3 must have essential oils for your home

must have essential oils

I was introduced to essential oil a few years ago and ever since they have been a part of my daily life. I use them in diffusers for their different healing and therapeutic properties. Essential oils are also used extensively in my recipes that include making my own lip balm, pain relief lotion bars and […]

3 Homemade Dandruff Masks {DIY}

Homemade dandruff masks

Dandruff is my all year long companion. It intensifies mostly in the winter with the dry weather and the rest of the year, it is pretty much in control. But the fact is that it stays. Dandruff is a common scalp condition that affects many people. Blame it on improper hair care, use of too […]

How to make Kashaya {Food, Health}

Kashaya

I feel the chill setting in with the rains that don’t stop at all. I  crave for something warm to drink all the time.   My search led me to a drink I had heard about often, but never really tasted it.  I got about making this drink today and I have to say that not […]

Making Modaks for Ganesh Chaturthi {Food}

Modaks

  I started to write this post in the morning, but the whole festivity thing got so crazy that I ended up cooking more than I planned. My boys were insistent on eating modaks. Modak is a sweet dumpling made with rice flour, jaggery and shredded coconut. I read up the procedure on the internet last night and […]

How to exfoliate your body for soft skin {Skin Care}

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Exfoliation is a very good way to get rid of the dead skin and rejuvenate yourself. For those who follow my blog are pretty aware about how much I love scrubs! But did you know that you need different types of scrubs for different parts of your body? You cannot use a foot scrub to […]

Make your own natural air fresheners for home {DIY}

natural air fresheners for home

With the rains here to stay for the next couple of days, I need to keep the windows and doors shut because of the flies and mosquitoes. And it  is but natural for the musty smell to creep into the house. Lighting incense sticks helps for about an hour and dhoops cleanse the house, but […]

3 natural face masks for this monsoon {DIY}

natural face masks

I love monsoons, the lashing rains, a sleepy weather and endless cups of coffee in this weather is quite a blessing. Of course, it also gets along a new set of problems – skin issues.  The humidity levels are on the rise and you tend to sweat. The sweat and the oil secretions can make […]

Monsoon skin care {Skin care, DIY}

Monsoon skin care

Skin care is important all year round. You cannot really compromise on that. The humidity levels are on the rise and you tend to sweat. The sweat and the oil secretions can make your skin and hair look really dull.  Monsoon skin care is determined according to your skin type.  Monsoon skin care – What is […]

4 ways to slow down and enjoy life {Life Mantras}

4 ways to slow down and enjoy life

In all of living, have much fun and laughter. Life is to be enjoyed, not just endured.- Gordon B. Hinckley 10 days ago when I was getting my boys back home from the bus bay, a sudden downpour caught us off guard. I was the only one without an umbrella. I yelled at them to […]

Jungle Magic Lunch Packz {Product Review}

Jungle Magic Lunch Packz

As a mother, one of the most important tasks is to ensure that my boys always have clean hands. Yes, I am the mom who makes the kids wash the hands a dozen times and clean the hands with the sanitizer when there is no access to water.  When I was told about the product […]