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If you read feed dream books like I do come read with me. I post about books that I am about to start or have finished. I post reviews and wishlists. I Non Fiction I Classics I Thrillers I Fantasy I Romance I Middlegrade I and kids who are starting out on reading journey like my daughter.

Fathers and Planes

Afternoon turns to evening. The clock strikes 6 and the anticipation game begins. She plays with her blocks but glances once in a while at the door. Its evident she is waiting for someone. The garage door whirrs and she looks up, immediately alert. Dropping everything that she is doing at the moment my 1-year-old runs towards the door and screams on top of her lungs “dada dada”! Till the father appears in the doorway she continues to scream, excitement visible in her voice.

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Flower boutique

When you live in the New York City you get used to urban jungle, the steel high rises, the traffic and the general buzz of the city that never sleeps. Every spring the city sports pops of color under bridge, sometimes the sidewalk sports tulips or daffodils or my personal favorite peonies. This spring was special in its own way. Saks Fifth Avenue showcased their glam gardens this spring.


As amazing and innovative their window displays are glam gardens was a must see for tourists and New Yorkers alike. Continue reading

Must-have Stationery box!

What do you do when you are addicted to ordering subscription boxes? Well! That’s easy, you order more of course!

Subscription boxes are fun in their own special way. They are paid for guaranteed presents that come every month. Now what can be better than that? The element of surprise is really the cherry on the cake. I have been an avid admirer of these boxes and tried quite a few in the past. Some were huge hits and others big time misses.

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Its National Scrapbooking Day


My reaction to it! Thank god people want to celebrate it still! Scrapbooking has been the oldest form of memory keeping. No matter how old you are, chances are that your parents or perhaps one in particular has documented your growth chart or your first drawing. I know my mother was an avid lover of documenting everything I did! Continue reading

#30MayDays

Did you know that it takes only 21 consecutive days to form a habit? Easy as a pie right? Maybe for some people! But this list of amazing individuals does not include me! No no no! I have tried many many times and disastrously failed at the task. Considering that I even came up with this idea is preposterous in itself. So, now that I have complemented myself and raised the bar to such high standards, I will proceed to tell you my plan for May.

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Midori’s The Traveler’s Notebook


Midori’s Traveler’s Notebook is not new. It has been on the journal keeper’s horizon for sometime now. Even a simple web search of midori will come up with thousands of links to blog posts, avid YouTubers giving their opinions, set ups etc. You can also create your own Faux-dori if you like following simple instructions. Here. Continue reading