Saturday, January 22, 2011

30 day photo challenge: Day 8 22.01.2011

#Day 8 - A picture of your hero / knight / heroine

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Journaling: you have been going through so much for such a tender age. From the moment you were born you have been struggling to survive. With everything that has happened, I am so happy that you are in my  life. I don’t know what will I do without you. I love you...

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Friday, January 21, 2011

the adventure to Cherengin, Janda Baik

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Some random facts about this trip
* the traffic was a little be heavy around Batu Caves because of Taipusam celebration
* It took us about 2 hours to get here
* the road was a bit narrow and curvy Janda Baik 002
* this is my first tip here
* Alhamdulillah the internet connection here is great
* the view was breath taking.

Janda Baik 008 * there’s no Astro here especailly Star World. That mean I am going to miss the second episode of American IdolJanda Baik 007

* it’s almost 8:30pm and I have to go for a meeting tonight.

currents 21.01.2011

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listening: Unwritten by NATASHA BEDINGFIELD
eating: plain rice with curry chicken
drinking: Milo
wearing: black shirt
feeling: disappointed because I have to work during weekend
weather: hot
wanting: my day off so badly
needing: more scrapbook therapy and a facial
thinking: how to creatively handle and dealing with people you can’t stand
enjoying: American Idol Season 10
wondering: if I have the guts to just quit my job

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"Unwritten"
I am unwritten, can't read my mind, I'm undefined
I'm just beginning, the pen's in my hand, ending unplanned
Staring at the blank page before you
Open up the dirty window
Let the sun illuminate the words that you could not find
Reaching for something in the distance
So close you can almost taste it
Release your inhibitions

***Feel the rain on your skin
No one else can feel it for you
Only you can let it in
No one else, no one else
Can speak the words on your lips
Drench yourself in words unspoken
Live your life with arms wide open
Today is where your book begins
The rest is still unwritten
Oh, oh, oh

I break tradition, sometimes my tries, are outside the lines
We've been conditioned to not make mistakes, but I can't live that way
Staring at the blank page before you
Open up the dirty window
Let the sun illuminate the words that you could not find
Reaching for something in the distance
So close you can almost taste it
Release your inhibitions

Feel the rain on your skin
No one else can feel it for you
Only you can let it in
No one else, no one else
Can speak the words on your lips
Drench yourself in words unspoken
Live your life with arms wide open
Today is where your book begins
The rest is still unwritten

Staring at the blank page before you
Open up the dirty window
Let the sun illuminate the words that you could not find
Reaching for something in the distance
So close you can almost taste it
Release your inhibitions

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30 day photo challenge: #Day 7 21.01.2011

#Day 7 - A picture of the person you do the silliest things with

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I really do the silliest things with my children. They thought me how to have fun with the simplest thing available.

Thursday, January 20, 2011

Project Love Me: Prompt#4 Words of Wisdom

This week prompt: Words of Wisdom

“Prompt #4: What dreams do you have for you loved ones? Do you have a message you’d want to share with them about pursuing dreams, re-visiting dreams or letting dreams go? What have you learned in your life about the role dreams can play in your life?”

The kit: iDream the kit by SuzyQ designs and Ziggle designs

The layout: Be yourself

Project Love Me: Prompt#3 The Flip Side

This week prompt: Dreams: The Flip Side
”Welcome to Week Three of Project: Love, Me!

So far we’ve covered our current dreams and dreams from our past.  This week, we want to focus on dreams that were lost along the way.  For better or worse, not every dream becomes a reality but sometimes the loss of a dream contributes to the person that we are today.  This weeks prompt is:

Dreams Unrealized

Scrap a layout about a dream that for one reason or another will never come true. What was your dream and why have you given it up?  How do you feel about that?  What have you learned through the process of not realizing this dream?” excerpt from Project Love Me Blog.

The kit: Stitches by Wimpychompers Creations
The layout:

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It took me awhile to scrap about my Dreams Unrealized. The dream I have to let go. Finally today I got the courage to scrap about it.

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It's a public holiday here in Malaysia for some states and I am really really happy for the day off. That means I have a chance to do things I love which is hunting the galleries for inspiration. I found a few that really capture my eyes. Here are 5 of them in no partifcular order. Enjoy the eye candies!!!

#1) Resolutions 2011 by Soco 

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#2) So Fun by Gisele Cristina

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#3) Blooming by Soco

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#4) Scrap Memories by Gisele Cristina

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#5) Just Me by Purple Colourz

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I love this layout. I can never pull off the kind of layout using a lot of pattern papers. She did really well. Somehow everything works. Beautiful!!

30 day photo challenge: day 6–20.01.2011

#Day 6 - A picture that makes you laugh

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  credit: MY CT Rocks kit Quickpage (2009)

Journaling: When we were having dinner at my friend’s wedding, Hazirah was busy playing with her candy hand phone toy. She kept on eating the candy until the candy couldn’t dropped out of the hole. She shake the toy and she could her some noise coming from inside the toy. She really was curious about the sound. That was when she took a peek at the hole and made that funny face. I couldn’t helped but laugh and snapped a picture of her.

What I think? : Faster

“An ex-con sets out to avenge his brother's death after they were double-crossed during a heist years ago. During his campaign, however, he's tracked by a veteran cop and an egocentric hit man. “

starring: Dwayne Johnson, Billy Bob Thorton and Oliver Jackson-Cohen

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What I  think ?
* Not one of Dwayne Johnson best movie. It was good but it wasn’t great.
* The plot was simple enough, revenge and redemption.
* It’s a little bit dark and twisted for my taste and the ending is a little bit predictable.
* the action part of it was great. I just love it when he looked at the guy and just shoot him in the head. No talking and no question asked.
* make me think of my own hit list. heheh at the moment the list seems to grow a little bit.
* Surprisingly I don’t even remember his name in the movie. All I remember is his brother’s name Gary (the one that got killed)
* if you love pure action movie , then this movie is for you.


Wednesday, January 19, 2011

30 day photo challenge: Day 5 19.01.2011

#Day 5 - A picture of something you love

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Oh boy! To choose just one of something you love is tough because I’m constantly falling in love. My last love affair is with Xperia X10 or Mr. X for short. Want to know why? check it out here.

Tuesday, January 18, 2011

my random Tuesday

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# I woke up early in the morning to send my eldest to school. Oh boy the early morning traffic was quite bad
# I can’t believe that I’ve been talking the whole day today.
# I am a bit disappointed because nobody pick up on the assignment. I just wanted to test them if anyone of the will take the initiative and do what is necessary. Majority of them failed. Hemmm
# I don’t know why I am working like crazy when she is not around and feel like running away from work when she is. Is it me or is the organization who is getting out of control?
# The demand is getting higher and there’s not enough of us to provide  the services and the supply
# Working is not as much fun as it used to be. Something get lost a long the way and nobody is doing anything to improve the work environment. Stress is every where!!!
# Since when work has become my whole life! This is not what I sign up for.

30 day photo challenge: Day 4–18.01.2011

#Day 4 - A picture of something you'd like to do again

orlando-2007 I would definitely like to visit Disney world, Orlando Florida again! It was the best time of my life. I don’t think you will be too old to visit this place. I would love to bring my kids here someday.

want to see my progress with this project? ---> check it here.

Monday, January 17, 2011

it’s all about Nikita

I've finally got a chance to watch Nikita. This is totally going to be my new favorite. I love the old TV show La Femme Nikita and was very disappointed when they cancelled the show. I am glad that the new show continue where the last one left off. I’ve always wonder what happened to Nikita when she left Section One.

Overall I enjoy the show but somehow it has Alias feel to it but I don’t really mind.


3 reasons why Nikita is like Alias

#1. Double Agent
Alias:  - Sydney play a double agent in SD-6
Nikita – Alex play a double agent in Division

#2. They lost someone they love because of their job
Alias: – Sydney’s fiancé was killed by SD-6 cleaner
Nikita- Nikita’s fiancé was killed by Division cleaner


#3. Women that can really kick-ass
Both women in these shows can really kick-ass and can be very resourceful when it comes to protecting themselves

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New Episode is coming this January 27th 2011. I can’t wait!!!

30 day photo challenge: day 3 17.01.2011

#Day 3 - A picture of the cast from your favorite show
I have so many favorite TV Shows, but Buffy the Vampire Slayer is my all time favorite. I was so sad when they ended the show after only season 7. I think they can go up till season 8. I love all the cast in that show – Buffy,Willow, Xander,  Angel, Spike, Oz, Cordelia, Mr Giles, even Dawn and Anya. They have so many colorful characters and so many layers. 

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Sunday, January 16, 2011

Kit Showcase: Shabby Week, Project 365 Template and In Stitches Alpha

Another great week of January. So many new kits and templates available at Sunshine Studio Scraps. If you do Project 365, this template is perfect for you. So many to choose from. As always Christy Haig make beautiful template. This one is Project 365 Template 2. She also has Template 1 and Template 3 for Project 365.

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This is a layout I made using the above template

familyfirst-web Credit:
Kit : Shabby Week by by Chris Greise
Alpha : In Stitches (Neutral) by Ellie Lash

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this match my blog perfectly : A Magnolia Sherbet A Day

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I can’t help but notice how beautiful this add is and it fit my blog perfectly.

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Nuffnang is hosting a contest which is organize by F&N. I’m not sure if I want to join. May be I will go out and buy some, probably the orange flavour.

“Available in 4 variants of Lychee, Mangosteen, Melon and Orange, the fruity flavours perk you up without the heaviness of a full-dairy ice cream. It’s perfect for those of us who want to indulge a little every now and then without feeling guilty about it.

Here’s your chance to enjoy some refreshing sherbet and be rewarded at the same time. F&N is organising a blogging contest exclusively for Nuffnangers where you could win up to RM 1,500 in cash! Here’s what you need to do:

1. The contest runs for from 3 January 2011 – 31 January 2011.
2. Write a blog post with the title, “A Magnolia Sherbet A Day _______” and complete the sentence with any catchy phrase you like. “A Magnolia Sherbet A Day Keeps My Fat Rolls Away”, “A Magnolia Sherbet A Day Gives Me Strength For My Day”… okay we’re sure you can do better than us. :S
3. Tell us about your favourite Magnolia Sherbet flavour as creatively as possible.
4. Include pictures of yourself with your favourite Magnolia Sherbet flavour in your blog post as well! You can download
this file for a list of selected outlets for reference where Magnolia Sherbet is available :)
5. When you’re done with your blog post, submit your entry using the form below:
excerpt from nuffnang

for more info visit here.

Good luck to those who join!

30 day photo challenge: Day #2 16.01.2011

Day 2 - A picture of you and the person you have been closest with the longest

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I don’t really think I have been close with anybody for a longer period of time. I used to think I am a little bit weird and different from anybody else. I used to keep things to myself and always let things slide and move on. Hence the come and go of friends.
I’ve meet her at NRE a few years back and we have been friends ever since. I think that’s the longest and closest person I have ever been with. She helped me through a lot especially during my blackest moment.

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