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My Festival Look from Jabong.

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Festivals are those magical wands of human life which fills colours, happiness and lights in human’s life. Diwali is the biggest festival for Hindus but now-a-days each and every religion enjoys this awesome festival of lights and crackers. Man’s preferences over things changes from time to time. When I was child, I was interested in the things which were associated with the festival. New clothes were never ever my concern. I never selected my clothes as a child as I never found it interesting so my mommy would select clothes for me and I used to be busy in enjoying festival. Same scenario was there for Diwali. Instead of clothes I would purchase crackers.
As time goes our priorities change and same happened with me. As grown up girl and now a married woman I am much interested in designer clothes and festive look for Diwali parties. This Diwali I have decided to shop from Jabong.com as this website has been my favourite due to daily new arrivals, awesome and quality-wise products. …

Goochikoo.

Being mother of 20 days old baby girl, I understand it very well that how difficult it is to keep your baby’s skin soft. What our parents say and what doctors say has a huge difference in it. From the day one I have witnessed that elders asked to wrap baby in old cotton clothes and doctors wrap baby in brand new cloth. Elders refuse to use diapers and doctors put it on my darling from day one. Being a new mom, I was damn worried about these differences of opinions for safety of my baby. But as I have experienced following elders’ advice is the best thing, I preferred to follow my mom’s advice. From this experience of 20 days , here are some tips I have gathered to keep my baby’s skin softest.
Every time your baby has its food, wipe her lips with wet cloth. It will help to keep her lips soft and pink. Not only lips but also wipe area around lips as it removes unwanted hair from your baby’s skin. Remaining milk particles, if not cleaned properly can make baby’s skin dry and can also attr…

My Baby Softest.

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Babies are blessings of God who bring happiness in our life. I am recently blessed with baby girl. She is just 21 days old but she has made our life super awesome and full of happiness. A cute little girl with delicate body and heart-catching smile. This is what I asked for from God. A little bundle of happiness.
Till her birth, I never participated in any parenting activity on any website because parenting is such an experience where you can’t write or imagine a story. But thanks to Blogadda, soon after I became mother Blogadda brought an opportunity to blog about babies and thus I have entered into parenting blogging.
Babies are so delicate and so is their skin. From the day one their skin needs too much attention. The moment you miss any delicate part of their body and your baby will have horrible and painful rashes all over their body. With a delicate angel under my care, I have acquired few tips to keep babies skin soft from day one.
1)No to Diaper for one month baby :


I know it ver…

You & Me

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Modern world has made our life relaxed with many facilities, amenities and technologies. But has it given us true peace and happiness? If we look around carefully then we would find that actually these modern world and its flaws has made human being alone. Social media has connected us with whole world. City, state, country are no more barriers. But don’t you guys feel that actually it has widened the gaps between the families living together?



Instead of discussing lives of others let me focus on mine as my own family also suffers from the same issue. As soon as all the members are gathered at evening, we have our dinner. Till it everything is great but as soon as dinner gets over, all of us get engrossed in our smart phones and laptops. Instead of discussing whole day’s activities, we used to get involved in our smartphones. Not only on weekdays but also on weekends, it became the schedule for us. We would be together, on same sofa, in same room, in same house but virtually we were s…

Review of Paradise Lost & Regained by Ratnadip Acharya

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About Author:
A NIT Jamshedpur graduate, Ratnadip lives in Mumbai where he works as an Electrical Engineer. He contributed many inspirational stories in different collections of Chicken Soup for the Soul. His first novel, Life is Always Aimless…unless You Love it was published in December 2012 and was received well by the readers across the country.
Storyline: 3.5/5
A little deer and its journey from her mother’s womb to self-realization.  
Writing Style: 3/5
From storyline one would get confused. Can this much simple idea be turned into a wonderful novel? You would surely say yes, if you have read Ratnadip Acharya’s ‘Paradise Lost & Regained.
This work by Ratnadip reminded me of Jatakkathas and Panchtantra kathas from ancient Indian literature, where we had animals as characters. They preached about life’s valuable truths and philosophy. Same is the case with Paradise Lost & Regained. A life from its beginning, right form the womb of mother is presented through view of a Deer. H…

Review of Diabolical by Supriya Parulekar

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About Author:
Supriya Parulekar is a published fiction author with five books. She likes experimenting with different genres and you will find something dark and mysterious in her. She has worked as a script editor for TV18, History channel.
Storyline: 3.5/5
Soniya is a superstar and queen of million hearts. She has everything fame, love, money, popularity, beauty. Everything. But as philosophy says no one is perfectly happy in this world and same is the case with Soniya. She is psychiatric patient. She suffers from depression and roots of this depression lies in her childhood. With greedy mother and loving sister Tania, will Sonia be able to survive in this ruthless world? What would be her fate? 
Writing Style: 4/5
This my first experience of reading Supriya Parulekar and this very work has made me admirer of Supriya’s writing style. A storyline which seems inspired from Bollywood but as soon as you open the book, it is already written for a friend who gave up. This very line however g…

Review of Crumpled Voices 2 – Innocence Lost

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Writing Style: 3.5/5
Crumpled Voices 2 – Innocence Lost is a collection of short-stories written by different writers on the burning issue of child abuse. Child abuse does not mean only physical but also a psychological abuse. The 17 stories from this book are based on various kind of child abuse. Be it child marriage, child labour, physical exploitation, mental torture and more.
Reading anthologies is quite fun and his fun doubles up when they are written by different authors. Crumpled Voices-2 is same kind of work of fiction. There are 17 stories and as they are written by different writers few of them have got uniqueness in it and few of them are reread.
Here is the list of the stories I liked.
The Lost and Found Self-respect is a story which depicts child abuse and very beautiful relationship of husband and wife with lots of trust and understanding. Writer has put all the emotions together very precisely and she has succeeded in creating a wonderful piece.
The White Lily is a story …

Review of The Arithmetic of Breasts and other stories by Rochelle Potkar

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About Author: Rochelle Potkar is a writer and poet. Her stories have appeared in several Indian and international publications. She lives in Mumbai. Her next book, Dreams of Déjà vu, is a speculative novel.
Writing Style: 3.5/5
Every form of literature has its own charm and way of presentation of life. Short story is considered a slice from life of the character. In novels we get to know about the character in detail directly from his birth or particular age till his death or his achievement of goal of his life. It is little bit easy for writer of novel to leave kind of impression about the character on mind of reader as he has got enough room. For me, writer of short story has got much task to do as in single incident of character’s life he has to present whole self of character. And I must say Rochelle Potkar has done her best in presenting a slice from characters’ life.
The Arithmetic of Breasts and other stories is a collection of wonderful stories depicting the hidden chambers and l…

My Idea of Free Look

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Fashion is something that defines a person. Every person has his own concept of fashion. Some keeps themselves updated about latest fashion styles. Some be updated through their fashion ideals. Some love to create their own fashionable looks. Some prefer fashion according to their comforts. In previous times fashion was such a topic that got limited to high society people but with use of multimedia and social sites people have become more fashion conscious. Everyone wishes to be different and have their own free look.


My own concept of free look is very clear. I prefer fashion according to my body type and occasion. Well, in India we also need to add one more filter for free look. It is about the place where you are staying or visiting. Someone might say that occasion and places are two equal filters. But I would say no, it’s not. If you are visiting your relatives than you need to be little bit self-conscious about your clothing style and if you are visiting your friends’ house than …

My Sister, My darling.

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Sisters are angels sent by God on this earth, who make it possible for us to survive and live happily. I am blessed with brother and sister. My sister is five years elder to me. She is married in Delhi. My brother is 2.5 years younger than me but it’s a different thing that he looks elder then me due to his height. ;) ;) Trio of us have shared special bond since childhood. Though we are departed now due to marriages, we stay in touch using social media.



My sister being eldest among us was little bit sincere but whenever it came naughty acts, blunder and chaotic missions, she would join us. It’s a different thing that whenever mummy caught us, she would wear that ‘good girl’s’ mask and my brother and I would bear mummy’s anger. Later on she would come and give us chocolates and ice-creams to cool our anger.
Being an elder sister, she always had feeling of possessiveness for us. Whenever anyone tried to mess with me or my brother, she would stand like a rock and protect us. I never like…

My darling Strongest

Masi.  I am yet to listen this word from her  mouth but I am  waiting for the day she pronounce it.  All of you must be wondering   that what on the earth has happened to me.   Why am I getting rabbit out of the hat??  Well,  Blogadda as usual has brought a brand new activity where once again every blogger is brought to live those tiny moments of joy and happiness using the wand of imagination. This time Blogadda in association with Dabur baby  massage oil has brought a wonderful activity where every blogger is going to express his or her views on goodness of massage oils for baby.
There would be rarely any idiotic person on this  earth who won't have affection for children.  Yup,  I know children can be devils but let's concentrate on infants and toddlers.  Being a Masi at once, I have experienced a thing.  my niece is damn cute and loving and I feel extremely enraged whenever my sister gets angry on her even for a moment. But as my sister says, " keep Shagun with you …

Bundle of Joy

Infant. The moment we hear this word, a small bundle of joy starts flashing in fro t of our eyes.  With tiny hands, legs, Small but sparkling eyes,  those tiny lips curving for yawn. That smile when it looks at us. It's fragile yet beautiful body, responding to nature and the new atmosphere it has come into.  For the relatives and friends,  this tiny creature is nothing but a toy with whom they would get to click few selfies and update their statuses on facebook like feeling awesome with Tom,  Dik and Harry. But for it's parents it becomes centre of their world. The tiny bundle of joy,  part of their being,  part of their existence, proof  of their love and togetherness.
The moment it's mother carries it in her hands,  her world becomes complete.  The child whom she carried in her womb for nine months.  For whom she spent sleepless nights,  left favorite clothes, avoided tasty junkfood and bore many kicks and cramps and pains, it is finally in her hand.  The baby whose mo…

From Fat to Fab.

Hey guys,  till today you read just  about books, reviews, products and activity blogs but today we will discuss about benefits of balanced diet and nutritional compromises of a crash diet.  Well,  you guys must be thinking that I am not a health instructor or dietitian. Or any celebrity whose health tips will be very interesting for you.  I agree with you all.  I am neither dietitian nor celebrity. Yet my views on diet surely going to be useful for you.  As I am the girl who had gained horrible weight due to my love of junk food but thanks to constant nagging of my mummy.  I gave up all the worst food habits and started going to gym and followed a healthy balanced diet.   First of all let me clear some basic idea about healthy diet and crash diet.
Healthy diet includes slower but steadier results as it includes food but good one with lots of fibers,  nutrition but lesser fat.
Crash diet is supposed to give you quick results but it won't provide you any healthy benefits. It inclu…