My Obsession With The Little Mermaid Continues…

The side effect of binge watching movies all weekend is reviews…la laalalala la.

Okay that was a horrible, horrible joke at the expense of The Chainsmokers’ Side Effects ft. Emily Warren (watch the video featuring Riverdale’s Camila Mendes if you haven’t already) but whatever works. :p

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What happens when the worlds of a chef and a baker collide?

Book Name: A Recipe for DisasterA-Recipe-fo-Disaster_FINAL

Author: Belinda Missen

Genre: Women’s Fiction

Publisher: HQ Digital

Publication Date: August 7, 2018

Book Acquired: ARC, Netgalley

Ratings: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

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To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before – Movie Review

Let me just tell you right now, this film is solid 5 ⭐ , gold, coming of age material.

Based on a novel by the same name, penned by Jenny Han, To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before is a story of a lonely half-Asian, half-American teen, Lara Jean Covey (Lana Condor) who is used to living life vicariously through her elder sister Margot Covey (Janel Parrish). She also writes love-letters to her crushes, but they’re a diary of sorts. These letters aren’t to be mailed. Ever. Continue reading “To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before – Movie Review”

Wedding Essentials

White wedding? Beach wedding? Spring garden wedding? Or a simple back yard wedding? So many options, so many things to decide…

The wedding day has to be one of the most awaited events in a person’s life. Be it a bride or a groom, everyone has their own expectations and plans for how they want their wedding to be. Thoughts on the dream wedding start when young. You look at older siblings, cousins and relatives getting married. Seeing how the decorations are done, the outfits worn, the number of photoshoots, invitations, venues, food, etc, you just want to get married immediately! For some, these things may not be absolutely important and only the presence of their loved ones is needed. Continue reading “Wedding Essentials”

5 books perfect for travelling

It’s summer time. La di da di daaa. Summer Summer Summer!

Summer is that time of the year when the maximum number of travel plans are in motion. Be it to a nearby city or across the oceans, to a new country or even a different continent. Airports are filled, bags are packed, boarding passes are ready to be scanned … but what’s missing? A good book to read in the long hours of plane travel, or even a train or bus.

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Enchanted Garden With A Dark Twist

Rating ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

This book is so full of colour and life and drips raw emotion with every word and each new chapter has its own scent and just so amazing that every adjective I use to describe this fantastic novel will be drab and dull and fail to do justice to the story and to the lovey Anna-Marie McLemore. Continue reading “Enchanted Garden With A Dark Twist”

Block Printing

India has been renowned for its printed and dyed cotton cloth since the 12th century and the craft flourished as the fabric received royal patronage. The earliest centers for block printing seem to have been in what are now the states of Andhra Pradesh and Gujarat. From these centers, the craft appears to have spread gradually with the migration of craft workers to other areas. Continue reading “Block Printing”

The Seven Deadly Sins [Tag]

This tag has been making rounds on book blogs and I came across it on Serendipitous Reads‘ blog (you’ll love her if you’re a bibliophile) and she tagged anyone reading the post. So here’s what I’m guilty of.

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The Art of Smocking

This art form that we call as ‘Smocking’ (also called as ‘English smocking’) is originally from The United Kingdom.

Smocking is a form of embroidery made on top of gathers. This makes the work elastic and controls the fullness of the fabric in a decorative way hence making it highly suitable for children’s clothing. Continue reading “The Art of Smocking”

Rectangle Body Shape

This body shape’s silhouette is fairly straight up and down with a slightly masculine look.

  • Shoulders, bust, and hips are approximately of the same width.
  • Little or no waist definition.
  • Less or no curves.
  • Bottom tends to be flat.

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