Singapore shopping haul. - Narcissism is Necessary

Singapore shopping haul.

We were in Singapore over the weekend. We stayed at Hotel 81 Star in the middle of the red light district, Geylang. It was an interesting area.

The primary objective of the trip was to get myself a food processor. Since we started on a slow carb diet, I’ve had found myself pureeing and cutting ingredients much more creatively. Relying on just my old school blender and knife was more difficult than I had anticipated.

Plus, I needed a food processor to make short crust pastry…for those wonderful diet cheat days :P

Behold…my new Braun Multiquick 7 K3000 aka the Kitchen Machine.

# – The large box to house loads of accessories.

Our initial plan was to get something from the Philips Robust Collection or a Magimix, but to our surprise, none of the products were carried by the land of Singapore.

The Multiquick 7 caught our eyes and after reading 9 stellar reviews on Amazon, we decided to take it.

# – Wasted no time to test it out.

# – The french fries cutting blade was amazing! 3 potatoes cut to perfection in under a minute.

Unfortunately, as I was too engrossed with my new toy, I burnt my first batch of fries made with the Multiquick 7 :(

But it’s okay, I expect the machine to last me through to my mid 50s. That’s a lot, a lot of fries.

# – I cleared out a drawer specially just to store all the accessories so everything is within reach. The last thing I want is something to sit at the back of the cabinet collecting dusts.

In the midst of hunting for the food processor, we managed to do some unnecessary shopping too.

By the way, we dropped by DFS Galleria, that place is quite scary lor. Lots of ravenous looking rich middle aged PRC women shopping and their men dozing off in the plush sofas waiting.

I can’t say I wasn’t wishful but for now, my man & I happily crossed the bridge to Far East Plaza which is directly opposite DFS, hehehe.

This bag caught my eyes.

# – $49.90 SING for a full leather bag. SCORE!

# – It has baby skulls all over it. SCORE!!

On our last day in Singapore, we also checked out Bencoolen Plaza for cheap Casio watches.

While the man got himself a serious, features-packed G-Shock, I got myself a pink watch.

With pink illumination. Hehehehe.

# – My pink G-Shock.

# – <3

This was by far one of my nicest trip to Singapore filled with good food (yeah, I’m surprised too) and good shopping. The weather held up nicely for us too, not too hot or humid. Will blog about our food trail soon.

Have a good Monday!

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14 Responses to Singapore shopping haul.

  1. Tan Yee Hou September 19, 2011 at 4:31 pm #

    ooo ooo my mom has the magimix and that thing is damn sex, but could be better designed :(

    and you look like a school girl in the last pic!

    • Kimberlycun September 19, 2011 at 4:41 pm #

      magimix is awesome! and schoolgirl? HAHAHAHA THANKS!

  2. KY September 19, 2011 at 4:36 pm #

    nice watch! I bought my first G shock from singapore too, back in 1996 or something.

    • Kimberlycun September 19, 2011 at 4:45 pm #

      they sell suunto also. hehehehe

      • KY September 20, 2011 at 11:04 am #

        i dowan to know!

  3. ShaolinTiger September 19, 2011 at 4:37 pm #

    Shopping FTW!

  4. Steve at the Pub September 19, 2011 at 5:08 pm #

    Hotel 81 at Geylang? Did you get an “all-night” rate from them, or did you have to pay the usual hourly rate x the number of hours you remained in the room?

  5. poker September 19, 2011 at 9:02 pm #

    how much is the g shock? do they still sell baby g?

    • Kimberlycun September 20, 2011 at 12:47 am #

      i got mine for $86sing. plenty of baby-gs around :)

  6. Myhorng September 19, 2011 at 11:02 pm #

    pink G-syiok is damn awesome.

  7. Noha January 6, 2012 at 10:43 am #

    how much did u get the Braun ?!!

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