Thursday, January 7, 2010

Pizza Party!

In the morning, we stuffed ourselves with French toast and masala eggs. We went to Fia and Fua's home to spend some time with the newlyweds before they head back to the States. Saying goodbye to Nrupaal and Anu reminded us how hard it will be to say goodbye to everyone next week.

When we got back to Ragi Masi and Nikunj Masa's house, the kitchen was in a frenzy.
Masa and Masi are renowned for their pizza, and they planned a family gathering for the evening. Seven rolls of dough, a couple of hours of chopping vegetables, and more than a hundred slices of pizza later, we were ready to dig in.
Fourteen members of my mom's side came over for the feast of pineapple and jalapeno, aloo and capsicum, and garlic pizzas. Devangi treated us to her homemade chocolate cupcakes for dessert.

Having family together relieved the stress we were feeling from an earlier phone call with Emirates. We thought our travel nightmares were over, only to find out that our flight home was canceled. Because of miscommunication, Emirates assumed we wouldn't take their airline back. We had a very stressful 12 hours as we waited to hear back from the airline. Luckily (with the help of my cousin, Biraj), we had our seats reconfirmed and we will return home on the expected flight (!!!).
The picture above includes Sonya and I with all our first cousins. I really love being with my family again.

Happy reading!