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Jun
26
2020

A different kind of dumpling

This year we celebrated the Dragon Boat Festival differently. For once, we were neither back in my nor Darling’s hometown. We stayed put here in the Klang Valley. That also means that we would not be able to savor the delicious dumplings from our families. For that very same reason, I tried making dumplings but because I have never done this before, I do not know how to tie the dumplings. Hence I did it […]

Feb
6
2020

DIY Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas

Guys, listen up, this Valentine’s Day, we don’t want chocolates, we don’t want expensive dinners… (we still havent finish digesting all the CNY goodies so stop fattening us up). Just give us gift made of money. Lots and lots of them MONEY gifts. Here are TWO tutorial videos on what you can make out of money. The first is DOLLAR NOTE ORIGAMI HEART and the second is DOLLAR NOTE ROSE. Learn to do these and […]

Jan
4
2020

ENDLESS BLESSINGS WITH CUSTOMISED GIFT BOX THIS CHINESE NEW YEAR

Chinese New Year is a time for giving; whether in the form of the popular red packets filled with money or in the form of material goods. We know Chinese New Year is fast approaching when we start to see endless hampers lining up the front section of shops. This fortune cat is simply adorable as it was waving its arm inside the hamper These ready-packed hampers are good for those who need to purchase […]

Dec
1
2019

DIY Chinese New Year Red Packet Decor : Angpow RAT

We will be welcoming the RAT zodiac next year hence I’ll be sharing THREE videos on how to make a simple yet adorable ANGPOW MOUSE and ONE video of Meat Floss RAT cookies. Watch the tutorials here:    For more Chinese New Year Angpow decor ideas and tutorials, head over to our YouTube playlist here: DIY Chinese New Year AngPow Decor 

Jun
25
2019

Hari Raya Art & Craft

A couple of weeks ago, on a Saturday when big brother Ethan was busy with taekwondo, we brought little Ayden to a Hari Raya open house by a property developer.  Besides having a tour of their show houses, there were also a couple of complementary art and craft activities for the little ones.  Little Ayden painted this batik kampung house. It is his first time to complete a batik painting entirely on his own as […]

Jan
24
2019

賀年摺紙| DIY Chinese New Year Decor : Angpow PIG

Sorry if I have been ‘missing’. I am overwhelmed with my meat floss piglet orders. In order for me to meet demand, I have to bake from sunrise to sunset leaving no time whatsoever to blog or even browse Facebook. It is expected though as it is the last weekend before people start heading back to their hometown. Anyway, I have two new DIY Chinese New Year Angpow decor tutorial videos up this year. They […]

Jan
9
2019

8 Treasure Yee Sang at The Eatery, Four Points by Sheraton Puchong

It’s that time of the year again to get the boys to help me in the kitchen churning out delectable cookies for the upcoming Chinese New Year. After all the slogging in the kitchen, the boys got a well-deserved break to sample Eight-Treasure Yee Sang at Four Points by Sheraton Puchong. The Eatery 1201, Tower 3, Puchong Financial Corporate Centre (PFCC), Jalan Puteri 1/2, Bandar Puteri, Puchong, Selangor 47100 Tel: 03-5891 8888 The chefs at Four […]

Jan
8
2019

Koyara Hampers For A Healthier New Year

We will be welcoming the Year of the Boar in just a little less than a month. What used to be a wish for wealth and prosperity, we now wish others good health and happiness followed by a prosperous new year as we see the importance of health over wealth. Chinese New Year is also a time for giving; whether in the form of the popular traditional red packet filled with money or in the […]

Feb
22
2018

Chinese New Year Lion Dance Performance

It’s the 7th day of Chinese New Year; also known as “birthday” of all human beings. As with previous years, we celebrated this auspicious day at Eastin Hotel Kuala Lumpur to catch the blessings of the Prosperity God and the lions for the year of the Dog. We arrived just in time to join the lions making their way around the hotel compound. Ayden posing with the lions  The lion dance performance attracted quite a […]

Feb
20
2018

Little Chefs | Roast Chicken with Plum Sauce

It’s the 5th day of Chinese New Year and we are back at home but are still very much into the Chinese New Year mood. Today, our Little Chefs tried roasting for the very first time. Since we are still in CNY atmosphere, the ingredients used for our roast are also very much CNY influenced.  The Little Chefs roasted delicious chicken drumsticks with plum sauce. Plum sauce is one of the most important ingredients […]

Feb
4
2018

Chinese New Year Yee Sang Menu: The Westin KL

Chinese New Year, also known as the Spring Festival or Lunar New Year, revolves around five blessings, namely Longevity, Riches, Peace, Wisdom and Virtue. In respect of these blessings, award-winning Chinese Chef de Cuisine Tan Tzaan Liing and his team at Five Sen5es, The Westin Kuala Lumpur’s authentic Chinese restaurant, whip up celebratory dishes for this auspicious event and at the same time ushering into a new year of brilliance. From 01 February to 02 March 2018, […]

Jan
25
2018

Chinese New Year Yee Sang Menu: Dorsett Kuala Lumpur

Checkers Cafe at Dorsett Kuala Lumpur is ushering in the Lunar New Year with delightful festive menus specially prepared by Chef Ahmad Haidzar and his team; featuring a tantalising array of THREE (3) Chinese Set Menus priced from RM1188nett to RM1388nett per table of 10 persons. We were privileged to be invited to savor highlights from the 3 menus. We shall now share with you our journey of delectable culinary experience at Checkers Cafe.  Checkers […]

Jan
24
2018

Chinese New Year Yee Sang Menu: Silka Hotels, Kuala Lumpur

  In the run-up to the Chinese New Year, Silka Cheras and Silka Maytower Chef de Cuisine Lee Soon Seng (Chef Lee) has been cooking up a storm to come up with fabulous dishes and food-and-beverage offers for diners.  To kick things off, Silka Cheras and Silka Maytower are offering three (3) combinations of traditional Chinese New Year favourites to cater to an array of taste buds. With a selection of RM788nett (Golden Treasures), RM988nett (Rising Phoenix) and […]

Jan
20
2018

Chinese New Year SkySymphony at SkyAvenue, Resorts World Genting

To start off the Chinese New Year festivities, SkySymphony the ‘Theatre of Lights and Sound’ at SkyAvenue mall, Resorts World Genting launches a brand new show to usher in the new year of the Dog. With LED screens covering four storeys, SkySymphony is a state-of-the-art fantastic feature at SkyAvenue mall where 1,001 winch balls synchronise and move to form different shapes that come alive to tell a story. The launch of the Chinese New Year […]

Jan
15
2018

Chinese New Year Yee Sang Menu: Dynasty Restaurant, Renaissance Hotel Kuala Lumpur

At Dynasty Restaurant, Executive Sous Chef Kok Chee Kin and his team of talented chefs are all set to immerse our senses with Festive Menus that capture the finest flavors of Cantonese cuisine from 2 February until 2 March 2018 in celebration of the Chinese Lunar New Year. DYNASTY RESTAURANT RENAISSANCE KUALA LUMPUR HOTEL Corner of Jalan Sultan Ismail & Jalan Ampang, 50450 Kuala Lumpur Tel: 603-21622233 Fax: 603-2163 1122 No Lunar New Year reunion […]

Jan
10
2018

Chinese New Year Yee Sang Menu: Three Brothers Restaurant

There is a restaurant nearby my place that serves awesome Fish Head Noodles. Darling always tapao-ed that home for me after I delivered Ayden 4 years ago. Besides Fish Head noodles, their forte lies on their super fresh, high quality premium seafood. THREE BROTHERS RESTAURANT 23-G, Jalan Bulan CA U5/CA Bandar Pinggiran Subang Seksyen U5 40150 Shah Alam Selangor 012-348 6631 (Kwan) 012-315 2953 (Shawn Lee) 012-315 2053 (Alice) A couple of days ago, we were […]

Jan
2
2018

DIY Chinese New Year Ang Pow Decorations: Tutorial Videos

It’s the beginning of the new year and that means time to get busy again with DIY Chinese New Year Angpow decorations.  We’ve been receiving requests on doing tutorial videos for the many DIY Chinese New Year Angpow decoration written tutorials I’ve shared in the past years.  I was not into video making then hence there were no video tutorials for them but we are now so I’ll be sharing all our Chinese New Year […]

Dec
30
2017

Christmas Decorations at Shopping Malls

This year, we did not get to visit many shopping malls in the Klang Valley to check out their Christmas decorations. We only managed to check out the Christmas decorations at The Curve, Sunway Pyramid and Mid Valley. Actually we saw 1 Utama’s Christmas decor too but let’s just say we were not impressed.  THE CURVE We were impressed with the flying reindeers and Santa on a sleigh at The Curve. The Christmas decorations at […]

Dec
14
2017

Piano with Ethan: Christmas Medley | When Santa Claus Gets Your Letter

Christmas is in the air. It is my favourite season of the year. Our house is filled with one Christmas medley after another. These days we spend our evenings in the music room with Ethan playing on the piano while the rest of us singing to the tune. Ayden is slowly learning the lyrics to all these songs. Here is Ethan playing When Santa Claus Gets Your Letter on the piano:

Dec
11
2017

A Mystical White Wonderland at The Westin Kuala Lumpur

We attended the Christmas Lighting Ceremony at The Westin Kuala Lumpur recently. Themed a mystical white wonderland, we celebrate the festivities and embark on a magical Christmas journey at The Westin Kuala Lumpur under the twinkling of endearing fairy lights, mystical creatures and enchanting fairytale ambience. The Westin’s location along Jalan Bukit Bintang makes it the perfect setting to explore the capital over the festive season. This beautiful giant snow globe with a couple of Christmas trees […]

Dec
9
2017

Piano with Ethan: Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer

It’s December. Are you feeling festive yet?  We definitely are. Look at the cheeky little Ayden  The house is filled with Christmas medleys played by Ethan on the piano.  Here is one of the boys’ favourite – Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer. By the way, since we are talking about Reindeers, the Christmas decor at The Curve is beautiful this year complete with flying reindeers and Santa on his sleigh. I did not spot Rudolph though […]

Dec
5
2017

Christmas dinner preview: TEMPTationS, Renaissance Kuala Lumpur Hotel

It’s the Season of Celebration at Renaissance Kuala Lumpur Hotel. Celebrate this festive season at Renaissance Kuala Lumpur Hotel as WACS Global Master Chef Helmut Lamberger and his team have crafted superb festive feasts to please all palates on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day. Our family was privileged to be invited to the preview of their festive dinner buffets recently. Beautifully set-up table with a Christmas tree-shaped napkin. Christmas […]

Dec
1
2017

Genting Spectacular SkySymphony Christmas Show

SkySymphony at SkyAvenue, Resorts World Genting is the first multimedia winch attraction in Asia. It is also the largest permanent winch installation in Asia. We were up at Resorts World Genting on the 1st December and got the opportunity to witness the launch of the Christmas edition of winch performance and appearance by Snoopy, Charlie Brown, Santa Claus and friends at the Time Square of SkyAvenue.  The largest Snoopy we have ever seen. Standing tall […]

Nov
30
2017

Sparkle & Shine, It’s Christmas at Eastin Hotel Kuala Lumpur

Sparkle & Shine, it’s Christmas!  Christmas came early for us as we attended Eastin Hotel Kuala Lumpur’s media preview recently. Eastin Hotel Kuala Lumpur 13 Jalan 16/11 Pusat Dagangan Seksyen 16 46350 Petaling Jaya Selangor Tel: 03-7665 1111 ext 183 Eastin Hotel Kuala Lumpur is easily one of our favourite hotels as they always take extra effort to make any festivities special and memorable for their dining guests. This year, diners for the Christmas Eve buffet […]

Nov
16
2017

A Christmas CSR Campaign by Dorsett Hospitality International In collaboration with Movie Animation Park Studios and Tectic Toys

This holiday season, Dorsett Hotels & Resorts is organising a fund-raising initiative by rolling out collectibles comprising The Smurfs plush toys and special festive Dorsett Bear Knapsack Kit for hotel guests, corporate clients and friends to purchase them for a good cause. This initiative is supported by Movie Animation Park Studios (MAPS) and Tectic Toys with proceeds to be channelled to three selected charity beneficiaries naming Kiwanis Club of Bukit Kiara (KCBK), Children’s Wish Society […]

Oct
31
2017

Halloween Craft for Kids: Ghost Lollipop

Happy Halloween! We don’t celebrate Halloween but the boys always enjoy participating in public Halloween events.  This year, Ayden’s Mandarin enrichment class will be celebrating Halloween in class and the kids are encouraged to bring something related to Halloween.  I baked chocolate chip cookies for Ayden and got the boys to make Ghost Lollipops to share with Ayden’s friends.  Materials needed are: 1) Tissue Paper 2) Lollipops 3) Thread 4) Scissors 5) Black Marker Instructions: […]

Oct
3
2017

Full Moon Feast with Chef Lim @ Ti Chen, The Saujana Kuala Lumpur Hotel

During the full moon on the fifteenth day of the eighth month of the Chinese calendar, we will be celebrating the Mid-Autumn festival. This year, it falls on Wednesday, 4th October 2017. My family and I were very much privileged to be invited to have a Full Moon Feast with Saujana Hotel Kuala Lumpur’s new Executive Chinese Chef, Chef Lim Chee Woi. Priced at RM238 per person, we know we are in for a luxurious […]

Sep
18
2017

Mooncake Preview: Hotel Equatorial Melaka

The Mid-Autumn festival is fast approaching. Being in the Klang Valley, I see mooncakes everywhere. Walk into any shopping malls and you’ll see mooncakes being on sale in full force. Drop by the lobby of any hotels and you’ll get to purchase your favourite mooncakes too but the scenario is totally different out of the Klang Valley. I was in Melaka recently and went to check out several hotels to buy mooncakes as we needed […]

Sep
12
2017

Mooncake Preview: The Westin Kuala Lumpur

Mid-Autumn Festival is the festive season where families, friends and loved ones gather to celebrate the moments of unity and happiness. The Westin Kuala Lumpur presents a range of whimsical mooncakes under the theme of YUÈ this celebrative season, transporting individuals back to the old world charm of lunar worship and the end of summer harvesting celebration. We were privileged to be invited to sample the Westin mooncakes recently. Five Sen5es (Level 1) THE WESTIN […]

Sep
8
2017

Mooncake Preview: Dynasty Restaurant (pork-free) Renaissance Kuala Lumpur Hotel

Mid-Autumn festival is a popular festival among the Chinese with mooncakes being the traditional delicacy and a must-eat during the festivities. Dynasty Restaurant (pork-free) at Renaissance Kuala Lumpur Hotel is offering a selection of 12 types of baked and snowskin mooncakes this year. The use of only pure and natural ingredients is the highlight of their handcrafted mooncakes and we were privileged to be invited to sample their collection recently. Be it the baked classics […]

Aug
14
2017

Mooncake Preview: Dorsett Grand Subang

Did you manage to catch the much hyped meteor shower last weekend? I did not but I was at Dorsett Grand Subang and we caught the blue moon glowing brightly, smiling down at us. Master Chef Alex Chan of The Emperor Chinese Restaurant handcrafts the popular Halal classic mooncakes with a twist and his creations is already available from 13 August until 4 October 2017. The hotel’s signature mooncake for this year is the Blue Crystal Skin […]

Feb
3
2017

Blessings from the Prosperous Lions

Today is the 7th day of Chinese New Year; also known as “birthday” of all human beings. We celebrated this auspicious day at Eastin Hotel Kuala Lumpur to catch the blessings of the prosperous lions for the year of the Rooster. God of Prosperity presented to us Big Sweep Jackpot tickets so yeah, may we strike millions  The highlight of the celebration is the Lion Dance performance. There were 4 Lions.. Urm… I mean real […]

Jan
18
2017

The Emperor, Dorsett Grand Subang’s Chinese New Year Menu 2017

Let’s welcome the year of the Rooster with exquisite dishes fit for an emperor at The Emperor, Dorsett Grand Subang from 1 January to 12 February 2017. Ranging from RM1,188nett – RM1,888nett per table of 8-10 persons, their Chinese Master Chef will entice diners with an extensive 8 – 9 course set menu and pair it with a bottle of wine courtesy of Dorsett Grand Subang. We were privileged to be invited to dine at […]

Jan
15
2017

DKING CNY Durian Goodies Hamper

With Chinese New Year around the corner, tradition dictates that people gift friends and family with hampers to show their appreciation for one another. This year, we came across something we have never seen before – CNY Durian Goodies Hamper with an actual Musang King durian in it  The DKING CNY Durian Goodies Hamper is currently available at a promotional price of RM438 (original price RM488). Check out their FB Page -> https://www.facebook.com/DkingNo1 The hamper comes […]

Jan
11
2017

Dynasty Restaurant’s 2017 Chinese New Year Menu

To celebrate the upcoming Chinese New Year, Executive Chef Kok Chee Kin and his team of talented chefs are all set to engulf our senses with Festive Menus that capture the finest flavours of Cantonese cuisine from 11 January until 11 February 2017 at Dynasty Restaurant (non-halal), Renaissance Kuala Lumpur Hotel. You know Chinese New Year is near when lanterns and beautiful flowers lead the walkway towards Dynasty Restaurant. DYNASTY RESTAURANT RENAISSANCE KUALA LUMPUR HOTEL […]

Jan
9
2017

Chinese New Year Decoration: Sunway Pyramid

This is my first and may be the only Chinese New Year decorations at the mall posting this year. I am surprised that of all malls, I am posting on the CNY decor at Sunway Pyramid instead of my usual hangout at 1U or The Curve.  The reason being is because I have been a bit busy and have not been frequenting many malls this month BUT ended up at Sunway Pyramid twice due to […]

Jan
8
2017

Ee Chinese Cuisine’s 2017 Chinese New Year Menu

Chinese New Year is all about families, friends and loved ones getting together under one roof indulging in wholesome and sumptuous reunion dinners and reconnecting with each other. Being one of the traditional festivals, Chinese New Year is the grandest and most important annual event celebrated among the Chinese communities across the world. Today, let us bring you to a preview of what Eastin Hotel Kuala Lumpur has to offer this Chinese New Year. Eastin […]

Jan
3
2017

Noble House KL Chinese New Year Menu

Before Christmas last December, I helped Darling call several Chinese restaurants in town to treat his business associates this coming Chinese New Year before we head home to our hometown to celebrate this joyous occasion. Some of these restaurants are already running high and almost fully booked as more and more city folks prefer to stay put in the Klang Valley during festive seasons. I called several restaurants under The Oriental Group of Restaurants as they have […]

Dec
26
2016

Ti Chen’s 2017 Chinese New Year Menu

I can’t believe how fast time flies. In just a month, we will be ushering the Chinese New Year of the Rooster. We are delighted to be back at Ti Chen, one of Saujana Hotels & Resorts acclaimed dining outlets to preview Executive Chinese Chef, Sam Lu’s sumptuous festive Chinese New Year sets. As this will be the first Chinese New Year celebration for Ti Chen in its new home since its move from Saujana Golf & […]

Dec
23
2016

Giant Christmas Snow Globe @ Main Place

Ethan attended a holiday programme somewhere nearby the Main Place, USJ today. Ayden and I hung around the mall while waiting for him. It was our first time here.  The Christmas decor at the entrance of the Main Place.  We walked inside and came across a giant snow globe. I asked the guy in charge of it and was told that entrance is complementary.  I read that it can take in maximum 3 persons at […]

Dec
8
2016

Christmas Decorations: 1 Utama

We were at 1 Utama last weekend to check out their Christmas decor.  I don’t get it at first. All I see are giant poinsettia flowers.  And then this huge albino spider appeared in front of me, scaring the heck out of me *almost dropped my camera*  I was thinking, “What does spiders got to do with Christmas?!” I bet they are going to keep those spiders after Christmas and spray paint them black come […]

Dec
1
2016

Christmas is the Season of Joy at Renaissance Kuala Lumpur Hotel

As the year comes to an end and the festive season looms ahead, it is the perfect time to gather with beloved family members and friends to celebrate. At Renaissance Kuala Lumpur Hotel, you’ll have the choice to visit either TEMPTationS, Dynasty Restaurant (non-halal), Vogue Cafe and Gazebo by the poolside for a diverse selection of flavors to celebrate Thanksgiving, Christmas or to welcome the New Year. The takeaway gourmet feast specially prepared by their […]

Nov
30
2016

A Holly Jolly Christmas at Eastin Hotel Kuala Lumpur

One of our favourite hotels when it comes to festive dining is Eastin Hotel Kuala Lumpur. They never fail to amaze us with their delicious and sumptuous food offerings. As Christmas is fast approaching in just over a couple of weeks, let us bring you to a virtual preview of what Eastin Hotel Kuala Lumpur has got to offer this Christmas. It certainly feels like Christmas already with all the decorations decked up at Swez Brasserie, […]

Nov
27
2016

Christmas & New Year Celebration @ InterContinental Kuala Lumpur

It is that time of the year again to feel the ambiance of a holly jolly festive. InterContinental Kuala Lumpur hotel celebrates this jolly festivity with a grandiose dining experience at all day dining restaurant, Serena Brasserie, and award winning signature restaurants Tao Chinese Cuisine and Tatsu Japanese Cuisine along with an array of festive gourmet goodies for takeaway. Get ready to be pampered as the gastronomic treats looms beginning 24 December to 26 December […]

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 […]

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, […]

Aug
4
2016

Mooncake Indulgence at Dynasty Restaurant, Renaissance Kuala Lumpur

It’s the season for sampling mooncakes and we had the pleasure to sample all 14 types of baked and snowskin mooncakes from Dynasty Restaurant (non-halal) at Renaissance Kuala Lumpur recently. Handcrafted traditional favourites and contemporary flavors of mooncakes are available at Dynasty Restaurant (non-halal) Renaissance Kuala Lumpur from the 8 August to 15 September 2016. These mooncakes will also be available daily for purchase at Mid Valley Megamall from 24 August to 15 September 2016. […]

May
20
2016

Glutinous Rice Dumpling @ Tao Chinese Cuisine

This month of June, InterContinental Kuala Lumpur hotel’s award winning signature Chinese restaurant Tao Chinese Cuisine commemorates the Dragon Boat Festival with five eclectic glutinous rice dumpling selections and we are honoured to be invited to preview these delicacies.  Priced at RM14.00 nett for mini rice dumpling duo and RM22.00 nett onwards for traditional rice dumpling selections, these dumplings are available from 30 May to 9 June 2016. Handmade fresh daily by master dim sum chef Lo […]

May
13
2016

Bazaar Ramadan @ Eastin Hotel Kuala Lumpur

Eastin Hotel Kuala Lumpur welcomes Ramadan, the Muslim holy month that comes once a year. The Muslims honour Ramadan as a month of patient endurance through fasting and gratitude through prayers. It is a month to strengthen and reinforce faith, compassion and forgiveness and an increased religious observance and self-reflection. The second thing that comes to mind when it comes to Ramadan besides fasting is buka puasa. Buka puasa is a session where the Muslims […]

May
11
2016

‘Ramadhan Selera Kampung’ featuring 12 Rendang Dishes @ PARKROYAL Kuala Lumpur

As the fasting month approaches, chefs at Chatz Brasserie, PARKROYAL Kuala Lumpur will be cooking up traditional Malaysian ‘kampung’ dishes this Ramadhan. Our family was invited by the good people of PARKROYAL Kuala Lumpur to preview their full Buka Puasa buffet spread. Air bandung to quench our thirst before feasting. The many varieties of kurma to break fast with.  To reminisce the moments of Ramadhan with the family, a daily highlight of 12 types of Rendang […]

May
10
2016

A Journey of Heritage with the “Kampong Boys” @ InterContinental Kuala Lumpur

This holy month of June, InterContinental Kuala Lumpur hotel’s all-day dining restaurant Serena Brasserie presents A Journey of Heritage: With the Celebrated “Kampong Boys”, beginning 6 June to 5 July 2016.  Our family was invited by the good people of InterContinental Kuala Lumpur to preview their Buka Puasa buffet spread.  Celebrated “Kampong Boys” dressing down to the theme, setting the ambiance for a lovely kampung feel.  Executive sous chef, Abdul Razak with his signature Laksa Johor; rich and […]

May
5
2016

Traditional Malaysian Flavors And All-You-Can-Eat Durian For Berbuka Puasa At TEMPTationS Restaurant, Renaissance Kuala Lumpur

TEMPTationS Restaurant, Renaissance Kuala Lumpur will be serving a sumptuous feast of more than 100 Malaysian favorite dishes plus typical traditional dishes for buka puasa next month. Diners can also feast on the king of fruits – durian, after sating their appetites at the buffet. Our family was invited by the good people of Renaissance Kuala Lumpur to preview their Buka Puasa buffet spread.  From the authentic local selection of kerabu, jeruk and sambal to the various types […]

Feb
17
2016

Our 9th Day of Chinese New Year

On the ninth day of the Chinese New Year it would be the celebration known to the Hokkiens as “Phai Thien Kong” which literally means “praying the Heaven God”. Prayers usually starts from 11pm on the 8th day or midnight onwards on the 9th day. Eversince I got married to Darling, I had been following him back to his hometown for this prayers except this year.   There is no school holiday for this special celebration this year and […]

Feb
16
2016

Chinese New Year Lunch @ Hatten Hotel Melaka

Gong Xi Fa Cai. It is the 9th day of Chinese New Year today. Firecrackers are showering the skies as I am typing this entry. My boys have no problem sleeping through it all though :) On the 5th day of Chinese New Year, my friend Sidney invited me to join him and his mom for a Lou Sang lunch at the hotel he was staying. He was staying right smack in the heart of […]

Feb
15
2016

Chinese New Year OOTD

I am back! Am finally home with fast internet connection! *Dusting off cobwebs* I’ve not updated my blog for a week now because the internet connection in both my in-law’s and my parent’s place are so lagging it will take me hours just to post a proper blog post so I decided to take a break completely. I was also too occupied catching up on life offline that it does not even matter :D There are […]

Feb
2
2016

DIY Chinese New Year Angpow Basket

Can you believe it that we will be welcoming the Fire Monkey in just a few more days? Still it is not too late to make some DIY CNY decor using past year’s ang pow packets.  This is the first time I am making a basket using red packets.  Chinese New Year Ang Pow Basket  I used 6 red packets for the basket + 12 red packets for the decor + 6 gold packets for […]

Jan
31
2016

Feeling Appreciated

Last December, we received a lovely Christmas Fruit Cake from Dorsett Grand Subang.  It is always nice to receive anything in a cake box as I super love cakes and cookies.  This Ayden just can’t wait till we get home and insisted to open it there and then but I managed to bring him a little further from the crowd before letting him open the cake box :D We spent the entire December eating this […]

Jan
27
2016

CNY DIY Angpow Fish

Today’s Chinese New Year Angpow decor is a remake of the classic Red Packet Fish Ornament but we added additional tail to it, making it more beautiful :) Chinese New Year Red Packet Fish Ornament We’ll need an angpow with beautiful prints on it.  Cut it into a square. Turn it over and draw lines as shown above.  Cut along the lines.  We’ll need another angpow with different print or color for the tail.  Attach […]

Jan
16
2016

Flavourful Abundance with Sakae Sushi

One of the boys’ favourite sushi restaurant is Sakae Sushi. The huge and smiley green frog always entice them to enter. We dine here often as they serve reasonably priced Japanese food. Come here on a Sunday and chances are you might bump into us as Kids Eat For Free every Sunday at Sakae Sushi. Ayden’s favourite green frog It is always our pleasure to attend Sakae Sushi’s CNY preview. This year, it is even […]

Jan
15
2016

Chinese New Year Menu @ PARKROYAL Kuala Lumpur

Count our blessings as we are invited yet again to preview the Chinese New Year Lou Sang menu this evening at Si Chuan Dou Hua, PARKROYAL Kuala Lumpur. Swinging to a prosperous new year, Si Chuan Dou Hua is ushering the Year of the Monkey with eight set menus that have been delicately created to cater to every taste bud. PARKROYAL Kuala Lumpur even invited the God of Prosperity to the CNY preview :D According to […]

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Family holiday trip

Thailand: Impiana Kata Noi

Thailand: Impiana Patong

Thailand: Novotel Hua Hin Cha-Am

Thailand: Swissotel Kamala

Thailand: Novotel Sukhumvit

Thailand: Novotel Ploenchit

Novotel Bangkok Ploenchit Sukhumvit

Thailand: Novotel Karon

Thailand: Novotel Surin

Thailand: Holiday Inn Mai Khao

Holiday Inn Resort Mai Khao and Activities for the Family

Thailand: Vana Nava Water Jungle

Thailand: Plearnwan Hua Hin

Thailand: Santorini Park Cha-am

Thailand: Asiatique Sky Bangkok

Indonesia: Holiday Inn Bali

Holiday Inn Resort Bali and Activities for the Kids

S’pore: Shangri-La Singapore

S’pore: Shangri-La Rasa Sentosa

S’pore Skyline Luge Sentosa

S’pore Universal Studio

Universal Studio Singapore

S’pore River Cruise

Singapore River Cruise

S’pore S.E.A Aquarium

S.E.A Aquarium, Sentosa, Singapore

S’pore Hotel Jen Tanglin

Klang Valley: Impiana KLCC

Port Dickson: Lexis Hibiscus

Lexis Hibiscus Port Dickson and Activities for the Family

Port Dickson: Thistle

Thistle Port Dickson

Penang: Golden Sands Resort

Golden Sands Resort, Penang

Penang: Holiday Inn Resort

Holiday Inn Resort Penang and Activities for the Kids

Penang: Shangri-La Rasa Sayang

Shangri-La Rasa Sayang Resort & Spa, Batu Feringghi Beach, Penang

Pahang: Swiss-Garden Kuantan

Pahang: Bukit Gambang Safari Park

Bukit Gambang Resort City

Melaka: Holiday Inn

Melaka: Hotel Equatorial

Equatorial Hotel Melaka

Melaka: Estadia by Hatten

Estadia by Hatten

Melaka: Novotel

Novotel Melaka

Melaka: Philea Resort & Spa

Johor: Pulai Springs Resort

Pulai Springs Resort, Johor Bahru

Johor: The Crystal Crown Arch

Johor: Dinosaur Alive Water Park

Johor: Legoland

Legoland, Johor

Johor: Hello Kitty

Sanrio Hello Kitty Town, Nusajaya Johor

Perak: The Haven Resort Hotel, Ipoh

Perak: Lost World of Tambun

Perak: Swiss-Garden Beach Resort

T’ganu: Resorts World Kijal

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