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In most cultures across the world, the element of fire is an important one. While fire is capable of destruction and damage, it also represents a renewal, release and purification for many. Fire is also an important element in the celebration of Lohri.  I’ve always shared with you the more traditional elements of Lohri and […]

Releasing Into the Lohri Bonfire

Jan 13, 2022


Jan 11, 2022


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Making Lohri a monumental day for our kids  When my kids were quite young, I made the conscious decision to make Lohri a special day in our home. I wanted to ensure that my kids grew up celebrating all the important Punjabi holidays, just as much as we celebrate the popular Western holidays.  At the […]


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Phulkari embroidery isn’t traditionally connected to Lohri. You can find people making and wearing phulkari chunnis all over Punjab all year round. However, in my home it’s become a part of our Lohri traditions.  Around Lohri time I like to use my phulkaris as decor pieces. (A couple years ago we did a whole post […]

Phulkari Colouring Pages – Free Download!

Jan 5, 2022

Art & Design

Aug 24, 2021

Art & Design, Design, DIY, Home

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To say our main bathroom needed an update was more than an understatement, it was stating the painfully obvious. We moved into our current house about 4 years ago, and I’ve done almost no updates. It’s a long story – but the Coles Notes are; I just wasn’t motivated. And now that the decorating bug […]

Main Bathroom Makeover (Before & After)

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Yes, you read that right, this is a recipe for walnut keema. A vegetarian version of the ever popular Punjabi dhaba style gravy keema that’s usually made with mutton or chicken. This recipe was inspired by my Instagram community – who I learned in January are about 60% vegetarian folks. I had no idea! Learning […]

Walnut Keema (Vegetarian Keema)

walnut keema, vegetarian keema

Mar 3, 2021

Featured, Food, Punjabi Recipes, Vegetarian

Feb 23, 2021


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Confession time. I’ve only recently learned about 5G  technology and what it actually does. I know that might not seem like such a big deal, but it is! We use cellular network technology and mobile internet services literally every day and most of us don’t really know much about it. Personally, I spend so much […]

What’s 5G and Why Does it Matter to You & Me?

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No piece of clothing will ever match the charm and memories of your wedding outfit. Most of us spent years dreaming of the perfect outfit, and months visiting desi shops before settling on ‘the one’. It’s too bad that after pouring all that anticipation and excitement into the search for the perfect outfit we only […]

Repurposing Your Wedding Outfit

Feb 16, 2021

DIY, Featured, Style

Feb 2, 2021


microwave mug pizza

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Would you believe that I didn’t even own a microwave until about two years ago, and now I make everything from chicken pulao to mug pizza in it? I know what you are thinking – microwave mug pizza, that sounds kind of ridiculous, but stick with me and you won’t regret it. Microwave mug pizzas […]

Microwave Mug Pizza

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If I owned a restaurant this garlic yogurt sauce would be a house condiment. I can put this literally on everything. It’s my favourite light sauce for fresh pasta. I load it on my cilantro rice – best summer lunch ever. It’s amazing on tacos, quinoa bowls, and a dollop on chilli is perfection. It’s […]

Garlic Yogurt Sauce (Doubles as a Dip)

garlic yogurt sauce, garlic yogurt dip, garlic raita

Feb 1, 2021

Featured, Food, Vegetarian

Jan 5, 2021

Food, Vegetarian

Spicy Tomato Coconut Soup

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I know a lot of people think of fall as soup season, but I am actually one of those weirdos that enjoy soup all year round. Even in the summer. Soup is just so soothing, and this spicy tomato coconut soup just hits the spot. Tomato and coconut is such a great combination as it […]

Spicy Tomato Coconut Soup

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You really don’t need another person telling you that this is a weird year and the holidays aren’t exactly the same as usual, but I’m going to do it anyway. Look, 2020 is not a year any of asked for, but that doesn’t mean we have to let go of our holiday rituals and traditions. […]

Tamarind Pomegranate Glazed Turkey

Dec 11, 2020

Food, Turkey Recipes

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