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DIY Handwritten Balloons

These DIY Handwritten Balloons areĀ  so simple, I almost didn’t post them. Guys, it’s balloons that I wrote on with a Sharpie!! I know a lot of people aren’t into balloons anymore (how 1990’s), but I kind of secretly love…

Easy Lohri Table Decorations: Step-by-Step

It’s no secret that I love to entertain. Nothing makes my heart as happy as a full house, lively conversation, and full bellies. I love parties so much that this year I even chose Celebrate as my word of the…

Jaggery Caramels (Gur Candy) for Lohri

Every year my mom brings us ‘Lohri’. She says it’s tradition for parents to send peanuts, gur, atte de biscuit, and rewri to a married girl’s home on the holiday. As much as I hate the desi concept of girls…

Why Celebrate Lohri?

Growing up in Canada, my understanding of Lohri was very limited. The two things I knew were; people host Lohri parties when they have a boy, and you always cook saag and eat gur & rewri on Lohri. By the…

My Lohri Tablescape & Decor

This weekend my family will be celebrating Lohri the same way we have for the last few years. I make a pot of saag, and then we bring it over to our friends Johnny & Lisa’s house, where Lisa makes…

6 Simple Lohri Traditions to Start with Your Family

Thinking about celebrating Lohri but not sure where to start? Here a 6 simple and easy Lohri traditions to start with your family. Word of advice, don’t try to do all of them, just pick a few that work for…

How to Make A Lohri Bonfire Cake

This Lohri Bonfire Cake is one of my favourite cakes I’ve ever made! It was made way before I really considered myself a DIY or food blogger, and was really only meant to wow my kids. It has ended up…

How to Make Makki di Roti

Makki di roti is a fall and winter staple in Punjabi households in India, and a year round favourite in ‘foreign’ countries. I can’t think of a dish that is more quintessentially Punjabi, or a dish that is more daunting!…

Ras Kheer Recipe | Rice Pudding Made with Sugar Cane Juice

Like all Punjabi festivals Lohri is linked to certain foods; gur, moongfali, rewrian, and ras kheer (jaggery, peanuts, sesame seed candy, and sugar cane rice pudding). It’s pretty much impossible to celebrate Lohri without indulging in some of these seasonal…


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