How we Styled our Track Shelving

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How our shelves are styled - Track Shelving in the Living Room - styling shelves

In case you missed it, a couple weeks ago, I shared how we installed out track shelving in the living room. Here’s a post on styling shelves, and on how we styled each shelf of our open shelving in the living room. So if you’re interested, here’s how we styled our shelves…

Inspired By: Pavana Reddy

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Pavana Reddy mazadohta

Pavana Reddy (who you may already be following on Instagram — she’s also known as @mazadohta!), is an amazing, beautiful, inspiring poet. You can sample her lovely poetry on her Instagram page (here), hear it on Anoushka Shankar’s album Land of Gold, or read it in her first book, Rangoli. I got to connect with and interview Pavana for ISAASE’s Be Inspired project. We had a … Read More

5 Things for Your Weekend

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5 Things for Your Weekend

Happy Friday! Here’s a quick link roundup of 5 things for your weekend, including links related to Konmari Regret, the new Enderverse book from Orson Scott Card, the Shit Academics Say twitter account, an intense story on Toni Morrison, and the best music of 2017…

Sweaters for Fall

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Sweaters for Fall - Sweater Weather Forever

I’ve been waiting for what feels like forever for sweater weather. (As much as I complain when it’s freezing outside, I really can’t stand summer heat. Good thing the Earth isn’t getting hotter… Oh wait.) Luckily, sweater weather is finally here! This summer, I went cray and bought a bunch of sweaters in anticipation for Fall / in anger about summer weather. … Read More

Inspired By: Lady Pista

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Inspired by Lady Pista - Recording Artist and DJ - Full Interview with Punlearning

Have you heard of Lady Pista? Sumangala Narendrakumar (aka Lady Pista) is a recording artist and DJ whose music is a blend of dancehall, electro-house, and world music. A couple months ago, I reached out to Lady Pista to connect about the ISAASE Be Inspired project, which aims to inspire young South Asian Americans by sharing diverse profiles and stories … Read More

Links for your Weekend

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Links for your Weekend

It’s my birthday weekend! Every year, the week before my birthday is designated as Hindi Movie Week in my house. But with a toddler, Hindi Movie Week has been way less successful than in years past. So far, I’ve made it through Neerja, and a re-watch of about fifteen minutes of Jab We Met (but didn’t catch this amazing song … Read More

The Proust Questionnaire from Le Labo

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Proust Questionnaire from Le Labo DC

Do you have a “signature fragrance” (and is that still something we’re doing?). A woman I know recently went to Le Labo in DC (the fancy fragrance company that makes the beautiful perfume bottles and candles you see all over Instagram/Pinterest/etc), and got a semi-custom fragrance made. I say “semi” because it’s a fragrance they already make, but it’s still … Read More

Amazing Things

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Happy Weekend! Here are 5 amazing things and links from around the internet for your perusal. Enjoy your weekend!

How Long Does it Take You to Respond to Texts?

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How Long Does it Take You to Respond to Texts?

How long does it take you to respond to texts? Since people may tend to assign meaning to the amount of time that passes between their messaging you and your responding, do you feel pressured to respond more quickly? Anuja‘s soon to be sister-in-law, and my new friend, Dr. Roopa Mathur is a psychiatrist and an all-around cool woman who … Read More

Track Shelving in the Living Room

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Track shelving in the living room - the first setup

A couple months ago, we installed track shelving in the living room in our home. Here, I’m sharing the inspiration, how I planned the project, and a brief how-to in case you’d like to do the same, if you’d like to see…