America · Vegetarian food

Eat Healthy, Make Merry & Save

Since living in close proximity to Manhattan, we are, constantly, being made aware of what goes into our bodies. I am way more¬†health conscious than ever before – eating organic food as and when possible, choosing salads over other foods and snacking on nuts rather than a fried snack. Good, nutritious foods come at a… Continue reading Eat Healthy, Make Merry & Save

America · Ask Tara · Lifestyle

How To Heat An Apartment In Winter

I am always cold! What do I do? As the weather gets cooler and then turns to cold, I start figuring out what needs to be done to keep myself cosy and comfortable at home. What needs to be brought out from storage? What needs cleaning and when to weather strip my windows ( some… Continue reading How To Heat An Apartment In Winter

Ask Tara · Travel

Dream To Move To New York City

I am 17, I live in Oklahoma my dream is to move to NYC. Do you have any advice? It looks so beautiful there. My Answer– I too like many others, had this dream. In 2010, I was lucky enough to visit New York City like so may others, I Fell In Love with the… Continue reading Dream To Move To New York City

Immigrant stories · Lifestyle

Birthday Shopping & Perks

It’s My Birthday-I’ll Be Ignorant If I Want! As I am growing older, I have been losing touch with a lot of my friends, letting go family contacts and that has basically caused one huge problem in my adult life. My birthday wishes, gifts and cards have dwindled to almost negligent. I really have only… Continue reading Birthday Shopping & Perks

Art and Crafts

Performing Art- A Good Deal

It is absolutely exhilarating to come out of a theater having watched performers act live. My mind feels at peace having spent two hours or more completely immersed¬†in a show. My lips repeat the dialogues and songs that will¬†over taken my being for the next few hours. I laugh about the scenes from the show,… Continue reading Performing Art- A Good Deal

Lifestyle · Travel · Vegetarian food

Eat Healthy, Travel More And Save

I guess, I was a skeptic and thought warehouse shopping was for people who hoard, large¬†suburban¬†families and the frugal. It was definitely not for young Manhattanite¬†without cars, who lived in boxes and shopped at Whole Foods and who enjoyed exploring new and different things and places. That was my silly narrow minded view when I… Continue reading Eat Healthy, Travel More And Save

Lifestyle

Watch Movies In Theaters For Discounted Rates

Watching a movie in theaters is always a treat. The dark room, the larger than life image, surround sound, perfect temperature, a bag of popcorn all add to that enjoyable¬†fun experience. When we first moved to the United States, the theaters we went to just didn’t appeal to us. They were dated, had awfully narrow… Continue reading Watch Movies In Theaters For Discounted Rates

Lifestyle

Booksales of America

I have not been writing for a while, for two reasons: I started my¬†food blog. I had lots to share.¬†Too much of my energy was going into not writing about food. I was not sure in what direction this blog is going. I started out writing, to share things that I have learnt in the… Continue reading Booksales of America