• tips for a healthy lifestyle
    Fit & Healthy,  Lifestyle

    All The Tips You Need To Know To Start A Healthy Lifestyle

    Starting a healthy lifestyle is a life long commitment. If you want to be in a good state of health once grown old, you need to lead a healthy lifestyle. When you have a healthy mind, body and soul; growing old can become an enjoyable phase. Just imagine how it would feel like moving with grace with a healthy body and doing all the activities you love to do and eat all the foods you love to eat without worrying about your cholesterol and sugar levels and without a single thought about your immobile knees or weak back. A healthy lifestyle leaves you fit, energetic and at reduced risk of…

  • Tips to help you start exercising
    Fit & Healthy,  Lifestyle

    Tips To Help You Start Exercising

    Engaging in physical activity to sustain or improve health and fitness is termed as exercise. We ladies tend to gain weight as much as we get busy and our schedules fill up. The more commitments we have, the more larger the arc on weighing scale grows. Besides many other reasons, number one reason for this incredible weight gain is that we tend to stop caring for ourselves. We tend to neglect ourselves and are usually listed at the end of our priority list. And if we ever get to the point of time carved for self care, we either are too exhausted to focus on something that requires energy or…

  • Food,  Homemaking,  Lifestyle

    How To Learn To Cook

    “The way to a man’s heart is through his stomach.” Whether or not you want to win a man’s heart, cooking is an essential skill to survive in our day to day life. When you know how to cook and cook by yourself then it keeps your pocket full of hard earned money and your tummy happy. Consuming fast food on a daily basis leads to a myriad of health problems and leaves you with little to no money to spend on your dream purchases. So whether you live alone, with a spouse, with in laws or are unmarried, learning to cook always comes in handy. Cooking is not easy;…

  • Musings,  Personal

    Two Blessed Offline Days

    A post from my previous blog or you can say a page from my diary emphasizing the importance of going offline for a while. With the end of year so near I was in a hushed up and totally rushed state of mind. I had my final project’s presentation on 30-12-2013, and I had tons of other things to accomplish. I had to reply to certain people, had a long list of emails that needed to be checked, a post or two to be posted on the blog, some other projects that I had to do and the tutorials that I had bookmarked to watch. A long and crammed up…

  • Complete guide to meal planning
    Finances,  Food,  Home,  Homemaking,  Lifestyle

    Complete Guide To Meal Planning

    “What to cook for dinner?” “What have you made for dinner today?” “What’s for lunch?” These are some of the dreaded questions that we ladies face daily. As some one once said: “It’s easier to cook than to think of what to cook.” Life is so busy that we often skip multitude of tasks and just focus on the necessities. Many of us are just barely keeping our heads above the water while others are managing it all perfectly. No matter in which category you fall, what to cook for dinner/ lunch each day often comes as the most haunted thought of the day. You get exhausted at times thinking…

  • spaghetti ready to eat
    Food,  Recipes

    Spaghetti With A New Twist

    Spaghetti has the advantage of being prepared quickly. Who doesn’t want something quick to cook on busy days? It also can be served as either a main course or as a side dish. One of it’s numerous benefits. And you never ought to get bored with it, add variations to it by experimenting with new sauces, veggies and other stuff. Yesterday I was feeling a bit more adventurous in cooking so I experimented with the spaghetti I was making and the experiment turned out really delicious!!! Here’s the recipe for all of you to try. I hope you like it as much as I do. Ingredients: Capsicum = 1 Carrots…

  • quote about tough life
    Musings

    Is Your Life Tough?

    We  feel pressurized by our tough life. In our opinion, the life we are leading is the toughest of all. Others may have some difficulties and obstacles in their way but they have so many opportunities and chances to overcome them that the obstacles doesn’t matter to them. It’s just us who are bound. Our life is so tough…     If you’re a mother you have a tough life in your opinion. You have to up before everyone else, you have to cook, clean, maintain, organize and run your whole household. Then you have family and community obligations. Your life is so tough that you just can’t give time…

  • smiley face
    Mash Up,  Musings

    Abstract Or Concrete… What You Really Need?

    The title of this post seems to be a bit of a query in itself. What do I really mean by abstract or concrete neediness? Before I make myself clear on that let’s just quickly review what concrete and abstract are. When doing nouns in schools we learned various types of them, including abstract and concrete. The simplest way to understand them is that concrete means the things that have an existence, which can be touched like a mug, credit card, money, furniture, etc. Whereas abstract is just the opposite. It involves relation with ideas, feeling and thoughts like love, kindness, sympathy, etc. Now lets move on to your thoughts……

  • Social Media Apps On Phone
    Lifestyle,  Mash Up,  Musings

    Are You A Social Media Addict?

    The world is all raging over social media and socialising. You have instant access to friends and relatives from all over the world. You have Facebook, Twitter, MySpace, YouTube, LinkedIn and what not for sharing and updating the world with what’s on your mind., commenting on others thoughts, in short keeping up with the world…instantly and for each instant. But aren’t we getting addicted to virtual socialising? How many of you have really struck a conversation with the person sitting besides you (in the real world not the virtual one)? How long it has been for you to perform a prayer as the last task of the day instead of…

  • mac n cheese before bake
    Food,  Recipes

    Quick Pasta

    We ladies are always in search of a recipe that is tasty, filling and quick to make; especially during the busy weekdays and summer season when it’s too hot to bear the heat of Sooraj Chacha (Uncle Sun). And if you are a mother or a working woman than quick recipes are good news as you can get school & office lunches prepared instantly. Today while I was looking at the unused vegetables in the fridge I found some tomatoes, carrots and a capsicum. While cutting the veggies in cubes for the salad I suddenly came up with the idea of making some pasta. I checked my pantry and found…