Category Archives: Shopping

Wordless Wednesday–Kampong Glam


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The Uncomfortable Truth about Toys in Singapore

Around this time of year I start spending a lot of time at toy stores; Rhi’s second birthday is in October, Ellie turns five in November, and both girls get Christmas gifts.  Before I actually went shopping, I began to … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Wikki Stix

Elanor is all about “projects,” so when I was offered a chance to review Wikki Stix**, I knew E would like to try them.  I was happy to find a project that didn’t involve cleaning paint, glue, or other nonsense … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday–Visitors!

Back in December we had our second (non-family) visitors-my college roommate Love and her mom.  Love was my college roommate and remains a good friend.  These day’s she’s a Peace Corps volunteer stationed in Mongolia.  Her mom lives in Southern … Continue reading

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Crate and Barrel has come to Singapore!

The newest American chain to hit Singapore is Crate and Barrel.  For the uninitiated, Crate and Barrel is a home and kitchen store.  They sell furniture (couches, headboards for beds, tables, decorations, lamps, etc) and kitchen things (everything from stemware … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday–Bangle Shopping (Little India)

Today a friend and I went to Little India to go bangle shopping.  The streets have been decorated for Diwali (we’ll need to go back after 7 some night soon for the markets and to see all the decorations lit … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday–Singkids at United Square

On Monday Ellie, Rhi, myself, and two friends went to the Singkids playspace at United Square.  (Warning-their website contains music that autoplays).  I don’t know if this counts as part of my “new Singapore” goals as I practically LIVE at … Continue reading

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