Lovely Pins {Travel}

April 7, 2014

And look who’s back!

Oh you guys, it’s good to be back here, creating stuff, writing posts, dreaming about new content. I had some fabulous and busy weeks away from the blog, and as with any time away, I am excited about doing more here. Let’s see where that takes us.

Anyhoo, during my time away from the blog, I was first busy with work, and then busy travelling, so I really didn’t get around to checking out Pinterest much. Then two things happened when I came back from my holiday – my Pinterest feed sort of exploded with some gorgeous travel related imagery, and then, in my head, I found myself trying to plan where (and when) I want to vacation next. And this was like within a week after coming back!

I’ve started to feel that the more you travel, the more you itch to get out there more. Travel begets travel, maybe? Have you guys ever felt that way?

So well, coming back to the post…you see, this one had to be about travel, right? I mean, a travel-filled Pinterest feed + feeling the need to travel again just kind of plays right into putting together a travel related post, right?

Travel

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Seriously, you guys, just how gorgeous are these places! The world is truly filled with some amazing things / places and there isn’t enough time to do it all, don’t you think?

Do you guys have any travel plans coming up? Or are you in the middle of planning something? Share in the comments below! I would love to know.

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Taking a Break

March 12, 2014

Art work (“Stardust covering San Francisco”) via Bianca Green (at Society 6)

I know I’ve been MIA from this space for a bit now… Hadn’t really planned this, but then my personal life and work life took over… Things have been slightly crazy around here.

Anyway, I am officially letting you know that I am taking a bit of a break now. I have a holiday coming up in less than 2 weeks (to San Francisco and Las Vegas), but just way too many things to sort out before that. I cannot even begin to explain how much I am looking forward to the holiday! It’s going to be my first visit to the United States, and I am already making my shopping lists. If any of you’ve suggestions about things to do at either of these two places, I would love to hear from you!

I am hoping to come back to this space refreshed and teeming with fresh ideas. See you in April, folks!

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Lovely Pins {Shoes}

March 3, 2014

I hate to admit it, but I’ve never really paid much attention to the kind of shoes that I wear. Most times, as long as it was borderline matching with whatever else I was wearing, I was okay.

Part of it had to do with the fact that very few stores here had the kind of shoes that fit me well. I have broad feet, and really can’t do killer 6-inch heels. So you see, my shoe wants, not so trendy. It took me nearly 3 months to pick a pair of basic black pumps which ticked all of the boxes that mattered to me. I know, I know…either I am ridiculously choosy, or nobody gets my style here.

Anyway, a couple of weeks back, I went to the mall with a mission – find myself a pair of smart & comfortable black pumps (my current pair had just about given up on me!!!). This time around, I did find one for myself. It’s plain, basic (so much so that the husband exclaimed that how could something like this take me 3 months to find!!!) and extremely comfortable. The kind I like. But before I got to the black pumps, I fell in love with the most perfect pair of red pumps. Just the right red. Just the right heels. Just the right pointedness. Basically, just the right everything! And I was over the moon. It was really love at first sight.

The other day I wore those red pumps to work. And boy oh boy, did people pay attention or what! It just made me realise that shoes can really uplift whatever outfit you are wearing. They can take something from ordinary to classic / chic in just a matter of a few seconds. And just as soon as this realisation hit, I started noticing shoes everywhere. Magazines. People walking on the streets. My colleagues at work. TV shows. Pinterest (of course!!!!).

So well, here we are. Talking about shoes. Pinning shoes. Falling in love with shoes.

Shoes

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I would love to know, what’s your relationship with shoes? Do you consider yourself a “shoe person”?

Have a good week ahead, you guys!

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Lovely Pins {Yellow}

February 24, 2014

Oh, Monday…here you are again, with all the makings of being a killer work-week. Yes, despite a (near) mid-week holiday on Thursday, which I am so looking forward to.

Have I told you guys that barring the next weekend, I am travelling every weekend in March!!! That just makes my head dizzy. And don’t get me wrong – they are all trips planned for family and fun times + an office offsite thrown in…but weekends are when I get most of my “projects” done. I really, really need to plan efficiently if I want to get through these week/ends without stressing out.

I know, I know… heavy thoughts for a Monday, but I am just in one of those funks, you know. The types where you feel like time is constantly slipping through your fingers.

Soooooo, we need some yellow. Yes, some brightness, some cheer on this Monday morning.

FlowersThe Dishes will WaitType

Yellow Kitchen

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 Have a happy and bright week ahead, you guys!

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The Happy List

February 21, 2014

A Van in the Sea

It’s been a quiet week around here, I know. Put that down to poor planning and an awful lot of work. You know how that goes, right? Time, just slipping right through your fingers…

Anyhoo… the weekend is just a few hours away, and that’s reason enough to be happy now! (Yay!) And if that wasn’t enough, I’ve got another sweet & short list of the things that make me happy. :)

  1. New Project Life supplies
  2. A mid-week holiday (yay, there’s one coming up next week!)
  3. Shopping for the house
  4. My mom’s fish curry
  5. “Masala Thums Up”
  6. Discovering long-forgotten journaling notes hidden somewhere in the phone apps
  7. Red shoes
  8. Throwback Thursday on VH1
  9. Discovering awesome Instagram feeds
  10. Making holiday plans

How was your week, you guys? What are the things that make you happy?

Image via, discovered through Design Crush. 

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