Sunday, October 31, 2010

Happy Halloween!

Hihihi! Today is October 31st, + should be somewhere else haviing some trick or treat or partying the night. But boo! I am here stucked in my parents house, waiting for my pizza to arrive, loungin in the sofa and trying my best to kill the boredom... Well yeah, i am all alone tonight. All of them went out including my son. As i was getting bored of checking fb and reading in takbo forums, i decided to check my not so neglected blog. I am not that active here lately coz my laptop just died and the desktop that we at home in cavite is more often used by my son, so i just have to resort myself in using my mobile phone.... Hehe poor me. Imma gonna post more when time and pc permits hihi! Happy hallooweeeeen!

Wednesday, September 22, 2010

"Ondoy No More" Fun Run for a Cause



THUNDERBIRD RESORTS brings us, "ONDOY NO MORE" Fun Run for a Cause. Happening on September 26, 2010 at Thunderbird Resorts - Binangonan, Rizal. There will be a 3k, 5k and 10k race. Run while enjoying and helping nature! There will be exciting prizes for the Top Finishers too!

Registration fee is only PHP500 inclusive of race singlet.

Registration site: ROX BHS

Free RIDE for Fun Run!

There's a bus to pick up-drop off participants during the race day. Bus will leave at exactly 4 a.m. First Come-First Served.

Pickup/Drop-off points:
Trinoma
BHS
Megamall
MOA

Experiene a new kind of run. Help our Nature. Join "Ondoy No More" Run for a Cause.

http://www.race.greenpeaks.net/


Thursday, August 26, 2010

Heritage Fun Run: Run to Help Philippine Tourism

This is one run you should not miss! Finally, a fun run for FREE! Woot! Woot!


Not your ordinary Sunday race as this doesn't give you a singlet or a medal or a shirt after the run. Not loot bags either. No timing chip too. Just a fun fun fun run (you can bike too) along some of the historical sites in Manila.


Note for all: Please Read this from Carlos Celdran. He was the one who started this. Then, while we (#helpDOT tweeps) are having a brainstorming meeting last Friday at Department of Tourism with U.Sec Enteng Romano, I suggested that we can also have runners during that bike tour. So this fun run was born.


Don't expect too much. This is just an advocacy run to help Department of Tourism (#helpDOT)- that's all. I encourage runners who are interested to learn something from our own history while running (healthy na, historical pa).


What will I gain here? Nothing. Just a genuine support to our DOT. Meet runners and tour Manila for free. I believe SMART Philippines will cover this event too!


Any help I can do? Join us! Promote! Promote! Blog about this! Tweet! Facebook this! Make a shout out! O btw, we need photographers so we can make this thing viral.


Date: September 5, 2010 (Sunday), 6:00am (be there at 5:45am)
Meeting Place: Manila Film Center (its near PICC, CCP and Sofitel)
Distance: 6 kilometers more or less (for those who are having an LSD we can retrace the route 2-3 times)
Route: Starting at the Manila Film Center then around Malate, Ermita, Intramuros, & Binondo and back again.
Hydration: Please bring your own.

So many things, So little time...

In just a span of one week a lot of things happened... A lot of things changed.

I left home last friday night with my son, to be with my parents. Had a not so good argument with dearest husband, so I decided to leave him for the mean time and spend my weekend at my parents' place. My decision was great, coz my dad brought with him a cake and lots of food for us to feast on. :) yay! food trip again! :) never mind my husband being alone at home. He's got his parents to comfort him if he gets scared. wehehe! (he is afraid of being alone ;p)

Saturday, I left the house to attend an FGD in mandaluyong then headed to BHS for Immuvit's run against time. I learned a lot of good things there, which I wish to apply to myself soon hehe. :)

Sunday, DLSU vs ADMU. ohwell talo and tambak haha! My brother was ofcourse quietly cheering for his school to win, but dlsu is just too weak this time. I hope they scout good players next year. After the game, we had Pizza :) so nice of my dad to buy food for us. lav yah dad!

Monday, terrible terrible. I logged in to my fb mobile and saw anc news reporting abt a hostage crisis in Manila.... :( i dowanna blog about it. it just breaks my heart. well, we're also back in cavite.

Tuesday, Venus Raj Won 4th runner up Ms. U!yay! pambawi

Wed. bought new ref for nin. yippeee!

Thurs. Grocery day. haha!

Friday, August 20, 2010

Trying out a new theme...

If you may notice, I've changed my blog theme again... well i'm just trying something to refresh my senses

and while writing this one, I received an email from jobstreet... I saw an interesting job that actually fits my specialization. I kinda have a thought of getting a job, having a new life, a new career again... but if I work... who will take care of my son? Why is it always so hard to go back to working? Ofcourse I want a job. I need a job. I want one to help my husband support our family... It's just that, nobody will look after my kid once I decide to go back to working... oh well. whatta life... Some needs job but doesn't have the qualifications to get one... While me, I have those qualifications fit for the job, but I can't work because of this and that... Opportunities are going gone... I don't know when will I be able to work again... I am not getting any younger, and the fact that a lot of fresh grads are highly obsessed of finding a job, there are also the undergrads who want to try their luck in the business world... too much competition getting in the way... too much luck going out of my way... haaaay. :((

Celebrating a friend's bday + family nightbonding

Today is such a special day, coz it's my friend mian's birthday! :)
Was so happy to celebrate it with her family.
Though it was just an impromptu invite, me, my son and my husband sure did enjoy the day... or should I say night? hehe.

Thanks Mi, for the wonderful meal from BK ;) and I hope Rob did enjoy her playtime at dave's. Pls don't forget to bring socks the next time we go there. hehe.

Happy Birthday Mian! :)

Pocari Sweat University Fun Run 2010



This event is now open to all runners :) hurray!

Pocari Sweat University Run
August 29, 2010
Quirino Grandstand Manila

EVENTS

3K/5K/10K

REGISTRATION FEE

Php 300

CONTACT

Zay Mataro 844-9266/cp 09239476192
Felsie 8961929/cp 09084340208
Irish 8961954/cp 09296600217

Registration sites: Mizuno BHS, trinoma and festival mall.
ROX

Wednesday, August 18, 2010

random realizations

I am becoming a running freak. ♥
the sport makes me feel good.

I think running brings out happy hormones...
:)

3k Endurance Run




first 100 registrants will get free singlet. hurray!kasali ako dun! :)

so, guys if you want to join, just go to bhs on aug. 21 @ 5pm. see yah!

Figaro Fun Run



i'll be joining this fun run... this will be my 2nd 10k. weeee. good luck to my body. :)

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

photo blog portion







pictures taken from our mommy milkshake marathon :)

my first time to run/walk under the rain.
my first time to join a fun run with my son.
my first time to run/walk carrying my son :p haha!

My favorite song for now. :)

OneRepublic
Secrets lyrics

I need another story
Something to get off my chest
My life gets kinda boring
Need something that I can confess

Til’ all my sleeves are stained red
From all the truth that I’ve said
Come by it honestly I swear
Thought you saw me wink, no
I’ve been on the brink, so

Tell me what you want to hear
Something that were like those years
Sick of all the insincere
So I’m gonna give all my secrets away
This time, don’t need another perfect line
Don’t care if critics never jump in line
I’m gonna give all my secrets away

My god, amazing how we got this far
It’s like we’re chasing all those stars
Who’s driving shiny big black cars

And everyday I see the news
All the problems that we could solve
And when a situation rises
Just write it into an album
Singing straight, too cold
I don’t really like my flow, no, so

Tell me what you want to hear
Something that were like those years
Sick of all the insincere
So I’m gonna give all my secrets away
This time, don’t need another perfect line
Don’t care if critics never jump in line
I’m gonna give all my secrets away

Oh, got no reason, got not shame
Got no family I can blame
Just don’t let me disappear
I’mma tell you everything

So tell me what you want to hear
Something that were like those years
Sick of all the insincere
So I’m gonna give all my secrets away
This time, don’t need another perfect line
Don’t care if critics never jump in line
I’m gonna give all my secrets away

So tell me what you want to hear
Something that were like those years
Sick of all the insincere
So I’m gonna give all my secrets away
This time, don’t need another perfect line
Don’t care if critics never jump in line
I’m gonna give all my secrets away
All my secrets away, All my secrets away

--- I just love it :)

Saturday, August 14, 2010

Thursday, August 12, 2010

ma is in the hospital

sad mode again... my mom is sick and she needs to have a couple of operation rightaway... she's currently being treated by my OB dr. fung lei teo at the Metropolitan Hosp. in Manila... hope she gets better.

Friday, August 6, 2010

My FB acct is suspended!

da heck, buong araw akong hindi humawak ng laptop/pc tapos na suspend pa! grrr bad trip. i so hate that spammer. bwisit!

easy run and swimming day @ the palms

did an easy 3k. It was too hot so I needed to stop on the 3rd. Started running at about 9am. and the sun was already beaming up its rays on me. Now I am so tanned. hehe... after that we took a swim at the country club. :) I also used the jacuzzi and sauna. :)

i cant open mg FB acct.... blah!

ohwell... since noon time, I cnt seem to log into my fb. Some friend of mine is sending me spam msgs. and it affects my acct. there's some virus attached on it. and now i cant use my fb. oh well. bad bad

Thursday, August 5, 2010

The Palms Race Results

Yehey, I already have the official race results from The Palms and Mizuno Fun Run held last Aug 1, 2010 @ The Palms Country Club.I placed 14th among 20 female 10k runners. Hey, that ain't bad for a first timer huh. haha! And that's without training... ;) so happy happy :) This is the start of my running career hhaha!

here's for the 10k, 5k and 1k race results ♥

Palms Fun Run and Roll 10k


Bib # Name Official Time

437 Yamane, Naoki 00:44:01:282
448 Labios, Enrique 00:45:12:297
409 Solomon, Wendel 00:46:48:844
463 Bituin, Brian 00:46:56:204
471 Banzon, Rene 00:46:57:204
478 Dela Peña, Gene 00:49:07:391
534 Banzon, Giselle 00:49:34:860
472 Banzon, Greg 00:49:43:829
40 ??? 00:50:21:094
423 Pilar, Renante 00:51:14:422
520 Erana, Lara 00:51:27:329
476 Galang, Cris Noel 00:52:10:985
417 Cortez, Miguel 00:53:50:235
455 Souza, Jayson 00:54:09:047
477 Rocha, Juan Jose 00:54:17:079
434 Herpacio, Amado 00:54:37:719
459 Pioquinto, Christian 00:54:38:829
420 Parker, Tony 00:55:26:610
421 Tayawa, Modesto "Mark" 00:55:35:110
470 Britanico, Abner 00:56:31:157
442 Sarabia, Denise 00:56:50:329
447 Borjal, Roberto 00:56:59:329
466 Garcia, Evaristo Jr. 00:57:37:016
468 Syquia, Tomas 00:57:39:579
475 Roxas, Paulo Xavier 00:57:43:000
457 Tinio, Albert 00:58:03:922
436 Acta, Ricardo 00:58:21:485
452 Aytona, Aron 00:58:22:594
501 Tongco, Andrea 00:58:29:532
410 Tabilin, Armand 00:59:01:454
413 Maqui, Gerry 00:59:08:313
435 Oliver, Joaquin 00:59:38:125
438 Callanta, Ronnie 01:00:05:110
422 Buñag, Christian 01:00:22:672
411 Bihasa, Renante 01:01:55:375
446 Dumpit, Felipe 01:02:49:891
444 Piquero, Jose 01:03:00:532
519 Isles, Angel 01:03:07:750
408 Lim, Mario 01:03:17:579
433 Gutierez, Marlon 01:04:18:844
450 Boutain, Christophe 01:06:01:438
431 Salonga, Dennis 01:06:09:344
465 De Leon, Remigio 01:06:20:938
460 Baldo, Jojo 01:07:45:204
474 Gomez, Dean Kevin Paul 01:08:47:735
425 Tejada, Rommel 01:09:13:969
523 Pantaleon, Louie 01:09:18:797
461 Consuelo, Pio 01:09:20:500
527 Inting, Ghene 01:09:34:125
528 Benitez, Grace 01:09:38:735
415 Papa, Arnel 01:09:46:360
405 David, Carlos 01:09:57:032
479 Tinio, Tessa 01:10:06:704
430 Mamalayan, Edgar 01:10:13:516
516 Yao, Maria Cielito 01:11:42:282
508 Cortez, Aja 01:12:43:438
428 Mica, Maximo 01:12:47:938
526 Ramos, Caren 01:13:11:891
462 Ramos, Ricardo 01:13:12:579
524 Valenzuela, Ma. Gingili 01:13:16:938
432 Manuel, Limwell 01:13:32:391
429 Valdecañas, Philip 01:13:45:594
504 Cebuana, Anna Kristina 01:14:01:813
440 Gran, Mark Irvin 01:15:12:454
414 Villanueva, Samson 01:15:52:875
445 Gamarcha, Ely 01:18:03:297
510 Cañiza, Jackie 01:19:45:829
443 Del Rosario, Raymond 01:20:08:157
518 Abin, Arcie 01:21:10:610
480 Bautista, Trick 01:21:20:719
506 Sarne, Rizza 01:21:54:141
513 Castronuevo, Abigael 01:21:56:219 <<< meeee! haha
402 Camaongay, Benato 01:22:00:469
505 Bihasa, Manelle 01:22:35:688
512 Medina, Maricriz 01:23:13:329
469 Gonzalez, Federiz Roy 01:23:15:485
424 Capitin, Armand 01:25:11:672
427 Morfe, Arnolfo 01:25:12:829
481 Pajarillo, Katrina 01:25:48:672
426 Aquino, Edwin 01:27:08:469
535 Amarnani, Pria 01:27:34:704
412 Sarne, Leo 01:28:14:907
514 Sibal, Jenifer 01:28:50:500
439 Raña, Christian Ednel 01:29:11:907
441 Gran, Val Anthony 01:29:13:219
515 Pandej, Marj 01:30:07:782

Palms Fun Run & Roll 5k

Bib # Name Official Time

188 Pineda, Kenneth 00:19:37:972
204 Elvin Evalla 00:19:51:263
160 Gelogo, Kevin 00:20:05:256
546 Ubaldo, Don-Don Mari 00:21:44:348
498 Ruben, Perlita 00:22:38:963
566 Giron, Denis Patrick 00:24:07:400
556 Phil Younghusband 00:25:07:522
565 Vitanzos, Angelo 00:25:36:897
154 Suarez, Ralph 00:25:50:469
177 Garcia, Jard Evans 00:26:26:021
175 Santiago, Rafael Jose 00:26:45:849 13 under
559 Halili, Thomas 00:26:53:789
211 Alano, Albert 00:26:57:315
127 Alvarez, Arnel 00:26:59:046
557 Canlas, Marc 00:27:17:642
299 Lafferty, Susan 00:27:21:557
156 Calica, Victor 00:27:41:260
197 Christian Batier 00:27:44:895
169 Santiago, Jose Manuel 00:27:47:126
173 Torres, Michael 00:28:00:245
270 Suarez, Rina 00:28:01:134
564 Guiyab, Giordan 00:28:04:769
153 Suarez, Francis 00:28:14:332
185 Valera, Benjamin 00:28:31:695
194 Antonio Manilay 00:28:41:414
285 Andaya, Elaine 00:28:51:070
168 Filart, Justin 00:29:20:148
208 Patrick Palacios 00:29:20:897
224 Park, Jiwon 00:29:22:769 13 under
225 Lee, Koeun 00:29:26:638 13 under
226 En, Sooji 00:29:31:880 13 under
134 Andal, Juanito 00:29:42:082
102 Shin, Jungweon 00:29:54:156 13 under f
189 Dlente, Edward 00:29:54:468
192 Chavez, Juan Lorenzo 00:29:55:436
105 Ko, Dahoon 00:29:57:261 13 under
252 Neukom, Sheila 00:30:05:544
166 Ang, Ramon 00:30:19:335
174 Santiago, Rommel 00:30:24:436
167 Javelosa, Ram 00:30:26:464
223 Kim, Suna 00:30:28:102 13 under f
284 Habbord, Norma 00:30:31:550
141 Principe, Mark Reniel 00:30:33:999
110 Ongkeko, Nathaniel 00:30:36:136
111 De Guzman, Glenn Carlos 00:30:44:123
171 Souza, Edmund 00:30:44:342
116 De Guzman, Jommar 00:30:47:836
310 Rocha, Macarena 00:30:55:433
179 Antonio, John 00:31:00:332
182 Antonio, Moses 00:31:11:657 13 under
212 Baetiong, Earl 00:31:17:897
121 Acuña, Benito 00:31:21:922
235 Gutierrez, Iris 00:31:22:140
554 MIZUNO 00:31:24:824
567 Joson, Angelo 00:31:25:229
287 Andaya, Nicole Arielle 00:31:29:862
140 Dela Cruz, Jay 00:31:33:934
149 Bate, Crisostomo 00:31:37:304
555 Batungbacal, Paolo 00:31:43:029
144 Apostol, Adrian 00:31:44:760
288 Consuelo, Antonette 00:31:46:211
115 Urrea, Joseph Ronald 00:31:47:849
210 Fredrick Separa 00:31:51:827
257 Beltran, Maita 00:32:13:355
570 Josson, Patrick 00:32:24:088
145 Beltran, Miko 00:32:26:709
282 Ang, Khristen Carol 00:32:26:912
138 Pacoma, Larry 00:32:27:114
543 Serrano, Edward 00:32:27:520
135 Macabenta, Jose Jr. 00:32:36:755
191 Borjal, Robert 00:32:37:910
122 Dizon, Melandro 00:32:43:260
130 Ascan, Apolinario 00:32:47:894
209 Kristoffer Gelogo 00:32:50:062
161 Gelogo, Edwin 00:32:57:254
118 De Guia, Arthur 00:33:02:620
112 Castro, Robert 00:33:05:990
113 Castro, Francis 00:33:09:531
126 Atienza, Robert James 00:33:10:061
120 Reyes, Edison 00:33:18:017
165 Malahay, Joseph 00:33:27:767
236 Soriano, Amelda 00:33:32:432
139 Peji, Erwin 00:33:38:687
131 Malaiba, Crisanto 00:33:40:731
172 Umandal, Antonio 00:33:43:430
238 Macatangay, Christine 00:33:58:312
319 Castillo, Victoria 00:34:03:476
537 Lim, Mary Ann 00:34:22:367
234 Gracia, Arlynn 00:34:24:738
164 Aquino, Manuel 00:34:31:727
104 Kim, Minsu 00:34:33:006 13 under
103 Kim, Gwanu 00:34:37:952 13 under
101 Lee, Chanhyeok 00:34:43:443 13 under
286 Javelosa, Pauline 00:34:46:641
254 Peji, Nerissa 00:34:47:000
133 Curitana, Rodante 00:34:48:622
200 Allen Christopher Naguit 00:35:03:801
148 Gomez, Clifford 00:35:10:680
278 Pinzon, France 00:35:36:046
162 Pinzon, Basil Morris 00:35:38:012
267 Torres, Carol 00:35:47:216
222 Kim, Youngbeen 00:35:55:047 13 under f
560 Velilia, Alex 00:35:59:867
558 Dorlas, Roxy 00:36:21:832
181 Garcia, Jec Brian 00:36:25:139 13 under
568 Aherrera, Jennifer 00:36:28:103
187 Patdu, Crispulo 00:36:33:485
137 Miranda, Dexter 00:36:47:759
129 Orfano, Rommel 00:36:51:363
248 Benitez, Irene 00:36:51:690
190 Chavez, Juan Lorenzo 00:37:00:645
296 Gomez, Donna Marie Kiel 00:37:13:203
163 Adzuara, Victor Manuel 00:37:15:917
242 Acuña, Gina 00:37:16:869
244 Soria, Rebecca 00:37:20:472
253 Cañiza, Annika 00:37:24:669 13 under f
150 Canlas, Relie 00:37:30:628
203 Patrick John Guiritan 00:37:34:778
125 Jose, Jacob 00:38:11:656
280 Balazo, Lorna 00:38:21:063
143 Alinea, Antonio 00:38:22:139
132 Quitlong, Irwin 00:38:24:339
302 Aquino, Analyn 00:39:00:812
230 Castro, Katherine 00:39:02:106
229 Castro, Cynthia 00:39:06:958
306 Miñana, Maitel 00:39:12:465
294 Pineda, Chona 00:39:14:196
202 Nemesio Anastacio 00:39:14:867
255 Luna, April Joy 00:39:15:164
538 Lara, Melanie 00:39:25:553
544 Feraer, Ronel 00:39:27:644
313 Epilepsia, Ana Katrina 00:39:29:921
107 Mendoza, Niño 00:39:40:794
227 Villarama, Marita 00:39:44:195
295 Julaton, Vilma 00:39:45:740
271 Baldores, Olive 00:40:14:865
272 Tuason, Camille 00:40:17:298
247 Benitez, Kyla 00:40:22:181 13 under f
199 Jerry Dollosa 00:40:23:102
500 Galicia, Michelle 00:40:39:404
283 Dagdagan, Ging 00:40:51:104
268 Lasam, Mary Grace 00:40:51:884
300 Robinson, Rachel 00:41:00:479
176 Rapapart, Josh 00:41:00:932
540 Camasis, Jeanalyn 00:41:12:101
539 San Pablo, Tracey 00:41:33:458
195 John Gonzalvo 00:41:43:286
304 Gonzales, Eireen 00:42:14:439
106 Yun, Minseob 00:42:30:600 13 under
241 Reyes, Eloisa 00:42:33:814
307 Banzon, Daniela 00:42:46:622
119 De Guia, Robert 00:43:06:293
292 Pantaleon, Ma. Danielle 00:43:07:011
240 De Jesus, Mary Hazel Grace 00:43:08:150
193 John Titan 00:43:09:351
239 Lazareto, Emie 00:43:17:057
243 Dizon, Fe 00:43:29:038
569 Santiago, Nicola 00:43:30:411
308 Banzon, Erin 00:43:35:262
297 Gomez, Devy 00:43:56:712
246 Fragante, Joahna 00:44:07:835
277 Malabanan, Ma. Luisa 00:44:13:326
305 Cacho, Ysabel 00:44:21:548
269 Fragante, Jing 00:44:26:524
262 Austria, Julieta 00:44:46:913
136 Parker, David 00:45:01:640
250 Garcia, Angel 00:45:03:543
251 Villamar, Erika 00:45:21:654 13 under f
128 Calma, Leonard 00:45:40:031
290 ??? 00:45:40:328
196 John Joseph Quirante 00:45:53:853
124 Lupisan, Eric 00:45:54:711
184 Julaton, Ronnie 00:45:56:427
495 Barticados, Armi Shyr 00:45:58:314
317 Raflores, Merdie 00:46:05:444
123 Diamante, Jayson 00:46:19:343
293 Pantaleon,Ma. Gabrielle 00:46:25:895
183 Julaton, Julian 00:46:32:213
178 Julaton, Ryan 00:46:54:599
245 Fragante, Josefina 00:47:01:838
259 Raña, Joan Xyla 00:47:03:616 13 under f
221 Yun, Solbee 00:47:04:989 13 under f
281 Kim, Myeongjeong 00:47:05:878 13 under f
265 Manuel, Jillian Ross 00:47:43:256
264 Manuel, Johanna 00:47:45:299
249 Villamar, Bianca 00:48:10:914
155 Benitez, Justin 00:48:13:582
545 Sanchez, Edward Anthony 00:48:29:588
541 Fuentebella, Rhodora 00:49:00:398
303 Robinson, Remelita 00:49:14:703
301 Macalintal, Anne Margarette 00:49:15:982
263 Elomina, Gloria 00:49:21:099
108 Dada, Arthur 00:49:22:113
228 Dada, Johanna Mae 00:49:27:666
109 Rodriguez, Domenciano 00:49:54:498
563 Malit, Ricardo 00:49:55:372
318 Bagsit, Romina 00:50:08:102
316 Mendez, Marigine 00:50:08:320
496 Macalalad, Ma. Luz 00:51:07:179
261 Austria, Luz 00:51:34:635
151 Cruda, Jan Paul 00:52:00:890
142 Alinea, Antonio Jr. 00:52:12:730
158 Valenzuela, Ruben 00:52:14:243
152 Marravila, Keenu 00:52:19:391
289 Tanada, Tasha 00:52:36:660
170 Panopio, Miguel 00:52:48:532
258 Raña, Edna 00:52:49:998
260 Austria, Liezel 00:52:50:248
146 Austria, Jose 00:54:41:819
232 Yotoko, Lizzie 00:55:05:562
237 Alcoreza, Sam 00:55:07:060
266 Manuel, Arlene 00:55:08:027
147 Manuel, Prospero 00:55:09:540
312 De Lange,Paulyne 00:55:48:400
553 Cabate, Patti Jane 00:55:48:790
499 Separa, Angeline R. 00:56:05:841
274 Alomajan, Jessica 00:57:17:460
273 Gamilde, Sharika 00:57:18:334
157 Bello, Guilmond 00:57:56:273
233 Cordero, Agnes 00:57:59:580
547 Medallo, Christopher 00:58:03:137
542 Gomez, Arianne 00:58:10:500
320 Yabut, Tanya 00:58:26:553
201 Mark Magalona 00:58:37:520
314 Sanchez, Ruby Jade 00:58:39:080
315 Sia, Lacrissa 00:58:52:792
276 Sarte, Monica 00:58:53:525
275 Sabino, Mae Levylene 00:58:55:600
279 Valenzuela, Norie 00:59:35:895
O114 Manahan, Abner
O117 Cruz, Benjamin
O180 Escueta, Armand
O570 Alacar, Ian
O192 Herbito, Virgilio
O192 Chavez, Juan Lorenzo
0460 Baldo, Jojo

from 236 to 261 No official finish time

0212 Baetiong, Earl
O194 Antonio Manilay
O198 Philippe Montiero Da Rocha
O256 Concepcion, Mildred
O291 Aquino, Lerma
O298 Lafferty, Kristen
O205 Soriano, Juan Paolo
0206 Telesforo Alfelor
0207 John Reinan Filart
0056 Younghusband, Philip
O561 Hernandez, Luis
O562 Raya, Robi
O566 Giron, Denis Patrick
O231 Macale, Ditas
O309 Adzuara, Sheelahveve
O311 Castro, Rosalia
O497 Garcia, Djhonna
O536 Maghibon, Jaja
O548 Guevarra, Maria

Palms Fun Run and Roll 1k

Bib # Name Official Time

23 Lucia Lorenzo 08:06.9
22 Daniela Lorenzo 08:11.3
20 Rocha, Daniela 08:51.7
10 Lim, Matthew 09:47.2
8 Neukom, Ysabel 10:16.6
7 Neukom, Gianina 10:22.3
30 Syquia, Kendra 10:40.4
482 Cañiza, Teresa 11:12.9
15 Tron Anjelo Umandal 11:45.7
18 Troy Andre Umandal 11:48.6
6 Castro, Patrick 12:29.1
14 Gelogo, Kurt 12:58.5
13 Consuelo, Diego 12:59.6
16 Garcia, Jersey Nicole 13:08.9
291 Aquino, Lerma 13:11.3
12 Consuelo, Julio 14:27.2
11 Lim, Madeleine 14:32.9
1 Ejercito, Joaquin Ignacio 16:44.7
3 Ejercito, Ramon Manuel 19:18.0
2 Ejercito, Anna Maria 22:44.8
21 Amarnani, Sarah 23:35.2

Tuesday, August 3, 2010

My first 10K ♥

I was mentally prepared for my first 10k, but I think wasn't physically trained particularly for the uphill route. The first 2k was no joke, I was running alone and can't pace up with the other runners, again and again, I felt that pain on the left part of my abdomen.... I was losing it.... then I met this lady in a violet top. She's so friendly and nice, we had a small chat while running, she was telling me that she's so out of it and I replied, me neither. We were laughing while running. At times I kinda feel breathless and she offered me some beans. I tend to pace a little slower as I was nearing the 4k mark. But still, I tried to run and not walk. The marshalls were a big help on giving me a boost. I got motivated upon reaching 5k. Everything felt good as I took my marker. On the 6k, I was again paced by another runner, he's a pinoy but speaks good english. He cheered me up and told me I can do it. I ran ahead of him as he was pacing really slowly. As I went ahead I was wondering if I don't look like a pinay, cause all other runners who tried to pace up with me are talking to me in english. Maybe they thought I'm a korean coz there were alot of korean runners that day. So there, I run alone again, nobody to pace with. The runners ahead of me were too fast. I tried my best to cope up with them, to run even on the hills. I motivated myself. I keep on reminding myself that I can do it and I will not walk. I will finish this race and will never give up. In the end, I was able to run with those runners ahead of me, I finished my first 10k strong. Was so happy for myself. :)
Thank you Lord for giving me the strength to finish this race. ♥

Saturday, July 31, 2010

depressed....

i am so frustrated with myself, i just can't help it.... malungkot talaga ang mood ko. haaay. i hope my fun run tomorrow would make me feel better. :(

Miles for Smiles: Run for Cleft Care

Miles for Smiles: Run for Cleft Care
August 22, 2010
Bonifacio Global City, Taguig

EVENTS

400-m (10yo & below)/3k/5k/10k/16k - individual
10k/16k - group division (10-member)

REGISTRATION FEES

Individual Category (Men and Women):

400-m - Php 250
3k/5k - Php 450
10k/16k - Php 650
Group Category (10-member):

10k/16k - Php 15,000


REGISTRATION AREAS

I. Online Registration (from June 15 - August 10)
a. Pay thru bank
Account Name: Noordoff Craniofacial Foundation Phils
Bank/Branch: Banco de Oro/Taft - Pedro Gil
Account No: SA 2410039614
Entry fees + Php 100 Delivery Charge

b. Register online thru www.ncfphil.org
c. For Metro Manila residents, race Kits will be delivered on or before August 15, 2010.
d. Non-Metro Manila registrants may claim their race kits on the event day from 4:30am-5:00am

From July 15 - August 15, 2010

II. 2nd Level, ROX, Bonifacio Gihg Street, Taguig City
III. Christ Sports
a. SM Mall of Asia, Pasay City
b. SM Megamall, Ortigas, Pasig
c. Festival Mall, Filinvest, Alabang
d. SM North Edsa
e. Glorietta 3

IV. Pep Squad Events Office - Basement, YDG Building, 219 Katipunan Ave., QC

CONTACT

Noordhoff Craniofacial Foundation Philippines, Inc. (www.ncfphil.org) 2nd
Floor-B, 1428 Joshua Center, Taft Avenue, Manila 1004, Philippines
Telephone No. : +63 (2) 468.64.49
Mobile Phone No.: +63 (917) 990.87.17
Email address: ncfp.inc@gmail.com
And

Pep Squad Events and Marketing Co.
Basement, YDG Building, 219 Katipunan Avenue, White Plains, Quezon City,
Philippines Tel No: +632-4393256
Email: pepsquadevents@yahoo.com

Run To Read

Run To Read
August 15, 2010
Fort Bonifacio

EVENTS

500m dash (kids)/3K/5K/10K/15K

REGISTRATION FEES

500m dash (kids & parents) - Php 500
3K - Php 300
5K - Php 350
10K - Php 400
15K - Php 450
REGISTRATION AREA


All Terra Cyclery: Club 650 Libis, Quezon City
BrandWorX, Inc: Penthouse, Eurovilla 2 Bldg., V.A. Rufino St., Legaspi Village, Makati City
Reebok: Festival Supermall| SM Megamall| Trinoma
Royal Sporting House: Glorietta 4| Ali Mall, Cubao | Robinson's Place Ermita
Runnr Store: Bldg. Br Bonifacio High Street, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig City
SecondWind Running Store: Maginhawa St., Teacher's Village, QUezon City| Ortigas Home Depot
CONTACT

read@run4change.com

Philippine Red Cross - Run for Humanity 3/5/10K (Pasay)

Philippine Red Cross - Run for Humanity
August 15, 2010
Pres. Diosdado Macapagal Blvd.

EVENTS

3K/5K/10K

REGISTRATION FEES

Php 250 for 3K
Php 300 for 5K
Php 350 for 10K

REGISTRATION AREAS


Philippine Red Cross - Pasay City Chapter
- Rizal Chapter
- Quezon City Chapter
- Valenzuela Chapter
- Las Piñas Sub-Chapter
- Caloocan Chapter
- Manila Chapter

CONTACT


Mars Santos / pasay@redcross.org.ph

The Palms Family Fun Run and Roll

Mizuno and The Palms Country Club invite everyone to join this event:



Register at Festival Mall Alabang - The Palms booth 2nd floor near customer service lounge. Registration is until July 31, 2010

Fee of 600 pesos includes racekit, finisher shirt, A buffet in The Palms after the race and a Palms day pass and concert :)

Distances : 1k, 5k and 10k

Gun Start: 10K: 5:20am; 5K: 5:30am; 1K: 5:40am

Mommy Milkshake Marathon Year 4

Hi Mommy Mundo friends!

We're gearing up for a fun, outdoor bonding morning with other mommies,
kids and babies next week! Mommy Milkshake has been a much-awaited run
event the past 4 years, kicking off August, which is World Breastfeeding Week.
With its relaxed and festive "very pink", mom and kid-friendly atmosphere, it is really one Mommy Mundo event you shouldn't miss!



Registration fee is PHP 200 for adults and PHP 100 for kids (3 years old to
15 years old). Free for children below 3 years old.

Steps to sign up for MILKSHAKE:

1) Click here to reserve a slot.

2) Receive information on how to pay and where to pick up your run kit and Milkshake shirts!

3) Drop by our registration stations between July 30 to August 7.

PICK UP STARTING JULY 30:
OPTION 1 (July 30- August 7)
Pick up at the Creative Juice office located at 2/L Fun Ranch Frontera Verde, Ortigas, Pasig City. Office hours is 9am-5pm.

OPTION 2 (July 30 to August 6 only)
PIck up at Big & Small Co Bonifacio HIgh Street.
From 4pm- 10pm.

For more information, you may call Diane at 408.8070 or text 0908.8657246. You may also sign up for the MOMMY MILKSHAKE EVENT page on Facebook.

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bakit kelangan pang mangyari ang mga bagay na wala namang idudulot na mabuti? :(

Tuesday, July 27, 2010

busy me :)

Was so busy the past few weeks that i have no time to check my emails and blog account. Fortunately i can fb using my old nokia phone so i was able to check some updates. :) Well, what happened during my long busy week was this:

First, my bestfriend asked me if I can fill in for a friend in their entourage. Apparently, our h.s. friend backed out for some reasons, she can't make it on the wedding (but she did, she was there) So, there i was, to save the day. We did the necessary adjustments, fitted a gown, picked a style then after a week got my own gown for my bestfriend's wedding. The wedding happened last July 24 at 10:00 in the morning. Wedding in the morning is no joke for me. I had to fix my own hair, do my own makeup and eat very early just to make it on time. The wedding went out fine. It was a nice one. I saw my bf cry because of so much joy bursting out from her heart. :) I am just happy for her :)

After the wedding, we went to another event. It's my nephew's birthday. Good thing that both events happened to be in cavite. or else i will not be able to go to the bday. ofcourse, wedding is much more important :)

July 25. I had 3 events during that day.

First, my 5k run at the Fort. It was a nice run, cool and cloudy skies were very accomodating for my early morning run. I finished in 44 minutes. :) I wish to improve more on my next run. :)

After my run, I went to another event which is in Shaw Blvd. I was chosen to be a godparent to my friend's first born son. :) was so glad to be there too.

Then last, my sister's bday :) celebrated her bday at my parents house :) we had 2 cakes, ice creams and kare kare for dinner YUMMMM :)

haaaay. all of these happened in just 2 days. Now I feel so grumpy and all. haha

Sunday, July 18, 2010

Adination

List of teams, location and sched :)

adiNation Takbo.ph Group - Ayala
Inside Ayala Makati Gardens
Contact: BongZ and Ellen
Visit adination.takbo.ph
Tuesdays 7:00pm

adiNation Takbo.ph Group - BHS
Bonifacio High Street, Taguig, near R.O.X. parking side
Contact: Marvs, Quennie and Carina
Visit adination.takbo.ph
Thursdays 7:30pm


adiNation Takbo.ph - Ortigas
Pearl Drive, In front of UA&P
Contact: Luis and Rodel
Visit adination.takbo.ph
Wednesday 7:30pm

adiNation Takbo.ph Group - Alabang
Madrigal Business Park, at the back of Ayala-FGU Bldg
Contact: Jinoe and Nao
Visit adination.takbo.ph
Tuesdays 7:00pm

Palms-Mizuno Run Club

Every Saturdays at 6 am :)

July 17, 24, Aug 14, 21, 28 and Sept4

Palms Country Club, Alabang

with Running Coach: Mr. Patrick Josson


--- I was able to join the clinic yesterday. Had fun while learning new running techniques :) hope to join the next running clinic yeaaah! i am loving this sport so much@@ :)

Thursday, July 15, 2010

to work or not to.....work....

I got a surprise job offer last night. The position needs to be filled as urgent as possible, and so me and bridson discussed about it overnight if i can go back to work... We even asked MIL to look after bongbong incase I get the job, she said yes, but I have thoughts that she might not be able to attend to my son's needs and may not cope with the hyperness of my super energetic son. I have a lot of things going thru my mind that night. My heart stops whenever I think of leaving my son the wholeday and not knowing if he is okay... oh well. too much thinking.
Come next morning, I received and exchanged a couple of sms from the person offering the job, turned out to be a "false alarm" hehe... for some confidential reasons, I cannot take the job. I don't know how to express it but, I think it felt good, I know it's strange, but maybe it's bec. I don't want to work yet... haaay... this blog entry is sooo emo. ;(

Thursday, July 8, 2010

And the results for 5k are in! :) yey!

I first searched my name from the 50 - 55 min mark, but my name wasn't there... I thought maybe I finished quite a bit slower than i thought.
Then Bridson said he'd help me look for my name... he's also excited to see the results... hmmmm suppotive ehhh? haha! so there he started at the 45 min mark I think, he searched and searched... and tadahhh! my name appeared! yehey!

race bib number: 547711
name: ABIGAEL CASTRONUEVO
age: 26
gender: F
time: 49:15
pace: 9:51
place: 4355/9840

I'm so happy that my official time is 49:15 :) I wish that on my next run I would be able to beat my personal record.

Thank you very much MILO! I know there were too many of us who ran in the 5k and 3k category, but still you were able to post the results 4 days after the race.

If you want to see the rest of the results pls check it here:

http://networkedblogs.com/5uzoM

Growing up with MILO :)

And so I registered for my 2nd running event this time with MILO.
It is the 34th Milo Marathon and the advocacy of this year's race is to give a child a pair of running shoes :) isn't that sweet?

Again, I registered myself in the 5k run, prepared myself that it's going to be a jampacked marathon unlike any other running event in the country. And as expected, by 5am traffic was really bad when i reached MIA road. Twas like a bumper to bumber ride from the tip of roxas blvd going to KM. 0 where the race will begin.

I got there by almost 6am. there were almost 21,000 runners for the 5k alone! It was a sea of green. I cannot move unless the person infront of me moved a bit.


this is how it looked like... we were too many. but still the fun in the air was too much that we didn't even bother if we bump into each other while going towards that starting line.

I finished the 5k within 55 minutes. a bit slower than my first run, but still happy. :) Being part of the event is really something for me. It is an achievement to finish the race within the cutoff time. I am proud of myself and I am mostly proud of the people who took the 10k, 21k and th 42k. Kudos to you all. :)

Wednesday, July 7, 2010

Have I got a long way to run....

After so many months of being idle...I am now back and ready to blog anything and everything!

And now, I have a new hobby! yes! yey yey yey! aside from doing nothing all day long and taking care of my only son 24/7... I am now involved in running! YES! really, running! haha! I just wanted to shed off some fats and also enjoy everything while having this kind of activity. I must say that am a newbie when it comes to running, because the only thing that I do best is to dance... and that's it. For me dancing is my sport. ;) I play volleyball, basketball, badminton and I also swim but I haven't achieved anything with those. and NOW that running is the new IN thing around town, I've decided to why not give it a shot... SOOOO... I registered in a few running events here in the city.

My first running event is with the ACE eco-friendly run. a 5k is a good way to start my running. I finished in 49 minutes. :) pretty cool for a beginner like me. ;)
That's me in the middle, my friend chelle and the Kenyan runner who finished first on the 10k male.

I got a lootbag from ACE hardware, a magazine, sports bottle and lot more tiny things haha! well I had a great time running, except for the end part of it. When we reached the finish line, the place was so crowded, there was only one person to get our tag at the finish line. and he has no spindle hole. ohwell... how would we get our accurate race result with in that kind of way... well anyway enough of that ending part, what matters here is I enjoyed my run and I finished it in 49 minutes :)

Saturday, March 27, 2010

My Starbucks treat ♥

My youngest brother is about to march his way to the stage and receive his highschool diploma on Monday, and being a proud sister as I should ever be, I gave him some Starbucks GC to enjoy. :) Here's what we had a while ago...


blueberry cheesecake - level up edition :)

photo blog for now :)

below are my own creations, yes yes yes! i made it all by myself! i am just so happy and proud hahaha!


Tuesday, March 23, 2010

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A Lavish Vacation at One Tagaytay Place

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Accommodation

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At One Tagaytay Place Hotel Suites plush in-room amenities complement the laid-back climate. In fact, the 120 air-conditioned guestrooms were designed in soothing shades of brown to match the lush landscape.

But One Tagaytay Place accommodation also has its own share of luxuries, such as an LCD TV with cable channels, DVD player, mini-bar, Wi-Fi access, and IDD/ NDD phone with voicemail. Other in-room amenities consist of a coffee/ tea maker, daily newspaper, and room safe. A microwave oven can be provided upon request.

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• DVD player (on request)
• Electronic door lock system
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• Hair dryer (on request)
• LCD television with cable channels
• Microwave oven (on request)
• Mini-bar
• Private balcony (most rooms on the 2nd to 6th floors)
• Private toilet and bath
• Telephone (IDD/NDD access)
• Voicemail system
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These other places of interest are near our hotel in Tagaytay City, Philippines:
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• People’s Park in the Sky
• Taal Volcano
• View of Taal lake starts on the 5th floor
• Casino Filipino
• Tagaytay Circle (Rotunda)
• Dining and entertainment establishments along the Tagaytay Ridge


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One Tagaytay Place... the BEST place to be ;)

“What do you think sets ONE TAGAYTAY apart from the rest of the hotels in Tagaytay in terms of spending romantic time together with your partner?”



Soon after reading this, the memory of our 2009 Valentine stay at the OTP came into my memory again. Fresh just like it did happen a while ago... I remember that the hotel was still not in full swing during that time, the pool is still not ready for use and so as the gym. But that's not the main reason why we went there. We were there because we wanted to unwind from the busy hussles of the Metro. We stayed there at OTP to relax and spend a little romantic time together with our little dear son. And I sure did enjoy our stay. Me and my husband loved the whole place, my son who's only a year old then also had fun, the manager was very nice to us, He played along with my son who was so giddy running around the lobby area the night during our stay. Our experience was quite simple but everything was so enjoyably nice and worth to remember.

The Hotel is such a romantic place indeed. The people around were friendly and they gave us the best treatment during our stay. I love the lobby area and the romantic valentine treat that they did, The lavish dinner and the hearty buffet breakfast were all so good... For me, One Tagaytay Hotel is not only the best place to stay in Tagaytay. It is also one of the Best in our Country. Even though the Hotel is quite small if we may be comparing it to other 5 star hotels in Manila, the OTP is not only at par in some ways but they also exceed by giving their customers quality customer service and friendly hospitality. In my own experience being a Hotel hopper myself, OTP is one of the best. I've recommended this hotel to all my friends and they all had their own share of good stories. I would surely love to experience another unforgettable stay at the OTP.

Monday, March 22, 2010

Making cakes without even baking ;)

I love cakes and I love to eat! I love to explore new things inside the kitchen and I want to know a lot more... Just this week I thought of making a cake for me and my husband, and since my son is staying with my parents for a week, I can have the whole time to spend in the kitchen :) I then went out to buy ingredients for my home made cheesecake ;) I added blueberry as toppings to make it more yummier haha!

here's my no bake-cheesecake! I made it all by myself :0 so proud of it haha! It tastes like the blueberry cheesecake from redribbon. :)

Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Addicted to Panna Cotta

Last Sunday, My family attended Joehna's 2nd Bday Party. It was a fantabulous one having such a nice party Harajuku Style :) My son danced all the time enjoying the lighted dance floor specially installed for the party. While everyone else is enjoying the mood of the party, me and my husband devoured to this delicious dessert called Panna Cotta in Caramel Sauce.

I cannot count how many glasses I consumed during the event but I still wanted more. haha! SO i decided to make one for myself.

Soon as I got home I looked for the best possible and easiest way to make a good panna cotta. Then I got this one: Enjoy!

Panna Cotta

Eight servings

I love this dessert and the great thing about Panna Cotta is that it demands to be made in advance. You can make them up to two days ahead and keep them well-covered and chilled.

4 cups (1l) heavy cream (or half-and-half)
1/2 cup (100g) sugar
2 teaspoons of vanilla extract, or 1 vanilla bean, split lengthwise
2 packets powdered gelatin (about 4 1/2 teaspoons)
6 tablespoons (90ml) cold water


1. Heat the heavy cream and sugar in a saucepan or microwave. Once the sugar is dissolved, remove from heat and stir in the vanilla extract.

2. Lightly oil eight custard cups with a neutral-tasting oil.

3. Sprinkle the gelatin over the cold water in a medium-sized bowl and let stand 5 to 10 minutes.

4. Pour the very warm Panna Cotta mixture over the gelatin and stir until the gelatin is completely dissolved.

5. Divide the Panna Cotta mixture into the prepared cups, then chill them until firm, which will take at least two hours but I let them stand at least four hours. (

If you're pressed for time, pour the Panna Cotta mixture into wine goblets so you can serve them in the glasses, without unmolding.

6. Run a sharp knife around the edge of each Panna Cotta and unmold each onto a serving plate, and garnish as desired.

To make Panna Cotta with sheet gelatin: Soften 25g (approximately six sheets) in a liter of cold water for 5 to 10 minutes. Wring the sheets out and stir them into the warm Panna Cotta mixture in step # 4, until dissolved.

Earth Hour

Let us all join and support this one. Help save our Mother Earth

Turn off your lights at 8.30PM on March 27

Sunday, February 28, 2010

Level 2: Tsunami Alert in the Philippines

28 February 2010, 7:00 AM
TSUNAMI ALERT LEVEL 2

Be on Alert for Unusual Waves

A strong distant earthquake occurred NEAR COAST OF CHILE at 02:34 PM, 27 February 2010 (Philippine Time), located at 36.1 ºS, 72.6 ºW with depth of 55 km and a preliminary magnitude of 8.8. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center sea level monitoring stations confirmed the occurrence of a tsunami.

PHIVOLCS Tsunami Alert Level is now 2. The concerned public is advised to BE ON ALERT FOR UNUSUAL WAVES. Based on tsunami wave models and early tide gauge records of the tsunami in the Pacific, coastal areas in Philippine provinces fronting the Pacific Ocean are expected to experience wave heights of at most one meter. The first tsunami waves will arrive between 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM 28 February 2010 (Sunday afternoon Philippine time) and may not always be the largest. These waves may continue for hours.

People are advised to stay away from the shoreline during this period. People should not go to the coast to watch the tsunami. People whose houses are very near coastal areas facing the Pacific Ocean are strongly advised to go farther inland.

Boats in harbors, estuaries or shallow coastal water should return to shore. Secure your boat and move away from the waterfront. Boats already at sea during this period should stay offshore in deep waters until further advised.

Coastal areas fronting the Pacific Ocean of the following provinces should keep watch:

Batanes Group of Islands
Cagayan
Northernmost areas of Ilocos Norte
Isabela
Quezon
Aurora
Camarines Norte
Camarines Sur
Albay
Catanduanes
Sorsogon
Northern Samar
Eastern Samar
Leyte
Southern Leyte
Surigao del Norte
Surigao del Sur
Davao Oriental
Davao del Sur

Source: Philvolcs.

Kindly spread this news. Thanks.

Tsunami warning: Philippines

Tsunami warning issued by the US NOAA PTWC as of 8:49 pm Feb 27 (Phil. Time): Davao, Palanan, and Legaspi- estimated wave arrival time Feb 28 1:27 to 2:04 pm (Phil. Time)

Pls spread the news. Alert everyone living near coastal areas. We must all pray for everyone's safety.

Kid's Day Out from Hobbes and Landes! ♥



be there on Saturday, March 6, 2010 :) See yah!

Hawaii warns of possible tsunami

After the 8.8 magnitude earthquake in Chile, every nation in the Pacific Rim is now on a threatened alert of a possible deadly tsunami. Hawaii now alerts everyone in it's country to be prepared. They now have the highest alert level, people living near the coastal area were being evacuated. Hilo International Airport which is located along the coast was also closed. Same warning goes with Countries like Guam and Samoa. In our country, the Philvolcs issued a low-level alert ordering people to wait further notice of a possible tsunami.
A tsunami during the 1960's happened after a quake with a magnitude of 9.5 also struck Chile, affected Japan, Hawaii and The Philippines.

A moment of silence for CHILE

Today, Feb. 28, 2010, Talca, Chile experienced a very devastating earthquake. A magnitude of 8.8 quake struck the country early Saturday which resulted to toppling homes, collapsed buildings and bridges and also threatened a tsunami to every nation around the Pacific Ocean, which includes our country aswell.

It was said that this earthquake in Chile is 10x more powerful than what Haiti have just experienced.

Let us all pray for the people in Chile. Let us all pray that tsunami will not struck any nation. Let us pray for everyone's safety.

God bless us all.

Thursday, February 25, 2010

Hubby's Team Bldg :)

My husband works in a call center and from time to time they do have this thing called "team bldg" which many of us will think that this has something to do with getting to know your officemates, having an organized group process and games that will require group effort. But believe it or not, that thought of team bldg. isn't really what it truly means. Team Building is simply "having fun"! And yes, these people working in the call center industry always do have fun, and more often than not, they do it by just hanging out somewhere and having an ice cold beer. ;) Well needless to say, My husband tag us along to join their activity and be able to have fun with his office friends. We went to a private resort somewhere in Rosario, Cavite. It was a 30 min. drive coming from SM Bacoor. The resort's name is JK Mata, named after the street where it hails.

So there, we were amazed by the beauty of the mini resort :) it was very clean and quite big enough for the amount that they paid for. Good catch eh? :)

There's a 10 ft. deep pool, a cabana with 4 rooms, living area and a big and clean restroom. There's also a gazebo, a separate kitchen area, a separate dining area and 2 more restrooms at the back of the kitchen. The place is just cozy and lovely at night. and all of that for the amount of just Php 4,500!!! Nice right? ;0




Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Alice in Wonderland Promo ;)


ClicktheCity.com is giving away goodies! Just Answer the movie question for a chance to win goodies from Alice in Wonderland!!!


simply follow this link to join the game.
http://www.clickthecity.com/movies/lootbox/Alice-in-Wonderland/?PromoID=373&p=promo

Monday, February 22, 2010

Monday Giveaway from Lily's Valley

This lovely blog is giving away a silver plated round pendant with hanging glass bead. promo runs until feb. 26 2010. join the fun!

for more details follow this link thanks!
http://lilys-valley.blogspot.com/2010/02/name-of-item-silver-plated-round.html

Give aways from Fleur de lis creations ;)

Check out this cool blog http://www.liza-fluer.us/ coz It is giving away 3 lovely items perfect to make way for it's store opening :) isn't it just nice?

All you have to do is make a comment that you wanna join and follow her blog then that's it. Good luck to us all:)

Thursday, February 11, 2010

Winter Giveaway from Hande Bilten

This cool shop is giving away a dot ring

Just go and visit their site and write a comment that tells which item you liked most in their shop. The promo will run until Feb. 28. ;)


http://handebilten.blogspot.com/2010/02/winter-give-away.html

Tweet Tweet... I joined Twitter

That's Right!!!
haha!

I am now into the tweet tweet world haha!

I know I have said before that I don't want to have an acct. there.. but as the saying goes... If you can't beat, them join them ;p might as well join the clan haha

follow me ;) https://twitter.com/ushushbie

FREE Demonstration and Workshop: Chinese Dimsum Making

FREE Demonstration and Workshop: Chinese Dimsum Making

FREE Demonstration and Workshop:
Chinese Dimsum MakingFebruary 132:00-4:00 PM
The Forum, Fully Booked Bonifacio High StreetBy Ying-Ying Tea House From the owners of renowned President Restaurant comes Ying-Ying Restaurant, a traditional Chinese restaurant that serves southern cuisine and specializes in dimsum.
Come and discover the art of dumpling making! Ingredients are free! Come with your own apron!

PyroMusical Adventure this Heart's Day ;)

The Pyromusical at The Fort Bonifacio open grounds got cancelled last year, and after a few month of waiting it's now back but it will be held at the Mall of Asia instead.

It will kickoff on Valentine's day so might aswell bring your loved ones and the whole family to enjoy the show :) You can also have your reservation with the bay-view restos in MOA to have a hassle free night with the gang.

List of Events:
Feb. 14 Australia
Feb. 21 United Kingdom & China
Feb. 28 France & Japan
Mar. 07 Singapore & Malaysia
Mar. 14 United States of America & Philippines

Ticket Prices:
GA - 100 Php
Silver - 200 Php
Gold - 300 Php
VIP - 500 Php
VIP w/ dinner - 1,500 Php

http://pyrophilippines.com/http://www.pyrophilippines.com/

http://www.beautynomics.com/blog/2010/02/10/beautynomics-turns-four/

Hey girls! check beautynomics :)
this site offers us a good guide about beauty, skin care and everything. ♥ it also has a lot of prizes to give away ;) isn't that cool? Contest runs from February 9 until March 9. so hurry and visit http://www.beautynomics.com/

and oh, btw... before I forgot,

Happy Birth-month to Beautynomics!

Bridson's first try @ Tony Roma's - ATC



Spending Sundays at the Alabang Town Center has been our family's weekend bonding. We usually hang out there after lunch until past 8p.m.
A few weeks ago, Bridson has been eyeing one particular restaurant. He keeps on asking if I was able to try their food before and if it's good... I told him to better check it out for himself. ;) and voila! dinner is set at Tony Roma's!!! We got in there around 6:45 p.m., quite early dinner for us. My son bongbong was feeling at home inside the resto, he keeps on walking around and having fun with the restaurant attendants. hehe =)) One of the female attendant gave him a twisted balloon shaped into a snail, she also gave him crayons and paper while we were waiting for our food to be served. My husband ordered Cheese Burger - monterey jack cheese, medium rare, while I ordered Grilled Pork Chops with corn and rice. One person approached us while we were munchin on the free hot bread, he told us that unfortunately there's not much french fries-side dish left to serve, however they will still serve it together with a free baked potato. Then our food came, we were shocked by the amount of servings that they offer. Twas like an overload of fries plus a baked potato and coleslaw. And that's only for Bridson. My food was also terrific! I love the grilled pork chops plus the apple side dish. Everything was awesome. There's no room left for dessert. haha!

Before we finished our food, a lady attendant came to our table and offered me a discount card called "Friends of Tony Roma's" she said I can use it already after signing up. So there, I got a 10% disc. on top of our total bill. ;) Tony Roma's ATC is a superb resto!

Hats off to White Hat ;)

I've heard too much about fro-yo craze that I gave in to having a try on it. At first, I thought to myself that those frozen yogurt are just goody good food that are way much expensive for just a size of a cup... but after trying it for myself I must say that IT's JUST SOOOO GOOD!


Upon entering the White Hat's branch in ATC, I already felt a different sensation, I knew that I am going to enjoy my order! I chose to make my own froyo and I also asked hubby to make his own, when we told the attendant in the store what we wanted to have we were amazed that we both wanted to have the same 3 toppings! haha well, ofcourse I decided that he stay with his combo, while I make another for myself. ;) I don't want us to have the same froyo to share, I want different toppings to enjoy :)

It was heaven after the first taste, my husband and kid love their froyo so much. Thanks White Hat for this one. It is really a guilt free food!