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2017 is the year Pink has gone Viral!

2017 is the year Pink has gone Viral!

2017 is the year Pink has gone Viral   From the street fashion bloggers to our own celebrities here and across the border ………. 2017

3 shows to binge watch on Netflix now

3 shows to binge watch on Netflix now

Stressed, burnt out or just plain bored a Netflix binge takes care of most of my nonspecific mental blockades. Like almost everyone else in Karachi

3 Tips on how to be instantly more Classy in a Social Situation!

3 Tips on how to be instantly more Classy in a Social Situation!

It’s easy at first glance to confuse style with fashion sometimes or to trendy with classy. But something’s are eternal and a classy woman will

3 Tips to Immediately Feel Better About Yourself!

3 Tips to Immediately Feel Better About Yourself!

Increasingly, I’m thinking… Nope…. No siree…. I matter too. What small seemingly unimportant additions can you add to your life starting now to instantly perk

4 Awful Pickup Lines Pakistani Men Favor

4 Awful Pickup Lines Pakistani Men Favor

4 Awful Pickup Lines Pakistani Men Favor Dear guys I’m not saying that you are all guilty of the following but these lines are not

5 Bollywood Movies from 2018

5 Bollywood Movies from 2018

So 2018 is up and there have been Bollywood Movies good and bad! Some we are happy we skipped and some not so happy to

6 Beauty Products We Cant Do Without!

6 Beauty Products We Cant Do Without!

As citizens of the world it’s our duty to ensure that we play our part in protecting our world. As responsible and socially aware women

7 Din Mohabbat In: Review of an Awful Debacle

7 Din Mohabbat In: Review of an Awful Debacle

With quite a list of Movies being released in Lollywood this Eid ul Fitr it is of course a choice for anyone to choose what

A Brunch Date with Shumaila Bhatti!

A Brunch Date with Shumaila Bhatti!

I’d seen random clips of Shumaila Bhatti of course. Being super funny and totally relatable to the Pakistani girl experience they are quite a fav

A Coffee Date with Chef Mehboob

A Coffee Date with Chef Mehboob

A Coffee Date with Chef Mehboob I have always totally been an admirer of Chef Mehboob. I find his recipes are simple and easy to

A Day Trip to the Shrine of Sassi Punho

A Day Trip to the Shrine of Sassi Punho

I am not waking up at 5 am on a Sunday to visit some place in Baluchistan which has a legend more far fetched then

A Dinner Cooked by Chef Mehboob!

A Dinner Cooked by Chef Mehboob!

Anyone following my blog knows how much a fan I am of chef Mehboob! Been following his recipes since I caught him cooking garlic rice

A Few Songs that Teenagers from the 80’s and 90’s need to Revisit!

A Few Songs that Teenagers from the 80’s and 90’s need to Revisit!

Im revisiting some of my fav tunes from the late 80s and I am in heaven!!! If you grew up in the same era you

A Force To Be Reckoned With! Nazneen Tariq Khan | Influencers Review

A Force To Be Reckoned With! Nazneen Tariq Khan | Influencers Review

For anyone who goes on around Karachi you would know Nazneen Tariq Khan at sight as she is part of the happening crowd around the

A Healthier Version of our Daily Coffee

A Healthier Version of our Daily Coffee

A Healthier Version of our Daily Coffee Not a real fan of Coffee I am. However can never really deny the caffeine rush which is

A Healthy Appetizer!

A Healthy Appetizer!

A Healthy Appetizer! I totally love fruit. Not a fan of veggies and never eat salad (sigh) but I’m a total fruit junkie with Watermelons

A High Protein Shake Full of Anti Oxidants! | International Cuisine

A High Protein Shake Full of Anti Oxidants! | International Cuisine

Ingredients: Milk; 2 mugs Cinnamon powder; half a tablespoon Unsweetened dark chocolate; 1 and a half table spoons Coffee; 1 and a half table spoons

A Late Night tête-à-tête with Nadia Hussain

A Late Night tête-à-tête with Nadia Hussain

Diva is as Diva does and a few minutes in the presence of the charismatic Nadia Hussain are enough to know that this babe is

A Laugh Riot! Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety | A Review

A Laugh Riot! Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety | A Review

The very landscape of relationships has changed over the last decade and concepts like romance and the evolution of the word girlfriend all attest to

A Letter for your Valentine

A Letter for your Valentine

  There are dozens of gift ideas abounding all around because it is Valentines and everyone is looking for that oh so special gift to

A little Pizzaz for the Men!

A little Pizzaz for the Men!

Just came back from Humayun Alamgir’s 10 year celebration that also saw the launch of his couture studio. A star studded affair attended by lots

A much needed Stress Management Prog!

A much needed Stress Management Prog!

Consultants for our Future World   Wow and that is about all I can say! I was invited by COFW a couple days back to come

A New Force at the Women’s Chambers!

A New Force at the Women’s Chambers!

I was just going over some trade reviews when I came across the trade delegation that Mrs. Nazli Abid had taken to Turkey recently in

A Pakistani Girl’s Guide to Rocking a Hat!

A Pakistani Girl’s Guide to Rocking a Hat!

Well let’s face it the only kinda hats a girl gets to wear in Pakistan is the Sindhi variety and then that too raises quite

A Playlist of Micheal Jacksons Hits!

A Playlist of Micheal Jacksons Hits!

If Michael Jackson the King of Pop and a celebrity so big that his estate is well over a Billion USD today (still making Money)

A Power House on Both Sides of the Border! Wajhi Farooki!

A Power House on Both Sides of the Border! Wajhi Farooki!

Wajhi Farooki is a bundle of laughter, good humor and charm! That was the first impression I got of him when we met up over

A Quick Home Cooked Achar! Let’s Try Pickles – A Desi Recipe!

A Quick Home Cooked Achar! Let’s Try Pickles – A Desi Recipe!

So yeah. I’ve actually done the home made pickles routine with my mom and grand ma once and I know what a big long winding

A Quick Organic Dengue Fever Fix

A Quick Organic Dengue Fever Fix

  The Country is in the throes of a Dengue epidemic unfortunately and just recently my nephew developed a case of it also. My family

A Review of CFU Karachi

A Review of CFU Karachi

And all I’d been hearing about these past few weeks was how great the food at this newly opened Steak Place CFU was. Before you

A Review of FLOC

A Review of FLOC

A Review of FLOC For Love of Coffee or FLOC as it’s called is a relatively new addition to the Zamzama Coffee Scene. Frankly I

A Review of Food Panda

A Review of Food Panda

Food Panda is an online delivery website which circulates your order(s) to the required restaurant(s). It asks for your location and finds nearby restaurants for

A Review of Glass

A Review of Glass

Glass Take it as a standalone and you are going to totally love it. Compare it to its predecessors Unbreakable and Split and you might

A Review of Karamel Desserts: Karachi

A Review of Karamel Desserts: Karachi

So yesterday we went out after dinner to have something sweet, and end up going to a place called karamel desserts. It was a small

A Review of Simmba!

A Review of Simmba!

Simmba I was seeing the movie constantly promoted and even though I usually see most highly publicized movies if for no other reason than to

A Road Trip to Bhit Shah

A Road Trip to Bhit Shah

At 0700 hrs. left DHA Karachi for interior Sindh with family. Purpose was day long visit to Bhit Shah and Hala about 230 KM journey.

A Salt Bath!

A Salt Bath!

A salt bath I had heard about a salt baths of course or rather not exactly a salt bath but actually finishing off your bath

A Show of Patriotism …

A Show of Patriotism …

In the light of the current scenario we seem to be gathering a lot of hate from across the border. Not saying that I blame

A simple Recipe Chicken Paneer Handi

A simple Recipe Chicken Paneer Handi

A simple Recipe Chicken Paneer Handi   Wanna impress your guests or your Family with a simple dish that comes across as fancy and Complicated

A slushy Lemonade for Iftar!

A slushy Lemonade for Iftar!

In Ramadan the most important part of the Iftar Feast is the choice of the drink you choose to serve. Most families have preferences like

A Stay at Hotel Elites Nathiagali: A Travalogue Review!

A Stay at Hotel Elites Nathiagali: A Travalogue Review!

So we started our journey from Johar town at 6 am sharp after enjoying a heavy breakfast  of “desi ghee ka paratha” and double yolk

A Super Powerful Sehri Option!

A Super Powerful Sehri Option!

So this year in Ramadan it’s all about crushing my weight loss goals! Considering that I’m in the process of setting up a new business

A Tale of a Small Town Sweetheart! Zainub Raja

A Tale of a Small Town Sweetheart! Zainub Raja

Zainab raja We all know what Zainub Raja the super pretty winner of Miss Veet looks like. She looks the perfect picture of prettiness! Umm

A Very Senti Meal….

A Very Senti Meal….

In the rush and stress of life it is just so easy to forget that the pleasures of life are simple always. I’m extremely happy

A Wazifa or Tasbeeh for Prosperity

A Wazifa or Tasbeeh for Prosperity

ProsperityWazifa ProsperityTasbeeh   Allah SWT the Gracious Almighty in his wisdom sees fit to bestow us with whichever bounty he so desires. However we as

About Me

About Me

If you ask me to tell you about me I would say that first and foremost I am a mom and then yes I am

About Team Tvinkal

About Team Tvinkal

We value all the Feedback received from our customers. Please write to us on info@tvinkal.com if you have any queries, comments, suggestions or have anything

Travalogue: Abu Dhabi

Travalogue: Abu Dhabi

Glittering lights, Glamorous malls, Happening parties and Fast cars, Dubai epitomes the ultimate in Luxury Lifestyle. The ultimate travel destination of the world, Dubai has

Acceptance: British Royal Family and Meghan Markle

Acceptance: British Royal Family and Meghan Markle

And the most eligible Royal Bachelor in the world Prince Harry of the United Kingdom has chosen Meghan Markle to be his spouse. What’s so

Age is just a Number!

Age is just a Number!

One is always beautiful as Age is just a Number! I change my hair color at least twice a year! A big shout out to

Aladdin A Review

Aladdin A Review

Aladdin A Review Here is another movie just like Maleficent that appeals to all ages and is a universal pleasure to watch. Everyone is familiar

Aloe Vera on the Hair

Aloe Vera on the Hair

So hair is always our redeeming asset and a lovely head full will always make heads turn. There are lots of natural remedies that can

Aloo Keema Anyone?

Aloo Keema Anyone?

 Aloo Keema Anyone? And surely we go on a quest for new dishes to cook and feed to those we love with our experiments. Feeding

An Adventure with Plum Hair

An Adventure with Plum Hair

An Adventure with Plum Hair   Yeah Yeah I know I talk about my hair a little too much but you’ve got to admit that

An Afternoon with Jaffer Hasan

An Afternoon with Jaffer Hasan

I met Jaffer Hasan a couple of days back for coffee. Tall, Tattooed with a soft and sunny disposition he was the epitome of casual

An Easy Peasy Moroccan Chicken Recipe

An Easy Peasy Moroccan Chicken Recipe

Moroccan Chicken Recipe Ingredients Chicken breasts 1/2 kg Lemon juice 3 to 4 tbps Yoghurt 4 tbps Chopped garlic 1 tbsp Chopped onion 1 medium

An Easy Shrimp Fettuccine Recipe

An Easy Shrimp Fettuccine Recipe

An Easy Shrimp Fettuccine Recipe Went grocery shopping and picked up whole wheat fettuccine for my daughter as that was on her food list! Down

An Easy to Make, Milkshake!

An Easy to Make, Milkshake!

Since the start of Ramadan, my mother had constantly been nagging me to make the gigantic mug of milkshakes that my family would have in

An Ethnic Buy from Hala!

An Ethnic Buy from Hala!

How to Style an Ethnic Kurta I often go to day long Road Trips with my family especially when its winters in Sindh. My last trip was a

An Excellent Initiative By Iqra Ashar FPCCI

An Excellent Initiative By Iqra Ashar FPCCI

Today I came across a commendable effort being made by FPCCI and in particular by a lady named Iqra Asher who is the Chair Person

An Eye for the Beautiful….Zeeshan Ahmed

An Eye for the Beautiful….Zeeshan Ahmed

Zeeshan the photographic genius behind Yellow Jacket Studios counts all the Big Brands as his customers…. From J. to Ideas… From Al Karam to Swarovski…

An introduction to Tvinkal

An introduction to Tvinkal

An Itroduction to Tvinkal  

And what about our Sons….

And what about our Sons….

Having been single most of my life has never deterred me from living life the way I’ve wanted to live. In other words I’ve gone

And who should I choose to be my Valentine?

And who should I choose to be my Valentine?

And who should I choose to be my Valentine?   Ask this question of anyone and every man and woman will take the name of

Angeline Malik: Woman of Steel

Angeline Malik: Woman of Steel

What does one say about a woman as brilliant and as successful as Angeline Malik? This multiple award winning Producer Director and Actor has set

Angie Marshall: Lunch with a legend!

Angie Marshall: Lunch with a legend!

Angie Marshall How exciting is it to meet a stylist who is the only Pakistani to have actually participated in not one not two but

Anjeer Bites

Anjeer Bites

I don’t know about any of you but I love Anjir and that oh so awesome Anjeer and dry fruit Halwa that you get in

Annual Flower Show Clifton Karachi – Another Social Diary Collection

Annual Flower Show Clifton Karachi – Another Social Diary Collection

I’ve brought to you another brilliant Social Diary Collection as the Annual Flower Show Clifton Karachi! I’ve always missed the brilliant Flower Beds along every

SciFi Movie: Antman and Wasp | A Review

SciFi Movie: Antman and Wasp | A Review

An avid SciFi fan there is hardly a movie I don’t watch especially if it’s a Marvel or DC product. However the bar now has

Apple Pie Recipe

Apple Pie Recipe

Apple Pie Recipe This apple pie recipe that I am sharing with you is an old fashioned one that I inherited from my mom! A

Aquaman A Review

Aquaman A Review

Aquaman A Review And here is a Super Hero Movie to beat all Super Hero Movies! I’m a fan of Superman more than Batman because

Arafah Day

Arafah Day

ArafahDay   The Day of Arafah, 9th Zilhujj when the Alhajj gather on the Mound of Arafah is considered one of the most important rites

Arshman Naeem-Another Pakistani Prodigy!

Arshman Naeem-Another Pakistani Prodigy!

And another little one from Pakistan makes waves. This time it’s Arshman Naeem, a twelve year old who sang Atif Aslam’s song Dil Diyan Galliyan

Assistance for People with Special Needs

Assistance for People with Special Needs

Today at lunch I was seated next to this amazing lady who when asked about her occupation replied by saying that she is an Occupational

Attending the Q Mobile Hum Style Awards 2017

Attending the Q Mobile Hum Style Awards 2017

Handpaintedsari Aldo Armani   At the Q Mobile Hum Style awards I donned a hand painted Saree in a deep navy and sea green with

Avengers: End Game

Avengers: End Game

Avengers: End Game If you are an Avengers fan chances are that by hook or by crook you managed to get yourself a theatre ticket

Ayesha Toor (Breaking the Mould)

Ayesha Toor (Breaking the Mould)

  I had the good fortune of meeting up with Ayesha Toor Yesterday and what a meeting it was! She is earthy, sensual, down to

Aziz Hasan & his Colors!

Aziz Hasan & his Colors!

The colors The colors Oh the colors…… Not just in his paintings but in his personality also! Tall, Dark and Classy he doesn’t seem like

Banana Ice Cream

Banana Ice Cream

Banana Ice Cream   Absolutely the most fabulous, quick and easy recipe I have found on the net! It’s a one ingredient ice cream that

Beauty and the Beast Movie – A Review

Beauty and the Beast Movie – A Review

So tonight my daughter and I went to see Beauty and The Beast! Not necessary to mention that we were both super excited at the

Beauty Trends: A Newly Discovered Facial | Product Reviews

Beauty Trends: A Newly Discovered Facial | Product Reviews

So TnG is my go to place for facials. But recently while getting a hair color change I availed facial at Aria the Stylists studio. What

Best Iftar and Dinner Deals in Karachi 2018

Best Iftar and Dinner Deals in Karachi 2018

And here we are with the second part of the Best Iftar Deals in Karachi! You can find our initial post here as below: Iftar

Best Pakistani Movies 2018!

Best Pakistani Movies 2018!

  The year 201 was an excellent one for Pakistani Movie Industry where the bar was raised again and again with films like Motor Cycle

Best Pakistani Song 2018!

Best Pakistani Song 2018!

Best Pakistani Song 2018 2018 was a year that saw some really great music scores via the Pakistani Movie Industry! You can listen to our

Best Songs of 2018 from Pakistani Movies

Best Songs of 2018 from Pakistani Movies

I am a staunch advocate and supporter of the Pakistani Film Industry as my regular readers can attest! I am of the opinion that if

Bold Dress Socks.. The Do’s and Dont’s!

Bold Dress Socks.. The Do’s and Dont’s!

  Dress socks are having what we call in fashion “a moment”. What used to be a really boring, traditional category is now totally lit.

Bollywood Movie | Race 3: A Review

Bollywood Movie | Race 3: A Review

I didn’t go in expecting much except Sallu Bhai and I am serious… With the larger than life Salman Khan one is not likely to

Book Review The Help by Kathryn Stockett

Book Review The Help by Kathryn Stockett

Book review The Help Here is an illustrative tale of what it was like to be a black maid during the civil rights movement of

Book Thief: A Review

Book Thief: A Review

  The Book Thief is a historical novel by Australian author Markus Zusak and is his most popular work. Published in 2005 The Book Thief

Brand Intro

Brand Intro

I gave a lot of thought to the name that I wanted to put on my clothing business. And when I finally decided to give

October: Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October: Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October: Breast Cancer Awareness Month   The Month of October was given over to the drive to bring about an awareness for women suffering from

Broadway Pizza: A Review

Broadway Pizza: A Review

Broadway Pizza: A Review So basically to satisfy my cravings I ordered a deal from Broadway Pizza. The deal included a pizza slice, 2 pieces

Bumble Bee! A Spinoff…

Bumble Bee! A Spinoff…

Bumble bee was just so totally refreshing. I’m a fan of the transformers! Always was and always will be and hardly ever never miss any

Cake to be sent in to the Oscars!

Cake to be sent in to the Oscars!

The news is just in! Cake is being sent in to the Oscars 2019 as Pakistan’s nomination in the category of a foreign movie. We

Cakelets  (A Review)

Cakelets (A Review)

Cakelets | A Review   And today I am writing a review of a homemade dessert business based in Karachi that was discovered by my

Captain Marvel

Captain Marvel

I’ve been waiting for this one from the moment I saw the last scene of the previous installment of the Avengers! We found out that

Celebrating a 100,000 Visitors!

Celebrating a 100,000 Visitors!

We are celebrating a 100,000 Visitors! Tvinkal started as a fun time project where I shared my opinions on a platform! Today in less than

Celebrating Women’s Day

Celebrating Women’s Day

Today, i.e. on March 8th 2018, the world is celebrating Women’s day and Pakistan too is doing so with aplomb. We are celebrating our women of

Cherry Yogurt Recipe

Cherry Yogurt Recipe

I’m sharing an easy Cherry Yogurt recipe below which will become a go to for your family in the month of Ramadan. Considering the heat


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