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50 last minute thoughtful Mothers Day Gift Ideas

50 Mothers Day Gift Ideas to Dazzle your mom. #MothersDay #GiftIdeas #love

Mother’s Day is 13 May. And ooh—just two days away! Did you get her a Mother’s Day gift? Yes? No? No need to feel guilty. No need to panic. Life happens. And the best laid plans get gobbled up by that thing called “busy”. And let’s admit it—most of us rush out at the last minute to find the perfect gift for the most important woman in our lives. I remember, when my Mom was there, I’d make her a…

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Top 7 gift ideas for your special friend

Top 7 gift ideas for your special friend

Isn’t it lovely to receive the perfect gift from a friend? It doesn’t matter if it is a special occasion, or a just-like-that gift—we all enjoy the ideal gift, especially if it is something from our wishlist, or something…

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The Power of Giving #GivingTuesday

Quite appropriately, Giving Tuesday follows Black Friday and Cyber Monday. How nice to focus on Giving rather than accumulating! Such an easy way to find happiness and make the world a better place by getting your family, community and work colleagues together to give back,…

Lighting up Lives Vidya Sury

This Diwali, Lighting Lamps in Lives

Diwali, the Festival of Lights brings a number of traditions, the most significant of which is the lighting of lamps. Why? Light is seen as “good” To spread light, illuminating the darkness to ward off evil To find knowledge,…

If you were a fairy tale creature, what would you be? Vidya Sury


Around the time my son was three years old, a funny thing happened. Okay, funny things happen all the time in our house because we thrive on laughter (and coffee) but this one came to mind when I saw this…

volunteer vidya sury


Dear Vidur, Nothing brings more joy than to brighten someone’s life with kindness. It doesn’t always require money to do something for someone. Time, love and a listening ear work just as well. I have wonderful memories of you…