Ms.Aadya was going to the zoo today and its sort of a tradition in this house that Mumma has to bake her something special for such occasions.I asked her what she wanted and she said,”Carrot Cake”..So,that’s what I baked. I have to tell you,it was quite an experience,cracking eggs,when I had my own cheer-leading team… Continue reading Of carrot cakes and truth about frostings… Day 5
Its that time of the year..In the last two years our list of gift-giving has grown and the most important people on that list are Aadya’s teachers and why not,after all they spend so much time with her,nurturing her.Last year’s teachers were even more special,because they watched out for her,even more,specially since I had a… Continue reading Joy of Gifting -Day 4!
Every week,we start eating healthy/clean.But by the time its Friday evening,all good intentions fly out the window.Weekend mood kicks in and that’s it..who really wants to cook then. And then starts my downward spin :Eat-out on Friday night,followed by eat-out on saturday afternoon,may be cook something or else,eat out on Saturday night.Sunday morning starts out… Continue reading Day 3- A big cookout &10,000 visitors on the blog!
My friend Vasu and her husband Sanjay host the best Diwali parties that I know of.Their attention to detail always floors me.Everything from menu to home decor,outfits,gifts is so well planned.What I like best about their ideas is Simplicity and the ease of it.So,when Vasu shared this recipe,by the way,all credits of which go to… Continue reading Easiest coconut laddus
Over the last few days,Ms.Aadya has been dropping some pearls of wisdom and I have to write them here,so I don’t forget! She calls Ananya,”Tup-Tup”..before the last school holidays,Ananya was quite sick and had lost a lot of weight.Her chubby cheeks were gone and she had turned pale.Anyway,after the holidays,we managed to bring back the… Continue reading Aadya talks and Karanji Recipe-Day 12
Today has been a very productive day for me. While the rest of Melbourne was celebrating Melbourne Cup Day..I spent most of my day,revamping the kids room.What previously looked like an overcrowded toy shop now looks like a lovely kids bedroom.I still want to add some finishing touches..but for now this will do. After a… Continue reading Namakpara/Mathri-Diwali Savories-Day 6
It was Aadya’s teacher’s Birthday..sometime in July. She wanted to bring her a present.It was after 7 pm and we were tired from hosting Ananya’s first birthday party that weekend.I needed something quick,something nice..That’s when I thought of the coffee-brown sugar scrub,that a friend had shared with me. We had all the ingredients and so… Continue reading Handmade with Love