Browsing articles from "January, 2012"
Jan
31
2012

Push-up Bra or simply Photoshop?

I walk pass this like every other day and it baffles me how TWO pictures can be so SAME yet so DIFFERENT! The first pic was taken at the STORE itself while the second pic was taken like 2 metres in front of the entrance of the store. Can you spot the difference? Is it the job of a good push-up bra that works wonders or is it just merely PHOTOSHOP? For all its worth, […]

Jan
30
2012

JoJoBa Spa: Valentine’s Day Couple Chocolate Treatment

Jojoba Spa

From Xmas to CNY and now into Valentine’s Day. The clock seems to be ticking so quickly. Valentine’s Day falls on the 14th February every year but it has always been a habit of Darling and I to celebrate it earlier as food is ridiculously expensive on that day itself. This year we did something different. Since we’ve been pigging out since Christmas, we decided to do something else besides eating. We decided to go […]

Jan
28
2012

Seremban Siew Pau

Hello! Finally an update after being AWOL during the Chinese New Year. How are you guys doing? I’ve gained weight during the past week due to the none stop eating. Thank goodness CNY only comes once a year! I kenot afford to gain weight every month! :P I spent my CNY in both Seremban and Malacca. I did not go jalan-jalan then but we did manage to stop by this place to get the famous […]

Jan
23
2012

Tossing the Yee Sang from Sushi King

It’s officially the year of the Dragon now. I welcomed it in my sleep! For the very first time in ages, I actually went to bed before midnite without even trying to stay awake to usher the Dragon… For the very first time this year too we tossed REAL yee sang at home! For the past years we have been tossing yee sang at home without the YEE but this year my SIL bought the […]

Jan
21
2012

Personalised Ang Pow Packet DIY

Do you write names on the back of Ang Pows for those special people in your life? I do. I mean I used to but this year, not anymore for today, we personalized our Ang Pow packets :D Personalised Ang Pow packet First, you’ll need to choose a picture of the person you are giving the Ang Pow to. This is easily done by stalking their Facebook account :P I helped Ethan to get the […]

Jan
20
2012

We are in The Star newspaper today :D

Woke up this morning. Went to FB and WhatsApp at the same time and was told that Ethan and I are in the papers today! First thing came to mind was, “What did WE do?” Switched on my PC to see Angi tagging me in FB with the snapshot of us :D A photographer asked for Ethan and my name during one of the Chinese New Year lunch reviews so this is the outcome (^_^) […]

Jan
19
2012

Nuffnang, why you no love me anymore?

Rarely do I write a random post but today is the day when rarity comes in full force. 1) I held all my classes yesterday so that today I’ll be free to go shopping for clothes as I’ve got NOTHING as yet BUT because I was annoyed with Darling this morning, I scrapped the idea of shopping altogether and ended up at home the entire day. Stupidity on my part, I know. One day wasted on […]

Jan
18
2012

Italian Tomato, Bangsar

Italy. When it comes to Italy, the first thing that pops up in my mind is their lyrical, romantic Italian men. Ooops! Did I just say that out loud? I mean the first thing that crops out in my mind is their thin crusted pizza burning over an open woodfire oven :P You don’t get that easily these days as many eateries boast to be Italian but have their pizzas electronically baked instead. So when I […]

Jan
18
2012

賀年摺紙 DIY Chinese New Year decor: Ang Pow Koi Fish

Today we are going to make something extremely EASY. It’s so EASY you can even do it in your sleep :P Here’s the tutorial video:  Ang Pow Fish you can stick on your walls, windows and every where. 1) For the body, you’ll need to cut open an Ang Pow packet and trace the shape from template. 2) For the tail, do not cut open the Ang Pow. Trace the shape on the Ang […]

Jan
17
2012

98.8 Chinese New Year album

Every Chinese New Year, we will be awaken by the loud Dong Dong Chiang on TV. My Dad will deliberately blast the TV so loud just to annoy us. He is always the early bird where else we always sleep in as we only go to bed at 3am the earliest during CNY. It has been a ritual of his to blast the TV by 10am if we are still not awake. You’ll never be […]

Jan
16
2012

Baba Nyonya Yee Sang @The Tranquerah, Red Carpet

Chinese New Year is just around the corner. I remembered vividly what Chinese New Year was back in my hometown in Malacca. CNY means staying up late on New Year eve to help Mom pack Ang Pows, filling up the cookie jar, hanging up red cloth (or Chai Kee as we call it in Peranakan language) on the main entrance of the house. All these were done with the entire house filled with the aromatic […]

Jan
16
2012

Dragon Fridge Magnet

We did a Dragon craft today :) Can feel the ‘heat’ dy. Chinese New Year is just around the corner! Dragon fridge magnet.  Super simple and fun craft. Print out a dragon head and a tail. I got the dragon head and tail template from here. Paint and cut. Cut a strip of paper and paste three magnets along it. Paste the strip of paper to the Dragon’s head and tail and the fridge magnet […]

Jan
15
2012

Chinese New Year Biggest Blossom Tree Replica @ Berjaya Times Square

We ended up in Berjaya Times Square to see for ourselves the ‘Biggest Blossom Tree Replica’ at its main concourse area. The replica stands erect at 50.46 ft and holds 398,998 exquisite blooming blossoms. It is dubbed the Biggest Blossom Tree Replica by the Malaysia Book of Records. Not only that, their lantern is also bigger than life! Gigantic I tell you! If you are looking for ideas to make your own Ang Pow lanterns […]

Jan
14
2012

Chinese New Year decor at Sunway Pyramid : The Majestic Rising

If you are looking for a mall to go this weekend, you may want to consider Sunway Pyramid for they too have quite an amazing Dragon. If Ethan was not afraid of Pavilion’s Dragon (though I was), he is afraid of THIS Dragon! The Dragon is really something for this is the only dragon we’ve seen (so far) that is actually going vertical. Ethan is afraid as he said the Dragon can climb up real […]

Jan
13
2012

Chinese New Year’s Majestic Dragon at Pavilion KL

The Dragon hunt brought us to Pavilion KL today. Actually I don’t know how we ended up in Pavilion. One moment we were in Eastin Hotel then Ethan and I fell asleep in the car and when we woke up we were already in Pavilion! Superb! The 600 ft long Majestic Dragon at Pavilion KL. Having just woken up from our nap, Ethan and I walked around Pavilion while Darling went somewhere else to meet […]

Jan
12
2012

DIY Chinese New Year decor: Ang Pow Carousel Lantern

Today we are going to make another Lantern out of Red Packets. I don’t know what to call this. Can’t find any auspicious name for it but since it looks like a carousel to me, we shall refer it as Ang Pow Carousel Lantern :D DIY Chinese New Year decor : Ang Pow Carousel Lantern Fold as shown above Fold again as shown above. Looking like a slice of pizza now.. yum yum :P Fold […]

Jan
12
2012

Red Packet Dragon at Sunway Giza Mall

In my quest to find the best Chinese New Year decor in malls around the Klang Valley, never did I expect to find a gem at Sunway Giza Mall. They were nothing extra-ordinary during Christmas so when I paid them a visit today, I did not even bring my camera along. But to my surprise, Giza Mall has the most amazing decor I’ve ever encountered as they have this: *The photos you are about to […]

Jan
11
2012

How to get rid of all that BULUs?

How to remove tissue paper from clothing that was wash together in the washing machine? Chinese New Year is just around the corner and like as if I’m not busy enough, this had to happen to me! Darling don’t normally put his own laundry into the washing machine. The most he’ll do is to place them in the laundry basket. But today, the super rajin dude placed his working clothes INSIDE the washing machine. I […]

Jan
10
2012

Prosperity Yee Sang at West Lake Garden, Sunway Resort Hotel & Spa

West Lake Sunway

Sunway Resort Hotel & Spa embraces the year of the Dragon with the poetic rhythm of spring blossoming throughout its walls in celebration of the New Year with hopes of happiness, longevity and prosperity. We drove through the gorgeously decorated street to West Lake Garden, the Hotel’s Chinese restaurant. A teaser before we begin – Dragon Boat Sea Cucumber. A magnificent work of art! This Dragon year, the restaurant is offering a choice of four […]

Jan
10
2012

CNY decor : The DRAGON @ One Utama

Remember I was sceptical about 1 Utama’s Chinese New Year decoration when I saw them re-using their Christmas 2011 decor? If you don’t, read about it here.  Well, I was WRONG for the end result is amazing, better than their Christmas decor I must say! Check out their Christmas decor here. This is the stage seen from a level above.. What caught my eyes is the DRAGON.. Only the DRAGON… Amazing DRAGON that saves the […]

Jan
9
2012

Chinese New Year decor at IPC (Ikano Power Centre)

Our second stop for Chinese New Year mall decor is at IPC. Walking distance from The Curve, how can we NOT come here right? :P Ethan enjoying walking on the trail of the dragon. He said we must NOT walk on the RED carpet for the dragon will EAT us then! :P The stage. One of the houses with one of the dragons. Lanterns What I love about IPC’s decor this year is the trail […]

Jan
9
2012

Chinese New Year decor at The Curve

Not long after Christmas it’s that auspicious time of the year again. Our official Chinese New Year decor hunt starts with The Curve this year.  Wonders of the Orient at The Curve A lovely kingdom. If the time is right, we’ll be entertained to some Chinese Classical Music Show. Love the garden.  And the urm.. artificial cherry blossom that looks so much better from afar :P Super love the many lanterns hanging above.  And the […]

Jan
8
2012

BaoBei Reading Wonderland : Update at 5 months

It has been FIVE months since Ethan first started going to BaoBei. A week after I published his update at 2.5 months, he brought home another set of cards that consists of 11 word cards. I did not recorded a video then as it was only 11 words. After that initial set of 30, then 42 and later 11, he brought home 66 new cards several days ago! Total that means he has mastered 149 […]

Jan
7
2012

Maxis iPhone 4S Launch at KLCC Convenction Centre

*Sticky post 48 hours* Maxis Berhad (‘Maxis’),Malaysia’s leading integrated communications provider, introduced the eagerly anticipated iPhone 4S to its customers at the stroke of midnight, with a special launch event at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre. Concurrently, Maxis also introduced the device in Johor Bahru,Penang, Kuantan, Kota Kinabalu and Kuching. I was at Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre on the 15th December eagerly waiting for the stroke of midnight for the Maxis iPhone 4S launch. I […]

Jan
6
2012

Chinese New Year decor : The streets of Sunway

Was in Sunway yesterday for a media preview of West Lake Garden’s Chinese New Year Specials. We had GOLD yo! And this auspicious Dragon Boat Sea Cucumber! Detailed entry coming soon as now I only wanna share with you some pictures on the streets of Sunway. The street of Sunway has never failed to mesmerize me be it Christmas, CNY or any other occasions. I love it last Christmas and I’m loving the Chinese New […]

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