It is a euphoric feeling when you get your first salary in hand. The financial independence comes with a lot of freedom and lot of lessons. The first lesson is how not overspend and to learn financial planning. I remember when I had gotten a job during the last semester of my engineering, my mom had started to educate me on financial literacy. Whew! It felt like I had entered an adult world. Today, this information is much more easily available at our fingertips, thanks to Quora and other … [Read more...] about How to start investing your money?
If you are skin care fanatic, you would know how it is to have your shelves overflowing with products. I was just cleaning my dresser a few days back and I found I have quite a collection of face masks. All masks I have are clay based. I wish I had something soothing and hydrating to use after a long day in sun and do not have to struggle while taking off. Any recommendations? Sheet masks are a good choice in those cases but somehow they have never really worked for me, even the super-expensive … [Read more...] about On the Shelf Vol. 1 – Face Masks
How often do you go to a parlor? Once a month, may be? Ever since I started going to the parlor, some of the practices I found were completely unhygienic even in the best of them. Then, they would also not carry the same moisturizers and sunscreens. So, I started developing a habit of carrying my own go-to-parlor kit. My go-to parlor kit has must haves for salon sessions. You could also carry your own manicure and pedicure kits just to be on the safer side but I am lazy enough to skip … [Read more...] about What are your 5 Must Haves for Salon Sessions?
This is not a beauty post but more of an introspection. Very personal to me. Wow! This year is a milestone year. So many changes, so many milestones, so much of transformation. I have entered 31 now. Feels like yesterday when we were freshers in the college or school going students. When did we grow up. When I look around, my friends are all handling babies and one of my cousin has a kid of 8 years and she is just a year older than me. I have yet to have one. I am not even sure what exactly to … [Read more...] about An Ode to 30 years on Earth
Wish you all a very Happy Republic Day. … [Read more...] about Happy Republic Day!!
Wish you all a very Happy Pongal and hope you had a great Lohri and Bogi. Fun Fact: If you don't know, Pongal is also the name of a dish which is prepared today. It is prepared with rice and is generally bland and not spicy. The funny thing is that I used to hate this dish till a two to three years back and now, I am not definitely in love with it but it tastes really good if I put a whole lot of pure ghee. So, if you have not had this dish, you should definitely try it out. … [Read more...] about Happy Pongal
Wish you all a very very Happy New Year. May it bring all the prosperity and luck and make your endeavors come true. I believe New Year begins every single moment. The moment you decide to bring a change in your life is the one defining moment. May it happen every single day in your life and you have the courage to change one thing a day. Make things uncomplicated, relations deep and trustworthy and yourself stronger everyday. Cheers! … [Read more...] about Happy New Year
Republished from 1stJanuary, 2015 Good Morning Everyone! So, welcome to the last day of 2016. I thought this would be a good time to republish this post. Have a read and let me know what you think about it :) In the spirit with the new year, I had been meaning to do a post tagged #dump10things since quite long. So, finally, here it is - list of 10 things I would like to get rid of at the verge of this transition from the old to new. Do check out my list and do not forget to share yours in the … [Read more...] about Just Gossip Vol. 40 – 10 things to do before embracing New Year
Wow! 2016 is already over. Okay, just two days to go. Lot has happened. Many ups and many downs. Lets see. January started with a bang. A trip to Goa. Memorable. We took a bike on rent. Huge mistake! If you are going, take a car. February brought a much awaited wedding in the family and another trip to my second favorite place in the world, Vizag. I love the city. if you ever want a small town feel with upscale lifestyle, this is the place to go. March brought us a trip to Shirdi … [Read more...] about Milestones 2016
Wish you all a merry Christmas. May all your dreams and wishes come true :) Enjoy!!! And, so, cheers to this holiday season and may the New Year bring all the happiness and hope in your lives! … [Read more...] about Merry Christmas