After two years of restoration works, the Bukit Timah Nature Reserve was reopened on 22nd October. The slopes and trails were repaired and enhanced to make it safer for the public. This 163-ha reserve includes Singapore’s highest hill, Bukit Timah Hill, which stands at 163 m and retains one of the few areas of primary […]

via Short Hike Up Bukit Timah Hill — Living for Experiences


I bought way too many strawberries for the waffle bar so looked around on Pinterest and found these. I knew Bob would like them and I was right. bars 1 cup old fashioned oats 3/4 cup flour 1/3 cup brown sugar 1/4 teaspoon salt 6 tablespoons butter, melted 1 teaspoon cornstarch 1 tablespoon lemon juice […]

via Strawberry Oatmeal Bars — Penny’s Food Blog

I am not the world’s greatest pie make but then I guess I’m not the world’s worst either. I volunteered to make a pie for a party and coconut cream seemed like the easiest option, this recipe in particular. Bob said it was great (I don’t really like to eat pie either). 2 (3.4 oz […]

via Easy Coconut Cream Pie — Penny’s Food Blog

Bob picked out a 20 pound turkey for Thanksgiving and there were 5 of us for dinner! I don’t even think I need to say it but there was a lot of turkey leftover, like 4 gallon Ziploc bags of it! So I decided to make chili! 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 cups chopped onion […]

via Turkey Chili — Penny’s Food Blog

This is another post that was meant to be published pre-Christmas however now that the shops have stopped selling mince pies this is the perfect excuse to use this recipe and make some of your own to enjoy! They’re really easy to make and if you’re not a fan of making pastry or simply don’t […]

via Mince pies — Katie’s baking blog

Initially, Denise and I headed for Latourell Falls. The sky was foggy, the temperature cool, so I was not overly excited, but I wanted to stretch my legs and take some photos with my new camera. Once we got on the scenic highway at Corbett, plans evolved. We stopped at first great viewpoint, known as […]

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