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A Note to Ourselves

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Want something to do?
Bored?
Read through the lines.
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Friday Fill-Ins #187

FFI

1. I'm going CRAZY! IT’S BEEN 2WEEKS OF STAYING IN THE HOUSE DURING WEEKENDS.
2. I’M LOOKING FORWARD FOR AN adventure and daring OUTING WITH MY FAMILY BY NOVEMBER.
3. Perhaps today you can make it a point TO PRAY FIRST FOR A GOOD FRIDAY AHEAD OF US ALL.
4. MY HUSBAND HAS true adventurer’s spirit.
5. Compassion is SOMETHING YOU AND YOUR OTHER HALF HAS IN COMMON.
6. TRY no matter how difficult.
7. And as for the weekend, tonight I'm looking forward to GOING OUT WITH THE FAMILY, tomorrow my plans include MEETING UP A FRIEND’S NEW BABY BOY and Sunday, I want to CLEAN UP A MESS!

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Footwear for Winter

A few months from now, we’ll be welcoming winter here in the middle east. I was browsing a friend’s profile on Facebook and saw her daughter’s ugg boots which looks so comfortable in the feet.

I wish I could find the same style here in Qatar for my little one. She’ll look definitely cute wearing this types of boots. It doesn’t snow here in the middle east but hey, if the shoe fits, it’s called fashion.

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Comment on SB Review

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Good Deals at WeddingAvenue.com

Starting off from wedding favors all the way to ceremony and reception, WeddingAvenue.com is a place to have to it all. Knowing that they have offers up to 15% will be a good start of for all couples to be.

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Supervits.com Products

I have a daily supplement and I recently bought some products online which I found much cheaper in SuperVits.com. I will really look into their site further for overseas shipment and I think I might order a few more from them. A great deal indeed.

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JessicaIverson.com Maternity Wedding Dresses

Who would’ve thought that you can look dazzling, elegant and beautiful on a wedding gown even with those baby bump showing off? JessicaIverson’s ideas on her site JessicaIverson.com is really amazing! Love every bit of details on her creations.image

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Comment on Sokolin Review

I have a friend whose collecting wine. They even have this shelves for storage. As per her, the longer you store your wines, the tastier it gets. Hmmm… haven’t tried drinking one, but it made me curious now after reading this review.

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Comment on GAG Review

Greenhouse – the first thing that comes to my head is the all famous game The SIMS. I would love to have one. Thank you for this review, at least now I have ideas regarding the different type of greenhouses. I only thought at first that they are the same.

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Comment USAtowl Review

My mom used to collect various Bath Towels when I was still young at age. I never really thought why, but now that I’m a mom, I realized that these are things which is essential in our lives. Having a good quality produced by USATowl.com is a must at home.

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Comments on CVS Review

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Comment on Sourcebits.com Review

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Sharing a Secret

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A very intriguing badge for me… I’ve been seeing this badge every where in the blogosphere. Hmmm… Want to know our secret? Visit Mommy Diary for more information. Then fill up a simple form here. I’m excited to be a part of this group.

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Alice in Wonderland Lampshades


~source here.

It’s not really hers but I find it unusual seeing these photos. Remind me of Alice with her tea party, so I called on her behalf. They look cute, aren’t they? The colors are a perfect match. I’m just wondering if (for real) if they do work – I mean if they do lit up. LOL! Wonder where the wirings are… hmmm…

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A New Wedding Ring

I should post this on my other blog but I think this is for a fashion within me talking so I decided to post it here instead.

I’m looking forward to have a new wedding band for me and my husband, and I would love to have something with a loose diamonds if given the chance. For now, I’m looking over these designs over the web and hopefully could get something similar to these ones. Hubby opt to wear a silver ring.
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And I wanted something simple like this.image

…and something expensive too, like this:
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Well, let’s hope that we could find a good deal with this one. We’re not in a hurry to change our wedding bands. Actually we don’t have a legal wedding bands. In Islam, it’s not really required to have a legal ring but of course, all wife and husband should have at least something in common right? I hope that Hubby would agree on this. Sigh…

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Her Cutest Smile!

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Meet my little girl! Baby J’s 20mos old and exactly 2wks. We’ll be celebrating her 2nd birthday in the Philippines this November. I’ve totally forgot about this photo that was taken 2 months back. A meet up with hubby’s co-workers before they launched Virgin Mobile here in Qatar. Good thing that I was able to have a copy of all the photos on hubby’s laptop. I uploaded I think around 30 photos in Facebook and allowed hubby to tag his friends. I’m glad that they liked the retro version for all their photos.

And speaking of laptop, I need to buy a new one. I’m currently using hubby’s old desktop. I’m not complaining – not at all, it’s just that these laptops which are currently on sale are all eye catching. I need to convince first the husband to have our desktop on sale first.

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Friday Fill-Ins #186

FFI

1. I feel BLESSED FOR HAVING SUPPORTIVE FAMILY, A LOVING HUSBAND, A GIFTED CHILD AND A JOB TO SUPPORT OUR DAILY NEEDS.
2. NEED to catch up AND FIND FILLERS.
3. Do SOMETHING USEFUL AND DON’T JUST STAND THERE!
4. ALL HUMAN BEINGS ARE completely unique.
5. It's hard to know how much A PERSON IS WORTH UNTIL HE/SHE IS GONE.
6. A LONG DRESS WITH LOW NECK LINE follows suit.
7. And as for the weekend, tonight I'm looking forward to WATCH AVATAR ON PAY TV (AGAIN), tomorrow my plans include CLEANING THE HOUSE (AGAIN) and Sunday, I want to PREPARE MYSELF FOR A WEEK OF WORK (AGAIN)!

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Manic Monday #214

Imagine you have a hundred dollars, but you couldn't keep it. You have to give it away to a person or charity. Who would you give it to? What would you want them to do with it?
If I have enough $$$ on my account, I told her about this already, I would’ve given it to GSF to find cure for SMA.

I love Gwendolyn. Click on the image to show your support and to know more about SMA.

If you could cook any meal for your friends or family, what would you cook?
My specialty Carbonara or a big middle eastern food for the whole.

List 5 things you want to do in your life.
- to be  a SAHM
- to be stage mom
- to be good example for baby J
- to be able to cook and to maintain a loving relationship with my other half
- lastly, to keep up with my online duties in this blogosphere

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QOTD

What side of the bed do you sleep on?
On the right. Baby J sleeps on the left.

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Sunday Stealing: Meme Of Many Odd Questions, Part Two

I didn’t do the Part One of this meme.

23. Do you rent movies often?
At our first flat, we used to rent DVD’s every Thursday night. But now, we have pay TV services.

24. Is there anything sparkly in the room you're in?
None for now.

25. How many countries have you visited?
Hmmm… let me see… Lebanon, Syria, Saudi Arabia (Riyadh, Jeddah and Mecca) and Qatar.

26. Have you made a prank phone call?
Oh yes,  many times. Back home I would teas my friends over the phone by using my American accent that I’ve used for some time way back when I was still working in call centre.

27. Ever been on a train?
Ah… duh! Of course!

28. Brown or white eggs?
White.

29. Do you have a cell-phone?
Another duh… of course. Who hasn’t?

30. Do you use Chap Stick?
Yes.

31. Do you own a gun?
Nope – and no plans to have one.

32. Can you use chop sticks?
Yes.

33. Who are you going to be with tonight?
Of course with my family.

34. Are you too forgiving?
It depends. I forgive and forget. But then again, it all depends on what to forgive.

35. Ever been in love?
What? Of course!

36. What is your best friend(s) doing tomorrow (or the next soonest week day)?
I haven’t talk to her for quite some time now. But I’m sure she has plans on how to enjoy her weekends.

37. Ever have cream puffs?
Yah – I guess.

38. Last time you cried?
Just a few minutes ago. I was browsing thru my reads and came across dear Carter’s blog again. Sigh…

39. What was the last question you asked?
Hmmm… I ask a friend on why he hasn’t settled down.

40. Favorite time of the year?
Winter.

41. Do you have any tattoos?
None.

42. Are you sarcastic?
Sometimes. Just being honest.

43. Have you ever seen The Butterfly Effect?
What’s that? Hahaha!

44. Ever walked into a wall?
I wish I could. But unfortunately, I’m not SpiderWoman.

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Friday Fill-Ins #185

FFI

And...here we go!
1. This is what life does. It lets you ENJOY EVERY MINUTE OF IT.
2. WOULDN’T YOU AT LEAST appreciate the moment?
3. Upon reflection YOU CAN SEE ADVENTURES AND TRY TO DO IT.
4. HAVEN’T BEEN ALONE IN THE MOVIES for quite a long time.
5. Later, you wake up AND REALIZED THAT LIFE IS SHORT TO NOT DO GOOD.
6. LOOK to the far and boundless sea.
7. And as for the weekend, tonight I'm looking forward to GOING OUT WITH HUSBAND TO GO BEACH HUNTING OUTSIDE THE CITY, tomorrow my plans include A SWIM IN A POOL (I hope our plans pushes through) and Sunday, I want to START A WORK WEEK IRATE AND HASSLE FREE!

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“Meet My Baby!”

I couldn’t believe my eyes that my favorite actress who has just grabbed the best actress awards in the Oscars has just adopted a baby boy from New Orleans. This is such a shocking news. I was dreaming of seeing her with those maternity clothes on building up a new family for her like Julia Roberts. After adopting a baby boy, I’ve read as well that she just filed a divorce with husband Jesse James. Well, who are we to judge her decisions? For as long as she’s happy and contented, that is all that matters.
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Louis Bardo Bullock – you’re blessed to have Sandra as your mom.
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Barney’s Little Girl

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Selena Gomez is one of the kids singing along Barney’s DVD. I was browsing as usual these weeks fashion online when I came across her biography. She grew up beautifully and sexy. Never imagined that it was her singing Happy birthday with baby J’s favorite TV character Barney.

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And it felt so good that she’s dating Twilight’s actor Taylor Lautner. Wow! I love her curly hair. They look so cute together.
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Lovely Flat Shoes

When I was pregnant, aside from my everyday intake of pregnancy vitamins, I always see to it as well to make sure that I’m wearing the right shoes. This is to avoid having a fat feet. I need to have a comfortable shoes as much as possible. I bought a lot of doll shoes at that time. Too bad I’ve seen these cute photos online just now. I’m sure I could’ve ordered a pair or two. They all look so comfy.

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I love these pair. They look so soft.
I hope I can find one here.

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These 3 pairs are cute as well.
But the 3 of them can be worn on jeans or 3/4 pants too. Lovely!
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imageimageEnough of window shopping. Go ahead and click here to check your style. You can find the perfect fit and style for you as well.

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Manic Monday #213

Name 5 of the simple pleasures in your life:
1 ~ iPhone / Blackberry Service
2 ~ Online tasks
3 ~ Having a can of soda a day
4 ~ Seeing my husband in a good mood as he comes home from work
Lastly 5 ~ a kissed and hug from baby Julia after a long day of work.

What do you like to do on a rainy day?
Snuggle in bed and enjoy the shimmers and splats of the rain drops… sigh…
A sudden felt of nostalgia in the air.

I deserve a A CUP OF HOT CHOCOLATE.
(I wish it rains here in the middle east though, hehe!)

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Eat, Pray, Love

image Even before they made it a movie, I’ve always been curious about this book. I saw the first 2 pages of it and it’s feedback from the readers and one of them is an insight from Julia Roberts herself. And I’m so happy that she’ll be the one who acts as “Liz” in the movie. The last time we checked the bookstore, the book was currently sold out. I was planning to give it as a gift to a friend who loves reading. Probably next time aside from her reading some best weight loss supplements found on line, she might as well inspire her needs to be loved and to pray. I’ve heard that the movie will be released here in the Doha by August. I’m not sure if I can squeeze in a free time to watch it with my girl-friends. But I’ll sure grab a book to read it during free time.
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World Cup Through the Years…

And there you go… a month of excitement… a month of fun too. The World Cup 2010 finishes off with Spain taking the cup golden cup home.

Have you ever wondered where the World Cup took place? Where here’s some information that I would like to share with you guys. Hover over the image to know the place and the year. The World Cup was held twice in countries Mexico and Germany. No wonder why Germany is a hard team to beat up.

South Africa 2010Germany 2006Korea & Japan 2002France 1998US 1994

Italy 1990Mexico 1986Spain 1982Argentina 1978Germany 1974

Mexico 1970England 1966Chile 1962Sweden 1958Switzerland 1954

Brazil 1950France 1938Uruguay 1930
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Spain Wins!

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Iniesta, a man who made a lot of mistakes to make a goal, but he made up for his mistakes and puts Spain on top of the world!!! Ending the game 1-0 against Netherland. After 166th minutes of playing and passing the ball, missing a goal, a win a win a win!!!

Viva Espanya!!!

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Caribbean Cruise – A Dream

An online friend recently took a cruise for their 1st wedding anniversary. Their photos was all great that I’m wishing in time, me and my husband can have a ride on a Royal Caribbean Cruise line. We could visit Hawaii with their extravagant get away for better relaxation or we could visit Bermuda with their white sand beaches. We need to save up for these one if that will be on our list. We’re not in a hurry for these types of travel plans, but we could arrange something if there will be an offer and if our schedule fits + not to forget the little toddler who’s making our lives meaningful everyday. Insha Allah, God willing we can do this someday.

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A Modern Muslim Fashion

Have I told you that I’m a Muslim? Well, it’s so hard for me to find a suitable clothes to wear since I need to cover my arms and is not allowed to wear shorts or skirts. So good thing I found this site online which helps Muslim women to dress up properly in a fashionable way.image[1] Alana Denim Skirt, $54.95. [2] Cinch-Tie Cardigan – Marshmallow White, $20. [3] Pashmina Hijab – Mauve, $15. [4] Steven by Steve Madden Woven Wonder Satchel, $108. [5] Bandolino Jahnavi Bootie, $39.98+.

Long denim skirt paired with a link pink hijab (3), nice! But I’m scared the boots may not be a good idea for me. I don’t wear boots – at all! I love the bag too.

I love their ideas as well since they featured proper and fashionable ways on how to wear the hijab or the one that covers the hair for Muslim women.
image [1] Blue & Black Paisley Pashmina Shawl, $14.99. [2] Long-sleeve T Shirt, $8.50. [3] V-Neck Dress by Soprano, $29.25. [4] Black Silk Underscarf, $18+. [5] Jolie Pants by Sanctuary, $151. [6] Badgley Mischka Platinum Bianca Hobo, $276.50. [7] Gold Dangling Hoops with Beads, $65.99. [8] Steve Madden Treason Pump, $39.99+.

Visit their link at welovehijab.com for more photos, ideas and designs. So proud of them because even if they are based in the US, they still follow the #1 rule for women in Islam.

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