Bangalore Craigslist deals to go for

1) Reasonable Leather Sofa on sale here 2) A really cute sofa at a really reasonable rate – here 3) A neat teak wood dining table, price not specified here 4) A bargain, “cod” cane here  (1000 Rs including a thin “matrice”) 5) A wooden “cod” (from the same listing as above) here     … Continue reading

Bottles. Some Painted. Some Not.

All of them are being re-used though. The wine bottles, some of delicate olive green shade, some of a deeper jungle green shade have been put on tables. Those with a slightly more of dark green in them are being used as water bottles, these were also the screw cap variety which helped. There is … Continue reading

Cleaning the Spice Rack

Or setting it up rather. I wonder if they can be really functional. The space in mine is quite tiny, so that only these 35 rs containers from Total fits in (not the already had boxes for spices). So I got a few, removed the big red and white writings stuck to the bottle with … Continue reading

A Big Yellow Dahlia

Garden Fresh (or was a while ago)

How to give wooden doors a natural shine

That is what went into the google search bar. Some cleaning tips from the internet. http://www.bbc.co.uk/homes/housekeeping/bettystips_index.shtml Lemon and Vinegar are the stars. As for the doors, a simple gentle toothpaste scrub with a thorough wipedown I think. The toothpaste involved cleaning is reserved for the puja cleaning. However, this is what a simple wipe down accomplished. … Continue reading

Bangalore Craigslist Good Deals for the week

1) Sofa for 9000 Rs here 2) Kids Work Bench for 3000 Rs here 3) If you want to bring the office into home. looks neat and functional here . Price not mentioned 4) Four of These look fine for 2000 Rs here        

Cleaning things and Beetroots

These days, its been a cleaning, organizing and streamlining kind of mindset. And with me it takes longer than shorter. This period can often extend to months without showing any drastic consequences of the said cleaning. But not to worry, these things are happening if only as ideas, future precautions and intents. It is after … Continue reading

One night Two days in Gokarna

 Bus: SRS (www.srsbooking.com, http://www.redbus.in) Stay: Namaste Cafe on Om Beach Travel hours: 12 (From Bangalore to Gokarna) No.Of Beaches to see: 5, Om, Moonlight, Paradise, Kudle, Gokarna Main. Om = best/easiest, Gokarna Main = ho hum, Paradise = Apparently the most secluded and beautiful, approachable only by boat and open only through Nov – May. … Continue reading

Painting the bathroom doors

No, I haven’t done this already. But lately, this has become an increasing obsession. Sometimes I can’t get to sleep deciding on the shades of the colors. Yellow and Blue I decided. As, I had already decided, warm and cool as the bathroom colors. Using all things blue (as much as I could) in one, … Continue reading

While the Tomatoes were cooking…

    When the tomatoes were cooking here. Took a little Cif and discovered that there are 26 light switches in the house!