Finnish Christmas Cookies

      Every now and then I get to visit the local bookstore.  It is my  favorite place to go if I have some time to myself. I enjoy browsing through new books and magazines and occasionally buy them too.  Nothing is more satisfying than to be able to…

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DIY : Hot Chocolate / Hot Cocoa

  It’s National Hot Chocolate Day today. And  this recipe has been lying in the ‘draft  folder’  for several months. Guess it’s the right time to share. The homemade cocoa powder is made up of only 3 ingredients as compared to the store bought hot cocoa which has preservatives and…

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Pumpkin Spiced Cake

  If you are looking for dessert options other than the pumpkin pie for your Thanksgiving Feast, then look no further and try this moist and flavorful cake. It’s just  a pure  pumpkin cake with the right amount of  flavor, soft crumb, not too sweet and a pleasant blend of…

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Pooja Thaali – Significance And How To Make One At Home

  As an Indian who enjoys all the traditions and culture which Indian festivities bring along , I must say there are a few essential things which every Indian household needs to perform all the rituals. Growing up , I remember how my mom would decorate the pooja thali (…

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Edible Lego Blocks – DI

  I know I’m a little late in sharing this tutorial. And I entirely blame it on summers. These edible lego blocks were made for lego theme birthday party for my son last month. I watched few you tube videos and they all called for measuring board with cutter for…

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Nature Inspired Festive Centerpieces

  It’s so much fun to be outdoors – so very fresh and pretty. Although with freezing temperatures these days here in Colorado, going out is not something I look forward to. But even when it’s snowing outside, I try to take out some time and sit besides my window…

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DIY Diwali Decor

We are just few days away from Diwali. Every few years , I try to create some ethnic crafts for Diwali décor. Just my humble effort to present Indian culture to my own kids. Being NRI is really not that easy  when it comes to celebrating Indian festivals. We don’t have national holidays…

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Father’s Day Craft Ideas

Father’s day is June 21st this year. Here are three fun crafts to do with your kids to brighten their dad’s day next Sunday. Greeting Card Take any card stock. Draw this shape (a vest/jacket ) on it with a pencil. Cut the outlined shaped with scissors. Embellish as per…

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