Lifestyle Category

Goodbye Amplearabia, Hello HeenaMak

You know what is one of the scariest thoughts in life? That everything will stay the same forever. And I’ve been troubled by these thoughts of steadiness that no longer feel like comfort, but like a poor ceiling you’ve been staring for years. So in an attempt to switch my ways and get on with […]

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Christmassy Hot Chocolate Recipes!

Don’t you love this time of the year? Sipping on a warm cuppa and enjoying life in the festive spirit? I sure do and nothing or no one could bring me down! As the year goes by, I’ve had this tradition of keeping the Hot cocoa going and I’m back at it again with new recipes! This […]

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Meaning of Diwali + A Makeup Tutorial

I’ve celebrated Diwali in Dubai for over 10 years, and I’ve met very few people who understand the significance of Deepavali (Or Diwali, or popularly known as The Festival of Lights). 

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LIFE UPDATE

Some writers paint a pretty picture when they write, I’m not one of them. But painting a real one, yea, that sure sounds like me. The sun is setting and I assure you from the hustle and bustle of where I live, there’s no place to catch that action; so I’m sitting on the dinner table, […]

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TKIZMIRDIARIES| Visiting Turkey

  Do you believe that everything happens for a reason? I do. I love those little mysteries, that moment when everything makes sense and life comes to a full circle. I’ll never be exhausted of the surprises that put a smile to your face and moments that result from absolute serendipity of the universe.

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No Churn Ice-Cream – Chocolate & Tiramisu

I’m an ice-cream lover with a knack for cooking sans ice cream maker. So on my quest to make a simple, yet decadent ice cream at home, I started searching for recipes. All revolved around the principle of condensed milk and whipped cream, the rest is really up-to you! Ahh, finally a ray of sunshine (with […]

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“To fight when I feel like flying”

I avoid things; big moments, confrontations, and more recently, emotions. In my past, I I’ve been in both states of mind, one where I’m a hard hearted, fake a smile kind of a girl or the one where I’m a hot mess, seeking help. I spent most of my 2015 being the latter. And now, […]

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What I told myself about ‘Quarter Life Crisis’

‘What am I doing with my life?’ is a question you ask and avoid relentlessly. If you’re 25, give or take, I’m sure your plate’s starting to feel too small for all the questions, all the choices and all the decisions that you’re about to make. Every day you’re farther away from the person you […]

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Not worth reading | pt 2

You know my writer brain is doing that thing again. One where it aches to write epiphanies and thoughts that are better left unsaid and unspoken. So here I go. As I independently stroll across a sidewalk; water and rocks on one side, pool on the other, there’s some sort of “being alone” moment that […]

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Birthday Blog

It’s nearly 12:00 AM, which means my birthday is ending in merely minutes. And instead of a bitter-sweet goodbye, I have a sense of peaceful content. This year has been a bumpy one and I didn’t expect the kind of love and affection that swept me in the last 24 hours, but I have to […]

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