Monthly Archives: October 2013

Quick Organisation At Home

kitchen organisation

See the clutter-free surface, organised spices and oil and neatly arranged ladles?

It’s hard to believe that two hours before the picture was taken, I was dealing with an overflowing filtered water dispenser that I forgot to turn off (it works like a tap). I was filling water in my mug when three-year-old Shannon called for me. Since the water dispenses rather slowly, I left the mug on the counter as it was filling up, and went to see what she needed. One thing led to another, and I started giving her a shower. It wasn’t until I was drying her off with a towel that I suddenly remembered I was filling up my mug! I knew it was too late even as I ran into the kitchen. Water was flowing off the counter, onto the stove, onto the floor, and horrors of horror, filling up my two deep drawers where I keep my pots and pans. Continue reading


Giving Thanks – Oct

braised chicken wing


It has been a busy start to October. There were many days in the past two weeks where I had to dash in and out for interviews, drop Jason off in school earlier than usual, just so I could get to an appointment on time, while filing stories and cooking dinner. To make matters worse, JQ was felled by a nasty flu bug and was running a fever for 4 days, so I had to do “double duty”, picking the kids and handling the bedtime routine on my own. Thankfully he’s on the mend now. Continue reading

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