🔺Made a soup. 🔺Garnished with coriander leaves and spring onion greens. (👆 Don’t you dare to ask me what kinda combination that is. Had to use them all up before it commits suicide) 🔺Presented it to the best of my plating skills with breadsticks and spoon by the side. 🔺Took a pic. 🔺Shared with Amma… Continue reading How to murder a soup!
Any other fans of these orange envelopes here? I love the idea of personalised gifts and hence am a huge fan of Shutterfly. I have burned my fingers with a fraudulent website a few years back. So I am very skeptical about online shopping outside Amazon and Flipkart. Knowing my craze for fridge magnets, a… Continue reading Day 67 – Shutterfly
We moved out from the joint family to the new home when I was in 10th. Both my parents were working then and everybody had to get out of the house max by 8.30. My sister and I went nowhere near the kitchen to help Amma. Even when I came home from hostel for weekends, I… Continue reading Day 31 – Upma realisations..
In 2010 or so, I somehow landed on Preeti Shenoy‘s blog. Her blog was called Just a mother of two then. I instantly liked her simple style of presentation and started following her posts. Not just her posts, I read her interviews, her newspaper columns and everything about her on Google. I came across the… Continue reading Day 7 – Parents’ visit
The other day I was drafting a mail to a federal office and J complimented me that the words used were spot on. This is not the first time he is praising my drafting skills. Though I have touched a bit of drafting in my academics, I owe this completely to my dad.. I was… Continue reading Home is the first school..
It has been almost a month since I flew down. As I mentioned in my previous post, it was a surprise for all.. First my parents. They were surprised, anxious, happy and worried – all at a time. They were worried why I landed all on a sudden.. That too, without Jay. They wanted to… Continue reading Hello from India!
My dad is a perfectionist. In his 34 years of service, he was a Gazetted Officer for the last few years. He knows even the tiny teeny law points of Kerala Service Rules and Kerala Education Rules. He is a walking encyclopedia who was consulted by most of his colleagues. Not just in his field,… Continue reading Day 84 of 100 Happy Days – When Malayalam calendar crossed seven seas
Happiness is seeing parents happy. My mom was working for 29 years as a teacher and has retired in March 2015. She woke up as early as 5 o clock and made breakfast and lunch and left for school. Even on the days I was at home, I had never bothered to help her in… Continue reading Day 28 of 100 Happy Days – Achan and Amma
Happiness is having a sister. My sister is 7 years elder to me. But we have had a hell of siblings fight. Ever since our size of clothes and shoes matched, the one bought by sis can be used by myself and vice versa. Then we fight over it . The visits to her place… Continue reading Day 24 of 100 Happy Days – Sister
Happiness is a chat with my mom. A one hour call to my amma every morning makes my day. She is always there for me. Happy Birthday Amma
When today’s Thursday Challenge said Red/ Pink, I didnt know whether to post this.. or this or this or this or this So I posted all of them.. 😉 😛 *Runs and hides before Amma finds out copyright infringements*
GB did this cute post on the SMS stories in and around her house. When I read the post, I thought I will write about my tech-savvy mom.. Warning: Long post ahead Though we had a desktop at our home, my mom never came anywhere in its vicinity. She didn’t even know to come and… Continue reading On my tech-savvy Amma