Monday, December 28, 2009

EdTEch2: Year-end Moments

MckLinky Blog Hop

     Good day my dear students/ fellow teachers... Life is so precious that we need to cherish every moment. For those who are patiently waiting for this Mck Linky to appear, my sincere apology. I purposely have this posted late because I want you to have a reflective post and not just for the sake of submission... This will close by 4th of January so don't be hasty... Your post is open to everyone, therefore write what's in your heart based on the theme given. What you have written has a lot to say about you. Be a blessing. Declare the year 2010 as the year of great favor and blessings! God bless us. 

Wednesday, December 23, 2009

Home-made Perfect Gravy Recipe

Every Holiday season and even on other special occasions, I always look forward to indulging myself on my favorite crispy fried chicken and other roasted meats with its mouth watering gravy. There is this one worldwide fast food chain that caters deep fried chicken and its famous gravy. I really love the gravy that every time I want to dine outside, I prefer this menu because of the delicious gravy. No one knows the trade secrets of making this delicious gravy, not even their employee. I even tried it once at home with those available do-it-yourself mixes that you can buy on the grocery but it doesn’t turns out well as expected. But that was before. It’s because now we can make our own gravy straight from our own kitchen with the easy-to-follow tips from the Club House Gravy. This is a do-it-yourself method that you, your family and your other love ones will surely love! Club House Gravy will help you do this without a fuss! In fact they have a gravy tips video on how to do it perfectly as presented by their Chef Cook. You will be taught on how to do the proper mixing of the other essential ingredients plus you can make some variety if you want to in order to make it more delicious. Preparation is never this easy before, what’s more good about Club House Gravy aside from its convenience was the fact that it is healthy enough since it does not contain a Monosodium Glutamate (MSG). You may also join newsletter sign-up and contest entry for a chance to win a Club House Prize Pack with great baking ideas. Visit their site now for more of the details.

Don’t miss this season nor let the year ends without even trying to prepare this mouth-watering gravy on your own. Add some love and taste to your table! Have a gravy- mania this Christmas. Enjoy your meal together with your family

Online Auction With Benefits

There are a lot of reasons to be grateful this Christmas season. If you feel like giving away premium items to your love ones then I’ll give you very practical tips on how. It’s through an auction! You will not only get the fun of doing it, you’ll be helping as well those brethren of ours who were suffering from a lung cancer because 70% of their profits will go to the charity, specifically the Ruch Foundation. Bidazzled offers an online auction wherein you will buy a bid, choose your auction then place your bid and wait until you win! Nobody loses the auction, if you will not win you will get at least 50 bonus bids as their way of saying thanks to your participation and concern. That means, another fifty opportunities to win! It is really so easy and very simple. An auction winner usually saves up to 80% off retail. The winner then can purchase the auctioned items less than their investment during the auction process. Winner may also have the option to sell the winning items to Bidazzled either in the form of cash or paypal checks! If the items won on the auction will be purchased by the winner, rest assured that they will have it delivered through their doorstep fast! You really have nothing to lose.
Use the code below to have 15 Additional Bids until January 15th. All you have to do is enter it on the registration page; there is no obligation or cost of any kind.
Just simply register online and upon successful registration, you will get five bids for free! It’s really pretty amazing! This promo started last November and there were already two participants who won Nintendo Wii's with just their free 5 bid! Don’t miss this very rare opportunity! Join and be a part of the bidding process, you will not only enjoy you can also help!

Monday, December 21, 2009

A Father's Love Letter...

Note: I have seen a video presentation of this and now just want to share to you the content of the letter....

My Child,

You may not know me,
but I know everything about you.
Psalm 139:1

I know when you sit down and when you rise up.
Psalm 139:2

I am familiar with all your ways.

Psalm 139:3

Even the very hairs on your head are numbered.
Matthew 10:29-31

For you were made in my image.
Genesis 1:27

In me you live and move and have your being.
Acts 17:28

For you are my offspring.
Acts 17:28

I knew you even before you were conceived.
Jeremiah 1:4-5

I chose you when I planned creation.
Ephesians 1:11-12

You were not a mistake,
for all your days are written in my book.
Psalm 139:15-16

I determined the exact time of your birth
and where you would live.
Acts 17:26

You are fearfully and wonderfully made.
Psalm 139:14

I knit you together in your mother's womb.
Psalm 139:13

And brought you forth on the day you were born.
Psalm 71:6

I have been misrepresented
by those who don't know me.
John 8:41-44

I am not distant and angry,
but am the complete expression of love.
1 John 4:16

And it is my desire to lavish my love on you.
1 John 3:1

Simply because you are my child
and I am your Father.
1 John 3:1

I offer you more than your earthly father ever could.
Matthew 7:11

For I am the perfect father.
Matthew 5:48

Every good gift that you receive comes from my hand.
James 1:17

For I am your provider and I meet all your needs.
Matthew 6:31-33

My plan for your future has always been filled with hope.
Jeremiah 29:11

Because I love you with an everlasting love.
Jeremiah 31:3

My thoughts toward you are countless
as the sand on the seashore.
Psalms 139:17-18

And I rejoice over you with singing.
Zephaniah 3:17

I will never stop doing good to you.
Jeremiah 32:40

For you are my treasured possession.
Exodus 19:5

I desire to establish you
with all my heart and all my soul.
Jeremiah 32:41

And I want to show you great and marvelous things.
Jeremiah 33:3

If you seek me with all your heart,
you will find me.
Deuteronomy 4:29

Delight in me and I will give you
the desires of your heart.
Psalm 37:4

For it is I who gave you those desires.
Philippians 2:13

I am able to do more for you
than you could possibly imagine.
Ephesians 3:20

For I am your greatest encourager.
2 Thessalonians 2:16-17

I am also the Father who comforts you
in all your troubles.
2 Corinthians 1:3-4

When you are brokenhearted,
I am close to you.
Psalm 34:18

As a shepherd carries a lamb,
I have carried you close to my heart.
Isaiah 40:11

One day I will wipe away
every tear from your eyes.
Revelation 21:3-4

And I'll take away all the pain
you have suffered on this earth.
Revelation 21:3-4

I am your Father, and I love you
even as I love my son, Jesus.
John 17:23

For in Jesus, my love for you is revealed.
John 17:26

He is the exact representation of my being.
Hebrews 1:3

He came to demonstrate that I am for you,
not against you.
Romans 8:31

And to tell you that I am not counting your sins.
2 Corinthians 5:18-19

Jesus died so that you and I could be reconciled.
2 Corinthians 5:18-19

His death was the ultimate expression
of my love for you.
1 John 4:10

I gave up everything I loved
that I might gain your love.
Romans 8:31-32

If you receive the gift of my son Jesus,
you receive me.
1 John 2:23

And nothing will ever separate you
from my love again.
Romans 8:38-39

Come home and I'll throw the biggest party
heaven has ever seen.
Luke 15:7

I have always been Father,
and will always be Father.
Ephesians 3:14-15

My question is…
Will you be my child?
John 1:12-13

I am waiting for you.
Luke 15:11-32

Love, Your Dad
Almighty God

Amazing reminder of God's immeasurable love for all of us!
Merry Christmas everyone!

Monday, December 14, 2009

EdTech studes....

Weekly Theme:

Message Monday-any text from the Bible that has a great impact in your life
Terrific Tuesday- Any event in your life that you considered as so terrific.

Wishful Wednesday- Any wishes that you long to fulfill...

Think About His Love Thursday- Express the greatness of God's love

Merry Friday- Share how you celebrate Christmas

Soul Searching Saturday- any poem, songs, videos that inspires your soul
Blissful Sunday -How's your Sunday?      

Note: Link only your last post.... Have a Blessed Christmas everyone!                                                                                                    

Friday, December 11, 2009

Be Generous, Be Hip and Cool This Christmas

The true spirit of Christmas is not on the value of our gifts but to the manner of giving. When we give it should come from the heart. What more to give than our heartfelt presents for our love ones. It’s not really necessarily expensive but something that you know for sure will bring them pure joy and gladness on their heart.

Many of us may have already prepared our long list of presents. Considering the rush hour, the last minute Christmas shopping and the uniqueness of our gifts, why not try another way of giving? We are al familiar with Online Store but are we familiar with online gift giving? Why not adopt the innovation made by the Blackhawk Network? They are the largest provider of gift cards sold in grocery and convenience stores throughout the U.S. and Canada. But now they are improving their marketing strategy that will not only limit to the US and Canadian Citizen but to the whole world as well!

This is good news for all internet users, specifically, us, Facebook user. We all know that Facebook has become the number one website and now they’re making use of it to introduce their new product line, the iTune Online Gifts. All you have to do is just simply become a fan on their iTune Fan Page and you can now send your gift via Facebook! Not only that, you can purchase and send your gift with a style. You have many choices as to the designs that are appropriate for your love ones! Your love ones can  receives their iTunes Online Gift as a post to their Facebook Wall and can instantly redeem it on the iTunes Store. Now isn’t it amazing?

Try it now and be a part of this whole new way of sending gifts.

Merry Christmas everyone!

The Wonder of 60Mbps Inernet Speed


I am a certified internet user. I love to search about the latest in music, download MP3’s and videos as well. and watched my favorite Korean novels! Unfortunately, I can’t do a lot of things simultaneously. Chances are, it will download slowly or the computer may hang and need to restart it then go through the same process again one at a time. I’m currently using Broadband but don’t work well as expected. Good thing there’s a new product from Charter. Yes, this is it! Charter, the leading provider of Cable, Telephone and Internet was once again proud to introduce their new product line that every active Americans would surely love! Charter’s Ultra60 Mbps service! A whole new revolution of internet speed updates. It is one of the fastest in the U.S. Currently available in St. Louis and Southern CaliforniaUltra60 has been rolling out to other areas along with other high-speed products throughout 2009.
The Ultra60 Mbps service promise the customers with the fastest Internet speed available at a time when it is critical to have a high-speed connection to multimedia sites.
This speed will enable customers to use the Internet in all new ways including gaming, movies, telecommuting with mega-files and much more at super high speeds. At 60 Mbps, the Internet is a completely different experience – you can multitask in ways no one has ever been able to do previously. Can you imagine that? This is gonna be a whole new internet experience with Phatband speed. Wow! That is what I need! With Phatband Technology, expect for possible higher speed in the long run... 
I've read once that in "perfect" conditions, cable download speeds are up to 2 times faster than 1.5Mbps DSL speeds, which is roughly 50 times faster than 28.8K Modem.... How about this? How far can a 60 Mbps like Charter's Ultra60 Mbps can go? Think and consider about it.
I'm so excited and confident that sooner this will be available in the Philippines

Tuesday, December 1, 2009

Christmas Wishlist!

 It's Christmas time again-according to them it's the Season of Giving... hmm.. Why not have your Christmas wishlist be known to your friends and who knows one of them will play as Santa that will make your Christmas more memorable... Not only that get the chance also of earning while sharing your list (How is that so?)

 Check this out!

Now, let me know what's on your list!

Thursday, November 26, 2009

Holiday Buying Guide

At the start of the fourth quarter or even a month earlier than that, we can already feel the spirit of Christmas through the Christmas songs we often hear on air. Might as well, some people were already preparing their long Christmas list. We have all the reasons to give and for this reasons, we should carefully plan what to give. Poor planning may lead to rush holiday shopping which eventually will end us up frustrated if we’re able to buy the wrong items. I admit I’ve been doing that for the past years, not only during Christmas Holidays but on other occasions as well that was really very time-consuming and draining on my part. For this Christmas I have lots of Godchildren on my list not to mention those friends and relatives whom I love. Instead of dealing with the holiday rush, I realized to go for online shopping! The benefits of online shopping not only include convenience but big savings as well. At first I was really hesitant considering the cost it may entails like shipping and other additional fees. Then I found out about the Dirt Devil 2009 Guide to Red Hot Online Shopping, this is all we need. They offered more than 300 clever ways to save with online shopping. Starting today, November 25, 2009, their Special offer has started. Visit their website now at They have lots of practical guides and deals and even personalized one for your girl friends, boy friends and even for the whole family! Indeed, this is a one stop shopping. They have a lot of partners who offers big discounts and even rebates plus FREE SHIPPING for your comfort and convenience! Download their Holiday Buying guide now for your quick reference.
This is going to be an answer to our shopping dilemma. Check this out and see for yourself the savings and best deals that I’ve been talking about! Enjoy online shopping! Have a Happy Holiday everyone!

Saturday, November 21, 2009

Banana Recipe

* 3 or 4 ripe bananas, smashed

* 1/3 cup melted butter

* 1 cup sugar (can easily reduce to 3/4 cup)

* 1 egg, beaten

* 1 teaspoon vanilla

* 1 teaspoon baking soda

* Pinch of salt

* 1 1/2 cups of all-purpose flour

No need for a mixer for this recipe. Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C). With a wooden spoon, mix butter into the mashed bananas in a large mixing bowl. Mix in the sugar, egg, and vanilla. Sprinkle the baking soda and salt over the mixture and mix in. Add the flour last, mix. Pour mixture into a buttered 4x8 inch loaf pan. Bake for 1 hour. Cool on a rack. Remove from pan and slice to serve.

Submitted to MckLinky by:
Awdrey Hamilton - Visit their blog ~ My main focus for my blog is to share my life with my readers. To help show other mom's that life isn't perfect. I've always felt the need to have things tidy and neat ALL the time, and if it wasn't, I felt like a failure. I want to help myself and others to know that it just doesn't have to be that way, and that we can learn to laugh at our mistakes instead of dwelling on them. I LOVE working on my blog even though I don't get a post up everyday. My reader list has grown, but I have no where near 2000. One day, I hope so.

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Friday, November 20, 2009

Pineapple Casserole

2 cans crushed pineapple, drained (Reserve 6 Tbsp. of pineapple juice)

2 cups grated sharp cheddar cheese

2 cups Ritz crackers, crushed

1 c. sugar

6 Tbsp. plain flour

1 stick butter

Preheat over 350 degrees. Spray casserole dish with non-stick spray. Combine sugar and flour and then mix with cheese and pineapple. Pour into dish. Melt butter and add crushed crackers plus the reserved pineapple juice. Stir well to coat all crackers. Spread buttered crackers on top. Cook for 25 minutes.

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The Reason Of My Existence

An old photo of the wedding of my parents... They were the reason of my existence...They were no longer together. This is the only photo that was left. It looks like dilapidated, torn and partially damaged (aren't they meant the same thing? ;)Unfortunately, this was soaked on flood water that's why it looks bad. Anyway, good thing there is a technology called scanner where we can have our most treasure picture scanned and save. :)

Thursday, November 19, 2009

Avocado Corn Salsa

2 small to medium ripe avocados, peeled, seeded, and finely diced

1 cup fresh or frozen corn kernels

2 medium tomatoes, seeded and finely diced

2 to 3 tablespoons lime juice

1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh cilantro

1/2 to 1 teaspoon minced hot green chile peppers

1/2 teaspoon salt

In a medium bowl, gently combine avocado, corn kernels, tomatoes, lime juice, cilantro, chile peppers, and salt. Cover and refrigerate until ready to be served.

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Brent Riggs - Visit their blog ~ big blog, lots of traffic

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Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Lasagna Roll Ups

Lasagna Roll Ups

1 package uncooked lasagna noodles

2 cups mozzarella cheese, shredded

1 container ricotta cheese

2 eggs

2 cups grated Parmesan cheese

1 (28 ounce) jar pasta sauce

1 lb hamburger meat

2 cups cheddar cheese, shredded

**Season, brown, drain and add hamburger to the pasta sauce.

**Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Cook lasagna noodles for 5 to 8 minutes, or until just slightly underdone; drain and rinse. Lay out noodles on top of tin foil on the counter.

**In a large mixing bowl, mix together grated cheese, ricotta cheese, 2eggs, and Parmesan cheese.

**Spray bottom of 13x9 pan with cooking spray, and then cover bottom with a thin layer of pasta sauce.

**Spread a layer of the cheese mixture on the noodle. Roll the noodle up, and place seam side down the pan. Repeat for other noodles. Top with remaining sauce.

**Cover pan with foil and bake in a preheated 350 degree oven for 30 min.

**Uncover the pan and add a little shredded cheddar cheese to the top of each roll up. Return to uven until the cheese is melted.

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Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Sweet and Sour Chicken

Sweet and sour chicken

* 2 pounds skinned, de-boned chicken, cut into bite-sized pieces

* 1 cup all-purpose flour

* A little fresh ground black pepper, ground ginger, garlic powder and salt for seasoning (not a lot)

* 2 eggs

* vegetable oil

* sweet and sour sauce (buy or make it yourself)

* When cutting the chicken into bite-sized pieces, remove any fat, gristle or connective tissue. If the chicken is soft-frozen or almost thawed it is easier to cut.

* In a bowl mix eggs and seasoning. Beat until well combined. Add chicken and let it stand for half an hour.

* Place flour in a shallow bowl.

* Dredge the chicken pieces in the flour coating thoroughly (use chop sticks or two spoons to keep the flour off from your fingers).

* In frying pan, add 1/2-inch vegetable oil. Heat to deep-frying temperature.

* Drop pieces into the hot oil and fry until deep golden brown. Turn as necessary to cook evenly on all sides.

* When golden brown, remove to paper towel covered plate to drain.

* Place chicken to other frying pan and add sauce, mix and heat until the sauce is hot.

* Serve with rice.

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Monday, November 16, 2009

Yummy Pasta

Italian Chicken Pasta

Italian Chicken Pasta

(Adapted from the Sandra Lee Semi Homemade Slow Cooker Cookbook)

Prep - 10 min.

Cook - Slow Cooker 5-7hrs.

Makes - 6 serving

2 lbs. boneless skinless chicken

1 can (28 oz) diced tomatoes

1 pkg. (8 oz) frozen artichoke hearts

1 can (15 oz) pinto beans

1 (8 oz) pkg. Fresh presliced mushrooms

1 pkt. dried vegetable soup mix

1 can (10.75 oz) cond. cream of ckn. soup

1/3 cup Italian salad dressing

Campanelle Pasta

Combine tomatoes, artichoke hearts, beans, mushrooms, and veg. soup mix in slow cooker. Add chicken.

In a small bowl, mix soup and salad dressing. Pour over chicken.

Cook on LOW for 5-7 hrs.

Cook pasta

Shred chicken and serve over pasta.


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Saturday, November 14, 2009

Blogs on Free Press Release

I made mention about Free Press Release and its benefit. I just learned that we can submit our blog to a free press release to increase more viewers. Wow, if that's the case then it would be wonderful and more advantage. If you seek to popularize your blog then you may try this but of course just make it sure that you are submitting it to a very reliable and tested-proven press release websites to really gain more popularity. Sign up now in order for you to try it. Many succeeded, so why not follow their footsteps? It's for free!

Thursday, November 12, 2009

Overcoming Financial Burdens

Read: If you don't have money, you shouldn't buy it or should you? How about this question? Most impulsive buyer resorted to debt just to acquire the things that they really want- the end result was a mere frustration. This is the problem for most of us. We just don't know how to control ourselves that we were compelled to buy something which is really not that valuable but just because we felt good of acquiring it, we forced ourselves to have it by any means that will do. This is the main reason why we cannot save anything for rainy days. Too bad. If we cannot overcome this kind of attitude then there'll be no money saving tips will be able to suit for us. But if we think that there's a great need for us to save then its time to seek an advice in a way that is practical and attainable... We really need to save. The question now is how? This was my dilemma before but was able to overcome it when I learned the practical way that can really Improve Your Financial Situation. Isn't it time to change our Lifestyle as to the way we spend our money? Let's not wait for another recession to come, in one way or another, there are practical tips that will help us in overcoming financial burdens.

Wednesday, November 11, 2009

My Look-A-Like?

hahaha don't be shocked, if you want to have your own then click the link above and be more than surprise! hmmm... who really resembles me huh?

Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Acne Hurts2

My previous post talks about one of womens' problem(and perhaps some of the men too!)- ACNE. Above is a picture of one of the satisfied users. Believe me, it's not a camera trick nor edited with photoshop and other picture editor. It's for real! Check more about this here!. Boost your confidence! Be beautiful inside and out! Take note ACNE IS A REAL PROBLEM- GET RID OF IT!

Traditional Wedding Beliefs: Facts or Fallacies?

My colleague approached me just this morning asking me to assist her for the wedding reception program of her friend who is bound to tie a knot early next year (January 6, 2010). She was so desperate for help that she will not take NO for an answer. So I browsed the internet for some ideas and happened to stumble upon this blog about the "beliefs" of Filipino's traditional way of wedding preparation and celebration

Filipino Wedding Traditions

Author: Rafi Michael

Filipinos still adhere to numerous widely-held folk beliefs that have no scientific or logical basis but maybe backed-up by some past experiences (yet can be dismissed as mere coincidence). Below are just a few that concerns weddings. Some are still practiced to this day primarily because of 'there's nothing to lose if we comply' attitude while the others are totally ignored for it seemed downright ridiculous.

Brides shouldn't try on her wedding dress before the wedding day or the wedding will not push through. Knives and other sharp and pointed objects are said to be a bad choice for wedding gifts for this will lead to a broken marriage.

Giving arinola (chamberpot) as wedding gift is believed to bring good luck to newlyweds. Altar-bound couples are accident-prone and therefore must avoid long drives or traveling before their wedding day for safety.

The groom who sits ahead of his bride during the wedding ceremony will be a henpecked husband. If it rains during the wedding, it means prosperity and happiness for the newlyweds.

- A flame extinguished on one of the wedding candles means the one on which side has the unlit candle, will die ahead of the other.

Throwing rice confetti at the newlyweds will bring them prosperity all their life.

The groom must arrive before the bride at the church to avoid bad luck.

It is considered bad luck for two siblings to marry on the same year.

Breaking something during the reception brings good luck to the newlyweds.

The bride should step on the groom's foot while walking towards the altar if she wants him to agree to her every whim.

A bride who wears pearls on her wedding will be an unhappy wife experiencing many heartaches and tears.

An unmarried woman who follows the footsteps (literally) of the newlyweds will marry soon.

Dropping the wedding ring, the veil or the arrhae during the ceremony spells unhappiness for the couple.

In early Filipino custom, the groom-to-be threw his spear at the front steps of his intended's home, a sign that she has been spoken for. These days, a ring suffices as the symbol of engagement.

The Engagement

After the couple has decided to marry, the first order of business is the pamanhikan, where the groom and his parents visit the bride's family to ask for her hand in marriage. Wedding plans are often made at this time, including a discussion of the budget and guest list. Don't be surprised if the groom-to-be is expected to run some errands or help out around the bride's house. This tradition is called paninilbihan, where the suitor renders service to his future wife's family to gain their approval.

The Wedding Outfits

The white wedding dress has become popular in the last hundred years or so with America's influence in the Philippines. Before that, brides wore their best dress, in a festive color or even stylish black, to celebrate a wedding. Orange blossom bouquets and adornments were a must during the turn of the last century. For men, the barong tagalog is the traditional Filipino formal wear.

It is a cool, almost transparent, embroidered shirt, made from silky pina or jusi, two native ecru fabrics. It is worn untucked, over black pants, with a white t-shirt underneath. These days, a Filipino groom might wear the conventional black tux, but Filipino male wedding guests will usually show up in their finest barongs.

The Ceremony

In pre-colonial days, a wedding ceremony lasted three days. On the first day, the bride and groom were brought to the house of a priest or babaylan, who joined their hands over a plate of raw rice and blessed the couple. On the third day, the priest pricked the chests of both bride and groom and drew a little blood. Joining their hands, they declared their love for each other three times. The priest then fed them cooked rice from the same plate and gave them a drink of some of their blood mixed with water. Binding their hands and necks with a cord, he declared them married. The majority of Filipino weddings are now Catholic weddings, but some native traditions remain. Most have special "sponsors" who act as witnesses to the marriage. The principal sponsors could be godparents, counselors, a favorite uncle and aunt, even a parent. Secondary sponsors handle special parts of the ceremony, such as the candle, cord and veil ceremonies. Candle sponsors light two candles, which the bride and groom use to light a single candle to symbolize the joining of the two families and to invoke the light of Christ in their married life. Veil sponsors place a white veil over the bride's head and the groom's shoulders, a symbol of two people clothed as one. Cord sponsors drape the yugal (a decorative silk cord) in a figure-eight shape--to symbolize everlasting fidelity--over the shoulders of the bride and groom. The groom gives the bride 13 coins, or arrhae, blessed by the priest, as a sign of his dedication to his wife's well-being and the welfare of their future children.

The Food

The Filipino wedding feast is elaborate. One feast celebrated at the turn of the last century involved these foods: First was served cold vermicelli soup. The soup was followed by meats of unlimited quantity--stewed goat, chicken minced with garlic, boiled ham, stuffed capon, roast pork and several kinds of fish. There were no salads, but plenty of relishes, including red peppers, olives, green mango pickles and crystallized fruits. For dessert, there were meringues, baked custard flan, coconut macaroons and sweetened seeds of the nipa plant.

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Whether these are facts or fallacies, one thing is for sure- IF WE ALLOW GOD TO GIVE HIS BEST CHOICE FOR US, THEN WE HAVE NOTHING TO FEAR. Tying the knot is not an easy thing, it's a lifetime commitment that needs a thorough consideration. Let our heart be not deceived with the promises of the world.

Camera Critters

I happened to visit some blogs and got stumbled (what a term) with this meme. When i browse with some entries its all about animals! then i remember this picture at home (taken by my huggy during one of his visit):

the kitten on the Malungay tree :)) sooo incredibly cute! For more of the camera critters visit OUR PLACE... Enjoy more pictures!

Thursday, October 29, 2009

Desperately Chubby No More...

I used to criticize my very own self for being "fat"... I was even desperate that I skip a meal and ended up getting sick (with my ulcer)... According to my sister need to exercise a lot (Oh no!)But just recently, I read an e-book from Dr. franks which i believe is a very effective and helpful tip of losing weight without compromising our health and depriving our craving for delicious food.. Check this out: WEIGHT LOSS GOD'S WAY... Pretty amazing isn't it? then why not give it a try?
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Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Acne Hurts!

Stubborn Acne can lower our confidence... This is the most common problem that only few individuals are spared from it...Most of us maybe tried a lot of solutions to get rid of it but end up frustrated. I happened to stumble upon an e-book which offers a real remedy- No nonsense solution... Check it out!
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Sunday, October 18, 2009

Fashion Craze!

waaa I tried to make this bigger but ooh oh! too small...anyway just simply click the picture to have a closer look... i just find these pics cute so I had it put together.. notice the last two pics? that's my beautiful sister! she got more styles than me :) anyway, I will have it post individually for you to have an idea of the latest you can see, monochrome never goes out of style... take your pic...

Thursday, October 15, 2009

I Just Can't Stop...

Blogging already became a part of me that I just can't stop myself from writing everything that comes into my mind... I already made a scheduled blogs for my memes to give time for the preparation of my grades...but here I am.. hahahahaha... stubborn me! Need to accomplish a lot of thing... I'm getting obsessed really with blogging that I forgot my facebook farms! :D

MTW: Empowerment



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Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Skin So Soft

I've been a regular AVON user for quite some time now...In fact I've signed up to be a sub-dealer just to earn a 25% discount :)... Among its beauty essentials, one of my favorite is their SSS Body Lotion or Skin So Soft Lotion. It comes with different variants..True to its name you can really feel its softness, you've got to try for you to experience it... Wanna have a soft, huggable skin? Try Skin So Soft!

Wordful Wednesday

Wow... HEre I am again engaging myself to the memes that I found so exciting... I have a lots of meme to follow on my main blog so I decided to have the other memes here so that others would care to follow lol! :D

Photo editing using an applications via internet somehow stirs an interest within me so I opted to have this pic (since there's no specific theme given) for my first attempt...

wish I can be a real cover girl someday hahahahaha....

here's another one....

(I just can't get enough hahahaha.... And maybe, you want some more?

I hope I can post more alike pictures here but maybe it's too redundant (my one and only face lol:D) til next! Dont forget to visit 7 Clown Circus for more blogs... Happy Blogging!


To my dear followers and friends (who until now are still undecided if they will follow my blog or not lol:D) I have my Then Sings my Soul Saturday meme which can be found on my other blog: Museikcaj... I'm pretty sure you will be greatly inspired by the videos i carefully chosen (all of them are my favorites!)... Check it out!

Here In My Life

watch out for the next music videos every Saturday... God bless! :)

Tuesday, October 6, 2009

Link Again

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Monday, October 5, 2009

Change Your BTemplates!

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Shoes shoes shoes...

isn't this cute?
good for casual days
i love this color!

gotta have one!

Shoes is one of the must haves of mostly women... Me, for instance, I really love shoes of different styles... I go for flats on my ordinary days... closed shoes for slacks... strappy stilettos for party and rubber shoes for playing (of course!:)... the images of shoes posted here were from an online shopping websites... They really look good isn't it? But oops.. according to some shoe experts, we must consider comfort over fashion so as to avoid any harm to our precious feet, one thing that we need to consider is the right size for our feet... For those who prefer online shopping for shoes at the convenience of your home ( just see to it that you have your credit cards) try

With All I Am

Yes Lord with ALL I am... I will worship you... I might fall sometimes but thank you for your forgiveness and faithfulness and for not abandoning me in the lowest point of my life...

Saturday, October 3, 2009

We Are The Reason

Another soul-searching video... We are the reason but yet we oftentimes failed to recognize it... isn't it time that we go back to where we should have started? and that is believing and accepting Jesus Christ as our personal Lord and Savior and live by His example?

Maximizing Our Passion...

I will not write here about how to get rich without exerting any effort...
What I'm going to share is the tip on how or where you can get help to earn an EXTRA income...A best example for that is through opportunities like advertising on blogs. Regardless of what profession are we, we can never deny the fact that we want something more aside from what we regularly earned from our job... We want some extra (that's the trend right now anyway..) I for instance, I want to earn an extra income without compromising my health and my current job.. of course you just can't have two bosses at the same time not unless you will work 24/7 and putting your life/health at risk.. most probably only few will take the risk...What I'm trying to say now is that we can maximize our passion or talent to the point that we can earn something in return. Just like blogging. This is one of my passions.. i really love to write about just anything.. every fresh ideas that comes into my mind I put it into writing... It's a lot of fun! We can share our thoughts, others will read it and there's a great possibility that we can earn something from it! Want to know how?LinkFromBlog will tell you the secrets... Check it out!

Thursday, October 1, 2009

When Nature Revenge...A Wake Up Call

After Tropical Storm (not Typhoon) Ondoy's (a.k.a Ketsana) dramatic exit here in the Philippines, its fury didn't cease yet...It continue to damage another part of the Asia-Pacific countries. It killed 38 people from Vietnam, and another 11 casualties from Cambodia (as broadcasted on BANDILA Channel 2 09/30/09 episode)... A very unpredictable event that resulted to catastrophical illness (physically, emotionally, psychologically,mentally) among our brothers and sisters...
All these things that happened were, according to them, caused by many factors and one of which is the GLOBAL WARMING (others prefer to call it Climate Change)... Yes if I may reacted on this, I will agree... and that Global Warming is ,again, caused by who else but US! We are all responsible of what was happened... We are aware of the Global Warming but we do not pay attention to its WARNING (how is that?)
Another devastating news... Indonesia was hit by a 7.9 MAGNITUDE Earthquake and as of the time it was broadcasted, 13 were killed... Lastly, Samoan island experienced a 15-20 ft TSUNAMI wherein 113 were reportedly dead :(
When Nature Revenge...everybody is affected.
This is a wake up call for us all...
Let's cross our fingers in praying that Typoon Pepeng will not cause any destruction anymore..
Click here for the Tsunami Video

Data Structure...

I've been teaching to an IT students with Basic AutoCADD subject for four years now... Some found my subject so easy that they don't have to burn their midnight candles for a remarkable grades...but not with their DATA STRUCTURES subject. What is DATA STRUCTURES anyway?
A DATA STRUCTURESis a group of data elements grouped together under one name. These data elements, known as members, can have different types and different lengths. Data structures are declared in C++ using the following syntax:

struct structure_name {
member_type1 member_name1;
member_type2 member_name2;
member_type3 member_name3;
} object_names;

where structure_name is a name for the structure type, object_name can be a set of valid identifiers for objects that have the type of this structure. Within braces { } there is a list with the data members, each one is specified with a type and a valid identifier as its name.

The first thing we have to know is that a data structure creates a new type: Once a data structure is declared, a new type with the identifier specified as structure_name is created and can be used in the rest of the program as if it was any other typeclick here for more info
Wait wait wait.. from the definition itself, its too hard for me to grasp... not to mention its technicalities (I'm not an IT graduate anyway)... So everytime my students made a comment about this subject, what else a teacher like me can advise to them? Being an IT students, be resourceful enough...go to the library, browse from the internet or ask your instructor!

Wednesday, September 30, 2009

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Sunday, September 27, 2009

The Wrath of Typhoon Ondoy

Flood is no longer a rare incidents in the Greater Manila Area and its neighboring provinces... But this recent flood that was brought by typhoon Ondoy is so devastating that it caused many lives and casualties...
Many families were affected not only by flood but with landslides also... It affects not only the poor but the prominent one as well... If we keep ourselves updated with the tragedy through news updates, you can't really help it but felt pity for the victims... Good thing there are still many people whose sincere sympathy by extending helps somehow gives hope to those who are in great need...
I can still remember that similar event that happened here in Cagayan de Oro earlier this year... Everything shall come to pass.
Let us continue to pray for the victims...