Putu Ayu Saraswati

My Life's Journal

Growing Old

Every February my age officially increase by one. I look at my birthdays now as simply that, just another number added to my age. Somehow, I don't find birthdays as special as it was before. I guess the more birthdays we have, the less special it gets. Maybe that's...

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Morning Exercise

Don’t you just hate it if things don’t go according to plan? Especially if it starts from the moment we wake up. I hate it when I wake up too early, or too late. If most of the time I wake up late I can anticipate with an alarm, but more often I wake up too early and...

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Netflix, I Like…!

If anyone ask me what my favourite me time escape is, I would say watching DVD. TV series, instead of movies. I find TV series are more reliable to watch. Less time spent in deciding the DVDs to buy and once we determine the TV series we want to watch, we can get...

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Four Seasons

Among the four seasons available, I would have to say I like spring the best. It's like the end of a gloomy season, where the skies on most days are mostly grey. It's not that I hate winter, I like the colors and material of winter clothing lines but there are days...

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Working Mom vs Stay at Home Mom

Lately, I found a lot of articles that seems to compare working mom to stay at home mom. For me it is never a comparison of one being better than the other. Who is to say working mom are better than stay at home mom, and vice versa. Both will make equally good moms....

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Holidays

“Once a year, go someplace you’ve never been before” -Dalai Lama- This article is kind of a late post... In the effort to make my 2016 New Year’s Resolution, I relooked at my 2015 achievement vs resolution. It made me realize that I haven’t had a holiday for the whole...

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In the Search for Love

I never thought the search for love will be endless. Somehow, I thought that it will all be over when we find someone worthy enough to get married to. At least that's what I thought Cinderella has been telling us since we were little, after we find our prince...

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New Years Resolution

Its that time of year again where we need to make a new years resolution...! It amazes me how time fly so fast. I could barely keep up with my 2015 resolutions and yet I have to start thinking about my 2016 resolutions already. I guess that's why we need to make a new...

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Top 10 Honeymoon Picks in Bali

For me honeymoon is like an icing on a cake. It is probably the most exciting part of a marriage, an intimate celebration of two strangers becoming a family. Bali is the perfect place to spend your honeymoon getaway. These 10, are my picks for honeymoon....

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Saying Goodbye to a Friend

We deal with deaths every single day. Last Friday, we mourn over the death of more than 140 people in the Paris attack. Whether it is the death of someone we know or someone random, it is hard not to feel a grief of some sort.

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An Over Extended Holiday in Bali

I never imagined to live in Bali before. I was born and raised in Jakarta, and then caught a glimpse of life in Melbourne. Despite the Balinese roots in me, I just never considered Bali could ever be my home base.

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Best Breakfast in Sanur

They say breakfast is the most important meal of the day, of which I am a true believer. Somehow from the minute I get up in the morning, I have to fill my stomach every 2 hours until lunch time. After lunch, my need for food consumption decreases drastically. These...

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The Battle Vs Sugar

I have always thought that I have my sugar intake under control. I don't eat a lot of rice and I don't take sugar in my tea, or juice. It wasn't until I started to analyze everything that goes in my mouth that I realized my food preference is biased towards sweet...

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Between Benjamin Button & My Grandfather

We watch movies hundreds of time, but only a few that will stick to our heart. For me, one of those movies was The Curious Case of Benjamin Button. I don't remember the exact story, but I remembered the emotion I felt when watching the movie. The story was about...

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