Sunday 30 September 2012

Happy Mid Autumn!!

The mid autumn festival is here and there're lantern festivals everywhere!! Gahhh! I want to play with 'tanglung' too but nobody to accompany:(  I saw a couple of cute Rilakkuma-designed paper lanterns on sale in Tesco. So tempted to get them!

This year I got the chance to try so many different mooncakes. After my last mooncake 'adventure'(see my previous mooncakes post), mom bought some more. This time, they're the mini mooncakes in red bean and my favorite durian flavor. They're about 1/4 of the large mooncakes and are very much cheaper, only RM1 per mooncake! But that's cuz they don't have any yolk in the middle lah~

mini, homemade durian & red bean mooncakes

Then dad got some more from his friend as a gift early this week, so err... more mooncakes?


Da box~ Simple oni~~

The content_super colorful, fruit jelly mooncakes~!

so, very colorful~!!♡
dragon fruit flavored mooncake~

They've even made it such that it has a center of a different color to replace the salted yolk. Awesomeness~!

corn flavored

pandan and red bean flavor!

This one got a pretty color combination though I didn't quite get what flavor is this...

errrr....maybe lychee flavor?

And that didn't end there. Sis came bek over the weekend and brought moarrrrr mooncakes from Bakers' Cottage

(*v*/) MOARRRRR!!

more mooncakes from sistah

One of da mooncake flavor which we(sis not included) finished it just nao_TIRAMISU!!

♡♡tiramisu♡♡ coffee lover anyone?

Spent the weekend celebrating mah belated birthday with parents and sis. Just a small family affair ♥ Here's mah cake. Nothing too fancy but nice enuf. At least I got my cakeyy (^v^/)

hepi birthday to me. and to the other older half.

Dad and sis were singing an unsynchronous Happy Birthday song and I shamelessly sing along, replacing the 'you' with a 'me'. Or rather a super loud, endless 'MEEEEEEEEEEEEEE~~'. Soprano fail.

hepi birthdayy to us~~

Too bad the older twin wasn't home to celebrate so I posted up the pic on his fb page with a note "make a wish". LOLOL. He wants to celebrate our 23rd birthday next year with "candles on an okonomiyaki". Wutdafuq.

Saturday 22 September 2012

JMagLoversXSacchan Collaboration

I'm back to introduce an awesome site which dedicated itself to 'offering their service to purchase ViVi and Ray Malaysia magazines and address them to you".

[caption id="attachment_2678" align="aligncenter" width="491"] my personal copies of Ray and ViVi September issues (^v^/)[/caption]

After my post on ViVi Malaysia premiere English issue last July, I've got a message from a reader/visitor to my site from UK who wanted to purchase the magazine but could not find a site that sells one. I did came across one_JMagLovers_via fb, and I thought it'll be a good idea to share with my readers lah.

Only in September, did we decided on a 'collaboration' thingy. It's basically just me helping them advertise and in return, my readers will get to enjoy a discount ☆-(≥vO)v

So walah~~


Here's what JMagLovers has got to offer:

♥ As mentioned earlier, JMagLovers offers to purchase magazines and deliver them to you. Best of all, they offer to deliver WORLDWIDE at the cheapest rate! (^o^/)

♥ Currently, it offers only two magazines Ray S'pore&M'sia edition which is the first Japanese fashion magazine to be translated into English and ViVi Malaysia, also in English.

Preview of their homepage:

[caption id="attachment_2693" align="aligncenter" width="491"] Simple & pretty webpage design! It has a blog too~![/caption]

From JMagLovers' shop

[caption id="attachment_2698" align="aligncenter" width="491"] from JMagLovers 'Shop'[/caption]

JMagLovers has included the shipping cost and a small fee into the price. The rates for the magazines are categorized based on their location, which they've divided into 2 zones. More info, go look up at their F.A.Q. page ↓

[caption id="attachment_2697" align="aligncenter" width="491"] JMagLovers F.A.Q. page on Shipping&Delivery[/caption]

You can check out their site here at

or, simply scan this QR code that is link to their shopping page!

jmagloverswebsite QRcode

And now, for the discounts!!♥♥

In conjunction with this advertisement collaboration with JMagLovers and as my birthday gift to you guys,


my awesome followers and readers are entitled for a

15% OFF!!*

                                    ♡ ヾ(@^▽^@)ノ♡ ♡       Σ(・ω・ノ)ノ

purchase of either or both ViVi and Ray Magazines!!

It will direct you to a page the JMagLovers team made. They just had it completed a while ago! Awesomeness!! Initially we wanted to make discount coupon/codes but since they were short of time to write codes for that, the JMagLovers team decided on a special page instead and the link's only available on my blog.

My readers are special.


Just something to take note however, *this promotion is only valid for purchase of the current September 2012 or the upcoming issues for the month of October 2012.

The JMagLovers team is currently working on more future promotions and psst, there might even open up for subscriptions in future ,(OvO)b Don't miss out on these promotions_like their Facebook Fan page! ♡♡

Tuesday 18 September 2012

autumn cleaning & new ad soon~

Been clearing up my wardrobe for clothes I don't wear anymore and stuff. It's one of my wardrobe resolution this year. At the end of the day I got a whole bagful, fukubukuro-size of clothes to be donated away.

altering my clothes~!
Some of the clothes I'm currently amending. I got the white dress a tire shorter so now it's nicely fun-sized. Like me ٩( ̄ε ̄ )۶ Hahahahahaha.

Currently working on altering the black dress with white polka dots shorter into a tank top and my stripped, cropped top so that's it's a size smaller since I actually got it in 'L' size. Couldn't finish them because I seem to have misplaced all my other bobbins... So that's why you can see all the pins still sticking there. LOL


Anyway, my birthday's coming soon! Ok, my brother and mine'sヾ(@^▽^@)ノ weeheee~~ Too bad he's not around to celebrate (,T_O,)

I got a birthday gift from Wah Chan Jewellery_ a tiered pearl bracelet. OMG. It's so pretty!!

gift from Wah Chan[/caption]

Love it a lot!!!٩(♡ε♡ )۶

Speaking of gifts, I'm actually in the middle of making plans with for a new ad on my blog and I've got discount coupons/codes to share with my readers, especially overseas readers.

If you've been reading my blog for a while, you might have heard me mentioned a couple of times about ViVi Malaysia and Ray Malaysia/Singapore Edition magazines, both in English version. So in a couple of days_on my birthday_I'll share with you an awesome site where you can get these magazines online and better still, you can get your copies at a discounted rate.

my personal copies of Ray and ViVi September issues (^v^/)

That's all for now~ Can't say much about the promo yet 'cuz I'm still working on it. Last minute discussion and finalizing (,TvT,)

Do stay tune for it, ok~ ヾ(@^▽^@)ノ

Friday 14 September 2012

the ViVi coordinate

Tadaaa~~ Another coordinate!

[caption id="attachment_2631" align="aligncenter" width="379"] コーディネート[/caption]

LOL. Le me taking photos with my noob camera,(>.<,'')

This one is my choice of coordinate for ViVi star search ,(//A//,) Yessie~ that's what's been keeping me busy last week. Randomly decided to join when I decided I wanted to make a dress about a month ago. I only started planning after I completed my part time job in KL so everything is so last minute. Initially, I wanted to make my own dress to match with the layered lace outer but the fabric I got online didn't turn out as I picture it so I scraped the idea even though I've got my prototype done :S

Didn't have a choice and decided to dig into whatever's available in my tiny wardrobe and came up with two coordinates. Here's the other one~

[caption id="attachment_2665" align="aligncenter" width="356"] コーディネート[/caption]

I don't look the least photogenic in the photos I submitted (,T.T,) I'm not referring to these photos though. The real shot is a full body shot with makeup. I took it with the help of the camera timer. I got 10 seconds to hit the button and then take a few steps back and pose. Then repeat the entire process again until I get a shoot I deemed OK enough. Plus, I didn't have a tripod so I have to place the camera on a ironing board, adjusted so it's high enough to get a whole body shoot. fml.

Anyway, what do you think? ヾ(//v//)ノ Which coordinate you like better?

Wednesday 12 September 2012

mooncakes ♡

Been about 2 weeks since I got back from KL and boy, my mom's stuffing me with food like crazy. It's food trip all the time or like all day long, on most days... GAHH. Reminds me of my NS days when I had like 6 meals a day! LOL. But that was then-lah.

I'm like "OMG. How can you eat some more? I can't catch up with you..." Believe me you, I tell my mom this every single time.

I didn't quit mind though when she asked if I wanted some mooncakes. The mooncake festivals are just around the corner so there's many stalls selling a humongous variety of mooncake!!! And they're decorated in the pretties boxes and packaging ever especially the gift sets ones! ٩(♡ε♡ )۶

We bought a box of four different flavors of our choice~ Check them out!!

from Bakers' Cottage

opening da box *drumrolls*

mooncakeyyyy~!! *drool*

Check out the designs on each of them. Truly a work of art!!


Imperial Ivory~ Lotus filling with a salted yolk~

Pure lotus! Mom's favorite~!

Pearl of Harmony with red bean filing. I likey~

Dad and mom wanted more so we head to town in the evening to get them. Walah~ This time we got the more traditional, homemades one which isn't as colorful or fanciful like other commercialized ones. Dad says they're Teochew-style mooncakes.

We bought 3 different flavors. Mom got 2 'Mixed nuts' ones since she says it was highly recommended by her friend, dad got something with the yam filling and i got my durian flavored one. Teehee~ I just like to try anything durian!

just a simple packaging~

traditional mooncakes

mixed nuts mooncake~

Doesn't seem so appetizing, does it? They've got a slightly sticky texture and is really very nutty. I didn't like it. It taste funny. It's my first time trying mooncake with dried minced pork_I think-lah_ filling...

I'm hoping the durian flavored one doesn't have minced pork in it ,(>A<,) Hahahaha. Trying it tomorrow for tea time.

Saturday 8 September 2012


Camwhoring today~ Trying on my new matsuge. Found an awesome way of putting on falsies using toothpick and tweezers.I finally am able to put them on but they didn't quite turn out evenly on both eyes (,TAT,)


Makeup for the shoot:


ヾ(//v//) ノ What do you think? This is before I put on the falsies~I use my new Majolica Majorca eyeliner in Jewel Green as an eyeshadow. Turns out pretty awesome ♡ I'm also using Pretige Let Loose! Shimmering Shadow Dust in 15 Planet in the inner corner of my eyes and Loreal Open Eyes Pro darkest shade brown in the outer corner.

I wanted to snap a photo of all the stuff I'm using for the eye makeup but my memory card reader just broke down.I still need it for tomorrow's camwhoring. FML. Consoling myself nao with the new Ray Malaysia magazine I bought yesterday. I'l have to wait till tomorrow to look for a replacement (,T~T,)

Ray Malaysia September issue

Wednesday 5 September 2012

Summer obsession: Sewing

Yessie. Sewing! I got myself a tutor to teach me fashion design during summer right after my last semester in uni. Weeheeee~ヾ(@^▽^@)ノ I've actually started at the end of my first sem but my tutor and I decided to postpone the classes until summer.

And for 2 months, I was doing fashion design crash course for 2 days a week and took up a part time that allows me to work only 3 days a week and spent my weekends doing my assignments.

So, I was taught mostly the basic stuff_drawing, sewing, putting the pieces together, etc. which was kinda nice. I got to make dresses, blouses and a pair of shorts plus a skirt that didn't quite pull off. It looked more like a lamp cover. fml. And during the last few classes, I get to play around with different designs using the mannequin. See what I made in my last assignment ,(^v^)v

assignment from my last class

Draping exam though my tutor helped me a lot (,>.<,)

My project this week♡♡ Was putting the pieces together yesterday evening.

mah design~

Amended it a lil' bit more last night before I went to bed~

after a lil' more adjustment

Scribbled on it. LOLOL. And I'm a lil' impatient to style already so I added a belt there. WTH. Will try to finish the prototype later so I can start working on the real thing and then some other designs (^v^/)

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