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Week 37 – I bought a new amp for my violin

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Week 36 -My husband likes to…

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Week 35 – Meet my cousin

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Week 34 – To the market

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Week 32 – Buddhist Festival

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Week 31 – Essential Oils

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Week 30 – Chinese Words

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I saw this at one of the subway station in Hong Kong. The word filial attracted my attention.


Week 29 – Training gloves

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Colorful training gloves.


Week 28 – The Golden Reel at Studio City

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Inside the Golden Reel.

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A view of the swimming pool.

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Week 26 – Have a wonderful day

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Week 25 – Taking picture with the yellow rubber duck

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Week 23 – My presentation

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This is one of the vegetarian dishes I made to my husband for dinner. I hope he liked it and not to complain too less rice.


Week 22 -Support Orphans in Africa To Create A Better Future

 THE STORY:
The goal of ACC (Amitofo Care Center) is to bring up orphans in Africa with a healthy mental, physical and spiritual disposition. Master Hui Li stepped foot in Africa in 1992 and witnessed the grief of AIDS on the helpless orphans who were left behind from its wake and the constant threat of disease and poverty on the majority of people. Then, he vowed to give this life and after to heal and nurture the suffering in Africa using the Buddha Dharma. He built temple, dormitories, school, medical center and started to rear, educate and offer medical care to those in need as well as to revive African culture and provide the orphans a safe and comfortable environment with sufficient opportunities to learn basic morality and insight through Buddhism and some life skills. Also, there is a unique and remarkable characteristic of ACC although it must be stressed that none of the orphans have taken refuge to Buddhism, as they respect their religious freedom and will allow them to choose their own religions as they enter adulthood. Moreover, in the year of 2014, through the help of Amitofo Care Center, four teenagers were sent to Taiwan to attend university, and have began a new chapter in their lives. They all have been living in ACC since they were ten years old as part of the first group of kids adopted by ACC. Your donation can help the orphans in Africa to create a better future.

Week 19 – My First Pasta

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I’m going to make colored pasta with carrot.

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Using the bread machine to make dough.

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After 30 minutes.

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Rolling the dough with a wooden roller.

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It’s time to play with the pasta maker.

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Here it comes the pasta.

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I leave them to dry overnight.

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My other day breakfast. Fresh pasta with truffle sauce. 😀


Week 18 – Pasta Maker Marcato Atlas 150

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I bought a pasta make. From now on, I can try to make my own flavor fresh pasta. 😀


Week 17 – Dried Cherries Homemade Bread

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Once you have the basic bread recipe, you can start creating your own flavor bread by changing some of the ingredients. Here you go, the BASIC RECIPE:

~ BREAD SIZE 750 g ~
375 g Bread flour
30 g Sugar
3 g Salt
240 g Water
30 g Olive Oil
1 1/2  tsp of seeds
4 g Fast action dried yeast
18 pcs Dried nuts

Now, I replace some of the ingredients with my own desiring flavor:

~ BREAD SIZE 750 g ~
375 g Bread flour
30 g Brown Sugar
3 g Salt
240 g Water
30 g Cocunut Oil
1 1/2  tsp dried coconut and black seeds
4 g Fast action dried yeast
30 pcs Dried cherries


Week 14 – Repairment

IMG_7032Have you ever wondered how it looks like when your violin needs to be fixed after years of practicing? This is a sample of a violin of how it will look like during the process of some major repairment.


Week 13 – Misty

IMG_7009The humidity level was high at that day.


Week 11 – Mix Vegetable Bouquet

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My mom is learning to make vegetable bouquet. This is what she did during the class.


Week 10 – Batata Greens

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A mini supermarket which has an extensive selection of vegetarian meat replacement products including vegetarian seafood, vegetarian meat, vegetarian chicken and vegetarian pork products.

Here is their website: http://www.batatagreens.com.hk/

Here is their address: N. 241 Sai Yee Street, Prince Edward station, Hong Kong

I bought home some of their products. They are all not expensive. Very reasonable price.


Week 9 – Grassroots Pantry – Vegetarian

I would love to introduce to you this healthy and fine dining restaurant at Hollywood Road in Hong Kong. It has a special name, which is “Grassroots Pantry”.

I found this restaurant through the internet with great reviews. Reviews claim that it is among the best vegetarian restaurants here in Hong Kong.

Therefore, I visited it with my husband a few days ago. When we got in the restaurant, a friendly female staff attended us and led us to the table. The interior design and the atmosphere of the restaurant are spectacular. So refreshing and green. I love it. We ordered a pumpkin soup as a starter and picked three dishes among the Main Course Menu. They use varieties of ingredients and the food is presented in texture. In a dish, I tasted sweet, sour, hot and spicy. They are well mixed together and not messed up one with another. Quite interesting. On the other hand, the flavors are quite strong. If you are a someone who likes strong and heavy flavors, this is a really nice place you should visit.

Tips: Reserve table in advance is better as there are only around 30 to 35 available seats.

Price: Expensive

Address: 108 Hollywood Road | Centrestage, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong – Tel: +85228733353


Week 8 – Madonna Rebel Heart in Macau

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There were songs that my father used to like to listen to while babysitting me. Among them were Madonna’s songs. That made me how I used to like Madonna very much when I was a little girl. I used to decor my bedroom with Madonna posters and listen to her songs frequently, and I sometimes (my mom told me that later) even brought her picture along with me when my  parents take me out to play. I once asked my mother to take me to salon to make my hair look like Madonna’s hairstyle. I can’t believe that my mother approved that and really took me to salon to fulfill my little wish. Now, when I think back, it was lucky that she only approved me curling my hair but not dying it to blonde. Otherwise, I would be looked too funny. Heehee. Those were childhood days…It seemed that I was her fan in long time ago.

Today, Madonna is here! She is performing live in Macau! This is a chance to see her live show. How could I miss it? I must go! I must go to the concert! Although I don’t have that “fan” feeling anymore, but it would be nice to take this chance to see her live concert. Right?


Week 7 – Welcome My Girlfriends

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I invited my babies girlfriends to come over for dinner during Chinese New Year. I challenged myself to cook 13 dishes for them. In consequences, it took me 10 hours to prepare and to cook. It was awesome and I find myself enjoy cooking.IMG_6204IMG_6197


Week 6 – My Brother-in-law’s Two Sons

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They are so adorable!