I’ve lost count of all the instances when I’ve felt like jumping on a plane to California and living there. I blame all the gorgeous pictures on social media and other places. It had become a much coveted destination for us. After skipping it for other destinations twice, we flew to California this time. They say third time’s the charm! :)Now that I’ve seen what Californians brag about, I feel its still underrated (if that’s even possible!). And I seriously envy Californians. I wish I could live within driving distance of all the super cool National Parks and the Pacific Coast. We have tried to capture almost every moment on this trip which was a visual treat to us and hope the pictures sum up all the fun we had.Continue reading “Road trip through California into Nevada & Arizona – Route, Itinerary, Places to see and Things to do”
Author: Slightly Sprightly Girl
How to plan and prepare for a road trip?
Planning a road trip can be a daunting task. Especially if its your first time in the state or country and you’re not the only one embarking upon the journey. I have summarized some basic tips and created this guide that has helped me plan road trips seamlessly. I hope it helps you too.Continue reading “How to plan and prepare for a road trip?”
She checked the time on her mobile. It was 7pm. Continue reading “Carb story”
She ushered the cart swiftly through the automatic doors of the huge supermarket. Upon entering, Continue reading “Narrow escape”
Never give up!
A promise she made to herself when she felt guilty Continue reading “Never give up!”
Clothes off, eyes shut tight and muscles clenched, she took a deep breath and climbed the “Everest”. Continue reading “First step”
Chocolate Crinkle Cookies
There’s no debate or doubt concerning my favorite cookie on planet Earth. Just FYI or for future reference, any kind that contains chocolate in any form – chips, chunks, dipped, cocoa, kisses. Continue reading “Chocolate Crinkle Cookies”
Bali – A soothing experience
Lavender Vanilla Sugar Cookies
Come Christmas everyone starts baking and filling up their empty cookie jars on the kitchen counter. People stick with legacy recipes handed down from their grandmothers to create batches perfect crispy-outside-chewy-inside cookies. I didn’t get time with my grandmother but I’m sure she never made cookies. When I was little, my mom would order Nan khatai cookies from the local baker and feed us on Christmas morning. Continue reading “Lavender Vanilla Sugar Cookies”
2-ingredient royal icing recipe to get that perfectly cute face on a gingerbread cookie or to design a regal snowflake. Continue reading “Royal Icing”