Penang Bon Odori 2014


July 20, 2014 | Permalink | Post Comment   

This year I only look forward to the Fireworks. Here are some pictures for you to enjoy! If you haven?t visited this event, you should. Every year, Penang will hold the Bon Odori Festival in the month of July.



Garden Shopping


June 10, 2014 | Permalink | Post Comment   

Now I have a new hobby is to visit the local garden stores to shop for new plants. Today I got myself a strawberry and grape plant. It is difficult to grow these in hot weather. I hope I can make them fruit. I still got lots to learn when it comes to gardening. Sometimes I get over excited and got too many plants. I do wish they sell more varieties of flowers. Love those flower plants in US.

When I was in US, I bought lots of different seeds. And today I planted more than 20 different seeds. Now I am excited to see which will actually grow here. Let?s hope all make it. I just want my garden to have more beautiful flowers, vegetable and fruit trees. Let’s hope that happen.

Here is my strawberry plant..





Health Tips


April 22, 2014 | Permalink | Post Comment   

I seldom get sick and I have a couple of health tips to share. I believed it has something to do with my garden. First tip to avoid sore throat and flu, is to chew basil leaves. I chew a couple of basil leaves every day. I plated lots of basil in my garden. I tell you, it is better than any sore throat candy you can find in the store.

Second tip is to eat mulberry. Yeap a good friend gave us some mulberry cuttings to plant. Now the mulberry tree cannot stop bearing fruits. Mulberries have lots of vitamin C and anti-oxidants. I heard it can prevent stroke too.

Lastly is drink more water and do exercise. I usually exercise when I work in the garden. It involved pruning plants, weeding and plant more herbs. Great way to make the environment better!





Maker vs Marker


March 16, 2014 | Permalink | Post Comment   

When the imagination becomes creation?

Great Talent There!



10 More Life Hacks


March 9, 2014 | Permalink | Post Comment   

I like watching Life Hacks because it gives me great household tips. How can I not share this with you?



Benefits of Cucumber


February 27, 2014 | Permalink | Post Comment   

I like snacking on cucumber every now and then especially those Japanese ones. I am glad it can be grown here. Recently I read that cucumber can help remove uric from our body system. Here is the concoction:

Try it and hope it helps you!



Chinese New Year 2014 Dishes


February 4, 2014 | Permalink | Post Comment   

I had a great feast this Chinese New Year. I had 2 reunion dinners this year. First with my in-laws and next with my own family. It was a great year with lots of good food from both sides.

Pictures tell a hundred words, here ya go!

First Reunion Dinner

Second Reunion Dinner

Abalone Treat

Ying Yang Kai Lan Which Looks Like Vege Hair



Loom


January 27, 2014 | Permalink | Post Comment   

Rainbow Loom is a big hit in US. However it has not come to Malaysia yet. Strange that it is created by a Malaysian but his home country is not selling it.

Anyway I got another brand from ebay. Actually I got it for my little girl. I can tell you that it is pretty addictive when the outcomes of the end product come out pretty. There are many video showing tutorials of different designs of bracelets and charm.

Here are a few that I did, cool eh!





Curry Leaves


January 15, 2014 | Permalink | Post Comment   



I got this baby curry leaves plant at my church ground. I took it home any put in a planter box. I just like the way it grows. It looks like a big green flower.

Someone told me that if you chew 3 curry leaves a day, your grey hair will slowly disappear. I am not sure how truth but you can surely try. However it is not so easy to chew curry leaves as it has a tough texture and lots of fiber. It works better if you cut it into tiny strips for easy digestion. Try it at your own risk.

I still prefer to eat home made curry.



Of First Fruit & Flower


January 8, 2014 | Permalink | Post Comment   



I am so glad that my tomato plant finally gives me some fruits. I was trying to plant cherries tomato from seeds. Sad to say, I killed the first 2 plant. Well I guess the bugs or pest kill it. I am told that I don?t have green hands. But I won?t give up. I started another plant using some seeds. It germinated and grew.

I was so happy when the plant started to flower. Previous ones didn?t flower at all. Then the fruits came. It took a few weeks for it to turn red or orange. I cannot wait to taste my first fruit.

Another plant that made me was my orchid plant. It was flowerless for a few years. Suddenly flowers blossom and made my day. I didn?t even do anything to it.

Patience pays off!





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