BajiRao Mastani – Review

Guest article by Sumit Celly   I had absolutely no idea about the history of Bajirao, one of the greatest warriors and rulers of the Maratha dynasty. The only Marathi warrior or ruler I had heard about was Shivaji who I now know was the founder of the Maratha dynasty.…

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Fruit Cake

    Back in India, I remember having fruit cakes on special occasions. Usually store bought and gone in minutes after opening the pack. I still have vivid memories of those special times when my family enjoyed this sweet treat. Baking was not that popular in India at that time…

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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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Gingerbread Cookies

December gives many good reasons to bake. One of the reasons could be to set the stage for the festive season. It’s a wonderful feeling knowing that your pantry is stocked with home baked goodies during Holidays.           When I think of baking, I think of…

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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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Ethnic Mama – 4 : Outfit Ideas For The Festive Season

By all means I’m thoroughly enjoying the Indian festive season which kick started three weeks ago. And I’m glad I started my own Ethnic Series to have a mini celebration here on my blog itself. The blogs under Ethnic Series are so well received and appreciated by my readers and…

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Happy Karwachauth

Guest Article By Meetu Gulati   The festive season is around the corner. Beginning of fall marks the beginning of all major festivities in India and gives us a reason to adorn ourselves in beautiful ethnic wear and accessories. One such festival is Karwachauth– one of the most awaited festival…

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Ethnic Mama-3 : Different Styles To Drape A Saree

As promised I’m back with another article on sarees. This time it’s all about draping the saree – traditional and modern styles. There are many ways to wear a saree. Many states in India have their  own popular style. One of the most popular way is the one shown in the…

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