Tuesday, December 19, 2006

A good marriage is like a casserole, only those responsible for it really know what goes in it.

The Sweet year that was !!! Couples

I celebrated my first wedding anniversary a few days ago..... The first thought I had in the morning was; this time last year, I was, at 6:00 am, having a 'last' look at my 'maika'.. oh no! no waterworks for me please!
Since then one full year has gone by, in the wink of an eye! Seems like yesterday that my mother was at her wits end trying to convince me to choose a guy to get married to.. all those endless lectures... my frivolous retorts...pooh poohing the proposals....
And then one fine day...it happened! The wild, carefree (and careless), don't-care colt was tamed..... Horse
Today when I look back, I feel very happy about my decision,Proposal very content with the life I lead (but that in no way assuages my desire to shop- my one undying passion!) and proud of my husband and thankful to God for giving me such a loving, caring family. (Touch wood!)
Now I wanted to make a spread to mark this wonderful day, but M had other plans... the sly devil! he never told me... but what a glorious dinner plan he had made!! But I insisted on making the sweet of the day! Well, that too had to be a shortcut he said.
Ok, as you wish! so I whipped out a ready mix pack of Gulab Jamun and made them as per the instructions on the pack. No, I won't put up a recipe for the little effort that went into making this delectable sweet, just the pic to show how well they turned out, but yes, one of these days, I am going to make gulab jamuns from scratch and proudly post them here!


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14 comments:

  1. Nice right up and just enjoyed reading.Belated but Wish u a very very happy anniversary and enjoy all the coming years togeather.Happy holidays.BTW, I love gulabjamuns..especially cova one:-))

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  2. Congratulations on your first wedding anniversary!! May you have a long and happy marriage.
    Love those cartoons!:))
    Enjoy golden delicious Jamuns and sweeten your marriage even more!
    GOD bless and Happy Holidays.

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  3. Belated happy anniversary

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  4. Many many happy returns of the day Manasi, I wish you celebrate every year with the same amount of happiness. Viji

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  5. Manasi: Happy belated anniversary! I enjoyed reading this post...and that picture of Gulab-Jamuns is lovely.
    Wishing you many happy years ahead..!

    Cheers,Trupti

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  6. Manasi, happy anniverary...god bless...i loved the batata vada...my kind of food...thanks for sharing

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  7. Mansi:
    Nice Post buddy and belated wishes to you both.Just loved reading it and those Gulab Jamuns just look fantabulous
    Cheers
    Seema

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  8. Looks like jamuns turned out good. belated anniversary wishes

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  9. Many many happy returns of the day manasi!!!!! The Gulab Jamuns look fab!!!!!! May it sweeten your life in all the yrs to come..... and may you have many more!!!!! :)

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  10. Many happy returns of the day, may you celebrate many more like these.

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  11. Happy belated wishes!!
    Have a long and happy wedding!
    Jamun looks perfect. Nice pic.

    Happy holidays
    -JJ

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  12. Belated happy anniversary dear. Loved to read this post. A wish loads of happiness for you in the coming years.

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  13. Thanx Meena! I plan on making the khoya ones, only hope i get gulab jamun khoya here!

    Asha, thank u soo much! Happy holidays to u and ur family!

    Anonymous, thank u very much!

    Thank u Viji!

    Hi Trupti! Thank u so much for ur warm wishes!

    Hi Dilip! Thank u very much! U too love all snacky stuff don't u? Very good taste indeed!! :D

    Hi Seema! Thank u dear!

    Hi Krithika, thank u vry much!

    Hi Rooma! Thank u dear for ur warm wishes :D

    Hi Deepak, thank u very much.

    Hi Lakshmi, Thank u!!

    Hi JFF! Thank u for ur wishes!

    Hi Shilpa! Thank u very much!!!!

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