2015 christmas . a DIY christmas wreath

Feeling inspired by this…. on pinterest. I decided to make my own christmas wreath….. These are my materials Got them under $20….at the local florist – Candy Floral Reeded wreath Cotton flowers Evergreen And florist wires I wanted to do an asymmetrical wreath partly because I love the balance of the negative and positive spaces…

recap: E’s construction party

a few months before E, i managed to convince him to do a construction theme party for his birthday with this wonderful book I got.         if you have never read this, please get it. as a parent, the book has a wonderful rhythm and rhyme while reading it to your child,…

recap: 2014 Christmas. a DIY Christmas Tree Decorations

Last year, me and my boys started a tradition to make our own christmas tree decorations. I did not want to spend too much money on the ornaments and was inspired by the pinterest from Emily Design Blog. First, we chose a really really small tree………Something that was perfect for the children to decorate. Then, to…

my life with Pinterest

I have been neglecting this blog…….. its been a year since I have blogged here… E is 4 and AA is now 2. And, no, I don’t have anymore children since then…. HaHa . You will be seeing a few post dated blogs which will document my boys’ birthdays and a few things I have…

rompers to tops

lay them out, cut them and sew the ends! (warning: cut the ends in a curved shape and not straight. I did it to one of the rompers and we had a delicious cropped top instead…….hmm…perhaps not appropriate for a boy…..)  

Baby Aa

It’s been a year since I last post here. There has been many things that happened over the past year which I don’t even know where to begin. Happy and sad events. a near fatal fall of a close family member, a divorce in the family…. (sounds horribly sad, and now the good) E has…

a cupcake, beer and prata party for a one year old boy

that was my invite, for E’s first birthday party! totally not kiddy like, and i lurved it! i know one day, i have to embrace all birthday cliches with disney characters etc. when he learns to speak and voice his own opinions. at 12 months old, i am happy that the only thing he can…

nani iro drool bibs – my first sale

amazing…this post was first written in june 2012, 3 months down the road, i am only starting to pick it up to post on the blog. many events has passed over the past few months……….makes me treasure every single day i spend with the things i love, the people i love and best of all…

we got ourselves a new……….

time flies by so fast especially when you are trying to keep up with a growing baby…….i have been busy updating his wardrobes and accessories because this little guy is shooting up so fast! E is growing taller and he is getting very uncomfortable in the infant car seat. So over the weekend we went…

handmade: gift for j&km baby

3 months ago, W asked me to make a baby gift set of a blankie and matching bib for her pregger friend. her endorsement of my sewing skills gave me that boost in confidence to fuel my sewing fervor. after 5 blankies, 4 hand embroideries, 15 bibs later, i finally went about to finish this…

the definition of drool bib

many months ago, when E was only 3 months old, I denounced categorically the functionality of drool bibs. today, I would like to take my words back. apologies to all mothers in the world who uses drool bibs. 3 months ago, E was NOT drooling. he was merely slobbering… i.e lots of saliva on his…