Wednesday, April 30, 2008

Luxury Watches
I love watches very much but I don't have any luxury watch yet. I always tell myself, it will be nice to buy myself a luxury watch as my birthday present when I turn 30 years old. Well, that mean I still have two more years to save up some good money for that. Not buying a luxury watch does not mean I do not look at luxury watches online or when I go shopping.

Many people have no idea that we can actually buy luxury watches with better price online nowadays. You will be amazed to find out that you can save up like 30% that much on a purchase.

The is the site that you should visit if you intended to purchase a luxury watch either for yourself or as a gift. Not only they have the wide ranges of watches but also with better discounted price. I browse through the Movado watches site, and most of the watches have great discount from 60-70%. I bet that is really good deal!

I even see my dream luxury watches there. I always heart Tag Heuer watch and I love this white stain strap diamond watch very very much. Oh~ Just wish to have it now. I really have to work harder to save up money for my very first ever luxury watches!!!

Monday, April 28, 2008

Curry with Whole Wheat Angel Hair

I want to cut down my rice consumption and I been doing good for the past 4 days. John and I decide to replace most of our food to healthier choice. Like we will be eating whole wheat bread and whole wheat pasta instead of the regular ones.

John been crazy about curry lately and I bought few different pack of curry pastes from my nearby Asian supermarket. Tonight, we had curry chicken with tomato and onion in it. Instead of eating it with rice, we had our very first time whole wheat angel hair. The color of whole wheat angel hair is darker than the regular one but it just taste as delicious as them. But, whole wheat type is expensive than the regular type though.

We always have our dinner very early in the evening like 4.30pm. I try my best not to eat anything after that till I go to bed. Around 8 or 9pm, we will jog and run around the blocks for at least 30mins if we didn't go to the gym. Really wish to keep this up consistently and I am sure pretty fast an obvious result will show.

I been playing at the Photoshop for few hours in the afternoon. Practising the layer blending and other skills. Just wish to obtain nicer and enhanced photo effects. There are just too many things to learn. By the way, I am knitting a black shrug now which is an order from UK. At the same time, been looking at yarn as well. I need to get another cotton yarn to make another lilac hempathy. Of course that will be named differently if other type and color yarn is used! I promise to make one for my dear cousin in Malaysia. She is smaller size than me that means I need to get the appropriate yarn and needle size to get the desired gauge. I have enough time to do that since I am only leaving back to Malaysia at Aug end.

I saw a very nice and cute accessories from Knitpicks and most probably I am going to get it. It is a knitting charm bracelets which doesnt cost you a fortune. Its really cute! =)

Saturday, April 26, 2008

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Saturday Dinner
We went to in laws house this evening and had a big feast with everyone. We had a 22lbs turkey and I had few glasses of mix drinks and white wine. My father in law makes very good mix drink. Ah, I just love those quality times that I spend with my family! =)

Nice yummy delicious turkey huh?!
Ha, another half was gone. We enjoyed it!

Next weekend, we will have a crawfish party at Gloris and Mike's place. Another good food weekend. And a week after that, will be my girls trip to Austin with Gloria and Rosanne. Wow, seems like a very happening May! I love my life!

Friday, April 25, 2008

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Japanese marinate Chicken Nugget
I went out with Shirley 2 days go and she took me to My Minoya, a Japanese store which carries alot of nice japanese stuff. Well, as I mentioned before that Shirley is a good cook, she recommend few products to me in that store. I bought a small pack of marinate powder and a pack of spaghetti sauce. So last night, I used the marinate powder and fried some chicken nugget.

Very easy, fast and TASTY!!! John was like a kid, keep going back and forth the kitchen stealing chicken nugget. He loves it and he wants more! Thanks again Shirley~

Soo yummy!!! Really really tasty!!!

I cooked some tomota egg to go with the chicken nugget

Shangri La Botanical Gardens
Friends and relative back home Malaysia are interested to visit us one day. John and I always wondered what places that we should take them to when they come to Texas. Besides Six Flags, San antonio, I just found out another nice interesting travel spot that we should go.

Shangri La Botanical Gardens and Nature Center is a program of the Nelda C. and H.J. Lutcher Stark Foundation, a private foundation whose mission is to improve and enrich the quality of life in Southeast Texas and encourage and assist education, and it is nested nestled within 252 acres in the heart of Orange, Texas. The term “Shangri La” has represented a place of beauty, peace and enlightenment.

Shangri La Botanical Gardens and Nature Center is the first project in Texas and the 50th project in the world to earn theU.S. Green Building Council's Platinum certification for LEED®-NC, which verifies the design and construction of Shangri La reached the highest green building and performance measures.

The Shangri La Nature Center offers an opportunity for visitors to learn about the unique ecosystems that are located in the easternmost part of Texas. After exploring the hands-on Nature Discovery Center, visitors learn more about Shangri La’s wetland ecosystem in the interactive laboratory. Visitors then travel along Adams Bayou to the interior of Shangri La via specially designed pontoon boats and boardwalks. Arriving at any one of three Nature Center outposts, they experience the flora and fauna of the cypress/tupelo swamp. While in the Nature Center, visitors can view thousands of birds nesting in Ruby Lake or discover the 1,200 year-old pond cypress tree known as The Survivor.

Tickets will be available for purchase at the entrance of Shangri La. Please visit to the website and the city of Orange, Texas! Also, any blogger who can visit the location and take three pictures of themselves at the gardens and can write about their time there, will be rewarded with an additional $100.00 but visits must be verifiable.

Thursday, April 24, 2008

New York Trip - Part IV
Tuesday, one day before I flew back to Texas. That was the day I met up with Ashley. Before she arrived at my hotel, I had a nice breakfast with Diana them. Around 9.45am, finally I saw her sweet face after 6 yrs of separation. We hugged and cuddled for few minutes then we headed to Madison Square Garden.

Breakfast! yummy!

Ashely is a WNBA fans and she would like to go for a tour at the MSG. And I am more than willing to do that with her. With great excitement, we arrived at the stadium. But sadly we did not get to take the tour as the locker/changing room was not opened for public that day. That's why we decided not to take the tour. After leaving the stadium, we went to Macy's store. There was sales and flower show going on. Its just hard not to hop in to have a look!

New York NBA team... which I heard not very good. haha~

It was real crowded in the store and there were many nice flowers decoration as well. But, the flower did not attract me for long until I walked to the handbag department! haha~ oh... I saw something that I like and its on sales, 30% sales!!! Yes, my inner side devil was telling me to buy buy buy but at the same time there was a tiny angel in my brain said walk away walk away!!! I was confused and debating about this purchase SOoo I snapped a picture of the handbag and sent to hubby. Well, the deal was I paid 200usd and he will make up the rest. But guess what, I think the tiny angel voice beaten up the devils one. I grabbed Ashley hand and ran away from that place and never turn back. Soo... yup! I dint buy the bag! But... looking at the picture now, I might should have bought it? Naaa... never mind! There are always nice handbags come up!

thats the bag... I should have bought it!

We went in the Sephora which is just located opposite the Macy's store. I bought a lipstick there. After Sephora, its time for lunch! As what Ashley had planned, we were going to have a sushi buffet. Yummy!!! I am always a sushi fans! And... its a treat from sweet Ashley!!! We ate, we chatted, we laughed and we ate... haha~ Of course I took some pictures of the food I had.

I think we spent like one and half hour at the buffet. With very stuffed tummy we left the place and headed to Chinatown. Muji is one of my favourite stores and too bad there is no one in Malaysia or my place here. Ashley did a good job finding out the store location for me. I remembered I bought tons of nice stationary when I was visiting London at yr 2002. I really can't wait to visit to this store again.

We did spend some times navigating on the map to find out the street. haha~ We had fun though. Finally, we came to this store and I crazily picked up the stationary I heart. I love pretty stationary. One of my lifetime wishes is I could visit to Japan one day and buy buy buy all the cute and lovely stationary there!

Before we left the buffet restaurant, I spent few minutes there to write up those postcards I got days ago. I had to sent them off before I leave New york. The plan was, Ashley will send off the postcards for me but guess what, we bumped into this HUGE building. haha~ And it is a big post office in china town. So, we walked in and sent off all the postcards!

After that, we hopped in the subway and went to World Trade Center. As we know, they will build a whole new building there but so far that place is still a big empty hole. Eventhough 911 happened many years ago, still I clearly remembered what I was doing when this tragedy happened.

Well, what else that you can't miss when you are in New york? There are someone you MUST see. Yeah~ That is Statue of Liberty. It was a very cold and windy afternoon. We did not want to take a ferry to get to the Liberty Island. We just sat the garden, watching the Statue from far away. Its was sooo windy and cold!!! About 20 minutes, we went in the nearby Starbucks and had a hot chocolate. Hmmm~ very nice!!!

Happy time always passes by faster~ It already came to sunset after we had the drink. We headed back to times square to have our dinner there. We had our dinner at a very interesting diner. It is Stardust Diner. All the waiters and waitress there can sing! They do live performance. I could say they all sing better than most American idol~ Food is alright but the atmosphere was great. We had so much fun watching and listening them! Very very entertaining!

Cold weather!

Meat Loaf

We walked around at Time square for some times and we left back to my hotel around 9pm. Its sad to say goodbye to Ashley but we did have great time that day. I really can't wait to come back to New York again and have some fun with this girl. Times flies, I bet next spring break will come faster than I know and thats the time I would go New York again!

Ashley and I

We flew back to Dallas in the afternoon and we visited to St.Patrick in the morning. I managed to snap some pictures and bought a rosary for John. Nice pretty church!!! I like New York. Really a cool city to visit but I think wont be a easy city to live in though.Before I end this post, I would like to talk about a piece of cheesecake that I bought from Roxy Delicatessen. The most expensive cheesecake I ever bought BUT tastes fantastic. Really really delicious!!! Yummy Marble cheesecake.

Flying home...