Five Tips for Budget Friendly Summer Home Renovation


There is never really a cheap time to make some much needed renovations to your home. You’re more likely to add “breaking the bank” to the list of things that need to be fixed. Competitive markets don’t necessarily mean the end to some of your renovation needs.

It’s possible with a strict budget to be able to get a lot done without spending too much. There’s no tricks or gimmicks, just a handful of tips to help guide you to accomplish all, if not most of yours tasks this summer. Put on your construction hats ladies and gentlemen, here are 5 tips for budget friendly summer home renovations.

Top five books of 2016


Here is a very, very late post on the five best books I read in 2016. This is a post I’ve been sitting on for the past couple of weeks. The reason being I wanted to make a top ten post (which is what I usually do). But 2016 was mainly a year of a lot of escapist reading, and while I enjoyed quite a few of them (Cassandra Clare, Robert Galbraith, a ton of Indian fiction), I didn’t really feel that they were that great enough to be on a top ten list.

And so, here’s a top five. But the books mentioned here, I loved, as in I really, really loved, and would read again in a heartbeat.

Netflix, Pottermania, Sun, Sea, and Sand


Last week of December was the Winter break, and now after a week of sleeping, and eating when I please, my circadian rhythms are all over the place, and I am feeling enormously tired and jet lagged although I went no further than Chennai (about 300 km east of where I live) to my parents’ place.

As you might have guessed from my blog title and first sentence, I spent the break alternating between being a couch potato, and being a lazy hippo wallowing in the water, and felt thoroughly relaxed in the process.

All my RSI-related aches and pains, and Vitamin D deficiency-related pains all faded away taking me to a mellow state. And yes, the multiple bottles of beer helped too 🙂 .

Here’s a quick rundown of all the happenings.

Five Things to Always Look for While Choosing a SEO Company


The decision to go with an SEO company is one that brings peace of mind and sweet dreams. Hiring professionals who can effectively maintain and improve the quality and technical aspects of your web site is a rewarding decision.

Now that you’ve decided to hire an SEO company, you’ll need to do your homework before choosing. There are always things you should looking for in hiring the best match for your needs. Here are 5 things to always look for when choosing an SEO company.

Seven Effective Ways to Remain Active All Day


Life’s crazy, isn’t it? Individually we live our own lives but it’s kind of beautiful that our lives merge with that of others. Sometimes life is kind, other times it’s like getting pooped on by a bird.

No matter what or where the day takes us it’s important to stay active. Too many of us sit around like couch potatoes. You may be in luck though. There are a bunch of ways to stay active all day and keep busy.

Five Interesting Ways to Revamp Your Home’s Exterior


So, the outside of your home is looking a little rough. Or you want to try to increase your home’s value with some extra add-ons to the exterior. Or you’re just feeling a little bored and want something to do.

Whatever the reason, revamping your home’s exterior is no small feat. It requires a lot of work, attention to detail, planning out what materials you will use, and what your budget is going to look like. That’s why it’s super important for you to know exactly what you want the exterior of your house to look like by the time you’re done.

The Benefits of Language Translation


You’ve been in a digital age for a couple of decades now! You’re living in a world where major cities have turned into global communities. People from several countries living or visiting a geographic area are a part of the global community. Sometimes, communication or interaction becomes a major problem for people to lead their routine life hassle-free. Translation services can make your life easy. Translate shark makes top essential industries that mainly make products and services accessible and useful to their customers.

Designing Christmas Cards With Fotor


Are you running late with Christmas and New Year Eve’s greeting cards? Postal services too slow for you? Well, if you’ve been napping, or busy in the weeks leading up to Christmas, and frankly who hasn’t? We’ve all been busy with closing out work before the year ends. Then online customized greeting cards are the way to go.

And Fotor is the app to use to create the sweetest and most easy to customize greeting cards.

A Christmassy weekend with the kids


This year, Piglet has been really hung up on Christmas trees. To be precise, really large brightly decorated Christmas trees.

This fascination started last year during our Christmas trip to Malaysia and Singapore – which was festivity galore. Christmas trees, and lights every which way you turn, until Piglet was quite dazzled, and his expectations from Christmas are now sky-high. Unfortunately Bangalore is just not able to live up to his expectations.