27 April 2017

Kuantan & Temerloh Food Hunt


Since lama sangat dah tak ber-holiday, I forced ask my husband untuk bawak g holiday. Our last holiday was Koh Samui kalau tak silap, ages ago. *__* 

I was looking for a short getaway je, either to Melaka, Port Dickson or Kuantan. Since dah berzaman my husband was talking bout his used-to-be-kampung, we decided to go to Kuantan. I mean he used to stay in Temerloh but nothing much to explore there, so Temerloh was just a pit stop for food and then we headed to Kuantan.

It was a last minutes plan, woke up and lets go holiday! We planned to have breakfast at Restoran Azhar Nasi Lemak Sotong, but we arrived during lunch hour, the nasi lemak shop already closed. So we headed to Restoran Nasi Ayam Maju. Owned by Chinese but my husband said it is halal. His favourite nasi ayam since school. Nothing can compare to this, he claimed! For me, it was pretty nice except the sambal. I prefer the other hainan chicken rice sambal such as the one in Bukit Bintang or Uptown Damansara. 

Then, YES EXACTLY AFTER NASI AYAM, we went hunting for Mee Mamak! Again, the best he claimed compared to the mamak in KL. There were 2 shops and he barely remember which one so we decided to buy from both shops. One was from Old Town (top pic) and the other one (bottom pic) was from the shop opposite Old Town.

We tapau sebab still kenyang! Both are nice and what I can say is, both are not same with the one in KL. I can eat this even with no chicken etc. Yea I know Mee Mamak not supposed to have chicken etc, but the one in mamak KL, I need those chicken else I cannot eat it. Rempah or tumisan dia guna pon lain dari mamak2 KL. Serious sedap!

We arrived in Kuantan around 6pm and checked-in at Vistana Hotel. Used to stay here before and now the hotel look was a major different from the past. Very nice and clean! Modern room design and everything were pleasant to us.

So for dinner, we dont feel like eating anymore. Remember we have 2 Mee Mamak earlier, we ate once we checked in. 

Tapi rugi la kan kalau x keluar jalan2, makan2.. We decided to go for seafood kat Tanjung Lumpur. You can see many restaurants along the road. Pening nak pilih, and finally we decided to choose Mail Ikan Bakar. Ramai jugak la orang that time even dinner time dah passed. We went around 9pm+. Again, since kami masih kenyang.. kami hanya order 2 lauk je and 1 pinggan nasi. Hihi. Seriously too full! 

Our menu that nite, sotong bakar and udang telur masin. I can say rempah sotong bakar kat kedai Mail Ikan Bakar ni not badddd compared to Ana Ikan Bakar (I have bad food experience here, Bangi punya). Nak cerita lebih2 tak pandai sangat review makanan ni, but boleh rasa la ingredients dia. Sedap! Total price we paid was around RM57-+. 

Okay, will continue on next post. This on seems pretty long already. Hihi. :)


17 April 2017

Laura Mercier Flawless Day & Night Look Workshop


I would like to share with you on Laura Mercier Flawless Day & Night Look Workshop yang I joined earlier (a month ago!). I came to know bout this event from Laura Mercier Malaysia punya instagram. Registration fees is RM50 so why not kann.. This is just a makeup demo, bukan kelas makeup ye. :p

I arrived pretty early, nobody was there yet and the staff said they are not ready lagi at that moment so I sempat g shopping jap. LOL! Bila datang balik tengok queue dah panjang. Hihih.. Proceed with registration and received our goodies bag. So small u know. Hahaha. Wondering what cost RM200 tu.. I sat on the 3rd row with my sister, near the food of course! 

While waiting, we had some lite breakfast prepared by Laura Mercier team. The food was nice. It just a bit hard to eat with a very limited space available there. But I'll work my way out when it comes to foods. Hehe.

So the session started, I dont know if I am supposed to write this or not. Hope they dont take it in a wrong or negative way la. Here are what I noticed during the session;

1. hands free microphone should be provided to the mua sebab mua is using both hands doing the makeup so how is the mua going to hold the microphone at the same time.
2. i barely can hear what the mua was saying. even when holding the microphone because dia put the mic pretty far dari mulut and seems a bit shy or nervous I guess? honestly I can see boring faces from the participants. 
3. masa awal-awal demo started, the mua keep on asking bout the product to the sales team. a guy (i forgot his name). I believe any mua who got invited to this kind of events should study the product from that brand first so boleh explain dengan confident sikit even you are not using their product.
4. the participants was wondering what the mua was putting on the model face as no explanation/descriptions given after some times. then someone from Laura Mercier team took the mic and explain bout each of the products. and i can hear her clearly due to proper mic distance. 
5. goodies bag that worth RM200? was it the brow shaping or the 2 sample which i suppose just a sample? i mean, sample supposed to be free right? maybe over expectation from me of thinking that we might be getting a full size product from Laura Mercier.

Overall, I think Laura Mercier need to take into consideration on the points above. And please dont take this in a negative way. Oh god I scare!

So here is the model for that session. I forgot her name. I love the look created by the mua. Natural and suitable for day and night events. Anyway, this is still half done. No lipstick yet if not mistaken. 

Oh yeah, there were manicure booth from Glitz and they provide free manicure for those who are interested. But limited for certain numbers of people. 

Thats all for now! 

21 October 2016

Review : FAME Cosmetics, SugarBelle & DIDA Matte Lip Cream


So in this post, I nak cerita about 3 Matte Lip Cream yang tengah "hot" sekarang. Check out below okay..

1. Fame Cosmetics (RM29 / 2g)

My MUA friend yang introduced me to this brand. Memang tengah meletop sekarang ni, ramai MUA yang guna. FAME Soft Matte Lip Cream ni ada 7 colors and 2 colors from their Limited Edition which is Topaz & Glam (RM70). Very nice color these 2! Untuk color yang lain boleh check out their IG : FAME_COSMETICS

What I like bout this product ialah "texture"nya. For me, I think dah macam nak sama dengan NYX yang selalu sold out kat Sephora tu. FAME Cosmetics claimed ni soft matte lip cream and yes, memang very lite, rasa tak pakai ape2 pon ye. Soft & creamy but it takes a while to dry out. Bila apply, it will hide rekahan bibir, sesuai la kot utk orang yang malas nak scrub bibir macam I. Also I like the smell yang not so strong, manis2 vanilla sikit baunya.

One thing yang I confuse sikit bout FAME ni, since I ada both, yang normal one in Candy and yang Limited Edition.. I noticed the texture are not the same. I mean Candy a lil bit cair compared to Topaz and Glam yang seakan NYX tu. Candy nak kena apply 2-3 kali. Hmm, weird. Actually when I received the lip cream, I try yang candy and perasan that it smudge all over the stick up to the cover. Alaa, macam orang dah open it and try. I did told my friend bout it nak tanya dia punya sama ke.. and she replied some of it yesss (but seems like she also cant confirm it sebab ingat2 lupa).. For Topaz and Glam ok pulak, memang baru like nobody open it yet.

So I cant confirm on the texture for normal color are the same with their Limited Edition or not since I only have one of it. Kot2 la mine punya tu testerrrr ke.. Is it possible dorang tertukar?? Aaaa.. :(

2. SugarBelle (RM45 / 5g)

Untuk SugarBelle pulak, I pernah review before. Click here : http://nydiaanies.blogspot.my/2015/09/sugarbelle-luxurious-matte-lip-cream.html

SugarBelle ni pon okay, cuma I dont like the wangi sabun smell on it. "Texture"nya pon soft and dry out cepat sikit dari FAME Cosmetics.

3. DIDA (RM45 / 7g)

DIDA pon one of the rising matte lip cream. I bought color Hollywood previously. For me DIDA mempunyai texture yang paling heavy compared to above lip cream, It dry out very fast and akan buat rekahan bibir lagi obvious, so you need a proper prep before applying it. Their colors are nice, you can refer to their website : DIDA

DIDA pon ada bau but very less compared to the other 2 brands. It something in between chemical smell and sweet smell but verryy low la. What makes me not so into DIDA is it hard to remove. You need the waterproof makeup remover! The other 2 above are easily wiped with wet tissue or just tissue. Hope DIDA akan improve on their texture and make it a lil bit moist so it wont dry out terribly.

Above : i use my finger and lalukan on the lip cream and as you can see, FAME memang lambat kering. ni around 2-4 minutes.

Below : i wipe guna tissue je and all are gone except DIDA. 

So, which one is your choice?


05 October 2016

Review : Garnier Express 2 in 1 Eye Make-up Remover


Hope you are in a good health. :)

So today, lets talk bout Garnier Express 2 in 1 Eye Make-up Remover which I got from UK. Actually my sister went there and I kirim laa. The story was like this sebenarnya, my cousin visit our cousin kat UK, and dia beli Garnier Express 2 in 1 Eye Make-up Remover. Dia duk cakap this thing is good, can remove waterproof makeup just in a blink bla bla bla.. So I try la, and yeah memang betol! It works awesomely on waterproof makeup.

So using hers, I test kat one of my matte lipstick which I just purchase, a local brand. Found it is hard to remove using normal makeup remover, in this case I use Sephora Triple Action Cleansing Water. I believe yang Sephora ni bukan for waterproof makeup. The lipstick texture tu macam "cat bibir" hahahah.. so when I try remove it dengan Garnier Express 2 in 1 Eye Make-up Remover ni, within one swipe dah clean. I know this is "eye makeup" remover but who cares rite? Hahah.. Ape lagi, terus la I want oneee! Bila tau my sister also nak g UK, of cos la tak lepaskan peluang untuk kirim.

Btw, mine seems smaller dari cousin I punya? Ke ada sizes for this. Not sure. Heee..

Since mine dah sampai, I re-do the test using mine la of cos.. 

So below is the matte lipstick I use in this test.

Below is after 10 swipes of Sephora Triple Action Cleansing Water. Hmmp!

Below is after one swipe of  Garnier Express 2 in 1 Eye Make-up Remover.

Gone after second swipes! 

Really recommend this product! Murah and work effectively. Ape yang ditulis kat botol tu are true. Hope Garnier Malaysia will bring in this product soon! 

Actually they have another makeup remover yang baru masuk Malaysia if not mistaken, Micellar Cleansing Water. I have this as well but I left it kat my hometown! If not I can do comparison with it. Next time ya..? :)


30 August 2016

Jom ke Pulau Tioman - Part 2


Lama betol kan nak tunggu sambungan pasal Tioman ni. Maap laa, saya busy sangat dengan kehidupan seharian. Duhhh! Padahal malas! Sebenarnya tak banyak yang nak diceritakan pasal trip ni, 3d2n je, nasib baik masa KL>Tioman dapat boat pagi. Waktu balik pon kami dapat boat pagi, around pukul 9 kalau tak silap. 
Sampai kat je kat jeti Tekek, transport kami dah sedia menanti untuk bawa ke hotel. Kami stay kat Berjaya Tioman Resort. Cuaca mak aihhh, x yah habaq la, panaih tahap tak tau nak habaq! Haha. Kebetulan waktu tu musim panas melampau, gedik jugak nak g pulau kan.. Once dah check in, kami jalan-jalan kat sekitar resort. Rasa nak bermandi manda je kat laut tapi haihh.. Masa tengah ronda-ronda resort tu ternampak ada helikopter biru, pekerja resort cakap owner Berjaya tu mai bercuti kat situ

Tak banyak activity on first day, sekadar rehatkan diri je untuk gain back the energy.. So malam tu kami plan nak dinner seafood. Pi pulau x makan seafood rugi laa kann.. Kenalan husband ada rekomen satu kedai ni nama Warong Syahirah BBQ Seafood. Memang fresh semua seafoodnya. Kat kedai ni, harga seafood tu tak ikot timbang tapi ikot bilangan. Contohnya udang size sederhana RM10 untuk 4 ekor. Boleh refer kat resit yang saya sertakan sekali kat gambar paling last. Bagi saya agak berbaloi la. Total harga kami makan RM138 untuk 5 orang, around RM27 per person untuk lauk yang banyak tu. Yang paling saya suka ialah sotong (besar jugak laa sizenya), harga RM12 seekor, kami amik 2 ekor. Bila sampai kat meja, mak aih banyakkkk nya! First time rasa puas makan sotong, dah banyak makan tapi still banyak je lagi yang ada kat pinggan sotong tu. Biasanya kalau seafood yang jenis pilih sendiri ni, rasa dah amik banyak tapi bila dah siap masak tinggal sikit jaaa.. Hahaha. 

Ni resit nya.. Ada alamat skali.. Kalau tak silap, keluar jeti kena amik kanan, terus je sampai jumpa jambatan, kedai Syahirah ni terletak betol-btol lepas jambatan tu.. Berjiran dengan kedai seafood chinese. Kalau tak jumpa, sila tanya orang sekitar ye. Heheh.. 

Next post, snorkeling!


28 May 2016

Jom ke Pulau Tioman!


Akhirnya dapat jugak jejakkan kaki ke Pulau Tioman! Kami decide nak g Tioman agak lambat, dalam 2-3 weeks before actual date. Saya "nak pergi" dengan "tak nak pergi" tu sebenarnya sama banyak sebab bila google2 bout trip to Tioman ni seems leceh perjalanannya. Tapi Alhamdulillah tak seteruk Koh Samui. 

Kenapa leceh?

Pertama sekali sebab ferry! Mostly yang saya baca cakap ferry delay, ada yang sampai tengah hari/petang baru bertolak. Memang sedih la kan sebab one day gone already. 

Saya book tiket ferry secara online dari Abang Wan Tioman (www.wanpulautioman.com). Dia akan tanya nak naik dari jetty mana. Mostly melalui Mersing sebab public facilities kat Mersing much more pleasant dari Tanjung Gemok. Bus pon selalunya destinasi ke Mersing je. Kena tanya details dari org bus pasal nak turun Tanjung Gemok ye.

Info yang saya dapat dari kenalan suami di Tioman, kalau melalui Mersing, memang akan depends pada pasang surut laut. Kalau melalui Tanjung Gemok biasanya on time. So decide la mana yang terbaik. Alhamdulillah ferry kami di Mersing tempoh hari memang on time (7:30 am). 

Keduanya adalah, saya ingatkan dengan adanya tiket ferry seperti di bawah (tiket saya kena ambil di kaunter 5, selepas tunjuk confirmation booking dari Abang Wan) terus boleh naik ferry. Rupanya, selepas redeem tiket dari kaunter 5, saya kena beratur mengikut hentian yang saya perlu turun nanti. Contohnya saya nak ke Berjaya Tioman yang terletak di Tekek, so sy kena beratur di depan kaunter Tekek bersama tiker ferry, kad pengenalan, tiket Marine Park dan tiket Johor National Parks. Ini untuk rekod mereka berkenaan dengan tourist ke pulau.

Pastikan yang anda dah ada tiket Marine Park dan juga tiket Johor National Parks (RM5 each) sebelum beratur di kaunter destinasi anda untuk mengelakkan anda kena beratur sekali lagi. Kedua kaunter ni dibuka pada pukul 6 pagi. Better completekan semua sebab queue ni agak panjang and slow. Nanti divide la sape g solat dulu ke ape, sebab memang agak rushing time ni. Waktu trip saya, ada catuan air di Mersing. Menangis!! Xde air dah satu, dorang kunci pulak tandas! Kalau tak, boleh guna mineral je. :(

Cerita beratur ni tak berakhir disini ye, hehe. Lepas tu anda perlu ke satu lagi kaunter terakhir untuk mengambil "boarding pass" iaitu sekeping card oren untuk membolehkan anda naik ferry. Dah ada card oren ni kira selamat la jugak rasanya sebab confirm boleh naik. 

Once dah dapat card oren ni, boleh la nak g duduk kat seat yang disediakan atau terus beratur tunggu ferry. Saya terus je beratur, sebab nampak dah ada yang beratur. 

Ada yang kata boleh duduk memana je dalam ferry nanti, tapi time kami ni kena duduk ikot nombor yang dia bagi. Bagus la, tak payah berebut and boleh elakkan jenis manusia yang suka letak bag atas seat, org yang group 3 orang tapi conquer 4 seats. Macam-macam kan? 

Bila dah dapat seat dalam ferry anda boleh la lelapkan mata hilangkan penat sementara sampai ke destinasi!

Kalau tak leceh bagi anda bagusla, tapi bagi saya hmm.. Saya prefer Pulau Perhentian lagi. Heheh. Tapi xpe, demi nak menikmati ciptaan tuhan yang indah ni, ape salahnya sekali sekala.. Pengalaman tu berharga!

Tiket bus pon saya beli online. Eh, kawan saya belikan. Senang tak payah ke TBS bagai. Kalau tak silap ada dua syarikat bus ke Mersing. Bus Transnasional yang saya naik tu ok la, baru jugak. Balik je dapat bus buruk! Sabar ye, next post saya cerita. :)

Ingatkan boleh settle Tioman ni dalam satu entry je, ishh.. ni pon dah berjela dah.. See ya on the next post okay?


28 April 2016

Kabinet Dapur dari Max Budget


Masih mencari tempat untuk tempah kabinet dapur? Tak kesah la untuk rumah baru ke, rumah lama ke, rumah untuk disewakan ke.. Yang penting berbaloi dengan harga.

Untuk post kali ni, saya nak share pasal Max Budget Cabinet, kedai yang saya hire untuk kabinet rumah. Saya memang tak tahu kewujudan kedai ni, makcik saya yang perkenalkan sebab rakan sekerja makcik saya ni ambil tempahan kabinet as part time. Saya contact la wakil kedai Max Budget Cabinet untuk set appointment amik ukuran dan sebut harga.Yang bagusnya dorang ni, saya just nak bagi anggaran ukuran tapi they insist to come. Baru la dapat measurement yang betol. Tak de charge pon kalau panggil dorang datang ukur. 

Selesai ambil ukuran, saya bagi la specification yang saya nak such as jenis kabinet samada 3G, 4G, melamim or solid wood, then jenis top yang saya nak.. solid surface ke, granite ke, marble ke.. dan macam-macam lagi. Biasa la, angan-angan tu perlu tapi tak semua angan-angan tu boleh tercapai kannn.. Maksud saya, saya ada request nak add on accessories seperti pull out shelves, rak pinggan kat base kabinet dan lain-lain.. ala, yang macam kita tengok kat katalog or gamba-gamba dalam deco magazine tu.. Alhamdulillah, pekerja owner Max Budget sendiri turun and akan bagi komen based on requirement kita, adakah seusai dengan keluasan dapur, jimatkan ruang and arrangement. Kadang-kadang kita tak tau requirement kita tu possible ke tak, ada yang jenis hentam je buat, menanggungnya kita lah nanti.

Sebagai contoh, saya suka material solid wood dan top dari jenis granite. Ada certain kedai yang saya survey (almost 10 kedai) cakap ok can can can.. Info yang saya dapat dari Max budget Cabinet adalah, boleh je nak buat combination tu, tapi mostly dalam 10 tahun macam tu top akan turun sebab granite kan berat. Saya pulak bukan nak tukar design kabinet 10 tahun sekali, jadi saya akhirnya memilih untuk amik solid surface. Lagi satu contoh dengan pull out yang macam gamba kat bawah ni, dorang tak cadangkan sebab makan space, and satu lagi bila pull out tu bercantum dengan pintu kabinet lama kelamaan pintu kabinet akan turun disebabkan muatan yang kita isi dalam tu. Dah ada kes sedemikian sebelum ni.. Dorang buatkan jugak pull out tu tapi tak bercantum dengan pintu kabinet. Tak semua accessories tu akan secantik mata memandang ye. Saya ingat lagi satu kedai ni cakap "memang design sekarang mcm ni... sangat bagus!". Harga benda alah (lebih kurang gambar kat bawah) tu pon dah seribu lebih kalau nak install, then saya pergi kedai lain, aunty tu cakap dia x suggest benda alah ni sebab kalau satu rosak the whole thing kena tukaqqqq! Seriously lain kedai, lain explanation dorang. So berhati-hati dalam membuat keputusan.

Atas : pull out yang sepatutnya..
Bawah : "benda alah" yang kalau satu rosak kena ganti the whole thing..

Sebab saya memilih Max Budget Cabinet ni adalah, mereka sangat easy to deal with and saya tak payah nak g ke kilang atau kedai dorang. Dorang datang rumah bawak semua katalog yang diperlukan. Jimat masa kita jugak kan macam ni. Bagi saya mereka sangat tau ape yang dorang buat. Salah seorang pekerja Max Budget Cabinet yang melakukan pemasangan di rumah saya sangat teliti dan cermat. Lupa nama abang tu, tapi kerja dia memang puas hati.. Lebih kurang kita tak sempat nak complain dia dah complain dulu.. Hihi.. 

Saya buat semua sekali dengan Max Budget Cabinet (wardrobe 3 bilik + kabinet dapur). Senang sekali harung!

Dapur : L shape 7.5 x 12 kaki (solid wood + solid surface)
Master bedroom : 9 kaki (sliding frosted glass + mirror)
Bilik 1 & 2 : 5 kaki (sliding frosted glass)


Gambar-gambar credit to Max Budget Cabinet & google.