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Eid 2014 Celebration: Forgiving & family photo session

Assalamualaikum wbt..

Allahu Akbar! Allahu Akbar! Allahu Akbar! Walillah hil Hamd!

Syukur Alhamdulillah! I managed to perform my Aidilfitri prayers with my husband's family at a Masjid nearby our homestay in Jitra, Kedah. We went back to Ipoh on Saturday (two days before Eid) and we drove to Jitra on the next day. My husband's Tok Wan is staying in Kodiang Kedah but we only managed to get the homestay in Jitra. The traffic was congested all the way from Kuala Lumpur when we went back to Ipoh but Alhamdulillah it was clear all the way to the north the day before Eid. I bet many people have arrived to their respective hometown on Saturday.

The masjid was quite packed and overflowing with worshipers but I still managed to make it to the inner hall with my SIL. The prayers went smoothly and I enjoyed my visit to the masjid on the morning of raya. Alhamdulillah!

After prayers we went back to our homestay and had breakfast together. It is a tradition that we seek for forgiveness from the elders before visiting our relatives. I assumed that this year Raya is a special one to my husband's family since their lil brother (not so little actually) who studied overseas came back home for good after graduating.

Everyone looking so dapper and stylish in their Baju Raya outfit..and this is our freestyle family pose of the year, Hehe!



The forgiving session...

We then headed to Tok Wan's house in Kodiang and visited my husband's side relatives until evening.

Guess who's the most excited one that get to collect her Duit Raya and being pampered by the unties, uncles and her grandparents...

I bet you can.
Well, this little makcik get to collect her duit raya more than we do when we were young. Mom is jelly melly!

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