I know I haven't been updating, so I thought that I should share some pictures despite my busy schedule!

If you didn't know, Bon Japan is a shop that has got monthly theme cafes. I went to the Rilakkuma one in October last year (yes I know, sorry ╥﹏╥), together with Christina.




Brought Weelakomah along O(≧▽≦)O


All their stuff are imported from Japan!




They also have a lot of other characters there, cuteness overload or what!


Kawaii cups! (∩_∩)


The dessert set we got (*^▽^*)

My Rilakkuma babies I brought along! ♡^▽^♡

Super duper cute Rilakkuma biscuit wrapper * squeals*


There was this book where people can draw in. I found this drawing not bad.

This is erm.. Mine. *hides face* I can't draw for nuts!

That's all for this post! I've been busy with school recently as my project and assignment due dates are just round the corner.. I'll try to update when I can. Do continue to read this space though, thank you (♥ó㉨ò)ノ♡
If you follow me on Twitter (@iisjong), you'll probably know that I'm selling away some of my Rilakkuma stuff. My dad bought them from Malaysia but there're too many for me, so my initial plan was to just sell those away. It seems like many people are interested and my dad is going to Malaysia again tomorrow, so I thought if you people want to get your hands on these cute little things, tell me what you want and I'll ask my dad to buy some more since it's so convenient!

Do note that I'm doing this not for the profits, but to share the joy with Rilakkuma lovers~ (♥ó㉨ò)ノ♡ These are what I will be selling:



If you are interested in getting one of these or similar but of other colours or design, do leave a comment or drop me an email at jiahui_0509@hotmail.com. Another way is to tweet me at @iisjong. Friend's get special price! Please inform and confirm with me latest by 9am tomorrow. Thank you! (*^▽^*)
Do you have a dream? What is it? Have you accomplished it yet? Walt Disney once said: "All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them." In life, we are always told to chase after our dreams. Yet, there are so many people who don't fulfill what they dream of, which makes me wonder: "Are dreams nothing but just a facade? Then why do people dream?"

Because of these dreams, some people are happy and successful, doing what they love most. As for others, it may seem to be something that's far fetched and almost impossible.

I have so many dreams. But I don't know where do I start, how do I go about achieving them. I want to be a writer or maybe a DJ. But judging from my command in English, I can just forget about it. I want to work in the fashion industry, but what are the odds of making it big in our small little country? I want to be a comedian and make people smile and laugh, but I'm not funny enough. I want to act and sing, but am I good enough? Also, my appearance ain't what the society would exactly label as "pretty", which is like a hidden criteria nowadays as people DO judge you by your appearance. Cruel reality.

There's just... So many things I dream to be.

My parents tried to stop me from some of my dreams, saying how it has no future blahblahblah, while many just shake their heads in disapproval. Just because I'm not dreaming of something that'll earn me big bucks doesn't mean I don't have the rights to dream. I have so many thoughts inside of me, I don't want to be that quiet girl who is afraid of expressing herself again. The girl who faced multiple failures and lashing when she already gave her best.

.......... Which brings the whole point back to having the courage to pursue our dreams. I have a really good opportunity to fulfill one of my dreams now, and even though my parents are against it, this time I'm just gonna go for it. At least I won't regret trying when I'm too old to do anything.

Oh and by the way, this is just another rant I typed on my phone. Just thought that I should blog more and share my feelings in this space.

"Happy are those who dream dreams and are willing to pay the price to make them come true." Anonymous.
The title explains it all. These are songs that may not be played so often anymore, but I just.. Remember them so clearly. These are the true legends *bow down* m(_ _)m

Kids, you better listen and understand the true meaning of "music". You'll be amazed, really. Enjoy!

I Don't Wanna Miss A Thing - Aerosmith

Crazy - Aerosmith

It's My Life - Bon Jovi

You Give Love A Bad Name - Bon Jovi

Bohemian Rhapsody - Queen

Don't Stop Me Now - Queen

We Are The Champions - Queen

We Will Rock You - Queen

Hey Jude - The Beatles

Let It Be - The Beatles

Yesterday - The Beatles

All You Need Is Love - The Beatles
I had the opportunity to attend the Samsung Galaxy Note user trial last month, where 100 people got their hands on this device that's currently out of stock, and review on it. Since I've to send Samsung my review after trying it out, so I thought: "Why not I make it into a blog post and share my thoughts with my readers?"

Do note that I am not a professional technology reviewer, so please don't expect too much from me! I'm just reviewing how I feel <(。_。)> Alright, here we go!

This is how the packaging looks like when you first get it. We were asked to review on the following categories:

1) Performance

As I am a heavy tech user, the moment I saw the Note, the first question that struck was how long the battery can last me. Since it's a smartphone and a tablet all in one, I tend to depend on it A LOT. Even though it boasts a 2500mAh battery, I found the battery life just slightly above average due to the large battery consumption used by the apps. There were times when the Note lagged for awhile, but most of the time it was quite speedy.

2) Display

First look at it, I liked how stylish and simple this product is. For a device that is 9.65mm thin, having a big 5.3" screen was a plus point for me. It didn't have a lot of buttons, which made understanding which button is for what function so much easier. Take a look at the rectangle button at the bottom, and you'll know that it's a Samsung product.

I also liked how there is a front and back camera on this device, because I love taking photos!

Initially, I thought that the speakers looked rather small, so the sound quality would get affected somehow. Surprisingly, it was not as bad as I thought it would be.

3) S Pen

The S Pen looked rather normal, with a nice metallic end. I like how it wasn't annoyingly retractable like other retractable stylus pens for phones.

There is this small little 'pen' function button in this pen (PENCEPTION~) which I didn't notice at first. Take a closer look, and you'll find it camouflaged as it is also black in colour. As it is too small, I tend to miss it sometimes. Although it is very convenient to just press on it to navigate my way through the Note, it tends to be quite troublesome to find and press it.

The size was just right for my fingers, but it seemed a little too small for people with bigger fingers, like my dad.

4) S Memo

As I am a rather forgetful person, I tend to write down my thoughts, notes and homework in a little notebook to remind myself. The S Memo is just like a notebook, but even better - very useful, convenient and saves money.

I can type on it, though it tends to be a little unresponsive when I use my fingers as compared to using the S Pen. Also, it saves me the trouble from blanco-ing it as auto-correct is here to the rescue!

I can also sketch or draw my self reminders on it, and change the colour even!

I'm all praises for the S Memo! (´∀`)ノ♡

5) S Planner

The S Planner is the calender for the Note. Admit it: you can't possibly remember ALL your schedules, and ALL your friend's birthday, can you? With just one click, I can see what's my schedule for the day, the week, or even months and years from now. I see it as another money-saving app, haha!

When 2 of my fingers are pinched & pressed on the screen like this on the selected date, I'll spread my fingers to open up a bigger and clearer calender like this:

Reminders can be set, and you will automatically be reminded when you have an appointment coming up.

You do the opposite (pinch the screen), and you'll go back to the smaller version!

What I didn't like about the S Planner was that it tends to be a little sensitive. I meant to open up a certain date, but my fingers were a little too big that it pressed and opened up to another date.

Other things that I played with! ヾ(@^▽^@)ノ :

There are so many hand motions you can use to navigate around the Note. I find some quite pointless though =/

You can take a screen shot by pressing the pen function of the S Pen while tapping once on the screen.

You can also draw on your screen shot!

From what I know, Samsung was the first to come up with this function where your notifications will not pop up while you are doing your work halfway and interrupt what you're doing. In fact, all notifications will go up to the notification tab; you'll just have to pull it down and check what your notifications are when you're done with what you're doing! O(≧∇≦)O

The back camera is a whooping 8 megapixel with LED flash. The picture quality was rather good, coming from a phone camera.

While the front is only 2 megapixel, I thought it was good enough to take rather decent photos. That's me with my blogger friend Jeremy by the way!

There is also a video maker app which is very convenient for vloggers!

That's all for this post! I hope it wasn't too bad....
Thank you for reading~ ☆*:.。. o(≧▽≦)o .。.:*☆
Here's part 2 of my December! (^_−)☆

#1 I've got mail again! Guess who is it from this time?

#2 It's from one of my favourite store, Sum+hing Difrent! They import Korean apparel, accessories, bags and shoes for ladies that are very very pretty, and it's been around 2-3 years since I bought from them.

You can find them at PARCO Marina Bay (Opposite of Suntec City Mall) and City Square Mall.

#3 Brought Santa Weelakoomah out! (♥ó㉨ò)ノ♡

#4 Celebrated my blogger friend, Jaslyn's birthday at a vegetarian restaurant. Happy birthday once again, girl! ヽ(*⌒∇⌒*)ノ

#5 Bloggers trying out the charging stations at Bugis Village!

#6 My dad bought this from Malaysia for me, but I prefer the brown one ヽ(*´Д`*)ノ I might be selling this away, together with a lot of other Rilakkuma stuff. Do tell me if you're interested!

#7 It was Dong Zhi, or the Winter Solstice Festival, on the 22nd of December. Many Chinese family get together & eat Tang Yuan, to celebrated on the longest night of the year. It is the day when sunshine is weakest and daylight is shortest.

#8 Went for a check up at KKH. The time I registered looked good, so I thought that I should take a picture of it!

#9 Went to Vivocity with my dad and we saw this shop with a lot of Rilakkumas. He bought this for me! ~(^з^)-☆ This little one's called Weelee!

#10 Got the Kiiroitori-Rilakkuma&Korilakkuma head 3-in-1 as a gift. Yay, I've got the complete family now!

#11 Bought Gong Cha bubble tea, and was surprised that they have a Christmas edition cover lid! Pretty (^_^)

#12 Yes, McDonald's twister fries are back! Om nom nom...... 且_(゚◇゚;)ノ゙

#13 I've got another mail! Me & my many many mails of free stuff, haaaaaa. #auntie

#14 Yeap, it's Sunplay's sun block! I'm not sure if they're still giving out free samples, but I 'like' their Facebook page to claim it. Go claim yours too ヾ(^∇^)

#15 Another one!

#16 It's from SANA! Same thing, 'like' their Facebook page!

#17 My dad's trying to pluck the rambutans from the rambutan tree!

#18 The back view of an awesome dad.

#19 Wheeeee!!! ヾ(@⌒ー⌒@)ノ My dad bribed me to eat the rambutans, hahaha! Don't you find rambutans so hairy & disgusting?!

#20 Thanks to my blogger friend Cheryl, I got the chance to do a makeover, courteousy of Cleo Magazine! It was actually to promote Manicare make up brushes. This make up artist (I forgot to ask her name w(@。@;)w ) taught me new ways to do my make up, yippee!

#21 The make up she did for me using Loreal products!

#22 You can't see it clearly, but it really made a difference; my eyes were hugeee w/o any falsies or wdvr. I am amazeddddddddddddd~

Alright, that's all for this post! I'm really sorry once again for the slow updates; I've been really, really busy with school work. When I get home, I'll just eat, bathe, and go to sleep. I get very tired easily nowadays, so I hope you can understand! *hugs*