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Fruits (in) Cups.

Have you tasted SunMoon Fruit Cups before?

I introduced them to my girls the other day, and they are now officially addicted.

Here you go. The face of one of my (fruit) addicts.

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YA RIGHT, SHARLEEZ. :D

My girls, they just love fruits and anything fruity!

SunMoon Fruit Cup will definitely be a better and healthier alternative to their usual snacks. While other mixed fruit cups contain fruit in syrup or with artificial sweeteners, SunMoon Fruit Cup contains nothing but the real fruit sealed in 100% apple juice.

I am not kidding. With no artificial colourings, flavourings or preservatives, why wouldn’t you consider SunMoon Fruit Cups?

They come in 3 delicious variants:

– Mandarin Orange

- Peach

- Mixed Fruits

My girls’ favourite?

Sharleez and Myreen especially love the Mandarin Orange. Me too! The oranges just taste so….FRESH!

Mysha being Mysha, loves everything edible! Hehe.

Definitely the ultimate healthy snacks/desserts for everyone. The best thing is, it is easy to open with the peel-off lid. And because the fork and lid are included, you can basically eat it anywhere, even if you are on the go.

Oh, you can even use SunMoon Fruit Cups for pastries or cocktails, or include them in your meals.

And we did just that the other day. You might want to use some of these ideas and include them in your Break Fast menu with your family! :)

Filled these mini tart skins (you can get them from IKEA) with whipped cream and topped them with SunMoon Fruit Cups. So addictive, I could not eating! Finished this whole plate within 5 minutes!

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And then Daddy made us a bowl of mixed fruit beancurd jelly. We used SunMoon Mixed Fruit Cups, of course! Before i could even say anything, Daddy asked me to pass the bowl to him so that he could enjoy it all by himself. :S

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Oh, if you just want to enjoy the goodness of the Fruit Cups, just serve them with lots and lots of ice! Freshness guaranteed. :)

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Last but not least, how about ice-cream with the Fruit Cups?

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Judging by their expressions, you should be able to guess how much they enjoyed it.

Where can you find Sunmoon Fruit Cups?

Sheng Siong and NTUC Fairprice!

How convenient.

Besides the Fruit Cups, we are also in love with the SunMoon Fruit Crisps and Sazzy Fruit Juice

SunMoon Fruit Crisps are made from 100% natural fresh fruits. No preservatives. No flavorings. Just your real fruits in crisp form. You know how fresh fruits are not readily available or convenient at times? Hence, Fruit Crisps. I would rather my girls snack on SunMoon Fruit Crisps anytime, anyplace.

They come in 4 delicious variants:

  • Fuji Apple
  • Super Combo
  • Tropical Combo
  • Exotic Combo

 

But wait, I am not done yet with SunMoon.

Don’t all kids love their drinks colourful and cute? My girls do!

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Get your kids to try out SazzyJuice then!

Enjoy the real fruit juice and chewy nata de coco in these exciting bottles.

Available in these delicious flavours:

  • Lychee with Nata De Coco
  • Grape with Nata De Coco
  • Green Apple with Nata De Coco
  • Mango with Nata De Coco
  • 
Orange with Nata De Coco

 

Now, if you would like to purchase the Fruit Crisps and SazzyJuice, they are only available online at sunmoondirect.com Perhaps I should also let you know that for every 2 that you buy, you get 1 free? Yes yes!

To purchase the Fruit Crisps please click HERE 

To purchase the SazzyJuice please click HERE

Do not forget to also LIKE them in Facebook by visiting them HERE.

Just for my blog readers, I am going to give away 5 goodie bags from Sunmoon worth $30. Aren’t you guys just so special? :D

 

THE FIRST 5 READERS TO:

1. Share this blog post link in your Facebook, and 2. Cc me in FB (Diah Mastura Roslan) once you have done so 

WIN THE GOODIE BAGS!

 

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Thank you SunMoon for introducing healthier snacks!

Snacking will never be the same again.

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(Hand) Chemistry is all you need.

Many of us fear growing old, and most of us tend to focus on our face to stop the aging process.

But hey, nothing gives away our age like our hands.

LOOK AT THIS PICTURE.

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I THINK MY HAND LOOKS OLDER THAN ME!

(And I actually only noticed this after I took this picture. Reality bites.) Dang. And I thought by not doing that much housework, I would escape this misery.

Fine lines, dark spots, and bulging veins on our hands – have we ever noticed them? Or do we only notice them a little too late?

Do you know that the skin on our hands is thinner than the skin on our face and neck? Ten days ago, I have started using HAND CHEMISTRY cream.

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HAND CHEMISTRY is a hand cream that is able to visibly improve:

  • ⁃  Firmness
  • ⁃  Density
  • ⁃  Elasticity
  • ⁃  Evenness
  • ⁃  Texture
  • ⁃  Brightness
  • ⁃  Smoothness
  • ⁃  Hydration

 

To be honest, I was actually quite dubious about the claims as I am with most products. LOL. But after eight days of usage (only), I could actually see some differences in terms of texture and smoothness.

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Can you see or not?! The crinkles on my hands – smoothed out slightly. The dryness of my hands – slightly hydrated now. And the results that you see here is for eight days of usage, mind you. Imagine how much more my hands can visibly improve in ten days or more?

EXCITED MUCH.

 

All you need to do is to give HAND CHEMISTRY cream 10 days too, for a start. See the results yourself and get younger looking hands. Honestly, better do something about your hands before people mistake you for an old woman. :D The HAND CHEMISTRY cream is retailing at $35 and is available at all Guardian pharmacies.

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And oh, there is something I need you to do if you want to win a HAND CHEMISTRY cream for yourself!

READY?

1. Copy the link of my blogpost which is http://etrangle.net/handchemistry/

2. Paste the link of my blogpost on your Facebook wall.

3. Tag ‘Glamogirl’

Glamogirl will pick 5 lucky winners from there, so make sure you follow the 3 steps listed above!

GOOD LUCK, MY LOVELIES!

For more information about HAND CHEMISTRY, click HERE.

 

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Chocolate is the answer.

We love chocolates because they taste so good.

Whenever I am not quite feeling my best, I often look for chocolates too to lift up my mood.

And oh, let’s not talk about my girls.

They are chocolate lovers, except that they do ask for the impossible at times.

How impossible?

THIS IMPOSSIBLE!

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Just look at them! Edible teddy bears? Colourful teddy chocs? And this Myreen even asked for one with her name on it! hijrisharleez2

What again, Sharleez?

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OMG. A talking teddy bear?

And OMG again, edible and colourful teddy chocs? With their names on each teddy?

This is ridiculously insane! Or am I the one going insane?

WATCH THE FOLLOWING VIDEO AND SEE HOW THE NADYAS REACTED. LOL.

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So what is the surprise that you teddies have for my girls?

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OMG YET AGAIN!

You mean, each teddy has a lot of baby teddy bears? And they are all edible?!!!

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This will definitely drive every child and adult craaaaaaazy. 

THANK YOU SO MUCH HIJRI CHOCOLATES FOR THESE WONDERFUL HOMEMADE SURPRISES!

HIJRINADYAS 

I am sure every kid or adult would love to receive this. So mummies or boyfriends or husbands, go and surprise your special ones today!

Maybe your wife is not talking to you for forgetting your 39th dating anniversary with her?

How about you get her a big heart choc filled with many tiny hearts inside?

That’s your way of telling her that YOU LOVE HER MANY MANY LA!

Pun intended. Hehe.

You do not have to stick to just teddy bears. I mean, some people might be allergic to teddy bears. You can choose from many other shapes or errr…animals? The nice people from Hijri Chocolates will advise you based on your preferences and they can mould it for you effortlessly, worry not. Sometimes, you guys just worry too much.

SMILE NOW! :D 

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Hijri Chocolates specialize in handmade chocolates, especially 3D versions. Their chocolates can last long outside the fridge even without melting. Tried and tested!

And because they do not use milk in their chocolates, you do not have to worry about the chocolates turning bad for at least a month.

Hijri Chocolates have been around since 2010, and their menu also includes the following!

~FOR KIDS & PARTIES~

1) lollichocs

2) cake pops

3) marshmellow dips

4) oreo chocolates

5) mars bar / marshmellow crips bar

6) chocolate bars

7) chocolate spoons

~BAKES~

1) smores blondies (square pan)

2) congo bars (square pan)

3) brownies (square pan)

4) brownies pizza (10″ & minis)

5) chocolate batik (cups/rectangle block)

6) blossoms (polkadots/swirls/angry birds/beetles/minions)

7) rainbow steam cake pushpops

~ FOR EVENTS & WEDDINGS ~

1) pralines

2) truffles

3) rochers

4) oreo chocolates

5) chocolate bars

~OTHERS~

1) caramel popcorns

2) chocolate boxes

3) 3D

4) bouquets

5) pretzels

And oh, it is Hijri Chocolates’ 4th anniversary this year, and they want to celebrate with every one of you!

Two sets for you to enjoy at promotional prices!

Set A > $35

congo bars or known as blondies and bake chewy

– they use Ghirardelli chocolate chips & president butter

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Set B > $13.50/-

  • 2 pcs brownies with caramel drizzle (bake chewy)
  • 2 pcs smore blondies (bake 1/2 moist with hersey chocolate chips & Cadbury mini chocolate bar & 1/2 bake marshmellow)
  • 2 pcs mars bar
  • 2 pcs oreo chocolates with roses top
  • 4 pcs milk chocolate almond rochers drizzle with dark chocolates

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Great for gifts!

And do you want to know more gift ideas from Hijri Chocolates? Say, how about a tower of colourful blossoms? hijri3   You can even request for them to personalize everything for you, with your name and a message, and maybe a cute little ribbon too! hijri4

PSST. MOTHER’S DAY IS COMING! YOU KNOW WHAT TO DO.

——————————————————————————————————————- Contact details:

Contact Person: Aida Samad

Facebook : Hijri Chocolates

Instagram : @HijriChocolates

Email : hijrichoc@gmail.com

Blog : hijrichocs.blogspot.sg

Hp No : 94871092

“I could give up chocolate, but I am not a quitter.” 

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Why Q?

My girls love reading.

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WAH. THANK GOD FOR THAT. 

I mean, reading wouldn’t be as fun if we have to resort to forced reading all the time.

My Nadyas’ bedtime story session is so precious to them that they will still proceed without me sometimes if I take too long to get to their room. They take turns to tell the story every night, so everyone gets a fair share of being the storyteller. Sometimes, they do fight over who gets to be the storyteller. Gone are the days where they would only want me to tell the story. Nowadays I can just sit back and listen to them reading the book instead. I guess this is a very good way to encourage reading. It’s only when they get to be the storyteller will they feel like they are in control. The confidence to read independently with expression and gusto will come naturally.

Confession time. We do spend quite a bit on books besides the fortnightly visit to the library to borrow books, of course. 

One of my most favourite e-bookstores will have to be NoQ Store! 

Wait, what am I saying? I only shop at NoQ Store nowadays because it is just so convenient.

At NoQ Store, they have a huge range of paperbags and hardbacks, most importantly.

I repeat, HUGE!

The books that I am looking for will always be available at NoQ Store, so they definitely have not disappointed me this far. And oh, the books will not take like forever to reach me too, unlike other e-bookstores. Waiting time is usually about two weeks! :)

NoQ Store has thousands of titles for children spanning across different genres, such as Fiction, Educational, Arts, General Knowledge and many, many more. So do not worry about not being able to find some fantastic reads for your little ones or yourself!

For a start, I can recommend you some of our favourite books which I have purchased for the Nadyas from NoQ Store.


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No fair, I shared with you our favorite reads. Now your turn to share yours!

I AM GIVING AWAY ONE SGD20 VOUCHER FROM NOQ STORE.

Want to know what you have to do?

Simply do a short yet interesting review of one of your most books in Instagram, and hashtag #etranglelovesbooks 

I will repost my favourite review, and that’s how you win the voucher!

CLOSING DATE FOR YOU TO SUBMIT YOUR BOOK REVIEW WILL BE 27 APRIL 2014!

SIMPLE, WHAT!?

Now now, don’t you pout if you are not chosen to win the SGD20 Giveaway Voucher.

Being my blog reader always has its benefits, regardless. 

Want to know the benefits?

All my blog readers are entitled to 15% discount on all purchases made via NoQ Store website and Mobile App.

Promotion is valid from 25 Dec 2013 – 30 April 2014. 

EH ONLY ABOUT 10 DAYS LEFT FOR YOU TO ENJOY THE 15% DISCOUNT, SO DO HURRY ORDER NOW!

Discount Code?

‘ETRANGLE’ LAH OF COURSE!

To be directed to the website, CLICK HERE!

Certain things to take note of, though.

Promotion cannot be used in conjunction with any other offers and discounts.

To enjoy the offer, enter promotion code under the ‘Voucher and Promotion Code’ tab during checkout.

Only one promo/voucher code can be used in one transaction.

Promotion code can only be applied upon checkout and not to orders already placed

Promotion not applicable to shipping and tax charges.

HAVE FUN! One can never have enough of books…and reading! 

 

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What The Fish?

Living in the modern world today with almost everything concrete and covered with asphalt, it is no surprise that we push our children indoors instead of outdoors.

Hectic family life, heavily scheduled weekdays, and never-ending schoolwork are perhaps some of the factors why many families tend to keep their activities indoors. As a result, most kids lack the opportunities to see, feel and learn from the nature since they spend most of their time at home or in the classrooms.

What then happens to their tension or stress? Will they go unnoticed?

And then, the sedentary and most convenient activity for them at home will be the television or video games. No need to go out, no need for parents to entertain the kids. Just let them be with the TV or games, and that should pretty much keep them occupied.

RIGHT?

I am pretty sure I have mentioned this before but let me just reiterate my point one more time.

I CRINGE WHENEVER I SEE MY GIRLS WATCHING THE TV OR PLAYING GAMES VIA THE HANDPHONE OR IPAD.

And do you think I am sorry for that?

ABSOLUTELY NOT.

Of late, we have gone back to nature, and we are really enjoying it so far.  Now, do note that I am not so much of an outdoor person. I get into a panic attack each time I see a trickle of sweat on my forehead.  But I also do realize that that trickle of sweat will not kill me. Besides, what’s a trickle of sweat compared to the neverending joy that these activities can bring to my darling girls?

Outdoor activities help kids to relief the hidden elements of stress, most importantly. Sharleez especially, has been really occupied with school ever since she started primary school. She hardly has time for play nowadays, and that got me worried for a bit.

I just want Sharleez and her sisters to let loose as much as possible.

Forget the rules. Forget the do’s and don’ts.

Studies have also shown that kids who spend most of their time indoors doing activities like playing games or watching tv are more prone to getting sick more frequently as compared to children who participate in outdoor games or activities.

OUR KIDS NEED ALL THE FRESH AIR THEY CAN GET!

Just yesterday, Tatek and I were planning where to bring the girls to. Tatek suggested going to the movies initially, but I thought we could do better than that in terms of planning something more meaningful for our three girls. I mean, I am very particular about the time I get to spend alone on days when Tatek and the girls are not around – I make sure I get to do stuff which I truly enjoy doing like reading and the works. So when the time comes for us to spend it together as a family, I make sure we get to do something that EVERYONE enjoys as well. Activities like going to the movies and indoor playgrounds can potentially turn into routines, and we wouldn’t want that.

SO WE WENT LONGKANG FISHING!


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The last time we went longkang fishing, the girls were still very small. They lost interest after a few minutes and started whining. I remember ending up catching the fish instead.

Yesterday was different. The girls were especially excited when we told them that we would be catching guppies in the small pond. To make it more exciting for them, I even turned it into a competition. In this case, the person with the most number of fish would win. No prize or anything for the winner; it was all done in the name of fun.

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But because it was a competition, my girls were truly gung-ho about it and were so focused throughout. Tatek and I were not even allowed to borrow their fishing nets for more than three seconds. LOL.

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Mysha was super serious about catching that she ended up catching only three fish. LOL.

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In fact, there was even one time where Sharleez exclaimed to me, “Mummy go and get your own net and catch your own fish la.” 

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CHEHHHHH.

 $4 per person for 30 minutes of longkang fishing.

Fishing net and bucket provided.

WHERE AT?

MAINLAND TROPICAL FISH FARM.

No.1 Pasir Ris Farmway 1,Singapore 519352

Telephone: (65) 62873883, 65843643, 65812550

Fax (65) 62884200.

Email: enquiries@mainlandfishfarm.com

Website: http://www.mainlandfishfarm.com

You might also want to try the Pasir Ris Kids’ Kampong, which I personally prefer due to the more kid-friendly environment and activities there. Click HERE for more information.

Do not worry if you do not catch any fish or enough fish because they will give you more fishes in the oxygen-packed bag, which you get to bring home.

You can even purchase the fish food at $1 for a small packet to feed the Koi fish.

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Myreen caught the most number of fish yesterday, just for the record. And she was also the most relaxed one throughout. No pressure, no nothing. Just plain good fun! :)

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Oh, what happened to these three bags of fish?

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Did we bring them home? YES.

Did we transfer them into a fish bowl? NO.

Did we fry them and serve them with nasi lemak? NO.

Did they survive? NOT ALL. SOME ALREADY RIP THIS MORNING.

I was telling my girls that the fish they caught would not survive for long if we were to keep them at home. The girls got all so worried and asked whether there was anything that we could do.

“Yes, we could release them back into the longkang and let them be free.”

And we decided to do just that today. Believe it or not, that was our main agenda today. Before Tatek went out for the SuperShiok delivery, he said the following to me.

“B, go and get ready. Later we go out with the girls to release the fish.”

We went to Pasir Ris Canal, and boy were we excited to see that the water level was very, very low. Must be due to the dry spells. So what does this mean?

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WE WENT RIGHT DOWN TO THE CANAL TO RELEASE THE FISH!

My god, it was so fun! The adrenaline rush when I was down there was indescribable.

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At this point, you must be wondering where Sharleez was, right?

Well, she did not want to go down because she feared the police might come and catch us. LOL.

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Good job girls for setting the fish free! I am so sure you girls must have felt really glad and relieved right after you did that good act. :)

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See, nature can provide our kids with a sense of wonder, and a deeper understanding of their responsibility to take care of the Earth and the things around them. When we as adults model admiration and respect for the natural world, our kids will do just the same. And that will in turn help to shape them to become more compassionate and responsible individuals, don’t you think? Some life lessons are best taught in the most subtle way possible. :)

And oh, let’s learn some English together while we are at it.

“Fish” can imply singular or plural, e.g. one fish, five fish of the same species

“Fishes” can imply many individual fish(es) of differing species

So now do you understand why I was using fish instead of fishes throughout my blog post?

So do not go emailing me to tell me that it should be fishes instead of fish. :S

LIKE WHAT THE FISH, MAN?! 

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