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Home Décor Styling with ExclusiveLane

Being a décor enthusiast, my interest was piqued when I had the chance to pick a few Knick knacks from online craft brand ExclusiveLane. Browsing through their site is a pleasure especially if you are a fan of Indian handicrafts like me. All the categories and sub categories are neatly laid out and you can… Read More Home Décor Styling with ExclusiveLane

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Tea Amore at Shangri-La Bengaluru

An afternoon is well spent with bite sized cakes, sandwiches and more with tea and coffee at Shangri-La Bengaluru. Small bites are always good fun as it allows you to experience many flavours. This is why I said yes to a brand new promotion called Tea Amore at Shangri-La Hotel, Bengaluru. The experience unfolds at… Read More Tea Amore at Shangri-La Bengaluru

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World Cancer Day : How Ranjeet Kumar, Co-Founder & CEO, Team Pumpkin survived cancer and built a business

A story of grit and determination, Ranjeet Kumar, Co-Founder & CEO, Team Pumpkin, has beaten cancer twice and is an inspiration to others. On 25th August 2012 Ranjeet Kumar, and Swati Nathani met and conceptualized Team Pumpkin and on 14th February 2013, Team Pumpkin was launched. In about a month, precisely on 23rd March 2013,… Read More World Cancer Day : How Ranjeet Kumar, Co-Founder & CEO, Team Pumpkin survived cancer and built a business

Vegetarian Recipes

Three Ingredient Strawberry Icecream

This is a simple ice cream that uses seasonal strawberries, fresh cream and condensed milk. It is rich, creamy and not too sweet – a decadent treat that will leave you drooling. Ingredients Fresh Cream 300 ml Strawberries 300 grams Condensed Milk 200 ml Method Puree about 250 grams of fresh strawberry in a blender… Read More Three Ingredient Strawberry Icecream

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Smell the Coffee in Sakleshpur

A little gem of a destination that has its own coffee story beyond Coorg and Chikamangalur, Sakleshpur is where you can smell the coffee and have it too. A little gem of a destination that has its own coffee story beyond Coorg and Chikamangalur, Sakleshpur is where you can smell the coffee and have it… Read More Smell the Coffee in Sakleshpur

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Just Herbs Bhringraj Tail, Review

One of the best hair care regimens is to use a good hair oil and massage your hair gently. An age old practice, this is a technique that always works. Oil’s Well Champi or hair massage is a grandmother’s remedy for good hair. And with everything going back to tradition, oil for your hair is… Read More Just Herbs Bhringraj Tail, Review

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Ganesha at Gulur

At Gulur village, the God of auspicious beginnings Ganesha is celebrated in many ways. It was a casual conversation with my mother who recalled a school trip to Gulur that actually piqued my interest. Soon enough we were on our way to Gulur in Tumkur district. A smooth journey the 75 odd kilometer trip was… Read More Ganesha at Gulur

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Kabini – Photo Essay

The beautiful jungles of Kabini and Nagarhole give you a great insight into the wild side of Karnataka. What makes this jungle unique is that it sees the largest conglomeration of Asiatic elephants – over 1400 of them who come together from other jungles in summer in search of water. Kabini is also the jungle… Read More Kabini – Photo Essay

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Saukhyam – Pads with a Difference

With the environment being a key cause of concern, small steps do make a big difference. And when it is in your control, the best time to take action is now. According to Menstrual Health Alliance India, “one sanitary pad could take 500 to 800 years to decompose as the plastic used is non-biodegradable and… Read More Saukhyam – Pads with a Difference

Vegetarian Recipes

Homemade Butterscotch Ice Cream – Banana Twist

I have been toying with the idea of making butterscotch ice cream for a while but was not very happy with the available essence. This is when I chanced on Ossoro a brand that has 100 vegetarian and no preservatives in their essences. So I ordered them on the site and was able to make… Read More Homemade Butterscotch Ice Cream – Banana Twist