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Happy Sunday loves! I hope you had a lovely weekend and a plentiful of rest so far. For today's post, I am going to share my latest favourites with all of you. Hope you like and enjoy reading this post.

New bedsheets!

And it is so gorgeous and comfortable as well! Bought it from Shopee and at first I thought it was slightly overpriced but then when it came, I am like whattttttt! I love the quality of the bedsheet and the quilt cover. It is thick but still very comfortable as it is 100% cotton. If you are interested, you can check it out here.

     

Missha Magic Cushion Cover Lasting N. 23

This product has been in my wish list for as long as I can remember and I recently bought one for myself to try during the Shopee 9.9 sales. I love the coverage so far and I'm using the darker shade of N. 23 (Medium beige) since I am now a little bit tan due to the latest obsession of going to the beach for picnic etc. I might write a different post for this product review soon hehe

Cutting off my hair - finally!

If you have been following me on my Instagram, you have probably know that I have recently just cut 6 inches off from my long hair. I actually went for a trim just a few weeks back but the length is still too much for me to maintain for now. Hence, I decided to cut off my hair and currently loving the shoulder length hairstyle. Even washing and drying are sooooooo much more easy now!

Weekend date and activities

The hubs used to works a lot even on the weekend and recently he just had more free time to spend the weekend with yours truly. If he is not working on the weekend, we will set a lunch date while going out to run some errands and also set up a time for a beach picnic! Ah, I am loving the phase 4 that we are currently enjoying here in Labuan. We are also planning to go for some staycation at the local hotel and hopefully everything will go as planned. *fingers crossed*

Thank you for reading. x


I have been fully on working from home mode since Feb 2021 and the last time I went to office was before the Chinese New Year this year. Our management decided to continue working from home as it is much more flexible and safer this way. That is why I am so glad that we decided to set up a home office back in January.

1. I work better with two screens

I work much better with two screens instead of one especially during my report research writing. My go to laptop will always be my Macbook Pro and my second laptop is the husband's Asus ROG which connected well with our 32" LG monitor. I have tried to connect my Macbook before but I didn't like it as much. So, two screens it is!

2. Ergonomics Gaming chair saved my back

I remember working and sitting on the dining chair or the bed and suffered a terrible back pains for days. So, I am glad that we decided to invest in proper ergonomic gaming chair that I can used daily without suffering the pains from bad postures. In case you are wondering, our gaming chair is from TT Racing and this is the one that we bought. 

3. Note taking and research reading using iPad 8th Generation & Apple pencil

Other than investing in good chair and monitor, I also bought an iPad around March this year and followed by Apple pencil to help with my research paper reading and note taking. I have to confess that I really love taking note using this iPad and Apple pencil. I even started digital planning soon after. However, I still continue using my usual journal for daily task and reminder etc.

4. Scented candles and essential oils to get me in the 'Productive mood'

I am no stranger to scented candles and essential oils. I love anything that helps to lift up my mood and one of them is calming and soothing scents. My favourite scented candles to get me into the productive mood would be Wild Wave by Nyala and Warm Vanilla Sugar by Bath & Body Works. As for essential oils, I love the combination of Lemon and Peppermint EO to lift my mood especially in the morning.

5. Last but not least, a Work From Home Playlist!

Other than good and calming scents, I also love playing my WFH playlist on the background while I'm working. My absolute favourites would be this one and this also. On other day I may change my music to the old songs or even to KPOP depending on my mood. However, mostly I will be playing a lofi music in the background.

That's all for my work from home essentials and equipment that I'm using to ease my works. Sometimes I don't need much and can work using only my Macbook but sometimes I do need more. I have been trying to cultivate better routine to ensure that I can stay productive especially when the procrastination mood comes crashing. Hope you enjoy this write up and do comment below if you have any WFH essentials and equipments that you could not live without. x


I love writing my Money Diaries series; especially my previous (and only!) two posts. However, in the midst of writing my April's content, I found myself to be in a very privilege place to even brag about all the things that I am still able to afford. While, there are so so so many people out there that is struggling, even to a point of depression and succumbing to self harm and suicide. Its makes me reflect about myself.

I did not come from a well-off family. We always have money problem. A year ago, I was struggling - very very hard. My saving's gone, I took a loan, I even borrowed from a kind-hearted friends who's very kind and helpful to lend me some money to make it into the month end. When Covid19 hits, my previous company was affected so badly and our salary was affected as well. It was so bad.

I am lucky that I managed to find a better job that offer well while I move to be with my husband. I work very hard and try to get as many side income that I can while juggling with work. Again, I am very lucky that my current job allows me to be more flexible especially in work timing so that I can keep hustling for extra income. I even used up all the available Government aids to help me to restore my savings. Its worked for me and I am finally in a place that I know that I am very privileged. Especially, to still have work and side incomes during this challenging time.

I know where I came from and I have never forgotten that. I remember all the kind helps that I have received before and I will never forget that as well. 

With that being said, please note that I will not be writing my monthly financial diaries anymore. I would rather share it in different type of post or advise etc that I deemed alright without me feeling so much guilts. 

Till then x