Hello people! Friendship Day is just around the corner, have you planned anything yet? Ah I know, most of us are either caught up in a busy life, or live away from one another in different cities. So while meeting up may not always be possible, we do hold those darlings close in our hearts. And as maturity catches up with us, we seldom speak up of how we love them, and miss them. Bygone are the teens when showering friends with gifts was more than just a norm. Friendship bands, greetings and chocolates were greatly exchanged and cherished.
But while meeting up physically may not always be possible, how about sending across tokens of love in form of gifts to those friends? The advent of e-commerce websites and subscription boxes has made it so easy to shop for gifts. I have a few gifting ideas for all types of buds, whether near or far. Read on to know!
For the Bibliophilic Friend :
The easiest yet the finest gift you can ever give a bibliophilic friend are books, or even better, go for book subscription boxes. There are a few really amazing book subscription boxes available in India, which not only curate the latest and best releases, but also include cool bookish merchandise with each box. If you’re on a high budget, go ahead and present a Kindle (in case she doesn’t already possess one). Or order a set of books for her from Amazon and send it across. Easy-peasy! An icing on the cake would be if you customize the gift. Try adding a fragrant candle, or some quirky stationery along with the set of books, check the option of gift-wrap while checking out on amazon, and send it. She will love the whole of it, and I repeat, nothing makes better gifts than books! Read more
Have you ever wondered
At the bliss of solitude?
To be speaking to your own mind,
And listening to your soul?
When the city sleeps,
And downpour drenches the concrete,
I knock my heart awake
And hear its words through the beat…
As bewitching as the wonders of the world,
Is the moment when my own bond,
The heart, mind and soul –
Entwined together in a connection so electric,
That pierces my very being –
Unfolding desires from deep within,
And transpiring a moment of truth,
As a profound experience burns through…
Hi everyone! Hope you’re doing good on a Monday. It’s quite some time that I posted something in Monday Moods, you can blame it on the busy weeks that I’ve been through. I have been looking forward to share this with you – the power of solitude. As much as we may be called social animals, a serenemoment of solitude can sometimes be pure bliss. 🙂
Hi everyone! This post could have meant specifically something for Mother’s Day. Most things in this post do actually imply that. Except that it’s not. 🙂 How about a little something for your mother every once in a while? Her children are her priorities, and so should be she for us. Most of us are caught up in the whirlwind of establishing our careers, doing every possible thing and dedicating a major part of our waking hours towards that. But what when we realize that our goals are no less important to our mothers as well? The realization is huge. They are pillars of strengthon which we build our well-being and future. We want to achieve successto make her feel proud. We do understand her need of feeling happy too. And we want to show her love. But how often are we able to do that?
I am a daughter too and feel no different from you. But I do have few simple ideas to pamper the most special lady of our lives. You don’t need a special occasion to put these into practice. All you need is a little time and space. These are what you could do for her whenever you feel like! 🙂 Read more
Hey all the lovely people! Hope you’re enjoying your Sunday. I had a terrific day out last Sunday at the Quest Mall, Kolkata. Experienced the visual extravaganza that is Baahubali 2, and caught a glimpse of the new launches at MACand Mother’s Day gifting options at the Kama Ayurveda store. I even picked up a Signature Essentials Gift Box for Women from Kama.
Today however, I chose to spend at home and with family. Family time is something I totally cherish, and weekends tend to be a bit lazy for me after a long week. 😀 So for a change, I cooked up a lunch at home today. 🙂
So What’s Cooking?
Vegetable au gratin is something I have been wanting to try for a long time now. I recall tasting it at sumptuous buffet meals across renowned restaurants in the city. But never really thought of preparing it until today. As rich as it may look, vegetable au gratin is a relatively simple dish to cook. You only need a good amount of assorted seasonal veggies to start off with. I had carrots, frozen peas, beans and even potatoes and mushrooms in my au gratin today. 🙂 Read more
Hey everyone! So it was an eventful Sunday with family. Finally caught up with Bahubali 2 : The Conclusion after waiting 2 longs days :P, hopped over to MACand Kama Ayurveda, and had lunch with family. Now typing away at my desk as I’m so eager to share my day with you! I have a review for Baahubali 2 as well in the post, and it is more because I want to share with you the experience I had with Rajamouli’s brainchild, and less because you actually need it. 😀
My Experience of the Movie :
So finally I did manage to capture three top row seats and catch up with Bahubali 2: The Conclusion. After failed attempts to get tickets in nearby theaters, I eventually landed up in INOX at the Quest Mall. You know that famous question that has been tormenting us Indians for the last two years? Well we all know. And so many of us who made up our mind to watch The Conclusion right after watching the first part. More so because of the visual grandiose that the movie is. 🙂 Read more