Life of Pi

One of the better reads! Will definitely recommend to have this read.


2013-The Year

I guess I did (am doing) pretty well. It has been very eventful, nevertheless. Had a number of firsts, like not putting up with nonsense AND saying it out, stepping up to be the elder (like elder elder in our Indian context, ie, customs et al) proper overseas couple vacation, a diverse breakfast menu, to name a few, frequent online shopping, and yes, even marriage counselling!

The management of the homefront is stable beyond belief. I was terrified with the mere thought of running the house with a toddler who is very attached to me and a newborn. It was a baseless worry afterall. I have more time than ever whereby I have watched alot of movies and read more books than I ever did in this last five years!

Make up after a fight is faster this year. Both of us tend to bounce much much sooner after all the shouting, profanities and curses. It tends to get a bit mushy mushy at times too, the make up!

I see myself spending more and more time with the boys and really enjoy doing so too. Of course, I do sneak out when I have too. Went for a few movies and nights out along the way. Night outs, some with hubby, some with colleagues/friends. I did miss my boys, occasionally. Guilt? Sorry, you have come to the wrong person. A little time well spent is better than spending more time in which you are stressed.

Sometimes, I am Nigella Lawson, a mom who cooks up a storm in the kitchen. Other times, if you want breakfast in bed, sleep in the kitchen mom. Who is to judge me? This is just an example of how life has been in 2013, not limited to food this example is!

2013 was very good, inspite of some very low lows.

I have done quite a number of ad hoc reviews this year. Below are the links.

A note to self in 2013
Changed…yet again-brief summary on June.html
Mid year review 2013
9 months down road
Looking back
Masala mix

The Weekend Chronicles and some of N’s masterpieces of this year

    Christmas and the rain

  • While I was lighting the prayer lamp, the prayer bell was ringing followed by the song ‘Jingle bells jingle bells…’
  • ‘Rain rain go away, little Amma wants to play’ that’s how the song was sung just now.


  • On other note, I didn’t know N adores thosai.

          Counting Numbers

  • He counts till 20 and in tens till 100 in Bahasa Malaysia
  • He went 10, 20, 30, 40, 50, 60, 70, 80, 90, 1010 (for hundred) hahaha

N is 4 years 1 month 26 days old.