Saturday, January 1, 2011

Happy New Year everyone!

Hi folks!

Like to wish everyone Happy New Year and may we lead a  better, wiser, more meaningful life in year 2011!
Photo © alexs


Thursday, December 30, 2010

The year that was – a meme(Part 1)

Hi folks!

What is a meme? You might asked?


The term Internet meme (pronounced /ˈmiːm/, rhyming with "cream"[1]) is used to describe a concept that spreads via the Internet.[2] The term is a reference to the concept of memes, although the latter concept refers to a much broader

category of cultural information.

In its most basic form, an Internet meme is simply an idea that is propagated through the Web. This idea may take the form of a hyperlink, video, website, hashtag, or even just a word or phrase. This meme may spread from person to person via social networks, blogs, direct email, news sources, and other web-based services
Taken from Wikipedia


Now, I came across this "meme" from a blog I used to read daily, "The year that was – a meme" by Grace who is a Filipino, married a Japanese; and who is staying in Dubai now with her 9-year-old daughter, Pristine.


The main thing attracted me about this task is to bring back the good memories of 2010 as well as the lessons learned. This sort of something I always do at every year end, reflecting at each year progress and hiccups.

If you are interested to do this meme task as well, feel free to copy the following questions(from Grace blog entry here) and have fun answering them. On the 31 Dec 2010, Grace will put up her answers with a linky tool so we can link up her post. Sounds interesting! I would also love to see how everyone's 2010 went(from all over the world!

(of course as Grace mentioned, we can skip questions we don't like to answer! Totally up to us.Grace found this meme in 2006 through Wenchy, a blog friend of hers living in South Africa and ever since, she's been doing it every year. Sounds fun, I might also do such list yearly!)

Cheers and have fun reading or doing it yourself!


1. What did you do in 2010 that you hadn't done before?
Attended Flower Arrangement course.

2. Did anyone close to you give birth?
Yes, my two sisters.
3. Did anyone close to you die?

Really really close But honestly receive several funeral news along the way from distant relatives and friends of friends which I knew but not very very close with.
4. Did you travel? Where did you go? 
 Cameron Highland? Having picnic at Janda Baik Water fall together with my ex-boss's family & friends? This year, did not manage to travel far....changed job and trying to stable back my income vs. budgeting.

5. Best thing you bought?
6. Where did most of your money go?
Babysitter, house loans, food (include milk powders), insurance
7. What do you wish you had done more of?
More travelling, jogging, and spent more time with my family plus working on my dreams to be a WAHM.
8. What do you wish you had done less of?
Less TV watching(esp. Korean dramas :P)

9. What kept you sane?
A nice solidarity warm bath, a good read/blog-hopping at the comfort of my bed daily.

10. What drove you mad?
Kids that won't listen :P, cars that don't put on signal before cutting over, cars(or rather drivers) that don't look before crossing/turning or reversing (causing extreme danger to others!!!)

11. What made you celebrate?

Festive seasons, birthdays, convocations, finishing an seemingly unattainable task/projects

12. What made you sad?
Watching sad/touchy movies, having disagreements/quarrel with closed ones, not being able to do what I aspire to (fulfilling my dreams)

13. How was your birthday this year?
Can't recall...but remember DH gave me a nice pressie- iPhone :D

14. What political issue stirred you the most this year?
 MCA Political Secretary "died" in Malaysia Anti-Corruption Centre(MACC) building

15. Were you in love in 2010?


16. What would you like to have in 2011 that you didn't have this year?
More time to exercise, learn and practice new skills

17. What date from 2010 will be etched in your memory and why?
 Too many...that I cannot recall even 1 :P 'cos I have bad memories at special dates unless it's birthday, public holidays , etc :P

18. What song will remind you of 2010?
Wakaka World Cup song :)

19. Compared to this time last year are you happier?

20. Biggest achievement this year?
 Being hostess to around 30s least once a month? Thinking how to manage preparing food, cleaning the house and watching over the kids at the same time...phew...

21. Biggest disappointment this year?
Missed my family pre-booked trip to Penang to visit my brother (kids fell ill last minute), missing two seemingly lucrative/good job in place of a more practical, and yet-to-know-the-progress/future position/job

22. What is the one thing that would have made you more satisfied?
Being able to work/live in a foreign country

23. Best new person you met this year?

My current new colleagues and bosses
24. A valuable life lesson you learned this year?
Be Proactive and Take charge of your life.

25. How was your health in 2010?
So-so...not too well. Struck with conjunctivitis twice, bronchitis twice, red eyes twice

26. Did you keep your new years' resolutions, and will you make more for next year?
 Yes, I do keep, I hope to make more exercise time, ME time and more service/contribution work next year

27. What countries did you visit? 

 Singapore, Thailand, Australia, Taiwan(Not in 2010)

28. What would you like to have in 2011 that you lacked...

Haha..more financial freedom to achieve my dreams? :P
More wisdom to make the right choices in life
More good health-days to execute my dreams, responsibilities and mission.

Cheers and welcome to join in the fun!

PM declare Friday off

Hi folks!
U heards the news? PM declare this Friday 31 Dec as Public Holiday due to Suzuki Cup victory! Yey!! ;)
Check more details here at The Star Online.

Sent from my iPhone

Wednesday, December 29, 2010

Tesco Clubcard Bonus Days, 29 to 30 December 2010

Hi folks!
Those who Are staying in Kepong can now make use of this Bonus Day to collect points and restock.
Killing two birds with one stone :)
(Source: SnS website)

Tesco Clubcard Bonus Days
29 to 30 December 2010

Up to 80% Off


Products Offered

Clothing – Up to 70% Off

Bedding – Up to 80% Off

Luggage – Up to 50% Off

Fridges / Washers – Up to 10% Off

Supermarket great offers

and more


Only at Tesco Kepong

Tuesday, December 28, 2010

Pre-Loved Items Clearance

Note: Thanks for all uncles & aunties, we managed to clear all the things below and make space for our new study room yippee! :) Thanks!

Hi folks!

One of my mission this year is to clear my storeroom full of baby stuff and other items which I no longer use/have not use at all. This is to make space for a study room cum guest room.

So all aunties and uncles, should you interested in the following items, please email mommy molly :alohamolly [at] gmail [dot] com.

Note: The money raised from this clearance sales will be used to get proper bookcase and storage for SE and KY!

1. Playskool Activity Gymn(Pre-loved)- Selling at MYR30(excluding shipping cost)-TAKEN

2. Rocking Metal Highchair cum See-saw(Pre-loved): Selling at MYR50(excluding shipping cost)-TAKEN

3. Ikea Cutlery organizer(Brand-New)- selling at RM15(excluding shipping cost)-TAKEN
I bought the wrong size for my kitchen cabinet :P Letting it go since I can't use it...

4. Sweet Cherry Stroller(Pre-loved ):Selling at MYR50 (excluding shipping cost)

A gift from friends. Used less than 3 times(still quite new with plastic intact) as DH prefer baby carrier.

All items above accept COD at Puchong and Bkt. Jalil/Sri Petaling area.

Thanks & Cheers! :)

Buy CNY foodstuff early

Hi folks!
Have you heard that there'll be price increase next month? Due to the increase of yuan, in conjunction to Chinese New Year, we are asked to buy our stuff early.
I read the news in The Star Online here.
Example of the foodstuff like Chinese mushrooms, from RM50 per kilogramme now, the price will be increased to RM70 next month. Wow...
Not just China products, some of the speciality items for the Lunar New Year imported from other countries had also increased due to cost increase.

Example, for a can of abalone imported from Mexico, the price will increase about RM30 to RM230. A can of abalone from South Africa will increase from RM120 to RM140.

Price of abalone imported from Australia will increase from the current RM70 to RM90 next month, stated in the paper.

Now, will you rush to get your stock replenish? Just yesterday, I was exclaimed to hubby that it's only Christmas, yet I seen stalls selling CNY stuff all

And hubby reminded me CNY is just one month away..

Yep, definitely time to stock up some essentials....make a list before we go...don't be overwhelmed and lost in the array of stuff there!

Plan and spend wisely! Reminder to myself :)



Monday, December 27, 2010


Hi folks!

Here's a sweet Christmas pressie from my baby brother who just started working.. Feeling happy and Deja vu.. Now when last time I used to be the 'giver' and now became d 'receiver..:)

Sunday, December 26, 2010

I am Thankful......

Hi folks,

Just like to express my thAnkfulness to the below:

I am Thankful....

For having a roof over my head
For sharing the same roof with 3 of my beloved in my life
For having the company, laughter and 'chores' of taking care my two children (gift from God)
For having a healthy physical body to carry out my mission and living my dreams
For having a clear thoughts to think and act out according to Truth in Life
For having the affinity with people & events who became my Teacher(s) in Life
For still breathing at this moment
For still having the time, chance and clarity of mind to pen down my thankfulness thoughts.....

We are all still here(present in this Universe) for a reason... Have you found your reason to live...a meaningful life? What's the mission and role you've been assigned to play?

Thinking thru' the wee hours quiet morning ....moments of clarity+silence....rare ones... :) .. Thankful for this moment in time....ready for another busy & fulfilling day to come..

Cheers folks! Have a lovely day!

Year 2011 Outlook for Monkey

Hi folks!

Yep, I am born in the year of Monkey. And here's my animal sign reading for Year 2011.
(source The Star Horoscope)

Let's see how does Monkey fare next year :) for fun...

Year 2011 Outlook for Monkey

Overall Fortune

In 2011 you expect to build up a good relationship with your boss, colleagues and clients. Pay attentions to things you say and do. For working Monkey you expect to receive a pay rise. For business runner, you need to be cautious when making a investment. Watch out for your health.

Money management and investment

Monkey expects to receive a pay rise at work in 2011. Be cautious when you want to start a new company, open a new store, or build a new site. Be cautious when you deal with unfamiliar people, and when you sign a contract.

Try to build up a good relationship with your boss, colleagues, clients and family members. April is a good month to make or increase your investment. Be conservative in January and February.

Relationship and marriage
For unmarried Monkey, 2011 is a good year to find an ideal partner and get married. April, May and August are your lucky months.

For married Monkey, you expect to have a smooth family life. {Praise God}

Monkey needs to pay attention to its respiratory system conditions in January, February and July. {am having cough since mid-Dec till now...time to springclean the house and clear the dust etc}Keep a balanced diet and do not delay seeing a doctor.

Increase your fortune
Lucky color
pink, red

Lucky item
Put a part of pink stone sculpture in the North West of your house, or bedside cabinet or your office desk. Wear a red stone pedant or bracelet to project yourself. Keep a steady and calm attitude.

Just for fun...

Hope I listen to my real "Master"{our conscience} at all time!