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Hands up if you remember all the personalized ‘stuff’ of the 80’s and 90’s? You could get your name on anything from a water bottle and pencil sharpener, to a toothbrush and comb. Well in theory you could, unless your name was Rajveer (or Surijt, or Meena, or Anoop …. you get the point). I […]

DIY: Personalized Glitter Ornaments with Punjabi Names

personalized glitter ornaments

Dec 10, 2019

Art & Design, DIY

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Hands up if you remember all the personalized ‘stuff’ of the 80’s and 90’s? You could get your name on anything from a water bottle and pencil sharpener, to a toothbrush and comb. Well in theory you could, unless your name was Rajveer (or Surijt, or Meena, or Anoop …. you get the point). I […]

DIY: Personalized Glitter Ornaments with Punjabi Names

personalized glitter ornaments

Dec 10, 2019

Art & Design, DIY

Oct 11, 2019

Art

being punjabi, museum of surrey

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Being Punjabi. What does it mean to you? Speaking the language? Eating Punjabi food? Belonging to the great province of 5 rivers that was haphazardly divided by the infamous Radcliffe line? I hadn’t really thought much about what it means to ‘be Punjabi’ in the context of a first generation Canadian born to Punjabi parents […]

Being Punjabi – The Museum of Surrey

Sep 25, 2019

Art & Design, DIY, Home

ikea dining table hack

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I have a weird obsession with dining tables. Every place we’ve ever lived in since getting married (which has been a lot of places), I’ve always prioritized buying or upgrading our dining table before any other furniture. Even though we now own a farm style table I love, this Ikea dining table hack will always […]

Ikea Dining Table Hack: Inspired by India

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Bollywood quote candles. This was one of my first DIYs for the blog, but still one of my favourites. Bringing it out of the archives just in time for Diwali. I love making these up for Diwali party favours and hostess gifts around this time of the year. (Originally posted in May 2015). I love […]

DIY Bollywood Quote Candles

Sep 23, 2019

Art & Design, DIY

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Bollywood quote candles. This was one of my first DIYs for the blog, but still one of my favourites. Bringing it out of the archives just in time for Diwali. I love making these up for Diwali party favours and hostess gifts around this time of the year. (Originally posted in May 2015). I love […]

DIY Bollywood Quote Candles

Sep 23, 2019

Art & Design, DIY

Jan 11, 2019

Art & Design, Design, Food

lohri tablescape and decor

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This weekend my family will be celebrating Lohri the same way we have for the last few years. I make a pot of saag, and then we bring it over to our friends Johnny & Lisa’s house, where Lisa makes her famous super soft makki di roti (and the best tari wala chicken ever), and […]

My Lohri Tablescape & Decor

Dec 5, 2018

Art & Design, DIY, Fashion

easy press 2 cricut

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A popular dinner time topic at my house is, ‘if we had a t-shirt business, this is a saying we should put on the shirts’. For years, my husband and kids have talked about this. I think it might have started when we visited Golden a few years ago and walked into an old school […]

Making Custom Clothing with the Easy Press 2

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If you follow me on Instagram Stories, you might have seen me gushing like an excited 6 year old on Christmas morning about my new Cricut Maker a couple of weeks ago. You guys, I can’t remember the last time I was this excited about anything. I have in my possession a tool that can […]

Cricut Maker Machine: First Impressions

cricut maker

Nov 15, 2018

Art & Design, DIY

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If you follow me on Instagram Stories, you might have seen me gushing like an excited 6 year old on Christmas morning about my new Cricut Maker a couple of weeks ago. You guys, I can’t remember the last time I was this excited about anything. I have in my possession a tool that can […]

Cricut Maker Machine: First Impressions

cricut maker

Nov 15, 2018

Art & Design, DIY

Mar 22, 2018

Art & Design, DIY, Family

Vaisakhi Activities for Kids | Pink Chai Living

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Planning Vaisakhi activities with your kids leading up to the festival gives you opportunities for teaching your kids about Sikhi, the history of Vaisakhi, and our Gurus, while building anticipation. I’ve always felt that mainstream holidays have so much ‘pre-event’ excitement that kids get caught up in, and our desi holidays or religious festivals¬†make a […]

Vaisakhi Activities: 2018 Countdown Calendar for Kids

Feb 22, 2018

Art, Food

Rainbow Idli How To | Pink Chai Living

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Looking for a simple yet fun way to add a little Holi spirit to your kid’s lunchbox? This quick hack transforms a basic idli into a rainbow idli, which in the eyes of a kid makes it ten times more appetizing and fun of course!. I learned the power of colourful foods when my kids […]

Rainbow Idli: A Holi Treat for Kids

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