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Christmas - a festival of joy and peace

Christmas is here. Time to rejoice and celebrate. A festival that brings in cheer and lights up the winter season chill. Thoughts of the yummy Christmas pudding, delicious Christmasy cakes, candies and all those goodies fill up my imagination. A sudden whiff of those mouth watering aromas urge me place my orders for them at the well known bakeries and delicatessen in the city!

At school we enacted plays, took part in the school choir and Christmas carnivals, totally awesome memories...days filled with fun and frolic. The best part was also the gifts we collected! All throughout childhood days and later, it is a festival so close to our heart.

Coming back to my children at our art studio and their Christmas artworks. We have been planning to make Christmas decorations and decorate the tree in our community garden, maybe will help in their school activities and at home. After thinking up a lot of ideas and the humongous MESS.... we can up with these nice, crazy, decent, pretty, good, E…

Fun activities in winter

Its winter again! I hear the children say, 'Oh! its night already'! As it gets darker in the evenings. I am also happy to find them enjoying outdoor games on weekends and holidays. For people who dislike the dullness in the atmosphere, the net comes handy with its tips on how to beat winter blues or practicing spirituality in winter and so on.. but good for the grown-ups!

Winter is a beautiful season and it is all about how we handle our comforts and plan our lifestyle to make it enjoyable.

All the regions in India, experience a different weather conditions during the same season, because of the varied topography. In the northern part of India, we experience extreme cold climates around this time, between December and January. Winter is a good time for nature walks and picnics with children, friends and family.

At our art studio we are all happy to create winter landscapes, snowflakes (because we miss snow on the plains), Christmas season, Santa and many more that we all feel …