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Friday, February 5, 2016

Dip for Vege Sticks

Julienne some hard vegetables like carrots, celery, cucumbers to make vege sticks, a popular lunchbox and party dish.

Combine Caeser Salad Dressing with Salsa to make an unbelievable dip for vege sticks that will have you craving for more. Taste tested on fussy kids and this recipe actually came from an in-store tear-out.

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Phillip Lim 3.1 Spring Summer 2016

Did everybody hear, Michelle Obama wore Phillip Lim 3.1 Spring 2016 to meet Chinese President Xi Jinping @whitehouse.

Everybody likes this brand for its wearability. Its a working man's wardrobe luxed up with better materials. Fashion-safe and comfortable.

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Limited Edition M&M's Tin Cups

Surprise Win! And M&Ms even couriered it to me, saved me the trouble of collecting it myself.

Tuesday, February 2, 2016


Belif is another LG created Korean skincare company that believes in sincere pure ingredients put together by a British Herbalist. Prices on the mid-range, 50ml mask for $38 and face creams for under $100. In addition to skincare and cosmetics, it has separate ranges for Men and Babies.

The products are really effective for the kind of price you are paying, the scents and ingredients are pleasant almost spa-like. Definitely getting more of that moisture blast again.

Monday, February 1, 2016

Vietnam Goodies from the Airport

My sis got these snacks from the Vietnam airports. These Keodua or coconut candies come in chocolate and Dica(?). It's really coconutty caramels that are harder than what we are normally used to, it tends to stick to your teeth when chewed.

Check out how many candies come in 1 packet.

Gingerbon are ginger candies. It's got a nice ginger flavor, kinda sweet from sugar dusting. The texture is bouncy like konnyaku, I like it.

This squirrel coffee is quite popular. My sis assures me its not coffee beans from squirrel shit.

It's a nicely packaged kit for 10 cups of black coffee. 

You place the coffee filter over the cup and pour in hot water, let it drip like regular Vietnamese Coffee. Add in sugar and stir. Soo handy.

The coffee is really good, smoky deep flavors with no aftertaste, a sign of good quality beans.

Friday, January 29, 2016

Mutton Sandwiches with Leggo's sauce

Mutton has a strong taste so it needs an awesome sauce to make delicious mutton burgers. A good and simple recipe comes from combining 3 of Leggo's pre-bottled sauces. Mix 1 teaspoon of each and spoon over mutton patties for a gourmand meal @home.

                                1) Stir Through ricotta, spinach, pecorino cheese
                                2) Bolognese chunky pasta sauce
                                3) Pesto with traditional basil

I used Prego pasta sauce as its already in my fridge.

Thursday, January 28, 2016

Alice + Olivia Spring Summer 2016

Alice + Olivia was started by Stacey Bendet in 2002, just over a decade later it has won over legions of fans and an enviable celebrity clientele. Her clothes are really commercial and wearable, that's all I can say.

This season the clothes take their cue from the desert with sandy tones and aztec motifs.

Ion Orchard is having this Chinese Holiday Specials where you can buy $18 福袋 (you need to download the ION Orchard app and register as ION+ member first).

The Estee Lauder festive bags are sold out. I got this Alice + Olivia USB drive & $100 voucher good on regular priced items only. Got to make another trip to use the voucher as there are on-going sales in store.