Black list for my lifestyle

BLACK is my color of dressing,my way of putting kajal in my eyes and symbol of my hair color.Black is necessity of my life style and black depicts that you are still young and passion in you to work with younger generation.If I tell you about my wish list,it goes on and on and will never get over but stil I tried my level best to figure out somethings which add top to my black list.

A Black Walking Stick

My lovely grandmother always keep her hand on my shoulder or try to find some sort of support while walking or taking steps to nearby temple.We got her a bamboo stick from the nearby market but it is not of very good quality and my grandma feels uncomfortable walking with it.For me,my grandmother is my best friend and I am always there to support her,so I am searching for a black walking wooden stick which she can hold with ease and that can help her in walking giving less pressure on her knees.

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Source :Internet and Google

Black Jeans

I like to wear traditional clothes and saree.But for certain special occasions like my friend birthday or get together,I like to be little less formal and like a model girl,wear black top with matching black high heels shoes.I have floral black jeans in my wish list which I could wear and dress myself in smarter way.I want black color jeans because it gives that contrast look which could match my white shirt.

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Source :Internet and Google

Black Dinner Set

My mom loves cooking food and I love to serve it on the table everyday whenever dad comes from office.We have been eating dinner on same old dinner set which we got last diwali festival gifted by my uncle.A black and white dinner set including everything would really make our food more fresh and we could sense change from same old utensils too.I like this Vivienne porcelain dinner set.

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Source :Internet and Google

Black Coffee Machine

Coffee is best when you want to stay awake or have low blood pressure.In our family ,everyone loves to sip a cup of coffee except my dad,who prefers green tea.We love to make coffee by mixing sugar and coffee in small mug and add some water to it.Then we keep on mixing it until the color of coffee changes and smell from coffee beans start coming.But still we are not able to make the coffee as done by ccd or starbucks.A black coffee machine is on my hit list so that I could get rid of this whole process and just use this beautiful black coffee maker which can make instant coffee.

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Source :Internet and Google

Black Mirror

My bathroom is the place for me where I can sing with freedom,love myself and talk to myself.It is the place where I realize my true personality.I stand in front of mirror and keep staring at myself after every hour or so.It gives me confidence when speaking to myself.The mirror in my bathroom is old classic style and all I want is to replace the mirror with this black frame mirror which looks royal and stylish.Its antique black finish makes it gorgeous in all respect.

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Source :Internet and Google
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Travel Expedition with Black things

“Black is beautiful”

The above statement is so true when you try to understand the meaning behind it.When you close your eyes,you enter into the black world of dreams where you find yourself as a queen or sometimes with your love or traveling around the world until someone wakes you up and you realize that connection with black world is lost.Black for me is symbol of magic and boldness.Black looks sharp,brightness and full of lust.

Five things in my wish list of black things are present below which could help me while traveling are listed below.

1.Black Camera

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I am fond of travelling and every month I take 2-3 days leave to take time to travel nearby tourist spots or to my relatives place.I love capturing natural shots specially of forts and palaces and interacting plus meeting new people.

For traveling,first and foremost thing,I need is a good camera which can take photos in low light conditions.The picture from my mobile phone are not at all clear when taken during night hours or darkness and all I get is perfect black picture.This Canon DSLR camera in black will be the best option and I feel like being a professional photographer.

It is also said that best natural shots come when you have black and darkness all around you.

2.Black Sun Glasses

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I love shopping and buying local products made by artisans and handicrafts.Shopping is my best hobby and sometimes even in afternoon when temperature is sky high and boiling to 45 degrees celcius,I never opt for any other option.Sunglasses are must when travelling in India to protect the skin from UV rays and also it makes you look stylish.GUCCI is my most preferable brand and having a Gucci style black color glasses is need of hour as my old one have been with me for years now.

3. Black Diary

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A black diary is important with security lock facility where I could write whatever I want and pen down my experiences and my life stories both in terms of success and failure.Though with improvement in technology,computer are a better option but still I feel writing in old way and keeping the diary away from everyone till my last breadth. I am planning to buy such black diary soon.

4.Black Guitar

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Music has been an integral part of my life and I have been learning various music instruments like harmonium,Sitar,Drum and Guitar.I have participated in various competitions and school annual fest celebrations. My latest addiction is having a black guitar which my mother has promised me next year as a birthday gift.

5.Black Suitcase

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Victorinox is the most preferable brand when it comes to products like suitcase,bags,knife,watches and many more.It has been into existence for so many years and known for it product quality and its multiple features.I wish to have a travel bag like the one shown in picture when I travel next time because the way loaders carry our baggage at airports and railway station is such that there is maximum possibility of damage or breaking of items in the bag.I have heard Victorinox uses special black material inside the bag which keeps the impact to the minimum.

Note : The pictures are taken from Google.com for reference.

This list include all black things  I want when I travel next time to have a better and comfortable journey.
 

My Black Desires

Before heading to my wish list,I would like to thank God and my family for everything they have done for me and made me self reliance and capable that I can afford to buy not the best of the all beautiful things in the world but at least some things which I like the most.For me,my favorite color is white because it symbolizes peace and calm nature and matches my personality.But fashion changes everyday with new trends and impact of cultures and westernization. If you talk about black color,it represents power and authority and associated with elegance,class and bold looks.In my case,I love black color when it comes to having gadgets,using smartphones and my special occasion dress with matching jewelery.

One should not stop dreaming in life and always be confident to chase their dreams.For me some of most awesome black desires which I would love to have with me now include :-

Black Diamond Set and Earrings

When I was 6-7  years old,I use to stand in front of mirror and open my mumma jewellery box and started to dress and pamper myself.I am big fond of jewellery and specially earrings.Every year I save money to buy jewellery during Diwali festival and try to include for jewel pieces in my collection.This black and silver moti necklace and matching diamond earring is one of my favorite of all times which I would love to posses with me.

Pic from http://www.jewelorigins.com

Black Montblanc Ink Pen

My grand father used to write with black ink pen and maintained a diary with him recording all the daily transactions and business activities.Though he is not there with me but I still hold his black ink pen with me and I use it as writing instrument for signing official bank documents and important papers.I have heard that Montblanc company makes one of the premier luxuxy best fountain pen and it would be so cool for me if I own Montblanc Meisterstuck 146 LeGrand Piston Fountain Pen which comes with Black Ink .

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Black Bentley

Black Bentley Continental GT is my favorite car of all times till date and I like this car for its design and looks.This car makes me crazy and most ultimate sexy car of all times which makes me say WOOOOOOOOW.
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Pic taken from Wikipedia.com

Black and White Smartphone

This black and white smartphone HTC ONE X is limited edition phone which is designed for perfection.The black and white color with sense interface and android firmware makes it the best smartphone on this planet.

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Pic from Search Engine

Black Designer Heels 

Going for a romantic date or shopping,this designer heels is must to impress everyone.This piece was worn by a model in New York Fashion show and a crowd puller.This was also part of Indian Blender Pride Fashion week and its popularity can be felt everywhere.

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Pic from Google

Before ending the blog post,I would say no matter if I get those materialistic things with me or not,but the most important thing in life is to be happy always but keep dreaming!

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Things about My lncredible “Zest” Life

I feel working monday to friday and dealing with clients from 9 am to 5pm makes my life dull and boring though I get pretty good salary for my work as finance manager but still you need a break or something zest to make sure you live your life.Zest for me is way to do those things which I love and have passion for it irrespective of whether anyone likes it or not.It is a way to enjoy myself and give myself a break.Zest could be anything ranging from writing a blog to shopping in Delhi markets to traveling to Dehradun or teaching some poor children.If I want to make up list of zest activities in my life,then I would go up in these primary activities.

1.Shopping – Being a Delhi girl,I indulge in impulse buying and never take off from this madness.Whenever I get time even if it is half day holiday,I make sure to take my shopping bag and freak out to hop and shop anything for myself. If you ask me Lajpat Nagar is the best market to shop for footwears, latest dress designs, Handbags, casual stuff, Accessories.Besides shopping,I make sure to have side by side  having all that street food like chaat papri, Aaloo Tikki, Pani Puri which adds more fun to shopping.

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2. Travelling

The second most ultimate for me and my friends is exploring India and its cultural diversity.Travelling to different places relaxes me and meet new people and learn about them.Some times I travel for business visit or to participate in various competition for having a fun filled good time and gain experience through external learning. Rajasthan and Singapore visit will always remain with me special in my life and I will be planning out for another trip soon to other places too.

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3. Cooking

There was a time in my life just before my marriage and that was a moment I realized that how important is to learn cooking and then started taking this as a serious hobby and part of my daily life.Within few days ,mom taught me so many dishes and recipes that I was ready to make anything if there are guests coming at my home.Everyday I watch Zee tv khaana Khazana and brought myself a notebook to write all the dishes to prepare myself.Now cooking has become my source of strength and has won me so many applauds from my relatives and friends for cooking great dishes.

4.Finance and Banking

Education is necessary part of my life and I am keen on studying still after my marriage.I take interest in reading about share market,capital budgeting and finance management.It makes me feel very happy when read about banking future possibilites and how it will change in the future course of time.I also play the role of fund manager for my family members and submit reports for filing IT tax and feel special when I receive calls from my relatives about fund planning,insurance and asking their finance doubts.

5. Care for my brother and my Papa,Mummy

Family is the one who has made me what I am today and so they are very special to me for everything they have contributed for making me an honest human being and supported my education till I got married.So those are the special in my priority list always and giving them my time and love is always there for them to make them happy and smile always.

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This post is a part of the #ZestUpYourLife activity in association with TATA Zest and Blogadda.com

My First Day : Kitchen Food Test

Before I start about my kitchen food test,here is the summary of my post “Cooking is not only about Food but a way to express love for your Family ”

Before my marriage,like all the young girls,I too was busy in my college followed by corporate job with no time time left for cooking. When I used to reach home,I was fully exhausted and tired and just half asleep,used to take dinner and go to bed.So this continued for years until my mom started pressing me on learn cooking skills sets as now my marriage proposals have already started and I knew this question would arise everyday “Kya tumhe khana banana aata hein”.My mom was really worried as I felt uncomfortable and what will I do after marriage.So she started making me learn basic skills and I learned about various Indian spices,their tastes and which ingredient is used for preparing which dish and much more.

One day she told me that today morning breakfast will be prepared by me.On her orders,I took my little steps to kitchen and started to think what could I make it for papa and bhaiya.At the same time ,there was a calll for my mom and she had left for hospital as my Nana Ji was really ill.Now I had no option and no alternative as market was closed and mom had also left.I took my smartphone and started my youtube video and looking for something related to eggs.I started browsing various dishes and finally figured out Egg burji.As I started I realized that cooking is not a piece of cake and require various skills.By some how I managed to cook egg burji and served it with bread but the way it tasted was horrible.But I was really surprised that my papa and bhaiya did not utter any thing.

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Learning about Indian spices from Mom

That was a moment I realized that how important is to learn cooking and then started taking this as a serious hobby and part of my daily life.Within few days ,mom taught me so many dishes and recipes that I was ready to make anything if there are guests coming from home.Then within few days ,I got married and went to my new home.

I was really excited to cook in my new home and everybody thought that I did not knew anything about cooking and had to be taught everything.So on the 2nd itself,I wanted to surprise everyone by cooking a dinner by myself.In the evening I told my husband that today I want to cook my self all the dinner and told him to bring all the vegetables and spices as required for it.He was really happy to listen that I will be cooking,so he quickly noted all the items and brought the same.He even told me that he will support me in cooking and finding all the items in the kitchen as still I was still my 2nd day.

I figured out that we have a microwave and so thought of preparing something which is really quick to serve. I made Badami paneer in microwave within 14 minutes time in Borosil transparent bowl.When I opened the microwave ,it looks delicious and smelled very Yummy.The best part of using Borosil microwave bowl is that it does not get hot from outside and you dont need gloves to hold it.

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Borosil Bowl

At the same time,I was preparing fried rice.My husband is very fond of fried rice and I knew this from her maasi who told me about his love for fried rice from childhood days.So I thought ,I should make this one special for him.

Fried rice is chinese dish which requires basmati rice (2 cups),green vegetables,capsicum,spring,onions,ginger,garlic,cabbage,mushrooms,carrot,soya sauce plus salt and pepper to taste.Preparation time is around 35 minutes and its method is soaking rise in water,drain and cooking the rice and then straining it.Then once done,keep the rice aside and chop all the veggies and heat oil in a pan.Add some anise and prepare the garlic-gineger mix with onions and fry it. All all the chopped veggies and stir to medium flame.The veggies have to be constantly tossed and add soya,tomato sauce with salt and pepper.Simultaneously add fried rise as well and stir it till the sauce has coated the fried rice.

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Once the dishes were ready to be served,I quickly took out our Borosil  crockery set which was kept in the kitchen almirah so that food looks even more delicious and remains hot for a longer period of time.Once the dinner was served,everyone applauded my effort and our baugi (grandfather) gave me Rs 500 as a token of appreciation for my first dish.I felt so happy and elated to cook for my family and then serve it myself.Thanks to Borosil for helping me in cooking and making my food more presentable.

This blog post is a contest entry to Indiblogger.in for   the Borosil beautiful food contest.

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