Thursday, September 27, 2007

Planning Day

With Deepavali around the corner, I've got a lot of things to do. Super Kanchiong!!!!! First of all, shopping for clothes and the ingredients for my cookies and cakes. I have to sit down with my mum and list down the items most probably by this weekend. Two brains is better than one, don't you agree?

And I've been trying to get a 3-tier tray, the ones used for high-tea sessions but nothing captured my eyes so far. See the diagram below.

Beautiful isn't it? I can't resist. I'm a person who enjoys nice English high-teas, especially with my friends, chatting and having fun. With cakes and pastries to drool everyone and a cup of tea or coffee, is simply awesome. I enjoy scones, eclairs and cakes so much. I guess I have a sweet-tooth, which is no good. Once in a while, its ok to indulge in it lah.... i don't mind closing one eye, after all, to make the afternoon an enjoyable one, everyone is happy, I'm happy too : )

Ok back to my planning. Next will be the tiring of all things, spring-cleaning of the house. Maybe, I would get a maid for a day or two from the agency to help me with the window cleaning coz I have 10 of them, huge ones in fact. A big headache. At least, my mum and I can escape from this nightmare. Lolz.... Anyway, we still got to clean up the house as usual.
Finally, I need to list down my guests list and the dates to do the open house. Normally, we will invite the non-indian friends and neighbours on the actual day. As for our relatives and other indian friends, we will invite them the next day onwards or the following weekends coz they will be celebrating the occasion at their homes too. It will go on for about 3 weeks. So this is a month, we will put on some extra weight coz we have to eat at every house we visit. I love to try out various types of food using different methods of cooking, it kind of make me improve my cooking. And you know, the Aunties are so kind that sometimes they share kitchen tips. (during ladies gossip time or sorry chit-chat) Hahaha......
Deepavali is such an auspicious day. I'm looking forward to it. So right now, planning is definitely necessary as at the end of the day, it will be a memorable one for everyone.

Tuesday, September 18, 2007

'Why the Wedding Ring is worn on the fourth finger'

This is interesting. Try it out!
Why should the wedding ring be worn on the fourth finger? There is a beautiful and convincing explanation .....
Thumb represents your Parents, Second (Index) finger represents your Siblings, Middle finger represents your-Self, Fourth (Ring) finger represents your Life Partner & the Last (Little) finger represents your children. Firstly, open your palms (face to face), bend the middle fingers and hold them together - back to back. Secondly, open and hold the remaining three fingers and the thumb - tip to tip (As shown in the figure above):
Now, try to separate your thumbs (representing the parents)..., they will open, because your parents are not destined to live with you lifelong, and have to leave you sooner or later. Please join your thumbs as before and separate your Index fingers (representing siblings)...., they will also open, because your brothers and sisters will have their own families and will have to lead their own separate lives. Now join the Index fingers and separate your Little fingers (representing your children)...., they will open too, because the children also will get married and settle down on their own some day. Finally, join your Little fingers, and try to separate your Ring fingers (representing your spouse). You will be surprised to see that you just CANNOT....., because Husband & Wife have to remain together all their lives - through thick and thin!! Please try this out.............

Friday, September 14, 2007

Happy Vinayagar Chaturthi

Wishing all hindu bloggers a Happy Vinayagar Chaturthi! May all the obstacles be removed by our dear Ganapathy.
*~* Om Gam Ganapathiye Namaha *~*
He will very much enjoy tonnes and tonnes of his 'mothagams' from all over the world tomorrow. I love eating them too, how about u guys? Share some of your experiences on how you celebrate this auspicious day. That will be interesting.

Wednesday, September 12, 2007

~ Happy B'day to you Mum ~

My special gift you've always known
One that you already see
You carry near by day & night
The very heart of me
My every breath you freely gave
But in return, what could I hope to give
For all gifts on earth just pale away
But that I ever live
Thus on this day to you I say
For giving all your heart
No other mum shall ever be mine
Our love can never part
Have a lovely day dear Mum
God bless you on your birthday and always
That is all I ask.
Love you loads.......

Thursday, September 6, 2007


How many dogs can you spot???

Saturday, September 1, 2007

Have a great weekend, bloggers.