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Thursday, August 13, 2009

5 Current Obsessions

I was tagged by the beautiful Amy Naree. Visit her blog and check out her cute pictures!

1. Chococat
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I am currently in love with all things Chococat. It's frustrating that I can't seem to find any merchandise around my area. Chococat fans don't get no love from local distributors/resellers.

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I can has Chococat?

I mean, I know a lot of lovelies out there are all about Hello Kitty. I adore her, too. Who wouldn't? She's a total fashion icon. But Chococat is really cute, too.


2. Alternative Medicine
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Since my health scare earlier this year (don't worry, I'm fine) I have been into all kinds of treatments, like reflexology, accupuncture, moxibustion, the thingy with the magnets, the thingy with crystals and even the lesser-known kinds. I like reading about different procedures, but I haven't tried everything out there.

I have also been taking several herbal supplements for some time now. I've cut down the list considerably because herbal or not, I don't want to be popping too many pills.

I'm left with the following:
1. Cranberry pills for the kidney/urinary tract
2. Colon Cleanse
3. Apple Cider Vinegar capsules for overall health- this has a kind of appetite-suppressant effect, so I guess it's also good for weight-loss.
4. Milk Thistle Extract/ Silymarin Capsules - for the liver, to couteract all this self-medication.


I know there are some people out there who think that herbal medicine is a scam, but I disagree simply because nature has been preserving life since the dawn of time. And nothing man-made is ever better than anything made by God.


3. Period Styles
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I love watching period movies because of the costumes and props. Everything seemed so elegant, glamorous and well-made. Sometimes I wish people still dressed the way they did in the past, but I guess it wouldn't be practical or suitable to today's lifestyle. I just have to be content with watching movies and the occasional chance to dress up.


4. Zooey Deschanel
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I have been a big fan of Zooey Deschanel since I saw her with her sister Emily in one of my magazines before. (Elle Girl, I think.) She is such a doll and her style reminds me of the great Hollywood moviestars of the good ol' days whom I also love.

Also, she was the Dorothy Gale character in Tin Man. I'm a big Wizard of Oz fan, too!

5. Craft-y Things
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I could never pass by a craft store without buying anything, even if it's just a length of ribbon. But I love beads the most. I kinda hoard them. I think I could buy a million types of beads and still want more. I also sometimes buy stuff I would never in a million years use with the types of crafts I do.

Thank you Amy!

Hope all of you reading also share your obsessions with me.

Have a nice day!

12 comments:

  1. Jackie, I love your fun list! I love period clothing too. My fave is 1930s Shanghai. I wish we could go back to a time when people actually dressed up a bit. :)

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  2. Thanks for doing this Jackie! It was so much fun to read. Oooh I love Zooey too, she's so cute and quirky.

    Period pieces are fun to watch sometimes I wish we can dress like they did back in the days. They were so much more elegant and detailed, nowadays you can get away with just t-shirts and jeans :)

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  3. I enjoyed reading your list.....I also love zooey, she is such a nice dresser...as well as crafting...

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  4. I love ur 5 things , the chococat is really cute^^

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  5. I LOVE Zooey too! She's sooooo cute and her style is so unique!

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  6. haha

    hello kitty is cute too, but i love pucca!

    watch ever after (demi moore) you will love the costumes.

    have a nice day jackie

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  7. crafty things... oh gosh! i am obsessed too! my bf gets mad cus i always say... oh i just need to pick something up, i'll be out in 5 minutes... 20 minutes later i come out with like 2 bags of crafts. haha!

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  8. hehe I'm huge on craft stores as well! I always end up buying a ton of stuff from them and sometimes never use it!

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  9. Hey!

    Thanks for following my blog, I'm following yours as well. Nice to meet you! I love your list, so cute! I love Chococat lol and Zoe D. Have you seen 500 Days of Summer (her new movie)? Look forward to your updates and hope you say hello at my blog time to time. ^^

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  10. Thank you for the comments, pretty ladies! ^^

    @Shopn'Chomp: That's a great period! Thanks for reminding me!

    @amynaree: That's true. Sometimes I wish we still dressed like they did but I'm also grateful that we're free to dress the way we do now. ^^

    @adin_22: zooey's awesome. and so is crafting. ha-ha!

    @zoe: i really wanna get some chococat stuff, but it's virtually nonexistent here. i probably wouldn't be as obsessed if i could get one or two things. ^^

    @mercurylady: i agree!

    @GirlwithGlasses: hi jing! oh yeah, i love pucca too! she's so cute! thank you for the recommendation, i'll try and look for that. ^^

    @Kym: haha, that happens with me and the sweetie, too!

    @PopChampagne: Same here!

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  11. @K.C: nice to meet you! I love your blog! Thank you for leaving a comment. ^^

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  12. I love arts and crafts as well. My current obsession is scrapbooking. It's tons of fun but cleaning up afterwards is no fun at all. are you into scapbooking also?

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