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21 May, 2016

The Dutch Icon

The Dutch Icon
Posted in : Exotic Destinations on by : Rubina Rahiman
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Tulips, the Netherland’s national symbol, are renowned for their pride, freshness and colour. From mid-March to late May, tulips transform large parts of Netherlands into a colourful patchwork. Tuilp fields, stretching along the coast of The Hague, Leiden to Alkmaar in the North are excellent for enjoying tulips. In Kuekenhof, tulips grow abundantly in spectacular
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13 May, 2016

What room does fear have?

What room does fear have?
Comments : 2 Posted in : Food for Thought on by : Rubina Rahiman
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“Fears are nothing more than states of mind.” –Napoleon Hill  Fear is a feeling we usually try to avoid at all cost. In fact, we fear it! We do whatever it takes to not even get close to this feeling. But, fear isn’t bad at all. All emotions have a positive purpose that serves us. Have you ever thought
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5 March, 2016

The Colors of Morocco

The Colors of Morocco
Posted in : Exotic Destinations on by : Rubina Rahiman
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Keep your eyes open to the insight you’ll gain from the colors and patterns!     Welcome to Asilah, the art haven of Morocco! Asilah, a laid-back and brightly creative city, and an impressive introduction to Moroccan culture is a destination for art-world insiders. One cannot miss the pedestrian-only medina with it’s kaleidoscopic mediterranean-influenced houses,
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22 February, 2016

Blueberry Buttermilk Pancakes

Blueberry Buttermilk Pancakes
Posted in : Healthy Bites for Kids on by : Rubina Rahiman
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These delicious, light, fluffy pancakes with Quaker’s Cruesli, buttermilk and blueberries will keep you energized all morning! Prepare these pancakes when fresh blueberries are in season. Buttermilk is a classic ingredient in pancakes, adding both a light tang in flavor and some acidity for leavening.   Tips 1. The secret to making thick and fluffy
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31 January, 2016

Find inspiration without comparison

Find inspiration without comparison
Comments : 10 Posted in : Food for Thought on by : Rubina Rahiman
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“Don’t compare yourself to others. Compare yourself to the person you were yesterday.” ~ Anonymous 5 simple steps on how not to compare yourself to others 1. Create a habit of comparing yourself to yourself Any comparison between you and another person is like comparing apples to oranges. See how much you have grown, what
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30 January, 2016

Masala Chai (Indian Spiced Tea)

Masala Chai (Indian Spiced Tea)
Posted in : World Cuisine on by : Rubina Rahiman
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Chai, a ubiquitous drink in India is a spiced milk tea that has become increasingly popular throughout the world. Chai is an integral part of Indian culture. Tea came to India from China, but was popularised largely in the British colonial era when large plantations were established. As chai became a working-class drink, it travelled through the country,
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5 December, 2015

Tortilla Española (Spanish omelette)

Tortilla Española (Spanish omelette)
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Tortilla Española is essentially the national dish of Spain. Spanish omelette is a simple delicious dish that can be served as a main meal or appetizer. The history of this dish is first recorded in 1817. It is said that General Thomas Zumalacárregui found himself famished during the First Carlist War when he came upon a
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18 October, 2015

Tzatziki (Greek Yogurt Cucumber Dip)- one the kids can help you make!

Tzatziki (Greek Yogurt Cucumber Dip)- one the kids can help you make!
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Cooking with young children is a wonderful way to engage their senses, and by doing so, you are helping to develop and reinforce important learning pathways in the brain. Parents get something out of this kitchen togetherness, too. First, there’s the quality time you’ll share. Then there’s the pleasure of sitting down at the table together
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30 September, 2015

“He is not happy who does not want to be happy.”

“He is not happy who does not want to be happy.”
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Make it a habit to wake up each day with the intention to see life as an incredible journey to be treasured. The best way to be happy is to turn the negatives into positives and be thankful for what you have.   Turn the negatives into positives Life will continually present you with negative
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