Too tired to exercise last night

When I got home after caroling, I had a quick shower and made Am sleep. Wanted to do squats and crunches (I had a few chicken nuggets argh) but eventually decided not to after doing 2 squats.

I needed to crash. Caroling the whole evening is quite tiring after all!

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Here’s a pic of me with Julie yesterday during caroling.

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The 3 families we went to all prepared food for us! Yum.

Al had a smashing time during the traveling cos she had Jun En to play with in the car – which I tot (on hindsight) was really essential to a fun session for kids. We went from Boon Lay to Choa Chu Kang to Balestier – quite long rides each time. Imagine the kid is alone in the car – he or she will probably get cranky and keep asking the parent “Are we there yet?” Haha.

So Jun En and Alethea literally ignored the 5 adults in the car and were in their own kiddo world chatting, playing games and giggling away.

It’s now 8am. I’m hungry..

Giving thanks

It has been a busy week.

Yet, I know of some people who are way busier / in a worser state than me. For that, I give thanks.

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I worked half day today and went for driving lessons in the afternoon. I always drive from 230pm to 6pm (2 lessons back to back) so it’s super tiring. Then I had to buy dinner back, rush thru my dinner so I can take care of the kids. Being parents is never easy – taking care of kids is such a huge responsibility.

Talking abt kids, hubby took the day off today and brought Al to the library and BookFest. Al, an avid reader, apparently enjoyed herself reading the day away today. Borrowed 6 books and bought another 5 storybooks from BookFest! Hubby spent over $200 at BookFest today on P2 assessments books, English and Chinese storybooks, magazine subscriptions (National Geographic kids and Science adventure) and stationery. A day well SPENT in every aspect lol!

Tomorrow Hui Mee will be on leave and I’ll be super busy – hope many people in my office will be on leave tomorrow too, so I won’t receive many emails πŸ˜‰

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I had Fage Classic Greek Yogurt for breakfast today again – so thick and creamy! But it’s so expensive >.<

And I bought Ayam Brand Coconut milk as a dairy substitute for my coffee too!

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Tasted much better than if I put almond milk! I added in a bit of sugar too – looks like I gotta find a Paleo substitute for sugar??

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And I received so many presents today from my neighbour colleagues (colleagues sitting around me). The above bracelet is one of them, and there’s 2 moisturizers (Sephora and Crabtree), 1 Picard coin pouch and a set of Guerlain miniature perfume! I will be going Christmas shopping this Sunday – the only time I’m free to do shopping =.= seriously no idea what to buy!

My neighbour colleagues are lovely people. Muacks muacks. Hard to find nice colleagues don’t u think. They are gonna be dearly missed should there be a day I leave the company or I transfer to another department.

The question is, when?

My Beautiful Christmas Present

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It’s a wallet! Actually all 3 of us got wallets from our director, same brand Marc by Marc Jacobs. Jolene got a nude colour, I got this orange and Hui Mee got a hot pink one πŸ™‚

I’ve been wanting a new wallet for years but my dua leng gong LV wallet never seems to get spoilt so I never bought a new one. Ha, it’s finally time to change wallet! And it’s such a cheery and feisty colour to welcome in the new year!

I didn’t manage to go Thomson Plaza just now to get presents cos it was raining lions and elephants just now! It was mad lor – the rain was relentless as though to compensate for the ridiculously sunny morning =.=

I hope it won’t rain during my driving lessons tomorrow… Pls pls pls..