DIY Dollhouse Furniture Project for Peppa Pig family

Over the weekend, T and I attacked a long outstanding craft project of ours- Dollhouse Furniture. Using our imagination and repurposing existing odds and ends, we spent the whole weekend engrossed and amused.   T has been demanding a doll house for a long time now. We tried making one a few times with boxes,... Continue Reading →

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10 Reasons to Take Kids to Museums

Today's blog post is inspired by my answer on Quora about why people take young kids to Museums. This post is about why we should take kids to all kinds of museums: science, arts, natural history, industry and so on. The benefits for kids and grown ups are many, and not just limited to the actual... Continue Reading →

Apple Holler Farms Again

Last year, we had great fun doing Apple Picking over at Apple Holler Farms. This year, we decided to repeat the experience. Who knows, it could well become a Fall tradition for us!  Today's post is hence a photo post about our wonderful time picking and eating apples and all the fun we had over... Continue Reading →

Chicago on Foot

We have been having gorgeous weather in Chicago recently. (Touch wood!) With an outdoorsy preschooler and travel- inclined family, it was no wonder that we set of to explore downtown Chicago- on foot.  The gorgeous miles of walkways and boardwalk along Navy pier means picturesque pathways, majestic views, and fun way for mild exercise.  For... Continue Reading →

Lessons from Disney Trip

I have been talking about our Florida holiday to Disney and Orlando. This week I thought I'd share a few notes/ lessons I jotted to myself during the trip. Take pictures at the entrance. You'll forget to do it later while having too much fun!    Account for the entrance and security queues.    Marvel at good... Continue Reading →

Orange Farms in Florida

On our recent Disney vacation, we decided to end our Florida trip with a visit to an orange farm. While driving to Orlando, we'd seen so many signs advertising Orange Farms; it had been added to our list of 'things to do' while in the Sunshine state. Below is a photo post of our delightful... Continue Reading →

Blogger or Writer? Both! 

Does this picture seem familiar?    The start of every post on WordPress- this powerful phrase: "Start your story" compels me to write; along with the confidence that YOU, my readers and fellow bloggers inspire in me.  Blogging and motherhood have both made me face many fears and challenges head on. While not always successful,... Continue Reading →

Springfield Trip- 2

In today's post, I'd like to share few more photos of our enjoyable trip to Springfield, Illinois.    Lincoln's statuesque home- now a National Historic Site.   Capitol: we could not enter owing to the holiday. But the building itself was imposing and gorgeous.     T was fascinated by the water fountains:    ... Continue Reading →

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