Tuesday, June 24, 2008

Egyptian Gifts

Aside from my beautiful perfume gallery and B's impressive HRC shot glass collection, we both share another hobby that is slowly but surely, growing into something equally cool! And that's our fridge magnet collection, which is expanding thanks to friends coming back from vacations bearing magnets as souvenirs for us or those we purchase ourselves when vacationing abroad.

When Jean told me that she was going on a trip to Egypt, I wasted no time in asking her to get me a fridge magnet and a HRC shot glass for B, should there be one there. I didn't expect Jean to actually purchase the souvenirs for me, as she was there for business and not pleasure. However, being the sweet person that she is, Jean did get the stuff for me, so thanks so much dear! :)

B and I both LOVE the fridge magnet; it totally adds character to our collection and is now proudly occupying a prime spot on our refrigerator! But the best part is that Jean Chia is now officially in B & M's collection and we will always remember you as one of the contributors for our collection! :)

And even though she could not locate a HRC in Egypt, Jean was sweet enough to get B this beautiful Egypt shot glass instead, which I think looks simply stunning under this light! Thanks a million Jean, you're the best and Mariuca loves ya! :)


LadyJava June 24, 2008 at 3:15 AM

Wah nice collection dearie..

Am on LLP EC now... dearie.. on Awesome!!!

Anonymous,  June 24, 2008 at 4:59 AM

I have a shotglass from the Hard Rock Cafe in Singapore. Do you need that one for your collection? I could send it to you.

Anonymous,  June 24, 2008 at 6:06 AM

What a wonderful collection! I love little things like that, especially if they are regional.

Right now, all i am collecting is broken computer mouses and keyboards, lol. I have quite the collection! :|

Jean Chia aka Ms.Yummy~licious June 24, 2008 at 8:52 AM

wow! B def had an amazing HRC collection. Too bad i cant find any in egypt. & I love yr fridge magnet collection. I've only started mine, now I got about 5-6 magnets frm different countries. :)
Marzie, Im so happy to see that you showcase my gifts here!! thanks a million, woman! you've made my day. Now, i am going to hv this smile on my face for the whole day! Love & HUgs!!!

Anonymous,  June 24, 2008 at 10:24 AM

First? Could I really be first??


Anonymous,  June 24, 2008 at 10:26 AM

Pretty cool fridge magnet collection. When we bought our beautiful home here in the Roxiticus Valley, it had already been impeccably decorated by the prior owners, so we haven't really changed much. The only thing wrong is that our refrigerator is done up in custom wood to match the cabinetry...so magnets don't stick! I feel like I am depriving my girls of some important element of childhood...they stick things onto the washer/dryer, but it's just not the same!


Mariuca June 24, 2008 at 11:03 AM

Thanks LJ and good morning! I hope u're done with your drops oredi, I'm waiting for 12pm to start my new rounds, happy Tuesday! :):):)

Mariuca June 24, 2008 at 11:07 AM

Hi Natalie, thanks so much, that's so sweet of you!!! But my hubby already has 2 shot glasses from Singapore he he!! We bought them on our last Singapore trip! How abt other countries? He he he!!! :):):)

Mariuca June 24, 2008 at 11:09 AM

Hola Mrs. Mecomber! Thank you for stopping by. I love our collection too, we recently got a couple new ones, which have yet to be displayed here.

He he...a collection of broken mouses and keyboards sounds pretty cute! ;)

Mariuca June 24, 2008 at 11:11 AM

Oh yay!!! So happy to hear you're starting a collection too Jean he he!! But u got a collection of some sort too right? Postcards was it??

Yeah, we're really happy to have Egypt in our collection woman, and YOU contributed to it, so double YAY and lotsa HUGS for Miss Yummylicious! :):):)

Mariuca June 24, 2008 at 11:15 AM

He he Roxy!!!! Almost first, but thanks for your enthusiasm, you're so cute! :)

Oh yeah, it's def not the same putting the magnets on dryer/washer yeah? The traditional spot is still a good old fridge he he! Thanks Roxy, I need to collect many more magnets, esp those from the US and other foreign countries! I recently got a really awesome one from NY, which I love! :)

emilayusof June 24, 2008 at 1:39 PM

Wah nice shot glass and Egypt magnet! I also got a souvenir from Jean, an Egyptian bookmark!

Mariuca June 24, 2008 at 3:02 PM

He he thanks Emila! Jean is so sweet to always remember us ladies on her trips kan? Love ya Jean Chia!! :):):)

J@n!ce June 24, 2008 at 3:25 PM

I collect fridge magnets too. However, many were damaged over the years with the boys playing & misplacing it :(

I've got a HRB from Egypt, its all wrapped up like a mummy, my friend bought for us. Its so far the most ex HRB that we own :):)

J@n!ce June 24, 2008 at 3:32 PM

I should take a pic of my fridge magnet one of these days too. Some of the magnets are a bit RA....hehehe ;p

I love those notepads too. I've got one from coke cola & really sad that my helper used up all the papers. She shouldn't have used them to write cos they are my collection mah.... Argghhhhh :(

Mariuca June 24, 2008 at 3:45 PM

Janice, that's another thing we have in common sweetie!! Let's take a look at ur collection one day! :)

HRB or HRC? Wrapped like a mummy huh? He he so cute!

Eh this DH notepad I got from hubbs, and actually we don't really use it too, cause sayang to write on it he he!! :):):)

LadyJava June 24, 2008 at 4:21 PM

GP! Just starting out with my rounds lah... ni nak stop sat.. nak buat housework.. see you later!!

Ana June 24, 2008 at 5:20 PM

So you love Egyptian souvenirs? ;-)

That's huge collection of fridge magnets! I don't even have one :-)

Mariuca June 24, 2008 at 9:22 PM

Housework LJ? He he, I baru kemas condo kucing, nasib baik I used my mask...or not...achooooooo!! :)

Mariuca June 24, 2008 at 9:23 PM

Hi Ana, great to see u here today! :)

I like all sorts of gifts and souvenirs he he...this one is extra special since it came from a good friend. Hey, maybe u should start collecting cat magnets or something? ;)

Jean Chia aka Ms.Yummy~licious June 24, 2008 at 10:21 PM

haha! that's right, woman! I had a huge postcards collection. you got a good memory back there. haha!

aww..im getting all lovey dovey frm all the love i received here.. haha! Thanks, woman!!! Let's hug hug!!!

Mariuca June 24, 2008 at 10:34 PM

Yay, I remember Jean he he!! I think it's so cool for ppl to have some sort of collection, and your postcards is a good example. You should continue collecting them!

Soak up all the love here for u woman, you deserve it! HUGS!! :):):)

Bobby Revell June 24, 2008 at 10:53 PM

Wow, I love your magnet collection, especially Egyptian one! What a cool shot glass...I want one:)

How sweet of Jean!!!!!

LadyJava June 24, 2008 at 11:38 PM

GP! Ended up no housework coz got to office for meeting.. ni baru balik!!

Mariuca June 24, 2008 at 11:53 PM

Bobby!! I'm so happy to see u here at MPG yay!! :):):)

Oh I love my collection too, care to send me a fridge magnet from where u are? He he!!!

Thanks for mentioning the shot glass, I think it's pretty awesome too. Jean is da best isn't she? Love ya Jean!

Mariuca June 24, 2008 at 11:54 PM

Wah LJ VIP today, got meeting all..hope all went well dearie! I'm burning the midnight oil tonight, byk kerja! :(

LadyJava June 24, 2008 at 11:56 PM

hahha.. VIP apa.. kena take minutes lahh...lolzz!!! heheh

Rozella June 25, 2008 at 1:21 AM

Awww, that is so sweet of Jean :) Banyak already ya your collection? Very cool!

Mariuca June 25, 2008 at 1:43 AM

LJ! He he, Azwaj cannot do without his sexy beautiful secretary! I'm sure you had fun anyway cause you got to be together with hubby! :)

Mariuca June 25, 2008 at 1:44 AM

Isn't Jean the sweetest Rozella? I was so excited when I got her package he he!

Thanks for stopping by dear. I still got many more magnets to collect, that's why need to go for a vakasi soon! ;)

LadyJava June 25, 2008 at 2:23 AM

Of course GP!! That goes without saying.. enjoy sakan.. now I'm trying to catch up with my drops..baru kat "thanks" lolzz!!..

Eh sorry I did not get to vote for you.. I tak tau pun you were in BotB until I read the comments and by the time I WENT in... your battle dah habis...lolzz. catch that WENT!! lolzz!!! gila I dah!!

Kim June 25, 2008 at 8:16 AM

dropping by to wish you a grand day....
I love the Nefertiti glass Mariuca :)
it looks frosted to me...

Rozella June 25, 2008 at 12:46 PM

Hey babe, I got some potentially good news for you! I was doing some spring cleaning earlier today and I totally forgot that I have a couple of extra magnets that I have from my previous trip to Hawaii and San Francisco. I guess I terbeli more than I needed. Hehehe

If you want them just FB me with yer address. I would rather pass it on to someone who would appreciate it then just anybody. Let me know ya? After all, it's just sitting there doing nothing.

Btw, I have an award for you! :)

LadyJava June 25, 2008 at 2:11 PM

On me rounds here too GP!!! Have a wonderful day ahead!!

Mariuca June 25, 2008 at 4:11 PM

LJ! I lost 150 credits on BE yesterday he he, kalah teruk woman! Gonna stay away from BoTb for a while, must kumpul credit again for battle! ;)

Mariuca June 25, 2008 at 4:13 PM

Kim!! I love the Nefertiti glass too and it is frosted!! So nice to see u here today! :)

Mariuca June 25, 2008 at 4:18 PM

Rozella I WAN I WAN!!!! That is so nice of u to offer me ur extra magnets, some more I don't have any from SF or Hawaii too!! Ha ha ha, thanks so much cutie!!

Now YOU will be in my collection too woo hoo! Yay so happy, I'll drop off my add to u at FB! HUGS!!! :):):)

Elara June 25, 2008 at 4:51 PM

Marzie, so nice la your collections. :) I love those shotglasses. :) I collect stamps, magnets and postcards! Since I swap, maybe I can ask for shotglass and magnets for you. :):) I just love souvenirs from other countries.

Mariuca June 25, 2008 at 5:25 PM

He he thanks Debbie! But the shot glass is hubby's collection, he collects HRC and Planet Hollywood shot glasses. But now PH dah takde kan?

I would love to get HRC shot glasses or fridge magnets from all over the world, that would be super cool Debbie YAY!!! :):):)

Rozella June 25, 2008 at 9:15 PM

Hehehe Cool cool, but alamak I tersilap lah. It's Chicago and not SF. Whoops!

bonoriau June 25, 2008 at 10:26 PM

Wow Hardrock cafe ...udah lama ngak singgah di Hardrock cafe jakarta...memang mantap

Mariuca June 26, 2008 at 10:12 AM

Oooooh Chicago also I don't have Rozella! I WAN I WAN!!! Been trying to log on to my FB since last night, tak boleh! Wait ah dear, I'll mail u my add soon, can't wait he he!! Thanks so much again! :):):)

Mariuca June 26, 2008 at 10:13 AM

Bono, if I visit Jakarta one day, boleh la belanja I kat HRC yeah? Mesti best! :):):)

Unknown June 26, 2008 at 3:14 PM

love collecting magnets myself :) btw the short glasses are cool!

Mariuca June 26, 2008 at 3:36 PM

Really Quachee? Yay, that's something we have in common!

The shot glasses are cool aren't they? I always get envious of my hubby's shot glass collection when I look at them he he! ;)

Unknown June 26, 2008 at 3:40 PM

ya, for me, the best souvenirs are always the magnets as they are so tiny & easy to store haha

Mariuca June 26, 2008 at 3:41 PM

Wah, maybe u can display your collection one day!! I bet it's huge! :)

Anonymous,  June 26, 2008 at 4:32 PM

i'm a ref magnet collector too! :)

Tina June 26, 2008 at 7:41 PM

you sure you got enough magnets there? i think there is room for at least 50 more lol!

Love the glasses. I love all souvenier stuff :)

Mariuca June 26, 2008 at 8:14 PM

Hi Daisy, that's so cool! Let's see ur collection one day! :):):)

Mariuca June 26, 2008 at 8:16 PM

Hey Tina! Oh me too he he!! I collect all sorts of souvenirs and love buying them!

I still have a long way to go yeah? This is just the top door of my fridge, one below is still empty! ;)

Anonymous,  June 27, 2008 at 10:59 AM

Hey, Mariuca, if it ain't one thing, it's another, as they say...today Blogger's COMMENTING feature doesn't seem to be working for me...Roxy has been silenced all day, but quietly dropping EntreCards and reading the latest posts...

Let's see if this works, fingers crossed...


Mariuca June 27, 2008 at 12:27 PM

Don't worry Roxy dear, I got ur comment loud and clear he he! I am just starting my round for the day, Mariuca first and am at ur blogs right this minute! Can u see me? ;)

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eastcoastlife June 27, 2008 at 5:16 PM

awwww.... these souvenirs are so cool! So sweet of Jean! aiyahhhh.... should have asked her to get me one set too. hahaha.....

LadyJava June 28, 2008 at 1:44 AM

GP! Just on my LJL rounds now... GO GO! heheh.. Eh i saw the blog that curi your gambar.. i think from now on must put watermark lah dearie.. even for me.. I've been relaxed with my pictures too...

Dah habis your translasi work ke??

bluecrystaldude June 28, 2008 at 2:04 AM

Oh, I also collect HRC shot glasses :)

Matthew S. Urdan June 28, 2008 at 8:21 AM

Mariuca, I think that Egyptian magnet would really weird me out...I've always had this fear of cursed mummies escaping from their golden tombs and stalking little kids at night. And now that I'm an adult, the fear has just modulated to a fear of cursed mummies escaping from their golden tombs and stalking grownups at night... But as long as YOU like the magnet, that's all that matters really I guess. ;)

All...I'm catching up on my comment replies. This is in response to the comment you left on Personal Movie Trivia Meme.

Jnez--thank you so much for the kind words! Next time you stop by could you leave a link to your blog so I can view your site as well? Sheila is one of my best blogging friends. She's truly amazing.

So, you can't believe we're both huge fans of Titanic, eh? Think of it this way...A lot of somebody's had to see the movie a lot of times for it to generate $600 million at the North American Box Office! If there were any movie that two people who don't know each other have in common, it's probably going to be Titanic!

Yours is one of the best comments I've ever had. It's an honor that you consider my blog inspiring and creative. If I can help you in anyway, please don't hesitate to ask.

Roxy--THANK YOU! I can't believe how many Oscars The English Patient won. I remember watching that Oscars Award Show and groaning louder and louder with every new statuette awarded to that film.

Hmmm, The Bodyguard. Now I admit a lot of things that often come back to bite me, but even if I liked The Bodyguard, which I don't, I'd never admit that. Besides, Whitney Houston's cover of Dolly Parton's I Will Always Love You is just as overrated as The English Patient. Dolly Parton's original, from the soundtrack to The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas is SOOOOO much better than Whitney's slick cover version it's not even funny.

Billy--So how is Sigourney Weaver holding up these days. Last I saw her was in the 911 movie For the Guys. Yep, Aliens is scary. It's taken about a dozen viewings, but I can now watch the movie without squirming in my seat and shitting in my pants. Talk about the concept of facing your fears, eh?

I was disappointed with Untraceable--although I really enjoyed the ending where Diane Lane swung herself to freedom. I agree Philip Seymour Hoffman is amazing--one of my favorite roles for him was in The Talented Mr. Ripley.

Thanks for the detailed comment!

Ken--yeah that would be funny....Holding your breath for the "suction" when you're watching it go down safely from a dry seat in a movie theater. If it weren't such a dramatic moment in the movie, I would have laughed out loud seeing my honey do something like that.

I was there yesterday checking out your post. Thanks for honoring the tag--I was hoping you'd be interested in playing along considering our former discussions.

Mariuca--thank you! You know, if it wasn't so damn popular, and if Celine Dion only hadn't almost made a parody of the movie with her heart-thumping performances of the Oscar winning theme song, I think Titanic would have given Kate Winslet the Oscar Win she so deserved. Really, Kate has been incredible in every role she's ever played, but I don't think any role Kate played was as rounded as Rose Dewitt Bukater. I thought it was far better than Angelina Jolie in Girl Interrupted and Hilary Swank in Million Dollar Baby or even Jodie Foster in Silence of the Lambs. I'm not a huge Leonardo fan, but like everyone said at the time, he should have been nominated as well. Phenomenal cast and every other Oscar awarded that year except for the shutout in the acting category--just like The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King.

Great movie, well-deserving of the love of movie-goers.

Gratcia and Henson--looking forward to your posts.


Mariuca June 28, 2008 at 5:10 PM

Hi Elmer, thank you for ur interest in my blog, I'll drop u an email. Have a great day! :)

Mariuca June 28, 2008 at 5:11 PM

Thanks ECL! I found out Jean was leaving for Egypt just the day before, so lucky thing I could still kirim my souvenirs he he! :):):)

Mariuca June 28, 2008 at 5:12 PM

LJ!! Watermark tu apa? ;)

Also, I visited the blog today and the post has been removed!! Yeeha!! Looks like my comment worked! ;)

LadyJava June 28, 2008 at 5:15 PM

Watermark tu is some kind of tanda on your photo.. there are software that do that... or you can just add it yourself with faint writing somewhere in your picture.. don't put it where it can be too easily cropped off though..

Cool.. they removed already eh... dengar kata.. excellent!

Mariuca June 28, 2008 at 5:15 PM

Hola Blue! That's so cool, wonder how many HRC shot glasses are in ur collection! ;)

Mariuca June 28, 2008 at 5:18 PM

Ha ha ha! Really Matt? Oh now we know what NOT to get u LOL! Your "fear" is really adorable! :)

Oh yeah, Celine Dion definitely outdid herself for the theme song, which always sounds so hauntingly beautiful, whenever I hear it. Perfect song for a perfect movie! :):):)

Mariuca June 29, 2008 at 2:10 AM

Yes dearie, terus remove after my comment he he! I see, thanks for explaining watermark LJ, will look out for it at your blog, ada ke? :)

LadyJava June 29, 2008 at 2:16 AM

Tak der GP!! I must start putting on mine as well.. especially the kitties pictures....

How's the translation going.. I've watched all of Boldie already.. hehhe .. you??

Anonymous,  June 29, 2008 at 8:31 AM

So happy to have MPG watching over my Bay Head Blog while we're down here at the beach.
Hope you're having a nice weekend on your side of the world.

Sushi June 29, 2008 at 1:54 PM

Very nice collection! Mama also likes HRC for some reason, but she only takes pics in front of them when she travels. Magnets and shot glasses are great souvenirs; very small and easy to pack. Woofies!
PS: Jean is very nice.

BillyWarhol June 29, 2008 at 2:54 PM

The King Tut Exhibit at the Art Gallery of Ontario is still one of thee most Amazing things i've ever seen!! Just unreal - the Craftsmanship alone in the famous King Tut Mask U have there is Mind Boggling Marzie!!

;)) Peace*

p.s. I'm Investing Heavily into Fridge Magnets as we Speak!! The Next BIG Thing!!

LadyJava June 29, 2008 at 5:13 PM

hiya GP!!! Am on my LJL rounds today.. I wonder what time I would finish today...hungry like hell ni.. no breakfast and lunch yet.. tadi slept at 8am and just woke up at 4pm..heheh

Mariuca June 29, 2008 at 5:59 PM

LJ, me too!! So konon-kononnya Beth is losing her memory la...whateva! ;) He he....you know, I had a feeling Eric was gonna forgive Donna for "lying"...and Marcus tu betul-betul tak suitable to be her son. They look almost the same age, if not Marcus slightly younger only. Funny! ;)

Mariuca June 29, 2008 at 6:01 PM

Hi Roxy, thanks so much for coming over, from the sunny beach too! I can smell the sweet freshness of the beach and the golden sand, now MPG smells even nicer! :):):)

Mariuca June 29, 2008 at 6:02 PM

Yay, thanks Sushi! How about you? Any pics of Mama and you outside HRC? I remember visiting HRC in Chicago, or was that Planet Holl...anyway I had a blast! :):):)

Mariuca June 29, 2008 at 6:08 PM

Yay, fridge magnets IS the next big thing Billy!! LOL! Thanks for such a great comment, love it when u bring ur Billy warmth here in my comment box! :):):)

LadyJava June 29, 2008 at 6:19 PM

yelah.. dementia..what a plot...lolzz.. eh apa hal is Nick tu pegang2 katie macam tu..rouge lah..red cheeks lah...heheh...gatal lahh!!!....

and yeah I had a feeling Eric was gonna forgive Donna too.. after all I did not think she was lying.. she did just did not tell the story..kan?? Marcus is old enough to be her boyfriend lahh..lolzz!

Mariuca June 29, 2008 at 7:59 PM

Ah ah LJ!! I pun perasan! What's with "cupping" Katie's face lovingly like dat??? Angry only look at them behaving like GF BF, tak sedar diri betul la! :(

He he, but still can't wait for Tues to DL the next ep! ;)

LadyJava June 29, 2008 at 8:05 PM

Tulah sumbang gila.. in front of the father lagi!! hehehe.. mmg tak sedar diri :(

Mariuca June 29, 2008 at 8:09 PM

Yeah and K just biarkan je, suka la tu!! Tsk tsk tsk!!

Dearie, I 'll be on BOTB tonight once I get a challenger, please vote for me and my new post if u can then! Woo hoo!! ;)

LadyJava June 29, 2008 at 8:16 PM

Katie tu mmg ambik peluang.. I tell you kalau Bridget izinkan.. she sure wants Nick for sure!!..

Eh no need to ask.. I sure vote for you one... I'll keep a lookout for it ok..

Mariuca June 29, 2008 at 8:20 PM

Yeah, ambik peluang pas tu perasan lawa, tak suka betul la! He he he...B also hates K! ;)

Yay, thank you LJ! I am waiting for dinner ni, then have to continue with my translasi. In the mean time, reply comments! :)

LadyJava June 29, 2008 at 8:23 PM

Me too waiting for Nandos to deliver now.. don't feel like going out!

Mariuca June 29, 2008 at 9:04 PM

I wonder when Nando's will start delivering to my area... MIL cooking today YUM! :)

LadyJava June 29, 2008 at 9:14 PM

Wah MIL cooking.. yummy!!!... must wait for Nandos to open a branch near you then only they deliver!!

Mariuca June 29, 2008 at 9:18 PM

Lemak cili padi udang, ikan masin, sayur goreng and one chinese chicken dish for B! YUM or what??

Eh ada apa Nando's at D'sara, nearby too, but still takde delivery. ;)

LadyJava June 29, 2008 at 9:57 PM

Have you checked.. call their hotline 1300-88-6555 and check lahh.. for all you know they deliver mah!!!

Astaga.. those dishes sounds heavenly.. nothing like home cooked meal kan??

Mariuca June 29, 2008 at 10:37 PM

Wah got Hotline all, thanks woman! Kalau ada, watch me order tomorrow ha ha ha! ;)

Yes LJ, lazat hingga menjilat jari, pas tu lauk pun pelbagai jenis lolz! ;)

LadyJava June 29, 2008 at 10:50 PM

Tulah.. I love makanan yg berbagai2 rasa... baru puas makan kan?? No visits to the inlaws today coz last thursday dah gi.. so this weekend dok rumah jer..

OK.. post abt Nandos kalau they deliver ok...hehehe

Mariuca June 29, 2008 at 11:05 PM

Yeah, if I masak, for sure tak semeriah tonight's dinner ha ha!!

But dunno what to eat tomorrow pulak (if NANDO's tak deliver!) ... already thinking abt what to eat tomo, astaga!! ;)

LadyJava June 29, 2008 at 11:11 PM

Yeah.. mommies always makes cooking seems so easy kan.. I always say to my mom when I go home not to cook so much.. not to trouble herself.. but she always say.. mana ada trouble.. all so easy what.. and within minutes.. all is cooked.

I wonder if we will ever be like that if ever become mommies kan?? lolzz

Esok.. I think will still be Nandos for us.. coz we brought extra..so 2mrw just heat up only lahhh

Mariuca June 29, 2008 at 11:22 PM

LJ, whatever it is, we are great mommies to our kitties he he!

Yeah, MIL usually cooks for us every Sunday. Sama la, always wan to kasi byk-byk, even though we told her no need to menyusahkan diri, so nice of her right? :)

LadyJava June 29, 2008 at 11:23 PM

Yeah.. that we definitely for sure... hehe....wah cook for you guys every Sunday!!?? Syiok nyer!!! Lucky you!!

Mariuca June 29, 2008 at 11:30 PM

Almost every weekend, tu pun very kind of her right? Some more, she's not exactly young you know what I mean?

LadyJava June 29, 2008 at 11:39 PM

Wah salute lah like that..that's mother's love for ya!

Mariuca June 30, 2008 at 12:03 AM

Me salute her too! :)

I WON my battle LJ...finally after 2 kali kalah so YAY and thanks for voting sweetie! :)

LadyJava June 30, 2008 at 12:10 AM

Yeay, congrats dearie!!! that was fast eh... looks like all that crossing paws worked eh??

Mariuca June 30, 2008 at 12:14 AM

He he, it sure did! Thank you kitty cats, nah enjoy one whole crate of FF, upah sebab vote for Aunty GP! :):):)

LadyJava June 30, 2008 at 12:16 AM

Thank you aunt GP!! now off to accompany mommy on her drops.. see ya :)

Mariuca June 30, 2008 at 12:18 AM

LOL! Behave yourselves and have fun on your round.

Off to do some work too LJ, see ya later! :)

LadyJava June 30, 2008 at 6:25 PM

Here we are again Aunt GP!!! Mommy started late today!!! See ya!! Meoww!!

Mariuca June 30, 2008 at 7:31 PM

Yay, the kitties are here! Come play with Pheebs and gang! :)

Rozella July 1, 2008 at 8:27 AM

Hey dear, your FB not working is it? I'll try to get the stuff sent by this week if possible, but things are a bit hectic at the moment so hopefully I'll get it done by next Monday the latest k? Sorry for the delay.

eastcoastlife July 1, 2008 at 1:17 PM

Glad you got back your photos.

Orang berani yah.... sama sama di EC dia berani curi dan pakai senderi.tsk tsk tsk....

apa macam orang juga ada.

eastcoastlife July 1, 2008 at 1:18 PM

Can vote for me on Singapore's Most Entertaining Blog!

Win a holiday for two to Bangkok, Vietnam or Ho Chi Minh. Good luck. :)

Mariuca July 1, 2008 at 10:30 PM

Rozella!!! Pls don't worry abt it, no hurry la dear! That's so sweet of u to want to rush it out to me, but don't trouble yourself okay? :):):)

Yeah la, I just tried logging on to FB and still cannnot! So depressing!! :(

Mariuca July 1, 2008 at 10:31 PM

ECL! That's why la, I was shocked when I saw the post. Confident or what some ppl???? ;)

Oh I voted for u already, hope u win and I get to go for a nice vacation! :)

LadyJava July 1, 2008 at 10:47 PM

Hi dearie!! Am on my LJL rounds now... who knows what time I will finish... how's your day so far??

Mariuca July 1, 2008 at 11:26 PM

Hi LJ, I'm done with mine oredi!! Wah thanks for advertising at Mariuca, I'm gonna use my genie powers to make sure u get lotsa clicks on that day LOL!! :)

Anonymous,  July 2, 2008 at 1:29 AM

Thanks for being one of my top 25 ec droppers!

Mariuca July 2, 2008 at 1:54 AM

Hi Mousey, thanks for stopping by! :)

My name is Kristie July 2, 2008 at 4:12 AM

Thank you for being one of my June Top Drops!

This Side of Eternity

Rozella July 2, 2008 at 1:34 PM

Hehehe Will still try my best.

Btw, I have an award for you!

LadyJava July 2, 2008 at 3:48 PM

GP! Looking at all these collection of yours.. the perfume lahh.. the magnets lah.. makes me want to start my own collection.. nak collect apa eh??? any suggestion??

Eh did you eventually order Nandos or what??

Mariuca July 2, 2008 at 6:00 PM

Hi Kristie, thank YOU for advertising on Mariuca, have a great day! :)

Mariuca July 2, 2008 at 6:02 PM

Rozella!!!! I can't log in to FB AGAIN!!! I am so frustrated with everything right now, from my FB to my EC! Arrrrghhhhh, good thing you gave me an award sweetie, that's some good news at least! Thanks for the award and I'll be over as soon as I can yeah? :):):)

Mariuca July 2, 2008 at 6:05 PM

LJ! Don't forget my paper bag collection too he he!! Azwaj got koleksi or not? Maybe u can collect something that has to do with cats, GK got Santa Claus collection you know?

Oh he he... I didn't call to check, just no time la to be calling ppl nowadays... BUT on Monday night, we had nandos for dinner, beli kat Atria woo hoo!! Yum! :)

LadyJava July 2, 2008 at 7:26 PM

Astaga.. got paperbag collection lagi..heheh.. Azwaj used to collect guitar picks.. he has a nice collection though he does not display it or anything.. me?? I collec dust!! lolzz!! So I need something else to collect lahh..heheh...

Ooh so you had your nandos already lah.. ok lak gak... me don't know what's for dinner tonight.... azwaj baru balik!! so will ask him in a short while what he wants!

Mariuca July 2, 2008 at 10:02 PM

Wah Azwaj oso got koleksi, caya lah! And don forget Syabil Farah's son also got his aeroplane model koleksi LJ he he!!! ;)

LadyJava July 2, 2008 at 10:04 PM

Uwah!!!! everyone got collection.. only me don't have..aiyoo!!! now stressed..lolzz!!

Mariuca July 2, 2008 at 10:07 PM

LOL!!! That's why, Jean has her postcards, Jan her coke collection, LJ cat collection? He he he!! :):):)

LadyJava July 2, 2008 at 10:10 PM

Aiyoo.. now lagi stress lah..heheh.. but you know.. too old to start collecting lahh.. but still.. kasi idea lah nak collect apa ... lol.. kucing tak mao ... dah tak larat lahh!! 6 is enuff!

Mariuca July 2, 2008 at 10:17 PM

Ha ha ha tak mau collect kucing it seems so cute! Never to late to start a collection. What do u like besides blogging? I don't really like stamp collecting. ;)

LadyJava July 2, 2008 at 10:22 PM

I like lots of things but afraid can't collect them.. lolzz... no lah stamp very boring lahh... hmm... i can collect pens?? lolz!!! you know.. pens from all the hotel in the world...lolzz!!!

Mariuca July 2, 2008 at 10:28 PM

Yeah boring! But my younger sis collects them! You can also collect dolls from all over the world, that's pretty cool.

Oh I also have my Mc D's Sesame Street collection, I have all the characters. Hope to put them in a glass case or something someday. Now they're hanging at my office. ;)

LadyJava July 2, 2008 at 10:31 PM

Wah! You have so many collections... Ok shall start looking around to collect something..lol.. the search is on!!! heheh

Eh boldie dah kluar!!!

Mariuca July 2, 2008 at 10:42 PM

YAY! LJ is gonna start a collection soon! :)

Oh I dah DL Boldie and am abt to watch it...in five mins Woo hoo! :)

LadyJava July 2, 2008 at 10:44 PM

hehe.. i baru nak start dl.. but have yet to watch yesterday's episode though.. will watch back to back kot unless tak sabar!! lolzz... enjoy the show dearie!!

Mariuca July 2, 2008 at 10:48 PM

Will do!

Oh I know what u can collect!!! Matchboxes!!! From all over the world, can easily get.. from hotels, cafes etc!! Got some nice ones u know!! What say you? ;)

LadyJava July 2, 2008 at 10:55 PM

Now that's an idea.. :)... good one to consider.. thanks dearie!!

Mariuca July 2, 2008 at 11:02 PM

Yay, I helped! ;) Ok dearie, off for some Boldie action now, TTYL! Bye! :)

Anonymous,  July 3, 2008 at 10:27 AM

your collection of magnets is wonderful! my aunt used to have a ton and I always loved playing with them when I went to her home

Mariuca July 3, 2008 at 11:57 AM

Hola Cole, welcome to MPG! :)

Thanks, I love my collection too, I still have a long way to go but it's a good start yeah? Maybe u should start a fridge magnet collection as well!

Courtney July 4, 2008 at 3:32 AM

I have an award for you at my blog- check it out

LadyJava July 4, 2008 at 4:19 AM

hehe.. just starting on my rounds dearie.. but doubt will finish... so just dropping on my fav blogs lah...hehehhe

LadyJava July 4, 2008 at 4:27 AM

hehe.. now on LLP.. after this CT kot...lolzz!!

Rozella July 4, 2008 at 8:49 AM

Kesiannya your FB screwing up on you! Mine can log in lah, but very slow. Cannot play games also. :(

Mariuca July 4, 2008 at 12:34 PM

Hi Courtney! An award for me? YAY! Thanks so much and I'll drop by to collect it yeah? Have a great day! :)

Mariuca July 4, 2008 at 12:34 PM

LJ, 4am baru start round? He he, good thing it wasn't a 300 round yeah? Happy weekend! :)

Mariuca July 4, 2008 at 12:36 PM

Hi Rozella, oh you also can't play games??? Tu la tensi ni, I just don't know what's wrong with it. Sekejap okay and then it goes back to being all screwy! Have a good weekend dearie! :):):)

LadyJava July 4, 2008 at 11:24 PM

GP!! My connection today is soooooooo sucky... how's yours???

Mariuca July 4, 2008 at 11:36 PM

LJ! My connection is a bit slow, but when I did my drops earlier, it was smooth as Skippy creamy peanut butter he he!! ;)

DL Boldie now. :)

LadyJava July 4, 2008 at 11:46 PM

I nak comment pun susah ni.. berjanggut!!! yihaaa.. boldie dl?? Me on the way!!! thanks dearie!!

Mariuca July 5, 2008 at 2:02 AM

LJ! My Boldie is at 60.5% averaging at 32kb/s! Boring la citer Marcus, move on peeps! Beth's story also boring. That day u saw or not Katie staring at N & Bridget kissing on the sofa?? Why, jeles is it? ;)

LadyJava July 5, 2008 at 2:45 AM

Mine is around 50% for both.. so hopefully tonight can get both.. speed is much better.. thank GOD!

Of course K is jeles.. she kan shiok with N.. but who knows what N is trying to pull though.. yelah.. they really got to get some more interesting plot lahh... citer R and T tak der pulak!

Mariuca July 5, 2008 at 4:59 AM

LJ, it's almost 5am but I feel like watching Boldie NOW, cause dah habis DL while I was sleeping just now!

What do u think of Steffy? I think Phoebe is prettier, but Steffy is the tougher one konon! :)

LadyJava July 5, 2008 at 4:59 AM

Just on my LJL rounds NOW... hehe.. can you believe it??!!

LadyJava July 5, 2008 at 4:59 AM

Just on my LJL rounds NOW... hehe.. can you believe it??!!

LadyJava July 5, 2008 at 5:05 AM

Mine still got one more to dl... I prefer Phoebe too but have not seen enough of steffy to see whether she can act or not!! heheh

Mariuca July 5, 2008 at 5:17 AM

Tapi Steffy tu mcm perasan tough! He he always mesti ada yg tak kena kan? ;)

Have fun dropping LJ, my medikasi is making me drowsy oredi!

LadyJava July 5, 2008 at 5:25 AM

True.. she is perasan tough and very flirty too dengan Marcus kan... what meds is that GP?? Your sinus one is it??

Yeah.. both dl dah habis.. nak tengok lahh...

Tina July 5, 2008 at 5:36 AM

just passing thru making sure i stay on the Mariucians list, and leavin my drop (that sounds well dosent it haha!

Dont think ill ever beat LJ on the comments. shes a bit of a master commenter eh? lol.

Sushi July 5, 2008 at 1:20 PM

Howdy Marzie, long time! I finally got my laptop back from Mama and can't wait to catch up with everything I need to do. Mama told me she saw a lot of these magnets in the souvenir shops in California, including very cool ones similar to yours from Universal Studios. I'd like to start a collection, but Mama is very lazy to start one for herself.
No, I don't get to go to Hard Rock Cafe areas with Mom & Dad :(
I'm so happy Mom & Dad came home and brought my computer back!
PS: Heard you talk about Nando's, is that the Portuguese restaurant which logo is a rooster?

LadyJava July 5, 2008 at 8:14 PM

Just starting my rounds again dearie.. but am so gonna distracted coz lepas ni nak makan pulak..heheh... see ya!!..

Oh how's your sinus?? All better.. could it be from all that smoke remnants from the fire??

bokjae July 5, 2008 at 11:51 PM

hey marzie, now you are into fridge magnets!!!! Hey give me your postal address, i want to give you some of my very own fridge magnets!!! Donb't think you find them here! Keen? Cheers! Oh send address via my gmail!!!

Anonymous,  July 6, 2008 at 12:41 AM


Here to drop off a couple of EC on a rainy day in Bay Head and to let you know that I LOST MY BATTLE TO A BAG OF DIAPERS!! I am laughing about this, and already back into the fray... not gonna let the Pampers get me down, no.


Anonymous,  July 6, 2008 at 2:36 AM

Ya, Mariuca, laugh all you like at my expense...those Pampers cost me 95 BlogExplosion credits!


Sushi July 6, 2008 at 2:47 PM

Hi Marzie, I just saw one of your comments that you want something from Chicago( kinda lazy to read all comments to find out hehe) Please let me know and I'll look for it and send it 2u. nite nite!

Mariuca July 6, 2008 at 7:16 PM

Hola LJ! I'm done watching Boldie for the week, waiting for Tue's epi now!

Wah, u think Donna is gonna have an affair with Marcus' friend or what? Some more young and rugged (konon la!)...her type! ;)

Oh also wanted to tell u how irritated I was with K masa N proposed to B! K thinks she's making some huge grand sacrifice in the name of love la, but she is so not! :(

Mariuca July 6, 2008 at 7:17 PM

Ha ha Tina, that's great to see u maintaining ur spot here! I am so way behind in my TC post ooops!! ;)

Mariuca July 6, 2008 at 7:22 PM

Sushi!! Welcome back cutie, so happy u got ur laptop back! :)

And yeah, that's the one, do u like Nando's? I always have mine extra hot he he!

Oh, I was talking to Rozella abt fridge magnets!! She wants to send some my way, isn't that awesome? She initially thought she had one Chicago fridge magnet, but it turned out to be SF! Sushi wants to be in my collection too???? Woo hoo! ;)

Mariuca July 6, 2008 at 7:23 PM

Yahooo!!!! Bokjae wants to be in my collection too, thank you!! I shall happily send my address to u, via MBL or FB. YAY!! :):):)

Mariuca July 6, 2008 at 7:27 PM

LOL Roxy!!! I told u yesterday how much I love ur Pampers comment and I'm laughing again now that I'm reading it once more! ;)

Sorry u lost ur battle dearie, better luck tonight okay? Buzz me if u're in another battle. HUGS!! :):)

LadyJava July 6, 2008 at 8:45 PM

I just finished watching 3rd July episode yesterday..now dl 4th..lerr you mean the PI tu ke?? mana ada rugged?? haggard ada lahh...

eh what's with K.. who does she think she is giving "instructions" to N to commit to B? Like N need her blessing or is waiting for her decision.. apadah!! What grand gesture?? He's never her's in the first place.. crazy lah she!!

Mariuca July 6, 2008 at 10:17 PM

LOL!! I can feel ur anger LJ! Yeah, that's exactly how I felt last night watching her konon-konon mintak favour to Nick, asking him to marry B! WTF right??? Who is she la?? And true, N never clearly said that he LOVEs her, so why is she perasan gila ni? Tak malu ke?? :(:(

riablahgs July 6, 2008 at 10:18 PM

Hi M!

Hubby and I are collectors of shot glasses and fridge magnets which we buy from places we have been to. This is really cool!

LadyJava July 6, 2008 at 10:30 PM

heheh ... can feel my anger eh..yeah i going like "eeee..perasasan nyer this woman... wtf.. eeeeeeeeeee tak malu nya!!!.."lol".. sampai kena geletek2 with Azwaj..lolzz!!

can wait for my 4th to dl

Mariuca July 6, 2008 at 10:30 PM

Hola Ria, great to see u at MPG today! :)

Wow, that is really cool! When are u gonna show me your collection? :):):)

Tina July 7, 2008 at 8:07 PM

i think its about time you got yourself some more magnets. your fridge is looking a bit empty there girl rofl! x

Mariuca July 7, 2008 at 9:27 PM

LJ! Memang no water-face la that K!! dah la perasan lawa, pls la!! And then telling Brooke that she's okay and it's over padahal bertepuk sebelah tangan ha ha ha ha ha!!! :):):)

Mariuca July 7, 2008 at 9:28 PM

LOL! Tina, don't worry! I'm getting some cool ones from my blog buddies woo hoo!! :):):)

LadyJava July 7, 2008 at 10:24 PM

heheh.. I totally agree.. K tu mmg perasaan lawa..lol!!.. pakai baju pendek2 pastu bila duduk tarik2! apadah!!...lolzz!!

Remember she told Brooke that she and N has reached an understanding?? Gila ... understanding what?? And what's up with D.. like mengatal ramas2 tangan when with Marcus and that PI?? eeee... geli!!

Tina July 8, 2008 at 12:17 AM

i have a tag for you girl!

Shemah July 8, 2008 at 1:25 AM

So now if I EVER go anywhere I'll know what to get you! :)

Mariuca July 8, 2008 at 4:42 AM

Hi Tina, thanks for the tag sweetie, I'll come check it out yeah? :)

Mariuca July 8, 2008 at 4:43 AM

Ooooh in that case, I really hope you get to go for ur vakasi soon Shemah he he!! ;)

Mariuca July 8, 2008 at 4:45 AM

Tu la LJ!! Tak pandai pakai baju pendek tak yah pakai, he he!! She is so out of it, so stop trying too hard la K!!

I really don't like Marcus punya plot la, boring gila...move on oredi! And I don't feel the chemistry bet him and Steffy, in like it seems! ;)

LadyJava July 8, 2008 at 4:55 AM

True.. no chemistry langsung.. flirting jer but nothing kan... at least when N talk to B.. I senyum2 gak..lolzz!!!

Eh dah kluar ke yesterday's episode?

Mariuca July 8, 2008 at 4:59 AM

But B also aksyen at first don wan to accept N's proposi, padahal dying to say yes but she wanted to jual mahal first. But tak puas hati betul la si K tu mengintai from the stairs with a sad, wistful look on her face, gila! ;)

Eh yesterday where got Boldie, later today only keluar! :)

LadyJava July 8, 2008 at 5:09 AM

yelah..malu2 kucing..lolzz!!! K tu mmg tak tau malu.. who knows what she has in mind.. ish macam tak der jantan lain....tsk3

Tina July 9, 2008 at 10:50 PM

i wud never have had you down as being 34 marzie (thats a compliment by the way ha!) us virgos have to stick together *wink*

Mariuca July 10, 2008 at 9:57 AM

YAY!! Ha ha ha, thank you dearie, you're too kind! I am going to be 35 next month, oh no the years are catching up quickly!! Hugs to my fave Virgo buddy! :):):)

Sushi July 12, 2008 at 1:23 PM

Here in the US there's no Nando's.(that I know of) Mama liked it, but extra hot and spicy food gives her belly ache. Of course I want to be in your collection too. Woo hoo! Don't forget to send me your address to sushi pooch so I can send you the magnet.

Mariuca July 13, 2008 at 1:04 AM

Oh I love extra hot and spicy food Sushi, the spicier the better lol! ;)

Yeeha!! I'm so thrilled to be getting a fridge magnet all the way from Chicago, so looking forward to it ha ha! I'll email u my add, thanks so much, love ya Sushi!! :):):)

Love n Hugs from Genie Princess!

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