Love-Filled Croquettes for Valentine’s Day! {Recipe}

No idea what to do for Valentine’s Day? Tired of the typical chocolate and candy gifts? Need a last-minute idea that you can easily make? Try making these tasty, love-filled croquettes! You can even hide veggies in them. Win win win! Also, I may or may not have eaten 10 by myself. Umm… Happy Valentine’s…

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My 30th in Albufeira: A Holiday in Portugal with a Toddler!

During the third week of October, Suraj, Savya and I travelled to Algarve, Portugal. Suraj insisted we celebrate by 30th birthday in some way. We booked last minute (like, 3 days in advance) through Expedia and flew via RyanAir. We had warm weather and stayed at an all-inclusive resort called Hotel São Rafael Suites.  Savya…

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Fresh Faced Friday: Bioré Deep Pore Charcoal Cleanser

So what’s my biggest pet peeve? Blackheads and large pores. I’ve been trying everything I can to minimize my pores and make my skin as clean as possible. The older we get, the harder it gets to achieve this, so regular maintenance is everything. A cleanser is used to remove make-up, dirt, and impurities from…

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Fresh Faced Friday: Eyebrows on Fleek 💁🏽🖌

So I’ve been blessed with pretty decently shaped eyebrows, (thanks Mom and Dad!) but even I need a little extra. So what do I use to make my eyebrows on fleek? Nothing but Anastasia Beverly Hills’ Dipbrow Pomade. ABH has made herself a name in the makeup industry by making her name synonymous with amazing…

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Savya’s “Over the Rainbow” 1st Birthday Party!

Hey All! So Savya turned 1 and we threw him a little party. Well, to be honest, we weren’t going to do anything. From my side of the Nepali culture, we aren’t supposed to celebrate until the child is 2 years old, but Suraj’s side is okay with it. Because my Mom wants to have…

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Happy Lhosar!

Tashi Dalek! Happy Lunar New Year to all my friends of East Asian descent.  The other day was our annual Tibetan New Year celebration at the Lama family’s house. These are the most wonderful people I know. Truly. Kind, selfless, genuinely loving, and absolutely wonderful company. Every year they open their house to friends and…

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Product Review: LUSH BB Seaweed face mask

Oooooooooooo I just love a good face mask. Let me tell you right now, if it’s about pampering, your girl is all over it. Which is why I love LUSH face masks! They are all natural and they just make your skin GLOW afterward. Being a new mum means I don’t get much rest or…

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Blow drying Savya’s hair!

Hi folks! Sorry for the long hiatus. I had no idea how crazy mommying could be. Savya cut his first tooth, started eating solids, and has started his worm crawl – a precursor to crawling! Super excited to share it all with you. Oh, I also found an awesome matar paneer (peas and cheese in…

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Six weeks update

Hi All!  It’s amazing how my life has gone from gourmet eats and mascara to bottled milk and nappies. Six weeks in, I’ve settled into the Mummy-mode of things! I’m quite excited to have a little guy to play with. Does he account for lack of sleep? Oh, absolutely. However, I have some great corrector…

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Baby Hiccups

Today, Suraj and I went for a scan to see how my amniotic fluid levels are doing. Last week they were on the low side, so taking extra precaution, we scheduled a check-up for this morning. Good news! Amniotic fluids are normal. Phew! Whatever the case that it went down, I’m glad it’s back up…

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