We are moving

we are moving to Colombo

Boom! That’s a news! Actually, not really. While it may come as a surprise to you, it is no surprise to us. We have known for almost a year that we would be moving, yet until now, we had no idea when and where we would be moving. Bangkok, Phuket, Kuala Lumpur, Colombo, Singapore, all the options were open.  It has finally been decided, […]

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Mr. GM

My Love

I often hint or talk about him in a funny way, yet I rarely gush about him. Today is Valentine’s day and not only did I not get him a gift yet, I also am away from him traveling… I just want to say how amazing Mr. GM is. Little did I know when I met him 4 years ago that I’d be following […]

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How to survive Christmas – my guide to keep your cool this holidays

Surviving Christmas

Ideally, Christmas should be a celebration of, love and wonders, with gifts, annual bonus, and good wine. All of that, celebrated in good company. In reality, Christmas is quite a mess with endless family dinner where one member, at least, will get drunk and obnoxious; last minute gift shopping in an overcrowded mall, kids going hyper and uncontrollable, excess of food and beverage. It […]

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How to survive a trip home as an expat

Expat life : going back home

Going back home as an expat is a mix of excitements and doubts. You are so excited to see your family, your friends, eat your favorite food and do things the way you are used to doing them. Be it, brunching, shopping, jogging, banking… but it also comes with its lot of challenges, particularly the first time you go back home as an expat. […]

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The first wrinkle

the first wrinkle - skincare

I turned 30-years-old two months ago. And happens what is supposed to happen, I’m getting old. Not that I’m feeling old, I don’t feel old at all. There are days where I would throw a tantrum like a 3-year-old, there are days where I can be as careless as a 13-years-old. And there are days where I feel passionate like a 23-years-old. But even […]

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Raising a child in the 21st century

raising a child

I often read articles on child development to see how -with the limited time I have with my child – I can shape my little monkey into a proper adult being. I love reading these articles, they are filled up with good ideas and intentions that are most definitely undoable in real life, like the time I read an article praising that we should […]

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Mexican Salad on a hot day

Mexican Salad

One of the things I like the most about hot and sunny days is that it makes me crave for something chilled and refreshing like a salad. And what is best for a balanced diet then a salad full of goodies? Lately, it had been really hot and sunny (yay!), so I have been trying to make salads that even mister GM would love, […]

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