My Top 10 Tips on How To Be A Smart Traveler

Traveling is one of the best things I can recommend to anyone. It takes you out of your usual routine, it expands your mind by bringing you to new places and experiences, and it is the best history teacher. It can also mean a few other things. Personally, my travel highlights are centered on food and… Continue reading My Top 10 Tips on How To Be A Smart Traveler

5 Tips For Last Minute Party Planning

My boy just turned 8 last week. His little sister and I went to his school to surprise him with a birthday cake I had customised from Cupcakes by Sonja’s, a tall chocolate cake with his favorite marshmallow frosting. The cake inside was done just right: soft, moist, delicious and very chocolatey, no wonder the kids from his… Continue reading 5 Tips For Last Minute Party Planning

Kathy and Kathy Bespoke: Personalized and Keepsake Jewelry

One of my most treasured items is a keepsake locket. I keep my children’s photo in it and it makes me feel that they are always close to me, close to my heart. It’s a beautiful, handmade piece of jewelry from an artisan line I was recently introduced to: Kathy and Kathy Bespoke. I was drawn to… Continue reading Kathy and Kathy Bespoke: Personalized and Keepsake Jewelry

Recipe: Simple Espresso Brownies by The Bald Baker

If you follow my Instagram, you would have noticed my raving about cookies by The Bald Baker, particularly his Compost Cookie. So I’m really excited to have him on The Spoiled Mummy  to share a recipe that is easy (but with scrumptious results) for us to try. The Bald Baker is Cy Ynares, who, until recently, was working… Continue reading Recipe: Simple Espresso Brownies by The Bald Baker

Inspiring Woman: Hindy Weber Tantoco

Many years ago, Hindy Weber Tantoco was a fixture in the fashion industry. For ten years, she worked in Rustan’s as an in-house designer for a wide range of brands. These days, the fashion-oriented and design-loving Hindy can be found, more often than not, working and living in their family’s farm. “At 42 years old,”… Continue reading Inspiring Woman: Hindy Weber Tantoco

TSM’s Fave Things: September 2015

September has been lovely. And busy. Maybe because the Christmas season is here, maybe because I’ve been at many bazaars, or there have been just so many new happenings in the city, but this month’s list of favorite things is longer than usual. To be honest, it’s not easy to pick just a few things each… Continue reading TSM’s Fave Things: September 2015

Our Staycation Weekend at Discovery Primea

The last few weeks had been very busy! While my kids are used to their mummy being out and about and at work, they usually expect to have me for the weekends. But for the past two weekends, there was more work than usual: Grace Home had booths at both the Maarte Fair and the Spectrum Fair… Continue reading Our Staycation Weekend at Discovery Primea

What I Learned About Running a (Small) Business

“I have never worked a day in my life without selling. If I believe in something, I sell it and I sell it hard.” I love that quote by Estee Lauder. I can totally relate to what she is saying and I guess more so because it pretty much encapsulates what my life is right now. Ever since… Continue reading What I Learned About Running a (Small) Business

The Uses and Benefits of Manuka Honey

I’ve been feeling a lot more tired and stressed lately.  I don’t know if it’s just me but I feel that time is speeding by so fast and there’s just so much to do and so little time to do it all! I’m sure most of you would agree with me that we (particularly the women, and… Continue reading The Uses and Benefits of Manuka Honey

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