Hello friends, I have moved to my own new and improved personal website https://kalpavrikshafarms.com/ . Please click on this link, to follow my posts in future. I will be using only the new link mentioned above for my new posts. Thank you and I hope to see you all there 🙂 Continue reading My New Blog Address
This picture was taken during our trip to Canada in 2007. Yes, we witnessed the miracle that Niagara falls is from the Canadian side and other marvels. But this picture somehow finds a place in my album because of the sheer beauty of patterns in the leaves is depicts. I love the stone wall and … Continue reading Patterns in nature – #wordlesswednesday
#SiblingStories is a blogging train hosted by Ila Varma in collaboration with the Brand #angtatva. 37 esteemed bloggers from the blogging fraternity have joined hands to participate in the Blog train for #SiblingTalk to revive the sweet and tickling hours spent with loving siblings and relive the golden memories of the past. I am Kalpana Manivannan, a former Biology … Continue reading A Treasure Trove of Childhood Memories
I understand that eating healthy and nutritious is not something you can just preach and get results instantly. It’s a journey you take along with your family towards building healthy eating habits. It needs conscious, sensible and sound decision making from the parents to inculcate a life-long good eating habit in their kids. My husband … Continue reading 8 Easy strategies that I use to get my kids to eat healthy
Finally! We are ready to have people over at our farm. Never in our wildest imagination did we visualise this day to arrive so soon. And yet, here we are! Ready to embrace something we have never done before. The date was decided on a whim as we have been contemplating this for quite some … Continue reading Welcome To My Farm
Have you ever wondered why home-grown/ homemade/ handmade/ handcrafted… is always expensive, and difficult to source? And all the while, their cheaper counterparts are readily available in abundance, at every nook and cranny of the city. It’s the marketing of such dubious products that prey on our time-constraint and need for convenience. They know that … Continue reading Are we chasing a cheap dream?
Twenty years… Seems like a long time, doesn’t it? Yeah, that’s how long we have been married and yet it feels like… (no, I won’t say yesterday) …probably our 6th or 7th anniversary. But you know what? We could have gotten away with that thought if not for our kids; kids who are 16 … Continue reading I don’t want diamonds for my anniversary…