Interesting Find

Interesting Find : Halla Gulla Kids – Super Fun Kids Dance-Along Song

Halla Gulla Kids

Winter Woes During winter, the weather doesn’t permit outdoor activities. Arts, crafts, and other indoor activities come to the rescue but at times they become restless and they need to spend their energy. Playing outside and spending energy helps a lot. But what to do during winters? Forget winters, when we don’t have time to

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Age 4 - 9, Book Review, Children's Books

The Peepal Tree and its Secret Garden

Secret Garden

Questions and More Does Peepal trees have flowers? Do they bloom? Have you wondered where their flowers are? Hmmm Any guess? In their branches? If yes, what colour are these flowers? Ok, no more questions. Let me just answer the first part. Yes, Peepal trees bloom and they bear flowers but in their own secret garden.

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After school snack, Festival Recipes, Food, Quick N Easy, Recipes

Festive Special Foxtail Millets Laddu | Thinai Laddu

thinailaddu

Don’t we all love laddus? Earlier in October, I posted Rava Laddu and now it’s time for Millet laddu. I prepared this laddu using the foxtail millet popularly known as Thinai in Tamil and Kangni in Hindi. It is the second-most widely planted species of millet. (The first one is pearl millet or Kambu/Bajra). It

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Discussions

Supplement Your Diet

supplement-your-diet

We all know that time is gold and health is wealth. The time you spend with your friends and family is much more important than any other materialistic gifts. In order to provide that time to our friends and family, we need to be healthy.  A well-balanced diet and a proper physical exercise are going

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Festival Recipes, Recipes

Party & Potluck Special – Bombay Biryani | Vegetarian Version

vegetablebombaybiryani

The holiday season is in the air. Holiday seasons always calls for potlucks and parties which of course means yummy food. Today I am going to share the vegetarian version of one of the signature recipes from India – Biryani specifically Bombay Biryani which is a perfect party pleaser. The history of biryani root backs

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Festival Recipes, Recipes

Eggless Carrot Oatmeal Cookies

carrotoatmealcookies

Holiday season always calls for baking. Last month, I posted simple 1 minute microwave eggless cookie. This time I am going to post a traditional conventional oven baked cookies. Gingerbread cookies and christmas are inseparable. Like many other Christmas traditions, the origin of this classic christmas cookie lies ages ago. These  Christmas cookies are heavily

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Perspectives

The End of an Era

jayalalitha

Feels like dark clouds have filled Tamil Nadu completely. We lost three  legends within a span of 3 weeks. The great Carnatic musician, Padma Vibhushan Dr. Balamuralikrishna passed away on Nov 22nd. Balamuralikrishna has over 400 compositions to his credit and this single post is not enough to talk about his musical journey. Before recuperating

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Announcements

Young Tamil Author 2017 | Contest Announcement

youngauthoripaati

“Words are a lens to focus one’s mind” ~ Ayn Rand IMC is very happy to announce that we are partnering up with iPaati for the great initiative, the Young Tamil Author 2017. The contest is a wonderful opportunity to write and bring out your child’s imagination in a book format. It can be individual work

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Direct Dil Se (Interviews), Product Review, Product Reviews

Indidoll – A much-needed Product

indidollfeature

When there can be barbie dolls, why not Indi dolls? When we heard about this venture from Swapna Bapat of Indidoll, we were super elated and wanted to know more about it. We really loved the concept and we got an opportunity to talk with Team Indidoll. Team Indidoll Before getting into details, we would like to

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After school snack, Quick N Easy, Recipes, Snack

Eggless 1 Minute Microwave Cookies

1minutecookie

It’s the holiday season and holiday season calls for baking. Before getting into some traditional baking for this season, how about some simple microwave ones? Here comes the Eggless 1 minute Microwave cookies. This is a simple eggless soft chewy cookie that can be whipped up within 5 minutes.  You can prepare fresh cookies everyday with different

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Tech Reviews

Fun Educational Apps From Tivola

educational-and-fun-apps

In today’s world, mobile phones and games are part and parcel of our life.  Be it Android or iOS, there are a lot of games for kids out there in the App store. As a mom, I always look out for interesting apps that are fun and at the same time that teach something to

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Festival Recipes, Quick N Easy, Recipes

Qubani ka Meetha | Khubani Ka Meetha

qubanikameetha

Diwali the festival of lights is right around the corner and this time it’s just before the Halloween. We have been posting Diwali books and our craft this time was around Diwali too. I already posted Rava ladoo but wanted to post one more sweet delicacy that goes with both Diwali and Halloween. I love

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Product Reviews

Taste Happiness!!!

shanfoods

The taste of home cooked food is unique and authentic, be it a simple dal fry or kichadi. Gone are the days where the masalas are prepared from scratch. In this fast paced world, we don’t have sufficient time for that. Yet we need home cooked food and cherish and enjoy the same with our

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Age 4 - 9, Book Review

India’s Hockey Magician – Dhyan Singh ‘Chand’

Dhyan Singh Chand

We live in the era of cricket, tennis, football, chess and I can keep adding other games to this list. But where is Field Hockey in that list ? Field Hockey is the India’s National Sport. Do you know? 1928 Olympics in Amsterdam, The Netherlands – Indian Hockey Team won Gold medal. 1932 Olympics in

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After school snack, Festival Recipes, Food, Recipes

Festive Season Special | Choco Rava Laddu

chocoravaladoo

The month of october is full of festivals this time. Navratri is already here and then Diwali and then of course Halloween. The holiday season mood is in the air. To celebrate this holiday season, we are presenting a simple yet yummylicious sweet recipe – the choco rava laddu.  Rava laddu is one among the traditional

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