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  1. Get The Hint Stickers

    February 13, 2010 by barbara

    I saw these Get The Hint Stickers at Urban Outfitters recently and can’t help feeling amused.  This pack of adhesive stickers are great for giving out hints such as Breaking news (good news, bad news), Load of Crap and Gentle Reminders (Do this, Take hgh releaser).  They are especially fun around the office.  Each pad has approximately 20 sheets.  Start sticking them now.

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  2. Chinese New Year Cake

    February 10, 2010 by barbara

    This is simply the most beautiful Asian inspired cake I’ve ever seen.

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    I don’t think I want to take a bite.  It’s too gorgeous. Available at Delectable.


  3. Valentine’s Day Gift For Men

    February 6, 2010 by barbara

    Valentine’s Day is just around the corner.  It is a day where you can really focus on your special someone and let him know how much you appreciate him.  Have you bought a gift for the man in your life?  No? Well no worries because Undergear is here.   It is the place to check out Hot men. Uh hot clothes for men.  Men love clothing too and since they do not shop that much, Valentine’s Day is a good time to get them these things.  Undergear has a wide range of polos, tees, sweaters, jeans, sexy underwear and more.  They carry brand names such as DKNY, Calvin Klein, Ed Hardy, American Jock and more.  For the ideal Valentines Day gift for that special man in your life, do check out Undergear now.

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  4. Recyclable Feeding Chair For Green Family

    February 6, 2010 by barbara

    Here is a really simple and interesting feeding chair for toddlers – Belkiz Feedaway which is made from Visy recyclable cardbox.  It is very easy to assemble, strong, safe, portable and lightweight.  Belkiz Feedaway comes with a two point safety harness and non-toxic food grade coating which can be cleaned with a wet cloth.  When not use, just fold flat for storage.

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  5. Great Valentine Gifts For Women

    February 5, 2010 by barbara

    Valentine’s Day is fast approaching.  Have you bought a gift for your girlfriend or your spouse?   Well if not, then perhaps you may want to start looking now.   If she is a gadget  lover, then you may want to look at some electronic items or maybe an xbox 360. Or, you may want check out Decade-Gifts.com for some beautiful things which would put a smile on her face.

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    Here is a sweet set for the woman in your life.  Miso Pretty gift set includes peony hand cream, deep sea body wash, blossoming cherry lip balm, two persimmon beauty bars and a cherry blossom flask.  I love the packaging very much.

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    If your loved one adore shoes (which woman does not?), then perhaps you may want to surprise her with the Fern & Sprouts Shoe Clips.  These adorable shoe clips can give her shoe an instant makeover.  Made of felt, lace, beads and rhinestones, they are very easy to clip on.

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    A stylish eco-friendly set which consists of Green Chic – Saving the Earth In Style book by Christie Matheson,  an Envirosax reusable shopping bag and a chic square mosaic beaded elastic bracelet


  6. New Clothes Shopping For Chinese New Year

    February 2, 2010 by barbara

    Chinese New Year is only 2 weeks away and I haven’t bought any new clothes for the celebration.  It has always been a tradition in my family (in most family too) for everyone to usher in the New Year with new clothes and shoes.  I have checked out a few stores at the malls but nothing caught my eye.  Most of the clothes are sleeveless and I don’t wear sleeveless because I have flabby arms.  I was checking out my favourite store online – JCrew and saw something that I really like.

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    Tissue Garland Tank

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    Vintage Matchstick Jeans

    You think I would be able to fit into them and look great?  Well perhaps I should get a threadmill with the nordictrack promotion code and start exercising. There is 2 weeks more to Chinese New Year so I think I should be able to lose a couple of pounds :)


  7. I heart egg toast

    January 28, 2010 by barbara

    Want to surprise your loved ones this Valentine’s Day?  How about a nice breakfast in bed to start off the day?  I am sure your loved ones will be beaming when he/she sees a delicious toast with a heart shaped egg.  Get a metal heart egg frame inside your frying pan to cook your egg.  There is nothing more special than to be greeted with breakfast in bed.   A special start for a special day.  Check out FredFlare.com for this heart egg molder.

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  8. Create A Cozy Nursery With Noon Softspace

    January 25, 2010 by barbara

    If you are planning to create a delightful nursery for your new baby or you know someone who are interested in creating a beautiful space for their children, then Noon Softspace is the site you may want to check out.  This Swiss company aims to provide children with their own quiet space as well as a playful environment by using harmonious combinations of patterns and colors of beautiful high quality fabrics.  They have a great range of cute toys, versatile blankie, soft pillow and more.  My favorite item from this fabulous store is the Pic Pocket, a lovely hanging organizer which is also great as a wall decor.  It can be personalized with the baby’s names with cute wooden letters at no charge.

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    Another one of my favorite items at Noon Softspace is the unique Play Curtains which come with 7 pockets for storing toys.  What a brilliant idea.  Noon Softspace is a wonderful source for creating a fun and functional space for your little ones.   Hurry and swing by their website now.

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  9. old things, new uses

    January 25, 2010 by barbara

    I came across some really good ways to repurpose everyday items from RealSimple.com.  I never knew so many things can be so useful, just like auto insurance.  I definitely  look at things in a different way now.  Here are some of my favorites.

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    1) WD 40

    It can be used to remove crayons from any surface such as plastic, metal, TV screens or freshly painted walls. Just apply a small amount and rub away with a clean cloth.

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    2)  Mayonnaise

    It can be used to remove old stickers from mirrors, glass and bumpers.  Just apply a generous helping to persistent adhesives and scrape it off with a putty knife.

     

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    3)  Laundry bag

    Great for keeping lids, baby bottle caps and other small items from falling through the dishwasher rack.

     

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    4)  Pillowcases

    They can be used to clean a ceiling fan.  Just slide an old pillowcase over a blade, then grip the case and pull it back.  This will keep the dirt contained.

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    5)  Newspaper

    When your container has smell, just use some newspaper and put it into a plastic container, seal it and let it sit overnight.  By next day, all the smell will be absorbed by the newspaper.  What a great Food container deodorizer.

     


  10. Care For Some Dim Sum?

    January 23, 2010 by barbara

    If you are a Dim Sum lover and would like to encourage your children to eat them, here is something you may want to get. a 20-piece Chinese food set from Small World Toys.  This pretend-playset includes 2 chopsticks, a chopsticks rest, soy sauce bottle, soy sauce plate, tea cup, Chinese paper take-out box, shrimp, rice, 2 lettuce leaves, dim sum steamer, spring roll with lid, 4 pieces of dim sum, a dumpling and a fortune cookie.   Simply delicious huh?  Check out Asianmommy.com for more information.