Tuesday, June 28, 2011

Things That I Want to Try

I have to say that I'm not an adventurous person and it's kinda sad to know that. Sometimes I hate myself for not taking some risks or trying out new things because of fear. You see, I have a fear on heights and anything that goes so fast and up & down for I'm having some butterflies in my stomach. Anyway, if only I’m too brave to do some things, here’s what I want to try out.

1. Bungee jumping – ahhhh.. this I have to say this will kill me lol
2. Walk on top of Sydney Bridge. Actually, my BIL is already asking me to go with him one time when we had went there in 2008 but the scared cat in me surfaced so I declined the invitation.
3. Paint ball game while handling a gun with rifle scope targeting my opponent. Ahhh, I guess I can handle this task.
4. Ride a zip line. Yay, hope the lines won’t break or else I’ll fall on the woods.
5. White water rafting and other extreme sports.

Oh dear, I’m not sure if I can try all of these. Just reading my list makes my knees shake and my palms sweat already. Boo!

Saturday, June 25, 2011

A Little Meditation Can Go a Long Way

Ever felt the need to just pause for a while, forget the hustle and bustle around you and spend some quiet time alone? That is one of the signs that your body is telling you to slow down. Stress can take a toll on one’s body and mind and by not providing it with immediate attention it could actually get worse over time. You can try some simple relaxation tips that can calm your nerves, soothe your aching muscles and relieve you from the tension and stress of a busy lifestyle.

But of you are looking for a lifestyle change that can dramatically transform you, go for a meditation. The ancient art practiced by monks is now becoming a popular form of relaxation. It aims to free your mind from all the thoughts and help you achieve a sound mind and body. While there are no medical or scientific studies to back its positive effects those who practice meditation often notice the changes and the benefits that it provides.

With a relaxed mind comes the ability to increase your attention span. You become less distracted and it trains your thought to focus. It has spiritual, physiological and psychological benefits that can help you achieve a holistic personality where every single aspect is in sync with each other. Practitioners also experienced an improved on their health which means less visits to the doctor. It lowers the consumption of energy while increasing the blood flow.

The great thing about meditation is that you won’t need to buy any tools or equipment, there are no set guidelines, it is free and you can do it anywhere at anytime of the day.

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Teaching the Value of Money

Sometimes kids ask too many questions that there are times we are caught unprepared answering them. Questions like why are the stars in the sky twinkling to where did they came from. There is just about too many topics that I can also discuss with the kids and even though I don’t have kids of my own, I teach my nieces and nephews especially the younger ones the value of money.

I’ve been giving them allowance for school and I’m glad when they come to me and tell me that they didn’t spend much. They save it and later on, they ask their moms to put it on their banks. Been hearing from my 8 yr.old niece that she wanted to buy a big house and gadgets and that put a smile on my face. I just hope they’ll invest their money wisely especially when they grow up. Maybe, investing in gold coins and other business will be a good move.

Monday, June 20, 2011

A Special Day

A friend will be celebrating her birthday in few months and I really miss her already. We've been texting sometimes and even would love to meet once again after many years of not seeing each other but unfortunately, we still can't find time for our meet up. Since we are not on the same place, I also wanted to send send flowers local to surprise her and for sure she'll never expect that it will come from me. I know that she loves flowers and chocolates and if I’ll send her some there’s no doubt that she’ll be tickled pink.

Not only lovers can send chocolates and flowers but girl friends can do that to. Flowers can warm any woman’s heart and can made her even more special. Oh dear, I miss her so much. I have to call her tomorrow and see what’s she’s up to these days.

Thursday, June 16, 2011

Google’s Lunar Eclipse Page

lunar eclipse

Oh how cool! Google has come with up with yet another nice feature on their page and this time it’s about the LUNAR ECLIPSE that occurred very early this morning. I wasn't able to see this live as I don’t want to stay up late till 2- 3am.

According to Wikepedia:

A lunar eclipse occurs when the moon passes behind the earth so that the earth blocks the sun's rays from striking the moon. This can occur only when the Sun, Earth, and Moon are aligned exactly, or very closely so, with the Earth in the middle.

What about you, have you seen the lunar eclipse?

Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Wednesday Happy Thoughts

wedhappythoughts Wow, never thought it’s already Wednesday today. I really thought it was just Tuesday but when I saw the calendar, yay, indeed it was Wed. I’m sharing some of my Wednesday Happy Thoughts today and here are some:

1. Sis and BIL coming home from overseas next week. It means that there are many gifts and lots of travel time for our family.
2. Oh sooooo filling lunch. I cooked my old time favorite Chicken Caldereta and of course I’ll say it was so delicious.
3. Leche Flan dessert  and chocolate cake are heaven!! I can indulge on them once in a while. Thankfully, I can eat a lot as I’m not trying to lose weight and I’m not even taking any phenphedrine that others might consider to shed off some of their weight.
4. Helped someone today and it makes me feel good.
5. Shopping
6. My dog Sophie who became my companion when I’m at home alone.
7. Online works. I’m really so thankful for this! Actually, it already became my bread and butter.
8. Online friends who are chatterbox and very helpful as well.

I hope you all had a great Wednesday!
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Let’s See How Long I Can Control Myself

Buying another desktop computer is something that keeps nagging me. Went to the computer shop few months ago and saw HP, Dell and gateway computers on sale and that made my heart go beating fast. Actually, I’m leaning towards the HP brand since I already have one that I’m using at my computer shop. I wanted the same brand for I know that it is durable and can perform very well. Not that the other brands are not good as well, but I just love HP brand.

I thought that I’ll be buying it last April but told myself to wait for a while. I just hope that it is still on sale or else I’ll blame myself for not buying it asap. I also didn’t want to buy it now because I also have a DELL laptop that I’m using at home. If I buy it now, chances are, I’ll be using my lappy less or not at all.

Anyway, let’s see how long I can control myself not going to that shop to buy that desktop.

Saturday, June 11, 2011

Back to School

Another school year has started and students have found their way to their new classrooms, teaches and classmates. Those that are in college will start a new phase in the lives where they will learn about their chosen course and hoping they’ll land a job after graduation. I reckon it’s always practical to find a course that you really love in such way you’ll never regret after finishing it.

If you have a knack for beauty, going to beauty schools like the Austin beauty school
will prepare and hone you to the career in cosmetology that you love. With over 50 years in this business, they are expanding and offering good and quality education to their students.

How Do Geeks Meditate


Can’t help but to smirk when I saw this at joyoftech.com. Now, I know how my geek cousin meditate with his friends..lol

Oh sooooo cute Puppy Bouquet


Ok this one made my day! A friend sent this image via e-mail because she knows I love dogs. Whoever made this bouquet that look like a puppy is a genius. This is extensively cute and unique! This is a perfect gift esp. to those who love dogs like.

I can see that the flowers used here are chrysanthemums and not sure what thing is made on the nose and the eyes. All I know that this puppy bouquet is super cute.. I hope someone will give me one like this. hehe..

Friday, June 10, 2011

Safety on the Road

Can’t forget the road accident that my family witnessed about few years ago where about 5-10 vehicles crashed on each other in the highway. It was only few minutes that it happened and fortunately we’re not on the area when that happened. Thanks to the delay that my lil’ niece have done and I think that might have also saved us from the accident.

It was just too scary to witness something like that where the drivers and their companions scramble to get out of the car while some lay there unconscious. Road safety is something that we should need to exercise but if accidents happen we also need to be aware of our rights

Coming Home

It’s confirmed…my older sister and her husband is coming home for a vacation in the country before the month ends. Actually, they’ve been telling that they are coming home in July but they postponed it and later on sis told us that they’ll arrive this month instead. I’m looking forward for their homecoming as this will mean another bonding time with my sis who loves shopping.

Also, it’s a great time for them to be with their 3 kids who are studying in the university. It’s their kids sem break come next week so it’s just the right time for them to come home and be with them. I’m pretty sure that aside from shopping, they’ll be going out of town because they love travelling as well.

Thursday, June 9, 2011

"Louder" Official Lyric Video of CHARICE

It's only today that I learned that Charice has a brand new single. Have not heard it on local news about this single so I'm quite surprised to see this on Youtube whilst browsing online and her website. I also have not seen her latest appearance on Glee yet, blame it on my hectic schedule (naks!).

Anyway, here's the official LOUDER lyric video of CHARICE and I’m hoping it will do good and top the charts once again. Watch the video and tell what you think

Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Walk in Tubs for Senior Citizens

Our bathroom becomes our haven to clean ourselves and to have a time for relaxation. I find it very soothing to take a lukewarm shower before going to bed at night and a cold one when the weather is just to hot to bear. I’m pretty sure that others find their bath tubs a place to rest their weary bodies after hard days work. Ahhh.. it’s a pure bliss.

It also made me think about my grandmother when she was 90 years old, my aunt who took care of her in her last days have a hard time especially when it’s time for her bath time. If only we have one those walk in tubs where she can comfortably cleanse herself. She doesn’t even need to climb at the tub as it has a door where she can open and enter.

Walk In Tubs are perfect for seniors as they can take a refreshing bath even without any assistance. They can become independent because these tubs are safe for them. This is a wonderful innovation and they are already available in different styles and features. walk in tub

Tuesday, June 7, 2011


Outside.. I can see the rain has started drowning the try wet pavement. It's been very hot and humid since this morning and I'm glad that it rained a bit to give us some cool air for a while.

From the kitchen.. I can smell the aroma of the spaghetti that my sister-in-law is cooking. It’s her post birthday treat for her co-employees.

I wish… that I will not be in menopause stage soon because I hate to think that I’m getting old and if that will happen I'll have to search for the best progesterone cream because I learned that it can help to reduce the symptoms of menopause.

I’m thankful… for the continuous blessings that I’m receiving each day eventhough I don’t pray for it that much. God is just so good.. ALL the time.

I’m thinking of…scrapping again today as my scrapping mojo is overflowing these days. The gallery of some friends and other digi-scrappers inspired me a lot to do my own layouts. I’m still used to the clean and simple layout as opposed to too many papers and elements on papers. I want my photos to be the center of the layout and it should be the focus of the whole layout.

I’m praying.. for the safe and comfortable travel of my sister and her husband this end of June. Also praying that they can solve whatever family issues that they have

Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Hello June!

Good morning everyone. Wow, it’s the 1st day of June now and I could not believe that May just came by so quickly. To think we are already in the middle of the year and i no time it’ll be Christmas once again. Summer is also over as rainy seasons already entered in the country. I’m expecting lots of typhoons and floods to come by but I’m praying that there’s not much destruction that it’ll bring.

June 6, many of the students will be back to school once again as it marks the start of the School year 2011-2012. My nieces and nephews are already prepared. IN fact, we already bought their books and school supplies that they need. I’m praying that they’ll do their best in studying.

Missed Fun

A friend from HS called me up last Saturday while I'm doing my laundry. She's inviting me to attend the 50th year anniversary of their company at the Araneta Center where there are lots of advertising flags displayed for an evening of fun and laughter. I was so sad to decline the invitation as I was in the middle of house chores and some work.

How'd I wish she called me 2 or 3 days ahead so I can schedule the event. I just hate invitations with only 3-4 hours notice as I usually decline such. She told me that there are some celebrities that will grace the show and she wants me to see them. Oh well, maybe next time I can already come but she needs to buzz me up much earlier.