Tag Archives: drink

How to enjoy lemons?

Citruses such as lemons are rich sources of vitamin C. To enjoy lemons: honey lemon: mix honey with hot water, add room temperature water, squeeze freshly cut lemon coat apple chunks to slow them down from being oxidized lemon-infused water the bitter taste is due to the rind the bitter taste is associated with alkali […]

What is the gratitude list of our Taiwan 2019 trip?

Honey Panda grumpily lamented the SGD 6500 that he spent for 4 of us for our Taiwan 2019 trip. Since our travel period included the Lunar New Year 2019, he had to pay a premium for the accommodation and tour guide. Nevertheless, there are surely things that we are thankful for: delicious and relatively inexpensive […]

How to quickly recover from mouth ulcer?

After my first visit to the dentist this year on 20181112, I have postponed many dental appointments due to my mouth ulcers. A mouth ulcer is the loss or erosion of the delicate lining tissue of the mouth (mucous membrane). Mouth ulcer forms as bacteria, often from tooth plaque, gets into the damaged area of […]

How to make the most of geoarbitrage?

I first learned about geoarbitrage from Tim Ferriss. The idea of earning expensive currency (e.g. USD) and spending relatively affordable one (e.g. CNY, IDR, INR) in a city and a country of lower costs, is fun! Arbitrage is a well understood financial concept where disparities between markets are leveraged to generate or broker a return. […]

How to minimize our exposure to BPA?

On 20180201 at ~ 1am, due to tiredness, I wrongly switched my PowerPac mini slow cooker instead of my mobile phone charger. At 4.20 am, after being woken up by Little Prince who fell as he was trying to go to the toilet, I realized that a UniMom plastic milk bottle and the lid of […]

How to stop lactating naturally?

On 20180123, I asked Dr T (an obstetrician/gynecologist) how to stop the production of mother’s milk naturally, without medication. It was my first (and perhaps last) consultation with her and she sounded unhappy that I was still producing mother’s milk for her thinking that I breastfed, but when I later explained that I pumped, she […]

How to have happy and successful play dates?

As of 20171004, Little Prince has been to four different play dates (at three different families) in this autumn 2017 as planned. We look forward to more happy play dates that allow us to learn and make more friends. Little Prince enjoyed playing toys of his friends (especially given how minimalist we live), we also […]

What lessons that we would like to share with our children for them to live independently?

Since Little Prince and I would live together in our adventure in the desert, in addition to the essentials, I would like to share survival and practical lessons to allow him to be independent early in life. Do not reboil water because reboiling will cause “anything dissolved in the water (salts, contaminants) to be slightly […]

What are our stories in autumn 2017?

This is part 1 of our autumn 2017 stories. On 20170813, I went for a medical test (a blood was drawn and I had to take a chest X-ray) for my work visa. Since their system has my fingerprints, I do not have to go for fingerprinting collection again. My sponsor paid for a fast […]

What have we learned from visits to hospitals?

On 20170626, after Little Princess vomited thrice starting at 8.30pm, we rushed her to the main hospital with children emergency, where most parents in the country we lived in summer 2017 have brought their sick children to see a doctor, especially when general practitioners had closed. In the moment of rush, I still remember to […]