Go Green !

You must be the change you wish to see in the world…..Gandhi Every year June 5th is celebrated as World Environment day. I was wondering what all do we do to make our planet green. I still need to do a lot more but I’m happy that I’m at least…

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Polka Dots – The Journey So Far.

    This one is special and  I have been waiting to share it with my readers. The day I bought the domain name Polka Dots and Curry, this was the first article I wrote and saved as a draft. Why waited so long, you may ask? Because I wanted…

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2014 – A year in review

  2014 has been a good year. I’m grateful to God for everything that  happened this year, for all the happy times  we  enjoyed  together with family and friends, for good health and also for keeping our families safe and healthy back in India. We had a new arrival in…

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Giving Thanks

A recent study from Journal of Positive Psychology found that if you identify three positive things in your life and then reflect on why you are thankful for them, you experience a measurable increase in happiness. This grateful reflection may also change your cognitive habits. When something good happens, you…

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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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Happy Women’s Day

For all the women in my life and your life.  Every year March 8th is celebrated as International Women’s Day to honor women’s accomplishments in different fields.This day has assumed a new global dimension for women in both developed & developing countries.This year marks 100 years of the declaration &…

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Coffee With Sumit

Guest Recipe by Sumit Celly  On Coffee Beans, French Press & More …. I was never much of a coffee drinker. India is a tea drinking country and I stayed true to my roots until about three years back. And that doesn’t mean I have given up on tea. Coffee…

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Happy 2012

A quick shot of Fun It has been a while we had not been to any vacation.So we were very much ready for one ! We were not contending with the long road trips and crowded flights.To ease the whole process of trip planning & to keep our toddler entertained,…

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