Inspired to blog! #SundaySnippet

It was an usual Sunday... until Adi discovered that I had a blog of my own!! ๐Ÿ™‚ I wanted to show him the pics that I had posted yesterday... and thats how he 'discovered' my blog. He was amazed to know that I had a blog and he thought that it was a pretty cool... Continue Reading →

Sunday matinee!

The kids love the movie Chalti ka naam gaadi !! Yes.. a movie from the black and white era!! Its a feat I achieved recently. I say feat, because, to get the kids these days to love anything from our times is an achievement, let alone from the black and white times.. right? ๐Ÿ™‚ A... Continue Reading →

Fun times

I brought back a stack of paper cups that were left over from our team outing last Friday. We meant to take them back to office on Monday and put them to some use. However, as soon as I showed Adi a pic of what we'd done using paper cups, he insisted he wanted to... Continue Reading →

Happiness is..

Seeing the beaming faces of the kids when they return from the morning walk! They are tired , exhausted due to the heat and sweat but the excitement shines through!! For the past few years, at the start of the Summer vacations, I would suggest that they wake up as usual and go for the... Continue Reading →

Of happy happy days!

* Loads of laughter... non stop conversations, jokes, pulling each others legs... * Games, games, games!ย Hours spent playingย carom, chess, chor- police, chinese checkers, pallankuzhi /aligulimane * Evenings spent swinging higher n higher! Followed by the evergreen 'Hide and seek' ๐Ÿ™‚ * Some drawing, colouring, crafting... * A lil teeny weeny bit dedicated to keeping in... Continue Reading →

Tamaso ma jyothirgamaya!

Lights, flowers, rangolis, mehendi and a few fire crackers. Family, chit-chat, dressing up and lots of laughter marked this Diwali!! No elaborate preparations were made. No sweets or savouries prepared at home. Even the shopping for new clothes happened at the nth moment ๐Ÿ˜ I seemed to have been caught up with other stuff after... Continue Reading →

Friday Flowers!

Vacations are here! Well... Ammu's vacation started last weekend. She's enjoying her time at home. And, my yearly Dasara vacation starts on Sunday!! Woohoo ๐Ÿ˜€ Our team is working tomorrow in lieu of the bandh last month. So, the vacation begins on Sunday! We're off to Mysore ... to enjoy the Dasara ambience. I was... Continue Reading →

Book picnic :)

Took the kids to a book reading event at Hippocampus in Koramangala. They called it the book picnic ๐Ÿ™‚ Sounds fun.. isnt it! The book is 'Have you seen this?' by Arthi [ArtNavy]. I had intended to make it to the do at Easy library but... we missed it despite being nearby to that place.... Continue Reading →


Re-post of the pen/pencil holders that we had made in summer. The linky at Shruti's September challenge did not allow me to link the two crafts, pedestal and pen holders, seperately with the same URL and hence this ๐Ÿ˜€ The special things about these crafts is that both are made from used stuff. For the... Continue Reading →

Fun times :)

I showed this site of Origami instructions to Ammu and she decided that she wanted to make a Dahlia flower. Since it was Independence day, I suggested that we make one using the colours of the tricolour. But we did not have the coloured papers. Ammu said she would colour the paper herself. At first... Continue Reading →


Another impromptu one.. It was Independence day celebrations at office yesterday. And the rangoli competition was a part of that. We'd been dilly dallying about the participation due to work schedules. So much so that we could not get the materials for the rangoli also. But we were persuaded to participate! Two team mates went... Continue Reading →

Card love!

Since school days, I've enjoyed making cards. But then, I used to only draw and paint, mostly.ย  These days, however, there are lots of craft supplies that are readily available. And, lots of ideas and inspiration, thanks to WWW. I'm loving making cards all over again ๐Ÿ™‚ Added advantages are .. I can show them... Continue Reading →

Fun Times :)

Water colours and crafts are the highlights at home..this summer. Last summer, Ammu attended drawing and art n craft classes at summer camp in her school. This year we could not send the kids to summer camp due to logistical problems. But they sure are enjoying this unstructured routine. Though of course there is a... Continue Reading →

Crafty on Christmas!

We made a Christmas tree during the Christmas weekend ๐Ÿ™‚ Had wanted to try this one since a long time! This too done by jugaad ๐Ÿ™‚ Made the tree based on the one found here . I had seen this one many years ago but had'nt made a tree till now. It immediately came to... Continue Reading →

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