Fall is one of my favorite seasons. I love summer too. Now that I think of it, I don’t mind winter all that much. Actually, that is not entirely true. I only love the holidays and the snow in winter. And here in Seattle, winter does not always mean snow. Spring is ok. It takes you closer to summer and days start getting longer, but the uncertainty of when the warm sunny days will start is a huge issue for us Seattleites. Some years we are lucky and April is a great month. Other times, not so much. Come July and it is still gloomy and rainy.
I look forward to fall. Especially on years like this when we have a had a really good summer and I feel I have done enough in summer and I am ready for fall. Ready for boots. Ready for falling leaves. Ready for all things orange. Ready for pumpkin spice. Ready to welcome the holidays. Read More
Let us take a break from all that Diwali action that is happening there and go back to regularly scheduled everyday meals program. I have been so immersed in making all the goodies for Diwali that I have been having a mind block to cook normal regular food – dinners, breakfasts and what not. I am hosting a pumpkin carving party this weekend and I need my brains to tune out of Diwali for at least a couple of days to make that party a success.
V has been having a loss of appetite situation the last few days and it has been very tough to get him to eat something filling. He would take, literally, two bites of something and will be done with it. It happens from time to time but it has never lasted for meal after meal for about a week. The only good thing that was happening was him going to daycare. He still wasn’t eating as much as he normally does but it was better than what he would eat at home. He did have a leftover trace of a cold and cough, so that was probably what was causing this lack of appetite. Read More