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Ditch convenience to support sustainable lifestyle [ #writebravely ]

A sustainable living is the need of the hour by every human being on this planet if we are to save it and ourselves from extinction. It may not be very comfortable to do so, but in the long run it greatly eases our health and pockets too!!… Read More Ditch convenience to support sustainable lifestyle [ #writebravely ]

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Shalzmojo turns One as a self hosted blog!!

My blog turns one as a self hosted blog and I am sharing my experiences for the past one year – my successes as a nascent blogger and the downfalls that I faced over and over again. I also give thanks to tonnes of peeps who helped me on this journey!… Read More Shalzmojo turns One as a self hosted blog!!

#MondayMusings, My View

Your writing sucks!!! [ #MondayMusings ]

“Your writing sucks and people laugh behind your back at what you write!!!!!!” Crushing? You bet your bottom dollar, it was. I was so heartbroken as it was said by a blogging friend fiend who retaliated over a perceived misdeed/misspoken word by me for her. Without waiting to clarify anything, she declared me Brutus and… Read More Your writing sucks!!! [ #MondayMusings ]

Food Bytes, My View, Product Review

When you are feeling blue, adding lemon can make you purple!

This year’s Bangalore trip saw me catching up with loads of friends, which meant that I got to check out tonnes of neat cafe there. One such get together saw me at Claytopia in Koramangala. We deigned to sit in the open courtyard, fanned by the green foliage of the tree cover. Our curiosity was… Read More When you are feeling blue, adding lemon can make you purple!

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| Day-7 | If we were having coffee #writebravely | WriteTribe – Festival of Words 2017 |

Hola folks! It’s that time of the month again when we catch up over a cup of our favourite brews; mine isnt coffee but tea! It’s already August, the 8th month of the year and time seems to be flying with jet spurred wings. I have had quite a busy and eventful year so far;… Read More | Day-7 | If we were having coffee #writebravely | WriteTribe – Festival of Words 2017 |

My View, Product Review

7 reasons why my stationery junkie heart fell for Matrika’s journal | #ProductReview |

For the past few years, I have been on a journey of self-love and expressing myself. So writing has become a huge part of my life in form of my blog and writing journals. Being a stationery addict and a creative soul at heart, I started picking up diaries and journals, whenever they caught my… Read More 7 reasons why my stationery junkie heart fell for Matrika’s journal | #ProductReview |

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Love, Stalk, Kill! { Women Safety } #MondayMusings

Even as we were rejoicing the confirmation of the death penalty for Nirbhayata’s rapists, another horrific rape filled the timelines. This time it was from Rohtak, Haryana where a man and his cronies abducted, raped, mutilated and killed a girl who had refused to marry him. That this came so close on the heels of… Read More Love, Stalk, Kill! { Women Safety } #MondayMusings

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Fallen from Grace {Friday Reflection}

Moving into a new place comes with its set of new faces and personalities. I have been doing my bit to get on with the social activities of the colony to familiarize myself with the peeps here. One such lady seems to be a regular on the morning walks and pretty soon we were exchanging… Read More Fallen from Grace {Friday Reflection}

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Save me from these Mother India please!!!

With mother’s day approaching fast, corporate gimmicks of every hue and shapes can be seen advertised massively. From restaurants to jewellery stores to you -name-it – everyone wants to cash in on this band wagon. Oh yes there are loads of blog writing contests too on this theme, which is how this blog has come… Read More Save me from these Mother India please!!!

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|The Great Indian Men-tality | Women’s Day 2017 |

The fact of the matter is that a man in India is revered by his; Family, for he would ensure progression of generation plus money would come in on his wedding as opposed to a girls, where it goes out (dowry) Father, for he would take care of business / his old age , etc. Mother,… Read More |The Great Indian Men-tality | Women’s Day 2017 |

Blog Challenge, My View, Travel Tales

#MagicOfLove: Where art thou, my Romeo!?!

I am a die-hard romantic at the hearts – no matter how many times its been broken and crushed! I still believe in my romeo-juliet tale (with happy endings though). So when Romila took out the #magicoflove contest for Valentines day, I decided to write a love letter to my Romeo (where ever he is, whoever… Read More #MagicOfLove: Where art thou, my Romeo!?!

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#ThankfulThursday: Thankful for love

#ThankfulThursday When I saw this week’s prompt for #thankfulthursday, I was a little flummoxed (my love life is at an epic low at the moment). Thankful for love – any kind- hmmmmm!! My mental gears whirred and vroomed while I plied myself with a bottle of red wine (you see writing about love warrants wine) Then… Read More #ThankfulThursday: Thankful for love

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Dreamcatcher – to catch a dream………

Dreamcatcher A jaunt amidst the colourful stalls at the much talked about Surajkund crafts mela this week was rewarded with a few quirky picks. Not just the traditional art and crafts of India but curios inspired from lifestyle, movies and of course the West. Everywhere one looked, there was a rainbow of knickknacks, vibrant textiles, jewellery… Read More Dreamcatcher – to catch a dream………

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All that sparkles, is it really worth the hullabaloo!?!

Real Women, Real Preferences You will be hard pressed to find a woman who doesn’t like jewellery or is not moved by the mere mention of it. I remember my grandmas and aunts making such a hullabaloo during my older cousin’s weddings over jewellery – the worth of the bride coming in or the daughter… Read More All that sparkles, is it really worth the hullabaloo!?!

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#UBC: My blog in 31 days of first month of 2017

#UBC: One month of continuous blogging The first month of 2017 is standing at its end and I took this time out to just reflect on how my blog has done. My Blog!!! My chest swells with pride at these words, for I have really laboured to get it “up” right there. I started by… Read More #UBC: My blog in 31 days of first month of 2017

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#KashmirTravelDiaries: A floating postoffice on the Dal lake

While roaming on the Dal Boulevard, I espied a gorgeous houseboat with the red and white signage of the Indian postal office. Curious I ventured forth to explore further and to my delight, it turned out to be the first and only Floating Post Office in India, gloriously standing tall in a charming backdrop of… Read More #KashmirTravelDiaries: A floating postoffice on the Dal lake

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#ThankfulThursdays : Apps everyday, keep the worries at bay

 #ThankfulThursdays Week 13 Writing this post for #ThankfulThursday prompt by Amrita as it made me realise how much the apps help me out to manage my tasks, without any worry of forgetting or time constraints. Though  I won’t classify myself as a true gadget freak or even  cell phone crazy , I do love the convenience… Read More #ThankfulThursdays : Apps everyday, keep the worries at bay

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#BarWoWe: No pain, no gain

#WordyWednesday #3 – January 2017 – #BarWoWe Call it what you will, incentives are what get people to work harder. – Nikita Khrushchev Incentives by any other name could be just plain old accountability and is so enmeshed in our way of living without us even realising it. As we human beings love to procrastinate… Read More #BarWoWe: No pain, no gain

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10 day “You” challenge: One photo

ONE PHOTO 2012  saw me heading off to Leh – a dream destination so far! I was all set to be charmed by the clouds, lakes, land formations and the people. But this picture is my favourite of that trip because I can’t for the life of me imagine how I managed to get on… Read More 10 day “You” challenge: One photo

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10 day “You” challenge: Two Songs

TWO SONGS Melodies hold the power to sway the mind heart to its tune and take one back to a day or moment or even remind of a person from way back in the past. I love listening to music and need the background sound in the house the whole day; I am addicted to the… Read More 10 day “You” challenge: Two Songs