LIFE IS A CELEBRATION : BIRTHDAY MEMORIES

Born a princess, into the Royal Family of the Patwardhans from Sangli. This particular ghagra was made for my 1st birthday with real gold resham work. My mother preserved it and gave it to me when I had my daughter Avantika. Read More

WHEN FOOD DOES THE FLIRTING: DARK CHOCOLATE

Theobroma cacao in Latin means “food of the Gods”. Cacao beans, the most important ingredient in chocolate is known to have the highest antioxidant properties, even more than most fruits like the acai berries, blueberries etc. which have found their way into the list of superfoods. Read More

A Daughter's Mother

A DAUGHTER’S MOTHER

There is something about having a daughter! She changed my world and then drew me into that special world that I built around her. They called it blind love, pampering and even obsession for a while then they realized it wasn’t what I did but how I felt inside. Read More

THE BARCELONA SENORITA

Two days, that’s all I had. We were in London but my gypsy heart wasn’t satisfied. “Who flies to Spain for 2 days?” my hubby glared at me in annoyance. “Mi amor, hacemos”(My darling, we do), I put on my Spanish vocabulary in play and batted my long eyelashes at him. Read More

Woman Empowerment

PERMISSION GRANTED

Really!!!! Astounding how many families in India think that allowing a girl to work, be it daughter, wife or daughter-in-law is being supportive. The thought is, the very fact that she has been given permission is support enough! Read More