Be mindful

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Hello my reader!

It’s been 01 whole year since my last post. Wow. I can believe its this fast! It also means that I’ve been moving to new office for one year. (Well, I should celebrate my 1st year of new office.)

My new job is less hectic than the previous ones, so I’ve got chance to learned about new things and be proactive for loads of work and knowledge. My new colleagues are also really fun and helpful. Regarding last job, I was like drowning in a workload flood, I can hardly mingle with my colleagues due to my heavy schedule and I often went out of office for my work, all I can do is just working my arse off just to make sure that I fulfilled all the work requirement. I didn’t have much fun with such a hectic job, to be honest.

So, when it comes to work, I’ve got this from my 5 year working experience is to pick a job that you can totally balance yourself among the needs of having time of yourself, having time to have fun with your colleagues (come on, you spend nearly all of your life there, why not having some fun to flush away the stress that daily problems may bring to you?) having time to learn, experience new things and most important, having time to mindful of what you’re doing, and last but not least, having time to enjoy you own work.

Take a look at my outfit this week. I hope you guys will like it.

I will try to have 02 posts/week in the upcoming time, really looking forward to your support and motivation. xoxo (I’m really sorry about some blurry photos here, I will try to make it clearer next time, hope you don’t mind this!)

Cherrypie

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New Office

Hello everyone,

Again, its been a while since my last post.  I’ve got a new job and so far I really need to stay focused on it since all are new to me. That’s why I don’t have lots of time to upload posts. Most of the things I can do now is getting to prepare a good outfit every night, then gotta take my selfie outfit photos in the next morning. I enjoy that haha, its not really time-consuming huh? Anyway, I think it’s also a good idea to share the office outfits, not all of us have an all-the-time inspiration for office wear every morning right? I hope I can be one of the inspiration.

Please take a look at these 02 outfits I made this week. I’m really sorry for the low-quality and small photos. I will get back to the standard ones soon.

Outfit 1: Mustard blouse + navy blue office skirt + heels + ton-sur-ton button earrings.

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Outfit 2: Floral shirt + mini pink skirt + navy heels (I really love the pattern from this shirt)

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Hope you like these 02 outfits. Comment what you think and let’s make friends!

Love,

Cherrypie

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Vuvuzela

Hello everyone!!!

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Its been 02 weeks since my last post. Sorry that I skipped last Saturday post due to my recent busy schedule.

My post today is about …a beer club look. I went to a local beer club called Vuvuzela with my close friends that evening. To create this look, I thought about something quite edgy in my wardrobe. First thing first I could think about the edgy look which I was gonna make was this black mini leather skirt. Then thinking about the top, many options popped up in my mind, a simple top with a denim jacket:

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Or this flowery corset?

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Finally, the flowery corset beat the denim look, since I wanted to create a playful and a little bit sexy look, which I rarely made. I may save the denim one for another time, I also love that look a lot, don’t you think it would look so cool? :)

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What do you think about my look?

Love,

Cherrypie

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RIO 2

 

Hello my readers! Hope you will have a nice new week. :)

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I wore this outfit to go to the cinema and watch RIO 2. I believe many of you guys already watched this right? It’s quite fun, except for the fact that we could only pick up the dubbed version at that time. I think the original would be nice since there are a lot of songs in the movies.

Back to the movie, what do you think about it? Fun, right? I especially love those supporting actors, the 03 birds following Blu, Nigel the cruel bird. I can’t help laughing too much. To me, this part is even better than the 1st part.

Anyway, this movie has a very familiar story line in comparison of the other American animated movies. The main characters get in the internal problem (hereby, Blu couldn’t catch up with the new life in an Amazon forest – his wife’s hometown, and he is even almost isolated with his being unhelpful and his, well, domesticated behaviors.). And then the whole forest gets into the trouble when some human wants to benefit from the wood, Blu and the whole family need to cooperate to fight against these bad guys. And certainly they win. After that, the internal problem is solved and everything goes fine.

Wow, such a dreamy story right? We cannot get that much in real life. But I believe that things will go best when we try best. :) Hope you enjoy my photos!

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Do you have any idea on this outfit? Please don’t hesitate to let me know what you think.

Love,

Cherrypie

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Navel of the Universe

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Hello my readers,

Today I am back with this kind of playful outfit: cropped top, jeans and colorful accessories. Actually this is not the most updated outfit of mine, I wore this a few months ago for a movie with my friend, well, at this time I joined some belly dance class for 02 month already, my tummy looked a lot better than at the present haha. It was a nice blue sky day, so I decided to pick something really colorful and playful to add in my black and grey outfit, so I came up with these necklaces and sandals, and especially, the brownie backpack which I love a lot! Enjoy those photos and let me know what you think about this outfit!

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Love,

Cherrypie

 

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As young as dawn

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Wearing this outfit, I believe that I look a lot younger than what actually I am. Yes, and I really hope so, hope to be forever young teheee.

At this point of my life, I suddenly have the very often recall of my chilhood. I’ve started collected those memories which I can memorize, as much as I can. I am kind of a forgetful girl, I really feel bad for those memories I’ve no longer kept in my mind. Anyway, not any of us won’t miss about our childhood right? What do you miss the most about your childhood? Can you share with me and the readers?

For me, I miss my Grandmother. So far, its been 6 years since her passing away. It was just a turning point in my life, in terms of family love and concern. I began appreciating the connection between our family members, and did become more sensitive about the living. I did live a time trying not to hurt my family members. I didn’t want to regret at the end, like I did regret I didn’t visit and see and talk to my Grand-mom more and more, I didn’t even know she was looking forward to our siblings’ visit that much. Oh, I love her.

However, living and trying not to hurt people is hard, don’t you agree with me?

Sorry I’ve gone too far from where I started. Generally, I just want to be BACK, to the past. I believe that everyone, when reaching some point of their life, will feel like me at this time.

Back to my outfit, I notice recently, there is a trend of coming back to jeans jumpsuit, so I pulled out this old jumpsuit ant  throw on. It doesn’t look outdated at all right? :) So can we say that denim is always trendy and amazing? :)

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Love,

Cherrypie

Vung Tau (Part 2)

Hi there,

I’m back, to continue where I’ve left off in my last part.

Day 2 in Vung Tau: Free buffet in the hotel – Swimming pool – Resting in the hotel – Lunch – Lighthouse – Swimming and flying a kite at the Back beach – Back to hotel – Dinner – Greyhound racing & nosh.

Ky Hoa is considered as a 3.5-4 star hotel. But I think their buffet service is not that standard. Little food variety. Buffet time limitation from 6:30AM something to 9AM (which I really hate about lots of hotel in Vietnam, whoever go for a vacation and need to get up early before 7PM to have a not-used-up-yet breakfast???). I also noticed that they never supplied more food to the container when it’s 8:30AM, nearly 9:00AM! Waiters are few, they rarely cleared the finished dishes.

But it’s OK. We still had fun having breakfast since we woke up before 7AM. :)

After breakfast, we had a very fun swimming section, especially with our little baby.

 

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After the swimming session, we intended to visit Bạch Dinh (White Palace) but the baby was, unfortunately, sleeping, so we had to skip this place and had to take a rest in the room instead, until the baby woke up.

Bạch Dinh locates very near my hotel, in the Front Beach. This villa was built as a summer holiday house for a French Governor.

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We woke up for lunch, yay! Another seafood lunch at Cây Bàng restaurant, which is 5 mins driving from the hotel.

This is a sea-view restaurant as well.

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Our bill for 6 persons is 800,000 VND (around 40USD) which was double expensive in comparison with the dinner last night.

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After the nice lunch, we headed to the Light House, which locates on Bai Sau (Back Beach) and then the Back Beach for swimming.

Way to the Lighthouse, it takes around 10mins to go up from the ground. They say people can go hiking here, but I don’t recommend doing this when you are alone or with 1 or 2 people. It’s very dangerous because of few residence and many threats of robbery.

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We are super amused with this tree, can you guess what? Cotton tree!

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“The lighthouse affords a panoramic view of the whole of Vung Tau and is a really interesting site. No ticket is needed, but tourists are required to pay 4,000 VND per visit.” (wikitravel). In fact, we were just requested to pay for our taxi’s parking at 0.5USD.

The toilet is quite dirty and abandoned :'(.

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You can have your portrait drawn by this man, at 5USD/person.

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-Me and the baby at the foot of the Light House – the highest place of the Light House all tourists are allowed to get to. (Meaning we are not allowed to get up there on the top, I suppose the workers are working there right? :))
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View from another side of the Light House:

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After the sightseeing on Light House, we quickly had our clothes changed in that dirty toilet :( and got straight to the Back Beach to swimmmmmmm. We told the taxi driver to drop us somewhere crowded. Yay, and there it was, our beach. Remember what I said in the last post, Vung Tau beach is not a very clear beach, so don’t expect too much :).

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First time I flied a kite!!! It’s very windy here, flying kite is a super good choice, instead of playing ball.IMG_5746 IMG_5833 IMG_5907

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We got back to the hotel for showering. After that, we went for dinner and greyhound racing! I’m going to tell you a very good food we had for that dinner: Pigeon Porrigde.

Place I ate: 56 Đồ Chiểu street – 10 mins of driving from our hotel.

The porridge is cooked while being served, when it’s boiled enough, we put the veges, bean-spouts to the pot to cook together. Don’t worry about when the porridge is cooked well, a guy of the restaurant will help you doing this.

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I think the Chinese people would know this, this is you char kway. To those who don’t know, this is a fried breadstick. In Ho Chi Minh city, very often, we cut this into smaller pieces and put it into porridge or some certain kind of noodle like Bánh canh cua (Crab tapioca noodles). It tastes nice!25878245_ai1hZatmV-t-F2Mvhun_uHMtr1v52tAd5vxG2Y8qkpY

The porridge is yum!

We headed for the stadium for Greyhound race!  The ticket is 60,000VND/person (~3USD). The stadium is LAM SƠN stadium, locates at 15 Lê Lợi. We can walk from the dining place. This is big stadium, not as I imagined haha.

The greyhound occur every Fri and Sat. Each night there would be 10 rounds of racing. We came in late when the 3rd round just started, we watched the race for the next 4 rounds and got off. We are not gamblers hehe. For more information, I quote from vov.vn: “Visitors can legally bet on winners, exacta betting, or trifecta betting. In Exacta, the bettor chooses first and second place finishers in order. The Trifecta is the same but also includes third place. Minimum bets are VND10,000.

Gamblers usually consult a programme describing each participating dog and their performance records.”

I feel poor the dogs!

We had some Rau má đậu xanh (Centella smoothie with green beans) which was really nice. Recommended address: Bà Già shop, on Đồ Chiểu str (where we had pigeon porridge).

Đồ Chiểu street is actually a food area. You can totally explore this area by yourself!

Then we got back to the hotel and slept!

Day 3: Free breakfast in hotel – Swimming pool – Lunch – BUS back to Ho Chi Minh city

We had Bánh khọt, a signature dish of Vung Tau for lunch. We intended to have Bánh khọt Bà Hai (Ms. Hai’s Bánh khọt) on Trần Đồng street, but it was close then, we, recommended by the taxi driver, got straight to Cô Ba Vũng Tàu (Ms. Ba). This restaurant has quite a few branches in Ho Chi Minh city already, so, nothing special! :)

Bánh khọt is popular in the South of Vietnam, it is a round, fried rice flour pancake which we serve with green veges and sweet fish sauce. Hmmm, I’m hungry.

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This post is quite long already . Hope you enjoyed reading it. Actually, to me, Vung Tau is quite a nice city, except for the dirty beach and some cheats by vendors at weekend. It’s worth your trying! :)

Cherrypie