(A Video – Coastal Sunsets in Taiwan) Most people in the western hemisphere are bidding farewell to the hot days of summer and welcoming the cool crisp breezes that come with fall. They are trading in their shorts and t-shirts for pants and sweaters and hoodies. Students and teachers are coming to the realization that … More Taiwan Summer Sunsets
I am not sure when or if my memoir will ever be published, but this is the preface of the book. It was written just days before I found out I was pregnant. To me, it serves as a reminder of what kind of parent I want to be – supportive, nurturing, and loving. We … More Change is as Easy as Believing in Yourself
Cuteness Overload It is a known fact that Taiwanese love cute things and after living in Taiwan for several years, I sometimes tend to gravitate towards certain things that are cute and adorable as well. Now, you won’t see me sporting Hello Kitty T-shirts or wearing pretty bows in my hair, but I don’t … More Cuteness Overload – The Lohas Teddy Bear Festival in Taichung, Taiwan 🐻 🐾 [2016樂活熊城市嘉年華]
The Year We Leave Behind… As my young six month old son drifts off into a deep sleep and as my husband takes a nap before we ring in the new year together, I would like to take a few minutes to jot down my hopes for 2o17. But, before I do, I would like … More 2017 & Life’s Blueprint
Just a quick note to wish each and every one of you a Merry Christmas! I hope you had a wonderful time celebrating with family, friends, and loved ones. It was an extra special time for us because it was our son’s 1st Christmas. I plan to write more about it in the future when … More Wishing You All a Very Merry Christmas!
I know! Three posts in three days…I can’t believe it myself…!! [If you would like to check out my other two posts, click here and here.] But today is a very special day because… Our son is officially six months old today. I can’t believe a half a year has gone by already but it … More The Joy of Being a Mom to Our Six Month Old Son
After checking out Taipei 101 and getting our sugar fix at Krispy Kreme Donuts, we decided to check out the Winter Wonderland display at Bellavita. It was our first time in Bellavita and I have to admit that the place was pretty impressive. The glass roof is very cool and added a little something to the … More Finding Glimpses of Christmas 2016 in Taipei [Part 2] – A Winter Wonderland Display at Bellavita
A Video of Our Time in Taipei The Canadian Trade Office I have to admit that the overall purpose of our recent day trip to Taipei wasn’t to check out the Christmas displays around the Xinyi area of the city. The date was strategically planned with that mind, however. Our main purpose for going to Taipei last … More Finding Glimpses of Christmas in Taipei [Part 1] – Taipei 101
Like I said in my previous post, our December 2015 trip to Taipei did not go as plan. Never in a million years did I think I would be pregnant when I booked the accommodations and high speed train tickets. But I was, and even though fatigue and sickness plagued me, I tried to make … More Reminiscing -2015 Christmas in Banqiao [New Taipei City], Taiwan
[A Video] Planning I am sure that those who know me in ‘real life’ would vouch that I am a planner. And I am a very big planner when it comes to traveling, vacations, and holidays. Yes, I usually go all out planning the details. I am the one who organizes where to go, what … More When Plans Go Wrong – Christmas 2015 [In and Around Taipei 101]
Happy Halloween from Taiwan!! 🎃👻🎃💀 .. It's my baby boy's first Halloween and he has spent most of his day kicking a witch decoration that will laugh an evil laugh when touched. He is focused on the witch in this picture (not in photo) and although he is not looking at the camera, I did … More Happy Halloween!