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  • Fruits And Veggies Of Labour

    The school’s have started and all the mommies around me are super busy!. The mornings are hard press...

  • Where Faith Meets

    Faith is a delicate term. For a few, it’s simply a conviction in the higher power and for others it ...

  • Green Coloured Passion

    The famous poet Edgar Allan Poe said, ʻWith me poetry has not been a purpose, but a passion”. Meetin...

  • Foods For Hormones

    HAPPINESS: I must be joking! Foods that can make one happy?!? Well, the logic is that we are but sla...

  • A Good Menu

    A Good Menu

    Pihuʼs birthday has brought a lot of color to Nandiniʼs house. We are all gathered and sharing warm ...

Fruits And Veggies Of Labour

The school’s have started and all the mommies around me are super busy!. The mornings are hard pressed and evenings are equally engaging with home work  and assignments. The moms, trying to juggle their lives with too many variables bring a smile to my lips . This phase of life is no doubt the most creative and innovative one. The ... Read More »

Where Faith Meets

Faith is a delicate term. For a few, it’s simply a conviction in the higher power and for others it translates into a set of practices and rituals. It is indeed a pleasant feeling  visiting a place which encourages both schools of thought. Makindu Saheb gurudwara (Sikh temple) is one such place. It is situated in the small town of ... Read More »

Green Coloured Passion

The famous poet Edgar Allan Poe said, ʻWith me poetry has not been a purpose, but a passion”. Meeting Pausha Kumar reminded me of these lines, albeit not in the context of poetry but in the context of gardening. Possessing grey fingers to say the least, I have always found myself drawn to people who are so close to our ... Read More »

Foods For Hormones

HAPPINESS: I must be joking! Foods that can make one happy?!? Well, the logic is that we are but slaves of our hormones. Whatever transpires in our minds is nothing but a game played by the endocrine system of the body. I keep reminding myself this fact whenever I am depressed or sad. So my research tells me that if ... Read More »

A Good Menu

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Pihuʼs birthday has brought a lot of color to Nandiniʼs house. We are all gathered and sharing warm laughter at her abode. Nandini has done a stunning job in decorating the house with flower theme. The house has been oozing of flower power. There are fresh flowers, artificial flowers, flower cut outs on the wall and ceiling, pot pourri and ... Read More »

SUNSHINE VITAMIN

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Do you feel tired and achy during the winter season or have you been diagnosed with chronic fatigue syndrome? If yes, you may be suffering from Vitamin D deficiency. Vitamins as we all know form an important part of our physiology. Thanks to the researches, the human kind is now more equipped with the knowledge of essential vitamins, their functions, ... Read More »

HEALING BABIES

Mrs Khanna is up and about these days since her son and his family are visiting her from overseas. We are all gearing up for a celebration at Mrs. Khannaʼs residence on the weekend. The changing weather is my concern, everyone has been complaining about how all the kids have been falling sick. As I am engrossed in my thoughts, ... Read More »

Aunty Rao: Habit Wise

The stillness in the cloudy weather is indicating that it will start raining in a few moments. Standing in my balcony, I am enjoying the dark clouds when my thoughts are interrupted by a phone call. Hello Auntyʼ said Neha, ʻIts a beautiful weather, I am calling everyone to come to my apartment for a cup of tea and bhajias, ... Read More »

A WAY TO A WOMAN’S HEART….. IS ALSO THROUGH STOMACH!

A WAY TO A WOMAN’S HEART….. IS ALSO THROUGH STOMACH! Do we really need to put a date to celebrate woman’s day. Officially (by whom?) and commercially (by all greeting card companies) 8th March is woman’s day and going by the same feeling March can be woman’s month, but isn’t it better if one could choose a day to make ... Read More »

‘CLUTTER WISE’

Continuous knocking on the door made me run and open the door. ‘Good morning aunty’, said little Mohit with a beaming smile. ‘Hello Mohit and what are you carrying in your hands?’ I asked after noticing a small box which had some empty card board boxes and toilet paper holders. ‘As a part of my Environmental Studies project, I am ... Read More »

20 Pain Killers in Your Kitchen

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Make muscle pain a memory with ginger When Danish researchers asked achy people to jazz up their diets with ginger, it eased muscle and joint pain, swelling and stiffness for up to 63 percent of them within two months. Experts credit ginger’s potent compounds called gingerols, which prevent the production of pain-triggering hormones. The study-recommended dose: Add at least 1 ... Read More »

Surya Namaskar

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Surya Namaskar should be done facing the early morning mild sunlight from the east. Importance of Surya Namaskar The Sanskrut language says : आदित्यस्य नमस्कारं ये कुर्वन्ति दिने दिने । जन्मान्तरसहस्रेषु दारिद्र्यं नोपजायते ।। Aadityasya namaskaram ye kurvanti dine dine | Janmaantarsahasreshu daridryam nopajaayate || Meaning : It is said that the person who does Surya Namaskar is untouched by ... Read More »

AUNTY RAO – BEST OUT OF WASTE

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Its nice to have peace and quiet morning after a hectic yet beautiful and colorful festival period. Armed with my special jasmine green tea, I decide to sit in the balcony and reflect on the goings on in the past few days. It all started at a gathering at my home one afternoon at the beginning of the festive season ... Read More »

AUNTY RAO SPEAKS – LET’S GO GREEN

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Festivals add spice to our life. But to think it through, festivals are a set of practices and its only fair if the practices evolve with time. The practices have to appertain to the era and if the era demands some sort of change for the betterment of the people and the environment, then they should be amended. In the ... Read More »

DIWALI RECIPES

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KUCHH MITHA HO JAYE… (LET THE SWEETNESS FLOW…) Diwali is just round the corner, and ʻsweetnessʼ is associated with Diwali as much as are the firecrackers and the lights. Its the season when every indian household will stock up on their sugars and make delicacies which although laborious but tingle the taste buds like none other sweet. Here is a ... Read More »

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