Nov
28
2009

ParenThots Family Day

Alrite peeps, by now it’s all over and done. Phew! The initial rain in the morning did not deter us. By nine, it’s all sunny again and we are ready to welcome the visitors :)

We were one of the first to arrive on location (7.45am). The first thing I saw was the Crafty Crafted sign there and at once I knew that is the place allocated for me. Without wasting time, we began ‘decorating‘ our booth.

The ladybugs and Christmas tree ornaments waiting to be ‘adopted’.

Ethan’s art work being put on display.
Our booth…
My ‘assistant’ helping me with the blog subscription forms.
Me in my booth. My mom’s next to me the whole time. Love you lots, Mummy..
Guess who came to visit? Terry and Yan Yan!
Darling’s friend came to lend their support too.. :)
But most importantly, the ‘backbone’ of everything.. Kimmy, Julie and little Jonathan :)
Thank you Kimmy (and Julie) for making this possible for me.

I had backache at the end of the event as I was bending all the time guiding the kids in origami. There were moments when I lost my voice too and that was the time they chose to interview me! Talk about right timing!
There was once I was feeling extremely tired but I felt someone ‘supporting’ me to keep on going.. It was like as if there was this ‘invisible force‘ to help me go on :P Only laters I found out that that ‘someone’ is Claire {after she sms-ed me telling me that she was there for me morally throughout, all the way from Ipoh!}. Lol Claire.. You broke my hopes~lah! I thought there was some ‘knight in shining armour’ helping me out!

Jokes aside, what have I achieved from this event? I saw parents who never thought that folding origami could be so simple. I saw kids who smiled as they discovered they have folded a piece of paper into something nice. I saw how simple craft can cheer up just about anyone… With that, I think my mission’s accomplished.

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    Well done……Very gd activity for kids.

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    Happy to met you in person at the booth…Thanks for the lovely gifts for the kids. It is just so attractive to them, till they cannot hear what I say when ask to look at the camera..I'm sure you spend lot of effort in making, cutting and gluing them 1 by 1.You did a good job…

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    Congrats on job well done, two thumbs up for you! It is a success and mission accomplished, so must celebrate, toast to more events and success to come, Cheers :)

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    Well done……Very gd activity for kids.

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    :)

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    Wat a lovely day:)

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    BRAVO! it's such a fantastic event.. you must be tired… take a good rest…. :)

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    Congrats!! Great to hear that the event ran smoothly and you definitely did a good job.So wanted to go but Gwen was down with food poisoning.

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    Congrats!!!! Looks like so much fun :) I am sure Ethan had loads of fun 'showing off' his hard work :)

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    Wish I could be there too! So sweet of claire to sms you her support… Congrats and wishing you every success in your endeavour.

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    wow..congrats on yr acomplished mission..

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    MY! MY! I AM SO PROUD OF YOU, GIRL! Interview done? so when can i see you on tv? sori la.. couldnt be with u…. anyway, i think u do much better without me there to "kacau" u.. i might end up messing up or teaching the wrong steps to the kids.. hahahaa..

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    Merryn, congrats to you!! I believed it was a sucessful one.Sob..sob**that i missed it as my husband need to go site visit due to urgent matters, therefore we missed this event.Thumb up for you and lil Ethan.

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    I m so happy for u that this event went so well….Praise God. Hope u managed to get a lot of new readers too n try out ur crafts…Have a rest. u put in much effort.

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    it's huge…congrats

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    glad tiz went on smoothly and it was a blast yeah! too bad i wasnt there to kepo, hehehe…

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    VERY IMPRESSIVE!you are indeed a super mum, that's a great job.

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    You had such a great team. I love that it became a whole family outing for you too. So, it was not just all work but also a Family Day outing for your family. Tks for participating!

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    All done!

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