Wednesday, 31 July 2013

What Motivates You?

With all things, it always start with ME. What motivates me? Simply put, my desired lifestyle during my retirement is what motivates me. If you've read my previous post, you'll know what kind of lifestyle I'm talking here. It doesn't come cheap. It'll take a few millions to fulfill. If possible, I would like to retire when I'm 50. I would like to think that as possible. Let's see how it goes.

My spiritual well-being motivates me with regards to my relationship with God. In recent times, I've felt that He is pulling me back closer to Him. I've been sleeping for far too long. Guilt sets in. Now, it's time for action! I'm going to spend more time with God definitely.

I hope YOU find something which motivates you. Otherwise, life is just meaningless.

Have a great Wednesday!

Dreamy C

Tuesday, 30 July 2013

And Another...

Just did this one over the weekend.

Ref.: No. 4



Size: A2
Postage: T.B.A.

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Dreamy C

Sunday, 28 July 2013

And Another...

Reference: No. 3


Size: Almost A2
Postage: T.B.A.

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Dreamy C

Saturday, 27 July 2013

I should have listened to you

My BFF, this is for you. You are right. I should have minded my own business.

My friends, it's really tough to be with a Malay when your aren't one growing up.
Now, I've realised that it's also tough being with one who comes with a big baggage.

I'm not feeling fantastic now. I'm feeling angry, confused & dumb.
Angry at myself for putting myself in this situation again.
Confused how loving my enemies can make me a better person.
Dumb for not heading my BFF's advice.

Serve You Right Dumb Ass!!!

Dreamy C

Another

Reference: No. 2


Postage: T.B.A

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Dreamy C

Friday, 26 July 2013

I'm going to start selling my cards in this blog instead of the other. The category will be - Cards 4 Sale

Reference: No.1



Gate Fold Card

Remarks: Content in the inside of card, 
written with a blue pen is not inclusive.

Postage: To be advised

Please drop me an email @ dreamyc81@gmail.com for more information. Many thanks!

Dreamy C




Tuesday, 23 July 2013

Retirement

Have you calculated how much you'll need for your retirement and living the kind of lifestyle you desire? Bet it doesn't come cheap. It's never too young to think about it. In fact, the earlier you give it some thought, the better.

Me? I would like to retire at age 60. That's a good age to say Enough is Enough. I plan to keep myself active by doing volunteer work or perhaps working part-time, provided some companies would want to hire an elderly.

What's my desired lifestyle like? I would like to live with my Mom and Brother in a condominium. Why not HDB you ask? Well, a condominium comes with a mini gym, swimming pool and probably badminton and tennis court. My brother will be very happy with a tennis court.
I would want a bathtub in my bathroom, a walk-in wardrobe and proper storage space for my handicraft. The walk-in wardrobe and handicraft will probably need 1 room.
I also want a big kitchen so I can put all the appliances on the table. Appliances like a juicer, a deep frying machine, a popcorn maker, a blender etc.
I want a mini wine fridge, a nice oven and a big fridge.
I want the unit to come with 2 x living rooms. 1 will be the dining table (I want a big table so I can invite friends and relatives over) and probably enough space to fit in a majong table and in the other living room, there will be the television (I want one which is at least 42" Bravia flat screen), gaming, karaoke etc. My mom loves to sing.
I want the unit to come with a balcony where I can put a few pots of plants and flowers with enough space for a couple of chairs and a mini table.

Weekdays, you'll see me working part-time, doing my handicraft or volunteering. Come night time, I'll have a good meal with my family and chill out at the television area.

Weekends, I'll invite friends over for a good dinner, wine, dessert with some nice music in the background.

This is what I desire to have as my lifestyle and how I would like to spend retiring. Frankly speaking, I don't even dare to think how much all these is going to cost me. I'll most probably not be able to fulfill it but hey! Nobody says you can't dream...

Have a great Tuesday my friends and don't forget to dream tonight! >.<

Dreamy C

Sunday, 21 July 2013

Another Sunday...

Went to watch Redemption today @ Vivocity. Lousy movie. Had I known it's THAT lousy, I would have slept through it.

Bought some top to wear @ home from Gap.

They were on sale. Buy 2 get 1 free.
Each cost 30 bucks.

That's my Sunday...

Dreamy C

Thursday, 18 July 2013

A Present For My Darling Horlick

Horlick's turning 4 this August! I can't believe he's in my life for that long. I love him lots & decided to make him a memorable gift this year. My Mom's going to like it too!














Dreamy C

Wednesday, 17 July 2013

A Card For Valerie



Gate Fold Card.

At the rate I'm going, you must be wondering if I'm working.

Have a brilliant Wednesday!


Dreamy C

God Says Love Your Enemies...

God did say that in the Bible but it's not easy at all. God also says that He will not give you obstacles you cannot bear and that He will be there for you.

Through the years, I've been trying to love my enemies. It's really tough I tell you and I can't say I've succeeded in it. Let's put it this way. I do not have enemies but I do have people who detest me. There's definitely one who hates me and perhaps wish that I would have been dead?

She's the meanest person I've ever come across in my life and I'm being judgmental here. God also told us not to judge. Judge and be judged. Easier said than done. I've tried being nice to her but venom she returned me with. I made her a b'day card and thanks I do not deserve. Sure, you can't change how people treat you. It no longer means that good begets good. This generation, if you think that people will treat you nice just because you treat them nice? Think again. It definitely didn't happen to me.

I've been nice. Perhaps not nice enough? Do I deserve all the hate that's coming to me? I can tell you I don't deserve them but life just isn't fair all the time. In fact, it's mostly unfair.

Is it true that if I love my enemies, they will in turn love me back? Is my heart big enough to love willingly, unconditionally? I'm not sure. Perhaps I'm a lousy lover. If I continue to love my enemies and they slap me left, right and centre and I continue loving them, does that make me dumb, a moron, an idiot? Will my enemy laugh at me and think I'm stupid? Does it matter if people think I'm stupid?

Oh well, just me acting up on a Wednesday. I hope you have a better one...

Dreamy C

A Card For Amber


A piece of paper for writing purposes


Dreamy C

Monday, 15 July 2013

Canton Paradise @ AMK Hub

Came here for dinner today with Mom & bro.

Fried fish skin
Not bad. Crispy. Mommy likes it.

Hot & Spicy Soup
Mom & I like it. Way better than Din Tai Fung

Char Siew, Roast Duck & Roast Pork
So-So

Groupa with Ginger & Spring Onion
Tasted alright.

Poached Spinach With Egg
Century eggs. I don't fancy that. 
Brother seems to like it.
Mommy thinks it's alright.

Tofu with Minced Meat & Preserved Veggie aka Mei Cai
I like it. Brother's ok with it. Mommy didn't.

Damage? $112.60. Wouldn't go unless someone gives me a treat. Food was alright, nothing to shout about. Not worth it, though bro said their Wanton Mee is good. Might go back & try that next time, along with their Hot & Spicy Soup. Yummy!


Dreamy C

SGH

My uncle was admitted for Brain Tumour. I went to visit on the day he came out of operation. Both my brother & I were the first to visit other than his kids. I'm very glad to know that he's alert & is in good spirits. I had thought that I wouldn't be worried as I wasn't close to him. I was wrong! I was worried alright. This taught me the meaning of family & I'm glad I learnt or felt something new.

Dreamy C

Friday, 12 July 2013

Bella box-July

My last post on Bella box will be next month. I realised that I hardly try out the products. I usually ended up giving the items away. Now that I'm more engaged in my other hobby-handicraft, I hardly have time or energy to spare to try out new skincare or makeup products. I can't even remember the last time I stepped foot in Tangs Orchard. So friends, enjoy whilst it last.


I like the packaging.
I put the wrapper & ribbon into good use.

Jane Tran Bobby Pin Set
Why make it so complicated? Hair clips lah...

Sage + Fasten Common Sense Eau De Parfum
Smells fruity-very!



Singapore flag-inspired nail stickers.
What better timing with National Day lurking around

theBalm Cosmetics Mary-Lou Manizer Highlighter 1 Shadow / Shimmer
A long name.This got me slightly excited.

Dreamy C

I have been Fooled!

Just when I thought things are looking better for me, I'm caught with cough & probably sore-throat. Think I'm a push-over? Think again!


I had this for dinner. 
What is that? Sambal Goreng & Beef Rendang.

Did I also tell you that my helper is an Indonesian & she cooks up mean & delicious Indonesian / Malay dishes? Yummy!

I'm so glad I didn't suffer much from my stupidity.

Till next time,

Dreamy C


Sunday, 7 July 2013

Creation Today


Down, down, down

I have been sick for the past couple of days. I'm still not in tip top condition.

I was down with fever. No warning, no rhyme or reason, BAM! It hit me & I fell deep down. The highest was 40.5 deg. As if fever alone is not enough, I also have bad headache, loss of appetite, cravings & was feeling nauseous. Pregnant? Cannot be. My period just ended. Panadol Extra became my best friend overnight.

I felt horrible. After Panadol, all I could do was lie in bed & sweat like a pig. I sweat so much, my hair looked like I was just out of shower. I couldn't shower properly. I felt sticky & dirty. Time for meals, l want nothing but hot soup. One morning, I wanted fish ball noodles so bad. I was weak & I did not want to go down. I also do not want to trouble my helper. Come late afternoon, I could take it no longer & I went down for it. I took Xiao Wan Mian instead. I took 3 mouthfuls of noodles & that's the best I can do. Anymore & I would puke. I left with my food barely half eaten. I want to puke SO much but all that was out were saliva.

Just last night, l thought perhaps I had dengue fever. I thought I was going to be one of those people who die of dengue fever. l teared slightly & thought of who I'm going to write to before I die.

Well, I'm feeling better today. Let's see how it goes... I hope I get well soon. For now, I'm grateful l don't sweat as much & I can have clean cold showers. I gave myself a good scrub with my LUSH product & it feels so, so good. That alone? I'm happy.

Dreamy C