Category Indian Wedding

Happy New Year!!! (Indian Wedding Pt. 4)

Happy New Year!! And welcome 2013!  I celebrated with my family on Sunday night by throwing a huuuuuuge party, one we’ve been planning for almost a year now.  Oh, and my sister happened to get married too. See how excited she is? She’s supposed to be meditating and praying for her husband’s long life in […]


Happy Wedding Day, Prachi & Shreyas!

Mehndi Hai Rachne Wali (Indian Wedding pt. 3)

What I love most about weddings are the constant reminders of how much love there is in the world. Our house is full of family: 3 aunts, 3 uncles, 2 cousins, 1 grandma, and a whole contingent of our family friends from Canada. Each day, a new group of loved ones arrive and it’s overwhelming […]

Christmas in the Wedding House (Indian Wedding Pt. 2)

Merry Christmas, everyone! Normally, Christmas at my parents’ home is a small affair (I do look forward to mom’s yearly gift of funky knee socks, matching underwear, and dish-washing gloves.) From time to time, we gather our extended family in one place and herd them towards a movie theatre. This takes serious cowboy-like skills, which […]

My (sister’s) Big Fat Indian Wedding

It is here! The spectacular spectacle I’ve been dreaming about since I was a little girl… after months of planning, cutting, gluing, stamping, and fighting, the wedding is finally here. Rather, it’s a week away. But in true Indian fashion, the wedding is not just a wedding, it is THE wedding: a multi-day event, drawing […]