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Eating Out – The Kebabs & Curries Store

Shotsandsocks Oman Kebabsandcurries store

  The Kebabs and Curries Store located in Al Khuwair brings you an oddly familiar feel in a nice new avatar! As the name suggests they serve a range of kebabs and Curries! I visited them a few weeks ago and left completely stuffed!  We started off with a variety of Kebabs (Pictured above is…
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Free Printable May 2017 Calendar

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Hello there! May is here! The summer is here too. It’s time to download your ‘mandala’ calendar template for the month (A couple of days late – please forgive me) This month, the mandala is inspired by the beautiful colour orange – the colour of the flowers that bloom on our trees back home, the…
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Doodle Love!

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This is how I de-stress! I doodle. It’s something that relaxes me and clears my mind (which means that I’m not plotting something devious!)   My Facebook Album titled ‘I ❤️ doodle art’ is where you can find all some of my work! And on Instagram too (along with photos of food and other random things…
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Free Printable April 2017 Monthly

Hello there! OMG! It’s April 🙂 Happy April fool’s day! It’s time to download your ‘mandala’ calendar template for the month This month, the mandala is inspired by the beautiful colours of spring! And some adorable Easter Eggs. Simply click on the link below to download the file (Size A4) CLICK HERE to download the April…
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Eating Out – The Turkish Food Festival 2017

Turkish Food Festival at Park Inn Muscat

The lovely people at Park Inn, Al Khuwair are celebrating Turkish cuisine (and how!!!). They have a limited period ‘Turkish food festival’ on until the 4th of March 2017! I had the pleasure of not only trying out some AMAZING food but I also spent an evening with their guest Chef Yavuz Yigit (Executive Chef…
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Free Printable March 2017 Monthly Calendar

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Hello! March is here and with it comes the March ‘Mandala’ monthly calendar printable (Can you believe how quickly time flies ?) This month, the mandala is inspired by the inner strength and beauty of women – absolutely perfect for the month that celebrates International Women’s Day (8th of March). Simply click on the link…
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Free Printable February 2017 Monthly Calendar

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So in the spirit of giving (refer to my ‘bloggy goals’ for 2017) Here is my first free printable 🙂 I’ve never done this before, I’m very excited. I love having a printed calendar – a) on the refrigerator (to mark Ethan’s class schedule & little things that I remember along the way!) b) in…
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Hello 2017!

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So January is almost over (1 month down, 11 to go!) and in true ‘Shots and Socks’ tradition (Yes! my blog has a tradition – that I take seriously) I’ve set some personal and ‘bloggy’ goals for the lovely 2017 ! Last year I did the same thing (around the same time – talk about…
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A Look Back at 2016 !

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So every year I like to do a quick recap of my favourite blog posts. 2016 was not the most productive ‘blog – wise’. It was a rather ‘meh’ year. But it was not without learning (nothing in life is!) I had an amazing year with blog visitors ! (Thank you! even if you just…
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Eating Out – The Yellow Chilli 3.0

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The Yellow Chilli (YC) Oman have some new dishes on their menu. As always these dishes have been added on after careful trial & testing (courtesy Chef Manoj and his team). You will notice that some of the new dishes have appeared in their previous ‘Utsav’ & ‘Mango‘ festivals. We started off the evening with…
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