Diwali! A festival of light :). It fills me with so much nostalgia! Growing up, Diwali was about crackers, sweets and exchanging gifts with friends and relatives. My sisters and I would wait the whole day to go to the rooftop to light up fireworks and have a face off to show who was the … Continue reading Happy Diwali!!
Halloween is a holiday that I really didn’t quite get into until after I had my first! And now that I have two, I love finding great costumes for the two of them that kind of go together because that is just cuteness raised to the power of two! Last year, they were superheroes. My … Continue reading My Favorite Halloween Finds!!
Date nights are the best, aren't they?! We look forward to a few hours of escape from the mundane and everyday routine. I love date nights with my hubby but raising two boys has its own share of perks because I get three times as many - one with each of the boys in the … Continue reading The Kindness Project Date Night!
Happy Friday!! We are so excited to be collaborating with cause entrepreneur, Laura Dingman and One Hope Wine. And, we are sharing this excitement with you all by hosting an online wine party where you get exclusive access to our party link to purchase from their entire collection of amazing wine and gift boxes! The … Continue reading Happy Friday!! Or Happy Wineday!
August marks the beginning of “a time of celebration” in India. We had Rakhsha Bandhan last week, and today is Janamashtami. Janamashtami is the celebration of Lord Krishna’s birth. Teachings of Krishna have transcended boundaries, cultures and religions across the world, because he provides a path to a fulfilling life without following any particular religion. … Continue reading Happy birthday, Lord Krishna!
What is Raksha Bandhan? For those of you who did not grow up around this awesome tradition, it is the Hindu festival observed mostly in the Indian subcontinent and celebrates the bond between a brother and sister. On this day, a sister ties a thread (the thread is called rakhi) on her brother’s wrist symbolizing … Continue reading Raksha Bandhan!
I cannot believe that summer is almost over and back to school season is already looming upon us! While some of you may already know that I am not a huge fan of summer (I know, that is just blasphemy!), I think my tune will start to change once my eldest starts kindergarten. I have … Continue reading Back to School Top Ten Favorites!
With summer in full swing, I thought I would share a recipe for a refreshing drink that my mom made for us growing up. It is especially useful to stay hydrated while replenishing essential minerals lost in the heat. And if your little one is like mine, who refuses to drink water, this is perfect … Continue reading Sipping “yummy” through summer
I have my fair share of meltdowns. Days when I feel like I have let my little one down, days when I have not been patient enough, days when I wish I had more time and did not rush her. Rushed, because we were getting late for school or for a playdate. Impatient, because I … Continue reading When you want to have it all, but can you?
Growing up, I watched my parents socialize, build and maintain friendships in different social circles. They have always been respected and loved regardless of who they are hanging out with and what the group demographic is. Till date, I think that they have such a wide social network of friends and family that they can … Continue reading Build me Up, Buttercup!