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2011

While i was wondering how soon 2010 passed, I see that 12 days of 2011 have also gone by. Time just flies doesn’t it? To thank 2010 for the wonderful time it showed us I made a three course meal of  oven roasted raw banana and zucchini salad, stuffed spinach crepes and walnut tart for our […]

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Indiyeah!

I love this time of the year when the weather is just getting cold and we are just a few weeks away from new beginnings. It is also around this time that craft exhibitions, or mela (fair) as they are called, are held . As a child growing up in Pune I used to accompany […]

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Craft Room Part 4 – The Complete Picture

I have a smile on my face as i am typing this. My craft room is complete and writing about it is giving me immense pleasure. I never had thought i would do something like this one day. That making stuff would become so important to me. Sometimes life throws out your best laid plans […]

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From Thatha, with love

Thatha is Tamil for grandfather. That’s what i would have called my paternal grandfather had i had the good fortune to see him. He passed away long before I was born. I only know of what a loved and respected person he was from the account of all the people who knew him. He lived […]

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Coorg

Last month Bangalore experienced really high temperatures. We decided to spend a weekend in Coorg, having wanted to visited the place many times and having heard about it so much. We left the day after my birthday and the drive from Bangalore to Mysore extremely hot. Summers are supposed to be a great time to […]

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Black Forest Gateau

Sometimes someone has more faith in you than you have in yourself. And this, i think, makes you to do/try things that you are not confident of doing. For me it was our 9 year old niece Shreya. She wanted me to bake her birthday cake. The request had started almost 2 months back and […]

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Ravelry meets

2 wonderful ravelry meets within a month and look at the gifts we all got 🙂 The crocheted coaster and the lovely rose is made by Vimala. Mitul gifted all of us the beautiful coaster which is made using Tikori work. The crocheted keychain is a gift from Vasumathi.Thank you lovely ladies!!

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One year in bengaluru and loving it!!

Can’t believe its one year already. Feels like yesterday that we left Mumbai. Like everyone who resists change i totally was fearing how life would change. But change it did and in a good way. In the past year i have –Learned to swimAttended 2 ravelry meets which have been so much fun and have […]

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Happy Diwali

Happy Diwali Everyone!! Hope this festival of lights brings peace, happiness and prosperity to everyone.I love Diwali and this year i made Besan Laddoos and my favourite Karanjis. The thing about practice making man perfect is actually true. My karanjis and laddoos did turn out very well this year. The recipes are keepers.The party in […]

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