Sunday, March 30, 2014

Happy Ugadi

A very "Happy Ugadi" to my readers celebrating this wonderful South Indian festival. It signifies the celebration of the first day of the new year and is also considered the harbinger of "Spring". Hailing from South India, this was one of the most anticipated festivals celebrated back home. The Highlight of the festival for me was feasting on mom's homemade delicacies such as Holige/Obbattu, Bele vadas and the Ugadi Pachadi..........I tried my hand at the Holige and it resulted in a disaster:( So I decided to celebrate it my way, by lighting lamps and decorating my home with traditional flower arrangements and served a South Indian Thali (minus the Holige). However, I wish you luck with your festive gastronomic experiments in the kitchen !!! 
Come Wednesday and I'm going to have a full house.........I have family visiting me from India for a month. That means I'm not going to be able to devote as much time as I'd like, to my blog. But not to worry, I did plan a little in advance and have some delightful posts lined up for you'll, all through the month of April. Curious ??? Well, I have a home tour, a feature on a talented new blogger friend and postcards from my home, and ....... uh no !!! I can't spill the beans on this one yet. A little patience lovely readers, you'll will not be disappointed. 

One other thing that I'm super excited about is, that my husband's coming back home after his 3 weeks trip to India. The little guy and me have missed him terribly. He's lugging back some new loot that my wonderful parents have sent for me!

While I'm going to be busy with my house guests and my new loot, you take care  have a wonderful week !

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  1. Wow ! This sounds fun ! Your hands are more than full . Looking forward to going through all the loot here on FB. Enjoy your guest time and do keep posting :) Happy Ugadi !

  2. Wow, bet you can't wait for both the better half and his suitcase :) Have a lovely time with family and Happy Ugadi Sruthi !

  3. Happy Ugadi - am stuffing my face with Holige as we speak - brought some back after my last trip and stored it in the freezer - had quite forgotten about it till you reminded me :)

  4. I hope you had a great Ugadi! Have fun with the family!

  5. Hey there you have a lovely blog out here,am your newest follower.
    Wishing you and your family a prosperous Ugadi. Would love it if you would drop by at mine.


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