Monthly Archives: April 2018

You look like a banana 🍌 mama

While celebrating the Nepali new Year, I was dressed in traditional yellow kurta.

As I came out of my room I had this conversation with Chhori

Chhori : “You look like a banana 🍌 mama

Me: (not trying to laugh) “I am so hurt” (making a sad face)

Chhori: “I am sorry mama. I look like broccoli 🥦 (looking at her green kurta)

Me: (laughing) “I love broccoli 🥦

Chhori: “and I love banana 🍌 and I love you mama”

She definitely has become quite cheeky and witty. I love our conversations and I love her so much. I want her to remain like this forever.

Take care ,

M from nepaliaustralian

XOXO 

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Take your yogurt mama

I don’t how kids these are so smart and clever.

Chhori surprises us every day with her smart brain and the way she communicates with us.

We kind of have an order as to how we say good bye before I leave for work. First it is a hug 🤗 then a kiss 😘 and finally a hi-five 👋.Then the following dialogues occur.

Chhori: “Have a good day mama

Me: “Have a good day baby.

This happens every single day. But the other day chhori added, “ and don’t forget your yogurt Mama.”

I normally take yogurt for lunch and lucky for me that day, I actually had forgotten it. I don’t know how she knew but she has a good eye on what’s happening around her.

Love her to the moon and back.

Take care and happy Friday.

M from nepaliaustralian

XOXO 

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Enjoying hot pot

Since we had Chhori, we go out only to the restaurants where there is food that Chhori enjoys.

It is because we want Chhori to enjoy the experience and we all want to have fun as a family.

So we haven’t gone for a Hot Pot for a while and were so excited when one of our friends invited us for a Hot Pot dinner at her place.

She is from Thailand and they do amazing hotpot. The good thing is that they love Nepali momo. So we always make momo when they come over and they treat us with hot pot.

When we arrived for dinner, the table was already set with amazing food like fish ball, pork slices, lamb slices, mushroom, green veggies and a variety of sauces.

We really enjoyed the whole experience and the hotpot was delicious.

Chhori enjoyed the food and the company of our friend’s son.

I am glad to have people around us who are a great company and treat us with amazing food.

Do you like hotpot? Do you make them at home?

Take care and happy Friday.

M from nepaliaustralian

XOXO 

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ANZAC Day 2018

Every year on 25 April Australian mark the anniversary of the first major military action fought by Australian and New Zealand forces during the First World War.  It is called ANZAC Day and Australia has public holiday to commemorate this day.

Please read more about the day here.

Lest we Forget.

Have good day everyone and Take care !!!

M from nepaliaustralian

XOXO 

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I am big strong girl

Chhori is at this stage now that she doesn’t like to be called “Baby”. She is always going to be my baby but at 3 she thinks she is a big girl and gets annoyed if anyone calls her “Baby”.

Recently she moved from 2-3 years room to 3-4 years room in her childcare so she calls all her friends in 2-3 years room babies.

We know about it so we try not to call her a baby in front of her. But sometimes, AS and I will have a conversation and suddenly we hear Chhori saying, “I am not a baby, I am big strong girl.

Then we realised that we had called her a baby in our conversation unconsciously and she has picked up on it.

She also got upset with my SIL when she called her my “baby doll” and with my nephew when he said, “You are a baby so you can’t play this game.”

I hope this is just a phase and she will outgrow it otherwise we will be hearing “I am not a baby, I am big strong girl.” for a while.

Please do share your experience and please tell me this is normal phase of child growing up.

Take care.

M from nepaliaustralian

XOXO 

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Easy Garlic Prawn

You know sometime you wish that yummy and tasty food are easy to cook, this is definitely one of those recipe.

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 5 cloves garlic crushed
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 500 gm cooked prawns peeled
  • Black pepper as required

Method
• Place oil and garlic in a bowl.


• Add prawns and stir to coat.
• Heat butter in non-stick frying pan.


• Add prawns and cook over high heat for about 4-5 minutes or until prawns are cooked. Add pepper before serving.

Take care,

M from nepaliaustralian

XOXO

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