Mama’s Day Dinner!

So it was the end of staycation and back to “sai kang”😦 First week at Kranji camp again and we could finally have proper markers to do our formations! Here we go again~ All my 心血 in this paper, yet I have participants telling me they lost it just minutes after I gave them! Sigh. It really pains me sometimes when they don’t seem to know how much effort and midnight oil you have burnt for all these…
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But anyway, too bad 老天爷 doesn’t wanna help us and started raining~ Only managed to do like 2 formations before we were up at the stuffy hall again to practise dance steps. It was quite a short practice due to Mother’s Day celebration and all, so soon I was also off for my Mothers’ Day dinner!

We brought Mamemo to Woodlands Waterfront for dinner (because everywhere else is full) and at least I believe it was her first time there. But Vic and Sis were both still very full from their lunch, and I’m also not a dinner person, so we only ordered a few dishes. Just a simple dinner (:
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The cheeky boy giving Mother’s Day flower to 外婆! He held it in such a funny way xD
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Heavy cheeks!

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One for Mama!

Getting extra cheeky when he’s shy~
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Hug and kisses from the biggest bully of Mama!
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吹海风-ing with Mamemo and Sis after that!😀 I don’t even remember when was the last time we had a moment like this~ Or did we ever had? Hmmmm.
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Starting the new week with a new supply of my favourite banana milk again! Hehe! This time round my smuggler is Yinning!😀
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And finally, finally, finally caught Civil War! Everyone was raving about it and about Chris Evans’ biceps that made me really excited to watch it! Well, it was indeed pretty excited and funny, but maybe because it was so highly-raved, I was expecting something even more…haha~ Oh well, it was good enough though; the biceps were also good😛
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It’s the month of May again which means it’s Lyn’s birthday month! That also means it’s time for TCC again! Hahaha! (It seems like we are only there during birthday months =X )
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Truffle mushroom again!

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The must-have mushroom bites!

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Breakfast set!

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My portobello mushroom (:

It was an unexpectedly short dinner due to indecisiveness, leading to an Aries’ impatience VS a Taurus’ short-temperedness~ But in anyway, the birthday girl just ain’t very fated with TCC because she always gets sick when enjoying her birthday month discount =/

So impromptu visit to the pasar malam in Toa Payoh! I bought 10 tutu kuehs even though I was actually kinda full from the dinner~ I just didn’t wanna miss the chance of having the generous auntie’s tutu kuehs! I think she remembers that I’m the girl who went all the way to Ghim Moh pasar malam to support her! Hehe!
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Lunched alone on a Friday because I had some errands to run and I had a sudden craving for pasta! I don’t like to lunch alone anyway so eating at a less crowded place makes me feel a little better ._. But it was a wrong choice of lunch because I could feel the indigestion right away and it lasted all the way till yoga class at night! Argh. I seriously need a stronger digestive system…
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Brunch on Saturdate – tom yum pasta and kong ‘bak’ pau!❤
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I live every moment, I laugh every day, and I definitely love beyond words. Do you? (:
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It was a precious Saturday for running errands and for quality time! And I had my tutu kuehs again just because my remaining ones were gone the next day when I woke up! I am always feeling thankful and blissful that whenever I wanna eat tutu kuehs, I will be teleported there, no matter how far (((:
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Quality 3 hours of K-session before dinner at Fika!😀 It’s not my first time there because I had my farewell lunch with Uncle Y and co there, but it’s my first time trying the mushroom crepe!
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Simply, simply LOVE IT!!!!!!!!! It’s so nice that I could actually finish it! But I didn’t wanna have another indigestion problem especially when my system ain’t working very well these days again~ Took half away for lunch the next day! This way I can enjoy it for both days! Hehe!
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Wasn’t looking forward to Sunday at all and wasn’t looking forward even more to the practice at Kranji Camp. I don’t know if I used to feel this way, or is it all these added responsibilities are killing my passion slowly. I used to look forward to dance, but now I am so busy every practice that I hardly get to…

It doesn’t help to be stuck in between difficult participants who try to add fuel to the fire. It’s really difficult to strike a balance between being nice and being strict anymore. The moment you get stern, you get negative remarks. You reprimand someone for not listening to instruction, you are being said to be not compassionate enough on a Mother’s Day.

I’m not the one involved directly this time, but it still feels shitty to be stuck in between when I am clearly on the ‘being strict‘ side. I usually rather be the 坏人 for the sake of the whole performance, but now that I became the 好人 and have to listen to all the rants and peace-make, it’s even more tiring. Trying to get your participants to listen is hard enough, trying explain to them our stand on why we have to be strict and stern at times is even harder. They can go on and on about welfare and it makes me sick. Really sick. You tell me you are just a volunteer, then what am I? Am I not???

So sick of all these that I actually shrugged in front of everyone when Eric enquired me about something. Simply because I really can’t seem to be bothered with anything anymore. We have tried so hard but we don’t get the result that we want, it makes me don’t know how to continue this anymore. I also wish I can joke around with everyone every practice, but that is if everyone cooperates in the first place. Yet simple things like “DO NOT BRING THE UMBRELLA PROP HOME” cannot be obeyed. To think that we are all adults, I felt truly disgusted by such inconsiderate behaviours.

It all boils down to selfishness in the end. I don’t have umbrella and it’s raining, so I use the prop to go home even though it’s not my property. I want to faster go home, so I will skip the redundant debrief and go take my stuff first. I don’t want to be under the hot sun for so long, so I shall take my own sweet time to come.

It really disgusts me so much that I don’t know how to communicate with these people anymore. I just wanna go back to dancing and not having to talk to anyone anymore, let alone deal with them. ARGH. I hate human beings. I.just.wanna.be.really.bochup.this.year.

Lyn’s 25th @ Studio M!

Even though it’s a short work week, I was looking forward to the weekend already!😀 But still gotta enjoy each and every of the remaining days before the weekend comes! Hehe!

Went to Café Insadong to enjoy the 1-for-1 bingsu offer! There was no queue, surprisingly, but we still waited quite some time for a seat, and waited even a longer time for our bingsu -_- I thought it was a really good deal since bingsu is pretty expensive, but totally wasn’t expecting to wait like 1 hour for it!

We are not fated with the mango bingsu somehow, so opted for the Oreo one and the signature Makgeolli (rice wine) one which the staff recommended. She said it’s more fruity, hence a good replacement for the mango bingsu, and it’s not bitter. NOT bitter, I emphasise.

But upon our first try, all of us cringed. It’s BITTER pleaseeeeee, and it definitely tasted weird with all the fruits. The bitterness of the rice wine just doesn’t go well with the fruits at all, and yet this bingsu alone is already $19.80 –CRY!!!– Total disappointment and regret for not ordering the Baileys one T.T
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Thank goodness the Oreo one was still okay… But it tasted kinda normal and I think the Oreo crumbs are not generous enough. Somehow I feel that my first bingsu try at Bibing cafe is much nicer😦 Generous topping and there was even nice brownies inside! This Oreo one is just too … mainstream. Sigh. Wasted time and money~
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Off for drinks at Burp Kitchen & Bar again!😀 But alcohol-free okay~
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I was more looking forward to the salted egg yolk tofu fries actually  ❤_❤
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So, it was the birthday month for Taurus babies and le pig brother happened to be one stubborn bull. His thoughtful friends had actually wanted to surprise him with a 4G phone (because the caveman doesn’t have one) and I was also excited that he’s finally gonna have Whatsapp too!
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But the stubborn bull doesn’t appreciate it because he doesn’t like Xiaomi phones and refused to use it -.- We had a small debate over this because I think appreciation matters more than the gift itself, but he thinks otherwise. Maybe being realistic is good sometimes, but I still prefer being having more empathy, at least it feels more human. Zzzzz.

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Yummy lemon tart for breakfast! (:

Had a long lunch on Friday because we were waiting for the EP to come view some clips~ Even went to Ah Chew Dessert for some durian mousse! Hehe! But in the end we were kanna flown aeroplane by the EP -_-”
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Friday night was spent with le volunteers at Starkers again! Yinning joined us too since she was looking for activities for the Friday night~ She was once part of MINDS anyway, so she knows a couple of them. In fact she was the one who brought me in (:

Ordered Sex On The Beach again and I was given this red drink, which didn’t taste like what I had previously. Luckily I took photos that time and realised that the drink is supposed to be orange!
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Now this is my correct drink!😀 Love it!
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Uncle Felix getting very emo with the songs from the live band xD
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Oh he gave us some Chinese riddles and I was the first who managed to solve most of them! Somehow that surprised him very much -.- So insulting…tsk. I do use my brain when I have to okay, like for academics. Most of the time I am just too lazy to so I will follow blindly blur-ly.

And finally, it was the long-awaited weekend! My much-anticipated Saturrrrrdayyyyyy~!!! And it all started off well with an awesome brunch! When was the last time I had prata? ❤_❤
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Then off to Studio M to start off the staycation that I had been excited for the whole week!😀 It was actually an impromptu idea to book a room to surprise Lyn for her coming 25th birthday and even though it felt a bit like a wedding proposal plan (LOL), it was actually my initial plan for my own birthday this year~ But since I did not manage to fulfill it, I decided to plan it for her! Hehe!

A pity I was so busy that I totally forgot to take a picture of the entire room!!!!!!! But it’s actually exactly the same as the room I had during my staycation with PPGs here~ I managed to  get a photo of the bed on level 2 though…haha! Totally miss the big comfy bed already!!! x.x
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Decorations done!

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Snacks ready!

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Alcohol plenty!

It was really quite hard to fix a timing that everyone is available because it happened to be the Mothers’ Day weekend~ Nevertheless, everyone tried their best to make it and also arrived earlier than the birthday girl to prepare! In the end the birthday girl was 30 minutes late and made everyone waited! Hahaha!

But also luckily she was late, so she was too flustered to really suspect anything. She still thought we were going to a cafe until I blindfolded her with my hands in the lift! xD

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The look of surprise!

I think the plan was pretty successful! Hehe!

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Happy Birthday, little one! =D

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And may your wishes come true!!!

So happy when Leng Leng chose to get the Lana Cake Shop‘s chocolate cake! It was supposed to be my birthday cake too for this year but I didn’t get it😛
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Happy NDPeeps!😀
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With the birthday girl!

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大头贴 meh -_-“

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3 x 臭皮匠,win 1 x 诸葛亮!

Oh did I mention how much I love the 落地窗?Loving the big wide view!😀
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Ronald, 不要做傻事!

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Trying out the pirate game xD

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Always getting geeky with Eric around~

Snacked, chit-chatted, drank, snacked, and more snackssss ._. I think we all got full from all the snacking eventually! Hahaha! A pity they are all not really drinkers, so they only managed to finish 1 bottle of Moscato~

Went to explore the pool area after everyone had left, since I did not have the chance to visit during my previous stay. It’s so beautiful! Too bad it was only a 1-night stay, so I did not bring my swimsuit and did not really have time to swim too.
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Chilling areas~
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In love with Studio M hotel!

Back to the room to nua! View from upper level! So much snacks remaining D:
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The birthday girl was not feeling very well so I have even 1 less kaki to drink😦 But I was still thirsty to have some since I was really looking forward to the drinking part…haha~ Decided to open 1 more bottle of Moscato and it took us great effort to finally open it! Felt like we just gave birth, twice.
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Drinks in bed and stayed up till late night to watch lame Hong Kong movies xD
And then soon it was check out day already…boohooooo~ Time passed to fast!!!

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Very full hotel breakfast, again =X

Their buffet breakfast choices are quite limited as compared to overseas hotel, but at least they extend their breakfast hours till 11am on weekends, so at least you don’t have to wake up at ungodly hour.

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One last look at the view!

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Can even see Singapore Flyers!

Can’t bear to check out! And totally reluctant to go for NDP practice because I was still in staycation mood~ I wanna stay in my comfy room! I don’t wanna go ulu pandan Kranji camp D:
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Labourious Malacca Trip!

Day 1

Went on a short getaway during the Labour Day long weekend with my girls before my next flight trip~! Decided to go budget so we opted for the coach instead of plane and it turned out to be a major mistake! =O
The last time I took a coach was like 5 years ago and it was also to Malacca~ But I think I had forgotten the ordeal of the 4-5 hours ride, which I definitely got reminded again after this trip.

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8.30am @ Queen Street Terminal!

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Boarded!

All ready for our trip together again!😀
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But never did we expect that after 4-5 hours, we were still stuck at Malaysia’s custom!!! We were supposed to have reached Malacca by then but the traffic jam was so bad that we only managed to reached the custom at 1pm plus! And it didn’t help that the human jam was equally bad and inefficient. Holy cow!

I only managed to catnap a bit because I’m really not the kind that can fall asleep easily on a moving vehicle (unless I am really really really tired), so you can imagine the ordeal I was going through during the journey. And it took us another couple of hours before we finally reached Yong Peng for some foodddd!

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My friends on ads!

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Hot yummy mushroom & char siew 烧饼 from Limin!

Despite finishing ALL the snacks I brought (so I was practically eating non-stop), I was still hungry somehow! Got myself some nice beancurd which tastes very much like Lao Ban‘s!😀
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And then it started raining heavily, which means the traffic got even worse…
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So guess what time we finally managed to reach Straits of Malacca? 6.30pm! 10 FREAKING HOURS!!!!!! It was definitely way beyond our expectation because we didn’t know it would be more than double the travel time! So in the end our 3D2N trip was only left with 2D2N😦 In fact, we only had 1 full day there because our coach back was in the noon~

Checked in and heading to our room! Ours is located at the 19th storey, which is part of the premier floor, which means more atas!
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We had absolutely no complaints about our room at Hatten Hotel because it was spacious and beautiful! Most importantly, clean and strong wifi! Haha!
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View from our room! ^^
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And I requested for my extra bed to be placed right beside the window so that I can wake up and go to bed to this view ((:
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Did not have much time to waste anymore so off we went for dinner! Wanted to bring the girls to try the zi char that Lyn recommended but the queue totally scared us away~ After 10 hours of coach ride, I think none of us wanna be stuck in the queue anymore ._.

Was in a dilemma of walking to Jonker Street or to wait for the hotel shuttle bus, which is another 45 minutes later. In the end we opted for the latter because everyone was pretty exhausted already.

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The signature clock tower~

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Super crowded Jonker Street!

It was so damn crowded that it’s kinda difficult for you to stop to get something. We still did, nevertheless, and lost each other in the midst, but of course we reunited in the end.
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Hungry me getting some street food!

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Cheese sausage & quail eggs!

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No tutu kueh but found putu piring!

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Interesting “egg” ice-cream!

Limin fed us very well by coming back with something new each time she disappeared, so I actually got quite full eating all the shared food~
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The girls’ appetite kinda scared me too because I was like so full already but the food kept coming!
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End of Jonker Walk! (:
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Made our way back but not before dropping by the famous Geographer Cafe first!
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It’s the chill out place that Chii Hian was excited to visit because she did not manage to do so during her trip here few months ago~
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With live performance too! (:
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But we were given the indoor seat which I think we didn’t mind, since we were all in need of some aircon~ We were still able to watch the “live” performance through the screen!😛
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Second time drinking together! Hehe!

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Happy that they have my Midori drink!

Kai Bin and Abby’s huge glass of beer~ Definitely reminded me of the days with Mommeyyyyy!
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Giant head and giant beer!

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Taking a sip~

Limin was the only one with a mocktail, but still can do some photography with the beer right? xD
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With the red face Kai Bin after some beer! Hahaha!!!

Had no choice but to walk back to hotel because the 8.30pm shuttle bus was the last~ Thank god for GPS, I managed to get the girls back safely! And it wasn’t as far as we had thought, so we figured that we could just walk there again the next day instead of accommodating to the shuttle bus’ timing (:

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After an exhausting day! Good night!

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The view I slept with~

Day 2

Woke up 1 hour before the end of breakfast! Why do hotel like to have their breakfast timings so early @.@
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Anyhow, according to Chii Hian, who had stayed here during her recent trip, our breakfast was served at a different level from her previous trip, because she wasn’t staying at the premier floor. So supposedly, ours is more atas, but Chii Hian actually said that the food at the “commoner” floor is better =/
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Nevertheless, we had nice view while enjoying our breakfast at the rooftop lounge! (:
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Not as much food choices as compared to our Batam hotel, or maybe we just came down too late~
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View from level 22!
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A pity we did not have enough time to enjoy our hotel pool in the end😦
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Group photos!❤
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Oh there’s even sea view! xD
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The girls after a full breakfast! Some of their appetite is really scary, especially Chii Hian, who went for a few rounds even though she claimed that she’s not gonna eat too full so that she can enjoy more food at Jonker Street ._.
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So yep, off we went to Jonker Street again! This time round it’s to the day time Jonker, without the street stalls and all, since some of them had not been to before. Dropped by this area where I know Chii Hian the ultimate cam-whore would wanna take some photos! Actually I had also taken pictures here 5 years ago…hehe.
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I posed with her because she doesn’t like to take photos alone😛 But catch the 3 photobombers!
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Got《衝上雲霄》 feel? xDDD

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A proper picture with the aeroplane!

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With the fire engine now!

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I seriously don’t know what weird pose I was doing -_-“

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I think I was meant to do this but lean on the wrong side…LOL

Last but not least, with the train!
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Remember a superhero tried to stop a train in a movie? Well, we did it too!😛
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Chii Hian pole-dancing???

Group photos with the fire engine, aeroplane and train!😀
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The iconic red building – Christ Church Melaka!
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I remember this river because I think I took photos here before!
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Jonker Street in the day was as crowded as night; slightly less human, but lots of cars because the road only closes at night~ I don’t really fancy the daytime Jonker because there’s actually nothing much without the street stalls, and it was so damn hot…OMG! The girls got tempted and got themselves a USB fan too after seeing me with one! Hahaha! Seriouslyyyyy hottttttt.
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We managed to find some treasures though, like this freshly-made ondeh-ondeh that we waited quite for! Because they are handmade! Hot and nice!!!
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Oh it was really so hot that the girls kept buying drinks~ It’s like after a few stalls, they would get a new drink to share. So much that I got really bloated after drinking all these sugary stuff. Of course I would very much prefer plain water to all these, but it seems like it’s solely my preference =/
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And this was one of the drinks they bought and it got me “irritated” and naggy each time I see these 3 bottles -.-”
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The thing is we had already had lotssss of drinks prior to this but Chii Hian and Limin were attracted by these 60’s fruit tea (which very much taste like our normal Pokka fruit tea ._. ).  And they decided to get 3 bottles because it’s cheaper -.- But the 3 bottles lasted us till the last day in bus because we couldn’t finish them!!!

I refused to drink them because I really never had so much sugary drinks in my life before. So until the point when we were checking out, the girls were still pushing the remaining drinks to each other, because nobody wanna bring home. So moral of the story: You don’t save RM2 by buying 3 bottles, you waste RM6 for buying extra 2 bottles that you don’t want/need -_-|||
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Apart from the crowded Jonker Street, the famous eateries were all super long queue too~ We didn’t even have time to queue for all those chicken rice balls and etc, but we did queue for the famous Jonker 88. We spent quite some time queuing there and apart from conquering the queue, you gotta camp and wait for tables as well. Zzzzz.

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The legendary Jonker 88 chendol!

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Chendol #2~
Looks different but it’s the same chendol.

Even though it’s really famous, I’m still not a fan of chendol because coconut milk is on my hate list, so I chose the durian ice-kachang instead (:
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I was still full from breakfast but Kai Bin got tempted by the assam laksa, which is also famous there, so we ordered one and share~ Indeed very nice!
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Spotted a funny long bee!😀
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With my bee friend, photobombed by Kai Bin!

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With the Mamee monster!!!

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So nostalgic! So happy to see him! ^v^

If you don’t remember, he is actually the character from our childhood 20 cents Mamee snack and there’s a museum of him there!😀
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Kai Bin was missing because she was buying instant noodle from the Mamee museum, which in the end she realised was a rip off =/
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Ended our sweaty Jonker trip with souvenir-shopping at 三叔公!Then headed back to hotel to unload our loots before we were out again in no time because we only had less than half a day left! D:

Loving this view of the hotel~
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Went to the sky lounge first to enjoy our complimentary welcome drinks first because we were too late to do so the previous day~ Super shiok to have icy cold fruit punch after such a hot day!
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CHEERS~!!!

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出门咯!

Then finally it was shopping time! There were mainly 2 malls there – Dataran Pahlawan and Mahkota Parade. Our tour guide – Miss Chii Hian told us that Mahkota Parade is a better place to shop, given her experience from previous trip, hence we started off with that.

Again, we split into 2 groups to speed things up and Abby and I were rather looking forward to the shopping! But after finishing 2 levels, we were like, “Why like not many shops selling clothes here ah?” In the end, Chii Hian explained that her definition of “better place to shop” is that it’s EASIER TO FINISH, because the mall has NOTHING MUCH!!! Faint~!!! Trusted the wrong tour guide -_-|||

Nevertheless, we each managed to get a few stuff from the Daiso there to console ourselves~ Then off we went to check out the nice mille crepes at Nadeje that Lyn bought for me during her 2 trips here! But once again, I got turned off by the queue!!! Zzzzzz. Felt like Hong Kong trip, queuing everywhere we go.

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Yet tempted by these cakes x.x

The girls got tempted as well and we decided to takeaway a few pieces to try~ Who knows when it was finally coming to our turn to order, they screwed up all the back orders and had to clear them first before they could serve us!

At first we were told that it would take 10 minutes to clear, so we waited, or rather, Kai Bin and Limin waited while the rest of us decided to head over to our dinner place – Old Town Coffee first in case there’s also a queue. But the 10 minutes prolonged to at least another 30 minutes and even the most patient Kai Bin got pissed! The whole wait from the point we started queuing till we finally got the cakes probably took close to an hour >.>

Enjoying the cakes while waiting for dinner to be served! Hehe!
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Who ask me to be a sucker for mille crepe cakes, which happen to be so damn expensive. So when there’s much cheaper option, the more I can’t resist!
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Only had some small bites for dinner because I was still full from the breakfast + all the drinks. Shopping is more important than eating! Hahaha! Rushed off right away from the girls to conquer the other mall, which is so much bigger and has so many more shops to shop! But only left with 2 hours D:

I had already “aimed” some shops when we walked past in the afternoon, so the first I chiong-ed to was Padini! In the end I stayed till the shop closed, and so did the girls, who had joined me after I told them the store is having a major SALE!!! Glad that everyone bought stuff there and  a few of them even got broke because of the sale! LOL!

For once I am the richest amongst all during an overseas trip! Usually I will be one of the first to be broke and have to borrow money from the rest. Thank goodness I frequent JB, so I had changed more than enough money and managed to be the loan shark this time!😛 Although I was also broke eventually on the last day after I had lent all my money away…hahahaha!!! But at least everyone managed to get what they like, that’s more important! Hehe!

Ended the long day with a good massage and even though it’s not really cheap as compared to Batam, at least it’s still cheaper than Singapore and we needed one anyway~ Had my very first foot scrub there too! A little painful but totally worth it after you can’t stop touching your legs xD
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I wouldn’t say it was a good massage and I wouldn’t recommend it either. It’s not that anything bad happened, but the quality of massage was just not up to my expectation. All my problem areas were not really fixed and even though I do feel more relax after that, I think it could have been better. And I think the massage only lasted 45 minutes even though we paid for the 1-hour one >.>

No ginger tea nor anything after the massage either. In fact Shuning commented that they were a bit unprofessional because her masseur wanted to massage her head right away after massaging her feet, without washing hand. Zzzzz. Don’t deserve any tips of course.

Back to our room to join Kai Bin and Limin for our party night~! Our initial plan was to head up to the sky lounge to enjoy some cheap cocktails, but since some were broke from the shopping, we decided to go even more budget by getting drinks from the supermarket! xD
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While waiting for the bottle opener…
Look who’s the millionaire! Hahaha!

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With our drinks! (:

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Yay! Cheers again~!!!

Before the trip, we were excited about drinking together. In fact, we mentioned about getting drunk together. But in reality when it finally came to the trip, we were simply too exhausted to even drink. LOL! We were all like falling asleep while drinking @.@

Day 3

And very soon, it was the last day of our trip😦 Had my huge breakfast again that’s gonna last me for another 10-hour ride?
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Spent the last 1 hour plus going our separate ways to shop again and I’m glad that my determination brought me back to Padini again – I found the shoes that Sis wanted in her size! I was like digging and finding, going back again and again to the shelf to double-triple-check for her size but couldn’t find. Luckily I went back on the next day to try my luck again!😀

Managed to do a quick browse around the mall but did not really buy anything. Did not manage to finish the mall either nor visit my H&M as it was time to gather back to the hotel~ In the end, all the 5 shopaholics were late and I was the only one who came back hotel on time!!! 3 of them even shopped till the checkout time then came back….Zzzzzz. No discipline…hmfp!

Found our coach shortly after we checked out but somehow after it has past 1 hour from our departure time, the bus was still stationary! The driver seemed to be waiting for some other passengers and so we wasted an extra hour there…Zzzzzz. All of us were keeping our fingers crossed that the journey back wouldn’t take as long, especially me, whose mille crepe cakes only have a lifespan of 8 hours! T.T

In the end, it was indeed shorter, by 1 hour. Zzzzzz. 9 hours of coach ride back including the extra 1 hour of waiting! Thank goodness my cakes survived! But Malacca seriously needs to build an airport~

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Welcomed by the sweetness of Shuning’s beau!

It’s super cute and 有心 please!!! And even though Shuning only stays like 1 station away – Lavender, he still insisted on coming all the way from Tampines to fetch her and even offered all of us a ride! 加分!!!(:

James’ 1st Birthday!

So my Saturday night continued to buddy’s house, where I spent the whole night playing with this cutie pie!😀
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I had been longing to see him ever since the first time I played with him. Back then he was still the chubby smiley baby, but now he’s already a walking toddler, celebrating his 1st birthday! Not as chubby anymore, but still adorable~
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The reason I wanna attend the party was purely so that I can meet this 稀客 again and take all the cute pictures of him…hahaha! So get ready for the spam😛 Opening my pressie! Hehe!
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I think kids just have fun tearing stuff xD

Bought him a 2 in 1 piano + telephone because I remember buddy telling me that he loves to play with the house telephone! Now he can have fun playing with his own telephone!😀
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Legendary 口水王, ever since baby! Hahaha!

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Happily pressing away~

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Oh those heavy cheeks!

And then it was time to give out the 红鸡蛋 to the guests! The greedy boy kept wanting to eat the egg himself and ended up with red lips…LOL!
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He looks so delighted giving out the eggs!
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So handsome and cute ❤_❤
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Caught a cute video of him giving red egg to Queen! Still such a 笑佛~

Then finally, the cake-cutting time!
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I think he was quite loss when everyone gathered around him. But he sure enjoyed that attention!
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With Daddy & Mummy!
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I think it’s just difficult to take a proper photo of kid + cake. Because they will always be more attracted to the cake than camera! xD
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Gong gong look~

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A selfie to end off! ^v^

Off to Sis’ place for stayover and to babysit babysleep Isaac while they were out for movie~ Haven’t had time for my loveboy for so long! Bought a new toy for him while I was in JB and we spent the next morning building it together! Hehe!
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We built a playground!😀

Off for NDP practice but of course, not before having a good lunch first! After much brainstorming and detouring, finally settled for Cafe Salivation for a sinful meal!
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My very first lasagne! (:

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Working off the calories~

But before I could join in the dance, I had a more important mission which is to hold my own “audition” and pick my star members. It was really a tough one because I have quite high expectation…hahaha! Cannot have any mistake one😛
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It was a longer practice this week because we didn’t have tea break in between. The last 2 hours was spent under the hot sun and I provided special service with my USB fan!😀 Best buy ever!!! Hahaha!

Impromptu Mahjong session after the smelly practice and I thought I would donate money again, but I won 5 bucks! Yayyyyy~ Never lose 就 happy liao! Hehe! This is call 知足常乐~!

It was a slightly more busy week this week but yet it also felt like a pretty short one. Maybe time just pass faster when you are busier. 但忙归忙,still have to find time to relax! Decided to catch a movie on Monday and use up my birthday voucher!

But first, made a visit to the Fortune of Wealth for some good luck first! (:
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It’s actually my first time walking around the fountain and touching it! But a pity I didn’t have time to buy any 4D after touching it…haha~
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Thank you, my dear photographer ((:

Watched The Jungle Book which honestly speaking, wouldn’t be my choice of movie if not that my voucher is expiring and there are limited free listing movies. But it actually turned out pretty nice and justified the good reviews! Not the kind of really kiddy movie that I had imagined~
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My sunflower is on its way!!!

A throwback list when I was trying to jot down all the stuff that I don’t eat, because many have called me a fussy eater, so I’m just trying to prove that I’m not~ It’s not a lot right??? =X
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Finally tried Patisserie G! Walked past it a dozen of times and could only look at the cakes lovingly~ This time round I finally decided to step in!😀
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Very nice and also beautiful chocolate mousse cake with alcohol inside! Love it!
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Off for the real alcohol session at Paulaner! Not the same band this time, but still the same love for this place (:
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Tequila Sunrise!

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First try on their pizza!
Not bad, but still prefer thin crust…hehe.

Thursday wasn’t my day because the whole world was throwing a tantrum at me, even the server. All our computers were hung and it doesn’t help that it was the day client and I were racing against time…Zzzzz. But also “thanks” to that, boss granted us all half day on Friday, because the server problem just couldn’t be fixed. Yep, so extra long weekend for us! Woohooo~

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The only good thing about Thursday.

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Ice-cream sandwich; my weakness.

P.S. Finally cleared all my backlogs! FUCKYEAHHHHHHHH!

Belated Birthday Meals!

Started the new week with souvenirs from Japan again!!!
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This time round it was from the super sweet Uncle J~ Really sweet of him to have saved a box for us! And he even bought a belated birthday gift for me! Hehe! Crashed his office space table over at lunch time because he’s super near us now! Definitely miss our dear lunch kaki! ((:
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Long-awaited Marche dinner with Kai Bin & Co! 6 girls with busy schedule, and we finally, finally fixed a date~ It was Kai Bin’s turn to decide the eating venue and she “stole my idea” when I mentioned about craving for Marche during our previous meetup! Tsk tsk. Hahaha! But thanks to her, I finally satisfied my crepe craving! xD
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And because the girls ordered some pork knuckles, the closet 酒鬼 – Kai Bin revealed her true self and suggested getting a beer! This marked the official first time we are drinking together! Haha!
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Have always loved the interior of Marche (:
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And as expected, the girls had a belated birthday celebration for Kai Bin and I!😀
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Yayyyyy got birthday “cakes” again! Hehe!

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Happy Birthday to 两个很不一样的 Aries! xD

And because Kai Bin always finished her wish before mine and even peeped at me during my wish-making last year, I kept peeping this time to see if she’s peeping at me! LOL.
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Hope to celebrate many more birthdays together! ((:
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Actually we got to choose our own ‘cake‘ and of course lemon meringue was my pick!
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Everyone was a little surprised by Kai Bin’s choice of cake because prune tart just doesn’t sound like an appetising dessert…LOL! But it’s so Kai Bin I think! And it was actually not bad xD
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又有礼物拿咯~! Korea & Japan souvenirs from Shuning and Kai Bin respectively!!!
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Belated birthday angbaos!😀 One from PPGs and one from Kai Bin & Co!
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Got to know that there’s pasar malam in Ghim Moh through the Facebook page again and so it was tutu kueh time again! Hehe! Bought like FIFTEEN this time round because ten wasn’t quite enough for 2 the other time. 15 is not a lot right? It’s just like 7.5 each? ._.

Anyway, the auntie is so generous with the fillings!!! So in love with her! And her tutu kuehs of course! Hahaha!
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Skipped yoga for an impromptu dinner with Mr Ow and Yinning on Thursday because the latter is so busy flying lately, so it’s hard to catch her~ I was in sloppy outfit because I wasn’t expecting to be going out, hence I requested to meet at more “secluded” places…LOL.

Had Sushi Tei at Gardens as my belated birthday meal!😀 I realised whenever I am asked to choose a dinner place, it will usually be Japanese cuisine because they have more ala carte choices~ I seriously can’t eat a proper meal for dinner!
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Long time since my last sake! (:

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Desserts despite being very full again~

Friday night was spent for NDP meeting and I ended up doing my “homework” there, because I know I will not have time to do at home! (I am hardly at home! ._.) Yea so it was back to 眼花缭乱 + tired eyes days doing up all the 168 positions D:

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Chillax time after all the hard work!

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Friday nights should be pretty like this~

Checked out a newly-discovered pasta stall for Saturday brunch and I think it’s my first time having pasta in a hawker? Not bad! Quite a satisfying meal~
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Oh the unsightly thing on top is actually pancake roll! Even though I was already planning to get my tutu kuehs from the pasar malam beside, I couldn’t resist buying the nostalgic snack. My dad used to buy that for me whenever we visit the hawker near Tekka market and the roll just brings back much memories! It’s so hard to find it now; most pancakes are the round or slice kind but not rolls anymore. I know Jollibean has similar ones but I mean the traditional kind like this😦

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After pasta + pancake roll + 3 tutu kuehs

Back home early to do some gardening before heading to buddy’s nephew’s birthday party!😀 Shall cover that in my next post~ Meanwhile, please pray for my sunflower to bloom soon!!!
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