15 Medicinal Herbs You Can Grow in Your Garden to Cure Anything From Cold to Sleeplessness

15 herbs to grow in your garden to cure anything from cold to sleeplessnessLooking for a home remedy (concoction) to cure that nagging running nose or cold? 



Pest Control: How To Get Rid of Cockroaches From Your Kitchen

Roaches.

Those creepy little things that give you goosebumps anytime you spot them.

I wonder why they were created in the first place.

Nothing makes me squirm as much as these dirty little things.

They are not only creepy to look at, but quite unhygienic and hazardous health wise to have in a home.

The tricky question is how do you exterminate roaches?

The answer is : Pest Control.

How often have…



The Easiest, Fail-Safe Way to Germinate Seeds (Hint: Without soil)

easy way to germinate seeds with cotton wool

You know what the hardest part of gardening is? Atleast, it is for me. Getting the seeds to germinate, and of course, dealing with pests the organic way.  …



5 stunning Airbnbs you would love to stay in Bangalore for their design sense

5 Bangalore Airbnbs for their design and decor senseLong weekend? Get out of town.There were a bunch of places we were to eager to drive to…



Property Review: Casagrand Royce

Living room

I’m starting the house hunt series with apartments in East Bangalore, primarily around the Whitefield, Hoodi, and Old Madras area. Let’s start with Casagrand Royce, a 277-apartment spread over 6 towers coming up off Hoodi.

Name of the property: Casagrand Royce

Builder: Casagrand

Location: Off Hoodi Junction. Precisely, on Kodigehalli Main Road, KR…



In pursuit of clean air? Here’s how you can protect your family from smog and air pollution

Air pollution

windows

The basics of one’s existence is roti, kapda, aur makaan,…



Here’s What You Can Shop At The Home Centre Sale To Make your Home Look a Million Bucks

OK. Before I begin, let me set the record straight. This is not a sponsored post.

I have always been in awe of the gold jeweled products at Home Centre, especially around the festive season. Nothing does as much justice to your home as the golden votives, tea light holders or the blingy placemats. And truth be told, they burn a hole in your pocket if you…



Reviving the House Hunt Series

a bohemian room

There are quite a few of you out there who have written to me recently asking for recommendations of ready-to-move in properties. As a buyer, this “find-a-new-home” project is one that sucks the time, energy and miles out of home chasers, testing their patience and perseverance, and…



In Pursuit of Wellness: a 4 part series

Wellness

Your wellness and your illness, your joy and your misery, all come from within. If you want well being, it is time to turn inward – Sadhguru

WE hit an all-time low this past year in terms of my family’s health. From mid-August until December, I could count…



Trend Alert: Mark your memories and plan your escapes by decorating walls with maps

Of all the books in the world, the best stories are found between the pages of a passport.

Agree?

I tend to.

Imagine a wall in your home sporting a outline of the world map that is punctuated with several markers. That’s exactly what a well-traveled couple in Portland, Oregon did when they made a garage their home; now, it doesn’t require imagination to guess where the conversations…