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!?!
#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
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
#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
#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
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
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
Three Movies I love watching movies and escaping into the make-believe world, even if for a few hours and hot buttered popcorn makes it all the better. I am going to put down three of my all time favourite movies; tough to do as I have a HUGE list of movies that I love to… Read More 10 day “You” challenge: Three movies
Four Books My mom tells me that as a toddler she noticed me being very fascinated with pictures and words in newspapers and periodicals and so decided to get me books to read whenever she could afford to. Her perception was right and something I am extremely grateful for as I dedicate my love for… Read More 10 day “You” challenge: Four Books
#ThankfulThursday Years ago, I was in the midst of a personal relationship that had become more misery than happiness. It was draining my self-esteem and depression had started to steep into my core. I was finding it easy to just let things be and bury myself in the depths of despair as fighting was too… Read More #ThankfulThursday : Being Human is a miracle in itself!
FIVE FOODS Not just nutrition but food also provides comfort to all of us. At times of stress, guilt, heartbreak – we all seek solace in a jar of nutella or a tub of ice cream. We all have memories associated with our favourite foods and some quirky combinations that are unique to just us.… Read More 10 day “You” challenge: Five Foods
SIX PLACES When I first came down to Delhi from a small town like Jammu, I couldn’t get over the largeness of this city or the humdrum it possesses. I had never had the freedom to run around on my own either as my parents brought us up as very protected. So growing up we… Read More 10 day “You” challenge: Six Places
SEVEN WANTS While growing up, I was seen as a difficult child by my peers and parents alike simply because I “wanted” to do things. My argument to-date with peeps is this : “do something because you want to do it and not because you Have to do it!” There is joy and passion in… Read More 10 Day “You” Challenge – Seven Wants
Eight Fears I hate lizards – they creep me out with their beady eyes n creepy crawling style. I am petrified of horror movies; can’t even watch a horrifying scene on tv or in a movie – change channels or close my eyes. I am legend is one movie I walked out of because of this.… Read More 10 day “You” challenge: Eight Fears
Nine Loves Butterflies – those magnificent winged creatures with colours and patterns that tease the mind. How I love thee. I wish I was one – but I think my mind is …. like a butterfly I mean – constantly flitting from here to there – Which is why I have such a short attention span (… Read More 10 Day “You” Challenge: Nine Loves!!
Ten secrets……sssshhhh!!! Romance is his middle name and I am an absolute and utter pile of mush when it comes to SRK! Its my secret-most [not so secret now 😉 ] desire to sit in his lap and gaze into his gooey nutella eyes, run my hands through his hair and………Siggghhhhh!!! I would sell my soul… Read More 10 Day “You” Challenge: Ten secrets……sssshhhh!!!
When I first watched this movie – Eat, Pray, Love – some 6 years back, I simply couldn’t relate to it and dismissed it. The book was even worse and I couldn’t get past 4-5 pages. So that was that. Cut to 2016, a lot of emotional upheavals later, I caught the tail end of this… Read More Eat, Pray, Love !!!
All through 2016 I have been moaning n groaning about how terrible this year is being to me. I ranted at the divine and blamed the universe for pushing me so hard. When the turmoil settled in deep, I got used to it and started going along with it in a zombie like trance. Eventually…………………… I snapped!… Read More Thankfullness Ahoy!!
“You have got to be kidding me?” pipped up my coffee companion incredulously, “You believe in Santa Klaus?” “Yes I do”, I reverted calmly. “Wow!!” second one laughed and rest of them joined in. Laughter subsided into a small silence and then one of them challenged a little hesitatingly, “prove it”. “OK. You know the basic surmise of… Read More I believe in Santa Klaus
#NaBloPoMo Last day card and I am not sure if I am sorry its over or relieved 😉 What a journey this has been for me all this month and I just want to thank Kashmira Mody for designing such an insightful pack of cards and gifting me one; Shilpi & Manish for inviting me… Read More #NaBloPoMo: Day #30: Sammasati – The remembrance!