29th July 2019. Monday. 14:00 Hrs. Schools across Hyderabad had declared a holiday for a reason I do not remember at the moment. Vijay’s sister, Jasmine, and her boys were spending the day with us. It was a laid back sort of day. The younger kids were playing with magnatiles and watching TV. I was in the kitchen, prepping to serve lunch.
All of a sudden, Krissy, my 5 year old, came to the kitchen with her hands on her throat and said with a muffled voice,
“Mama, I swallowed a corn!”
But I never gave the kids corn!
When I asked her again, with a little struggle, she replied, “I swallowed a coin!” Continue reading Krissy’s Buck is Out!
I had to give in to the sweet pleas for an advent calendar last evening. I told myself, a little chocolate just adds up to the advent spirit!
Growing up in a church that was into very simple living and didn’t give much importance to festive celebrations, most of my Christmases was just like any other Sunday. We had little to no decorations in our home. My parents probably got us a new dress and we went to church. But that’s about it. Continue reading K&K’s 2nd Day of Christmas: Carol Rounds
The supermarkets are stacked with Advent calendars filled with chocolates for each day. It is indeed a very tempting sight. However, two advent calendars would not be sufficient for my girls. They each would need 24 because they will finish gobbling all the chocolates from one calendar in a day! Continue reading K&K’s 1st Day of Christmas – Church Christmas Market