Chewy Chocolate Chip & Walnut Cookies

How would you describe your favorite Chocolate Chip Cookies? Soft, Chewy, a bit crunchy, such that it melts in your mouth? If this sounds like your thoughts, then you'll be pleased to know that its very easy to create these in your own kitchen, that too, without much fuss! If you've ever baked before, you'll be familiar with Dorie Greenspan's name - yes, the famous baker who's created so many … [Read more...]

Florida Key West & The Famous Grouper Fritters

A favorite destination for Ernest Hemingway, Jimmy Buffett, and many more, Key West is known for its palm lined streets and fish that is fresh enough to draw any committed culinary traveler. With a distinct mixture of cultures, the island is not only home to a strong seafood scene, but a tantalizing fusion of cuisines. At night, the street a lit up with vibrant sidewalk cafes that lure in … [Read more...]

The Moroccan Berber Rug – A New Alternative to Carpet

When it comes to home décor, there are numerous ways to decorate a room. Some people like to decorate with wallpaper and paintings. Other people prefer furniture in order to give each room a comfortable type of look. Another trend that is becoming increasingly popular among a number of home and business owners is to feature a Moroccan Berber rug. Although the name is notably recognizable to some, … [Read more...]

Dessert Crepes with Homemade Dulce de Leche

Spring break shoots up in one week, and what that means is that kids will demand more attention in every aspect of life, starting from a custom breakfast served every morning! Whether I can keep up with the demands or not is another thing, but I'm definitely going to try to make it special for them, as much as I can! And one morning treat I was thinking of are the Argentinian … [Read more...]

Appetizer Crisps with Cran-Apple Chutney & Aged Havarti

It's that time of the year when almost everyone is busy planning parties and gatherings, and food definitely takes a center-stage on all these occasions. From appetizers to dessert, everything deserves some elaborate planning. But I often think, entertaining shouldn't be such a hassle always, right? I mean, I love preparing elaborate meals for my family and friends, but sometimes I just want to … [Read more...]

10-Minute Mini Apple Pies

Craving for some sweet, but don't have much time? Here's a dessert that uses juicy apples to make a bite-sized dessert ready in less than 10 mins, and does not hoard on too many calories as well! Mini Apple Pies - they are great for a quick dessert crush, or for petite entertaining! … [Read more...]

DIY: Homemade Lavender & Jasmine Sugar Scrub

Homemade Lavender & Jasmine Sugar Scrub, with a touch of Honey for silky soft skin I'm not too much into beautifying myself, and I often look at other women who look impeccable almost every hour of the day, and I wonder - How do they do this!? With a full-time job, a toddler at home, and a kitchen to manage, I barely find time to look presentable, forget impeccable! But nevertheless, last … [Read more...]

Decorating Tips for a Dazzling Holiday!

As you gear up for Entertaining, this Holiday season, take some great tips and advice from blogger Natalie Xanthakis, as she walks you through some quick and simple ways to dazzle your home with DIY candles, gold-gilded antlers, and fresh table-scapes that are sure to leave your guests in awe. … [Read more...]

Top 10 Kid-Friendly Must Watch Christmas Movies

Are you waiting for your Kids to be off school? And wondering how you'll entertain them all day long, for almost 10 days?! Trust me, I'm in the same boat! We do have a small trip planned to Disneyland, and I have a list of 50 things I could do with them to keep them busy. But still, there will be times when I'm going to turn on the TV to keep them engaged while I get a break, and if they are going … [Read more...]

Holiday Bread Pudding with Chocolate & Nuts

The Holiday season is right around the corner, and while you are typing up a Black Friday list, I'm sure you are also thinking how you are going to entertain during the Holiday season, right? Well, for us, the festivities have already begun! The kids are going to be off for a whole week for Thanksgiving, which means its going to be a lot of food and TV magic happening around the house. Yes, we do … [Read more...]