Month: February 2013

Liebster Award for me!

  A big THANK YOU to Tarana of Sand in my Toes for giving MyNappytales the Liebster Award.  It’s my turn to bestow  this award to my fellow bloggers.   The Liebster Award is given to upcoming bloggers who have less than 200 followers (well some might have more) and is passed along to other bloggers who meet the same criteria. Liebster is German and means beloved.   The rules for the Liebster Award are: 1. Each blogger should post 11 random facts about themselves. 2. Answer the questions the tagger has set for you, then create 11 new questions for the bloggers you pass the award to. 3. Choose 11 new bloggers (with less than 200 followers) to pass the award to and link them in your post. 4. Go to their page and tell them about the award. 5. No tag backs.   Eleven random facts about me: 1) I’m a Papa’s girl! He spoiled me the first 5 years of my life we were together before he left for heaven. Everyday I pray that …

Breastfeeding Q&A Meet-Up

Calling all Expectant Mums & Breastfeeding Families BreastFeeding Q&A UAE Group will hold the next meet-up this February 9 (1:00 pm – 3:00pm) at Inspire All Childrens Nursery. A great opportunity for parents to discuss advantages & difficulties on breastfeeding, weaning and to just have fun  with other families. More details on the event here.

Lamb Tagine with Honey and Apricots

My husband C is not fond of lamb meat the strong taste (& lingering taste) turns him off, I have to do extra measures like marinating it in turmeric rinse then cover it with turmeric again and to some extent discarding the first juice extracted when boiling/frying. I however absolutely enjoy eating lamb dish. I’ve been planning to prepare a tagine dish for us but I want to cook one in an actual tagine, I bought one on sale at Home Centre. I got this Moroccan Lamb Tagine  from foodnetwork.com site, recipe by Emeril Lagasse – click here.  The thick gravy was so yummy that I ate leftover sauce the next day for lunch! I made another batch of this using beef shanks and it was still yummy but I still prefer using lamb. We ate this Lamb Tagine with steamed rice and mix green salad, it was divine! I did made some minor changes from the original recipe doubled the amount of onions, add ginger (I love eating ginger), more broth and the next …

Ice Age Musical

    Last Friday we surprised V with Ice Age Live Musical Meet & Greet at Burjuman Centre.     Ice Age Musical was about 45 minutes long and right after kids get to meet and have a photo taken with the characters.   Thank you Burjuman for all fun free shows for our kids. Looking forward to the next one.