Upbringing matters…

It's family time! There is no doubt that it is around the family and the home that all the greatest virtues, the most dominating virtues of human, are created, strengthened and maintained. - Winston S. Churchill Family time is something I've always looked forward to, even as a child. It helps us to bond and... Continue Reading →

I’m naughty n nice!

What about you... What's life without some spice Let's all be naughy n nice... Santa better be kind Towards mankind! Caught up in a weird lockdown situation this year, as we prepare to celebrate Christmas let's do our best to make this day special n safe. Bake the cake, cook a special meal and dress... Continue Reading →

It’s fun together…

“Sometimes, reaching out and taking someone's hand is the beginning of a journey. At other times, it is allowing another to take yours.”- Vera Nazarian I guess 2020 has made us realise, the importance of connecting with family and friends, more than ever before! Connect and be happy, this festive season in various virtual ways... Have... Continue Reading →

Adapting to new norms…

Travel Challenge #1/10 This year Toronto is under lockdown for now! So we are avoiding crowded places. Meeting family and friends as per the norms set by the city, taking all possible precautions like using masks and frequent sanitisation. I was nominated by Teresa from mywanderings.travel.blog  to post one favorite travel picture a day for ten days... Continue Reading →

Cooking over the weekend…

For Last photo for November 2020 Pav Bhaji - A local dish of Mumbai, India - Basically it's mixed vegies eaten with pav, a kind of bun. Fried rice! My daughter visited us this weekend, so got busy making her favourite dishes... a good change! Just realised that I did not click any pictures yesterday -... Continue Reading →

Just you n me…

It's time to take a break To strenghten family ties Connect more with the one by your side Versus chatting across the miles! Busy emoting on facebook We fail to read the emotions on the face Our tweets deafen us To the tweets in our backyard! A break from socializing, malls n crowds To explore... Continue Reading →

The joys of parenting…

are unique - funny, wierd n spontaneous too! Was going through some old family pics when I stumbled across this picture from our trip to Thailand. Today, it seems a wierd thing to do but it sure was a happy, fun moment - with my son thrilled to be behind the gun, my hubby behind... Continue Reading →

When in love…

You don't need a reason to smile! This is my first post using the new block editor!!! ( a reason to smile if I can successfully post this!) If there is any problem in the layout etc please excuse and let me know in the comments... Thanks!  30th August was my hubby's birthday! We went... Continue Reading →

Little acts of kindness…

Posted for Friday Fun – healing   Loved the real life story here! If we can try to be a little thoughtful in our ways, the world would be a better place to live! *Roti is Indian bread, **sabzi is cooked veggies. This is a screenshot of a feed I received... thought it was worth sharing!... Continue Reading →

The countdown begins…

The local stores here are already full of fall colours, halloween decors and costumes... a good reminder that September is here! I love the vairous traditions we follow, over the years, in various parts of the world and the interesting legends and history behind these... It also helps us bond together as a community! Have... Continue Reading →

Masking our fears…

and celebrating life as we live through the present pandemic! We did our best to celebrate every little occasion that came our way during the pandemic! We had our flowers, cakes and gifts from the local vendors who worked tirelessly... friends showed their presence virtually and showered their wishes... The virus couldn't dampen our spirits... Continue Reading →

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