Brighten up your work blues- Transform the file holder !

File holder upcyling

Remember how excited you were as a kid, when summer came to an end and you got to go shopping for school supplies? The choices! Agendas, binders, file holders, notebooks and pencil cases came adorned with our favourite bands, animals or cartoon characters; pencils came in bright funky colours and the selection of the right backpack could mean big things in schoolyard terms. Maybe if adults had the same wide range of choices in office …[Read more]

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Colours for baby – homemade paints

edible paints for baby/kids activities

39,720 – That’s the number of babies born in Singapore last year. And I suspect that’s also the number of mothers in Singapore stressing out over raising their kids right as I type this! Thankfully, the joys of motherhood are equal to its challenges. Even though aisles of Baby Einstein, hours of prodigy TV shows and shelves of helicopter mother books create niggling doubts in our minds about how good we are, even one hour …[Read more]

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Bike for sale – is it right for you?

Used bike - points to consider before you buy

If you’re looking to acquire a bicycle (or a few of them!) to finally work on that new year resolution to get fit (albeit almost a year too late!), or for an easier ride to work on your own time, or any reason at all,  there are a number of things you should consider before taking the plunge and investing. First, do you really need a brand new one, or will a used bike do? …[Read more]

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Trading in used iPhones: When do you stop?

iPhone 5 Vs iPhone 6

As I opened up my iPhone to start making a Christmas shopping list (my lovely friends had announced the arrival of Christmas goodies at IKEA absolutely without subtlety) on their Facebook walls, I got a close look at the gadget. The scratches, the rather small size, almost bulky look at a thickness of 7.6mm were staring at me in me face. That’s when it dawned upon me that it was time… time, to trade in my well-used iPhone 5 and start working towards …[Read more]