Born again !!

Growing up with Little S was such a wonderful and exciting journey physically, mentally and spiritually.  Our everyday joys, laughters, tears, learnings…. Running away to my friend Krithikas place in  Dallas when hurricane hit houston in 2008, moving to India in Oct 2008, Celebrating Little S’s First Diwali and then his first birthday with family , Moving to Hoffman Estates in Illinois….Oh my God 2 years just flew by. It was Navarathri of 2010, that is when we realized that we were pregnant again. We were thrilled. Though S accompanied us to all our doctor visits and scans, we did not really discuss with him about the baby, for we knew he would want the baby to come out NOW […]

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Homemade Toothpowders/paste recipes

With no further blah blah here is the post on the DIY tooth powder/paste recipes There are several recipes available across the globe, but I am sharing the ones which have been tested by my family and my friends. The great thing about all these recipes is that the ingredients are easily available in a well stocked kitchen. Please use fresh organic ingredients as much as you can. These are quite forgiving recipes, alter them to your taste. The tooth powders could taste a little strong on the day you grind them but they mellow down later. Ingredient warnings/information  I would love to talk about a few of the ingredients before we dive into the recipes Turmeric – Best is […]

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Why should I make my own toothpaste/powder?

Its a bright sunny morning, birds are chirping. You wake up happily in the morning dreaming of eating say hot pongal vada for breakfast. Right at that moment if I ask you to take a spoonful of floor cleaner, car degreaser, a few drops of rat poison and crude oil to brush your pearly whites with them, how would you feel? You would straightaway want to break my head, won’t you ? Sadly, that is close to what most of us have been or still doing every morning  and night. These toothpastes that boast of  IDA’s and FDA’s approval are behind so many diseases and health issues including cancers and infertility 🙁 Recently TOI had an article “Toothpaste, sunscreen and […]

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