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The Grand Taiwanese Buffet.

Yesterday, Hubby and I were invited to his Mum’s-cousin’s-house for dinner. We arrived at six, to a grand feast laid on the table and ten hungry Taiwanese relatives waiting to be fed. We sat down to eat, and every time we finished a dish, a new one appeared. It was such a marvel. Grateful, to… Continue reading The Grand Taiwanese Buffet.

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Sunday Hygge: Baking Apples

Today is a reset day for me and what better way to reset than by baking a delicious snack! I’m adapting a recipe from Sophie Dahl’s cookbook “Miss Dahl’s Voluptuous Delights”. The recipe calls for apples, raisins butter, brown sugar and cinnamon. I’m adapting mine, using apples (naturally) cinnamon, lemon juice and sugar. First core… Continue reading Sunday Hygge: Baking Apples

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Advice from Oracle and new goals.

This week I was able to meet up with most of my pals who were back home for the holidays. My favourite conversation was with two of my friends in a small tea shop in Colchester. One of the friends also lives in Asia, and visits us occasionally. She was the one who really encouraged… Continue reading Advice from Oracle and new goals.

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Don’t be afraid.

I just watched two inspiring videos. One by Dave Ramsey about the financial benefits of being married and one by a YouTube I just discovered called Mignon Cobra. I always enjoy listening to Dave’s videos because they reaffirm a lot of my life choices and beliefs. I’m trying to live frugally to ensure I can… Continue reading Don’t be afraid.