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Thursday, April 21, 2016

Playing Dress Up

Girls will be girls..... they just love playing dress ups!

Last weekend, I had a Korean Princess and American Princess (Cinderella) in the the house.  :-)



Erin insisted on a Hair Bun and Ribbon 


Korean dress - from Elyssa's 6yo kindy concert.
Cinderella dress - birthday dress I got for Elyssa's 7yo birthday. 
Other dresses they have - Rapunzel (for Erin's 5yo birthday), Anna and Elsa dress. 

They can play for hours in their princess dresses!  Princess tea parties and what not. 

The dresses were bought for specific occasions and are not exactly comfortable, so I'm glad they wear them multiple times :-) 

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Concert - Round 2

After the inaugural concert few months back, the kids staged another concert recently.  Some pics:

Elyssa as the emcee 

Hoola Hoop act by Justin 

Singing and dancing act by Erin 

Ooops... cut short because Ah Kong came out with Potato Chips!!!  ;-) 

I like these concerts! 

Saturday, April 2, 2016

Mismatch Day in Kindy

Erin's kindy had a "mismatch day" theme recently.

This is what she wore that day -

Jie Jie's old school concert outfit + Pyjamas Pants + Colourful Necklace + Santa Hat.  Very mismatch indeed!  She was super pleased with her outfit  :-) 

Sunday, March 20, 2016

Bits and Bobs

Had these photos in my draft, so might as well just post them.  Pretty outdated though!  Hehe.

Homemade Tong Yuen during the Winter Solstice Festival 



Puppet Stage made by Elyssa
She made it all by herself.  I was really impressed! 
But barely an hour after this photo was taken, Elyssa was tears.  Cos little Erin saw it, got jealous and tore the box apart!!! (aaarghhh!) 
The next day, Elyssa made an improved stage with curtains that could be opened and closed by pulling a string at the back. 

Food for our Christmas potluck party 
I baked cupcakes, made a simple Christmas log and cooked pork rendang. 

Simple pleasures in life -  Mamak breakfast! 

Carousel Ride at a shopping mall 

My planned "peaceful coffee break" at one of my favourite cafes
Didn't go as planned though. It was peaceful for all of 10 minutes but then they were both in an argumentative mood and started squabbling soon after.  Aargh!



Girls were playing upstairs then Erin came downstairs announcing she was "pregnant"!  (she stuffed her baby bear up her shirt. hehe) 


Ok, that's all.  Really a rojak post today!

Sunday, March 6, 2016

Concert

Few months ago, reached my parent's house for our weekly "family makan" and the kids were excitedly standing by the door telling me about their concert.  I went...... huh?? what concert?

And someone passed me this Concert List.

Concert List 
Wah, not bad eh??  Got Program somemore! Everyone told me to quickly eat cos concert was to start at 8.30pm. See..... even starting time was stated on the list. 

Puppet Show time
Title was "Goldilocks and the 3 Bears". We sat there for a while waiting for the show to start then only realised it ALREADY started cos the puppets were actually being moved IN the blocks.  Wuahahaha. 




Singing Song time

Final Bow! 

My parents said they spent their afternoon practising for the concert.  Actual execution wasn't so smooth but just love, love, love the concept!!  

CNY 2016 - Lion Dance

Just like last year, we invited a lion dance troop for CNY.

Pics -

Simple performance before going into the house 
They had nice new lions this year. Yay!
 (The lions last year were a little old and dirty. hehe) 

Garden Blessing

Entering the house
There was a lion dance performance on the tv too! 

Bedroom 


Playful lion trying to "eat" Erin's Barbie doll
Love the expression on her face :-) 

Receiving the "blessing" tray

Forgot to take a family photo with the lions this year tho.  
But luckily snapped a photo before the lions came. (they were almost 1 hour late this year! )

2 days after the lion dance at home, the same troop came to the office. Recommended by me la...;-)  

Entering the reception area 

Blessing my room 

With so many blessings, hope that it will be a GREAT year ahead  :-)

Sunday, January 24, 2016

Jungle Gym, Atria

Went to Jungle Gym sometime in October last year ( yup, another backdated post!)  It was actually in conjunction with a meet-up with 2 of my friends. We each have 2 kids around the same age so this was a good venue.  We get to chat-chat-chat, while the kids get to play-play-play  :-)  Not cheap at around RM50 PER KID though.

Photos :

Giant soft starfish 

Toddler Area 

Giant slide!
They went down this slide a couple of times. I was surprised Erin wanted to try. 

Going down another smaller slide 

Suspended Bridge 

Play Area - few stories high!

Hello! 

Rotating Pillar 

Rotating Circular Seat

Monkeys in a coconut tree  :-) 

This kiasu mummy let the kids play from around 10am to 6pm! haha. Make the admission fee more worth it!  My friends had to leave around 4pm but we stayed on for a while longer.  While the girls played, I managed to work on my latest crochet project as well  :-)