When I first knew about The Butterfly Project – a community for beauty and lifestyle bloggers, I thought it was a great initiative by founder Tammy Lim and I knew I wanted to be a part of this community. I’ve been following them for a while now and whenever they had a community gathering, I almost always didn’t have the chance to join them- until NOW, and boy was it one hell of a party!
The Coachella Unity Celebration was a community gathering where members could get to know each other and mingle with other bloggers alike. There were fantastic booths from sponsors, live entertainment, great food and drinks and even a painting party! When I heard it was going to be a Coachella themed party, I was so excited because that meant that I had the chance to dress up and have a little fun! (This mama needs her “me time” too okay :P)
Let me break down what went down during the celebration because each and everyone who was involved is worth mentioning!
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Thank you @hellotammylim for organising a #Coachella themed event. Finally got the chance to feeling2 dress up according to their theme- boho rockstar chic. Hope i pulled it off alright? 😝 It was an awesome event.. more info will be on the blog soon! . . #ButterflyMsia #ButterflyCoachella #HeartyPartyMalaysia @butterflyproject.my #bohorock #bohostyle #plussizefashion #plussizefashionmalaysia #plussizeblogger #plussizebloggermalaysia #plussizemalaysia
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I recently had the opportunity to attend a Butterfly Community event themed – Coachella Unity Gathering with the dress code being boho rock chic, inspired by the actual Coachella event held in the US. Being a plus size woman does have its challenges especially in looking for the right outfit that not only fits you in all the right places, but is according to your style.
I had a hiccup myself actually when the top I bought from Cotton On still had its bloody security tag on! (Luckily i still have the receipt so i would need to go back to the store and screw them over!) I only found this out the next day- the day i was supposed to wear it, which left me no choice but to find another top to match with my boho pants which i got from Nichii.
I’m one of those people where I hate crowded places and I hate queuing for long periods of time, especially when you’re hungry and just need to fill up your tummy! So recently, I came across an app that could do the queuing for me! It’s called QueQ, and is a Thai- based community mobile app that helps us to eliminate the hassle of queuing up at my favourite dining outlets.
As you guys might know already, K FRY is one of those restaurants that can get really ridiculously long queues, which is why I haven’t tried it till the day I found out about QueQ. Anyway, the process was pretty easy: Continue reading
LEGOLAND Malaysia Resort is a family holiday destination that brings together a LEGOLAND Theme Park, Water Park and Hotel in one LEGO themed location. With more than 70 hands-on rides, slides, shows and attractions, and designed for families with children aged 2-12, LEGOLAND Malaysia Resort has a new baby in town- SEA LIFE Malaysia!
SEA LIFE Malaysia is the first SEA LIFE to open in Malaysia and is located at the heart of Iskandar Puteri, right next to LEGOLAND Theme Park. I got a first-hand experience to look into the brand new 2,123 square-metre indoor aquarium and what an experience it has been!
Entrance is through the ground floor where you will already be greeted with some marine life and LEGO figures, but the real adventure starts on the first floor, where you’ll find yourself in a 360° view of hundreds of yellow tail fusilier swimming around you in their Shoaling Ring. Continue reading
It’s 2019 and all of a sudden so many of my ex-classmates are having babies! In fact, we even have a mummy WhatsApp group to share our questions and stories. And because I’m the most senior one there- the only one to have 2 kids at the moment- all my first-time-mummy friends are asking ME for a list of items to buy for their baby and advice on what’s not necessary.
So, instead of having to type out and re-think every single time someone asks me this question, I thought why not come up with this baby shopping list- so I can share with them what i think is necessary and what’s not.
So here’s a baby shopping list which I personally think are necessities, and which I think are not necessary when you are shopping for your first baby.
We don’t think about it often, but it is in those moments when someone in your household sustains an injury or burns themselves that you wished you had some knowledge on first aid. Having a 2 year old and 2 months old at home means that I have to be constantly alert and ready to take on any minor accidents that happen at home. Because of this, I decided to meet with Dr Mohammed Ridzuan Abd Razak, Senior Resident Medical officer, Pantai Hospital Kuala Lumpur to further understand what we need to do if burns or bleeding occur at home.
As careful as we may be, accidents do happen when we least expect it, so it is best that we equip ourselves with some first aid knowledge. For this issue, we’re focusing on burns and bleeding. So here are some important information as well as some steps and tips on how to handle burns and bleeding at home.
How many types of burns are there and what are they?
Burns are generally divided into 3 types of burns as per below:
Touch is a very powerful element in human bonding. In fact, the International Association of Infant Massage (IAIM) suggests that parents introduce touch as soon as the baby is born. This can be done with skin-to-skin care or kangaroo care. While you’re holding your baby close, gradually start stroking their legs and back. Then move on to other areas such as the arms.
After the first few weeks of birth, you can begin massaging your baby. But there are a few dos and don’ts of baby massage that should be taken into consideration in order to provide the best experience for you and your baby.
Follow your baby’s mood
Your baby should be calm, alert, and content when you’re ready to give them a massage.
Have a cozy atmosphere
Massage your baby in a warm, quiet place. Place them on a towel on their back so they can maintain eye contact. This can be on their changing table or on your bed.
Gentle and soft strokes
Strokes should be as gentle and soft as if pressing your eyeball.
How often to perform baby massage?
It depends on you and your baby. Some parents give their baby massages daily, while other parents massage their little ones every other day. You can massage your baby during the morning to get the day going or at night before bedtime to help soothe your baby to sleep. Pay attention to your baby’s cues to help determine the best massage routine.
– Elizabeth Richard, Certified Infant Massage Instructor, International Association of Infant Massage (IAIM)