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Filofax Faces Blogger Challenge Winner is?

MyPurpleyLife - that's ME! 
This means so much to me! Especially during this difficult time in my life. For today, I have plenty of reasons to be happy. I'm excited to be alive at this moment. I'm excited about my family, my health, and to have been given this great opportunity.
I am very grateful to everyone who voted for me and have supported me through thick and thin.  I am blessed beyond belief to be able to do what I do. 
Now I have the chance to give back to you all and giveaway some great organisers! 
Thank you to Filofax for allowing me to participate in this challenge. Congratulations to the other winners and the other bloggers who took part in this competition. Last but not least, big thanks to my photographer, Michael Lee. I owe so much to you and my sister in law Diana Lee from Light&Lens -  Love you guys!
 Head over to The Filofax Blog to see who came 2nd and 3rd: The Offical Filofax Blog 

My Motivations for Success 
Success is not the key the h…

My Review Monday: Willow Filofax

 Willow Filofax 

Willow is inspired by the symmetry and lines of willow tree leaves. With its pastel tones and soft feminine simplicity, it complements the Spring catwalk fashion trend for all things pastel and pretty.



Here is a photograph of a willow tree's leaves as well as one of myself sitting underneath a willow tree.

Filofax Faces - Blogger Challenge

Hi everyone! I am grateful to have been chosen to participate in a new blogger challenge called  "Filofax Faces". 
Filofax would like to see the faces of the people who love their products. Filofax asked bloggers to take a photograph of themselves (or a friend) with one of their new Spring Launch organisers.
Photographed with the Personal Willow Filofax 
Photographed with the A5 Raspberry Saffiano
Now that you know that face behind MyPurpleyLife, please vote for my photos by heading over to the Filofax Facebook Page and simply "LIKE" by pressing the thumbs up button. 
Go to The Filofax Facebook Page and  LIKE "MyPurpleyLife.com" 
The top 3 bloggers with the most 'likes' by April 17, 2014 will win prizes to giveaway on their blogs. You could be a lucky winner of one of these organisers! 
I would really appreciate your help and am grateful for your support.

Month in Review - March 2014

The month of March was definitely a busy month of planning. I honestly don't know how I could be able to keep track of things without my paper planner. Just like some of you, I have tried using a digital device for managing my time. It was the lack of customization which drew me away from it. I didn't suit my needs like a paper planner does. With a paper planner, I am able to use a variety of inserts to effectively manage all aspects of my life - my two children, my husband, and myself. Before I was using a paper planner, I had post-it notes all over the place. Having notes on my digital device simply didn't work because I would flipping through apps trying to get the information I needed. It was much more easier to just flip to a tabbed section in my planner. It seemed more difficult trying to organize things in a digital device versus just grabbing a pen in different colors to color code what I needed to. I don't have to worry about my planner running out of battery…

My Review: Kuretake Zig Wink of Stella Markers

Kuretake Zig Wink of Stella Markers

 These can be purchased individually or in this 12 color set. There is also an option to purchase a 6 color set. Colors not included in this 12 color set are: Red, Dark Green, and Orange.
 Like a romantic wink that will make your heart flutter, Wink of Stella is an excellent pen with glitter dust perfect for all your cards, letters, journals and scrapbooking needs.
 The pen writes in a 0.8 mm point line. Here is my writing sample in my Leuchtturm 1917 Notebook which has 80 gsm weight paper. Some glitter pens, and glitter glues tend to clog up when used. Not as issue with these markers, they write nice and smooth.

These markers add that touch of shimmer to any project. It  has the same type of shimmer which the Kuretake Zig Wink of Stella Glitter Brush Pen has. If you need something with a little more precision than a brush, then this is a great option.


Pricing: Kuretake Zig Wink of Stella Glitter Marker - 0.8 mm - 12 Color Set = $24.00 Kuretake Zi…