Meals On Wheels!

Caught《从你的全世界路过》after learning that it’s the no.1 in China’s box office~ I always don’t mind some romance movie anyway 😆

Not as WOW as I had expected, but still pretty enjoyable~ The stories of 3 different couples – one broken relationship, one constantly pursuing and one hopefully waiting. I thought it could have been more touching, or maybe I would have been more touched if I wasn’t feeling so unwell towards the end of the movie 😖

Couldn’t wait for the movie to end before I chiong-ed to the washroom to let out from top to bottom, before more puking back at home. Still wondering if it’s the orange juice or the mushrooms that I made for lunch. Suspect it’s the latter since mushrooms are well known to be hard to digest and I am also well-known to have digestive problem 😔

Anyway, sharing a nice quote from the movie:


It was Wednesday and I thought it would be a good idea to unwind a bit after a lousy day at work. Just nice I had been wanting to catch this band at Switch that only plays on Wednesdays and Saturdays, and I had been asking them over Instagram if they will be playing on this and that day but I was never there~ So finally there to support them!
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Good drink over good music~

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Sex on the beach again!

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Switch/Timbre’s pizza is a must!

Anyway, I was actually there mainly for the male lead singer – Benjamin Hum, who used to be Campus Superstar‘s contestant. I had a strong impression of him not only because of his nice vocal, but also because I covered their Campus Superstar event back then and it’s quite meaningful for me to see him again after so many years. It’s like seeing this talented little boy from 9 years ago become an adult now (:

I did chance upon him performing once at Switch few years ago, but I thought he was just a guest singer back then. That was the first time I heard《想你的夜》this song, which I immediately fell in love with it! So I specially requested for this song when I was there again. It’s a must because I think I actually like his version more than the original!

Another song that I spammed request for but it was only finally sang at the end of their session was《不该》。 The first time I heard this song was also when I chanced upon their recent performance on Jun Min’s Insta-video, and again, I fell in love with the song right away! That’s also how I managed to find out when they will be performing and etc, if not I don’t know when I can hear my favourite version of《想你的夜》again…haha!

Another nice song to end off my emo night~

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Memories in pockets

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Free ang purple gu kueh from Min’s mum!
My first try on yam AGK and I love it!!! 😋

Woke up super early on Saturday and reached MINDS at like 8am because I had a meaningful mission to accomplish! I’ve visited old folks’ homes before, I’ve collected newspapers for recycling before and I’ve collected food for elderly before, but this time round, I was SENDING food to the elderly instead!😀
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But the more meaningful part of this programme is that instead of us – the volunteers delivering the meals to elderly, we are bringing our residents to deliver instead! So in other words, we are teaching them the spirit of volunteerism and we volunteer by bringing our beneficiaries to volunteer to other beneficiaries! 😊

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Meals are here!

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Ready to be delivered!

Each team were given a list of recipients who signed up for the meal and we had like 27 on our list. According to WC, it’s quite a lot and we spent the next 2.5 hours delivering from Balestier to Bendemeer~ The delivering part was of course easy, but through this programme, we also hope to teach the residents how to identify block and unit numbers, and that was quite a challenge for some of them, I realise, so it took a bit more time.

During the delivery, I chanced upon a few beneficiaries who left an impression on me. One elderly was blind and living alone, another has a bed-bound son and the family was cramped up in a 1-room flat (which is why I managed to see the son who was in the living room). In fact most of the beneficiaries live in areas that are meant for the low-income families, and I think I even saw some drug addict, which we were already being warned about prior the delivery… Quite scary, but quite thought-provoking too.

Well anyway, managed to deliver all the 27 meals on time before it was finally time for my first meal of the day! Totally famished!!!

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Yummy Tom Yum noodle but ingredients not very fresh 😐

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After-meal stroll!

No monkey-watch so had monitor lizard-watch instead~ So big! Yuck!
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This was even bigger!!! Damn scary 😖 Looks like dinosaur~
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It was an extremely scorching burning piercing HOT day and all I could think of is some cold dessert after the stroll, so ta-duh~!😀
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Off to MINDS again for the weekly project and we played some obstacle games this week (:
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Got to know that there’s pasar malam near NEX so everyone actually agreed to go there for dinner, so that I can fulfill my tutu kueh desire~!😛
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So glad to find the same auntie that makes the best tutu kueh again! I lost her after Toa Payoh and I even left her my number so that I would not miss her again! Hahaha! But sadly, she will be taking a break after this because she had been chiong-ing too many pasar malams recently😦

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ESFJ Personality

So this is the result of the personality test that I mentioned in my previous post! I think it is accurate to a large extent, like 85%, except for maybe the traditions part and sensitivity part. I have highlighted all the parts that I strongly agree, but that doesn’t mean the rest of the parts are what I don’t agree with. It just depends on circumstances and the highlighted ones are the spot on ones~

ESFJ Personality (“The Consul”)

People who share the ESFJ personality type are, for lack of a better word, popular – which makes sense, given that it is also a very common personality type, making up twelve percent of the population. In high school, ESFJs are the cheerleaders and the quarterbacks, setting the tone, taking the spotlight and leading their teams forward to victory and fame. Later in life, ESFJs continue to enjoy supporting their friends and loved ones, organizing social gatherings and doing their best to make sure everyone is happy.

Discussing scientific theories or debating European politics isn’t likely to capture ESFJs’ interest for too long. (VERY TRUE!!!) ESFJs are more concerned with fashion and their appearance, their social status and the standings of other people. Practical matters and gossip are their bread and butter, but ESFJs do their best to use their powers for good.

Respecting the Wisdom of Leadership

ESFJs are altruists, and they take seriously their responsibility to help and to do the right thing. Unlike their Diplomat (NF) relatives however, people with the ESFJ personality type will base their moral compass on established traditions and laws, upholding authority and rules, rather than drawing their morality from philosophy or mysticism. It’s important for ESFJs to remember though, that people come from many backgrounds and perspectives, and what may seem right to them isn’t always an absolute truth. <- What I have been told all the time.

ESFJs love to be of service, enjoying any role that allows them to participate in a meaningful way, so long as they know that they are valued and appreciated. This is especially apparent at home, and ESFJs make loyal and devoted partners and parents. ESFJ personalities respect hierarchy, and do their best to position themselves with some authority, at home and at work, which allows them to keep things clear, stable and organized for everyone.

Play Dates Aren’t Just for the Kids!

Supportive and outgoing, ESFJs can always be spotted at a party – they’re the ones finding time to chat and laugh with everyone! But their devotion goes further than just breezing through because they have to. ESFJs truly enjoy hearing about their friends’ relationships and activities, remembering little details and always standing ready to talk things out with warmth and sensitivity. If things aren’t going right, or there’s tension in the room, ESFJs pick up on it and to try to restore harmony and stability to the group. <- And it’s freaking tiring.

Being pretty conflict-averse, ESFJs spend a lot of their energy establishing social order, and prefer plans and organized events to open-ended activities or spontaneous get-togethers. People with this personality type put a lot of effort into the activities they’ve arranged, and it’s easy for ESFJs’ feelings to be hurt if their ideas are rejected, or if people just aren’t interested. Again, it’s important for ESFJs to remember that everyone is coming from a different place, and that disinterest isn’t a comment about them or the activity they’ve organized – it’s just not their thing.

Coming to terms with their sensitivity is ESFJs’ biggest challenge – people are going to disagree and they’re going to criticize, and while it hurts, it’s just a part of life. The best thing for ESFJs to do is to do what they do best: be a role model, take care of what they have the power to take care of, and enjoy that so many people do appreciate the efforts they make.

ESFJ Strengths

  • Strong Practical Skills – ESFJs are excellent managers of day-to-day tasks and routine maintenance, enjoying making sure that those who are close to them are well cared for. <- But still not doing good enough.
  • Strong Sense of Duty – People with the ESFJ personality type have a strong sense of responsibility and strive to meet their obligations, though this may sometimes be more from a sense of social expectations than intrinsic drive.
  • Very Loyal – Valuing stability and security very highly, ESFJs are eager to preserve the status quo, which makes them extremely loyal and trustworthy partners and employees. ESFJs are true pillars of any groups they belong to – whether it is their family or a community club, people with this personality type can always be relied upon.
  • Sensitive and Warm – Helping to ensure that stability, ESFJ personalities seek harmony and care deeply about other people’s feelings, being careful not to offend or hurt anybody. <- Not so true, I know. ESFJs are strong team players, and win-win situations are the stuff smiles are made of.
  • Good at Connecting with Others – These qualities come together to make ESFJs social, comfortable and well-liked. ESFJ personalities have a strong need to “belong”, and have no problem with small talk or following social cues in order to help them take an active role in their communities.

ESFJ Weaknesses

  • Worried about Their Social Status – These Strengths are related to a chief Weakness: ESFJs’ preoccupation with social status and influence, which affects many decisions they make, potentially limiting their creativity and open-mindedness.
  • Inflexible – ESFJs place a lot of importance on what is socially acceptable, and can be very cautious, even critical of anything unconventional or outside the mainstream. People with this personality type may also sometimes push their own beliefs too hard in an effort to establish them as mainstream.
  • Reluctant to Innovate or ImproviseJust as they can be critical of others’ “unusual” behavior, ESFJs may also be unwilling to step out of their own comfort zones, usually for fear of being (or just appearing) different.
  • Vulnerable to Criticism – It can be especially challenging to change these tendencies because ESFJs are so conflict-averse. ESFJ personalities can become very defensive and hurt if someone, especially a person close to them, criticizes their habits, beliefs or traditions.
  • Often Too Needy – ESFJs need to hear and see a great deal of appreciation. <- Very true! If their efforts go unnoticed, people with the ESFJ personality type may start fishing for compliments, in an attempt to get reassurance of how much they are valued.
  • Too Selfless – The other side of this is that ESFJs sometimes try to establish their value with doting attention, something that can quickly overwhelm those who don’t need it, making it ultimately unwelcome. Furthermore, ESFJs often neglect their own needs in the process.

ESFJ Relationships

Prizing social validation and a sense of belonging so highly, romantic relationships hold a special level of importance for ESFJs. No other kind of relationship provides people with the ESFJ personality type with the same level of support and devotion, and the feelings of security and stability that come with strong romantic relationships are extremely warming.

ESFJs don’t do casual flings – they need to know that their partners will always be by their sides offering unwavering support, and marriage and family are the ultimate goal.

With such a goal in mind, ESFJ personalities take each stage, from dating to everything thereafter, very seriously. Everything about ESFJs’ relationships is based on satisfying mutual needs, from creating understanding early on to building mutual respect and support for each other’s opinions and goals. Knowing that they are loved and appreciated has a huge effect on ESFJs’ mood and self-esteem.

Live Long Enough and Everyone Makes Mistakes…

If they feel like this support isn’t there, such as when their partners deliver criticism, ESFJs can feel extremely hurt. (Extremely true!) People with the ESFJ personality type dislike conflict and criticism, which can make it challenging to address any problems that come up. Nothing is more hurtful or depressing to ESFJs than to realize that their partners don’t respect their dreams or opinions. ESFJs can be surprisingly tough and tireless in the face of hardship, but they need to know without a doubt that their partners are behind them 100%.

Unfortunately, less mature ESFJs may lack the inner strength and wisdom to attract this in healthy ways. They can be very needy, compromising their own principles and values in exchange for their partners’ approval. This is a terrible trap – not only is it unattractive, it can too easily lead to emotionally abusive relationships, which reduce ESFJs’ self-esteem further. Another snare is their fixation on social status and approval – it’s not uncommon for ESFJs’ social circles and relatives to play a bigger part in their choice of dating partners than even their own values.

…But Learning From Those Mistakes Makes a Better Person

ESFJs are warm, loyal people who want to feel trusted and valued. They are great with practical matters like money management and administrative tasks, and are happy to take on such responsibilities in the name of taking care of the people they care about, a wonderful quality. ESFJs just need to make sure they take the time to ensure that they build relationships that allow them to satisfy their own needs and dreams, with partners who appreciate their care and generosity fully, and who reciprocate as well.

ESFJs are often very organized in how their relationships develop, following established dating rules and traditions (don’t call first, third date, etc.). As their relationships enter more sexual stages, ESFJs’ emphasis on process and tradition continue with established gender roles and socially acceptable activities.

However, since ESFJs are so centered on the physical world and are quite emotional, they tend to be very affectionate and sensual, and overall great sexual partners. People with this personality type love to find ways to make their partners happy, and this sort of intimacy is a great way to do so. As the two partners become more comfortable with each other, ESFJs are often open to experimenting and trying new things, so long as their partners are willing to reciprocate.

ESFJs have specific needs for their relationships, and certain personality types are best able to meet those needs. In general, partners should share ESFJs’ Observant (S) trait, but it can also be useful to develop a sense of introspection that Introverted (I) partners can provide, with maybe one more opposing trait to help ESFJs focus on logical decisions when appropriate, or to be more open-minded in new situations.

ESFJ Friends

ESFJs are very social personality types, seeking large circles of friends and proving themselves more than willing to spend the time and energy necessary to maintain these relationships. Loyal and warm, ESFJs are known for standing by their friends no matter what, and providing a constant source of emotional support and encouragement.

ESFJ personalities are also sensitive to the traditions of friendship, seeing the support they offer as much as a responsibility as a pleasure.

Doing everything they can to make sure their friends are happy, and being so comfortable with introductions and small talk, ESFJs are naturally very popular in pretty much any environment. This is a dynamic that ESFJs genuinely enjoy, but they also expect their efforts and support to be reciprocated. There’s nothing quite as hurtful to people with the ESFJ personality type as finding out that a trusted friend is critical of their beliefs or habits, except maybe being told so in a direct confrontation.

ESFJs have a tendency to believe that their friends can do no wrong, always stepping up to defend them regardless of circumstances, and they expect the same benefit of the doubt in return. ESFJs can greatly expand their circle of friends if they learn to be more receptive to other perspectives, rather than making snap judgments and conclusions. It’s important for ESFJs, as with anyone, to avoid being insulated from other viewpoints and opinions, to relate to and understand ever more people.

We’re All in It Together

On the other hand, ESFJs are great at using their sensitivity to stay in tune with what motivates and drives their friends. While in their weaker moments, ESFJ personalities can sometimes use these observations to manipulate others, they are far more interested in maintaining strong relationships, and this is a great tool for doing so. Altruists that they are, ESFJs almost always use their powers for good, encouraging and inspiring others.

By and large, the ESFJ personality type is a pleasant and sincere one. Their energy and social intelligence win them many acquaintances and friends, and their support and dedication keep those friendships close and strong. With so much zest for life and company, dull moments are sure to be few and far between.

ESFJ Parents

As parents, ESFJs have an excellent opportunity to display their warmth, affection and dedication in ways that have a real and positive impact. Sensitive yet firm, ESFJ parents are able to establish rules and authority without being entirely overbearing, using their compassion and support to smooth over the occasional miscommunication or difference of opinion.

Having children is often the culmination of ESFJs’ life goals, and they cherish every moment of it.

From the start, ESFJs try to ensure that their children feel safe and happy. People with the ESFJ personality type enjoy the support they are able to give their infants, who are utterly dependent on their care. Family being as important as it is to ESFJs, this is an incredibly rewarding start to the relationship.

Handling Adversity Fosters Growth

As their children grow and begin to explore more, ESFJs’ love and care grows with them, but often becomes overprotective. ESFJs may not just keep their children safe physically, but also socially, by arranging play dates, camps and other activities so much that their children aren’t free to make the blunders that lead to emotional growth and social independence.

ESFJs value harmony and stability highly, and it’s often the case that they try to use indirect pressure to try to teach life’s lessons. When they are forced into a confrontation by their children’s blatant wrong-doing though, ESFJ parents step in firmly, and expect their words to be respected. Believers in traditional roles, ESFJ parents view the parent-child relationship in black and white terms, with their authority as final.

Character Is a Journey, Not a Destination

As their children grow into adolescence and begin to push away from their parents, ESFJs can take this transition personally. Feeling like they are losing their children, ESFJ personalities sometimes try to prolong their dependence as long as possible. It’s important to remember that when grown children leave the home, it’s because their parents were successful in preparing them for the next phase of their lives, an accomplishment ESFJs can be proud of.

ESFJs’ children will always appreciate the sensitivity and warmth that they were raised with, and as time goes on and they have their own children, they will cherish the fact that those children have the benefit of grandparents who love and care for them unconditionally.

ESFJ Careers

Because ESFJs’ traits are so strongly expressed, leading with practical sense and social vigor, the careers they find most satisfying usually revolve around making the best use of these qualities. ESFJs are well-organized, enjoying bringing order and structure to their workplaces, and often work best in environments with clear, predictable hierarchies and tasks. Monotony and routine work are not a challenge for the ESFJ personality type, as they are happy to do what needs to be done.

Cooperation, not Conflict

Careers as administrators are a natural fit, allowing ESFJs to organize not just an environment, but the people in it. Their practical skills combine well with their dependability, making ESFJ personalities surprisingly good accountants – though they often prefer to be personal accountants, helping people and interacting with them directly, instead of corporate accountants crunching numbers in some back room.

Purely analytical careers are often too dull for ESFJs though – they need human interaction and emotional feedback to be truly satisfied in their line of work. Good listeners and enthusiastic team members, people with the ESFJ personality type are excellent providers of medical care and social work. Teaching is another great option, as ESFJs are comfortable with authority, but are supportive and friendly enough to keep that authority from feeling overbearing.

ESFJs’ best careers all have the additional benefit of providing them with perhaps their most important requirement: to feel appreciated and know they’ve helped someone.

Being as altruistic as they are, ESFJs find it hard to be satisfied unless they know they’ve done something valuable for another person. This is often the driving force behind ESFJs’ careers and career advancement, and makes religious work and counseling particularly rewarding.

Whatever they choose to do, ESFJ personalities’ comfort with busy social situations and practical knowledge and skills come together to create people who are not just able to be productive and helpful, but people who genuinely enjoy it.

ESFJ in the Workplace

When it comes to the workplace, ESFJs have clear tendencies that show through regardless of their position. People with the ESFJ personality type thrive on social order and harmony, and use their warmth and social intelligence to make sure that each person knows their responsibilities and is able to get done what needs to get done. ESFJs are comfortable, even dependent on clear hierarchies and roles, and whether subordinates, colleagues or managers, ESFJ personalities expect authority to be respected and backed up by rules and standards.

ESFJ Subordinates

With clearly defined responsibilities and a sense of purpose, ESFJs are patient, efficient, hard-working people who respect the authority of their managers. While ESFJs may struggle with too much freedom and improvisation, they thrive in workplaces with structure, safety and guidelines. Routine tasks are not a problem for ESFJs, and their dedication and loyalty earn them the respect of their managers.

ESFJ Colleagues

Teamwork is a concept that ESFJs have no trouble putting into practice. Often seeking friends at work, people with this personality type are almost always willing to lend a hand when and where it’s needed. Excellent networkers, ESFJs always seem to “know just the guy” to bring a project together on time. On the other hand, ESFJs often need to work on a team – being stuck alone chipping away at paperwork for days on end just leaves them tired and unfulfilled.

ESFJs take pride in these qualities, which has the side effect of making them particularly sensitive when they come under criticism. When their suggestions and help are turned down, ESFJ personalities can take it personally. Already somewhat vulnerable to stress, rejections like these can be pretty demoralizing, and ESFJs may need their coworkers to make an effort to express their appreciation from time to time.

ESFJ Managers

ESFJs enjoy the responsibility that comes with organizing social situations, and the enjoyment they feel in managing other people translates well into management positions. As team leaders, ESFJs find ways to make everyone feel involved, uniting people and smoothing relations in order to get things done.

At the same time, ESFJs have a strong respect for traditional power structures, and if after all their efforts convincing their subordinates to work together someone ends up challenging their authority, they can stress out, lose their temper, and just generally react badly. People with the ESFJ personality type are sensitive about their status and dislike conflict, and prefer situations where everyone knows their role. So long as expectations are clearly outlined, ESFJs are effective and enjoyable managers.

ESFJ Personality – Conclusion

Few personality types are as practical and caring as ESFJs. Known for their social and administrative skills, ESFJs are good at creating and maintaining a secure, stable and friendly environment for themselves and their loved ones. ESFJs’ dedication is invaluable in many areas, including their own personal growth.

Yet ESFJs can be easily tripped up in areas where their kindness and practical approach are more of a liability than an asset. Whether it is finding (or keeping) a partner, learning to relax or improvise, reaching dazzling heights on the career ladder, or managing their workload, ESFJs need to put in a conscious effort to develop their weaker traits and additional skills.


My conclusion: ESFJs care a lot and love to help a lot, but we need a lot of appreciation. When one constantly criticises on what ESFJs have done wrong or have not done good enough, more often than looking and appreciating what they have done for you or what they have done right, in terms of work, love, family, or friendship, it is very hurting and disappointing for them, needless to say, heartbreaking 💔

Isaac Turns FIVE!

Had a busy Sunday starting with lunch with le volunteers~ My first time trying Porn’s! Finally! Haha!
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I heard some bad reviews when it first started so I did not bother to try. Decided to try it this time under some recommendation and the food turned out to be great! Love the tom yum soup, prawn cake, the green curry and basically everything! (:

Continued our conversation over dessert at Smoothie House~ As much as I was very tempted by the yummy-looking dessert, I was too full to try and I needed to save space for Isaac’s birthday dinner in the evening too.

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Looks nice, isn’t it?! 😋

Did a personality test there and here’s the result I got! I wanted to post the full analysis here but it’s way too long! Even I have not finished reading the whole thing…haha! So I shall post it in a separate post after this 😅
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Anyway, the result was pretty accurate to a large extent, especially the part when it says ESFJ’s strength is  “(having) strong sense of responsibility“. Which is why I felt kinda sad and disappointed with a resident’s case, cause I feel obliged to help her, but yet there are just so much a volunteer can do. We can only teach them art & craft and to make sandwiches, but we can’t help them with what they really need and it’s very sad…

I think this can be a strength at times but also a weakness. Weakness when you are being too kaypoh and wanting to chup too much, because you care too much and it may backfire sometimes 😕 Oh well, maybe I really shouldn’t brood about it anymore.

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Nua-ing back at home for a short while~

Had dinner at the same zi char place as last year for Isaac’s 5th birthday celebration!
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Headed to a cafe again for cake-cutting! I realised it’s not easy to find a cafe that accept reservation or at least is easy to find seats for 10 pax, yet allows you to bring in your own cake for celebration~ So really thank you Double Scoop for allowing that!!! 🙏

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Choosing ice-cream before cake 😓

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Isaac would be the best “ambassador” for this quote 😂

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Impatiently waiting for both his ice-cream and cake!

The birthday boy did not choose any fanciful cake this year, but that is because his taste bud has upgraded to this $70+ lychee rose cake!
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It’s his new-found love apparently, but then again, since when anything sweet is not his love 😓
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I am FIVE!

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Eyeing on the cake…

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Insisting on putting his own candles~

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Acting like perfectionist but actually anyhow put 😂

And real motive – steal some cream again!!! #supertamchiak
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He was waiting super impatiently (as usual) for the celebration to start and refusing to take a proper photo first 😑
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Always gotta burst shot like 13892728937 times before I can finally get a good one 😓
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It’s all mine!

Grumpy face because kanna scolded for keep trying to steal cream 😑 Really superrrr tam chiak!!!!
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50 大寿!

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Happy Birthday, loveboy! 💖

Since it’s so difficult to take a proper photo of me, it’s even harder to take one with him. His patience was running low so of course the priority was to burst shots him with Mama & Papa while he was still okay to smile!😀
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Finally singing the birthday song!
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Timid cat wish

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Serious wish

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Wishing for a bigger slice, probably 😂

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A big blow!

I think the cutest photos are when he was cutting the cake! Looking so excited because that’s the last step in a celebration before you get to munch on the cake! 😂
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Cutting so delicately…

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Yet trying to force a smile 😆

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Big boy cutting his cake without help!

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The cake was indeed yummy!

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Eating like he has been starved for days~

And then it was presents’ time! 爷爷 gave the boy another of his precious collection this year – special coins! Gonna be valuable antique when you grow up!😀
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Shoes and shirts from 姑姑 & 姑丈~

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And who is this big present from?!

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That reluctant-to-take-photo-because-I-wanna-open-my-present face

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Huge police station Lego set from Yiyi and 舅舅!

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Signature 假笑 again 😓

He was very happy with the present okay, just that he hates photographs especially after posing for the whole night~ But how can I let you this cheeky monkey off without a proper photo with Yiyi right! 💖

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May you always be so happy!!!

It’s scary how 5 years have passed but when you look back at the photos from the past 5 years, it is when you can spot all the differences from each year. I always look at old photos of Isaac and think, “Aiyoh! Why last time so cute one!

In fact the other day when he came to our house after quite some time, I was shocked by how much he has grown (I mean the height!)…haha! Like our baby has really become a big boy now~

I’m not gonna deny that I think he is getting less as less cute, physically and also behaviorally, in fact I had a dream few years ago that he went to primary school and he became so not-cute anymore, so I didn’t like him anymore too😦

But of course in reality, he will always be my loveboy, and one day I will also look back at this 5th birthday photos and think, “Aiyoh! Why last time so cute one!” Just that as much as we all hope he can 快高长大, it’s also sad to see him growing up so fast, knowing how to 顶嘴 now and do all the naughty stuff. So ironic, I know! 😕

🌈 彩虹天堂 🌈

Ever since I started working and earning money, I usually buy my own clothes, toiletries and mostly everything else that I need. But on one fine day, Mamemo told me she got me 2 new pajamas! Polka dots, I like! 🐻 some more, so double like!
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But even if the design is not anything that I would choose, I would still appreciate it because it seemed 天经地义 when your mum buys you your pajamas when you are a kid, but as you grow up and start buying your own stuff with your own money, such little “gifts” or effort becomes rare and hence more valuable (:

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Pre-nasty nights.

Survived 2 consecutive weeks of Hot Flow class (or was it 3?) and also had a super emo K-session. Still in the midst of learning 不该, but it’s a duet, so it takes 2 hands to clap. Current favourite~

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Gudetama-mode; didn’t feel like getting up.

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Miss being a child.

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A picture speaks a thousand words, and it happened to speak my feelings.

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Fully occupied, like the mind 😕

Celebrated Limin’s birthday, which falls on the same day as buddy, but she was away in Bangkok, just like 1 year ago! Unfortunately, she was down with food poisoning and could not consume dairy products.

Hunted high and low for a proper birthday “cake” for her that does not have dairy product inside, but boy, it was tough! The hungry Chii Hian wanted to go up as soon as possible and kept persuading me to just settle with the mini 寿桃 😒 I refused to settle for that because I told her I will be very sad to receive that as my cake!

She even said she regretted calling out for me at the train station, if not she would be up there already. Tsk!!! So 没心意 one! I insisted that I can find something better, so I went on with the hunt until I finally found something better and more presentable than paumochi!😀
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Of course it’s still nothing compared to a real cake, which we also got one for Shuning, because we did not get to really celebrate for her during the previous meet-up~
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Ever-excited Limin!

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September babies! 👭

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Happy Birthday, girls!
Glad that Limin likes the mochi! (:

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Gifts from Bangkok! HEHE!
Seaweed 😍

On the Friday when everyone was posting the rainbow in Instagram and Facebook~ I didn’t spot it, Ping was the one who alerted me about it. Like I’ve said, I seldom get to see rainbow, probably because I am not that observant in the first place, so I cherish every rainbow moment a lot (:
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好漂亮 💜

Attempting to take a wefie with the rainbow but quite fail 😐 Ping definitely looked more excited than me…haha~
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The beautiful sunset

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Lazy Bar Lizard & Crazy Love
Don’t get why they make Crazy Love looks like muddy water 😐

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Potatoes again! 😖

Had the first practice for Chingay 2017 and it was pretty fun! I like the dance steps so far; not too difficult as compared to last year~ I hope it remains as catchy yet hippy for the remaining steps! I think we had learnt like half the song already in just 1 practice? Just hope I can still remember and catch up after 3 weeks! 😣

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Favourite fish soup after practice!
Perks of having practice at the Clementi campus~

And then off for Mahjong again! Lost a lot more than what I won the previous week 😑 I think I should just stay at home and play ViwawaCRY!!!

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Mille crepe treat! 😍

May October be a better month.

Buddy’s 27th!

Got so much to catch up on and I gotta churn them out based on my very poor memory 😐 I hope I remember the sequence correctly…haha~

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Din Tai Fung before movie!

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Impromptu decision to catch Sully~ I actually didn’t know about this movie or had any intention to watch, but it turned out pretty awesome!

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Spotted on jeans!

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My favourite after Tom Yum!

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Sex on the Paris Ris Beach! Hahaha!

This is the reason why diet plan always fails 😩
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Nachos > fries!!!

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Yummy aglio olio~

Had a sudden craving for 麻辣香锅, so I jio-ed le colleagues for a satisfying lunch! Not as shiok as the previous time somehow~ Shall try the 中辣 the next time!
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Häagen-Dazs with Clique

Okay it was supposed to be a date with my dearest 姐妹 only but as usual, last minute is a very “Clique thing” by now 😒 But doesn’t matter because 二筒 came too!!! HEHE~!
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Definitely grown since the last time I saw him! Even has double chin now! 😆
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Force-feeding in progress 😓
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Shrine trying very hard to take a proper photo with 二筒, but obviously the latter wasn’t too happy.
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And take note of 二筒’s expression when being carried by mummy! Looking safe and protected~
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And look at his face when carried by this weird uncle! LOL. His face is like, “Get me off from this pedophile please 😨”…hahahahahahahaha!!!!
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Started Saturday with a hearty breakfast! Happy to try this new restaurant! I like to be one of the first to try because F&B business can be quite vulnerable 😐 Sometimes even if the food is good, location plays a big part too. So I really hate the regret when the places I wanna try close down!
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Tom Yum Soup!!

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Roti John!

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Carrot cake!

Everything was pretty satisfying! I was so famished that I thought I could order one more plate of carrot cake, but the dishes turned out very filling! 😅

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A lazy Saturday for some 😂

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Super cute please!!!

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Don’t you wish to be on the couch too?

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That just-woke-up look..hahahaha!!!

I am scared of big (and black) dogs but I kinda love bulldogs! Not that I would love to keep them but I really love watching them! So grumpy and cute! And they have that kind of “It’s okay to come near me, I am too lazy to attack you anyway” kind of look…LOL!
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Didn’t know cat playhouse now comes in such cute and interesting design!
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Off to MINDS after such a long hiatus~ We got the residents to make their own sandwiches this week!
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We totally can tell who made this “sandwich” 😂😂😂
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Had a shock for a moment when I spotted a resident wearing a familiar top! Then I recalled that it’s one of the shirts that I have donated to them! Hahaha! So weird to see them wearing my clothes 😅 But happy that they have been put to good use!
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Pasar Malam after project!
Miss pirate ship and bumper car~

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The must-have tutu (:

Dropped by Paulaner and was expecting the usual band but the place just seemed different from any other day! It turned out that there was the Oktoberfest event/celebration going on so the whole place was pretty crowded~
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Even the band was different; some rowdy German band instead 😐 I don’t know why they gotta play with toy gun when singing. One of them shot a Nerf dart right at my face and it was quite painful lor! Can’t imagine if it had hit my eye instead!

So annoyed 😠 Sing song 就 sing song lah, play what gun! Probably the German party style, since many were dressed up in German outfit specially for this event, and they were all pretty high~ Most of the songs they played are not what I have heard before, so I couldn’t get as high as everyone else there.
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Tom Collins, what else? (:

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It’s baskets like this that make me so scared of potatoes now 😖

Celebrated buddy’s birthday on Sunday – his actual day! Such an honour for the busy man to spend his actual day with us~ I always think it’s an honour if the birthday boy/girl chooses to spend his/her birthday with you; means a lot to me (:
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Supposed to be a lunch date for just 2 of us (because I am a lunch person and) because the rest kinda agreed, or rather, did not object when Queen suggested dinner instead and even changed her work schedule for the day. In the end, as usual, at the last minute, Kai and WJ said they can’t make it for dinner, so they are joining for lunch instead 😑

Not that I mind but I just felt bad for Queen, who has changed her schedule and end up only Gui and her can make it for the birthday dinner….Zzzzzz. TCC is in New Zealand while Shrine was busy with work, so from a Clique outing, it became a lonely dinner~ Could have been avoided if this Clique can really learn how to reply messages promptly.

Anyhow, the birthday boy was craving for the Japanese food at Robinsons, so off we went! Supposed to be a birthday treat from us as usual, but the birthday boy ended up paying more with his vouchers than any of us 😐
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Disappointing scallop~
Price > Quality

It’s always scary to eat with these guys, especially when there are 2 iPads and you don’t know who have ordered what 😐 And who has eaten what…

Buddy: What else is not here yet ah?

Me: My salmon aburi not yet here~

*Silence … then WJ and Kai looked at each other*

WJ: Oh I think we ate it just now leh.

Kai: Yah, WJ and I ate it just now.

Me: …

And when we were getting pretty full after rounds of sushi, these maki got served and we were like how much there are 8 pieces?! 😱 And as expected, the overly-smart WJ thought 1 set of maki ($4+) comes in only 2 pieces, so he clicked x2! Like who on earth will think that 1 small maki costs $2+??????? And the picture clearly showed 4 pieces in 1 set…
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Again, this proves that sometimes people who think that they are smart (and that they can’t possibly be wrong) are often defeated by their own confidence. Because they are so sure of themselves that they think they cannot be wrong, so they never learn what’s the real right 😐 One good example when we got on the car earlier on:

Buddy: How come not no air-con behind ah?

WJ: You never turn on.

Buddy: I turned on already! Even put to max.

WJ: *tried pressing some buttons in front but to no avail* I don’t know lah.

Buddy: Is it spoiled?

WJ: Yah maybe spoiled lor.

Me: You never press the ‘rear’ button.

WJ: Cannot be this lah!

*tried pressing and the aircon came blasting* 😒

Me: So much for “cannot be”.

But Mr Confident wasn’t so confident navigating in town, so we ended up going round and round from CentrePoint > PS > Taka > Centrepoint > PS > anyhow park some carpark before the guys went to Lucky Plaza money change while I left for my impromptu Mahjong session 😓 I should have left straight from Robinsons than to be on this Hippo bus tour! LOL.
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Anyway, I was having a sudden craving for beancurd and while I was searching high and low for one, I actually have got not 1, but TWO different beancurds awaiting for me!❤

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My favourite traditional beancurd from Jalan Kayu!

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With 汤圆 some more!

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And my favourite beancurd pudding from LaoBan!

Was so touched because I really wasn’t expecting anyone to go get me my beancurd! I was just casually asking where I could find it nearby, yet one went all the way to Jalan Kayu and the other went from home to Tampines just to try to satisfy my random craving! Finished both of them and was fully satisfied of course! Felt so loved and so blessed!!! 😊😊😊

Won 20 bucks at the end of the night and although it’s never gonna be enough to recoup back all my lossessssss, at least I was still the only one who won~ Could have won a bit more if not for the 十三幺 😒

Ending the night with desserts from Han’s! Couldn’t decide between the chocolate cake and the chocolate tart so I decided to get both! Haha! Conclusion: Chocolate cake is much better~
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