the copy cat: friend or foe

I used to get angry when someone drew the same thing as me in Kindergarten.  If you were grown up in Indonesia in 70s, you probably knew the standard kindy kids drawing back then; a mountain, with big smiley sun shines, clouds, trees along the road, a house….remember? 😛 When I was in my teenager era, […]

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bali baby!

Bali seemed like a good idea for this school holidays.  It just fitted our time frame perfectly. Since le hubby couldn’t get much time off, so 8 days in the island of paradise was just what we needed.  We actually didn’t really plan to go to Bali again, since our last visit was in February, […]

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fourteen

Today is 14 years ago, when I spent almost 24 hours on the labour bed waiting for both of you to enter the world. But all the pains and uncomfortable feelings I had during those long hours was transformed into excitement, joy, and happiness once I held you both in my arms. Fast forward 14 […]

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kale salad with strawberry and granola

Hi everyone, it’s been a very long time since I post about my cooking/baking recipe.  Honestly, most of the time I can’t be bothered to cook, write the recipe, take proper pictures, and blog it!  It’s so time consuming, I’m not that good in multi-tasking you know!  Especially when I’m not the expert in the […]

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drugstore products i ❤️ at the moment

Hi everyone, I’ve been MIA for some time. I’m not sure if I even remember how to blog anymore, tee hee…!  Anyhow, thank you so much for all the new likes and subscribes on OhDearRia Facebook page, your clicks mean a lot to me😘 I’m not a beauty blogger nor beauty influencer as you probably […]

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this mama’s life #1

Hello everyone!  After almost a month off blogging I’m back again.  Holidays are over, my boys went back to school last week.  They are in year 9 now which is the last year of middle school.  I can’t believe that next year they are going to high school….oh my God sometimes time does fly so […]

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Twenty 18

I guess it is not too late yet to say, happy New Year everyone!  Where ever you are and what ever you do, I hope you have a good relaxing time with your loved ones.  My family and I spent our New Year’s eve in very very low key. We had lovely dinner and went […]

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adios 2017

In a few weeks we will say farewell to 2017.  I am personally glad to bid good bye to 2017. Twenty-seventeen is a year of mixed feelings, it is a year of good and bad.  A year of not so lucky for my DH and I on the work stuff.  There had been backstabbing and […]

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have you ever felt like this way

Have you ever felt that no matter how hard you try, you still can’t fit in in the society? Have you ever so wanted to be in the circle that you thought they were a cool bunch of people and had similar style, interest, and philosophy of life as you but no matter what, they […]

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on kombucha

Hi everyone!  Sorry, I’ve been MIA for a while on this space.  But I’m back today with a new recipe!  So, have you ever heard about Kombucha? Or have you tried it?  Kombucha, it sounds a bit hippy according to my friend’s daughter tee hee….😁 Well, kombucha is basically a fermented drink consisting of black […]

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