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Whatsapp new status feature

Whatsapp added  a new feature in its update. The very popular Status tab is getting more exciting now.
You can personalize it by simply typing what's going on in your mind rather searching for nice images from browses.

It gives options for font styles, smiles/emoji's and background color.

Also whatsapp now gives you direct option for making pictures for status by adding camera icon on its status tab.

How to cook 3 dishes with same ingredients?



Often you face this difficult choice in your kitchen that what should you make for today meal. Depending on the availability of resources as well as the effort involved you often prefer one to the other. Then there comes the dilemma of choice of eaters. One wants this and other that.
So often on being the safe side you have to cook more than one items.

1. Chinese Rice
Boil your veggies and chicken separately. Make white rice in a separate pan. Leave rice slightly uncooked and drain all the water from it. Similarly drain water from veggies when they are done. Make a fried egg and break it into little pieces.
Take a clean pan and mix the veggies, chicken and rice; add a little oil, salt, soy sauce, chilli sauce and black pepper. Fry for 4 to 5 minutes and your Chinese rice are ready.
Garnish with mint leaves and serve.










2. Chicken chowmen
Remember how i was telling to cook more than one recipe with same ingredients. Well not all the same, just change the above recipe from rice to spaghetti and you will get a delicious chicken chowmen to satisfy your cravings. You can minus the eggs too and add ketchup/mayonnaise to add exotic flavor.














3. Mixed Vegetable
Whats better than the whole vegetable meal? Well you have done all the hard work by washing, cutting and then boiling the vegetable so why not present it as a whole healthy dish. To add flavor you can fry onions in a pan and add tomatoes when they are well cooked add your veggies and favorite spices to get a healthy meal. 


How to decore a vase 5 diffrent ways.

Flowers are a joy for soar eyes. We see these in gardens and often hesitate to pick lest they lose its freshness when plucked. But if you put your flowers in a vase and water them daily they will live up to their natural lives or may be a day or two longer.
Here are some cool and innovative ideas for flower lovers.


Select a round shaped vase and put some pebbles in the bottom. Now pour water in it and set your picked flowers. Surround the vase with candles for a perfet candle light effect.

Its summer and limes are as refreshing as the fresh garden flowers. Why not get both... Put some limes in a glass vase pour some water and insert your pick of flowers. You will get the lime frenzy.


Mason jars can serve as perfect vase alternative . You can simply put water in mason jar and they look quite nice. But if you want some extra lush you can spread thread around it and hook it as a hanging. 


A vase and a floating candle what can be better? Chose a glass vase pour some water in it and some lamp oil. Put your flowers under the water. Make sure the whole flower is under the water and not near the surface. Now cut out a plastic sheet according to the size of your vase , make a hole in it and pass through a wax thread keeping its end above water level.
Lit the thread to see a beautiful candle vase.


Another simple yet adorable vase idea is to cut the lime or orange in half insert a single flower into it and you are good to go.
And when you are done eating the fruit put your flower back in the water to keep it smiling...

How to use whatsapp privacy?

Whatsapp has taken over over lives. Still we are not familiar with all of its features. Might be due to regular updates or our lack of interest in taking that updates into consideration.
Here is a new cool feature allowing you to post your status update which automatically disolves in 24hours or you can manually discard it et anytime.
Let's see how to set privacy to our status.

1. Open whatsapp and swipe across to see Status tab.


2. Click on settings icon i.e three dots on the right.

3. Click on status privacy.

4. Choose the option as per your needs. Can change it on day to day or status to status requirements.

Youtube 5 most watched videos

Youtube is the most watched video site. It helps new artists launch their work and get recognized as well giving career best hits to established artists.
Here is top five most watched videos of all time on youtube.
5. Luis Fonsi Luis Fonsi ft Daddy Yankee is at number five dispite its young age as compared to others on this list. Got 2.5 billion views till date.


4. Mark Ranson Mark Ranson ft. Bruno Mars hit the billboards with a storm. Racking up 2.6billion youtube views alone. The video was instant hit along with cheeky lyrics to cheer up any dance floor.




3. Justine Bieber Sorry song lyrics was everyday tale accompanied by Instagram's favourite celebrity Selena Gomez and Bieber sensational breakup the song was a touch n boom for the singer. With around 2.7billion views to date Bieber is hard to topple.






2. Gangam Style Just recently dethroned after reigning about 5 years on the viral media Korean sensation broke off almost all records to reach 2.8billion views since its release.
It broke cultural geographical societal all set of barriers and recognized the power of www.




1. See you again Wiz khalifa ft Charlie Puth is the new crown jewel of Youtube nearning 2.9billion views and toppling Ghangam PSY from podium.

When the sale season is on..

Hi, i am a middle class person, with normal income and above board expenses. But my desires are none the less mediocre. I want to shop at malls, carry Gucci handbags wear Moccani shoes and dress up in MariaB luxurious lawn volumes or even better.

But what we say about wishes.. Wishes don't always come true. So like many other people i don't buy in peak season or right before eid but wait till the steam blows & the Vehshi Sale Season is finally on.... coz even in normal sale those won't be affordable.

Just a little headsup for those savings for these special occasions don't be too optimistic though coz yet these sales will rattle your budget and you will be able to get a dress in 3.5k to 4k range kurti in 1.5 to 2k range and shoes come to .8 to 1k at the least.

How to make Video Call on WhatsApp in Pakistan?

WhatsApp has recently added a new feature of Video Call in their application, through which everyone having WhatsApp will be able to make video calls. Right now WhatsApp Video Call feature is only available in Beta Version of WhatsApp which mean the feature is still in test phase. If you people are missing this only feature in WhatsApp then you can activate it by joining the Beta Version of WhatsApp.

How to Test Beta Version of WhatsApp?
If you want to test the Video Call feature of WhatsApp in Beta version simply go to Playstore and then to My Application (you can also search for WhatsApp).
By Dropping down you should join the Beta and Click Let Me In...

In a few minutes you will be added to Beta Testers of WhatsApp and then update your WhatsApp to Beta Version from your Playstore....

Now you can enjoy video call on WhatsApp.

Note: As Video Call feature is only available in Beta Version therefore both of you should have beta version of whatsapp in order to enjoy video call on whatsapp messenger.

Number One Pakistani Diva - Maya Ali

About time Pakistan drama industry got a new reigning diva. Dethroning the likes of Mahira Khan, Sanam Baloch, Sajjal Ali was not an easy endeavor and Maya had a log way to come for achieving the feat.

Mahira can still rock the Lollywood world (and we would love to be enticed by her charm for decades to come), but as for 2016 it was Maya who caught our hearts to fall for her emotional and heartwarming performances.

What would you call a definite ingredient for a hit drama that would be this lady for sure. You associate her name to a brand and becomes household, whether it is her stunning photo-shot at Vogue India and looking stunning for MariaB campaign.

Diyar-e-Dil's innocence was still fresh in our minds when Maya gave another blockbuster serial... Maan Mayal.

Her are some of the gorgeous pictures of the ravishing beauty in Birthday Outfit, Preparing for the party, On FM interviewing, her Vogue India snap......
Which look is your favorite...





7 Winter Styles 2015


7 must have items in your winter wardrobe.

Here under are the 7 items you will need to carry in your winter to heat up cold with style.


1. Leather Jacket:
A must have to complete any look is a leather jacket. With no worries for the cold any more. And definitely you will look stylish.

2. Sweater:
A stylish laced sweater is all you need to rock in a winter party/gathering. You will look neither formal not too casual in such a look.



 3: Long Coat:
Of course the chilly winter in outdoors can be too harsh to be coped without a full body wrap-up. What could be more stylish than a long coat?



4. Scarf:
To have a neck scraf around to face-off cold can always be a wise decision. It can definately make a statement.










5. Heels:
Your outfit is incomplete without a nice pair of shoes. Here is what i would suggest for that!












6. Boots:
If you are not going some place formal then surely you can perfer these much warmer kind of boots.












7. Gloves/Handwarmers
If you are traveling or outdoors having fun do not forget to keep your hands warms. You can put them in your coat/jacket pocket to be warm but gloves will give you more freedom to use your hands without getting cold.

Earthquake Pakistan October 26, 2015

Earthquake Pakistan 26th October, 2015

Pakistan have seen one the the worst earthquakes in its history. The 2005 earthquake which claimed many lives was recorded at 7.8 magnitude. Today it was recorded at 8.1 on rector scale.



 Hundreds injured and the death toll is expected to rise unfortunately. Cell phone services are damaged, leaving people in agony to know about their loved ones.


The damage assessment is yet to be taken into account. Let us all unite in this time of calamity and hold hands together to face nature's another test for our nation.
May Allah bless the souls taken away from us this day and give strength and courage to the ones grieving.

Easy Mango Souffle Recipe

Mango Souffle Recipe 

Know how to make the easy mango souffle with as less as six ingredients. Mango souffle is a tasty fruit delight made of rich cream and eggs. Many other fruit souffle can also be prepared by simply replacing mango with the fruit of choice. 



Ingredients:
1. 1 cup mango puree 
2. 6 eggs 
3. 1 1/2 cup Castor sugar 
4. 2 cups Cream 
5. 1 tsp Gelatin 
6. 1 Ripe mango

Directions:

1. Beat the eggs and whisk well. Add castor sugar and cook until thick. Leave aside to cool.
2. Whisk the fresh cream with mango puree. 
3. Dissolve a teaspoon of gelatin in water and add it to the egg mixture. 
4. Stir the egg mixture with the cream mixture and pour it into molds. Refrigerate the mixture for at least 3-4 hours. 
5. Garnish with the slices of the ripe mango and cream. Serve the mango souffle immediately. 




Delicious Ice Cream Recipe

Brownie Fudge Ice Cream


Ingredients:

  1. Evaporated milk 1 can (chilled)
  2. Condense milk ¾ can
  3. Cream 400 gm (whipped)
  4. Chocolate sauce ½ cup
  5. Chocolate essence ½ tsp
  6. Brownie 2 pieces (crumbled)

Cooking Directions:

  1. Beat evaporated milk till double in volume.
  2. Fold in condensed milk and whipped cream with chocolate essence and chocolate sauce.
  3. Put in a air tight container for 4 hours until semi set.
  4. Remove fold in crumbled brownies and leave it to set until firm.
 
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