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Oula Station Supermarket now Open!

25 Nov


So, seems Oula have opened their supermarket! I think this is great, BUT, what if people start sitting outside ‘beeping’ their horns like they do at the baqalas, this will be a nightmare.
SO, PLEASE, I’m BEGGING you, GET OUT OF YOUR CARS, form an orderly queue and start using the brain that you were born with.
Via Kuwait Black Market

40 Tons of Food Items Seized

24 Nov

According to Kuwait Times

”The Director General of Kuwait Municipality Ahmad Al-Sabeeh said yesterday that the capital’s municipality seized foodstuffs unfit for human consumption amounting to 40 tons, the biggest in the governorate’s history. Al-Sabeeh said in a statement to KUNA that the municipality’s emergency team seized the quantity in a sting against some depots in which they thwarted an attempt to promote the items among consumers through popular markets or groceries spread among the desert campers.”

Apparently some of the food dates back to 2001…that’s just gross.

Speaking of foods being seized. Could someone let me know if they see Aptamil AR milk, anywhere? Or, has it been seized too?

I have searched high and low and haven’t been able to find it anywhere, switched my baby to NOVALAC but it really isn’t agreeing with him. Would really like to get the APTAMIL AR. I have spoken to the Aptamil Supplier here in Kuwait and they have told me, ‘we have it in stock, it hasn’t been signed for release by the balidiya’….-that was three weeks ago and the situation has still not changed. 😦

You know, I’d just like to say, this isn’t ‘shampoo or cream’…it’s baby food, it’s vital that it’s available.

 

What do you think?

21 Nov

Found this FANTASTIC website… it’s a UK handbag website, it’s got bags for fantastic prices!! I think I may order a bag for my mum, aunt and sister for the holiday season!
AND guess what, they ship to Kuwait!!

Marriage and what it means to me…

19 Nov

In my opinion, marriage isn’t just a piece of paper. It’s a contract, an agreement between two people to spend the rest of their lives together…..and happily at that.We should never settle for ‘oh, I’ve married him now, I have to live with it.’ No, you don’t. If it’s that bad, leave. If not, make it work.

My first serious point is, The Wedding Band…don’t start quoting things to me or telling me about culture but personally, I think a wedding band is so important. Thankfully, my husband agreed. What do I think it means? And why do I think it is important? Well, there are a few reasons, it is clear to others that I am married, no longer available! In other words, DON’T BOTHER ME. It shows how important my marriage is. It’s a tiny thing, but it’s always there, always reminding me of the most important person in my life. AND for those exact reasons, I’m glad my husband wears one too…and note: the ‘how important my marriage is’ actually came from his mouth as I type this, I asked him, ‘why is your wedding ring important?’ He said, ‘it reminds me of how important my marriage is’.

Truth be told, it probably is that thing that stops men from making those little mistakes they shouldn’t make but some do.

Right, phew, now that’s out of the road, what next? Yes, ladies…

I think there are a few things that we forget.LADIES. Yes, this is directed at the ladies and for once, I’m making US out to be the ‘bad ones’.

Perhaps, we ‘let ourselves go’. Ladies, we forget the importance of ‘looking nice’, ‘wearing a little makeup’, even jewellery.

I’m not saying that these materialistic things matter BUT I do believe they have some importance.

Put yourself in your husband’s shoes. He comes home, find you in your pjs, trackie bottoms, makeup not done, hair looking like you could fry and egg on it…well, it’s not a very pretty site. Yes, of course, there are going to be days when you will be in trackie bottoms and he will love you just as much but every once in a while, make the effort.

As women, we are quick to blame the man for many, many things. We should all stop and think, sometimes, it IS our fault.

He married a ‘fun’, ‘loving’, woman…try and stay that way.

One problem that ‘crops’ up in marriage is children.

We tend to think we need to take our children EVERYWHERE with us. We don’t. We can arrange to leave them with family/friends and have those romantic nights out with our husbands. They need YOU, ALONE. It’s difficult to have ‘real’ adult conversation with kids around…infact, it’s almost impossible. What if your husband wants to say, ‘damn, you look hot today’…it will resort to ‘you look nice’ and then, we complain. Huh, he said, ‘nice, bes’ that was it…well, what else can he say in front of a 6 year old?

Time alone is VITAL.

Once or twice a week is CRUCIAL. Coffee dates, dinner dates, cinema, a walk on the beach…you are never too old.

Remember that couple that you saw sitting by the pier, eating fish and chips out of a paper bag that were in their 70’s…that is MY aim. I want to be that couple.

Most of us marry our best friends and learn to love them as a ‘title’…a husband or a wife. We all have our ups and downs but we must always remember the reason we fell in love in the first place.

What does marriage mean to you? I’m interested to know. The divorce rate in Kuwait is so high…why? And why can’t marriage be taken more seriously?

Serenity Center, Kuwait

18 Nov

Serenity Centre will be opening, December 1st, 2010.

What exactly is the ‘Serenity Centre’?

Serenity Center is a holistic health center, based in Kuwait. They will offer a wide range of integrated holistic health services, aimed at restoring wellness, balance and harmony of body, mind and soul. Their practitioners are specialized in various modalities of holistic health, and are certified by reputable global institutions. They have extensive experiences in holistic health, both in Kuwait and overseas.

What kind of services will they offer?

Energy Healing Modalities, Chakra & Aura Scanning, Quantum Healing, Reiki Healing, Acupuncture and Cupping Therapy are just a few to name. There are many, many more.

Location

Salmiya, Block 10, Essa Al-Kutami St. 18th Avenue

Building 19604, 2nd floor

Mobile: 50503808 / 50504808

Or Visit here for more information

Personally, I can’t wait to try out the Cupping Therapy, have always wanted to try this! Can’t wait until the 1st December!

Ladies here’s a MUST HAVE iPad APP

17 Nov

Can you guess?

Yes, it’s VOGUE.

Vogue have finally brought out an app for the IPAD!

It’s available from iTunes here

Where will you be Spring/Summer 2011?

17 Nov

Well, I hope I’ll be somewhere watching The Royal Wedding.

That’s right. Prince William is FINALLY going to make an honest woman out of Kate, or Katherine as he made the announcement to the world, yesterday.

So, here’s my question. Is the lady going to do a flip reversal and start dressing and acting like a ‘royal’?

Here’s Kate in 2008- note: this was for a charity, roller-blade party!

Here’s Kate Wearing a neat skirt suit, she was joined by Prince Harry and Camilla Parker-Bowles at St George’s Chapel, Windsor, when William received the Knight of the Garter – becoming a Royal Knight Companion and the 1,000th Knight in the order.

 

Will she remember to take the labels off the shoes when she gets married? I do hope so.

I wish them all the best. I think they make a lovely couples and she seems ‘normal’.