The festival of Diwali holds a very special place in every heart, but when it’s your first Diwali as a married couple after your wedding then it gets even more special. Celebrating the festival of lights for the first time with your in-laws and your husband is all together momentous. People of different culture celebrate this festival in different ways. To make your first Diwali with your in-laws more special, efforts need to be put in by the husband as well as the wife.
Go shopping with your in-laws
From dussehra itself the frantic spree of shopping, spring cleaning, redecorating commences. Give your new home and new closet a revamp session with your new mommy by your side this Diwali
Throw a diwali party
It’s diwali and it’s your first and it’s definitely a great time to celebrate. Cook some nice food for your guests and organise a cards party ! Have a bash and make your first Diwali memorable.
Light up the house
After all, Diwali or Deepavali is “the festival of lights”. So, deck up the entire house with diyas, candles, LED chains, chandeliers and every lighting arrangement you can think of. Once again, make teams and showcase your amazing resource allocation skills. Arrange everything before the sun goes down, so that the entire house lights up once it’s dark.
Gift something special to your in-laws
It’s Diwali and you naturally ought to do a lot of shopping for yourself. But, this time you also need to create a shopping list of gifts to buy for your in-laws and new extended family members. Seek your husband’s guidance as he can tell you about their likes and dislikes . Once the shopping is done, get the surprise gifts beautifully wrapped and hidden in a safe place.
Rangoli- a must have
Rangoli can be a hectic task if it is done alone. So, help your in-laws in making a beautiful Rangoli. You can also divide tasks among people and make more than one Rangoli. Once it’s done, help your family decorate it with diyas (earthen lamps) and flower petals.
Cook them a nice meal
Let’s rephrase the old saying that goes like “The way to a man’s heart is through his stomach.” Post marriage, the way to your in-laws’ hearts is also through their stomach. Brush up on your culinary skills. Diwali can be the perfect occasion to let your husband and in-laws discover the new chef. Incorporate special recipes and enjoy a grand festive meal. You will surely earn a lot of brownie points from your mother-in-law!
Perform the puja for the first time as a married couple
Performing the Diwali puja is auspicious and doing it as a married couple for the first time is even more meaningful and memorable. You should always make proper arrangements for this Puja and ensure that you don’t miss out on any ritual