Book Review: An Embarrassment of Mangoes by Ann Vanderhoof

My Rating: 4 awesome stars!! Book Name: An Embarrassment of Mangoes (A Caribbean Interlude) Author: Ann Vanderhoof Genre: Non Fiction/Travelogue/Culture&History/Caribbean food recipe guide 😀 Before I start my review, here is some trivia. Did you know (because I didn’t, before I read this book): Receta means recipe in Spanish? Conch is a popular seafood inContinue reading “Book Review: An Embarrassment of Mangoes by Ann Vanderhoof”

To go or not to go – A recurring theme for most parents who love to travel :D

Last weekend, we tried another go at Lonavla (which is a small hill station near Pune, Maharashtra, India) with our baby (who’s now almost 9 months old and has already traveled the East, West and North in our country! lol..We did have my parents accompanying us this time, and my husband and I were reallyContinue reading “To go or not to go – A recurring theme for most parents who love to travel :D”

How to (or not to) eat a meal out with a baby :D

Disclaimer: This is not to be confused with an expert view on parenting or baby eating habits or recommendation of any sort! Lol! Premise: Generally weekend brunches/lunches with the 8 month old (who has recently started crawling), with family or friends – because I am too lazy to cook 😀 I love eating out-period. IContinue reading “How to (or not to) eat a meal out with a baby :D”

Book Review: I know how she does it by Laura Vanderkam

My rating: 3.7 Stars The mosaic metaphor is that life consists of many tiles. Some tiles are stressful and some are wonderful. – Laura Vanderkam Laura’s statement above sums up her time management lesson in this book. It’s funny how I’ve started opening up to more self help books lately. I read an awesome self helpContinue reading “Book Review: I know how she does it by Laura Vanderkam”

Current music favs- Blurryface & Lady Wood :)

I love listening to all kinds of music and exploring all the new music that comes out. Most of my recommendations come from iTunes new releases or a similar playlist playing on You Tube or from my sister or friends..Lol! So I recently checked out these two albums – Blurryface by Twenty One Pilots andContinue reading “Current music favs- Blurryface & Lady Wood :)”

Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi – Book Review

“White” could be the way a person talked, “Black” the music a person listened to – Marjorie Once in a while you come across books that leave an impression on you, teach you something new and make you want to think a lot, ask a lot of questions and want to know more about theContinue reading “Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi – Book Review”

When sleep eludes me..yawnnnn

When sleep eludes me, I’m irritable When sleep eludes me, I get constipated (yeah, we all poop, its natural) When sleep eludes me, I can’t drag my body out of the bed to go for that morning jog When sleep eludes me, I feel like a zombie for the rest of the day WhenContinue reading “When sleep eludes me..yawnnnn”