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Tom and Jerry

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As I was typing here in front of my computer, I heard my son and niece laughing so loud. They were watching Tom and Jerry again. I have told my brother not to buy that pirated DVD of Tom and Jerry, but he didn’t listen to me. I don’t like the kids to watch Tom and Jerry for they learned how to become naughty. They think that Jerry is a smart mouse, and Tom is the funny cat for he is always the victim of Jerry. Well, if the kids will go out later, I will keep the DVD and hide it somewhere they couldn’t find.


Sure, cartoons are fun, but I want more positive material for my kids.
Maybe I should slap together a graphic design portfolio, go to computer animation college, and produce my own quality creations.

Used Car for Sale

Last night, as I watched the Saturday news on TV, my eldest son came home from his friend’s house. He brought us food for it was a birthday of one of his classmates. He had also brought our local newspaper. The front page was about Azkals, our famous football team. Since the night was still young, Jason went out again when my cousin called and invited him to go to the internet café which is only a few distances here in our home. Janjan and I ate the mango float while I picked up the news and read a few lines, and then I found a used Lexus for sale. Hmmm. I never find Lexus here in our place. It could be imported from UK without taxes.

She's Back

My mother came home from her short visit in Bohol. My father was happy, but at the same time, he wasn't. You know the reason why? It is simply because, if mother is not at home, nobody will yell him early in the morning. He can also go out of the house and play mahjong until his pocket is empty. The bad thing is, when his pocket is empty, nobody will give him money just for his bad habit. I don’t like to give him money for his gambling activity. He can have money from me if he has something to buy like food. When my father heard that the kids were yelling that their lola (grandmother) is back, father came down from upstairs, and asked for money. Tsk! tsk!

Shopping at the Mall

My cousin came over just to ask me if I wanted to go to the mall since the weather is so hot. Well, I decline the invitation for I don’t feel to go out today. I just want to relax, watch TV, and probably sing to my magic sing unit later. I know my cousin want to shop for wooden blinds, but I really don’t feel to go out today. The sun is scorching hot, and it will make me sick if I will go out. I told her maybe we can do it the next day if she is not on a hurry to buy a wooden blind. Well, she listened to me, and she went back home in their house. Anyway, we are just neighbors, anytime she can come and ask me if I am in the mood to go out later today.

Funny and Yet Cute

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I like this photo. It made me smile really. Obviously, the cat was not happy being inside the bars or cage while the real owner of the cage was outside.

Anyway, I am glad that I finished washing our dirty clothes, cleaning the floor, and now I am hungry. I open the computer just to say "HI" to all of you. I will be back later when I'm done. Enjoy your day everyone.

Floating Restaurant in Bohol

My mother is in Bohol right now. Her younger sister needs her to sign some documents for they sell a portion of their land to a Japanese National. I know she has money when she comes back, but right now, I could imagine that she is enjoying the Alvechurch Marina or the floating restaurant. It has been a decade now since the last time I was in Bohol and at that time, this floating restaurant was not yet existed. I wish I could visit back again in Bohol, and I would definitely like to try that floating restaurant, which is very popular nowadays. If you wouldn't know, Bohol is one of the wonderful places to visit here in the Philippines. So, if you planned to have a break, Bohol is a perfect destination.

Friday Fill-Ins - Seven Horses

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And...here we go!

1. Summer is always fun.

2. The layout from my other blog is unchanged, and I am planning to change it one of these days.

3. Aargh! My stomach is complaining now. Hmm hungry!

4. Making a cup of coffee with cream is the first thing I did in the morning.

5. Seven: Dwarfs,and horses lol.

6. Spammers enjoyed what they were doing, even if they were deleted afterwards, don't you think?

7. And as for the weekend, tonight I'm looking forward to blog hop for I can stay up late, tomorrow my plans include laundry again and Sunday, I want to relax, I hope!

Have a great weekend everyone!

Gas Price Increase

The people are not happy again after hearing on the news about the gas price increase the other night. I am not affected anyway because I am not using a gas stove. We have three Gas Stoves here in our home, but we have to stop using it because I can save more on electricity than buying a gas every month. Anyway, before I rant about the gas price increase, I need to help my son first on his school project. He needs to submit it by tomorrow, so I have to go now, and I will be back as soon as we finish his project.

White Envelope

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This was the letter that I received from Microworkers yesterday, perfect for my Wednesday White meme hosted by Raya of Color and Contrasts. lol


Mail from Slovenija

The mailman delivered a letter for me today. I was surprised that I have a mail from Slovenija (Slovenia). Do I have an admirer in this place? Honestly, it was my first time to hear this place. So, I was hurriedly open what’s inside the mail. Is it a love letter? I wish lol. Anyway, when I opened it and read it, WOW! I was so happy when I read it. Finally, the PIN from Microworkers that I have been waiting for a couple of months now has been arrived this afternoon.

Actually, the first time I asked for my PIN was in January, and then it said that I will receive the PIN within 21 days after my request. Unfortunately, it didn’t come, so I requested again to send me a PIN for I didn’t receive any PIN from them. But to my surprised, the company said, I can’t ask for a second PIN for I don’t have funds for they charge $2.00 for requesting another PIN.

I have pending funds but I can’t use it for it is ready for deposit to my Paypal Account. So, what I did is to grab again an opps so I could …

Wedding Invitation

My youngest son handed me a small white envelop the other day. I thought it’s a phone bill, but when I saw it, it wasn't a bill from the telecommunication company. I opened it and thinking that it was a solicitation from school, but I was wrong again. It was a wedding invitation from my eldest son’s best friend. My family is invited for the wedding in September. So, what will I do now, well of course, I need to look for a gift for the said wedding? I have no idea yet on what to give. Is it dinnerware, kitchenware, home décor, wind chimes, or bed sheets, whatever? Anyway, I still have enough time to think about what is the best gift for them that wouldn't hurt my budget.

Playing in the Moonlight

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How are you everyone? How was your weekend? Ours was just fine. The weather wasn't too bad, but we didn't go out. We just stayed at home. I had sung several songs to my magic sing unit, when tired, I watched TV and had a fish cracker while watching.

Anyway, since today is Monday, it's time to post our meme colors. Here are the photos of my nephew and niece together with their neighbors. On summer vacation, the kids can stay up late at night, and since they are living in a private subdivision, the kids are safe to play on the street at night. Well, when the kids are playing, the parents are just around, chatting, gossiping, and probably drinking a little while waiting for the kids to stop playing. They usually do that when it is full moon.




The Box

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We were on our way home when we spotted this car having a small box with a little hole at the back. We were guessing what's inside the box. My cousin, who was the driver at that time, he said, it was a chicken or fighting rooster because of the box. I actually agree with him, but my aunt and Janjan, they said, it was a puppy inside. We drove a couple of minutes until the car with a box had been gone. Before we reached our destination, we saw again the car parked on the side of the street, and we saw two young men dropping the small kittens. Gosh! Poor kittens, the owner threw them away to the street. And back to our guessing game, nobody guessed what's inside the box.



Happy Saturday to All

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This photo made me smile that is why I decided to post it here and wish that I will make you smile as well. Have a happy Saturday everyone.


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Photo Editing Software

Last night, I was experimenting on how to work on photoscape, a free photo-editing software for windows. It was not quite easy for me to learn the whole thing for it was my first time to use this software. It was my friend who told me that photoscape is a lot easier than photobucket. Well, I guess she was right because I finished editing some photos of my son. I know it wasn't perfect yet, but at least I did it all by myself. I just need more practice and patience, so I could learn the whole process. I am also interested to learn photoshop, and it would be great if I could apply that photoshop training london. But I know it is impossible, so it would be better if I will concentrate on photoscape first.

Postcards From USA

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Last month, I received two beautiful postcards from my dearest friends here in the blogland. I am meaning to post it, but I always forgot it. I guess the sender of these beautiful postcards were thinking if the cards arrive or not. lol. Sorry ladies for my forgetful mind.

Anyway, this card was sent to me by Sheila Worthington of PA. She's a mother of two, and a wife to Joe. She is not a blog addict, but she owns multiple blogs. lol (peace be with you Tsang). And this is the beautiful city of Pittsburgh, Pennslyvania, USA.




This one was sent to me by Dhemz Dias, a mother of a lovely daughter and a wife to Greg. She's also a full-time mom just like Sheila, but she managed to have multiple blogs as well. (kinda addict too?). And this is the city where she is living right now, the beautiful city of San Antonio, Texas USA.




Thank you so much Dhemz and Tsang Shy for sending these beautiful cards to me. Muahh! Hugs from the Philippines.


Apply for an Easy and Quick Cash Loan.

Getting a small loan doesn't always have to be such a hassle. Have you thought of taking out a loan with a no fax payday loan company. Wait, don't brush it off so swiftly, pay day loan companies offer up a quick and easy way of getting money to people who have bad credit. There is no faxing, no calling, no depositing, no line waiting. Everything is done at the click of a mouse, you never have to leave your house to get the money. Does it get any easier than that?

A lot of people have been turning to pay day loans to get the fast cash that they need. There are many benefits to getting money from a pay day lender if you need it. There are several different reasons why people may chose to use a loan like this. It can be due to an unforeseen emergency cash need, such as a hospital visit. It can be cash needed to purchase a plane ticket to fly somewhere in a hurry either for a funeral or a special occasion, or it can be simply for you to enjoy some fine things in life that yo…

Happy Children

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As I was digging my folder looking for a photo(s) that I could share for my Ruby Tuesday, I was glad that I found this photo. If I am not mistaken, this was taken on the night before Christmas Eve in 2010. We didn't celebrate our Christmas in their place, but we went there just to drop some gifts and food. I guess it was Janjan or my nephew who took this picture that night. Anyway, I love Jaja’s smile here (wearing white), and 3rdy looks so funny. The other kids are their neighbors until now.


Season Two Of The Great Food Truck Race

Tyler Florence, the host of Hit Food Network Competition Series will be back on Sunday, August 14th at 10 pm ET/PT with more teams and cities to visit plus the enticing Grand Cash Prize. It was announced July 11. 2011 that the Food Network competition series The Great Food Truck Race will return this summer for their second season with more participants, more teams and cities, more exciting challenges and the cash prize is doubled in season one. There are eight competing teams that will represent the best in food truck cuisine.

Each one of them will spend one wild weekend in every city, and aside from selling specialties from their mobile kitchens, they will also compete in extreme challenges like butchering their own meat for barbeque in Memphis and foraging wild mushrooms at Denver’s mountain. Season two will not be completed without their special guest stars, including Good Morning America anchor Robin Roberts, and NFL Hall of Fame Quarterback John Elway. The competitors for the…

Kids On The Go

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How was your weekend everyone? Well, my weekend was a little bad because my computer monitor broke Friday night due to brownout again. So, on Saturday afternoon, I need to buy a new monitor. It was really bad for me because of unexpected expenses.

Anyway, it's time for our Monday Meme again, and hope we will have a great week ahead. If you are my follower, you know who are those kids on the photo, but if you are my new visitor, they are my niece and nephew named Jaja and 3rdy. As you can see, they love to pose and play with the camera. They won't stop you from taking them pictures for they love to make funny faces or act like a hero in the movie.


Nostalgic Thursday - Picking Up The Prize

One particular morning, I woke up with a great feeling for I had a good night sleep the previous night. I headed to the kitchen preparing my son’s breakfast and his food for lunch at school. When he was gone for school, I started doing house chores. It was almost lunch when I finished everything. I went to shower first before I sit in front of the computer. I had plenty of time because I was alone. I was singing while bathing, scrubbing here and there. I went out from the shower with only a towel wrapped to my body and head.

I switched on the computer, and while I was waiting for the computer on open, I fixed myself for I need to go out on that day to pick-up the money that I have won from a contest here in the blogosphere. (Thanks Nelson) When I’m done, I sat in front of the computer and visited the blogs who left a comment, and later, I went out to pick-up the money at the LBC office. When I got there, the nice lady told me that they were offline for a couple of hours already, and …

Me, Myself and I

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My day today was a tiring or should I say a boring day. My mind was blank and I got easily irritated with the noise I have heard from our neighbors. My son and niece went to the school earlier than usual because they have an earthquake drill in the morning. I was tired and feel sleepy because I woke up at 4:00 this morning. So, I went back to bed, and took a nap for almost two hours I guess. When I got up from the bed, I was a bit okay, so I went online back again.

And here are my obra maestros today.

One day in my life, I remember a place, someone looking at my face. Lol.







Thanks PhotoFunia.com for making my dreams came true. lol I was wearing orange top by the way.



My Kindergarten Niece

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Here's my little niece named Jaja. She and her little brother were actually playing on this place. Jaja was busy with the books. She loves looking at the pictures on the books. She can't read it well for she is only Kindergarten. She can only read three to four letter words. I have two little nieces, but Jaja is the gentle type. She talks so sweet, and you will never hear her yelling. Unlike the other niece, she's quite opposite with Jaja.




Thank You for being Generous.

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I was so lazy to get up this morning, but I need to move my butt on my bed because today is just Friday, which means, the last day of school for the week, and Janjan has a long test today. Last night, he studied his lessons alone. He didn’t ask help from me because he knows that I was so tired from getting all the school stuffs donations from my friends. He saw that I had two bags of notebooks and papers, courtesy of Anne and Cheryl (Anne’s bestfriend), and then another bag of notebooks and girl’s school shoes from a friend at SPED school.

Yesterday, I also gave our old clothes, Janjan’s shoes, my sandals, Jason’s back bag, notebooks and papers. I was glad that when I was at the school yesterday, somebody donated a one box of ballpen, and three folders with handle, so the pupil can use it as a bag. Today, I will go to school again to send the donations that I got yesterday from my friends. Thank you so much Anne of Mary Anne's Musings and Cheryl. I had so much fun with you last n…

Need Help

I was looking for some old clothes of Janjan that he couldn't wear anymore because 14 of his classmates need an immediate help. Their houses were vanished from the flash flood last week. I was at the school yesterday afternoon, and I was really touched when one mother cried while she was telling how their house vanished from the raging water. Some of them climbed to the trees or higher ground just to save their lives. Well, the teacher stopped her from telling those sad moments of their lives because most of us were already crying, and so, we assured to help them by giving our old clothes and some school stuffs for their kids. Anyway, I will go to the mall today, and I will check the cost per notebook. 14 pupils need 13 notebooks each including Formal Theme and Sulating Pangwakas. If I have enough money, I will buy all these things, but for sure I can only buy a few. However, if there is a Good Samaritan out there, your $1.00 would be a great help for them. Just leave your comment…

Wedding Memorabilla

Not so long ago, we witnessed the most important wedding of the decade, the Royal wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton, now the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. I could still remember that I got hooked on the television, and I don’t want to be disturbed while watching because I don’t want to miss any single details of the royal wedding.

I missed the late Princess Diana and Prince Charles wedding because I was working at that time, so when it was the son’s wedding, a few days before the wedding, I made sure that I won’t disturb on that day. After watching the great event of the day, I login to my Facebook account, and I sent a message to my friend who is currently living in UK, Cambridge. I asked her if she was able to watch the royal wedding. The next day I had a replied, and she told me that they went, but they were not close to Buckingham Palace, and they were not able to get closer either because she was also pregnant. However, the good thing was, they went home with lots o…

I am so Lucky!

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If you could remember I joined Digital Catharsis Birthday Giveawaycontest hosted by Nelson, a registered nurse by profession, and 4-year domain and hosting Giveaway , hosted by Gagay, a medical student from Davao also. I won the consolation prizes on both contests. Yahoo! These two guys are so generous because it was not on the rules to have the runner-ups, but these guys have a big heart, and they both decided to give a consolation prize.

Here are the prizes that I have won from the two contests that I joined.

Digital Catharsis – 1,000 pesos (cash)
I am..but Gagay - 1 Domain name

I am so happy, even if it wasn't the grand prize. Anyway, I would like to congratulate all the winners and congratulations to me as well. Lol.Thank you so much Nelson and Gagay!





Janjan's Little Cousin

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These are my lovable nephew and niece. They love posing in front of the camera. Whenever they see me, they will ask for picture taking. They are Janjan's favorite cousins too. The little boy is lucky because whenever he likes Janjan's toy, Janjan will give his toy to him no matter how big or small of the toys are. Since, 3rdy, my nephew is the youngest boy in the family, he's also the one who could get all the small clothes of Janjan, and he is proud wearing of Janjan's clothes. When these two siblings are fighting, the girl is always the loser. Tsk! tsk! It was like me and my brother next to me. When we were small kids, and we had a fight, it was me who will end up crying.




New Blog's Template

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What can you say about my new look? Am I pretty and sexy? Lol. This blog new look is courtesy of the greatest mom and a friend to everybody. Honestly, I owe her a lot now. She made my old blog’s template (Oh! I miss my old template), my badges, and this time, she designed another template for me. Actually, she made 3 designs, and she wanted me to choose which one I like most. I let my kids to decide because all the designs were nice. I got confused. If only I could use it all and change my template everyday or every week, I would definitely do it. Ha ha. Anyway, here are the blogs of the one who made me sexy and pretty. Thanks a lot Dhemz. Muahh!


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Join Pinay WAHMS $800 Birthday Giveaway

Giveaways! Giveaways! I am here again, and I don’t want to miss this birthday giveaway hosted by the three gorgeous moms. They will be celebrating their birthdays on July 25, 26, and 27 respectively. The prizes are so handsome, it’s BONGGANG $800 worth of cash and prizes. This contest runs from July I, 2011 to July 31, 2011. So, come on, let’s join the contest, who knows, you will be the lucky winner. Click the badge for the details of the contest.



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Top 10 Commenters in June

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I would like to acknowledge my top 10 commentators for the month of June. Thank you so much for making my blog alive, and for those who didn't make it to the top, thank you also for your time, and I do hope that you won't get tired of reading my gibberish posts. lol Anyhow, here are their names.


Flash Flood in Davao

The latest news last night regarding the flash floods here in Davao, there were 29 people have been confirmed killed in the flood, and two others remain missing. There was a father survived, but his wife and three children were found dead. There are hundreds of families are now homeless, businesses were closed, the car leasing and used car shop was also hit by the flash flood.

Cars were overturned, and houses were totally destroyed. My son’s school was also affected, and the Department of Higher Education announced the suspension of classes to all schools that were affected with the flash floods. I couldn't believe it; Davao City is almost never hit by storms and typhoons. However, on Tuesday night, around 10 P.M.. there was a heavy rain, and in less than an hour, the flash flood hit Barangay Matina. In just 15 minutes, the raging water had risen to more than 10 meters.

Blogger was down again today.

When I open my blog from Blogger this morning, I was surprised when I couldn't login. I have tried several times, but I always got a 404 error. I tried to open my Wordpress blog, and it was finely working. I had a doubt that Blogger is down again, so I texted (SMS message) Vernz just to ask if Blogger or Blogspot is down, and she had told me that it started in the morning. I was not happy when I received her reply because I had an opps to post. So, I was just hoping that it won’t take so long, and tonight, (well, almost midnight now), Blogger is up again.

Anyway, my son has still no school tomorrow because his school was also hit by the flash floods the other night. The Department of Education announced the suspension of classes for those who were affected with the flash floods. Actually, I was not happy when I heard this because when they come back to school, there will be a make class which will be held on Saturday. I am sure Janjan won’t like to go to school on Saturdays.