Browsing articles from "February, 2013"

Behind the scene experience

Last Saturday was an extremely hectic day for Ethan and I. It marks the first day both Ethan and I started working with a TV station on a project that will be aired somewhere in April. My role is as the Creative Contributor where I contribute ideas on the crafts that will be made and also to guide the kids on how to make those crafts before recording begins. Ethan’s role is to make the […]


Bento making for beginners

Ethan will be starting Kindy this 1st of March. I did not pay for his snacks in school as being a former Kindy teacher I know how ‘nice and healthy’ canteen food can be.  I talked to Ethan and he is okay with the idea of bringing his own food. But that is before he actually goes to school and sees his friends eating different. I am afraid by then he might not be happy […]


Our Chap Goh Mei Sunday

By the time we woke up on Chap Goh Mei was already noon as we had an extremely hectic day before. Will blog about that later.  In the evening, we went to this Kindergarten that Ethan will be attending next month as I’ve already promised a friend (at the very last minute) to help her out in a Red Packet Craft competition. We only got together the night before to work out on what could […]


Tickling My Tastebuds

I’m not an early bird as the thought of “The early bird catches the worm” scares the heck out of me. Mind you, I don’t want to be eating worms for breakfast! I want to have Dim Sums! But Dim Sum breakfast is a very rare treat for me as we don’t have the time during weekday rush and on weekends the earliest we usually leave the house is at noon. I don’t like to […]


Gold Coast Morib Resort

This year, my parents did not celebrate Chinese New Year in Malacca due to the passing of the family’s matriarch last year. My eldest sister (and family) took my parents to Gold Coast Morib Resort instead. We joined them on the 2nd day of Chinese New Year. Though we just had lunch before pushing off to Morib, we arrived just in time as my family were about to have lunch so we ate together much […]


Playing with snakes on the set of MHI, TV3

I got a call from Malaysia Hari Ini (MHI TV3) inviting me to demo lantern making just few days before CNY. Coincidentally I had just done a demo with TV2’s Hello On Two so I still have all the materials ready. If my stint on HOT, TV2 is in English, this time on MHI it is in BM and I’m so glad! I think my spoken BM is so much better than my rojak English! […]


Pensonic PapaBlend : Introductory price RM499 only

How many of you here is a fan of ice-blended beverages? I’m a HUGE fan of ice-blended but not just any blender can blend ice, mind you. You need a blender with really solid steel blades to do the job.  Imagine my delight when I was invited by Pensonic (courtesy of Nuffnang) to the launch of PapaBlend blender at MYoga, The Gardens mid of last month. I was so excited I told Darling I’m so gonna […]


Light Bulb Bumble Bee

When we were back in our hometown recently, we saw many used light bulbs. I took one back to the Studio and let Ethan paint it as I remembered seeing this cute bumble bee here.  Paint the entire bulb yellow and let dry.  Paint the entire small end of the bulb black. Paint black stripes and let dry. Glue eyes. Make wings out of white chenille stems and glue. Make antenna and also the stinger […]


Childhood memories: Blowing Bubble Balloon

When I was younger, there was no iPad or whatever Pad to entertain me. One of my favourite activities was cycling and I always cycled to the nearest sundry shop to get this: Blowing Balloon in a tub that smells like glue. Anybody remembers this?  During the Chinese New Year holidays, we introduced this to Ethan.  I squeezed it out for him and let him blow through the straw.  Blow he did and he enjoyed […]


Ti Amo Valentine’s at Grand Dorsett Subang

It’s Valentine’s in the air and we made our way to one of our favourite hotels, the Grand Dorsett Subang. This place is nostalgic for us as we celebrated our Wedding Anniversary and my birthday here recently. This time we are here in Terazza Brasserie’s cosy ambience influenced in a trendy Mediterranean setting to light up some Valentine’s romance. From RM260.00++ per couple inclusive of 2 glasses of sparkling wine or your choice of freshly […]


Eve of CNY eve

Our Chinese New Year celebration this year is a little different as my parents are in KL instead of us going back to Malacca. We gathered at my eldest sister’s house on the eve of CNY eve for a feast before going back to my in-laws the next day.  Father and son ready to say goodbye to Santa and welcome the God of Prosperity instead :D My mother cooked up a storm for us. Some […]


KLCC’s Chinese New Year decoration

This year we were so busy that we hardly have time to mall hop to look at their CNY decoration. We did however, stepped foot in KLCC to catch a glimpse of their gigantic lantern. Beautiful and larger than life lantern. We were on our way to attend an official CNY event hence my two Darlings’ Chinese outfit :) Anyway, here’s wishing all our lovely reader a very Happy Chinese New Year. May the year […]


PETRONAS ‘Five Pillars of Happiness’ Pledge

Chinese New Year is a time for the Chinese communities all over the world to gather and reunite with families and loved ones to celebrate and welcome a new beginning with wishes and hopes for peace, happiness and good fortune for everyone. In multiracial Malaysia, CNY is also a good time for all Malaysians to participate and join in the celebration in a true spirit of unity and togetherness. It is in this same spirit […]


Going Japanese this Valentine’s Day at Fu-Rin Japanese Restaurant

From the very first year Darling and I dated, we’ve always celebrated Valentine’s Day having western food. I don’t know why, it was never Oriental, local or anything but it has always been WESTERN! This year however, we celebrated Valentine’s with a twist. Well, besides celebrating it a week earlier and also celebrating it together with friends, we went Japanese this time around at Fu-Rin Japanese Restaurant, Holiday Inn Kuala Lumpur Glenmarie. Our appetizer was […]


On Air LIVE at Hello On Two TV2

As I’ve announced on my FB Page, I had a segment with TV2’s Hello On Two on Chinese New Year decoration on Monday 4th February 2013 where I’ll be demonstrating how to make 2 AngPow lanterns. D-Day finally arrived and I woke up at 5am. Steamed some red bean pau and woke Ethan and Darling up. Pushed off from home at 5.30am and arrived Wisma TV Angkasapuri at 6.30am. Never in my life I wake […]


Standing Egg

Did you manage to make an egg stand yesterday? It was my first time trying after seeing this phenomenon year after year and guess what? I did it! It was not STAND at FIRST TRY. I had to try several times before the egg eventually stay standing. Watch this video :D  


Angpow lanterns and CNY craft collections

Here’s a collection of our past angpow lanterns and Chinese New Year crafts.  Angpow Koi Fish We received endless request for the angpow koi fish template.  Click here for the full tutorial. The good news is we have finally uploaded the template below and also in our original post.    Just click, save and print it and trace it onto your angpow packets.  Angpow Lucky Star Lantern Click here for the full tutorial. Angpow Ball […]

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