Category Archive: Random

Bubble wrap

One of the simple pleasures in life… My girls usually love it much more than it’s contents…! Don’t you just feel like reaching out to squeeze…. I can’t resist popping them… Especially when… Continue reading

Our Marimos…

…have not had a bath for a month…:P  Took them out for a quick rinse today… Hi there! Love these fellows… They make their own food, beautify your home, are quiet and unfussy,… Continue reading

Indoor Hopscotch!

Hey… Check this out… Hopscotch… Now if I can only figure out which foot goes into which box… Never mind… Better to leave it to the girls… Hop hop hoppity hop…!

Rainy Days…

We love them! Especially when the haze is back… It is the perfect reason to take out the girls prettily decorated $2 umbrellas from Daiso. Here is Little B decorating hers ‘in case… Continue reading

Trust and Obey on Garageband

Purple cauliflowers, anyone?

Apparently, purple cauliflowers are a common sight in Australia. But this is the first time I’ve ever seen one! I had to get one to try. Pardon me for my ignorance, but it… Continue reading

Seiji Yamamoto and the art/science of his cooking…

‘Cooking is both an art and a science’. I’ve come across this cliche so often but never thought much of it until I came across this chef, Seiji Yamamoto, preparing his beautiful food… Continue reading

Dreams

Dreams are such fleeting things. Like dew drops. I imagine millions of us nodding off to sleep every night; millions of grass blades collecting water baubles that grow on us at twilight and… Continue reading

Aerosmith…

…was in Singapore. Correction. …IS in Singapore. Did you miss a thing?

There’s Something About Marbles…

…that’s so irresistable …to tiny hands! Maybe it’s the fascination of colorful specks embedded in clear glass Or the way sunlight makes it a little glowing sphere Or it’s just the way cool… Continue reading

Mini Watermelon!

Ever seen a watermelon that can fit on your palm? This was a first for me! Of course, I had to find out if mini watermelons look(or taste) like a scaled-down version of… Continue reading

Weird fruit

Tried two strange fruit I bought from NTUC yesterday. Custard Apples and Maprang… B refused to touch any of the Custard Apples. Well, I don’t blame him. They looked pretty awful and inedible.… Continue reading

Ewegarden

I’ve been neglecting Ewehouse the past week, not because I’ve stopped pottering around in here but because I’ve been busy growing seeds in Ewegarden. I decided to streamline the contents I put into… Continue reading

Flu and the Liebster Award

I was down with the flu four weeks ago and visited the doctor twice. (And the inertia to blog again set in…) I haven’t really fallen sick for a few years and I… Continue reading

Tikki Having a Bad-tummy Day

He probably ate something rotten… That’s why they call this the ‘bomb-shelter’…

My Little Ponies

Thought I’d wipe the display cupboard a bit today. Guess what I came across?? My pony collection! No, I don’t play with them now. Little B will inherit them some day. But for… Continue reading

Keeping Spring Onions Fresh for Longer

It can be frustrating to have your spring onions wilt on you when you thought you’ve bought them only three days ago. Here’s a simple solution to make them last longer: Wipe them… Continue reading

What to do with a moldy TV…

We haven’t been watching TV for quite a while… as you can see. It’s infested with mold… All UNDER the screen so that we can’t scrape it off. It’s quite a goner. It… Continue reading

It has been an eventful 2012

Yes, I’m back. Hehe… (Though I would prefer not to mention anything and pretend my last entry was just yesterday.) But hey, I’ve been busy with a few things like And this And… Continue reading

Bubble gum flavored grape

If I showed you this …you’d probably be able to imagine what grape bubble gum tastes like, right? I’ve always wondered where grape flavored bubble gum got it’s flavor when the grapes that… Continue reading

Little B Loves Eating in the Supermarket

Was busy the past week, whipping up mini buffets for Little B. Baby meal times have never been longer… Since learning how to say, ‘No!’, she seems to have taken great delight in… Continue reading

The Little Critters are Moving…

My Ferrero Rocher box is full. Time for the first batch of animals to move into Noah’s ark (a.k.a my car dashboard). Little B will have her car seat turned around soon, so… Continue reading

The Lantern Festival

Besides the moon, there are, to me, five things that are an indispensible part of the Mid-autumn or Lantern Festival: mooncakes, pomelos, tea, lanterns and piglet biscuits. Yesterday was mid-autumn night and we… Continue reading

Thank you family!

Had a lovely meal with my family to celebrate my early birthday. Every one of our birthdays is a great opportunity for get-togethers and a cool excuse to feast like gluttons. Heehee… That’s… Continue reading

Tikki is sulking…

He’s upset that he hasn’t had much air time on my blog of late. He feels left out and forgotten. Poor fellow. Here’s a little something to cheer him up. ??? Technorati Tags:… Continue reading

Little B and her Frog Buddies

Little B loves frogs. She starts squealing in delight every time she spots them- at art museums, in advertisements, in Daiso (this place is full of frogs, btw. The Japanese seem to love… Continue reading

The Rainbow Connection

I dislike anything to do with numbers. Apart from my salary, the more the digits, does not make me the merrier. Since we got married, I’ve always left all household finances to B.… Continue reading

National Library Board Book Sale

Every year, NLB clears it’s old books. I’m happy for them and for all who don’t mind owning a good secondhand! My neighbor and I went to Expo for the NLB preview this… Continue reading

Sweetest Melons from Sunny Spain

I came across a melon at Giant that I’d never seen before. Of course I had to try it! Removing the sticker revealed more of that nice, lizardy skin. Hey, it looks like… Continue reading

Would you like a bit of Geoduck?

I spotted some Geoduck (pronounced as ‘gooey duck’) at Jpot at Tampines 1. Hmm… Geoducks DO look kinda rude… They sound weird too… But they’re a prized delicacy. I’ve never tried them before… Continue reading

World’s First Angry Birds Cable Car Ride!

Little B had her very first cable car ride! They were having an Angry Birds theme when we went there. This looks like one of the lift button panels from a nightmare I… Continue reading

Trip to Pasir Ris Park

We came across many pretty things at Pasir Ris Park yesterday.:) Two friendly ponies named Charlie… …and Jasmine. We couldn’t feed them, though! Lovely raintrees… A glimpse of a river-canal leading out to… Continue reading

Jumping Clay

B is on leave this week. Which is why I’m taking a break from cooking and taking this chance to try out and finish using up my Jumping Clay before it all dries… Continue reading

5 of My Favorite Insincere Food

What rubbish term have you coined this time? You ask. ‘Insincere food’?? This is my definition: any dish that is more than 50% pre-made commercially by someone or something else (factories included) apart… Continue reading

Gangnam Style

I have been hearing this term on and off for the last month or so, but kept forgetting to check it out. Yah, I know, I’m outdated lah. So finally, yesterday, B directed… Continue reading

Tikki and the Tick

Tikki made friends with a Tick and brought him home last night, much to our horror. It was the size of a fat raisin, only it was ugly; grey and plump with tiny,… Continue reading

Rainy Days Make Me High!

Yay! It’s another rainy day! 🙂 If this keeps up, every post is going to be about another rainy day… Which I don’t mind, actually! Hehee! Today I am trying out the new… Continue reading

What is your response to this painting?

Yes, I’m curious to know… When different people view the same piece of art, do they generally respond the same way? Why or why not? Let me show you a painting that I… Continue reading

The Secret Life of Bees

Haven’t posted in the last few days as it has been raining and rainy days put me in a reading mood. So I was engrossed with this: I borrowed the e-Book not knowing… Continue reading

Herbal Black Chicken Soup

This post is probably going to make my viewer ratings plummet to rock bottom. But anyway, here goes: I happily bought a black chicken on Monday and noticed something unusual about this breed-… Continue reading

My Childhood Games from the 1980s (part 2)

Continued from My Childhood Games from the 1980s (part 1) 13) Chapteh 14) paper ballThese used to be sold at 10 cents each in my school bookshop. I was glad to chance upon… Continue reading

My Childhood Games from the 1980s (Part 1)

This lengthy post and the upcoming one(s) are specially for little B (when she can read at least half a decade later), who may in case be curious about the games her deprived… Continue reading

Belly Button Biscuits

One of my favourite childhood treats!! Every time I come across these biscuits, I’m filled with happy memories like running across green grassy fields, tapping on Mimosa leaves and catching butterflies under blues… Continue reading

The Curious Incident of the Ant in Broad Daylight

Today, I did something that I’ve been wanting to do for a very long while – follow the path of an ant with my crayon. I always feel there is something spiritual about… Continue reading

642 Things to Draw

This is a review of this book; actually more of a droning narration of my experience using it for the first time. I like this book cos it gives you so many random… Continue reading

Peranakan museum

After our trip to the Art Museum, we walked down the street to the Peranakan Museum. Free admission too! How cool is that! We should visit the museums every National Day:) Though my… Continue reading

Art museum – Art Garden

  We went over the National Day weekend. They were having a contemporary art exhibition for children. The best part: free admission Of all the exhibits, I liked this sand art room the… Continue reading

How Tikki Got His Name

In case you’re wondering why anyone would call their dog something that sounds parasite-infested, let me clarify, that’s not his full name. His full name is Tikki-tikki-tembo-no sa rembo-chari bari ruchi-pip peri pembo.… Continue reading

The Paradox of Choice by Barry Schwartz

I’ve barely started on this book and I’m already sold on most of the arguments presented… …around us did” I’m sold cos I experienced most of them all in a week, all in… Continue reading

Tikki Hates Rainy Days

It’s another rainy day. I love rainy days and grey clouds! Tikki hates them. He is scared of thunder, that wussy. Every time it rains, he becomes a nervous wreck and starts combing… Continue reading

How to Compose your own song and upload it onto YouTube (all on the iPad)!

Call me slow, ‘sua-ku’, frog-in-well, whatever, I don’t care! I finally managed to upload my first-ever song on Youtube! (in fact, that is my first ever Youtube video. Yes, yes, I am so… Continue reading

Sleeping Beauty…

…with slimy chick pacifier …with feet in the air… …with scarf …with hot belly on a cool water mat …having cold feet …headless during a thunderstorm …headless with favorite soft toy during thunderstorm… Continue reading

I’m FINISHED.

I can finally pack the mess on my drop-desk… …wash my paintbrushes… …and throw away my disposable Daiso palette… (though I kinda like how the acrylics caked up layer upon layer on each… Continue reading

Hornbills

Went to the Botanic Gardens two days ago (yes, yes lagging again.) Saw THREE Hornbills in a tree! The only other time I’ve seen a wild Hornbill in Singapore was at Pasir Ris… Continue reading

I’m Lagging!!

Yesssss… I didn’t keep to my ambitious resolution to post one item per day… Yes, I’m prepared with lots of ready excuses up my sleeve… Big headache yesterday(it’s true!), folding baby’s clothes the… Continue reading

Me and my favorite pillow…

Scary description

Just read a horribly graphic description of a man being skinned alive in Murakami’s The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle. Don’t ask me which chapter it’s from; I don’t dare to re-read it. Hope I… Continue reading

Slow n easy…

Taking my time to clear away all clutter, reorganize and go on a labeling spree! Hated packing as a kid but over time, I’m finding it therapeutic! Thinking of getting things sorted? Here’s… Continue reading

Resurrection!

Hello me! Back after a long, long break from this! Call it maternity leave, personal re-teat or just caught up in sorting out the A-Zs of mommyhood whatever! Think it’s about time I… Continue reading