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Our Family photo shoot of 2017 by Anushri Kumar in Dubai

I have always loved photographs. As a kid, as a teenager, as an adult, I don’t remember a time when I was shy of a camera on my face. I just loved being in the photo! But it’s only when I became a mother, I realized I had developed an even bigger bond with my phone camera than I ever …

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Why I crave solitude and a silent night this ChristmasDubai Lifestyle

Why I crave a ” Silent Night” this Christmas.

Cultivate solitude and quiet and a few sincere friends, rather than mob merriment, noise and thousands of nodding acquaintances. ~William Powell   Christmas fair.. Check Christmas cookies.. Check Christmas carols.. Check Xmas Tree.. Check Gift wrap… Check Mulled wine.. Check Santa’s Grotto.. Check Secret Santa. Check Christmas playdate.Check Christmas baking. Check Friends & Festivities… Check Gifts opening… Check Party! Joy!! …

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Last minute shopping for Christmas with Kidore and the Festive Blog Hop

Tennnnn mooooore days! Finished your Christmas & holiday shopping months ago and lookin’ kinda supercilious, are you? Well, this blog post isn’t for you. It is for Moms like me, who are a few days away from Christmas and have not yet shopped for the gifts for her kids and their friends. If you are a last-minute mommy shopper like me, …

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Dubai Lifestyle

A Busy Mom’s, Tried & Tested, Winter Care Tips

If you are a Game of Throne fan like me, you have heard the phrase, “Winter is coming” umpteen times. If you live in the Middle East, like I do, you have waited for the winter to arrive with baited breath. Winters are fun. You wear your sweatshirt, no pressure to tuck your tummy in and festivity & feasts abound …

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Megz Review

Kids Yoga – A mindfulness activity for kids with links for free downloads

Yoga is the practice of accessing and integrating all aspects of our true nature — body, mind, and spirit.  Because of its advantages, even Kids yoga is now a very popular wellness practice worldwide, to introduce little ones to mind-body-soul health & wellness. I love Yoga too. Not because of the physical aspect of it but because it allows me to …

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Palmer's Olive Oil Formula Shampoo & Leave-in conditioner reviewMegz Review

Palmer’s Olive Oil Formula Shampoo & Leave-in conditioner review

‘If I had to use just 2 oils for my face & hair care, for the rest of my life, I will choose Olive Oil & Coconut Oil’ I have been feeling very festive. Enjoyed myself on Diwali and now I am preparing for Halloween. I believe good hair and skin are the keys to looking and feeling beautiful. Even …

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Kidloland app for toddlers, preschoolersMegz Review

Megz Review: KidloLand App for Toddlers & Preschoolers

Are you a parent of a toddler or preschooler? Then like me, I bet, you spend a lot of time contemplating ways of engaging with your children in a way, that gives them entertainment, education & information. Right? I am a mother of a curious, smart and observant 3-year-old little girl. My daughter loves to sing her Nursery Rhymes. She …

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Mommy’s Kitchen Diwali Recipe- Rasgulla Float by Ralph Chef

Diwali is one of the biggest festivals of India. It unites Indians in many ways. Through its theme of the triumph of good over evil, glowing lights, decluttering, festivities, fireworks, joy, and gift-exchange. It is a joyful time for people to gather and celebrate with their family, friends and loved ones. And food plays a very important role in the …

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To Fast or Not ? My dilemma this Karwachauth

Karwachauth,  the Indian equivalent of Valentines Day,  especially in the Northern part of India. Of course, with a traditional twist. Here, women keep a fast from sunrise to moon rise to pray for the long life of their husbands. In return, the husbands showers them with jewelry and gifts and if you are married to a modern-day romantic husband (cue- …

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Year of giving UAEDubai Lifestyle

5 charities in Dubai to volunteer for ‘the year of giving’

In December 2016, United Arab President, His Highness Sheikh Khalifa declared 2017 as the year of giving.   It gives me immense pride to be an Expat in a country, where Giving is endorsed, promoted, respected and valued. As a child, my mother, who is a kindred spirit, always taught me, to be kind. To use kind words, to act …

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