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Gok Jai Chinese Dumplings

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I am a person who truly appreciates culture. When I’m traveling on vacation, a country’s culture is one of things that really sets a country apart to me. Culture can mean anything from religion and arts, to architecture and the people.

Equally as important to me is the mission of discovering my own roots, where my culture came from and learning from those who are deeply rooted in our family, our elders.  One thing that is very much appreciated and embraced in the Chinese culture is FOOD. Talk to any Chinese grandma about food and their eyes light up and … Read more

posted by on May 29, 2013 in Easy Recipes
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Quick Dinner Idea: Baked Eggs + Sausage

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Got only half an hour to prepare your dinner? Here’s a lovely quick comfort food recipe I’m sure you’ll all enjoy. I also want to introduce our very first guest blogger, Kay. She’s my younger sister who often cooks these delicious recipes at home.

Recently, our mom has been out of town, so we alternate cooking at home. Since we had soooo much bread leftover from the previous week, we decided to repurpose them into this meal as toast!


Recipe inspired from: The Chronicles of Ms. I-Hua. Prep time: 30 minutes. Serves 4.


posted by on April 1, 2013 in Easy Recipes
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Craft Ideas for Easter 2013

Yesterday, Sheryl and I celebrated the first two weeks our blog has been live! And we’re oh-so-thankful for everyone’s support – and we’ll continue to come up with creative, fun ideas to craft and to make! In all this, we’re really thankful to God, who has given us all these talents that we can share with you. On that note, we want to share to you our top craft ideas this Easter!


Origami Easter Bunnies origami easter bunny ombre easter eggs ombre easter eggs easter bunny finger puppet easter bunny finger puppet happy easter watercolour card watercolour easter card template faux chalkboard lettering Faux chalkboard lettering rainbow egg garland rainbow egg garland macaroon egg nests macaroon egg nests
  1. Origami Easter Bunnies - these fun bunnies aren’t hard to make – plus you can fill them with yummy treats!
  2. Ombre Easter Eggs  - these oh-so-very-pretty easter
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posted by on March 29, 2013 in DIY Projects, Easy Recipes
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Ramen Cabbage Salad Your Potluck Go-to Recipe



Potlucks, potlucks and more delicious potlucks! This here is a recipe that my mother used to bring to all her potlucks and I have inherited it as my go-to potluck dish. It’s quick & easy and everyone loves it! So next time you feel stuck for what to bring, make this ramen cabbage salad and everyone will be happy.

Here’s to potlucks, instant noodles, last-minute throw-togethers and things that are oh-so pretty. 


Recipe: Ramen Noodle Salad

Inspiration: Company’s Coming


  • 1 medium head of cabbage, shredded
  • 2 cups sliced fresh white mushrooms
  • 1/2 cup sliced almonds, toasted
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posted by on March 19, 2013 in Easy Recipes
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