Merry Christmas 2014

I’m not sure why it happens, but Christmas always makes me think about this blog. I think it has to do with remembering my excitement at spending the very first Christmas in our new place and the very many decorations I got that year. (You can check out my many past posts about Christmas and…

Weekend indulgences: Watching Grand Designs UK

It’s kinda become a favourite weekend activity of ours i.e. watching episodes of Grand Designs together.  Grand Designs is a British television series presented Kevin McCloud that features various homebuilding projects. It’s been around for over 10 years but it’s only recently that we found out about it when we stumbled upon an episode on Starhub’s BBC Lifestyle channel (432). Each…

A HDB owner’s musings about record breaking units

Been meaning to blog about the latest record breaking HDB unit for a while but I’ve been busy (hey, being a baby maker/incubator is tiring man). Anyway, if you haven’t read, the most recent record breaking unit comes from Bishan, and is one of those ‘sky terrace’ units that went for $250,000 over its valuation, going…

Happy New Year, & announcing a new blog

Hello. 2013 has been a really busy year mostly due to work, and 2014 looks to be just as busy, but hopefully for a different reason. Hubby and I are expecting a baby boy in mid-2014, which means a whole lot of new experiences to look forward to, plus loads of sleepless nights (which I’m…