Holiday Gift for Her: Candles

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The perfect holiday gift for her: Candles. Who is “her” you ask? Your mom. Your significant other’s mom. Your sister. Your significant other’s sister. Your co-worker who’s having that dinner party you’re going to in a week and you don’t know what to take with you. Your friend who’s impossible to shop for. Your kid’s babysitter/nanny/teacher. Your colleague who you’re … Read More

A Trick for Ugly Candles (Plus Help Me Find a Dupe for Feu de Bois!)

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A trick for ugly candles

This probably won’t blow anyone’s mind, but I wanted to share a trick for ugly candles. (Yes, this is a thing. If I have to look at it every day, I’d like it to be pretty). You know how the best-smelling candles aren’t always in the prettiest containers (and sometimes the prettiest containers don’t have the best-smelling candles)? After like three … Read More

Merry Christmas!

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Merry Christmas from The Rices - Punlearning Christmas 2016

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays everyone! I start getting excited about the holidays around November (here’s my pinterest board where I’ve been obsessively saving ideas, if you’re into this kind of thing). This year, I’m especially excited because we’re enjoying our first holiday season as a family of three. And what an intense year it’s been, with getting back into … Read More

Baby’s First Diwali!

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Baby's First Diwali - Our Family on Diwali 2016

Do you celebrate Diwali? We just celebrated our first Diwali as a family of three which means it was also baby’s first Diwali! I was pretty excited about it. We celebrated by putting up a ton of lights, and I made gajar ka halwa. We also got together with my family, and ate lots of delicious Indian food, and sweets. Of … Read More