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One Year On – How our Renovation Has Been Holding Up

This month, we celebrate exactly 15 months of living in our renovated, third-hand condo unit in northwest end of Singapore. It has been overall pleasant living experience with minimal maintenance … Continue reading

November 12, 2015 · Leave a comment

How we survived with no TV in our house

The usual refrain goes like this from concerned, well-meaning friends. “How did you survive without a television set at home?” “How do you entertain your kids and keep them quiet?” … Continue reading

July 30, 2015 · Leave a comment

How my online purchases have fared

It’s been nearly ten months since I first placed an order on the world’s biggest online store AliExpress. Some readers have asked me how it has been so far, after … Continue reading

March 4, 2015 · Leave a comment

Real Affordable Antiques

Happy 2015 to all! With the Lunar New Year coming soon, it is common to replace the old and buy some new furniture/appliance. With the extra year end bonus some … Continue reading

January 6, 2015 · Leave a comment

5 Things We Wished Someone Had Told Us Before We Renovated Our Kitchen

1) Spread your electrical points throughout the countertop, AND HIDE THEM! This sounds so basic, but we failed to instruct our electrician to spread out electrical socket points through the … Continue reading

September 22, 2014 · 1 Comment

Kitchen Overhaul – 10 Must Have’s

Designing a kitchen is much harder and complicated than I thought. The small little place packs up to 12 electrical points, 10 lighting points and eight kitchen appliances using more than … Continue reading

September 3, 2014 · 3 Comments

Kitchen Waste No More

North America has lived with under-sink garbage dispoals for several decades now. Not so in Singapore. Kitchen waste is typically bagged and thrown down a rubbish chute for collection and … Continue reading

August 27, 2014 · 9 Comments

The Wonderful World of Online Shopping – Our first online purchase

We shared earlier that we were on a tight budget, so I’ve started experimenting with purchasing some necessities online. And here is our first official purchase: a under-sink waste disposal … Continue reading

March 26, 2014 · 2 Comments

Electrical appliances that don’t break your bank account

If you’re like any consumer, fighting against rising inflation with a depressed pay cheque for the last few years, big box is where you’ll first go in search of cheap … Continue reading

March 23, 2014 · Leave a comment
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