Category Archives: Holidays (Not Singaporean)

Trick or Treating 2013 PSA

At this time of year, my old entry on Halloween gets a lot of hits.  I figure it was time to do my annual PSA on Halloween for both my fellow expat Americans and those who are new to the … Continue reading

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Happy 4th/Thursday

It is within the window of time where it is the 4th of July in Singapore and back home.  July 4th is USA’s National Day, and we are now 237 years old (which makes us geriatric in comparison to SG … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday-Christmas 2012

Let’s file this under “better late than never.” Baking Xmas Cookies Family & Tree photo Note for Santa from Elanor (not in the picture-I signed Rhi’s name too). Cookies and Milk for Santa. Carrots are for Rudolph. Before the unwrapping … Continue reading

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Cultural Exchange-Naughty Xmas Song Lyrics Version

A few weeks ago, I was hanging out with Claire.  We were teaching Elanor the holiday song “Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer,” I whispered that it was all I could do not to sing the version we sang as kids, … Continue reading

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Elanor is 4

My darling Ellie, Happy fourth birthday.  May you always embrace the world as fearlessly and with as big a heart as you do today. Love Mommy PS-Stop calling me mother-it’s freaking me out.

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Wordless Wednesday–Halloween 2012

Sisterhood–it’s a love/hate kind of relationship Baby Pirate This year Ellie went trick or treating with a friend, who (in a total coincidence) was also a pirate Woodlands was insane, as usual.  We actually got there much later than planned … Continue reading

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Trick or Treating in Singapore

For 2013 info see here One of the most common questions American Expats have this time of year is “Is there trick or treating in Singapore?” or “Where can I go trick or treating in Singapore?” Yes, there is trick … Continue reading

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