December 29, 2016 Jameela 5Comment

Fidel Castro passed away not too long ago. As the leader/dictator (however you want to look at it) of his country, Cuba, there was a 9-day mourning period to honour Castro. If I hadn’t gone to Cuba in September, I wouldn’t be able to understand the reason for nine whole days of mourning.… Read More

November 28, 2016 Jameela 13Comment

These days, I haven’t gotten around to doing my hair as often as I should. On days when I just can’t be bothered, I reach for my nearest scarf and tie it around my head. I feel like I can get away with it mostly because it is accepted in African culture to wear head-ties in casual settings.… Read More

November 16, 2016 Jameela 12Comment

Best Thrift Stores in Calgary

If you have been following along, then you know that I live for the thrifted find. I love shopping at consignment shops and thrift stores in Calgary.

There are a few stores that I frequent for consignment and thrift finds.… Read More

October 30, 2016 Jameela 28Comment

These days I am trying to eat a lot better. I haven’t quite gotten around to getting back to pre-baby weight, and I haven’t had much time to go to the gym on a regular basis (i.e. never in the last five months).… Read More