Tips to embark, and stay, on your saree journey! #SareeLove

Some of my friends, who I bump into ocassionally, ask me if I'm still continuing with the 100 saree pact! I feel amused and also happy that they remember about my love for sarees 🙂 The saree pact happened in the year 2015 and was a huge thing on social media.Though the goal of the... Continue Reading →

The Parenting Jig #MondayMusings

I have often wondered how to go about the task of instilling these in the kids - the habit of doing chores, the feeling of ownership... of taking care of their own stuff and of the stuff and/or valuables at home. But have not come up with any sure shot solution! Pampered as they are,... Continue Reading →

Friday Flowers!

I love buying me flowers every now and then. This cheerful bunch of yellow roses had called out to me at the traffic signal one day. And, I was not disappointed !! They were every bit the fresh and exuberant lovelies that they'd seemed to promise 😀 I'd loved clicking the pics and uploaded all... Continue Reading →

Mindfulness… Acceptance… Kindness

Acceptance and Mindfulness - 2 words , 2 recurring themes that have come up in my readings and writings in the past few years. And then came the theme of Compassion, Kindness. Whatever little I read, blog posts and articles, seemed to point me in the direction of Kindness. Kindness in thoughts, and more importantly,... Continue Reading →

Change is the only constant..

Change happens ever so subtly. We do not feel there is a great deal of movement from day to day. But when we look back over the years there's so much that would have changed. It takes us by surprise , the cumulative change! Like, the daughter is all grown up now! well.. almost. Point... Continue Reading →

When flowers beckon!

I was fascinated when I'd read about the cannon ball tree, especially the flowers seemed interesting and appealed to the botanist in me. It has an unusual arrangement of the stamens which has been modified into a hood. And is hence known as the Naga Linga flower and the tree is the Naga Linga tree. Not very... Continue Reading →

Of new happenings..

2016 has been an year of some significant happenings in my life! One of them being the purchase of a new car on a whim .. almost ! And, driving on the highway for the first time ever!! Yep.. in my new car, to Mysore ... this Dasara  🙂 It was a pretty decent drive,... Continue Reading →

Skywatch!

I never tire of watching the sky! The lovely clouds...the beautiful patterns and amazing colours leave me mesmerized !! Needless to say, my pic archives has loads of sky pictures 🙂 Sharing a few recent ones.. all pics captured on my humble phone!

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From the drafts... As I might have mentioned before, I have not been a physical activities or a sports type person for much of my life. That kind of changed a few years back when I started learning dance. Then came yoga which I learnt/practiced for some amount of time, followed by swimming classes last... Continue Reading →

K is for kisses :)

Yes... tiny tiny sweet ones ! The kids are growing up and there've been lots of changes. they've become more independent in their day-to-day activities and are learning newer things each day. But what remains unchanged through all this are the kisses n hugs! At times... there used to be tiny wars too! On who... Continue Reading →

J is for Jamun :)

Jamun, the fruit has been one of the favorites during our childhood in Belgaum. We knew it as Jambul then, and we would wait eagerly for the cart vendors to arrive with the ripened jambul. These were usually garnished with a bit of salt in order to enhance the taste. And, the fact that it coloured the... Continue Reading →

I scream.. You scream…

We all scream for Ice cream!! 🙂 yayy!! Summer's here with soaring temperatures and so are ice creams and fruit juices to cool us down. Ice cream is much loved by everyone in our family. I'm famously known for gobbling up my share and borrowing from sis always during our childhood days 😀 Dad especially encourages... Continue Reading →

Head vs Heart

Crossroads in life are all about this. Logic, that is, the head says one thing and your heart says another. There's no doubt that we've all gone through such situations. The answer or decision is comparatively easy at times. At other times, its a real tug of war and we struggle to get out of... Continue Reading →

Flavour of the season – Tabebuia

I'm here with flowers again 🙂 I do not seem to tire of flowers and thanks to the avenue trees here in Bengaluru, I am treated to various lovely blooms all through the year. Right now, its the season of Tabebuias and Jacaranda. The pink Tabebuia rosea is especially awaited eagerly, year after year! The... Continue Reading →

Carnations

I indulge myself from time to time by gifting myself some of the lovely flowers available at the florists. The weather here is favorable and most of the flowers stay for at least a week or so. Carnations are one of our favorites and they come in an amazing variety of colours! here are a few recent... Continue Reading →

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