Before NYE,during NYE,shopping,Pecel Lele Lela&etc..lots of pictures!

Saturday, January 19, 2013 Liyana Hanim 0 Comments

January 2013 is about to end in less than 2 weeks and I have only blogged twice??OMG..haha Sorry for being bad in updating.I've been busy!!Here is what I did recently the past few weeks:
At the time tunnel
Creepy right??Wonder how many ghosts
are there in the school


Went on a short trip to Cameron with the family 2 days before end of 2012.We've been there so many times that I've lost count.I've been there with my friends twice as well.We went to 2 places which we've never been to..the Time Tunnel and Mushroom Far.I love the Time Tunnel because there were so many nostalgic things there from my parent's childhood and mine.

Old chocolate tins
I love the apartment that we stayed at.Ever since I was little,whenever we go to Cameron,we'd stay at this four storey bungalow in Tanah Rata which belonged to my mum's friend.It was huge and had a beautiful garden.But as time goes by,it was dilapidated because there was no one to take care of it as her friend lives in Shah Alam.

But this time we stayed in an apartment in Greenhill which is in Tanah Rata and inside Heritage Hotel.The apartment was spacious and had 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms.There was 1 king size bed and 3 single beds.All single beds have another bed underneath it that can be pulled out.So in total there was enough beds for 8 people.
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The sofa was a huge L shaped one as well.The kitchen was fully equipped and when I meant fully,as in a big fridge,woks,plates,jugs,even a steambot/steamer,cutting board,cutleries,plates/cups/mugs..everything!It is owned by a Muslim woman.I would love to go there again with my friends and stay there.Such a lovely place.
Qarla ate her rice crackers while
 everyone was eating bbq

Had a new years eve barbecue with the boyfriend's family.Picture of Qarla,his niece,above,who had to eat rice crackers.haha.I made arrowroot chips which the boyfriend and his family tasted for the first time.Went to Tesco with Qeema(his lil sis) and I saw a bag of them selling for cheap.Bought them,slice thinly and soak in water,toss them & dry them & fry.Delicious.

Arrowroot chips..made by me!
Barbeque food
Qarla looks like a doll!
Had homemade lemon sorbet made by Qeema & the boyfriend.It was good!Refreshing on a hot sunny day.
Sorbet in the making

First purchase of 2013
On 1st January 2013,went to watch Les Miserables with the boyfriend at Setia City Mall.Went to H&M after and bought a little something for ourselves.He got this jacket which cost rm149 and previously it was rm199.When we went a few days later,it was back to rm199.hahaha Bargain!I bought flats and a pair of earrings.
Me&the boyf mucking around H&M
I love the accessories at this Australian shop named Lovisa.Bought the trinkets below for myself.Been searching the necklace below for quite sometime!
A little new year treat for myself

On 5th of January,I had lunch with the boyfriend and his family for his brother in law's birthday.It was at Seoul Garden in Setia City Mall.I've eaten there twice and both times it's with his family.I baked the birthday cake as per his sister's request.It was a Hokkaido sponge cake (his BIL have ordered from me previously) with half of buttercream frosting and half cream cheese frosting.
Happy Birthday!
After lunch,we walked around the mall and went to a few shops..When we were at H&M,walking around when Razin's mum asked me & his brother's girlfriend Maisara,to try on some shoes and then she bought it for us!Though we resisted at first and then she insisted.hehe Everyone of Razin's siblings along with Maisara and I got things from H&M thanks to their mother.

Maisara&I was bored waiting for everyone to finish shopping that we tried on a few things and took pictures haha Aunty saw us wearing hats and she was like,take it lah.hehe.It was a steal at rm19.90 when the original price was 79!

We took care of Qarla and tried a few things
All are mine except for the shoe on d left.
That's my boyfriend's brother's girlfriend's haha
Had lunch with Aimi at Berjaya Times Square. And did a little bit of a shopping spree. Bought some stuffs for myself and the boyfriend because a special day is coming soon!hehe.I haven't walked around Berjaya Times Square for a long time though I do go to Berjaya Uni from time to time for work purposes.It was great catching up because Aimi has been busy going on to so many places for holidays!

New top and dress!
We ate at Sushi King and then after going from shops to shops,we stopped for a little snack.Had Shihlin's sweet potato plum fries and also milk teas from Share Tea(apparently it's Taipei's no.1!).I ordered the toffee milk tea which tasted really good.

Crispy on the outside and
 fluffy in the middle
I baked cinnamon sticky rolls for Razin's family thanks to his mum who gave us a shopping spree.:) The recipe was taken HERE from my favorite food website..Delicious Eats!
Sticky cinnamon buns
When I heard about Pecel Lele Lela opening in Section 13 from Razin's eldest sister and she pointed the place to me when we were buying baking stuffs for Qarla's 1st birthday,I wanted to eat there.Razin and I have eaten at like 5 different 'penyet' places from Wong Solo,that padang jawa one,Ayam Penyet Ria,Ayam Penyet Api/Nusantara and Waroeng Penyet.Our fave are Ayam Penyet Ria because the sambal are bloody spicy and so good and also Waroeng Penyet.

Nana took a pic of us with Qarla!
So we went to Pecel Lele Lela recently for dinner and his eldest sister wanted to join as well since she came home to pick up her little girl Qarla(whom Razin's mum babysit).How was the food?It was good.Very good..even the rice was 'empuk'(fluffy??I don't know the English translation for that Malay word.)

Qarla was so relaxed..and cheeky haha
BUT,the beef ala carte dish cost like rm7.50 and the portion were tiny..almost miniscule!Though it was good but still..Razin's sister ordered it as a side dish and she was disappointed how the portion wasn't in accordance to the portion.People don't mind paying for food if it's worth the money.
Food I ordered at Pecel Lele Lela
Anyway,my fish dish was good.I wanted the Sarong Tawon lele but they were out and the Sambal ijo was out as well..-_-.So I ordered the normal one and the boyfriend ordered the Sos Padang one.Regretted I didn't ordered what he did because it was spicy and good!T_T I had es teler for dessert which was refreshing--there was fresh avocado,jackfruit and coconut in it.We will definitely come back!

Got my Ecotools thanks to Dealmates Boxing Day deal!I love how soft the brushes are.Quite similar or dare I say softer than my Bare Minerals brushes.

I love Lauren Conrad and didn't know how I could miss her new book from the Fame Game series??Luckily the boyfriend got it for me via iBooks..and now it's in my library.

My new ibook!
Did you guys watch the recent Golden Globes??I thought Tinay Fey and Amy Poehler did a good job in hosting it though I do miss Ricky Gervais.Some of my favorite looks on the red carpet.Kate Hudson looks amazing!

Haven't had a massage and facial in a long last Saturday I went to Tini's Spa and redeemed my voucher for a 1 hour massage and 1 hour facial.I've been to six different spa's and I have to say it is one of the best massages I've had.
Tini's Spa
I also got a rm50 off voucher on rm100 above treatment and rm48 voucher for express facial.I have even booked an appointment for next month!:) I love that for the facial they use Dermalogica products so your face is in good hands.

I got food poisoning last Sunday and it was a first time for me out of 26 years of living.haha But it wasn't too bad.I got MC on Monday and Tuesday I was back at work.The doctor gave me such colorful medicines below.

Colorful meds!

Qarla,Razin's niece whom I see a few times in a week cos she's there at his family's house,gonna be 1 years old soon!I'm in charge for her smash cake and cupcakes for the guests..A bit nervous and excited as well.Qarla likes to open my makeup bag and take my makeup out one by one and looking at them..hahaha So cute.Look at her pictures below.

Oooh,I've been wanting this rechargeable external battery for a long time after I heard about it.The boyfriend bought it for me online in purple color.Although I have a car charger,this is perfect for long hours of shopping because my handphone have died a few times while I was in a mall,at events or even while on a holiday.