Diwali: Why We Celebrate It + Facts

What Is Diwali Diwali comes from the Sanskrit or Deepavali which means row of lamps. It is the biggest and brightest festival celebrated by Hindus, Jains and Sikhs across the world. It is a 5-day celebration, each day having it’s own significance: The most popular version of the story of Diwali is from the Ramayana. According to this,  Ram, and…

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Leicester Diwali Mela Outcome

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  What can I say, I am still tired from a super busy weekend over in Leicester for the Diwali Mela on Saturday AND making loads of Diwali food with my mum on Sunday. I can’t complain really though about making Diwali food as I did fill a big container and brought it home with me too 🙂    …

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What To Write In A Card – Diwali

Diwali is like and Indian Christmas and it’s one of the times we try to get together and send cards to friends and family over the world to let them know we’re thinking of them. If you’re looking for Diwali cards, there’s a selection in the shop with bold, bright and simple designs or choose modern and trendy here. Diwali,…

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Get Your Diwali DIY On!

It’s nearly that time of year where we’ll hunt for tea light holders and purchase all the candles we can find to prepare for the celebrations of Diwali. I’m all stocked up on mine, are you? Since Diwali is all about colour, getting together and having fun, I thought it would be nice to put together a little post with diy’s…

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Leicester Diwali Mela 2016

On Saturday 22nd October I’ll be in Leicester setting up for the Leicester Diwali Mela. The event takes place in the City Centre (Humberstone Gate) and, as well as stalls under a marquee, there will be entertainment and food. It will be a great fun day out for the family so pop along say hello and enjoy the Diwali celebrations…

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#GBBODrawAlong Update

We’re over halfway through series 7 of The Great British Bake Off and I totally don’t want it to end especially since it’s going to be moving over to Channel 4. I don’t think it will be the same when it moves but we’ll see… If you didn’t know already, since the start off Bake Off, I set myself a…

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