Train from Jakarta to Bandung

The train from Jakarta to Bandung was an easy affair.The Argo Parahyangan train cost IDR 120,000 one way (~RM38). Has comfortable reclining seats, separated into first and second class seatings and comes with a kitchen cart selling Indonesian bento sets with drinks.The whole journey takes 3 hours from Jakarta to Bandung and you get to enjoy the scenic views across West Java.… Continue reading

❤︎I Love Japan❤︎

Yes yes yes, I don’t say you also know liao. But but but!I just realized from my 12th Anniversary post that, not surprisingly, my reader’s most favorite kind of blog posts are about Japan (second is about Cheesiepetit, that one is quite a shocker! So many of you are interested in how I handle soiled […]… Continue reading

before you turn 2

Next month Mika will turn 2. Sometimes we can’t believe it either. The days are real long but the years are short. Being a mother is such a tough job, the hardest job ever. But you’ve brought so much joy to our family and friends, watching you grow.Continue readingDear Mika, How’s it going? :) Mom is quite tired of still waking up middle of the night to breastfeed you and even the masseuse complained that my dark circles are very very bad.

Tokyo Omiyage Summer 2016

Quick post on what I bought from Japan! ^^ We are going back to Japan in a few day’s time again so the shopping is endless haha. Here goes! Hello Kitty cookie! Kaki No Tane snack I got from Ikebukuro Sunshine City’s Aquarium, it’s limited edition (Takoyaki sauce, Hotate Butter and Shio Sake).… Continue reading

FANCL Mild Cleansing Oil

Today I am going to introduce a product that every fashionable girl and mother who can’t live without her makeup and who is looking for a gentle way of cleansing will love. I was already a fan of FANCL before I got to know this product. A little back story: FANCL is one of the most […]… Continue reading

Here’s to the night!

Continue reading H  A  P  P  Y     B  I  R  T  H  D  A  Y     S  H  E  E  N  Ahappy sweet 16!This year, we planned a spring theme for the surprise birthday dinner  and it’s called 500 minutes of Spring, inspired by the movie 500 days of Summer.We wanted to play around with colours and we chose with PASTEL PINK and BLUE for the ballons, bright and bold colours for flowers for the theme with a hint of greens to set the mood.

27 months VS 4 months

Junya turns 2 years 3 month old today, and Sakura is 4 months old now.   Here’s the regular monthly update! For Junya (Also read Junya’s  1st month , 2nd month , 3rd month , 4th month , 5th month , 6th month , 7th month,  8th month, 9th month , 10th month , 11th month , 12th month , 13th month , 14th month , 15th month , 16th month , 17th month , 18th months , 19th month , 20th month ,21st month , 22nd month , 23rd month , 24th month , 25th month and 26th month here.) […]… Continue reading


Today this blog turns 12 years old. For the past few years I kept preparing myself for the imminent demise of this blog but I guess… it accidentally survived yet another year. Just right before I gave birth to Sakura, I seriously considered taking a break from blogging so I can give my best to being a […]… Continue reading