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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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Easy to make – gifts for Father’s Day!

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It’s almost Father’s Day people! I love being able to celebrate this day with the hubby who absolutely enjoys being a dad! I try to keep all gifts as personalized as possible just to make the celebrations feel extra special. If you are short of time and ideas for Father’s Day, I have a super…
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Eating Out – Jashn 2.0

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Earlier this month, Jashn announced a collaboration with celebrity chef Ajay Chopra. The new menu promises to take you on a journey to ‘gourmet nirvana’ (I love the sound of ‘nirvana’, brings back some interesting yet terribly distant memories). Jashn happens to be a family favorite. When they announced a new menu, I may have…
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Eating Out – The Yellow Chili 2.0

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I’m just going to say this right in the very beginning and get it over with! I absolutely LOVE mangoes. So a ‘mango festival’ is definitely a reason for much excitement! Chef Manoj Radi (An old photo, he still looks the same tho!) The good people at The Yellow Chilli (YC) namely Chef Manoj Radi, have…
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Eating Out – RBG Grill

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The RBG Grill is located at the Park Inn hotel, Al Khuwair. I stopped by for a quick lunch and had a lovely conversation with their sous Chef, Krishna. RBG grill is Park Inn’s signature restaurant. It’s casual dining, licensed and serves a multi cuisine. For lunch I had the ‘chicken avocado wrap‘ served with salsa,…
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