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Starting a side hustle: 4 steps to earn extra money while doing what you love

Okay, so you’ve all heard the mantra: “Do what you love for a living.” But what they don’t tell you is just how impossible it is, right? Not everyone is a Steve Jobs or Ellen DeGeneres. According to a Gallup poll conducted in 2015, only less than 31% of people...
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The Ultimate Guide to Home Renovation in Singapore 2020

After years of saving and waiting, your dream of owning a house of your own is finally materialising! The next step after getting the keys to your new house is to give it a makeover and turn it into the dream home you’ve imagined.  But with interior designers, contractors, sub-contractors…...
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Working from home: Upgrading your home office set-up for ultimate efficiency

Ah, working from home. Once a luxury, now a necessity. With the COVID-19 outbreak expected to last till 2022, the Singapore government has made WFH the default for many of us. Hands up those of you who were just as shocked about the sudden announcements of circuit breaker! Homes...
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COVID-19 Circuit Breaker: Home-based learning activities to try with your kids

To limit community spread of the pandemic, working from home (WFH) in Singapore is quickly becoming a norm. And staying home is not just limited to the adults - even children are supposed to take part in home-based learning (HBL) / e-learning. If you have not been homeschooling your...

Mums, we know you’re trying your best

And your best isn't defined by how much you spend We've all been there. The pressure to be perfect. The pressure to perform. We face this in school. Amongst friends. At work. And even at the hardest job of them all - as parents. Not only is it overwhelming, especially...
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Travel budget tips: Secret to being under budget for every holiday trip

Before we start, let's get this out of the way. I'm no Nat-Geo traveller who went everywhere and seen everything. I'm a fresh graduate who loves to travel. You might be thinking: "Ah, this is probably going to be some budget Southeast Asian travel advice, been there done that....
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Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Review: Is it worth 349 plates of chicken rice?

It's that time of the year where we get our annual edition of the Note Series and this time, it's the Samsung Galaxy Note 8. After the Disappointing recall of the Note 7, what new features await us? The frustrations of using desktop programs on your phone are real for...

5 Creative Ideas for your Baby Photoshoot

It’s no surprise that parents get trigger-happy while photographing their kids. After all, since babies never keep still, a good snapshot stops a moment from slipping away. With smartphones, it’s much easier for parents to capture those everyday moments. However, there are some milestones that are extra precious and deserve...

A dad’s guide to choosing baby carriers

I’ll say it straight up: I’m a big fan of babywearing. I’ve spammed the #babywearingdad hashtag on Instagram. I’ve used several of them through the years, and I’ll happily wear my 4 year-old daughter right now if she wanted me to. Why? Because it’s convenient for so many reasons: It...

Staff picks: 11 hot homeware finds

Last week, a bunch of us were invited to a cozy steamboat party at our GM’s place. Once we entered, the first thing that caught our attention was this extensive wall of Lego sets. Bedazzled by the massive Lego display, it reminded me of why I love visiting new...