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I buy what I need, not what I want

Sometimes I think I’m not really a typical female. That’s because some of the tags that are usually applied to women usually do not apply to me. For example, I am not really very much into shopping. I mean, to a certain extent, I like looking at nice things, but I have no overwhelming need […]

Just the way you are

This is Ethan’s current fave song: I found that it was his favorite while on the car ride to school. We were already running late as the traffic was horrible. I was not able to think about whether or not to buy gold bullion* as investment because I was worried about him going to school […]

Reseach before invest

My husband tells me that their relative (I forgot how they are exactly related) was almost scammed. He was given an offer to invest in gold bullions for a “bargain” price.  He was shown a bullion “sample” and told that they were doing diggings where that came from and there were more of those.  The […]

Fortune cat

My son used to be fixated on a “beckoning cat”. You know, the little golden kitty often seen at Asian stores with a paw that seems to be waving? The one with a bell around its neck and holding a gold coin with its other paw? It’s called “Maneki Neko” and is a representation of […]

Birthday coming up!

In a couple of weeks, Ethan turns another year older. I can hardly believe it! My little baby is growing up — fast! When I was asking about what he wanted for his birthday, he replied that he wanted a strawberry cake and strawberry ice cream. Hmmm. These are pretty simple wishes to fulfill. I […]