A day at the Hunter Valley

February 22nd, 2015

Dear Chibi,

Yesterday I spent the day at the Hunter Valley with my family and a few overseas relatives. Unfortunately Hubby had to work this weekend, so he missed out on a day of silly selfies… (or maybe he was spared XD) When I think of Hunter Valley, I think of wine and vineyards. I’m not much of a wine person myself, so I didn’t expect too much from the day. However, we spent a large chunk of it at the Hunter Valley Gardens, which was a lot of good fun. I loved the “Storybook Garden” the most :3

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Valentines Day

February 15th, 2015

Dear Chibi,

Happy Valentines Day :)

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Dinner @ Balkan and Dessert at RivaReno Gelato

My Usagi Blanket :D

February 8th, 2015

Dear Chibi,

Sometime last month, I received my very own Usagi blanket~ yaaaaay! It’s basically the same blanket the character Usagi (Sailor Moon) uses in the 90s anime series ^^ (In Sailor Moon Crystal, the pattern is slightly different though still bunnies and moons)  I’ve had this item on my wishlist for a long time, and my bro finally got it for me for xmas, woo!!

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The blanket is an unofficial merch from lookhuman.com. It’s soft, furry and thin. I love it so much but it’s also quite expensive (this one was $60).

I’M JUST SO IN LOVE WITH IT 8D

What’s for dinner? #4

February 8th, 2015

Dear Chibi,

Wow, this list is growing :D! I want to keep cooking more and more variety. So far it’s been a really fun and rewarding experience :)

Dish #10 Pork and Sweet Potato Green Curry

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I’ve made this dish a couple of times now, and once for my family (a chicken variation) :D

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It’s a pretty easy go-to dish, though I’m still experimenting with the amount of coconut milk and curry paste to use!

Dish #11 Steak with Creamy Mushroom Sauce

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Not really a new dish… but a new sauce!

Dish #12 Raspberry, White Chocolate and Macadamia Muffins

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My favourite muffin recipe :3 I first made this a couple of years ago and recently again for the cofa guys during our house warming :)

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Somps & Dong’s Engagement

February 8th, 2015

Dear Chibi,

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Dinner at Kabuki Shoroku to celebrate Sompies & Dong’s engagement :3 So excited for these two!! yaaaay :D Congratsssss!

 

A tofu-cheesecake kind of Birthday

February 7th, 2015

Dear Chibi,

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Dinner @Spago to celebrate my father-in-law’s birthday~ and a strange tofu cake sitting on top of a cheesecake XD

What’s for dinner? #3

January 10th, 2015

Dear Chibi,

Dish #8 Pumpkin & Chicken Risotto

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This pumpkin and parmesan cheese combo is godly. Really yummy stuff and super flavorful! I followed this recipe but switched out the basil for oregano instead. Served some prawns as an entree.

Dish #9 & 10 Potato & Leek Soup and Barramundi

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I followed the same recipe as I did last time for the delicious potato and leek soup :D This time around I made my own croutons to go with it. Hubby gives it a thumbs up!

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Mission Room Escaped!

January 4th, 2015

Dear Chibi,

Yesterday cBsM did our first room escape adventure with Mission Room Escape! For those unfamiliar with it, it’s a real life simulation of a computer game, where you’re locked in a room and try to escape by finding clues and solving mysteries within a time limit. We chose the ‘Vampire’s Castle’ theme and it was heaps spooky and fun! I was really impressed by how high tech it was. The game itself was pretty challenging, but we made it out alive! We end up using one tip (you have 3 life lines) but it was a bit silly since that clue was really obvious XD. I won’t write about the actual room(s) since I don’t want to ruin the surprise for anyone else who wants to experience it themselves.

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Would totally do again in a different room/theme :3 There’s really no point doing the same room twice since you know all the answers ^^”

What’s for dinner? #2

December 31st, 2014

Dear Chibi,

More foodie on the menu! Here are the latest dishes I made for dinner at home :)

Dish #5 Spaghetti with garlic butter, bacon and prawns

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Served with fresh basil leaves :D

I really liked this dish and it was relatively easy to make too. I end up cooking this for the bridesmaids lunch :)

Dish #6 Coconut chicken curry with basil pesto

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Indoor Rock Climbing @Villawood

December 28th, 2014

Dear Chibi,

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Some rock climbing fun at the end of the year :)