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Fancy Holidays (2)


Spending holidays at a winery! We had to take a guided tour. On this tour we saw each part of wine making process and understood all the intricacies that goes into making these world-renowned beverages. We got to know about the different types of wine, what makes them different, which wine is best suited for what and how the wine is bottled. We even had the kind privilege of wine stomping; the way wines were traditionally made. Here is a cute picture of our friends in their colorful dress and floral printed top enjoying their day. Augustin and I taking […]

Unlimited Celebrations At Four Seasons Vineyards – Part 1


1. Planning and Packing  As a working-women and a homemaker there is a frequent need for a vacation, but on the contrary very little opportunity to go for one. Therefore, whenever an opportunity hits I am the one to make the plans and ready everyone up for the outing I desperately needed. This holiday season we decided to enroll my best friends for the journey to Four Seasons Vineyard tucked away in Baramati, about a 90-minute ride away from Pune, Maharashtra. Set amidst the Sahyadri valley, the Four Seasons vineyard bursting with ripe grapes dappled with sunlight is a balm for […]

What To Pack!!!


With the holiday season upon us , weekend trips are on the cards. The last thing you want while you are on such an adventure is to be overwhelmed by extraneous amounts of luggage. One of the most important things is to determine when you will be taking your trip. Know the season. Know the weather. I am the type to wait til the last minute to do, well, just about anything. The same is true with vacations. I know I want to get out of town for a weekend, I just don’t know which weekend or where exactly. So […]

How to Reduce Your Closet to 30 Pieces


Is it us or does it suddenly seem like less is so much more? While the minimalist lifestyle has been gaining traction for a while now, many are looking to trim the fat in their closets. After all, who doesn’t have a large selection of unworn, often low-quality items? Let’s have a wardrobe that is “ made up of really versatile pieces that you totally love to wear.” Each season (spring, summer, fall, and winter), you clear your closet except for these set number of pieces . Your collection can be made up of a combination of items you already […]