Dreaming of Music Boxes

When I was a little girl, I used to get beautiful dreams where I’m surrounded with scattered and floating collectibles, such as figurines, dolls and music boxes.

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I’m all grown up now. I no longer get beautiful dreams where beautiful music boxes serenade to me. Instead of getting such dreams, I get nightmares consisting of betrayal, cold blooded murders and lies. Even my dad stops buying me those beautiful music boxes because he thought I would prefer those expensive high-tech gadgets instead of simple collectibles I used to get as a little girl.


It is strange how time changed people and their dreams, and I come to realize that every now and then, we should look back at those simple joys we used to have, like giving music boxes to our loved ones as a token of our love and appreciation.


I missed receiving music boxes as a token of love, and since no one buys me music boxes anymore, I’m thinking of getting one as I happened to stumble upon musicboxes.com coupon codes that I can use to buy it for myself. Unless of course…someone out there is offering to buy me one for the coming Valentines?


Cleffairy: I’m all grown up now, but every now and then, I would allow myself the small pleasure of revisiting my childhood fantasies. Tell me… how many of you girls out there still receive a music box as a token of love, or it has been replaced with Ipods, laptop, digicam and whatnots?

28 comments

  1. Cleffairy says:

    Duh… he’s not the kind who take hints or even buy gifts for me. If I want something, I have to buy it myself, I guess. Self service. 🙁 He’s not that kind of man. If he is that kind of man, i would have tonnes of birthday presents, vday and anniversaries presents by now.

    My dad is the kind who would take hints and buy romantic gifts for his loved ones, though. Guess my mum is the lucky one, eh?

    • Cleffairy says:

      LOL… Annie… ahaha… my birthday over oredi lah. It’s 2nd September. Ahahaha… this year wan, still very long. 😛 While yours, on the other hand… is tomorrow. Ahahahaha… 😛

    • Cleffairy says:

      Yeah… I used to get music boxes for my birthdays, Pete. Brings back those fond memories from the good old days eh, when everything was simple, and yet sentimental. 😛 I think long music boxes are quite a rage long time ago. Kids these days dun get music boxes anymore. 🙁

  2. fatty oldman says:

    normally gave this gv ppl wil think childish mar sumore nowadaes walk in shopping centre oso hardly see this things anymore…hehe
    u r the if not mistaken 3 person i knew bloggers birthday on 2nd sextember… 😀
    nowadaes my deam also being stab by knife,fighting… :O

    • Cleffairy says:

      But romantic leh… though just a music box. Simple thing, but these days hardly see anyone give anybody music boxes anymore.

      Aihh… these days… our dreams gets more and more horrible as we grew older. 🙁 If wet dreams nvm… but horrible dreams. Boring!

  3. donna says:

    i never got music box b4.. T-T
    i want a music box too, but my bf thinks the box is useless and way too childish, and i am not allwed to buy for myself also.. FML. T-T (coz i always complain no money, no money ALL THE TIME, so his mission is to control my spending, Arrrhh.. trust me, sometimes i hate him.. wtf)

    • Cleffairy says:

      Eh? u nv get music boxes before? Pity you Donna! 🙁 I used to get it from my dad and some friends… on birthdays. But not anymore. 🙁

      My husband can be friends with your bf lorr…I want these cute, romantic stuff, but he’ll say it’s a waste of money. 🙁 Sobsobsob. Come… let’s cry together!

      Actually, the box is quite useful. You can actually put some jewelries inside of those boxes. Some of it are designed to keep jewelries.

      • donna says:

        T-T
        yaloh.. so pity.. buy with own money also cannot..
        my dad ar.. hmmm… never also.. actly i am thinking what my dad/mom gave me on birthday.. =________=”, nothing wor.. except cake, also until 10++ years old only..
        =.=”

        • Cleffairy says:

          At least I’m still lucky la… I celebrated birthdays when i was younger. My dad give me $$ and see lah… watch or music box… see his mood. But married liao… husband like sakai… from typical chinese family. Birthday time… he oso can make dono and forget wan! Sien. This year… mebbe ditch him at home, I go out makan makan alone! Geram onli.

  4. fatty oldman says:

    only u thot romantic ler as other ppl might think diffrent… 🙂

    horrible wil wake u up but wet dream wil kept u kept dreaming…lol

  5. stephy-nie says:

    I would love a music box as a valentine’s gift! soo sweeetly romantic. ^^ reminds me of those you see in movies where couples sits on a field under the tree with girls wearing dresses instead of jeans and meadows 😀 *sigh*

    • Cleffairy says:

      No… i dun like barbie dolls. Dunno why. I never had one as a child, but I had a lot of books, teddy bears and music boxes. My mum still keeping most of my childhood stuff, except for my books. 🙁 She gave them away. Sobsob, Jen Jen! 🙁

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