Author - Maulee Tolia

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I am a designer, wife and mom to my fantastic 4 1/2 year old son and 8 month old daughter. My life is hectic and fun and I love when my parenting and designing worlds collide and I bring more creativity to all that I do. As a transplant from Toronto, Canada, I left my former career in banking (mutual funds and audit) and journeyed into the world of Interior Design (studied at the Harrington College of Design in Chicago, IL). Chicago welcomed me with open arms and a wonderful network of friends, family and fabulous Lincoln Park moms have kept us entertained. When I am not parenting or designing my passions include international cinema, cooking and travel.

Diwali Celebrations- Holiday Fun from India

One of the best part of living in the city is the opportunity to learn about and experience so many different cultural traditions. NPN has started a new blog series to highlight some of the various cultures and traditions that you may want to share with your family! Today's topic- Diwali, the festival of lights from India.

I love celebrations and November is a great month for our family.  During the last week of October, we celebrated Diwali and our new year Sal Mubarak. Diwali or Deep...

Posted on November 08, 2011 at 9:25 AM by Maulee Tolia