She is really ill. The weather is too cold here and I wonder how this little one is suffering. I feel pity on these tiny people. They cannot speak and tell us their pain. She has got blisters in mouth and red little spots on her face. But she smiles as if she is okay (Masha Allah). I smile back at her and caress her. She is my friendly little niece. My very own little angel! Thanks Allah!
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This is the picture of my previous attempt.

My last attempt of cheesecake was an epic fail but this time it worked out so well. I was very careful with the consistency and denseness of the cheese mixture. So it turned out proper and in shape. I took it out of the spring-form pan remembering to scrape off the edges of the cake before loosening the pan. 
This time I used blueberries for the topping. It tasted just great!
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Top 5 Tips for Effective Blog Writing

It's been said again and again: Content is king. It's not only what you write about on your blog
that affects your page ranking and search results, it's also how you write about it. Effective blog
writing can get more traffic to your site, drive conversions, and establish your brand's authority.
Poor blog writing can cause you to lose customers and it will never propel your blog or your
company's website to the top of the search rankings.

You don't have to be a professional writing to create effective blog posts. Here are our top 5 tips
for effective blog writing:

Determine Your Audience

If you don't know who your audience is, how will you know what to write for them? And how will
you know how to write for them? Not every style will work for every audience. For example, if
you are targeting a hip, 18-34 demographic, you would want to write in an upbeat, edgy style.
You can keep it light and informal -- maybe even make a few inappropriate jokes. However, if
your audience is the 50-year-old professional set, then such a style could be offensive and turn
away readers.

You should know your audience for every blog post you write. Most of the time, your audience
will be the same for all posts. However, you may decide that you want to shift focus and target
your peers or even to try to reach out to new customers. Make sure you define this before you
start writing.

Determine Your Goal

How can you make a sale if you don't know what you're selling? The same is true for your
blog writing. You need to determine your goal for each post. Are you trying to establish your
brand authority? Then an informative post with lots of facts and figures is in order. Are you
trying to drive sales and increase conversions? Then a more persuasive post employing clever
marketing strategies should be written.

Identify your goals for each post, and you will be better able to determine a strategy and style
for each post, making your writing much more effective.

Target the Right Keywords

You should already have conducted extensive keyword research for your site to help with your
SEO efforts. Don't overlook this in your blog writing. Identify keywords that you want to target
for each and every blog post. Focus on one primary keyword or phrase and one secondary
keyword or phrase, and make sure you use each with the proper frequency. Doing so will help
your blog rank higher in search results so your posts get noticed and are read by more people.

Make sure that you use keywords organically, so that they flow with the text. Do not try to
arbitrarily insert keywords into your text, and do not keyword stuff. Your posts will read terribly,
and you will alienate readers.

Solve a Problem

Every blog post should solve a problem for your readers. You can do this in a number of ways:
by providing a solution, by providing them a list of handy tools and resources, by inspiring them,
and even by entertaining them.

Focusing on solving a problem makes each and every one of your blog posts valuable to
readers. What problems do your readers need solved?

Write Well

Of course, the best way to write an effective blog post is to simply write well. Edit and proofread
each post to make sure there are no problems with grammar or spelling. Make sure your ideas
flow logically from one to the other. Develop a strong voice that shows off your personality and
establishes your authority.

Poor writing will make you look like an amateur and your readers will question your knowledge
of the subject matter. Take the time to write a quality post and to edit it before you publish.

Writing effective blog posts is a skill you can learn. Use these tips to help you, and you'll be
producing posts that get traffic and drive sales, making your blog an effective content-marketing
tool for your business.

How do you write an effective blog post? Share your tips in the comments!

Bridget Sandorford is a freelance writer and researcher for, where recently
she’s been researching atlanta culinary arts. In her spare time, she enjoys biking, painting and
working on her first cookbook.
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This week had been super fun... I did lots of painting activities with the kids in class. My four month old little niece is here today. She recognizes me now, MashaAllah and smiles at me. She is learning to sit still when I cut her nails. I love her so much!
Yesterday was a whole of panic! I reached school and forgot to take my flash drive to play videos for kids. Another teacher was absent and I had to make so many urgent calls because we had to stay back late to attend the after school meeting and my credit in mobile was nil. I sent a 'Please Call Me' sms to my mom (If you are a Jeddawi, this is how we send PCM through Sawa - *177*recipient's number#) and told her to send me the recharge voucher, she sent it to me and I was unable to recharge, why?, because of the new policy in the kingdom, what? that we have to enter our identity number as well to recharge, then? I had left my ID card at home! Slap me! (again if you are a Jeddawi, this is how we recharge our Sawa line from now on - *155*voucher code*identity number#). I finally recharged my line after reaching home - useless by then!
The weather here had been pretty good these days, cloudy, and it rained last week, but I want more (no not like the one that would bring floods!).
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Our love for Prophet Muhammad (SAW) is forever living in our hearts. No matter how hard people try making false videos and portray the wrong picture of Prophet-hood. The Day of Resurrection will happen soon and everyone will see what is right or wrong, who earned what in this limited life and where will be their stay in the hereafter. May Allah SWT guide this Ummah and the blindfolded ones. The truth is in front of them but they aren't ready to see and accept it.

A talented person sent me an email yesterday in which he shared a link to a video. I believe he spent a hundred of hours on it. A great message conveyed directly into the hearts, with amazing effects and smart 3D kinetic typography. A completely professional editing done by this great person, MashaAllah. 

Belal Khan, from Leechon Digital Marketing says, 
It's a visual rendering of a poem about our beloved Prophet Muhammad salAllahu alayhi wasallam. I've worked on it for about a year (hundreds of hours spent) and now it's complete.
This video is made on a poem written by Ammar AlShukry, a very imaginative writer, SubhanAllah. His words complete the thoughts and filled tears in my eyes.

Yes, this is what Muslims are, the Blessed Ones! Peace and Blessings be upon our Holy Prophet (SAW).

Until I See You - By Ammar AlShukry

You're the best person I've ever known, the best friend I've never met
Your sincerity to me is blinding enough to completely canvas the world around me
with drapes that read, respect, honor, focus, protect..
and leaving a window so that I can zoom in on the important things,
and yet those are the things that I forget, or neglect,
...I will do better.

Your Ummah is fine, not because of me or mine, or wounds that heal with time,
those who'd die for a dollar sign, but because of promises divine,
and so when we feel that we're at our worst,
and our sadness would cause our hearts to burst,
it feels like there are times,
when there are angels within our lines.
Or maybe hovering over squares,
with chants of freedom in the air,
And though tyrants step on our necks
We smile...for history has always been on our side..
Yours is an Ummah that simply doesn't die..

I'm sorry for my weakness.
For every time I've been ashamed of your name, and asked someone to call me Mo,
For not knowing enough about you to defend you when they drew cartoons, or accused you with
the most heinous of accusations..
For not getting over my distaste of reading and waiting for hollywood to put you on the big
screen so I can know about you.
As if Steven Spielberg, Mel Gibson, and Johnny Depp could somehow recreate the twinkle in
your eye,or a beautiful bead of sweat as it scaffolds on your forehead, frantically fighting
gravity not wanting to fall off your body.

I keep thinking of seeing you, and wonder if you would smile at me...
the thought gives me goosebumps..

You told me to meet you at the pool, so on that day, I hope and pray
that I can see you through the crowd,
that no angels barricade me as I sprint at break neck speed,
I hope you recognize it's me.
I will crowd the companions to get access to your vision.
I will obey my thirst and quench it from your hand, so until that day I will pray...
I will stand and I will pray,
as if my feet are holding the earth from splitting.

If I make it, I cry at the thought of seeing you.
For I know the words that I used to read out of all too thin pages,
will do no justice, to your face, your scent, your touch, your voice.
My Messenger of Allah has always existed between the curves and dots of the
Arabic alphabet, So Muhammad ibn Abdillah in 3D and whatever other dimensions the hereafter
brings with it, will be an overboard of senses.
I will fall in love with your shadow,
and will tell Ali that his description did not do justice,
and tell my mother Aisha, that we heard her story of how you passed away between her chin and
her chest,
over and over and over again,
and it made us cry every single time.
For there was no disaster that we suffered more
than what we suffered before our souls merged with flesh,
of entering an Earth that was without you,
Does the sky even recognize us anymore..
And I will sit in the shade of your smile,
and ask you your story directly from your mouth,
as we sip from Salsabil, ice cold,
and would be deeply embarrassed if you asked me for mine,
Cuz I never did anything right, other than loving you
and then..if you let me, I would love..
for a hug.
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