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Give your mother an amazing Birthday surprise

September 30th, 2018


After all that your mother does for you, there is very little that you as a child can possibly do for her. It is obvious that you cannot repay her for all the love, care and concern that she has for you, but you sure can make her feel special from time to time.  Apart from being a help to her whenever you can be by helping her with the household chores, you can also make some days like her birthday, anniversary and of course Mother’s Day very special for her.


She is a special woman and you ought to let her know that you are lucky to have her as your mother and what could be a better way to tell her that you are thankful for her existence than by giving her a birthday surprise. She would least expect it, and it would come as a welcomed gift to her that you did something so special just for her.


1.       Order A Cake


The most important item of birthday is a birthday cake. Start of by arranging a cake delivery to you place on the day of her birthday. Imagine the surge of emotions she would get when she receives the cake and finds out that it is from the loved ones in her home itself. It is not an easy task to bake a cake; therefore, it is better to get on delivered.


2.       Plan A Surprise Dinner


There is nothing more important for mother than her own family. So rather than going to a good hotel, just plan a surprise dinner party and invite all her friends and relatives to it. Make sure that you mother does not do the cooking, and if it seems hectic, order the food from outside. It will be a family get together and an amazing surprise for your mother.


3.       Gift Her Some Leisure Time


Your mother works the hardest throughout the year, be it at home or at the office. So on her birthday, she sure does deserve some perks.  You can get her a reservation to some good spa and parlour or maybe to a meditation class. Spa is a better option since it will take away all her tiredness and she will be rejuvenated physically as well as mentally once the weary feeling leaves her. Just make sure that you take the pass only for the day when she is free.


Mothers are special, but we barely remember to remind them of their specialty and importance in our lives. Let her birthday be totally about her. Even if you live far off from her in some different city, you can always send cake by post or by ordering it online so that she gets it on her birthday. You can pair it up with a bunch of her favourite flowers and the smile on her face will be worth the pains you take. Just don’t forget to attach beautiful note with you gift telling her why she is so special. Your mother deserves these little surprises, and you just make her birthday worth her while.

Making foods for the startup weaning’s

September 29th, 2018

The cutest gift you ever get from God is the baby. With a baby no doubt your life changed fully but in a great positive manner. They are a great responsibility too but sharing your life with a baby is just like multiplying you happiness and joys. No one can understand the feelings of parents when the child gives smiles to them. It’s absolutely normal to feel overwhelmed with the responsibility of the baby as along with the care of the baby you are also going through a lot of hormonal changes and your body also needs a lot of rest to cope up with the entire trauma it has been bearing from the last nine months.  But all the things need time, with the passage you will get master in baby care and will also learn to manage time for  yourself and for the baby then the life will get smoother.

It’s a great idea when to select a gift for a new baby to give a baby gift hamper loaded with stuff that will help the new mom in the weaning process. As the generic gifts can be given by many and it would make a great gift which would be helpful too. Now when the baby is 6 months and more and you want to start weaning, i.e. slowly reducing the babies dependency on milk and help him to feed from solid foods. A new mom can face many issues and it’s a bit difficult for her to start the process then that gift will make her path a bit easier. There are many other questions that probably hit a new moms mind that what to give a baby, how to give it and many more. So here I will answer all these questions to make this new phase of life easy for you.

The only best thing is to start with a slow pace. It’s not abnormal for a mom to want her baby to eat a bowl full of baby food, and at once grow tall and strong it’s not only the case of  a new mom but you also face this situation in life a lot when your mom want you to eat more and more of healthy things. It’s mom’s inner nature. But a baby is small and he need time to understand the taste of foods and master the eating process. More over his stomach need time to get use to the foods slowly. If you will fill him up with food, it has a high probability that the baby do a vomit. Thus it is better that he eats small meal rather than eating large and the spitting up all.

Start first with a rice cereal. It is gentle on stomach and easy to digest. And then introduce other fruit and vegetables. Here are the recipes for baby foods:

Banana puree:

Mash a banana to the full and add 2-3 table spoons of boil warm water and mix it well  to form a paste.

Broccoli and cauliflower:

Both of these food are a power house of nutritious adding them to your baby diet is a great way to have a healthy baby.

Boil together 2 small pieces of broccoli and two small pieces of cauliflower until it’s soft. Now blend with a hand blender and add pinch of salt. You can also add little bit of cheese in it once your baby is 7 month old.

Potato and carrot:

Boil potato and a small piece of carrot until soft now in a hand blender mash then with 4-5 tea spoons of water to make a puree. Add a pinch of salt

Mashed potatoes:

Boil a potato, add half tea spoon of butter and half tea spoon of cream and a pinch of salt and mash it to form a paste.

Rice and peas:

Boil 2 table spoons of rice and add2 table spoon of boiled peas in it. Mash with a hand mixture with 5-6 table spoons of water and make a paste

Rice pudding:

Boil 2 table spoons of rice the add one cup of milk and boil on low flame for ten minutes and add 1 table spoon of sugar. Then blend it with a hand mixture.

Recipes for Sponge Cakes

September 29th, 2018

Sponge cakes are truly delicious and easy to make. Here are some popular recipes:

Chocolate Sponge Cake:


  • Cocoa powder, not sweetened – 1/3 cup
  • Cake flour, sifted-1 cup
  •  Baking powder- ½ tsp
  • Granulated sugar-1 ½ cups
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 6 eggs, large and separated
  • ¼ cup water
  • ½ tsp cream of tartar.
  • Vanilla extract- 1 and half teaspoons


The oven must be heated to 375 degrees. Together sift cocoa, cake flour, 1 cup sugar and baking powder. In another bowl, beat together cream of tartar with egg whites till wet and smooth. Whisk in remaining sugar till stiff.

Blend together vanilla, water and egg yolks. Add to dry mix and blend till smooth. Slowly fold in egg yolk mix into stiff egg white mix.

Pour into ungreased tube pan that measures 10 inches and bake for around 35 minutes. Let it cool in pan. Take out from pan and top with your favourite glaze or dust with sugar that is powdered.

Italian Sponge Cake


  • Honey-1/3 cup
  • Zest of one lemon
  • Splash of water
  • Sponge cake shells-4
  • Vanilla ice cream-1 pint
  • Sliced strawberries-8


Heat lemon zest, honey and water in a pan or microwave for 45 seconds to 1 minute. Cover cakes with sauce. Fill each cake shell with ice cream and put strawberries on top.


Hot Milk Sponge Cake


  • Cake flour sifted: 1 cup
  • Baking powder-1 tsp
  • Salt-1/4 tsp
  • Eggs -3
  • Sugar -1 cup
  • Lemon juice-2 tsp
  • Hot milk- 6 tbsp


Measure flour after sifting, and then add salt and baking powder to the flour and sift at least 3 times. In another bowl, beat eggs for a few minutes till it is light yellow and thick. Beat in sugar stirring constantly. Now, put in lemon juice. Add the flour bit by bit. Pour in hot milk, blending and mixing thoroughly. Pour into 9 inches ungreased tube cake pan. For around 350 degrees and about 35 minutes, bake the cake mix in the oven. Take out from oven and invert pan after 1 hour or when totally cool.

Pineapple Sponge Cake


  • Egg whites -6
  • Salt-1/4 tsp
  • Sugar-3/4 cup
  • Egg yolks-6
  • Sugar-3/4 cup
  • Lemon juice-1tbsp
  • Pineapple juice-1 cup
  • Cake flour- 1 and a half cups
  • Baking powder-1 tsp


Beat egg whites till they form fluffy white peaks. Slowly fold in ¾ cup sugar. Beat egg yolks and ¾ cup sugar till it forms a thick mix in another bowl. Add pineapple and lemon juice and blend till sugar has dissolved.

Sift together baking powder and flour; beat into egg yolk mixture till it is well blended. Add the egg whites. Pour into ungreased 10 inches pan and bake at 325 degrees for 1 hour. The cake is done only when it bounces back on light application of pressure. Invert the pan to cool.

This cake has got a unique flavour because of lemon juice and pineapple juice. If you are not confident about baking sponge cake yourself, you can invest in ordering cakes online. There are many online stores, which will help buy cakes like sponge cakes online.

Why Gifting Chocolate Can Be the Right Choice?

September 28th, 2018

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Fruit Baskets to Symbolise and Celebrate the Special Occasion

September 27th, 2018

Fruit baskets are one of the most prominent of all gifts which can be bestowed upon a person who holds a special place in our hearts. These baskets are tokens of appreciation for the special person in our lives. The gift baskets are incredibly diversified in the modern times. They might contain fruits from all possible corners of the world, all fresh and shining for the beholders. These baskets are expertly categorised into different genres aimed at different nature of occasions, people or in some cases price ranges. All the categories are expertly handled and periodically revisited to include the best possible combinations to woo the online shoppers.