Sparkle #133: Starbucks Fall Frappuccino

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Coffee is to fall what lemonade is to summer! And if that coffee is coming from Starbucks, I might just end up having more than one cup! I am a huge Starbucks fan girl, so I was super excited to discover… Continue Reading

Sparkle #127: Travel Words To Love

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Sometimes travel inspiration can strike anywhere, even when reading a word! There are some unique words in English and other languages which beautifully capture the emotions of a wandering soul. If your travel vocabulary starts at adventure and ends at wanderlust, then you might want… Continue Reading

Sparkle #125: Back to School Breakfasts

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September signals the start of a new school year across all of America. And for moms, this translates into an intense search for unique breakfast and lunch options to keep things interesting for their little one! If you want to ensure that your kids start their day with… Continue Reading

Sparkle #122: Dr. Seuss Quotes

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Happy Monday bright people! I am back after another week of traveling, and cannot wait to share vignettes and stories from my trip with you. Travel last week was focused on learning and development, as I took time off from work to attend… Continue Reading

Sparkle #121: Relaxing Bath Recipes

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What is your chosen way to unwind after a long and tiring day at work? Different things work for different people, but I think most of us would agree that one of the best ways to de-stress after a hectic day… Continue Reading

Sparkle #119: Chocolate Around the World

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Would you travel for Chocolate? I know I would! Science says chocolate is a definite happiness booster, and I couldn’t agree more! It easily fits in with most menus or cuisines, is available in a variety of forms and flavors and often tops the list of comforting,… Continue Reading

Sparkle #118: Life Advice from Cartoons

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Happy Monday people, another week and another chance to get it right! Every Monday, I post something inspirational so we can start our week on the right note. This week, I wanted to share this info-graphic from Buzzfeed which has some… Continue Reading

Sparkle #117: Illustrated Owl Art

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We are rounding up a fantastic week of celebrating illustrated art on the blog today, and what better way to wrap it up then a post on illustrated owls? Whimsical, cute, mysterious, or just plain funny, owl illustrations are always a treat… Continue Reading

Sparkle #109: Owl Dreamcatchers!

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Do you like dreamcatchers? I absolutely love them and have more than one hanging in my study right now! Dreamcatchers have their origin in native american culture, and have of late been popularized by New Age groups and individuals. A dreamcatcher is traditionally a good luck… Continue Reading

Sparkle #107: Paris vs New York

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I love Paris and New York – both cities are my absolute favorites and close to my heart for so many different reasons! I discovered Paris via books and movies and fell in love with it in an instant. Thankfully, my maiden visit this… Continue Reading

Sparkle #105: Thick Milkshakes for Summer

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I just discovered this amazing website called Bitememore which features several fun recipes you can easily make at home. In summers, I prefer liquids and try to drink my meals rather than eat them. I was looking for thick milkshake recipe ideas when I stumbled upon their website.… Continue Reading

Sparkle #103: Travel global, Eat local!

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Hello happy travelers! What is that one activity which you love to engage in when you travel? All of us explore different interests during our trips – sightseeing tours, adventure sports, extravagant shopping or local shows and entertainment. But there is one travel experience which everyone loves – the excitement… Continue Reading

Sparkle #96: The Magic of Enid Blyton

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Did you grow up reading Enid Blyton? I did! Her books were a very important part of my growing up years and I feel like her stories helped me believe that anything is possible, and magic does exist! Her stories ranged… Continue Reading

Sparkle #93: All American Cocktail

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The holiday weekend is almost upon us, and what better way to welcome it than this Toby Keith Wild Shot Tequila Cocktail. The flavors are tropical, recipe is easy and the colors scream Fourth of July! Let your hair down mixing and drinking this… Continue Reading

Sparkle #84: Remembering Holly Golightly

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I love Breakfast at Tiffany’s! And I absolutely adore Audrey Hepburn’s character in the movie. Hepburn gave us an extremely lovable heroine in Holly Golightly – young, spirited, naive and a tad bit eccentric. Her portrayal of  the flighty young New York socialite… Continue Reading

Sparkle #80: Rustic Chalkboard Menus

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I love chalkboard menus and I am so obsessed with creating something similar for my kitchen right now. They add a vintage, rustic and whimsical charm to the entire room. You can get as creative as you want with these menus – paint some… Continue Reading