Nov
24
2016

The Curve Christmas Decoration 2016

My favourite time of the year is here where I’ll happily go mall hopping to check out their Christmas decor. I skipped mall hopping last year as we were quite busy but this year I hope to be able to check out several of my regular hang-out malls.  One of the first mall in PJ to get their Christmas decor up this year is The Curve. They build a lovely castle in the middle of […]

Nov
18
2016

Ethan’s Update

Hi all, do you remember Ethan? LoL. I know I have not been updating much about him these days as he has been very busy with school stuffs and activities. He goes to school early in the morning, comes home in the afternoon for lunch. Then up to his room for homework, coming down for tea and then off to the playground for an hour or two of football with the neighbourhood kids. He also […]

Nov
15
2016

Gardening with Ayden: Worm Farming

A worm farm turns organic waste into nutrient-rich fertiliser for your plants and soils but all I have are small bins for breeding worms, not those big professional ones for worm farming. I breed earthworms so I can transfer them into my potted plants as they help increase nutrient in the soil and create better drainage. Ayden has been watching me breed earthworms for some time. Today, he requested to have his very own worm […]

Nov
14
2016

Taekwondo with Ethan

Ethan participated in his school’s talent night last Sunday. The event is supposedly to start at 7pm but the children were told to be at school by 4.30pm. Parents were not allowed to be around. The gate only opened to parents/public at 6pm. We wanted to send Ethan to school later but this boy was afraid his teacher may not like it and insisted to be there by 4.30pm. The children were served fried rice […]

Nov
12
2016

Taste of India @ TEMPTationS

Delhi born Chef Himanshu Roye will take your palate on an incredible Indian spice sojourn from 11 to 30 November 2016 at TEMPTationS, Renaissance Kuala Lumpur Hotel.  A refreshing Mango Lassi before we begin our journey to a taste of India.  Available for dinner only, diners will be able to savor a selection of meticulously crafted Indian dishes prepared with traditional spices masterfully mixed by the maestro himself.  Be sure to stop at the Live Action […]

Nov
5
2016

Art Time with Ayden: Handprint Christmas Mitten

November is here and that means Christmas is NEAR! LoL I know, I know, I can get a little over excited sometimes. But it is never to late to start decorating our house. I love filling the house with the kids’ handicraft so I get Ayden to make one today. The elder brother will make more during the holidays. Handprint Christmas Mitten Watch this video to see how easy it is to make this lovely […]

Nov
3
2016

Gardening with Ayden: DIY Calcium Powder

Our costs of living is getting higher. It is advisable to grow our own food where possible. I grow spinach, tomatoes, brinjals, ladies fingers, red beans and even corns for our consumption. These are all grown in pots as I don’t have much land at home. To ensure good harvest especially when you are growing fruiting plants such as tomatoes, brinjals, ladies fingers and corns, you need to make sure the soil is fertile and […]

Nov
2
2016

The Story of the Empty Milk Carton

Ethan took out a carton of milk from the refrigerator. That is the only carton of milk left that day. He poured out some milk and kept the carton back into the refrigerator. Seeing big brother having milk to drink, Ayden asked for it too so I went to get some only to find that the carton of milk is already EMPTY. Rage mode ON but I decided to play it cool. I gave Ayden […]

Oct
31
2016

Art time with Ayden: Sponge Painting

Just the other day I shared the benefits of stamping for toddlers. In case you missed it, you may read all about it here. Today, we explore further on stamping with a new paint tool – sponge. Ayden loves Koi fish so I thought let’s make today’s art activity more interesting by letting him paint his very own koi fish. I did this same art activity with big brother Ethan back in 2012 when he […]

Oct
26
2016

The Number76 experience

It has been a year since I started frequenting Number76 at Starhill Gallery for all my hair needs. They introduced me to hair relaxing, a softer and more natural look as opposed to super straight rebonded hair. I became a fan of hair relaxing from then onwards that I don’t think I’ll ever do rebonding again.  Number76, Starhill Gallery The Starhill Gallery branch has extended their salon and is now bigger and more spacious.  They also […]

Oct
25
2016

Art time with Ayden : Why Stamping is important for young children

Ayden is 3 years old. It is important to work on his soft motor skills. At this age, I pay more attention to his finger muscles and hand strengthening as it is crucial in helping him to hold the pencil when he starts going to school. Stamping is one of the best activity to work those finger muscles as he will be utilising all four fingers and his thumb to hold the stamp. It helps in […]

Oct
23
2016

Guess where were we …

We were here. The one place I dread to go on a weekend or during the school holidays. I’ll only try to go on a weekday if possible. If not, then I choose not to go at all coz the queue at the counter can be horrible on a weekend. It is especially terrible during the school holidays. Only several weeks left before the year end school holidays and with Christmas approaching, I am sure […]

Oct
20
2016

How to Grow and Harvest Red (Adzuki) Beans in 60 Days

My family, especially Ayden love red bean with gula melaka dessert soup. I sometimes boiled it together with black glutinous rice. On other occasions, I’ll add glutinous rice balls into the red bean soup.  Red Bean Dessert I cook this dessert at least once every week and have been buying organic red beans from the supermarket. One day, I decided to try growing them ourselves.  Growing red beans is extremely simple. All we had to do was […]

Oct
18
2016

D EMPIRE Art of Cuisine, Pavilion

You may have heard of D Empire Art of Cuisine during their tenancy in Main Place Subang Mall. They have since seized operation there and is now operating on Level 6, Pavilion KL. D EMPIRE Art of Cuisine Lot 6.33 & 6.34, Pavilion Kuala Lumpur 03-2110 6196 We were here yesterday evening to show our support to Chef Dallan Tan at this new place.  D EMPIRE is a European cuisine restaurant. Tastefully decorated to give diners […]

Oct
16
2016

Toy Review – Disney PLANES

Back when Ayden was 3 months old, big brother Ethan received a whole lot of toys sponsorship from Mattel. We shared some of the toys with our readers via giveaways. We also gave out some to our friends. Ayden was too young to be playing with any of those toys back then. I kept some so he can play with them when he is older. Fast forward 3 years later, I have totally forgotten about […]

Oct
13
2016

SnoWalk @ i-City

Living in a tropical climate country, we always longed for winter as that is one thing we can’t get here. Due to the boys’ desire to experience snow, we brought them to SnoWalk @ i-City recently. SnoWalk @ i-City Ticket Counter Operation Hours: 11am-1am             Before 6 pm    Adult Child Malaysia MyKad 25 20 Non-MyKad 35 30        After 6 pm  Malaysia MyKad 35 30 Non-MyKad 40 […]

Oct
10
2016

PLAY-DOH Town Firehouse Playset Review and Giveaway

Being a stay-at-home-mom and to home-school both my boys during their preschool years is the most rewarding thing I’ve ever done. I have to admit it is more challenging to home-school Ayden compared to elder brother Ethan as Ayden is more playful. Lessons planned for Ayden are usually in shorter durations. What matters most is the learning experience he gained from all these quick sessions. At 3 years old, Ayden’s lessons are majority play-based. We […]

Oct
9
2016

All You Can Eat Weekend Dim Sum Brunch at Ti Chen Chinese Restaurant

The Saujana Hotel Kuala Lumpur is one of only few resort style hotels in the Klang Valley. Sitting on 160 hectares of lush tropical forest and gardens with a lakeside view, this 250-room hotel with two adjoining 18-hole championship golf courses is an idyllic haven for business and pleasure. The Saujana Hotel Kuala Lumpur Jalan Lapangan Terbang SAAS, 40150 Shah Alam, Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia Phone +603 7843 1234 Fax +603 7846 2789 We were here to review their All You Can Eat […]

Oct
6
2016

Which Flight to Choose from KL to Bali?

Which flight to take from KL to Bali? That is really a tough choice. Initially we wanted to try Air Asia but knowing that it will take 3 hours, I know we have to get food for the kids and us too. So after adding the cost for luggage, FOOD etc, etc… AA is no longer affordable.  Next choice – Malindo. With the rates we got from AA, we can get Malindo’s Business Class promo seats […]

Oct
5
2016

Hand-me-downs – Ethan’s bicycle is now Ayden’s

When Princess Charlotte wore big brother Prince George’s hand-me-down sweater recently, it broke the internet with headlines such as, “It’s so CUTE! Princess Charlotte wears big brother’s hand-me-down clothes” and many more. But then again, she IS really cute lah though I personally think George is cuter … Anyway, to us commoners, it is a norm for the younger sibling to get hand-me-downs. Ayden has been wearing Ethan’s hand-me-down clothes for a while now and not […]

Oct
3
2016

Cat & the Fiddle – The Online Cheesecake Specialist

Cat & The Fiddle voted as Singapore’s best cheesecake by TimeOut Singapore is now available in Malaysia! Cat & The Fiddle is the first online specialist cheesecake store in Singapore. It offers premium cheesecakes in 15 original flavours (in Singapore). Their cheesecakes are specially created by Singapore’s iconic dessert chef, Daniel Tay. Chef Daniel Tay is one of the most well-known names in luxury desserts in Singapore and is trained in the art of classical French pastry […]

Sep
29
2016

The NEST Hotel, Bali

It has been two weeks since our family trip to Bali. Am already missing Bali tremendously. I can’t believe how affordable it is to hire a private driver to bring us around in Bali. I really enjoyed our leisurely self-customised tour in Bali. It was relaxing as we get to decide where to go according to our own sweet time. You can read all about it here -> Places to visit in Bali for first […]

Sep
26
2016

Mid Autumn Celebration at The ARC, Bandar Rimbayu

The kids missed playing lantern and celebrating the mid autumn festival this year as we were in Bali then but today, we got the chance to feast on mooncakes, play lantern and more at The ARC, Bandar Rimbayu’s Harvest, Joy and Unity Under The Moon in Magical Forest event. This celebration is open to public so we took this golden opportunity to let the kids have some fun. Bandar Rimbayu, Kota Kemuning No.1, Jalan Flora 3, […]

Sep
25
2016

Bright Little Explorers

In conjunction with the unveiling of Scott’s®  DHA Gummies, Scott’s® also launched its ‘Bright Little Explorers’ campaign in a bid to raise awareness on the importance of DHA in supporting children’s brain development as well as helping nurture curiosity and adventurous minds. Featuring brain-stimulating activities, Scott’s® ‘Bright Little Explorers’ campaign has been developed to help trigger children’s inquisitive nature. In partnership with Aquaria KLCC, a line-up of programmes which incorporate brainteaser activities have been tailor-made […]

Sep
24
2016

(In)fertility Treatments: My Story, My Journey

I’m writing this today, 3 years after Ayden was born because I have seen many friends who are in the same situation as I am yet did not seek treatment just because they are not aware about it. Well, maybe they are aware about it but chose to wait and see. I am also writing this because I came across someone sharing an article on abortion access and why it should be allowed globally. For […]

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Melaka (Malaysia)

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