Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Watch TV Shows Online Free

Watching television is one of the relaxing habits that most people do. Everybody like to watch their favorite shows on television right? How about watching TV shows online for FREE? You heard me right. Spreety TV offers television show online for free, including sports, news, and movies online. So what are you waiting for? You should visit Spreety TV Online : Watch TV Shows Online Free today.

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Are you looking for Los Angeles Wedding Services? You should checkout MiNeeds which can help you find the wedding service you need. All you need to do is input your city or zip code and post your needs. You will get offers from different wedding planners that can help you with your wedding needs. You can compare offers, read reviews and view their credentials. This will allow you to save money and choose the best deal for your needs. So what are you waiting for? Before planning your wedding, you need to checkout http://www.mineeds.com/Los+Angeles-California-Services/Wedding-Event-Services today. This system is also free so you don’t need to worry about paying a lot of money.

Disclose Your Blog

My husband forwarded this email from his work yesterday. I thought you might be interested. I also found a related scope from IZEA Blog about this FTC thing. If you are a paid blogger (like me), you might need to check this information for your future benefits.
"Many bloggers have accepted perks such as free laptops, trips to Europe, $500 gift cards or even thousands of dollars for a 200-word post. Bloggers vary in how they disclose such freebies, if they do so at all. But now the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is paying attention. New guidelines, expected to be approved late this summer with possible modifications, would clarify that the agency can go after bloggers — as well as the companies that compensate them — for any false claims or failure to disclose conflicts of interest. Bloggers complain that with FTC oversight, they'd be too worried about innocent posts getting them in trouble, because the common practice of posting a graphical ad or a link to an online retailer — and possibly getting commissions for any sales from it — would be enough to trigger oversight."

According to Marketing Pelgrim, 99% of bloggers have nothing to worry about. If you forget to disclose that you used a 50 cent coupon on that hamburger you raved about, you’ll probably be just fine. Likewise, if you blog that your new Ford gets 33mpg but in reality only gets 31mpg, you won’t likely face the wrath of the FTC.

In fact, the only bloggers that need to be wary of any new FTC guidelines are the ones that have brought this on us all. They are the ones that accept gift cards, then rave about their shopping experience. They claim their acne cleared up overnight, while receiving a free monthly supply of the skin-care treatment. In other words, the FTC is going after the professional bloggers that make a living off of freebies and commissions–all without an ounce of disclosure.

If you ever stop to ask yourself, "should I disclose this?" then the answer is probably "yes." The chances are that whatever is causing the guilt-trip isn’t worthy of the FTC’s attention, but you’ll feel better for disclosing it AND you’ll earn the trust of your readers!

Other tips that might help you sleep at night:

  • Create a page that lists all of your potential "conflict of interests" and simply link to it whenever your post includes mention of one of those relationships.
  • Tag any links with something visible and obvious. Such as (affiliate) or (sponsor).
  • You don’t have to publish the full terms of your compensation. Simply stating "Company X sponsored this post…") or ("We received free XXX as part of this review…") will likely be enough to satisfy the FTC.

Join the Fun and Festivities in Branson this Summer

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Summer time is my favorite season. I love to do outdoor stuff during summer time. We love to travel around and go places. One of the places I would like to go is Branson, Missouri. Have you ever been to Branson Landing Missouri? This place is great for vacation because they have so much to do. Staying at the Hilton Promenade at Branson Landing is the place to stay if you visit Branson Landing. This hotel is located in the Town Square of Branson Landing, and it is the ideal location for all of the entertainment in the Midwest. You can walk to the Convention Center from the hotel and many other locations. Many of the rooms offer the great view of Lake Taneycomo. You also might want to stay at the Hilton Branson Convention Center Hotel. This hotel is located directly off Business Hwy 65 between Lake Taneycomo and the historic downtown Branson. You can also walk to the convention center from this hotel. Both Hilton Hotels are situated amidst the Branson Landing, they are giving guests easy access to shops, boutiques, restaurants, a river walk and other attractions. If you love golf, this is your chance to play at the all-new Payne Stewart Golf Club. Payne Stewart Golf Club is a tribute course honoring the life and legacy of golf legend Payne Stewart. So what are you waiting for? You should visit their website today for details.

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Mellow Yellow Monday: Akesha's Duckie

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Here's my Mellow Yellow Monday entry for this week. Introducing my daughter's newly found friend...she call it "DUCKIE"...weeeeeeeeee.....hehehhehe! Isn't that cute?!

One Day Only $1.99 Album Download of "A Salute To America" (30 Patriotic Songs) on Amazon MP3

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Are you a patriot? Since the 4th of July is coming up, Amazon is offering a digital album called “A Salute To America” which contain 30 songs that will be perfect for your 4th of July. You can purchase the album starting June 30th and the Amazon MP3 deal of the day will be on July 3rd . This album is only $1.99 one day only when it normally sells for $9.49. This album A Salute To America will be great to play while you are watching fireworks, or having a BBQ. This album contains many great hits such as The Start Spangled Banner, God Bless America, God Bless the USA and America The Beautiful. You can get a free preview of the song by visiting Amazon.com's website. There are many great tunes that you would enjoy such as Anchors Aweigh, Stars and Stripes Forever, and one of my favorites, You're a Grand Old Flag. The list goes on and on with many great patriotic hits. So what are you waiting for? If you are looking to improve on your 4th of July celebration, then you might want to checkout this album before you miss the opportunity. You won't find a deal like this anyplace else.
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Grilled Herb Chicken on a Can

Make tender, juicy grilled chicken the trendiest way, with a can of beer! I've tried this before, and I'll tell you...it is really really good. I used the oven instead of the grill. I guess I will try this next time. You should try it too!
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1tablespoon paprika
2teaspoons salt
1/2teaspoon garlic powder
1/2teaspoon onion powder
1/2teaspoon pepper
1whole chicken (4 to 4 1/2 lb)
1can (12 oz) regular or nonalcoholic beer

1.If using charcoal grill, place drip pan directly under grilling area, and arrange coals around edge of firebox. Heat coals or gas grill for indirect heat. In small bowl, mix paprika, salt, garlic powder, onion powder and pepper.
2.Fold wings of chicken across back with tips touching. Sprinkle paprika mixture inside cavity and over outside of chicken; rub with fingers.
3.Pour 1/2 cup of beer from can. Hold chicken upright, with opening of body cavity down; insert beer can into cavity. Insert barbecue meat thermometer so tip is in thickest part of inside thigh muscle and does not touch bone.
4.Cover and grill chicken upright over drip pan or over unheated side of gas grill over medium heat 1 hour 15 minutes to 1 hour 30 minutes or until thermometer reads 180°F and juice is no longer pink when center of thigh is cut.
5.Using tongs, carefully lift chicken and place in 13x9-inch pan, holding large metal spatula under beer can for support. Let stand 15 minutes before carving. Remove beer can; discard.
Grilled Herb Chicken on a Can
source: bettycrocker.com

$725 on Cryo-Cell's U-Cord Service

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Monday, June 29, 2009

One Word Tag

I would like to thank Mami Niko, Tsang Shy and Mami Clarissa for tagging me. Thanks ladies!
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1. Where is your cell phone? purse

2. Your hair? black

3. Your mother? Thoughtful

4. Your father? Helpful

5. Your favorite food? pansit

6. Your dream last night? none

7. Your favorite drink? lemonade

8. Your dream/goal? rich (lol)

9. What room you are in? den

10. Your hobby? Blogging

11. Your fear? accident

12. Where do you want to be in 6 years? Philippines

13. Where were you last night? store

14. Something that you aren’t? smart

15. Muffins? banana

16. Wish list item? ticket

17. Where you grew up? Philippines

18. Last thing you did? nap

19. What are you wearing? hat

20. Your TV? 48' Sanyo

21. Your pets? Fish, dog

22. Friends? many

23. Your life? contented

24. Your mood? mellow

25. Missing someone? family

26. Car? KIA

27. Something you’re not wearing? Shoes

28. Your favorite store? Walmart

29. Your favorite color? cherry

30. When is the last time you laughed? yesterday

31. Last time you cried? Forgot

32. Who will resend this? Myself

33. One place that I go to over and over? kitchen

34. One person who emails me regularly? Husband

35. My favorite place to eat? Sizzler

Rule: Answer the questions, USING ONLY ONE WORD! It’s not as easy as you might think! Copy and change the answers to suit you and pass it on. It’s really hard to use only one-word answers. Now I am going to pass this to all of you. Come and grab this tag folks.

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Preliminary Photos From My Garden

How's your weekend guys? Our weekend is kind of "mighty low" according to my hubby. Last Saturday we drove down to the Filipino store to get some groceries. We also tried to renew my passport, but apparently I don't have all the requirements with me so we need to go back there some other time.

Anyhow, this weekend we didn't plan anything special. It is hard to go outside when the weather here in N California hits 3 digits. It is pretty hot outside. So we've decided not to go anywhere. We spent most of the time at home. Hubby was busy planning his online classes, Akesha was busy playing around her toys, and I was busy gardening. By the end of the day 3 of us went outside and played with the sprinkler(soaking wet). How about you?

Here are the preliminary photos from my garden. More photos soon....lol!











Sunday, June 28, 2009

Personalized Laundry Bags

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Are you looking for a great place to get gifts, invitations and embroidery? There is a great website that allows you to get all kinds of great gifts and other items online at posylane.com. If you are looking for Baby Keepsake Books, you should not look any further because at posylane.com they have a great series of baby keepsake and baby memory books. They also carry personalized laundry bags and kids backpacks. These laundry bags are created with signature fabrics and are available with colorful border designs. I am planning to get one of the kids backpacks for my daughter. Since she likes to carry all her stuff by hand, this would definitely help her. It has a good amount of space, and it is easy to personalize. These backpacks is good to use for school or on camping. So what are you waiting for? Yous should visit them today for more details.

Friday, June 26, 2009

Mommy Moments - School Days

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This week's Mommy Moments theme is "School Days". My daughter Akesha is not ready for school yet, but I still want to share my entry for this week. Akesha just turned three last April, but I can tell that she's very interested to learn new stuff. During the day time I am teaching her some basic stuff like counting(1-10), filipino alphabets, and many more. Here are some of the photos and a clip. Enjoy!
Akesha @ 2 years old.
look like homeless kid...hahahahah
My mom's birthday present for Akesha when she turned 2 years old was Filipino educational stuff.
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In case you don't understand what she just said, here's my translation....lol!
"Hello, everybody! My name is Akesha Dias. I am three years old. I live in California, USA! Thank you everybody!"

SPECIAL LIMITED TIME SALE!!!

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The discussion about stem cells has been on the news quite a lot lately. Did you know that C’elle has a program where you can preserve your menstrual blood? The benefit of this is that your menstrual blood contains stem cells which can be used to cure more than75 diseases. C'elle is exclusively and revolutionary service that provides women with opportunity to collect and preserve menstrual stem cells. Why from the menstrual stem cells? The experts said that these menstrual stem cells are unique because they have many properties and characteristics that are similar to bone marrow and embryonic cells. Do you know that Cryo-Cell has helped over 175,000 families worldwide preserve their newborn's umbilical cord blood for potential use against many diseases? Stems cells found in cord blood are known to treat over 75 diseases including leukemia, anemia, lymphoma, diabetes and cerebral palsy. It can save your own life someday or the life of a loved one, and it’s worth the price. You should enroll now and save $725 on Cryo-Cell' s U-Cord service using the promotional code HOT. You should hurry because this promotion is due until the 28th of June. So what are you waiting for?
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Home-Style Hash Browns

How would you like to have crispy hash browns made in the oven? Who needs to slave over a hot burner! How do you cook your hash browns? I usually fried it with butter. Do you know that there's an easy way on how to cook hash browns? You should try this during the weekend.

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1 medium bell pepper, chopped (1 cup)
1 medium onion, finely chopped (1/2 cup)
1 bag (1 pound 4 ounces) refrigerated shredded hash brown potatoes
2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1 tablespoon butter or margarine, melted
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
Additional grated Parmesan cheese, if desired


1. Heat oven to 325ºF. Mix bell pepper, onion, potatoes, 2 tablespoons cheese, the salt and pepper in large bowl.
2. Pour butter and oil into rectangular pan, 13x9x2 inches. Tilt pan to coat the bottom. Spread potato mixture in pan.
3. Bake uncovered about 35 minutes. Run a spatula under edge of potato mixture; turn potato mixture over to other side. Bake uncovered about 5 minutes longer or until golden brown. Sprinkle with additional cheese before serving.

Thursday, June 25, 2009

Paying Post is Messing Up the Layout

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If you guys are having trouble with your layout, try to take the code off from your "Blog Layout" and "Edit HTML". The code should look like this. I've figured this issue while I was about to change my layout.

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<script src="%27http://www.payingpost.com/js/jquery-1.2.3.min.js%27" type="'text/javascript'/"><br /><script src="'http://www.payingpost.com/js/blogjs.php?blog_id=" type="'text/javascript'/"><br /><!-- PayingPost Code ends --><br /><br /></script>


I was frustrated earlier when few of my friends told me that my blog was messed up. I have noticed that I am not alone, and some bloggers have the same issue as well. So I hope this helps.

Michael Jackson is DEAD at 50

I just got up from a cat nap when I heard the news from the radio...."Michael Jackson died one hour ago from cardiac arrest". What? Shocking isn't it? May he will rest in peace. I am also sad to know that the brother of one of my closest friends sis Rose of "Rose's Obstacles and Glories" died from an accident the other day. My deepest sympathy to all the family who are left behind.

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U.S. pop star Michael Jackson has been rushed to a Los Angeles-area by fire department paramedics, the Los Angeles Times reported on June 25, 2009. The newspaper said paramedics went to the singer's home and found he was not breathing.

Michael Jackson, the record-breaking, sensationally gifted “King of Pop” who emerged from childhood superstardom to become the entertainment world’s most influential singer and dancer, and the tabloid world’s most disturbing celebrity, has died. He was 50.

A person with knowledge of the situation says Jackson died Thursday in a Los Angeles hospital. The person was not authorized to speak publicly and requested anonymity.

His death brought a tragic end to a long, bizarre, sometimes farcical decline from his peak in the 1980s, when he was popular music’s premier all-around performer, a uniter of black and white music who shattered the race barrier on MTV, dominated the charts and dazzled even more on stage.

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Free to Play Trivia and Quiz Site

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Are you looking for a great game that can challenge your mind? You need to checkout the new Trivia Game. This Fun trivia game called Triviala is an exciting multiplayer game. You can play the game just for fun, or you can play for “Triviala Crowns”. The exciting thing is that you can play with people all over the world. You can also play Triviala's “Coin A Word” game where you create three to six letter words from a series of six letters. You can collect 40 crowns if you spell the word TRIVIALA. You can challenge other players in the “Quiz Mania” game which will allow you to prove your skills. Now the great news is that you can win cash prizes each month when you accumulate your crowns. You can use your crowns to enter the daily and weekly drawings and if you win, you can win some great prizes. The more you play, the more crowns you can win and the more chances you can win some actual cash prizes. It is free to play and very easy to register. So what are you waiting for? If you are looking for a great Trivia Game to play that challenges your mind, you need to checkout Triviala.
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FTC’s Sponsored Blogging Crackdown

My husband forwarded this email from his work yesterday. I thought you might be interested. I also found a related scope from IZEA Blog about this FTC thing. If you are a paid blogger (like me), you might need to check this information for your future benefits.
"Many bloggers have accepted perks such as free laptops, trips to Europe, $500 gift cards or even thousands of dollars for a 200-word post. Bloggers vary in how they disclose such freebies, if they do so at all. But now the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is paying attention. New guidelines, expected to be approved late this summer with possible modifications, would clarify that the agency can go after bloggers — as well as the companies that compensate them — for any false claims or failure to disclose conflicts of interest. Bloggers complain that with FTC oversight, they'd be too worried about innocent posts getting them in trouble, because the common practice of posting a graphical ad or a link to an online retailer — and possibly getting commissions for any sales from it — would be enough to trigger oversight."

According to Marketing Pelgrim, 99% of bloggers have nothing to worry about. If you forget to disclose that you used a 50 cent coupon on that hamburger you raved about, you’ll probably be just fine. Likewise, if you blog that your new Ford gets 33mpg but in reality only gets 31mpg, you won’t likely face the wrath of the FTC.

In fact, the only bloggers that need to be wary of any new FTC guidelines are the ones that have brought this on us all. They are the ones that accept gift cards, then rave about their shopping experience. They claim their acne cleared up overnight, while receiving a free monthly supply of the skin-care treatment. In other words, the FTC is going after the professional bloggers that make a living off of freebies and commissions–all without an ounce of disclosure.

If you ever stop to ask yourself, "should I disclose this?" then the answer is probably "yes." The chances are that whatever is causing the guilt-trip isn’t worthy of the FTC’s attention, but you’ll feel better for disclosing it AND you’ll earn the trust of your readers!

Other tips that might help you sleep at night:

  • Create a page that lists all of your potential "conflict of interests" and simply link to it whenever your post includes mention of one of those relationships.
  • Tag any links with something visible and obvious. Such as (affiliate) or (sponsor).
  • You don’t have to publish the full terms of your compensation. Simply stating "Company X sponsored this post…") or ("We received free XXX as part of this review…") will likely be enough to satisfy the FTC.

Free Sheet Music

Have you thought about improving your piano playing? It might be time to become a better pianist by taking your piano playing to the next level. You can now get free sheet music for your listening pleasure. You might want to get the Christmas Carols sheet music or the Easy Beethoven sheet music.

You can visit their website and even sign up for free piano lessons. You might be interested in the Jazz Piano Tutorials, or the Hymn Music arrangements as well. They have a whole list of online piano lessons that you can choose from such as the Star Wars piano music effects or the Piano improvisation lessons. If you want to improve on your music theory, you can do that too. You also might want to get the free sheet music for Amazing Grace which is one of my favorite songs. This website even has some good information when purchasing a piano. They can help you pick a piano brand where you can find information concerning the Grand Piano or an Upright Piano.

So what are you waiting for? If you are looking for a way to improve your piano playing, you need to checkout yokewong.net. There is no time like the present to improve on your musical talent.

Tuesday, June 23, 2009

Having Fun Under the Sun

Last week has been pretty hot here in Northern California, and it sometimes hit 3 digits specially during the summer time. I am glad that our backyard is surrounded by many trees, that at least helps to cool down a little bit. During the day time Akesha and I usually hang out in the backyard. I bring my lappy out while she's taking a plunge on her little pool or sometimes I let her play with the sprinkler.



Here is the funny video of Akesha. She's trying to chase the water, but then she got scared.

Houston Home Theater

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Are you looking for a great Home Theater Company in Houston? The Houston Home Theater is a great place for entertainment. New home constructions are adding home theaters to homes to increase their value. A competent Houston home theater installer can give you the professional install that you have been hoping for. If it is installed professionally, the value of your home can be increased. It is best to have a specialist install it for you because there are a lot of speaker wires, cables and other electrical components that can leave you scratching your head. You first want to make sure you have the space for the home theater system. The professional can help you find the best location to put your home theater. They will also look at your budget and give you information so you know what you can afford. The Home Theater Company in Houston can also help you design your system so you get the picture and sound you desire. You might want to get recessed speakers to provide you with the true theater experience. So what are you waiting for? If you are looking for the true theater experience, you need to checkout the theater company in Houston.

WORLDS MOST EXPENSIVE SHOES


World's most expensive shoes go on display. A pair of sandals, which have gone on display at a Tokyo department store, are believed to be the most valuable shoes in the world.

Based on the pair of ruby slippers worn by Dorothy in Wizard of Oz, they are worth about £920,000. The sandals are studded with 690 rubies and were made for an actress to wear at the Oscars.

But the sandals were never worn as Oscar stars decided to dress-down for the ceremony because of the Iraq war. They are worth 50% more than the previous record holders which were also designed by Stuart Weitzman.

That pair were woven from platinum thread with 464 diamonds set in pure platinum and were worn at last year's Oscar's ceremony by Mulholland Drive actress Laura Harring.

FatPassport Personalized Travel Recommendations

My family and I love to go on vacations. We discovered this great website that is a new innovative way to get travel recommendations. FatPassport can give you personalized travel recommendations which includes how much the trip will cost. They have a trip engine where you input the country, city, travel style and what type of vacation it is and the system will give you some of the great destinations to visit. I inputted the Philippines with a midrange budget to find the best attractions and FatPassport recommended visiting Bohol to see the Tarsier. If you input general sightseeing in the Philippines, you will also get recommendations to visit Batad and the Chocolate Hills. Some of the great destinations in the United States are Haleakala National Park and Waimea Canyon in Hawaii. You will also get the Statue of Liberty in New York, The Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, and Powell Point in the Grand Canyon. Some other great destinations would be Las Vegas, the San Diego Zoo and the 17 mile drive in Carmel California. This website is great for any vacation because it allows you to find out about the attractions you should visit. So what are you waiting for? Before planning your next vacation, you should visit FatPassport.com first.

Monday, June 22, 2009

Congratulations Raeann!!!

As I've mentioned on my previous post, last Saturday we attended our niece's graduation party. Here are some of the photos during the party, and a clip made by her Dad Mark (my BIL).

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