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South Asian Superfoods for a Savvy You

South Asian Superfoods for a Savvy You

It was hard to listen to Mom and Dad on the occasions when they said “eat your food, it’s good for you”. If it didn’t […]

Hold on to that Lovin’ Feeling — Savvy Tips for a Strong Relationship

Hold on to that Lovin’ Feeling — Savvy Tips for a Strong Relationship

Men, let’s be honest. We’ve gotten kind of lazy in the love department. We’re all romance and chivalry until we land a partner, and then… […]

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Win the Battle of the Belly

Win the Battle of the Belly

South Asian men are plagued by a mortal enemy, known affectionately as “the uncle belly.” It is one of the common problem areas for South […]

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5 Skills for a Successful Relationship

5 Skills for a Successful Relationship

It is not easy to maintain a strong romantic relationship over a long period of time. That’s why dating relationships come apart, engagements are cancelled, […]

Savvy Slim Down Tips for a Trim New Year

Savvy Slim Down Tips for a Trim New Year

Holiday Slim Down — How to Keep as Trim as Your Tree When the holidays roll around, it becomes increasingly hard to stay in shape […]

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6 Savvy Tips for a Healthier Holiday Season

6 Savvy Tips for a Healthier Holiday Season

As the holidays approach and we get ready to gorge ourselves on holiday foods and drink, whether you are hosting a party or sharing holiday […]

Can Giving Buy Happiness?

Can Giving Buy Happiness?

In a world of excess and more ‘stuff’ than ever, why does it seem that more and more individuals are continuing to search for happiness?  […]

The Ultimate Checklist for Your Perfect South Asian Wedding

The Ultimate Checklist for Your Perfect South Asian Wedding

You just got engaged…. now what?  Soon after the initial excitement starts to mellow — all of a sudden you realize that you have the […]

Running Shoe Run Down

Running Shoe Run Down

Running Shoe Run Down With all the hype about barefoot running, I wonder if our South Asian ancestors, who relished life without shoes, are onto […]

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Beauty on Top — Tikka and Headpiece Inspiration

Beauty on Top — Tikka and Headpiece Inspiration

Every belle wants head-turning jewelry that will have her sparkling from head to toe on her big day. Tikka and headpiece jewelry can be an especially important accessory when […]

Our 4 Favorite Baby Gifts Any New Mom Will Love

Our 4 Favorite Baby Gifts Any New Mom Will Love

As the mom of two little ones, people often ask me for advice on baby gifts.   And of course, I am ready to whip […]

Tried and True — The Must Have Baby Product List

Tried and True — The Must Have Baby Product List

I am often wined and dined by friends who are in their 8th month of pregnancy.  This is not just because they love my company […]

Time Crunch? Get a Powerful Workout in Under an Hour

Time Crunch? Get a Powerful Workout in Under an Hour

Between work, family, and a growing “to do” list, we all have moments when we find ourselves strapped for time. In those moments, finding the […]

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5 Simple Ways to Add a Little Healthy Into Your Everyday

5 Simple Ways to Add a Little Healthy Into Your Everyday

There is a lot of information about how to eat healthily available on the internet, in books, and on TV, but so much of it […]

Be Prepared -- Daddy Scout

Be Prepared — The Daddy Scout Part 1

Let’s face it; babies don’t leave much for the father to do during pregnancy. There’s no owner’s manual to read and your baby mama is […]

Family Can Come in Different Sizes: An Infertility Story

Family Can Come in Different Sizes: An Infertility Story

As young girls, many of us played house and pretended our dolls were babies. When we grew up, there was societal pressure to make the […]

5 types of yoga

Strike a Pose! 5 Types of Yoga Explained

If you’ve been following my posts, you know that I’m somewhat of a gym rat, who loves everything from bhangra workouts to running long-distance marathons. But […]

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Antioxidants: Nature’s Real Youth Serum?

Antioxidants: Nature’s Real Youth Serum?

We hear the word everyday — antioxidants — but what are they really, and how do they affect our health? We took a dive into […]

And Baby Makes Three: The Journey of a New Dad

And Baby Makes Three: The Journey of a New Dad

Holy $%&?!!! That was my first thought as I looked at my wife looking at me. You could see anxiety written all over her face […]

distance running tips

Countdown to a Distance Run: My Top Training Tips

If you’ve read any of my other fitness articles on Saffluence, you know by now that I’m really passionate about fitness and have become known […]

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Instant Impact of Pinks and Purples to Inspire your Wedding

Instant Impact of Pinks and Purples to Inspire your Wedding

As wedding season approaches full swing, we are seeing that the instant impact of  pinks and purples are becoming more of a wedding favorite. The […]

Benefits of coconut

The Amazing Benefits of Coconut

It can be said that the coconut is definitely one of the most multi-purpose fruits out there. From its juice, to its meat, and down […]

Baby talk

Baby Talk — And Not The Kind You Think

First comes love, then comes marriage, then comes baby in a baby carriage! We’ve all heard the saying. Some of us may have even teased […]

wedding workout

Your 4-Week Workout for Wedding Season

We have all been there. You’re slugging along with work and life and you pass by your fridge and see the four-page invitation to your […]

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7 fun activities for father-son bonding

7 Activities for Father-Son Bonding Time

Experts say a child’s formative years are when his character is built and self-esteem is established. We often hear about a mother’s bond with her […]