Wedding Sign boards

If you follow “wed me good” by any chance , you will know for sure what wedding sign boards are. For those who are yet to be bitten by the bug of wedding planning, let me introduce you to wedding sign boards. These are quirky , funny , boards with photos , quotes, slogans etc…

Kelvan – A Prewedding Marathi Ritual

So while i still have few posts in draft, dealing with some more wedding preparations and tips, i wanted to write about some typical maharashtrian wedding rituals that aren’t very popular with non marathis. So Kelvan or Gadignar is one such ritual wherein the close relatives of the Bride/Groom throw lunch/Dinner in their honour. While…

MARATHI WEDDINGS .. Where to find the perfect lehengas

If we talk about weddings and we don’t mention the lehengas , it just doesn’t happen. But lehengas nowadays also contribute to a major expenditure in a wedding. However , every bride would want to get that perfect lehenga, she has always wished for, the overboard prices  do play a spoilsport , in case of most…

Marathi Weddings …. the wedding announcements

Recently the sister got married , and it was a full fledged 5 day affair . Being a cross cultural wedding (We being Marathi & groom being Bengali) , it was all the more chaotic, eventful and fun. But during the process , i realized the lack of resources, inputs, knowledge, write ups etc etc when it…

LETTER TO SELF..

Dear 20 year old me, As i stand here today, looking back at you, i realize there are certain things i wish i could tell you. Time Travel seems so pertinent and essential. Seasons have changed, years passed by , unravelling a lot of things. I really wish i could come back to you and…

BEING MORTAL- A Book Review

  Some time back, i  had gifted a book by Atul Gawande “The checklist Manifesto” to one of my friend, and received really good feedback. Prior to that i had only heard about the writer, from various sources, and many recommendations were available for his books. So this time around , roaming around the shelves…

EAT, PRAY, LOVE- A Book Review

Once upon a time there was a girl who loved to read, and always carried books along. Suddenly one winter evening , when the sun was all orange and red, she realized she had nothing left to read that night. She became really tensed and started desperately searching for a book to read. She searched…

If we were having coffee…

I would tell you that i wanted to capture the sunrise from my newly bought SLR , and was wanting to go to some hill out of the city limits for the same. Going alone wasn’t much of an option and i couldn’t manage to find a company. So finally i had to settle for…

THE JUNGLE BOOK

I am a big wildlife lover.. there is something about the dense and thick forest, the rustling of woods, the call of birds, that feels so enigmatically attractive. I have recently started travelling to wildlife sanctuaries and have managed to see some animals /birds in their natural habitat. It is fascinating to see them roaming around…

Ghar wali diwali

This Diwali was a rushed one, unlike my other Diwali holidays. Some official work ,which was communicated at the last moment , made me travel to Mumbai and getting a railway ticket became an impossible task. Finally managed to get a bus ticket for quadruple the usual amount and reached home. In between all this, i…

A Picture post ..

  A quick peek-a- boo into one of the most stunning architecture of Rajasthan. The kumbhalgarh fort is an astonishingly beautiful place situated near the picturesque Udaipur.    

FOOD & ME…

I am a die hard foodie, and quite unapologetically so. I find it fascinating to indulge in the myriad of food options one have, not just eating but i also love cooking and trying out different things. Although i am yet to taste like a million food items from across the world, but i do…