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Feisty female in love with the finer things in life.

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Sometime back when I first moved into #nadskaihome, I had installed the most basic model of Steigen automated laundry system. I had chosen Steigen Singapore back then as I was heavily pregnant when moving into our new home and it was tough using the drying rack to hang my laundry and I did not want to invest in a clothes dryer.

That being said, after using Steigen for years now, I can't imagine going back to the manual pulley system. HAHA.

Just a recap to why I chose Steigen - An automated laundry system

  • From what I read, Steigen models actually can save up to 9 times energy consumption than a dryer! An hour usage only costs 16 cents!
  • As my house is facing west sun, we have enough heat HAHAH. So we really do not need to splurge on a dryer since we only do the laundry twice a week and there was ample time for the clothes to dry.
  • I like how I don't have to tug with the manual pulley for the clothes drying rack, I have heard from some friends that their manual pulley system got stuck after a while and it's really hard to tug it!
  • It is easy to use and extremely convenient, you can actually wifi pair it if you want! I use the remote to activate it!
  • It does not take up a lot of space. Personally I prefer a top load washing machine which is also why a laundry dryer or an automatic dryer system wasn't a consideration as usually you'll have to stack it on top of a front load.
  • It pretty much requires zero maintenance. For the past 3 years, I didn't have to do anything!

As mentioned earlier, I used to use the basic laundry system which worked really fine for me however in the past 2 years, we had to pretty much wash Aidan's uniform everyday cos of school plus Davina's bad eczema which is why we started thinking of upgrading our Steigen model to the Solar Ultra because it has these features:

  • Ionic cleanse & dust mite repeller
    • The inbuilt ioniser helps to neutralise surrounding air particles and effectively prevents musty odours! Aside from that, it helps to prevent allergens such as pollen, bacteria, dust mites as well as other invisible odour causing particles which is extremely important to us due to Davina's eczema condition.
  • Solar heat and air circulators
    • This helps to dry Aidan's school uniform as we have to do daily laundry for him

Honestly I chose Steigen back then as it was one of the few models around back then and my colleague back then recommended them.

Needless to say, I went back to Steigen this time as I was assured by their quality and honestly I experienced it for myself. Close to 4 years and the basic model still works like it's brand new. Pretty much a perfect laundry system for my needs!

Aside for that, Steigen now offers Trade In and also an Extended Warranty programme!

You can trade in your manual pulley system (for BTO home owners) or your automated system for a special discount for a new Steigen model. Aside from that, they will help dismantle your old system for you!

I love how that they have also offer SteigenCare+ where customers can extend their warranty for up to 10 years! (Solar Mini, Solar and Solar Ultra models only) Not only are you protected for up to 10 years, you'll also be granted up to $300 service credit for any repairs beyond the 10 years period! That's super reassuring to me!

Customers who opt for SteigenCare+ are protected for up to 10 years and up to $300 service credit is granted to them for repairs beyond the 10 years period!

You can also check them out at their showroom or Whatsapp them even for queries!

Pssst! You can enjoy S$50 off when you use Nadnut50 upon checking out at their website. Code valid till 31 December 2019!

Steigen Singapore

Address: 140 Paya Lebar Road, #08-26 AZ@Paya Lebar, Singapore 409015
Opening hours: Mon to Fri: 10AM-6PM, Sat to Sun: 12PM-6PM (Closed on PHs)
Website: https://www.steigen.com.sg
Contact: 8877 0005 (Whatsapp Available)
Email: sales@steigen.com.sg

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As some of you guys may know, I have had my hair taken care of by Caely Tham for years now.

I've been bleaching my hair for years now and for the past year been curling my hair almost every other day. As a result, my hair is a bit messy and dry.

I tried Leekaja's Cinderella Treatment last year and I was excited to hear about Caely's latest package - the Nautical Hair Revival. This treatment is exclusive to Caely.

What is the Nautical Hair Revival?

Basically the treatment is a specially customised 3 parter consisting of Volume Rebonding, 7-Step Hair Treatment and Leekaja's Signature Cinderella Treatment. The treatment is customised according to everyone's hair condition and can be mixed and matched depending on the hair condition and effect needed to be achieved.

I spoke to Caely and after assessing my hair condition and needs, she recommended a 100% natural treatment consisting of plant extracts only. She concocted of a treatment consisting of the 7-Step Hair Treatment and Cinderella Treatment which is pumped with high-nutrient deep sea moss and organic ingredients like aloe vera, vitamins and collagens to achieve a smooth, shiny, anti-frizzy and moisturised result.

While talking to Caely, we thought of a cute analogy. Think of the Nautical Hair Revival like cosmetics. It's a non permanent solution that isn't damaging while chemical treatments like rebonding is like plastic surgery which is permanent.

This treatment is unlike other Keratin treatments at other places as it's using plant extracts and is very gentle to the hair. It helps smoothens hair cuticles from the outside and it's easy to achieve easy to manage hair. Unlike typical Keratin treatments, you can still curl and style your hair. Here are pics of my before and after.

Look at the huge difference! If you'll like a hair treatment that lasts for months and have fuss free hair, I'll highly recommend the Nautical Hair Revival treatment.

Check out Leekaja Beauty Salon located at Mandarin Gallery now! Quote my name (nadia or nadnut) to get a discount 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. Go for this Korean Keratin Treatment today!

Leekaja Beauty Salon
333A Orchard Rd. #03-13 Mandarin Gallery, 238897
(t) 65 8133 0818
(w) http://www.leekaja.sg
(insta): @leekaja.sg

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I am a HUGE fan of Mala and was extremely excited to have received an invite from Tian Wei Seafood for a food tasting for Mala Crab!

Together with the fam and my friend Colin, we visited Tian Wei Seafood.

Tian Wei Seafood is a seafood restaurant in Singapore is located in an open air coffee shop at Tagore Lane with plenty of areas to park for those driving. I spoke to their staff and understood that they pride themselves in serving delicious and fresh seafood at affordable prices. This is definitely a plus as I was looking for best places to eat in Singapore!

After eating at Tian Wei Seafood, I gotta say, I think they have to be one of the most affordable and best mala crab restaurant in Singapore.

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These are the items we tried:

Best mala crab restaurant Singapore

We started our meal with the delicious Yuzu Wasabi Oyster. Very refreshing and fresh! I am actually quite picky about my oysters but I really enjoyed Tian Wei's and actually reached out for another!

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We then had a bowl of the Fish Maw and Crab Meat Soup. This was light and tasty that the kids really enjoyed it!

As with every typical asian meal, we had to have rice. Especially for the kids! They are always requesting for rice. We ordered the Yangzhou Fried Rice. My friend Colin really enjoyed this and polished this off!

For the vegetable dishes, we had the Trio Egg Spinach and Steamed Lady Finger.

The men thoroughly enjoyed the Trio Egg Spinach and kept raving over it!

As a huge garlic fan, I was happy to let the men concentrate on the Trio Egg Spinach dish while I gobbled the Garlic Bamboo Clam up. It's extremely fresh and well prepared. I love how generous they were with the vermicelli and garlic! It is not difficult to see why this is one of their signature dishes!

But the star hero of the whole meal would have to be their Original Mala Crab! You can choose to opt for mild, medium or spicy depending on your spice tolerance. We tried mild and we loved it! As a huge fan of mala, I loved the combo!

All of us raved over the Mala Crab and couldn't get over how juicy and fresh the crabs were!

The crabs are priced at $88 per kg when we visited and we polished 2 crabs off! Tian Wei Seafood used Sri Lankan Crab here as compared to the typical Jumbo Crab and we could definitely taste the difference compared to our other crab meals outside. The Sri Lankan Crab is sweeter, fresher and juicier! Seriously, this has to be one of the best mala crab restaurant in Singapore!

Our lil fam thoroughly enjoyed our meal at Tian Wei Seafood and I have to say, it is one of the best seafood restaurants that I have been to, so far!

Would definitely be back and this time, I'm gonna order a spicier Mala Crab!

Thank you Tian Wei Seafood Restaurant for having us! Thank you Colin for pics!

For those interested, check them out at:

Opening Hours
Mon – Thu : 11AM – 10PM
Fri – Sun : 11AM – 11PM
81 Tagore Lane, TAG A,
#01-10, Singapore 787502

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After giving birth to 2 kids via C-section and putting on a considerable amount of weight, my tummy has gone thru a lot.

I have a very unsightly double bulge and was looking for solutions to help my mum tum. I wasn't open to surgery for now and needed a non-surgical, non-invasive treatment that would not affect my breastfeeding. I read a few reviews from fellow mummy bloggers about CoolSculpting and was super intrigued about it.

I made an appointment with Dr. Terence Tan from Halley Medical Aesthetics located at Orchard Gateway to find out more about the treatment and here's what I learnt.

About CoolSculpting

1. Consult with Dr. Terence

I met up with Dr. Terence Tan and he shared that CoolSculpting is a non-surgical, non-invasive, no downtime fat reduction treatment. It is the only USA FDA-approved fat freezing treatment that uses the concept of cryolipolysis to freeze and destroy unwanted fat cells, which are then disposed from the body naturally.

2. Consult_CoolSculpting diagram

He also shared that the treatment removes 20-25% of fat cells in the treated area each time. The science behind it is our body is unable to produce any new fat cells after five years of age. The fat cells that die during the fat freezing process will be gone forever which is why CoolSculpting is ideal to be used to remove unwanted fat which can't be removed through spot toning exercises.

Some areas that can be treated are the abdomen, love handles, inner and outer thighs, arms, bra fat, back, banana roll (butt cheeks), knees, cheeks and even the double chin!

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