Showing posts from October, 2015

The Pink Ribbon

October is BREAST CANCER AWARENESS MONTH and the PINK RIBBON  is an international symbol of breast cancer awareness. Breast cancer is the most common type of cancer in women across the world. It is a malignant tumor originating in the cells of the breasts. Cancer develops when cells grow and multiply abnormally. Though breast cancer generally occurs in females, 1% male population is also susceptible to the disease. Signs to look out for: - a lump / thickening of the breast - a change in shape or colour of the breast - discharge from the nipple ( blood/ clear ) - dimpling or puckering of the skin of the breast - changes in size or shape of the breast - abnormal and persist pain Causes: - hereditary - increasing age - obesity - excess alcohol consumption These could be some of the causes. Prevention: These are some small yet important things one could do to reduce the chances of getting the disease. - reduce alcohol intake - maintain a healthy weight - stay

Where there is ruin, there is hope for a treasure

Hi People !!! I feel blessed to be born in this part of the country, Delhi, so amazingly rich in its culture and heritage. Delhi has always been the power center, and the influences of the various rulers had a deep imprint on it, Be it the Rajputs, Khilji's, Mughals or British. Being an avid history buff, I love visiting places of historical significance. And as a mother to young children, I feel it's my duty to teach them to love and value our culture. To make them aware of our dynamic heritage and to take pride in our glorious history. So, after her exams got over, my daughter made an impromptu plan, to visit the Qutab complex. And I was all game. What a wonderful idea to incorporate fashion with history! I wondered. I wanted to wear something which was stylish, comfortable and not an OTT (over the top) kinda. I wore a long slit top from The Pretty Girlz  Korner, which is a Delhi based company retailing through some big e- com stores. They had sent me an array of

Celebs Dietary Fads !!!!

All of us aim to have that perfect body, lean and chiselled, and try all sorts of fads to achieve it. Our celebrities are no different, they go all out and sometimes berserk  to get that killer bod....all this is much more in vogue in the west. Though, these diet are generally based on the principal on detoxing and suppress ing the appetite, they should not be followed without guidance and supervision. Apple cider vinegar diet Cindy Crawford and Megan fox are famous patrons of this form of diet to keep their body super thin. A concoction of water and apple cider vinegar is taken before meals. Apple cider vinegar is known to increase metabolism. Maple Syrup Diet Beyonce is the celebrity endorser of this diet. The curvy superstar lost almost a stone  of weight in just 2 weeks. This drink consist of maple syrup, lemon and cayenne pepper mixed in water. It is about 60 calories. Beyonce drank only this concoction for a fortnight during the shooting of  Dream Girls. Grapefru

The Orange October !

Helloo all !  How are you doing ?? It's October now, hence the onset of autumn. And you see a lovely burnt sienna kinda hue all around. It is my favourite time of the year, the weather is pleasant, the spirits high and happiness galore. October, generally marks the beginning of festivities, with the Navratri...the nine days dedicated to nine forms of Godess Shakti. Also, worth mentioning are the fun Dandiya nights, where you dance to the loud, enthralling, fascinating beats. I have been invited to a dozen Dandiya parties...No, I am not kidding! And, I will be attending at least 3 of them. What are your plans ???  Let me know, I am all ears .....       So, what will I be wearing??  Surprise surprise !!!  Of course! Will let you guys know. But, I thought of putting up an outfit post  from the recent party, I attended. The theme of the event was "Chic with a boho twist"  and it was a day event. I wore an orange jumpsuit, with a black jacket, and a lovely printed scarf

10 reasons to love Olive Oil

Hey!  So wassup, guys!!! How are you doing? Me, I am good. These days wherever I go, one topic literally crops up everywhere....Olive Oil. I guess, it's a  current favorite with everyone. No discussion is complete without the mention of it. The old wives tale goes on to say  that it's a blessing from heaven to the mankind. And, why not ?  It has been used since time immemorial, for health and beauty purpose. Olive is a native of the Mediterranean. It forms an integral part of the mediterranean cuisine. It is also used extensively for cosmetic purpose. Queen Cleopatra of ancient Egypt, was a great patron of olive oil. This  beautiful fruit has unrivaled health and cosmetic benefits. 1. It is a great cooking medium and comes in various forms like olive oil, virgin ,extra virgin, cold pressed etc. 2. It has linolinic acid which is not produced by the body but is essential for hydration. 3. It is a great anti aging agent and is an abundant source of anti oxidants. 4. Thi

You are Beautiful

Hey! My lovely peeps ! How are you guys doing? Today, the post that I am putting up on the blog is my favourite. I had written it for another blog of mine, long back. It had received great appreciation, So, I thought of putting it up for you guys to have a look at it. Dove This post sums up the essence of the blog beautifully. Khoobsoorat  - You are Beautiful !!! Here it is - As , I embark on this journey of starting my blog , what better way than this beautiful and awe- inspiring  video,  I came across a couple of days back.                In this video , an artist sketches two illustrations of each women based on the input given by herself and a stranger. Then, these women are called to have a "dekkho" at both sketches hanging side by side and you would be surprised ......                         The picture where the women described herself was way different than how the stranger perceived her. And ironically , she too resembled the sketc