If you are a coffee addict like myself, keep those coffee grounds that you can DIY with. If you are not, you can always ask your neighbor or your friend to keep those for you!

Here, I have the coffee grounds from the nespresso capsules, empty the grounds into a container which you can keep in the fridge.

I will come up with a DIY in a couple of days later, stay tune!


I recently read of a tip online about expanding shoes. I love shopping online! So, I got myself 2 pairs of shoes (multi-coloured glitter & black glitter) and wore the multi-coloured glitter pair out it caused me blisters. That’s one of the cons of shopping online for shoes as you can’t try them on! So I decided to try out this tip for the black one and see if it works!

Comparison of the expanded and non-expanded shoe. Can you tell me which one? 🙂

All you have to do is, wear a pair of thick socks, if you don’t have thick ones, you can wear 2 or 3 layers depending on the thickness and how much you need to expand your shoes. Wear your shoes and using a hair dryer, blow the corners that need expansion. Let it cool down for a while and voila, enjoy your shoes and say byebye to blisters!

Try this and let me know if it works for you! 🙂


Some time last year, I read about this oil which had very good reviews on scar and stretch marks reduction. Then I tumbled upon it at the pharmacy in US last year, I haven’t been using it religiously as I should have and forgot about its existence. So recently, I saw on someone’s vblog – she used it for 3 weeks and the scars have minimized so much! So here’s a picture of my legs, accumulated with all my drunken falls and being the chef’s recommendation to the mozzies. :p


I shall remember to apply this every night for 4 weeks and snap a shot again 🙂

Once again, too busy with work life and keeping up with social life, I neglected my blog again. Been a long hiatus since my last post..



Well, 2013 have been fab to me so far, time flies and started a new job, new role in the 3rd month of the year. And having a new job, I found myself an excuse to ‘upgrade’, that is to purchase my first ever laptop to call my own – the Apple MacBook Air. At the same time, it was time to upgrade my phone and I’ve gotten the iPhone 5 for free thanks to the voucher from Singtel 🙂

new apple gadgets


Being a MacBook noob, I seek help from my housemates for a crash course. Before I know it, MacBook is such a breeze to use, so user-friendly! Don’t think I’m switching back to Windows again.. ever. Hehe! I kinda regretted getting the 11″ though, the long hours of me staring at the computer is too straining on my eyes. Perhaps, I would sell this and get the 13″. Maybe, maybe..

So, here I am, loving my new lappy and new job 🙂

my first macbook

Hi all!

I’ve added 3 new features on my sidebar – “Follow Blog via Email”, “Follow me on” and “Shop with Gurlosophy”.

More on “Shop with Gurlosophy” on another post, which I will update soon!

So now, if you’re a WordPress user, you can simply follow my blog by clicking on it. Enter your email address in the bar if you’re not a WordPress user and you will soon receive notifications once I update this blog! I will soon have giveaways once I’m sorted out with the layout and stuff on this blog – so much to springclean on this blog since I’ve not updated for a looooooong time! :p

You can follow me on Twitter and my Pinterest boards too!

And oh! If you’re on iPad, you would have noticed that I’ve changed to flipboard-like 🙂

An impromptu trip to the supermarket after work got me thinking what to make and pack for lunch to work the following day.

I went through the aisles in the supermarket and randomly bought things I love.

I don’t usually follow any recipes, I just threw in whatever I saw at the supermarket and still fresh given that I went at 11pm! Thus, my entry’s title of “Give me a name!”. My sister and colleagues enjoyed this salad as much as I did! 🙂

Makes 2:
2 handfuls of spiral pasta
4 long sticks of celery
1 can of corn
4 handfuls of cherry tomato
1 green apple
2 hard boiled eggs
1/2 cup of sesame dressing (found at the japanese section)

And just simply mix everything together!

Give it a try and let me know how you like it! 🙂

One of the things I like to do when I’m home is to explore new styles, colours and designs for my nails. My sister suggested jelly sandwich nails and got us both to try out this new technique of using a sheer and glitter nail polish.

My choice of colours:
OPI – Passion
Milani – Jewel FX

1. Apply your base coat.
2. Apply 2-3 coats of sheer nail polish of your choice.
3. Apply 1-2 coats of glitter nail polish.
4. Finish up with another coat of sheer nail polish and finally top coat.

My sister’s version of jelly sandwich nails.