Notes From Christmas…

I’m writing this post from our hotel room in Portland. It’s check-out day. The kids are still sleeping, and the Mr. is tip-toeing around our suite collecting all their stuff. This feels like the end of Christmas season. We’ll  make…

My Winter Break Reading List

Hey guys! I’m writing this quick little update from our room at the Embassy Suites in Portland where we are going to be crashing for the next three days. For the last few years we’ve planned a post Christmas get-away…

DIY: Personalized Glitter Ornaments with Punjabi Names

Hands up if you remember all the personalized ‘stuff’ of the 80’s and 90’s? You could get your name on anything from a water bottle and pencil sharpener, to a toothbrush and comb. Well in theory you could, unless your…

The Foodie’s Gift Guide + DIY Customized Apron

It can be a little bit challenging to find the perfect gift for a foodie! There’s a very fine balance between fun and interesting while also still being practical. You may be tempted to pick out a quirky mini waffle…

DESIGN TIPS FROM A MILLIONAIRE PRIZE HOME & HOW YOU CAN WIN ONE!

My husband and I have this long running joke. It goes something like this: Me: I’m going to win the lottery, buy an island, and run away! Husband: You actually have to buy a ticket to win the lottery. ?…

Diwali Timbits aka Mango Cream Cheese Filled Donut Holes

I can still remember the exact moment I tried a cream stuffed gulab jamun for the first time. It was about 11 years ago at my little sister’s Roka ceremony. Her mother in law had brought the most amazing assortment…

Being Punjabi – The Museum of Surrey

Being Punjabi. What does it mean to you? Speaking the language? Eating Punjabi food? Belonging to the great province of 5 rivers that was haphazardly divided by the infamous Radcliffe line? I hadn’t really thought much about what it means…

Blog Post Ideas: My Secret Trick for Finding Them

Do you ever find yourself stuck when you are trying to come up with new blog post ideas? I’ve been blogging for almost 10 years, but I often find myself out of ideas when I open my calendar and try…

Diya Shaped Chai Spice Sugar Cookies

What could be more Diwali than diya cookies? Maybe diya shaped chai spice sugar cookies! (That’s kind of a mouthful I know.) [Diya cookies are the first in our Diwali Cookie Box series. To see the full box, and for…

The Ultimate Diwali Cookie Box

It’s that time of the year! There’s a chill in the air, the sweatshirts are coming out, and the festive season is creeping up on us. That’s why we are getting a head start at prepping with our Diwali Cookie…

How to Prep for a Busy Week Ahead {My Sunday Routine}

It’s 9am on Sunday morning. The kids & Mr are still sleeping. I’ve been out for a quick walk, had a cup of coffee, answered some insta story questions, and now it’s time to tackle the Sunday scaries. You know…


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