Category Archives: Celebrating Festivals

Diwali Tea with a Friend

Twenty twenty made it difficult for all of us to meet and get together for special occasions like we usually do, and Diwai is no exception. It was impossible for us to host a Diwali celebration for all the reasons the rest of the world is struggling with the onset of the pandemic. But we were able to create a small bubble with select family and friends and that made it possible for us to celebrate holidays safely with our loved ones. An intimate tea with my best friend and Dad to celebrate Diwali? This truly was a magical afternoon,

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Diwali Lunch with Shalini and Prasad 2020

With California on restricted socialization because of COVID it was hard for us to host our usual big Diwali celebration. But what’s Diwali without a friend or two to celebrate it with? With our pandemic bubble including our friends Shalini and Prasad it only seemed appropriate to celebrate Diwali with these two special friends. Here is a look at our modest celebration with a Diwali lunch in our courtyard.

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Navratri Celebrations Twenty Twenty

Navratri celebrations are something our family especially the gals look forward to every year. It’s an opportunity for the ladies to get decked in our Indian fineries and meet with friends and family.

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La Fiesta de los Patios de Córdoba. The Festival of the Courtyards of Córdoba 2020

Hello and a good Friday to you all.  How was your week? I hope it was good one and you got some fresh air despite having to work from home and school from home, maybe you even got to venture out a little more?  As some of you may recall couple of weeks ago for Mother’s Day I did a post on an idea for a Mother’s Day flower exchange where my friends and I exchanged flower bouquets made from our own gardens. Continue reading La Fiesta de los Patios de Córdoba. The Festival of the Courtyards of Córdoba 2020

Post Mother’s Day Monday Post

Good Monday to you all!  How was your weekend?  I hope you had a chance to show your Mom how much you love her or tell her virtually this year 😘💕❤️.   Today I would like to share with you my Mother’s Day Sunday which was relaxing and calm 😊😍💕.  Continue reading Post Mother’s Day Monday Post

Happy Mother’s Day!

Happy Mother’s Day!
Wishing all the wonderful Moms a wonderful day filled with love and relaxation 💕❤️🧡💛💐 !

Today, on this very special day honoring Moms, I would like to share this poem I discovered titled “To be in my Mother’s garden again.”  This poem spoke to me immediately as my Mom was an avid gardener and a botanist who grew all kinds of flowers, vegetables and herbs in her tiny garden patch, and enjoyed all things nature 🌿🌱☘️💐. Continue reading Happy Mother’s Day!

Mother’s Day Flower Exchange. Part Deux 💐

Good Friday to you all. I hope your week is going well and you are ready for Mother’s Day weekend!  I know it’s going to be different this year, we may not be able to get our usual hugs and kisses that all Moms like to receive, but I hope we can all still make it a special day for Mom.  One thing I know that makes all Moms happy is a beautiful bouquet of flowers.  That’s why today’s post is all about flowers – in honor of Moms everywhere 💐🌹🌺🌸🌼🌿. Continue reading Mother’s Day Flower Exchange. Part Deux 💐