Happy Chinese New Year to all!
My family and I would like to take ths opportunity to wish everyone… æå–œå‘è´¢! Happy Chinese New Year and everything good in the Year of the Horse! HUAT AH!
Let’s go… to Chinatown!
What’s a Chinese New Year celebration without a trip (or two) to Chinatown? We don’t necessarily go to buy new year goodies but mostly to join the hustle and bustle of the activities and ok, maybe buy some unnecessary fattening snacks and knick knacks we don’t need. Please lah, it is impossible not to get sucked into the pointless consumerism when you are in Chinatown. There is chinese new year music blasting from everywhere, hawkers shouting and clapping to get shoppers to stop at their stalls, seductive smell of barbecued bak kwa, squid, giant prawns and chestnuts in the air, dripping cold Taiwan jelly being distributed by overly enthusiastic dudes…
Let’s go… shopping with Privikids! (Review + Giveaway + Promo)
Review Most of us who have little boys will agree that it is very difficult to find decent, stylish clothes for them that are also affordable in Singapore. This is especially tough for ages between 5 to 7 years old who are no longer babies but not quite big boys either. What you normally see in the market for this age group are plastered with cheesy graphics, corny text or passé comic characters. You could always order online from overseas sites but the delivery time often take so long and I don’t like to wait. Who are Privikids? Privikids is a new kids’ fashionand lifestyle blogshop run by a young stylish family…
Let’s go… shopping with JED Pack! (Review)
Review Less than 2 months left before we get to see our baby and I am in major panic mode. I have not finished my “To Handover List of Duties” at the office, our house is in a mess because we cleared out a room for Xander recently and the junk is strewn all over, I have yet to pack my hospital bag and I’ve started experiencing some pretty intense Braxton Hicks. I think I’m the only crazy woman who will always think of Toni Braxton when this happens. I digress. Sorry. Instead of focusing on the hospital bag, I kept thinking about the baby bag and what to pack…
Wordless Wednesday: Everyday should be playground day!
Playgrounds with sand in Singapore are so rare nowadays because they are now mostly replaced with rubber mats. Although I am not a fan of sand (messy lah, sometimes got big red ants also you know?), I cannot deny the fact that the sand adds that extra fun touch to the playground. Sometimes if you are lucky enough, you might even find real treasures in them! As a kid, I loved digging into the sand and have always found coins! Really! I no bluff you! I used to come home with coins from the playground or notes on the way home. Now that I’m older, such sightings are rarer. Do…
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Let’s play… Kinetic Sand! (Review + Giveaway + Promo)
Product Review You must have seen this video floating around the internet quite a lot last year. The Husband and I were so amazed with it but wondered if it will ever be available in Singapore. This has to be the coolest toy we have seen. Like EVER! You know what? IT IS AVAILABLE IN SINGAPORE NOW! Pardon my excitement but yeah, I’m excited!! The Kinetic Sand is available in Singapore through the good folks of Pupsik Studio who also specializes in awesome baby and parenting products. Pupsik Studio was very kind to provide us with the 1kg pack to review and we (namely Mummy and Daddy) couldn’t wait to rip…
Wordless Wednesday: 2014 will be the year of change
I was inspired by one of Dinomama’s recent post on The 52 Weeks Money ChallengeÂ about saving a little bit every week for 52 weeks. At the end of the 52 weeks, you will be rewarded with quite a substantial sum. Not quite millions, but good enough for a family of 4 to go to Penang eat, drink and sleep at least. We shall see if I will run out of steam halfway… Hahaha! If you do want to give this a try, you can go to her post and print out the easy to follow chart. I got impatient and created mine from scratch so mine looks a little different…
Let’s play… Bubber Smart Shapes Set! (Review + Giveaway + Promo)
Product Review (Updated on 13 Jan 2014) Bubber looks similar to any regular play dough you might come across in the market because it’s colourful, it’s soft and mouldable. That’s where the similarity ends. Bubber is allergen free because it isÂ wheat, gluten and casein free and 100% safe and non-toxic. It is also smell free! This is perfect for Xander who has sensitive skin and nose like his mummy and daddy. For once, he was not a mucus-y mess while playing with something. A definate nice change for all of us! It never dries up! Say wot? I don’t know what funny technology is in this thing but it really…
1st day of school: Xander is in K2!
It was the first day of school for most kids in Singapore and Xander was no exception. He starts K2 this year and will be the big brother to most of the little ones in his school. He was feeling so proud and kept talking about it when I picked him up at the end of the day. This was also the last year of kindergarten and “freedom” before the crunch of Primary One formal education starts in 2015. We also decided to let him enjoy this freedom as much as possible before his little sister is born. In about 2 months, our full attention on him will have to…
Wordless Wednesday: Last mischief of 2013
My 1st post of the new year and it’s about mischief! Hahaha! As you can see he is off by about 10 cm. Typically I would scream at him for marking the walls. With permanent marker no less. The naughty boy also drew a smiley face next to his master piece and that little smiley face reminded me the walls can always be repainted but moments like this can never be recreated. So I laughed and shooed him back to bed. “We will talk about this later.” When the 2 of them (yes, Daddy needed a nap too) woke up at the same time, I broke the news to Daddy.…