Tuesday, August 07, 2007

Here's Mariuca!




Many of you already know the face behind this blog, so I got my best buddy Emila, to come up with an illo of me with my adorable Phoebe instead! Thanks Emila, love my hair here! And NOW, I can finally answer the Face Behind the Blog meme I received from the fun & friendly Supermom of It's A Miracle and the funny & cute Uncle Sam of Simple Life.


Blog Title Mariuca - Wishing On A Falling Star
Description A look into my world as a freelance copywriter, who works from home. Loves cats, perfumes and daydreaming.
Why "Wishing On A Falling Star" Because I am always daydreaming and making wishes, which I believe will come true so long as I make them on the brightest star!




Name : Mariuca
Country : Malaysia
Occupation : Freelance Copywriter
Birthday : August
Fav Color : Red, Pink, White & Black
Fav Drink : Coffee
Fav Fruit : Strawberry, Pear, Watermelon
Fav Dessert : Anything chocolate
Hobbies : PC Games, SIM CITY, Writing, Reading, Shopping, Surfing the Net


Some of the blogs that I know which put up picture(s) of me are :
1)
Jesse Blogs It All
2)
Book Project - Unity in Diversity
3) WGM

Now, I would like to tag these bloggers to share more of themselves with me and my friends.

4) Dani
5) Mark
6) Daniel


Instruction to this meme

1. Post a short blog article that includes a photograph (or a series of photos) showing the face behind your blog. If you already show a photo somewhere on your site (such as in your about page), then make your post more interesting and choose a photo that’s not currently online.
2. Include links to other people that have displayed a photo, or include their photos in your post, adding a reference.
3. Tag as many others as you like in your post to spread the meme. Each person tagged should create their own post and repeat the process.
4. If you
link back to me here and drop a comment, I’ll be sure to include links back to you.

Gayla at Mom GadgetChar at Essential KeystrokesPaul at Reflections Rob at 2DolphinsZep at The In-Sect Ingo at StixsterStevie at Lost In Cyberspace The Paper Bull at (oddly enough) The Paper BullLisa Sabin-Wilson at Just A Girl In The WorldDawud Miracle at dmiracle.com Wendy Piersall at eMoms at HomeDennis Bjorn Petersen at Petersen Inc. Randa Clay at Randa Clay DesignDrew McLellan at The Marketing MinuteBecky McCray at Small Biz Survival Phil Gerbyshak at Make it Great!Steve Woodruff at StickyFigure Dave Olson at Live the GREAT life that you desireGreg at Become a Remote Control SEOAriane Benefit at Neat Living Blog Genesis at the At Home Mom BlogArmen at iFFECT.NET Mihaela Lica at Online Public RelationsTara at Graphic Design BlogDoris Chua at Home Office Women Edward Mills at Evolving TimesTony D. Clark at Success from the Nest Jonathan-C Phillips at SmartWealthyRichKaren at A Deaf Mom Shares Her WorldLisa Gates at intrinsic life design Rammel Firdaus at rammelfirdaus.comCarol at Pentimento Adam Kayce at Monk at WorkThomas at Technical BloggerTammy Lenski at I Can?t Say That! Chris Brown at Branding & Marketing Rory Sullivan at HamelifeDerek Wong at Going The Wong WayEmbuck at embuck.comMs. Q at QMusings Shelly Tucker at This Eclectic Life Steve at Ramblings from the MarginalizedTroy Worman at on!blogLilith at Lilith’s Owl NestRevov at REVO-OVER Karin at Stop/Start Jamy at Seay's Kopitam this is a miracle Mariuca First Time Dad Simple Life Emila's Illustrated Blog A Great Pleasure All Is One, One Is All Anything Goes Jesse Blogs It All Tote Bag Confesses Mumblings Lonely hurts


42 comments:

FL Sam August 08, 2007 12:06 AM

1st to comments. Any prize!

Very nice illo by your creative buddy Emilia. You look so sweet and cool in this illo. :)

Adrian August 08, 2007 12:09 AM

Wow Marzie! You look so pretty (as my daughter likes to say)! Emila did a wonderful job of making you look nice LOL ;p

Mariuca August 08, 2007 12:09 AM

Ha ha ha Uncle Sam u r the first one here! For that u get a huge Mariuca HUG and KISS! :):):)

Yeah la, Emila did this for me, I love it!! :)

Mariuca August 08, 2007 12:11 AM

He he he thanks Adrian! In real life not so pretty, so illo must look better mah! :):):)

Robert Revell August 08, 2007 12:20 AM

Thats incredible! Wow.Great job Emila! Am I tagged? I see the reference to my site, I hope I am or it's a friendly gesture? Anyway your pic is great, I love it:)

Mariuca August 08, 2007 12:26 AM

Hi Bobby, didn't Jan tag u on this one? Actually those are referring to blogs that have my pics up. But feel free to do the tag if you like, the more the merrier :)

Yay to Emila for doing such a lovely job on my illo! :)

Robert Revell August 08, 2007 12:39 AM

Jan tagged me on 10 things, I dunno, I'll go look.Illo? short for illostration?hehehe...

joezul August 08, 2007 12:50 AM

"That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet." by William Shakespeare - famous writer

"Our Sweet Marzie by any other look
is still as pretty and beautiful as ever"
by joezul - crazy blogger

:)

Mariuca August 08, 2007 12:54 AM

Joe! I happen to LOVE that line by Shakespeare....
And now am loving yours! Thanks so much :):):)

Bobby - illo is illustrator's/artist's slang for illustration... Emila told me! ;)

conan_cat August 08, 2007 1:17 AM

hehe that's an illustration... :P but i can tell you're one sweet and quiet and nice nice gal type of lady (perhaps with an evil alter ego muahahha) XD kidding hehe

Mariuca August 08, 2007 1:26 AM

Hi Conan, welcome to my blog! You can tell all that from my illo huh... actually the evil Mariuca does appear once in a while, but only when the nice Mariuca gets really pissed off...LOL! Thanks for dropping by :):)

Dani August 08, 2007 1:37 AM

hahaha.. Mariuca! I knew this is coming.. when I saw this meme on other blog, I pray that I won't get it.. anyway, I will return the honour.. stay tune!

Mariuca August 08, 2007 1:43 AM

Dani! Ha ha ha... despite me oredi knowing how u look like, I STILL wan to see at least one picture up on ur blog! ;) Have fun!

Jean Chia August 08, 2007 1:53 AM

marzie, u & phoebe look so sweet in that drawing. Great job, emila!

since you love SIM CITY, i think you will go crazy over The Sims. play before?

Mariuca August 08, 2007 1:58 AM

Thanks Jean, u always say the sweetest things!! :)

I played The Sims a couple of times, but dunno why it doesn't fascinate me as much as SIM CITY... ;)

Adrian August 08, 2007 8:02 AM

Err...Marzie, actually thats what I meant...and that's why I said Emila did a good job LOL ;p

Happy Wednesday to you! :)

J@n!ce August 08, 2007 9:19 AM

Marzie : I cannot believe that I am so late into this comment supposed to be the first one to comment mah since I receive your email. Sigh... all bcos of my notebook, it just hinder me from coming here...
You are super cute, you told me that you have an idea what to put up & this is the illo behind it? Its really nice leh, you should put it permenantly at your sidebar. I love the silky hair & the way u look down at Phoebe is totally sweet. Really smart of you to have thought of that since you run out of photos... LOL :)
That jacket looks familiar, I saw it at 'the 2 of us'... I love that pic !! Very nice, love ya ;)

Jean Chia August 08, 2007 9:42 AM

LOL! i had my mind & soul in the Sims. I was awake till 4-5am everyday to play this super addicting pc game. I was still in my secondary school that time. So, imagine, sleeping at 4-5am, then wake up at 6.30am for school.. LOL! I was insane!!

Emila Yusof August 08, 2007 10:21 AM

Hi Marzie & friends! Glad you guys like the illo.

Mariuca August 08, 2007 10:25 AM

Hi Janice! Yeah lor ur notebook gave u probs last night, but it's ok! Am glad that u like the illo, Emila managed to help me in a jiffy! Oh I love my silky hair here too LOL! :):):)

Adrian, you are so mean he he he...:) Happy Wed to u too and I'm up early!

Jean u crazy woman you, but I totally understand. SIM CITY keeps me up for hours when I get into it, just can't stop, sleep is furthest from my mind! ;) Must try playing The Sims again!

Mariuca August 08, 2007 10:27 AM

Ooooh the creator of my illo is here, HELLO Emila, thanks for a fantastic job, everyone loves your work, syabas! :):):)

CatsTail August 08, 2007 10:48 AM

DONE!~!! weeeeeeeee.....

Mariuca August 08, 2007 11:24 AM

Meow Tailz, on the way to check out ur post! Thanks for doing it so fast..:)

Nick Phillips, MY August 08, 2007 2:50 PM

Hey Marz, nice illustration. You a gamer, huh? Cool, both the wife and me are crazy about games too. And we both also love Sim City, though the wife loves The Sims more :) She's into some war games titles too. We used to play networked war games games and she most of the time kicks my butt .. how embarrassing ... LOL!

Mariuca August 08, 2007 2:58 PM

Hola Nick! I AM a gamer, actually hubbs and me both.. Hubbs loves Football Manager although I don't really understand that game la! Happy it seems when he gets to buy good players and all ha ha ha...

I am such a SIM CITY freak, been waiting for SIM CITY 5 but I doubt it'll come out any time soon.... Want to see what new buildings will unlock.. LOL!

Dennis Bjørn Petersen August 08, 2007 8:27 PM

Thank you very much for the link love :-)

A great drawing by the way ;)

If your husband is into Football Manager, he should check out one of my sites : fm2008news.com

J@n!ce August 08, 2007 9:35 PM

Marzie : My hub bought PS3 yesterday. Buy 2 games free 2 gamess. Zac loves the racing car. He said he like papa more now cos papa got racing car for him to play... LOL :)

Mariuca August 08, 2007 9:41 PM

Jan, cool! Then u too can play PS3 with hubbs. Any other cool games besides the racing car one? ;)

Mariuca August 09, 2007 12:02 AM

Hi Dennis, welcome to my blog!
The drawing is superb isn't it? Hey, thanks for the FM tip, will get hubbs to check it out for sure! :):)

Chrysalis August 09, 2007 4:07 PM

Work from home? I wish I could do that as well.. (sigh)

Mariuca August 09, 2007 7:06 PM

Hi chrysalis, thanks for visiting my blog! I'm sure one day you'll be able to enjoy working from home too, at ur own pace and imagine the freedom!! Til then, have fun at ur job and slowly make your way towards achieving that work from home goal of yours! :):):)

J@n!ce August 10, 2007 12:19 AM

Marzie : Actually, I have got the time to touch the game yet leh... wahahaha !! I think I have to spend more time with him....:) :)

Mariuca August 10, 2007 2:32 AM

Janice, u can spend more time with hubbs tomorrow right up till the weekend since he's on a long leave! I bet by next week, ul be hooked on a couple of PS3 games! ;)

joezul August 10, 2007 10:44 PM

Hi Marzie, Thanks for the link. Have added yours to mine too :)

Mariuca August 11, 2007 2:45 AM

Thank you Joe! Happy u did this post! :)

DanieL August 14, 2007 11:52 AM

added ur link in my blog ^^
hope to hear from u soon, take care =)

Mariuca August 14, 2007 11:02 PM

Hola Daniel, I dropped by last night but couldn't find the pic u promised me... ;) Will check it out again! Thanks for the link :):):)

BarrettLaurie August 18, 2007 4:02 PM

Hey Marzie-Probably a stupid question, but is Sim City the same as Sims? If so, I love Sims! A friend recently passed it to me and I am totally hooked!

Mariuca August 19, 2007 1:05 AM

Hi Barrett, it's not a stupid question of course! They're not the same game but I know many ppl like Sims besides you. I just happen to prefer Sim City, cause I get to build and run cities and MAKE MONEY! The Sims is ok, am just not hooked on it as I am on Sim City! :):):)

LadyJava September 28, 2008 6:27 AM

wah cantiklah this illo of you and pheebs.. so cute pheebs smiling lagi...lolzz

phatelara October 20, 2008 2:50 AM

hehehe cantiklah Kak Emi (takut kena marah kalau tak puji)..hehehe

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