Let’s Do Some Catchin-Up #20

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For this Catchin-Up series, I try to make it less wordy, and more pictures.

#1. Stuff I did..

Spent time in Muar with hubby, and these 'budak keciks'.

Budak keciks were about to send to the vet. Kena kurung. ;-p

Renew roadtax..

Went to Majlis Sambutan Hari Raya at my village. Haha

Darling and Aneeq were also there.

Darling seronok dapat duit rayaaa! Sape bagi? Ketua kampung aka beloved Atuk! Hehe

Went to Midvalley to celebrate Ayu's birthday at Amarin Heavenly Thai.

Mahfodz, the birthday girl Ayu, darling girlfriend Mdm Teh, and I.

That Red Velvet Cake!

Sooooooo rich!! Yummmy!

Brought my sudent, Syafiqah to SK Seri Makmur for Story-Telling Competition.

Even though she didn't win, but she did great on the stage. Congratulations.

Owh, met a friend. His name is Syahrul.

On the other hand, my other student, Thalith was the champion for Public Speaking Competition in SK Seri Mawar. Congratulations! Glad that I contributed something to the school. 🙂

#2. Stuff I bought…

Bought a headphone. PINK rules.

Also bought these two novels by Madeline Wickham. Currently reading #SleepingArrangement

Again, spent some money on these accessories..

Bought new bedsheet. English style la kunun.

This Charles & Keith stuff for mom's birthday (that I actually forgot!)

#3. Stuff I got..

Raya card from Eqa

Raya card from husband..

Surat Pengesahan Dalam Perkhidmatan. Yeay me!

Surat Pertukaran Antara Negeri. Yeay me too!

Farewell present, from girlfriend, Mdm.Teh.

Farewell present from the kids at school.. 🙂

That’s all. Thank you. *graceful bow*

A Little Bit Of Here And There

Yeah, blogging again!

Lately, I keep blogging. Why? Coz I love my new layout so I’m in high spirit updating my blog. So, if any of you are getting tired of it, you can always surf away. It’s that simple. 🙂

Okay. It’s now the twentieth day of Ramadhan for us, Moslems. How is everyone doing? I’ve already had my MC for almost a week, sooo I guess I am doing good. Haha. It’s now getting nearer to raya. This is going to be my first raya as a wife. I’m kind of excited and already finished doing major shopping (like shoes, handbags, dresses, baju melayu, scarves etc) for both of us. Our raya theme is purple+pink. I actually wanted some turqoise but I couldn’t say no to the purple baju kurung moden that I saw in Tangkak with Mr.Gonzales. But we’re planning to peek at some last-minute shopping too. Maybe I could catch a few more…? And this time turqoise?? Let’s see. Owh, almost forgot! I haven’t bought any raya brooch yet! Okay, put that in the list.

Some of this actually not for raya, for example that scarf. It's for casual outings. Bought it coz.... I love it?

While blogging, I’m also downloading Daughtry’s songs. I’m planning to burn those awesome songs into a CD and put it in my car. So whenever Hitz.fm is playing suckie songs, I can always play this. Erm, not just Daughtry actually, I’m also downloading Lifehouse’s. I love this kinda bands you know, Daughtry, Lifehouse, Nickelback, Rascal Flatts, I used to like 3 Doors Down too (please note, I didn’t mention Westlife coz that was the band I used to like in my TEENAGE years). But my favourite would be Daughtry, Chris Daughtry. I believe he has the manliest voice ever on Earth!

How I wish I can play guitar.. No, I’m too lazy to learn. I want it to magically happens. Boleh? #LikeABoss

Hmm.. What else to ramble here? Owh, here’s this funy+sweet story about my Year 5 students. I was mad, like really mad at them on last two Friday. I was so mad that I walked out of the class just like that even though it wasn’t really time yet. Then, when I was in the staffroom, this Year 3 boy came to me and gave me something. It was a letter. He said, ‘Cher, ni budak2 darjah 5 bagi.’ It surprised me a little bit, so I asked, ‘Budak darjah 5 tu sape?’ and he said ‘Tah, budak2 lelaki’. I said thanks to the boy, and read the letter. Yes, it was an apology letter. Too bad I already threw it out otherwise I can put the picture here. I was not convinced by their apology. On the next Monday, I was still mad, so I didn’t enter the class. I just gave them work to finish. I did the same thing on Tuesday. Wednesday was on off day due to Nuzul Quran, so on Thursday, I decided to enter the class. Enough la merajuk with kids. Hmm… I didn’t mention anything about the Friday incident, I straight away went on with my Literature lesson. Well… I guess they behaved better this time. When I walked out of the class, these two girls came to me, and handed me something. It was presents. I asked them,’What for?’ One of them said, ‘Kitorang tak tau birthday teacher bile, so kitorg bagi je la..’ I laughed and said, ‘My birthday bulan April. Dah lame lepas..’ ‘Takpe la teacher.. Ambik je..’ I was touched. I think I knew why they gave me the ‘birthday presents’. I smiled and thanked the sweet girls. As I opened the box, owh I love it!!! This handphone string that has my name on it, and this very cute little house, full of red and green flower petals in it. I thought they were very cute. And, they were RED, my favourite colour! I told Mr.Gonzales about it, and he was soo jealous that I have such sweet students. Hehe

Look at that handphone string. Lovely!

The little house. I put this on my car's dashboard. 🙂

Okay, speaking about Mr.Gonzales, I have something to clarify here. In the last entry, when I said I was really mad about him coz he was being too nice, some have misunderstood what I was trying to say. Some have claimed that I’m not being grateful for what I have? Maybe because of my poor writing that the message was not well delivered. But if you read carefully, it was actually a compliment I wrote for him. What I meant was, he is the only one who can put up with me at my worst. He is the only one who could be that patient with me. And it actually works well for our relationship. If you asked me, do I want someone who’s as stubborn as me, as bad-tempered as me, as mean as me, HELL NO! I am sure our house will be torn apart. What I am saying is, yes, he’s so patient, always gives in, always takes whatever bullets I shoot at him and hardly shoot them back at me, that at some points I find it boring and no challenges at all, but thank you God, it works that way, because if it didn’t we wouldn’t get to this point. We wouldn’t get married to each other. He teaches me to be a better person in his own way, even though so.far.it.doesn’t.really.succeed.coz.i’m.still.bad.tempered.as.ever but my point is, unlike any other men, he is able to handle me. I feel like he’s the only man who can do that. I appreciate him. I’m grateful that I have him in my life. I won’t trade him for anything in this world, even if Michael Owen or Jensen Ackles get in the way. Okay. Full stop.

The luckiest or not-so-luckiest man in the world<- My beloved husband. 🙂

Okay, I’ve rambled quite a lot already. I think that’s all for this time. Pray I won’t be blogging again for the next 24 hours.

Bye.

Let’s Do Some Catchin-Up #14

Yeah, finally! Haha.. I miss blogging. That’s the truth. Forgive me for neglecting this blog for quite some time. Erm, I did post few entries, but those were not the proper entries, but hey! I’m back! Hihi.. So, yeah, I wanna share with you so many many many things! Like things that I have been doing at school, things I have been doing at home, things I have been doing with my money! Erm, my convo grads, and the list goes on and on and on and on..

Well, erm.. Let’s start with school stuff first. Like a month ago, I almost ruined my teaching career with something stupid. This one student at school was being really rude to me. He cursed me in front of other students when I asked him to behave in class. So, I slapped him. I was angry you see. So, he called his parents to school and I had to explain to the parents what had actually happened at school. The parents couldn’t take it, and blamed me bla bla bla.. Long story short, the student was called to the discipline room and later he apologized to me. I asked him what was he apologizing for, I asked him to remind me what happened coz I already forgot. Actually I just wanted to see if he knew the reason he apologizing to me. He cried, but didn’t say anything. Finally, I just took his hand (dh lama gak dier hulur tgn nk salam) and he said sorry again, and after that I asked him to get back to class. Honestly, the thing that he did to me, I couldn’t easily forgive and forget. I still have this menyampah uncomfortable feeling every time I look at his face. So, I ignored him in my class. I didn’t bother if he understood my lesson, I made jokes with other student, we laughed together, except him. I totally ignored him. The truth is, I’m still hurt. Just imagine if your own student curse you, ‘BABI’ in front of other students, can you just forgive him? Just like that? (If you can, teach me how). And recently, he scored the lowest mark in his English paper 1, for mid term examination. 8/40.

If you hate me, you find other teachers!

I’m wondering.. Is it his own fault? I mean, like a balasan sbb menderhaka kepada guru (me) so ilmunya tak diberkati oleh Tuhan.. Or is it my fault? Coz I cant fully forgive him for what he did..??

Okay, that is one of the stories that I wanna share here. Not really a fun story, I know.

So… Let’s move to something more fun! Teacher’s Day! Yeah! This is the first year I celebrated Teacher’s Day! As a new teacher, I kinda expected that I would get lots and lots of presents (hihi. perasan btol!), and yeah, I got soo many presents from my students. Like a mountain of presents!

This is only half of my presents.. Haha

But trust me, until now, I still haven’t unwrapped all those presents though Teacher’s Day was like two-three weeks ago. Hehe. They are still on my table, nicely. But I’m planning to unwrap them tonight, if I got time or to be exact, if I’m rajin. Haha. Owh, I remember what did my GPK HEM say when he saw me with those presents, ” Tgk tu.. Cikgu yg kena serang dgn penjaga yang dapat paling byk hadiah.” Hahahaha. I just laughed. He is a very nice man. In fact, he was the one who backed me up when I was being ‘attacked’ by the rude student’s father. Whatever problems I have in school, he is the one that I feel so comfortable to refer to. He is really like a father to me. And recently, he told me he wanted to hook me up with his son who is a doctor. He said, ‘Nasib baik ko ni dah ade yg punyer, kalo x, memang saya nk jodohkan ko ni ngn anak saya’. I laughed so hard.. He was just joking, I know. But I dont care, I already have my Mr.Gonzales who is the best for me. And only him, I wanna get married to!
🙂

Erm.. Mor fun stories… Ow yeah! I’ve been addicted to online shopping lately. Who should I blame for that, huh? I think I’ve spent more than 1.5k, just for blog-shopping. Crazy silly me! It started with those super cute bracelets that I found on this random website, and after I’ve made the payment, I started browsing some more shopping websites. Then, I found cute bags, cute cardies, cute necklaces, cute this, cute that, all cute stuff! At one go, I spent more than RM800. Gilaaaa… Then, I moved to shawls. I started feeling addicted to buy shawls. Yelah.. Shawls sepuluh hinggit je, so asek beli je la.. X sedar kalo dh asek sepuluh hinggit, sepuluh hinggit, lame2 dekat RM200 gak. Deng! So, as the result, I have quite a collection of beautiful shawls from various colours. Looking at them, the guilt that I feel (coz spending so much money for blog-shopping) vanished straight away! Hahahah

Few things that I bought.. Ade lagi byk, but tak payah la upload sumer.. Haha

Long Printed White Cardie from Buttons

Pink Hand-Made Bags with Ribbon (ssoo very cute!) from Buttons

This necklace, sooo cantik! Hehe. From Buttons

Velvet Black Dress With Cream Roses from Buttons

*Well, most of my online stuff are from Buttons (except for shawls), coz the Buttons stuff are mostly so cute!*
Visit here, BUTTONSMYBUTTONS

Okay! More stories, two weeks ago, my mom, dad and sis had gone for umrah. So, while they were there in Kota Suci Makkah, my sis’ maid was here at home accompanied me. Her name is Kak Melda. She called me, Cik Imy, coz my nieces and nephews calling me that nickname. Haha. It felt so good to have a maid at home. When I got back from school, she already cooked me lunch, the house was already clean and tidy, the carpet was vacuumed and etc. The only not-so-fun thing was, I didn’t get to watch TV coz she conquered it 24/7. Not that I mind coz as long as I have my Fifi with my Streamyx, I’m fine. Hehe. So, during those two weeks, I’d been ‘ulang alik’ from Sabak Bernam to Shah Alam. I spent my weekend at my sis’ place since my parents were not home, so we did some shopping, girls day out.. It was fun! And I think I have improved my driving confidence! 😀

Then, CONVO! Erm.. not much to tell actually. My robe was too big for my size, coz I was late for registration so I could only took whatever sizes left in the room, and honestly, I don’t like our university robe. It’s ugly. The ugliest among the five unis. Eyy… What are you saying, Emy? Be grateful that you got to wear one during your convo! X bersyukur betul lah!

Erm.. I didn’t get to catch up with many people as everyone else was so busy with their families, (so did I) but luckily I still managed to meet up with my besties, Salina, Eqa, Ponnie and Nurul. Not forgotten other people, Lorex, Alan, Jujue, Ayie, PakNgah, Fat, Sue, Jannah etc. And of course, Mr.Gonzales. I don’t have to mention that name right, of course I met him. I would be crazy if I couldn’t meet him, my beloved. Haha. So, all in all, the convo was great, thank God my mortar board didn’t fall when I was on stage. Thank sis for the beautiful flowers, I love them even though dah ade yang terkopak kopek. Tu la.. Yg you guys gie beli bunga kat majlis convo UiTM Shah Alam tu watpe.. Ingt diorg x jual bunga convo ke kat IPBA? Haha. So funny!
Lastly, CONGRATS COHORT 3!!!!

Yeay! Us, the graduates! From Victoria University, Queensland University and Auckland University!

Qutians!!! Jan, Lynn, Ponnie, Emy, Sal, Nurul, and Eqa!

At the hall, Mr.Gonzales, Emy, Eqa and Ayie

*Credit pictures to Jannah, and Nab. Time ni I had my camera with me, but I stupidly left the battery at home. Mang bodo btol. Ade gak gmbar kat my sis, tpi x upload lagi.*

Okay, now let’s get to something ‘sporty’.
(Owh, on Disney Channel now is UP!!! My fav!!!!)

It’s been  while since I last talked about football in my blog. I mean, when was the last time I did that? I cant remember. The thing is, for this last season (the season that just ended several weeks ago), I was ‘merajuk’ with my beloved team, Liverpool for their bad performance in this last season. I was not eager to watch the matches as I used to, I hardly read the match reports after every game, and I didn’t even bother if they won or lost. I know, as a so-called loyal supporter, I shouldn’t have reacted that way. But… Hmm..

Nways, Benitez is leaving the club. People say, ‘Benitez leaving the club’ was a mutual agreement between him and the Liverpool Board. It is a decision agreed by both parties, but I believe it is actually a nice way of saying that he was actually sacked from his job. Well, it was due to the fact that Liverpool finished 7th in EPL, after being 2nd to Manchester United last season, and also being disqualified to Champion League this time. It was a terrible season. So, Benitez had to leave the club as the board did not want him there anymore even though his contract was actually until 2014. With Benitez leaving Anfield, most probably Gerrard will go to Real Madrid. I mean, Gerrard?? He’s not just a regular The Reds player, he’s the key player, he’s the skipper! What would happen to Anfied if he leaves Merseyside?? That is just insane! I couldn’t ever imagine Liverpool without Gerarrd.. Mr.Gonzales said, Maurinho (Real Madrid current manager) admired Gerrard since he was the manager in Stamford Bridge, he tried to sign him then, but Gerrard didn’t wanna leave Liverpool, so now, at the state of Liverpool’s desperation of money, they have to sell their top players to balance the club financial condition. Maurinho looks at this as a golden opportunity to bring in Gerrrard to Bernabeu, as he still admires the skipper. Seriously, I dunno what will happen to Anfield. The Reds without Benitez, without Gerrard (it’s not confirmed yet but who knows), it’s hard to imagine. And it’s not impossible if the Spanish players left in the club, like Torres and Reina will join the exit of Anfield.. Hu..

The Best Manager in Anfield

Will never forget this miracle.. Rafa will definitely be part of it forever..

Okayla… Enough about that. Let’s talk about FIFA pulak… Yeps, the upcoming World Cup, South Africa 2010.

South Africa 2010!

Which team are u supporting guys? Whether I like it or not, I have to say my first team would be England. Hey! Don’t say it’s cliche! Beckham is not on the team this time, okay? Nor is Owen. It’s because of my Abg Gerrard la! And.. Yes! Because I like him in Liverpool, so I must also like him in England. I have to support The Three Lions!

But… honestly, I dont think England will be able to lift the world cup trophy this time (Africa? The weather? English players? Comon! Do the math!), I’m aware of that fact, but I still support them because I love whatever they bring to the table. The styles, the WAGS thing and maybe some dramas. Who knows? Haha. England has always been my first team, at their best or worst condition.

And my second team, will be Espana!! The first player that I admired in Spain team was not Torres, but David Villa, in Euro 2004. I noticed that Torres was also a good striker, but I liked David Villa more. Plus, I have always thought that Spain is a very descent team. Haha. I always like to think that in a tournament, there will be bad groups, and nice groups. So for bad groups, I imagine that they always play dirty tricks, arrogant, cocky and not cute! Haha. Like France and Italy. I will never ever ever support those two teams. Yucks! And Spain on the other hand, is one of the nice and descent groups in World Cup. Reason? They’re like very quite, very descent, respect other teams, and actually very powerful without having to play tricks. Haha. Spain is like a cute cat among a bunch of.. dogs. Haha. Doesn’t make sense? It’s okay. This silly thing is supposed to be in my head, only, so it doesn’t matter if you understand it or not. Just thought of sharing it with you guys. Hehe

Okay la…. I’m running out of things to say now.. Hm…
Will update more things, next time.

Babai!

*yeay, my blog is finally updated!*

*do you like my new layout? i ♥ it!*

It Was Perfect!!!!

The  moment he told me that he wanted to celebrate our anniversary in KL, I was still in Hong Kong. I was very excited! Actually, he wanted it to be a surprise, but then due to some reasons, he had to break it to me, told me he was coming. We celebrated it for two days, since our anniversary is actually on two dates, 8th and 9th Dec (Okay, why two days? Because ‘it’ happened on 8th Dec before midnight and continued until 9th Dec after midnight. So, I was not sure when it was actually, it could be before or after midnight (8th or 9th), so I took it as two days. Easier. Hahaha).

We watched two movies, New Moon and Mulan. We bought the gifts on the second day. After watching Mulan, we went to Adidas boutique, because he’s been craving for the new Real Madrid jersey since months ago. He fancied two jerseys, Real Madrid and Spanish jersey. Oh no, 3 actually, Russian jersey. He tried Real Madrid jersey first, but think it didn’t look good on him. So, he changed it to Spanish jersey, the one in red. He said, smart la i pki yg merah ni..’. So, I bought him the Spanish jersey. Hmm.. I guess that’s okay. As long as he’s happy. Hehhe.

 

The first jersey he tried, the one that he reaaalllly wanted!

Spanish jersey, finally, he wanted this. Haha

Dapat free mini ball.. So, this is his present. He loves this. 🙂

Then, we went to Metrojaya. I am reaaaallly into bags right now. Yes and yes!! And for this anniversary gift, I still wanted a bag. At first, he didn’t wanna buy me anymore bags coz he said, I’ve already had too many already (I bought ONLY two handbags in Hong Kong. Only TWO!). He said, why not perfume, bracelet, or other stuff.. Then, I sulked. Coz I reaaallly want another bag (or two). Then, finally he said, ‘yela2… nak bag, i bagi bag la…’. Hahaha. Yes!!!

I found it hard to find the right bag for me. Sometimes, when I liked the colour, I didn’t like the design. And when I liked the design, I didn’t like the colour. He helped me choosing which bag I wanted, but that didn’t last long. After a while, he sat in the corner and just watching me. He must be exhausted coz I was actually exhausted myself. Carik2 x jumpe2, penat jalan. Then, I walked to Elle area and I spotted this dark blue handbag. I think it’s sooo nice. For me la.. Hehe. I asked for his opinion, he said he also liked that bag. Xder la mcm org tua sgt, dier ckp la. So, it was decided. ‘That bag is mine!’ Hehe.

 

Elle Handbag. I love this!

Finally, I chose Elle. It was actually between Elle and Guess. You know, sale makes women crazy!

It looks good on me! Haha

Overall, my favourite part of this ‘celebration’ is not really the shopping part, but it is when we were having lunch at Rasamas (Ayamas), on the 1st day. I had soooo many stories to tell him, and I found myself couldn’t stop talking. I was touched when he said he missed my facial expression, my excitements when I was telling him stories. It’s been two weeks he hadn’t seen it, and he said he missed it. If I couldn’t control myself, I might have cried at that time. He was being too sweet, that’s always the problem with him. Hehe. But I like it!

I also bought some souvenirs for him from Hong Kong. You can call it ‘hadiah sampingan’ for our anniversary. Haha. First, I bought him black t-shirt which had this golden Hong Kong name printed on it. ( I also bought the same design for myself, but mine is red. Hehe). Also, this pair of Mickey key-chains that I bought in Disneyland. I asked him to keep the blue one, and I keep the pink one.

 

Blue and Pink.. 🙂

He's with the blue mickey keychain.. Hehe

I'll keep the pink one.. 🙂

My favourite is this pair of key-chains that I bought in airport. At that time, I thought I had already used all the HK dollars that I had, but turned out I had another $200. So, I spent it by buying more key-chains. One of them was this. They were magnetic key-chains that attached to each other if you put them together. Each one of them keep half of the heart. So yeah, I think that is very sweet. Hahhaa. So, I gave him the boy with half of the heart, and I keep the girl with half of the heart too.

 

Sweeeeettt.......... Hehe

Same here. He keeps one part of the heart, and I keep the other. Hehe

Now, he’s back to Muar already.. And I miss him soo much…
😦

p/s : The next entry, I’ll share all the sweet experiences that I gained when I was in Hong Kong together with my travel buddies, Nurul, Eqa and Salina. But as for right now, that’s all about it. 🙂