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29 August 2011

List Of Cool Lunch Box You Might Like For Your Kids


Summer holidays is coming to an end. I have a long list of things to buy for my little boy before school start (he's going to year1). One of those head-throbbing list is 'lunch box' and even when it sounds simple enough, the choices are so vast in the market today I'm having fun choosing. So I think I should share with you what I've found out there.

The idea is, I really want my boy to eat healthy. I am not a fan of 'sandwich' all through the week (you know, be it tuna, ham, cheese, or chicken, sandwich is sandwich). I am so determine to make his lunch variety. I want to include rice today, macaroni tomorrow, and so on. So I am looking for lunch box with more than one compartment inside. So that's one. Besides, kids should have fun eating, so I'm looking for fun-looking package too. Ready? Here they are;



This bento box has panda bear-shaped face that is super cute in my opinion. It got 2 stacked compartments and has a perfect size for kids school lunch.  It is made of food-safe plastic, and even though the inner lid is not microwave and dishwasher safe, the top and bottom compartments are. I love the fact that it is affordable ($13.85) and it's adorable outlook guaranteed to make my son's day. You can check it out here Kotobuki 280-129 2-Tiered Bento Box, Panda Face







Goodbyn Eco-Friendly Original Lunchbox Kit, Blueberry This is another one I am eyeing. Look at those compartments available! I love the fact that I can just put a bit of this and a bit of that in and Boom!, satisfaction guaranteed! This adorable lunch box is a little over the budget I've set, but I'm still open to the possibility (I can be a terrible impulse buyer at times).

The item includes handle for carrying, reusable 8-ounce bottle, removable lid, and 100's of stickers for personalizing. It has 5 compartments and top drawer dishwasher safe.





Pororo stainless airtight Lunchbox Bento Box Plate BLUE This super cute lunch box make me want to be kid again! The lunch is with a snap on lid. Also comes with matching bag ready to go. The box can also be used as plate at home.




I hope I can make up my mind in time with these lovely lunch boxes. Any suggestions?













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27 August 2011

My 10 Best Favorite Quotes And The Reasons Why I Love Them


90% out of every time I surf internet, I somehow ended up taking a look at good quotes and sayings. Now I think there's some few good reasons for that. For me, feeling good or bad, if I feel like sharing my thoughts on my favorite social networks (of course, Facebook and/or Twitter), I'd look around online for related quotes and BOOM..it's there as my updates. It is not me to input 'exactly', word by word what happened or how I feel. That is a bit too 'revealing', at least, in my view. So, YES, I am a fan of some good reads, and thinking I should share my 10 best favorite quotes and the reasons why I love them with you. Here they are;


Dr. Seuss
"Don't cry because it's over, smile because it happened." — Dr. Seuss
The reason: Despite the fact that the quote is truely sad, it contains the unavoidable truth of life. I can feel the bitterness as strongly as it's sweetness.
Malcolm X
"If you don't stand for something you will fall for anything." — Malcolm X
The reason: This is the hard truth that if we don't learn by other's mistakes or experience, we will learn it the hard-miserable way.
 Bob Marley
"The truth is, everyone is going to hurt you. You just got to find the ones worth suffering for." — Bob Marley
The reason: The day I read this quote I thought, 'How true!'. I really love the tone the quote gives out, a little sweet, a bit bitter. Just like life ifself.
 Bob Marley
"Some people feel the rain. Others just get wet." — Bob Marley
The reason: I have always thought of Bob Marley as a very free minded individual, and the word 'freedom' popped up in my head every time I hear or think of Bob Marley. This quote of his just somehow clarifies it. 
 David Sedaris
"If you're looking for sympathy you'll find it between shit and syphilis in the dictionary." — David SedarisBarrel Fever: Stories and Essays
The reason: I love that this quote is so funny and straight to the point. A really good thing to remind myself when 'self-pity' want to show it's ugly face.

Albert Einstein
"Coincidence is God's way of remaining anonymous." — Albert Einstein (The World As I See It
The reason: Basically I love everything that reminds me of God's presence. It helps me be intouch with the very fact and stay hopeful.

Mohandas K. Gandhi
"First they ignore you, then they ridicule you, then they fight you, and then you win." — Mohandas K. Gandhi
The reason: I love good fighters. Ones that would fight with dignity diligently, without giving up. So, thumb up for this quote.
Martin Luther King Jr.
"Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter." — Martin Luther King Jr. 
  The reason: The hardest part of being a responsible human being is to stand up for something regardless. I've written in some of my posts about this. I wish all of us luck of getting over useless 'other people's opinions' and get serious with your lives. Regardless. 

Eleanor Roosevelt
"You wouldn't worry so much about what others think of you if you realized how seldom they do." — Eleanor Roosevelt
The reason: Just think this quote is so true. Keep this in mind and I feel a lot more relax any given days.
Martin Luther King Jr.
"In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends." — Martin Luther King Jr.
The reason: Another great truth. After all being said and done, enemies will be the last person we care to think about no matter what bad they did to us, but 'friends'?... 
That's my '10 Best' quotes of all times. Give me another chance, and I'll pick them all over again. Let me know what you think, feel free to leave comments. I'll reply them all. Thanks for dropping by. I appreciate you.
Until next time.  





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