Inspirational Quote – Positive Lifestyle Changes

Originally posted on When Women Inspire:
It’s 2018, and many of you will already be making headway with your New Year resolutions. Well done, and may you find success. Of course, like many people, you may have started with good intentions and then given up at the first hurdle. The cold weather has probably already…

Closeup/Macro photography

Originally posted on XDrive:
When do you “wow” a picture? I am pretty sure; it happens whenever you see something that you never expected or not used seeing them on a daily basis right? Yes, that means if you want others to “Wow” you, you need to click something people don’t see every day. So,…

Curry Chicken with Coconut milk

 I love any dish with coconut  or coconut milk in it . If you have read  my earlier posts , you may know  I’m originally from a coastal state in South India  known for its spices and coconuts and so my affinity to coconut is not something surprising 🙂 I recently had this particular chicken…

Today’s quote

A wonderful message  and quote to start a day on a positive note !  

Low Light Photography – Tips

Low light photography is an interesting aspect of photography . Photographers are often required to take pictures in low light , for instance shooting  outdoors after sunset, indoors at a restaurant, low lit mall, home or even at an event like a birthday party, marriage or conference.Capturing pictures of fireworks, street lights, night sky with…

Delicious Chocolate Cupcake

 Chocolate cupcake was on my mind all these days and it has been a while I baked them .With February, the month of love and V-day around the corner , it was a perfect treat to make. I was so happy that they turned out really perfect, moist and delicious.I must say at our home we…

Today’s quotes on Self care

These quotes are great reminders on self care . Caring for oneself  may sound indulgent , but is as important as taking care of others or  important matters. It is very common  to put oneself  in the  bottom most priority list ,complete everything else  first and eventually get completely burnt out with all the overwhelming…

Poha ( Flattened rice )- A Hearty Breakfast

‘Poha’ (Flattened rice or beaten rice ) is one of the easiest , healthy and filling breakfast  which  is said to have originated in western and northern India. ‘Poha’ is a good source of carbohydrate, rich in iron and low on gluten.There are two varieties of  the ‘poha’, thick and thin . This breakfast dish…

The Entertainer Blogger Award !

  It’s award nomination time again! My heartfelt Thanks to Lorelle from “A mindful traveller ” for the Entertainer Blogger Award nomination. I am so humbled and honored .This nomination is for being a blogger who is fun, inspiring and entertaining. It is wonderful to  be recognized by a fellow blogger for  your efforts and I truly…

Quotes – Being a better listener

 It is easy to lose focus and drift in a conversation with someone unless one is paying attention to or interested in what is being said by the speaker. We must all have at some point heard  the phrase “Talk less and listen more” .This  is probably easier said than done for many of us…

Food photography – Tips for beginners

Originally posted on Cooking Without Limits:
I often get asked photography questions: what camera I use, how to take good photos without a professional camera, etc. Everything  in this post comes after a few years of taking photos and making lots of mistakes, but learning from most all of them (Sometimes you repeat the same…

Indian Chili Chicken

Hello all! I am here today with yet another chicken dish . This is a very delicious and popular dish usually served as an appetizer in  Indo-Chinese restaurants back home . It is basically battered fried chicken in a reduced gravy made with soy sauce , chili garlic sauce, green chillies ,bell pepper, ginger, garlic…