Wednesday, July 29, 2009
Twosome in Bali
I flew to Bali on Friday, 17th July to meet up with H. His flight was about half an hour earlier than mine. We stayed a total of five nights. I tell you.... five nights is certainly NOT enough. I didn't have enough time to laze on the beach nor to enjoy my customary beach Bale massage. Diving already took two full days... and golfing another day. And then there's the looooooong drives between locations. More about Bali in a separate post.
Bangkok - City of Angels
Spent two nights in Bangkok with Laundryamah. We left on Friday, 24th July and returned on Sunday, 26th July. All we did was SHOP and SHOP and SHOP. We stayed at the Citadines Apart'otels on Sukhumvit Soi 8. Not bad for the price we paid. They have a few other locations along Sukhumvit too. Laundryamah says she will stay there again next time. Not sure if she took photos of the room.
Read here for Part 1 of our trip....and will post more later.
Yes. We did bake cupcakes for my niece's Full Moon. Not 100 but 125!!! Not only that... we had to bake in UNKNOWN territories....my sister's kitchen. We were quite chaotic with this and that not available. Not found etc etc....
At the end of the baking session, we had cupcakes coming out of our ears!!!
Go here to see a small portion of the cupcakes...
For the boys! All they do is veg out in front of the TV or computer screen. I've not signed them up for any holiday Mandarin lessons this holiday. The only thing that I've signed them up is the technology workshop at BV. They go there every weekday from 4 pm to 6 pm. What they do there? I really don't know...but I think different days they do different things like engineering, games, etc etc....
Not that H is with us in Malaysia anyway.... He's currently in Boston. Doing some course thingy at MIT. Told him to check-out the KITCHEN AID for me....since it is much much cheaper in the States. But he said probably NO time. Bleah....
NO time to look for my KITCHEN AID but got time to buy his Blackberry!
Really...donno why he needs soooooooooooooooooo many phones! If he fiddles me more than his phones ah... I win lottery already!!!!
Okay. Not exactly medical... But S2 will undergo surgery this Friday, 31st July to remove the two impacted teeth in his gums. These two teeth are EXTRAS above his two front teeth. Gonna do it at Gleneagles in Ampang. Gotta be there very very early in the morning. It will be a 1.5 hr surgery. Day only...so no need overnight stay.
As for my Lasik, it's scheduled for next Friday, 7th August. So....am wearing my glasses full time in preparation. Have to say that I am not very used to very my glasses the whole day....makes me tired so very quickly.
Okay. Gonna stop now. Tired liow...Continue tomorrow...
I should say ALL EAT AND NO WORK... that is if there is such a phrase.
Since the start of the Summer holidays, I have been eating and eating and eating. Not a single visit to the gym. When I put on my rings on my fingers this morning, I had a little fright.... they fit snugly on my fingers. Before... they were kinda loose. Oh gosh! I've put on so much weight these last few weeks. Looks like I really have to pop some fat burner pills if I want to lose the extra pounds! I certainly don't want my H to NOT recognise me at the end of the holidays! That would be catastrophic!!!!!
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I mean imagine losing 3-5 pounds per week!
I wouldn't mind losing about 10 pounds....and be able to fit into that cute little black dress that I have been eyeing for ages.
And how am I going to do that?
I'm going to be the first in line to purchase the new Nuphedra Weightloss supplements which works as well as ephedra, but without the adverse side-effects. The only thing is that I will have to wait ...as it will only be available from September 2009.
How I wish he would pay a little more attention to me than his phones!
Yes. You read correct. He has more than one. And I hear that he has just added ONE more to his collection. He texted me last night (he's currently in Boston) and told me that he has just got himself a Blackberry, and my Mikimoto necklace would have to wait!!!
Why would anyone need sooooooooo many phones??????
Went to Bangkok with Laundryamah last Friday (24th July) for two nights. You could say two nights is both too few and also too many. Too few because we didn't manage to visit many other places other than three shopping malls. Didn't manage to visit any markets. Too many because if it were more days, we would have to declare bankrupt!!! Everywhere was on SALE!!!
This Laundryamah really can SHOP!!!!!!
Waliow! SHOP until almost have no dinner on Saturday nite. All the restaurants were closing and thus refusing more patrons. Almost have to return back to the hotel to make instant noodles! Lucky there were some restaurants near to our hotel that were still open. We had Italian food. Not great but at least kept our tummies full!
This trip is INDEED an expensive one. Not because that I shopped alot BUT because I lost one of my Mikimotos. It was about 6 pm and we were shopping at Siam Paragon when I touched my left ear and discovered that my earring was gone!!!
BOOOOOO HOOOO HOOOO
I must be moaning and groaning like a wailing cat, and irritated the shit out of Laundryamah that she prompted me to replace the lost earring immediately
DING DING DING. Isn't that a great idea?
Surely there is a Mikimoto outlet at Siam Paragon. And yes. There was one!!!
No. They don't sell just one earring. So what did I do?
Bought another pair lor......
More later... DinnerTIME now.
It just seemed like yesterday that I held my little bundle of joy in my arms.
In less than a week, my little bub will be turning 12!!!
How he has grown! Soon, he'll be taller than I am. I can already see shadows of manliness on his upper lip area....
Now. The question on the GIFT! What should I get him?
A new mobile phone? playstation 3? online game upgrades? books?
Which is best?
For me... I would say the following:
- Visit the Empire State Building
- A walk in Central Park
- Shopping along 5th Avenue
- See the Statue of Liberty
- Lunch at the Plaza Hotel
- Watch the New York Yankees Play
I did all of the above except the last when I was in New York last year. I think the next time I visit New York, I will have to purchase the New York Yankees tickets way in advance of my travel, and watch them play. Only then, I can proclaim that I have done all the Must-Dos in NYC!
Not only can we enjoy a long vacation, we get great deals for almost everything everywhere too. There's a sale in just about every store in town. Buying necessities during a sale can really help in stretching the household budget. With rising costs of almost everything, every dollar saved is a bonus! Don't you agree? So before you buy anything..BIG or SMALL, check out for the weekly sales available!
"Why don't you ask them to put that in your belly button? Perhaps your belly can become smaller!"
The nerve of him!
Actually, since we are at this topic, does anyone know how to lose belly fat effectively? I have been trying to lose the bulge in years, and have not been successful.
Friday, July 10, 2009
Been back in PJ since Tuesday afternoon.
Nothing much other than EAT SLEEP and SPEND MONEY. What else?
But tomorrow will be a day of baking.... 100 Cupcakes for my niece's full moon.
This means that barely a month after the new school year starts in August, they will be off again. H and I were contemplating if we should take the boys to Florida. Afterall, Florida vacations are great for kids. Busch Gardens, Universal Studios, Walt Disney World, SeaWorld, Kennedy Space Center...and the list goes on. The problem lies in getting a direct flight to Orlando from Asia.
Many moons ago, I worked as a process engineer in an EPCC firm. I remember having to produce engineering cad drawings for some projects. This was outside my scope of work but it proved to be a good learning experience for a young engineer, plus the skill acquired was pretty useful. At times when deadlines were tight and resources limited, this specific skill allowed for the delivery of projects to be right on time.
Friday, July 03, 2009
Wednesday, July 01, 2009
Well, we are going to stay with the dive group the first two nights....wherever that may be. So that leaves with the remainder 3 nights, that I will have to book ourselves.
The thing is we do NOT want to spend so much.