Hi Everyone, I am on vacation with my daughter to India for a month and will be posting one post per week till I get back from my trip. We reached safely in Mumbai on Tuesday morning after a flying time of 18 hours and lots of delays. A very eventful start to the trip and will do a post about my trip once back. We are terribly jet lagged but it all seems so worth it especially after seeing my family and friends. Please excuse me if I slack on responding to emails or comments. Lots of photographs to follow. Hope you have a great weekend. Thank you.
I wanted to wish all my viewers a very Happy Valentine’s Day! I grew up in Mumbai, India where Valentine’s Day was not celebrated in such a big way, at least those days. Gosh, now I sound old. Growing up, I knew it was a special day to make that some one special in your life, feel more special and grateful for. I have been married for the last 11 wonderful years. One thing, that is consistent on Valentine’s Day celebration is a big happy meal topped with a special dessert. I wanted to share my top 5 desserts from my blog, that would be great for tomorrow. Coeur A La Creme : A french dessert made with cream cheese, . . . CLICK TO READ MORE
It is usually during festival season (mid-October thru’ New Year’s Eve) that we, as a family, miss home the most. Fortunately, we have been blessed with great friends with whom we can celebrate important events like “Diwali”, the Hindu festival of Lights, and feel like we’re back home with our closest family members! This year, we had a simple celebration in the form of a tea party with a twist – festive appetizers with piping hot chai! I decorated the table with a lovely, pink-and-yellow tablecloth acquired during my last visit to Mumbai from my favorite traditional handicrafts store, “Soma”. I used fresh carnations from “Publix, our favorite grocery store in Tampa, to complete the look. Each of my . . . CLICK TO READ MORE