Buying everyday items via Speedmart vs Hypermarket


In the past, I used to go to hypermarket once a week or every two weeks to shop for grocery items. However, it has been months since I last been to any hypermarkets. Nowadays I buy most of my groceries from 99 Speedmart. I have written a previous article on Why I enjoy buying things from [...]

Shopping for festive items for CNY- good deals by hypermarkets


It is now nearing festive session (Chinese New Year CNY) and everyone is really busy shopping for the festival. Hypermarkets are throwing in huge last minute discounts on various items such as can drinks, biscuits and rice. Last weekend when I visited Giant, it was packed to the brim. The nice thing is during each [...]

Where to get inexpensive but good quality home gym equipment

Health, Shopping

In Malaysia, most of us would get exercise or sports equipments like dumbbells, hand weights, figure twister, skipping rope, hand grips, chin up bar, exercise ball, stability balls, resistance bands, racquets,  etc from the commercialised sporting goods store. However, I’ve discovered that quality products like from Body Sculpture brand can be brought from AEON Big [...]

Where to find wooden mooncake moulds/ mold


Update September 2017:  Yeah! I finally managed to locate a shop in Petaling Street that are selling the wooden mooncake moulds. View the article in this link: Shop selling wooden mooncake and ang ku moulds in Petaling Street Update in August 2017- I have went around to try to look for wooden molds for mooncake baking [...]

Tealight candles

Tealight candles at MrDIY

Update in May 2018: Mr DIY also sells tealight candles – if not mistaken it was RM9.50 for 50 pcs: I have also tealight candles being sold in Kaison as well. If you wish to find tealight candles in red or yellow, they are also sold in bulk of about 100 pieces at shops that [...]

Colourful glass cups sold at Tesco


Colours would always attract my attention. When I visited Tesco, I noticed that they are selling glass cups of various colours at RM4.90 each, which is only valid for this month. It comes in shades of purple, red, blue, yellow, orange, green and transparent black. Touching the glass I find the quality to be okay- [...]

Bargain Mandarin books on health, cooking and gardening sold at AEON Big


Carrefour is less crowded these days, mainly because Carrefour has stopped advertising actively in the newspapers. Usually during weekends shoppers would refer to the newspaper to find out the best deals in order to decide which shop or hypermarket to go to. But I’ve not seen Carrefour ads there for a long long time. Anyway, [...]

3-in-1 White Coffee are more expensive from hypermarkets

Food and Drinks

Hypermarkets like Tesco, Carrefour and Giant would sell a good variety of items with all kinds of brands to choose from. Come weekends, you would see families coming for shopping would trolleys filled to the brim with items. Being a person who need that caffeine fix each morning, sometimes up to few times a day, [...]

Craft kits for kids sold in AEON Big Subang Jaya


Sometimes you may get lucky and there happened to be offers and good bargains when you are going for shopping. There are some interesting craft kits available under stock clearance at AEON Big Subang Jaya. At first I saw the stationery items like pencil case and writing materials on sale- then there are the craft [...]

Memories when Giant in Paramount PJ was a cinema back then

Selangor, Shopping

When I was young, the movies theater was not as comfortable (and as expensive) as it is today. We paid about RM4.50 for a ticket. As kids, we often run about, playing with other people’s kids. We run up the stage and around because we were too young to understand the storyline. Our respective parents [...]