A Not-So-Mundane Post On Rain

singapore haze season 2014

It was the first time in my life that I felt no rain for MONTHS.  Since I came home after Christmas, I have not seen rain in this side of the city.  It’s been so dry that the grass everywhere … Continue reading

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Refrigerator Gardening: Grow Green Onions From Bulbs

how to grow green onions from bulbs

Okay. So I failed miserably in my attempt to sprout sweet potatoes  in water.  Let me clarify that I may have done a major a boo-boo which is why it stopped growing (it grew roots, though).  The instructions said “place … Continue reading

I Guess It Works: Biodegradable Plastic

what is biodegradable plastic

  My friend Aida said over Christmas, “It’s amazing that Singapore uses biodegradable plastic bags!”. To be honest, I had no idea what she was talking about.  How can plastic disintegrate? I had no idea what “biodegradable” plastic meant until today, … Continue reading

How To Clean Stainless Steel Pots (and Copper Pots) Naturally

how to clean a copper pot

Last year, I made a post about how I polished my copper pot using lemons. For around 30 minutes, and with A LOT of elbow grease, I scrubbed and buffed the pot as best as I could to bring it … Continue reading