Monday, January 25, 2010

The Wishing Jar

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Welcome back to the Wishing Jar. How did your week's pan out? Did you work towards your bite-size goals? I learnt a few new html tricks and wrote a skeleton for my first chapter. If you didn't join in last week, here's how it works: Pop into the jar a few small wishes for the week. Nothing too big, something small that is achievable in seven days. Here's mine:
  • Make my own flavoured green tea
  • Smile more when making my videos
  • Learn how to take nice photos of myself
  • Buy the new Lush Strawberry massage bar
  • Finish reading "Outliers" and "Dead Until Dark".

29 comments:

  1. I trÜly wish I had more time in the day and kNight to get all the new stuff done...

    http://zdmann.com

    Any htoughts on this?

    thanX!

    ¡Z!

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  2. I wish to drink more water & less diet soda. Healthy wishes! ♥

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  3. iZ I think one of the most important things with that is organisation :) If I make a succinct list of things I want to get done the night before and prioritise them, then I usually get done everything I need to!

    Thanks walk the sand :)

    Sounds like fantastic wishes Joanne :) Try putting freshly squeezed lemon in your water, might help the transition and it tastes really nice.

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  4. haha, this is so cute! i lvoe the glitter jar;)

    xx raez

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  5. oooh this is a lovely idea. I'm interested by the making your own green tea thing. I'd love to know how. If you succeed, maybe you could do a how-to post? *wishes*

    Other than that, I wish to find a new book to read, start some new illustrations, and go to a group fitness class at the gym on my own (scary).

    And I got those patent flats at DFO (airport). From one of those massive shoe stores. Hope that helps!

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  6. Thanks Soph! I will definitely do a how to post if I figure it out :)

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  7. Hi Lola!
    This is a fantastic idea. I might actually track down my own jar and make one of these. Much cuter than sticking a to-do list on the fridge ;)
    This week I want to:
    - Play Wii Fit 3x
    - Finish my current book
    - Makeover my blog :)
    These should be easily done!

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  8. i find this post really inspiring. perhaps i should do this kind of posts in my next entries too :)

    my wishes are:
    - read more books
    - take proper sleep
    - eat more vegetables
    - more display-worthy pictures in my blog
    - do better in college tasks

    wish me luck :)
    i really like the picture too.

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  9. The jar would be so cute! I'm actually going to do a wishing jar video soon with everyone's wishes for the fortnight :) Wii fit would be so much fun, I need to get one!

    Vinda I know what you mean about sleep, definitely need more!!

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  10. You have created the most perfect idea:)
    - Smile and be grateful
    - Finish my photo collage + inspiration wall
    -Catch up on lost sleep


    x

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  11. thanks Tink :)

    I've just created a wishing jar video that I will post tomorrow :)

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  12. Hi Lola. Yes, of course, that would be fine! And thank you. :)

    Andrea xx

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  13. the wish jar is such a cute idea. i wonder if i can make one for my partner.
    for eg
    " i wish you could clean our storage cupboard"
    " i wish you would fix the curtains"

    etc does it work like that? no ? hahahah
    i might just do it anyway hehehehhe he can pick one each day! that would make me really happy!

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  14. hahah cotton! It should work like that :)

    mine would be:

    "I wish you would stop buying electronics, our house is not a computer storage place"
    "please stop using 7 towels a week" :)

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  15. That is such a clever idea, I need to start doing the same thing! xx

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  16. Such a great idea. I am going to start doing this. I LOVE to tick things off when they are done.

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  17. This is a fantastic little project. Have you learnt how to make your own green tea yet? I'd love to see how that goes.

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  18. Loving this idea! My wishes for the week are to keep up the morning swims and finish reading Sense and Sensibility. x

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  19. cool, cool idea! your blog is actually full of such wonderful inspirations! following you it's rigt now a must!

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  20. Morning swims sound divine Cate :)

    Thanks Roxana :)

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  21. Great idea! You should definately post about making your own green tea!

    pixiedrivein.blogspot.com

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  22. That Strawberry Lush bar looks gooooorgeous - I'm still going on my gingerbread one from Xmas :)

    Great wishes, you'll get used to smiling in front of the camera it feels silly at first but eventually you'll become comfortable with it :)

    My wishes for this week -

    * To finish my novel first plan
    * To finish my second draft of my business plan
    * To go walking with my boyfriend at least twice

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  23. Business plan! That sounds exciting Stef :)

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  24. just discovered your blog and that's a really good idea!! I might try it!

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