The cobwebs in my food blog

A year and a month ago, I suddenly felt a very strong urge to start a food blog. I started off with a Facebook page and then graduated to a blog. Not satisfied with the look of the blog, I contacted a professional and gave him the brief – a ” homely looking site”.

He gaped at me and asked what I meant by ” homely “. I told him that to me, it meant a simple canvas on which I could just chronicle my cooking adventures, with some stories thrown in. But he told me that since I would be posting regularly in the near future, we might as well go in for a more ” in ” look. After some discussion I gave in and my new site was built. I like it and he has done a neat enough job but how I wish I had stuck to my ” homely” brief!

My food blog which I saw as a platform to share my food adventures and related stories is giving me guilt – laden moments. It looks like a professional site and I don’t post often enough. Infact, the last post was around a month back and the next post doesn’t seem to be happening anywhere soon in the future. We will be living in guestrooms for about 2 months and I won’t be cooking anything for a long time.

Also, I am not an expert and there are days when I don’t cook anything at all. I am not one of those effecient ladies who rustle up goodies at a short notice and can cook in any kitchen . Infact, I am one of those people who are good-for-nothing in kitchens other than their own.

If my food blog was a room, it would be full of dust and cobwebs by now. Of course I plan to be regular at it once the kids are slightly older and I get more free time. After all, I do love posting the pictures, recipes and the related stories. Till then, it’s just my very own journal.

Again, how I wish I had stuck to my ” homely ” look for the blog. There would be no guilt pangs to deal with. But hey, no more guilt . After all, I AM the Boss of the blog, ain’t I ? ☺☺

© Jun 2016 Sapna Dhyani Devrani

Author: Sapna Dhyani

I am Sapna Dhyani. I write about everything that crosses my mind. I write about life as I see it and like to infuse humour into my blogs. I belong to Dehradun but now live in a new city after every two years, being an army wife. This uprooting of base every couple of years, setting up a new home in a new place, meeting new people and forging new friendships, exploring new cities; all this ensures that I go through and am blessed with a myriad of experiences.

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