Monthly Archives: March 2012

Easy Peasy Cupcakes

These frosted cupcakes are really easy to make. Children can have fun decorating them on their own. They’ll probably overdose on the sugar sprinkles but they’ll love you for it.

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Easy Peasy Cupcakes

These frosted cupcakes are really easy to make. Children can have fun decorating them on their own. They’ll probably overdose on the sugar sprinkles but they’ll love you for it.

Fail-safe Eyebrow Liner

I am terrible at makeup, that’s why I like products that are somewhat idiot-proof. This eyebrow liner fits the bill. It’s not a pencil, so there’s no need for sharpening, and better yet, there are no harsh lines. Instead, it

Fail-safe Eyebrow Liner

I am terrible at makeup, that’s why I like products that are somewhat idiot-proof. This eyebrow liner fits the bill. It’s not a pencil, so there’s no need for sharpening, and better yet, there are no harsh lines. Instead, it

Cookbook Expose

I read Julia Moskin’s article in the New York Times with some amusement. Since I love cookbooks, her article “I Was a Cookbook Ghostwriter” caught my eye.

Cookbook Expose

I read Julia Moskin’s article in the New York Times with some amusement. Since I love cookbooks, her article “I Was a Cookbook Ghostwriter” caught my eye.

Sacred Torii off the shores of Miyajima, one of icons of Japan.

Taking a Road Trip in Japan

Travelling in Japan always gives me a peaceful feeling. The countryside is tranquil and even in more crowded cities, there’s a certain order to the madness. Not to mention all the onsen I can look forward to. Our trip to western Japan was one of my most enjoyable, for the sheer variety of sites. The area is also known as Chugoku, meaning “central country”, which seems to be a misnomer because it’s on the western part of the main island of Honshu.

Sacred Torii off the shores of Miyajima, one of icons of Japan.

Taking a Road Trip in Japan

Travelling in Japan always gives me a peaceful feeling. The countryside is tranquil and even in more crowded cities, there’s a certain order to the madness. Not to mention all the onsen I can look forward to. Our trip to western Japan was one of my most enjoyable, for the sheer variety of sites. The area is also known as Chugoku, meaning “central country”, which seems to be a misnomer because it’s on the western part of the main island of Honshu.

Baking soda

The Many Uses of Baking Soda

I’ve always thought baking soda was used for well, baking. But I’ve since discovered it can perform many functions for people who are attempting to be more green. I found a website which lists 75 uses!

Baking soda

The Many Uses of Baking Soda

I’ve always thought baking soda was used for well, baking. But I’ve since discovered it can perform many functions for people who are attempting to be more green. I found a website which lists 75 uses!

Arm candy – bracelets

My ease-into-the-day reading diet includes realsimple.com. Their sole mission is to simplify life, so I always appreciate their how-to tips, from cleaning household items to repurposing old stuff for new uses.  It also helps that they put together various skincare

Arm candy – bracelets

My ease-into-the-day reading diet includes realsimple.com. Their sole mission is to simplify life, so I always appreciate their how-to tips, from cleaning household items to repurposing old stuff for new uses.  It also helps that they put together various skincare

Pancakes for breakfast

Pancakes for Breakfast

My daughter recently expressed a hankering for McDonald’s hot cakes. I thought I could try making pancakes at home rather than eating at McDonald’s so I looked for a recipe on the Internet. I finally decided on one from allrecipes.com

Pancakes for breakfast

Pancakes for Breakfast

My daughter recently expressed a hankering for McDonald’s hot cakes. I thought I could try making pancakes at home rather than eating at McDonald’s so I looked for a recipe on the Internet. I finally decided on one from allrecipes.com