With the lack of posting, it seems as though I’d not done any thing for Chinese New Year.
The truth it, the hubs has been away almost whole of January, and I did most of my baking very much later.
It’s been a busy month, to get used to new school routine; to manage without the hubs [...]

It’s almost end of January now, life is getting slightly busier because my eldest has started Standard 1, and there are more activities and classes that both the children have to attend (and I have to chauffer them to class, and accompanied them in some of their classes).
These were orders that I took in December [...]

My eldest and youngest daughters celebrated their birthdays respectively in November and December.
I made some cupcakes for a joint celebration in their school. I had the cupcake deisgn drawn up, and got approval from both of them. They wanted some kind of ‘lollipop’ toppers. Initially, they wanted lollipop biscuit as toppers, but that will [...]

Today is Donzhi (冬至) Festival or Winter Solstice.
Scientifically From Wikipedia it means :
The winter solstice occurs exactly when the Earth’s axial tilt is farthest away from the sun at its maximum of 23° 26′. Though the winter solstice lasts only a moment in time, the term is also a turning point to midwinter or the [...]

Shereen ordered 60 Minnie cookies from me for her daughter, Janice’s, 1st birthday party.
I turned down her order initially, because I didn’t think I could draw Minnie’s features on 60 cookies, repeatedly. She gave me the solution; she found me the design from the web, and asked if I could do something similar.

There’s [...]

A couple of weeks back, my SIL gave me a challenge. She ordered a cake I’d never made before for her to bring to the office. I saw it as a challenge, because if I’d not made it before, I don’t know how it tastes, and if it’ll be nice enough to be served?

I gave [...]

Last week I celebrated my birthday.

My hubs is the kind who cannot seem to be able to remember my birthday or aniversary dates unless I remind him or the children remind him, he has been getting the dates wrong like forever. He’s also not the sort who’s bothered to spend effort to do something [...]

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