New in town? I can help! Are you new to Abu Dhabi? Just flew in? Lizzy of Arabia would like to extend a great big Welcome out to all the “newbs” here in Abu Dhabi…er…I mean August newcomers. You have come to the right place to get the 411. If you are wondering if it’s painfully obvious how “new” you look, wonder no more, you look dazed, sweaty and confused–like a gazelle in the headlights. It’s true! Your new friends won’t tell you, but I will, because I was you this time las
Aw shucks, is that for me? You shouldn’t have?! Well yeah, I did tell you exactly how to gift me. Thank you all the same. 😉 How to Gift an Expat, June Edition Ah, Spring… ‘tis the season for so many holidays—exhausting, I know. There’s Mother’s Day, graduations, SO many birthdays lately (I cannot even begin to count them all), and of course there’s Father’s Day–by the way, HAPPY FATHER’S DAY to all the dads out there today. Need I mention all the very sad going away parties?
Aren’t they cute? If I were lucky enough to win free tickets to the Justin Timberlake concert next Friday night here in Abu Dhabi, I would be overjoyed, but inevitably I would be forced to ponder that age-old question that causes women the world over dread: What to Wear? Sivvi.com is running this competition for local bloggers to win tickets. All a gal (or a guy) has to do to enter, is have a look through their spring collection, and put together an outfit. Easy peasy, right?
Fabric Rolls at Cairo Textiles This past week, I visited Cairo Textiles in Abu Dhabi, not Cairo Egypt–not so lucky yet, friends. I am not really very into clothes. Anyone who knows me knows this. I like quality–I cannot afford the brands or quality that I really like. I like comfort–the cutest clothing is just not usually designed for comfort. I greatly dislike paying exorbitant prices for c.r.a.p. made in China—that just makes me angry. Sorry, won’t do it. Finally, I am livi