Sunday, May 24, 2015

Whisk and Paddle

After booking our BTO unit last year, we have been heading to Punggol more frequently, mainly to check out the progress of our building and also to explore the area. Awhile back, we went to this place (within walking distance from our home... so awesome!) at night to have dinner and I fell in love with the vibrancy. There were several restaurants and a prawning area with loud pop music. So happening! Haha.

We went back on a later date in the afternoon to have brunch at Whisk & Paddle.




Really quite nice having my food with a view of nature! It's kinda good to get away from the busy city once in awhile.


The outdoor seats are sheltered but it can get a little warm, so it is probably better to sit indoors and enjoy the fans!


Cold drink, essential for such a hot day!


We were there around 2pm and many items on the menu were already sold out. The couple next to us eventually ended up with only drinks because every single dish they wanted was not available. Haha. It was quite amusing.

We settled for smoked salmon poached eggs hollandaise sauce on waffles. It was quite an interesting change from the usual muffins, but still very photogenic!


We also ordered the Ham and Pineapple Pizza, and it was such an appetizing sight when it arrived! Can't stop staring at this photo as I blog! Haha.


Sides of wedges with cheese dip.


Slightly lighter makeup that day!


My refreshing ice tea ^_^


Do check out the area if you are nearby! I love the place so much and look forward to spending more time here after we move in! It's also an alternative to Punggol Settlement, which can get really too crowded at times.

Whisk and Paddle
10 Tebing Lane, 828836
Nearest LRT - Riviera

Monday, May 18, 2015

Peperoni


(White outerwear from www.earthdoll.co)

Just another weekend from 2014. It's amazing how time flies really quick. I am turning 25 in afew months and that's a quarter of century. Before I know it, I would have passed half a century. Sometimes I wish time could slow down so that we can slowly enjoy every single living minute. Life is so precious and beautiful, but such a pity that we all have a limited time to experience it. I kinda miss my younger days so much that I actually don't mind time-travelling back to 13 and relive my life all over again (but with the same brain as I currently have la, so that I make better choices).

Friday, May 15, 2015

My first time playing mahjong!

A happy and fun-packed weekend earlier this year!



Went to HDB hub with bf to check out the newly renovated showrooms which we weren't able to visit when we applied for our BTO last year. Although we booked a 5 room flat, it was very interesting to also visit the 2/3/4-room showrooms! Told bf I actually quite like the studio apartment because it felt very cozy but he still insist he prefer big spaces. Haha. Well, what I feel is, how big can a 5-room HDB flat be? If really want big, go for super big and get a huge mansion instead! I would gladly forgo 'cozy' for a grand and beautiful mansion hahaha.




After that, we went to Seletar Mall for lunch and movie. I love watching movies but it seem like the screening times in Singapore are very limited. I wanted to watch a particular movie that day, but all the theaters are showing it at either 7pm or 9pm. Don't have 8pm de! 7pm is too rush and 9pm is too late. 8pm is just nice~


Afterwards we went to check out the building progress of our BTO at Punggol! Nothing up yet during that time, but now already started with 2nd/3rd storey! So excited~ Faster build faster build! Haha.


This is the beautiful field behind, which leads to the sea. It would probably be under construction for other new homes by the time we move in. Such a pity because I would love to have such a pretty backyard! I always feel good when I visit the BTO site, and I already love our new home even though it's not even built yet! (But if can nearer to LRT/MRT will be better. haha. Looking at how far we are from the nearest station, I may have to cab everyday -_-)


Afterwards, bf dropped me off for my gathering with this bunch at Eugene's house. Missing Amber who couldn't make it that day! These are the people I can comfortably talk to about anything and everything even though all six of us have very different personalities. Our group chat is active every single day and moment, on weekdays on weekends, from morning when I just woke up till night just before I sleep. Haha.


 Yummy zi-char dinner!


Eugene taught me how to play mahjong and I am so hooked on the game ever since. I want more mahjong sessions!


Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Nara Thai & Newby Tea


Top c/o Earthdoll (retail store at Bukit Panjang Plaza #03-21).

Monday, May 11, 2015

Stranger's Reunion

I had a $20 voucher to Stranger's Reunion that was expiring soon so I thought, why not drop by the cafe to make use of it instead of letting it go to waste. So one fine afternoon me and bf visited the cafe, had a nice meal, and went back to the car with a $70 parking summon.... See lah, want to make use of free food, ended up with a loss of $70 instead! Haha. Actually it is a nice punishment for bf lah. He always forget to buy parking coupons and he already kena summon multiple times throughout the three years we have been together! So not worth it! Luckily after that he went to buy a stack and put inside the car already.

Stranger's Reunion was crowded as usual.



Recently, I constantly feel the lack of free time to slowly enjoy life and do the things that make me happy. What's the point if we spend all our days unhappily doing all these "necessary" things we dislike? Time is so limited and precious. Have been trying to squeeze time as much as I can so that I can balance the both, but I'm so tired now :'( Seems like balance only belongs to rich people who can delegate most tasks they dislike to other people and maximize time on doing happy stuff!


Just some days before this, I told myself I MUST slim down already.... But then look at me, I just cannot resist all these fattening food. Haha.


Yum yum~ Love berries waffles!


Wore this sheer outerwear c/o Earthdoll. Not my usual style but it's a nice break from girly floral dresses. Oh ya, check out my bandaged injured toe.


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