Decorating with Teacups

For the last few weeks I’ve been on a quest to find the perfect teacup. Quest might seem like a strong word to use for a regular shopping trip, but when you’ve visited malls, speciality stores, thrift shops, and spent…

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What to Wear to a Blog Conference

It happens before ever major blogging event; my facebook and twitter streams fill up with people asking the question – what to wear to a blog conference? Tomorrow is the Bloggers and Brands Conference in Vancouver (I’m an ambassador), so…

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What’s the Right Age for Ear Piercing?

This weekend we had a pretty big milestone at the Thandhi household; Z got her ears pierced! If any of you have be been questioning the right age for ear piercing like I was – Z is 5 1/2 years…

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DIY Glitter Shoes

  My five year old daughter is obsessed with sparkly shoes, just like her mama. After a recent trip to Old Navy she was completely disheartened; the pink sparkly tennis shoes she fell in love with didn’t come in her…

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TOIFA 2013

What an amazing experience I had covering the first annual Times of India Film Awards (April 4-6) – it was a phenomenal opportunity. How does a fashion and style writer end up at a Bollywood awards show; one she’s a…

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Vaisakhi Activities for Kids, and a Lesson About Balancing Two Cultures

A popular post from the archives on celebrating Vaisakhi with your kids … Last weekend we took our kids to an Easter Egg hunt at a friend’s place, and then bought them their annual treat of bunny shaped chocolates on…

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Favourite Find: Dance with Madhuri

Today’s favourite find is an easy way to exercise and learn some Bollywood dance moves.  (This post is not sponsored but I have the biggest girl crush ever on Madhuri Dixit) {Madhui in the film Aaja Nachle – Image Courtesy Yash Raj…

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Going Gluten Free – Hashimoto’s Disease

I’ve hinted at my new gluten free diet in other posts, and shared a lot of my meals on instagram; but I’ve struggled with talking about why I’m on this new diet for over a month now. A few of…

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Shopping Ban Update: This is Harder Than it Looks!

{ Tee Shirt and Cardigan: Old Navy, Scarf: Indian Market} If you are new here (welcome!) you might want to check out these posts on my current shopping ban: Part One: Why I’m on a Self-Imposed Shopping Ban   Part…

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How to Wear Emerald Green

You’ve probably already heard the news; emerald green has been selected as colour of the year by Pantone, and pretty soon malls across the country will be overflowing with clothes and accessories in this deep hue. I’ve always associated emeralds…

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Favourite Find: Dabur Amla Hair Oil

Dabur Amla Hair Oil is a staple in most homes in India. The stuff is kind of greasy, doesn’t smell great, and I’m sure has some ingredients that would make health nuts go crazy, but it works magic on over-processed,…

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