Tag Archives: celebrations and get togethers

Celebrating the Indian Harvest Festival of Shankranthi – Pongal Festival 2023

Hello and Happy Tuesday! Hope you had a good long weekend. Ours was mostly low key as it’s been a rainy stormy weekend around here. So it was kind of nice to actually get out of the house and go some where we could get dressed up. We met our cousins to celebrate the Indian harvest festival of Shankranthi, also called Pongal among South Indian Tamilians.

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Celebrating Diwali at Vijay and Priya’s 2022

Celebrating our daughter and her new husband’s first Diwali as husband and wife. This was the special celebration we had at Vijay and Priya’s home (husband’s parents) in the couple’s honor.

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Celebrating Diwali with Family and Friends 2022 🪔

Hello Hello! Happy Diwali 🪔!! Today is Diwali the Indian Festival of Lights which is observed all over India in the fall. Diwali is the most significant Indian festival that venerates the power of Good over Evil. Happy Diwali to all of you who celebrate it 🪔 🪔 🪔 !

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A very special Rakshabandan 2022

The Indian festival of Rakshabandan – the festival celebrating sibling love was observed in mid August. This year we had a very special celebration as family had flown in from all over the world (UK and Kenya) to attend our daughter’s wedding in early August – and these cousins for the first time in 30 years got to tie the rakhi (string bracelet) on each other in person. Who knows when this opportunity will come again!

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Christmas Eve Dinner Twenty Twenty

Today I’d like share some pictures from a phenomenal dinner on Christmas Eve with just our two families – ours and Vijay and Priya’s. A small gathering with loads of fun!

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Nikita and Saagar’s Wedding in Sunny San Diego, CA

Hello and Happy Saturday! Today I’d like to share colorful pictures of our dear friend’s Parag and Pallavi’s daughter Nikita’s wedding in San Diego, California last weekend.

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