wistful musings

The other day, I stood in my tiny lawn looking up at the avocado tree. It has managed to stay put and grounded in such a narrow space. The trunk lengthening and going to obscene heights so that it can get its share of sunlight. The leaves, they renew completely every year, and the tree Read More →

blog anniversary

Today is the 9th Anniversary of Rachna says. The blog that transformed my life in a way and made me indulge in my passion of words. I also launched two more blogs: cooking and fitness blog, Rachna cooks and travel blog, Rachna’s Travel Tales subsequently. Last year, I had hosted a giveaway and gave some Read More →

I am an avid online shopper – from apparel to groceries, from jewellery to movies and from vacation to lifestyle shopping, I have done them all. These days, I look for deals or coupons before I shop online. You wouldn’t believe how much money you can save just by doing that! Often these deals have Read More →

reader #gratitude

You know when you would find kids being diligent about new hobbies and stuff like reading books especially when you don’t want them to? Exam time. That’s right. Since parents do not have enough on their plates chasing after errant kids, the kids decide to make it even harder. So the younger son, well he Read More →

As I write this post on the last day of this year, it is time to look back at the bittersweet memories. One wonderful thing I took on this year was writing gratitude posts every month. It helps. It really does to focus on the positives. So December. What a whirlwind you were! Very hectic Read More →

grateful this november

So November is almost on its way out and the last month of the year is knocking on our doorsteps. It sometimes feels where did the months go though each one had its own trials and tribulations? So, it is time to take stock of November in another one of my gratitude posts. November is Read More →