My YorkiePoo Puppy

My YorkiePoo Puppy

Meet my yorkiepoo puppy hybrid dog.  A yorkiepoo, also spelled yorkipoo is a hybrid dog originating in the United States by crossing a Yorkshire Terrier and a poodle.  I went to the puppy store and there were several puppy selections, including cavapoo, multipoo, javapoo, but…

2020 Mid Autumn Mooncake Festival

2020 Mid Autumn Mooncake Festival

The Mooncake Festival, also known as the Mid Autumn (Zhongqiu) Festival is celebrated every 15th day of the Eighth Lunar month.  It is the second biggest holiday of the year for the Chinese.   Mooncakes, a rich pastry typically filled with sweet-bean or lotus-seed paste, are traditionally…

What your Eyebrows say about you.

What your Eyebrows say about you.

Have you ever thought about what your eyebrows say about you?  Some of us are born with the perfect set of brows, but most of us are born with either too much or too little hair, or too dark or too light.  Luckily, women can…

Year of the Horse

Year of the Horse

Year of the Horse in the Chinese Zodiac comes every 12 years. 2014 was the year of the horse, and the next turn will be in the year 2026. You will see symbols of the horse everywhere including IKEA the Swedish furniture store.  Chinatowns around…

Barefoot Princess Wears Head Scarf Entering Mosque

Barefoot Princess Wears Head Scarf Entering Mosque

At the Royal Jubilee Tour to Malaysia, Princess Kate Middleton had the opportunity to visit the Assyakirin Mosque which is the biggest mosque in Malaysia. Respect for local tradition In accordance with Muslim religious protocol, women must wear a veil or head scarf and be…

Kate Middleton wears Maria Clara inspired gown

Kate Middleton wears Maria Clara inspired gown

  Maria Clara inspired gowns are formal wear for ladies in the Philippines.  During the Royal Southeast Asian Tour of September 2012, Kate Middleton wore colourful Asian-inspired gowns.  One of these is clearly a Maria Clara type gown that is a traditional dress in the…

How to Make Simple Delicious Pancakes

How to Make Simple Delicious Pancakes

One of the things that Canada is known for throughout the world, is its maple syrup. What is the best thing to pour this deliciously sweet substance over? In my opinion, a very strong case can be made for simple pancakes. Although they are very…

Famous people born in the year of the Dragon

Famous people born in the year of the Dragon

Chinese New Year 2012 falls officially on January 23, 2012 being the first day of the Chinese lunar year 4710. Occupying the 5th position in the Chinese Zodiac, the Dragon is the mightiest of the signs. Dragons symbolize such character traits as dominance and ambition.…

Canadian Medical Missions Society Annual Fundraising Event

Canadian Medical Missions Society Annual Fundraising Event

September 1, 2011.  The Canadian Medical Mission Society (CMMS) issues invitations to Canadians living in the Metro Vancouver to its annual Fall Celebration to raise funds needed to support its medical mission to the Philippines.  This fundraising event is the second one since its inception…