dq!

>> Thursday, December 24, 2009

I really missed Dairy Queen Rocky Road Blizzard! The ice cream with cashew nuts and marshmallows served upside down! Great for these very unusual weather! (I thought that in the start of the "ber" months the temperature would go down, but I guess it's not!)



Thanks to "craving" of Ate Agie, we all enjoyed this treat! But I noticed that their marshmallows became smaller. Never the less I really enjoyed my Blizzard and I'm looking forward for another refreshing treat! Paging Ate Agie! Paging Ate Agie! hahahaha!

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supplies

>> Friday, December 18, 2009

I have worked in a hospital before my current job. I was assigned with the accounting department as well as in monitoring the supplies purchased. It is the commitment of the hospital to purchase quality medical and medical supplies. Being in the hospital environment for more than a year, I learned that consideration for quality is a must even in small supplies and gadgets like stethoscope. Good thing there is a site like jazzmedical.com which sells online medical, hospital, doctors, EMT and EMS supplies. It carries most of the famous brand that are known for quality. Some of the brands that it sells are 3M for bandages, BD for IV supplies, Microflex for gloves and Terumo for syringes. It also sells medical equipments like oximeters, defibs, ultrasounds and dopplers to name a few. Doctors could also purchase online some of their accessories and tools like stethoscopes, thermometers and blood pressure kits. No need to fall in line to shop, with just a click of the mouse doctors could order and it would be delivered right in their door steps. It is a relief in their very busy and tight schedules so they would always be on call. Actually it is not only hospital and medical people that could avail of the services offered by the jazzmedical.com, even for our house hold we could also order from them first aide kits. Having a first aid kit is a must for homes because no one would know when and where an accident would occur. It would be safe for everyone to have a kit on hand.

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bff tag

Thanks to Mye for tagging me... Thanks sis!






Here are the rules for this award :
  1. Take a Photo or install one now .
  2. Do not change clothes,do not trim the hair,the main image is to be captured (we want to see the real you...he..he..) .
  3. Post a picture that is in edit .
  4. Post these instructions (required).
  5. Tag people to show appreciation to them that touch your heart because of their friendly attitude (required).

This is the everyday me, with my glasses. My vision is really worsening so I really have to wear glasses now. This picture was taken at Caylabne Resort, an almost 2-hr drive prime resort from our town. The long journey is evident in my hair, I haven't fixed it when this photo was taken. One more thing, I think this photo is somehow fit to be a campaign poster hahaha!

I'm tagging my friends from my blog roll. Guys, you're the best! Keep it up!


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Dec 1 - Aids Day

>> Sunday, December 6, 2009

December 01 is World AIDS Day. Let us all join the world wide awareness regarding this global epidemic. Awareness is the first step to fight this disease.

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Ray ban is ooooh!

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Top gun is one of my all time favorite movie, basically because Tom Cruise is the lead star on that flick! And aside from that, maybe because I love his Ray Ban Aviator Sunglasses and how he strut himself throughout the film! There was even a time when I wished for a for her version of that ray ban shades, until it happens now! Hollywood celebs were the one who first strut this super iconic sunglasses model and it's really making a huge wave on the fashion world. So did I get one for myself?! well of course! though it's still on the planning stage because buying from here would be very expensive, gotta find online sites that offers great discounts on this brand the soonest :D

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The Rascal and Jollibee


The little rascal Brent shouted when he saw me "Ate ako meron Jollibee! Natunog pa! Lika!". He showed me his latest loot, a Jollibee stuffed toy that sings which they bought from SM. And now they are inseparable! Too bad I can't borrow from him :)

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i missed her


We have not spoke for a long time, We have not seen each other for such a long time. She drops by my blog, she sends messages, I do reply sometimes. But when we came face to face it was different.

The wall collapsed and I felt that we were back in the days when we used to teach her how to cook. She can't even fry an egg before and maybe now she cooks the best meals for her family.I remember the dinners and meals that we shared, corned beef and spam when we are too lazy to cook. There was a time that we forgot to spare some for her pet dog "Buloy". The popcorns and endless stories that we shared. The surprised eighteenth birthday that we planned with her (how come it was a surprise!). The getaways with her red car. The letters, the letter that she gave me and Joanne on our high school retreat written in a long violet cartolina that she cut and pasted together.

One thing was clear, I missed her, I missed her so much. I missed her stubbornness, her sweetness.

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ww: Christmas Tree

>> Wednesday, December 2, 2009

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more ww entries here

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My Mardi Gras Invitation

>> Tuesday, December 1, 2009

I remember when I was still working, we usually have this street party every year, and I am the one in charge in making Mardi Gras Invitations to be given out to people we would like to attend. And practically it gave me a hard time by doing so because I am terribly no good when it comes to designing and all. But now?! it is very easy, by just clicking the site Invitations-Shoppe (http://www.invitations-shoppe.com/) - the leading online site that makes fantastic Mardi Gras party invitations, great mardi gras sayings and offers Free Mardi Gras invitations! Really easy to order because they have this thing about If Customer does not find exactly what they are looking for, they will create a Special Design Just For You and to make sure everything is working out great, you View your personalized invitation BEFORE you buy using their patented Instant Preview Features!

Mardi Gras Time


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another batch of Birth Announcement

Just when I thought that I'm practically over and done with Birth Announcements ordering for friends, guess what? Somebody just contacted me and asked me for a help so she can get an order from Announcements-Shoppe (http://www.announcements-shoppe.com/) the leading online maker of very pretty and ffordable pregnancy announcement, baby birth announcements and photo birth announcements! Good thing we have a long weekend holiday so I was able to fork out a few hours of my time and was able to order a personalized invite for my friend. With the site's policy on Print and Ship Your Order the SAME DAY it is Approved, I'm sure it'll be here in no time! and yes, I was also able to able their Free Invitations Cards and Free Shipping promo! pretty neat huh?! I know.

http://www.announcements-shoppe.com/phpThumb.php?src=/Large/5323AC.jpg

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Easter invites

How time flies isn't!? It's already the end month of the year and before we knew it, we will be receiving Easter Invitations again on March! And just by thinking about makes me really excited :D Easter party invitations, Easter egg invitations or Easter hunt invitations is one of most ordered party invites on sites like the Holiday-Invitations (http://www.holiday-invitations.com/) because we all know how kids truly love egg hunting! Well, alright, even adults too! And what's pretty obvious is that more and more are creating a party to celebrated the said event. And speaking of the site that creates fab invites, they have this service that is so fast, a Proof Emailed to You within ONE Hour during the Business Day. Customer Can Make Unlimited Changes at No Additional Cost and they also have this Free Invitations Cards and Free Shipping!

http://www.holiday-invitations.com/images/thumbimages/30367_0512292248ES_sm.jpg

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Baby Showers Games and Invites

If you are thinking of great and Fun Baby Shower Games you can check out sites that suggests great ideas for babies and parties. And also, this site creates unique baby shower invitations and baby showers games too. Anyways, you wonder what site is capable of making fantastic baby shower stuffs? it's Birth-Cards (http://www.birth-cards.com/) - known for their vast selection of cute and colorful invites. They also has this thing where You Can Add a Photo, Picture or Logo to Any Card on Their Site and they Will Modify Any Card Design or Color As Requested.

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online schooling option

>> Friday, November 27, 2009

A lot of blogs are practically loaded with online college courses posts and it makes me wonder why so many people are raving about this kind of schooling. Well, if you ask me, I'm not so particular with that thing that is why I had to do my research on that. Talk about being not so busy and all! So there, since I have nothing to do for now, I just searched on over the internet about this fad online schooling and there it hit me, it is really a good schooling option! Specially for those who are wanting to study but can't afford to attend class schooling, this is the perfect type of school for anyone who is enrolled can attend class online! Hassle free on going out and all! What's really nice are the great selection of courses that are being offered. Really fab.

**this blog post is brought to you by blogitive.com

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Christmas in 28days

Holiday season has officially started, in my home country it is. But here?! nah. Probably they wouldn't indulge on Christmas festivities, but rather just have that day a regular working holiday for everyone including myself. I only hope for a simple get together with my fellow kababayans after work so we can at least feel the spirit of Christmas, the birth of our dear Lord Jesus Christ...

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Doorbuster Deals

Been receiving so many online deals announcement for a week now and this is one of my most favorite Old Navy doorbuster offering deals! great discounts on items such as graphic tees and pants! imagine being able to buy jeans at $15! really cheap and pocket friendly it is!
So what now? go check it out yourself! :D


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on short courses

Working in another country is pretty hard and emotionally draining. That is why I wanted to divert myself and attention to other things rather than to feel so home sick and sad, longing for family is the hardest thing you know. And with that, my friend suggested that I take up another course, a short course perhaps, so I was wondering if cosmotology schools is my thing? I'm not really sure, well I hope I can find a way to know if that is one good short course for me! though I'm sure I like to glam up friends and myself once in a while, so I guess it is possible for me? I sure hope so!

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no new moon

As much as I wanted too, I won't be able to watch New Moon on cinema. If only this country approves and have it shown on cinemas, then it would be a perfect Christmas gift for myself. But then again, I'd probably just settle for the link that my friend has sent me and watch my Edward online.

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Call

>> Tuesday, November 17, 2009

I've been away from home for almost three months now. In every single day of that three months I have been fighting the urge to call you. But I don't know what with this day, I finally give in. Even at the first ring of the phone on the other line I was still hesitant. I was still trying to decide whether to pursue or just drop the call like what I usually do. But at the third ring, you answered. I guess you knew it was me. I try to find the first words to say. In few seconds I manage to say hi and asked how are you. You said, you're fine and asked me if I am okay here, and I answered back "I'm doing great".

Then there it goes, the precious nine minutes and fourteen seconds that we shared. It might be short, a bit sweet, full of laughter, cold at first but I guess it could be the happiest nine minutes since I left. I admit I missed you, I misses you a lot.

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accounting life

>> Sunday, November 15, 2009

Working in the Accounting department is not an easy thing as others thinks so or whatever. In fact, our tasks are really complicated and we need focus and all the knowledge and strength we can render in order for our tasks to be fully done with no rejects amongst other problems. Though of course, after all the hard projects and accounting stuffs that we finished in time gives us great pride and major boost of self boost. And speaking of working and being on this line of job, I am still thinking and hoping to someday land a job in one of those fab Las Vegas accounting firm in the US someday.

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princess cake


My god daughter will have her 3rd birthday on January and her mom just told me that she wants a princess themed for the house party that she's planning to have. So I searched online form designs that she can use, though I could be the one to do that super cute little cake... but then again, I'm here in a far away land. Anyways, this is one of the cake design I found online that looks so dainty and really meant for a princess! :D

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DKNY studded watch for sale


my friend just emailed me her for items for sale that are already available on hand. And what strikes my interest is this lovely red strap DKNY watch with studs all over. So love it! But then, I realized that I really can't see myself wearing a red strap watch, I'd rather stick to black or white straps just to be safe and I wouldn't have to worry on matching it with my clothes and all.
Oh well, will wait for another batch of loots from her!

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beach hunt for the holidays

>> Saturday, November 14, 2009

Holiday break is just around the corner and my friends are already planning on a quick holiday getaway. But unfortunately, I haven't been able to talk to them, thus making me clueless on their plans and all. I wonder if they would continue on their search for something like a romantic vacation riviera maya packages. Something that will bring total relaxation and stress free getaway. You see, we are already getting over the super hyper vacation mode, where partying and boost full night are the trend. Now we want a very serene and zen inspired vacation spot where total body and rejuvenating can happen without the hassle and bustle of crowded beach spots.

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Starbucks Holiday Blended Coffee

So speaking of coffee and the holiday drinks that Starbucks is offering, I wonder what you guys prefer?! do you like the super sweet toffee nut - which I love among the three blends. Or do you prefer the dark cherry mocha - which is the least of my favorite, because? well, because it's tastes dark, whatever. And how about the peppermint mocha? that my friend is so frenzied about! can't really deal with mint on coffee you know, but I'd rather have that instead of the dark cherry one.
How about you?! care to share your fave?

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coffee planner

My friend is bugging me on drinking Starbucks coffee so she can get additional stickers for her planner card, or whatever you call that little red leaflet where the barista sticks well yes, the stickers after you avail their holiday or regular coffee... 17 stickers all in all, which likely cost a person to spend over two grand of pesos in order to fill that all.
Something that I can't really get. Oh well. Whatever, dear friend... get me a grande toffee nut - iced.

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Wedding Anniversary sample invites

>> Monday, November 2, 2009

Found this super cute and funky looking Wedding Anniversary Invitations from CardsShoppe (http://www.cardsshoppe.com/) the leader in creating lovely wedding anniversary invitation online. Just like the sample below of a groovy 50th wedding anniversary invitations that can be ordered from them, if you happen to like the design on their site for your wedding anniversary. Or If Customer does not find exactly what they are looking for, they will create a Special Design Just For You, You Can Add a Photo, Picture or Logo to Any Card on Their Site too! Lovely offerings from a site that does great output!

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another type of baby shower

I don't know for others, but I have been not able to experience a Type Baby Shower of that is made specially for couples. And it was a new thing for me when I got this baby shower invitations that has the name of the dad to be on it for the said surprise baby shower. And then I learned that there are different types baby shower that is actually being done depending on the wish of the parents. And that I found a lot of Unique and Exclusive Designs Available ONLY at Cards-411 (http://www.cards-411.com/) from their sample invitations being showcased on their site. Lovely personalized invites to match the need of the parents to be, in fact, they also have this View your personalized invitation BEFORE you buy using their patented Instant Preview Features which is find kind of great and needed before finalizing the order. I wonder when will I be able to attend this kind of event, it'll sure be fun to see the dad so excited and all!

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Artscow $11.99 Classic Photo Handbag

>> Wednesday, October 28, 2009

while doing my site hopping I happened to saw this very nice offering from Artscow, personalized photo handbag that can be a very perfect gift for friends and even for ourselves! and the fact that it now on promo makes it more really tempting to order! I'm actually thinking of ordering one for my mom with our family picture to boot! for sure mom would love it!

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Christmas Invitations!

>> Sunday, October 25, 2009

Holidays is just around the corner, and soon we will be receiving tons of Christmas Invitations left and right. And just the thought of it makes me miss my family and friends even more. It'll be my first out of the country Christmas you know, and this fun parties will surely be missed also.

I remember when I used to take care of the Christmas party invitations that we sent to different company's on my previous work. Being the know how when it comes to online shops and store, I am the one who takes care of ordering and even putting up Christmas invitation wording to searching for free Christmas invitations online! Thank heavens for Unique and Exclusive Designs Available ONLY at Holiday-Invitations http://www.holiday-invitations.com/- the site were we often ordered our invitation needs that Print and Ship Your Order the SAME DAY it is Approved - fast and easy!

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Mellow Yellow - Ripe mango shake

ripe mango shake

another favorite of mine, that I make sure to order whenever we eat out. and oh, I also like the green one! anything mango actually.

more MellowYellowBadge!


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Another Baby Invitation

Call me lucky or whatever, for being able to receiving Baby Invitations for Baby Shower this coming weekend! But unfortunately, I wouldn't be able to attend (again) because I am miles and miles away from home. Thought my presence will sure be missed on that baby shower, I just suggested a few things to my my friend who are arranging all the details from the ordering of baby shower invitations from Birth-Cards http://www.birth-cards.com/ - the site I told her where to order because of their offerings of If Customer does not find exactly what they are looking for, they will create a Special Design Just For You and You Can Add a Photo, Picture or Logo to Any Card on Their Site aside from fast and efficient delivery. I also made a list of gifts the baby and mom should and must receive so guests wouldn't have to worry on what to give.

I just hope they'll be able to document everything so I can see everything of the occasion!

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Have a Laugh!

>> Saturday, October 17, 2009

Toaster with pieces of bread

I know it's a little hokey, but this made me giggle this morning. It's a quote that's attributed to "Garfield" creator Jim Davis:

"If people were meant to pop out of bed, we'd all sleep in toasters."

So if you're not feeling your usual chipper, embrace-the-day self this morning, fear not! But if you can crack a smile, you know you're back on track.



** funny how this quote was said. actually, we are the ones who makes our lives so miserable by dwelling on the negative side of the coin. Why not try to be a positive type of person and live life without dragging around the negatives of the environment?! Live life at its fullest, laugh to our hearts content and love people that loves us well.. And see... things will be totally different!


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saturday 9

Saturday 9: Inside Job

1. When you were young, what did you want to be when you grew up?
:: I have so many wants when I was little, but what really fancies me is to become a chef or a baker!

2. Did you ever pursue that career?
:: I tried, we tried.... but then again I had to pursue another path, but maybe someday.. I will

3. If you are not in that field, what changed?
:: I am involve with the production

4. What is your current job?
:: Accountant! :D

5. What’s the best part of what you do?
:: Being able to finish the tasks that has been given to me.

6. Do you have plans to do something else down the road?
:: of course, of course

7. How did you get your present job? If you are a stay at home mom, how long did you need to plan that move?
:: I was referred and I applied... luckily I got hired!

8. Did your parents influence your choices of jobs over the years?
:: not so

9. What advice would you give your children on careers?
:: pursue your dreams

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tags tags tags

>> Sunday, October 11, 2009

Thank you Dharlz for this tag...

FIRSTS :
1. First piercing - Ears (still a baby when I had one)
2. First best friend - April
3. First award - Math Quiz Bee Third Placer
4. First crush - hahahaha! A.A. I saw him a couple of weeks ago!
5. First pet - Kuya Nanu! Joke! An arowana fish (that my kuya and I bought from our allowances and after three months, the fish jumped out of the aquarium and died!)
6. First big vacation - Baguio City (big na yan for me! hahaha!)

CURRENTLY :
7. Eating - peanuts
8. Drinking - pineapple juice
9. I’m about to - finish a task
10. Listening to - Nobody by Wonder Girls
11. Plans for today - Pick-up my medical results
12. Waiting for - The task to be done
13. Want kid/s - soon hahaha!
14. Want to get married - Hope so! hahaha!
15. Careers in mind - Pastry Chef :)

Tagging everyone :)

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coffee please!


I want coffee... I'm craving for coffee, but not the hot one. I seldom drink hot coffee, it is always ice-cold coffee or frappuccino (Wahahaha kapag may anda lang or courtesy of the generosity of Ate Jojo lang!) I usually drink a liter of Iced coffee in our office then another at home. No wonder I find it hard to sleep for more than three hours! And now that I'm attending the Syteline ERP Training my coffee consumption is up than my usual (overflowing coffee kase!). I use coffee as my brain stimulant although some contradicts to that. Uhmm coffee please...

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Sunday Stealing

continuation of my Sunday Stealing!

18. What CD is closest to you right now?
:: clothes

19. What 3 things can always be found in your refrigerator?
:: fruits, left overs and water

20. What superstition do you believe/practice?
:: some rituals that my parents are still practicing

21. What colour are your bed sheets?
:: stiped blue and white

22. Would you rather be a fish or a bird?
:: A Bird!

23. Last thing you broke?
:: glass

24. What are you having to eat tonight?
:: some leftovers I guess, too lazy to cook

25. What colour shirt are you wearing?
:: white

26. If you could be doing anything else today, what would you rather be doing?
:: spend time with my family

27. Do security cameras make you nervous?
:: not at all

28. If you wrote a book about your life, what would the title be?
:: hmmmm, still constructing

29. Last time you went to a cemetery?
:: few months ago

30. Last concert you went to?
:: hmmm, Side A

31. Favourite musician(s)/bands you’ve seen in concert?
:: Side A

32. Next concert you’re planning to attend?
:: no plans yet, maybe Sesionistas

33. Do you talk to yourself?
:: yes

34. Have you ever adopted or purchased a pet?
:: dog and cats

35. Have you ever been present when an animal is being born?
:: yes

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sunday stealing

Sunday Stealing: The Magical Mystery Tour Meme

1. Is there anybody you just wish would fall off the planet?
:: yesss!

2. How do you flush the toilet in public?
:: with my foot

3. Do you wear your seatbelt in the car?
:: yes

4. Do you have a crush on someone?
:: yes

5. Name one thing you worry about running out of.
:: food

6. What famous person do you (or other people) think you resemble?
:: not sure hmmm, let me think

7. What is your favourite pizza topping?
:: cheese!

8. Do you crack your knuckles?
:: yep

9. What song do you hate the most?
:: hateful songs

10. Did just mentioning that song make it get stuck in your head?
:: tvc songs!

11. What are your super powers?
:: creating yummo pastries!

12. Peppermint or spearmint?
:: Peppermint

13. Where are your car keys?
:: no car keys

14. Last song you listened to?
:: various artists

15. What’s your most annoying habit?
:: not sure, matampuhin I guess

16. Where did you last go on vacation?
:: everywhere!

17. What is your best physical feature?
:: my height!

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folk's Photo Invitations!

>> Saturday, October 10, 2009

I have been thinking of ordering Photo Stationery Invitations for my grand parent's wedding anniversary. Since with photo invitation we can easily send invites to our relatives from different parts of the world. The wonders of photo announcement! actually, we can send it via email in a jiffy!

And speaking of stationery photo cards, will definitely order from Announcements-Shoppe http://www.announcements-shoppe.com/ - where they make super nice invitations plus you View your personalized invitation BEFORE you buy using their patented Instant Preview Features and If Customer does not find exactly what they are looking for, they will create a Special Design Just For You! Complete costumer satisfaction offering! :D

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hihihihi




The PJ's You Are Most Like: Underwear



You enjoy the simple things in life and aren't hard to please

You have an understated, easy sexiness that men love

And you're confident enough to pull it off - without being overbearing


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My first House Warming Invitation

>> Thursday, October 8, 2009

I was very lucky to received a Moving Announcements invitation from my new found friend this coming weekend. Actually, it is my first time to really received a housewarming invitation though I've been hearing a lot about this moving announcement parties from some friends. Because I am only familiar with open house invitations that has something to do with real estate things.

Anyways, because of the amazement I even asked my friend on where she ordered the super unique and fab invitation, and she said from CardsShoppe (http://www.cardsshoppe.com/) that offers services like Proof Emailed to You within ONE Hour during the Business Day. Customer Can Make Unlimited Changes at No Additional Cost and Print and Ship Your Order the SAME DAY it is Approved system! Customer satisfaction at it's finest I must say. So am I going?! definitely!

https://www.cardsshoppe.com/Cards/7046MA%20big-sm.jpg

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Dora Jeep

>> Sunday, October 4, 2009

I heard my inaanak in Pinas is wanting a huge Dora jeep like this one. Her mom told me the other day that they are actually on the hunt for this type of kid's car, because as to what my god daughter told them, this is the one that she wants, nothing more - nothing less. Oh the kids today! they can be the at their best demanding stage whenever they want something. Anyways, I found out that this jeep can be bought at the US, but the thing is...shipping could be the problem. How will they able to ship this huge toy?! I wonder if anyone knows where to get this Dora jeep locally. Let me know alright? thanks!





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Christmas Invitation Ordering

>> Friday, October 2, 2009

I got a call from one of my previous colleagues earlier today and she asked me about ordering online of Christmas Invitations from Invitations-Shoppe - http://www.invitations-shoppe.com/- the site where I ordered bulk of our Christmas Party Invitations for our company. It was a hassle free ordering actually that is why my friend wants to know on how to place an order as early as now to avail of the free Christmas invitations that I heard they are also offering for the early birds.

What I like most actually in this online card shop is their great selection of Christmas invitation wording and their Print and Ship Your Order the SAME DAY it is Approved system, no hassle whatsoever, thus making the customer worry free of the arrival of their orders. Plus You Can Add a Photo, Picture or Logo to Any Card on Their Site - which we did, we added our company's logo on the layout, making the invitation so personalized! The Japanese bosses actually loved it!




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Perfect baking nook.

This is so damn neat looking nook right!? it'll sure be a spacious and well lighted baking area... something that I would want to have in the future. Just see the details?! the cupboards are very accessible with neat containers and canisters, the table in the middle can also serve as a breakfast area too, and look how it serves as place for plates and other often used kitchen items. Oh I just totally love the entire kitchen! :D
Thanks to this site for sharing

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Black Eye punch - Perfect Halloween Cocktail!

>> Tuesday, September 29, 2009



Black Eye punch is a terrific and frightful beverage to serve at your Halloween party.

To concoct this wicked brew you’ll need to combine:

2 cups of sugar

3 quarts of water with

1 13 ounce envelope of unsweetened grape soft drink mix

1 13 ounce envelope of unsweetened orange soft drink mix

Stir until all of the ingredients are completely dissolved.

Right before serving, add in 1 liter of ginger ale and several pieces of eyeball candy to float on top of the punch.

Enjoy!

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Handful Birthday Invitations

http://www.express-invitations.com/images/thumbimages/8850_0902042478Sm.jpg

My friend Kat told me about the Party Invitations that another friend has brought to her house earlier today, and told me that one of the 5 kid birthday invitations is for me and my nephew. But the thing is, I won't be able to attend the party, because I'm million miles away from them. Anyways, speaking of the birthday invitation, she also told me that it is a actually a photo invite of my Godson. How I wish to be able to attend his first natal day.

Anyways, as I talked about party invitation... do you know that CardsPersonalized (http://www.cardspersonalized.com/) is very well raved about their funkiest and coolest birthday invites online?! Simply because they offer the best of an online card shop can offer like You Can Add a Photo, Picture or Logo to Any Card on Their Site and their Print and Ship Your Order the SAME DAY it is Approved policy. In fact, I have made a couple of orders from them sometime last year, and was really glad with the outcome!

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twin awards

>> Sunday, September 27, 2009

Cutie Mye gave me this award. My apologies Mye for posting it too late. Thank you so much dear! MWAH!


Here it is:

1. Each blogger must post these rules.
2. Each blogger starts with ten random facts/habits about themselves.
3. Bloggers that are tagged need to write ten facts about themselves. You need to choose ten people to tag and list their names.

Here's my 10 random facts about myself.

1. I read a lot.
2. I always fell from stairs. Stairs + Pau-pau = Disaster
3. I got suspended from work for 20 days because of penalty on taxes. Thank God its over!
4. I learn how to drive a car at the age of 15 when gasoline is still Php 11.00 per liter.
5. I don't write in cursive, I always write in print.
6. I have a 300+ - 25 vision. Weird isn't it? I don't wear my glasses, I'm stubborn.
7. I have a big mole at the center of my head, I had it remove three years ago.
8. I can't wink my right eye.
9. I studied Nihonggo Language for about three months but don't ask me if I can speak it fluently.
10. I don't drink wine. I go for beer, brandy, and any alcoholic drink except for wine.


This Friendship Award came from my sis Rose. She always drop by my page and give me some love. I love you so much Sis!

"May there always be work for your hands to do, may your purse always hold a coin or two. May the sun always shine on your windowpane, may a rainbow be certain to follow each rain. May the hand of a friend always be near you, may God fill your heart with gladness to cheer you."


Now I'm passing this twin award to all my blogging friends. Please free to grab! I love you allT

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Banofie Pie from boss



My boss went home to Japan for his usual vacation. He also took the time to have his vaccination for flu. And of course the thing that is synonymous with his trip are the Omiyage (presents/souvenirs). Now he got us this cute banana pies. I asked why the hell are these called pie, but they looked more like biscuits, more similar to Cebu's otap. He just laughed off and shook his head so I just dropped off the argument. And before the cookies/pies arre distributed I manage to took some picture. The packaging is nice, I love it!

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vending biz!

When I was still working in the hospital, you'll often see me buying and getting stuff from the vending machines, be it coffee, chips, candies and even canned sodas. I dunno, maybe I just love inserting bills and the clicking sound of the buttons every time I use that huge machine. And I feel so terribly bad whenever the machine is out of service or was not refilled with contents. And then I realized that if given a chance, I'll probably enter this type of business in the future. And this I found while searching about this future business idea from www.vendstar.com - what I like about this company are the sleek designs of their vending machines, the candy machines are the coolest! Look at their samples, so nice - it dispenses a whole lot of stuff even small toys! it'll sure to be a great hit with kids :D



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Top 5 Woman Tag

Bridgitte has tagged me with this special Top 5 women tag!

("Make A List of 5 WOMEN you admire the most" Who's on the list? Are they women who have accomplished what they have dreamed of? Are they women loved and respected with equal passion? Are they women who make apologies for neither their sex nor their sexuality? You may choose from your family, friends, government, entertainment and everywhere. You may not realize it, but you are on the list.)

The 5 Women that I admire most:

1. Oprah Winfrey-I admire because of her strong will and determination. In spite of the hardships and not so good experience that she encountered in her road to her success it never hinder her to strive more and continue to pursue her dreams. Now from being the girl wearing potato sack as dress, she became the most influential woman in the world. She always reminds me that no matter how many hardships and problems we encounter, we must never stop achieving our dreams. And one thing more, she always look back from where she came from. Maybe that's why she is so blessed because she got a very good heart.

2. Atty. Katrina Legarda-She is a prominent lawyer in the Philippines. She specializes in family law and a known woman's right advocate. Strong willed and woman of principle. She reminds me that no woman should be dependent on men.

3. The late Princess Diana- I admire her because she is a true beauty inside and out. Her advocacy and willingness to help people really captures my heart. It really breaks my heart when she passed away more than a decade now.

4. Mother Theresa of Calcutta- She is a Nobel Peace Prize winner that selflessly devoted her time to the poor and the needy. Pro-life advocate which I admire.

5. My mom. She raised us to be good Christians. She loves us unconditionally. My critic and supporter all in one.

Now I pass this to all the admirable friends in my blog roll. Enjoy this tag!

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Interesting Blog




When I was still new in the blogging world, I still have some reservations in my mind if ever I could survive it. I am afraid that my post would not even be interesting for some readers. I was afraid that I might not get something out of it. And now after being in the so called Blogging World for more than a year, I think I have proven to myself that there is still something interesting in what is inside my head. And I have gained friends that never forget to tell me that my works are appreciated.

Thank you so much Amy for tagging me with this. Thank you for finding my blog interesting. I really appreciate it. Mwah!

Now I am passing this to all my friends! Love you all!

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Acrophobic Pau


I have been acrophobic all my life. I have this fear of heights. I can't even go near the railings of SM Malls or look down while the elevator in Robinson's goes up. Everytime I would do that, my knees are becomes weak and I feel like collapsing. Very terrible for a big girl like me LOL!

Just like last Wednesday and Thursday, we had this academic training for our Syteline ERP at PBCom Building in Makati. The training room was on the 22nd floor. We arrived early so we just fooled around the training room even taking photos, playing with the modern office chairs (not like what we have here in the office!). When one of the facilitators pulled up the roman shades, I saw the panoramic view of the Makati, my knees starts shaking, I started to feel uncomfortable. Much more when one of my officemates pulled me near the glass window and forced me to looked down. I feel like fainting, well that would be the worse for them because they would have to pull me up in case I would faint! I tried to be brave and tried to go near several times but it doesn't work, I feel like I was shrinking.

I don't know how I got this phobia, but I have this since I was young. I remember I can't even look down from the 3rd floor of our school building, what more the 22nd floor. I envy the bravery of those who can go bungee jumping or wall climbing, much more the window cleaners that I saw last Thursday. They were outside the building, cleaning the glass windows with just scaffoldings and their cleaning materials. Brave people! But I manage to took a picture of Mabel san near the glass window, but of course I use the zoom lens of the camera! hahaha!

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wedding that'll be missed

Living and working in another country is one painful thing. But you see, it may sounded like a very used cliche but we work in order for us to provide a better life for our family and also for career wise move also. But the sad part? aside from being away from our loved ones, is the fact that we cannot attend those special events and occasions, just like the two destination weddings of my two friends, I was supposed to be part of their entourage but unfortunately, I had to beg off from the lists, though as much as I wanted to, I just can't come to their weddings. I know, it's really really sad, being not able to see my friend's happy faces as they journey to life begins... oh well, maybe I'll be able to attend the coming events like baptism and birthdays of their soon to be kids! It'll sure be fun. So there, guess too much of my venting, I'm being so emotional, bear with me... I need to release this thought or else I might gone mad!

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Ondoy - we HATE YOU!

Typhoon Ondoy just made a huge stint over our beloved country. People are devastated as their houses and livelihood were washed away by the strong current. Lives were taken too, the saddest part of all. I even heard from the news that a lot of people are still missing. This is very very devastating news for all of us living and working in another country. How I wish we can work out and help our kababayan's who are at their lowest right now. Though we still can help, organizations are extending their ways in order for us to be able to donate. And this I got from the PRC (Philippine Red Cross) site:

Monetary Donations
1. CASH or CHECK
Please send cash or check donations to the PNRC National Headquarters in Manila. Checks should be made payable to The Philippine National Red Cross. We can also arrange for donation pick-up.

2. BANK DEPOSIT
Account Name: The Phil. Nat’l. Red Cross
METROBANK
Port Area Branch
Peso Acct.: 151-3-041-63122-8
Dollar Acct.: 151-2-151-00218-2
Type of Acct. : SAVINGS
Swift Code: MBTC PH MM

BANK OF THE PHIL. ISLANDS

Port Area Branch
Peso Acct.: 4991-0010-99
Type of Account: CURRENT
BANK OF THE PHIL. ISLANDS
UN Branch
Dollar Acct.: 8114-0030-94
Type of Account: SAVINGS
Swift Code: BOPI PH MM
For your donations to be properly acknowledged, please fax the bank transaction slip at nos. +63.2.527.0575 or +63.2.404.0979 with your name, address and contact number.

Credit Card
Please fax the following info to +632.404.09.79 and +632.527.0575:
Name of card member, billing address, contact nos. (phone & mobile), credit card no., expiration date, CCV2/ CVC2 (last three digits at the back of the credit card), billing address, amount to be donated.
For online donations you may also visit our website at www.redcross.org.ph .

SMS and G-CASH (Globe)
SMS
text REDAMOUNT to 2899 (Globe) or 4483 (Smart)

G-CASH
text DONATEAMOUNT4-digit M-PINREDCROSS to 2882

Most urgent needs
Food items: Rice, noodles, canned goods, sugar, iodized salt, cooking oil, monggo beans and potable water
Medicines: Paracetamol, antibiotics, analgesic, oral rehydration salts, multivitamins and medications to treat diarrheal diseases
Non-food items: Bath soaps, face towels, shampoo, toothbrush, toothpaste, plastic mats, blankets, mosquito nets, jerry cans, water containers, water purification tablets, plastic sheetings, and Laundry soap
Rehabilitation Programs: Shelter materials for house repair

Call Hotline 143 or 527.0000


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Coach Parker - I likey!

Saw this lovely Coach Parker bag over at one's blogger site - actually, Kathy - my friend is the one who gave me the link, saying that she's so in love with this! And guess what, I fell in love with this eye candy too at that instant! So our plan? buy two! - hahaha, joke. We might, we are considering, we'll see. But my friend is such an enabler, maybe she'll push this plan as soon as possible. ninuninuninunu...

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gift shopping

>> Thursday, September 24, 2009

One of my closest friend is into buying and selling imported items, in fact she has been doing it for quite a while now and has gained a great number of customers. Before I leave for my greener pasture hunt, I asked her to take charge for my nephew's gifts for Christmas, and I told her to get the kiddos preferably shoes for their holiday loots. And she's actually cool with that, in fact she told me that she'll use her crocs coupons for her purchase so she woundn't have to charge me a huge amount for the items. She's such a sweetie pie isn't she?! That is why I gave her my chain gang coupons, for her to use! You see, that friend of mind is super enthusiastic when it comes to body accessories, if I'm not mistaken she has hundreds of different types of stuffs to use as her embelish! One stylish girl I must say, and I truly ador her.. for being one fab and styled friend and for being a very understanding and supportive pal! :D

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going back and cravings

>> Thursday, September 17, 2009

I'm craving and it made remember this... nuninuninununninninini

I opened my Grandpa's closet yesterday and look at what I found! CHOCOLATES! Two packs of Merci Dark and Milk Chocolates! He's hoarding the chocolates! He's keeping all the chocolates!

Lucky for him that he is not a diabetic, for he is a true blue-chocolate addict! He can consume a 1/2 pounder chocolate in a snap! No wonder he keeps these stuff! Hmmm! Lucky for me that I sneaked from his closet! I unveiled his plan of eating these yummy chocolates all by himself! Lol!

Looks yummy! I can sense the calories adding up! Lol! But how can I resist these tempting chocolates? Could you? LOL!

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banana crumb muffin

Amy is requesting the recipe for the Banana Crumb Muffin that I posted last time. So here it goes sis!

You will need the following ingredients:

1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
3 bananas, mashed
3/4 cup white sugar
1 egg, slightly beaten
1/3 cup melted butter

for the crumb topping:
1/3 cup packed brown sugar
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 tablespoon butter

Directions:

1. Preheat Oven to 375 degrees F, lined your muffin pans with muffin papers.

2. Sift together the 1 1/2 cups flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt. In another bowl mix together the bananas, sugar, egg and melted butter. Stir in the sifted dry ingredients into the banana mixture until moistened.

3. Scoop batter into the prepared muffin pans. I use ice cream scooper no. 40

4. Topped with the crumb topping (just mix all the ingredients until it resembles coarse cornmeal).

5. Baked in preheated oven for 18 to 20 minutes or until toothpick inserted into center of a muffin comes out clean.

Enjoy baking!

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tickets for him

>> Friday, September 11, 2009

A friend is about to celebrate his birthday this coming October, thus making my other chummies and I talks about the perfect gift we could give him. Well, actually it's not a real deal problem if only he lives in the Pi you know, but unfortunately, he lives in another part of this earth thus making it for us to think of the best gift for him. Since shipping charges can get us empty pocketed, we are thinking of getting him an online stuff or better, a couple of Miami Dolphins Tickets for him and his preferred buddy to tag. Yes, he is indeed a man of sports, unlike the most of us who often chooses to bum around and watch flicks. Oh well, let's see how we can hook up with the most affordable price offering for the said tickets... gotta check out www.miamidolphinstickets.com now.

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huge papaya


I am craving for a PAPAYA a few hours ago, until I remember my post about my grandparent's papaya harvest.... let me share it again with you...

Last night when I arrived home, I found this weird looking Papaya. At first I thought it was a watermelon but how come it has edges? I was really amazed by its round like shape and its size! Papaya are usually elongated but this one is round. My granny told me that he was also amazed by the shape that's why he picked it from the tree. I wonder if it also taste great! Lol

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my pet



Here is the picture of my Pet Dame from Pet Society, an application in FB. I name him Dame because my friend Mita San would always say "DAME" jokingly and seriously. I miss him so much. I guess Dame inherited my love for water! I just get him a jacuzzi and some other stuff too... oh, and I keep asking for gifts from my online pals who are let's just say, way too rich to spare a chandelier, majestic bed and some other cool items! :D

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