There is a WhatsApp group for us, friends from college hostel, connecting the eleven of us. All except one is married. This morning the last single one among us announced her engagement. My phone buzzed non stop for the next two hours with random jokes and ragging the bride to be. We all laughed out… Continue reading Day 99 – The girls gang
When my friend M told me about the DIY demos that Home Depot hosts, I thought of giving it a shot. But I couldn’t find anything interesting. M is interested in carpentery. So is her husband. He has built so many stuff from wood. When a DIY spice rack workshop came up, I didn’t have… Continue reading Day 98 – Learn
I went out with a friend for shopping today. This is the friend I have been talking about here, here, here, here, here and here. Now that she makes it to the blog often, let’s give her a name – M. She is a friend who I always wanted to have here in US. Somebody with whom… Continue reading Day 95 – This friend..
I am into a lot of paper cutting these days and I torture my friends and family by sharing it on social media. This sweet friend of mine walked in today with a book. We have checked for books on paper cutting in our local branch library last week, but there were none. When she… Continue reading Day 91 – Bliss!
It is about last afternoon actually. But that doesn’t sound cool ya. 😌😌😌Ok. So a couple we remotely know, invited us for lunch yesterday. The guy is J’s cricket buddy and her wife is J’s colleague. They recently moved to a new house a few months back and we were told we would be invited once… Continue reading Day 89 – The last evening..
Sneaked in with a friend couple for a hike today as J was busy preparing for a presentation next week. It was a fun morning. The 4 mile hike offers good view of the city. But since it is winter, it was all dry and grey. The positive side of J not being around is… Continue reading Day 87 – Hiked
For non-Malayalees, Erissery is a traditional Kerala dish and a staple in Kerala sadya. It is a combination of a vegetable and cowpeas, both cooked soft with ground coconut paste and seasoned with roasted coconut. Mathan erissery is erissery made with pumpkin. Year 2015. We invited two of our friends for dinner. It was a farewell dinner as… Continue reading Day 78 – Mathan erissery
This morning, as we were trying to get back to the routine, we felt as if we are just back from a long vacation at some exotic destination. This sums up how we spent the weekend. It was just one night away from home, at our friends – P&G’s place. But it was a fun… Continue reading Day 75 – The weekend it was
It’s already a week into 2018 and I finally got time to sit down and think of the year that went by. It has been quite an eventful year. The year started with a massive winter and record high snowfall followed by an extended summer. The highlight of the year was undoubtedly my parents visiting… Continue reading Day 65 – Looking back at 2017
#1 My biriyani came out well yesterday. My friend from Orissa, her husband from Gujarat and my Bihar brought up husband relished my Kerala fish biriyani. Thanks to all the YouTube cooking channels. I would have have been dead without them. #2 Showing off what P brought us from India. I must say she almost… Continue reading Day 62 – Show off
Making a quick post because if I miss posting Ani will complain to Maya 😭 My friend P is coming back from India. After the flop biriyani last week, I am daring another one today for P and her husband who will be staying with us tonight. All of you please take two minutes of… Continue reading Day 61 – A quick post
The first day of 2018 was great. Our friend agreed to stay for one more day. We woke up late and made dosa for breakfast. It was a sunny day here and we soaked in the sunshine reflecting upon the year that has gone by. Post lunch, we drove to a ski resort, clicked many… Continue reading Day 59 – First day of 2018
I wanted to do a 2017 roundup post on this last day. But I am too busy with the friends. So I’ll reflect sometime next week. But for today, I am grateful for all the blessings which was showered in this wonderful year it was. And about today.. OMG.. What a day it was! We… Continue reading Day 58 – NYE
Today I spoiled a biriyani to a level where it cannot be recovered. I don’t know what I was thinking while cooking. I made a mess out of it. And the icing on the cake is we had guests. 😂 After failed attempts of recovery, we ordered food from outside and relished. But, fun it… Continue reading Day 57 – The story of a flop biriyani
Happiness is a friend who randomly drops in with a box of gulab jamuns to spend an evening with you.. 😍