Did you stop and think we spend most of the time loving inanimate objects and wanting them dearly. Our connection with these things are far deeper and more inexplicable than with people. Here are my affairs over the years. My love affair with stationery started when I was very young. I collected a variety of paper, pens, pencils, crayons and bright colored post-it’s that… Read More It must have been love!
“There are few hours in life more agreeable than the hour dedicated to the ceremony known as afternoon tea.”- Henry James Tea is one beverage that binds together people world over. Every country has its own selection of authentic teas. It’s so popular that even Starbucks has introduced chai latte in their menu. Tea signifies… Read More Different facets of tea
I am not one of those who has to mandatorily make a New Year resolution every year. Instead, all through the year, I say things that I want to do but adhering to them or not, well that’s a totally different story. So here are some that come up every now and then but get… Read More New Year resolutions – gone with the wind!
Blogging has completely transformed the writing world. It has launched writing into a different league. Bloggers are churning out short pithy written pieces across social media in unique styles, each capturing a different yet topical theme. As someone wise told me, “It’s the recipes that you create yourself that are the best.” The bloggers all… Read More 5 different kinds of bloggers #MyFriendAlexa
Here a list of things our dear husbands often say. But don’t take them at face value since there’s always something more between the lines. Oh! it’s a chick flick, I’m not really interested Chick flick eh? I’ll pretend not to like it though I’m secretly hoping you will drag me along to watch it!… Read More What husbands say and what they actually mean!
Imagine a loud social Punjabi girl falling in love with a docile introverted Tamilian boy. This was the story of our marriage but it surprisingly didn’t have the “2 states” drama like Chetan Bhagat’s novel. The families readily agreed to the alliance and it was sealed with a lavish Punjabi wedding in Delhi. As they… Read More Delhi tadka on Chennai dosa
Women come in all shapes and sizes and categories. My bathing suit told me to go to the gym but my sweat pants said, “Nah girl, you are good”. Yet I am somewhere in between and still hit the gym. While working out, I looked around and observed the following kinds of women – Perfect 10 Girl –She will… Read More Different kinds of girls you meet at the gym
Our story is straight out of the Bollywood movies – “Chennai express” and “2 States” (though in the reverse). I am a Punjabi girl married to a Tamilian boy. However, unlike these movies, convincing our families was not a hard task and both sides readily agreed to go ahead with our alliance. The wedding preparations… Read More Punjabi Tamil cocktail
The alarm rang and I woke up from the bed like any other day. My eyes were half closed and my clothes felt a little loose. I thought to myself – Have I finally lost weight overnight? Has the miracle happened towards which I have been working all this while? I smiled to myself and… Read More The day I woke up as my 5 year old!
Children see, hear and experience the world just as we adults do. It would be fun to know what they are thinking. I imagine my 4 year old son would say something like this if he could verbalise all his thoughts…. Meet the parents! · When my parents make silly faces, I sometimes smile out… Read More World through the eyes of a toddler!