MATRIKAS -LIVE YOUR DREAMS

SFA is Srinivas Fine Arts and thus the name SFA Print (Private) Ltd, engaged in a fabulous range of stationery products in a unique, classical, and state of the art style.

Matrikas is derived from the ancient language of India – Sanskrit, where it means ‘Mother’.

This journal is for the creative woman, who uses the diary to write her dreams, and escape to a different place, albeit for a short while. This journal aims to make a woman’s everyday full of a little more joy. It is a reminder to stop and smell the roses in one’s daily hectic life. To document life’s little delights; or to take a few minutes to entertain one’s thoughts while filling in those intricate details in the coloring sheets.

In today’s world there is no time to spend everyone is busy with our own works when we are stuck at some point we cant shed out immediately but to the society outside we should keep a happy face. But we are dying inside.

I am being a blogger were I can write that help in venting out anger,emotions etc..It offers a great relief that is the advantage of being a blogger. Being a public forum we could share a certain things we cannot display our personal issues and only the general information in that.

You feel like shouting out everything that is in our life. The personal diary is that it will be a eager to listen to your story and don’t give you advices.it allows to travel your own way.

The things that I liked about this journal is it does not contain the predefined dates and simply contains 216 pages .The pages are smooth and lines are evenly placed, not too wide neither too narrow.It has an envelope attached to it were we can keep our important papers.The inside pages have 8 adult coloring sheets made of delightful and detailed elements inspired by nature and also some plain sheets. These can be used for coloring, shading, doodling etc., activities, which are known to be therapeutic and stress relieving.

This post has been written for ‘Scribble Your Heart Away…Campaign 2!’ by Matrikas Paper  Products.

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Nostalgia: A Mental Time Machine

I wish I could time travel and meet my younger self and tune her for the future…

When was the last time you had fun like a small child playing under the rain? When was the last time you felt so carefree and happy, and not worrying about your  problems? Do you still remember what it was like to be a kid?

Only childhood friends will know all these things about me.No matter how big i am  today, they have known me since the days of failing in Maths, test after test.That first taste of social media with Orkut, and the most embarrassing profile ever set up – you know about theirs and they know about yours. Thank god, there is no more online proof of that left.

first time they tried to drive a bike and instead crashed into the wall and broke their arm.Remember how addicted used to be to all those TV shows like small wonder. and discuss the story in class.Playing  video games with friends Remember Mario Brothers? Remember Tetris? Remember Roadrash? Yeah – these were the games over which bonded on those weekend afternoons.the scary marksheets that we hid from our parents.I have a sibling and in my childhood days, all i could do was fight and fight throughout the day.knew the trick of getting whatever we wanted and secretly used the trick almost always.Those were the days when we could lie in front of the T.V. and watch cartoons throughout the day. No worries, no concerns.Want a new colorbook? Cry. Want a new toy? Cry.had the liberty to say anything ridiculous and get away with it.This undoubtedly was the biggest advantage of any of us have ever had being a child.

Saturdays and Sundays are the best days of a week; we often crave “Why there is only one Sunday in a week?” “Why Monday always comes after Sunday”…

My best times are i would wait for the holidays.

The quarterly exam holidays are very special as it has a occasion to spend is the day of Diwali . The diwali for a single day preparation starts before a week getting new dresses ,sweets ,crackers etc.. and the interesting part in it is after the school reopens we are allowed to wear our diwali dress on the reopening day of our school which on one side excited in showing our dress and the other side the marks waits for us.

the annual holidays are the time which we travel to our grand parents house were we could meet our cousins and whole lot of enjoyment takes place. eating,sleeping ,playing and making new friends near my grandparents home were the duties those time. some games i would remember are the fest happens there and hide and seek .
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So, what is your favourite memory of your childhood friend/days?

 

Desktop Blogging Tools

  1. Windows Live Writer: It is the most famous desktop blogging tool. It provides the same user interface which is provided by Microsoft Applications. With the help of Windows Live Writer you can swiftly write a blog entry and also you can add featured images along with various other media.  The distinct feature of Windows Live Writer is that,plugins can be easily added in the editor.
  2. MarsEdit: You can use this desktop blogging tool on your Mac system. The distinct feature of MarsEdit is the capability to integrate with some other text editors like BBEdit, TextMate, TextWrangler and SubEthaEdit. The user interface of MarsEdit is simple and robust. Here users can easily use strong markup Macros for adding popular oddments of codes. MarsEdit work smoothly with Blogger, Movable Type, Drupal, Word Press, Type Pad, Vox and LiveJournal.
  3. BlogDesk: This is another robust desktop blogging tools for Windows machine. This blogging tool supports multiple languages and almost every blogging platform. Here in image editing zone, you can easily edit and upload images without the interference of any extra image editing application. With the help of its unique feature, you can easily insert various links and can aslo remove them (if required). Local files can be easily uploaded, you can easily check gramitacil and spelling mistakes, edit a published post, delete published post etc…
  4. Zoundary Raven: This is an advanced, free WYSIWYG blog editing Windows blogging tool. Some common features of this desktop blogging tool are: template based preview, quicklinks, support of UTF- 8. With theh help of Zoundary Raven, user can easily manage multiple blogs offline and online. The built- in index feature of this bloggin tool permits you to view post blogs, images, links and tags. It supports TypePad, Meta Wblog, Live Journal, Blogger and Movable Type. This si basically a portable application and you can easily use it on thumb/ flash drive.
  5. Ecto: It is the popular desktop blogging tool for Mac’s machine. This powerful tool contains almost every feature like spell checking, draft saving, rich text editor, use of plugins etc.
  6. W.bloggar: W.bloggar is a professional desktop blogging tool, generally used by expert users. This blogging tool is snappy and contains almost every features of Windows Live Writer. Here you can easily save your posts for suture publishing, post to different blogs, Technorati, ping-o- matic, blo.gs and import text files. The best feature is that this desktop application is also available in the portable version, so you can take it anywhere in your USB.
  7. Thingamablog: This is a multi platform desktop blogging application because you can use it on Mac, Linux and Windows machine. It is basically a RSS feed reader and hybrid of blog editing. This provides a cross platform blogging but it is not much  polished as other desktop blogging applications.

Capsicum Masala Gravy

Ingredients

1 cup Green Bell Pepper (Capsicum) , cubed
1 Onion , chopped
2 Tomatoes , chopped
10 to 15 Cashew nuts
1 teaspoon Sesame seeds (Til seeds)
1 tablespoon Raw Peanuts
1 teaspoon Fenugreek Leaves ( Methi)
1 teaspoon Red chilli powder
1 teaspoon Coriander Powder
1/2 teaspoon Garam masala powder
Cooking oil , as required
1 teaspoon Ginger , grated
2 Green Chillies , chopped
1 Black cardamom
2 Bay leaves (patta)
1 teaspoon Turmeric powder
1/2 teaspoon Cumin seeds
2 Cloves
Salt , to taste

Capsicum Masala Gravy Recipe

To begin making the Capsicum Masala Gravy recipe, dry roast the peanuts, cashews and sesame seeds and set aside.

Add oil to the same pan. Add cloves, black cardamom and chopped onion and saute them till they turn light golden.

Add grated ginger and tomatoes and saute till they turn mushy.

Add salt, turmeric, red chilli powder, coriander powder, fenugreek leaves and mixed spice.

Saute till the mixture gets cooked well and begins to leave the sides.

Let it cool and then grind the peanuts, cashews, sesame seeds and onions tomatoes mixture together with little water to a smooth paste.

Heat oil in a wide pan. Add cumin seeds and bay leaves.

When the cumin begins to sizzle, add capsicum and green chillies and saute them till wilt off.

Pour the ground mixture, all the spice powders to adjust to your taste, water as needed and allow it to simmer till the gravy reaches the desired consistency and capsicum is cooked.

Do not over cook because over cooking will make the capsicums soggy. Switch off the flame and the Capsicum Masala Gravy is ready to be served.

Serve Capsicum Masala Gravy

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Gmail Now Allows Files of 50MB as Attachments; No Drive Required

From a time when email was just about texts to now where multimedia files can be shared over, digital mails have certainly evolved. Google drive comes handy when you want to share large files, but users might want large files in their emails as attachments.

The search giant has now eased up this problem a bit, by allowing users will be able to receive emails of up to 50 MB directly in their inboxes. As per the announcement by the company, Google Drive allows a comfortable way of sharing files of any size, as opposed to earlier when the users had to link heavy attachments to Drive.

Restructuring of the mail allows the user to receive emails up to 50MB directly in their inboxes, without the need to putting files on to Google Drive.

More sharing

As per Statista.com, Gmail had over 1 Billion active users till February 2016. The figures are sure to have increased now. And with its latest move, Gmail will attract more users as email has by far been the most preferred medium of sharing files by users.

Refurbishing the email platform

With growing advancements on various platforms, companies are trying their best to make user interface as simple and user-friendly as possible. Users too, prefer to deal with applications that they can work with swiftly rather than those that require heavy work on the sidelines.

In the past year, Gmail has brought various changes on its platform– from revamping its looks for iOS to tweaking its chat function. The new iOS interface makes it look like the native Android version of the app, along with enhanced colour schemes.

In fact, Gmail came up with a new ‘Undo’ function by which users can recall their sent emails within 30 seconds maximum, if they have enabled the undo feature. This was lauded by a large number of users worldwide. I mean, who would want a mail sent to your boss by mistake with some absurd mistake? Thank you, Google!

With so much revamp happening such as blocking of all JavaScript email attachments to now the attachment size increasing, Gmail is doing all the necessary things to make sure users are satisfied. No more JavaScript email attachments means no more malicious Microsoft files, and the increase in file size will also help in making Gmail the preferred platform for big file sharing.

As per Google, this update is being rolled-out in the next 1-3 days across all editions of G-Suite.

Be Who You Are

Every child is taught if you try to please everyone, you end up upsetting everyone.

You can’t be everybody’s  Darling

Those who care will accept you as you are and stand by you. Those who criticize, or negatively judge, or turn their faces away, or choose to ignore, without compassion, are simply not worth your  time, and effort.
You can’t please everyone. When you’re too focused on living up to other people’s standards, you aren’t spending enough time with your own.Some people may whisper, complain and judge.

Whoever you are, and whatever you’re like, you’re just fine – don’t ever forget that. Focus on yourself, and on those who care you and they are worth.