On Fairy Tale Weddings

Now that I have started to think about getting married, last weekend I went to a wedding fair in outskirts of Jakarta to browse around and find inspirations.

The fair was huge! It took place in a big hall with over 100 of vendors. They came from different categories too, ranging from venues to hand bouquets (Yes, I found one vendor which specialises on hand bouquets only!)… basically everything that you need for a wedding.

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We’re Engaged, Now What?

Without us realising, it’s been 4 months since our engagement day. In other words, It’s been 4 months since I became someone’s fiancée! Whew, how time flies.

In Indonesia, especially within Indonesian culture, it is not that common to have a long engagement period. Usually couples got formally engaged just few months, or even weeks before the wedding day. Well my case is a bit different.

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Our Engagement Day

I know this post is a bit overdue, but since I just received all pictures from my super talented photographer/blogger friend – Dixie Thamrin, I think it’s just the perfect time to share the story of our engagement day in this blog. Bear with me it’ll be a long post, but I hope you’ll enjoy it! (P.S Dixie has also written about this on her photography blog.. do check it out!)

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I said yes

It was Sunday, the 11th of September. R, my mum, my brother and I were in Hong Kong and it was our last night there.

The weather was very humid, we were super tired from walking all day, all I wanted was to just have a shower and sleep. But still I thought I could not leave Hong Kong without seeing the Symphony of Lights, right?

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My September

Hi everyone!!! Hope you are well! 🙂

September is coming to an end and so is my hiatus. Like I said in my last post, a lot of things were happening this month so I decided to take a break from blogging. Now that they have happened, I’m ready to share the stories here in my blog but there’s just one little problem….

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How Technology Saved The Day

Today’s R’s birthday and it is another birthday we spend apart. At first I wanted to postpone all celebration until he’s in town in the next couple of months (newsflash: he’s coming to Jakarta!! yay!!), but I still felt that I wanted to do something on the birthday. After having done some research, I found several present options and was able to send him something, right on time. Come to think of it again, technology has helped a lot in our long-distance relationship and I’ll share some of my findings/reviews in this post.

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Found it!

That sunny Saturday, my mum took me on a fabric hunting trip. We went to a local market, straight to their textile section – where you could find alleys full of textile shops.

The market was busy, I was fasting and already tired from the traffic that we faced coming to the market. I did not have high hopes in finding anything, I was in no rush of finding anything, so I was not fully excited.

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