Friday, January 30, 2009

Pork Adobo with Egg

This is what we had for dinner last night. I have been wanting to make this kind of recipe because I haven't tried to cook this dish in my entire cooking life....hehhehe! I hope I did it right...well I guess I did.....hubby likes it! Anyhow..bon appetit!

End Junk Mail

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Thursday, January 29, 2009

Lesson 101

Hey Folks! How was your day today? Mine was ok...I just did some household chores and did some bloghopping...hheheh! Anyhow, I am going to share a video of my daughter...this was taken yesterday. I am sharing this video so my family and friends can see the improvements that Akesha have made. She's been doing great and very attentive during our one on one lesson. During the day time I teach her filipino/english alphabets while hubby will teach her colors, shapes,and words before she goes to bed. She's almost 3 years old and we are preparing for her to go to preschool. Oh my! If you have time to view the video...feel free! hehhe....:) I picked this video because she's making faces and doing extra curricular activities...hehhe!

Apartments in Kiev

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Education

Education is the learning of knowledge, information and skills during the course of life. That is why as a parent I would like to teach my 2 year old daughter to learn the basic education. Toddlers are too young for “school” of any kind, but they do love learning. By simply introducing letters of the alphabet as part of other activities, they will catch on amazingly quickly. Since I was pregnant with Akesha, hubby and I have agreed to teach our daughter to speak my language (tagalog) and my dialect (bisaya) as well. When Akesha was born I have been speaking tagalog or bisaya to her, while hubby will speak English of course. At her tender age she is able to understand when I speak to her on my language which is pretty awesome. I am glad that my parents also helps us on educating Akesha. My parents sent us educational stuff from the Philippines like flash cards, books, and etc. I hope that I will be able to continue on teaching her about Filipino stuff. How about you? How did you teach your child/children?

This was Akesha's old room
These photos were taken when she was 23 months old

She's dancing the hola dance....I mean pearly shells...hhehe

Digital Photo Frames

Have you seen those cool photo frames that your friends or family members have? Well, now you have the opportunity to get one yourself. CEIVA is the leader in traditional looking photo frames. You can now purchase Ceiva digital photo frames for only $129.99. The great thing is that this price also includes the one year picture plan. The picture plan membership provides a revolutionary way to share photos with all the people that you love. Another great benefit of this photo frame is that you don't need the Internet or a computer to use this great technology. When you purchase this 8-inch high definition photo frame, you will also get free shipping. Isn't this a great deal? Another great benefit to this photo frame compared to other photo frames is that your family and friends can upload pictures directly to to the frame. You will see new photos on your frame without having to do anything because someone you know has uploaded pictures to it. Another thing about this frame is that you can purchase a wireless adapter for only $19.95. So if you are looking for the best photo frame that you can purchase, you should checkout CEIVA, and look at their photo frame selections.
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Wednesday, January 28, 2009

TOP 10 Indoor Plants

How many of you have indoor plants? In our household we have quite a few indoor plants, and two of there are hanging plants. Indoor gardening is just as fun as having an outdoor garden. In fact, indoor plants not only help clean the environment around them, but they act as a quick decorating tool.
Here are the top 10 indoor plants:

1. Angel Ivy Ring Topiary

2. Braided Ficus Tree

3. Cactus Combo Bonsai


4. Chamaedorea Palm

5. Chinese Evergreen

6. Miniature Herb Standard Topiaries



7. Moth Orchid, Novelty Stripes
8. Ponytail Palm
9. Tropical Combo Bonsai
10. Amaryllis, 'Yellow Goddess'


Affordable Hotel Rates

My family and I love to travel. We love to visit places around the world and experience what life has to offer. We have been on several trips and vacations since we got married and had our baby. I know that traveling is not easy with an infant, but for us it hasn't been a hindrance. How about you? Do you love to travel and visit places around the world? Europe is one of our next destination to visit. We love to find great deals on the internet when it comes to our accommodations. Searching for a cheap hotel is not easy. I got frustrated the last time because I couldn't get the best value that I was hoping for. Do you know that HotelsCombined.com will help you find the lowest rate on any hotel? Hotels Combined is a unique free tool that searches multiple hotel reservation websites simultaneously to help you find the lowest rate instantly. They will eliminate the need to search accommodation websites one by one in order to compare hotel prices and availability. Their free price comparison service is an amazing time and money saver! So what are you waiting for? You should visit HotelsCombined.com now and add this site to your favorites so you can refer to it on your next vacation.

Have You Ever?

I got this tag from one of my special friends here in the blogosphere Manang Rose of "Etcetera Etcetera". Thanks a lot sis for including me always.

1. Have you ever been on TV?
Am not exactly sure...maybe yes or maybe not...don't recall.
2. Have you ever sung in public?
Yep! During my high school and college days...am not good singer to tell you the truth...hehhe!

3. Have you ever dyed your hair blond?
Never...and never will! Even if I dye my hair brown or any kind of color..it wont work...I don't know why...:)

4. Have you ever eaten frogs' legs?
Never....I saw that in Chinese resto but never attempt to eat it...they said.."it taste like chicken"...hhmmm...ribbet ribbet! hehehe

5. Have you ever received a present that you really hated?
I guess I had...hmmm..hehehe!

6. Have you ever walked into a lamp post?
Not yet! I hope not to lol..

7. Have you ever cooked a meal by yourself for more than 15 people?
Actually I did with my hubby's help. It was during Akesha's 1st birthday party...it was exhausting but we had fun!

8. Have you ever fallen or stumbled in front of others?
Stumbled but not fallen...hehheh! it happens all the time...:)

9. Have you ever done volunteer work?
Yep! Many many times...I started when I was in high school..then college...some concerts...hubby's air force base....and hubby's company. Honestly, when I became a nurse someday I really would like to travel to any 3rd world country and work as a volunteer...of course my family needs to go with me...hhehee!

Tuesday, January 27, 2009

Luxury Kitchen Design

Are you looking to renovate your kitchen? You should think about creating a luxury kitchen that reflects your tastes and fits your lifestyle. Do you know that ewkitchens.com has all the Luxury Kitchen Design you are looking for? If you would like to see some of their kitchen ideas, you should visit them today for more details. So what are you waiting for?

Organizing Your Closet (part 2)

How organize is your closet? People have a great many misconceptions about the nature of organizing. This may be the result of inexperience or lack of knowledge. Every possible excuse has been given for delaying organizing your closets. However, it's clearly in your own best interests to learn all there is to know about the organizing process; there are obvious and tangible rewards as well as underlying and subtle advantages.

Here is the continuation of my post about myths and facts about organizing your closet.

Myth:
"I must have too many clothes and not enough closet space because I waste time every day trying to find what I'm looking for. I spend far too much money on my wardrobe and my dry-cleaning bill is exorbitant, but every day I have to iron my outfit because it's so wrinkled when I take it out of the closet. I just don't have the time to do anything about it."

Fact:
Organizing arranges clothing evenly along the clothes rod, eliminating the crowded, crammed conditions that cause wrinkles. Organizing positions clothes and accessories for instant visibility and accessibility.


Analysis:
Once you can see the clothes you own, future purchases will probably be more effective. You're more likely to buy a piece that blends with your existing wardrobe rather than buying a whole new outfit. That bargain buy won't seem like a bargain when you realize you already own three similar articles. Organizing shows the same old clothes in a new light, increasing versatility and wearability It also saves time. There will be no more needless trips to the cleaners and the ironing board, no more standing in front of the closet trying to remember what was supposed to go to the cleaners, no more relentless searching of the closet and the dresser drawer for the desired item.

Myth:
"It's easier to buy another one of what I need than to spend half the day searching for the one that is out in the garage somewhere."

Fact:
Repeatedly purchasing the same items and products is a common occurrence when you're disorganized. It is an admission of defeat, since you've allowed the clutter to control you rather than taking control of the clutter. Repeated purchases also perpetuate the original problem of too much clutter.

Analysis:
Organizing systematically and methodically assigns a specific place for everything. You then know exactly and precisely where everything is: It will be easy to find a given item, and you'll put it away in the same place.

Cozmo Smart Girls

Amy Poehler, for the CozmoTV Network, has released this new video called “Smart Girls at the Party”. It is about her interviewing young people on what they are doing to impact the world. You can get your own widget here too. The widget has three buttons called Menu, Grap This TV, and Gallery. The Menu will allow you to sign in and register, share the video with a friend, and save it as a favorite. The Grap This TV menu bar will allow you to grab the code to imbed the video into your Facebook, Myspace, Myyearbook, Hi5, Freewebs, Xanga, and many more applications on the web. The gallery will allow you to go to some featured widgets, related widgets and your favorite widgets. You should checkout this widget and put it on one or more of your favorite web applications. This is a pretty cool widget to be able to add to your blog, or facebook account. Amy Poehler does a great job at interviewing young people on how they are changing the world with dance and music. So what are you waiting for? Why don’t you checkout this widget and add it to your web account so your readers can enjoy it too.

Treasured Award


I would like to thank Misty and John for this "Friends Forever Treasured Award". I thank them for their friendship that I thought I will not find her in the blogosphere. I am looking forward to meet them in person in the near future. May God bless your family.

I am going to pass this award to all my friends here in the blogosphere. I will not going to add any names from this award because I might miss your name...hehhe.. You all deserve to grab this award..come and grab this folks!

Personalized Baby Blanket

Are you looking for personalized baby blanket? Personalized baby blankets could be treasured gifts for babies. Mothers have found these blankets their loyal partners in giving care and keeping away those bad days. They have also proven that blankets become so much a part of their baby's growing days, so much so that babies identify themselves with these simple but meaningful gift ideas. That is what I noticed from my daughter when she gets upset, and she can't live without it. If you would like to see some of the samples of the personalized baby blanket, you should check out threadsmith.com today.

Premio Dardos

It is my pleasure to have this "Premio Dardos" award from my sis Ria. Thanks a lot sis for the thought. That was very nice of you!




The significance of the prize:
"With the Premio Dardos is to recognize the values that each blogger uses to transmit cultural values, ethical, literary, personal, etc.. that, in short, demonstrate their creativity through the thought that is alive and remains intact from their letters, between his words. These stamps were created with the intention of promoting fraternization between bloggers, a way of showing affection and gratitude for a job that adds value to the Web. "

The rules for receiving the prize are:
1) View the image of the stamp;
2) Link the blog for which you received the alert;
3) Choose 12 other blogs to those who deliver the Premio Dardos.
4) And tell everyone, of course!

Now, it is my turn to pass this award to Rose, TCecile, Umma, Madz,Hazel, Donabel, Amy, Chie, Cacai, Niko, Cookie, Bogie, G-Anne, Greggy, Aniev, TBeth, TBeng, Tjacky, Amor, Maxi, and YOU!

Organizing Your Closet (Part 1)

Here's my question for the day: How organize is your closet? People have a great many misconceptions about the nature of organizing. This may be the result of inexperience or lack of knowledge. Every possible excuse has been given for delaying organizing your closets. However, it's clearly in your own best interests to learn all there is to know about the organizing process; there are obvious and tangible rewards as well as underlying and subtle advantages.

I am going to share to you guys the myths and facts about organizing your closet. Set back and relax....ehhehe!

Myth: "I need more rooms, more closets, and more storage space before I can get organized."

Fact: By organizing the space you have, you gain the extra room, closet, or storage area you're seeking.

Analysis: If you don't learn how to store your belongings and possessions wisely and conscientiously you'll soon outgrow a house even the size of Buckingham Palace. It isn't the amount of space you have, but how you use it that counts. Although some homes can't supply even a meager place to begin the organizing process, you can still create your own storage area from scratch.

Myth: "I just did my spring-cleaning so I'm in good shape for another year or until it's so messy again I can't stand it."

Fact: Organizing is not synonymous with spring-cleaning or with periodic endeavors to straighten up.

Analysis: Proper organizing is a one-time project. With careful planning, you'll never restack, refold, or rearrange again. Good organizing creates a maintenance-free system that uses your daily routines to keep it in the same pristine condition as the day you finished organizing it. A beneficial by-product of organizing is that it counteracts and controls the bad habits that contributed to the clutter you now face.

Myth: "I just paid a small fortune to have my closet organized, so why is it a mess again?"

Fact: The closet wasn't "organized," it was remodeled. New shelves and closet rods can fall victim to the same disorder and disarray as readily as the old ones.

Analysis: Once the installation was complete, probably no one explained how to place your garments and accessories in the newly modeled closet. If you did the remodeling yourself, new hardware won't change the difficulties you've been facing with clutter. Learning the principles of organizing will lay the groundwork for using your newly modeled closet to meet your needs.

Miele Callisto Versus Kenmore Canister



Most homes with carpeted floors in developed countries possess a vacuum cleaner for cleaning. Do you have a vacuum cleaner? Are you planning on getting a new vacuum cleaner? If you are looking for type, comfort, filtration, or deep cleaning power on all types of carpet, why not consider getting the Miele S5280 Callisto Canister Vacuum Cleaner at Miele Diamond Dealers? This vacuum comes with a deluxe handle and rotary dial. This leek black Miele S5280 Callisto canister model is packed with top features from the renowned German makers of world-class floor care systems. It combines the powerful 1200-watt Vortex Motor System with a true HEPA air filtration with a smart canister design that is as beautiful as it is effective. This canister vacuum also includes a full bag indicator, 3 handy on-board tools in a convenient internal caddy, a fully electric hose for making quick attachment changes and a 2-point wand parking feature for storage and convenience during cleaning tasks. A thermal protection feature automatically powers the machine down in case a blockage occurs. If you have pets at home, this is the perfect vacuum for you. I think I will get this kind of vacuum too because our dog sheds a lot of hair all over the place. If you would like to check to see how this vacuum cleaner works, you should watch the video and visit Go Vacuum for details.

Monday, January 26, 2009

Gong Xi Fa Cai! (Gung Hay Fat Choy!)

Kong Hei Fat Choy to all my fellow bloggers! I know I have a few friends here in the blogoshpere who is celebrating the Chinese New Year today. Have fun guys! Greetings from my family to yours!

(When Akesha turned 1)
What is Chinese New Year?
Chinese New Year or Spring Festival is the most important of the traditional Chinese holidays. It is often called the Lunar New Year, especially by people in mainland China and Taiwan. The festival traditionally begins on the first day of the first lunar month (Chinese: 正月; pinyin: zhēng yuè) in the Chinese calendar and ends on the 15th; this day is called Lantern Festival. Chinese New Year's Eve is known as Chúxī. It literally means "Year-pass Eve".
Celebrated in areas with large populations of ethnic Chinese, Chinese New Year is considered a major holiday for the Chinese and has had influence on the new year celebrations of its geographic neighbours, as well as cultures with whom the Chinese have had extensive interaction. These include Koreans, Mongolians, Nepalese, Bhutanese, Vietnamese, and formerly the Japanese before 1873. In Mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan, Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Thailand and other countries or regions with significant Han Chinese populations, Chinese New Year is also celebrated, and has, to varying degrees, become part of the traditional culture of these countries.

Source: Wikipedia

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What Women Want From Marriage (Part 2)

Here is the continuation of "What women want from their marriage". I hope that men will not think that I am bias here, don't worry I will post something for men too...hehe!


6. Listening Well
It's really disheartening for a wife to share her thoughts and feelings with her mate and then realize that he didn't actually listen to her. Your wife wants you to not only listen with your ears, but to listen with your heart.

7. Affection and Kindness
How often do you say "please" or "thank you" or give your spouse an unexpected kiss? Unfortunately, some married couples forget that being kind and affectionate to one another are keys to a successful marriage.

8. Sharing Household and Child Rearing Responsibilities.
One of the main reasons couples fight is conflict over who is doing what around the house. Chores and child care are not the sole responsibility of your wife. She shouldn't have to ask you to do your share around the house.

9. A Day Off Now and Then
Don't fuss about your wife taking a day off several times a month. This means that she will be free from worrying about what is happening with the kids, the house, the pets, and you. She deserves this break in her schedule and she needs to provide it for herself to be emotionally and physically healthy.

10. Commitment to Take Care of Yourself Both Physically and Emotionally
Many men are notorious for not taking care of themselves when it comes to health issues. This isn't fair to your wife. She is your lover not your mother. Take responsibility for your own health concerns.

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Sunday, January 25, 2009

What Women Want From Marriage (Part 1)

I would like to share this to all my married friends here in the blogosphere. I hope ladies you will share this to your hubby....I am sure this will help you improve your relationship. Have fun!

In no particular order, here are things that many wives want from their husbands. Note that these are "wants" not emotional needs. As individuals, we are each responsible for filling our own emotional needs.

We believe that the four basic emotional needs are the need to be loved and to love; the need to belong; the need for a good self-image; and the need for autonomy.


1. Telling Her Daily That She is Loved

Everyone wants to be affirmed. Everyone wants to know they are loved. The best ways to say "I love you" are usually in simple, everyday, seemingly unimportant ways like an unexpected hug or holding hands when you walk together.

2. Understanding and Forgiveness

There will be days when your wife will make mistakes or when she will be difficult to be around. No one is perfect. She both wants and deserves your willingness to understand and forgive her. Remember that no relationship can be sustained without forgiveness.

3. Conversation

Don't let your conversations with your wife dwindle to nothing but talk about your kids, your jobs, and the weather. If that happens, your marriage relationship could be in real trouble.

4. Willingness to Make Time for Her and Your Children

Having quality time with your wife and kids isn't something that just happens. You have to make it happen by not only making the plans but by following through. Time with those you love has to be a high priority for you.

5. Saying "Yes" More Than Saying "No"

Habitual negative responses to your wife and kids can push them away from you. Think twice before saying "no" and you will be surprised at how saying "yes" can improve your relationships.


Valentine’s Day in Branson at the Hilton!


Valentines Day is fast approaching. Do you have any plans during Valentines Day? Are you going to bring your spouse or your girlfriend to a romantic dinner? If you are planning on going on a Valentines Day vacation, why not consider going to Branson, Missouri? Have you ever been to this place? Branson Missouri is a great place to visit because they have so many great attractions. They have great Amusement Parks such as White Water, Celebration City and Silver Dollar City. They also have some great hotels that you could stay at. Aside from that, Branson is known as the "Live Music Capital of the World". I am sure you would enjoy celebrating your Valentines Day at Branson. If you are looking for a place to stay, you don't need to worry because The Hilton Promenade at Branson Landing is the place that you would love to stay at. The Hilton Promenade at Branson Landing and the Hilton Branson Convention Center Hotel are offering an exclusive Valentine’s Package available throughout the month of February. The Hilton Branson Convention Center Hotel Package offers a deluxe accommodations, a $50 food and beverage credit redeemable at any of the hotel’s food and beverage outlets, admission to the Titanic Museum Attraction, vow renewals at the base of the Grand Staircase, a box of chocolates and a Heart of the Ocean replica necklace when you book this package. So what are you waiting for? You should visit them today for details.

Wordless Saturday

Earlier I was browsing the photos from our old computer, and I found some baby pictures of Akesha. I realized that I did not move them to my laptop. So I thought I'm going to share some of her pics when she was little. I miss those days.
This is Akesha when she was 7 months old.

Driving without license is not advisable...Akesha has broken the law when she was 8 months old. hehheh...:) just kidding!

Equestrian Singles

We all know that Valentines day is coming up. Do you have any date this coming Valentines day? Getting to know someone takes time. Have you had a hard time finding that perfect mate? There are many sites out there that helps you to find the right person in your life. Are you a single horse lover and looking for someone that has the same interest as you? You should not look any further because the equistriancupid.com is here to help. The equestrian cupid is an exclusive community for horse lovers and equestrian singles to meet horseback riding buddies. You each discover uncharted trails, pursue the country lifestyle, locate the best riding areas, and meet someone to share your country pursuits. Horse owners and riders from a wide variety of backgrounds and interests can meet their next significant other confident that he or she shares a love of horses. This website is the best, largest and most effective dating site for single horse lovers and friends in the world. This is your chance to get to know someone. So what are you waiting for? If you are looking for a great relationship with someone who has a love for horses as you do, you should visit equestrian cupid now to get your FREE sign-up.

Saturday, January 24, 2009

Noblesse Oblige Award

I got this tag from Anne & Ate Cecile,thanks a lot ladies for including me in your list. Anyway, This Award is presented to bloggers who display consistency in any one or a combination of these conditions:


1. The Blogger manifests exemplary attitude, respecting the nuances that pervades amongst different cultures and beliefs.
2. The Blog contents inspire; strives to encourage and offers solutions.
3. There is a clear purpose at the Blog; one that fosters a better understanding on Social, Political, Economic, the Arts, Culture and Sciences and Beliefs.
4. The Blog is refreshing and creative.
5. The Blogger promotes friendship and positive thinking.

The Blogger who receives this award will need to perform the following steps:
1. Create a Post with a mention and link to the person who presented the Noblesse Oblige Award.
2. The Award Conditions must be displayed at the Post.
3. Write a short article about what the Blog has thus far achieved – preferably citing one or older Post to support.
4. The Blogger must present the Noblesse Oblige Award in concurrence with the Award conditions.
5. The Blogger must display the Award at any location at the Blog.

Life is too short and we have to learn how to value it and enjoy to the fullest. Do not be afraid of the unknown; instead have the courage to explore the things you enjoy most. Learn to love and laugh. Look at the things in different view and find the goodness in them.

Now I am going to pass this award to Ria, Rose, Madz, Umma, Amy, Haz,el, Donabel, Chie, kittykat, Benchiegrace, Grace Draper, Anygen, Arniev, and YOU!

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Bouncer Moments

This photo was taken when we brought Akesha home from the hospital. Akesha was born 7 weeks early, and stayed in the hospital for 5 weeks. As a mother seeing her in the NICU fighting for her life is devastating. Thanks to GOD we have survived from that tremendous experience.
Two years later....this is her now! She can't even fit on the bouncer...:) When my brother-in-law returned this bouncer to us, Akesha was excited to see it. She climbed over and try to sat on it. And she did! She even tried the vibrator. That was hilarious! I can't believe she grow up that quickly.

Bleach Manga

Have you ever heard of Bleach? Bleach is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Tite Kubo. Bleach contains a massive cast of characters designed by series creator Tite Kubo, which are divided into various factions and fictional races with distinct themes, and described using large amounts of invented jargon specific to the series. All significant characters in the series possess some degree of paranormal and superhuman abilities, and these are explained by their souls generating higher than usual levels of a paranormal energy called reiatsu (霊圧, reiatsu? lit. "spirit pressure"). The three predominant character types in Bleach are humans, Soul Reapers, and hollows. You should visit manga.animea.net for details about Bleach Manga and join the fun.

Thursday, January 22, 2009

What Do You Love About Your Husband?

Living here in the US for almost 4 years is quite interesting. For that long period of time, I admit that sometimes I don't feel that I belong here. I have met quite a few Filipina friends here in our area but I don't feel the "click", you know what I mean. Also it is hard to trust someone whom you don't know well. I miss the company that I have with my friends back in the Philippines. I used to have groups of friends wherever I go, but then when I moved here in the US I felt like an outcast. Thanks to the blogging revolution! I have found some good friends here in the blogosphere. One of these close friends I have is my pretty sistah Umma. Thanks a lot sis for the friendship I have found in you. Thanks also for the tag.

This tag is about the things I love about my husband. Anyhow, here's my piece.



Hubby and I have known each other through letters. I wrote my first letter to him when I was in 4th year college. It took us 8 months of corresponding with each other, and then he decided to see me in person. We started our relationship after we met. It was November of 2004 when he proposed over the phone, then he went back to the Philippines for the second time and we got tied during Christmas Eve.

Hubby and I may not be the best couple in the world....we may have our moments in our marriage, but in the end we know that we love each other.

Anyhow, here are some great points that my hubby have.

- Hubby is my first real boyfriend...that is why I'm so in love with him....hehhehe!
- I am very glad to have him in my life because he can handle my insanity when I get mad.
- I love the fact that he is very responsible and for taking care of me and Akesha.
- He is a great father and a very hands-on dad.
- I am glad because he helps me with house chores.
- He makes me smile all the time with his nonsense jokes.
- I am thankful because he give me flowers or plants every month.
- He is very understanding and supportive
-He always say "SORRY" even if it is my fault
-He always comfort me in times of sadness
-Even if he wants to do things on his way... the only choice he have is to follow my way
- I am glad that he's not an abusive husband that beats a wife...actually I am the one that beats him.
- He always find way to make up when we have fights.
- I love him because no matter what I do he is always there for me.

I love you HON! Thanks for everything...:)

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Pink Heart Tag

Thanks a lot Manang Rose for sharing these valuable thoughts.

The 10 commandments are not a multiple choice.

Your mind is like a parachute...it functions only when open..

One thing you can give and still keep...is your word.
You lie the loudest when you lie to yourselfIf you lack the courage to start, you have already finished. One thing you can't recycle is wasted time. Ideas won't work unless ' You' do.
The happiness of your life depends on the quality of your thoughts.

The heaviest thing you can carry is a grudge.

Be kinder than necessary because everyone you meet is fighting some kind of battle.'A sharp tongue can cut your own throat.

If you want your dreams to come true, you mustn't oversleep.

Of all the things you wear, your expression is the most important


The best vitamin for making friends..... B1.

The pursuit of happiness is the chase of a lifetime! It is never too late to become what you might have been.

Life is too short to wake up with regrets. So love the people who treat you right.. Forget about the one's who don't. Believe everything happens for a reason. If you get a second chance, grab it with both hands. If it changes your life, let it. Nobody said life would be easy, they just promised it would be worth it.

Friends are like balloons; once you let them go, you might not get them back. Sometimes we get so busy with our own lives and problems that we may not even notice that we've let them fly away. Sometimes we are so caught up in who's right and who's wrong that we forget what's right and wrong. Sometimes we just don't realize what real friendship means until it is too late. I don't want to let that happen so I'm gonna tie you to my heart so I never lose you.


Protect yourself against crime!

Nobody would like to be attack by a stranger right? Most women are the first victim when it comes to a situation like this. It is hard to defend yourself when you don't have any weapons with you. Have you ever thought of getting a personal protection like stun guns, pepper sprays, or Mace? If you are looking of these kind of stuff, you should check out freedomsecurityproducts.com. I am planning to buy pepper spray for myself. I am sure this will help me in times of danger. So what are you waiting for? Visit them today.

How much does your toddler play "pretend"?

Akesha's first phone call...hhehehe!

As a parent I have discovered that my daughter Akesha started playing "PRETEND" when she was 18 months. Hubby and I were laughing when we first saw her holding the phone on her ear and pretending that she was talking to somebody. From then on she is able to call hubby from work for many times, and hubby thought that I called him but it wasn't me...it was Akesha. I am glad that she did not dial 911. It was fun seeing her growing up each day. Now that she's almost 3 years old, she does a lot of "PRETEND" games that crack us up most of the time.

Garage Storage

Are you looking for garage cabinets for storage? You should consider what you will be doing in the garage, what styles you are looking for and a price range that suits you, and with their assortment of cabinets they can help you create a garage storage solution that fits your needs. They provide efficiency, durability and style. So what are you waiting for? Visit them today.

Dandruff Nightmare!!!

How many of you have suffered dandruff? Honestly, I won't deny that I have suffered from this nightmare..hhehe. We all know that "Dandruff" is the common skin problem that we face in our daily life. With dandruff your hairs loose their beauty and can even become a nightmare for you. Healthy hairs make you attractive while hairs with dandruff can spoil your personality.




What are Dandruff's by the way? Dandruffs are nothing but flakes. In general, there are two types of dandruffs – dry and oily. White flakes and itching effects on the scalp is the result of dry dandruff. Oily dandruff, on the other hand, will make your hair sticky with yellow flakes. In worst case, a bad smell may come from your dandruff-affected hair.

There are several reasons behind the dandruff. These are:
• Poor diet
• Excessive tension and stress
• Infected scalp
• Hormonal imbalances
• Dry weather
• Too much use of different hair cosmetics without proper guidance of a skin specialist or a beautician

It has been found that adults and adolescents are affected by dandruff more than children. This is due to the disturbance of androgen hormone and daily tension.

How to get rid of them? Here's how:
If you are suffering from oily flakes, rinse your hair with vinegar. For this, you have to follow some easy steps:
• Fill a mug with fresh water
• Mix two tablespoons of malt Vinegar in it
• Use shampoo in your hair that is prescribed by a skin specialist
• Rinse your hair with Vinegar mixed water
• Dry your hair with a clean towel

On the other hand, if you are suffering from dry and white flakes, use oil massage. Following are the steps to take oil massage:
• Make a mixture of hot Castor oil (1 teaspoon), Coconut oil (1 teaspoon) and Mole oil (1 teaspoon)
• Massage gently with the mixture on your scalp
• Keep the hair for about 30 minutes
• Wash your hair with a prescribed shampoo
• Dry your hair with a clean towel

101 Home Selling and Staging Tips

Are you looking to win some extra money? Well now is your chance to win $500. All you need to do is submit your scary or funny pet pictures, and you might be able to win some extra cash. You should visit the Energized Seller website, and you can see many of the funny pet pictures that have already been submitted. You could upload your pet picture, and if your picture is the winner, you will win a $500 gift certificate to Lowes or Home Depot. I have included the picture of our dog, and I thought this picture was funny because he looks like he is driving a car. The Energized Seller website is dedicated to home sellers and real estate professionals, and they are looking to give people some great gift cards. They have another contest that you will be automatically entered in just for joining their website. They have a lot of great information for anybody thinking of doing some remodeling. They have information on improving your cabinets, closets and even your decks. You can also get information on 101 Home Selling and Staging Tips. So if you are looking to do some home improvements, and also are interested in winning a Lowes or Home Depot gift card, then you should checkout this website and enter to win. So what are you waiting for? Visit them today.

Wednesday, January 21, 2009

Birthday Wishes

I got tag from my sweet Dangz Madz of "The Pride of Hingotanan Bohol". Thanks a lot sistah for the thought. I am also glad to have met a friend like you here in the blogosphere. You are soon to be a new mom...I am very excited to see your angel soon. I am sure you will be a great mom to your kiddos. Good luck on your pregnancy Dangz.


Anyhow, here are The rules
1. Make a list of what you want on your birthday...

2. The list should be 15 numbers

3. Post the image of this award in your posting

4. Give it to 10 friends of yours.
HERE ARE MY Wishes FOR MY BIRTHDAY: My birthday falls on the 20th of August.
1.I wish that God will grant all the wishes I have in mind
2. I wish to have another baby..a baby boy
3. I wish that God will always guide and bless my family
4. I wish to get my Nursing degree soon
5. I wish my family in the Philippines are in good health
6. I wish to sleep early and wake up early...hehheh...I am addicted to blogging...:)
7. I wish that our plans on going to visit the PI will not change
8. I wish to meet all my close friends here in the blogosphere...just to make sure if they exist..just kidding!
9. I wish to have our backyard landscape...hhehehe...need some improvements to do.
10. I wish to get more opportunity from paid sites...hhehhe!..need to make extra money while I am at home
11. I wish to gain more friends here in the blogosphere...what I mean is real friends.
12. I wish to work on my behavior towards my hubby...I can be nasty sometimes....hehheh!
13. I wish to go to Europe
14. I wish that we will be able to survive the crisis
15. I wish to have a new car.
Thanks goodness...I was exhausted! hehheh....that was overwhelming! Thanks a lot dangz Madz!
Now it is my turn to pass this to my friends. I will not include those people who have been tag from Madz.
I am tagging : Ria,TMel, Grace, Joanna, Greggy, Kryk, Anne, AnnaRhea, TVhing, & TJacky.

Eco-Solar Shades

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Are you looking to reduce some of your energy costs? Well, maybe you should visit The Shade Store. They have Solar Shades that will absorb heat, protect interiors from harmful UV Rays and they will reduce the glare. Even with all of that, you will still be able to maintain your lovely view. The neat thing is that a SocialSpark blogger can get a 15% discount by using the IZEA01 code when ordering. Another great thing about these Solar Shades is the fact that they are environmentally friendly, and at the same time, they conserve energy. The store is also having a winter sale which is 10% off, and you get free shipping. All of these shades are GreenGuard Certified and they will ship within 5 days. You can choose from the Solar Shade or the Solar Roman Shade style. They also have some attractive Woven Wood Shades that you might be interested in. These shades are made from natural fibers and sustainable resources which include bamboo, rattan, grass and reeds. So if you are looking to cut back on your energy, then you might think about getting some Solar Shades that will also bring some warmth into your lovely home.
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