Can We Train Our Brains for Happiness?

To say that achieving a state of happiness in 2020 is hard might just be the understatement of the year. I think most of us can agree that the feelings we’ve felt the most this year are worry, anxiety, fear,…

Turkey Manchow Soup

I have a confession to make. For the first five years that my son was in school, my husband or I dropped off his (and later his sister’s) lunch everyday. We lived pretty much across the street from the school…

Methi Malai Turkey

The summer is in full swing here in BC, and that means; I want to spend zero time in my kitchen. Weirdly, my family still wants to eat, how inconvenient right? Jokes apart, I can’t be the only mama that…

What to Read: Social Distancing Edition

Real talk, we are living in some very confusing times right now. There is so much uncertainty in the world right, but one thing that we know for sure; we’ll be spending a lot of time in our own company…

Makhani Sauce (aka: Butter Chicken Sauce) Recipe

Did you know that butter chicken is the most searched Indian recipe on the internet? (To be fair, butter chicken and biryani are always in a neck to neck race for the top search spot). It’s hard to believe that…

Chicken Patiala Recipe

For the last few years, a lot of my food posts have been around preserving Punjabi recipes, and recording the recipes that my mom & grandmother used to make when I was a kid. This Chicken Patiala recipe is neither a…

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DIY Payal/Jhanjar (Indian Anklets)

Have you ever met a desi girl who doesn’t like wearing payal? (Or jhanjaran, as they are called in my family). I think everyone secretly loves walking into a room making just a subtle “chun chun” sound. In fact, when…

My Bibi’s Shawl: Repurposed & Preserved

Today would have been my Bibi’s 88th birthday. But if she were here with us, we probably wouldn’t have celebrated it. Not because we didn’t love her (or any excuse for a party), she just never would have allowed it.…

The January List: Watch, Read, Eat

One of my favourite things about January is, it is totally acceptable to be a little lazy and sluggish. There is no pressure to make plans for the weekend or pack your social calendar. Everyone understands the post holidays lull.…

DIY Handwritten Balloons

These DIY Handwritten Balloons are  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…

Punjabi Saag Recipe: Step-by-Step (With Video)

It’s been a long time coming, but I’ve finally recorded the step-by-step process for my Punjabi saag recipe! I was super hesitant about sharing this one because there are so many great recipes on the internet already, and it was…


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