Archive for October 2010

Friday Fill-Ins

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1. While the cat's away they are more likely looking for someone to mate.

2. That's fabuloso!

3. Children should not grow big so they stay cute.

4. I feel exhausted when I get home from the market.

5. This may seem odd, but  I don't like working when I am told or pressured.

6. Spending the Halloween with family is what I planned and that seems like a fine idea to me!

7. And as for the weekend, tonight I'm looking forward to sleep early, tomorrow my plans include spending a night at my parents' and Sunday, I want to visit the graves of my loved-ones who passed away!

Boggle Me Thursday 13

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It is Thursday again, time for a boggle game. I dare you to play this game online for it is fun. To start, simply click on this little badge above. Today's board is quite interesting but the time beaten me that I only find few words. It is alright though as long as I had fun. Check out the words I found and find out what words I missed below:
man  mass  mars  ran  bass  ass  bar  bars  barn  ram 
mass  wet  wets  test east  tea  teas  set  less  least 
west  wear  ear  ears  wears  team  tear  tears  let  lets  bus  bust  lust

CC: I Will Do It Tomorrow

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It's been a long time since I last participated the conversation in Couple's Corner. I kind of missing it but I was not inspired lately to write something about my married life. Well, were in a war zone recently and I was depressed with family problem I've been facing.
Rodliz’s Nest
Anyway, the topic today caught my attention because I have a few to write about or more likely to complain about. (Peace baby, I still love you!) I am not making this post long so I better start now.

1. Painting walls. Two months after we moved in here in our little abode, hubby decided to change the paint on the living to kitchen wall which he did but didn't able to finish until now. Well, he kept saying he'll finish painting tomorrow.
2. Washing Dishes. here are times when hubby would represent himself to wash the dishes after meal but everytime he represents himself I end up washing it before I go to bed. 
3. Paying bills. Hubby sometime set paying bills aside that's why sometimes we end up receiving notice of disconnection. 

There are few more things that hubby needs or represents himself to do yet setting aside after a minute like fixing the water pipes in the bathroom and kitchen which I've taken care of lately. That or he is being forgetful. When he says "I will do it tomorrow" or "I will finish it tomorrow", all I can say is "Yeah right!" silently. I know I set things aside and tell him "I'll do it tomorrow" too.

A Dance Group from Dipolog On Show Time

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I was having goose bumps while watching this video. I am just so proud of this dance group from Dipolog City, Zambo. del Norte joining show time even though I am only a new resident. They make us proud by representing not only our city from the whole Zambo. del Norte province. Although I didn't able to watch this live on TV, I am glad somebody took a video and uploaded this on youtube.

SS: Presuppose You're Living in New England

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1. Have you turned the heat on in your house yet this fall? I would have.

2. Do you allow your pets on the furniture? a big No

3. What were your final words for September? I am closer to being old.

4. What are your first words for October? Darn, October already?

5. Do you think you’ve ever seen a ghost? Oh, please don't ask me this

6. What is the one color that represents this time of year? Green i think

7. Which of your senses do you think is most sensitive this time of year? sense of smelling as always

8. What is your favorite thing to do at the county fair? watch shows and eat

9. What do you like when you have a cold? I like to take medicines to get rid of it.

10. Are you willing to spend over $100 for a piece of winter clothing, like boots or a coat? If there is no cheaper price and have no other choice, why not?

12. What do you have too much of in your kitchen? mess

13. What gripes do you have about this time of year? none so far

14. Other than yourself, are you responsible for getting anyone ready in the morning? Yes, my two students here - my siblings. I take responsibility cooking for their breakfast.

15. When was the last time you cleaned your gutters? cleaning gutters is not my responsibility

16. So, it’s after Labor Day. Will you still be wearing white? Why not? I am actually wearing a white shirt right now.

17. What shows are you most looking forward to this Fall? whatever that comes up

18. What three things have you just not gotten around to from the summer, but probably should do before snow flies? there are none

Pick Your Own Wedding Music

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Wedding is one of the grandest occasions to celebrate. As a woman, I agree that women are more meticulous when it comes to the details of their wedding. Women would more likely get themselves busy just to do the planning according to their preference of a perfect wedding. Everything should be planned and arranged perfectly from the church and venue to the smallest piece of wedding venue tickets to meet the expectation of the wedded couples and guests. One thing that cannot be forgotten for a woman on her wedding  day is the wedding music, particularly the music to be used for her wedding march. 
Choosing a personal music to play for the bride's march is a sweet act for it's like expressing the bride's earnest love and devotion towards her groom. For those bride-to-be out there who are in the middle of planning their wedding, I suggest you to pick your personal wedding music most especially for your wedding march. You'll surely touch your groom's heart the more and will tearfully wait for you on the altar while you are marching. 

I Got My Award Today

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I finally got the chance to visit the post office today to claim my parcel from Demcy. The note from the post office arrive 1 week ago actually but I just went today since I've been busy lately. The parcel  by the ways is my prize from winning Demcy's second Las Vegas giveaway. Thank you so much sis for the  heart-shaped LV key chain and  for the two surprise gifts. I love them a lot.

A Shocking Water Bill

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All of us homeowners in Orchid Villas received a very shocking notice from the city water district yesterday. As in nerve rocking, heart-pounding and air grasping notice. The notice stated (as you can read above) that we, the Orchid Villas home owners have an unpaid water bill of one hundred sixty eight thousand six hundred thirty four pesos and eighty centavos or Php168, 634.80 as of September 20, 2010. It as well stated in the notice that failure to pay this by the end of this month results to disconnection of our main water line. We had a meeting yesterday regarding this matter. For now, we have to talk to the developer about this notice we received and consult to the water district as to why we were informed late regarding the leak. I will never pay this amount, that’s for sure!

Pipeline Problem

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What an unfortunate night I have tonight. I am about to take a bath an hour ago when I heard a showering sound from downstairs. When I rushed down to check, it was the pipe connecting the sink was the problem. It gone so rusty that it collapsed I guess. I didn't know how to fix it so I had no choice but to turn off the main line of water. Meaning, I have to postpone my night bath and wait in the morning after I get the pipe fixed. So for tonight, I have to endure my stinky self.

Helping My Brother With His Reaction Paper

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Finally, the final examinations will soon be over. For the meantime, I can breath fresh air not thinking about  when will be the next tuition payment. But before final exams, students are given loads of projects to be passed on the exact deadline. One is a reaction paper. Today, my brother asked me to help him with his reaction paper. So, to help him, I asked him to read the articles on the reading material given to him and write down his own answers to the question below the articles then later I'll do the editing. 

So here is his. I did my best to edit the spelling and grammatical errors (I know I am not that good either) but the main thought is his. The question is "If you were the master of the vessels which met tragic accidents, what precautions you are supposed to make?"
In times of tragic accidents on voyage, first thing that we can think of is to save our life but if I were the master of the vessel which met tragic accidents, I should think of saving the lives of the passengers also and hopefully the vessel by making precautions. I am more familiar of the Titanic disaster. In the case of Titanic, base on what I’ve seen on the movie, one major life threat during that voyage was the freezing weather causing iceberg. Also, there were insufficient numbers of lifeboats loaded on the vessel. Therefore, only few people were saved. I could have asked more life boats since asking the passengers to wear life jackets and jump off the boat to save their selves won’t help. Indeed the cold sea water temperature could kill one’s life in about 15 minutes due to Hypothermia (a condition in which core temperature drops below 35.0 °C). 

About the SS WILHELM GUSTLOFF cruise ship, if I were the master of the vessel, I was surely in trouble because I was dealing with a watercraft that can independently operate below the sea water surface. Submarine can attack silently not being seen. I think, lifeboats and life jackets would be useful.

Different sea disaster has different reasons. But whatever reasons are, being the master of the vessel, I would strongly advice myself first to stay calm, that way I can think of possible ways and ask for help right away in any means to save the passengers’ lives. I would also advice the crew to stay calm and stay alert and attentive to their duties. Lastly, there should be enough lifeboats and life jackets basing on all passengers head counts.
I hope this can help stretch his marks and pass. I wish him luck! Anyway, to my blogging friends, thanks for all your visits. I know I've neglected my blogs lately. Well, I am hoping to be back on track. Have a nice day/evening to you all!

SS: Another 50 Questions Meme, Part 2

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26. Do you like someone? you mean as a woman to a man? well, i like my husband above all males

27. The last song you listened to? "I Love My B!tch" on my phone, listened to it during brown out earlier

28. What time of day were you born? i thought i was on the cold dawn of the 22nd of December but mom confirmed i was born on a hot afternoon of December 22

29. What’s your favorite number? 8

30. Where did you live in 1987? I just moved out from my old condo (my mother's womb) and lived under my little mosquito net

31. Are you jealous of anyone? I am jealous of those thick-faced people who do not know how to be shy

32. Is anyone jealous of you? I have no idea but I am not that strict. I allow them to be jealous.

33. Where were you when 9/11 happened? at home for sure

34. What do you do when vending machines steal your money? My feet will do the favor for me be it side, front or back kick.

35. Do you consider yourself kind? Oh yeah, s2pidly kind actually.

36. If you had to get a tattoo, where would it be? I got one on my right calf.

37. If you could be fluent in any other language, what would it be? Spanish

38. Would you move for the person you loved? Yes. The person who love me should move to for his love towards me, right baby hunk? Then, we will be moving around for our love towards each other.

39. Are you touchy feely? I am turning red. Can I pass?

40. What’s your life motto? My failures have no right to turn me into a failure.

41. Name three things that you have on you at all times? shirt, under ware and shorts/pants

42. What’s your favourite town/city? Manukan, it's where all the entertainments (gossips) are.

43. What was the last thing you paid for with cash? Vegetables

44. When was the last time you wrote a letter to someone on paper and mailed it? 4 years ago

45. Can you change the oil on a car? I can if you'll tell me how.

46. Your first love: what is the last thing you heard about him/her? The last thing I know is that she is typing the answer in this number. It is me. Who else would be my first love?

47. How far back do you know about your ancestry? not much

48. The last time you dressed fancy, what did you wear and why did you dress fancy? Induction party for officers on 2008. I wore a an orange gown which happened to be the same color of all table covers. Darn embarrassing!

49. Does anything hurt on your body right now? my eyes

50. Have you been burned by love? 1 degree

Shoot Me: 19 of 52

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It is shoot me time again. For today, I am sharing a photo of me with hubby taken 2 months before our wedding. This picture was taken at St. Augustine Church inside Intramuros Manila. The church is said to be the oldest church. Well, there are lots of oldest church I heard so i really don't know which really is the oldest.  We had a lot of fun and learned a lot about Philippine history during that day. It was very remarkable for a last tour being single.

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Boggle Me Thursday 12

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It's been a while since I last participated the boggle game. I thought of joining today because I kind of missing playing. Well now I miss my hubby. I used to ask him to help me finding the words. Ops, my cheating is now revealed. Anyway, here are the words I found from the board today:
line  bit  bin  bile  lit  lean  slain  sane  lane  any  lip  rip  
tip  trip  pail  pails  pane  panel  tin  nit  nip  pie pin  pan 
pen  peal  pea  peas  yen  Nile  pile  pine  lap pal pals  slap

Words found after 3 minutes:
lair  pair  bile  tile  rip  ripe  ripen  sap  nap  
nape  bias  leap  trial  trials  pain  peals  sail  
yea  yeas  lain  slip  slit  plan  plane  lie

These are the only words I found. Come and join with me, you might found more words. Click on the little Boggle badge above to join.

Demcy's 3rd Giveaway Contest

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I bet most of you heard about and joined Demcy's 3rd Giveaway already. For those who didn't join yet, Demcy of My Life's Perception and Inspiration is hosting another giveaway as a token of appreciation to all her readers and commenters. It is her 3rd giveaway contest that started on the 1st of October and will end on the 31st of the same month. This time, she is giving away lots and lots of prizes you'll long to have. Check out the prizes: 
1st prize (purse + earrings + bracelet)
A blogger who gains the highest number of first comment on my 5 blogs wins.

2nd prize (4GB + wetseal cardigan)
A blogger who gains the most number of comments on my 5 blogs wins (I will randomly draw the winner if there's a tie)

3rd prize (betty boop hat + avon perfume)
A blogger who gains the highest number of first comment on "My Life's Perception & Inspiration" blog wins.

4th prize (Charlotte Russe tank + watch + earrings)
A blogger who gains the highest number of first comment on "The Dias Family Spot" blog wins.

5th prize (wetseal tank + watch + earrings)
A blogger who gains the highest number of first comment on "Savour D' Flavour" blog wins.

6 winners of Sunglasses
(First 3 commenters of the month on my Shopping Reviews & Great Finds & Stuff blog wins)

3 Necklace
( First 3 top commenters of the month on my "Me & My Passion" blog wins.)

Plus a bonus cash prize worth $50.00 (2 winners of $15.00 & 2 winners of $10.00)

All these prices can be won through gaining the highest 1st commenter points. Isn't it a nice twist? Come and visit Demcy to join her 3rd giveaway contest.

SS: Another 50 Questions Meme, Part 1

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1. When you looked at yourself in the mirror today, what was the first thing you thought? I missed my black heads picker who is none other than my hubby. It bothers him when I grow blackheads on my face for some reason.

2. How much cash do you have on you? As  if i will tell.

3. What’s a word that rhymes with DOOR? floor came to my mind first

4. Favorite planet? Earth. That's the only planet I have experience so far. Haha!

5. Who is the 4th person on your missed call list on your cell phone? mama, was sleeping when she called

6. What is your favorite ring tone on your phone? "Todo Na To" a voice record of hubby

7. What shirt are you wearing? a white sleeping shirt (hubby's)

8. Do you label yourself? My name is my only label.

9. Name the brand of the shoes you’re currently wearing? Miss

10. Bright or Dark Room? Bright

11. Did you do anything to celebrate John Lennon's 70th yesterday? No

12. What does your watch look like? It looks like a watch.

13. What were you doing at midnight last night? sleeping (was upset with my computers)

14. What did your last text message you received on your cell say? "Good morning" from a friend

15. Where is your nearest 7-11? Manila I guess.

16. What’s a word that you say a lot? gago

17. Who told you he/she loved you last? Hubby

18. Last furry thing you touched? my little Chiz Ball (Chizka)

19. How many drugs have you done in the last three days? a few

20. How many rolls of film do you need developed? none

21. Favorite age you have been so far? 17 - when I first experienced a hard life living alone and making money to feed myself

22. Your worst enemy? I rather not say

23. What is your current desktop picture (extra points if you post it.)? just one of the sample photos in my public files (just rebooted my computer)

24. What was the last thing you said to someone? garychie_wilks: i love you baby so much
garychie_wilks: ill buzz u ok?

25. If you had to choose between a million bucks or to be able to fly what would it be? A million bucks, it will be a lot of help to my family and to those in need plus I have some left to "party party"

Join Mouth's Delight Blog Giveaway

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Lulu of Mouth's Delight is hosting a giving where you can win a $40 worth of gift certificate to use at CSN Store. It is very easy to join the giveaway. There is actually no need to blog about it but when I checked on CSN store, I found this pretty kitchen collector's set and thought of sharing it with you. My mom was the first person that popped to my mind upon seeing this nice kitchen set being a lover of green stuffs. How I wish I could win so I can get this set for her this Christmas but since I am here in Philippines, the $25 is more than enough for me. LOL. That is if I win.
Come and visit Mouth's Delight now and join this giveaway before it ends this 31st of October. Good luck!

I Wanna Be A Chic Vampire This Halloween

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Halloween is fast approaching. By the end of this month, the kids will then be doing the trick or treat wearing all those various costumes. Did you already prepare for that upcoming dress up game? I am sure some of you have already prepared for that. Some for sure have already bought halloween costumes for themselves or for their kids. To those who haven’t thought and found perfect Halloween costumes yet I suggest you to visit Costume Cauldron. In Costume Cauldron, you can find a huge selection of awesome Halloween costumes for everyone, starting from toddlers to adults. Costume Cauldron ships to everywhere in the world and offers money back guarantee. It is indeed an awesome store to shop online.

As for me, I feel like dressing up like a vampire lately. I am influenced by the Twilight movie which I watched over and over again. I don’t mind chasing after Victoria along with the Cullens to keep my idol, Bella safe. Among the vampire Halloween costumes at Costume Cauldron, I found one that is of my taste. It is a Veinia Vampire Halloween Costume for Adults. I like its chic and sexy design. The costume tells a story that not all vampires wear a long cape and a long gown. Now for my baby girl, if I only have one, I would like to dress her up as well. For a beginner, a princess Halloween costume will do. There’s one that caught my interest among in the kids halloween costumes selection.

Shoot Me: 18 of 52

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It is shoot me time again. I am sharing today an old photo of me taken at my old place. This was when I was still studying. I was with my friend in this photo. My old place used to be our hang out during college days.

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September Top Ten EC Droppers

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I am so sorry for the delay of this post. I was not able to make a blog post these past few days due to a problem in my blogger account. Well, it is now fix and hopefully will not be bothering my blogs in the next days. So for my top ten droppers for the month of September, thank you so much to all of you. So, here they are:

30 drops