never say never!

I invited a few good friends over for a small intimate dinner last Sunday.  After the first three guests who arrived early had settled in comfortably and with my crudités and cheesy dip served, one of them commented that my little nest was indeed nice and cozy but there seemed to lack just one thing. …

the ultimate upcycling project

I love upcycling. “Upcycling” as defined in Wikipedia: also known as creative reuse, is the process of transforming by-products, waste materials, useless, or unwanted products into new materials or products of better quality or for better environmental value. Simply put, “upcycling” is to process used goods or waste material so as to produce something that…

happy Lunar New Year 新年快樂!

Today is the 5th day of the Lunar New Year. We are still very much in the new year mood with the joyous family and friend reunions, sumptuous foods and snacks, deafening firecrackers, enchanting fireworks and noisy lion and dragon dances. I am taking a breather from the celebration to wish all who are celebrating…