Raj Thandhi

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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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Get to Know Me – Through Zara’s Eyes

This week I was really stuck on a topic for my video, and then Zara suggested a ‘Get to Know Me’ video. I had no idea what that meant, but the infinitely cooler than me 9 year old said it…

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Tips for Making Time to Read

Books are an integral part of my life. I use them to escape the everyday, learn new skills, and grow as a writer. I’m one of those people that could easily give up TV, but take away my books (and…

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5 Things to Do Before You Begin a Renovation

[Planning home decoration is so much more fun than planning a reno!] Last spring, our family made some big changes and moved in with my father-in-law. He was living on his own in a mid-sized home and we were sort…

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Should I Buy a Microwave?

Here’s a strange thing you might not know about me – the last time I owned a microwave was in 2008. Yup it’s been 9 years since we had one in our house, and neither of our kids has ever…

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Dining Room: Progress Report

Back in December I shared my new decorating crush – partially painted walls. I’ve always been a fan of deep saturated paint colours and accent walls, but I’ve been struggling with the right way to integrate that into my current…

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