• Health
  • Food for Thought

    I have fond memories of my childhood. I had a loving grandma who doted on me. Her affection revolved around feeding me lots of good, tasty, wholesome food. Come to think of it her only interest in life was to cook loads of food and feed everybody around her. Her kitchen was open 24/7. Cooking was […]

  • Life
  • Crush After Use

    If you have ever had tea or coffee while traveling on a train, you must have noticed that the disposable glasses made especially for the railways have ” crush after use” written on them. This is done to avoid re-usage of the used glasses so that hygiene is maintained and infections don’t spread. But seldom […]

  • Finance
  • Moneywise

    There was a time when money matters were only handled by the man of the house. But now things have changed. Today’s women are equally involved in a family’s savings and investments. Saving for a rainy day is very important in life and a must for all. But then savings if kept in a bank […]

  • Musings
  • One good turn deserves another!

    Today I came across an interesting video on Facebook called “The Kindness Boomerang” made by Life Vest Inside which is a grassroots organization based in New York City whose goal is simply to encourage the spreading of happiness through small acts of kindness. Their mission is to EMPOWER and UNITE the world with KINDNESS. Life […]

  • Poetry
  • The Last Laugh?

    At the heart of cosmic metaphors lies a confusion of categories, That divides experience into dualities, of sacred and profane; Of sublime and ordinary, and humour it is that demolishes them. Some masters have made humour and laughter, the midwife of Truth, as a means of illumination, beyond its amusement value. There are many a […]

  • Life
  • The Joy of Giving

    Festival time is a time for celebration and self-indulgence. We go all out buying gold, silver, new electronic items, household stuff, new clothes, crackers, mithais and what have you.  All this gives us so much pleasure! But there is one thing that is more gratifying than all of this and that is the joy of […]

  • Musings
  • What’s in a name?

    Shakespeare’s Juliet said, “What’s in a name? That which we call a rose By any other name would smell as sweet.” Actually there’s a lot in a name! The power of a name and its value has long been immortalized in prose, poetry, and religious ceremony. Everyone recognizes himself or herself by name. Your name […]

  • Household
  • Just a Plain Housewife!

    Wikipedia describes a housewife  “as a woman whose main occupation is running or managing the family’s home-caring for and educating her children, cooking and storing food, buying goods the family needs in day to day life, cleaning and maintaining the home, making clothes for the family, etc.-and who is generally not employed outside the home”. […]