Mabel’s 17th Birthday Celebration

We were in Malacca last weekend for several occasions and one of them was my niece Mabel’s 17th birthday.
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Darling had known my nieces since they were very young and just look at how grown up they are now. Makes me feel so OLD!

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The parents catered Malay food as they’ll be having Malay guests too.

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The catering comes with a SATAY GIRL who looks exactly like my eldest sis :P

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The customary Birthday Song session. Look at Ethan so bersemangat singing the Birthday Song. I made the guests continue singing in Bahasa Malaysia and Chinese version, but when I requested Mabel’s friends to sing in Tamil everyone just froze there, SILENT! >_<

I know it’s kinda awkward standing there (not knowing what to do) while people are singing the birthday song for you and ONE is always enough but Mabel had to endure 3 versions! LoL! Lantak lah, who ask her to have ME as her aunt? ^_^

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Blowing the flames off the candle. If the Daddy had not pulled Ethan, he surely would have contributed his share of saliva onto the cake too! As of that night, we all only get to savor Mabel’s saliva :P

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Cake cutting.

And the photography session begins..

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Mabel, her sister Hazel and their grandparents (MY parents)

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Mabel with her parents and her grandparents (the father’s side).

Let me tell you a  little story about Mabel’s father’s side. Her grandfather used to be my Add Math tuition teacher while her father used to be my computer teacher. My eldest sis wanted to learn computer after I enrolled in their tuition centre and that is how she got to know my brother-in-law. Needless to say, she dropped out of class (if I’m not mistaken) because it is illegal for a teacher to date the student? Tsk tsk..

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Mabel and her friends

And then…

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Suddenly the cake got so lonely with nobody wanting to be photographed with it anymore. So…

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The cake fight began with the Birthday Girl getting the most casualty.

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The little ones self-entertained in the house away from the happeni-nings of the crowd outside.

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The crowd outside. Urm, I was mostly in the house as it was much cooler in there ^_^

And then I saw something really, really RARE. It was so RARE that I was taken aback for a second and HAD to STOP him!

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I saw my Darling walking out of the kitchen pouring beer into a mug! I just HAD to STOP him and asked, “You okay ah?!!” To which he replied, “Not mine-lah”


My eldest aunt had actually requested for it and he being the good one, went inside to get it for her while I was busy watching TV! Hehe.. I’ve never seen him pouring beer. Actually I’ve never seen him holding a bottle of beer ever! My Darling ada gaya to be a Bad Boy oso! It kinda turned me on pulaks.. Hahahahaha! Okay, okay TMI dy. This post is supposed to be rated G for General Audience :P

Anyway, back to Mabel’s birthday, here are some of her presents that evening.

Birthday presents

I did not stay up to see her unwrap her birthday gifts as I went into the room to sleep with Ethan first.

Happy Birthday again Mabel. Can’t believe you are this big already. It feels just like yesterday I went home from college to see you for the very first time and now everyone says that we look alike.

Your mom even did this to prove it:

Mabel and I


14 Comments + Add Comment

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    Happy Belated Birthday! haha, she looks like you leh, i thought it was you when you posted a photo on facebook earlier ago :x

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    You’re niece looks exactly like you! O.o

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    OMG! She does look like you!! Your younger version maybe? LOL!

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    Huh? You are turned on by your darling pouring beer? Errrr….

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      Eh, very rare I get to see his ‘bad side’ u know… Everytime tengok ‘backside’ only! Muahahahahhaha! >_<

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    Oooooo….why did not invite me one leh?

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      In Melaka leh. You in KL that time..

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    Aiyorrrr!!!! Why take photo of your dahling’s backside one? Hehehehehe!!!!!

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    Yes she look alike you. The cake cutting photo, in that angle she look like you in teenage. Happy birthday to her.

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    Although many ppl said this already, but still wanna say again… She really looks a like with you!~

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    Why you so bad, don’t let wiliam drink beer? One mug only mah…

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      It’s not I dont let, he doesnt want. He just doesnt drink. Otherwise why wud I say I get turned on seeing him with beer? 0.o

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    In the pix, your Darling looked like he was the father to your 2 nieces LOL! Nice pix to show the ‘then and now’! So the satay girl is indeed your sis??

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    Mabel and you indeed look much alike each other. I saw this picture in your FB, I was like, why Merryn put on so much baby fat? Then, I thought she is your younger sister.

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