Browsing articles from "June, 2016"
Jun
30
2016

Craft for Children: Footprint Popsicle

It has been a while since our last arts and crafts project. Today’s project is making paper popsicle out of the boy’s footprint. Ayden can’t do much here so Ethan assisted him when it comes to tracing and cutting.  Materials needed are coloured paper, popsicle stick, glue, pencil and a pair of scissors.  Big brother Ethan helped trace Ayden’s footprint.  He also helped to cut it out.  Ayden is able to apply glue onto the […]

Jun
28
2016

Ethan’s Taekwondo 1st Poom Black Belt

We went to Bukit Gambang Resort City last weekend but before we began our journey on Saturday, we dropped by Ethan’s school for his Black Belt 1st Poom certificate and changing of belt ceremony.  Ethan started learning taekwondo in March 2014. I was hesitant to let him learn initially but the father convinced me to let him with the reason it will be a good self-defense. I gave in and from that day onwards, our Saturdays […]

Jun
27
2016

Unboxing and Review of TRANSFORMERS Combiner Wars (Superion)

Ethan is a huge fan of TRANSFORMERS. He has a lavish collection of TRANSFORMERS toys but none of them can beat what he is about to unbox – the TRANSFORMERS Combiner Wars (Superion). Ethan got this TRANSFORMERS Generations Combiner Wars Series Pack worth RM529.90 during the recent school holidays. He chose the TRANSFORMERS Combiner Wars (Superion) as they are the Autobots combiner. The Autobots are the heroes in TRANSFORMERS toyline movies and toyline in case […]

Jun
24
2016

Unboxing TRANSFORMERS Robots-In-Disguise Hyperchange Heroes – Optimus Prime

Before the school holidays, after collecting big brother Ethan’s report card, we brought the boys to 1 Utama to check out TRANSFORMERS toys. Ethan is a huge fan of TRANSFORMERS and has a lavish collection of them which he is reluctant to share with Ayden. He is afraid Ayden will damage his TRANSFORMERS collection because Ayden will recklessly try to transform them. The boys got lucky this time as Hasbro Toy Malaysia, presented them each […]

Jun
23
2016

His shoe vs Mine

It is a state holiday today so let’s go shopping. We woke up early and quickly headed out to our favourite shopping mall because we are afraid if we go later, there won’t be any parking spot available as everyone else is taking this opportunity to do some shopping too. Town folks, tsk tsk! Ayden has been wearing big brother Ethan’s hand-me-down Crocs all these while so we thought it is time to buy him […]

Jun
22
2016

Smuggling Popcorns

Mothers are supposed to show good example to their kids as kids usually mimic their parents’ every move. Pity my boys as I am not such a good role model lah. During the recent school holidays, we made popcorn at home. If you follow my blog, you would have read my post about our kitchen project – making popcorn. If you haven’t, then let me share with you the video on how to make popcorn. […]

Jun
21
2016

Double Happiness Kitchen @ Kota Damansara

My pretty friend Queenie (whom I got to know years ago through blogging) opened a restaurant in Kota Damansara about 3 months ago. Last Saturday, we took the opportunity to visit her and try out the food there. Double Happiness Kitchen No 22A, Jalan Teknologi 3/6D, Taman Sains Selangor 1, Seksyen 3, Kota Damansara 012-980 6286 The interior is divided into two section; air-conditioned and open space (I presumed for smokers). Decor is kept to […]

Jun
19
2016

Persatuan Peranakan Baba Nyonya @ the Blossom Arts Festival Malaysia

The inaugural Blossom Arts Festival Malaysia 2016 is being held at Wisma MCA. The month long festival which starts on June 1 brings about 100 people, groups and societies together for a month of arts, exhibitions, stage performances, visual arts presentations as well as culture and folk activities. Persatuan Peranakan Baba Nyonya from Malacca took part in this festival this weekend with my mom and aunt being part of it. I took the opportunity to visit them […]

Jun
17
2016

Little helper in the kitchen

This year with big brother Ethan in the school’s morning session, I started to cook dinner daily as we will have dinner and go to bed earlier compared to when he was in the evening session. The fact that lil Ayden is turning 3 and is able to help in the kitchen is also a contributing factor to me cooking more often.   I do my marketing once a week and try to make sure […]

Jun
15
2016

Homegrown Organic Pak Choy

I have successfully grown spinach in milk cartons. It is highly successful that I have continuous supply of spinach since 2015 till today. I love it that I can just pluck them at any time and have fresh spinach for dinner hence I decided to try growing other types of leafy vegetables.  I bought this Pak Choy seeds. The seeds look like those we used for cooking. I wonder if those biji sawi we used for […]

Jun
14
2016

Nickelodeon’s Green Goo Splash @ Nickelodeon Lost Lagoon, Sunway Lagoon

Sunway Lagoon has a new attraction – Nickelodeon Lost Lagoon. It is also Asia’s 1st Nickelodeon Themed Land. Well, it was launched in February 2016 if I am not mistaken but we only got the time to check it out in the recent months. However, we only managed to catch the highlight at Nickelodeon Lost Lagoon – the signature GREEN SLIME last weekend. Nickelodeon’s signature gooey green slime deluge happens daily at 4pm at Spongebob’s Splash Adventure. […]

Jun
12
2016

Suspension Bridge @ Sunway Lagoon Amusement Park

We are regular visitors to Sunway Lagoon Amusement Park as my family has the annual pass but we have never stepped foot on their Suspension Bridge until today.  We finally found the courage to walk on Malaysia’s Longest Pedestrian Suspension Bridge at Sunway Lagoon today.  It was a breeze initially as we walked on solid wood but as we continued further … we can see through the bridge! My heart dropped when I looked down *sweat* It got scarier […]

Jun
9
2016

Homeschooling the Toddler: Reading Progress at 2Y9M

If you don’t already know, I am homeschooling Ayden. I intend to homeschool him throughout his preschool years. I did the same for big brother Ethan but I may send Ayden to a year of preschool for socialising before going to Primary One. I don’t know, let’s see how it goes.  Ayden learns a lot at home. We do many things together from art to Math, to reading and skill learning such as cooking and […]

Jun
8
2016

School Holiday Kitchen Project: Making Popcorn

The kids are getting a little bored at home. We are supposed to go to Penang on Sunday but Ayden woke up feverish. I called up the resort and as expected the reservation department insisted to charge us one night cancellation fee. It is understandable as that is their standard procedure. However, after learning about Ayden, they transferred my call to their Manager on Duty and thankfully, he was kind enough to tell me to […]

Jun
7
2016

Tea & Tattle @ Damansara Uptown

Tea & Tattle cafe is well-known to Ipoh folks especially families with kids. You can see parents enjoying a good pot of tea while the children happily eating and playing with their unique teapots. Tea & Tattle has now landed in the Klang Valley with their first outlet in Damansara Uptown. The eye-catching yellow building is easily spotted from the LDP. As soon as we enter, the boys are drawn to the cakes. The good […]

Jun
6
2016

Brazzo Cascade @ Kota Damansara

There is a new place called Dataran Cascades that is set up to be the latest hotspot in Kota Damansara. It is just 4 minutes away from Dataran Sunway. It is so new that parking is still complimentary at the time of our visit yesterday. Cascades @ Kota Damansara is an integrated development consisting of retail mall, commercial and residential area next to Giant hypermarket and opposite Encorp’s The Strand. BRAZZO CASCADES LG Dataran Cascades 13A […]

Jun
1
2016

Homeschooling the Toddler: Making Fresh Orange Juice & Soya Cincau Jelly

It is the two weeks school holidays at the moment but we are not going anywhere just yet as big brother Ethan will be sitting for his piano exam tomorrow. Homeschooling activity carries on as usual for Ayden. Our focus this week is in the kitchen as I spend most of my time in here cooking both lunch and dinner during the holidays. Yeah, enough of outside food for a while. Let them have some […]

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