Month of Celebrations with Whyzee and FavFlorist

So I have been celebrating non-stop with family and friends since phase 2 started and thankfully I got lovely cakes and flowers from my favorite Whyzee and Fav Florist.

Let me share about Whyzee first. If you google cake delivery Singapore, you will definitely find them on one of the top listings! They have so many reviews on google too which goes to show how reputable they are. Whyzee specialises in 1 Hour Cake Delivery services for affordable and delicious artisanal cakes.

Whyzee have a wide range of cake flavours and also specialise in customised cakes. I had a hard time choosing because all of the cakes look good. They also offer a huge variety of cupcakes and muffins too! Whyzee operates on their own e-commerce platform (https://whyzee.com.sg) where they offer their cakes, flowers and balloons for sale online with free delivery services for any order above $100.

Apart from that, they sell flower bouquets, flower domes and balloons to create the perfect celebration package. This is their other business, Fav Florist where they offer flower Delivery Singapore of affordable, fresh, simple and minimalistic flower bouquets.  Fav Florist operates through an e-commerce platform (favflorist.com.sg) where we offer flower bouquets for sale online with free delivery services for any bouquets. 

Besides having prominent e-commerce platforms, they have a humble shop located at 11 Sin Ming Road, Thomson V Two S575629.

I have to say, the Beauty & the Beast flower dome I got is so beautiful. They handcrafts all their flower domes and all their preserved flower domes boasts a very rustic and timeless aesthetic. It’s beauty can be maintained and admired for as long as possible unlike real flowers. If you are into fresh flowers, no worries because they do offer fresh flower bouquets too! You know how sometimes you see a bouquet online and you get disappointed when they are delivered? This will not happen with Favflorist because all the flowers used are premium and they are 100% against flower misrepresentation. Fav Florist guarantees only bouquets that look like the photos using only the freshest flowers.

I also ordered two cakes – Strawberry Shortcake and Chocolate Truffle Cake. I celebrated my girlfriend’s birthday with the Strawberry Shortcake and she loved it. Also celebrated my husband’s birthday with the Chocolate Truffle Cake and he was the one who chose it! In the end it was a very pleasant surprise. I am not very into chocolate but this one was so good. Not overwhelming too.

Fav Florist also offers product bundles, flowers together with cake to gift to your special half at shockingly affordable prices. Check out their product bundles here. I took the 8 inch Cake & Flower Dome bundle. My son’s birthday is coming and I can’t wait to order from Fav Florist and Whyzee again!

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Cake Delivery Singapore

I realized the last two months has been months of celebrations and here I am celebrating my mom’s birthday with express cake delivery from Cake Delivery Singapore! They offer free delivery above $80, overnight delivery and best of all 1-hour delivery! This is their promise to you.

I think the 1-hour delivery and overnight delivery is the most amazing thing and best part of all, they operate 24 hours. Are you wowed by Cake Delivery Singapore yet? They don’t only offer cakes but they also offer presents, balloons and flowers! I ordered a Burnt Cheesecake from them as well as a huge bear (24 inches!) for my little one too because I found it too cute! I highly recommend them for all events because they have a huge variety of cakes, and complimentary gifts to go along with your purchase. They are a one-stop solution. Most places only offer flowers together with cakes but they do more than that.

We all had fun during the celebration and the best part of having a birthday celebration is definitely seeing the kids blow out the candles. If I could, I would order a cake everyday just to see my child blow out the candles. Oh and I forgot to mention that this was the first Burnt Cheesecake I have eaten and it tastes delicious! Can’t wait to get more.

Masons Home Decor Review

So I recently got this Teak Root Glass Bowl Décor piece from Masons Home Décor and its so beautiful! This item was gifted to me and I am really glad I got this piece because I can either use it as a decorative piece in the house or as a terrarium. 

A terrarium would be an interesting activity with friends or even family members! I can imagine my child having fun with the terrarium. I would also gift this to my mom or sister who has her own place. This decorative piece would look good anywhere. 

For those who are keen in getting this beautiful piece, you can get it here: https://www.mason.com.sg/product/teak-root-glass-bowl-decor/

The intricate piece comes with free delivery and assembly, even though its really easy to assemble. It also has a 2 years warranty. They will be coming up with a showroom in Singapore. 

So what is really special about this decorative piece is that no two table tops will be the same. No actual wood slab can be the same because they are natural and there is bound to be variation in wood grain. These are not defects. This is a nayural characteristic of timber that must be accepted. 

There are four sizes for this model, namely Small, Medium, Large and Extra Large. 

If you are looking to decorate your house or area, do check out this site! Their Singapore showroom will be ready soon so do keep a lookout to their announcement! Shop away at https://www.mason.com.sg.

Seafood feast with 8 Crabs Seafood Restaurant

Phase 2 has just started and I am so excited about it! Can’t wait to head out and dine. During the entire circuit breaker, I have been having takeaways and the food rarely tastes as good as the restaurant itself. So when I came across 8 Crabs and its good reviews, I was in disbelief. However as it sounded so good, I decided to try it out to see for myself!

8 Crabs Seafood Restaurant offers Crab and Seafood Delivery and are the only company in Singapore using grade AAA premium Sri Lankan sourced wild crabs. This means that their crabs are meatier, tastier, bigger, and less watery. To ensure freshness, these crabs are caught, flown, prepared and delivered to you within 12 hours.

Using $120, I managed to get a scrumptious crab feast for my family. I order their Award-Winning Salted Egg Crab in Extra Large (about 1 kg) at $88 and ordered another Curry Fish Head cooked in nyonya style. This is great for 4-5 pax.

The crabs are indeed fresher and meatier. I love how meaty and fresh the crab flesh is. My family love the Curry Fish Head sauce as well. Also, they gave a large packet of deep-fried tofu skin to go along with the curry fish head. A pity I forgot to buy mantou otherwise we could enjoy with the salted egg sauce. I am looking forward to trying out their Black Pepper and Chill Crab which are also Award-Winning.

Why choose 8 Crabs? Besides the food, I like their policy as well. They offer a full refund via store credits for all late deliveries and deliver within 1 hour earliest.

With Father’s Day approaching, why not order a crab feast for your dad too? I am sure that would not only excite your father but the whole family too! To order, visit here.




Mother’s Day flowers with Farm Florist

This is an unexpected year with the pandemic. This is the year where most of us won’t be able to travel and the way we live and go about our daily life will be changed forever.

Social distancing will be the new norm I believe. This is also the first year where it is so difficult to purchase flowers or cake for Mother’s Day but I am glad I managed to get flowers for my mom on Mother’s Day, in advance.

Thank you FARM Florist for this beautiful bouquet of flowers. They are one of the few florists still available for Mother’s Day celebrations. I love how they decorate the flowers and each stalk is freshly cut before packing.

This is the first time I learnt about them and even though I am new to them, they have been in this industry for 20 years! They pride themselves in providing beautiful bouquets designed by their experienced florists at cheap prices. They have a wide range of variety and a simple ordering process. This is what makes them unique and different from other florists.

One unique offering of theirs that caught my eye would be the Surprise Bouquet that starts from 34 SGD with free delivery. Clueless customers who cannot decide on what to get for their recipient can just fill in the drop down boxes with some details such as the age and gender of the recipient, along with the type of occasion, and Farm Florist will use their creative sense to curate the most applicable arrangement. This is very popular and most of Farm Florist’s customers are buying flowers for every thinkable occasion now. Wish I knew about them sooner! I could do with the free delivery.

Most importantly, they love what they do and we will not even settle for being the best. They sincerely want to be better each day and make sure that flower ordering is super simple and not stressful at all for their customers. If you wish to order a beautiful bouquet for that special one, you may visit their website here.

Reverse Aging with Juvéderm Volite

I believe every woman wish to improve their looks as they age and of course I am one of them too. So when I found out about Juvéderm Volite, an injectable treatment that can help to improve skin quality for up to 9 months minimum, I was keen to try it out. I went to Skin Lab Aesthetics Clinic Dr Kelvin Chua at Wheelock Place. I have previously reviewed about him. I like the way he consults with his patients. He’s always very patient and always answer the many questions I have.

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Most of us probably know what are fillers but do note that this procedure is not a dermal filler, it’s using a skin conditioning Hyaluronic acid (HA) gel and it is suitable for all ages and skin types.
Given that hydrated skin means plumper skin, losses in hyaluronic acid contribute to visible ageing – which is where treatments come in.

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Throughout the procedure, the doctor will administer a series of tiny injections that works to plump and hydrate skin, smoothing out roughness and evening out depressions.
The entire procedure took about 10 to 15 minutes. I am not going to lie, the procedure was rather painful but still bearable – probably 7 out of 10 for the pain level. The time went by quickly as the Dr Chua tried to keep me at ease by chatting with me and checking in time to time again how I was doing.

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This could be the perfect choice for those who want to improve their overall skin quality. The end result is improved elasticity and hydration which I found no other procedure could achieve that sort of good results and overall, I thought this procedure was worth the cost and pain.
For more information, contact them here:
Address: Wheelock Place
501 Orchard Road #04-04
Singapore 238880
Tel: +65  6235 3246

Achieving Hair Goals with Beijing 101


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  I have done a couple of hair and scalp treatments before like those that promises to get rid of the itchiness in my scalp, promote hair growth and also smoothen the hair and yes it does fulfil it’s promise immediately but the day after the treatment, my hair would go back to it’s original shape and texture. It’s quite disappointing especially when the treatments are expensive and I feel like I have wasted my time staying in the salon. Being a working mom, we can be so busy that we might not even have time to eat or sleep and to me, those few hours matter and I believe this is the same with most moms too. Seeing that we are on the same page and do not wish to be time wasters, I want to introduce Beijing 101 hair treatments to you. Since 1974, Beijing 101 has been dedicated to treating common hair issues such as scalp concerns, hair loss, oily scalp, greying hair, premature or excessive white hair and various patterns of hair loss, in more than 60 countries worldwide. All their treatments use premium-grade Chinese herbs that help to solve hair problems in an integrative and harmonious way, which in line with their certified hair consultants and TCM Physicians. Being a first-time customer, I went through a short survey form so that the consultant can narrow down to the hair concerns and decided on the right treatment. I was treated to herbal flower tea with Goji Berries while the consultant brought me through a fuss-free Hair and Scalp analysis where she showed the visible issues with my hair and scalp. DSC05555DSC05557

DSC05562I had a bad scare because my scalp is more sensitive than before and my hair was not growing according to the scan. I was so afraid that I rushed to the pharmacy to buy hair supplements and multi vitamins after. She told me the reason for my condition was due to lack of sleep and a good diet. I am certainly guilty of sleeping at 2am and eating all those fried and unhealthy foods. Can you see the flakes surrounding my hair follicles and also the visible redness on the scalp? before

After the scare, I experienced the 101 Signature Meridian Scalp Treatment. A scalp detoxification mask treatment is applied to unclog the pores of any impurities and deep cleansing after that. DSC05575Next, the 101 hair consultant applied the Scalp Strengthening Essence together with a relaxing sea salt neck wrap to soothe the senses and prep for the relaxing head and scalp massage.  DSC05580A stimulating yet soothing 15-minute head massage is done to work the hair-loving ingredients into the follicles. DSC05581To encourage better blood circulation and improve the regeneration of hair growth, the latest Alpha Hair Beam light therapy is used to increase hair density and encourage vital absorption of nutrients into the roots. DSC05584

When I first heard of 101, I thought the storefront would be more traditional looking because they have been around for many years but the store at Funan is modernized and feels cozy. It has the Korean minimalist vibe with the individual hair stations. You are unable to see the person next to you and everyone has their own privacy despite being in a public space. They also have VIP rooms available. DSC05567 After the treatment, they brought me to do another scan and this time, I was very pleased with the results! My scalp looks cleaner and healthier. after They gave me some home-care products to try and these are the BEST shampoo and treatments I have gotten from a treatment-based salon. The consultant told me I will love the Essence – Vitalizing Gliss and true enough I did! The shampoo is not overpowering and the Essence is rich enough to smooth my hair ends without being too heavy. Usually the products from treatment-based salons would leave my hair very dry after using their products. The smell isn’t overpowering and it has a slight herbal smell which I like.  DSC05597The best part? My hair stayed as soft and clean for at least 2 weeks. You have to try their treatments to believe it. The lovely team at Beijing 101 is giving to my readers a trial and you can redeem it here: https://beijing101hair.com/samplestoreexclusiveSydney. For only $40, you will experience the Intensive Scalp Cleansing Treatment and bring home a hair care kit and a pair of movie tickets that is worth $616 in total!

Roses Only



P.s Giveaway happening at the end of this post so read on!

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As a woman, I love receiving roses. There is nothing sweeter than receiving a bouquet of roses. Roses are a great way to express love, congratulations, get well soon and gratitude. However with the different types and colours of roses in the market, do you know what you are buying? I will share with you my favourite brand of roses in a bit as well!

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First, let’s talk about the meaning associated to different rose colours. This Rose Colour Meanings guide provides insight on the varying meanings associated with each rose colour so you know how to make a better choice the next time.

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Long associated with beauty and perfection, red roses are a way to say “I love you”. There is no symbol of passionate affection that is more prevalent or enduring than the red rose.

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Pastel pink roses can express sympathy just as easily as it can communicate admiration or joy. A bright pink rose would say thank you and congratulations in the same breath.

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White Roses are a representation of purity, loyalty, and innocence. It communicates new beginnings, hope or a shared secret.

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Purple Roses are an indicative of opulence, perhaps stemming from purples association to royalty and elegance.

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Cherry Brandy Roses convey enthusiasm, gratitude and fiery passion of the orange rose, while also symbolising friendship and joy.

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When it comes to sending a joyful message, Yellow Roses are the way to go. A bouquet of yellow roses are great for saying thanks, get well and congratulations. Now that we have covered the meanings associated with the various rose colours there is, you must be wondering what’s my favourite brand of roses? There are many florists selling roses but have you seen a company that sells only Roses? I have found the best roses and they are from Roses Only.

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Nurtured by the worlds best growers in the Ecuadorian mountains, each Roses Only rose reaches an impressive 65cm in length. The have sourced the globe for the best roses which will be sure to WOW your recipient. I was definitely wowed over when I received the huge box of roses. It was by far the most impressive bouquet of roses I have received.

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They finish each rose by hand, de-thorning, and carefully plucking its guard petals away to make sure it looks its best from the moment it is unpacked. For its longest life they cut the stem at an angle for extra water absorption and each individual stem even has its own water sachet (with pure New Zealand water) and flower food is provided, ensuring optimal life span and condition. Nothing can prepare you for the moment you receive these long stemmed roses, it is truly breathtaking.

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Famous for the quality of their roses and signature gift box, you can be sure of one thing: you are giving an unforgettable first impression.

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GIVEAWAY

So the kind people at Roses Only are giving away their beautiful long-stemmed Ecuadorian Roses in their signature box to one lucky reader of mine! Hop over to my Instagram post to find out how you can win.

Mummy Ready With Shopee!

Already #30weeks pregnant, I find myself being so tired to attend baby fairs or shop offline. It’s just so difficult and exhausting to walk around all day. There’s hardly any time too. This is when I realised I need to shop smarter. When I was shopping for baby stuff during the baby fairs previously, I realised that there were many online outlets selling way cheaper than the price at fairs. After scouting around for the best deals, I came across Shopee and it’s actually a great one-stop platform for mummies to get all their parenting essentials at the best prices! Not only do I save on the time and effort of sourcing for things offline, I also save on the effort of carrying my things to my car.

With a shopping budget of only $200 (inclusive of shipping fee), I will curate the perfect Baby Kit where I will select items within this budget and purchase from Shopee myself. This Baby Kit is perfect for newborn babies.

So what’s the perfect Baby Kit you ask? Being a new mom, there are a lot of things to purchase. Check out the items I have picked out below.

I got a set of Bamboo Muslin Swaddling Wraps which is of ultra good quality! It’s so comfy and soft. This is necessary as infants are usually wrapped around in a swaddle for comfort and when they are just released from the hospital. This costs $43.90 with shipping. So sometimes, you might see swaddles selling cheaper outside but make sure you check the quality first. Sometimes the material aren’t as soft and it isn’t very comfortable for the baby to wear. My husband usually makes sure to go through all the clothes and blankets we buy for the baby so that the baby will be comfortable and happy. It makes a difference when the baby is uncomfortable as he would be cranky and cry.Search for Shopee’s baby and kids toys if you need more options to keep your baby happy and smiley!.

I also got a packet of RealBubee 100 pcs Breathable Disposable Breast Nursing Pads from here. For new mums-to-be, this might all sound so new to you! Trust me, I feel the same way as you do! I read up on pregnancy quite a bit and also on post pregnancy. I realise that it’s important to have breast nursing pads so that you do not leak over your clothes. Initially, I wanted to go with reusable pads as it’s eco-friendly and cost efficient but my friend strongly discouraged me from getting them as coming from experience, she said I won’t have time to wash them.For more nursing options, check out Shopee’s  nursing necessities.

 

I also got a sexy Maternity Front Closure Seamless Nursing Bra! I’m pretty sure most mummies are damn conscious about how their body looks and need the right support for their growing assets hence nursing/maternity bras would come into good use. They are comfortable and gives the right support. Many women face sagging breasts and other body parts, so it’s important to get the right support if you want to look good underneath as well. I make sure to take good care of myself even when I am pregnant so I won’t regret.

I also got another bra in a different design as I wanted to have some variety in the underwear I would be wearing so I don’t get bored. I used to love wearing pretty lingerie and I don’t think it should be any different when I am pregnant. It can get rather boring when you are pregnant, you won’t feel the urge to buy so many pregnant clothes or underwear since it’s only a few months before you don’t need them. I used to think like that too but then after that I realised, I will have to look ugly for 9 months and I don’t want that.

Lastly, I also bought this highly raved about Electric Portable Breast Feeding Pump from Spectra. I have heard many good things about this feeding pump. It is also cheaper on Shopee than the price at fairs. This pump is widely used by mummies due to the portability and also the efficiency.

I actually went to a local store before wanting to purchase this pump but they were selling it at S$328 which is twice as much as what I could have gotten at Shopee. This is indeed a steal for me.

If you are a first time mummy like me, you might find yourself panicking over what to get on your trip to baby fairs, do know it’snot necessary to head to baby fairs! You can find a wide variety of baby/parenting products at affordable prices on Shopee. I feel that most mothers are as anxious like I am and would attend a couple of fairs here and think the promotions are really good, I feel a need to let all mums-to-be know that not all promotions at fairs are as good. They sometimes jack up the original prices and then give a pretend promotional price and from my experience at fairs, I find that fairs often require me to carry all the items I have bought back to the car. It is way better to have the items shipped to you.

Some other items I would also recommend new mothers to purchase online from Shopee, would be like diapers, napkins, burp clothes, face towels, bath towels, swaddles, blankets, diaper cream, nipple cream, baby wipes, baby clothes, pacifiers, cotton wool, detergent, body and hair wash etc. I have tons of things that I have yet to purchase but I guess I will have to go back to Shopee to buy again after I make a list of what to buy. I have yet to prepare my Hospital Bag too! I will need to buy stuff for the period I am in the hospital. They also have cute gift sets available for your pregnant mummy friends! Findall of these and more with Shopee’s large selection of gift sets.

Sharing is caring! Checkout with < SYDNEYHO> to take $7 off a minimum spend of $15, applicable to new Shopee users only. The promo code expires on 31 December 2018, 23:59.

Oh and be sure to join the Facebook contest that is ongoing on Shopee’s Facebook page from 25 October – 1 November 2018.

Perfect Date!

The way to a woman’s heart would always be chocolates, diamonds and flowers. I love to surprise my girl friends with flowers and you can never imagine their beautiful happy faces when they receive them!

So it was my beautiful best friend, Sindy birthday next week and because she will be out of town, we celebrated much earlier! I wanted to surprise her with Omakase at Sushi Jin but she was rather full from all her birthday dinners that she wanted something light so I brought her to Publico Deli – a quaint cafe across Robertson Quay.

I got her beautiful flowers from Floral Garage Singapore, where I always purchase my bouquets from. I could even show you receipts of all the flowers I have bought from them! I like them because they are prompt with delivery and they sell the most gorgeous bouquets at affordable prices.