All posts tagged: review

Dim Sum @ Thomson

Before I begin on my newfound Dim Sum haunt at Upper Thomson Road, let me show you my iPad case! I’ve been looking around for the perfect iPad case after I bought my new toy but to no avail. Then A and I decided, “Why not make it ourselves!” So, here is our very own iPad case! We started out with the doing paper mache for one full night! And to make sure the surface is not too bumpy, we sticked cardboards onto the bumpy surfaces. And picked a fabric we like from Chinatown! We also pasted a piece of magnet on one of the sides. We also bought iron on alphabets! Velvety ones. I love it! The insides of the case was made with oil painting paper. The black elastic band can also make sure the case is snug when closed. And ironed on “P”! I know it’s crooked. Make me very angry! Damn. We are still looking for a black tape to paste on the spine to give it an old school notebook …

Best iPad Apps

I just got my very own iPad two days ago & I’m totally in love with it. Many thanks thanks thanks thanks thanks to A for the wonderful present! And after I got everything set up, I went ahead to do my app shopping. Here are some of the awesome apps I have on my iPad (and some on iPhone as well). Some of you have been asking me which app I’ve been using for the photos in my previous blog entry, I’ve shared that AMAZING app in here too. Here is a header I made, decorated with pictures from my Instagram! Follow me on Instagram if you haven’t! Hope you guys love it! O N E FLIPBOARD This is where you can combine Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Tumblr and other stuff into one app. The presentation is absolutely gorgeous too with the pictures displayed in a magazine format. I always dislike how you cannot scroll the pictures in the Instagram app (can only see them in thumbnails and click one by one). Well, with this app, …

Old School Delights

I have heard a lot about Old School Delights! Every time we drive by Upper Thomson Road, A would say “Hey wanna go Old School Delights?” Hahaha! And yes, we finally made our way there earlier this week. I have to say that this place put a smile on my face as soon as I stepped into the cafe. There are lots of stuff that reminds me of my childhood days! Here are some pictures to give you a virtual tour of the place if you haven’t been there before! I LOVE that huge blackboards! I want to have a HUGE blackboard in my future home too! 😀 There are toys and other stuff on sale. Also a lot of old books that you can read or browse through when you’re having a meal. This is a perfect place to have lunch alone because there are so many things around to keep you occupied. They serve cakes, and other Asian food like Mee Siam, Macaroni Soup with Shredded Chicken, etc. I like how we can …

Not-So-Hollywood

I am a self-proclaimed movie buff. If you haven’t checked out my 2 other blog entries about my favourite movies and based on true story movies, you are in luck because that would mean you will have 3 new blog entries to read today! I just watched Drive starring Ryan Gosling yesterday night. It took me a while to understand why it was voted the best movie from 2011. But after discussing with A, we both agreed that the movie was tastefully done, and the development of the plot was smooth and comfortable. Seeing Ryan Gosling’s buff physique packed under his thin white tee was cool too. Haha! My hands are itching again to share another ten movies that I think everyone should watch at least once in their lives. In no particular order of credit, here are the ten awesome movies that I think you might love! ONE Memento is one movie that really blew me off my chair. Made in 2000, this movie is actually shown backwards. Although this show is all about …

Actually

YES I permed my hair again! I am loving this new perm. It was more than a year ago when I last had a perm. Back then, my friends would call me Cupid because of the damn hair. HAHAHA! Some said I look like some random Korean boy band boys. HECK IT. I think I love it! I cut off those curls about few months after I permed, but this time round, I am determined to keep the curls for at least another 2 to 3 haircuts! As if like an addiction, A and I checked out another cafe. This time round, it was at Yong Siak Street and I knew of this place through a couple forums and through Ladyironchef! It is quite a small place and I think food is rather overpriced. Nevertheless, quite a nice place and I think my Black Truffles Mushroom sandwich was awesome. Coffee was good too. I never knew Yong Siak Street is such a happening place. SO many cute stuff here, I really love the place! Food …

Papa Palheta

I think I am addicted to checking out new cafes and pretty chill-out places. So here is another one to add to your ‘MUST GO’ cafes! And indeed, the ‘most important drink of your day’ is probably your cuppa coffee. A’s friend brought us to this cute little cafe couple days back and we were blown away! Tucked in a little corner along Bukit Timah Road, it’s like a breath of fresh air the moment you lay eyes on this place. It is quite hidden so it’s not visible from the main roads, but hey, that also means that it’s quieter and more peaceful in here! This place has a strange aura that makes it really welcoming. The people round here are all really friendly and smiley! According to A, a seasoned coffee drinker, the coffee served here are really good. From what I gathered, the coffee beans used at Papa Palheta are all roasted right there in the cafe! There is a special room where all the roasting takes place. The roasting takes place …

The Coastal Settlement

I don’t know about you, but I am one of those few Singaporeans who are quite not-cool when it comes to being informed about the new hip cafes or restaurants in town. Most of the time, I’m normally the one being brought around to check out new places. And I wish to change that! Hahaha. I visited two new places, one was recommended by an Instagram follower and the other was recommended by a friend. Absolutely loved this two new places because I’m such a big sucker for cute decor. Hope you will like them too! When I first heard that it is ALL the way in the East at Loyang area, I was quite turned off. But I guess being far away from the bustling city makes this place more attractive! I liked the place the moment I saw it. Quiet, quaint and the decor is pretty but not over the top. A lot of greens and Beetles all over the outdoor dining area. But once you set foot into the restaurant itself, it’s …

Let’s Shine!

I think I have just been introduced to the best beauty and health supplement drink! I believe many of you are familiar with BRAND’S® Chicken Essence and InnerShine® Berry Essence, but have you tried their latest InnerShine® Berry Essence with Grape Seed Extract yet? In today’s fast paced society, it’s common that most of us would usually have our makeup on for the entire day. It is also easy to be carried away by the many distractions in our lives that we neglect the importance of caring for our skin and health. I believe when I said “caring for our skin”, the first thing that comes to mind would be the bottles after bottles of skincare products. Moisturizers, serums, toners, primers, the list goes on. But do you know that the best way of encouraging good skin health starts from within? I am loving this new product from BRAND’S® called InnerShine® Berry Essence with Grape Seed Extract because it is so incredibly yummy! Other than its tastiness, it is also packed with Oligomeric Proanthocyanidin Complexes …

Skincare & I

I received a couple requests in comments and through the chat box for me to do up an entry about my skincare regime. So here it is, me and many horrible [never seen before] pictures of me with horrible skin. I think I have had a long battle with pimples, pimple scars and dull looking skin. With that, I would like to say that I am really not someone born with fabulous skin. At many times, it was makeup or just good photography that helped concealed my flaws. Today, I’m gonna show you some scary photos of myself. Hopefully, you would still read my website after you’re done with this entry! Hahaha. Alright, to be fair, I think I was born with average skin. Occasional pimples, dull areas around the nose & mouth and dark eye rings (what else)? Bleah. But to make things worse, the modelling and mad craze for new and many cosmetics and makeup products made my skin worse. And I think my worst nemesis was liquid foundation. No offence to anyone …

Love, me

A and I visited this new place we have been wanting to visit for the longest time. We are a big fan of pretty places and when we found out about this place called Antoinette from some TV show, we were thrilled and cannot wait to go there right away! This is not an advertisement but I really wanna share this place to anyone who wants a pretty place to have tea and nice sweets. There are actually 3 different branches and you can find their address from their website. The one we went to is at Penhas Road and it’s really nice to find such a place in a boring looking place like Penhas Road. :p This place reminds of the Laduree in Paris! I love the pretty blue theme of this cafe and the gorgeous European decor. Here are some pictures of Antoinette. This place is so pretty that all the pictures turned out very well no matter where and how I take them. Hahaha! There are a lot of pretty cookies and …