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Month: August 2016

ROAD TRIP TO CAMP HILL

ROAD TRIP TO CAMP HILL

Hello everyone! It has been a long time since I wrote something. Or is it? I guess I last shared something last week only. But seems like a long time anyway! So this weekend was as usual a happening one! I have been lucky these […]

THE LITTLE JOYS OF LIFE!

THE LITTLE JOYS OF LIFE!

Hello everyone! I believe each day can be a beautiful and satisfying day if you only look at it with the right frame of mind. Every morning when you wake up, give yourself at least 10 minutes before you get off your bed and get […]

5 COMMANDMENTS/ TIPS FOR WORKOUT – FOR BEGINNERS

5 COMMANDMENTS/ TIPS FOR WORKOUT – FOR BEGINNERS

Hello everyone! Another very busy weekend has come to an end. After 4 days of eating out (dinner), finally yesterday we had the pleasure of eating home cooked dinner while watching ‘Byomkesh Bakshi’ on YouTube. If you grew up in India in the 90’s, you would know what […]

RASGULLAS – AN EASY RECIPE FOR SPONGY RASGULLAS!

RASGULLAS – AN EASY RECIPE FOR SPONGY RASGULLAS!

Hello everyone! Life has been really busy but really eventful these past few days. Each day there is something or the other that N and I are planning for the coming days. There are a couple fo events planned for atleast 2-3 weeks already. Also, […]

BESAN LADOO – ANOTHER EASY RECIPE FOR RAKSHABANDHAN

BESAN LADOO – ANOTHER EASY RECIPE FOR RAKSHABANDHAN

Hello everyone! First of all, I would like to take this opportunity to wish all my fellow Indians a very Happy Independence Day. I live away from my motherland but each day my love and appreciation for my country only increases. With that being said, […]

FROSTED LEMONADE – A QUICK DRINK FOR RAKSHABANDHAN

FROSTED LEMONADE – A QUICK DRINK FOR RAKSHABANDHAN

Hello everyone! I am back today with another very quick recipe just perfect for your Rakshabandhan menu. This is the recipe for a drink and is perfect for this hot weather. It is called Frosted Lemonade. If you’ve been to the States, that name should […]

BAKED KACHORI – HEALTHY ADDITION TO YOUR RAKSHABANDHAN MENU

BAKED KACHORI – HEALTHY ADDITION TO YOUR RAKSHABANDHAN MENU

Hello everyone! Rakshabandhan or Rakhi is just around the corner. Only about a week away! Rakshabandhan is a festival that symbolizes the bond between a brother and his sisters. Back in India, I remember all of us, my family, and my friends being super excited […]

Brussels Sprouts, the Indian way – How to make Brussels Sprouts Masala

Brussels Sprouts, the Indian way – How to make Brussels Sprouts Masala

From many years ago, I remember watching some American TV show or a movie where they had some women cringing about their kids not eating Brussels Sprouts. What was Brussels Sprouts, I had no idea! Never seen it. So I remember watching those women go […]

How to get through a Bad day

How to get through a Bad day

Hello everyone! Don’t we all have those really bad days when we feel completely lost and defeated? I do. We all do. It may come to you because of a stressful day at work or just some general stuff, but it comes nevertheless, to all […]

Two Things Tuesday – Week 5

Two Things Tuesday – Week 5

Hello everyone! Another Tuesday is here. And what a beautiful day it is! Summers are in full swing and I am definitely not complaining. Living in a part of the world where it is cold most through the year entitles me to be exponentially excited […]


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