100 Happy Days 2017 · Family

Day 15 – Never ending group chat

We, the eight cousins from my dad’s side, have a hyper active whatsapp group. The eldest is 40 something and the youngest is 23. We have global presence. I am here in US, one is in Australia, another one in Ireland and the rest in India. With services in four continents, we are planning to… Continue reading Day 15 – Never ending group chat

Cooking · Family · Home · Me and Jay times · Picnic & road trips · Sweet memories · USA

Weekend Coffee Share

Hello hello! It has been a long time since I posted something or commented on my fav blogs. But I am reading you.. I am too lazy to log in to my WP these days. I have a lot to update here, but I really don’t do it because i don’t know where to start… Continue reading Weekend Coffee Share

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Hello from India!

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!

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Day 84 of 100 Happy Days – When Malayalam calendar crossed seven seas

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

100 Happy Days 2015 · Family

Day 51 of 100 Happy Days- Crafty niece

Happiness is neice .. ..taking over your crafty genes.. Niece1 is 5 years. She loves art and craft. We both have done so much of crafting whenever we met. Now I miss her n ahe misses me.. On every other Skype she checks with me on when am I coming back to India. Since, I… Continue reading Day 51 of 100 Happy Days- Crafty niece

100 Happy Days 2015 · Family

Day 38 of 100 Happy Days – Teaching MIL how to whatsapp

Happiness is teaching MIL to whatsapp When MIL was here with me early this year, she has seen me sending pics to my Sis, Amma and SIL and they sending me the pics / messages. She started showing interest in Whatsapp by reading my chats with SIL and Jay’s family group. I taught her a bit… Continue reading Day 38 of 100 Happy Days – Teaching MIL how to whatsapp

100 Happy Days 2015 · Amma n Achan · Family · Sweet memories

Day 28 of 100 Happy Days – Achan and Amma 

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 

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Day 24 of 100 Happy Days – Sister

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

Celebrations · Family · Friends · Me and Jay times · Sweet memories · USA

Onam 2015

Another Onam just passed by. 🙂 This Onam was special. This is our first Onam after wedding. Jay, being brought up in North India, has never ‘felt’ an Onam. This is my first Onam outside Kerala – away from parents and family. Three things that come to my mind about Onam is – Pookalam, Onapudava… Continue reading Onam 2015

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The birthday surprise

I turned 26 on 16th. Birthday celebration as a kid meant going to school wearing colour dress, being wished in the school assembly proudly standing next to Principal, bunking first period in the name of distributing cholcolates, a sadhya with payasam in the afternoon (if it falls on a holiday), and that special neipayasam from… Continue reading The birthday surprise