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Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Ice Cream is Fun !

Watching the kids devour their Ice Cream can be both fun and satisfying.
(Daddy evil grin heh heh).

Wall's should let us advertise for them.

Yummy Chocolate ! Please do not look at our mouths :p

We get it, Boon Kang loves his ice cream :)

If you ever run out of photography inspiration, just treat the kiddos to some ice creams,but make sure you do this activity outdoors !

For more ice cream photos on Istana grounds, do visit SengkangBabies Fanpage :)
..or you might want to see which tree we are climbing in Istana :p


Saturday, August 27, 2011

Nestle Health and You preview - 27/28Aug

We talk about Nestle's Health and You event two weeks back. If you plan to buy some nutritious snacks for anybody, from babies, teenagers, adults senior citizens, and even pooches, do drop by

Suntec City, Sat and Sun Hall 402 to 404 from 10am to 8pm.

We notice individual pricing is not much cheaper, but you will be able to get some savings by buying in bundles. Do look out for newspaper cuttings on Friday and Sat for additional discounts and promotions.

There will be numerous health talks organized over the weekends too.

and lucky draws..

and games :)

We pop by this afternoon for a sneak preview, maybe to do some shopping. Kids had fun munching on everything and anything, sampling sweet, spicy, sour stuffs.

Too bad the kids activities will only be available over the weekend.

Celebrities Bryan and Michelle were there to launch Nestle's new coffee machine Dolce Gusto. (priced at $199, more photos at our fanpage)

For our kids, it was Kit Kat and Ipad games.. we got stuck at this booth for 30 minutes haha!

Our friendly Kit Kat ambassadors

You might be interested in Ms Tam Chiak's review.
Do pop by our fanpage Nestle album to browse through the various activities for your family this Nestle weekend.

Happy weekend to all :)
( For our Singaporean friends, remember to vote first :p )


Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Nasi Lemak

**this is not an advert, but our Love story with a Singapore dish**

We enjoy our Nasi Lemak breakfast every Sun. Daddy can even woof down Nasi Lemak every alternate days.

Oh! ham and chicken wing..

Sunny side up, we adore the egg yolk.

Nasi Lemak is not complete without a healthy dose of chili. Potent !

Occasionally, we get Otak or Kuning fish for side dish.

We do not care if the Rice is White, Yellow or Green (can be Red with chili too), our family is in L-O-V-E with Nasi Lemak. For the ultimate experience, eat with your hand, then suck your fingers clean :p

Curious to know more about Singapore's favourite dish?
Wiki on -->

More glorious food photos at our Fanpage.

. Address - Block 532 Ang Mo Kio Ave 10 #01-2473 Contact - 93828418 .

Tuesday, August 23, 2011

World Orchid Conference 2011

Singapore will be hosting the 20th World Orchid Conference from 13-20Nov at Marina Bay Sands.
This Orchid event is held every three years, and visitors get to see all sorts of Orchids and landscape display. Daddy was curious to know more about Orchids...

Presenting "Orchids and Sensuality - Then and Now"

Our speaker for today is Ms Peggy Tan, and she has been around Orchids for 30 years! Peggy will share her insights on Orchids, and bring us into the world or Orchidaceae.

Ten minutes into presentation, we have to rub our eyes and believe these are orchids too !

.. more unconventional Orchid species

What else did we learn during our Orchid crash-course?
.. Orchids were groomed in Japan and China, since hundreds of years ago !

..Herbal Orchid tea anybody? Did you know Orchid essence can also be extracted for perfumes and even ice creams !!

.. yes some Ice cream got Orchid ingredients. Salep is actually grounded Orchid tubers, and believed to be an aphrodisiac woohoo!

.. we know more about Singapore's tradition to name Orchid hybrids after VIPs.

.. Orchid names are quite tricky to pronounce. ..
and each geographical region
excels in growing certain Orchid species.

.. Horticulturist mix DNA from different parents to develop new Hybrids..

.. Vanda Ms Joaquim is also Singapore's national flower. Singapore is the only country to name a hybrid as it's National flower.

Our teacher told us that it was Charles Darwin (father of biology evolution) who discover that plants go through "pollination" to spread their seeds (in the olden days, people believe everything is divine intervention).
Read about Darwin's fascination with botany here.

Moths, bees, birds all help to collect nectar, and at the same time, help to disseminate Orchid pollen.

.. some Orchids even split their pollen at passing objects !!

Back to Primary Three Biology class, we learn about Orchid's anatomy.

Orchid testicle ! Did you know that the word "Orchid" is derived from Greek, meaning testicle !

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Together with buddy HP, we both found Orchids fascinating after Peggy's speech,
and it is not only Orchid sex which makes us curious ok :p

Thank you to Zelia too for inviting us, we guys got in touch with our own sensuous side today haha!

If you find Daddy's Orchid class interesting, you might be interested to know more about the World Orchid event this coming Nov 13-20. Some lucky event participants will even get to visit the Flower Dome !
Yes, one of the green house (aka conservatories) at Gardens by the Bay !

In conjunction with this Orchid event, there will be some exciting contests like drawing, photography and even flower arrangement. Take a peep and you might find something of interest :)

Are you eager to find out more about the tickets?
- Weekday - Adults $15, children $9
- Weekend - Adults $20, children $12
- Family package (2big 3small) for weekday and weekend are priced at $42 and $58 respectively

From now till 11Nov, tickets are available online or from Singapore Botanic Gardens. More info here -->

If you are an Orchid newbie, maybe Dummies can help, they will even help you decipher the complicated Orchid names too. Cool !

Click on links below for more pictures :
-- 19th WOC Orchids at Miami
-- Daddy's event photos and more cute Orchids

**updated 2011Nov18 - Look at Daddy and Mummy's Orchid excursion

** Daytime and NightTime

SengkangBabies are definitely looking forward to smell the Orchids this November :)


Saturday, August 20, 2011

Daiso cute Kids and Uncle with shades

Our little mafia !

Despicable me?

$2 spec makes Xin so cute. (disclaimer, wearing specs is not cool ok, fight myopia)

Tony Tan's big black rim ?

Mummy and her big sunflower shades

You know about those auto-cleaner-robots? Daddy believe our kids can mop our house, and get fitter at the same time keke :)

Click to have a laugh, our funny antics @ Daiso Part 1.

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