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Celebrating Food Revolution Year Long: DIY Oaty Fruity Cereal

Celebrating Food Revolution Year Long: DIY Oaty Fruity Cereal

Hello again!! Thank you for joining my little chefling and me in celebrating Food Revolution all year long. (If you are joining us now: The big day is over (a full recap and links to all the albums HERE) and like we promised each other we are going to keep this revolution alive 365 days and create a healthier and […]

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Sara turns seven : A picnic birthday party.

Sara turns seven : A picnic birthday party.

Sara loves being outdoors. She is always picking up dry leaves, hunting for fallen flowers and branches and turning them into “magic potions” and art for her room. She loves to walk around and hunt for “fairies”, can spend hours with a book under a tree, likes to have impromptu picnics after school or just go cycling with her […]

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My little chefling turns six : The Little Mermaid.

My little chefling turns six : The Little Mermaid.

I clearly remember the day when my little chefling decided to come into our lives. Two weeks early. I called up DH in the middle of the night warning I would disown him if he didn’t make it in time for the birth of our little monkey (He was travelling that night).   That day […]

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Diwali memories and eating fire crackers.

Diwali memories and eating fire crackers.

Three days to go and it will be Diwali. Diwali always evokes beautiful and cherished memories of childhood and home (especially now that we are far away from both home and loved ones). Clay Diyas, mithais, strings of marigolds and mango leaves, rangolis, torans and more. Walking down the memory lane this Diwali (If you’ve […]

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50 things I've told Sara to persuade her to eat her food.

50 things I’ve told Sara to persuade her to eat her food.

Whenever I meet other members of my family,friends or readers who follow my blog most begin by saying, “Oh, so that is your little chefling!” “Yes she is”, grins her mother. This is followed by, “We read your blog. You are such a lucky mum. Your girl eats everything and our children…sigh!”“No! I am NOT”, […]

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Because she loves tea parties.

Because she loves tea parties.

Sara likes tea parties. She loves “hosting” them. Most afternoons after school she likes to make tea for me. Sometimes her dolls join us too. Often there are sandwiches, cookies and a pastry or two. I get directions on how to hold the cup, “with your pinkie out because a princess ought to behave like […]

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Understanding and Appreciating Ramadan.

Understanding and Appreciating Ramadan.

We moved to Dubai a year and three months back. It was both an unexpected and a sudden move but one that we welcomed. They say that there are two gifts that you should give a child. One is roots and the other is wings. Moving to a country that is unfamiliar to you, experiencing […]

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Do you believe in fairies?

Do you believe in fairies?

The first thing I like to do when I switch on my laptop each morning is to have a look at the google doodle and this morning was no different.The doodle read “International Fairy Day“. Frankly speaking I had no idea that a day like this existed and I don’t really “observe” these days. But […]

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Eating Stories : I will not ever NEVER eat a tomato

Eating Stories : I will not ever NEVER eat a tomato

I have this little sister Lola.She is small and very funny.Each time Sara picks up any of Lauren Child’s Charlie and Lola books it makes smile. There is something really adorable about the relation Charlie shares with his little sister, Lola. She of course is not an easy sibling to have and it is obvious […]

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In My Mother's Kitchen.

In My Mother’s Kitchen.

In my mother’s kitchen I learnt. That precious and pretty plates, shiny flatware and delicate china are meant to be used every day and not saved only for special occasions. Because each meal and each day is special. That the same holds true for cake. One shouldn’t wait for an occasion to bake one. Warm […]

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