baby and parenting

Introducing Little Ginger

November 30, 2013
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This Thanksgiving, I had so much to be thankful for: family, friends, good health, and the safe delivery of “Little Ginger” who graced us with her presence at 6 lbs 6 oz. She is the sweetest little baby and is absolutely adored by her big brother, Wee Scotch:

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October Catchup

November 4, 2013
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October was a particularly busy month for the Ginger and Scotch family. Wee Scotch continued to adjust (very well so far) to his second month at Pre-Kindergarten, we moved apartments and continued to prepare for the upcoming arrival of “Little Ginger”. Yes, we moved house while I was nine months pregnant. Fun! Not. Although we […]

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Fresh Corn Obsession and Rediscovering Time for Myself

September 13, 2013
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I did it! I posted a food photo on my blog since who-knows-when!? No, I still haven’t picked up a camera since June and still relying on my iPhone cam but better than nothing I think. I took this picture to blog about my obsession with fresh corn lately (as opposed to canned or frozen […]

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“Big School” and Getting Back in the Kitchen

September 6, 2013
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With the arrival of September this year, Scotch and I entered a new chapter of our lives – life as parents of a school kid! Wee Scotched embarked on the great adventure of “big school” (it’s the term he uses to distinguish his new school from his old nursery/day-care). He is adapting marvelously to his […]

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When a Food Blogger Can’t Food Blog

August 10, 2013

Something is amiss you say? Where are all my food-obsessed posts on Twitter, Instagram, and most importantly, this blog, on FOOD? The problem is, lately, I just don’t experience food as enthusiastically as I did before. It’s a terrible thing because I want to like love my food. But I just don’t. I now understand […]

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In case of an emergency, are you prepared?

November 3, 2011
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“Is he breathing?” This is a question I never, ever, want to ask about my child but found myself doing so just recently to my husband. “Check if he’s breathing!” Please say he’s breathing. Please. Please. Scotch finally replied that our son was breathing. Thank you Powers-That-Be! I tried to turn my attention back to […]

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An Indoor Kids’ Picnic & Drinks to Beat the Summer Heat

July 8, 2011
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Summer in Dubai usually involves hibernating indoors to take refuge from the desert heat and humidity. Although I’m sure our children wouldn’t mind being outside all hot and sweaty, it’s us adults that don’t want to be running after them dripping in sweat. Unable to gallivant at the beach or at the park, I had some of Wee […]

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Wee Scotch Turns One Year Old!

February 22, 2011
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What? Wasn’t he born in December?! Yes he was. But I’m just now getting around to posting his birthday photos! The above collage shows his three birthday cakes that were specially baked for him. The top-right was from my friend Ruth – it was a textured and moist carrot cake and she used vanilla frosting […]

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