Wednesday, March 31, 2010

I'm going to cut my fringe soon!

i'm thinking of cutting my fringe.

i don't really like my current fringe because it's covering one my my eyes.

but cutting fringe is like a DARE to girl.

if it's ugly...

you would have to stay at home for about a week!!

and if it's really ugly..

you won't want to go out for two weeks!!

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but still.. i really don't like it covering my eyes... *will make my eyes look smaller*

then if i put my fringe to a side...

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will look like I'M BALDING!! and it's still covering my eyes!

sorry for being paranoid. hahaha.

i want rikachuu's old fringe
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it's still long but it doesn't cover up the eyes!
i think it's because she curled her fringe la..
but still.. i feel like cutting my fringe. hahaha

*omg. rikachu is so cute!*


wish me luck for my haircut. ^^

kelly

Tuesday, March 30, 2010

Cute Surprise from DaiDai-Chan ★☆★

ちょうりす~!

now... i'm the touched MAX! 

i was blog hopping yesterday and i saw this cute blog with a lot cute doodles!

so i couldn't help but to comment on her cute drawings and her cute-ness~

yes~ it's dai-dai's blog!

and...

*touched*

she drew a drawing of my sister and me!

how sweet!! >。<

gyaa... i want to pinch her cheeks! 

sweet max!



Thank you dai dai- chan!

★DAI-DAIちゃん★

Monday, March 29, 2010

CRAB KANI KANI FEAST

continuing off from my osaka post.

that night we went to Kani Douraku  which is a famous crab restaurant in Osaka!

Near shinsaibashi, located at the doutonbori~

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familiar? the jurong point japanese food street!! hahaha

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crabs!! freshly imported from hokkaido!

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the interior of the restaurant is very oriental. nice nice~

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menu~ all crab!!

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Mr. CRAB! how cute!

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happy and hungry~! peco peco

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wahah! candid! very "virtuous wife" right! hehehx

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not-at-all-demure!
haha

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first to serve is this! it comes with the kani miso~ super super nice!

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VOICE-OVER  Word-over : どうぞ~ご主人様~  DOUZO~ GO-SHUJINSAMA~ 

haha!! *goose-bumps*

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KANI SASHIMI! raw crab!! first time trying!
*in case, you're wondering why is there an insect on my place.. it's a spice.. hahaha. i thought it was ANT at first*

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YUMMY~

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it's very sweet. kinda tasted like jackfruit? hahaha

then lady in kimono helped us prepare our shabu shabu~

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hahah. my sister is so fond of that crab!

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while the broth is heating up, kani chawamushi is served.

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really crab okay! not those crab sticks!
haha

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finally our shabu shabu is served!

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sauces that comes with it.
Yuzu sauce, vinegar sauce, ume sauce


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add the vegetables in the pot first..

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hungry~!! can't wait to start eating those crab legs!

okies~~ finally boiling!


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MR. CRABBIE in the poT~

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all cooked and done!

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itadakimasu~~!

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the raddish is so thin! yummmy!

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then the crab rice is served. super nice !! i love this the most!!

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one of the ladies who are serving us that night! and this auntie is super cute!
she spoke to us a lot! hahaha! very cute right!

lastly, it's fruits that I CANNOT EAT
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tsk tsk. make small small. hahah

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then we took photo with the auntie~! hahah how cute!
oh.. that auntie gave us that! hahah.. omiyage from the restaurants!
actually it's for kids only! haha

after that, we headed back to our hotel.. ^^

while walking back...

KON KON KON!!

very noisy!

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because this gentleman has thought of a new way to carry his umbrella. and he is proud to announce it to everyone! hahaha! hanging on his jeans!!

next post will be out-with-osaka-friends-and-night-view-of-osaka!
the night view is super pretty!

Sunday, March 28, 2010

OOOOOSAKA~!

i always have a very very homely feel to osaka~

cause the osaka residents are really friendly and outgoing. plus, the shopping was great!!

though this time round, we find tokyo's shopping better (in terms of price.. yea..we are cheapos)
i think it's probably because spring sale happens faster in tokyo since it warms up earlier.

anyway, OSAKA is really freaking cold.
i think tokyo is cold during that time too but we were really frozen in osaka!

hahah

we booked our hotel through rakuten and it's marvellous!

the room is super big! (it's super rare in japan)

the bathroom is seriously bigger than the room we had in tokyo (__ __)

and our room in osaka has a big big big bed, walking alley, balcony, dinning table, refrigerator, television and microwave! hahaha. touched till tears because we are tooooooo deprived in TOKYO! hahaha. our tokyo hotel is homely but... 

it's also super near to shopping paradise shinsaibashi! less than 5 minutes walk!
and it's in American Mura inself!
so we get to see a lot of fashionable people walking around, ranging from lolitas to mori-gals~!

and most importantly! it's cheap! only 10,000yen for two nights!! twins room somemore!!

i need to give them

however, it's pretty hard to locate the hotel. 
cause it doesn't look like a hotel

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flexistay hotel! please stay in this hotel while you're in osaka! trust me, you won't regret!

anyway, because we arrived too early, we can't checked into our hotel yet.

>.< god! i haven't wash my hair! my sis too!

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went for breakfast at sukiya~!

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my sis ordered NO.1! negi tappuri~~!


mine! cheese tappuri~!

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the waiter helped my sis with the egg that she doesn't know what to do with


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Oishisou~!
and it's really oishiii~~!

my cheese gyuudon is a little too salty for me..

it was a satisfying meal ^^

after that we began our journey to locate SHINSAIBASHI.. (even though our hotel is very near shinsaibashi, we had totally no idea how to walk there at first..)

we were detouring the whole place in the cold cold morning!!

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mite! dare demo inai~! *ahem* my sis is wearing that beanie is definitely not because she wanted to cover her oily hair. definitely not! hahaha

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after hours of loitering, sights of SHOPPING..*touched*

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cute street light!

actually our hotel is really near shinsaibashi, it's just behind OPA.(something like tokyo's 109) hahah

i must shout again, I LOVE FLEXISTAY
but there's a short scary(?) episode during my stay..
maybe, i will reveal it later after all my osaka's trip is done!

anyway, for the johnnys' fans out there.
this place is damn near the johnnys' store in osaka. hahah.
if i didn't remember wrongly, it's just round the corner. haha
it had been years since i've last visited johnnys' shop ^^;

haha okay enough of crapping and let the shopping begins~~!!

to me, shinsaibashi is a straight long stretch of shops.. (i think it's as long as the distance between wheelock and orchard central(?) )

not exactly straight as it has many alleys and lanes..

normally the products are cheaper at the end.

but at the furthest end, it's the GRANNY paradise.. so please do not venture into that if you're looking for gyaru fashion. but there has got good affordable food! and of course a large variety of granny's clothes!

in conclusion, it's a shopping paradise for three generations!

and the place is full of hosts! and comedians (real comedians) ! hahaha.

so if any of them approaches you, don't be surprised!
it's really common! haha

if the comedian approaches you, you can just say in english, " i don't understand japanese"

but if a handsome handsome host approaches you, you can say, " eigo hanasemasuka? " (can you speak english? ) hahaha! just kidding!

okay! again! enough of crapping, let the shopping begins!

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happy happy as we found our familiar shopping place!

random:
in amemura, it's common to see this!
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daimaru~ right opposite OPA

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but if you're in for affordable clothes, you can skip daimaru ( like us) haha and walk straight to shinsaibashi
see the whole street is so PARIS-fuuuu~

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middle of shinsaibashi~ and a monk! he's there everyday!

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the middle junction that connects one street to another.. there are (i think) at least 6?

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one street is about this long and a lot of fashion shops! never ending~

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shopping shopping here i go!

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enter enter shop shop!

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bought nothing but don't mind don't mind~ next shop!

we took puri also!

there's this special puri machine that is only available in osaka! the backgrounds are all famous attractions! my scanner spoil when i was about to scan this ( hey! don't say it's because my photos too ugly, my scanner can't take it hor! )

but, i managed to scan this!

this machine is special too!

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this machine not only prints your puri photos, they also give you....

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free tsukema (fake eyelashes)!

and the colours of the puri are really nice~ dreamy~

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and it prints collage as well!


so pretty (yea thick skinned, i am)

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super cold and yet this loud-voice shopkeeper is rubbing her hands in the water to produce foam!

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and a tourist-must-take-photo!

a little hungry after window-shopping around.

so we headed off to a gyoza shop!

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this is super famous in osaka
the NO.1 gyoza in japan can be found here!

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we had the normal gyoza. it's super juicy and very crispy! no wonder it's NUMBER ONE ah~~!

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itadakimasuuuuu

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poses with the gyoza.... but the smell was too alluring..... too tooo alluring...

HECK CARE LA!

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gobbled it up!! oishikatta yo!!

and the lady boss recommended us to try their cheese gyoza.

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all cheese!

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大満足!!

after that we headed back to our hotel...
rested for a while and went back to shopping~~!!

next post will be about the famous CRAB FEAST in osaka!

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