All of us want our kids to be happy, healthy and active. They don’t need to stray too far from home to enjoy those life essentials. Your own backyard can become the perfect garden for active kids to enjoy all summer long. There are plenty of things they can do out there. Parent-led activities as… Read More


Oh well,  we Mothers get to have that one day in a year to celebrate and be appreciated for our “motherhood”. Thanks to Anne Jarvis who never forgot her own mother’s wish that someday mothers will be appreciated, she started sending carnations to church as her own way of remembering her mom. The “Mother’s Day”… Read More


It was a Monday after Holy Week when a friend took the boys and I to a very solemn place in the middle of the busy streets of Metropolitan Seoul. Our destination: The Danggogae Catholic Martyr’s Shrine. It is a mere walking distance from the Yongsan Electronics Market. The Shrine is a small property in the middle of… Read More


There is nothing more relaxing than sitting down to read a good book. This is likely to be why so many people have started to create their own reading nooks at home. These spaces offer a calm and comfortable place where you can escape to another world. Having a designated reading space in your home… Read More


The summer is coming, and your garden needs to reflect the changing season. When it does arrive, you and your friends will spend a lot of time in the garden. And, you don’t want a mess of grass and household appliances making it look bad. You want it to look as beautiful as possible, which… Read More


It was December last year when the Ecard system for food waste disposal was implemented in our apartment complex here at World Cup, Sangam-dong.  I didn’t know that this system had been in place in other parts of Seoul since 2012. And since I didn’t know about it, I had a good reason to be amazed… Read More


Spring has sprung, and summer is just around the corner. That leaves us with a few short months to whip the garden into shape, in time for BBQ season. Follow our simple steps to a bright and welcoming outdoor space. 1. Clear Up After Winter If you haven’t done so already, have a bit of… Read More