Category Archives: inspiring

Kraft Paper Wrapping Ideas That I Love

Have you wrapped all your presents already?  If not and you would like to try something different this year for your Christmas gifts, you may want to take a look at these lovely ideas using kraft paper which I found … Continue reading

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preserving ipoh’s rich heritage

I am glad that some individuals are doing something to preserve and restore the old buildings in Ipoh.  Eventhough certain buildings have been upgraded to follow the latest trend, extra care is being done to maintain their exterior.  One such … Continue reading

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burps & giggles in ipoh

Burps & Giggles is one of the hippiest hangout place in Ipoh right now. It is located behind the Kong Heng coffeeshop and next to Sekeping Kong Heng, the famous boutique hotel.  I have passed by this cafe twice when … Continue reading

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50 Rules of Dads of Daughters

I stumbled upon this beautiful post in Pinterest – 50 Rules of Dads of Daughters.  Brought tears to my eyes. Thought I’ll share some of my favourite ones with you here. 1. Love her mom. Treat her mother with respect, … Continue reading

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Metrojaya Mid Valley Window Display

A couple of weeks ago when we were in Mid Valley, I came across this beautiful window display at Metrojaya. Do you know what is so unique about this?  The flowers, leaves and branches in this window are all cut-outs … Continue reading

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it’s the time of the year….

I just heard the sound of someone on a motorbike, throwing something onto the ground a while ago (8.30pm).  Mighty hardworking eh?  He threw it on my porch and my neighbours’ too.   When I went out to check, I saw … Continue reading

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weekend wishes

…….to have a place like this at home where I can chillax. …… try making this pickled cucumbers ……. do this …. get a shoe closet like this savouring some of these cardamom coffee macarons The two-week school break is … Continue reading

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Crafty Art Market at Jaya One

We decided to make our way to the Crafty Art Market on Saturday when I realized that Ashley’s art class was off.  I only remember this  at the last minute.   The Crafty Art Market starts at 11am till 6pm.  … Continue reading

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A lovely batik shop in Malacca

I love handmade products.  I find it inspiring and wonderful that there are so many creative people out there.  When we buy handmade, repurposed or recycled items, we are not only doing Mother Earth some good.  We are actually helping … Continue reading

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the kindness of strangers

I was reading a magazine yesterday and the editors and staff of the magazines talked about their experiences with kind strangers.  That brought back memories of what some strangers had done for me.  Many years ago while I was in … Continue reading

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