7 Sexy Smart Home Essential Gadgets

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These days, almost everyone is moving towards smart gadgets, and the concept of Smart Homes is no longer a dream. Technology has moved by leaps and bounds and more likely than not, you will find a gadget that solves any of your problems! With the ease of accessibility and healthy competition keeping the prices in check, it's easy to get your dream products into your home without breaking your … [Read more...]

Kitchen Hack – How To Preserve Cilantro For a Longer Time

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Any Indian recipe is incomplete without Cilantro, except Desserts, I think:) and personally, I love this fragrant herb - it is not only pretty to look at, it smells great, lends a deep flavor to my food, and also has tons of vitamins that go with most of the greens. I love using it in all of my curries, Dal, even Pulao or Pasta! Usually, I tend to buy 2 or 3 cilantro bunches at a time. And while … [Read more...]

Brave Mirada or the Demure Cinderella – Which Kind Of a Disney Princess Are You?

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This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone.#DisneyBeauties #CollectiveBias Like almost every other young girl in the world, my daughter loves Princesses too. She has their stickers adorning her bedroom walls, loves watching princess movies, and more than anything else, she loves dressing up as a Princess herself! Thanks to Disney, you … [Read more...]

8 Exciting New Ways To Beat Diet Boredom & Lose More Weight!

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Are you tired of eating the same kind of food every day and need a quick change to rev things up? Or are you trying hard to control your diet and getting bored of eating salads and weight loss shakes? Then it’s time to shake things up a bit. Studies have shown that the #1 reason people cannot stick to a diet is Diet Boredom – you are tired of eating the same meals every day as you count your … [Read more...]

The Diwali Gift – Book Review

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Diwali, the enchanting festival of lights is right around the corner, and people all around the world are gearing up to celebrate this in a grand way. Diwali is as important as Christmas for Indians all over the world, and preparations start almost a month in advance. The celebration itself lasts for 3-5 days, and food, lights, clothes & gifts are all an essential part of this beautiful festival. … [Read more...]

No Bake Cheesecake Recipe With Red Velvet Cookie Crust

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Disclosure: This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. However, the choice of ingredients, the recipe idea and the photos are all mine alone. #ChooseSmart #CollectiveBias I love entertaining, and it gives me a nice feeling to be able to please people with my food. But sometimes you want entertaining to be fuss-free, and yet not have to compromise on the … [Read more...]

Blueberry Banana & Soy Milk Ice Cream Shake

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Summer has been on in full swing these past few days as temperatures hit the 80's, perfect time to enjoy backyard barbecues, water activities or just enjoy a weekend afternoon reading a favorite book on your hammock! One of the best parts about Summer is you get to cook and enjoy nice cool things, ice-cream, fruit punches, milkshakes and popsicles can be gobbled up without guilt, thanks to the … [Read more...]

Chocolate & Peanut Butter Granola Pancakes

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Every Saturday is Pancake day in our house. We start off with a delicious pancake breakfast IHOP style, with some cheesy scrambled eggs on the side! And since this is a weekly fare, I try to create different kinds of pancakes so it doesn't get boring, and also try to sneak in some healthy ingredients that would make the morning meal more nutritious for my kiddo. Last week I decided to make some … [Read more...]

Pizza & Ice Cream Make a Perfect Pair – Good Food Good Life

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People usually have a lot of friends and family over for labor day weekend, and all that entertaining can get really strenuous. So for last night, we wanted to do a party that is relaxing for everyone, and a bit fun too, something where I don't have to laboriously work in the kitchen. So Pizza seemed to be the obvious choice. But making gourmet pizza can be a lot of work too, chopping the wedges, … [Read more...]

12 Healthier Desserts Perfect For Any Celebration

Once Labor Day kicks in, I mark the calendars to think that the Holiday season has officially begun. This would perhaps be the last celebration of Summer, and people start thinking about Halloween, Thanksgiving and Christmas. And then its time to start preparing the Menu for all these occasions. Before you know it, the heat is on in your kitchen as you are cooking and baking every weekend, and the … [Read more...]