Monthly archives: April, 2015

Ikyu Set Lunch – Super Value for Money

Every time our family goes for our favourite Japanese cuisine, we end up spending quite a bit. We’ve tried to go at lunch time, but there’s usually no lunch specials on weekends and public holidays. Sigh.. most of these specials are for the weekday working crowd.. so I was very pleasantly surprised when Ikyu invited us…




Results after Two Week Trial: Dove Hair Fall Rescue Tonic

I. Have. A. Hair. Fall. Problem. Some background first: Before I started this treatment, I had about 250-300 strands of hair falling daily. According to statistics, this is totally out of norm! Firstly, how do I know if I have a problem with Hair Fall? Everyone has a ‘normal’ hair fall of about 100-150 hairs…




3M Hot, Cold and Room Temperature Filtered Water Dispenser

How is water dispensed in your home? We used a traditional kettle to boil our water and put it in flasks after waiting for a long time before it is finally cooled. If we wanted hot water to make tea, we just have to boil more water again! Before that, we had a water purifier…




Developing Good Habits for Reading & Writing

We all know reading and writing go hand-in-hand. In fact, reading is essential in building a strong foundation when it comes to writing. The best writers are known to read excessively and variedly – giving them a natural flair for words. It’s my dream for all my kids to be great readers. But it’s not…




The Cliff Review – Rock Climbing Is For All!

One of the most exciting outdoor activities my kids enjoy is Rock Climbing. It is safe, the kids get a good mental and physical workout, and every climb is different, so it’s never boring! There are a few Rock Climbing schools/clinics in Singapore, and we were invited recently to check out a really cool one…




Limoncello Pizza & Grill Review

Mother’s Day is round the corner, and here’s a little something different for that celebration lunch! Pamper mummy with a Southern Italian feast–dishes that bring out traditional flavours of Amalfi Coast. Limoncello Pizza & Grill is a restaurant set in a quiet corner of Robertson Quay, it offers an al fresco dining area that oversees…




Bilingualism – My Woes Then & Now

One of the biggest struggles I had when I was in school was mastering Mandarin. Let me rephrase that, it was learning Mandarin. I need to be very careful here, as I’ve had sticks and stones thrown at me for being so lousy at the language and forgetting my Chinese roots and being a total…




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