Written in the Stars: Modern Map Art

Some occasions are so special, we simply want to capture every single moment and freeze it in time. What you were wearing, thinking and feeling, what the location was like and the ambience of that day or evening… But what if we could capture exactly what the...

Me Time at Angsana Spa

One of the things I didn’t anticipate after having a baby was the amount of body aches and pains I’d have. And because of them, I ended up at the Vineyard Hotel’s Angsana Spa. All I knew was that I needed something to make me feel – and...

On Resigning, Motherhood and Resilience

A year ago I resigned from my full-time job. When I first took up the post, three and a half years prior, the last thing I would have thought that I’d do is resign to embrace the life of a stay-at-home mum. It was the biggest risk I took in my career. It was the...

My 6 Best Baby Buys

Every new parent-to-be has one thing in common pending the arrival of their little bundle: concern for getting the best baby items and accessories within their budget. After doing much research, I made a list of a few items that sounded like must-haves. And, after our...

When’s the Best Time to Book Flights?

…When there’s a sale, of course! Jokes aside. Whether you love local travel or have family and friends scattered across the country, I bet, at some point, you’ve pretty much spent quite a bit of time trying to find the cheapest flights. Having close...

Ramadan Cheats: Easy Chicken Haleem

Soon after I got married, my husband fell in love with our tradition of opening fast with haleem every evening. It was then that I realised I need to learn how to make haleem soon… but the idea of slogging away in the kitchen for half the morning, preparing this...

Accessing My Instagram Historical Data

If you haven’t heard already, you can review and download your Instagram data – the downloadable data is (some of) the info Instagram has collected from your activities on your account. Out of curiosity, I decided to check out what exactly Instagram has on...

Col’cacchio Launches a Halal Branch

For many of us halal foodies, we know the pains of having to walk passed any Col’cacchio and get the aroma of that deliciousness… and secretly hoping that they were halal. Well, the good news is that there are now two halal certified stores in country: one...

8 Simple Ways To Support New Mums

The truth is that you don’t have to be a parent to be able to provide support to new a mum. It’s a common misunderstanding that helping out new parents can only mean placing the entire responsibility of the baby onto yourself for a while – no, this...

Mugg & Bean’s Sizzling Summer Menu

Mugg & Bean launched their summer menu in the last four weeks and Hungry for Halaal invited us to try out their new additions at the only halal branch in the country: Mugg & Bean Kenilworth. With a focus on being healthy for the most part, the summer menu can...

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Iridescent Lane is a lifestyle blog that covers food, local travel, creative writing, parenting, and a few other elements that make up Saajida’s journey living in Cape Town.

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