Mom left to Abu Dhabi on Thursday, leaving us to survive on our own for 3 months! The last time she were there, she spent 2 months there and then came home for 3 months. Time passes so quickly that it's time for her to fly to AD again to accompany my dad. During her last visit to AD, my youngest sis was still unemployed and we had her to cook our dinner and wash the clothes but now, I had to do all these because I finish work at 5pm whereas the other two come home at 7pm.
During these 2 days, I came home at 5pm, wash the vegetables, prepare the ingredients to cook, wash the clothes, collect the dry clothes and then start cooking at 6pm! What a task! I can't imagine doing this for the next 3 months. My life will be miserable not forgetting to mop the floor, having my turn to wash the toilets, and pay the bills! Now I understand the importance of having someone to stay at home full time to run these house chores, and this someone is my mom. The above are just minor tasks. What if the roof leaks, the tap spoils, the lights not working? Who am I going to call?!!! Sigh... I rather work than handle all these "domestic" problems.
I've got a pretty good kickstart in cooking dinner these 2 days. On Thursday night, I cooked Capsicum & Onion Chicken and a pot of vegetable soup with egg. Two dishes for the 3 of us is definitely enough. There's protein, carbs and vitamins - definitely a complete meal. And today, I cooked the Pork with Potato slices and a pot of vegetable soup with anchovies and dried shrimps.
Lucky I have a day off tomorrow since I'll be attending a wedding dinner. Yay...
The two dishes in fact tasted very good! I must say that I can be qualified to be a good housewife since I can cook. Like the chinese always say, a good wife must be able to cook and to look presentable. I say, and to perform in bed! Haha...they should add the last phrase "siong tak chong" to the saying.
So when mom is away, I shopped like nobody's business. Not only I have bought myself a pair of red Guess heels at Pavilion, I bought a Samsonite leather document bag and a set of Agent Provocateur Titillation. It was a bargain that I couldn't resist! I know it was sinful to indulge in such luxury when I'm not receiving a fat paycheck yet. Then again, why think so much? (this is not a good advice so please do not follow)
I first spotted Agent Provocateur when I was in London. At that time, I was told that it was one of the beset selling brands of Perfume eventhough they specialises in lingerie. AP has a range of lingerie from bras to corsets, candles, perfumes, beauty products and interesting stuffs like whips, gloves and masks. Like the brand name suggests, the AP products are very provoking... and interesting. The names they have for their product is so sensuous. No price for guessing what senses they're trying to provoke. This is the brand that brought us Kate Moss’s sexual fantasies, bikes as sex toys and Maggie Gyllenhaal’s steamy LA strip.
AP products are not cheap. Even the perfumes cost more than the famous perfume brands like Gucci and Dior. Next, I gotta get their AP Maitresse EDP. The smell lingers for quite a long time and it's really feminine and sexy!