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Sunday, August 31, 2008

I don't know how my visitors reached from 800 to 1,595 to 2,000 to 4,587!! Its almost reaching 5,000 visitors and that's not really bad, ha? But the most confusing thing is that how come between a one day span, my visitors have increased quite rapidly.. like from 2,000 to 4,587. Do you think its fishy, possible or incorrect stats? Please let me know.. I am used to traffic as high as this but that was before..

Its true that i used to have about 2,000 and more visitors before the month of may, and it was possible because i was blogging from July 2007. The very disheartening decrease happened when i wasn't active for almost 40 days, month of may.. my visitors dropped to just 200 something:(.. A few posts and activeness on forums, communities etc got me back to square one and now this big big increase.. but hopefully it should continue this way, if there is nothing fishy:)

Saturday, August 30, 2008

Yogi's weblog

I have noticed a drop of pr on most of the active blogs, yet Yogi's weblog maintains that pr4 even now and i wonder what, how come??.. i then realized that exceptionally written posts and beautiful pictures gaze at me within the pages on his blog and that's why i consider his blog as comes as one of the best:) Adding to that a simple, neat look always impresses!

You must take a look at the the largest fountain in Dubai picture post.. amazing pictures, and more than i admire the pictures i admire the fact that you did a great job in getting those images out to us, yogi.. a proud fellow Indian, i am:)

Yeah, that's true, my friend is from India.. the place where i belong too! not to forget to mention that he also has posts on India.. some more interesting posts on his blog are that of wallpapers, windows shortcuts and tips/tricks, stories, about the Olympics 2008 etc etc.. there is lots, lots, and lots more..

So now you know what is takes to maintain that pr? even i couldn't maintain this pr4 blog of mine, and i learnt my lesson from yogi:)

Friday, August 29, 2008

Glitter Graphics

I am so thankful to friends who dropped by my blog when i was depressed and away, and left such encouraging comments which i really was in need of. Am so happy to say that most of the pains have actually disappeared and am back to normal again. This means, am no more depressed, am happy again! Friends have been really supporting and i will never be able to pay them back..

... and yippee, the news of my new pc on the way.. there are feelings of wanting to scream and tell the world how excited i am. And to think of just yesterday, i felt like the most unhappy person on earth! I know how i struggle on this pc, which is not a model from the 80's.. hahaha.. yet its pretty slow and frustrations build up when commenting and blog hopping isn't easy.

Baby Alisha is growing up as i wanted, my son Aryan too.. I got a loving/caring and supportive husband. They're all i ever want in my life and i am no doubt, trying to appreciate the greener side of life:)

Monday, August 25, 2008

So the Olympics are finally over, and i was too involved with other things than to watch the games... I have no idea how many medals we(India) really won or how many we missed, as there are too many interferences in my life these days... though i was looking forward to watching the Olympics, and my intentions before the games were to enjoy the whole of it... but right now ive got a big headache that i want to clear off first and maybe next 4 years will be bring me that much happiness and peace i long for, to be able to enjoy myself watching the games or rather doing anything that i desire... lack of interest, it seems, is the reason i gave it a miss.. i just pray that the lord gives me that much strength to overcome such obstacles am facing, and let there be happiness surrounding my world.

Seems am beginning to pour out some of my personal frustrations;) i know this is not the place where i should be doing so as everybody prefers a happy blogger.. but.. sometimes darkness does happen in a persons life, looks like I'm victim this time. I feel lonely, lost, confused and depressed and i feel anger conquering me to an uncontrollable extent.. and though there is one very strong reason behind my emotions, but i hope... and pray, its nothing, just a passing phase... Do you feel this way too and when?

But am one happy person with my kids and i enjoy myself thoroughly when am blogging and i know my emotions wont lessen your acknowledgement of me even in the tiniest way... so i just want to tell you all, that i love you all and am grateful for the love and support you showered on me:)

Saturday, August 23, 2008

Host Rating site

The Internet is incomplete without web hosts, and users often worry their head out searching for a good web hosting service. Even a sites performance is entirely based on their hosts service, for a dead host will naturally cause your site optimization problems. A good one will obviously prove worthy..

I found one of the best web host rating sites where the best hosts are rated accordingly and there is a rated, top 10 web hosting service list which will be very beneficial to those in need of the best host services. And also if you need a new host, because the directly consists of the best hosting services on the web.

Their rating system of web hosts is based on customer satisfaction, affordability, reliability, uptime and technical support. The sites directory features complete information on web hosting providers, their web hosting plans, promotional and discount coupons, and unedited reviews by real customers.

The type of hosts the site rates Unix hosting, windows hosting, dedicated hosting, reseller hosting and more. The types of hosting awards 2008 are based on best budget hosting, best blog hosting, forum hosting, multi hosting and more..

Plenty of articles to choose from which proved so helpful to me. I went through most of them and reading the article that tips us about choosing domain names gave me a better insight of how a domain name works and how to choose one.

I now consider a domain name a very important part of a website and when am choosing a new domain name or hosting my website on a web hosting service, i'll prefer to come back here to take some more advice:)

Friday, August 22, 2008

Hey i got paid by snap bomb.. a very good paid to review site and guess what they paid after more than two months since my first post for them! Yet am so glad that they did pay at least.. I stopped blogging for them at $62 but then now am assured that they're sincere just like payperpost, another paid to review site. When i saw the amount in my pay pal i wasn't surprised at all, as ive heard from about they late payment from many others and am happy that they're genuine with me also.. hehe..

So anyone looking to join some ways to make money, just join some pretty good paid to review sites..
..The best site so far, because they have plenty of opps to choose from and they pay monthly. They pay min $5,$12,$15,$130 and more.. I lost two $109 and $135 opps this month:(
.. They pay not less than $10 for a review and the unbelievable thing is that they never rejected even one post! I like that they pay in bulk:)

Blog Advertising - Get Paid to Blog
.. Has less to offer these days but they pay $6,$8,$10 for a post and they pay every week after the post approval.

.. The same bidding system but they have a large number of opps and they're paying fairly. There are advertisers lined up to be reviewed.

Social They have lots of opps for US bloggers, but even then.. they're fair. They pay monthly.
.. You have to bid for posts and even though i did win some bids i couldn't complete the tasks. I haven't been paid even once by them! hehe

bloggersreview.. A site launged few month back, but i got my first campaign, today, after two months of signing up.. but i think it should pick up.

This post will be updated as soon as i find more useful sites:)

Wednesday, August 20, 2008

Baby Alisha turned 22 months on the 18th of August, just two months left for her 2nd birthday! I am so excited, as i've planned a hugeee birthday party for my doll. I have planned to create a fairy land atmosphere, in which shes be wearing a pretty lacy fairy dress and her cake will be of a fairy too. Its all going to be in my favourite color pink, light pink. And am sure everyone invited will enjoy the party tremendously. We had a very huge party for Aryan(my son) on his 1st birthday with around 500 guests attending, seemed like a wedding party:) I guess i wont be inviting 500 people but those that will be invited can be assured an enjoyable time. We'll have dancing, singing, games, feasting etc etc... dancing will be in free style with lots of English hits, as my family loves 'jiving', to the core...hehe

Now, back to the topic.. hehe.. Alisha had shown a great improvement in her English and shes now began to use words like Bike, car, colors, monkey, maggi(aggi), cat and some words she repeats instantly. The funniest word is Babb which she calls her brother because we call him by his nickname, which is bobby:).. so she keeps calling him as "babb, babb".. Shes changed from aao(hindi word for come).. to come and am the happiest mom;)

Shes been very quite fit(touch wood) since her convulsion, in fact shes perfectly fine and what else can a mother want:).. the only thing she prefers nursing to solids, but am hoping she'll soon begin consuming rice, dal and veggies in larger quantities.

Please let me know how you celebrated your child's first birthdays:)

Saturday, August 16, 2008


This is a very special award is for all my blogger friends, old and new.. I am very happy to have gained such wonderful friends who've captured a very special place in my heart. Infact i am the one who should be extremely thankful to them to have allowed me that special place in 'their' hearts:) If it weren't for them, where would i be? Just in some lonely corner of the blogosphere.. I haven't been a very active bloggger this year due to circumstances but my blogger buddies were always encouraging. Everybody wants to have friends worldwide and i consider myself pretty lucky that i was able to live my childhood dream...

Special words to my friends:
Each of you have been very kind and encouraging, which i will always be grateful for. You have touched my life in so many various ways that my world is changed for the better.. No i am not going anywhere, am here to stay, friends.. but since some of you have been with me from the very start, some are my newest friends and a few of you have left.. i though there would be no other special way to let you know that i appreciate and love you all.. I will always cherish every compliment or advice you all had for me and deep inside my heart each one of you will remain, forever.. Thanks a million, friends:)

This special award goes to(In alphabetical order)..
Aunt Nora, You have been my inspiration right from the start, you are an amazing mom..
Ayush, You are missed but cherished, come back again..
Azlynn, You and Aish are an awesome mom/son duo..
Bluecrystaldude, You are one outstanding blogger i have ever come across, wish you loads of success..
Bluedreamer, Your the star in the blogosphere, you have lit up my world in multiple ways..
Sweetiepie, You are also missed deeply but your kind words will always remain in my heart..
Coolingstar, You always spread love and kindness, wish you reach the stars..
Dan, You are also missed but cherished, where ever you are, wish you success..
Jc, Your a terrific mom to your boys, whom i admire too much..
Jay, You have dreams, let me share them with you..
Joy, Your life and belief in god is truly worth admiring..
Kc, You blog incredibly, i have smiled many times while on your blog..
Laliane, Your life and kids are always a delight to read about..
Lilyruth, Your love for dogs truly makes me wonder if you are an angle in disguise..
Liza, You are a one fantastic, fabulous blogger and sister/friend who i wish to be like..
Makemoneyonline, Your young and so motivating for many others, may all your wishes be fulfilled..
Martini, Your life is so interesting to read, an awesome mom and friend you are..
Mica, You are also missed on my blog, wish you great achievements..
Micheal, You an amazing father, friend and blogger..
Mr viruz, You are also missed and your comments and advice will always be with me..
Navin, Your comments are missed but am always wishing you great success and happiness..
Nihal, Your blogs were wonderful and motivational, please come back to blogging again..
Purplefrogcat, Your blogs have been read and i love the amount of entertainment you create on your blog..
Pinay mommy, You are a popular blogger mom and a great inspiration to all other mums.
Raaji, You are one talented writer, the way you put down your mind into words is simply remarkable..
Syari, Your friendship is deeply cherished and your encouraging words always linger in my ears..
Twinkletoe, You are an extremely talented designer and you seem to awake my dreams to be a designer myself..
Vhiel, Your designs are greatly admired and the contests that you host on your blog are pretty attractive..
Waliz, You were the person i have been most close to since i started my blog. Your lighthearted personality and comments always made me smile, and i deem you one of my best blogger friends..

Please use the code for the award friends.. as its linked directly to my photo bucket account, as a prevention of loss and pleaseeeeeeeee enjoy the award too:)

Friday, August 15, 2008


Its India's Independence day today, the 15th of august and the whole of our nation will be singing Jana Gana Mana.. our national anthem. This day, always brings back memories of my school when I day functions used to be one of the most awaited day by students and teachers. For me, the practice sessions before the main day used to be fun, actually.. we were able to bunk classes and have so much fun! hehe.. Once the day arrived, the flag hoisting ceremony took place followed by our march past and other performances and programmes. Then sweets, samosas, jelebies etc were handed out to all the students of our school. Special lunch used to be served to the boarders and i was one of them.. but then we also had to bid our practice sessions a tearful good bye! Because that meant no more bunking! hehe.. but i wouldn't encourage bunking classes, ever.. i really miss the good old days terribly:)

India celebrates this day to mark the freedom of our country from the British rule. Delhi will be joining in the hoisting of the Indian flag after which there will be a speech by our beloved prime minister followed by cultural programs. Being a national holiday there will also be hoisting of flags across the country by seniors of each areas community.

India remembers its freedom fighters and their contributions towards our Independence. Today, we stand a free and proud nation.. HAPPY INDEPENDENCE DAY, everyone:)


" Jana Gana Mana Adhinayaka Jaya He
Bharat Bhagya Vidhata
Punjab Sindh Gujarat Maratha
Dravida Utkala Banga
Vindhya Himachal Yamuna Ganga
Ucchala Jaladhi Taranga
Tubh Shubha Name Jage
Tubh Shubha Ashisha Mange
Gahe Tubh Jaya Gata
Jan Gan Mangaldayak Jay He
Bharat Bhagya Vidhata
Jaye He ! Jaye He ! Jaye He !
Jaye,Jaye,Jaye,Jaye He "

Below is the Translation of The national anthem- Jana Gana Mana In English

Thou are the ruler of the minds of all people, dispenser of India's destiny.

The name rouses the hearts of Punjab, Sind, Gujurat and Maratha. Of the Dravid and Orissa and Bengal.

It Echoes in the hills of Vindhyas and Himalayas, mingles in the music of Yamuna and Ganga and is chanted by the waves of the Indian Sea.

They pray for your blessing and sing thy praise. The salvation of all peaople is thy hand, thou dispenser of India's destiny. Victory, Victory, Victory to thee.

The new multi powerful all-in-one multimedia application is the latest software to simplify audio and video editing. It offers conversion, ripping, editing, recording, burning, playback, and much more and its none other than the Blaze Media Pro software. The software isn't complicated as it seems. Audio, video, and data CD/DVD burning are completely supported by the software and easy to use, including easy burning of VCD, SVCD, and DVD's.

Sound files can be saved by extraction of the audio content from video files, and frames can also be extracted to images files in batch mode. The use of still image frames or other video files can be used to create new videos! MIDI files, can be recorded providing a solution to convert MIDI to MP3, WAV, WMA, OGG and the same can be used for DVD audio editing.

Play up with the video editing features that offers 30 effects and color adjustment operations for the enhancement and alternation of videos. Delete frame, delete selection, crop, re size, rotate, mirror, flip, trim, text overlay, adjust audio volume are some of the operations used for editing videos. The powerful mov converter can convert videos to MPG, AVI and Windows Media Video with ease. The audio and video editing combination provided by the software is truly worthy of praise:)

Tuesday, August 12, 2008

I had been watching the grand opening of the Olympic right since my childhood days, when color televisions weren't even in scene! I remember my father and grandfather cheering the volunteers in such great enthusiasm as each country walked past our Televisions screens. Little did i know what was happening, i could just understand that there was some singing, dancing, some sort of drill display going on.. yet i always watched in amazement.. As the years passed, i missed out on many of the beginnings but when i watched this years opening which was remarkably planned and carried out.. i enjoyed every bit of it and not only me, but Aryan and Alisha, my two kids also watched the spectacular event with our eyes fixed onto the TV screen. Both my cheerful kids were clapping their hands and waving out to the participants on the TV! That was quite cute, made me remember my days :)

India was also there making us proud. But this time.. India watched wondering if they will bring us any medals this year?? Seems as if someone read our minds(the whole of India).. hehe.. and news flashed on TV that.. Abhinav Bindra earned India’s first-ever individual Olympic gold medal, winning the 10-meter air rifle competition on Monday. In India, his parents rejoiced upon hearing the news.

Courtesy: The times new york

For more info on this topic, please visit the following site at India’s First Gold

As soon as i discover some new and clear photos of the grand opening, i will update this post:)

Monday, August 11, 2008

Received this Brillante weblog award from Twinkle toe(Twinks), a pretty talented designer, great commenter and friend:)

The above recipients of the Brillante Weblog are welcomed to put the Logo on their personal blogs and have the honor of passing this award to seven other bloggers.

Here are the rules for passing on the award:

l. Put the logo on your blog
2. Add a link to the person who awarded you.
3. Nominate at least seven other blogs
4. Add links to those blogs on your blog

Leave a message for your nominee on their blog.
I pass this award on to my newest blogger friends:).. they all awesome, just as much as my old blogger friends:)

I just saw this somewhere on some site and thought it was quite amusing.. read out loud and laugh if you can, for laughing in good for health.. so please keep laughing!! hahaha.. Laughing therapy?;)

Friday, August 08, 2008


OK, now i know these pictures were out many days ago.. but as you know i like to buzz about the things that interest me and maybe am not a new blog so that's why am late at posting this beautiful picture post;) but never late than never:)

That's Angelina's and brads beautiful babies.. the twins that were the most talked about since the pregnant mother claimed all rumors true. The 3 month twins look extremely adorable and as expected would take over both their parents beautiful and dashing looks. So now the two new members Knox Leon and Vivienne Marcheline( tough name) have joined the family of 6, that totals up to 8!

The pictures are said to have cost them a whooping $14 million and why do i feel the celebs babies are great way to making some quick $$$$$.. I mean for the couples themselves;) he he

I welcome you to Reflections Of Darkness, a blog which reflects the inner side of the light hearted author Hari.. i guess the others would call you harry! he he.. The moment i landed on the blog i burst out into laughter at the picture posted on the most recent post.. the pic has Lk Advani and Sonia Gandhi posing as the screen pair Akshay kumar and Katrina Kaif from the movie 'singh is king' and its in a pretty filmi style pose!! hahaha.. that's ridiculous.. and funny too. Seems I liked your blog just at the first glance:)

Ok, now Hari has loads of pretty interesting posts about unknown facts, some tips and lots more which am sure his visitors shouldn't ever get bored while on the blog. The layout is in black and orange which matches the ads and other widgets well. I liked the large shout box where hes got lots of friends leaving him wonderful encouraging messages and loads of blogger buddies too! Though you are quite new but sure you will make it big in the blogshpere asap because you have that talent to blog:)

I actually noticed that Hari loves playing cricket, but time makes us forget our one time passions.. we should wish him all the best to continue playing cricket and maybe his passions would make him a star one day! Keep posting more Hari.. wish you all the best in your blogging journey:)

Thursday, August 07, 2008


My computer has grown old and needs to be dumped! that's what i feel for my more than four years computer, my old pal. I had a done a format two months back and then again last month and again, yesterday!! Phew! yet i don't want to part with my old buddy;) Of course its going to be very disheartening when i actually do.. I cant use a screen resolution not more than 800x and its very difficult to view pages. I think most surfers would agree? so i think i have to compromise my old for new and then i can achieve some of my blogging goals:)

The main problem that arises is when am using two browsers at the same time when am surfing my daily sites, and the fact is that its compulsory to use both because some sites are not compatible with either one. I love using both browsers but both have their own pros and cons. Though Mozilla is fabulous to use especially because of its multiple tabs and i love Internet exp's neat and clean look! Using both together makes my PC get too slow. I need some advice and solutions so that i can make my time useful while am still on this computer:) Which browser works best for you???

Sipping on hot coffee can be so relaxing and refreshing, especially after a hectic days work. Its what my husband loves when hes back home from work and i think its what every husband loves doing;) i too love coffee not only to get instant refreshment but also because i love the taste. Being coffee lovers, my husband has decided to scan some the best sites that offer the best branded coffee online or maybe he needed some more knowledge about an instant coffee maker to make life more simpler and faster and look what we found at an online site that's pretty convincing. I needed this badly as i hate messy coffee and this site has plenty of best deals to prepare the best branded coffee in a jiffy.

Instant and mess free K-Cup coffee or hot chocolate can be easily prepared with no worries about wasting even a single Cup Coffee again, by the single serve brewing technology they offer. K-Cup is a plastic container, similar to a coffee creamer, with a special coffee filter inside containing perfectly ground coffee beans, tea leaves or hot cocoa powder. The K-Cup is air-sealed, locking in freshness and ensuring a long shelf life. When Keurig K-Cups are placed into a Keurig single serve brewer (26), the specially-designed brewer punctures both the K-Cup lid and its bottom where pressurized hot water is forced through the K-Cup. The delicious coffee, tea or hot cocoa is then poured directly into a standard coffee cup which results in delicious mess free coffee!

I noticed so many brands i've never even heard of before like Keurig Coffee which is set on a good deal. If you buy a Keurig Elite B40 Home Brewer today, you will receive 10 packs of free samples of your own choice plus a free shipment! a hot deal, isn't it? Timothy's Coffee, Emeril's Coffee, and Gloria Jean's are some some of the major brands they offer from among others. They are authorized distributor of Keurig products and be an gladly trusted on, for the best instant coffee makers online. Go ahead and surf the site for the other best deals that maybe i haven't set my eyes upon. Its all worth your time. As for me, i'll be saving on some money to gift my husband the best branded maker soon and its paypal accepted too!

Tuesday, August 05, 2008

The beauty of a woman is not in the clothes she wears,
The figure that she carries,
Or the way she combs her hair.
The beauty of a woman must be seen from in her eyes,
Because that is the doorway to her heart,
the place where love resides.
The beauty of a woman is not in a facial mole,
But true beauty in a woman is reflected in her soul.
It is the caring that she lovingly gives,
The passion that she shows,
And the beauty of a woman
With passing years -- only grows!

Friday, August 01, 2008

I am so honored to receive this precious award from bluedreamer, a very dear and cute friend from the Philippines.. Its the interesting blog of the month award and its brilliant!

Bluedreamer is every bloggers favourite, because of the extremely brilliant qualities he possesses as a blogger and a human being! He makes it a point to visit and comment on his friends blogs at every post of theirs.. and a post always feels so incomplete without a comment from him and other friends:) Hes has one very special quality out of the many he possesses, which i admire greatly, his talent.. he creates fun and interesting games and contests on his site.. you must take a visit and am sure you will also be honored to receive this precious award from bluedreamer:)

The award for interesting blog of the month, is been given out every month to a lucky blog and many of our common friends have already received the award and i was always so happy for them and now myself, finally.. Its not only the award but also a very big and important interview by bluedreamer himself! read it Here... I have answered all from my heart and am so glad to have been given the opportunity to be interviewed:) things always come in the right time as they say, and its definitely my right time.. today is my wedding anniversary and i deem this a very precious gift as result for my months of being a blogger!

Thanks bluedremer.. your award is very precious to me and will remain on this blog forever and in my heart too:))

You're dressed at your best to attend a function but does that style appear complete without a dazzling piece of material below your sleeve? Oh, definitely not because you wont be forgetting about wearing a cufflink, but you could be bored or tired of them? I have for the you the latest and the most stylishly designed cufflinks from

The cufflinks am talking about can compliment you style with any occasion, any function and any mood! The varieties of different colors, materials and designs may compel you to purchase some instantly, as they're never seen before and every time theres a new design coming up! So don't forget to check out often. Semi-precious stones, Sterling Silver Cufflinks, Silver (No Stone)Gold Cufflinks, Crystal Cufflinks, Fiber Optic Cufflinks, Enamel Cufflinks, Silk Cufflinks, Stainless Steel Cufflinks, Carbon Fiber, Wood Cufflinks for Men and Women. The material variety goes on and on..

I have noticed one that was lately designed, an elegant working watch cufflinks finished with 14kt gold overlay. You can use this as a watch by just pushing the side knob and when the battery's down, a jeweller can change the battery. I think the one who receives this as a gift will imagine themselves no less than a Queen or king! Its designed perfectly and brilliantly as a mini watch cufflink! The pictures right above.

Have you noticed that mybloglog has got a new green shade look? its gone from green to greener, isn't it? one thing everyone has noticed or its only me.. i was searching for the my recent visitors and there it was right below my profile picture section and above the sites section which i think it should of been below the sites section.. but we would notice it anyway:))

They've made many changes since the time i joined in 2007 and its for the better, now that's it more easier to navigate. of course the changes i liked were that the hot members have increased from 4, to 6, to 8! and many more. I don't like one thing, the fact that they've added the myblolgog action which shows every member's actions on the community! its not acceptable to me and i don't know to how many others, too.. I mean the latest post in okay but not the adding and messaging members action. Agree or not?

Anyway i love their community and am always looking forward to joining new blog communities and in return, want many more members to join mine. so will you join my community at today? Your are most welcome!:)

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