Chota Pero

Pero and Chota Pero by the very sweet and talented Aneeth Arora are two of my absolute favourite brands ever. So with their new collection of Chota Pero (the kids line) which I couldn’t wait to get my hands on, for the kids – i was super excited to do a little post for them to show you all why I love it so much. The spring summer line is as always dreamy, poetic and light as air. With all the delicate and gorgeous embroidery,  I absolutely love the summer-spring garden feeling it exudes. :) How can you not love it!!! Right??

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Myra’s Birthday!! Yippee!!!

Myra had been waiting for her bday more than very eagerly. It had come to a point that every morning she would ask if it’s her b’day? So the anticipation was just too much and the excitement was at it’s peak. She knew her birthday was close and then she knew it was the next day. We woke her up with some balloons and birthday kisses, hugs and happy screams. She though – and i have to admit I am very much like this myself (and i don’t even know if i can explain this properly) – but like she woke up like it was alright, not too big a deal, some seriousness even. And it’s so funny because I would do the same. :) Anyways, although the start was slow and soft and the smiles were shy, it was all very very exciting soon after. We blew balloons and set the decorations. My folks, sister and grandfather all came down for Myra’s b’day from different cities and that made it so very extra special for her. And Myra was simply thrilled. We then got ready, Myra wore a beautiful white cotton dress and we opened the gifts.

We got her an ice-cream set which makes several flavours of make-do ice-creams in all colours possible and boy, does she love it!!! :) she also got dolls and dresses and jackets and colour sets and books and doctor sets, amongst many other small and not-so big little gifts.

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In the evening we just had Myra’s very close friends, and since it was summer holidays we were glad atleast a few were able to make it. The kids had a blast and danced around in utter joy on their favourite tunes. We hope we can pull off small little intimate parties for as long as we can, because I’m just not ready for the big ones!! We did get a magician guy to come in and he showed tricks for about 45 mins maybe. Myra cried when he asked if she wanted to volunteer for a trick! 😀 Myra was overjoyed to get a mickey mouse cake – chocolate & cherry flavour!! And she danced on ‘chitiyan kalaiyan’ and ‘mickey mouse tunes’ like 50 times!!!! Little Avika was so happy and kicked and let out happy screams and clapped. :)

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Myra Turns 3!!!

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Our little Myra monkey turned 3 on June 28th. In these three years she has made us so grateful for life. She is thoughtful, bright, adventurous and curious – but not reckless and is rather cautious. She loves consistency just like I do and even more! She is an amazing sister to little Avu and likes to protect her and share (although there is always room there for more :) ) She loves Mickey Mouse and making her own chocolate milk and then finishing it on the count of 10, she loves playing with us, she loves magic and laughing, and just fills the air with so much joy that no one around her can be untouched by it.

Myra – you are our life and soul baby, thank you for coming into our lives and giving us this opportunity to be a part of your bigger journey in life. You are a sweet and loving girl and your strong, beautiful soul just shines so brightly that.. that i just want to thank you really. We love you to bits and hope you always and forever remain happy, healthy and wise. And may you always believe in magic. :)

Holy Belly Wine Tasting Workshop

Holy Belly is the new exciting, boutique catering in town. Led by a very talented and interesting trio – Janeya, Rishi & Prerna, it offers some great new ideas. They have ‘Food by Mood’ and an amazing ‘sundowners’ offering. So next time you want to find a boutique catering company for your next dinner party, you know who to call!!

They recently hosted a workshop on wine tasting at the Villeroy & Boch, at The Emporia Mall. We took Myra along, her little friend Aaryan was also there and both of them had a blast running around and playing hide and seek. I am happy to report they broke nothing!!!! :) Some pics from the event. Follow them on Facebook here – https://www.facebook.com/pages/HolyBelly/1041387835874902?fref=ts&ref=br_tf

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