Sparkle #204: Spring has Sprung!

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Hello beautiful people, are you ready for spring? I know I am! Today is the Spring Equinox, which marks the beginning of spring across the world. Today is one of the only two days in the year when the day and… Continue Reading

Googlebun Fridays (Week 17)

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Happy Friday everyone! Just wanted to share a quick note before publishing today’s post – I will be discontinuing the “Googlebun Fridays” posts from next week. I was recently analyzing current reader engagement with the blog, and noticed that the… Continue Reading

How to Get Your Happy On!

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Spring has finally sprung (yesterday was the Spring Equinox) and today UN is celebrating the International Day of Happiness. If you click this link, you can actually download a free Happiness Guidebook which is packed with ideas to create a happier… Continue Reading

Sparkle #180: Buddha Doodles

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Happy Monday my lovelies! It’s a particularly happy Monday for me this week, since we got our grandmother home today. If you read my post last week, you would know that my absence on the blog was primarily because my… Continue Reading

Sparkle #176: Make your Monday Happy!

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Happy Monday folks! I am not feeling very happy or excited this morning and could do with some sunshine to brighten things up. The year has started on a crazy note, a new job means lots of learning and hence most of… Continue Reading

Sparkle #162: Holiday Quotes for December!

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Happy Monday everyone! It’s the most wonderful time of the year. A time to be your most happy, shiny, bright and positive self. A time to reflect and hope, a time to be thankful for the present and optimistic about the future, a time… Continue Reading

Sparkle #136: Disco Gypsy at Paris Fashion Week

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Fashion Week is upon us again and this time the runway is setup in Paris! My favorite show at Paris has almost always been Manish Arora’s ready to wear Spring Summer preview. Kitschy, psychedelic and colorful – his trademark style… Continue Reading

Sparkle #130: Fall Blessings

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Happy Monday folks! How is September coming along for everyone? If you have been reading this space, you will know that I am obsessed with fall season and have been in an ‘all things autumn’ mode since the start of the month!… 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 #114: Healthy Living Illustrations

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Happy Monday lovelies! This week on the blog we are celebrating illustration art, which means I will be sharing some of my favorite illustrations from different categories with you through the week. I have always been obsessed with good art and… Continue Reading

Sparkle #110: Happiness on your fingertips!

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Happy Monday everyone! Last week on the blog, I put up a poll to understand if the frequency of my daily sparkle posts was comfortable or cumbersome for my readers. Thanks to everyone who voted! From the results, it seems that some form… Continue Reading

Trip of a Lifetime: Kashmir, Leh, Ladakh: Part 1

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Hello wonderful people and happy Sunday! I woke up feeling real good this morning. It could be because it’s Sunday, or because we have amazing (rainy) weather, or simply because today is the anniversary of my maiden trip to Kashmir, Leh, Ladakh in 2013. If I… 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

GoogleBun Fridays: Week 29 Favorites

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Happy Friday folks! Below are my top picks from the web for this week; what have you been reading? Have a good weekend! Best and worst foods for healthy teeth. Skin and hair care during the rains. Make yourself happy now. Multimasking – can this… Continue Reading

Sparkle #100: Magical Art for your Desktops

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Have you heard of Vladstudio.com? I stumbled upon Vladstudio almost 5 years ago, when I was looking for quirky and whimsical wallpapers to dress my shiny new Sony Vaio! Vladstudio is an art project of Russian digital artist Vlad Gerasimov – a professional… Continue Reading

Sparkle #94: Monday Motivations

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Happy Monday folks! Another week, another month and another chance at getting it right! It’s the middle of 2015, which makes it a good time to take stock of our January resolutions and the progress we have made on them. As always, I made plenty… Continue Reading