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Preloved Myths & Facts

Before I was familiar with preloved and secondhand clothing, I had the perception that preloved wasn't good! But having studied the environmental impacts of just consuming, I've become a strong proponent of the preloved movement. If you're still on the fence about using preloved, here's some reasons that should convince you to give nimbu preloved a shot! 1. Preloved is UNHYGENIC 😌 Says who? In the right hands, preloved clothes that are on sale have thoroughly been washed to ensure its cleanliness. Just because it was owned and used by someone else, doesn't mean its always dirty. For an extra safety measure, you can also wash the preloved clothes AGAIN, right? In Nimbu, we work with a reputed dry cleaning...

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Mama-owned Businesses Rock!

Running a business itself is already very hard. Running a business while having to be a mom and wife, take care of kids 24/7, fulfill everyone’s needs in the house AND stay sane? Even harder! To all the mama entrepreneurs out there, props to you! 👏🏻 As a mama to both Nimbu and my two kids, I know finding just one minute to myself between the hustle that doesn’t stop from day to night is soooo hard. From waking up to sleeping again, there’s always something I have to take care of! 😫 (Not complaining though, I love it anyway) To show my love and respect, here’s a little shoutout for these amazing mama-owned businesses: 1. MEEM Clothings Owned by the...

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Introducing Ramadan to the Little Ones

Finally! We have now officially entered the long awaited holy month of Ramadan, a month full of blessings we've been looking forward to! Closely related to fasting and praying, it might take a few efforts to adjust into Ramadan.  As little people who are still learning, we can introduce our children to what people commonly do during Ramadan too. Not only will they learn to implement the good things, they'll also be respectful towards others! Here are a few ways you could introduce Ramadan to your little ones, slowly but surely 😉 Explain what fasting is and show them how: For 30 days throughout the month, muslims commonly fast from dusk till dawn— meaning they can't drink nor eat for...

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Make your Ramadan More Meaningful

It’s almost a week through Ramadan and it feels sooo fulfilling so far! As the COVID-19 restrictions are loosen up, family meetings and iftar feasts are slowly getting back to normal just like two years ago. Say goodbye to online gatherings and having to deal with bad signals 😂  However, the point of Ramadan isn’t just fasting, avoiding drinks and food and looking forward to iftar, it’s the things we do in between too! As it’s only once a year, we better make the most out of it. Here are a few things I do (which you can do too) to make Ramadan more meaningful 👇🏻 Give back Either to trusted foundations, communities or even to the people around us...

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Ramadan Food: Stomach full, heart fulfilled

Ramadan Food: Stomach full, heart fulfilled The one thing almost everyone looks forward to during Ramadan is iftar, where we get to break our fast at dusk. However, thinking of what to eat for iftar can be confusing and cause you to be indecisive. Many opinions in the family are needed to solve this daily complication, and I know that you can relate to this! 😆 Here are my go-to shortcuts which you can try too, 1. Find food inspos from food bloggers Besides the fact that you’ll be drooling while searching online, many food bloggers post easy & delicious recipes we can try. Visit these food bloggers’ socials and brace for mouthwatering dishes 🤤 They’re also gorgeous moms with...

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