Fall Rice in Pumpkin

Halloween pumpkin-rice

  Last October around this time I was in New England enjoying the fall foliage. The beautiful maple and oak leaves turning into orange and red, smelling the batch of hot clam chowder, looking through the displays of Jack-o'-lanterns on every house, I literally soaked up myself with seasonal beauties. This year? Well..., the scenery has changed. I am surrounded by the palm trees, and the famous Patronas twin towers can be seen through my bedroom window. Yes, I am in Kuala Lumpur, ...

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Gingersnap Cookies, do you believe?

gingersnap cookies

"Mommy, Santa is not real, isn't he?" My 10 year old girl asked me the other day while I was driving to take her to the dance class. I knew that this moment will come someday and I have to give an answer at some point of her young life, but never come up with a good way to respond. Some might tell their children that Santa is not real and his existence is all made up by grown-ups, but I hesitate to say that to mine. Of course I've never seen Santa myself but I do believe in him, in my ...

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Pecan Balls, wishing for a white Christmas


  I have to admit that I am a little Christmas fanatic.  I collect old world European vintage ornaments, nativity sets around the world, Christmas villages, etc. I love to decorate my house for holiday, bake cookies and sweet breads, enjoying Christmas craft with my kids, entertain friends for a special meals, or bringing endless dishes to parties, and etc... I just love to feel the spirit of giving and share the love with people I adore or even ones whom I hesitate to adore. Although ...

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Halloween Cupcakes, and a surprise

  Guess what? CSN Stores contacted me about hosting giveaway on my blog. This will be my first ever giveaway. CSN Stores has over 200 online stores where you can find anything you need whether it be a stylish handbag, a chic barstoolor even cute cookware! And most importantly,... Free Shipping! Someone will get $50 gift certificate to spend but he/she has to reside in U.S or Canada. So, what do you need to do to win? 1) Be my follower. 2) Leave a comment about your favorite Korean ...

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