A word from Ajay…

Don’t let that face fool you. It was a short gassy spell. I don’t know what my mama’s feeding me. It’s been almost a month since I tipped the parent to child ratio in this family and some are dealing with it easier than others.

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DIY Pom-Pom Garland

I am in love with the new pom-pom trend which seems to have made its way into everything including purses, shoes, clothing, and even jewelry! Last weekend, when Arjun and Asha were completely content with their own play without me being the referee, I quietly pulled out my crafting supplies and went to town at the kitchen table […]

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Happy 2nd Birthday Arjun!

  Arjun turned two on Mother’s day and like every mother out there, I am wondering just how my baby got so big so quickly!

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Space Ship 2.0

I have shared my amateur craftiness with cardboard boxes here before, when I’ve repurposed them into various kid toys including a pet cat and a spaceship (1.0). As an adult with a smallish house, I can’t stand the look of big, plastic-y, brightly colored commercial toys littered everywhere (and believe me when I say that like the […]

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A Vintage Vanity Makeover

Vintage Vanity Makeover. Furniture

I am a bit of a furniture junkie! I love buying old pieces with good bones and refinishing them into something that is sold for a lot of money at design stores. When I lived in Chicago, the two things that stopped me from pursuing this hobby more was, 1) living on a third story walk-up condo, […]

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When Life Gives You Lemons

Here is a great snack to accompany your inauguration viewing party today. Not quite lemons exactly, but these dried orange slices dipped in dark chocolate, are a good reminder of the good things in life that continue to be.

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Afternoon Tea (at home)

afternoon tea at home

For a self professed loner who truly enjoys being and doing things on my own, I have to make a conscious decision to mingle and see other people. Like, putting it on a to-do list for instance. Even if the company is casual and someone I have known forever, it needs reminding myself that it’s […]

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