Monday, September 29, 2014

Sunday Morning Zumba

In busy times, its very important to overlook your health. And there are a million excuses not to keep in shape. But we should all make the effort to stay healthy. Some of you may know of my back problems which meant that I could no longer do heavy activities.  Recently I have gone swimming again, so that’s a start, but I really wanted to exercise more to improve my overall health. That’s why, two Sundays ago (as mentioned in Casual Sunday in the Aegean Sea), I went to a park with my husband.  We decided to go for a walk. Nothing strenuous.

When I reached the park fairly early (8.30am), I was quite surprised at how full it was. There was already a large crowd of ladies, young and old, doing aerobic sessions by a very energetic instructor. It made me realize that nowadays more and more people are taking their health seriously. I saw families bringing the elderly and the young to the park, which I think makes a nice change from the national pastime: shopping in malls.

Anyway, at the park that I went to, Nestum was doing a ‘roadshow’ giving out free breakfast in the form of their delicious Nestum cereal drink! What better way to start your day with a healthy Nestum drink. At the same time, they organized a Zumba session and brought a professional instructor for the public. The Era FM crew were also there and I spotted Dina Nazir, the talented singer I saw on Dreamgirls, the musical.

To be honest, I’ve never done Zumba before. But, I guess because I was inspired by the many people who were exercising that morning, I was determined to try it out. At first, there was just a handful of people who did it. Then more and more people started joining in. And guess what, it was SUPER FUN! It looked light, but it was a lot of hard work. It was a combination of aerobics, exercise and dance, which was something I love. It also helped that the trainer was so funny and cheeky, we were all laughing. I was a bit hungry so thank goodness there was some Nestum 3in1 just before I started Zumba as it was the perfect morning boost and gave me the energy I needed.

I was told that Nestum is going round parks in town to promote their roadshow and are organizing Zumba sessions to go together. If it’s near your area, you should definitely give it a try! Zumba is a lot of fun and you also get to enjoy Nestum for your health and energy boost in the morning before Zumba too.

Hmm… I think I have found a new activity to pursue to keep fit. You guys should too! Well my husband didn’t do the Zumba, so we still had our little walk after I was done. That too was just, fun and enjoyable.

Anyone can recommend a good Zumba place in KL? Tell me, what activities do you do to keep yourself fit and healthy?


White Blush - Bag Search

I was going through some of my look posts and I found these two pictures in which I wore everything in white except for one coloured item. I love the all white combo with one bold colour item look. To me, it gives a clean and fresh look.

Do you guys have an all white look or a mostly white look you wore or which you love? Share with me the links in the comments section if you have it =)

However, I think that both this looks would have been better if I had spiced it up with a blush / dusty pink handbag. I browsed through Shopbop to search for a blush handbags and I found a few that I liked. Again, I couldn't decide which one I love more! Can I have it all? Haha.

Decision making time. Which one of the 5 blush items below do you guys love best?

From my look post Pink Aura White

From my look post Fresh and White

This classic Miss Vara Bow Shoulder Bag from Salvatore Ferragamo

The sweet Candy Mini Cross Body Bag from Furla

Elegant Quilt Mini Bag from DVF

This love shaped coin case from Tory Burch

Eartha Barrel Sachel from Zac Posen

You see why I have such a hard time choosing bags. They are all so beautiful! Arghhh..
Help me out guys. Much appreciated =)


Friday, September 26, 2014

Following the DiGi Man

You may know by now that I am a bit of a gadget freak, as testified by my husband (See post The 1.11.11 of It). Its kind of weird because I don’t see myself that way but I do admit I have all sorts of gadgets. And although I’m not so well-versed in gadget speaks and the technical specifications of it all, I know that I just have to get the latest gadgets which tickle my fancy (Muhahaha).

I’m currently using a Samsung Note 3 which I got when it first came out. Previously I was using the Samsung Note 1, and it made sense to upgrade to the latest Samsung Note 3 when my previous phone was struggling. This was earlier this year. But I just came across this latest DiGi promotion where they are giving away free phones if you sign up for their plans. Yes, if you read that last sentence over and over again like I did (3 times), let me just repeat myself. DIGI. IS. GIVING. AWAY. FREE. PHONES. (if you sign up for their plans).

The iconic yellow man is going to come to your house to deliver your free phone for you.

Okay, just kidding. But, what I’m not kidding about is that DiGi is really giving away free phones. It’s not a gimmick. And not outdated models either. They are offering a wide range of free phones Xiaomi to HTC if you sign up with their plans. If you don’t know what Xiaomi is, look it up. It’s the latest in-thing and my husband told me that the phones are being snapped up like crazy and its quite hard to get your hands on them. For high performance phones such as Samsung Note 3 and Samsung Galaxy 5, DiGi is offering you these babies for as low as RM799.. T_T So cheap. I would’ve really considered it if these promos came out when I bought my phone.

So if you are looking for a new phone, I’d seriously suggest you check out DiGi’s smartplans at
before you regret it (because you could be getting your dream phone for free!). The plans are very affordable at RM78 with internet of 3GB.

Speaking of the good ol’ yellow man, I’m reminded of what I wore when I went to Coldplay’s Viva La Vida concert in Melbourne 5 years ago. I wore a yellow suit just like the DiGiman himself. A tight long-sleeved knitted top with leggings. It was a fashion disaster moment… haha. My bestfriend who went together with me at that time, Shereen Bahawi witnessed that fashion disaster moment. Wow. I can’t believe I wore what I wore at that concert. Yeah, I went to the Coldplay concert looking like this:

But, don’t despair. Yellow is a colour that I adore and love wearing because it is fresh, bold and bright. Here’s my attempt to pull off the DiGiman look.