradition to feed a baby his/her first grain of rice around 6 months before the tooth shows..it is an initiation into solid foods….

Taking a Dip

☀☀ During summers, pool parties are the only best way to beat the heat whilst party hard! As summer season has hit most of the countries, you would be flooded with pool party invitations. Pool parties have always tempted and mesmerised party animals! It is fun and relaxing to hang out with friends inside the pool…

Stuffed Chicken Legs

Today, I bring you a very delicious, yet inexpensive weekend meal. This is an easy & elegant baked lemon chicken legs recipe with full of flavours from the garlic, lemon, herbs and it is perfect for a quick and delicious meal. Prep Time – 10 min Cook Time – 45 min Total Time – 55 min…

Thai Vegetable Stir Fry

As the weather turns hot and humid, I find myself increasingly indecisive about what I want to eat. Maybe my cravings are scrambled by the constant passage from sweltering Bahrain streets to air-conditioned stores and hone; maybe it’s the explosive vegetation, or the expanse of summer produce suddenly available at the market. Regardless, summertime stresses me…

Creamy Chicken Fettuccine

Italian for dinner it is! This classic Italian dish is quick and easy to make. Whatever your choice, chicken or shrimp, with these simple steps, you’ll have a hearty dinner on the table in no time! Don’t be intimidated by the name of this dish, it sounds like something only a restaurant can make for…

Shop Till You Drop

Get in on the fun of the Dubai Shopping Festival. The Dubai Shopping Festival takes place each year in the city, lasting a month and bringing millions of eager bargain hunters to the city. In total, the event has attracted 35 million visitors to Dubai since 1996. Dubai is renowned for being a beautiful harmony…

A Year full Of Surprises

It’s Boxing Day 2015 and my husband and I are feeling full of love, food and Rehydrate after last night. We were planning to go on a trip to the King Fahd Causeway that links Saudi Arabia with Bahrain, but have changed mind, decided to stay home, order food, watch movies (that are added to our queue of must-see films) and…

Home of Motorsport in the Middle East

I went to the Bahrain International Circuit on December 16. It was my first race circuit experience and a fantastic one altogether. Bahrain itself is an incredible country, experiencing that furious development the gulf has recently become famous for. The circuit is 30 km from Manama (from where i stay) and it takes around 35 minutes to get…

A Quick Bite

 Good Evening from Manama!! 🙂  This place has a very light atmosphere with bright colors, and when I see a bit of turquoise somewhere, my heart always skips a beat. My husband and I joined a friend here for a quick snack as we were picking up some groceries, the service team are very friendly and…

Northern Run

After showing you around the western and the eastern part of my new neighborhood, it’s time again for yet another part of the neighborhood stroll and this time it’s gonna be the Northern part, my absolute favorite in the neighborhood. This part of the neighborhood has a lot to offer. I like to start at the corner of Marvida Tower ( my current…

Hungry for More-Day 30-The Arabian Diaries

Last week I gave readers an inside scoop on the best of Western part of the neighborhood, so it is only fair to give Eastern part some love 🙂  Eastern Part is a quaint neighborhood nestled between other little areas of Juffair such as Al Shabab Road and Bahrain’s coastline. The area is the site of…