Finally! We arrived and since the room were not ready, we roamed around the resort
I love the “outdoor” shower!
So we basically just swim, eat,
Swim, eat and go kids cabin.
M&J make lots of new friends at the pool. They loves playing water slides with friends…I already gave them 2 siblings and they both still claim not enough and said they loves holiday cause got lots of friends to play with! So should I keep producing??
buffet dinner was included in the package and it was quite scrumptious with lots of variety,.. One thing not good is…. Avillion really got lots of FLIES!!!!
they have cooking class too. They learn to make roti canai and sausage bun. If they allowed,
I would love to try flipping the roti canai too! But alas I was “over-age”! Humph!
aaaaa.. The room….
Fantastic! Their day bed could sleeps MNJ…. But I couldn’t fall asleep worrying N might fall off at midnight. So M&J sleeps at the day bed, while hub and I sleeps in king bed with N. fits us comfortably! Sleeps is important too when we go holiday!
Mention I camwhore a lot during the trip? Since I don’t have to do much except mind the baby. Hub did a great job taking care of the two elder one.
I have yet to blog about our recent trip to Phuket, I am in the midst of downloading and re-sizing the pictures. Lazy and lack of time. But our beloved Manfred got his journal written the day we got back from the trip. And finally mama has the time to scan it and keep it for memory.
Those who were with us during the trip, do you understand what he wrote? or draw? :p
No secret that we fly budget…
He was referring to the van that we took to hotel from airport
My little dragon boy Nate, turns 6month old on 27April2013. He is starting to make lots of noise. And he loves lift both his arms and legs real high, attempting to sit up and also attempting to crawl. He ended up with 2 episodes of landing his face on the floor… He wasn’t pleased for sure.
He has started on solid, I introduced rice cereal, banana, and apple purée. He doesn’t quite fancy food(just like both his brothers)
This is the apple purée I prepared for him. He didn’t even finish half of it.
I have not have his latest weight reading as I have yet bring him for his 6mo checks. Will do so after we back from our first ever family trip. We are currently in Phuket for a short holiday. With my sister and BIL.
MNJ all behave well during the flight, Jude was bothered by the air craft pressure changes. But he could clear it when I teach him to pinch his nose and blow.
It’s the first time MNJ visits Thailand. I hope to teach m&j making journal of places they go. Starting from now.
It’s also Nate’s maiden swim… He absolutely LOVES it! He didn’t want to get out of water even after 50min!!!! And he was smiling all the while.
Back from our 3D2N getaway in Penang. Hub and I superb tired.
We had great fun chilling, swimming in hard rock hotel. This is our 2nd trip there and obviously it’s still a hit for my boys.
One little episode happened yesterday. Jude insisted to take out his arm float and swim. I told him no umpteen times. Later on, he came up and rest with me, which I removed the float for him. Hub and Manfred was also by the pool sipping drinks. Suddenly Jude said he want to play at shallow sand pool, I let him. Then he slowly sneak into the slides pool taking the stairs. We were all chatting and didn’t notice anything.
Suddenly I saw a little head struggling to surface right behind hub. And I realize that was Jude!!!!!!! Quickly yell for hub to grab him. Hub was sipping his carlsberg, and I was actually attending to Manfred whom wanted a snack. Praise The Lord I saw Jude right away and I think he was drown for mere few seconds. I am thankful that God indeed sent his guardian angel to watch over Jude, he was all fine except got a real shocked.
I hope he learnt his lesson. As for me as a mother, proves my mother instinct right. Jude is simply such a daring kid, he really need to have an eye on him 24/7, I need to watch him like a hawk to prevent anything happen to him.
PS: no wonder I just sit by the pool only also so exhausted. My eyes were busy following every where Jude went to make sure he was A-OK!
It was a very last minute planning. PIL had relative(Aunt M) came from UK and PIL want to spend sometimes at Aunt M holiday house, which is situated in batu ferringhi.
SIL had planned a trip ahead of us which they will be there from 5Dec-7Dec. Hub not wanting to take so many off day, we opt to go down to penang one day earlier. SIL had booked Hard Rock Hotel. We able to grab on a good deal from HRH after checking on the promo for 3days. We got a seaview deluxe room with KingBed at RM693.68. IT was a great deal!
It was rather a very short and rush trip. We didn’t get to do much. First day we dropped by Ipoh town for some Chicken rice, and ta pau some famous kaya puff. (No picture sorry as I realize it’s all gone before I could snap any picture!) By the time we reach at Aunt M house, it was already 4pm and Manfred wet his Pants! haha
We settle our PIL down at Aunt M place, she took us for a round tour around her condo swimming pool. Her condo has magnificent view of the pool, as well as the sea.. and it was very windy too. Definitely a great place for vacation. WE checked into hotel by 4.30pm. The room was all ready, as well as my boys, they were all ready to dip into the pool. Thank lord they still behave greatly while waiting for me to unpack and change them into swimming suit. They had great 1.5hour swimming and playing with the water slide.
Jude at first was being paranoid, he was standing at the slides there for good 5 mins, mumbling non stop, while hub waited at the pool for him to slide down… Jude didn’t, he came down from stairs instead, and said:”daddy this one dangerous!” Well, then hub took him down the slides twice, and he discover the fun of it. then he told hub:”daddy, I big boy already, I can go myself!” That’s when he takes off to fun of water sliding… never look back!
We then drive down to gurney drive for dinner at 7pm. WE had good share of wantan mee, assam laksa, cendol, ah pom. char kuey teow at Gurney food courts. It was horrendous jam on the way there from our hotel, and good 20min getting a car park and walking to the food court. By the time we were done, it was already 945pm.
The next morning, we ate some light breakfast in the room, and then we spent some time at Lil Rock corner. They have some toys and activities to keep the kids occupied. Manfred and Jude joined the Lil Chef session at 1030am. It was meant for kids 4-12 only, but they allow Jude to join too cause Jude didn’t want to leave the room. Luckily the taecher say Jude pretty much behave well.
WE then drove down to Penang road for my favourite assam laksa and cendol. It was good to finally taste the awesome assam laksa that I had 4years plus back, when I was preggy with Manfred. After that we drove back to hotel for a dip again! While we wait for SIL and her children to join us. M&J started to swim from 2.20pm, till 5.30pm..in between, hotel had a sumo wrestling game,hub took part for the fun of it and he won, we were given a CD.
SIL reach about 3.30pm and the kids jump right into the pool. At night we had dinner with Aunt M and her daughter, D and Son-in -law ST and their beautiful new addition, bb Sarah. They treat us to a awesome Penang nyonya food. The nasi ulam was so so good! like fried rice but with very rich flavour of spices..we also visited full of beans after dinner and good chatting. It was 10pm when we leave.
M&J fall asleep on our way back hotel. SIL drop by Aunt M place for dessert and a short tour on Aunt M place. The boys sleep soundly tilll next morning. In the morning, we went out to grab a light breakfast, and they boys dip into the pool again at 11am. While I showered myself, pack everything and check out the hotel. The kids swim till 1pm and we had them shower at the pool side toilet. After that we went to town to grab some food. WE ate mee goreng, mee rebus and wantan mee for the kids. we hit the road about 3pm. stopping by Ipoh to buy Kaya puff and we reach Kl at 7pm, it was horrendous KL jam again, we ate dinner and head home for rest.
It was a short but definitely fun holiday. WE didn’t do much, but all had good time. probably except my PIL, hahah they didn’t have much to do there and they don’t swim! and they have to detach from their beloved Astro for 3days.. the unpacking is all done and I am hoping to do more trips like this. The boys can enjoy themselves at pool, and we adult can chill by the pool.
We went on a Melaka trip again. Been wanting to bring them to Melaka Zoo and finally plan realized! It was a very relaxing trip. We didnt’ have much listed on our itinerary.
We planned to depart at 9am from KL but we slept till 8.45am!!! Hub was so dearly as he woke up earlier than me and he has actually pre-loaded lots of stuffs into the car.. (IT hasn’t been like this for awhile.. 😛 Guess he pick up the “tempo” of maidless gradually.. praise LORD for this!)
We depart 1hour later than planned. WE reached Ayer Keroh at 11.30am and we head straight to the Zoo. RM5 per adult.. its really a very economical outing to Melaka Zoo.. hahahaha honestly, the zoo is really nothing up to my expectation. The animals look so ill, locked up in such a small confined cubicle.. I can see most of them look so ‘depress”. Nevertheless, the boys have awesome good fun looking at all the animal exhibit. It took us 2.5hours to finish circling the whole area. Luckily we brought 2 strollers cause honestly it’s quite exhausting to ask two young toddler to walk on themselves.
We ate our lunch at 2.30pm in the zoo. It rained a while during lunch. We then walked into the mini safari. The highlight was, Manfred took out his crocs claiming there’s something inside.. in the process of cleaning his shoes and putting it back on, somehow it dropped into the mini safari… OPS!
After mini safari, they played at the playgrounds at the zoo entrance. They played for a good 30minutes and they were really enjoying themselves. Jude didn’t want to leave the ZOO!! HE wailed when we went back to the car. I can tell he loves it there.. Despite the animal exhibit look bit “pityful” under maintained..
We checked into Holiday Inn at 4.30pm. They saw the swimming pool from our room and myself was tempted go for a dip. And we did went for a good dip! Good news is they are now finally comfortable to swim with only arm floats. I can’t be happier! and they make friends at the pool.. all by themselves.
We went out for dinner at 6.45pm. Jude fall asleep during dinner time. WE didn’t wake him up as he was really tired. We had nyonya dinner at Ole-Sayang restaurant. Food was good and reasonably priced. 4dishes with 2 cendols and cost us RM50 only…
We initially wanted to go to Jonker street but change plan to go to Parkson instead cause we figured we will not enjoy the sweaty feeling at night market! We bought some groceries from Giant. Then the very hungry Jude wailed big time over every small matters. So we brought him to eat noodles soup. WE were drop dead tired by 10pm. We went to drive thru and get sundae as promised and went back to hotel to chill. They enjoyed their desserts and cartoons. 11pm ZzzZZZzzz
The next day PIL, SIL and BIL came join us for some melaka delicacies. We went have nyonya laksa at donald & lily; bunga raya popiah, TKH durian cendol. Didn’t have much to eat and time were limited, we left melaka at 3.15pm.
As I am typing this, I am so tired but happy at the same time. This is first outing we had after my maid left. I manage to unpacked everything, washed up everything all by myself, while hub did a great job entertaining them while I do the cleaning…
We end up having to buy a new shoe for him. CAuse this round we didn’t bring any extra pairs of SHOES!!!! We were lucky somehow we manage to grab a pair at promo price. RM49 only. And we spend another RM17.80 to get them each 1 jibbitz.