Friday, 23 March 2012


I am not a coffee person & I am a die hard tea fan. But I still remember the time my sis introduced me to some amazing coffee. At that time Cafe Coffee Day was only popular in the metro cities and my sis studied in one of the metro cities. So, when she asked me to check it out I was hesitant but I am glad I did. My fav amongst their coffee is Mochachillo. Its a cold drink with Coffe, Chocolate and loads of ice....yummmmmmm......Great for summer :). Mochachillo is my staple whenever I go to Cafe Coffe Day. I started to have this insane craving for coffee now that the summer has started in Kerala. I went out and got my fix :)

My dear "rein-dee" with my Coffee. Isn't he cuteeeee???????

So do you have any favs for coffee??? especially from Cafe Coffee Day????

Wednesday, 21 March 2012


I am not overly religious but I am spiritual. Right now, I am going through some rough times regarding my physical health which in turn is affecting me emotionally too. I know its just a phase and that it will pass. Yesterday one of my best friends got me a sacred thread which she brought from a church and tied on my forearm. It was so sweet of her to do that.

Now whenever I look at it I feel a sense of peace on a subconscious level to actually have a part of God with me. I am not superstitious but I do know that there are certain things that science cannot explain. Faith is such a powerful thing and when you believe wholeheartedly in something miracles do happen.

I still remember when I was a child me & my sis used to have these horrible nightmares and we would get up in the middle of the night and go to our parents room. It became such a common thing every night that my Papa came up with a plan. He asked us to bring two fake crystals and before we went to sleep every night he would say some mantra holding the crystals in his hand and then would ask us to keep it underneath our pillow. Surprise Surprise we never had nightmares anymore. Why??? 'coz he was reinforcing the faith in us by asking us to keep the crystals that "Nothing is going to happen". It was  this undying belief of ours that helped us from seeing  those silly nightmares. It took us a while to realise that the whole thing was bogus (read when I was 13 or so) and by that time I had basically outgrown the "nightmares".

Maybe the sacred thread does the same thing but whatever it is...... I can really use some faith, belief & some miracles.

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Tuesday, 20 March 2012


My parents house is 17 years old and now we are thinking of giving it a facelift :D. We are also planning to completely redecorate a larger part of our house. I was going through some interior decorating magazines and also through youtube  to get some inspiration and I stumbled across this wonderful designer called Rebecca Robeson who has a channel called robesondesign on youtube. She is really funny, smart and moreover she gives FREE practical advice and also shows us how she did it!!!! Isn't that cool???? If you are interested in watching interior designing videos head over to her channel RIGHT NOW!!! Below I am linking  videos of hers thats simply amazing!




I also came across some websites in India that sells some amazing home decor stuff



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Monday, 19 March 2012


So, I watch a lot of serials......sue me lol. These are my current favourite shows.....but I do watch a lot more than this. I just watch all shows at one go on a particular day and thats my way of unwinding and having some alone time. I am sure that some serious serial junkie can identify with me. I get high on serials. lets just begin

In 1963 the most notorious prison Alcatraz was shut down and the prisoners were shifted.....Only that was not what happened...... Sounds interesting huh? This sitcom is by the same people who gave us "LOST" and I am a huuuuuugeeeee fan of lost. Lost is not everyone's favourite but I used to looooooveeee it.So, when I found out that the same people are bringing out a new sitcom I had to check it out! The alcatraz prison was closed in 1963 and the prisoners were shifted, that is what everyone thinks but something happened in the prison and all the inmates just disappeared into thin air. To cover it up the govt told everyone that they were shifted due to unhygienic prison conditions.  They are now back!!!! All the notorious criminals are back and walking with us!!! They haven't aged and none of them know how & why they are back. But the most strangest fact is that the govt has been expecting this and has a task force ready which is run by hauser and to help him a police detective and a professor also joins in. What happens next is what this drama is all about. I finished watching 4 episodes and am glued to it. They have completed 10 episodes and I can't wait to watch 'em.

I like zoey deschanel and thats how I started seeing this series. At first I was not impressed. The plot goes like this. Zoey deschanel "Jess" who is trying to get over her heart break after her boy friend cheats on her finds a new place to live. Only the apartment already has 3 men in there. Nick is a bartender, Schmidt a white collar job holder & Winston a former basket ball player. The plot is a bit tried and tested...but after seeing the first few episodes the serial is actually growing on me and I kinda like it. If you like Zooey then do check it out!

Me & my sis both are huge fans of this show and we are up to date with the seasons of Criminal Minds. Its definitely NOT for the faint hearted. All the main characters work at BAU(Behaviour Analysis Unit) that studies the behaviour of criminals to nab them. When the show first started it was well known for the gory scenes and twisted plots but now I personally feel that the story line has cooled down a bit. But its not boring like bones anyway. I used to love the show Bones and now I hate it. If you love crime dramas then check this out! You won't be disappointed.

If you love criminal minds then you are sure to love Dexter!!! Its the story of a psychopath who is moulded into a "near" normal human being by his adopted father and taught him to channel his energy into more productive killing  evil people. Its not something that he does to save the society but to save himself too as he has this burning need to kill someone. He works as a blood spatter analyst at the FBI , oh well, his day job and during the night time he kills bad men :D. Its a great show & Michael C Hall has done an amazing job! Do check Dexter out.

Now comes Ringer. Its the sitcom starring Sarah Michelle Gellar. If you loved her in buffy and miss her then do check this out. Sarah plays the role of twin sisters. One is evil and the other is good. The evil sis leads a wealthy life and the other one is a drug addict who is trying to get her act clean. But the evil sis does a number on her when she fools her twin sister into believing that she committed suicide but she hasn't. The druggie sis now steps into her other sister's shoes as she is wanted by the police and tries to live her evil sister's life. What all goes wrong is what the plot is all about. I must admit that the show did get a lil bit boring in the middle and I kind of lost interest but now its picking up again. Lets see as to how that goes!

Ok.......Now its time for some "leave your brains at home" kind of fun time :D. I love the kardashian show. People can say that its stupid and all that jazz but I like to see stupid stuff at times and when it has three gorgeous ladies well........why not???? I can atleast take some pointers on makeup & fashion!!! The Kardashian Show has some major spin offs and Khloe & Lamar show is one among them. It shows the day to day life of Khloe Kardashian & her hubby Lamar Odom. I love Khloe, so I find the show entertaining. Only watch this if you like reality tv.....otherwise steer clear!!!! those are my "current" fav shows. If anyone of you see any other show that is interesting then do share that with me. I would love to know :)

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Sunday, 18 March 2012


I am an avid reader and I can finish  books very easily. I read really fast and I always enjoy new books. I love reading all sorts of books except young adult and historical fantasy books. Flipkart has now become my sanctuary where I can purchase books at the comfort of my home. I really love their service as they use blue dart as their courier carrier.

This is my latest haul.Let me tell you about each book in general.

Who doesn't know Anupam Kher in India? He is an amazing character actor and when he came out with a book I had to purchase it! I expected an autobiography kind of book but this is more like a "coffee table biography" style book. Well, I am yet to go through it and will give a review as soon as I finish it.

 He is well known as the editor who changed the face of  "Debonair" magazine. This is a book filled with gossip, real life stories and most of all sensationalism. Well, who doesn't like that and this is on my next book list to read as soon as I finish "The secret of the Nagas" by Amish.

I have seen this book before but always avoided it.....Don't know why???? Anyway one of my dear friends told me to give this book a shot as she is really enjoying reading the book & I thought why not??? My dear friend you know who you are and thanks for the recommendation.

I am not a huge fan of self help books but we all need some guidance at times right? So, I ended up purchasing 2 self help books.

I am neither an introvert nor an extrovert. I am stuck somewhere in between. I honestly don't need help to strike up a conversation with anyone but this book has amazing reviews from others and I thought there is no harm in trying rt? I went through a couple of chapters and I do like the book as it gives practical solutions in a very easy manner. This is a great book for people holding jobs at corporate sectors. Do check this out if you like these sort of books.

I hated his first book "the monk who sold his ferrari".....yup you heard me right.........I hated it!!!! Then why did I buy this book........well, I do love the motivational speeches of Robin Sharma. If you are into those sort of things as in like leadership enhancing talks then do check out his youtube channel in HERE its amazing!
So,  I decided to give his books another shot and I searched a lot and found this book to have a lot of positive reviews. So I went ahead and bought it. I haven't even opened the book yet, so I don't know what is there in store for me. I hope its something goooooooodddddddd.

Anyway this was my book haul. I hope you guys enjoyed my small haul. I am in good reads, so if you guys are in good reads then plz do add me as your friend

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I have a goal to complete 40 books this year and lets see as to how that goes.....

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Saturday, 17 March 2012


I have been listening to these two songs non stop. Don't ask me why......they don't have any particular meaning....but it just kind of elevates my mood. Don't you love songs like that? I know I do! I am a huge "kardashian" fan....Ya Ya stop rolling your eyes....I love some dumb shows and definitely I would love to be a kardashian, just for the gorgeous skin & hair :D. So, this is a song that I heard in Khloe & Kourtney take Miami and I love it :D                                                                                                                                                           


This is another singer that I found out by accident. She is a model, singer, writer & a drummer! How amazing is that? Check out her song below


Do you guys love any song that you just love for no reason at all???? If you do then do share them below. Would love to listen to them :)


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