Wednesday, July 30, 2008

Camping@home

I redeem the Tepee & Tunnel Play Set from Direct Access Member Award for my little Aliff Zafran. When the play set arrive, gosh!! It was gigantic, never thought it would take almost 50% of my TV area.

I wish we can have an outdoor exploration; it would be so much fun! However for the time being Aliff Zafran seems to be pleased camping in front of TV set….plus he can watch his favorite cartoon, Mickey Mouse from the tunnel.

Here’s a sneak peek of Aliff Zafran goes camping.

It’s kind of difficult to snap a picture of him when he busy playing.



I told him I want to take a picture of him with the play set, he stop playing and pose. In fact, he stands perfectly still!

Tadaaa....take a look inside his tent, empty not even a sleeping blanket! Hehehe...but he seems "okay" with that!




Ahhh...this is his favourite part of the play set, the tunnel! If you couldn't find him anywhere in the house, just peek inside the tunnel!!

Crawling...crawling....crawling....fuhhh! Last time he crawls really slowly, now…huh! don’t think I can catch-up with him anymore!

Tuesday, July 29, 2008

Longest "Kek Lapis" in Malaysia

Sarawak bakers has break the Malaysia Book of Record for baking the longest “kek lapis” or layered cake for the nation. More than 20 skilled and semi-skilled bakers took 8 days (July 18 to 25) to bake the 14 meter long “kek lapis” measuring 0.19 meters wide and 0.4 meters height.

The layered cake worth approximately RM16,000 was produce in conjunction with celebration of the 45 years of Sarawak’s Independence in Malaysia.

The layered cake is kind of nice to look at but personally, I’m not a fan of layered cake. During Hari Raya a lot of my friends serve layered cake for guests, I have to admit the design really creative but the taste almost the same. Tasteless...owhh my personal opinion only :-)
The truth is, I am in Cheesecake Madness category (if there’s such category!!). These are the mouth-watering cheesecake I bake last week.

Marbled Cheesecake
I have always been looking for easy delicious recipes for cheesecake. This marbled cheesecake is easy, sweet, rich and very creamy.
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Dark Chocolate Layered Cheesecake
This cake is so smooth, you'll swear your eating a...well, who knows what other food is so smooth..hehe..over-lah pulak!
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Triple Layered Cheesecake
This is my all time favourite cheesecake. The bottom layer I mixed it with peanut butter, the middle and top layer were mixed with melted dark and white chocolate chip. Hmmm...yummuy yummy

Monday, July 28, 2008

Shopping online, bad habit for lean purse!!

Warghhh…so bored…not sure what to do today! I’m always in a foul mood when Monday comes…huh! Plus we have a late pay day! Emm….my Project Manager even worst, he didn’t even smile this morning…maybe no money, no smile..hehehe. Lucky I received my bonus last week, not really happy with the bonus this time – but hmmmm…never mind! I’m waiting patiently for my parcel, last Saturday I brought a lot of items online … I’m so good at “spending” my money, sitting in the office also can shopping!! Hehehe…

Balo Chili Slimming Gel & Waist Slimming Warp
















I read a good review about this product so I decide to buy! It actually a slimming cream made of chili to help burn fats more effectively. It helps to break down excess fats, stimulates the blood and lymph circulation and accelerates the metabolism. Sounds promising ehh…one testimonial says it can reduce 2 inches after 1 week usage!! Just hope that I have to bear the hot cause the cream have varying degrees of heating due to skin type!

Taiwan Facial Mask












Ahhh…these mask so cheap yet it a hottest mask in Taiwan. It cost only RM2.40 per piece. I bought 4 different type of mask, Barccilus ferment, Levorotory, Milk Extract, Pearl Extract & Collagen Method. Different mask have different function, I mainly focus on the whitening, tighten pores, elasticity and prevent white head and uneven skin type of mask!


I also bought essence nose putty membrane, cost only RM1.20 per piece. Iskkk…too bad can’t find that kind of cheap mask in Kuching!!











Charcoal Masque


This charcoal masque is a product from Korea. Hmmm…it seems that all beauty products either come from Korea or Taiwan. I thought it kind of strange using charcoal as a mask! So I did a reading on it…so it so happen that charcoal which we also use for barbecues have a highly absorbent nature, so it often use to help detoxify chemical within the body to prevent any poison from spreading further. Hmmmm….it is said that the charcoal powder is one of the tradition raw ingredients that Japanese women use to nourish their skin over the centuries. It is economical yet effective in removing stubborn impurities & dead skin cells. Not sure about that yet….but it sure is very cheap for blackhead problem. I know one product, Cellnique skin action sebum gel which have so many testimonial of the effectiveness but quite expensive. I try this charcoal masque first hopefully it works on me!!




Result of chacoal mask - testimonial from customer.











Blouse
Also product from Taiwan…hehehe…not really sure where & when to wear these kind of blouse...but it’s kind of addictive to shop online! Just hoping it will fit me nicely :-)

















Tuesday, July 22, 2008

SEX, it's not just for "PLEASURE" anymore!!

The Sex Fairy...be sure you read and comprehend every word. I didn't change the word! I'm not messing around with the Sex Fairy!
  • Sex is a beauty treatment. Scientific tests find that when women make love they produce amounts of the hormone estrogen, which makes hair shine and skin smooth.
  • Gentle, relax lovemaking reduces your chances of suffering dermatitis, skin rashes and blemishes. The sweat produced cleanses the pores and make your skin glow.
  • Lovemaking can burn up those calories you piled during that romantic dinner.
  • Sex is one of the safest sports you can take up. It stretches and tones up just about every muscle in the body. It's more enjoyable than swimming20 laps, and you don't need special sneakers!
  • Sex is an instant cure for mild depression. It releases endorphins into the bloodstream, producing a sense of euphoriaand leaving you with a feeling of well-being.

  • The more sex you have, the more you will be offered. The sexually active body gives off greater quantities of chemicals called pheromones. These subtle sex perfumes drive the opposite sex crazy!

  • Sex is the safest tranquilizer in the world. IT IS 10 TIMES MORE EFFECTIVE THAN VALIUM.
  • Kissing each day will keep the dentist away. Kissing encourages saliva to wash food from the teeth and lowers the level of the acid that causes decay, preventing plaque build-up.
  • Sex actually relieves headaches. A lovemaking session can release the tension that restricts blood vessels in the brain.
  • A lot of lovemaking can unblock a stuffy nose. Sex is a natural antihistamine. It can help combat asthma and hay fever.

Monday, July 21, 2008

Water - How Much We Need?

Water is your body's principal chemical component, comprising, on average, 60% of your weight. Every system in your body depends on water. Every day you lose water through your breath, perspiration, urine and bowel movements.

Lack of water can lead to dehydration, a condition that occurs when you don't have enough water in your body to carry out normal functions.

Though uncommon, it is possible to drink too much water. Too much water consumed causes hyponatremia, a condition where there is insufficient sodium in the blood.

According to Mayoclinic.com there are several approaches attempt to approximate water needs for the average, healthy adult living in a temperate climate.
  • Replacement approach. The average urine output for adults is about 1.5 liters (6.3 cups) a day. You lose close to an additional liter of water a day through breathing, sweating and bowel movements. Food usually accounts for 20 percent of your total fluid intake, so if you consume 2 liters of water or other beverages a day (a little more than 8 cups) along with your normal diet, you will typically replace the lost fluids.
  • Eight 8-ounce glasses of water a day. Another approach to water intake is the "8 x 8 rule" — drink eight 8-ounce glasses of water a day (about 1.9 liters). The rule could also be stated, "drink eight 8-ounce glasses of fluid a day," as all fluids count toward the daily total. Though the approach isn't supported by scientific evidence, many people use this basic rule as a guideline for how much water and other fluids to drink.
  • Dietary recommendations. The Institute of Medicine advises that men consume roughly 3 liters (about 13 cups) of total beverages a day and women consume 2.2 liters (about 9 cups) of total beverages a day.
Even apart from the above approaches, if you drink enough fluid so that you rarely feel thirsty and produce 1.5 liters (6.3 cups) or more of colorless or slightly yellow urine a day, your fluid intake is probably adequate.

However, you may need to modify your total fluid intake depending on how active you are, the climate you live in, your health status, and if you're pregnant or breast-feeding.

Thursday, July 17, 2008

CSI Losing Its Main Man

Apparently it's all gotten to be too much for Crime Scene Investigator Gil Grissom. Or, it will.

Calling it an actual signoff rather than yet another sabbatical, EW.com reports that William Petersen will be leaving CSI sometime midseason.

"Billy is leaving," series executive producer Carol Mendelsohn said. "But he will remain throughout the run of the series an executive producer. And he will, whenever CBS asks, come back. I don't think you've seen the last of Gil Grissom."

"My biggest problem with leaving the show at any point isn't leaving Grissom," said Petersen, whose previous leave of absence came when he took five weeks off to do theater in Rhode Island. "I'm an actor, it's time to do other things. "[The hard part will be saying goodbye] to the cast and crew. [So] I'm going to stay as involved as I'm allowed to be throughout the remainder of this show. Until they turn off all the lights."

By Natalie Finn
Article Source : E! Online, Inc.

After Jorja Fox and Gary Dourdan last season...now its time for William Petersen a.k.a Dr. Gilbert Arthur "Gil" Grissom leaving the show.

Gil Grissom is the night shift supervisor for the Last Vegas CSI unit, and a forensic entomologist. On the sixth season finale "Way To Go" he has been in relationship with Sara Sidle (Jorja Fox) and successfully proposed marriage to her in the eight season.

Now both Gil and Sara not in the series anymore!! Tsk...tsk...tsk....but the good news is that he will come back, that is if CBS want to.

Remember when we were in high school, the teacher ask us to fill-in 3 of our ambitions...well one of my ambition is to become a forensic detective, you know someone who solve the cold case using DNA and other evidence. Can't blame me, I was influenced by my father, he was a police officer! Maybe thats why I become CSI biggest fan apart of the high tech gadgets, the yet-to-invented technology and occasionally realm of fantasy.

Oh...my other ambition was to be a novelist...wait until you see my collection of romantic novels...hehehe

Saturday, July 12, 2008

Infant dental check-up a must

Kuala Lumpur : With immediate effect, the Health Ministry is making dental and oral check-ups compulsary for infants as young as one year, at all government hospitals and clinics.

The minister, Datuk Liow Tiong Lai said this would be incorporated through the monthly medical check-up for infants.

"When parents bring their chlid for the monthly medical check-up, the child's oral hygnene will also be checked," he told reporters after opening the Sixth Conference on Paediatric Dentistry Association of Asia here yesterday.

He said the move was also in line with the ministry's aim to promote better oral and dental care for the people, except that this time, it included chlidren below four years of age.

"We believe that dental care should start as young as possible. Do not wait until the teeth rotten before seeking treatment," added Liow.

Source : The Borneo Post

I agree 101% with Datuk Liow!! Have no worries there because Aliff Zafran brush his teeth everyday....and the result?? He have such a clean and strong teeth...SEE ^_^

Lucky he do not have a habit to bite people with those teeth....hehehe...

Tuesday, July 1, 2008

In the name of BEAUTY

I’ve been busy recently…no no no….nothing to do with work…hehehehe…I’ve been browsing around the internet and got myself stuck at Cari Forum. I always visit that site but these days have been different because I enter “Beauty and Fashion Tips” forum!!

I’ve read a long thread about Jamu Mak Dara…..imagine reading about 59 pages of real people’s testimonial! I called them real because they are neither models nor celebrity. I really got hooked. I quickly make the purchase and received the product last Saturday. Yeehaaa…so now I’m “on diet” though quite frankly last few days I’ve been taking Mc Donald, ayam panggang, burger, pizza…so many thing lah…how to diet? Never mind…I’ll start all over again!! Never give up trying… :-)
Here how Jamu Mak Dara will make a different for me...sorry too lazy to translate in English...
- Membuang toksik didalam badan
- Membuang angin
- Menyuburkan rahim
- Masalah keputihan
- Merapatkan faraj
- Memberi tenaga, cergas seawal pagi.
- Membetulkan sistem kitaran haid
- Membakar lemak dan menurunkan berat badan
- Mengurangkan bau badan
- Menambahkan nafsu syahwat
- Mengurangkan sakit pinggang dan lemah tubuh badan
- Awet muda
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On Monday, I once again visit that Forum….I must’ve got addicted or something hehehe....I saw a thread about BB Cream (also known as Blemish Balm)….this product really make me excited. Really…have a look at the picture below and you know what I mean!

I try to look this product all around Kuching with no luck! So just now, I purchase BB Cream Skin79 online…quite expensive though. I don’t have any skin problem…I’ve been using SK II for 2 years now and it seem ok but well being a woman…we never satisfied .. of course we want a “perfect” skin. Is there’s such thing as perfect skin?

Anyway, here something worth reading ......It is not only skincare product, but also make-up product. They are certified different function such as :
- sun protection
- winkle free
- Whitening
- Moisturizing function
- Excellently concealing any types of pigmentation or discoloration area
- Provide coverage without clogging skin pores.

For someone whose not wearing heavy make-up like me…I think BB cream is simply great because it can replace make-up base/premier and foundation! Wah!

I was never a beauty conscious but if these 2 products can make me look good…well its worth trying!! As for now I banned myself from entering the “Beauty & Fashion Tips” forum again....banned until I got bonus that is…otherwise die-lah every month pokai!!