My girl is ONE, birthday party at NSRCC

When my girl was around the age of 6 months old, occasionally, I will think of where I should host her first ever birthday party. Initially, I was thinking of going for a holiday but we were afraid that our girl might not like the long journey in an airplane. Other factors like the weather and her adaptability also bother us. In the end, we decided to book a chalet at the National Service Resort and Country Club (NSRCC). It’s a good chance to know if our girl was able to get use to unfamiliar place before we plan for an oversea trip.

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High Tea at Mandarin Oriental Hotel, Axis Bar and Lounge

I am at Mandarin Oriental Hotel again! Here, I have a lot of beautiful and precious memories. Axis Bar and Lounge is my first dating place. My husband was still my boyfriend back then and now we are married and have a little baby girl. It is one of our favorite places to visit for an afternoon high tea.

a1Our first dating photo. Young isn’t it!
*Throwback*

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My postnatal confinement

As a Chinese, there are so many traditions to follow during the month long postnatal confinement. I always find it ridiculous to follow them. I have done my confinement in a very simple way and received a lot of negative feedback from relatives and friends. They do not understand why I did not follow the traditions.

Some of the popular “rules” are: one must not shower; one has to take a lot of Chinese medicine and herbs, no drinking of water and no fan and air-conditioned are allow during this period. Why does the Chinese practise postnatal confinement? It is because they believe that during childbirth, the mother will lose a lot of blood and ‘Qi’. By doing the above, it will further weaken the mother’s body.

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Peony Jade and Goodwood Park Mooncake

As Mid-Autumn festival (中秋节) is around the corner, there are mooncake fairs at most of the local shopping malls. It is a tradition to eat mooncake on this occasion and the young will be playing with lanterns. This year, we bought traditional skin mooncake from Peony Jade and snow skin mooncake from Goodwood Park Hotel.

m_a1Mooncake Fair at Takashimaya basement

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BAKE Cheese Tart at Ion Orchard

BAKE Cheese Tart origin from Hokkaido, Japan. They started out with Blueberry cheese tart in Japan. It look so yummy from their website. In Singapore, there is only one flavour – Cheese. They opened their first outlet in Singapore in April. The queuing time for their cheese tart is an hour or more. During their launch, some queue for 2-3 hours! Anyway, F&B trend can’t last long here, so there’s no point in queuing hours for some tarts, since I’m not the type of queuing person. Now, it is the good time to go for a try!!

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