No-Fuss Dinner Party Menu

No-Fuss Dinner Party Menu

Growing up, I saw my mother throw the most extravagant dinner and lunch parties. She invites more than one family at a time and single-handedly cooks for up to 25 people! Her dinner menus are always elaborate--appetizers, salads, chutneys, multiple main courses, an assortment of bread, dessert, and chai that is served from the beginning to [...]

Why I started gratitude journaling + how it has helped me

Why I started gratitude journaling + how it has helped me

Sophomore year of college (2012-2013) was one of my life's incredibly difficult years. When first year ended, I visited family in Karachi happy and proud of my grades and new, amazing friendships. That summer two traumatizing incidents happened, but I didn't get the space or support to address my emotions. I remained caught up at [...]

Book Review + Gift-Away: The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck

Book Review + Gift-Away: The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck

The buzz around The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck by Mark Manson has been incredible. Last year, this book followed me everywhere from my insta feed to all airports I traveled through. So, I finally bit the bullet and bought a copy for myself. Admittedly,  I went into the book with skepticism because [...]