Monday, January 31, 2011

Kit showcase: Tuck and Roll

I am happy that right now I am sitting in my old room at my parents’ house. It was calm and peaceful. So today I would like to showcase Christina’s new kit called Tuck and Roll. This kit is suitable for all your gymnastic related photos.

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“This kit is designed for everyone on all levels from the basic tumbling class to the fantastic gymnast. Even better, this one is all about the BOYS!” excerpt from product description.

This kit is versatile enough to be use with unrelated gymnastic photos. This is my layout using the above kit.

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by sidsymarie

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Sunday, January 30, 2011

30 day photo challenge: #Day 16 30.01.2011

#Day 16 - A picture of someone who inspires you

A lot of people inspire me especially creative people. I choose elsie because she has been my inspiration the longest. She manage to keep everything that she so current and fun!

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Journaling:”ever since I discovered her blog in 2007, I was hooked. She is a scrapbooker, designer and an artist. The most important thing is she manage to inspire every time I read her blog. She inspire me to be happy and to create beautiful things. And because of her I blog”

take a peek at my life today

Next most of Malaysia will have a long break because of the public holiday on Tuesday (Federal Territory day) and Chinese new year on Thursday and Friday. Most of the schools in my area take one week mini break.

I took this opportunity to take a break from work and go back to my hometown to visit my parents. The travel back home was smooth but it was raining heavily the whole way.

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* we stop for breakfast at Mamak as usual

lomo02 * oh boy! I’m still wondering when is the rain going to stop

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* finally we arrived at the destination. this is us hanging out and just chill.

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* catching up on Nikita. I was watching the latest episode on my computer. Love this episode. It left me craving for more!

Saturday, January 29, 2011

30 day photo challenge: #Day15 29.01.2011

#Day 15 - A picture of something you want to do before you die
Journaling: “I’ve been dreaming of traveling to this place since I was a little girl. Visiting Paris will be the things I want to do before I die. I love the see other people’s culture, the architecture of the building and the beautiful scenery “
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Kit showcase: Template Pack 8 and what a hoot

Saturday is time for yourself and embrace your hobby and creativity. Take a look at these new kits at Sunshine Studio Scraps to get your mojo pumping!

Template Pack 8 by Christy Haig Creations

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What a Hoot by Meredith Cardall Designs

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And this is my layout using the above kit and template

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Love, Life and Everything Beautiful in between!

It's a Saturday morning and everything seems so calm. It was very hard for me to woke up early today because I was so tired and love my sleeping time too much. I forced myself to get up and pray. It really took a lot of self control not to get back to sleep again after Suboh. So I sat infront of my computer and browse tumblr. Wow! So many beautiful photos and inspiring quotes I found. Amazing! Tumblr is like a different world. Here are a few eye candies I would love to share.


Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass…It’s about learning to dance in the rain.”~ Unknown
so cute and pink!
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“You can miss someone who died, you can miss someone who moved away, but the worst is when you miss someone you see everyday.”
yanilavigne:

Photo credit:Monsterscake  
(Via http://lifesecretblog.tumblr.com)




(credit: http://fashionistha.tumblr.com)
And now I’m widely awake, I just have to force myself to exercise this morning. Uhuhuh Can I do it? I am thinking of doing Jari Love Get Ripped or Billy Blank Dance With Me.

Friday, January 28, 2011

10 things I love Google reader

I’ve been using google reader since two years ago and this amazing application really helped me organized my reading list and keep me up to date with my favourite websites or blogs.
5 More Google Reader Tricks and Tools
Here are 10 cool reasons why I’m in love with it!
#1) Give me a dashboard view of my entire blog list
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#2) Process My Reading List Faster with lists
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I can just view all my reading list at a glance, sorted by date. When I want to read on the content that interest me, I just have to click once and it will expand the content.
You can add basically any content that has RSS feed build in like blogs, websites, twitter, tumblr, etc and everything will be listed in your reading list! Amazing!
#3) Organizing my subscription list a lot easier into a folder
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#4) Share Items Directly from my reading list
#5) Recommendation subscription base on my subscription lists
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At a glance I can view all the recommended sites without going through the process of browsing each websites or blogs
#6) Sharing interesting content directly from my reading list
Google reader lets you mark items to share with your friends. You get your own custom URL and your own RSS feed of shared items.To start sharing items, just click the Share link at the bottom of the item, or hit the Shift+s key combination:
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If you go to your Shared items folder, Google will give you your own custom web URL and RSS feed for these items. You can then share that with your friends.
#7) Google reader player – I really love this cool feature. I can browse my favorite website even faster
#8) Share your favourite content to your favourite social media like facebook, twitter or tumblr easily.
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#9) Tags your content into themes or category that you find useful
#10) I can search for topics or keywords in my reading list and filter it according to folders or tags

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If you haven’t try google reader, you might want to check it out and experience the cool factors for yourself. –at >http://www.google.com.my/reader and connect with me at My Google Reader

current 28.01.2011

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listening: This is Our song (Camp Rock 2 Artist)
eating: Quaker Oats
drinking: plain water
wearing: pink t-shirt
watching: American Idol 10
feeling: tired
wanting: for a magic wand
needing: photo therapy and scrapbook therapy
thinking:  how to get more things done in 24 hours
enjoying: doing things on my
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wondering: weather I can be a great mother and have a successful career at the same time

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30 day photo challenge: #Day 14 28.01.2011

#Day 14- A picture of someone you could never imagine your life without
Journaling: “ I can’t imagine my life without my kids. they are everything to me. No matter how hard life sometimes get, at the end of the day I feel much better knowing that I have “

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Credit: iLove kit by suzyQ and Ziggle designs
Prompt #5: iLove

take a peek at my life today

I just can’t believe how this week move so fast! It’s almost Friday here and I felt like it was only Monday the last time I checked.

So many things plan and happening around me that I just felt like there’s not enough of me to go around.

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* it’s an early start for me. I’ve got to send my son early to school today.. so I have to wake up 10 minutes earlier

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* the second day of Sharepoint 2010 class

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* the Sharepoint 2010 expert to be.. Yeah to the team!!!

Thursday, January 27, 2011

Living with less: making transform into a verb

Reading Ali’s blog makes me think of my life at the moment. Living with less is a very interesting concept to me. I’ve been meaning to make my life as simple and stress free as possible since 2010 but somehow I just can’t find a way to do it without compromising myself.
I’ve chosen Transform as my word for this year and I really need to have a project plan to transform my lifestyle, my attitude, my skills and my body into something that I’ve been dreaming of for years.
No more dreaming. It’s time to take action.
Transform Checklist
#1 Living with less – I think the first thing I need to do is get ride of all the clothes (mine and my kids) that no longer fit or no longer want and give it to charity. Buy only an average of one clothe per month. Find a new way to spice up my old out fit to make it current. Hemm I’m not really sure how to do that but I’m sure going to try.
#2 Exercise daily at the same time – I found out that by making an appointment with myself to do exercise at the same time daily (around 9:00 – 10:00 pm ), I can be consistent with it. It is a good way for me to make exercise a habit, a must have, not just something I do when I have a spare time.
#3 Have a daily to do list – I learned that when I have a to do list, I can accomplish more things compare to the day when I don’t have any to do list. I am a person who need to see things visually and response to structure and list beautifully.
#4 Photo therapy – I’ve learned this concept from fliffy blog. I really like the idea of taking photos of your daily life. A few years from now you will look back and you can see how your life evolve and how the world change. I need to allocate at least once a week to just capture my daily routine.
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#5 Recite Al Quran daily – the key is at the same time. This is very important for my soul.
#6 Read a book daily for fun - Spend at least 10 minutes at the end of the day just to read for pleasure.

30 day photo challenge: #Day13 27.01.2011

#Day 13 - A picture of your favorite band or artist 

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Journaling: “She is one of my favorite singer in this century. She is not only young and beautiful but she is amazingly talented. I love her songs and beautiful lyrics. I’m not too excited about her acting but I think she can go far if she really put her heart into it.”

Wednesday, January 26, 2011

The Tea Republic: Macam menarik je deal ni

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Today's MAD deal is RM 8.00 instead of RM 14.50 for tropicalitea and a large cookie at the #tearepublic! WEE. Anytime is tea time! #milkadeal
Conditions
  • Only one type of cookie available at any one time
  • Choice of either Almond & Chocolate Chip or Peanut Butter & Fudge
  • Not exchangeable with any other offer
  • Redemption period: 30 January 2011 - 1 March 2011
Highlights
  • Tea beverages served are of import quality
  • Comfy, inspiring & cosmopolitan like interior
  • A place where you can rest your tired feet and sip a cuppa after all that shopping
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