Favorite Finds: August Edition

It is September already and I cannot wait for October (you know why!) One mid-day, I was working from a coffee shop, and randomly wondered if there has/have been anything new that I have been enjoying lately. These may be tiny things, but they have quite an impact on me as they either bring joy (read smile) or peace (read calm) to me. So, I wanted to share my new favorite finds with my readers and hoping to make it…

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Lifestyle

Beetroot Pachadi

My obsession with Pachadi is not new. In fact one of the most popular posts on my blog is that of Tomato Pachadi. If there is one thing I have been craving for during my pregnancy that is Pachadi, especially the fresh kind made with veggies. I have been on a roll to try lot of new ones. So, here is a recipe of Beetroot Pachadi that I learnt from my aunt and I instantly loved it. Make this for…

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Naa Kitchen Kahaani

Habits for an Organized Home

“I regret organizing my home”, said nobody ever. A clean home is different from an organized one. A clean home may be a treat to the eyes but an organized one is a treat to the happy soul. Organizing a home is not a one day’s job but is achieved only with habits and here are what that worked for me to stay organized. Find a home in your home Raise your hand if you find old receipts, hair ties,…

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Lifestyle

Pindi Miryam

Pindi Miryam

Pindi Miryam is a very special dish from my grand mother’s kitchen. My Ammama (maternal grandmother) made it every time we visited their home for the summer holidays and its become one of my sought after comfort foods. In my attempt to document the recipes from various tasty home kitchens, here I am with one of my favorite Andhra recipes. In Telugu language, Pindi means ‘flour’ and Miryam means ‘Pepper’. Many recipes of Pindi Miryam that I have come across…

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Naa Kitchen Kahaani

My Dancing Musing

Hello again! Like many times before, I am back after a long break! When I was struggling for a topic I could write about, one of my Instagram friends suggested that I write about something that is close to my heart. I liked the idea. (Thanks Surekha). So, here I am with my thoughts on “Dancing,” a natural part of me and something I haven’t talked about much on this blog. “Amma, I want to learn that dance.” was apparently…

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Purna Mudra

Tips for planning your travel

Its December. Holiday season is round the corner. I hope you have your holiday plans sorted. Travelling is easily one of the best ways to feel relaxed and rejuvenated. However, it can also be overwhelming at times with some unexpected happenings during the journey which can be avoided with some prior planning. During our recent trip to Spain, we had to change our plans, face unexpected situations but at the end all izz well. So, here are my tips for…

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Lifestyle, Out of Office

Deux jours à Paris – 2 Days in Paris

PARIS – There is a strong reason why it is one of the most visited cities in the world. It has something to offer for everyone. An art lover can spend days and weeks museum hopping and see the work of the most influential renaissance and gothic artists in the history. You can also spend the same time visiting the numerous monuments appreciating the wonderful architecture. If you are travelling with family and don’t fancy a visit to the US, they…

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Experience, Lifestyle, Out of Office

5 common shopping mistakes

Ola! How are you doing?  I am back from a lovely vacation feeling absolutely rejuvenated and excited to share more content with you all. Now that I am settling back into routine, I am also thinking about Thanksgiving and of course Black Friday/Cyber Monday! Do you love shopping? Ah! I heard you say “yes”. So do I 🙂  As much as I love shopping, I am trying to do mindful shopping and avoid some mistakes while shopping. This is a…

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Lifestyle

My packing essentials

I told you, October is my favorite month! This time it is even more exciting as I have the most awaited trip coming up in 10 days! More details soon! Travel is always fun but the preparation gets tiring only because I want to make sure I have everything I need when I go to a new place!  I have had my fair share of “Oh God! I forgot to get that!” moments and I want to avoid that during…

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Lifestyle

Honest Blogging Rambling

Happy October and Fall! Lovely season is back with new colors, energy and thoughts! I had a great summer with perfect family time and me time! I am back again after a break and this time not a deliberate one. Thank you for those who were asking me about my new blogs! That means a lot to me. I was wondering what has been my blocker?!  Definitely not TIME for I always have or make time for something I love…

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