Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Red Bull Winning 5 Football Tournament

Are you a real soccer fan? Then it is time to get active and play in the most unique 5-on-5 soccer tournament in Kuwait. What makes it unique? Each match lasts 10 minutes and when your team scores, you can kick out any player of the opposing team until the last one has gone - and there are no goalkeepers allowed. So survive with your team and become the national champion of Kuwait.
Qualifier days is between 19 & 20 October.
Register now:
Date: 19th & 20th October
Location: Hassan Abul Football Courts
Timing: 7PM

National Final
Date: 29th October
Location: Hassan Abul Football Courts
Timing: 7PM – 10PM

Monday, September 28, 2015

Health, Wellness & Weight Loss Weekly Meetings

Trending: Full length Mirror with Accessories Storage Cupboard.

Saw this in a brochure, lost the brochure. Found it posted on Expat Mums in Kuwait FB page. Promptly went and bought three, yes three, two as birthday gifts and one for my daughter. Easy to assemble, fair quality, comes in black, white, pink or brown, KD 20 from City Star, Tunis Street, Hawalli. Perfect for my mission: Get Organised 2015.


Yoga for Beginners at Bright Minds Kuwait

Are you looking for yoga without the commitment to a gym or club?
Come try YogaFlow at
Bright Minds Kuwait.
Sign up now for any of the October classes. Spaces are limited!
Tuesday 9:00-10:00am
Wednesday 6:00-7:00pm...

Saturday 8:00-9:00am

It'll be flow vinyasa at a beginner level. It's the same price as all the Bright Minds classes, 25kd for the month (four sessions).
Email info@brightmindskwt.com to reserve a place and then pay when you arrive for your first class.

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Sunday, September 20, 2015

To Fraxel or Not to Fraxel?

I'm starting to realize that lots of ladies out there have their regular visits to do a little work on their faces. I'm very tempted to do fraxel as the results seem to be amazing.
I've got a place in mind that comes highly recommended. If anyone has any recommendations or horror stories please share. Thanks.


Food Academy Sushi Classes at Saveco

Coolest PE Teacher Ever Whip Nae Nae Elementary Cardio Workout

Saturday, September 19, 2015

Review: Mexican Mariachi Night At Jumeirah Messilah Hotel

A nice evening of melodious Mexican Mariachi band music, dancing and yummy food.  This event was sold out very quickly. Loved the huge pinatas and the mango tapioca pudding. Thoroughly enjoyed the wonderful band's music and the dancing.
Thank you Jumeirah Messilah Hotel.
A higher stage and proper lighting would have been much appreciated but no complaints here as we so desperately need more events like this. Look forward to the next one.

Thursday, September 17, 2015

McDonald's Got Quinoa (Pronounced 'Keen-wa')

No one more surprised than me. A fair sized bowl of fatoush quinoa salad for KD 1.750 to go with your fries. I'm not sure if I was surprised that they had quinoa salad or that my daughter chose to order it.
Well done McDonald's.

Monday, September 14, 2015

The Tree Goats of Morocco

Bright Minds Autumn Open House: Kiddy Disco, Soccer, Ballet, Music, Yoga, Music, Costume Contest and More

Bright Minds are very excited to announce their Autumn Open House. They will be running 15 minute mini sessions on all their classes and their teachers will all be available to discuss their classes with you. They will also be having an Autumn costume competition for the children so it will be a fun filled afternoon for the whole family. See you all on the 24th October! Free entrance.

Friday, September 11, 2015

Eskenderella Band in Concert in Kuwait

 Reserve your seats!

A Night of Folklore with “Eskenderella” band in a concert in Kuwait! Led by Hazem Shaheen 

brought to you by LAPA in collaboration with KNCCAL and IKEA.

Date: Thursday, October 8 2015
Location: Abdulhusain Abdulreda Theater, Salmiya
Time: 7:30 PM
For inquiries:99366657
You can reserve your seats through 
www.lapa.loyac.org and it is free of charge.


K'S PATH's Quiz Night at ACK

The Kuwait Society for the Protection of Animals  will hold its Quiz Night on Friday 9th October 2015 at 7 pm at the Australian College of Kuwait (ACK). The event will have fun trivia rounds, challenge rounds, fabulous prizes and a great dinner. Participants can register in teams of up to five people and the entry fee stands at KD12 per head. All proceeds from the event will help K'S PATH buy food for its 200 dogs and cats and for repair work following the shelter's storage room fire. To register, please email events@kspath.org  

A Newly Found Dog Poop Scooping Pride

A few times my dog has not quite made the sandy waste area at the end of our road - the perfect pooping ground. In front of a whole construction site full of workers I have had to use dog poop baggies to scoop his poop from the pavement and dispose of it in an appropriate place. I have always been pretty embarrassed as I'm sure the workers (and anyone of the hundred plus residents looking out of their apartment windows) must think I'm demented.
Today, I watched a man walking his dog when the dog pooped on the pavement. The owner immediately took out a baggie and scooped the poop. I didn't think he was demented. I was so delighted to see him be such a responsible dog-owner that I wanted to give him a thumbs up but having been in the mortifying position of having to clean up after my dog in front of the whole neighbourhood, I thought it best not to. 
I will no longer feel embarrassed to scoop poop, in fact I think I'll start handing out baggies to the maids walking their employer's dogs and try to encourage them to use them too.


Yoga in the Park Tomorrow at 9AM

Tomorrow: Yoga at Al Shaheed Park
Date: Every Saturday starting from the 12th of September
Time: 9am
Location: Multipurpose Hall - Visitor Center *Please bring your mat and water bottle.

Mathmagician After School Math Classes for Kids

Courses will be in blocks of 5x 1 hour sessions with 5 or 6 children per group. Cost will be 10KD per session, with the whole 5 week block payable at first session.
SPECIAL BACK TO SCHOOL OFFER: 1 session free - pay only for 4 weeks (40KD)

Year 3 sessions: Mondays 4-5pm starting 5th October...
Year 4 sessions: Tuesdays 4-5pm starting 6th October
Classes for other year groups may be arranged if there is sufficient demand.

Classes follow the new UK Maths curriculum, but use a Singapore Maths style approach, aiming to teach to mastery and with a focus on deepening understanding of existing concepts and problem solving.
Only 6 places available per group, on a first come first served basis. Even if you have previously expressed interest, you are still required to send an email or pm to actually book a place. Please also include your child's name, age, school and basic information about his / her mathematical experiences.
Please note, these classes are aimed to supplement what your child is studying in school and should serve as consolidation. For specific difficulties outside of what we cover in the group sessions, please contact me about one to one tuition.
Tel. 9442 2592

Saturday, September 5, 2015

Review: The Cheesecake Factory at Arabella, Bida'a :O)

I've been a few times to The Cheesecake Factory in Avenues and it was okay but no love affair.
Today, after my daughter's really early morning try outs for the school netball team, we ended up at Arabella (next to Radisson SAS). Don't bother parking up front in the sunny KD 3 parking spots go into the underground parking which cost us 500 fils for about 2 hours. It was 9.30AM so the place was nice and quiet and they had a few places open for breakfast: Starbucks, Junkyard and a couple of others.
My precious fancied The Cheesecake Factory, which is right on the seafront, with seating for 370+ customers. When we got to the restaurant the lady at the door said they were not open until 10 but fortunately for us, and another couple, her supervisor said, "no problem come on in and have a seat." Big bonus points for me as standing outside waiting for them to open was not an option. We had a table upstairs with a lovely view.
Note to self: to come back when it's cooler and sit outside on the terrace and enjoy the sea air.
Our waiter, Bradley from South Africa, was a pro. I love great staff and this restaurant had plenty - knowledgeable, accommodating, professional and pleasant. 
My babe had the breakfast combo: pancakes, bacon, poached eggs with a side of hollandaise sauce and I had the Belgian waffles with strawberries, candied pecans and Chantilly cream. My daughter's was good (I wasn't keen on her pancakes but she loved them) but my waffles were sublime; crispy around the edges, smothered in lovely fresh strawberries, delightful candied pecans, maple syrup and the Chantilly cream took it to another level. Unforgettable and perfect in every way. 

10/10 for service, location and heavenly waffles.

Fit Mummy and Spine Care Classes at Bright Minds

Is your belly still pooched, however you are on diet and doing sit-ups? Moreover, your lower back hurts, too?
You have no idea how to flatten your belly and how to get rid of mummy tummy?
So, come and join FittMum and SpineCare classes in Bright Minds from 6th of September, where physiotherapist instructor will teach you low-intensity, slow-pace and physio safe core exercises without any sit-ups and crunches!
For more information call Bright Minds ( Tel: 50588833)


Friday, September 4, 2015