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ART, FLOWERS, LIGHTS! ACTION!

My mantra for home decor- one can never go wrong with lights, flowers and art.

This post is about redoing that other corner in our home and rejigging routine table settings. And that too in a jiffy.

Creativity has no rules but with random attempts at setting up nooks and crannies in my house, I have found that there are few things one can never go wrong with..

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SITTING IS NEW SMOKING? NEAT IS THE ANSWER

'Sitting is new Smoking'

These words are making rounds in health and wellness space for quite some time. Research has equated harmful effects of prolonged sitting to smoking. Health dangers of smoking and adverse effects of sitting are now considered equal. 'Sitting disease' is thus a topic of concern in preventive healthcare sector.

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FAILED WALL ART!

LetsKakri Chapter!

Balcony of my 'sarkaari quarter' looked quite bland with spots of rising damp here and there.

So, thought of adding some colours to it.

For this, I recently attempted a wall art.

But that did not come up as expected.

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FIRST KNOWN PIECE OF MY WRITINGS ! HILARIOUS!

#LetsGKP chapter!

Most hilarious sentences--

About Gorakhnath temple:
1.I think you know some common thing about this temple. But today I adviced you some main thing of the temple.
2.I think you know that anyone is worshipped if you creating disturbing in his pooja this very big sin.

About Company:
1.Its master name is R.K.Saxena.
2.It is many of machine.
3.In this company residence also for the labour.
4.I pray to God that this factory is always progress in the time.

What an absolute treasure!!  I am thankful to my Mumma that she preserved it...Love u Mommmyyyy..

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A LITTLE ARRANGEMENT

LetsKakri Chapter!

This is a little arrangement in my 'sarkaari quarter' located in Kakri.(I derive some strange fun while writing 'sarkaari quarter' ...don't know why) 

Few weeks ago, I noticed an old saree lying in my cupboard.

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THE RECOVERY

In first part of my story,  I wrote about my experience of facing a medical complication and feelings attached to it; which I must confess was very raw and crude.

In this part I am penning down life during and after recovery.

But before I continue, one more confession.

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FEW WORDS TO SWEAR BY AS WE BEGIN THIS NEW YEAR!

Let's have a look at few words to swear by, as we begin this new year:

THINK- 
"Thinking is the capital, Enterprise is the way, Hard Work is the solution". This line in 'Ignited Minds' never fails to mesmerize me. How beautifully this quote by Late.Dr.A.P.J Abdul Kalam sums it all.

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CREATIVITY DECODED


Here is a glimpse of how our preparations for packing looked like when we were about to start our road journey from Karnataka to Uttar Pradesh.

 The picture here says it all. Upper portion of picture depicts my husband's preparations and lower depicts mine.

That phase was very interesting. My husband and I was packing for journey. But, the ways in which we prepared were poles apart.

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FIFO IN KITCHEN

Refilled vegetable stock today.While placing new lot of capsicums in crisper, I noted a residual capsicum from old stock.I coloured its stem with marker so that it gets used at the earliest.

Now, the afterthought: Numerical papers were always my weakness during management studies.

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SPRING ONION

Spring Onion: Our common favourite.My husband and I like to have it every other day.And we are never bored.My way of preparation has five ingredients to it.Mustard oil, asafoetida, turmeric, salt and water.
Any other way to cook it? Would love to know.

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HERB GARDEN

Planted mint days ago.Feels amazing to see my little sprig springing into a beautiful plant.
#sprig#springing#lovingit

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HOME DECOR

Life is too short to wait for things to happen or to wait for that day when we settle in our own home.
So I treat this rented house as my own home.

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THANKFULNESS

Thankfulness(n):
feeling or showing thanks, be grateful.

I am back to work. Back to my office. 
This afternoon, while I was in office completing my assignments with same old vigour, it became difficult for me to resist that feeling of gratitude. Gratitude for all those who made it possible for me to start afresh.

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WHEN I BECAME A ONE-DAY-MOM

1# Secret love affair with pen

"Purviiiiiiiiii! What are you doing here? Hawwwww!!!! You are writing with pen??!!"
All my -hoods were filled with many 'ear-pulled-by-parents-and-eye-next-to-the-ear-getting-semi-closed' instances. And this one in particular is from my childHOOD. That day, I was in my room(Well, that's a lie! I did not have separate room back then), sitting beside a gigantic Godrej almirah made of real iron (true,  those were made of real-real iron) when my mother got wind of my secret love affair with the 'Pen'. My love affair with pen began at the age of 6. The childhood was fabulous and it came with a clause 'Third class se pehle pen nahi varna writing kharaab ho jayegi' (If you use pen before 3rd standard, you will end up having a bad handwriting) School and home, both kept a vigil on what the child was using for writing.The stages in the universally accepted doctrine of 'What-to-use-for-writing' was 

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