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Helpling Review | Part Time Cleaning Service (Referral Code: ecbb83)

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Since both R and I don't really have the time/ energy to do housework (and probably lazy on our free days), we actually tried out a part time cleaning service with Helpling! Although some of the basic household chores are done occasionally, there's no doubt that the house is getting dirtier especially at areas that are not commonly touched, such as windows and cabinets.  Helpling App: Booking through the Helpling app is quite convenient, you just have to input your house address and preferred frequency - I chose the fortnightly as the price was cheaper per hour ($25++ per hour) versus ala-carte price ($28++ per hour).  Not sure if it was near Chinese New Year, but there were very limited slots left even for non peak hours like weekday afternoons in February. There was also some confusion with the dates on the app but their customer service team on WhatsApp was quite helpful in resolving my enquiries!  After a helper has accepted the booking, I was notified on my email and app,

Things That I Have Bought for My Dog Kuro

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It has been more than a month since I brought Kuro home, such a surreal feeling... But we've also gotten used to the new lifestyle so far. Things have been quite different after having a furkid, more responsibilities, less sleep/ rest, but definitely a lot more joy and bliss that makes everything worthwhile. I have been a rather addictive shopaholic on dog's stuffs lately too, there's this irresistible urge to get anything cute or lovely for him, and it's unstoppable! Here are some of the things that I have bought for him. *I am only featuring the brands based on my memory and phone album as I have really purchased from too many shops. Follow @kuro.thecavapoo to catch more updates!   Dogshopcw  (IG) I spotted this during one of their sales and I didn't even think twice to place an order. I really like Bubble tea designs because it's so relatable. Best of all, this is a customised piece with his name! It looks like a cute baby bib on his neck.  Bows.licious  (IG)

Review | Lovely Hua Shop | Rainbow Preserved Hydrangea Flowers

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Flowers are one of the best choices of gifts when it comes to any special occasions - Valentine's Day, Birthdays, Anniversaries, Mother's Day and so on. In fact, you don't even need to find a reason or special event to be giving flowers to your other half.  Some may find that flowers are too expensive and a waste of money because of its short life span and high price tag. But when it comes to putting a smile on that important person's face, your money is going to be worth spending after all! Lovely Hua Shop provides an affordable and convenient choice if you're looking for fresh or preserved/ dried flowers this Valentine's Day (or any other occasions throughout the year)!  Lovely Hua Shop Lovely Hua Shop is a one-stop florist shop providing pretty blooms with a huge variety ranging from roses, sunflowers, to everlasting and flower box series. Their rates starting from $19.90 per bouquet make it really affordable for those who do not want to spend a bomb on flow

Maskne Facial Singapore | Best Extraction Facial | My Cozy Room

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As if acne isn't already problematic enough, Maskne has been topping the list in being one of the greatest skincare concerns lately due to COVID19. Despite not wearing face mask on a daily basis, my (really) sensitive skin has succumbed to the effects of acne caused by face masks and the consequences of not doing facial for a really long time.  MASKNE WOES Maskne breakouts are usually more serious, and they tend to flare up (unfortunately...) due to extra congested pores and accumulation of dirt and sweat under face mask. Desperate times require desperate remedies to treat Maskne. And my facial solution is My Cozy Room Facial Spa , which has been widely known for their Best Extraction Facials and several 5 star reviews on Google and Facebook.   Their Cairnhill branch has a princessy floral and victorian theme, while their new branch at Devonshire Road has a more classy white and gold vibe, both the perfect locations to unwind and treat your skin. Facial treatments should always be

Review | CNYCookies.sg | Chinese New Year Snacks and Goodies (Promo: monice20off)

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Do you go around trying different Chinese New year snacks during new year visits? Aside from collecting/ giving out angbaos, catching up with relatives and friends or gambling, eating will always be a joyous occasion to look forward to!  What's your favourite CNY snack? Mine used to be Pineapple tarts (I know I'm boring), but CNYcookies.sg has opened up a lot of other choices and I think I have changed my mind! I still cannot decide between a few options, but I have to honestly admit that this was one of the best CNY snacks that I have ever tasted.    This unassuming exterior of the 'plain white' Almond Cookie has more to offer than you think. Just one bite and I fell in love with its light and crisp texture. It has a melt-in-the-mouth feel with some added crunch from the almonds and it was perfection at its best.  The  Cashew Cookies  were highly addictive too and I like that it wasn't too sweet. In fact, there was a subtle salty aftertaste to it. It's easy t

Review | Soul Smoothie Bar | Smoothies, Toasts and Acai Bowls

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I have to admit... I'm not really a health junkie, but I really cannot say no to acai bowls and smoothies, because I absolutely love the taste! My lovely friend Jessica just opened her new cafe - Soul Smoothie Bar at Robinson Road, and what better opportunity than to head over for a great catch up while enjoying my favourite food & drinks!  Conveniently located in the heart of Telok Ayer amidst the bustling crowd in CBD, you can enjoy a delectable range of guilt-free smoothies, smoothie bowls and toasts ! Their strong emphasis on using natural and fresh ingredients sets them apart from certain mass produced smoothie shops, where sorbet and sugar substitutes are used in drinks for extra flavours.  While the seating area is not very spacious to accommodate large groups, it is indeed a nice and quiet place to chill.  The menu is pretty extensive - I took a good 10-15 minutes deciding on what to order because everything sounded so delicious. However, they don't serve mains her

Foodieland Premium Japanese Sweets, Drinks and Soup Review

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If you've read my travelogue posts, you'll probably know that I love traveling to Japan, and a huge reason is due to the variety of Japanese food & drinks! Slight favouritism over here, but I honestly hardly get sick of this cuisine.  Foodieland which is a local F&B distributor in Singapore, has been known for importing biscuits and fortune cookies from Garden , a renowned brand in Hong Kong. Lately, they have also been offering a Premium selection of Japanese beverages imported from Japan, including Soda Ciders by Kimura and 100% Pure Apple Juice by JA Aoren .  Sweet beverages are also my constant dose of energy but bubble tea and caffeine are not exactly the healthiest. The unforgiving weather in Singapore also makes me crave for a refreshing drink from time to time! Kimura Japanese Fruit Soda Cider To be honest, I hardly take fizzy drinks recently, perhaps just an occasional few sips from fast food meals. You know that feeling where you start to get bloated with al