Our meatless Monday meal – going for vegetarian kimchi fried rice. Didn’t think the boys would like it, worried it might be too spicy. They went for seconds! Meatless meals are such a hit Dai Bee is now request that we have it two days in a week.


The boys found these old badminton rackets at my inlaws. It was cold out, but luckily there was no wind, so we had a match. It was so much fun playing with the boys. Dai Bee had a better handle since it was one of the sports in PE class last year. Now we can add this to one of our no-electronics’ activities during the weekends.


Spent a good chunk of day preparing lunch for this week: Parmesan zucchini and two way eggplants-garlic soy sauce steamed eggplants and mozarella baked eggplants. Can’t wait to chow down.


A Friday ritual.

A single photo – no words – capturing a moment from the week.

A simple, special, extraordinary moment.

A moment I want to pause, savor and remember – {this moment}


It all started out with a Groupon that introduced the boys fencing back in July. After the introductory class, they loved it and wanted to continue. So they are now going regularly (2 hours a week). Luckily, it’s nearby so they walked there. It’s definitely a great workout for both of them.


Wontons are store bought to make this a quick weeknight dinner. With the basketball season going on, on top of their regular activities, weeknights are busier this time of year. Therefore, anything that’s simple and on the go will be our temporary fix for now…


More felting. This hand warmer is made for one of my nephews KG, who is studying piano with Dai Bee. He’s into pokemon these days, so I used this as an incentive to get him to continue practicing piano.img_5592img_5593

This carrot coconut soup warms up the body and makes a great meatless Monday meal!


Luckily, we made a quick stop to the library few days ago. Today, it was pouring all day long and it was the perfect time to cuddle in bed and read. Like they say:



Chinese New Year is almost here. This is the Year of the Rooster, so can this be replaced with the traditional red envelope?