How to Make No Sew Face Masks

How to Make No Sew Face Masks

No sew face masks is the answer to the face mask shortage around the world. In this pandemic time, face masks, along with toilet paper, pasta are in short supply. For a long time, the western countries resisted the idea of wearing face masks. It…

A Gluten Free Journey

A Gluten Free Journey

How and why I go on a gluten free diet has always been an interesting topic.  It is definitely a conversation piece whenever I get invited to a dinner party.  Guests on a gluten free diet can be a nuisance because they require the party…

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.   Mooncake is a rich pastry customarily filled with lotus seed or sweet-bean paste. …

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 gown or Filipinina dress is 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…

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…