others bowls !! The table was laid with three bowls ofoatmeal,some fresh fruits and nuts and each one of us had to create an arty breakfast in 5 mins. Daughter was creating art for me, Mr LFJ for daughter and I for him. Frosty the Oatman .....
Oatmeal topped with grape eyes, dried apricot
nose , choco chip smile and plum hat.
Daughter decided to make an orange nosed frosty
the snowman Oatman for me ..... she was the first
to decide n quickly take the tiny treasure bowl
(read choco chips) totally under her custody.
Santa 's Oatmeal
Oatmeal topped with grape eyes, pomegranate
strawberry cap, apple beard n moustache
Christmas is incomplete without the jolly
old man or our beloved Santa who loves his red
cap and white flowing beard ....ahhh i must tell
you how the kiddo loved this edible version all
the more coz it was made for her by her dad :)
She loved gobbling up santa's crunchy beard
Rudolph - the Oatdeer
Oatmeal topped with grape eyes, plum antlers
strawberry nose and cheek dots.
After getting through all the chopping ,
clicking pictures etc I didn't have enough
time in hand to think too much for my
canvas ..... so Rudolph my red nose Oatdeer
came in as a perfect rescue n just took less than a
When temperature dips and teeth begin to chatter we know that Christmas has finally set in !!! It appears that the advent calendar and Indian winters seem to share a wonderful bond.... From the very beginning of the month the mercury starts dipping and by the Christmas eve the weather becomes freezing cold . While the extreme north gets enveloped in snow,we in capital city enjoy cold foggy mornings and bit sunny afternoons.
Xmas tree Salad
Sliced cucumber, grapes, blanched beans n bell peppers .
Our Christmas tree was already up and dazzling since early this month but we were still in mood to decorate some more ....... thus while drawing and crafting various paper versions we came up with this super
easy idea !! While I sliced the veggies n fruits ,
daughter arranged it on the platter...
To ride out cold breezy days and keep lil one
occupied we have been baking some festive treats,
nurturing our little balcony garden , capturing the
gorgeous reds and greens of the local market n
spending time creatively in loads of xmas crafts.
The winter season here is synonymous with vibrant
flowers and luscious juicy fruits and veggies -
heaps of strawberries, grapes, pomegranates, kiwis ,
winter cucumbers, colourful bell peppers, broccoli
and cherry tomatoes flood the local markets, making
it truly a veggie lovers paradise. Each visit to market tempts us to fill our our grocery bags up to the brim !!
After making loads of Santa cap cards and
gift tags for friends and family we decided to
treat ourselves on one too !!! The firm strawberries
made way to salad while the extra pomegranate arils made way to the juicer . It was the day of xmas salad ..... and holidays surely have this magical