Travel Mama – 2 (Baby Travel List)

    Travelling with babies/toddlers  requires patience and some advanced planning. While I was compiling  Travel Mama – 1 ( packing list for the whole family),  I realized these youngest family members need a separate article to cover their essentials. After all, if they are happy during the vacation, everyone…

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Travel Mama- 1 (Family Packing List)

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    Family vacations are either joyful or full of stress or maybe a bit of both. Making a vacation successful and memorable calls for some planning. What you pack and what you forget will effect your travel in a significant way. Here’s the checklist for your next road or air…

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Refelctions : March

  March has been a great month for us. We had great weather for most of the time, except for one snow storm at the end of month. We needed that moisture so bad that everyone was delighted to see the snowfall. We also got to celebrate an Indian festival…

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It’s My First Blogiversary !

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  Polka Dots And Curry is one today. It’s been a year of regular blogging ( well almost ! ). I feel like a writer, though at the back of my mind I know I’m not even close to being called a writer ! This milestone would not have been…

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Custard Pot Pies With Vermicelli

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          This recipe is a fusion of two popular Indian desserts – custard  ( vanilla pudding ), usually served chilled and sweetened vermicelli which is always relished hot . It may look like a long recipe but trust me it is ready in thirty  minutes. We…

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Playing With Polka Dots

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  Polka dots are feminine, classy and these rarely go out of style. The best part  is they can look great on anyone if nicely done.  This fun pattern can transform an otherwise solid colored piece into a playful look. February weather has been great for us this year. This…

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Embrace Your Femininity

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Happy Women’s Day. I have been meaning to share this article for so long. I wrote about 7 drafts in last 10 months. Yes. I started writing this article in June, 2015.  What took me so long? Didn’t find the right words or maybe I was waiting for a good…

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Valentines Hike

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Last weekend we took advantage of warmer temperatures and planned a family hike to ‘celebrate’ Valentines Day. Though we are not big fans of Vday, but it was a long weekend too. And we usually plan a few family activities during long weekends. So this hike covered both the occasions.…

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