What could be more fun and exciting than celebrating your child's birthday at a fire station and getting to ride in a real fire engine?
Arrowhead chips (or ngaku chips) are my all-time favorite snack during Chinese New Year. They are fairly easy to prepare, and once you have tried them you will want to make a batch for yourself.
Gangnam Style is the now famous "horse-riding" dance where Psy dances as if he were trotting on a horse, holding the reins and spinning a lasso.
Food delivery has come a long way from just ordering from your usual fast food restaurant. You can order your favourite nasi lemak or chicken rice and have it delivered to your doorstep.
Malaysians are celebrating some kind of festival every month. This is because of our multicultural society where we join our neighbours to welcome their new year or a special religious event.
Malaysians love their food. The choices for breakfast can range from simple bread to the more spicy nasi lemak, with lots of other interesting choices in between.
Tintin was certainly no Batman or Superman but still a very popular comic character. His adventures as a detective has even made him a movie hero.
Ever wondered how your dog can do yoga? Well, you might want to give it a try with your pet so he can live in harmony and be less stressed.
Passport holders need not be the usual brown or black leather cover. The next time you travel, get a passport cover that reflects a bit of your personality.
Decorate the walls of your room or house with some scary wallpaper. Create a scary scene with haunted houses, evil looking pumpkins, flying witches and vampire bats.
Moon Cake Festival also commonly known as the Mid-Autumn Festival is an important celebration among Chinese. Moon cakes and lanterns usher in this festival on the fifteenth day of the eight month.
Ear piercing continue to be a popular form of body art for both men and women with the fashion trend now for multiple piercings.
I remind those around me that I am young at heart. After all age is all in the mind though my physical being tells me otherwise.
Anyone who has tried to cook rice will tell you the frustration when it turns out soft and soggy or hard and uncooked. What happens when your trusted electric cooker breaks down?
Dragon gifts are popular with folks of all ages. Medieval tales of heroes and dragons bring out our imagination to enjoy these mythical creatures.
Have you ever spent Christmas on a your very own island surrounded by water with candles flickering in the night? I am sure you must be thinking it sounds like a romantic scene from some movie. The truth is far from that! It is my very own island...
Chinese New Year is celebrated every year with many traditions and customs. The year 2022, year of the tiger is no different. Some traditions are the same like the color red and "ang pow" while some customs are associated with the migrant Chinese in their new homeland.
A decorative pill box can just as easily be used to organize your medication and vitamins.They make great gifts too for those who need to carry their pills with them everywhere they go.
Create the magic of Christmas in your home with Christmas silhouette decorations. Set your own Christmas scene by combining the different sets
Some important travel tips to take note to ensure you have an enjoyable and memorable vacation. Nothing spoils a vacation more than when you encounter problems especially when in an unfamiliar place. We all love vacations, visiting new places,...
Kolam is a form of sand painting that is drawn using rice powder. It is commonly displayed in Hindu homes to celebrate Diwali festival, the festival of lights.
Pumpkins are the order of the day when it comes to Thanksgiving and Halloween. Pumpkins don't just taste good but they can look great to wear as jewelry too.
Melaka is a top historical city in Malaysia not to be missed. Some of the best places to visit recounts the influence of the rule of the Portuguese, Dutch and British colonial powers.
These pumpkin mugs are just right to celebrate Halloween and Thanksgiving. After all, what would Halloween be without pumpkins? So have a cup of your favorite brew in one of these pumpkin mugs while you enjoy a piece of pumpkin pie. How about a...
Scrabble has joined the world of modern technology with this new version. Scrabble Flash is sure to improve your vocabulary, add fun and laughter to everyone.
Decorative wine glasses are so much more interesting than the simple plain wine glass. They add colour to the dining table and also make great interesting gifts.
Choosing between a thermo pot vs a jug kettle will depend on individual needs. Both are equally good for providing hot drinking water.
Fury, a little Pekingese dog will always have a special place in my heart as he was our family's very first pet dog.
Unusual dragon gifts make perfect presents for any occasion with those who are fascinated by these creatures. It is a magnificent creature found in the folk lore of Western and Chinese cultures.
What is the best food when you are sick? If you are like me, you probably won't feel like eating. So here is a list of my favorite foods when I am sick.
Not all supplements are created equal. We are faced with so many different brands of nutritional supplements, each claiming to be the best. How do we decide which one truly live is the best multivitamin?
Madame Tussaud"s Wax Museum is one of my favorite paces with its many life like sculptures. It is great fun to see the replicas of famous people in the environment where they achieved their fame.
This is my list of the ten things I usually do before I go on vacation. Getting them done ensures that I not only enjoy my holiday but also returning to a safe and welcome home.
A house warming party is all about sharing in the joy and pride of a new home. In some cultures certain house warming gifts can bring great significance to the new house owner.
It is never too soon to introduce the world of books to children. In today's world of high technology, less and less children are cultivating the habit of reading.
Jedi is not just a pet dog, friend and companion. He is our family guard dog as well.
Finger foods are great for parties and picnics. Kids love them as they are easy to eat since they come in bite sizes.
I love these mini garden planters that you can grow to your small plants, from herbs to cacti. They fit well where space is limited.
Kuala Lumpur offers a variety of activities to the visitor from shopping, dining, cultural exposure, craft making and nature trips. Enjoy the famous Twin Towers to the rain forest in the city.
I love mysteries and detective stories so Sherlock Holmes is one of my favourite detectives. His character is so well known that some have forgotten he is only a fictional character.
No Harm Watching Television I admit I do spend a few hours each day in front of that "idiot box", the television. I have a few favorite programs and I try to tune in at the right time to watch it. Mind you, I am not addicted to it to and my life...
The Bee Gees are not only talented singers but song writers as well with successful hits sung by various well known artists. They are still around today with their own special brand of music.
You can make soy milk with just a food processor or blender and a saucepan. Making your own soy milk is also very much cheaper and you can be sure it has no additives at all.
Line dancing is definitely my kind of fun exercise. Great music, fun steps and the line dance parties all add up to enjoyable execrcise!
Hello Kitty jewelry range from the simple but enchanting to the extravagant with diamonds and other gem stones. So whether you are young or old, there is a Hello Kitty jewelry piece for you.
Crocs are worn everywhere now and not just by boating enthusiasts. I see folks wear them as they go shopping and other casual events because they are so comfortable on the feet.
I used to have a runny nose every morning when I woke up. Thankfully I have now managed to be free of the sneezing, constant runny nose and nose blowing.
A holiday in Malaysia can include an exploration of the natural beauty of the rain forest, lovely beaches and some of the best diving places in the world. A holiday in Malaysia should be for Malaysians too with so much natural beauty around for us...
Most of us maintain some kind of home security so that no intruder can get in. Sometimes we ourselves get locked out instead. Finding a way to get in requires some ingenuity and creativity!
Nutcrackers are some of my favourite Christmas decorations. Their characteristic grim expressions, big mouths and striking colours make them great pieces to enhance the Christmas atmosphere.
Asian cuisine covers an extensive list reflecting the culture of the different culture and country. Chinese and Indian cuisine have long been popular. Japanese and Korean food are creating waves all over the world.
The Singer Confidence Quilt Sewing Machine is easy to use even for beginners in quilt making. For those who know how to quilt, it will help them to be more creative with their quilt designs.
Cooking can be an exciting culinary adventure. No longer are our palates confined to the traditional dishes our mothers and grandmothers used to cook. Today, the world is a much smaller place with faster and easier travel. More and more people...
A decorative pill box is great to keep your medication and also vitamins when going on holiday. Keep those pills in more colourful and unique design pill boxes the next time you go away.
How do you know which is a quality supplement that will improve your overall health? Are there some guidelines to help us make an informed choice?
Sue M is a Malaysian mother and grandmother sharing bits and pieces here and there about Malaysian life, Malaysian food and her other favorite topics.
Do you like your vegetables raw or cooked? You may be surprised to know that it is not always best to eat them raw. In fact some vegetables are better eaten cooked.
Preventing our children from catching a cold seems to be an ongoing task for many parents.
Don't you hate having a runny nose every morning? For years I tried to find a remedy that works. After all those years of suffering here are some which actually help to stop a runny nose.