Art, Thoughts

Roots of an Artist: A Cultural Art Experience Not to Forget

Roots of an Artist was my first ever vendor experience as an artist, and I’m happy it was. The people, music, culture, art and food that was represented in that space was inspiring. It was a place where I received tremendous positivity from fellow creators and I even made some new friends. I’ve learned that […]

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Productivity, Thoughts

Take the Scenic Route, It’s Good for You

It’s a blessing to have grown up on Long Island. To some that may sound strange but I’ve always been amazed at the green scenery and plethora of parks/recs we have available to visit. Whenever I needed to go off the grid and reconnect with my thoughts I found going to a park and being […]

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Art, For the Culture

TBB Featured Artist: Roomana Shaikh

Welcome to the first artist showcasing their work on That Brown Blog. We hope you enjoy this ongoing series of wonderful talent from all over. If you or know someone that would be interested in participating please contact us at thatbrownblog7@gmail.com We’re honored to have our first featured artist, lets all give a warm welcome to Roomana […]

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Food, Thoughts

She’s Got the Chops- Meet Anika from Neeksomefood

Today’s interview will be discussing the Instagram chef Anika Ahmed of Neeksomefood. Anika specializes in Pakistani home-cooked dishes that are easy to make and 100% delicious. Let’s dive in. So the name, Neeksomefood, can you tell me more about the inspiration of the name? Well growing up my friends would call me Neeks and I […]

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Thoughts

To Roommate or Not to Roommate?

As I am sure many of you have already lived or are currently living with roommates. When you graduate college and enter adulthood, you have a choice: to roommate or not to roommate? For me, this was a decision which required a lot of thinking. Living with someone can have a drastic impact on your […]

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Thoughts

#LiveLessons with Imran Azad

#LiveLessons is an interactive series with your favorite influencers and content creators where you can ask them directly about their journey #OnTheRise . From tragedy to triumph, we cover it all. The sixth #LiveLesson was held on Thursday, July 12th on Instagram Live with my friend and podcaster Imran Azad ( @_kingazad). Creator of the Unmapped podcast, he’s […]

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What Muslims Look Like

EP 5: Artist, scientist and philanthropist Raeqa Mahmud discusses “doodles4change” and much more

In this week’s episode of “What Muslims Look Like”, artist, scientist and philanthropist Raeqa Mahmud sat down with Shefa and Ayyan to discuss her NGO, Doodles4Change, and how she is leveraging her passion for art to benefit underserved communities in Bangladesh. Follow Raeqa: https://www.instagram.com/doodles4change https://www.instagram.com/_raeqa/ Our social media channels: Twitter: https://twitter.com/AyyanicBond https://twitter.com/shefaahsan Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ayyanicbond/ https://www.instagram.com/shefaahsan/ […]

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Lifestyle, TBB Travel, Thoughts

Clichés

Clichés. We hear them all the time. Some resonate with us, others don’t make sense. Well as I am sure you have heard, “everything happens for a reason.” As you may know, this could not be further from the truth. My trip was filled with validation and proof of many clichés you probably have heard […]

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