This next thoughtful gift not only invites the remembrance of the Quran but is super useful too! I have recently discovered these travel packing bags, and on my last trip they proved to be an amazing space saver so this gift was very well received and the verse from the Quran on it that says ‘Travel through the earth’ is the icing on the cake!
I came across this post on IlmFeed on FB and loved it. Sharing as seen:
“My nephew and nieces gifted me this lovely personalised bottle with zamzam water last Eid. Once we’d finished the zamzam, I filled it up with sugar water. The perfect size to pop into my bag on my walks.
I keep the sugar water for the bees. They get exhausted and sometimes can’t fly. Yesterday on our morning walk we came across two bees together. One looked dead. The other one was twitching, but finding it hard to move. I poured some sugar water and waited. First one flew away within 30seconds of drinking the sugar water alhamdulillah. The second is pictured here. Poor creature was so exhausted. It took a bit longer to drink and recover, but eventually flew off very energetically alhamdulillah
Please watch out for tired bees and feed them some sugar water or fizzy if you see them exhausted like this.
Shared by: Waheeda Islam”
Check out this gorgeous glass container which has been personalised with the words Sabr and Shukr.
Here is what the gift giver said about the beautiful thinking behind the gift: ‘Sabr & Shukr are core themes that run through the days and nights of Shahr Ramadhan for us as a family and we wanted to gift our friends and family something practical that would also serve as a visual reminder to carry these values through the year
This next gift idea is thoughtful in many ways.
The box that you see has been made in Gaza by deaf men and women, and so by purchasing the boxes, their income was provided for them. As well all know, Gaza needs all the help it can get at the moment, so this gesture is also one of support and solidarity.
Inside are some lovely bonbons!
Continuing on the homemade theme, here is a jar of homemade carrot pickle for Eid!
I wanted to try to stay away from something sweet as I knew everyone would have plenty of sweet stuff around this time, although I did try my hand at homemade strawberry jam as I figured it would last, but I wasn’t sure how many people like it! I was racking my brain for what to do instead until my sister suggested my mum’s pickle!
The label reads: ‘Like this carrot pickle, we pray that Ramadan was full of flavour and that Eid brings the taste of contentment and fulfilment, Inshallah.’