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A Nice Little Treat for me!

Sunday, August 21, 2011

I just bought a cute little lip shimmer from Burt's Bees! In their best selling colour, rhubarb, I think it suits me. I was having second thoughts : "should I buy it?" ; "should I not?". In the end, I decided to treat myself as it's a non-food item and I've gone so long without buying new lippies!

Well, no more lip thingys for me till I've used up all my lippies thingys. But for now, I'm happy!

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JUDITH316 8/22/2011 1:08AM

    emoticon, enjoy it, I think it's great to treat yourself every now and then, tomorrow I'm treating myself and going with a friend to the Pacific National Exhibition, should be fun. Blessings on your day and week. emoticon emoticon

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GLOWLIGHT 8/21/2011 1:57PM

    Indeed - why not? emoticon Everybody needs a wee treat every now and then! emoticon

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Enjoying Meals out on a Budget!

Saturday, August 20, 2011

I treated myself to squid curry today at the 'mamak' cafe! RM3.50 for a little dish of squid curry, a little on the pricey side by Malaysian standards but not super expensive though. I also had poori with a potato curry thing (forgot its' proper name) and 3 layered tea. It was a little too sweet for my taste though. The waiter had to add more evaporated milk & more ice for me to make it palatable. (The poori was RM1.50 & the tea was RM3.00).

Then my Mom gave me a lift to the nearby mall. We had a soy ice-cream cone each. She said it was better than McD's ice-cream. Each soy ice-cream cone was RM2.50.

So, in Malaysia, even if you're not rolling in money, you can still eat pretty decently!

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JOELLEY23 8/26/2011 6:06PM

    nice! i'm jealous :) i paid 7 dollars for an 8 oz cup of vegan chili and a latte today. spendy!

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Healthier Fish & Hash Browns!

Thursday, August 18, 2011

I felt like eating hash browns and fried fish for lunch today. I decided to try an experiment. I decided to bake the hash browns and fish fillet instead of frying it! That will save countless fat grams!

It took about an hour for the fish to be really cooked and it wasn't as flaky or easy to cut but it was all right, there was still a crispy crust to it. And the hash browns didn't take as long but it didn't taste as good as when they were fried but I'm feeling very good.

I managed to make some junk food not junk food! Lol! I'll be baking my fish and chips or hash browns in the future! It may not taste as good but it's healthier!

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PETITFLOUR 8/19/2011 3:46AM

    it's always worth trying somehting new! good tip. will try that tonight.

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BACKMOON 8/18/2011 8:26AM

    I'm sure as you go along you will figure a way to make them taste better!

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Nice Potato Soup!

Wednesday, August 17, 2011

My Mom cooked some nice ABC soup today, which is basically chicken, potato, carrot, onion and tomato clear soup. Most chinese soups are simple like that, but they're so delicious. You need to boil it for some time to get the flavours to meld together though.

My Mom also stir-fried some young ladies finger with dried shrimp. That was yummy too! Also, her wine chicken stew and pork sambal (a kind of tamarind chillie dish) was yummy too! I'm glad my Mom is still around to cook for me!

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CHERWHOAH 8/18/2011 10:55PM

    I love my mom's cooking too! :)

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BACKMOON 8/18/2011 8:30AM

    The soup sounds delicious but how do these young ladies get along without their fingers???

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WENDYSPARKS 8/17/2011 7:44AM

    That soup sounds really good!!! Yum!!!! I love soups.

Wendy emoticon emoticon

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Went a little over my calories today

Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Too many snacks! Next time, I have to be more mindful of what I eat all the time. Little bites do add up! Maybe that's why my belly roll is still there! Good day for exercise though. I did a philates workout, then a short strength training workout, and then took a little walk in the neighborhood park. It was cool and breezy today. I love today's wheather!

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GLOWLIGHT 8/16/2011 6:14PM

    Never mind - we all have pig out days! Remember each new day is a clean slate - you'll be back on track tomorrow. emoticon

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JKWETZSTEIN 8/16/2011 2:25PM

    Hang in there. Everyone has a day where they snack too much. You'll get it back tomorrow. :)

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