Turmeric Milk – The Ultimate Indian Home Remedy

If you’ve ever watched an Indian television serial (soap opera) or old Bollywood film you’ll agree that haldi dhood/turmeric milk is the ultimate Indian home remedy. Regardless of the ailment, the solution is always a glass of turmeric milk. Now…

#20 – Take Really Special Family Photos

If you’ve been a reader for a while you’ve probably already heard of my 35 before 35 list. It’s a list of things that I want to complete before my 35th birthday in October 2016. As my 34th birthday is…

Chai Chat: Making Time for Your Girlfriends

So you might have noticed that I’ve been a little quiet on the blog and social media for the last few days – I was off on a weekend adventure with a couple of girlfriends in Seattle! We attended the…

The East Coast Desi Office {Bloggina Adda} Tour!

You know that moment when you are randomly scrolling Pinterest and you see a post or a picture that sucks you into someone’s blog & next thing you know it’s like 2 hours later? (Tell me I’m not the only…

Driving Through the Western National Parks

Even though it feels like forever ago now, it’s only been a few weeks since we hit the road with our kids and did a five day road trip through BC and Alberta. When I first started planning the driving…

Chai Chat: How to Celebrate Holi at Any Time of the Year!

In this week’s Chai Chat I’m sharing tips on celebrating the spirit of Holi at any time of the year! Inspired by the trend of ‘colour runs’ where runners are greeted with an explosion of coloured powder at the finish line,…

Chand Bali Earrings: My Current Obsession

I’m the first person to admit that I have a slightly obsessive streak, especially when it comes to fashion and beauty products. Once I really ‘get into something’ it inevitably becomes a collection. The thing about my little obsessions is that aren’t always…

Malai Ladoo & Celebrating New Beginnings

{A sweet treat is a must for any holiday – my recipe for Malai Ladoo is below} Today is Ganesh Chathurti, one of my favourite holidays of the year (okay, let’s be honest they are all my favourites!) Ganesh Chaturthi…

5 iPad Apps I Love!

After my family the one thing I can’t live without is my iPad; it pretty much goes everywhere with me. I use it to read e-books, catch up on my desi dramas via YouTube, and manage all the various social…

How to Get Started With Indian Cooking

If you follow me on Instagram you might have noticed that I like to spend a lot of time in the kitchen, and most of my cooking experiments involve Indian recipes. It wasn’t always that way. I really only started…

Visiting Golden BC With Your Family

I have a very vague memory of visiting Golden BC with my parents when I was about 7 years old. One of my mom’s cousins owned a motel there and we spent the night on our way to Edmonton. Maybe…


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