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TRAVEL & LIFESTYLE
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FOUR MINUTE FACE WITH AMAZING COSMETICS

Disclosure: Products were gifted to me by Amazing Cosmetics for review purposes only. All opinions are my own. 

When it comes to applying makeup, I am a strong believer of keeping it simple and natural. No offense to anyone, but I don't advocate the cakey, layer after layer kind of makeup. It looks so phony. Again, it is a personal preference, and I have no intentions to jeopardize anyone's work or passion.

My everyday makeup look is very consistent. A few essentials and four minutes of my time is all it takes for me to apply my make in the morning. No kidding, four minutes is just what I need on my busy mornings. I have teamed up with Amazing Cosmetics to share with you a video illustration of my EVERYDAY FOUR MINUTE FACE, a makeup look that is easy-peasy and quick.




STYLE SWAP TUESDAYS- SHOWING SOME SAREE LOVE

As much as I love wearing western clothing, there is no denying of my love for traditional Indian attire. But truth be told: neither do I have a lot of Indian clothing here in US nor do I have the knowledge of the latest fashion trends in India. My last resort is either my mom, who keeps me up to date or the Indian celebrities, who are the idealistic source of runway to realway fashion.

Today's look is inspired by this one, but with my own personal spin. My mom, who is visiting us here in US, brought me the saree, but the coordinating blouse- the seamstress messed it up!!! I didn't want that to dampen my excitement of wearing this sari whatsoever, so I decided to wear it with one of my own India-inspired eyelet blouses, and I think it worked. Would you agree ???

To give this look my personal signature touch, came in that statement necklace and that black bindi too.....

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MONDAY MOOD- SAY CHEESE, TIPS FOR HOSTING AN AWESOME WINE AND CHEESE PARTY

  • Disclosure : This post was sponsored by Heluva Good! Cheese as part of an Influence Central campaign and all opinions expressed in my post are my own.

As much as I would love to entertain, our busy work schedules doesn't permit elaborate culinary indulgence or dinner soirees. But one thing that is always up my alley is a social rendezvous over wine and cheese. 

No matter where we hail from, what culture we belong to, what language we speak; one language the entire world understands is the language of food, and when the food is centered around wine and cheese: then there are sparks and instant connection.....

Hosting a wine and cheese party need not be nerve-racking. You don't need any major culinary skills or tools to host one yourself : just a few key ingredients, some presentation props and lots of cheese love is all you need. 
I have teamed up with “Heluva Good! Block Cheese” to bring to your table an easy cheese platter and table setting, that is sure to win your guest's hearts. Also, I am whipping up a quick baked cheesy dip, that is not only finger-licking good, the robust cheesy flavor will give a major case of binge-eating to your guests. 

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FLASHBACK FRIDAY - BIRTHDAY EDITION

It's my birthday and I couldn't have been more excited to be another year older, wiser and smarter ;) 

Unlike last year's ( post HERE ), this year's birthday post is more pictorial and a trip down the memory lane. Right from my 1st birthday, to my school and college days, to until a few years ago, I've tried my best to scout whatever pictures possible. I've done close to no editing, coz I really wanted to preserve the essence of the moment these pictures were clicked.  Thanks to my mom for bringing some of these pictures, all the way from India, and thanks to a few special people for suggesting this fun, emotional and hilarious post. 

Note that the number of pictures featured here is same as that of my age today- so happy guessing !!!!

 CIRCA 82