5 common shopping mistakes

Ola! How are you doing?  I am back from a lovely vacation feeling absolutely rejuvenated and excited to share more content with you all. Now that I am settling back into routine, I am also thinking about Thanksgiving and of course Black Friday/Cyber Monday! Do you love shopping? Ah! I heard you say “yes”. So do I 🙂  As much as I love shopping, I am trying to do mindful shopping and avoid some mistakes while shopping. This is a…

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Lifestyle

My packing essentials

I told you, October is my favorite month! This time it is even more exciting as I have the most awaited trip coming up in 10 days! More details soon! Travel is always fun but the preparation gets tiring only because I want to make sure I have everything I need when I go to a new place!  I have had my fair share of “Oh God! I forgot to get that!” moments and I want to avoid that during…

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Lifestyle

Honest Blogging Rambling

Happy October and Fall! Lovely season is back with new colors, energy and thoughts! I had a great summer with perfect family time and me time! I am back again after a break and this time not a deliberate one. Thank you for those who were asking me about my new blogs! That means a lot to me. I was wondering what has been my blocker?!  Definitely not TIME for I always have or make time for something I love…

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Lakritics

How are you my friend?

Not something I usually write about! But sometimes bothering thoughts are better written than stationed inside! It (yes! I dint know it was a she) was just a name on my favorite hand bag and a pretty wallet! I never read or followed his work apart from hearing his name may be twice in my life (Remember “The Big Short“). But the shocking news of suicide of these two celebrities who I have no connection with totally upset me and…

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Experience, Lifestyle

Travel Turkey: Logistics

Hello there! I have been MIA for no specific reason! But many things happened. I was super busy and happy celebrating the first annual day of my Dance School, I turned 30 and traveled to Turkey  Essentially a good break where I could give time to myself, my passion and my family 🙂 So no complaints! Now that I am back, I am super excited to share our Turkey Travel Stories. I am writing this travel blog series with Mr.…

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Out of Office

6 Systems to Stay Organized at Home

Do you remember from here, when I said, cleaning and organizing are my biggest stress busters? January 14th was National Home Organizing Day (Yes! there is a day for that) and I shared here, my five basic habits to get started with organizing at home. Piggy backing on that post, this post will keep you motivated to set up some simple systems at home to stay organized! So, here are six systems to start with and stay organized at home.…

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Kaustubha, Lifestyle

Life @ Kaustubha

Hello there! 🙂 Wishing you all a very happy new year 2018!!!! I cannot tell you how excited I am for the new year! With the new year comes a new look to the blog (did you notice that?) and a new post in a new category with a genuine attempt to keep up with my blogging goals. So here you go! If you know me, or following me here or visited my home, you sure would know my love…

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Kaustubha

Six Things To Do This Summer In Seattle

Hello Summer! It is no more of Sleepless in Seattle but Summer in Seattle!!! I bet, many of us in Seattle are waiting to soak up in the sun after drenching in the rain for over 6 months now. Well, well I agree we had a disappointing spring with continuing rains and lower temperatures, but lets hope for a good and bright summer (in the defense, we had a good summer last year!). And as we get set for the…

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Lifestyle, Out of Office

Skin care with Sugar & Herbs

It’s already June and I just can’t get off the fantastic long weekend during during the Memorial Day. You get a recipe for awesomeness when you mix a long awaited vacation, an unforgettable anniversary in the sun (checked one off my bucket list here), a scenic drive to Baker Lake – a must-see in very own PNW and of course a relaxed me-time at home. Talking of a relaxed me time, raise your hand if you like to spend time in your hot bath tub. I…

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Brandology, Lifestyle

30 Before 30

Hola after a really long time! I took a self imposed break from many things including blogging for a while! Now I am back because I wanted to 🙂 I started writing (later termed blogging) just out of my interest to talk about things that interest and inspire me. For some reason, at some point I felt, I was forcing this on myself and I did not like it. I wanted to write only when I feel for it. Well,…

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Lifestyle