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23 September, 2010

A Day - Well Planned!!

I signed up as a volunteer for Niel's school. His school organizes a Project Cornerstone for parents to read books to each class once a month and do some fun activities according to what book is about. I am glad that I have a parter, Mark, whose son also goes to the same class as Niel. And he is a well-experienced volunteer for school.

9:00 AM

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Today's book: "Have you filled up your bucket? "
Everyone has to write a "warm fuzzy" = nice words to the other classmate.

  How does it work? If I said that I am so grateful to have you stopping by my blog and leaving me a comment. I am filling up your invisible bucket!! Then, if I have a smile/Thank-you words in return, we are filling each other's invisible bucket. We'd both be so happy!! ^O^ 

10:30 AM
Figured I have only 3 hours alone and should put it to good use. ^O^


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My ODJ.


1. Top:
Free people taupe lace tube top
Anthropologie jersey and silk shirt
Ports 1981 sequin cardigan 


2. Bottom:
Joie high waist leather shorts


3. Accessory:
Louis Vuitton silver loop w/ 3 signature charms earrings
gray socks
two tones croc embossed leather belt
Chanel 09' cruise matte white 227 reissue


4. Shoes:
Alexander Wang Abbey sandal heels 

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It turns out this Ports 1961 second hand cardigan $89 is so practical to me. 

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Same shade but different textures will give your same colored outfit some depth and fun. 

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I intended to leave my bag unbuttoned...but I guess I won't even dare to do that when travel to Italy this November. 

Then I start putting Halloween pieces around my house... untill....... gotta go picking up Niel from school at 2 PM, and dropping off for Chinese class at 3:30 PM. Again, picking up Ilona and Heidi from school around 3:45 PM. Running errands in between, then picking up Niel at 4:30 PM and rushing from Cupertino to Los Gatos for both Niel and Heidi's 4:45 PM Piano Class. .... VROOM, VROOM ~~~~ (Of course I am, we are, late for 5 mins when we were there about 4:50 PM already.)

Anyone wants to be hired as private chauffeur?  lol

5:35 PM
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It is 6:30 PM when we arrived home for dinner. Who says that I'd be Super relaxed and FREE when kids are all gone for school????!! 

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"WOMEN and CATS do as they please. 
Men and Dogs should relax and get used to the idea!!!"

Have you filled up your bucket yet?
Have a good laugh!
xoxo Rachel 

5 comments:

Julia, the Thanksgiving Girl said...

LOOOVE your outfit - the colors are perfect for you, you look flawless, rachel!! And I definately liek your school volounteering pursuts too - it actually souns like a lot of fun!

P.S. As for my vacation, it's in a little more than a week!

Ren- Lady Of The Arts said...

Really lovely post- I am so happy we met in this blog world.

I like your blog which is clearly a reflection of you and your adorable family-

I like the bucket story.

AND I LOVE the sign- Lucky for me my husband has known this from the get go!

Have a great day!

litlstrawberry said...

hey, Julia;

What's your favorite season? I like fall the most .... like cooler weather, falling leaves... ^^ Enjoy your vacation.

litlstrawberry said...

Thanks, Ren. I am glad we found each other in blog-sphere as well. ^^

I must say that you are a lucky gal that it took my DH 7 years of our marriage to finally "see" that but not "actually doing it" yet.... :P

You too, dear, good day!

Lots-A-Smiles Photography said...

you never cease to amaze me with your energy level! I only have 1 kid and I can't seem to find time for myself! By the time she's asleep at nite, I'm ready to conk too...sigh...

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