Tuesday, December 30, 2014

My Christmas Day

Two of my friends invited me to their houses. One for breakfast and the other for lunch. I knew I would be very busy on Christmas day as I would be needed to wrap more hampers. Anyway, I stole some time to visit them. 

At 9.30am, I went to Doris's place for breakfast. I went with another friend who was only invited.
Doris was all smiles...
I had three types of food..


Quickly rush back to work after some time. At 1pm, I went to Naidu's place with another friend.
Naidu's family with the two of us in red.
We had buffet lunch. Yummy!


Best of all..when I came back from the visitation, I had a great surprise!
guess what is it..

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Christmas Dress-up Challenge

A new challenge for you @ ChangJiang

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Christmas Dress-up Challenge:

Post a picture of yourself dressing up for Christmas.

Closing date: 25 December 2014


Wishing You a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year 2015!

Sunday, December 21, 2014

Happy Winter Solstice

I decided to hold a Christmas gathering at ChangJiang. So I called up my ex staff, Saras if she could cook for us. She was kind enough to oblige and ChangJiang sponsored the rest.

nasi minyak
coleslaw
chicken rendang

Well, the boss was not in the picture as he had a meeting to attend.
The shop was closed earlier at 1pm so that we could eat peacefully.
Thus everyone enjoyed themselves!


My first time in making the glutinous rice balls. Check this out..


Ok..glutinous rice balls making for this year..
Instead of the usual colorings, I used the cocoa powder and the green tea powder.
Came out as expected..
Chewy my favorite!

Happy Winter Solstice
and 
Merry Christmas too!


Friday, December 19, 2014

Christmas Songs (Instrumental) Challenge

video
This video shows my boy playing the saxophone last December which I posted at ChangJiang.



Christmas Songs (Instrumental) Challenge:

Play a Christmas song with an instrument.
Post the video at ChangJiang.
Every participant deserves a Christmas gift from ChangJiang.
Closing date: 21 December 2014


https://www.facebook.com/ChangJiangEnt

Monday, December 15, 2014

Historical Malacca

My eldest girl wanted to visit Melaka as she was having her work break. So I just simply goggled for a reasonable hotel, Terra Nova Hotel. It cost RM316 for two nights with a twin-bedded room.

But I had to share my bed with my youngest girl as she wanted to tag along.

On the first day:
Straight to the Jonker Walk.

First thing first: we had to try the chicken rice ball.
Waited in a queue but just for a short while.

Next, we had durian cendol with gula melaka, my favorite.

Then, the nyonya dumpling which was so delicious so much so that we bought some home.

In the evening:
Would you care to queue up for something good? Normally I hate to queue up but this one tempted me. Surprisingly I waited for an hour and finally got to taste the satay celup. But there was nothing to shout about. Anyway, you got to try at least once.

On the second day:
I had the chance to look around as I was not driving.
This mural attracted me.

It's a must-visit historical town of Malacca.

Visited the Eye on Melaka at night.
But we didn't try it as the place was so lonely.


On the third day:
Visited another famous historical place, the A Formosa.
It was ages since the last time I saw it.
Brought back fond memories when I visited it with my 
college mates back then..

 Then we hit the road 
and reached home safely.


Sunday, December 7, 2014

Happy Birthday Mum

My mum was on a holiday to HK recently with both my brothers. My eldest brother celebrated both his own and my mum's birthday on the day before they left HK. It was two days earlier for my mum.

So six days ago was my mum's actual Chinese birthday and she's 80 years old. Coincidentally my youngest brother was on leave, so he brought my mum to his place in KL. His whole family celebrated her birthday.

my mum with her DIL and grandsons

Earlier on that morning, my SIL prepared misua with two red-eggs for my mum. They even sang birthday songs in Mandarin and Cantonese.

My mum was the happiest person on that day.

Happy Birthday Mum!
Many happy returns of the day!

mum's video


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