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Cane furniture and its care

When one talks of cane or wicker furniture, one is really talking about the material used for weaving and wicker is the weaving process itself. This kind of furniture is also referred to as rattan furniture. To understand this let us see what these terms mean: Rattan is produced from ...

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Monsoon days ahead – get ready

Rain, rain go away Come again another day….and so goes a nursery rhyme. There is certain angst in those words. While some do romanticize the monsoons, many others curse. But, as they say, you can love it or hate it but you can’t ignore it. Monsoon, also known as the ...

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How to grow garlic at home

“Let food be thy medicine, and medicine be thy food,” so said Hippocrates, the ancient Greek physician who actually used to prescribe garlic to treat a variety of medical conditions. Garlic is an immune-boosting food and is widely used in cooking. Garlic is a species in the onion genus Allium ...

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Beating the heat this summer

“Only mad dogs and Englishmen go out in the midday sun,” said Rudyard Kipling in Gunga Din, more than a century ago but, most Indians do go out in the midday sun, mainly out of necessity. The heat of the sun peaks midday and the attended risks of exposure to ...

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3 interior trends to brighten 2017

Okay, you miscalculated. You planned to redecorate in 2017 and now with the cash crunch, you are wondering if you should go ahead with your plans. Then again, your living room does look a bit ratty, the children’s rooms are a disaster and less said about the bathroom the better. ...

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How to host overnight guests

These days it can be quite difficult when you have guests staying over. It is especially so, if both partners are working, if there are school going children and if there is no domestic help. So in these difficult times, you can choose to be a good, bad host or ...

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