Tips to select a perfect engagement ring

Tips to select a perfect engagement ring:

Engagement is one of the most auspicious occasion in everyone’s life because that is the day we promise each other to start a wedded life. Many people plan this special occasion differently to make it extra special. Exchanging rings was a custom practiced by few people but now it has become a trend as the engagement become the symbol of ole for the current generation. This has become a mandatory ritual in every engagement now days. So how can you make this engagement ring extra special so that you can cherish it forever? In this article we are going to discuss about what are the tips that you have to take into account before purchasing an engagement ring.


                                                      Image credit -   CaratLane engagement rings.

Decide on your budget:

First plan on getting an engagement ring is to decide on the budget. Fix an amount as your target and try to buy an engagement ring within the budget you have fixed. It is okay for the ring to be little costlier as it is going to be on your fingers forever. You can customize the ring, the metal type and the stones that you prefer to be on the ring based on your budget.
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Preethi Zodiac Review - best mixer grinder with Juicer and food processor

Preethi Zodiac Review - Best mixer grinder with Juicer and food processor:

It has been 8 months since I have started this amazing, high-end Preethi Zodiac mixer grinder with juicer and food processor. In short, I totally love it except the high noise it produces especially when I make orange juice:( Otherwise, it is worth every penny you spend on it. In fact, it is better than buying a juicer, mixer grinder and food processor separately. This Preethi Zodiac review will help you to take informed decision if you have Preethi Zodiac in your wishlist.

I would like to highlight here that we have bought Preethi Zodiac mixer grinder with food processor model for my sister too as she is about to enter her marriage life very soon. This can show you the confidence and satisfaction level I have on  this Preethi Zodiac mixer grinder model.

Before going into the Preethi Zodiac Review, let me tell you one thing, there are 2 models comes under the name 'Preethi Zodiac'. One is with food processor and another one is without food processor. If you do not want food processor(I do highly recommend to buy one with food processor since you have to pay only 2000-3000 extra to get a food processor model which can do kneading dough, grating, chopping, citrus juicing, slicing etc), you can select the basic model of Preethi Zodiac. If you want to simplify the above-mentioned tasks too, then go for Preethi Zodiac mixer grinder with food processor model without second thought.

Preethi Zodiac Review - Preethi food processor, mixer grinder and juicer all-in-one model:

Preethi Zodiac is one of the latest multipurpose mixer grinder model from Preethi which can perform the following functions.

  • Atta kneading - I mostly knead my atta in it. You can knead almost 300 grams in a shot. The atta:water is 1:0.5 approximately. I just add atta and salt and then run it for a second. Then I add water and run till I get the job done. I give 5 star rating for this functionality.
  • Citrus Press - It does the job. No complaints. In fact, I am happy to extract as it extracts as much juice as possible. As a side note, the noise irritates :(
  • Chopping, slicing and grating - Definitely useful for every woman. No complaints. Do not expect to cut the vegetables into exact cube-sized. If you don't worry about the shape, you will absolutely love it for saving your time and energy.
  • Centrifugal Juicer , super extractor and blender - You can extract the juices completely. You can even use it for extracting tamarind juices and coconut milk. Lassi and milkshakes are the other beverages you can make easily in addition to juices.
There is an overload indicator light. If you overload the mixer grinder, the light will change from blue to red. The motor will be tripped and you have to reset the overload protector.

It has been mentioned in the Preethi website that you can even grind turmeric in 2 minutes. I am yet to try that.

Preethi Zodiac comes with 2 years warranty. The motor comes with 5 years warranty. As you all know, it comes with free lifetimes service. 

Preethi Zodiac Specifications:

Model Number - Preethi Zodiac - MG 218
Voltage - 230V AC ~ 50 Hz
Power Consumption -  750 Watt
Motor -  Universal 750 Watt High Power Motor
Material of Body - A.B.S
Material of Jars - Stainless Steel & Transparent Plastic
Blade Assemblies - Stainless Steel, Machine Ground and Polished
Speed Controls -  Rotary Switch with 3 Speeds and incher
Flex Cord - PVC insulated 3 Core, Flexicord with Plugtop & earthing

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Place of Origin - A One stop online destination for healthy snacks

A person who loves to binge on healthy snacks will find the paradise at the Place of Origin. An ardent foodie knows what joy a traditional nostalgic sweet can bring into his/her busy schedule. The web version of the authentic snack house from across India showcases mouthwatering and healthy snacks from all over the India. You don't have to travel to that place to eat its local delicacy, order it online now. This store caters to every kind of palate, the sour, sweet and the nutty cravings of every person are attended to at this store effectively. You can order a Sandesh from Kolkata or a Thokku from the Andhra Pradesh online by registering with the Place of Origin.


                                                                                           
                 
     
Go For the Local Brands: 

If brands are what you are looking for, then this place has more than 370 famous brands including the Almond House from Hyderabad, Cheatz from Bangalore, Gruhapriya sweets from Vishakapatnam, Vellanki sweets from Bangalore, to name a few. You name the category and you can find it on the Place of Origin. From authentic speciality sweets to traditional pickles, mouth watering chocolates to dry fruits, you can find everything under the single platform at this online store. Geographic location is no bar when it comes to your sweet tooth craving. Organised catalogues and sweet choices in neat categories welcome you on the website. Finding your favourite savoury is an easy job, just name the sweet or click on the region for which it is a local delicacy. Categories in food type, brands, staples are organised and showcased very effectively making it easier for the eye and the mind.




Traditional & Modern Savoury:

If you are craving for a traditional Mangalore Urid Happala or a Delhi speciality of Sohan Halwa, just order it online and get it shipped from the producer. Pick from the modern day snacks like Shrewsberry biscuits in Pune or Overload Brownies in Mumbai, to a local traditional savoury named averebele in Karnataka, Bangalore or a luscious Moddy's Roasted Almond chocolates from Tamil Nadu. Just order online and get the original tasting savoury delivered for free before 21st July.




Being a loyal customer has its benefits in the form of FoodieCash. FoodCash is accumulated as and when you shop online. Use this on subsequent orders to pay for the delivery charges. A loyal customer will be able to use the FoodieCash within the 30 day expiry period.


Unleash the Discoverer in You: 

If you enjoy trying new snacks, try the Discover foods tab on the online store. You can search by location, name or taste of the snack to buy the right snack you were carving to eat since ages. A mouth melting confectionery from the Ellora's Melting Moments or a tangy rice pickle or mix from the  Mambalam Iyers, take your pick according to your mood or palate desire. Authentic jams from Himachal Pradesh or the Middle East inspired delicacies from Doyen Foods in Mumbai, you can buy everything from any place without having to move out of the comfort of your couch.



From authentic chocolates to traditional mixes and dishes the online store showcases many healthy food items and snacks a place has to offer. The next time, you are craving for a mango Pista Sandesh from Kolkata, choose the branded Ganguram's Premium mango Pista Sandesh.



If you are missing your local native sweet, just log on to Place of Origins webstore and order it online. Order while the surprise July offer is valid to get it delivered for free.
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Surf Excel Matic Liquid Detergent Review

Surf Excel Matic Liquid Detergent Review:


By Sangeetha.

Review on Surf excel matic liquid detergent – Top load Surf excel has been one of the familiar brand in the producing detergents for cleaning the clothes. Their recent release on Surf excel matic liquid was a very tempting one to buy. The shape of the bottle with an attractive color on it was making me eager to buy the product. The normal surf excel liquid can be used for washing clothes by hand or by washing machine. The recent one is exclusively designed for washing clothes in washing machine. 



Surf Excel Matic Liquid Detergent Review:

There are two different Surf Excel liquids for top load and front load washing machine. The green bottle is for the top load washing machine and the purple bottle is for the front load washing machine. These liquids cannot be used for hand washing of clothes, you have a different liquid from surf excel available for washing clothes by hands. 

The Surf Excel Matic Liquid detergent bottle has a different look and shape and it is very easy to handle. There is also a measuring cup coming with the bottle which helps you to measure the right amount of liquid for the clothes.

The liquid comes in blue color and dissolves very well with the clothes when mixed with the water. All you have to do is, put the desired amount of clothes into the washing machine. If there is any tough statin pour a little amount of liquid on the stain are and rub it with the back side of the measuring cap that comes with the bottle. This will help in relieving the stain from the cloth. Other than that you can put the clothes in the washing machine, pour a required amount of liquid to the cap provide and then pour it into the washing machine. 

You can wash a lots of clothes with a small amount of liquid. One full cap of liquid will be used for full load of clothes. The best part of this liquid is its fragrance, it has a very mid fragrance that gives a pleasant smell to the clothes like the other detergents that has no smell at all. The other best thing about Surf Excel Matic Liquid Detergent is, it makes the clothes feel soft and fresh. It just removes the stain but retains the color of the fabric and the texture of the fabric the same way.




Surf Excel Matic Liquid Detergentalso does enormous good to your washing machine as the powder detergents usually gets clogged into your washing machine and causes trouble, whereas the Surf excel matic liquid detergent blends with the water and dissolves thoroughly so that there is no problem of clogging. There is no chance that this liquid will cause problem to your washing machine. Detergents sometimes sticks to the fabric and also leaves the cloth feel rough, it usually changes the texture of the cloth and also causes skin allergy, surf excel matic makes the cloth soft and fresh, it also cleanses very tough stain without taking out the color of the fabric. This product is well known for its color care on the clothes and avoids scaling issues on the fabric.
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Godrej Aer pocket Review

Godrej Aer pocket Review:


By Sangeetha:

Have you ever experienced a stinky smell coming out from the dirty shoes, bathroom or kitchen garbage? Imagine guests coming to your place at this time. This would really be disgusting for you and them as well. I have been on a long haunt to make my bathroom smell like a garden. How much ever we clean, it gets dirty very soon. I have tried almost all the products in the market, and I have never been judging on the money I spend on these fragrance products, but no products met the expectation. It was all waste of money and did not even give any fragrance for a single day too. Then I heard about this Godrej Aer pocket through the constant advertisements in the television. Those advertisements where not new to me because every other brand I used previously also had a same kind of advertisements but it did not work well. However I wanted to try this product for one last time.

Godrej Aer pocket Review:

I bought this Godrej Aer pocket in the nearby supermarket. There was 1 bag inside each pocket, and each pocket costed Rs.55. To start with I purchased just one. There are many attractive colors with different fragrance. There are colors like purple, yellow, pink, green and aqua blue. The purple one is the violet valley, yellow is the tangy delight, green is the lush green, aqua blue is the misty meadows, and the pink one is the crush pink. The outer covers are very attractive as it comes in vibrant colors indicating the fragrance of the product that you are going to choose.




I tried the pink colored Godrej Aer pocket named the Crush pink. As the name suggests you will fall in love with the smell of this pocket. This finally made my bathroom smell like heaven. It has a strong fragrance and spreads over the entire bathroom. Few people may not like this smell as it is a little strong.




Then to the next try I purchased the violet valley. This one also had a very nice lavender smell, it eradicates all the bad smell and leaves your room with a very good fragrance.



My next try is the misty meadows that comes in an aqua blue color packet. This one has a very pleasant smell, this will be loved by the ones who does not prefer strong smell.

I am yet to try on the tangy delight and the lush green fragrance and I am sure it is not going to disappoint be.
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What are those special virtues possessed by ornaments that it makes way directly to your heart

What are those special virtues possessed by ornaments that it makes way directly to your heart?

One of the most important things that are noticed in the jewellery is its matchless style that is simple and awe inspired. If you are looking for such masterpieces, then look nowhere. Buy diamond jewellery online to meet your passion of collecting masterpieces. These masterpieces are brought to you by the brand name which has created a vast market for its exclusive ornaments.




These ornaments have always been the first choice of the buyer because of below mentioned features:

·       Wonderful quality - Not all that glitters are gold stand true for the brand. It’s the art of work done by craftsman that makes it stand apart. While creating designs with diamonds, only refined uncut stones are selected that could be transformed into masterpieces. Not all stones qualify for the choice of craftsman.

·       Intricacy of designs -  while making diamond jewellery, one of the most important things that is kept in the mind is the intricacy of the designs. As every design is unique in itself, you can easily figure out the intricacy with which these ornaments are made. Keeping your choice in mind, a unique and exclusive touch is given to all diamond jewellery.

         The talents of the craftsman - Craftsman works hard to make masterpieces and put in his best efforts.  There are specially imported machines that add on to the design and bring the best and exclusive designs directly to your doorstep.

·       Brand name - Buying jewellery from the reputed jewelers is always the first choice of buyer. Your choice is further enhanced by adding special rituals to your jewellery. As Akshiya Tritya is one of preferred occasions when buying jewellery is regarded as auspicious.

·        Awe inspired designs - The designs that are created with lots of dedication are always greeted with an awe. Such is the spell of diamond jewellery that you see at the online store. At times moving eye from one design to another becomes difficult.

·       A perfect blend of precious stones - You may be asked to wear some special stone in jewellery, the online store perfectly matches your taste and style and not-to-mention your dress. Black beads always compliment the diamonds. Such perfect blend of taste and style is showcased in diamond Mangalsutra that are available at the store. Cherry pick your favorite Mangalsutra for upcoming festival season.

·         Easy availability - The exclusive designs are made easily available through a click or tap. Browse website to go through more of the designs and end up with wonderful shopping experience.

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          Breathtakingly beautiful trinkets - As you access the website, ample breathtakingly beautiful trinkets pass through your eyes and selecting the most apt designs becomes easier for you. This is the charismatic spell created by the brand and you just need to break this spell with a wonderful selection just like yours!
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FAB Bag July 2017 Review

FAB Bag July 2017 Review:

This month's fab bag comes in a beautiful peach color with the theme 'The Colour Drama'. It has 1 makeup product of my choice(you will be also be given options if you have Fab bag subscription of 3 or more months) and 3 beauty products. I got this month's fab bag a little late due a small confusion. When I received the bag, I was happy.



Products inside:


  • Sugar Matte As Hell Crayon Lipstick and sharpener
  • Just Herbs Herb Enriched Skin Tint
  • Kronokare Hydrate The Hair Shampoo
  • Tvakh Fruit Enzyme Alcohol Free Toner

Sugar Matte As Hell Crayon Lipstick:

I chose the shade no 09 - Princess Peach. I would like to tell you that the coverage is good and I love this shade especially. It is highly pigmented. The texture is soft and you will know it when you apply. It gives a nice matte shade which will be loved by everyone for sure.

Just Herbs Herb Enriched Skin Tint:

This skin tint acts as a good moisturizer and it has UV protection too. It is easy to apply on the skin. It will cover your fine lines, blemishes and pores. It has a lot of natural products to give you a flawless skin. 
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