Accessorize it right – amazing finds for your home

[red_spacer spacer_margin=”30″][/red_spacer] There is enough we know already about accessorizing and in fact, we already do it. Most of our homes (at least mine) have decor pieces that we have…

5 Decorating ideas with Festive lights

Diwali is just round the corner, and as I start scouting around for new lights this year (yes, that’s my indulgence – I shop for lots of lights every year),…

THE STYLE MAZE

[red_spacer spacer_margin=”30″][/red_spacer]   So, what is your style? Tell us about it!  

What is your signature style?

[red_spacer spacer_margin=”30″][/red_spacer] So, what is your signature style? Pat came the reply – “I never gave this question any serious thought before! My signature style reflects me and my personality”. I…

Diwali Time – Not just about bling!!!

It’s Diwali time again! My most favourite time of the year and for all those lovely readers who go a bit over the top, re-doing their decor, I love you!…

My Big Fat GREEK Wedding

[red_spacer spacer_margin=”30″][/red_spacer] What a ‘feel good’ film this is! Movies come and go, but some remain beautifully etched in your heart. This sure is one of those for me. ‘What,…

No Reservations

No reservations is a heart warming movie (for me, of course not everyone thought of it this way!) about the very hard nosed, intimidating chef Kate (played by Catherine Zeta-Jones,…

The Duel of Wine

THE DUEL OF WINE: AN INDEPENDENT FILM Calling all wine lovers: The Duel of Wine, a film about a sommelier who loses his palate and seeks to challenge sommeliers all…

Under the Tuscan Sun – Quotes

[red_spacer spacer_margin=”30″][/red_spacer] “LIFE OFFERS YOU A THOUSAND CHANCES…YOU JUST HAVE TO TAKE ONE”   “REGRETS ARE A WASTE OF TIME. THEY’RE THE PAST CRIPPLING YOU IN THE PRESENT”   “UNTHINKABLY…

Experience the ethereal – Iceland through your lens

[red_spacer spacer_margin=”30″][/red_spacer] Something out of the ordinary, something unexpected – if that is what you hear yourself saying before planning a vacation, look no further than awe-inspiring Iceland. If you…

Experience the Varanasi magic on Dev Diwali

[red_spacer spacer_margin=”30″][/red_spacer] “Benaras is older than history, older than tradition, older even than legend and looks twice as old as all of them put together” – Mark Twain Most of…

Ayurvedic way of eating, the best way forward?

‘Ayurvedic eating is good for you, Satwik khana is excellent for your body‘…heard my grandmother say this often, when I was growing up, but of course, it didn’t seem important…

Healthy Living: Yoga and some gyan – Part 1

I am so obsessed about talking about yoga and healthy eating. However, it may be quite a different story, when it comes to practicing it – but starting today, I am…

Recycle in the Kitchen – Vegetable and fruit peels

I have been thinking for a while about the volume I add to my rubbish bin, simply with the  veg and fruit peels. While we do know that most goodness…

Krya goodies – helping build a Sustainable lifestyle

[red_spacer spacer_margin=”30″][/red_spacer] Last week I had a mild skin allergy after using a new child-friendly liquid soap. Apparently, some chemical in it didn’t go too well with my skin. While…

The Kitchen recycling- Lemons and Limes

Ever wondered what a humble lemon can do?  Apart from adding that much needed zing to ‘aaloo chaat’, salads, soups and stews,  it can make your home smell like heaven when…

Scotch Eggs, anyone?

Is there anyone out there (discounting vegans, of course!), who doesn’t love eggs? There are probably as many ways to cook eggs as there are different cultures.  Having grown up…

Street food of Allahabad

Last week was celebratory with Lohri, Makar Sankranti, and special anniversaries. This also means that I gorged on a lot of delicious food that essentially did not contribute to my health and wellness…

Street Food: The Indore Diaries

As we continue our love for street food – exploring the new while revisiting the old, I chanced upon some old photographs of some of us at Vijay Chaat enjoying ‘çoconut patties’….

My heart beats for Street food: In Cambridge today – Part I

Cambridge, is a gorgeous little place, tucked away in the East of England, known the world over for its amazing University, of course! But, what people don’t know is that…