Tag Archives: frugal

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 […]

How to safely store our data?

On 20170515, I discovered that two of my Western Digital external hard disks could not be detected by my asus laptop [1]! Then, on 20170529, my engineer brother told me that the hard disk in his Mac book was spoilt and he lost his undergraduate data, but he did not care as he has a […]

How to raise frugal children?

On 20161123, while I washed Little Princess’ 1st clothes that I bought for her and were chosen by her maternal granny, I thought of an idea to allow Little Prince to learn how to wash his own clothes with hotel shampoo, so that he will grow up as an independent and frugal boy and man. […]

What can we learn from buying the chocolates to celebrate Little Princess?

In the third weekend of November 2016, we spent three evenings shopping for the chocolates to express our gratitude for the health of Little Princess and to celebrate with our friends, customers, colleagues and bosses [1]. In the first evening, LPMGF suggested that I come with LPMGM as the latter is more experienced in shopping […]

How to store frozen expressed breast milk?

In Autumn 2016, I learned some useful knowledge on how to store frozen expressed breast milk. While it’s better to give babies fresh milk whenever possible, the demands on working mothers result in some babies, including Little Princess has to drink frozen expressed breast milk after she is almost 3 months old. In Spring 2017, […]

How to consider alternative?

To be creative and productive, we must consider alternatives by asking multiple questions. Considering alternatives provide us with more options for solving problems and addressing challenges. Always consider alternatives and do not regret once you have decided. Some examples to practice considering alternatives: To use Socratic questioning techniques, consider alternative viewpoints and perspectives. The ugly […]

What do we like about Changi Airport of Singapore?

"The impulse to travel is one of the hopeful symptoms of life," Agnes Repplier. I could not remember how many times I have been to Changi Airport, one of the best airports worldwide, which was opened on 19810701. On 20160803, we reflect that we like the followings about Changi Airport: a free Singapore tour (2.5 […]