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Thinking of home and wishing I could be there...

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Icon Bubble - Diane Kruger

She always looks so effortless.... <3

[taken by the wonderful Garance Dore]

Foodie Bubble - Baking therapy

Horrible horrible horrible day at work today.... :(  I haven't had a bad one like this in a while so it has been a bit depressing...

Perhaps baking these delicious looking breakfast bars from Nigella (I am a sucker for a good muesli slice) will help to ease my woes (or at least the whole can of condensed milk added to them might!)

Nigella's Breakfast Bars from Nigella Express

1 can condensed milk 2 1/2 cups rolled oats (not instant) 1 cup shredded coconut 1 cup dried cranberries 1 cup mixed seeds (pumpkin, sunflower, sesame) 1 cup natural unsalted peanuts 1. Preheat the oven to 150 degrees and oil a baking pan or just use a disposable aluminum foil one.
2. Warm the condensed milk in a large pan.
3. Meanwhile, mix all the other ingredients together and add the warmed condensed milk, using a rubber spatula to fold and distribute.
4. Spread the mixture into the oiled or foil pan and press down with a spatula or, better still, your hands (wearing those disposable latex CSI gloves t…

Foodie Bubble - Picnic love

Picnics in the park - one of my favourite past times...

[Jewels of NY]

Fashion Bubble - sparkle sparkle

I love everything about this outfit (although perhaps not the LV scarf...)

[from All the Pretty Birds - another great street style blog]

Fashion Bubble - Christian Dior Resort 2011

John Galliano launched his Resort 2011 in the Expo city of Shanghai last week.  So deliciously pretty!

Design Bubble - Home is where the heart is...

I have now arrived safely in Singapore and we are settling into our new apartment nicely.   We are off furniture shopping on the weekend and I can't wait!  A couple of things on the wishlist...
New bedside tables and feature lighting

A chalkboard for our kitchen 

Dining room table with bench seats
all pics from Hopscotch & Grace

Foodie Bubble - Frankie Love

Dear Frankie, you are so pretty and cool and you make lovely cookbooks.

Almost the weekend...

I < 3 you Alexa Chung

Foodie Bubble - Banana love

I am super excited about having an oven after going almost 2 years without in Hong Kong.   My first baking experiment was banana bread to use up some ripe bananas we had.  I found this great recipe online and it was delicious!

Unfortunately no photos - probably should start some of my own blog photography!

Super easy Banana Bread 
Servings: 1 loaf
Preparation time: 15 minutes
Bake time: 1 hour

Ingredients
4 ripe bananas, mashed
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 cup butter, melted
3/4 cup sugar
2 eggs, beaten
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon vanilla


Directions
1. Preheat oven to 180ÂșC.
2. In a mixing bowl, combine mashed bananas with butter.
3. Add in eggs and vanilla, and mix.
4. Add in sugar, baking soda and salt, and mix.
5. Add flour last and mix well.
6. Pour mixture into a greased and floured bread loaf pan (or muffin tin!).
7. Bake for 1 hour or so until golden