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Wednesday, July 23, 2014

'til Death Do Us Part....

Love is the most powerful emotion. It can bring out the best in you; make you smile the whole day through or sing to a happy tune. Simply cheap promise rings are enough to seal A LOVE MADE IN HEAVEN. With or with no ring to symbolize a relationship for as long as you both truly care for each other nothing can separate your bond. That much I know! Having been married for more than ten years and happy as happy can be I can say LOVE is worth giving a chance....until death do us part!

Thursday, July 3, 2014

January ... a Month filled with Surprise! A New Chapter ...A New Beginning!

It was one of the most celebrated month...
The air was filled with so much joy...
The cold winter breeze of January led us to this particular day...

His eyes grew wide...
His jaw dropped...
It was a feeling of disbelief...

I couldn't believe my eyes...
I asked, " Ny come quick!"
He said,  " Positive ny?"

"That was what I thought", I exclaimed!
We held our breaths...
He then quickly replied, " Let's do it one more time!"

...and we did!
With eyes glowing...we smiled...we looked  at each others eyes...
and in the next coming days...we smiled even more...knowing that a wonderful chapter of our lives is about to begin!

Sunday, June 22, 2014


Didn't you ever feel alone while being actually in a room full of people?  Don't you ever get lonely even while surrounded by many spactacular big "happy" things? Like you are being completely involved, consumed but yet unmoved.... Hmmm... we all do feel that sometimes, i guess... the emptyness, desperation, feeling alone, and the longing for that one soul to affirm our faith  and keep us on solid grounds. We search for the links which will anchor us back to the peaceful world of our realities... and from there, we can soar in the big sky again, unafraid.. (shared from kurdapya's collection of poetic murmurings)

 Wanting to reach -
But meaning escapes
The cold utterances.
Wanting to hear –
But the drumbeating
Couldn’t out-sound
The screaming
And there,
in a never ending cycle
Of  wanting…
grasping for what cannot…
Linking imaginings
With a breath of life,
There we are…
Hoping against hope-
To belong.



Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Three Thing's I'd Love To Do When I Retire

Work in the Garden from Sun up to Sun down

I've always wanted to grow my own ingredients for the kitchen. I'd love to have around the house all sorts of fruit-bearing trees and take care of those rare ornamental plants and sing to colorful petals kissed by butterflies!

Thursday, May 15, 2014

Finding My Way Back To Gardening

I must admit I kinda lost time for one of my hobbies when I got hooked to other stuff. Now, slowly I am finding my way back. Last week I got inspired enough to do some transplanting and garden make-over. Now our blooms and succulents area is ready for some addition to the collection. The hubby and I were discussing about gathering plants from our childhood which are rarely seen in gardens now like sweet smelling Sampaguita. Hmmm my green thumb has to be utilized more often!  The world needs more "green" things and the best time to start is now! With the temperature and weather around the world getting crazily unpredictable and even deadly we must ACT in haste! A new plant a week, a tree a bush a flower... that is our goal at home. We've started digging and caring for almost extinct fruit bearing trees on our side of the world the other week. I am thrilled at this project of ours. The kids are hyped too!

My workaholic hubby teaching our son Roel and nephew Jhunvy the art of caring for nature
It's a huge challenge to undertake - kicking my sometimes lazy butt to water the plants and get the shovel on my hands instead of just bumming and playing games on my gadgets yet I am willing to do my part to save this planet. Come join the fun!  :)

Thursday, April 24, 2014

4 Great Exercise Courses for the Future Instructor

If you're considering a career as an exercise instructor, you probably already know that courses in fitness, kinesthetics and choreography are paramount to your future success. But which classes are really worth the money? Which will build you up from a nervous student to an experienced, confident leader? Here are four excellent training programs that will get you fit, motivated and ready to teach in no time.

1: Core Bootcamp

Get started with the basics by educating yourself in the "dos" and "don'ts" of bootcamps. Cardiovascular exercise is more complicated than it looks, so if you want to lead your students from flab to fab, you'll need extensive training in endurance, flexibility, strength building, core workouts, et cetera.

2: Yoga Inc.

Most gyms and fitness centers offer at least one yoga class, so it's a good idea to know the Downward Dog if you plan on looking to these places for employment. Learn about posing, breathing and how to avoid common injuries experienced by gung-ho beginners.

3: The Cycle Coach

There's more to cycling than just sitting on a bike and pumping your legs. In this course, you'll learn about the physicality and psychology of the exercise, gaining the tools to lead your own class with equal amounts of passion and knowledge.

4: HIIT the Road

High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) combines cutting-edge fitness knowledge with good old-fashioned strength exercises. Use this course to find out more about intensity, force application and heart rate monitoring. As a soon-to-be instructor, you need to stay ahead of the curve!

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Comfort Food: Jolly Spaghetti

I am not really a fan of Fast-food chains but there is one Jollibee meal I love!

Their spaghetti loaded with cheese and sausage is flavorfully hard to resist!

In moderation it is good enough for me to be energized for a gruelling day at work or a stressful situation.

I love devouring peach mango pie with it. No picture of the pie because it was consumed before the camera could zoom hehehe.

How about you? What is your all time pick me up food? Want some of the pasta? I'm always willing to share!

Have a great time eating with family and friends!  :)

5 Fashion Trends That Look Great Anytime

Tired of rotating your wardrobe every spring, summer and fall? There are a number of ways you can upgrade your closet to be cute and seasonably appropriate no matter what the meteorologists say. If you'd like to enjoy round-the-clock style, here are five fashion trends that you can wear any day of the year.

1: Sheath Dresses

Sheath dresses are the kind that cling to your curves and create a dramatic silhouette. Buy them in bright, flirty colors for summer; pair them with thick overcoats and stockings when the weather cools.

2: Cashmere Sweaters

You may think that long sleeves are only appropriate for wintertime, but light cashmere sweaters for women can be worn any time. In fact, their coverage offers excellent protection from mosquitoes during summer baseball games!

3: Kitten Heels

Tall enough for sex appeal but small enough not to cause disaster during a rainy or snowy day, kitten heels are a workable compromise between pumps and flats. They look great in all colors, too!

4: Wraps

Unlike scarves, which are designed for bulk and warmth, wraps are often made of lighter, breezier materials. Their primary function is fashion, not protection from the elements, so you can wear them any time your outfit needs a "pop."

5: Leggings

In warm temperatures, leggings can be paired with summer dresses and skirts; in colder weather, they'll trap body heat and fit comfortably into furry boots. Go ahead and buy leggings in every color: You can wear them 365 days a year.

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