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App Review: Muslim Pro

The thing I love about apps is how they have the ability to make your life a little easier. Coming off my last blog post about being a better Muslim, I came across this app called Muslim Pro (or as I like to call it “How to be a pro Muslim”). What I love about this app is that it’s quite comprehensive so instead of having an app for Salaah Times and then another one for the Quraan and a third for the Qibla, it’s all here in this handy app.

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Reviews, Technology

App Review: Gridwatch

This morning Eskom hit the unsuspecting and still sleepy citizens of South Africa with a bout of load shedding. And the people where understandably not happy. Just woke up and the electricity switched off. I CAN'T EVEN HAVE COFFEE. — Miss Andrist (@ZanyJoe) April 14, 2015 6am – 8am loadshedding means getting ready for work in the dark and sitting in the worst traffic all before you even had your morning coffee — Liezel (@Elle__K) April 14, 2015 So the fun news, is that  ...

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Gaming, Reviews

Boardgame Review: Shinobi Wat-aah!

When we were children, my brother and I along with our cousins, Saajidah, Shaheed and Ebrahim were obsessed with playing Crazy 8. You know “pick up, put down (a set), throw away”. We played it all the time. All day, every weekend or opportunity we got. So much so that when Ebrahim started Grade 1 his mother got a call from his teacher saying that when she asked him what came after 10 he said “Jack”. We love boardgames over in this neck of the woods. It all started  ...

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Parenting, Reviews

Review: The Safe Sippy 2

I’m one of those mother’s who has bought numerous sippy cups for my son trying find one that was truly “spill-proof”. You see whichever one we gave him The Munchkin would find a way to get the liquid out so he could mess it about. Which is not great when the liquid is juice or tea. So when we got this Safe Sippy cup to try out I was sceptical. Because while it also boasted to be spill-proof, I couldn’t help wonder if it was Munchkin-proof. Read the full review  ...

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