Year: 2013

Baby laundry – how I tackled those huge piles of clothes

I’m overly fussy about the laundry at home. My obsession to keep clothes crisp and clean, can drive people at home up the wall sometimes. So laundry has inevitably been an essential part of my daily routine no matter what. To get them looking as good-as-new, I use my own tried-and-tested combination of detergents. Though…

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Classic Choco Banana Popsicle

Wondering how to make your child’s special day linger on with long-lasting happy smiles? Treat them with this utterly finger-licking banana dessert and it could well turn out to be the best ever Children’s Day surprise! But do remember, this dish tastes even better when you spice it up with liberal doses of love and…

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Jaggery for better health!

For someone like me, who has always been a hopeless sweet tooth, the choice between sugar-based sweets and jaggery was never really a tough one to make. After all, both were sweet. Period. That was all that mattered. Jaggery or not, both sweet types were attacked with equal gusto and devoured with the same passion….

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Simple ways to spend one-on-one time with your children

Simple ways to spend one-on-one time with your children

10 year old Maya comes skipping jauntily to her mother who is pre-occupied in front of her laptop. Engrossed with office work, mother cuts her off briskly with a quick wave of her hands, even without taking her eyes off from the screen. Maya was just about to pour out the day’s events at school…

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Weekend treat for your kids: Biscuit Pudding

Weekend treat for your kids: Biscuit Pudding

I’ve always had trouble with cooking sweet delicacies. Whenever we had guests over for a meal, the dessert would always be a big question mark. So, invariably it would be outsourced. Though, it didn’t make me happy, there was no choice because all my previous efforts at preparing sweet dishes had been disastrous, even though…

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