Showing posts from June, 2015

Birthday Blues and that Birthday Wishlist

Birthday blues.... So, some people really get it huh?! While I had the same feeling of solitude and fear before my birthday last year, I put it down to the fact that I was going through something at that time that's why I didn't pay much attention to it.  But to feel the same way now two weeks before my birthday?  It can only be the birthday blues. I love birthdays. I look forward to celebrating my birthday every year. Over the years, I have celebrated my birthdays in different ways. From a simple dinner at home to a week holiday in Europe. And the best thing is I never had to work on my birthday in the last 14 years. Not that I am special but it's my day so I should be off. I believe I have lived a good life in the last 39 years (almost). Although I also had to go through some painful experiences, still I am blessed to get to where I am now.  Reflecting on my life right now, I honestly don't have any excuse to cry for no reason and lose some sleep over nothing

Tintin Cooks: Breakfast and Brunch Meals

I remember my mother asking one of my previous suitors, "why do you like her, she doesn't even know how to cook?". I didn't disagree because I knew it was true. I know it's cliche but I actually have burnt an egg in the past. But I don't think I can put that down to my lack of cooking skills. I basically forgot that I was cooking an egg, so it turned out like a popcorn. Honestly, I was never really a fan of the kitchen. I can clean all day yes, but not cook. But then sometimes changes in your life can make you do things that you thought you could never do. I know I have overused this phrase, but it's true. It only takes one life changing situation to change someone completely. So in recent months (in my bid to become a better version of myself), I started experimenting with food. Yes, I finally found love in the kitchen. I actually surprised myself. My cooking has been a revelation to me. I didn't realise that I can cook something that peo