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Unique Indian Pickles at your Doorstep

March 23, 2017

No meal is complete without a dash of the sweet, sour and mouthwatering Indian pickle. It is known by different names across the country – Uppinakaayi in Kannada, Pachadi in Telgu, Urukai in Tamil, Uppillittuthu in Malayalam, Loncha in Marathi, Athanu in Gujarati and Āchār in Hindi. At any time, our Home is resident by at least 5 varieties of Indian Pickle. There are respective favorites of each member. One must wonder over the endless options for a Pickle- Sweet, Sour…

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MINIMALISM

A-Z of becoming a Minimalist #AtoZChallenge

March 20, 2017

“Becoming a minimalist is about Eliminating the Unnecessary” I can see myself sorted out this Year and so is my Blogging Life. I am bitten by the bug of Minimalism this year. As I am trying to follow Minimalist Lifestyle step by step, I am sharing my experiences on the way. This is how a simple Addition and Subtraction principle worked for me.   Becoming a Minimalist No, this journey is not easy as its not only things that create…

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QUOTED STORIES LINKY SELF IMPROVEMENT STORY

CHOICE OF WORDS #QuotedStories

March 15, 2017

CHOICE OF WORDS is something I failed to pick up from my Mother.     I adore my Love for my Family, I adore my faithfulness for my Friends, I adore myself for being  a good listener, I adore myself for being a continuous learner but above all, I hate myself for not being a person who carefully chooses the words. I hate myself for hurting those who love me most and the fact is I hurt the only ones…

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Linky Party inspired by Quotes close to your heart- Are you coming?

March 10, 2017

Once you have been blogging for a while, your blog may take you in a direction you had never dreamed of when you started. After having participated in a number of Blog parties over the months, I am inspired enough to launch my own link up party. I adore how these Blog Link up parties create great community, connecting you with like-minded people from all over. Recently, I have started admiring the Power of Quotes and thus this theme took…

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PARENTING

Storytelling with Colgate

March 10, 2017

Storytelling for kids is a skill you can imbibe in your Kids from a very small age as  Storytelling is something which a Kid of every age enjoys. It improves their language skills, imaginative power and help them gain confidence. Its also a great way to engage with Kids and spend some constructive time together. Storytelling for Kids can encourage development of emotions and feelings in a child while they try to express their imaginative characters.   Colgate packs are…

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Are you attending a Link Party?

March 9, 2017

Are you a new Blogger just like me trying to set your feet in this wide world of Blogging? If yes, there is a good news for all of us – Something which helps us get the reader base in short span of time. I wasn’t aware of this when I started Blogging back in 2015. It took me 6 months to unleash the power of this powerful tool called- BLOG LINKUP aka Linkup Party, Blog hop party or a…

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A DAY IN THE LIFE OF BLOGGER

Romilaa @NovembersChild- A Day in the Life of a Blogger

March 7, 2017

Today in my series, I am glad to introduce a Veteran blogger who has been around since 2004. She is a voracious reader, e-book author, devoted coffee-drinker, avid thinker and a fashion lover who has a huge collection of bags. Music is her passion and you can find her writing most of the time. She is extremely friendly, helpful and a happy person. She accepts bouquets and brickbats on her writings. She blogs at Novemberschild.com and can be connected on…

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LIFESTYLE REVIEWS

We are evolving and thus the Fashion

March 5, 2017

Weddings these days are not restricted to specific part of the year. Not only “Bride” and “Groom” but everyone seeks something different for every occasion. This becomes a hefty task when everyone is busy with their demanding Jobs these days. Lack of time, traffic chaos and over-populated malls makes shopping difficult. Online shopping comes as a rescue where options are always more. Women rule the fashion world; there is so much to choose from. From dress to accessories, from shoes…

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PARENTING

How Mustard oil is beneficial for the Infants and toddlers

March 3, 2017

Being a Mother to a Toddler, I am sharing the uses of Mustard oil for Babies as now I use it myself for my Kid. Mustard oil  is also known as “sarson ka tel” in Hindi, “sorshe tel” in Bengali, “rai ka tel” in Punjabi, “Kadugu Ennai” in Tamil. It has lots of medicinal benefits and is used extensively for babies and kids in South Asia.   Note: Do not use mustard oil before your Baby turns 6 months old.…

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SELF IMPROVEMENT

Realistic Quarterly Goals- First Quarter 2017

March 1, 2017

I am not here to set unrealistic goals or Resolutions for myself. I already have my Motto for 2017 “MINIMALISM” Inspired from Shantala@Shanaya Tales, I am taking forward the baton of quarterly personal development goals from her. I did well at De-cluttering front – Minimalism is working for me and I am happy to witness less cluttered corners. Only 1 Month left for the First Quarter and here I am with my practical goals-   PERSONAL GOALS March will be…

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LIFE SELF IMPROVEMENT

Power of Quotes

February 27, 2017

To realize the importance of quotes in Life , you need to introspect into your lives, recognize your dreams and follow your instincts. Importance of quotes in life A quote can be the beginning of an important discussion A quote can win someone’s heart A quote can make you smile Talking about a subject is easy when its build around a quote. Quotes ignite your imagination. Quotes help you to weave the thread of trust.   A quote can reinforce…

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SOCIETY & CUSTOMS

10 Indian superstitions we still believe in

February 20, 2017

Superstitions are beliefs related to the cultural milieu of a nation and Indian superstitions are no exception. Even though we deny believing them but still go wary when its talked about. Do you believe in them? or if you are like me who doesn’t believe but cannot speak against it as people around you believe in them. Indian Superstitions I have come across   1. If you flip the slippers down or over each other, you’ll have bad luck.  …

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LIFE WITH(OUT) BLOGGING

February 14, 2017

Bloggers Life can be better defined with this quote: Though sometimes its harder to mark a line between Life and Blogging and find the balance but those 2 days without my Blog filled me with anxiety and never-felt-before emptiness. Those 2 days were dreadful when my Blog met some technical issues and I felt the crunch. Every single hour I felt the need of it. I found myself cribbing about it to my Husband to get a rolled-eye-look. Though he…

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Happy Sunday Linky Party #6

February 12, 2017

Last Sunday, I co-hosted Happy Sunday with Menaka but it did not went like we expected it to be- Menaka had a busy week and we could not choose the featured post. So, here we are again with the Bang-   Welcome Lovely Bloggers!   Prompt For The Week This week it would be a photo prompt Rules Of #HappySunday #LinkParty #6 So here we are with the #HappySunday linky party! Go ahead and link your favorite posts. The following…

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LOVE AND RELATIONSHIPS

Color of Love

February 10, 2017

Being raised in an Era of 90s and those romantic Bollywood hits- Kuch Kuch hota hai, Dil to pagal hai, DDLJ- I always knew RED being the color of Love indicating Romance and Passion. Love in actual is much more Tricky than I thought it to be. Love is not a happily-ever-after thing but a journey towards happy-with-each-other.   COLOR OF LOVE   Love is a splendid array of colors and patterns, interweaving causing both happiness and sorrow, joy and…

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