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Printable Diwali Food Labels

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Not sure how many of you (or your mum’s) have started making Diwali food, but mine started over the weekend and I’m slowly putting in my requests 🙂   I created these illustrations for a Diwali post last year I did about Diwali facts and wanted to put them to use. I figured I’d make them into labels which you…

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DIY / Resources

Useful Diwali Resources

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DIWALI CELEBRATION REASON Diwali is a colourful festival, filled with food, family, gifts and lots of love and light; much like an Indian Christmas. A time when homes are thoroughly cleaned, family/friends visit each other and lots of food is made! There are many stories about what Diwali is and why it’s celebrated, I wrote THIS POST containing why it’s celebrated…

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DIY / Resources

FREE Diwali Colouring For Kids

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I have 4 exciting posts planned for Diwali and this is the first. The lovely Gauri from KitaabWorld emailed me to get together for a collaboration for Diwali that kids can enjoy and I jumped at the chance.   The idea behind KitaabWorld is to make South Asian literature more accessible in the US and around the world. They also…

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Events

Leicester Mela 2017

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After waking up at 5:30am (because I faff) me and K left around 7:15am for Leicester from Sunny Manchester. It was the day of the Leicester Mela and I was excited back there after a year ago. We reached Leicester market where the event was taking place at around 9am. Set up didn’t take long so it was nice to…

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Events

What To Write In A Raksha Bandhan Card

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Raksha bandhan comes around once a year, this year it falls on 7th August. It is a special day for brothers and sisters to celebrate their relationship and where sisters tie a rakhi to brothers symbolising the protection he provides for her. I wrote a post about the meaning behind Raksha Bandhan which you can read HERE and there’s also…

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Business

5 Mistakes I Made When Starting My Business

RUSHING INTO NAMING MY BUSINESS I started out with help from The Prince’s Trust and it was a bit of a rush to get a name for the business and start running it with the help they were giving. I went from my name, Dina Mistry to Wild Clove. It wasn’t until 2 years later I thought about how my…

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