When I was renting a condo unit, I never had to deal with drain flies. But ever since I bought an HDB flat, they seem to want to share the flat with me. After trying another blogger’s method on how to get rid of them and then trying an all-natural method, I found an even better way. One that is not only easy, but also non-toxic and cheaper in the long run. (more…)
I recently painted my 3-room flat. The cost of painting a 3-room HDB flat using a washable (higher quality) paint is approximately $1000 to $1500. How much did I spend? Only $100. I bought the paint on sale and with coupons: two 5L cans for $80 (from Qoo10). The other supplies — rollers, brushes, tape — cost me around $20 altogether. (more…)
Wouldn’t it be nice if instead of a 3-week grace period (which is what you typically get from using a credit card), you got an entire 2 months to pay off your purchases? That’s 4 instalments (one instalment every 2 weeks) to pay off a balance while accruing zero interest and zero fees. That’s exactly what hoolah offers shoppers. What is hoolah (pronounced “hula”)?
As I’m writing this, my former home and community (in the States) is burning to ashes. This is not a metaphor. It took roughly 8 hours for a raging fire to spread 18,000 acres (73 km2) and engulf this small, quiet, rural town. Watching my former home, friends’ homes, workplace, hangouts, and public spaces crackle and collapse just reminds me of the impermanence of it all. (more…)
Last Monday, NTUC FairPrice launched its Share-A-Textbook project. This annual event aims to make over half a million used textbooks available for free. Here’s what to do if you wish to donate or receive used textbooks: