Friday, November 20, 2009

Sleep, Sleep

Two more sleeps and i am off to watch New Moon!

I can't believe it's going to be this soon!

After all the waiting and media hype ... finally.

Sleep .. sleep!

Freeze The Moment

Saw a snap shot of Bea, Sam and their cousin Marielle inside my drawer, they all look so cute! I scanned the photo and uploaded right away to preserve the moment digitally. Look at all their chubby cheeks! It seemed like it was just yesterday ... enter melodramatic background music .... hahaha!

Earn An Online Degree

I have been going through the internet searching for good accredited online degree that my sister in law can do while she is at home tending to her kids. I was directed to many online universities but a stand out for me was the Western Governors Online University that offers a variety of online courses from business, teaching, information technology and even health practitioners. One is sure to find the best course suited for your persinality, talent and skills to make you excell in your chosen field. Being busy nowadays is no longer an excuse not to finish school and get a degree, there are a lot of great opportunities waiting for you without even leaving the comforts of your home and you do not compromise anything with getting into these courses. You have nothing to lose but all to gain ... it really pays to take control of your life and do soemthing for yourself and enhance yourself further.

Cute Hearts

Was doing my good samaritan duty on the net helping out my cousin to look for Mopar performance parts when i came across this cute website. You can input names and even sayings and it will generate candy heart images of your chosen words or names. I find it so cute! Of course i had to use the names of my three children to adorn the pretty candy hearts. Search for this site and make your own cute candy heart names!

So Fast

My first born Bea is growing up way too fast ...

She is now eleven and has officially experienced having a pimple ... uh-oh.

I now spent a full 30 minute on how to wash her face with the liquid soap i got for her to keep her face refreshed and clean to avoid any future breakouts. I asked around from my mommy friends too about the best and effective acne treatment that they use for their tweens. I have a few selection now on my hand and will keep my fingers crossed taht i don't need them just yet if Bea can control the breakouts to a minimum.

I can't believe i am now talking about pimple treatments when we were all just Barbie and Bratz last year.

Lost In The City

Last Sunday after the Pacquiao-Cotto fight, Christian and i decided to walk around the Manila area, a very unfamiliar place for both of us. We were heading towards the mall that had a specific shop i wanted, so there we were waling around aimlessly. In a few minutes it started to drizzle and the "lovely" stroll no longer was simple and joyful .. hahaha! I went and asked around for directions to the mall and was directed to different places which triggered Christian to say "Can you please stop asking for directions", huh, Men and directions really do not go hand in hand. I on the other hand like asking for directions, opposites do attract. I love having a handy gps on hand every time, in as much as i want to go exploring i do not want to walk around and find out far from where i have to go and walk again back to where i came from. So anyway to make the long story short we did find the mall eventually and got drenched in the rain as well. But all the same we both enjoyed the H-H-W-W (Holding Hands While Walking) rainy afternoon.

Monday, November 16, 2009

Pet Society Halloween


The Pet Society bug has bitten me .. deep!

I actually use my paypal funds to get cool things for my pet Neiji's house .. hahaha!

Who says games are only for kids?!

Will post pictures of our house soon!

Good Grades

Came back from school to get their report cards and attend the parent-teacher conference. Saw a lot of my parent friends and had a lot of catching up to do from school activities, grades, upcoming school stage play and even weight loss products that they are using, talk about catching up .. we practically talked about everything.

Bea, Sam and Vin's grades very very good .. all three of them had higher grades than last quarter. I am so proud of them ... and most of all they love going to school so i feel getting the good grades just follows.

I am one proud mama!

Friday, November 6, 2009

Blessed I Am

Though there are a lot of things going on ... it still boils down to one thing ... i am so blessed.

I have so many things to be thankful for .. no room for complaints.

Count your blessings too and realize that we are blessed one way or the other... we ar just sometimeslooking the other way when all our blessings are right in front of us waiting to be acknowledged.

I am truly blessed ... blessed i am.

Kris Kringle

Christmas is really in the air!

We already drawn names in school for our Kris Kringle ... yipee!

Christmas really makes me happy ... sometime even amidst all the troubles and challenges around us, Christmas finds a way to make itself felt. I have been seeing a lot of Christmas decorations on sale around the malls and Christmas music are being played to create a festive mood too. Let me remind you though not to buy cheap Christmas lights that have not passed quality control for it's safety, there has been a lot of fire during this time caused by faulty wiring of lights. I saw on the news that there is actually a fire retardant Christmas tree available to somehow control the flames if fire does happen. Sometimes, it really pays to spend a little more to make sure we get quality items, but of course there are also a lot of good buys available, let us just be sure to check them well before buying and using them in our homes.

Merry Christmas!

Growing Up

One of the things people tell me about Bea is that she is tall for her age, she turned eleven this year. She is also on the lean side so i guess she won't be searching for any slimming pill anytime soon. She has my body frame .. tall and thin, while Sam is a little chubby (cute!) like Christian.

This picture was taken last weekend when we went karaoke, Sam belting out her fave songs while Bea was busy in a corner fixing her Love and Berry trading cards.

Another thing, Bea has suddenly lost interest playing at the playground (to Vin's dismay) and would like to just sit it out and listen in her ipod ... ooohhh .. teenager alert very, very soon!

Breakout

Yes, i am breaking out.

And i am not talking about the hit song of the Swing Out Sisters this time.

It's my skin ... it is breaking out!

The only culprit i can the think of is my lack of sleep because i work on my design till the wee hours of the morning and get up at 6:00 am to get the kids ready for school. I also have a lot of overseas clients that i get to chat with midnight while it is morning in their place. I have the ever dependable yahoo messenger to do the job while some of them have a different chat software to get the job done. Don't get me wrong, i love chatting and connecting with my cleints real time with chatting ... it's the zits that i am finding annoying.

I am trying hard to sneak in a few minutes of snooze time when the kids come in the afternoon after i give them their snacks. I hope somehow this will minimize my breakouts even just a little bit. Fingers crossed.