♥ Valentine’s Day 2010 ♥

I thought long and hard about what to get Sam for Valentine’s Day.

I didn’t want to just get him a shirt / tie / cologne and leave it at that.. I mean, c’mon, how boring is that?

So finally, I came up with…

The night he arrived in Singapore, I made sure my room had a romantic ambience…

So I lit up a vanilla-scented candle from Victoria’s Secret, and beside it was a heart shaped chocolate fudge cake / brownie thingy I baked +++ a single stalk of rose..

Not just any rose, it was a rose from the previous bouquet that he gave me.. I dried / preserved the flowers and gave one back for him to keep ♥

The vanilla-scented candle is awesome! It smells amazing plus it burns for DAYS.. Great buy for USD 10

Also decorated my wall!

I love how innocent it looks.. crayons are so fun :)

I bought these amazing gel crayons that are almost exactly like normal oil pastel crayons except they don’t smudge, and they smell GREAT!!!!

That’s my B’day present above my decorations, a portrait Sam drew of us and ABOVE that is….

My beloved killer whale!!!!!!

Yup, I have a killer whale as big as me hanging on my ceiling.. every night I lie on my bed and look up at him.

His name is ♥ Tilly, named after Tilikum, the largest killer whale in captivity and also the one we spent the most time with at Sea World Orlando.

I have 3 other killer whales in my room – ♥ Trua, Malia and Bob… ♥ but I’ll post more about them next time!

I have so many pics of myself with Sea World Orlando’s killer whales!!!! I’m so excited to blog about it omgomg but I figured I’d do V’Day post first.

This was my wall after Sam decorated it with super pretty sparkly lights!!!!!

After this arrangement, he took it down and made it into a heart shape x)

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Part 1 of my V’day present!


♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ Thank you baby!!!!!!!!!!! ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥

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Part 2 of my V’day present~~

He booked spa treatments for the both of us @ Spa Botanica and a one night stay at Sentosa Resort & Spa!

I hardly ever visit Sentosa and the last time I was back here was @ the old Beaufort Villa attending a crazy ass bachelor’s party… I know everyone’s heard this all before BUT MAN DOES TIME FLY!!!!!

Checking in… Bahahahaha I love how the reflection warped our faces

Got our keys, now off to the Spa!

Sam likes the Zen feel of the resort

Peacocks roaming around freely!!!! So majestic.

I was told that if you accidentally run over one of these things it would cost you $500. I was appalled.

A peacock is 1/4 the price of a puppy?!?!?! So much for being property of Sentosa.

They gave us a buggy ride to our destination!! The last time I sat on a buggy, it was at Hilton Grand Vacations Club in the US with my Dad so it brought back a lot of memories.

One of these was our room!


And we arrive at…



Spa Botanica!

Sam booked this one because it was rated #1 Spa in Singapore… I could see why~

State of the art facilities and an excellent environment deems it worthy of the title

Bahahahahahaha I love how all three of the staff members at the counter are giving the “WTF” look in this picture!!!!!

…I stopped taking photos inside the spa after this to avoid more WTF looks :P

We were given locker keys, and inside our own lockers we had bathrobes, towels, slippers etc…

I got changed into their bathrobe and honestly it was a unique experience walking around completely naked except for a flimsy bathrobe and disposable undies they provided you with.

Their bathroom had a jacuzzi filled with flower petals in it, I so wanted to use it omg!!!! But obviously the male and female bathrooms were separated and I didn’t wanna go alone.

In fact, even their SWIMMING POOLS have a men and women section… Sucks balls!!!!!!

It was this nice too!!! But once again, didn’t want to swim alone -_-

Don’t they know that so many couples go for spa treatments together?!?

So we were led into some fancy room and began our spa treatment.

You’re supposed to lie face down on this “bed” so they have a hole for your head to fall into, like this:

The one @ Spa Botanica was obviously state of the art and a lot better la. But anyway I was pleased that it had a hole for my head but very soon I realized they did not have HOLES FOR MY BOOBS!!

And they HURT.

Like, am I the only girl whose boobs hurt when she lies face down??

I would imagine every girl would be in pain lor, unless you are AA cup la!! Your boobs get squashed so uncomfortably, how to relax?!?! That’s a problem I always encounter when I go for massages..

Thankfully my masseuse noticed my discomfort and offered me towels for support.

Note that when doing spa massages, you are required to be COMPLETELY NAKED except for wearing undies ehehehe!!!

And get this – they totally massage your butt and boobs too!!! They will pull down your undies and just rub your butt in circular motions.

HAHAHAHAHAHA me and Sam were giggling like maddddd because we didn’t expect them to touch our butts.

Call us childish, but it is EFFING FUNNY when a stranger rubs your ass so openly!!!

It was supposed to be relaxing but we were talking and laughing sooo much. Some parts were painful, some parts really ticklish..

Eventually I did fall asleep though, when it became too relaxing :P

I really really enjoyed myself and I’d recommend you guys to check out Spa Botanica if you like to be pampered!

We did full body green tea exfoliating scrub + full body massage and other random stuff…

Be prepared to pay a hefty price though, the spa treatment alone will cost you 600+ for 2 persons.

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After our Spa treatment, we went back to our hotel room…

Pleasantly surprised to find that it was bigger than the Hilton and Hyatt which we stayed at in Orlando!

Big tub!!!!

Took a long bubble bath and it was the best ♥ ♥ ♥

Who else loves filling the tub up with so much foamy bubbles that you can’t even see water on the surface anymore?

I miss taking bubble baths, it’s so fun! Used to take them weekly when we were staying in Bukit Timah, but our current condo’s bathtub is so uncomfortable and crappy!

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Watched a bit of TV after our baths then we went out for dinner!

Red for V’day only seems most appropriate ;)

We dined at The Cliff - which was almost right next to our hotel room and it was supposed to be your “perfect” romantic hideout – perched on a cliff itself, dining al fresco, expensive fine dining food and all…

NOT.

Grossly overpriced for the mediocre quality and quite shitty ambience since all around me were SPGS just dying to have one expensive meal with disgusting old angmohs.

I feel bad for Sam because I knew he booked this restaurant truly believing it would serve fantastic food (anyone would assume so after looking at the price tag it comes with) but I’m not sorry to say that the food SUCKED.

However, despite the sucky restaurant, we still had a great time… Mainly because we were laughing our asses off. The meal would come, we’d stare at the tiny portion, we’d take a bite out of it, then look at each other and burst out laughing.

Then we’d jokingly fantasize about the thousand and one other better ways we could have spent this sum of money on.

The funny conversations and our light hearted spirits still made the evening a truly enjoyable one. I love you baby ♥

Sam trying to figure out how to pronounce the names of the food on the menu HAHAHA we were so amused while trying to figure out their fancy names.

Unless you are loaded off your nuts, then you probably wouldn’t enjoy fine dining because it’s an acquired taste. I don’t just mean expensive dishes, I mean unnecessarily expensive and fancy dishes which have a whole bunch of ingredients you’ve never heard of before and it tastes like shit altogether.

The oysters gave my poor baby food poisoning for several days after too!!! Boo.

So if you’re looking for a good restaurant in Sentosa, trust me, The Cliff isn’t what you’re looking for.

Service wasn’t that great either. Major dislike this restaurant. So overrated.

I have ONE good thing to say though - their foie gras was FAB. Like really really stupidly good.

Other than that, everything else was completely shit. Go there for their foie gras but be prepared to pay 80 bucks for that already.

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Went back to our room to snuggle and watch DVDs… and that concludes our Valentine’s Day celebration!

♥ I had a wonderful time baby, thank you for everything ♥


You make me a very happy girl.

By far my best V’day ever, and hopefully many more to come.