Tuesday 17 November 2015

When Dreams & Fantasy Becomes Reality - Officially soulmates.

"I never thought that I could meet someone like you.
You are my friend.
You are my smile.
You are my everything.
You are a breath-taking reflection of God's heart for me.. 
Of how he pursued me.. 
and loved me when when i didn't love myself.
You held my hand in the darkness and you pulled me out into the light.
I love you." 
- Bride's Vow

So, it's been 4 months 10 days since I've stepped into a new chapter - Married Life!

Many has been asking, how's married life?

Well, my answer to it is. I've no idea myself. I don't really feel like i'm married cause even though it's been months, it still feels like an unforgettable dream i'll never want to wake up from. Well, I get to see my husband much easily now than before, I get to stay over his place and snuggle in his arms during bedtime, wake up to him looking at me lovingly, watching each and every single thing he does. It feels good to be married actually, i'm loving & enjoying it!

It's also a learning process, that i'm learning every single day with my husband and in-laws. Adapting into another life with another family involved as part of your life besides your parents at the beginning was awkward. There are thousand and one things to learn as a wife. Well, I guess i'm pretty much getting there so far, still learning, still adapting.

Staying with someone and learning more about them, embracing habits and still loving the person unconditionally. It's something that amazes me. Of course, it's never been smooth all days long. And sometimes we fight but being married, it's easier to end the fight on a good night - Forgive & Forget. Which I feel is really important in any relationship.

The day we said our vows and promises as husband and wife:
We are now as one,
In sickness and in health,
In riches and in poverty,
In happiness and in sadness,
until forever & eternity.

I can't explain my emotions that were running through me that very day, but it was a mixture of nerves, happiness, sadness, love, admiration, and heartfelt warmth.

I'm still thankful for him as a husband, and right now i'm missing him so bad. These photos and all aren't doing any good with me missing him and being unwell.

Lastly, just in case you guys are wondering where I've disappeared too. I'm still right here, and enjoying every moment of married life. Just that I've been really busy with work presently. I promise to start having some form of life once my current project ends. Therefore, dear friends please bare with me during this period. I miss you guys heaps and tons! Wait for me, alright?

Meanwhile, I'll leave the wedding details for another blog post when it's not past midnight and when I've the luxury of time to blog one really long post.

I haven't had the chance to really thank every single person yet. So i'll definitely do my speech. Well, i did upload the morning highlights on facebook only to have it removed by them due to breech of copyrighted music. Well, i'll get that fixed. So.. patience! ;) 


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Tuesday 17 February 2015

I silently said: YES, I DO!!

Engagement ♥

Finally, CNY assignment is over and it's time to be jolly and enjoy the long weekend. Yet, I'm sick and home resting this CNY. What a way to kick start CNY ain't it? There are many others who are falling ill during this period, therefore please take care and speedy recovery to us all!

My twin from another mother and BFF is finally back from Aussie and I totally can't wait to spend some quality time with her, cause she's hardly in Singapore. Now that I'm able to put work aside for a little while, I can't wait to see her and have a really good catch up!

Alright, that's not what I've wanted to blog about. Pardon me, I tend to de-tour at times.

It's been a while since I've blogged and since I've got some time off to play while waiting for the medication to kick in and take effect before hitting the sacks early. I have been wanting to blog about this since the very beginning but I was either lazy or I didn't quite have the time for it. A dream I've always dreamt off since young and finally it's coming true bit by bit. YES, I AM FINALLY GETTING MARRIED!! A life long dream indeed.

I've always wished for a romantic and sweet proposal, something that's totally out of this world. A simple quiet yet meaningfully romantic way of asking "Will You Marry Me?".

Then again, I've always dreamt of lighted candles, red roses scattered around with the sun set setting as my soul mate goes on his knees to pop the question. Such scenes have always kept replaying in my mind and dreams for years! There will always be little tweaks as time passes, but it can only get better.

Sometimes things that you've always dreamt about never turns out the way you've always thought it would've been. Yet, as years passes and time goes by while I start maturing little by little. I came to realize that things such as this are definitely sweet and yes, you may envy the people around you who have their soul mates during such events. Definitely, a one in a lifetime memory to remember yet sometimes it gets me thinking. Are all these really necessary?

What every women would want from their lifetime partner is their unchanging love and just pure blissfulness of being together. Is it not?

I thought I would've been disappointed, without having a proposal of my dreams but thinking back. But honestly, I was a little disappointed cause I wasn't welcomed with sweet confessions and roses but as he slightly placed that ring on my finger, while smiling. It already made me happy! My heart was bursting with joy. Without any exchange or confession of sweet words, just a simple gesture yet it makes me happy enough to know I'll be spending the remaining of my life with this guy - my one and only.

Being in a relationship with him, had been filled with ups and downs yet through it all we've managed to get through obstacles after obstacles. Of course, we do fight and times it gets so bad that we feel tired and on the verge of giving up. Yet, there will always be one of us who would hold this relationship tightly and say "Let's give it another chance". People make mistakes, we aren't saints. But through this mistakes, we learn and grow together as one.

A proposal is just a formality into another phrase. It went to an extend where I realize, a proposal isn't everything to a blissful relationship. It may be what I've wanted, but the value of it wouldn't be as special or meaningful as playing the parts together.

Are you wondering what I meant by that?

Let's put it this way. I may have dreamt about the prefect dream proposal since young but though it didn't quite come to pass, I still had what I've wanted.

I wanted an engagement ring and I've got an engagement ring. What makes this engagement ring all the more special was because we picked it together. He chose the diamond, while I chose the ring setting and putting them together, you've got ONE as a whole and I find this ring more meaningful and valuable than any other. Cause it's special with a memory of us both involved.

The ring didn't come as a surprise cause I've known all along. Then came Valentine's Day.

I've been so busy with work that for the first time, I didn't get anything for him besides a last min DIY card from the heart which I took some time off from work to get it done before meeting up with him. It's been a stressful period for me and my sweet little boy brought me for a lovely meal indeed. Totally satisfying good meal which I enjoyed very much, followed by a late night movie Jupiter Ascending. The movie wasn't fantastic, but at least I finally got to watch a movie and distress from work. Good enough.

It made me think, he may not be romantic but he is sweet in his own little ways. He may not be a person to profess his love outwardly but he does it subtle in a way that touches your heart sincerely. We had a lovely valentine's date, simple yet blissful. That's when it all started, cause I kept asking if i'm getting any valentine's day present (which I was hoping it could be my engagement ring). Then came Sunday when he said, let's get the ring together cause I would need to see if it fits. And I agreed.

Sunday came, and we went to get the ring. Smiling brightly, he took the ring out of the box and said "Come dear, try on your finger." and slide the ring onto my finger. Instead of asking "Would You Marry Me?" he said "Do you like this ring"? Though the words, phrasing and proposal venue was all just so wrong. It definitely was a proposal I would never have dreamt off. Creative, special and unique in his own way. Who would have thought of such a realistic proposal? It ended with a silent yet simple proposal with just the two of us.

This what got me thinking. In fact, I did receive a proposal that's out of this world with it's own kind of sweetness. Before we step into another phrase as one, this engagement ring is already a phrase to mark us as ONE since both of us "made" this ring together. It makes me smile whenever I look at it and it only reminds me how precious moments like this are. As long as we are blissful and happy together, it doesn't matter whether the proposal is romantic or grand to show and have everyone envy how blissful we both are. What matters is, we both know it deep in our hearts what and how we mean to each other and how even the simplest gesture can still mean so much more. Without having to say it out loud.. YES, I DO!!

Although, not everything that took place was to what I've always dreamt about. At least the most important chapter of my life is totally what I've always dreamt of - To plan my very own magical wedding! It's tiring but I'm enjoying every single bit of this planning and I'm sure I'm going to miss this process once it's over. I'm thankful for having awesome people in my life, helping and advising me along the way giving me all the guidance I could never have asked for, step by step it's slowly paving into my perfect wedding.

I am definitely looking forward to the day we officially become husband and wife. We aren't too far from that every day in fact. 5 months to go, and we will be walking down a new chapter of our lives as one. Everything is slowly falling into place and there is still much to be done. But with God as the centre of our bond, this whole process will make a difference in a very meaningful way.

Lastly, I would like to thank each and everyone of you who have gave us your blessings. It means a lot to us, especially to me. Our wedding date is set, 8 July 2015! There is still much to say, but I guess I should keep that speech for our wedding night. And so..  Till then, I'll be back to blog and share the love and blessings which we have receive. Also, it's a memory I would want to document down since it only happens once in a lifetime. Don't you agree?

P/S: Thank you Vince from Jann Paul (SG) for the awesome service and the lovely customized ring! I love it a lot and we both can't stop looking at it. (If you ever see this).

x o x o.

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Sunday 14 December 2014

My Selfie Stick Journey; Come Experience It With Me!


I've always loved taking selfies, and it's easy taking selfies when you're alone or with a couple of friends (keeping it at it's minimum). But what happens when you've got a group?

Sometimes you wonder, if you've got a huge group of friends how in the world are you ever gonna fit every single one into your picture?

For once, i'm able to take selfies without having my face smacked right in the front and looking huge. Thanks to the selfie stick, i'm able to take massive group photos and still being able to keep my face small. #vainityasalways

Of course, practice makes perfect.

Has this ever happen to you before? 

It was my first ever try with a selfie stick and that's what happens when you aren't ready and caught off guard. "101" disasters that took place with my first try using the selfie stick:

- had issues trying to station my selfie stick without my hand weavering
- had no idea just relaying on my hand the selfie stick suddenly felt heavy at that point of time
- set my camera timer wrongly and just as manage to get the right angle, my pose wasn't ready

It got better after my second try :)
MAX happy!

But with every first times, there will always be improvements. Right now, the selfie stick is a huge love for me. Cause I get to snap awesome group photos without having my face blown up real big right in front. I can even capture my outfit of the day along with everyone else. I am just falling in love with my selfie stick after every single usage.

I would like to thank BBQ Singapore for this awesome selfie stick and for giving me this opportunity to enjoy the benefits of owning a selfie stick! BBQ Singapore not just provides BBQ equipments for BBQ lovers they do have a Free Gift section just for you!

Check out BBQ Singapore to find out what else they have install, just for you!

Last but not least, before i end my post..

 5 Reasons Why You Should Own a Selfie Stick 

 It saves your arm from aching while stretching them to the fullest just to get everyone into the picture

 It helps you to take awesome group photos without having your face looking all huge just because you're the one holding the camera and standing right in-front. (selfie lovers will feel this pain)

 It helps with taking selfie ootd shoots, when there isn't anyone else around to help (just like the photo above)

It brings taking selfie into another level, cause you get to capture more scenery and lovely background you wished you could take together (with you in it)

It makes taking photos real fun! Cause you get more advantages to play around and capture awesome photos unlike just using your hands for selfie which restricts the amount of things you would like to capture in one shot.

My list could have gone on and on and on. But i shalln't bore you further.
You seriously need to own one to experience it!
It's AWESOME & I'm LOVIN' it!

P/S: Follow me on instagram to journey along with me as I have fun with my selfie stick ;)

Till then.

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Friday 17 October 2014

2014 Fall's Men Collection Suits


Are you read to get suited up guys?

With the festive seasons just months away, wouldn't it be nice to suit up every special occasion and look good? Won't girls love seeing their man looking all suave in suits? Well.. i'll definitely love to see my man in it, cause I know he'll look charmingly handsome.

And so.. Attention all MEN out there...
Introducing you the Bonobos Fall 2014 Men's Suit Collection this season!

What's all the commotion about Fall Suits?

image: tuxedos

It's a new collection of wool suits, tweed blazers and tuxedos that would perfectly compliment crisp fall weather and autumn leaves.

images: wool suits

Made with Bonobos' signature Italian wool Foundation, the suits are even better this fall with brand new fabrics and updated interior details! Also, including a more ergonomic interior pocket! This allows grabbing your business card as smooth as giving your first impression. A finely-tailored wool suit is warm on its own, but you can always add a topcoat into the mix. Bonobos suits come in Standard and Slim fits, and Short, Regular and Tall sizes, so you can find the perfect fit just for you.

image: tweed blazer

The Fall 2014 men's suit collection was inspired by the early British rock invasion style, before they were all glam rock stars. Mick Jagger before he went big played a major part in the inspiration, this was all when he was still a lad. Other bands in their early days played a major role as well such as Kinks, early Who, and Screaming Lord Sutch.

Without me having to say further, head on NOW to Bonobos website (link listed above & below) and check out more of their latest collection this fall!


Till then.
x o x o.

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Thursday 3 July 2014

OPPO "Predict & Win" - 2014 FIFA World Cup Winner.


A little something to share with all you lovely people!
As you know, it's been the World Cup fever since last month.
Most of you would've missed sleep to catch the match.
Some of you would have bet on your winning teams (may have won, may have lost).

Besides placing bets, why not give this a try?
Curious much?
Let's find out a little about OPPO before we proceed to the BEST part, shall we?

A globally registered technology brand with a long history of serving customers in North America, Europe and Asia to deliver high ratings products from experts around the world.

Using only the highest quality components available in the market with alliances from leading international partners to ensure the latest and best hardware is available to customers, Oppo focuses on innovation and pushes the boundaries of technology to the core reason why technology should exist.

With understanding the demands and wants from customers, Oppo strives to satisfy customers by involving them in the development of new products.

Oppo Find 7 is one of the most highly anticipated smartphones, applauded for its VOOC rapid charging system, skyline notification and Maxxaudio sound features.

EXCLUSIVELY available on Lazada Singapore @ S$719.00.

For more information, do visit OPPO Singapore Facebook page or OPPO Singapore website.

The time you have been waiting for!

Here's your chance to win yourself a set of World Cup edition of Ollie Figurines and OPPO Find 7 smartphone!

OPPO turning up the heat by launching a "Predict & Win" Campaign where Oppo's Facebook fans gets a chance to challenge and guess the scores of each final match and the 2014 FIFA World Cup Winner.

From 8th to 14th July, OPPO Singapore fans get to put on their analytical hats to forecast the score between four qualifying semi-finalists.


All you have to do is like OPPO Singapore Facebook page and simply state your prediction on OPPO Facebook timeline and post to stand a chance to win a set of World Cup edition Ollie Figurines. The winners who guess the correct score for each of the matches will be selected by OPPO Singapore at random.

That's NOT all.

OPPO Facebook fans who prefers to put their prediction skills into better use, can also participate in OPPO "Predict & Win" Facebook application contest. ONE lucky OPPO enthusiast who guess the 2014 FIFA World Cup winner correctly will walk away with the OPPO Find 7 smartphone.

Forecast prediction submissions for the 2014 FIFA World Cup winner will close on 14 July 2014 at 0259 hours  (GMY +8.00) before the final match begins.

May the odds be at your favour 
G O O D L U C K!!

Till then.

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Monday 16 June 2014

BIOLEE Acnépris Range!


Thanks to Biolee, I have been appointed as one of their selected few bloggers to give their Acnépris range from Korea a try. We were the first few people who had the opportunity of being introduced to review this range of products in Singapore! 

Biolee products were more then just cosmetic products, as they were developed and started all from a father's love to his daughter. From studying and experimenting on just one component "Pine Pollen Extract", which is also acnépris main ingredient. It became a formulated product for treating acne problems of women ages 20s - 30s.

Pine Pollen Extract is known for being excellent antibiotics and anti-inflammatory effects against propioni bacterium acnes.

Due to our constant high demand of workload, there are times when we females are just too busy to maintain our skin properly. The Acnépris range of products came in handy and just at the right time. As stress has been the main reason for my breakouts due to the endless workload it brings. I got the opportunity to try it out and see if it really works after two weeks or more.

Introducing Biolee Acnépris Range.

120ml - S$35

Light and gentle to the skin.
After a long day of work or studying, there are times when we may have missed out certain areas of our skin while removing our makeup or sunscreen. And usually when that happens it makes our pores clogged with unnecessary dirt. With this, my skin always feels so much cleaner because it helps to deep cleanse my skin and removes any remains of makeup and sunscreen i've applied onto my skin during the day.

Usually after cleansing your skin, you can feel the difference almost instantly.
Your skin feels cleaner and lighter. 

My favourite cleanser ever since!

150ml - S$42

Gentle to the skin and gives your skin a refreshing feel.
Also thanks to control skin toner, my skin doesn't feel dehydrated.
In fact, it makes your skin feel more balanced, clean and fresh to start brand new day and before you head off for a good night's sleep!

I usually use it twice a day without fail.
Once in the morning and once at night.


After cleansing and before applying makeup onto my skin. I usually apply a layer of sunscreen every morning to help protect my skin from the harmful UV sun rays!

With ingredients like aloe-vera extract and hyaluronic acid, it helps to hydrate my skin and shield the harmful rays from my skin. It's non-oily and easy to apply. It also helps to keep my makeup intact throughout the day! (It's a plus point, I realize!)

Ohhh.. the vanity in me!


Gentle to the skin.
Has the same feeling like applying moisturizer onto your skin.
It has a refreshing and cool feel to it as well.

Not required to use it everyday, just once or twice a week.
Wash your face and have it dried before applying the gel onto your face and lips (avoiding your eyes). Massage the gel using your fingertips around your face and lastly rinse it with warm water.

And you'll realize your skin glows!
It makes your skin look healthier, brighter, tightens your pores and keeps your skin clear!

18ml - S$45

Non-oily, non-sticky and NO use of chemicals like salicylic acid, triclosan and bennzoyl peroxide.

I tend to use it at night, after toning and moisturizing my skin with Biolee's control skin toner.
Apply a small amount onto the affected (acne/pimple) area as excessive amount of use may cause trouble on sensitive skin.

It doesn't make my skin burn or dry like other pimple products. Instead, it helps to calm and reduce the redness of the irritated pimple/acne. Totally work wonders to my skin!

I'm definitely a happy consumer!

Thanks to Biolee once again for opening my eye to an awesome range, to help improve my skin condition slowly by the day! My skin tends to get dehydrated to the extend it sometimes starts peeling. And I rarely have the time to go for facial or apply masks to hydrate my skin. Using Biolee's Acnépris range, it has helped my skin a lot to keep it toned, balanced and much more hydrated compared to how it was previously.

"If you never try, you'll never know".

Biolee products can be found at selected stores below:

John Little Marina Square
John Little Plaza Singapura

Remember to "Like" Biolee Singapore FB page for latest updates and..
Good News to those of you who love online shopping!
You can purchase Biolee Products on their BIOLEE website too!

Till then.

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Wednesday 11 June 2014

Scoopz: Your Next Handcrafted Ice-Cream Outlet


Scoopz has open a new cozy cafe outlet at a little corner along Thomson Road. 
And thanks to Nicole, I was invited for an awesome food tasting experience!
As usual, the bf is always unable to make it therefore I brought someone else who loves sweets/desserts as much as I do… And he's no other from my favourite daddy boo!

What makes Scoopz special and different? 

Scoopz has a range of handcrafted ice-cream flavours to choose from.
These flavours changes almost weekly (unless it's a popular flavor that many love, you'll see it back every week).

I'm really glad that I'm able to find my favorite flavors here at Scoopz, cause not many places would have lavender flavored ice-cream! But right at Scoopz, i had the choose of my two favorite flavors (lavender and earl grey) in one and it's a.w.e.s.o.m.e! i'mma happy girl! (:

Before we proceed further, let's check out how this little cafe looks like on the inside.

A little corner filled with games for entertainment while enjoying your dessert and sweets!

Check out what other services Scoopz has to offer.

Find your normal ice-cream cake boring?
Can't find a design you like?

Scoopz also offers customization services.
Customized to your preference.
(Do check with them regarding designs).

Time for some food-tasting..

First of first, introducing Scoopz lava cake with a scope of ice-cream flavor of your choice!
Definitely a MUST have at Scoopz!

Look how happy the daddy is!

Eat it along with some ice-cream and whooola~ 
It's a thumbs up!
Sometimes, you need to taste it yourself to know what I mean.
Just using words itself to describe, sometimes it's hard for others to believe aye?

Next up!

Waffles with 3 amazing scope of ice-cream!
(Root Beer, Rum & Raisin, Lavender Earl Grey).

One to share with a group of friends, incase it's too much to handle! (:

Enjoying my waffles and ice-cream like a little kid.

Last but not least. 
After all the sweets, you can never go without tea/coffee to end the lovely dessert meal!
Cute design on daddy boo's coffee!

Before I end my post, I would like to thank Ms Tham for behind a lovely host during our time spent at Scoopz. The daddy boo and I had an enjoyable time chilling out with our yummy desserts.

Check out who's peeping out from the windows.

Scoopz is located at:
Thomson Garden Estate
222 Upper Thomson Road
Singapore 574354
(two other outlets/branches can be found on their website)

Follow them and "Like" their page Scoopz Ice Cream for last updates and what's happening.
Check out their web at www.scoopzicecream.com for more details.

Till then.

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