Recently I came across a post in Facebook regarding Pomander Balls.  They are actually a piece of fruit pierced with cloves.  Then they are left to dry so that they let off a wonderful aroma.  Pomander balls are traditionally used as decorations at Christmas time.   I understand that these balls can fill a room with the Christmas scent.  Can’t believe that Christmas is only 2 weeks away.   Missy has been looking at some kids instruments and wondering if Santa would bring her an ukulele.   I don’t think she’s getting a musical instrument this year though *wink*.  Ok, back to the pomander balls.  I have decided to make a few with oranges.  Here’s what I did.

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Now I just have to wait for them to dry.

On Sunday, 30th November, 2014, we were invited by TGV Cinemas to watch the premiere of the Disney Frozen Sing-A-Long Movie that was held in TGV Sunway Pyramid.  Although Ashley has watched this movie like more than 10 times, she was jumping with joy when I told her about our invitation.  She couldn’t wait to watch her favourite movie and sing out loud in the cinema.   To be honest, I have never sat down to watch Frozen before although I did catch a snippet here and there or listened to the songs on tv. I am really glad that we got the opportunity to watch it at TGV Cinema last Sunday.   I enjoyed singing along to my favourite songs which are Do You Want To Build A Snowman and Love Is An Open Door.

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 So happy to pose with the beautiful Queen Elsa before

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 Can you spot all the little Queen Elsas in the audience?

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 Getting ready for the show to start

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 Students from the Yamaha Academy of Arts and Music performing Let It Go before the movie starts.

FROZEN is currently the highest-grossing animated film of all time and it has won numerous awards such as the prestigious Academy Awards – Best Animated Feature and the Best Original Song (Let It Go), Best Animated Film by Critics Associations, Golden Globe Awards for Best Animated Feature and more.

Disney Frozen Sing-A-Long Movie will be screened in selected TGV Cinemas for two weeks beginning 4th December 2014 to 28 December 2014.

If you would like to bring your children to watch FROZEN Sing-A-Long, do head over to selected TGV Cinemas locations – TGV Cinemas 1Utama, TGV Cinemas Sunway Pyramid, TGV Cinemas Wangsa Walk, TGV Cinemas Encorp Strand, TGV Cinemas Cheras Sentral, TGV Cinemas Bukit Indah and TGV Cinemas Gurney Paragon.  You may purchase the tickets online at www.tgv.com.my or at the above-mentioned locations.

We were back to Ipoh over the weekend for a short break.  It was nice eventhough I was under the weather.   We spent some time around Old Town on Saturday and went around to look for the wall murals that were painted by Ernest Zacharevic.  I spotted 3 of them and they are :-

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A small packet of Kopi O just opposite Kong Heng coffeeshop.  This is his first painting.

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Hummingbird

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A few packets of Kopi O.  Apparently Ernest likes to drink his coffee from the plastic bag so I guess that’s why he has been painting them in Ipoh which is famous for coffee.

There are a few more paintings which I haven’t located yet.  Will do that on our next trip back to Ipoh.  It is so fun to try to find these iconic paintings.

It is funny that some people like to talk about something which they say they are not bothered about it.  That certainly makes me wonder.  If you are not bothered about it, if you don’t care, then why are you still harping about it over and over again?  Came across this quote which is so apt.

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So this means if you are still talking about it, you are still bothered about it.  Doesn’t take a genius to figure that out *wink*

 

Wow, can’t believe I have left my blog untouched for so long.  Been so busy lately.  Just a little update on what we have been doing.  Just for fun, I did a DIY witch costume for missy on Halloween.  We didn’t go anywhere to celebrate Halloween although the shopping malls organized some kind of trick-o-treating.  The next day was her Children’s Day at her school so I did some craft with the chocolates that I bought for her classmates. Got the idea from Pinterest ;)   Printed out the witch design on coloured papers and also cut out ghost shapes on white paper.  Taped the snacks onto the papers and wrap them.

Just something fun during Halloween ;)

Will update more later.

So how was your Deepavali break?  Missy’s school was only closed for a day eventhough most schools are closing for a week. We went to the park in the morning for some fun in the sun.  Ashley enjoyed her cycling time while mommy had her run.  It was a great morning after a heavy downpour the night before.  Later in the afternoon, Ashley went to her friend’s house for some play time as her friend just got himself a new set kat percussion set. I wonder if she made him play “Let It Go”.

 

Flowers make people happy as the presence of fresh cut flowers make a person’s day beautiful.  If you are thinking of someone and would like to make their day cheery,  just head over to Happy Bunch, an online florist which have the most gorgeous bouquets wrapped in burlaps.  Their fresh flowers are specially curated to give each bouquet that special, personal touch.   The founders of Happy Bunch are 2 childhood friends who want to make it simple and affordable to send some happiness along someone’s way.  With just a few clicks of the mouse, you can have fresh flowers delivered the next day.  Sending flowers has never been this easy.  

You can check out Happy Bunch’s facebook page here – https://www.facebook.com/happybunchmy

This is one of my favourites.  Orchids, Carnations, Mums, Pom Poms & Song of India.  Beautiful, ain’t it?

“Flowers are the music of the ground… From earth’s lips spoken without sound.” ~ Edwin Curran

Today is the last day of the final exams for the missy.  A huge sigh of relief from me!  I can take a break from doing revision with her or keep reminding her to do her revision.   In another 1 month’s time, this year’s school term will come to an end and there will be a 1.5 months holiday for school children. Yabba Dabba Doo! Let’s bring out the karaoke machine.  Got to start planning where to go for our vacay.  So blessed that we get to travel a few times a year.  There is nothing like spending some quality time with loved ones.  So, have you made any plans for the coming holidays?

 

True that! Unless you aren’t really happy but pretend to be or perhaps insecurities?

Wow I can literally blow away the cobwebs from my blog.  I haven’t been very active in blogging of late.  Life has been busy and hence, blogging has taken a back seat.  Hopefully I can spare more time to blog soon.    Just wanted to share this lil craft that I did recently as gift topper.

 

It’s a gift for a newborn baby girl so I have decided to make an image of a girl using disposable wooden spoon and a cupcake wrapper.   What do you think?

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