Mentally, I had made a note to completely unwind during the holiday break doing things, I enjoyed doing & relaxing & catching up on sleep, books , baking & anything that might make my heart sing in a leisurely pace.This morning I was reading an article from the local magazine […]
FESTIVALS & HOLIDAYS
Random things in the week that made you stop and smile awhile
There are somethings in life, however crazy busy you are in the week, that make you stop and smile a while, let’s call them “grace stops” for now.Somethings that make your heart skip a beat, stop & look at it, for the sheer magic it spins around it, be it […]
Poinsettias – Flower of the Holy Night
The holiday season is here,you can’t miss it, the Poinsettias line every store in the mall.What is it about this plant that makes your heart jump with joy, every time you spot one ? Is it b’coz they signify joy, is it b’coz they signify that the holidays are here […]
Deepavali – The Festival of Lights
What is it about a festival, that stirs longings in one to be surrounded by warmth & joyful feelings,entangled in childhood memories of a festival spent with so much fervor and happiness ? The social media flooded with images of Deepavali celebrations in my motherland of India, so far away […]
Chakarai(Sweet) Pongal|How to make it?
Chakarai (or sweet) Pongal is a festive dish of South India, specially made in the state of Tamil Nadu. Chakarai Pongal is made with rice boiled with milk and jaggery in earthenware pots during the harvest festival, Pongal. It is also prepared as “Prasadham”(offerings at the temple).
TURKEY CUPCAKES FOR THANKSGIVING
Who knew there are so many yummy ways to make a turkey? If you have little ones at home, these Turkey cupcakes are a perfect party treat for kids on Thanksgiving.Cute, easy, and super sweet Turkey Thanksgiving Cupcakes