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...]

Baked Sweet Potatoes with Pecans & Cheese

Baked sweet potatoes, with chopped pecans, crumbled cheese and spiced herbs   Sweet Potatoes are one of my favorite veggies. I love their sweet flavor, and how versatile they are in terms of pairing them with other ingredients to make sweet or savory recipes. However, they are great to enjoy all by themselves too. When I was growing up, my mum used to fry small chunks of sweet potatoes, then … [Read more...]

Take Your Coffee Table From Drab to Dreamy in 5 Minutes

As the holiday season looms in, we all need ideas to deck up our house in budget-friendly ways! And a coffee table is a quintessential element that is bound to have a central position in almost any room. As I was scouring for ideas to deck up my coffee table, I came across this video where Interior design expert Nikki Chu shows how the living room centerpiece can be both functional and fierce, … [Read more...]

Linguine With Kale Basil & Walnut Pesto

Fall is officially upon us in California, and its time to warm things up with some fresh recipes that use fresh home-grown veggies, perfect for Fall and Winter! My garden bounty has some delicious picks this year like Roma tomatoes, Green peppers, Burpless cucumbers, Basil, and recently - the colorful Kale. I have to admit I have been skeptical about using kale in my recipes. But after a … [Read more...]

21 Ways to Repurpose Your Favorite Old Sarees

Its a no-brainer that all Indian ladies love their Sarees! In fact, you'll find a huge fan-following for these 7-9 yard pieces of fabric even outside the Indian community. With a myriad mix of fabrics and a versatile range of designs and colors, the Sari has now become a big fashion icon. But with changing trends, we move on to the latest fashion, and our beloved Saris are often left to age in … [Read more...]

10-Minute Paleo Cookie Recipe With a Calorie Count that Will Make You Smile!

Enjoy some sweet treats that don't wear you down with guilt, or pack inches around your waist! … [Read more...]