• Styling
  • Pohela Boishakh spread

    Pohela Boishakh is around the corner. It means your house will be filled with batasha, misri, naru, muroli and lots of other desi delights. It also means you will look every inch a Bengali beauty with that red bindi on your forehead, your hair will be adorned with bunch of Jasmine, and your men will be […]

  • Traditions
  • That time of the year

    Yes this is April. When entire Bangladesh is dressed in white and red, gearing up for Pohela Boishakh, lots of food and fresh Beli phul aka Jasmine. Colourful fairs all around the country and people in a festive mood will make your heart swing in joy. I specially love Dhaka Art College around this time. […]

  • Nature we know…
  • Hemanta…. or Late Autumn

    All of my seasonal posts will begin with my favourite poet and his songs… Here is what Tagore says on Hemanta or late Autumn.. হেমন্তে কোন্‌ বসন্তেরই বাণী   পূর্ণশশী ওই-যে দিল আনি॥ বকুল ডালের আগায়   জ্যোৎস্না যেন ফুলের স্বপন লাগায়। কোন্‌   গোপন কানাকানি   পূর্ণশশী  ওই-যে দিল আনি॥ আবেশ লাগে বনে   শ্বেতকরবীর অকাল জাগরণে। ডাকছে থাকি […]

  • Traditions
  • Durga Puja

    I am a person who enjoys every festival that takes place on earth. In Bangladesh, we get to celebrate the Muslim and Hindu festivals more. Durga Puja is something that makes me happy instantly. When I was young my maternal grandmother’s house used to be in old Dhaka, a place called Hatkhola. There was a […]

  • Styling
  • Sweet pink Eid table

    Just three more days to Eid. The last minute planning and shopping frenzy is perhaps killing you. The list of menues, what to wear and what to give is driving you up the wall. However amidst all these have you thought about the table decor yet? Are you thinking, how to present all the beautiful […]

  • DIY
  • DIY: Eid wrapping idea

    Hey all the beautiful people out there, all of you must be frantically shopping to find the right gift for your loved ones. To me a perfect gift is as important as wrapping it perfectly. Going by the simplicity route, I wrap my things with ribbons, dry flowers, leaves whatever goes with the gift and […]

  • Traditions
  • Le Halwa….

    Shab e Barat was certainly one of the fun days of my childhood. Eating endless varieties of Halwa, distributing among the entire neighborhood rich and poor and the fireworks are well kept in my memory. So many happy times, smiling faces and fondest of memories come back to me every year. The essence, the simplicity […]