Tuesday, December 22, 2009

No Stress or Fuss Party

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We celebrated our Christmas get together with our friends last Saturday. It was held in my home. For a stress free preparation especially with food, we ordered it and catered everything. The food comes with every sauce and gravy that goes with it. It is a stress free preparation. All i did is cook rice, clean the house and buy some grocery for our drinks and utensils. Other than that, everything were ordered and delivered.

It is a perfect time to discover a great way to make gravy. My caterer forgot to include gravy sauce for our roast pork. We call it lechon kawali. Preparing gravy for the Christmas meal is as easy as using a Club House Gravy mix, adding flavor to the roast pork.

You can easily find out how easy it is to make your own gravy by watching the gravy tips video

Also you can be updated with new flavor and offers by newsletter sign-up and contest entry

Our Christmas party turned out to be so much fun. We had more that enough food and drinks.
I am going for another party on Christmas day with my hubby's family. I will definitely
bring a pack just in case they don't have any gravy. And i will share the fuss
free way to make your own gravy.

I am wishing y'all a Happy Holidays. Don't eat too much!


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Thursday, December 17, 2009

Mommy Moments Round Up: Fave Entry

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If i remember it correctly, i just started joining mommy moments. And i think i only have about 4 or 5 entries. I would say that the first time i entered was my favorite out of all. Simply because it's my first entry. I love every theme that i joined in mommy moments. It is the ones themed Let's Pretend. I myself loves to play pretend. hehe!

Have a Happy Christmas everyone and i hope to join the meet up someday. Enjoy!

Oh, by the way, a recent picture of us taken during a Sandugo Xmas Party in New Jersey.


Friday, December 11, 2009

Dress Rehearsal

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I was trying on my dress to wear for tomorrow's Sandugo xmas party. I did my makeup and everything except for my hair. I can't decide how to fix it. I love how it turned out that's why i wanted to share few of my pictures. This is just a practice look. I hope i will look better tom. Without further ado...

Let me know what you think.









Wednesday, December 9, 2009

Best Deal of the Year

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This is a Sponsored Post written by me on behalf of Charter Communication. All opinions are 100% mine.


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Christmas is when we celebrate the birth of our Savior Jesus Christ. It is also that time of gift giving. I personally enjoy Christmas season. It is when we get lots of parties, get together, family reunion and lots of food. In the states, after Thanksgiving marks the biggest sale of the year. Great deals and buys are all over the store. And people tend to grab the deals where ever it may be. It is when we make a Christmas list and go get them in the store.

This year, i am kind of hesitant especially with the current crisis going on and the recession we are facing. But believe it or not, i have found great deals with my shopping spree.

I would like all my readers to be informed about Charter's Daily Deal Web Site
And to keep up with the daily deals become a fan of Charter on Facebook
and they will keep you updated everyday with the best deals of the holidays.

Charter is ending the year with a groundbreaking sweepstakes and offerings. It is the best of the year.

There are two ways to win: great deals on Charter Cable, Internet and Phone services, including FREE Gift Cards with special online deals and a chance to win cool prizes for the holidays.

From Black Friday to Cyber Monday, Charter is offering gift cards worth up to $200 with special online deals.

Gift cards from major retailers in electronics, clothing, home, accessories, and restaurants save you shopping money when you need it most!

After Cyber Monday, they begin 38 days of specials. They're giving out great gifts, prizes and deals every day. Each day is something different, so check it out often. There are plenty of chances to win each day. Like iPods, Camcorders, TVs, GPS units, webcams, Photo frames, and more

They’ve even got some great Showtime schwag to give away like Dexter, The Tudors, and Californication

If you are a fan of HBO, they have Big Love and Entourage box-sets too!

Over the last two years, Charter has outpaced the industry in creative and newsworthy Sweepstakes including great prizes like an HDTV-a-day, Toyota Prius, a new 2010 Chevy Camaro 2SS, Xbox 360s and more.



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It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas

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I really enjoy this time of the year. It is my favorite holiday and season of the year. I decided to put up a tree this year. I bought a fresh, live tree. I can always smell Christmas in our house.


Thursday, December 3, 2009

Mommy Moments #5 Talented Kids

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It's that time again. Mommy Moments!!! and this week the theme is showing off our kids' talents. Well, my Denise is growing up. As time passed by, she's learning a lot. She likes to draw or paint. She likes to dance. She also enjoys the piano/organ. Lately, she's been singing.

Below are some photos showing off her yet to be discovered talent..hehe!






Thursday, November 26, 2009

Mommy Moments #4: Chores

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My daughter Denise enjoys the sink and the tub so much. She is trying to clean the sink.













I hope she's organizing my drawer and not messing it up..haha!
















Lastly, she enjoys to sweep the floor and mop it. She also wants to use the vacuum cleaner but i don't allow her to play with it.

Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Tavern on the Green

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Tavern on the Green is a decent, social and american restaurant located at the heart of Central Park. December 2005, we celebrated our Christmas Eve dinner here. It was when my hubby proposed to me. The place was packed and cozy at the same time. It was like a magical dinner and a dream come true.

Yesterday, we decided to go there for lunch for my sister's bday. It brought back good times, great memories.

Here are some photos of us.




You Gotta See This: A Contest

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This is a Sponsored Post written by me on behalf of Incendia Health. All opinions are 100% mine.


Abbot Medical Optics Inc also known as AMO promise to develop advanced vision technologies that provide optimal quality of life for people of all ages — from tweens and teens to boomers and matures.

AMO recently launched a contest that centers on how your life improves with the procedure and that you could win a $5,000 dollars grand price. And that's about the same price with the procedure itself. If you're interested, find a qualified local doctor to further discuss the procedure, risk and go check out iLASIK Video Contest

You can win 5,000 dollars. All you have to do is make a video that shows on how your life will improve with the procedure or how it already has improve with the procedure. Make a video that is catchy, memorable, funny and most importantly something that your friend will say You Gotta See This!

The contest is still open for more entries, so visit the site and submit one. Here are the details.

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Once users submit a video, their friends can vote on it. And votes are one of the key factors in determining which videos win a prize.

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• One Grand Prize winner will win $5,000 — selected from all submitted videos
• Three First Prize winners will win an HDTV package(a $2,500 value) — one per video category
• Three Second Prize winners will win the Flip UltraHD camcorder (a $199.99 value) — one per video category

Users can submit videos, view and vote on all entries at www.GottaSeeThisNow.com.

What are you waiting for? Go make your videos now and submit your video entries.


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Saturday, November 21, 2009

RoadTrip

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My sister is here for a week to celebrate her bday and thanksgiving with us. She's here with a friend. We decided to take a road trip to Baltimore and Washington DC. I am resting in our hotel at the heart of Washington DC right now and will hit the bars later tonight for some drinks. Here are some pics taken this afternoon during our tour.

On the road

our first stop-maryland crab food tripping





Update for the rest of the trip on my next post.


Thursday, November 19, 2009

Mommy Moments #3: Yummy

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mommy momentsWow, i lost track of days. I never thought it's that time again. Mommy Moments #3 edition for me. The theme is about kids favorite food or anything yummy. Denise is a very good eater. She was even better when she was a baby. But lately, she's hard to feed. She's getting picky with food. She loves rice, soup, noodles, french fries, chicken fingers and hotdogs. She doesn't eat any fruit or veggies unless i put it together with the rest of the meal. She's trying to love banana lately coz she sees me eating it more often. So, gets a bite here and there...

A few of our dine out moments.





Enjoy!

Wednesday, November 18, 2009

The Fast and the Furious

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This is a Sponsored Post written by me on behalf of Charter. All opinions are 100% mine.


Being dependent in this online world, i always seek for high speed internet. A more reliable one and the one that won't ever let me down, charter ultra fast 60 service is the answer to this quest. At this speed i can completely multi -task in ways no one has done. This speed will enable me to use the internet in all new ways gaming, movies, and sending and receiving with mega files and much more at a high speed.


As a stay at home mom, i don't have much time to watch movies or TV. I basically rely online. I feel like when i am offline, my life is meaningless. I admit, i stay on the internet almost all day. For work, i really need a high speed internet. I can't do anything without it.


I am hoping this will hit in my area. A great hit in Saint Louis and it's now available in Southern California. It is also rolling Northeast as i write this. They are looking to cover a majority of the charter footprint in 2010.


Cable is way better than DSL. The speed itself is way faster than anything offered
out there. I am looking forward for a wider coverage. I will definitely share this to
my friends who live in the area where coverage is available.

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Monday, November 16, 2009

Quick FAQ Post

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So, here i am feeling a bit tired and bored. I just officially came in my office right now...wahhh, and it's 5:20pm..My work hour is over..hahaha! I know, i used to work in my laptop upstairs using remote access. It is pretty convenient.

So, here are some random facts about me.

What is your ethnicity?
Well, i am a Filipino citizen. I am 50% chinese, 25% spanish and 25% filipino. I guess, that's how i can best describe about it.

Do you wear contacts?
Yes, i do wear them. But not when i'm at home. I usually wear them when i go out of the house. I can't see when it's far.

What are your favorite places to shop?
I am a cheapy person. I shop at trendy stores. I am not really branded kind of girl. I go to Forever21, H&M, charlotte russ and the like.

When did you start blogging?
Not long ago. My friend Phebie encouraged me to blog. I am a working from home mom. I can be busy and be bored at times. So, i can sometimes find time to write.

How do you like to blog?
Well, i find it as an outlet or extension of my obsessions and feelings. I treat my blog as my diary. When i was a kid, i keep a "secret" diary. When we were little, we treat diaries as a secret book. But in this blog world, we share it to the whole world and the readers.

Who old are you?
hah! I am 28.

Do you like life?
I love life and i am happy of what i am and what i have right now. I am blessed. Thank God.

Okay that's all I can think of off the top of my head. Let me know if you have more FAQs and I'll do a part 2.


Misunderstanding in Marriage

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Knock on wood but this is not my personal story. I have a couple friend who lives in New Jersey. They look perfect together and blessed with an adorable son. What i didn't know about them was the on the rocks relationship. They have been going through a lot. Oh well, they both have their own stories. But what i am pretty sure is that they have problems. And they seem not to get along well. I know they have researched a lot about going through separation or divorce.
I need to share with them about divorce lawyers nj.

I believe that it pays to hire a professional to make things right.

Friday, November 13, 2009

Mommy Moments #2: Sporty Day

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My first mommy moments was very overwhelming. I can't help but take time to make this post. Better late than never..

My daughter is only 19months. So, she doesn't have any sport as of yet. Here are some sporty activities she had in the past.







Hope you enjoy my post.

Friday, November 6, 2009

Family Travel

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Since we have Denise in our family, vacation has been tough. I have to look for hotels that are family friendly and safe for kids. We are planning to go to Orlando Florida next year and i came across with harness buddy .

I cannot wait for our family vacation next year with a peace of mind.
I am booking my hotel and vacation plans with them.

Update

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I love Friday nights. Other than Saturday night, it is a stress free night. I am hanging out with my hubby in our basement. Just chillin, watching ball, drinking Patron..Yeah, right...I am a bit tipsy right now. bwahaha!


Tomorrow, my daughter has a puppet show class at the library. I'm excited. We haven't been in the library for couple of weeks now. And i don't know how she will behave. Fingers Crossed***


My weight loss challenge is getting tough. I've been doing my daily run coupled with a healthy diet. I've been drinking lots of tea and water. I don't think i lost any weight this week but i feel a lot healthier than ever.


Christmas is fast approaching. And we have a party on the 19th of December with friends. I am going for xmas decor shopping tomorrow maybe. I hope i can find some good deals.


Oh wait, my elementary bestfriend Phebie just informed me, that i got PR 2 on my blog site. I have no idea what that means...But she told me, it's a good thing. And i have a good reason to celebrate. I am happy right now.


Okey, i think that's all for now.

Screen Locking System

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With the growing technology we have now, we have to stay on top of everything. I was looking for a program that will lock out my screen and gives the other network administrators in my office complete control over idle workstations. And tadang i found auto log off when i googled about it. I am not familiar with how windows really work nowadays. This is basically a screen locking system for Windows that extend capability of the standard workstation lock.

Screen pass can be configured to automatically log off if the screen saver is running and inactivity continues in a certain time set. During auto log off, unsaved changes in open applications are discarded. The auto log out can also be set to logout, restart, shutdown or powerdown.

This is very useful in my office work where some of my co-workers leave work without logging off or shutting down the computer.

Stila Kajal in Topaz

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This is an eyeliner. It is not white or cream color. It is the exact color of your waterline. What i love about it is that it will intensify your waterline color thus making your eyes pop even more. You look like you are wide awake. It also glides on very easily without making too much effort.


The Book Lover in Ebook

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In my spare time, i really love to spend it reading a good book. But lately i have been hooked up with computer, internet and the online world. But i just found out lately that i can still enjoy reading without having the physical book. This is how convenient the online world is. I found a search engine for electronic books. And the cool thing is, you can search by country or any subject you can think of. Like for example, i came from the Philippines and i want to read something about Alamat or history. I can easily find it by using the search engine then it will show and narrow down the search too. So, i can still enjoy my passion of reading in my handy computer wherever i go. Another thing is, most of the books are here in a convenient pdf format. You can actually save it and read it at another spare time without searching for it again.

I am so glad to have found pdf search Try this and you'll know
what i am talking about.

This is a convenient way to enjoy reading. Let me know if you have tried this
and what your thoughts are.


Thursday, November 5, 2009

Mommy Moments #1: Let's Pretend

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My elementary bff has been asking me to join this meme..I was kinda hesitant because i may not be able to cope up with this weekly post. This will be my first post for the meme. I hope you will all like it.

My little Denise is pretending to be a chinese girl



Pretending to be Dora the Explorer


Pretending to be Hana Montana

Pretending to be a housekeeper

Looking back at these pictures amazes me more. I can't believe how my baby learned how to play pretend.

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