AtoZ, Blog Challenge, BookView

[G] Guernsey Literary & Potato peel Pie Society #AtoZchallenge

When I first heard of the book title Guernsey Literary and potato peel pie society- I was truly flummoxed! What on earth is this book about? But when I read the blurb I was totally convinced to read it through and glad I did for I fell in love with it. It brought alive the magic of letter writing for me.… Read More [G] Guernsey Literary & Potato peel Pie Society #AtoZchallenge

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[E] Elif Shafak’s The Forty Rules of Love #AtoZchallenge

I had been hearing a lot of rave reviews from friends and acquaintances alike about Elif Shafak’s novel The Forty Rules of Love. The underlining theme of Sufism running through this book is what had enchanted them. The book blurb did pique my curiosity and I ended up picking this book. Title: The Forty Rules… Read More [E] Elif Shafak’s The Forty Rules of Love #AtoZchallenge

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The Dalai Lama’s Cat by [D]avid Miche #AtoZchallenge

The Dalai Lama’s cat is quite a delightful book where in a stray kitten is adopted by his holiness and this cat discoveres life and his teachings to bask in them. Its a funny book with some great lessons in it.… Read More The Dalai Lama’s Cat by [D]avid Miche #AtoZchallenge

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[C] The Color Master by Aimee Bender #AtoZchallenge

I read the rave reviews of a fellow reader on Goodreads about a book titled “The particular sadness of lemon cake” which struck me as a very quirky title. I researched the author a bit and decided to read her short story collections titled The Color Master as my first book. The idea was to gauge her writing style and how it would arrest my imagination.… Read More [C] The Color Master by Aimee Bender #AtoZchallenge

AtoZ, Blog Challenge, BookView, mixed bag

[B] The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath #AtoZchallenge

The Bell jar is claimed to be a semi autobiographical work of the famous Amercian novelist Sylvia Plath who committed suicide shortly after its publication. I had heard much about this book and was not disappointed when I read it. The rich layering of words, makes it an unbelievably classic piece of writing. … Read More [B] The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath #AtoZchallenge

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[A] The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho #AtoZchallenge

The Alchemist by Paulo Coehlo is a world famous book that talks about the universe conspiring to grant you whatever you desire with your deepest wishes. It tells a simple folk lore tale but with a larger meaning hidden in it.… Read More [A] The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho #AtoZchallenge

#MondayMusings, Zero waste

4 Easy steps to convert useless kitchen waste to a powerful Bio-Enzyme cleaner [ #MondayMusings ]

Disgusted with the sights of mounting garbage piles in every nook and cranny of the colony where I live, I wondered at the solution. The news of tottering high mountains of rubbish in the landfills just outside city limits which have exhausted the capacity but are still being dumped into; leading to health hazards and… Read More 4 Easy steps to convert useless kitchen waste to a powerful Bio-Enzyme cleaner [ #MondayMusings ]

Guestblog, WisdomWednesday

[ #WisdomWednesday ] Decoding a Book Review

This month’s #WisdomWednesday features how to do a Book Review and for that I have been fortunate enough to have on my blog Inderpreet Uppal- a published author to talk about it. Read on to see a great offer for the readers of this blog which the author has so generously offered.… Read More [ #WisdomWednesday ] Decoding a Book Review

AtoZ, Blog Challenge, BookView

[Theme Reveal] My love affair with books #AtoZchallenge

Hola folks! AtoZ is back and I am ecstatic to be a part of it once again! Yes it’s my second time here! I truly loved the amazing buzz of this challenge that propels you to write daily and read too. It had been a revelation of sorts to connect with some really awesome blogs… Read More [Theme Reveal] My love affair with books #AtoZchallenge

#MondayMusings, Blog Challenge, My View, TLC

[ #MondayMusings ] Self entitlement is not the shortcut to success; so stop raining down on my parade!

Self entitlement is the most self centered attribute a person has who feelws he deserves everything without ever working hard. Such people rain down on everyone’s parade. Today’s Monday Musings explores this ugly attribute and wonders how to get rid of it.… Read More [ #MondayMusings ] Self entitlement is not the shortcut to success; so stop raining down on my parade!

Blog Challenge, TLC

A mixed bag in February [Gratitude Post]

Read about my February as I tell you all about the mixed blessings I received in this month in every aspect of my life. I love doing a Gratitude post every month as a recap of the previous one.… Read More A mixed bag in February [Gratitude Post]

#MondayMusings, Blog Challenge

[ #MondayMusings ] Dont take me for granted darling, for I am not afraid to walk away!

How often do we get taken for granted or maybe we just allow others to walk over us in order to not appear bad? People Pleasers or just too nice – what does this say about us? I am trying to explore this inane quality of each one of us to look good in front of others and so not disagree or simply go along with the plans even when we dont like it. Monday Musings for today!… Read More [ #MondayMusings ] Dont take me for granted darling, for I am not afraid to walk away!

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[ #MondayMusings ] Contentment VS Complacent – where do you draw the line?

Are you complacent or are you content? How do you differentiate between the two? What is your measure of contentment in your life? Read on todays monday musings as I wonder over this dilemma and try to ascertain a conclusion.… Read More [ #MondayMusings ] Contentment VS Complacent – where do you draw the line?

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[#MondayMusings] No time for fake love and toxic people!

Todays Monday Musings post is about toxic people.
Toxic people dont care who they hurt and how; they are just working on their premise of being the most important person in the world and set out to display that.… Read More [#MondayMusings] No time for fake love and toxic people!

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[ #MondayMusings ] Immutable law of life “this too shall pass”!

Todays Monday Musings is about the One immutable law of life which is that any and every crisis will tide over; no matter whatever it maybe and more importatnly you will have the strength to overcome it.… Read More [ #MondayMusings ] Immutable law of life “this too shall pass”!

Blog Challenge, My View, Product Review

Vanity thy name Vitamin E

Vitamin E capsules are a boon for me as I have grown up on using this in my home made beauty treatments; which have been handed down the generations to me and now modified by me to suit my lifestyle.… Read More Vanity thy name Vitamin E

#MondayMusings, Blog Challenge

Friends for a reason, a season or a lifetime!!!

Friends come into one’s life for a reason or a season or alifetime – all depends on what one has asked for from the universe and how it chose to respond. Read on all about my opinion on it for Monday musings this week.… Read More Friends for a reason, a season or a lifetime!!!

#MondayMusings, Gratitude List, Gratitude List, My View, TLC

December was when Santa came calling!!! [ Gratitude Post ]

A gratitude post for giving thanks to the blissful December 2017 with prayers for continued bliss in 2018!!!… Read More December was when Santa came calling!!! [ Gratitude Post ]