Saturday, November 11, 2017

Baking Cookies @ APSN Centre

 Nov's Happi Wife, Happi Ang was celebrated on 11 Nov to commemorate our 100th monthniversary as a couple... 

I signed us up with Association for Persons with Special Needs (APSN) social enterprise department to bake 100 packs of cookies with 2 of their trainees.  



so along with Angela, Alvin and his gf, Yin Siew

we dressed up like Toad from Mario with disposable shower caps and aprons that were provided for hygiene purpose... wahahahaha

trying his very best to work the toad look... wahahahaha 


we split into two teams.... Angela, me, Ren Xuan and Lee Min


vs Hubby Ang, Miki, Alvin and Yin Siew
 as per the last visit, our job started with weighing the cookie dough into 10g and rolling them into tiny dough balls.... 

Ren Xuan and Lee Min were really accurate and fast in their estimation and was on point 90% on their first weigh... 

while i was having 8g, 12g dough balls and had to kept on adding/removing bits of dough to almost every one of mine before any of them was at the perfect 10g ... =S


the pre-baked cookies looked so much like mini meat patty... so cute.... 

480 cookies in the oven... =D 

all in white shoes for the day.... yes... that not so white shoe of Hubby Ang used to be white too..... =P 


placing the cooled cookies onto the conveyor belt to be individually packed and stamped with the expire date





then it was packed into bags of 6

affixed with the APSN stickers and they are ready to be gifted away... 

110 packs of yummy handmade cookies.... =D 

us with Miki, the instructor, and students, Ren Xuan and Lee Min... 


Lunch was at mystical cafe within the centre... it's open to public and manned by the centre's students as well... 

i had the nasi lemak 


Hubby Ang had buttered mussel with coconut rice 

salted egg yolk fried salmon skin 

fried prawn roll


patrons can pay a meal forward too ... the post-it 'framed' in the centre of the board is a meal paid forward by President Halimah 



the centre is located at Kembagan-Chai Chee Community Hub @ Jalan Ubi S(409074) ... do check them out if you are interested in ordering yummilious cookies for birthday, wedding favour, xmas etc .... it's not a must to join in the baking process.... the cookies can be ordered then picked up/delivered to you... 

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 our celebration continued with dinner at Rice & Fries the day after too... 
luv the pumpkin soup.... thick & creamy much


fried salmon skin with salt egg yolk sauce  



beef rice bowl for Hubby Ang and BBQ pork collar rice bowl for me ... mad luv the  63 degree egg... 


our favourite lava cake to perfectly end off our 100th monthniversary weekend.... =*

Sunday, November 5, 2017

Meixiang's & Yingkai's Wedding

Another bestie is married!!! A marriage so beautiful and so meaningful, i had tears in my eyes.... 

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Wedding prep began with baking cookies as wedding favours... the couple had arranged for the sisters & brothers to bake the cookies together with adult students from Association for Persons with Special Needs @ the APSN Centre located within Kembangan-Chai Chee Community Hub ... 



given the time constraint of 2 hours, the baker, together with the students, had prepared the dough in advance.... what we had to do was to weigh the dough into 10g portions and roll them into tiny balls


(caught in a salt bae pose seh...call me dough bae from now... wahahahaha) 


the dough balls were then arranged on baking trays following a 8 x 6 matrix 


then they were flattened into cookie shape before being sent into the oven

the cooled baked cookies were then lined to be individually packed ... here we have the groom using eye power on us.... =P 



the packed cookies were further packed into goody bags of 6 cookies each

tatatata..... the band of brothers and sisters with 200 packs of cookies!!!! 


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the babes and I also accompanied MX to get her nails ready for the wedding @ The Nail Social, a socially-conscious salon located at Haji Lane that was established with the aim of training and employing local underprivileged women with a higher barrier to employment, so as to help them progress from a position of vulnerability to security and self-sufficiency.



requested for manicure + gel polish @ $57 ... 
luving the glitters much much .... Xmas came early for me... heee.... 

and with 2 more babes who joined us later, we headed to I AM cafe for lunch... 

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The wedding lunch reception was held @ Food for Thought @ National Museum. 



woah...such a stylish bride!!!... luv the gown + denim combi... =D



Qingyun's hairstyle was also very stylo... i like... 




the infinity loop which represents everlasting love between the couple... so meaningful...  


stenciled groom & bride board by yours truly ... =D 




seated @ table 2... 


wedding montage created by the groom himself.... 


Congrats once more on becoming Mrs Chen.... Wishing you a life-time of happiness and blissfulness ... 


Hubby Ang came to pick me up after the recep and off we went to get our weekly fix of woobbee ... =*

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Halloween Walk @ Woodgrove

initial plan was to do a family halloween make-up this year since our in-house make-up artist was home that day.... but a korean BBQ dinner changed the plan.... filling the tummy is always of high priority even on halloween.... 

so with just our lighted horns, we went for our annual Halloween walk @ Woodgrove as part of Chua's bonding for Semester 2 and also for October's Happi Wife, Happi Ang... =D 




'Things' we saw this year ... =P 




 full attendance ... =D 

with my favourite character this year.... 

a little disappointing as there weren't many interesting dressed-up and home decor as previous years so we headed for home in less than an hour... 

and how could Halloween be without make-up when the make-up artist was home that day?!?!?!?! so i volunteered my face and volunteered her service to give me a simple halloween make-up after the walk.... =D 

 sleepy me in a cute halloween frame... by the way, the dark eye rings are 100% natural... =S 

nevermind that i look weird here with my half open eyes ... this pic is proof that Mr Ang is always disturbing me with princess kisses at the wrong time when i am selfie-ing or playing games on my phone... wahahahaha... 

what big nostrils you have Hubby Ang!!! wahahahahaha