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One Stop Gifting Solution – IGP.com

A couple of years back, my sister and I had decided to celebrate Mom’s birthday with lots of gifts and surprises. One thing we had planned was to send her a bouquet. I tried searching for shops online since we wanted to get it delivered to her office which was in another district. But no… Continue reading One Stop Gifting Solution – IGP.com

100 Happy Days · Birthday · Family and Friends · Food · Kochi Diaries

Aangan Downtown Restaurant Review

Let me begin with this: I feel like I have found treasure near my house. Having been a part of a Facebook group ‘Eat Kochi Eat’, I kept seeing great reviews about Aangan Downtown Restaurant and had added it to my must visit eateries list. If you have read my earlier posts, you’ll know that… Continue reading Aangan Downtown Restaurant Review

100 Happy Days · Family and Friends · Life

The December Feeling

December 1, 2016 – Amma & I had gone to broadway for some shopping. Since the weather was chilly and it was drizzling, I didn’t take my two-wheeler. We booked an Uber, got down in front of Hotel Sealord and began to walk. It must have been around 7 pm. Marine Drive area was buzzing… Continue reading The December Feeling

Family and Friends · Festivals, Occasions and Farewells · Photography

Grand Procession of Maa Kaali & HER Padaarpan at our Residence

I have been blogging for many years now. All the while, this space was filled with my ideas and words. Today, for a change, we have a guest. Abhinav Kumar is an Engineer by degree, a fashion freak and loves traveling. He has graced A Few Handpicked Things with a post close to his heart… Continue reading Grand Procession of Maa Kaali & HER Padaarpan at our Residence

Family and Friends · Food · Grandma Tales · Life · Love · Spread smiles

Potatoes, Pickles & Grandma-Fairy dust

On some days, the moment I enter the gate of our apartments the aroma of food wafts in. Especially if it is lunch time. I can easily spot the Aroma from our kitchen because, well, I have known it for 27 years! My, until-then-quiet-&-happy stomach would start grumbling and the tap of my salivary gland… Continue reading Potatoes, Pickles & Grandma-Fairy dust

Family and Friends · Food · Grandma Tales · Love · Spread smiles

Grandma Tales

  “Whom do you like the most? Your father or your mother?” This was (and is I guess) a cliched question people asked children. When they used to ask me, I used to think just for a moment and say, “My Ammamma.” That is what I call my Grandma. I had been thinking of starting… Continue reading Grandma Tales