Monday, December 9, 2019

Nak makan apa kat Italy?

Assalamualaikum wbt. Ramai yang tanya, masa pergi Rome haritu, tak susah ke makan? Apa yang korang makan kat sana? Well, meh Anfaal share sikit apa yang kitorang makan kat sana. And up to you all lah if nak ikut atau tak. 

Masa pergi Italy for the first time back in 2017, memang we all bawak Brahims banyak gila but tak bawak Maggi. Haha. So this time around, we all packed banyak gila Brahims and 2 maggi and ended up makan separuh je from the whole lot Brahims and maggi kari tak bukak langsung. This is because, we found out that we could eat a vegetarian food here in Italy. Since dah start bertudung, the restaurant people understand that we are Muslims. Some still offer wine and such (Maybe ada yang pakai tudung tapi tiba tiba jadi open kat luar negara minum wine bagai haha) but we politely declined the offer. 

So, what do we eat there? Where? How do we order? Haaa, jom Anfaal share sikit tips. A basic Italian language could helped too. 

Monday, November 18, 2019

Items to pack when travelling overseas with a toddler

Assalamualaikum and selamat pagi! Good morning / Boungiourno! So, recently as you may be aware, Anfaal baru je balik from Italy trip with my little ones. And i actually did watched a lot of Youtube videos on what to prepare, what to bring in and also during transit and i have gathered most of the information from these videos that i watched and also from my experience as well, i will share with you what i did packed inside the carryon luggage and what i brought with me during the trip. 

This might be lengthy so, just sit back, relaxed and read one by one. The tips may be applied to my daughter but not to your children but i feel like sharing this so that even i could refer back to this entry for future reference. 

WE MADE A MISTAKE by having a lot of things inside our carry on. We have one Duffle bag, one Stokke Jetkids and one Bugaboo Ant stroller to be carried out throughout the entire transit. First of all, our flight departed KUL at 1.45am on 26 October 2019 so Marissa should be sleeping by then. I love night flight cause i could arrive in the country at least at around noon. So, no day and time wasted there. Plus, my daughter will be sleeping (which she did!) nearly the whole entire flight so it was a bonus for us. 

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Italy Trip 2019 - Dhiyanazimarissa [LONG ENTRY]

Assalamualaimum wbt semua! Yes. Rasa dah lama tak update blog. Haha. Maybe sebab i do not have much time to update and also not much material to share. Well, many of you all here must know (if you read my IG and FB posts) that i am a little bit obsessed with Italy. I took a part time course online on Roman Architecture and also trying to learn Italian (which i failed miserably) via Duolingo. Haha.

This trip was done solely by me, from flight tickets to hotels to train tickets and also activity. Basically, all the important itinerary are done by yours truly. Cause i know where to go, i know and love planning things ahead of time for smoother plans.

Just a simple itinerary for you to imagine what happened during our 10 days in Italy.

Tuesday, September 3, 2019

Fashion Valet Return Process

Assalamualaikum wbt and happy day to all! Lately i have been purchasing few items from Fashion Valet website. Not Duck scarves but few of their Duck Turbans and makeup items and also Lilit outerwear. Since, i gain weight after pregnancy last year and still have not see any signs of reducing the weight as yet, i cannot just main teka teka my baju saiz. But just because i have to trial and error,  just ordered my old body size and yes, i have to return it back cause i merely cannot fit in it. Haha. Berangan lebih!

So after i test out the items, i found out that my waist is getting bigger and my upper body is also getting larger. Haha. So i have to admit that my size is no longer UK 8. I have to at least wear UK10 now or even UK12 if i need to get the comfort out of it. As one of the return item is actually a dress that i need to wear during an event happening this week (please bear in mind that all of these happened last week, received the items and also returning it as well) i need to act fast. 

So, i googled Fashion Valet return process and found out that it was so simple. So, i just have to make sure that the return item is with its plastic wrap, tag is still there and are all well. Then, i have to just go to this website and read one by one on the steps 

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

LENNOX #LoveYourSkin Collagen Month

Assalamualaikum and a very good day to all. I wanted to take this opportunity to share with my beloved readers, on my experience in attending the Lennox #LoveYourSkin event last month. 

Since the event was held at The Gardens, i booked a hotel room at Cititel MidValley just to make it easier for my husband and baby. They could rest in the room while i go and bake some interesting souffle for them. 

So, first things first lets talk about our skin shall we? Do you know your skin type? How do you determine your skin type? I know i do have an oily T-Zone but i sometimes do have dry patches too especially around the nose and also at the side of my mouth. With this, i could say that i do have combination of oily and dry skin as well. My oily skin does not supersede my dry skin which means my oily skin is not that oily. It is just feels like a bit greasy especially when it is hot and humid.

Friday, July 12, 2019

Dashing Deo + Perfume Review

Assalamualaikum and Salam Jumaat. Hari ni rasa nak menulis dalam bahasa Melayu lah. Boleh? Or kita campur campur ya. Hehe. Okay, hari ni Anfaal nak tulis review sikit on the latest product by Dashing. Kalau korang dengar je perkataan Dashing kan mesti korang tau, produk ni is for men, guys, orang lelaki kan? So, Anfaal dapat their new range of items, ada empat jenis bauan kesemuanya. 

Bila nampak ada kotak besar macam ni sampai, memang tak sabar sabar dah nak buka hehe.

Tuesday, July 2, 2019

A Must Read Post if you have Blackheads! feat Althea A'Bloom BHA Blackhead Blaster.

Asaalamualaikum and good day everybody. I have been meaning to write this blog entry since last week but i have been quite tight up with work and a sick daughter to take care off. Hence, i am typing this blog today at the hospital, while husband is taking care of the little ones now. 

I am truly fascinated by this one product from Althea A'Bloom collection. The BHA Blackhead Blaster is a MUST have if you are looking to remove if not all of your blackheads away. It is effective, you can even see the results right after using it for the first time! Oh em gee!

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Althea A'Bloom Mask and BHA Blackhead Blaster

Assalamualaikum wbt and Good Day everybody. Just wanted to let all of you know that i am doing fine, insyaAllah. It has already been 1 week since the passing of my dad and i can now think and accept the fact that he is gone. Again, this post is not about my appa, hence i would not want to talk more about him. He will surely have a long dedicated post, perhaps part by part of post soon. 

I wanted to first and foremost thank Althea Korea for choosing me to test out their new A'Bloom mask series. I received the parcel about 1 week before Raya. That is one of the reason why the box has an Eid theme. :) This is why i love Althea so much, because of the small appreciation as such.

Selamat Hari Raya Aidilfitri 1440H

Assalamualaikum semua. I think it is still not too late to wish Selamat Hari Raya to all of my blog readers, new and existing ones. This year Hari Raya has been one of the saddest so far, with the passing of my dad last week on 7 Syawal 1440H (11 June 2019). I am not going to write more on his yet as, i may not be that strong to retrieve back all the memories that i have had with him. Maybe one day, i will write about my dad. My AMAZING dad.

Thursday, May 23, 2019

Tag La V2 - First Impression!

Assalamualaikum and good day everybody. This post is dedicated to my readers who always lost their stuffs, especially keys. Please read through my post and i shall give you the solution. Hehe

Just to let you know, this is a sponsored review but i have test it for few days and this would be my first impression blog of this item.

TAG LA. The name sounds super Malaysian, right? Haha. I have checked inside their Website and trying to find the origines of this brand. I assume it is a Malaysian brand by the looks of their office and the staffs. Anyhow, it does not matter where the company is from, it is the item in which do i think is useful or not. We shall see.

Friday, May 17, 2019

[BOTD] Yves Rocher I Love My Planet Set

Asslamualaikum wbt and Happy Friday semua! Since today is Friday and it will be a long weekend for us, i wanted to just update my blog today and it is something that i am super excited and started to fall in love with now. 

Have you all ever heard of the brand Yves Rocher? I did but i never tried their products. I remember i accompanied a friend of mine to one of their shop in Alamanda (now closed) and was browing through their products. If you are not familiar with the brand, Yves Rocher is a French made brand with worldwide representation. It was founded in 1959 by an entrepreneur named (and yes you guessed it!) Yves Rocher. :) 

Now this year, they are celebrating their 60 years anniversary and i received this set during the Butterfly Projects Birthday Party few weeks back. I have used this for more than a week now and i am ready to share my thoughts with everybody.

Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Butterfly Project 6th Birthday Party [Long Post]

Assalamualaikum wbt and good day all! It is the Ramadhan months which means, we have only about less than 30 days for Hari Raya. The celebration that every Muslims are looking forward to. This year, my Hari Raya would be slightly different as my paternal grandmother is no longer around (Al-Fatihah buat Tok Penang). Before i forgot, let me just share with my readers on the latest event i attended last few weeks.

The Butterfly Project 6th Birthday Party was held at Vilej Damansara Perdana. It was my first time attending an event alone, without my daughter and husband this time around. I have joined the Butterfly Projects Community since their 2nd birthday and i would want to make a disclaimer here that this community has made my blogging days super fun and colorful. You can search 'Butterfly Project' at the search box on the right hand side of this blog to read about my previous experiences with these butterflies. From this platform, i met few blogger friends who actually turns out to be friends too!

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

BabyM - Strollers, Strollers, Strollers

Asslamualaikum semua. As you all might know, i am a HUGE fan of baby strollers. I would say, keep em coming although i know my daughter will not be sitting on a stroller forever. Even now, she would really like to walk instead of being in a stroller as people said 'Dah dapat kaki'. But still, i would be needing stroller as she is close to 11kg now and i cannot 'dukung' her for more than 15 mins now. Will be out of breath soon. Haha.

I did reviewed some of the stroller that we have. You can read those review by clicking on the links below

Doona Stroller - The evolution of Stroller / Car Seat

Beblum Navi Stroller - Our first compact stroller

Beblum Micro Stroller - The Cabin size stroller

Each of these strollers has its own pros and cons. Read it yourself to find out more.

So, during our visit to the recent TCE Baby expo, we bought another Stroller. In total we have, 5 strollers now! Hehe. One is super HUGE and the rest is quite compact and small.

Monday, April 22, 2019

Under The Sea - Blooming With Illy 3.0

Assalamualaikum and happy day everibodi! Since Ramadhan is nearing, i would like to complete my task in blogging the third version of Blooming With Illy in which i attended with my husband and daughter two weeks back (or maybe 3 weeks back! ops!) As you all may read my previous blog on Blooming With Illy (BWI), this 'gathering' or meet-ups was conducted personally and in a much smaller scale so that we all could meet up and take photos and mingle (in which i am not able to do that in this round of BWI cause my daughter is making such noise) 

READ MY Blooming With Illy Post HERE


Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Citarasa Nusantara Ramadhan Buffet - Buka Puasa

Assalamualaikum semua. Duduk tak duduk dah tinggal lebih kurang sebulan lagi nak masuk bulan Ramadhan. Bila masuk bulan puasa ni, mesti ada yang famili mencari tempat untuk berbuka puasa kan? Sekali-sekala berbuka puasa di luar bersama keluarga / kawan-kawan tak salah kan? Siapa yang masih lagi mencari tempat berbuka puasa untuk tahun ni, apa kata jom cuba berbuka di Royale Chulan Kuala Lumpur. 

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

[BOTD] - Tanamera Aroma Stone

Assalamualaikum and Good day everybody! I just wanted to ask, have your ever heard about aroma stone? When my first time hearing about this aroma stone, i was a bit skeptical. Can it actually spread aroma in a huge space such as my living room? Or office area? So, i tried to bring it to my office and test it out.

Friday, April 5, 2019

[BOTD] Namu Skin Care - Eczema friendly

Assalamualaikum wbt and happy Friday all. I can't wait to share with all of my readers who is currently suffering from eczema and other dry skin irritant conditions. Introducing, Namu Skincare.


Tuesday, March 26, 2019

[BOTD] Trying to control your SEBUM? Then this is for you! - SEBUM OUT review

Assalamualaikum wbt and good day. So, are you the one who wanted to control your sebum? Are you looking forward to read this because you thought that this is going to be a skincare post? Nope, this is not a skincare post but more towards makeup item review post. If you wanted to know how to control your sebum using skin care, i will post one for you at my Mary Kay blog soon. Meanwhile, if you are looking for an item, which is very well known to control your sebum for one whole day, then this is the item for you. 

Thursday, March 21, 2019

CHOMEL Top-To-Toe Body Wash Review - HALAL by JAKIM!

Assalamualaikum and hello everybody! I am thinking of reviewing this brand here in my blog, instead of just some posting via Instagram cause it deserves a full blog post. 

CHOMEL or Comel, it means cute in English and the items are certainly cute!


I am totally a fan of Top-To-Toe Wash cause it is super easy and it saves time. Haha. Marissa has been bathing with a top to toe wash since she was born.

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Floral, Fun Bruch with Tanamera - Blooming With Illy

Hello dear friends! Assalamualaikum semua. Today i feel like sharing to the world on the items that i received from attending the Floral, Fun Brunch few weeks ago. It was intended to be a small gathering between bloggers, hosted by Blooming With Illy and Tanamera. To be honest, i have seen Tanamera's product at HappiKiddo, but i am not sure why i did not the the product myself. 

Until recently, i found out that the product is AWESOME! Not that i have doubts before this but i dare not to look as i thought that the price is not affordable. Usually when it comes to an organic and health products, the price can be quite a hike.

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

My Top 5 MUST BUY cosmetics from Althea

Asslamualaikum wbt and happy day to all my readers! I feel like sharing some of my best list today. My must buy makeup items from Althea Korea website. I have tested most of Althea's items when i was quite active in blogging few years back and i kid you not, Korean makeup items can have the best packaging but quality items. I used to love Etude House BB Cushion. Not only the packaging is super CUTE but the product quality is also one of the best. 

If you have not been to Althea's website, you are really missing out something here. Each month, Althea will have new products to unveil and it could be skin care, makeup or hair and body items. 

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

[BOTD] MelaCEP Cleanser Mary Kay

Assalamualaikum semua. Selamat hari Selasa. Yes Dah Selasa. Or korang perfer alaahh, baru selasa. Hehe. Be positive and all the positive things will happen to you. 

Anfaal nak share sikit, pengalaman Anfaal pakai cleanser Melacep from Mary Kay ni. If you haven't noticed, I am also a Mary Kay Beauty Consultant tau. So, kalau korang rasa Anfaal share ni sebab nak untung semata, that is a wrong perception ya. Kita share benda yang bagus so that other women out there can experience it as well. 

Anfaal start pakai MelaCEP cleanser ni lepas habis pakai Botanical Effects Formula 2. Alah, yang mana kita dapat masa jadi new Beauty Consultant tu. Konon nya, nak kulit jadi lebih luminous dari yang biasa, tu yang bertukar ke Melacep pulak. 

Kalau nak tau, dulu-dulu kulit Anfaal memang putih, tapi kulit Anfaal agak dull. Ya. Orang yang ada kulit kering memang akan nampak dull je sentiasa walaupun cerah. But dengan Melacep ni, dia akan bagi kulit kita nampak lagi luminous. Macam kulit telur orang kata. 

Ni gambar 2009. Masa ni muda lagi okay. Dalam awal 20an gitu. Tapi kulit tu Ya Rabbi..haha dah lah kusam, tak reti nak bermekap bagai kan padahal pakai makeup tu yer. Masa ni kerja part time kat MYTV3 Roverz. Kerja seminggu je tapi kenal ramai kawan. Syok masa tu sampai bila tak dapat kerja tu dulu, terus down and berat badan turun sangat. Haha. 

Ni gambar September 2018. No makeup ya. Nampak tak cahaya cahaya tu? Hehe. Cuba korang tengok sendiri. Mana satu korang rasa kulit lagi sihat? Kulit mana lagi best tengok? Korang nilaikan lah sendiri. Yang mana pernah tengok kulit Anfaal depan-depan, tau lah memang kuli tak flawless, tapi kulit tak lah gelap sangat berbanding dulu kala. Kulit makin cerah dengan penggunaan MelaCEP secara berterusan. Bukan makin putih ya. I do not want a whitening agent but i need a brightening agent. Kalau makin putih, nanti leher gelap pun susah jugak kan? hehe

Ramai kata sebab faktor kamera, yang atas tu pakai DSLR ya. DSLR. Yang bawah ni pakai iphone 7plus je. Iphone tak de beauty unless kita sendiri edit lah. No edit as well tau gambar tu. hehe.

Kenapa MelaCEP ni power sangat? Nak tau tak apa ingredients dia?

Maksud MelaCEP is MELanin interCEPt. Apa benda tu? Terlalu 'doktor-doktor' sangat ni. Jom Anfaal try story secara mudah ya

Dalam struktur kulit kita, ada satu sel yang tugas dia adalah mengeluarkan warna kulit which is called Melanocyte. Melanocyte ni kerja dia keluarkan enzyme tyrosynase. Kerja enzim ni pulak is untuk converkan asid amoni jadi melanin.
So bila kita terdedah kepada matahari, sel sel kulit akan bertugas untuk protect kulit kita daripada sinaran UV. With the task of protecting our skin from UV, melanin akan produce banyak lagi bila kita under the hot sun so sebab tu lah bila kita under matahari panas, kulit akan jadi lebih gelap dan terbakar. 

Boleh faham tak? Hehe. So bila pakai MelaCEP ni, dia akan meresap ke bawah kulit kita, dan akan kacau sel melanocyte untuk control enzim tyrosinase ni darpada terjadinya melanin. Sebab tu lah skin kita akan jadi lebih cerah, kurang jeragat dan parut akan jadi pudar.

Kalau pakai one whole set MelaCEP ni, insyaAllah kulit akan jadi macam kulit telur ya. hehe. Anfaal pakai cleanser and serum je. InsyaAllah, nanti nak completekan satu range MelaCEP tu. Baru la dapat kulit sihat dan cerah. :)

Ada yang nak cuba MelaCEP jugak? Jom contact Anfaal for FREE Skin Care Class. Anfaal akan ajar satu per satu, cara untuk cuci muka dengan berkesan. :)

Whatsapp 010 560 1397 - Anfaal MK

Terima Kasih!

Till then,

Monday, February 18, 2019

Scent of the Day Perfume (SOTD) - Perfume inspired murah!

Assalamualaikum semua. Anfaal nak story sikit pasal SOTD ni. Kalau korang suka pakai perfume, and then memang jenis yang kena ada perfume kat mana-mana je, Anfaal sarankan korang boleh pakai SOTD ni. 

Very handy, kecik and durable (botol dia made from glass ya, kena jaga-jaga lah sikit) but bau dia seakan-akan ori and tak tengik langsung! 

Friday, February 15, 2019

MOTW : Hafiz Zainal - Percaya Kasihmu

Assalamualaikum semua. Okay, sempena hari Jumaat yang penuh barakah ni, Anfaal nak promote sikit lagu Hafiz Zainal yang terbaru. Percaya Kasihmu. Korang boleh dengar sendiri lagu ni kat Youtube Rythem & Rhyme bawah ni. 



[BOTD] Breena Beauty Purrfect Line Precision Eyeliner Review {GIVEAWAY}

Asslamualaikum and happy friday ya all! I wanted to sparks joy to all of my readers out here with a giveaway at the end of this blog post, so please read it until the end ya. 

I have been a fan of Breena Beauty not just because it was my blogger's friend brand, but because i believe in the quality of this brand itself. I have been supporting this brand since day 1 and now i am looking forward to buy more of their stuffs soon.

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

[BOTD] Skinvigorate Brush Mary Kay

Assalamualaikum and good day semua. Today Anfaal nak story sikit about Skinvigorate brush from Mary Kay ni. Anfaal dah pakai brush ni since, 2-3 years ago macam tu and it is one of my first item from Mary Kay. Apa yang best about this brush is that, dia super duper soft ya. And very suitable to be use on any types of skin. Be it sensitive, oily, dry and whatnot. 

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

[BOTD] Anjeri Gold Face Mask - Jom Try Test

Assalamualaikum and good day all! I wanted to share my first test with Anjeri Face Mask. This would be my Jom Try Test entry and this would be an honest review from this first trial, from the heart.

First and foremost, let me story a bit on this face mask and the brand. The Thai brand created by the founder Thanadon Yingsiriworakun, is super popular among the celebrities of Thailand and all over Asia. 

Monday, February 11, 2019

Blooming With Illy 2.0 {Outdoor Photography} - Event

Asslamualaikum and happy day all! I have been trying to blog about this event for so long. Actually, it happened not so long ago but i just cant wait to share it with friends. 

If you happened to know Illy, she's a bubbly and very friendly person. I met her many years ago through blogging functions and events as well and we clicked. Although i am not as bubbly as her, i can still be friendly, okay. Haha. One thing i am excited is also to bring Marissa to a park, in which she have not been to actually.

The event was held at the Bamboo Playhouse at Taman Tasik Perdana. It has been AGES since my last visit to this Taman Tasik. Well, we are not a park person. Masa dating dulu-dulu banyak pergi tengok kapal terbang lagi dari pergi taman tasik. Haha. Or pergi Wetlands kat Sepang je.

Marissa was super excited to be at this park. It's like FREEDOM to her. She's able to walk now so it like, go and see the world time.

Thursday, January 31, 2019

[BOTD] Hessabeauty Lip Matte Lux Matte

Assalamualaikum wbt and happy day to all! Hari ni Anfaal nak share a bit on this lipstick that i have been wearing a lot these days. HessaBeauty Lux Matte. Sebelum ni, Anfaal pakai satu color je from this brand but now i have 4 (tinggal satu je lagi shade nak beli) shades so i could change my shades or even mix it. 

Friday, January 18, 2019

[Baby M] Beblum Micro Review - HONEST!

Assalamualaikum wbt and happy day to all. This moment, this time i really wanted to share to all readers who has a small baby, from 6 months to approximately 4 years old. This new gadget that we have tested out is simply ah-may-zingg and affordable! Come and meet the Beblum Micro Stroller, a lightweight with compact fold stroller and i am LOVING it.

When i saw the box on top of my table, i was it just this small? Super amazing with the size of it. Even my colleague is also amazed by the size of the box, how small it is! We do have Beblum Navi which have been overused. We had that stroller ever since Marissa was around 5 months old. She has been loving her Beblum Navi.

Tuesday, January 8, 2019


Assalamualaikum wbt and Happy New Year! I know, i am a bit late. It has been the 8th day of 2019 and i have yet to post anything inside my blog. I am trying to blog as much as possible this year, starting with this one as my fresh start. 

I do not have any new year resolution i guess. Maybe just a plan of things to do would do good for me. I really hope that this year i could fly to some places, inside or maybe even outside Malaysia. Italy still in my Dec 2019 list of place to visit. Will try to make it a reality.

First photo of 2019?

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