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Category Archives: 2014

Thank you 2014

2014 was bitter-sweet for me. I lost some dear ones. I found some. My son was born; my nieces. My dad retired. H did well at his job. I witnessed … Continue reading

December 31, 2014 · 1 Comment

I fell in love

With this beautiful bird. It hasn’t been off my mind ever since our visit to the zoo last weekend. I was dumb enough to not note down the name. And … Continue reading

December 31, 2014 · 2 Comments

The disaster of a cake

I was born onto a cake, I guess. With all respect to my mother, that has to be true. Or else I wouldn’t ย be so fascinated by cakes. There are … Continue reading

December 30, 2014 · 1 Comment

Toddler Thursdays 2

Scene: Lunch @ the dining table H getting frustrated & irritated on removing bones off the fish. (Sardines, to be precise! Quite a job, if you know how full of … Continue reading

December 26, 2014 · 1 Comment

Toddler Thursdays 1

This is a new segment that I am starting from today. Toddler Thursdays. Every Thursday, I hope to post something about my toddler. It could be his big-small talk, a … Continue reading

December 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

A truly dark day

Horrified. And speechless. All I feel is emptiness. My heart tears apart every time I think of it. I can’t bring myself to close my eyes in slumber. I kept … Continue reading

December 17, 2014 · 1 Comment

My bucket list

I’ve been wanting to write my bucket list for the longest time. Ok, a bucket list is relatively a new term and it essentially means things you want to do … Continue reading

December 16, 2014 · 2 Comments

I’m a S-A-H-M and I’m proud of it

  I get a lot of sympathetic looks nowadays. I have 2 boys- one is 2.5 years old and the other is 2.5 months old! ๐Ÿ™‚ I do not work. … Continue reading

November 23, 2014 · 3 Comments

The Quintessential Adult

The other day I happened to watch a video on Facebook- ‘The Quintessential Adult’. Our yearning to perform a childish act and find happiness in it! That was the jist … Continue reading

November 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

Running a kitchen is like running a business

Being a stay-at-home-mum, I often have people offering me free advises – “ohh, what’s so much to cook!! Just put together some dish and get out of there!!” ๐Ÿ˜€ This … Continue reading

October 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

I’m back….:)

68 days since the bigggg day. ๐Ÿ™‚ And finally, I got myself to get back to my blog. A is a sweetheart. I expected him to be troublesome, but so … Continue reading

October 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

Thoughts of an expecting father…

ย  H never writes. His emails follow the kiss formula- ‘short & sweet’ (read as ‘not beyond 2 lines’).ย His chats are one-liners. His text messages are single words!! The same … Continue reading

August 15, 2014 · 1 Comment

The end of a beautiful phase

    You need to be a woman, or rather a mother to really understand this post. Guys can just read through, but me, and millions of women around the … Continue reading

August 8, 2014 · 1 Comment

We are cousins…(not mine!!)

This isn’t about my cousins. Let’s see whose, then? ๐Ÿ˜›   I am hooked to my Whatsapp since last week. My friends from school formed a group on Whatsapp and … Continue reading

July 2, 2014 · 4 Comments