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A Colourful Halwa for Holi

Holi is one of the most anticipated festivals of the year. Young and old alike drop their guards during this time and enjoy its colourful revelry and bonhomie in all its glory. Pichkaris, water balloons, colours etc make an appearance while the aromatic scent of special Holi delicacies wafts through every household. This auspicious day …

A to Z, Blogging, Down the memory lane, Family matters, Home, Kitchen calling, Me, Relationships, Thoughts and musings, Yummy yum

My Theme Reveal #AtoZChallenge #BlogchatterA2Z

Participating in the April A to Z challenge, a mega event bloggers excitedly discuss and look forward to ever since the turn of the year had forever been on my wish list. This year it is finally happening for me and I have a theme in place too. Playing the “Should I, shouldn’t I” game, …

India, Marriage, People, Relationships, Sharing views, Women

Your pocket or mine?

Marriage is as much a journey into self-exploration as it is about discovering and deciphering someone else. “Whatever belongs to me, belongs to you.” is one of the most clichéd reiterations romantic and/or married couples generously sprinkle over each other. However, pocket, phone or privacy in general, many don’t spare a thought to mark boundaries …

A Junior, Blogging, Books, Fiction, Kids, Mothers, Motivation, Sharing views, Women, Women's Day

The magic of J.K.Rowling and Harry Potter

“Everyone starts hating him. His life is in danger. Poor thing has to struggle so much!” A Jr said to me with conviction while reading the second Harry Potter book, The Chamber of Secrets. With our frequent discussions revolving around them, J.K.Rowling and her young wizard have become our family member, almost, after I introduced …

Festivals, Festive season, Health, Home, India, Kitchen calling, Lifestyle, Nutrition, People, Yummy yum

5 Fasting Foods for Shivratri

As a child Shivratri always held a special place in my heart. The revelry in and around our home on this day was infectious. Some people started chanting mantras early in the morning while others loudly played bhajans on their tape-recorders for others’ benefit. Waking up early and accompanying our parents to the temple was …