Saturday, December 7, 2013

Living the Dream at Harbour - 'Home Sweet Home' !!!!



I feel like living the dream at my New Home !!!!!!!!!!

It is a place where I enjoy the first amber rays of sun streaming through windows and sheers !
Delighted to read Aesop's fables and family fables to my growing buddy !
Like to brew a cup of green tea in my kitchen and gazing out at  dew drops on the grass !
Savour a simple supper on the deck full of baskets of morning glory !
Fond of feeding the birds chirping in the bird house !
Get mesmerised by the sight of the deers running in the backyard and
Simply love a perfect tinkle of wind chimes, every time the wind breezes and it drizzles !!!!
A serene and peaceful place to relax and rejuvenate, to enjoy the nature and the Almighty's grace !!!!!

Reminiscing about the once upon a time days when making a 'home' with play cards; in the drawing books; and with sand on the shores used to make up for happy hours...! 

Now every Sunday began with the hunt for the Dream Home. We were on virtually an open house spree......!!!!!!!!

Streaming one house after another....!


The hunt for the perfect home continued week after week.....!!


At last we did found our own cozy space called, 'Home Sweet Home' !!!!!!!!!!!!!!


After walking in and out of number of houses, as I stepped into this house, it smelled like "HOME" to me.

There were huge empty walls, empty rooms and empty closets......!
I felt like getting an opportunity to start the life on a fresh note...!
Curled up near the window panes with a big drawing pad, spent days and nights religiously doodling our plans for the decor of the house.

Yes, to be precise it was like having an 'Idea Marathon.'


And here we are couple of weeks later, unpacking our stuff, still continuing with the activity though and making this place as our own Lil' world ! It was just going crazy and crazy everyday with innumerable trips to Home Depot and Lowe's ! I did ended up make beautiful paintings for family room and my munchkin's room !



On Browsing through different chapters of my life experiences and excursions,  I often pondered on the ways to make the most happening and memorable days of life. I sat down and realized it wasn't shopping in Milan or strolling in the New York city.

It is indeed carving a niche for yourself, enjoying the simple pleasures of life, right at your own harbor - Home !  

Pretty soon I realized that my home has become like a small observatory to my mind and soul, a perfect place to unwind and kindle beautiful memories of past and at times of future.... !!!!

Here is a sneak peek of our new 'Home Sweet Home' !


Blooming Soft Pink Roses in my Backyard Mini Rose Garden !


Belonging and becoming a  part of your dwelling, calls for celebrations.... !

Celebrating the happy moments with family and friends is priceless......!!!!!!!!




Welcome Guys to My New Home !!!!!


 Bringing an end to the week after week  unpacking mode, the weekend was spent in doing the rituals and housewarming ceremony with close friends followed by Buffet made at Home from Scratch. 

The menu had concoction of Asian and American appetizers, nibblers, main course and homemade red velvet cupcakes in the dessert for the little fellows!


A bunch of Fresh Flowers for the Dashboard of the Harbour !

The Sunny Side Up of my Kitchen !
The Kitchen Island turns into Learning Pad with Quick Breakfast & Dinner Makeovers  !!!! 
My Cozy Corner from Dawn to Dusk to Enjoy breakfast & Supper; Beauty & Bliss of Nature;
with a picture perfect view of Geese & Deers in the Backyard ...............!!!!




The Rays of Sun adding Warmness to my Nest.... !!!!


So finally we have settled in ready to get LinkedIn with the new neighbourhood!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

And Everyday is a new day, giving me a platform to create new things and glide with the times !

Everything is looking so far so good... ! 

And I finally feel like living the dream at my New Home, Ever since !!!!!!!!!!

Guys, I know I took a really long break for settling down but I do promise to make it up by sharing sizzling recipes for the holiday season ! Before signing off, check out my holiday seasons favorite recipes at mycreativeflavors -

http://www.mycreativeflavors.com/2012/12/bundle-of-chocolate-fudge-bundts-for.html

http://www.mycreativeflavors.com/2012/12/garden-vegetable-soup-with-pesto-for-fa_13.html

http://www.mycreativeflavors.com/2011/10/devils-ghirardelli-chocolate-cups.html

http://www.mycreativeflavors.com/2013/01/blessings-for-new-beginnings-and-rose.html

Stay warm and stay tuned for upcoming sumptuous recipes to keep you cozy in the fall .... !!!!

Love & Regards,

38 comments:

Sandra @Sandras Easy Cooking said...

What a wonderfully written post...i enjoyed reading, especially because we bought over the summer our home sweet home. Great pictures, I am loving your kitchen, too!
I hope your holidays are filled with happiness and joy! I hope you will get back to blogging!:)

Sonia said...

Thank you so much Sandra for the warm wishes ! Feeling some how settled now, so shall be back to blogging soon with full enthusiasm ! I appreciate your time in stooping by my space. Happy Holidays to you too. Take care !
Regards, sonia

Rosa's Yummy Yums said...

Lovely flowers and house!

Happy Holidays to you and your family!

All the best.

Cheers,

Rosa

Torviewtoronto said...

Happy to hear from you Sonia thank you for visiting the site and for the holiday wishes. I wish you and your family a wonderful holiday season and enjoy your cute beautiful home Congrats :)
Lovely colours and decor :) looking forward to see the things you are going to make.
Happy New Year and keep in touch
Akheela

Pam said...

Congratulations on your new home... it looks BEAUTIFUL!

Sonia said...

Hello Rosa,
Thank you so much for stopping by my space and thanks a ton for the lovely wishes. Happy Holidays to you !!!!
Luv, Sonia

Sonia said...

Hi Akheela,
I appreciate your wishes and complements. Thanks a lot for the wishes and hope you guys are having a wonderful holiday season !
Regards,
Sonia

Sonia said...


Thanks Pam for the wishes ! Stay Warm and enjoy !
Regards,
Sonia

Home change Home said...

Well, I know the feeling that you describe so good, I almost enjoyed as you!
Congratulatios for the house, the new home, that seems prety homie...
Good and warm Christmas for you and thank you for the nice comment in my Blog :) :)
Teresa

Red Rose Alley said...

Sonia,
Your new home is very nice. Everything you've done so far looks cozy and lovely. I really like your deck outside, and the kitchen is fantastic. This post hit home for me, as we sold our big house to downsize, and will be getting a new home hopefully next year. It's such a hectic time moving, but special at the same time.

Enjoy your new home, and this beautiful Christmas season.

~Sheri at Red Rose Alley

Sonia said...

Hi Teresa, I love reading your comment. It's always great to hear from You and I appreciate your time for stopping by my webpage. Merry Christmas to you ! Have a wonderful Holiday Season and stay Warm !
Thanks & Regards, Sonia

Sonia said...

Hi Sheri,
Thankyou so much for the warm wishes. I loved reading your comment. Wish you luck in finding a new dream home. Its hectic but a great divine feeling as well !!!! Merry Christmas to you too ! Have a wonderful Holiday Season and stay Warm !
Thanks & Regards, Sonia

Joyti said...

Lovely home! Congratulations on finding and getting it!

Sonia said...

Thanks Jyoti for the wishes !
Take care.

Luv, Sonia

Barbara Fisher said...

Hello Sonia, my first visit to your blog and I'm already in love! Congratulations on your new home it looks absolutely lovely. I am already looking forward to reading more of your posts. Barbara

Sonia said...

Hello Barbara, Many Thanks to you for the heartfelt wishes. It's great to hear from a talented person like you. I appreciate your time for stopping by my webpage. Shall be making out something soon!
Stay in touch n Take care.
Thanks & Regards, Sonia

Castles Crowns and Cottages said...

Hello there, Sonia! Nice to meet you! Thank you for coming to visit my post and your new home is cozy and lovely. I see you don't have snow, but we sure have a lot and is it ever cold here!

Wishing you a fabulous Christmas! Anita

Sonia said...

Hello Anita,
Thankyou so much for the lovely comment and Christmas Wishes
We are having snow today but took these pictures before it started snowing here... ! Take care, sonia

~~louise~~ said...

Hi Sonia!!!

I'm so excited for you and your family and your new home!!! It looks charming:) And a Rose garden too!!!

Wishing you many "tasty" memories in your new home. I also look forward to your delicious posts too!!! Thank you so much for sharing, Sonia. Enjoy each and every moment:)

Angie Schneider said...

A wonderful new home, Sonia. Love your backyard!
Have a wonderful holiday season!

Sonia said...



Many Thanks to you Louise, I simply love reading your comments. It's always great to hear from a master chef like you and I appreciate your time and stimulating feedback. I am trying different 'tasty' recipes and shall be sharing soon. Happy Holidays to you!
Luv, Sonia

Sonia said...

Thanks Angie for the warm wishes.
I appreciate your time in stopping by my webpage and wish you all happy Holidays and Merry Christmas !

Thanks & Regards,
Sonia

Judy@Savoring Today said...

Congratulations on your new home, it is lovely! The flowers are so inviting and the view in the back is peaceful ~ I'm sure you will create many wonderful memories there. Thanks for stopping by Savoring Today and saying hello, it was good to find your blog and take a look around ... look forward to more. :)

minnie@thelady8home said...

Hi Sonia, congratulations on your new home, it looks beautiful! I wish you joy in your dream home :)

Sonia said...

Hi Judy, Thank you so much for the wishes and the lovely comment. Hope to share more posts pretty soon drawing inspirations from the new environment.
Happy Holidays !!!
Regards,
Sonia

Sonia said...

Many Thanks Minnie for the warm wishes !!!
Have a wonderful day and happy holidays !!!
Regards n luv, Sonia

Nami | Just One Cookbook said...

Ohhhh! Congratulations on your new home! Beautiful and lovely! I'm so happy for you! I wouldn't go anywhere if I were you. Enjoy your home and have a wonderful holiday at your new home! :)

Sonia said...

Dear Nami, Thanks a ton for your best wishes and making our house all the more special for us ! We are sticking to our nest in the winter break :)))
Have a wonderful time and Happy holidays !
Luv, Sonia

Maureen | Orgasmic Chef said...

How exciting! Moving into a new home really IS a new beginning. Everything's clean and in its place. Congratulations!

Sonia said...

Help Maureen,
I appreciate your best wishes and they all mean a lot to us especially when you make a home away from home!
Thanks a lot and have fun in the holidays!!!
Cheers, sonia

Gintare @Gourmantine said...

Congrats on your new home, it looks beautiful and so much light! I've been through the same process of setting in a few years ago and can imagine how wonderful it is to be home :)

SKIP TO MALOU said...

COngratulations on your new home. it looks amazing. i could imagine warm dishes coming out of your kitchen and all the beautiful memories that will be made around the house.
happy holidays!
malou

Tiffany said...

CONGRATS on your new home!

Sonia said...

Many Thanks to you all for the lovely warm wishes! They are so special to me ! Hope you guys had a wonderful holiday season and wish you a very happy and healthy 2014 !!!

Kitchen Belleicious said...

yeah on your new home! It looks lovely and so perfect for you!

Sonia said...

Hi Mehar, A very happy new year to you ! Hope you had a wonderful holiday time and many thanks for the best wishes... !

Alicia@ eco friendly homemaking said...

Your home is beautiful! Thanks so much for stopping by my blog and commenting. Look forward to seeing some of your wonderful recipes.

Sonia said...

Many Thanks dear Alicia for the warm compliments !Happy new year to you ! regards, sonia

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