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Tuesday, July 30, 2013

How to Pack Light for a Holiday


Going on a holiday is supposed to be calming and relaxing but, if you do not do it right, it can have its stressful moments, too. One of the most common takes place before you even leave the house and that is packing. When you are at home, you think that you need to take everything in your wardrobe with you, but this is a decision that you always end up regretting when you have to carry that heavy luggage around the airport. That is why the general recommendation is to always pack light for a holiday, but some people simply have a lot of difficulty doing so. Luckily, we are here to help by offering you some tips that will make it easier for you to pack only what you need and leave the rest behind.

1. Know the weather
This is the first thing that you need to do. It is understandable that you would want to take all of your favorite outfits with you on holiday in order to look your best, but this is pointless if you are not actually going to wear them. You should never pack the stuff that you would like to wear, but rather the stuff that you will need to wear. Familiarize yourself with the climate of your vacation destination and pack appropriate clothing. If it is hot, pack light clothing. If it is cold, pack something warmer. If you are really unhappy with your options, then this could be a good opportunity to add a few new additions to your wardrobe that look nice and are also perfect for your vacation.

2. Go easy on the shoes
Footwear can be very diverse so a lot of people tend to go overboard when it comes to packing it for their holidays. As before, consider the weather you are likely to experience, but also think of the activities you are going to do. If you plan on doing a lot of physical stuff such as playing sports or sightseeing, then you definitely need a pair of comfortable sneakers. If you plan on going to fancy restaurants, then something classy such as dress shoes or high heels would be in order. For warm weather, though, nothing is better than a pair of Fitflop sandals. They are comfortable, light and easy to pack.

3. Always do a final check
Even with these tips, you are still likely to pack more than you need. Just because there is still room in your suitcases does not mean that it has to be filled with something. Before you finish packing, take one long, honest look at your baggage. You are likely to find a few more things that you can do without on your holiday. You always have to remember that even if you leave something behind that you might need, it is not the end of the world – they will have shops there, too. It might take you a few tries before you learn to pack like a pro. You could start off things the right way by getting the right kind of footwear at www.soleprovisions.com. You will find something for every occasion.

Saturday, July 13, 2013

19 July, Annexe Gallery, Central Market KL


 
 
Esse Gives Back is a one day "Nature" themed charity art sale event. The event encourages children all over the world to participate by creating an artwork about nature. These amazing young artists, ages from 3 to 16 years old, painted their love for nature into these artworks. The artworks are submitted from as far away as USA and South Africa, to Hong Kong, China, Australia, Singapore and also from Malaysia.

All the artworks are painted by children, for children. The proceeds from sales of the artwork will be donated to SHELTER – Home for Children in Malaysia. SHELTER is a registered welfare organization in Malaysia that has been in existence since 1981 to help abused, abandoned, neglected or at-risk children. They provide care and education to them and raise public awareness on issues such child abuse and child protection.

[Invitation card to Public to come] You may refer to the above. :D
Good day to you.  We would like to to extend our gratitude to invite you [and your friend] to ESSE Gives back charity on 19 July, at Annexe Gallery, Central Market. 11:00 am till 7:00 pm

Please feel free to extend the invitation to your esteemed organization to support us by distributing out this invitation to all your corporate or VIPs members, those are keen to do charity and participating for this meaningful event.

Also, you may view the 100 paintings and purchase them online prior to the event day or just attend the auction at 4pm on 19 July, at Annexe Gallery. 

Of course, you’re cordially invited to attend this cheerful event on 19 July and really appreciate if you could RSVP and support the event via
https://www.facebook.com/events/159500284232325/?fref=ts



Shelterhome website :
http://www.shelterhome.org/
Pictures of the paintings : 
https://www.dropbox.com/sh/4bzd06bylebbk8q/Qk7DyeOP3c/Esse%20Gives%20Back%20Entries
Photos of Nadia Heng visiting Shelter Home :
https://www.dropbox.com/sh/ohdpzx6eb0ctls8/u6FWowEVt
Photos of the painting :

https://www.dropbox.com/sh/xs4ccoqs3m0ttyh/yVDkFw2cOJ

Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Bloggers needed read more

Yes tomorrow is the date, twenty bloggers for this Charity project. It is not just about dinner or movie, it is Charity project!!


Click for detail, if you want to be part of it.

Friday, July 5, 2013

Reject Warehouse Sale 70% promotion

Do you love sales? This weekend there is Reject Warehouse Sales up to 70% discount. You can click on the link to find out.

Reject Shop warehouse sale at Metrojaya Warehouse,Shah Alam.
3 - 7 July 2013
10am - 8pm

Sadly, I don't know how to go.

Monday, July 1, 2013

Urban Decay's Naked Palette 2

I love cosmetics and just took part to win the set of Urban Decay's Naked Palette 2, you can take part this giveaway too just click on the link!

Good luck!