So I finally broke down and bought a coffee machine. I chose this machine – mainly because I wanted to support our downtown business – so instead of buying it from Zellers or Walmart – I bought it from Sandy’s Gift store at downtown – Main Street. And like any downtown store – you can … [Read more…]
So it’s the weekend again and another Jamie’s 30 Minute meals for everyone. Today – Jamie creates a spaghetti alla puttanesca with crunchy salad, garlic bread, and silky chocolate ganache in just 30 minutes. Enjoy and have a great weekend.
We had pizza night with the girls on Saturday and this two boxes was what was left of what we had ordered. We had the Hawaiian Chicken BBQ pizza and another 2 with pepperoni, mushrooms and bacon bits – and 2 orders of garlic fingers and another 2 orders of cinna-strips. The kids loved the … [Read more…]
I had Kuay Teow soup for lunch!!! now if only i had some fish balls with them – it would have been perfect would it – hahahah!! yup but beggars cannot be choosers – and it was a really nice surprised because the Zhu’s don’t usually have Kuay Teow – so it was rare. I … [Read more…]
It wasn’t me ! it was the bak chang’s fault – that caused me to have a sleepless night last night. You see Mr Zhu from the Chinese restaurant brought some freshly made bak chang to PB before he closed the store and seeing that it was still warm – I had to eat them … [Read more…]
I’ve never eaten a hamburger lunch in a restaurant for the longest time – because I’ve always thought it was a waste of good money – but having faith in Peg’s family restaurant down on Main Street – I ordered a swiss mushroom burger with a side Caesar. The burger was huge as you can … [Read more…]
We have been having guests at our home from out of town and we were quite pleased to find these at our local grocery store and bought some to entertain our guests during the weekend. We had a house full and we entertained till quite late on the weekend – poor chloe went to bed … [Read more…]
Thought I would share Jamie’s 30 Minute Meals Season 2 Episode 2 – Thai Green Curry – hope you like it. Please note that I only found this on the internet – I do not host nor download stuff.
We were invited for a business luncheon a few weeks ago by some people from out of town who was in our town for some tech jobs interview. An investor actually was in this town to see if it was feasible to have a certain kind of tech factory in this small town. And yes … [Read more…]
You know when you can’t get Asian food as easily as you can get them back home – you kinda loved stuff and make do – when you find something similar. I’ve tried Chinese Dumplings from another brand – for the longest time – and found out that M & M’s a local frozen good … [Read more…]
On Valentine’s Day morning – we received a mail addressed to Chloe – came a long way from Singapore – I knew Chloe would be excited about it when she got back from school. Chloe loves receiving mail for her in the mailbox – she always complained that only PB and I get mails – … [Read more…]
My Hum Choy Tofu soup from a few days ago – tasted so awesome – I have to give myself a pat on the shoulder. I just realised that the soup was so tasty because of one reason. What is it? I’m going to let you all take a good guess – the person who … [Read more…]
Love hot dogs ! but I don’t get to eat it so often – because as we all know – it’s not that healthy – but when you wake up in the morning and there is no sandwich meat nor chicken salad – what do you do? look for hot dogs and fried it up … [Read more…]
Happy Valentine’s Day everyone! so did you all enjoy your day? PB and I do not celebrate Valentine’s Day due to personal reasons but we did get out our audio video cables and moved our LCD tv from the basement to the bedroom and watched a movie together. He also got me a card and … [Read more…]
A blogging friend told me about Jamie’s 30 minute meals and how she was trying it out the other day – and I do love Jamie Oliver from UK very much. I used to watch his cooking shows all the time – when I was pregnant with Chloe. Anyhow, while shopping for some security cameras for … [Read more…]
Chocolate candied apples – looks so yummy! but I wonder if Chloe’s teachers will like it or not? very pretty for Valentine’s Day right? and pretty unique to me. Everything looks so yummy ! i’m torn in between getting so many things – what would you like if you were Chloe’s teachers?
While I cannot celebrate my chinese new year with my family and friends from home – a group of parents from here with half chinese kids like my own – Chloe – gets together and have Chinese New Year dinner. The kids are all dressed up in red and Chinese cheong sam and exchange ang … [Read more…]
Valentine’s Day is next week and for Chloe’s school – they usually asked that we exchange Valentine’s card – we can bring treats for the kids if we want. I had intended to get someone to make special cupcakes for the children and the teachers – but they were at $2.50 a piece and for … [Read more…]
Gong Hei Fatt Choy from Chloe to everyone who drop in this blog everyday – wishing everyone a healthy Chinese New year and a prosperous one. Here we have Chloe lining up all the “ang pow” – getting ready for our Chinese New Year dinneer – with friends from here – who have children from China. This … [Read more…]
So we had a storm the other day and even the Zhu’s at the New Century Restaurant wasn’t opened for business – but we of course were – and Chloe didn’t have school. So Jessy’s Pizza came to the rescue – thank God they were opened. Why? because our other favorite places were not opened … [Read more…]