Erotic Stories for Punjabi Widows, that’s a book you don’t want your mom to catch you reading. Or at least I don’t want my mom to catch me reading. The thing is, I grew up in a conservative Punjabi family…

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Not many people truly understood my friendship with Dale. Strangers often looked at us suspiciously when we were out. Maybe it would have helped if we had the same skin colour and people could imagine us as mother and daughter?…

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With Valentine’s Day around the corner, I’ve been feeling the itch to do a heart inspired DIY. Since I love pairing dupattas as scarves with my outfits, a potato print project was perfect. This heart print dupatta originally belonged to…

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The Bones of Grace is the third book in Tahimima Anam’s Bengal Trilogy. It was an unlikely book for me to choose off the bookshelf, but I had read an op-ed by Anam in the New York Times shortly after…

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Over the last few years, I’ve thought a lot about practical ways to practice self love. It hasn’t always been easy for me to love myself. And all those times I’ve recognized a need to slow down and give myself…

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72 hours in New York City is not near enough time to experience the whole city, but it’s more than enough to capture the magic.  I’ve always wanted to go to New York City because so many artists, actors, and…

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Hosting a dinner party can be a lot of work. You have to clean your house (or at least move the clutter around), cook for a group of people, and then clean up again after dinner! I know there are…

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The New Year is almost here (can you believe it!?), and many of us are probably thinking about setting some sort of goal/resolution/intention to get fit. In fact, losing weight and joining a gym are two of the most popular…

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There are two ways to approach cooking – by the book, or by heart. I tend to lean towards the second option. Many of the dishes I create, like this spicy sweet potato pulao, are a mix of experimentation, inspiration,…

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