The Doritos-Palm Oil Nexus. Whut?!

When I saw this video (below), I was like “Dayummmmm..” I mean what’s a party without a bowl of Doritos? That convenient [read: LAZY] option to just grab from the store to entertain guests or bring to a pot luck gathering. The solution: Just gotta be a bit more creative and try healthier options then… […]

Faith and Nature Book Launch and Interfaith Discussion

On 8 February 2014, Young AMP launched ‘Faith and Nature: An Eco-Guide to Greening Faith Communities’ in a bid to enhance environmental awareness and action amongst faith-based communities and organisations in Singapore. This publication was jointly authored by Sofiah Jamil, member of the Board of Management of Young AMP who champions Project ME: Muslims and […]

Launch of the Faith & Nature Eco-Guide!

If you’re in Singapore on the 8 February 2014, do come for the Launch of Faith & Nature: An Eco-Guide to Greening Faith Communities. This eco-guide is a must have to equip faith and community organisations with the necessary tools on how to operationalise environmental ethics and principles. The event will also have an inter-faith […]

FiTree’s First Green Iftar

It was barely a couple of weeks ago when I first heard about FiTree and their plans to organise a couple of Green Iftars during the month of Ramadan  — on the 15th and 27th July 2013. “OH YES!!! Finally, more Singapore Muslims are actively thinking and doing their bit for the environment.” Green Iftars […]

DIY Duit Raya/Eidyah envelope. Sukses!!

You know that feeling when you just HAVE to do something? This was one of them. Having been inspired by the Origami envelope video, I just had to try out making Eid envelopes by recycling (or rather upcycling) some old newspaper. Grabbed some paint and stencils from good ol’ Bras Basah complex, and those creative […]

Best origami envelope video ever!

With Eid just around the corner… (A) You know you’ll be needing a stack of envelopes for money for the kids. Choose from the standard Eid Mubarak taglines, or new comic relief sorts with cheesy lines. Har har… (B) You know the kids will just rip open the envelopes for the money and just thrash […]

A Girly Green Iftar

Me: “I’m having a Green Iftar on National Day, and you’re welcome to come. We’ll be breaking our fast with all things vegetarian.” Cousin:”Huh?! Where’s the meat? No meat, sure pengsan (faint), lah!” Well,  no we didn’t pengsan. I’m glad that I finally got a chance to do a little green iftar with a few […]