Alhamdulillah, it has been almost 2 months since the completion of the #ProjectAAH renovation!! Ever since then, we have been sleeping over at our place weekly (over the weekends) and will continue to do so until we officially move in. So far so good :) Thankfully my parents’ place (where we are staying since we got married) is nearby, so shuttling between both places aren’t that tiring.
Last Saturday, we hosted a kenduri + housewarming event at our place. Invited friends and relatives over, both my side and Azan’s on the same day. We initially thought of hosting separately because our place isn’t that big riiiight.. – my side on 1 day and his side on another day. But it would be double the expenses, double the tiredness. So heck, we decided to invite everyone on the same day.
Thankfully Abah brought tables and chairs from his workplace so at least our guests can sit outside to eat and chill if there isn’t any space left inside the house. This was of course taken before we placed the table mats :)
We engaged Shereen’s Kitchen as our caterer that day and everyone sang praises of the food! Syukur Alhamdulillah :) Azan engaged them for his engagement event 4 yrs ago and he said that the service + food quality remained the same.. Even after all these years!!
I placed my desserts table inside the house and I forgot to take a picture of it!! Nothing fancy though, didn’t bother to decorate it because what’s more important is the spread of desserts placed on the table. Hehe! There was doughnuts, variety of chocolate cakes, all sorts of kuihs and so on! Thank you to those who have kindly sponsored them, Alhamdulillah :) Mak also cooked soto ayam for my guests that day buat tambah-tambah. She was actually having a headache that morning but still proceed to cook.. Like any other mothers would do, anything for their children :)
Below are only a few of the guests that whom I managed to take pictures with. There were so many others whom I forgot to take pictures with!! I regretted not getting someone to be the photographer for that day :(
With my neighbour, the one who seen me throughout my secondary sch years, all the way till I’m married :)
With my bestfriend, since primary school! I don’t know we managed to stick to each other despite our squabbles, differences.. See, even our outfits are opposing each other hahaha!
With my neighbour who have seen me grew right from the start!
With my colleagues. Thank you Hanis (on the left) for the wonderful surprise! She told me she couldn’t make it due to personal reasons but somehow, she managed to make a quick escape from wherever she was to attend!! Hehehe. She is my poly mate turned colleague, btw.
HAAAAAA. Here’s the man!! The one who turned my unit into a beaaaaaautiful home :) Jack (on the left) from Bestform Design Pte Ltd! Thank you for the angpao! Hahaha that was really unexpected though. Invited him over so that he can have lunch but he passed me a red packet before he left! That’s his partner btw.
More colleagues of mine :)
My sister and her boyfriend.
My ex-bridesmaids (my bro’s girlfriend, my bestfriend) and my cousin.
Mak and Mak Busu!
Azan with my primary school friend / Azan’s NS buddy. Small world!!
With my ex-principals!
Some of the gifts we received that day, Alhamdulillah!
Me and Azan were a bit scared initially since it was or first time hosting an event. But Alhamdulillah, we were soooooo blessed and thankful at the end of the day. Everything went smoothly, and we totally didn’t expect such an overwhelming turnout. May our house be filled with lots of Blessings and Barakah from Him, always. Ameen!
“Bila nak move in?” / “When are you guys moving in?”
In Shaa Allah, lepas Raya eh. Sorry, but we’re not like most of them who can’t wait to celebrate Raya at new place. Hahaha!