:: twinkle :: Custom Order Felt Bins ::

I’ve been busy designing these felt storage bins for a friend lately. They have to be of certain measurements to fit a shelf she bought for her girls for their new home. I had a lot of fun in this project from designing to choosing of materials, constructions and detailing. I’m very happy with the … Continue reading

:: Shanghai :: Halloween ::

Happy Halloween! Before I had kids, the Halloween that I know is an excuse for adults to dress up, get drunk and party. In Shanghai, part and parcel about living in international communities is the exposure to different cultures. Halloween is one of them and is now officially Phoebe’s favourite holiday! Trick or treating is … Continue reading

:: Scrapbooking :: Yearly Scrapbook ::

I don’t consider myself as a serious scrapbooker but I definitely enjoy making and looking at scrapbooks. There’s something magical about looking and touching tangible photos compare to looking at them on the computer. It feels more human, warm and intimate. Scrapbooking can also be very time-consuming because it requires a lot of effort. I … Continue reading

:: Shanghai :: Children’s Book ::The Adventure of Mimilu, the wandering cat ::

I love picture books. I’ve been looking out for a children’s book about Shanghai and when I saw this book, I immediately fell in love with it. I will be sharing more books that I love in the future, especially chinese story books that Phoebe and I love. Today , I’m sharing with you a … Continue reading

:: DIY Project :: Autumn Leaves Collage ::

I woke up this morning and realize that I can no longer access to my blog! China has blocked wordpress!!! Facebook, youtube, blogspot and now wordpress! I can’t even describe how I feel right now. Coming from a country where one can freely access to any information, this is totally insane! I cannot believe I … Continue reading

:: DIY Project :: Positive Sticker Passport ::

Hi friends, How was your weekend? We had a busy weekend attending a pizza-making birthday party, watched a circus and had dinner with friends. Definitely a busy but happy weekend. Today, I’m sharing with you my latest and most effective motivational tool that I use on Phoebe. I’ve used other methods before and this is … Continue reading

:: DIY Project :: Framed Shoes ::

Hi friends, Do you keep things? I don’t think I’m a hoarder but I do find it difficult to throw away things especially when it comes to Phoebe’s. I’ve been secretly keeping all her shoes for the past 5 years. Every pair brings back flashback of happy memories and moments that I want to remember … Continue reading

:: Our Favorite Rainy Day Activity : Shaving Cream Fun! ::

Hi friends, How was your week? Today is the first day Phoebe started her new school. This week passes really quickly with the preparation for her new school. Orientation, getting school supplies and spending some quality time with her before she starts school became top priority. The past few weeks was raining a lot in … Continue reading

:: Shanghai Science & Technology Museum : Rainbow Land::

Shanghai Science and Technology Museum is a popular place for parents to take their kids to during the summer holidays. What is interesting here is the newly open and renovated section called “Rainbow Land”. It’s filled with rainbow-colored walkway, interesting mirror mazes and lots of cool and interesting exhibits that encourages exploration. Kids could also … Continue reading

:: Introducing FiFi and FuFu ::

Hi my friends, How was your week? It’s been an insane week for us this week when Royston decided to extend his contract in Shanghai. That means we would be staying in Shanghai for a little more while! Yeah, I know, after all the farewell and parties and now we’re staying! Ironic isn’t it? The … Continue reading