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8 questions your relatives ask when they visit your fauji ghar!

Disclaimer by ACuriousArmyWife: This post is based on real life and real relatives. Buahahaha! 1. Ye furniture army ne diya hai? Our answer: Han ji, see the point is that it is difficult to travel with a lot of stuff every one or two years na. So Army generously provides the basic furniture to everyone.… Continue reading 8 questions your relatives ask when they visit your fauji ghar!

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Black Military boxes? No no, I want some colour

An army family is going to be on the move all the time. Count yourself lucky if you get 2-3 years of an uninterrupted peace posting. Having met so many defence families, I have come to a simple conclusion -- pati saath ho na ho, black fauji trunks kabhi ek fauji biwi ka saath nai… Continue reading Black Military boxes? No no, I want some colour

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9 Reasons why Maggi and Fauj are made for each other

We all had a harrowing time when Maggi was banned. What a relief that it's coming back to reunite with her beloved fauji. I keep reading about how much Maggi means more to everyone that probably a lot of other meaningful things (I am not judging them, cos I am a Maggiholic myself). But Indian… Continue reading 9 Reasons why Maggi and Fauj are made for each other

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Asha School student Laxmi excels in Special Olympics

Kudos to Laxmi Kumari, who won medals for India in Special Olympics recently. FYI, she is a product of the Asha Special Children School, which is run by the Indian Army (or is it AWWA?). I am so proud of her. I also made a mental note to encourage someone to follow in her footsteps… Continue reading Asha School student Laxmi excels in Special Olympics

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First packing experience. What a pain!

And I am back... 🙂 Not that I was missed, I know. But it still feels great to write "I am back", for purely selfish reasons with which I won't bore you. So it's been almost two months that I haven't written anything. I was caught up in the cycle of dining outs - friendly… Continue reading First packing experience. What a pain!

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Aman Grewal makes us Army wives proud

All army wives' whatsapp groups were abuzz with the big news on Octobr 21 with this fantastic news! Aman Grewal, a fellow army wife, was crowned Mrs India Worldwide 2014 and everyone was busy in praising this new beauty queen. A Curious Army Wife is proud of this 36-year-old mother of a nine-year-old (doesn't look like though) and… Continue reading Aman Grewal makes us Army wives proud

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Eco-friendly Diwali ideas

Fauji Biwiyon, Let's take an oath this year to celebrate Diwali in the most eco-friendly manner. How you ask? Here's how - 1. SAY NO TO CRACKERS. We all are in love with the fresh air of our clean and green cantonment. How often have you woken up the day after Diwali and wondered what… Continue reading Eco-friendly Diwali ideas

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Protecting everyone!

This is a picture taken by Capt Sa'ab, who was recently out for a camp with a bunch of other faujis. The day they landed at the camp site they realised they had some unusual guests. Three kittens living in the barracks had accidently gotten themselves packed with the men's stuff! Well, needless to say,… Continue reading Protecting everyone!

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Tapori Ladies’ Meet

As soon as the name of the unit/battalion which will host the next Ladies' Meet is announced, it is like the begul has been sounded for the next big battle. "What should we have as our theme?" is the big question which Arnab Goswami has sadly ignored. One fine day, when I had nothing better… Continue reading Tapori Ladies’ Meet