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Normally I try not to overdo the strong chemicals and toxic cleaners, but with all of the COVID business, that went out the window. We were disinfecting everything, all day long. Our house is filled with Lysol, bleach, hand sanitizer – things we normally avoid. As necessary as those steps were (and in some ways […]

Homemade Lemon Cleaner (Non-Toxic)

Jun 3, 2020

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Normally I try not to overdo the strong chemicals and toxic cleaners, but with all of the COVID business, that went out the window. We were disinfecting everything, all day long. Our house is filled with Lysol, bleach, hand sanitizer – things we normally avoid. As necessary as those steps were (and in some ways […]

Homemade Lemon Cleaner (Non-Toxic)

Jun 3, 2020

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Mar 5, 2020

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For the last few years, a lot of my food posts have been around preserving Punjabi recipes, and recording the recipes that my mom & grandmother used to make when I was a kid. This Chicken Patiala recipe is neither a classic Punjabi dish, or something that was ever made in my childhood home. In fact, […]

Chicken Patiala Recipe

Sep 18, 2019

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What could be more Diwali than diya cookies? Maybe diya shaped chai spice sugar cookies! (That’s kind of a mouthful I know.) [Diya cookies are the first in our Diwali Cookie Box series. To see the full box, and for other recipes, check out this post!] Every Diwali we make these cookies, and the first […]

Diya Shaped Chai Spice Sugar Cookies

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It’s that time of the year! There’s a chill in the air, the sweatshirts are coming out, and the festive season is creeping up on us. That’s why we are getting a head start at prepping with our Diwali Cookie Box.  At the Pink Chai house we get the holiday feels around Thanksgiving, and then just […]

The Ultimate Diwali Cookie Box

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Sep 18, 2019

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It’s that time of the year! There’s a chill in the air, the sweatshirts are coming out, and the festive season is creeping up on us. That’s why we are getting a head start at prepping with our Diwali Cookie Box.  At the Pink Chai house we get the holiday feels around Thanksgiving, and then just […]

The Ultimate Diwali Cookie Box

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Sep 18, 2019

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Mar 12, 2018

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5 Tips to Elevate a Basic Outfit | Pink Chai

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I’m about to make a big confession here folks. Despite all the high heels and cocktail dresses in my closet, I’m really just a jeans, tee shirt, and Converse kind of girl. What I do love though – is looking a little pulled together, even in basics. So, I’m sharing 5 tips to elevate a […]

5 Tips to Elevate a Basic Outfit

Feb 20, 2018

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Every once in a while I come across a product that is so amazing I must share it with you guys. (I wouldn’t be a good girlfriend if I didn’t share my drugstore finds would I?) Today’s find is L’Oreal Root Cover Up spray. This spray has been a huge help in repairing my hair […]

L’Oreal Root Cover Up: Favourite Find

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Recently I found myself scrolling mindlessly through Pinterest (happens all the time), and my scroll stopped on this beautiful rainbow balloon wall by Sweet Lulu blog. Since I’ve been wanting to do something fun & non-messy for for Holi with the kids, my mind instantly went to a photo backdrop. I’m a fan of colours […]

Rainbow Balloon Wall: Holi Photo Backdrop

DIY Rainbow Balloon Wall for Holi | Pink Chai Living

Feb 19, 2018

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Recently I found myself scrolling mindlessly through Pinterest (happens all the time), and my scroll stopped on this beautiful rainbow balloon wall by Sweet Lulu blog. Since I’ve been wanting to do something fun & non-messy for for Holi with the kids, my mind instantly went to a photo backdrop. I’m a fan of colours […]

Rainbow Balloon Wall: Holi Photo Backdrop

DIY Rainbow Balloon Wall for Holi | Pink Chai Living

Feb 19, 2018

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Feb 16, 2018

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erotic stories for punjabi widows

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Erotic Stories for Punjabi Widows, that’s a book you don’t want your mom to catch you reading. Or at least I don’t want my mom to catch me reading. The thing is, I grew up in a conservative Punjabi family and erotica, sex, and desires are not things we really talk about with each other. […]

Erotic Stories for Punjabi Widows: Book Review

Feb 13, 2018

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Not many people truly understood my friendship with Dale. Strangers often looked at us suspiciously when we were out. Maybe it would have helped if we had the same skin colour and people could imagine us as mother and daughter? Some of my friends and some of hers were confused by our camaraderie, and my […]

7 Lessons I Learned From My Best Friend Dale

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With Valentine’s Day around the corner, I’ve been feeling the itch to do a heart inspired DIY. Since I love pairing dupattas as scarves with my outfits, a potato print project was perfect. This heart print dupatta originally belonged to my husband’s grandmother. Like her other dupatta that I updated with pom poms, I’d been […]

DIY Heart Print Dupatta

DIY Heart Stamped Dupatta | Pink Chai Living

Feb 8, 2018

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With Valentine’s Day around the corner, I’ve been feeling the itch to do a heart inspired DIY. Since I love pairing dupattas as scarves with my outfits, a potato print project was perfect. This heart print dupatta originally belonged to my husband’s grandmother. Like her other dupatta that I updated with pom poms, I’d been […]

DIY Heart Print Dupatta

DIY Heart Stamped Dupatta | Pink Chai Living

Feb 8, 2018

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Feb 7, 2018

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The Bones of Grace Book Review | Pink Chai Living

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The Bones of Grace is the third book in Tahimima Anam’s Bengal Trilogy. It was an unlikely book for me to choose off the bookshelf, but I had read an op-ed by Anam in the New York Times shortly after a tragic bombing in Dhaka Bangladesh last year. Her writing really struck a chord with […]

The Bones of Grace: Book Review

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