Dec
19
2017

Drum with Ethan: PERFECT drum cover

Ethan plays the drum and piano a lot during the school holidays. It keeps him occupied. Ed Sheeran’s PERFECT is trending again since the release of Perfect Symphony with Andrea Bocelli and it prompted Ethan to play this song.  This is also the first song he learns to play by himself. Take a listen to his drum cover to Perfect: Check-out the rest of their music videos here.

Dec
18
2017

Christmas Menu at Lavo

There is this restaurant lounge and wine bar nearby our place that we hang out frequently as their food is quite reasonably priced. Located at Menara Lien Hoe along Persiaran Tropicana, this resto-lounge is generously spacious with an extensive wine cellar and a delectable fusion menu. Moreover they have this promo of KIDS EAT FOR FREE on weekends with purchase of adult main meals. Last Sunday, Lavo held a Christmas Colouring Contest for children. We love their festive coloring […]

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
13
2017

Dinosaur Alive Water Theme Park @ KSL Hotel & Resort Johor Bahru

During our recent trip down South to Johor, we stayed at KSL Hotel & Resort.  KSL Hotel & Resort Johor Bahru is the largest integrated resort in Johor. The hotel contains 868 rooms, suites and 20 function rooms. Besides located in the city center and near to Singapore-Johor Bahru causeway (5minutes), the hotel is also connected to a shopping mall. The fact that it has an astonishing 868 rooms, the 4 elevators can be pretty crowded during peak season. We […]

Dec
12
2017

Crab Factory | Little Paris | Bandar Jaya Putra | Johor Bahru

When my blogger friends invited me to join them on a road trip to Johor, I was a little hesitant knowing that we will have to endure long hours in the bus. But they know my weakness. They told me we’ll be eating seafood until giler. They know I super love seafood and will never say NO to it especially the ones from Crab Factory. The pioneer in bringing the whole Southern American cuisine of […]

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
10
2017

The Crystal Crown Arch @ Istana Bukit Serene Johor

We just got back from a 2D/1N trip to Johor with some friends. It was the boys’ first time sitting in a bus for such long hours but time flies when we have great company as there were two other children with us on this trip.  It was fun playing tourist in Johor. One of the places we visited is the CROWN arch at Istana Bukit Serene in Johor Bahru. The Istana Bukit Serene is the […]

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
8
2017

Little Chefs Bake: Happy Nut Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe

Happy Nut.. that’s what my boys call Pistachio nuts.  We super love this nut and today, we are going to try baking cookies with it. Today’s cookies is super simple to bake. No mixer is required as we are using the knead method.  It is our first try yet I am happy to report that it is a success!  Ingredients: 350g self-raising flour 100g pistachio nuts (coarsely chopped) 75g chocolate chips 100g fine sugar 175g […]

Dec
7
2017

La Fiesta @ Sky Avenue, Resorts World Genting

There is a little piece of Barcelona set on the first floor of the new lifestyle mall Sky Avenue at Resorts World Genting. La Fiesta, Sky Avenue T2-29, Level 1, Sky Avenue Genting One of the more notable Spanish restaurants, La Fiesta is designed in traditional Catalan eatery style, with tiled arches, an earthy palette and muted lighting with 85 seating capacity. Cosy and intimate, La Fiesta is a place for great Spanish food such as […]

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
4
2017

Healing Touch Foot Spa promo with FREE Jungle Gym Kid’s Entry Ticket

It’s the school holidays. Guess who needs a break more than the boys? Yes, ME (not forgetting the Daddy too). Having two active boys at home 24/7 is no joke. I need my ME time before I go crazy but being a stay-at-home-mom with no baby sitter, it is almost impossible to get any pampering done as there won’t be anyone to care for the boys. But all hope is not lost as I found […]

Dec
3
2017

Amway Atmosphere Drive

How familiar are you with this picture below? This scenario is almost impossible to avoid if we are on the road these days and the fact is, we do spend a lot of our time stuck in traffic travelling from one point to the other. Being in the comfort of our car, we are unfortunately not sparred from air pollution. We rely on our air-conditioning system for the air circulation in our vehicle yet their […]

Dec
2
2017

Tyrant Seafood Plateau @ Awana SkyCentral

Whenever we are up in Genting, we always hunt for hot food as it is pretty cooling up here. We were shopping at Genting Highlands Premium Outlet last weekend when we got cold and hungry. One of the food outlet nearest to GHPO is Tyrant Seafood Plateau. It’s so close that Genting Highlands Premium Outlet is visible from where we were seated. Tyrant Seafood Plateau Level 2, 2-6 Awana SkyCentral They are well-known for their […]

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
29
2017

Little Chefs Bake: Chocolate Cheese Cupcake

Ayden has been requesting to bake cupcakes ever since he saw Peppa Pig eating one. Now that we have an oven, he is allowed to bake almost anything he wishes. We start with his longtime request for cupcakes.  I asked him what cupcake he wants and he answered, “Cheese!”  Since we still have cream cheese in our fridge, I decided to let them bake Chocolate Cheese Cupcake today. Chocolate Cheese Cupcake Look at how excited […]

Nov
28
2017

Awana SkyWay : Glass-floor Gondola

We were up in Resorts World Genting again last weekend. I know it’s insane but there are so many new stuffs to explore here that we just can’t resist especially since it is the school holidays and takes only an hour drive from our place.  We stayed at Awana Genting Resort this time around so we took the opportunity to ride the new Awana SkyWay up to SkyAvenue. For a more spectacular experience, we decided […]

Nov
26
2017

Little Chef Bakes: Cranberry Cornflakes Cookies

My house smells like a bakery these days with the amount of baking we did. Chinese New Year is just two months away so I am busy perfecting our festive cookies recipes. I wanted to work on Christmas cookies but I’m really no good at it. Maybe next year, let me take lessons first *sweat* Today’s recipe sharing is one of the most popular Chinese New Year cookie – Cranberry Cornflakes Cookies. I’ve always love […]

Nov
25
2017

Street Churros @ SkyAvenue Genting

From today onwards, you’ll be reading quite a lot on makan places up in Resorts World Genting as we’ve been spending quite a lot of time here.  For today, I’ll be sharing on this popular snack – Street Churros at SkyAvenue. Street Churros Lot No T2-12, Level 2, Sky Avenue, Genting Highlands, 69000 Genting Highlands, Pahang Phone: 03-6101 3110 It was 10am. We had just arrive after an hour drive up so we thought why […]

Nov
24
2017

Goon Wah Fish Head @ SkyAvenue Mall, Resorts World Genting

Best known for their XO Fish Head noodles, we usually frequent the very first Goon Wah Fish Head outlet in Kuchai Lama, KL as I simply love fish head noodles especially milky ones like Goon Wah’s.  Goon Wah Fish Head Level 4, T2C-35 SkyAvenue Mall Genting Highlands 69000 Pahang Darul Makmur We ordered the Claypot XO Fish Meat on the Bone at RM25 / pot Claypot XO Fish Meat on the Bone  Super love the bubbling […]

Nov
23
2017

Sharp Malaysia launches new product line-up for 2018

Sharp Malaysia Sales & Service Company Sdn Bhd recently launched its new product line-up on Wednesday, 22 November 2017, featuring its new technologies and tagline – “Be Original”. It was announced during the launch, of Sharp’s direction for future growth at creating an 8K Ecosystem and products with Artificial Intelligence and Internet of Things or simply referred to as AloT in short.  The products launched are Two AQUOS series 4K TVs, an air conditioner and […]

Nov
22
2017

Tokyo Secret @ SkyAvenue Mall, Resorts World Genting

Who is a fan of cheesecakes? We are! My little chefs are crazy over anything cheese.  In fact, the boys love baking their own cheesecakes and just recently they baked chocolate cheese cupcakes. But you know, like any great chefs (or bakers) out there, they need from time to time sample the very best and popular cheesecakes out there in able to improve themselves  This brings us to Tokyo Secret. Well known for their cheese […]

Nov
21
2017

2018 School Term Holidays and School Festive Holidays

The school term holidays and school festive holidays for year 2018 have been announced on the Ministry of Education Malaysia’ website. 2018 School Term and Holidays For schools in Kedah, Johor, Kelantan and Terengganu For schools in Perlis, Penang, Perak, Selangor, Negeri Sembilan, Melaka, Pahang, Sabah, Sarawak, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Labuan and Putrajaya. 2018 School Festive Holidays Now that the cuti perayaan and cuti penggal 2018 dates are all out, hurry make your holiday […]

Nov
20
2017

Pao Xiang Bak Kut Teh @ Awana SkyCentral

One fact you should know about me is that I dislike hot weather nor can I stand cold temperatures. Last weekend when we were up in Resorts World Genting, it was extremely cold at 16C during the day. The view from the car park. It was so foggy, vision was extremely limited. It was that cold.  I had to drink something hot to warm me up otherwise I’ll be walking around with a leaking nose […]

Nov
19
2017

The Adventures of Monkey King – The Golden Hooped Rod at Genting International Showroom

Our main purpose going up to Resorts World Genting over the weekend was to catch The Adventures of Monkey King – The Golden Hooped Rod at Genting International Showroom. Every year during the school holidays, Resorts World Genting will bring something new and different and this year it is the Nanjing Acrobatic Troupe with their magical 3D theatre performance. An exhilarating combination of heart-stopping live acrobatic and 3D visual effects, The Golden Hooped Rod is […]

Nov
18
2017

Tour the World with Snoopy at Sky Avenue, Resorts World Genting

We drove up to Resorts World Genting yesterday for some fresh air. It is just an hour drive from home anyway hence we used to be a regular here until they started the renovation works that we stopped going up. I heard the place is nice and buzzing with activities again now with shopping malls such as Genting Highlands Premium Outlet and Sky Avenue enticing visitors to go up.  We decided to check it out […]

Nov
17
2017

Hotel Maison Boutique | Themed Boutique Hotel in KL

There is a boutique hotel in KL that makes fairy tales and fantasies come true. Imagine stepping into this fairytale room that comes complete with a carriage. In my case, it came complete with my Knight in Shining Armour as well as a couple of handsome Princes ♥ The carriage actually doubles as an extra bed for children.  Bed that fits for a Queen.  Even the stand-alone bathtub is amazingly gorgeous with its gold tiles and […]

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 […]

Nov
14
2017

Drummer Ethan: Live Band Performance

Bzz bzz bzz… we are busy as a bee. Just the other day I shared Ethan’s drum performance at First City University College. Now I have two more videos to share as he performed with his band members for his school’s Talent Night last Saturday. Because this is a live band performance and includes many of his schoolmates (other than himself), I decided to blur out the name of the school for privacy purposes. They […]

Nov
12
2017

Toh Yuen Restaurant @ Klang Executive Club

We found ourselves in Klang a couple of weeks ago to meet a friend over lunch. The choice of venue is Toh Yuen Restaurant at Klang Executive Club located just across AEON Bukit Raja. The restaurant is open to non-members too.  Klang Executive Club Persiaran Bukit Raja 2, Bandar Baru Klang, 41150 Klang, Malaysia Tel: 603-3344 3888 We were there during lunch hour and saw a good crowd enjoying dim sum here. Dim sum is […]

Nov
10
2017

Drummer Ethan: Guest Performer at First City UC Idol Semi-Final

It is the end of the academic year for 2017. Ethan is no longer occupied with studies and homework but is now busy with many drum performances ahead. Last week, he received an invitation to perform at First City UC Idol Semi-Final that was held today. He did not have much time to prepare so we just decided for him to play any song that he is most comfortable with.  He is not a participant […]

Nov
9
2017

Shangri-La Hotel, Singapore (Tower Wing Horizon Club Grand Premier Room)

During our recent week-long holiday in Singapore, we had the pleasure to stay in the world’s very first Shangri-La (opened in 1971); the very first hotel of the luxury Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts Group. Shangri-La Hotel Singapore had recently unveiled their newly refurbished Tower Wing with a luxurious new look. It features a refreshed lobby, brand new rooms and suites, three novel restaurant concepts and a revitalised club lounge. The hotel that started it all. […]

Nov
6
2017

Little Chefs Bake: Chocolate Chips Walnut Cookies Recipe

I am a cookie monster. It’s my weakness. I think everybody knows that. The main reason I bought the oven is to bake cookies especially festive cookies. But before we go on baking festive cookies, let’s start off with my all-time favourite – Chocolate Chips Cookies ala Subway’s giant cookie; crispy on the outside and chewy on the inside. Chocolate Chips Walnut Cookies Ingredients: 227g butter 180g white sugar 190g brown sugar 375g all-purpose flour […]

Nov
3
2017

D’Laksa – Famous Penang Assam Laksa in 1 Utama

You know 1 Utama is my second home right? I’m here like practically every weekend. For the past months, I have been sniffing delicious laksa aroma each time I do my grocery shopping at AEON. Two weeks ago I finally decided to let my nose lead me to the source of the aromatic laksa broth. I was floating with my eyes closed and my nose as the GPS and when I opened my eyes I […]

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
30
2017

Moist Banana Cake Recipe

The Daddy bought us an oven over the weekend. How excited we are as we can now bake IN AN OVEN! We have previously been baking using our rice cooker but no matter what, there is a limit to it. Now that we have a real oven, we are all set to explore the world of baking! We officiated our oven by baking a moist banana cake today. Simple yet delicious Moist Banana Cake. Ingredients: […]

Oct
28
2017

Shangri-La’s Rasa Sentosa Singapore: The Only Beachfront Resort in Singapore

We travel to Singapore at least once or twice annually. During our past visits to Singapore, we always stay in the city center but this time we decided to stay in Sentosa itself, The State of Fun; Asia’s leading leisure destination and Singapore’s premier island resort getaway. Nestled in the lush greenery of Sentosa Island and the only hotel located on Singapore’s beachfront… Shangri-La’s Rasa Sentosa Resort & Spa Address 101 Siloso Road, Sentosa, 098970, Singapore Tel (65) 6275 0100 […]

Oct
23
2017

3 Reasons to Stay at Hotel Equatorial Melaka

The UNESCO World Heritage Site is the heart of Malacca city. You have not seen Malacca unless you’ve spend your time exploring the many places of interests here. It is a favourite amongst tourists and for that very same reason, this area is always packed and abuzz with activities. Driving here can be quite tricky as it is not easy to find an empty parking spot hence many opt to stay nearby so they can just […]

Oct
19
2017

Skyline Luge Sentosa: New Luge Tracks and Skyline Ride

We were in Singapore recently for the holidays. We spent our first 3 days in Singapore staying in Sentosa before switching to another hotel in the city. We stayed in Shangri-La Rasa Sentosa Resort & Spa. It is walking distance to our favourite spot – the Skyline Luge, situated on the Imbiah Lookout cluster. We first rode on the Luge and Skyride at Sentosa Singapore back in 2010 when Ethan was 3 years old. Back […]

Oct
15
2017

A Surprise Birthday Cake for Daddy’s Birthday Brunch

We are currently in Melaka to celebrate my Dad’s birthday. His birthday was on the 11th but it falls on a weekday with the kids still in school so we had to celebrate a bit later. I choose to bring him to Hotel Equatorial Melaka for their Jazzy Sunday Brunch as I really loved it when we dined here last month. The price is pretty reasonable too especially since both my parents are senior citizens. […]

Oct
13
2017

BASF Kids Lab 2017

BASF Kids’ Lab, an award-winning global program is an interactive, fun and free chemistry education program which encourages children to discover the dynamic world of science and its wonders. It is held annually. The first time Ethan participated in such program was back in 2013 held at Empire Shopping Mall.  Throwback to 2013 of Ethan, the young scientist at 6 years of age attending his first BASF Kids’ Lab. I did not accompany him then […]

Oct
10
2017

Ayden’s Milestone: Cycling on two wheels

Ayden has been cycling Ethan’s hand-me-down bicycle with the aid of balancing wheels since October last year. I blogged about it here. He loves cycling very much and will cycle around the court while we play badminton or he’ll follow me on the cement path when I jog. He cycles up and down stones resulting in his balancing wheels getting out of shape and not able to support his bicycle properly.  Yesterday, I noticed him […]

Oct
8
2017

Cute NOHOO bags for kids

We were at KLCC today and I took that opportunity to take some pictures of the boys with the mighty twin towers as backdrop. Our iconic skyscrapers. Beautiful isn’t it? I just can’t get enough of it no matter how many times I see it. As I was taking pictures of Ayden, I saw a group of tourists smiling and gesturing towards him. They were saying something while pointing to Ayden’s cute back pack. Ayden […]

Oct
5
2017

Cook with Ayden: Stir-Fried Long Beans with Egg

I do grocery shopping daily. As I was thinking of what to cook today, I saw some nice long beans and bitter gourd. I love bitter gourd but the boys don’t so I ended up buying long beans. I plan to fry it with eggs. It did not cross my mind that Ayden can actually cook this too as it requires frying. When we were paying, Ayden asked me what was I planning to cook […]

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
30
2017

Cook with Ayden: Braised Peanut Chinese Style Recipe

The boys love the braised peanut served as appetisers at Chinese restaurants. They just can’t get enough of it as those peanuts are often served in small portions. Today, we are going to try cooking this dish ourselves so they can eat as much as they want and fart the whole night long. We never know it is extremely easy to cook this dish… until today  Ingredients: 300gm peanuts (soaked overnight) 350ml water 1/2 stick […]

Sep
28
2017

Asiatique Sky Ferris Wheel: Bangkok’s Landmark

I finally have time to blog about our Asiatique Sky Ferris Wheel ride in Bangkok. I was telling myself to better get it done before the next school holidays in two week’s time. Who knows maybe we’ll get to travel again? *wishful thinking*   During our recent week long holiday in Bangkok, we managed to visit quite a number of famous tourist attractions. I’ve blogged about our dinner river cruise and our visit to Wat Arun temple . […]

Sep
25
2017

Hotel Equatorial Melaka: Jazzy Sunday Brunch

I was back in Melaka again yesterday. When I am in town (especially on Sundays), I’ll try to drop by Resthouse Café at Hotel Equatorial as I super love their relaxing Jazzy Sunday Brunch. Stress is the root of countless health problems. The relaxing effect of jazz music has been proven to have amazing healing influence to our health. Jazz music calms our mind and immediately improves our mood. With relaxed and positively boosted mood, food […]

Sep
23
2017

Places of Interest Within Walking Distance in Melaka

My parents are Malaccan. I am born in Melaka but not raised here hence I am as foreign to this place as most tourist out there. Last weekend we played tourist in this historical city and for the very first time, we brought the boys to explore the many places of attractions here.  We stayed in a hotel nearby but to drive out to the heart of Malacca city, the UNESCO World Heritage Site is […]

Sep
20
2017

Novotel Melaka : New dining promotions

With a blink of an eye, we are approaching the final quarter of 2017. To me, that means work is 3/4 done and it is time to plan for a holiday to reward ourselves after a year of hard work. I rarely travel far since having children. We Cuti-Cuti Malaysia a lot to give us short little breaks to keep us refreshed and relax. We recently took a weekend staycation with a couple of friends […]

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
16
2017

Tissue Crafts with the Boys

The boys were a little under the weather with flu and cough recently, so I bought them lots of tissues for their runny noses. Anyway, Ayden and Ethan are better now but since we have so much tissue paper at home, I thought of making a tissue craft with them. We made a candle transfer craft art. Materials needed are: 1) Tissue papers (We used Vinda Deluxe 3-ply Facial Tissues in soft packs) 2) Candles […]

Sep
14
2017

Ayden’s musical journey

If you have been following my blog and FB, you’ll know that big brother Ethan is a drummer as well as a pianist. He started learning piano when he was 5 and half a year later he took up drums.  For piano, the piano teacher comes over to our house therefore Ayden sees her teaching the kor-kor all the time.  It also intrigued him into playing the piano. The piano teacher did introduce Ayden to […]

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 […]

Sep
4
2017

A play date and a birthday pool party

So the school holidays and long weekend has finally come to an end… not. Haha. What supposed to be a long weekend became a longer one with the additional Monday OFF!  What have we been doing? We did not travel anywhere this time but stayed home and rot thanks to the constant rain in the evening  The Daddy dropped Ethan off at one of his classmate’s house one day for a play date. Ayden and […]

Sep
1
2017

Kids Eat For Free @ Lavo

We celebrated Merdeka Day at a restaurant lounge and wine bar nearby our place. Located at Menara Lien Hoe along Persiaran Tropicana, this resto-lounge is generously spacious with an extensive wine cellar and a delectable fusion menu. Lavo Menara Lien Hoe, Persiaran Tropicana, Petaling Jaya, Selangor. Daily. 12pm-1am. Tel: 010-311-1888 Lavo’s impressive range of bottles includes vintages not commonly found in the Klang Valley. Lavo may be a haven for wine hunters but it is also home for families […]

Aug
31
2017

Ayden is FOUR

Ayden is FOUR today and oh boy, he got so many cakes this year. 1st Cake: We bought him a cake to celebrate with my parents when we were in Malacca. 2nd Cake: I baked this moist chocolate cake and decorated it with chocolate ganache and M&Ms for him to cut at home. 3rd Cake: We made party bags and bought Black Forest cake for Ayden to celebrate with his friends in class. 4th Cake: […]

Aug
29
2017

Cook with Ayden and Ethan: Chicken Kurma

It’s the school holidays so the boys have plenty of time to experiment on new dishes.  The dish they cooked today is a popular malay dish especially during kenduri and bulan puasa. We never know it is this easy to dish this out. Now that we know, we will definitely be cooking this frequently.  Ayam Kurma Ingredients: 24gm Chicken Kurma Paste (add water and mix into a paste) 8 Chicken drumsticks 90ml Coconut milk 2 […]

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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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