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How To Wear A Saree | Without All The Draping

Skin Lightening Tips For Winter

Desert camping in kuwait

Those who live in Kuwait know that there is nothing much to see around.There used to be this rock formation in Khiran but now unfortunately that too is inaccessible , thanks to the construction of the new city around an artificial waterfront We just thought it must be some mud and sand piled up solid only to find out at the scientific aquarium that the rock formation in Khiran is millions of years old . Im glad before they sealed it off.....I got a chance to climb and photograph myself on it.

Recently hubby took some time off and I decided to dry my eyes out searching for something new to see in kuwait.Something that doesnt drain your wallet dry . A chalet is a 120+ kd a day....a day at the resort usually means one has to book a room at the hotel to enjoy personal beaches and swimming pools.In case anyone of you reading this post knows of great spots around leave a kind recommendation in the comment box.

So I came across this place called Jedalliyat.If you type this name in…

Loving me.....

This has been a difficult topic ....Like till I got married I never loved me.I thought I was ugly, dark and hated my pictures being taken.My entire college life I was friend zoned by the opposite sex and thought I wish I had long hair...I wish I had fair skin....I wish I was thin...I wish someone called me beautiful.I could never accept a compliment....I would think in my mind...."yeah.... Go ahead and pity compliment for my ugliness."A video on youtube brought back so many memories.......Even as a child..I called fat and ugly and I felt so left out when people complimented my sister all the time.

Never do that to someone....I do get scared of piercings and extreme tattoos and gothic fashion..thats because I hardly get to see them and when I do..I have no idea how to react.

It all changed when I met my husband.He constantly reminded me that I was a beautiful person inside and out.As I gained some confidence in myself...I grew my hair long.I was told long hair looked bad on me.…

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Moong Dal Payasam / Chef Aadharsh Tatpati

Moong Dal Payasam / Chef Aadharsh Tatpati

Neer Dosa - Soft Dosa No Fermentation required - Indian Breakfast Recipe

Amritsar chicken paratha

KFC Style Home Made Fried Chicken

Chicken Tikka masala recipe by Archana

Ramadan cooking - Potato Crouquettes

Ramadan cooking - Kabsa rice

Ramadan Food Part- 1 Intro

Ramadan is 10 days away and as usual, as it approaches every year,so many things have to be put to order.

Firstly, for those who are diabetic and have certain diseases, the medications and their timings get altered,so I think many people consult their doctors as the first few days can be very difficult.The sugar is going down...Blood pressure gets unstable..but most of us...have all these sorted out already.

Secondly, making prayer a must in my routine.Now to be frank I make it a priority to do my prayers and read the holy book as much as possible.I abstain from some of my favourite things and a change of lifestyle happens like my hubby quitting smoking during the day.

Thirdly, cooking.What to cook???? A question every woman asks herself.There was a time when iftari was all about stuffing our faces with pulaos and biriyanis and heavy stuff,trying to replenish or make up for all the hours you didn't hog.In the end,we just gained weight and what should have helped you lose some pounds …

Smart phones

Everyone owns a smart phone...from the security guard to a maid to people in offices ...everyone.We are enslaved to this technology which is only here to stay and wont go out of our lives anytime soon.I just recently got my first smart phone and to be frank,once I got the hang of it...I too am addicted to my phone.But not the extent ,yet, That I need to click pictures of the food before I eat unless its very special or new...ahem ahem...yes...I heard that !!!!!!!!!!!

Anyways..i came across a bunch of posters online which pretty much explain this zombie life we have accepted in the name of smart phones being our first best friend.With Internet, the era of handwritten letters went much so that people use auto correct at all times because they are unsure of the words they typed in the sentence or the grammatical errors.

They don't need discussion coz the poster says it all.....

Actually with the above poster...I would have loved to own a camera back then to make a record of…

Mariah Carey - 05. Fourth of July


I don't think there are very many homes that don't have yoghurt.Yoghurt is a one goodness which you can either get at the local market or make it yourself at home.Good yoghurt being the one with cultures.Most yoghurt that we get in the market always says there is some prebiotic culture in it ,which is a good thing.

Now the beauty remedies that I'm going to mention here includes yogurt as a main ingredient.Just for reference...yoghurt shouldn't be too runny.If you have sort of runny yoghurt, you can always take a cheesecloth or clean cotton cloth, throw in the yoghurt,tie into a pouch and hang it over the sink or in a colander and let it drain overnight or for a couple of hours. The resulting yoghurt is thick,super creamy and ah ! so beautiful to hold in your hands.

Besides yoghurt being used in main courses and salads or as a has other wonderful uses.You don't have to throw it away just because the date will be up the next morning.

OK to the point now: 


Fenugreek - Kitchen medicine

I have barely hit my 40s and I have so many health issues that sometimes I laugh at myself.I'm like a melting pot of every illness.With the kind of lifestyle one has made oneself used too....diseases like diabetes, hypertension,cholesterol ,uric acid...these are household names nowadays.But back when I was was like grandma has diabetes..or great someone has something.Lets face it....we are what we eat.We no longer have access to organic food...we have fruits and vegetables that are available in every season..thanks to genetic engineering or whatever...we have fruits and veggies that are larger,shinier and look more plastic than real.Since these things are beyond our control as we live in concrete jungles..we can always revert to age old remedies our grandmothers used and spoke about and we ignored cause we were the educated and modern generation who leaps for things rather than walk for it.

Let me not make this a lament for our bad choice of food consumption and go in dire…

Walking on beautiful clean ice in Slovakian Mountains