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! ๐Ÿ™‚ 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 mixย a longย awaited vacation, an unforgettableย anniversary in the sun (checked one off my bucket list here), a scenic driveย to Bakerย Lake – a must-seeย 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 ๐Ÿ™‚ 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

Chocolate Ladoo

March is here!!! Yay…. This means Spring is round the corner and so is my Birthday!!!! Oh yes… I am one of those who is always excited about birthdays… and this time, I thought yesterday was March 1st and posted this on instagram. ๐Ÿ™‚ Good, I just got one more extra day to stay excited!!!   So, when it is finally March and I am happy, “kuch meetha ho jaaye” (time for something sweet). I happened to be off from…

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Naa Kitchen Kahaani

Seattle’s Snowy Sunday

We are already in the middle of February and spring’s almost there! Like every new year, this one too seems going too fast! Seattle has seen a different winter this year with never ending rains, bright days and heavy snow fall(totally reminded me of my chilly Philly winters). But, as I sit down on a Sunday morning sipping hot coffee, I am reminded of one of the beautiful weekends my family and I spent in Steven’s pass this month. Though…

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Lifestyle, Out of Office

Engineering Life with Art

Since this is the first time, we are meeting this year on the blog, let me wish you all a very happy and inspiring new year ahead!!! It has been very long, since I published a new post.ย I may have reasons but Iย blame the lazy me! Now that I am here writing, it has to beย in one of my favorite categories, “The Other You“, which celebratesย people with passion, balance and commitment. And that is the mantra for this year!!! Today,…

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The Other U

Crystal Mountain

Washington state has myriad destinations as varied as its topography. Its been only a year here for us and we are yet to visit many places and explore the Northwestย . With mom visiting, we wanted to take her in and around Washington state and we started off with the mountain beauty of Washington, Mount Rainier. We heard a lot about Crystal Mountain and the view it offers of Mount Rainier.ย This time it was just aย site-seeing fun trip on a pleasant…

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Out of Office

Tomato Pachhadi

Red post alert! Wait wait.. I am talking about the lovely tomatoes in the post ๐Ÿ™‚ This is my all time favourite pachhadi (pickle) and its Mom-made. This is a gem from my mom’s kitchen and is addictively tasty. Everyone who has tasted this pickle totally loved it…and can vouch for this recipe. Hopefully you enjoy it with your family too!!! Ok!!! Agree, that it requires lot (#notveryhelathy) of oil, but I think its okay sometimes ๐Ÿ™‚ So here it…

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Naa Kitchen Kahaani