Thursday, February 26, 2009

Skywatch Friday Post

On our way to Batangas last week
, i was busy looking up in the sky
looking for something special
and i cannot make a choice
suddenly i realized...............

i need not to see any figures......
this is specia!

see more of special up above: just hit this.

Monday, February 23, 2009


Hubby is in tacloban again. Left early morning, 1st flight of PAL. But he will be back tomorrow afternoon for our Baguio trip on the 26th.

Just nothing. I am missing hubby.

Sunday, February 22, 2009


Yes, I am.
I accompanied hubby today, we went to Batangas City to attend the STCAA (Southern Tagalog and Calabarzon Athletic Association).
We joined the 400 plus student athletes of Antipolo City.
After the parade and the program we headed back home. Will post pics tomorrow.

I am signing off now.
So really tired and tomorrow will be a manic monday again, good thing no school for kiddos!

Thursday, February 19, 2009

Skywatch Friday

I just signed up to this group, i was browsing the net and got hold of this site...very interesting! When i daydream, when i think of nothing, when i do nothing.......i just look up in the sky and i get the feeling of being so blessed...... for my first photo...i am sharing you this.....took this at my friend's overlooking farm when we celebrated her birthday last january.

Sunset reminds me that there will always be tomorrow
to love much, to live well and to laugh endlessly!

see more of the world at skywatch friday.

about me...

It's 12:34am and i am not sleepy....i want to close my eyes as i need to wake up early for my toddler class....but my mind is so awake. Now, what? i really don't know what to do, i am watching tv, i am browsing the net, i am texting 2 friends all at the same time at this hour....i am multi-tasking's 2009, 9 more months and i will be a year older.....after that, i will wait for 3 more years before my life life isn't at its beginning?.....uuurrrrggggh! i think i am experiencing mid life crisis! urrrggghhhh! (again), i am munching dried bananas, my mom's pasalubong from lucena......what do i want? i dunno. why i am feeling this way right now? i, let me tell you 36 things about you and i would know!

  1. i hate mondays ------ooooppppssss, i sound like garfield--let me rephrase it -- MONDAYS ISNT MY DAY!
  2. i love my kids so much! need i say more?
  3. hubby wont like this, kids are in #2 and he's at #3 ----i love my hubby so so so much!
  4. i wanted to be a dentist, my lola wanted me to become a nurse - i ended up taking mass communication major in broadcast communications finished my college exactly 4 years- after 7 years i took up law wasnt able to finish it coz i got married and got pregnant
  5. my first job was in a private company, a paging company, lasted for 7 years and i availed the early retirement program after that i worked in government, in our lgu (local government unit)
  6. no one expected i will be a teacher-a guro!- june 2005,a friend invited me to enroll in a continuing professional education program- i joined her not knowing i will fell in love and find passion in teaching, i finished the course and have it as my second degree...took the board exam last 2006 and passed it- i am a certified professional teacher! - still hungry to learn more i immediately enrolled in early childhood education - voila - i am now a preschool educator.
  8. i am a struggling overweight wifey - i need to lose weight before my life begins.
  9. i am a dad's girl and i am missing him-lost him when i was 14 yrs old.
  10. i am a daughter of a public servant, my mom served our community for more than 20 years and until now she is very active in senior citizens affair.
  11. i am a wife of a public servant. i dont want to talk much about it but dont get me wrong, i am his wind beneath his wings---really? ask him!
  12. i am a cry baby-my tear duct is very sensitive!
  13. i love to cook as much as i love to eat :) that's why i need to lose weight eh.
  14. i am missing my ate and her family-they are now in australia.
  15. i didn't sleep for 24 hours because i watched 24 hours when it was first introduced-jack bauer addict here!
  16. i watched grey's anatomy and got annoyed in the end!
  17. i love dr house.
  18. i am a la coste girl.
  19. i love bags.
  20. i love to travel.
  21. i am a hands on nanay to tala and mayumi.
  22. i only watch gma 7.
  23. up to now, i havent watched ghost and forrest gump-i dont know why?tsk!
  24. i am a fan of beatles - forever!
  25. i am a fan of jacky chan.
  26. i adore chiz escudero, atty. adel tamano and my hubby.
  27. i love reading children books.
  28. i dont know how to sing and play any musical instrument.
  29. i am a green peace advocate.
  30. i love answering my kids questions - like where they come from and explaining to them that they came from my egg and tatay's sperm cell that they were taken out from me via cs- i just love how they tell it to their classmates and friends.
  31. at the age of 1, i told my kids that the female organ is called "vagina" not flower or anything-----just vagina and they are used to this word....there is nothing wrong with that word!
  32. i love galunggong! fried and paksiw!
  33. my best sawsawan for sinigang is bagoong alamang from barrio fiesta!
  34. i am loving facebook.
  35. i love gardening and i have a green thumb.
  36. i wanna win the 280M jackpot in Lotto!

Wednesday, February 18, 2009

Slumdog Millionaire

Go get a copy. A nice movie indeed.


Hubby just called me now.....he is still in Tacloban City and informed me of 2 things:

  • He will be home not on Thursday but on Friday;
  • A change (of?) will be set by March.
I hate changes but it's the only constant thing in this world.

Love Day

ronald, me, nixon, edna, tita emma and mario

We spent our Love Day in Tagaytay with some of our was not actually planned. Day before 14, i received a text message from edna asking me if we want to go to Tagaytay. We were supposed to spend our day there but things changed when my sister in law told me that she is going to celebrate her daughter's bday on the 14th instead and of course, my 2 girls should be present as they love birthday parties really! So, hubby and i decided that we join our friends while the 2 girls will join the party with my mom and yaya sallly as their companion.

We left manila around 730 a.m and reached Tagaytay by 9:45am...we were supposed to eat breakfast at josephine's but since it will be 2 hours before 12, we decided to roam around and have an early lunch at 11 at the same resto in their eat all you can, oh yes, it's valentine and it's a pig out day! (hehehehe). So we headed first at picnic grove....spent our time walking and walking...

at josephine's eat all you can lunch at P330.00 ( i loved the food!)
After lunch, hubby suggested that we visit Palace in the Sky coz we always missed going to that place when we went there last's just so sad that the government forgot to improve the place....sayang talaga! feeling on top of the world ka pa naman pag nandun ka!

at Palace in the Sky

After Palace, we had some coffee...where else but of course STARBUCKS!.......we are coffee addicts and we are starbucks baby!

coffee time at starbucks

It was almost 6pm when we decided to go to the market to buy some beef meats and plants. I was able to buy bulalo, got it for only P150.00 per kilo and my bulalo weighs 5.5 kls! dami no? we also bought dried tawilis ( sarap neto promise!) and i was able to buy some plants, taragon tea, basils, mints and some plants with flowers which i forgot the name and my all time favorite.....native rosal!

native rosal, basils, mint taragon tea and the plants i forgot the name

Around 7:00pm we decided to eat dinner at Rose and Grace Restaurant,(i dunno if i got the name right) but food here is so soooo delicious...we love their Bulalo and hubby, tita emma, nixon and mario loved the paksiw na tuna!

We all feel so full.....and it's time for us to go to spend some of the last hours of valentine with our kiddos!......This is a new experience for hubby and we made this day so special not just for the two of us but with some of our treasured friends........

Monday, February 16, 2009

Tacloban City hubby's destination today. He will be having business conferences/meetings for two days. I was supposed to go with him as I want to visit this beautiful and historic place but i opted to stay because my students might be disappointed as they are very very very eager to play and learn nowadays. The thought of giving them a 3 day short break might ruin their eagerness which is very visible now.

Aside from my students, my 2 girls hold me back too after hearing what they have told hubby when he made paalam to them......

hubby: girls! girls! I will be gone for 2 days.

tala: huh! again!

mayumi: you are always away tatay! again and again and again

hubby: sorry, but this is very important

tala: okay, tatay, we know. I will be the man of the house, i will take care of nanay and mayumi.

hubby: very good ate tala! that's my girl.

mayumi: and i will be good to ate tala........nanay, are you going with tatay?

me: uhmmmm....of course not! i will take care of you! we will be having fun while tatay is away!

tala and mayumi: yipppppeeeeeeeeeee!!!!!!

See.....but promise, i was supposed to make paalam to them. Anyway, i told hubby that if he still have time, explore the place so we could consider it as one of our destinations for our family vacation this year.

Wednesday, February 11, 2009


Thank you CEE for always remembering me. I am grateful for having you as one of my blogging friends.

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Monday, February 09, 2009


is one place (next to tagaytay) hubby and i would love to hang out. Last week, hubby attended a seminar here. So, i took the chance of inviting myself (hahahaha!) to join him!

His seminar started on the 3rd day of February but since it was the field trip of our kids, hubby and i joined them first....( i will post another story for that). We left for baguio around 12mn and arrived at the hotel 4:30am.....( galing ng driver namin ano!).

In the morning, hubby attended the seminar and i took this chance to sleep until 10am. At around 11am hubby's cousins, who are studying in Baguio visited me in our hotel. We went out for lunch, we just ate at Mang Inasal in SM.....then we headed to Mines View as I was looking for ate tala's ethnic costume that she will be using when she turns grade 1 this June (gradeschoolers should be wearing ethnic attire every Wednesday). I found a terno, a skirt and blazer, Igorota inspired for only P400.00, very cheap compared here in Manila. I went back to the hotel around 6pm, hubby was still in the seminar so i explored the hotel first, had coffee at Gloria Jeans.

By 7pm, hubby called and informed me that we will be having dinner at 50's diner...We went there with some of hubby's officemates, hubby's 2 cousins and i was able to call my nephew's girlfriend to meet us there. I love the food there! so cheap and yet very sumptous! Afterwards, we dead to 18C, cool bar with live 1am we went back to our hotel again and called it a night.

The next day was a busy day for us....this is our time to explore more of baguio, shop for pasalubongs. Our itinerary:

10am - La Trinidad, Strawberry Farm
12nn - Mines View Park, Good Shepherd Convent, The Mansions
3pm - Camp John Hay
6pm - Grotto

Last time we visited baguio was November of 2007, we went there with our kids, my mom and my nephew who is now in Australia. Baguio now is very populated and polluted unlike before where you could breathe fresh air and that made me feel sad. But anyways, it will always be one of our favorite places!