Celebrating my newest form of LOVE

Valentine’s day never meant much to me in its traditional sense. But if it is a day to celebrate any form of LOVE, I got to celebrate my newest form. The one I share with my daughter dearest. Afterall I met her after quite a journey. The sense of pride to be a mom (AMMA) is as unique as the bond every mother shares with her child. I know love at first sight. But, she was my love before first…

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Favorite Finds: January Edition

As cliche as it sounds, January literally flew by. With a great start to the new year with friends and family, first flight with Little S, setting resolutions and intentions for the year, Sankranthi celebrations, the first snow of the year and few sick days, January 2020 started off with a bang! Before the month ends, I wanted to get my “Favorite Finds” series back. Here, I am sharing my favorite things I learned or discovered during the month that…

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Never too late to start the new year right!

“We will open the book. Its pages are blank. We are going to put words on them ourselves. The book is called Opportunity and its first chapter is New Year’s Day.” Edith LoveJoy Pierce A happy new year and a new decade! If you are new to my blog, thank you for stopping by. If you have been around for some time, thank you for supporting me. Either way, I hope you find the content here useful. This time of…

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A letter to my daughter

My Dear Baby LakshWin, I can’t wait for the moment I meet you and hold you in my arms. Like any first time mother, I have myriad of things going on in my brain on how I would do and be as a mother. But I know I will learn it with every new day and be at my best with it. But I wanted you to know that you are very precious to us and we will do everything…

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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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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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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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