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Let them eat Cake!

I made cake today using Betty Crocker’s Chocolate Chip Muffin Mix. :) It’s meant for my roommates, but I’m also sharing with with my mom (who is visiting) and her landlady. I modified the recipie by adding some Suisse Mocha drinking powder as well as some Marshmallow drinking powder, minus the marshmallows! Whisked everything up…

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OS X Yosemite Review

Here’s my quick review of the OS X Yosemite update. *Please note that I only have a Macbook and no iPods, iPhones or other Apple products. So this is a review of the features that only affect the Macbook.* Pros: 1. Speedy – maybe it’s just me, but I think my Mac works a lot…

We are Indian, and so is our English!

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Only in India will you see ‘only’ as emphasis at the end of a sentence. This is one thing that the rest of the world will never get only. We are a quirky lot that way. Seriously, you will freak out if we told you how much we look forward to freaking…

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Confused College Edition: Date or Not?!

I feel like a fool writing this. There I’ve said it. And guess why? It’s about a boy (oh no, not again!) His name is Zak. He’s a super-senior (fifth year student) at my college, and I don’t really know him very well. I briefly met him through a mutual friend at an open mic…

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Fall Fingerless Gloves

As fall begins its slow transition into winter, I have for the perfect little crochet project – Fingerless gloves! Difficulty Level: Easy Time: Quick I didn’t follow a strict pattern, but here is a description of how I went about mine. Remember, sizes will vary depending on your hand size, so keep trying them on…

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In Transit: A Fly’s Perspective

I’ve always been curious about these big bustling beasts. They always seem in a hurry to be places, never stopping anywhere long enough to feel the pollen and grains under their feet like I can. I look around the vast room I’m in – the perpetually noisy waiting room of Amsterdam’s Schipol airport. I snuck…

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Drifting Kites and Suicide

This eloquent post was written by Bollywood actress Twinkle Khanna, in India’s DNA newspaper. I am shamelessly stealing it and recording it here. Some day I will share this with my own kids. But for now, I am sharing this with my other family – you guys. The article expresses a mother’s thoughts on suicide.…