The picture says it all. You know exactly where that delicious chocolate belongs.... and it rhymes with yummy.... 😉 It's now only 1 day until Christmas and I must say I'm going to miss our Advent activities. So to go out with a bang, here's the whole list of ADVENTuring we did. Today's your last … Continue reading Day 24: National Chocolate Day
It's almost Christmas. Time to put away your differences and reconnect with an old friend. Let it be someone who least expects a message/call/visit from you. The element of surprise- especially pleasant surprises- can be a powerful and enriching one. Go on, pick up that phone. Christmas is in exactly 2 days......
There's nothing more heart-warming than the innocent, trusting smile of a child. Wouldn't you be delighted to be at the receiving end of that magnificent radiance? Honestly, it isn't even hard to make a child smile. I recently saw how parents of a 3 year old, gifted her a beautifully wrapped paper clip. The little … Continue reading Day 22: Make a child smile
Today is the shortest day of the year. Make it count. Do something New!! The more out of your comfort zone, the better. Doing something that you have never done before has an effect on you that you wouldn't quite imagine. It comes with a surprising adrenaline rush that spices up your day. Are you going … Continue reading Day 21: Do something New!
Whether at work, with friends or at home; play Secret Santa today. Gift someone a tiny Christmas present without them knowing who is behind it. The joy of having secretly gifting and being gifted; is indeed something special! We have just a few days until Christmas and my offer from yesterday (last paragraph) still stands open … Continue reading Day 20: Play Secret Santa
It's not much longer until Christmas. So while we're waiting, I figured we could use the time to bake. The place I come from, Goa, celebrates its Liberation Day today. Being a state holiday, families use the free day in preparation for Christmas. I grew up with the tradition of making goodies with the family … Continue reading Day 19: Bake
Isn't it a wonderful feeling when life is simple and uncomplicated? You're probably thinking, 'Yeah right! If only!' Well, a sure-shot way to a happier life is de-cluttering. Notice how you have 25 cups in your cabinet, but really only use 3? Wouldn't that cabinet look far more chic with, say 5 cups? One of … Continue reading Day 18: De-clutter