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Although I'm a mother now, doesn't mean I'm not hiao. LOL.

How has your preparation been? I'm all prepared on the hiao front like clothes, hair, nails but my house is still not clean!

Panicking a bit actually. Last few days to tidy up the mess!

On the hiao-front, I've gotten my hair and nails done! A few weeks ago, I visited Caely, my stylist from Shunji Matsuo 313. I super buay tahan my outgrown roots and wanted to touch up my hair. She bleached my roots and gave me a darker colour so that my whole hair colour would be even-ed out rather than be patchy. It will lighten in time and then it's time to play with colour again. WOOHOO!

Here's the end result!

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She had also customised a Shu Uemura Master Ceremony Treatment to help strengthen my hair and also reduce dryness from bleaching.

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If you look at my hair now, you will never guess that it has been bleached plenty of times within 6 months and coloured over and over again. Healthy hair yo!

Feel free to show Caely any of my pics if you are looking to get this colour too! And as usual, when you quote my name Nadia or nick nadnut, you'll enjoy 10% off chemical services!

Also, do check out my Shunji Matsuo 313 hair journey here:

Check out Shunji Matsuo @ 313 now! Quote my name (nadia or nadnut) to get 10% off your chemical services (i.e. colouring, treatment, perming, straightening etc)! Anyway, If you like any of my hair colours, do show Caely these pics to get the colours! Easier to show her!

Shunji Matsuo Hair Salon @ 313
313 Orchard Road, 313@Somerset, #03-26
(t) +65 6238 0226
(w) http://www.shunjimatsuo313.com.sg
(fb) https://www.facebook.com/shunjimatsuohairstudio
(insta): @Shunjimatsuo
Twitter: #ShunjiMatsuoSG

I then visited Milly's at the Suntec City branch to get my nails pampered. Went through a classic manicure and pedicure where my cuticles were trimmed and had some lovely nail art! This time, I opted for gelish with a bright and cutesy design of chicks, eggs and hearts!

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Visit Milly’s at the following outlets to get your nails and lashes done! Remember to quote 'nadnut' to enjoy special perks!

Far East Plaza?
14 Scotts Road #03-131
Singapore 228213
?Tel: 67376723

?Bugis Cube
?470 North Bridge Road #02-12
Singapore 188735
?Tel: 63376876

Suntec City?
3 Temasek Boulevard
?Suntec City Tower 1&2
#03-324/325
Singapore 038983
Tel: 62386216

JEM
50 Jurong Gateway Road #04-07/08
Singapore 608549 
Tel:67346216

Plaza Singapura
68 Orchard Road #02-11
Singapore 238839
Tel: 62526216

Website: http://www.millys.org
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Millys.Hair.Lashes.Nails
Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/millys.sg

SMS for appointments: 83835395

Check out the other interesting nail art that I've done with Milly's!

These were my pampering treats! How did you prepare for your CNY? Let me know!

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Aidan is a perfect 10! hahaa I meant, he has turned 10 months old! Here are some of his milestones!

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  • He is a champion crawler now. Once he sees something that he's interested in, he'll crawl really fast to the item. Commando standard yo!

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  • It's a little bit better with the carseat now. There are times where he wails, but there are times where he just 'endures' the car rides.

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  • He is really very inquisitive now. He loves looking and touching at things. Unfortunately, the distract method does not work on him anymore. When we pry the item out of his clutches. he cries like mad.

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  • He has learnt to point. He now gestures by pointing at things. Randomly.

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  • He is still exclusively breastfed and is still a champion latcher. There are times where he bites me. :'(

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  • He is quite vocal now. He would coo and make the cutest baby sounds and gabbles at times. He also cries loudly at times when unhappy or if he wants to be carried.

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  • He has mastered the grouchy and pouty look much to our amusement though most of the times he's pretty much a smiley baby.

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  • We brought him to the public pools recently. Though he seemed a bit apprehensive at first, after that he really enjoyed himself.

Happy 10 months old my precious baby. He's growing up way too fast! We'll be planning for Aidan's 1 year birthday celebration soon. Do feel free to share tips and vendor recommendations! And if you'll like to collaborate, do contact me here!

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Do check out my pregnancy and baby blog posts here:

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As some of you guys may remember, I talked about my love for babywearing a few entries back. Babywearing is easy and convenient. When I'm going out alone, I need not face the hassle of struggling with a stroller. Imagine taking a cab with a stroller and a baby. Holding the baby while folding the stroller and putting into the boot. Errr. I'll definitely be damn kamchiong.

Babywearing also means I get to be handsfree. I can carry Aidan easily while shopping etc. Honestly babywearing helped me so much especially during my maternity leave when I was alone.

Especially now that Aidan finds it hard to keep still in a stroller, babywearing is a must-have.

During my pregnancy, I had researched on a number of carriers. I liked the idea of woven wraps and structured carriers. After observing many of my mama friends, I realised that Tula was a favourite amongst mamas.

I bought one way before Aidan was born. That was how kiasu I was.

Fast forward and Aidan was born and I tried Tula. Honestly the first time I tried it, I wasn't so sure. I confided in a few mama friends that I wasn't sure if I was doing it right. I mean, I've seen pics and videos but I wasn't sure. They brought me to Bumwear at Plaza Singapure and the lovely ladies helped me adjust my carrier. I finally found what was making me uncomfortable and from there, babywearing was a breeze with Tula.

In fact, I love Tulas so much that I bought 4. Two canvas and two woven conversions. Hurhur.

Soon I began joining the Tula community on Facebook and joining both the Jujube and Tula gatherings.

When I got wind that Bumwear was organising a gathering with Ula (founder of Tula) who was coming to Singapore, I was excited. Managed to sign up for a slot to meet Ula herself. *fangirl moment*

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It was lovely meeting other mamas and exchanging tips. Also gawking at the lovely Tulas from the lovely mamas.

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I also loved seeing the other fellow papas babywearing. One thing that I'm really glad is that Skai is really supportive of babywearing. He also volunteers to babywear Aidan too!

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It was also nice to finally meet Rita from Bumwear who was the main reason Ula came down to Singapore!

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Also spot the lovely Jujubes at the event. Tulas and Jujubes go so well together!

I was crazy enough to sign up and pay for two session to meet with Ula! The first one was a cosier session with Tula Love Stocking Buddies where I used my wc Beluga Arctic. The second was a more casual setting where I decided to dress down and use my first canvas Alpaca Hearts with my customised accessories! Spot my love dinosaur hoodie!

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Babywearing days are short and I hope to babywear Aidan as much as I can. I've yet to master latching in the Tula but I hope one day I will!

It's crazy but I'm eyeing more Tulas! Like a mesh... and perhaps a fancy?! hahhaa.

None of these were sponsored. All of my Tulas and Jujubes are paid by myself. Not even by Skai. I genuinely love the products and the community.

Hope to go for more Tula and Jujube events!

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Carrie had loaned me a Circles.Life plan for the past 3 months and I've been testing it out. Here are some thoughts on my experience.

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1. Network.

Circles.Life uses the M1 network (which I'm a current user). As such, I didn't face any difference from my current telco and Circles.Life. As what I shared previously with my fellow Punggolians, I don't face any downtime and my coverage is fine. It's 3-4 bars out of 5, same as what I face with M1.

2. Flexibility.

I like the fact that I can customise my plans. Add more data, reduce minutes and sms-es anytime. I can choose to "upgrade" or "downgrade" anytime and not be fixed to a specific "plan". If this month, I need more data, all I have to do is just pay for additional data. Easy peasy!

3. Pay for what you use.

Most mobile plans comes with a set number of minutes and sms-es. I hardly use them. Like I use LINE or Whatsapp most of the time. With Circles.Life, you'll need not be bogged down with "set meals" anymore.

4. No contracts.

No commitments. Forget about being stuck in a clingy relationship. The good thing about Circles.Life is you can say bye anytime.

5. They'll deliver it to you.

After applying online, they'll courier the sim card to you. Which is awesome. Just take note not to miss the courier as you'll be billed for a re-delivery fee.

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