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Serving In A Fab Style This Holi
I cannot believe that Holi, the festival of colors, is round the corner. For me, the vivid memories of children, mostly
boys, running helter-skelter with their pichkaris still linger on. As a kid,
I could not wait for the Holi holidays to be announced at school. Just thinking
of the bright colors of gulal and abir filling the air would bring a twinkle
to my eyes. Me and my motley crew took turns in pouring color water over
each other. We then refilled our pichkaris to repeat the ordeal. Not only that, we threw zillions of water balloons at passersby, making them wet in a fraction of a
second. A hilarious sight to watch, though not so much for our unassuming victims!
Holi, for many, marks the beginning of spring. But for me,
Holi was - and continues to be - the season of mischief - where people of
all age groups indulge in throwing colored powder at each other, knowing
that no one would object or mind in the true spirit of the festival. In fact,
Holi unites the entire nation,
bringing everyone onto the streets to celebrate.
That said, it is not uncommon to socialize on Holi.
Many form groups or "tolis", move from pillar to post, apply colors,
and exchange pleasantries. Another highlight of the festival is the Holi songs
or dance ritual - be it the rhythm of dholak or the more popular Bollywood tracks
like Rang Barse (or the most recent, Balam Pichkari).
Holi is also considered a festival of love, and not without a reason. It is believed that Lord Krishna started the
trend of applying colors to his gopis (milkmaids) of Brindavana, including Radha, which gained popularity afterwards.
If you are in India during Holi, make sure to frequent the
nearest markets, as even days before the festival, heaps of gulal can be seen
along the roadside. You will also find frenzied shoppers displaying pichkaris in
all shapes and sizes - using innovative design to lure all and sundry.
Think Holi is all about colors and collecting memorabilia?
You are probably just getting to know our unique culture and traditions. Many Indian women take Holi as an excuse to prepare mouth-watering delicacies - thandai, dahi bhalla, gujia, malapua, mathri, papri chaat, and other
Wifey too, in full festive flare, ordered a set of porcelain bowls from FabFurnish.com - India's largest online home store. I cannot wait to relish the thandai and other delights in this set of 6 piece bowl set.
Alfresco Jagson Galaxy Bowl Set of Six Pieces
If you are not consuming Bhang on Holi, you will never know how it feels like to go all the way. Just kidding! I've seen the most sober folks make a
clown of themselves in full public view after downing a few glasses. All in the spirit of Holi!
Wifey recommends a wonderful product to gift this season from the
house of Pasabahce. Absolutely apt for the occasion!
Pasabahce Garden Water Bottle Blue & Yellow Set of Seven Pieces
Last but not the least, enjoy Holi this year and ensure it
is a fun-filled, yet memorable day. Happy Holi to all your loved ones, peeps!
this straight. My love affair with BlogAdda is ending. And I am so glad it's
finally over. From past one year, I kept dragging on. I was lovelorn and
stupid, holding on to a belief that something better was in store for me. Since early
2014, the blogging community in India has grown significantly. Thanks to
influencer marketing campaigns across the country, small businesses like BlogAdda
have started to flourish. Most of these companies have discovered an easy way to
engage brands with bloggers - via contests and events. I don't like
contests per se. Ironically, I keep participating in them. If thinking about winning in contests is a
crime, I'm guilty as charged. I spend hours in researching information and
interviewing people, preparing drafts by including text, illustrations
and videos, editing and publishing posts, promoting them via social media, and
much more. If you think
all of this is easy, well, think again. God only knows how much sacrifices I
I was ecstatic to participate in a tea tasting session hosted by Teamonk Global today at the DLF Club 5 in Gurgaon. One of the biggest reasons for me to be a part of this session was to know more about the specialty teas from the Teamonk brand.
The session was an eye-opener of sorts - as tea specialists from the company trained us on the tea basics, food pairing, blending, and most importantly, the history and health benefits of tea.
For me, the best part of the session was the unveiling of Valentine's Collection by Teamonk Global. These customized gift packs are lovingly crafted just for tea lovers.
And the timing could not have been apter! Just the perfect Valentine's gift for your loved ones.
My recommendation would be to try out the new Azaya Rose Tea with the exquisite Signature Pottery collection. It's the ideal handpicked teaware collection for the choicest tea.
The purity, rich aroma, quality, and peerless taste of whole leaf teas were further demonstrated through …
Somewhere in the heart of DLF CyberHub Gurgaon lies a casual dining restaurant cum cocktail lounge by the name of CIRCUS, held in great reverence by leading food critics and gastronomes alike.
I love any effing excuse to try out a new F&B property; this time around, however, I was eager to find out what the buzz was all about!
CIRCUS continues the epicurean journey from its first outlet in South Extension II Delhi. Offering the perfect global street food for your palate, CIRCUS introduces different regional favorites, much to the delight of the discerning foodies in Gurgaon.