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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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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Edible Lego Blocks – DIY

  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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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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Thanksgiving Fun @ our house

  Hosting a dinner party is always a pleasure for me. Whether it’s for forty or just four people, I miss no opportunity to entertain people. Last week for TG, it was just four of us and not only we planned the menu but also cooked it together.  So here…

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Ice Cream Birthday Party

My son turned five in July this year. He has been waiting for his special day since the beginning of this year. Looking at his excitement, I wanted to organize a memorable birthday party for him and his friends. After much thought and research , I knew an ice cream…

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Cooking Class

Mexican food is probably the only other cuisine (first being the Indian ) which I can have meal  after meal. The reason seems to be simple: It is as flavorful as Indian food . Ever since I moved to USA, I have been yearning  to cook authentic Mexican. Just last…

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