It’s hard to believe that it’s already December 10 and that 2016 is just around the corner. I’m looking forward to the new year and some new stuff for 3 Things Thursday. But until then, here are the three things I’d like to share with you this week.
1. Afternoon at the Park
Yesterday the weather gave us a break from the rain. It turned out to be a beautiful sunny day so we took advantage and headed to the park after school. For some reason, the park was completely deserted and we had the whole thing to ourselves. We swung, we slid, we ran, we spun, we played follow the leader, we had a great time!
2. Ismaili Celebration
In the past, I’ve shared a little about my religion and background, including the fact that we are Shia Imami Ismaili Muslims. We don’t celebrate Christmas in the traditional sense, even though we have adopted a few of the elements, such as family dinner on Christmas Day. What we do celebrate on December 13, is the birthday of our leader/spiritual guide, the Aga Khan. We have a big dinner, we give the kids presents and we get together at Khane (mosque) for prayers and then for celebrations. It even gives us a reason to put up a tree. We just call it a Khushiali (celebration) Tree instead of a Christmas Tree.
3. Planning Session for 2016
I am pretty excited to be joining some of my my favourite bloggers, Jamie from Styling the Inside, Raj from Pink Chai Living and Taslim from Let Me Out Creative (who came up with this idea,) for a 2016 planning and strategy session this weekend. I have some goals and ideas in mind for both my blogging and SABN and I am going to make a plan for success. I’ll share the details on how it went!
Those are my 3 Things Thursday this week. If you would like to join us, here’s what you have to do. Write a post about three things you would like to share from you week. Grab the 3TT badge from the top of my post. Then link back to either myself, Salma, at The Write Balance, Raj at Pink Chai Living or Nisha at Love Laugh Mirch. It really is that easy and we can’t wait to read your posts!