Bainbridge Island

A place far away and a loving company is all you need for a good day. It was a completely unplanned day trip. Just happened to be in downtown Seattle with mom and I could not resist the beautiful day on a ferry. The ferry ride is one of the many beautiful things I love to do in Seattle. The last time I went was on a cold night and so wanted to experience the beautiful picturesque during the lovely summer. The ferry…

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Out of Office

Happy Fathers Day

“Behind every independent woman, is an open-minded father, who trusted her and not the society” Like I said in one of my earlier posts, though I don’t do anything absolutely special on these days, I some how I like the idea of a dedicated day to special relations in our lives. Almost 10 years ago, i jotted down these words for my dad and i feel these words still resonate the feelings I share today for my dad. So posting it on…

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Pendrops

Glameve Soiree

Its been over 9 months in Seattle now and may not be an exaggeration to say that there was hardly any weekend that went by without an event! Seattle is truly a happening place!!!! On one rainy afternoon of April, Ananya, invited me to a closed group event and I am so glad, I accepted the invite. Meeting new people is always a pleasure and this time it was a very unique opportunity to be in the company of very talented women from different walks of…

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Lifestyle

Multi Talentos

In such a large world, we meet some people, who we may have not interacted with many but those who leave a lasting impression. And when someone comes across with vibrating positive energy and loads of talent.. i bet you can’t miss!!! So, today’s story is of someone who has been in my underlying memory, for a while now. I was instantly wooed by her energy which i bet cannot go un-noticed 🙂 I knew her as my husband’s classmate, met her a couple…

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The Other U

Ponganalu/Paniyaram

Dosa is almost everyone’s favourite!!!! When many of us make dosa batter at home, we make huge quantity that we end up making dosa for more than 3 days and sometimes a week. That was the scene at home when I was growing up and thats when my mom would make these cute little dosa muffins (:-p) and we just gulped it. Its quite famous in many parts of South India and is called by various names. Gunta Ponganalu or Punugulu or Paniyaram. Whatever the…

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Naa Kitchen Kahaani

Happy Mother’s day

I feel very glad, that there is a day special for the lovely moms in our lives. Whether it be posting a selfie with the mom, or taking her out for a brunch, or cooking for her, spending time with her, writing for her, talking with her, thinking of her… its all celebrations in its own ways!!!! Living across the oceans, away from mom and home, I remember this few lines I wrote very long time back, and wanted to…

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Pendrops

Doodling Marketeer

Talent can never go un-noticed  and Art has no boundaries of any kind. I strongly believe in that and now I proved myself right. How in the world could I imagine to notice something very random on my Facebook newsfeed, instantly loving it and following it up, only to end up writing about this talented young lady, living across the oceans and who I never met or have known earlier!!! Thats the magic of ART! Meet, Nourane Owais.. the beautiful…

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The Other U

For the love of HOME & GAME

The love for the home town never fades away, no matter how far you go! Its as eternal as the love of a mother. People often ask me what’s your hometown and I say “Anantapur”. The spiritually inclined recognise it as a place close to Puttaprthy (if they know this place) and the movie buffs recognise it as the place from the movie “Rakta Charitra”. Well! we are not just that! There are lot of amazing things happening in this small town in…

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Lifestyle

A day with dry shampoo!

Spring is here!!! March has been the lazy month in blogging. No excuses! In the lazy month, I thought of a new category for my blog where I will be writing reviews on various products I use and love. May it be beauty products, kitchen stuff or home living 🙂 I know there are thousands of other blogs which do the same. Still this is what I think 🙂 Here you go with my first one! Starts with a product, I…

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Brandology

The Dancing Doctor

Art is a medicine. Theories have evolved and practice has proven that various art forms like dance and music are used in curing various health issues. Practice of medicine is divine for its obvious and divine ability to cure. When your profession and passion can have the power of healing lives, it surely is the most blessed feeling! Meet the Dancing Doctor, Dr. Yamini Saripalli, a passionate Kuchipudi dancer who is professionally a dermatologist. She lives in the DC area (USA). I…

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The Other U