Last Saturday, 16th Jan 2010 was my elder sister’s big day.

It was a good celebration filled with tons of relatives, cheer and pretty people. πŸ™‚
Pardon the inconsistency in photo quality, used my iPhone in-order to tweet live, used my DSLR bcos I want good quality photos, used my Point-n-shoot cos I cant carry my DSLR and run around in that gown πŸ˜€

As usual, let the photos do the talking.

The pink box holds the unity candles,

See the 2 candles? those are the ones. πŸ™‚

Though my sis ordered buffet, my mom insist on cooking. She say “later not enough food very pai seh one, too much still can keep” πŸ™‚ well, shes the mom.

and yup, the artist tt has come to perform her magic

Attempted to capture a triangle formation with my parent’s wedding photo as the apex.

my sister and I really dont look alike. πŸ˜€

She so much prettier than me.

The sisters were doing briefing halfway when my daddy came in to give out hong baos. : D

oh yes, we were very kind…

Thats my younger brother, being our guinea pig to see if the sticky tape is good enough for the WAXING treatment. πŸ˜€

The Tiara is UP!

Daddy mummy doing the thing.

First time ever I see my mom n dad kissing my sis. πŸ™‚

The neighbors that became my sis’s God parents because they had 3 sons no daughter.

The 3 of us.

HAHA! Arrival!

Brother has to kick the door, groom to touch the Orange, give Hongbao, get off and come on up with the page boy, girl.

yes, the sisters are excited and READY!!! πŸ˜€

πŸ˜€ Let the negotiation begin!

*The bride already disclaimed that the groom has a weak stomach

The very impt thing

Safely locked!

Round 1: Water Parade

πŸ˜€ The groom already buey ta han πŸ˜€

“Jiawen… Let me in…”

Fortunately she is already behind doors, only can hear the voices. πŸ˜€

Round 2: Show me some love πŸ˜€
In one bite (of each bread) form the 3 words. Mistake? Finish up that bread.


Even the photographer also cannot stand us and helped out.

Its Possible.

πŸ˜€ yes, they were all very full after that, both the stomach and the bladder πŸ˜€
Round 3: *MuaCk MuAcK

one of the brothers said: “You’re on this alone brother.” πŸ˜€

and He did. πŸ˜€


She drew the picture on the pink sheet, πŸ˜€ she is also the one who checked the hong baos…

I wonder wat is going through the young boy’s mind as he watches the groom do his thing. πŸ˜€ Must be horribly traumatize… πŸ˜€


Round 4: Let’s cool u down a little. πŸ˜€



at this point, my father couldnt take it anymore, *dont wanna miss the auspicious timing, he gave the groom the leeway and he got through.
*we still got 2 more rounds at least… :/ *rem the leg hair thing n lip thing

Last Round: The Contract of Love, *as request by the bride.

πŸ˜€ you know all that stuff. πŸ˜€

I, Marvin ……. promise to …..

He was signing when a sound from inside came saying “Cross Your Heart!”
πŸ˜€ “Oki, oki, cross liao cross liao”

and here we go…


“What took you so long?”

“Why your hair so messy one…”

“You didnt come out and save me…”

A Moment Stolen In Time…

Wear shoe, wear shoe. *I wont step on you one…


Bride’s ancestor table

Bride’s mom and dad.

Time to go over to Groom’s Hse.

Oh departure, the bride has to throw away a fan and take another one.

Was very curious so I went online to check, Interesting responses…

From Flowerpod
i know the throwing of fan.. in hokkien, it is pronounced as “sin”, same like “surname”..
throwing the fan=throwing away ur surname, whereby bride throw, mother of bride has to pick it up…

From Traditional Culture in China
Throwing a Fan
When the bridal car sets off, the bride throws a fan out of the window, which means avoiding taking her bad temper with her to her parents-in-law’s home. Then the fan is picked up by the bride’s brother.

then why a new fan?
It was said to be an effective tool for the bride to cover herself in-cases along the way there were other affairs that shouldnt be seen by her. *of course there be plenty of other people on the lookout for her.

Hey hey,


Groom’s hse,

y so serious? cos the chinese believe in blessings and protection from above.

Ancestor Table.

let the tea ceremony began.

Groom’s mom and dad.

The groom’s mom blessing the bride with a little gold

and the little kids that wanted Hongbaos

oki, family photo

then its back to their new hse for a little breather before the head back to Bride’s family hse for tea ceremony

Master bedroom

The 2 light represents Abound in Offspring.

Settled in…

“I want kiss kiss, why no kiss kiss one…”

” HeH! “

“You very cute hor…”

θΏ™δΈ–η•ŒδΈŠζ²‘ζœ‰ζ€•θ€ε©†ηš„η”·δΊΊεͺζœ‰ε°Šι‡θ€ε©†ηš„η”·δΊΊ *Movie: IP Man
Translated: “Theres no man whos afraid of the wife. Theres only man who respects the wife.”

Dessert in room.

“Your one like nicer like that…”

“I Want”

“oki oki, we exchange”


“oki oki, eat eat, got to change attire”

changed, went to groom hse to gather ppl to go over to Bride’s hse for tea ceremony

having the longevity noodles.

Bride’s mom and dad.

Bride’s mom give gift, Dad also give gift.

helping out

Family Photo

Then its time for the banquet




Our cousins did an item for her,

Her friends did an item for her as well. 1 guy, 2 girls, 3 songs.
Was shooting from below, so didnt wanna put up the girl’s photo.

Thank You Speech

Finally when all is said and done…

See more photos here

Engagement photos here
Engagement (short) blog entry

Congrads goes to my sis and brother-in-law.
Feels kinda funny w/o her in the house now.

Thanks for taking care of me when mom wasnt ard.
The letter u wrote to advice me abt getting into relationship.
The little extra u gave on my birthday.
The time u cried when u couldnt find me after my school dismissal.
The time u stood at the door crying showing me how to be worried when mom doesnt come home on time.
The times when u studied through the nights showing me its possible to study overnight.
The role model u set as a St John Member,
The role model u set as an Harmonica Member,
The times that I was ridiculous and you showed me good,
The metal bottle that you bought for me while spending time with Marvin in Japan

But most of all,

Thank you for being my sister.

Your (not so) little sister.
Jia Li

P/S: Daddy loves you too.

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  1. avnjl

    Thank you thank you, I was involved thats why I could write, they were generous enough to be expressive n let me post up the (unglam) photos. πŸ˜€
    Let me know when yours is up too!

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