Holidays & Occasions Blog by deleted Ahkriti

I am hosting a cookie exchange and play date this week and I was wondering what to bake this year. Both my girls love the mint flavor and I finally found this recipe that my girls devilishly loved!

Eggless Butter Mint Cookies

I ngredients:

1 cup butter softened

3/4 cup finely crushed butter mints (I used Saybon But'r mints)

1/4 cup powdered sugar

1 tbsp water

2 cups all purpose flour

1 tsp... Read more
On November 13, 2012 Hindus will be celebrating Diwali - the festival of lights. Diwali marks the victory of good over evil/darkness. On this day, the blessings of Goddess Laxmi is invoked. Goddess Laxmi symbolises wealth and prosperity. People wear new clothes, exchange sweets and good wishes. In the evening, lamps are lit all over the house and crackers are burst.

Let me give you a glimpse of the Diwali... Read more
Here's an easy cookie recipe that you might want to try this Christmas. Spicy Salt and Pepper Chocolate Cookies

Cookie Recipe

(Adapted from Marguerite Henderson's - Small Sweet Treats )


1-1/2 cups unsalted butter, softened
1-1/2 cups sugar
4 large eggs
3 to 3-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1-1/2 cups cocoa powder
1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper... Read more
For Indians the world over, Diwali, or the festival of lights, is the time for decorations, making rangoli or floral art, eating yummy food and sweets, dressing up and of course invoking the blessings of the Goddess Lakshmi!

So this year I am excited to decorate my home with tea lights. And more so, because my young daughters are in awe of everything new that they see, and its so much fun to decorate with them,... Read more
My husband and I are Indo Canadians and in India, Valentine’s day did not fall in the category of special events. Therefore, we are not very mushy on this day. But to keep the spirit of Valentine's day and to show the warmth and happiness of being loved we celebrate it in a fashion that our young daughters will appreciate for life. My husband being a hobby chef whips up some gourmet stuff, we wear red... Read more
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AhKriti (aka Ahkriti )
Mississauga, ON, Canada

Hello! Happy to see you here! I'm Reshma - a jewelry designer and the creator behind AhKriti- Indian inspired ethnic jewellery. My line of jewellery is inexpensive and they explode with a lot of colour and silver embellishments. When I am not designing jewelry, I am running after my young girls, blogging or just doing something creative!

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