Raj Thandhi

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Karachi You Are Killing Me – the Book vs the Movie

A few weeks ago Salma wrote a post about upcoming movies for The South Asian Buzz, and while doing some research she found a book suggestion for me – Karachi You Are Killing Me by Saba Imtiaz. The book was…

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Seven Reasons To Join the Moms 30 for 30 Wardrobe Challenge

I know what you are thinking – life is challenging enough, why would I add the stress of a wardrobe challenge? Trust me though, if you’ve never done a 30 for 30 challenge it’s something you need to try. I…

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DIY Payal (Indian Anklets)

Payal (or jhanjran as they were called in my traditional Punjabi home), are anklets worn by Indian women, and usually have ghungroo  attached to them. Ghungroo are little bell shaped baubles that make noise as you walk. Depending on the…

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What Does Self-Care Really Mean?

Self-care. It’s something we hear about all the time on ‘mind, body, wellness’ type of blogs. It’s a topic that moms & girlfriends  talk about with each other at a very surface level, using blanket statements like “me time”. But…

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Quick Indian Cooking – Tadka Cubes

It’s no secret I love my desi food. In fact my ultimate comfort food is dal chawal (lentils and rice). I could eat that meal every day, and it is definitely my death bed choice – if I had to…

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Let’s Catch Up (Over Chai of Course)

So I kind of took an unplanned blog break for 6 weeks. Sorry about that. Even though you might not care, I feel like I owe you guys a little baby explanation too. Since November last year, my life has…

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Make Vaisakhi Cards: Craft Idea for Kids

Making Vaisakhi cards with your kids allows you an opportunity to start a discussion about Sikhism and the story of Vaisakhi, but it also builds anticipation and interest in the holiday. Just like kids start hearing about Christmas and Valentines…

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Favourite Find: Packable Down Jacket

We’ve been hit with a pretty harsh winter in BC, and I can’t tell you how happy I am that I bought this jacket last month! Seriously, I can’t believe that I’ve never thought to purchase a down jacket before…

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1 Day in Seattle: With Kids

Our family does a lot of ‘day tripping’. We’ll drive out to a destination that’s 2-3 hours away, spend the day, and head back after dinner. It might not be for everyone, but for us it’s a great way to…

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