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Thanksgiving Recipe: Bombay Sandwich Co's Sweet Potato - Indian Style

With all the immigrant communities that make up American society, Thanksgiving dinner has morphed from traditional turkey and trimmings to a melting pot of international flavors. Shiv Puri and Shikha Jain, owners of Manhattan’s vegetarian Bombay Sandwich Co, offer this recipe of Sweet Potato mixed and mashed with Indian flavors. It’s part traditional American and […]

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5 Loving Ways to De-Escalate an Argument

Conflict with loved ones is unavoidable. If anything, conflict is useful, provided that it’s taken as an opportunity for both personal and relational growth, and not allowed to devolve into a heated argument. But how do you utilize conflict in this way? These five tips may help. 1. Use kind physical affection. A gentle touch […]

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Monthly Horscope: November 2017

  Aries ( 21 March – 19 April ) – This is a time of increased psychological understanding, intimacy, and perhaps an accumulation of wealth if you manage your resources well. Any type of in-depth study or research is likely to go well. An insurance settlement, tax rebate, or an inheritance could come your way, […]

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Anisha and Krunal’s Big Fat Gujarati Wedding at the Houston Marriott South Hobby

Wedding Date: April 8, 2017 Location:  Houston. TX Bride’s Name: Anisha Jethva Groom’s Name: Krunal Patel The Bride says: We met through our siblings on their engagement day. My sister is married to his brother. And when it was our turn to get married, he proposed on the rooftop of the Magnolia Hotel. Krunal had […]

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5 Conversation Starters You Might Not Have Thought Of

“Breaking the ice” can be one of the most daunting steps in meeting a new woman. You can use a cheesy pickup line, but this overused approach has a high risk of falling flat. Instead, try these five unique conversation starters for meeting women: 1. The “Thinking Out Loud” Technique This approach can work very […]

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Diwali Jewelry Look Book

With Diwali right around the corner, it’s time to think about jewelry that will deliver light and have you sparkling.   In our ongoing collaboration, New Jersey-based jewelry stylist Jagruti Bansal shares Diwali jewelry features. The episode shows you how to dress up for Diwali. She shares her two favorite looks for this grand celebration- Pooja look and […]

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What are the 5 love languages?

Everyone wants to be loved for who they are. But how can you know if you’re communicating your love in a way that the other person will truly understand and appreciate? Dr. Gary Chapman, PhD, is the author of The 5 Love Languages®: The Secret to Love That Lasts. In it, he describes 5 key “love languages” and […]

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SS/18 South Asian Designer NYFW Roundup

Fashion Week across the globe (New York, London, Paris, Milan) wraps to an end this week. We’re taking a look back at some of the highlighting moments featuring Indian Designers.   Sachin and Babi: Bridal favorite Sachin and Babi used their skills with sequins, silk, and pearls to wow the crowd. The whimsical looks and detailed pieces […]

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Monthly Horoscope: October 2017

Aries ( 21 March – 19 April ) – This is a pleasing month for love and business matters. Beautiful energy is with you for feeling in sync with people around you and with your environment. You feel pleasantly effective, competent, and ambitious. This month has much creative potential, but it involves trying to center […]

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Desi Marriage Isn’t What It Used to be!

  An attorney by day and Desi wife and mother by night, Bano Itayim shares insights on how marriage and immigration law is intertwined in today’s society. I am not speaking about the institution of marriage. Marriage is a wonderful institution, bringing a couple, their respective families and the greater community to celebrate the bond […]

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