We Finally Got A Christmas Tree That’s Taller Than Me

The Christmas season always makes me feel warm and giddy. There’s something about the decorations, the music, the gifts, and getting together with family and friends that make me feel like a little kid. My parents had a really nice tree, and our home would always be fully decorated. All the rooms would have some … More We Finally Got A Christmas Tree That’s Taller Than Me

Sun Dried Tomato and Chickpea Pasta Recipe

In the past months, we have been trying to consciously add more vegetables in our meals. Sometimes it’s curry-based, sometimes it’s just roasted veggies with some spices. Recently we tried making some veggie pasta. Below is the sun dried tomato and chickpea pasta we did based on Sweet Peas and Saffron’s recipe. Chickpea is a … More Sun Dried Tomato and Chickpea Pasta Recipe

Where Can We Apply Minimalism?

You’ve probably already heard what the concept of minimalism is all about: keeping what’s important and discarding the rest. It’s about letting go of the excesses in our lives and focusing our attention to things that really matter. When we first think of minimalism, we automatically visualise decluttering our clothes, furniture, knick knacks, and other … More Where Can We Apply Minimalism?

Our Pantry Staples

We haven’t really been cooking regularly for that long. Back in the Philippines, we barely had any time to cook our own meals. When we moved to New Zealand, we stayed in a small studio apartment that didn’t have much storage and kitchen space. We only started having regular weekend cooking sessions when we transferred … More Our Pantry Staples