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June 2017

Edible Floral, Herbaceous, and Botanical Ice Cubes   By Ushi Patel   [caption id="attachment_5963" align="alignleft" width="800"] Photo By: Ginny Branch[/caption]   These little lovelies are perfect for a spring or summer party. They are easy to make and will delight your guests, adding subtle flavors to cocktails, sprucing up mocktails, and

Recipe: Salted Cardamom Butter Recipe   By Ushi Patel  [caption id="attachment_5963" align="alignleft" width="800"] Photo By: Sawyer Ceramics[/caption]   In India, there are many endearing tales of Lord Krishna and his love of Makhan (White Butter). In the West, it seems with all the diet crazes people try to avoid it.

Shantaram: On the Run with Lin Baba   By John Day Barnett  [caption id="attachment_5963" align="alignleft" width="800"] Photo Via Amazon[/caption]   The premise of Shantaram is simple: a man on the run from the law for escaping from prison finds himself in India again on the wrong side of the law.

Poopourri: If Your Poop is Cray, Use this Spray   A Bombay House Favorite   [caption id="attachment_5963" align="alignleft" width="800"] Photo Via: Poopourri.com[/caption]   Yes! It's a real product. And Yes, it works. Poopourri liberated us from the ever-embarrassing odor of pooping in public - you know, when you're at a party,

Schmidt's Naturals: An All-Natural, Vegan, and Chemical Free Deodorant that Actually Works!   A Bombay House Favorite   [caption id="attachment_5963" align="alignleft" width="800"] Photo Via: SchmidtsNaturals.com[/caption]   I've always loved stinky foods - garlic, onions and a variety of strong and pungent spices are a part of most meals. If you're like

Silencing the Inner Judge - 5 Steps For Writing Poetry and Freeing the Artist Within.   By Ushi Patel  [caption id="attachment_5963" align="alignleft" width="800"] Photo By: Chris Benson[/caption]   I understand poetry as the study of the Universe and how it works – that’s how some define physics.   Often, I

Everyone is an Artist   By Ushi Patel  [caption id="attachment_5963" align="alignleft" width="800"] Photo By: Alejandro Alvarez[/caption]   All people have poetry in their hearts, and it is necessary for them, as much as possible, to express their feelings.  – Rabindranath Tagore     Art is more than pen to paper, paintbrush to canvas,