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  1. Keeping The Kids Busy At The Restaurant

    August 19, 2012 by barbara

    I was at the mall yesterday looking for a memory foam topper so that I can sleep better at night.  After walking for a while, my friend and I settled down at a bistro for lunch.   While waiting for our food to arrive, my friend took out the A-Z colouring placemat to keep her child entertained.   The placemats look like big flashcards and are fun for children to colour.  My friend bought a stack of them which consists 26 sheets featuring animals from A to Z.   She just keeps them in her bag and take them out whenever she wants to keep her child entertained.


  2. Benetton Fall/Winter 2012

    August 16, 2012 by barbara

    Have you guys checked out Benetton’s Fall and Winter 2012 collection? I am so in love!  Those denims are just absolutely gorgeous.  I love the Fall/Winter colours.  Hop over to Benetton now and check them out.

  3. Gift Bags

    August 12, 2012 by barbara

    If you are looking for gift bags for birthday parties or wedding, then you may want to check out   This online store has a wide range of colorful paper gift bags, treat bags, brown paper bags as well as a huge selection of stationery that crafters would love.  I saw a few that I simply adore.  I think I should stock them up since they are so pretty and fun to have.

    Polka-dots Kraft Paper Bags

    Chevron Print Paper Bags

    Grid/Notepad Paper Bags

  4. A Great Weekend With Friends

    August 8, 2012 by barbara

    How was your weekend peeps? It was great one for me. I got to spend some time with good friends on Saturday. My friend hosted a bbq at his home and besides enjoying the good food, we all had the chance to watch my friend playing on his epiphone joe pass emperor ii electric guitar.  He plays with his band mates at a local bar on weekends just for fun.  Oh, my friend also has this nifty looking TomBox amplifier which was made using discarded loudspeakers.  Ain’t it cool?



  5. Eco-Friendly Stationery

    August 4, 2012 by barbara

    I just discovered this really awesome online store called This Canadian company based in Scarborough, Ontario has a huge range of eco-friendly stationery products that feature whimsical and inspirational designs.  I would love to get my hands on a few items.  Want to know what I like?  Check them out below:-


    Elephant pink note cards

    Spring Work Books

    Cosmetic/Pencil Case

  6. J Crew Love

    August 1, 2012 by barbara

    While my spouse was checking out the playbook for sale, I hopped over to my favourite website – J Crew to do some window shopping.   My girl friend was wearing a pair of lovely jeans from J Crew the other day when we were having lunch and I am head over heels in love with it.   She was wearing a neon pair of toothpick jeans with an Oxford boy shirt. A lovely combination.    I am thinking of getting a pair of the toothpick jeans in Dark Poppy.  Let me go check out more.

  7. Getting Organized With Accessories Organizer

    July 29, 2012 by barbara

    While I was out looking for custom car seat covers for my dad’s car,  I stumbled upon a very nice jewellery organizer at Diva.  If you do not know already, Diva is my favourite shop to go to for accessories.  This Australian brand has a huge range of affordable and cool accessories for women.    I have been on a lookout for an organizer to keep all my accessories.  They are all in a box right now and it is pretty difficult for me to choose what I want to wear.  So, having an organizer is just great.  I cannot seem to find the organizer on Diva’s website.  Here is a similar one which I saw at Amazon.  I cannot wait to sort out my accessories.


  8. Organic Bug Repellent Serum

    July 25, 2012 by barbara

    If you are looking for a bug repellant spray to keep you away from the nasty mosquitoes, well you may want to take a look at the Intelligent Nutrients Certified Organic Bug Repellent Serum from Spirit Beauty Lounge.  This perfume is made to attract human and at the same time repel stinging or biting insects.  It has a skin-loving and non-greasy combination of oils that conditions and softens while providing moisture resistance.

  9. Sarees Beach Cover Up

    July 21, 2012 by barbara

    Heading to the beach this summer?  Well, here is something that you may want to bring along.  It is the Saress Beach Cover Up that is very easy and flattering to wear.   No fasteners, ties or knots are required.  You can just simply slip the Saress around the back, thread the opposite arms through the loops and you are set to go.  It only takes a few seconds to look stunning at the beach.   The Saress is made from a cool and crease-free fabric which allows the wearer to move with ease and confident.   Check it out at


  10. Espadrilles For Summer

    July 14, 2012 by barbara

    I was helping a friend to sort out some wholesale clothes which she intends to sell at flea market on Sunday when she showed me her new pair of espadrilles.   She bought it from Gap.    It is a cute black and white striped canvas, and it looks very comfortable.  I used to wear espadrilles when I was a teenager.  It was a trend back in the 80’s.   Perhaps I should get myself a pair now.