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Hello September

Posted by abie on 7:51 AM in ,
In the Philippines, we celebrate Christmas early and it begins as soon as we enter the “BER” months. That is why on September 1, you shouldn’t be surprised if you will already hear Christmas songs playing on the radio or if you can see Christmas decors being sold in stores.

And as per our family, hubby and the kids are so excited that hubby already put out our Christmas tree from storage. They are planning to start decorating this weekend so I am also looking at the site of patience brewster as I heard that they have lots of nice Christmas decorations.

So to all our friends and family, Advance Merry Christmas.

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Proud of Team Gilas Pilipinas

Posted by abie on 7:42 AM in ,
It was a very memorable week for the Filipinos last week as we watch game per game of our team Gilas Pilipinas. We lost the first four games but in spite of that, the Filipinos are still very proud of what our team have accomplished.

The Philippines was able to come back to FIBA after 36 years and when they did came back, our players showed the world what Philippine basketball is and gained the world’s respect in the process.

The win against Senegal for Game 5 is just an icing on the cake as Gilas Pilipinas had already accomplished their goal.

And behind this great team is the team captain, Jimmy Alapag. And my husband dig our picture chest just to find this picture. 



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The Beauty of Music

Posted by abie on 9:56 AM in
Since there was no electricity and we don’t want to stress ourselves too much from worrying because of the flood, we just put out our musical instruments and we drown our fears in a song while we are all stranded in our house.

My cousin started playing the guitar and we all sing along with him. We even played the name that tune song and even the kids participated and had fun.Even my daughter joined and she started playing drums too.

Our family is really music lovers and music always plays an important role in our lives that is why we love the site of musician friend. The flooding that we experienced a few days ago was something new to us and we are glad that we were able to surpass that ordeal with the company of each other accompanied by good music.

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For Bela's Room

Posted by abie on 2:53 AM in
Bela has been attending drum lessons at Academy of Rock for more than a year now. Her drum set is placed in her room which is just across our room. Now that Zaak has arrived, we know that we have to do something so Zaak will not be bothered if Bela would want to play with her drums.

We are working on a limited budget but thankfully we discovered a cheaper way to sound proof Bela’s room and that is with the use of egg crate foam. That is why hubby plans to buy egg crate foam this coming weekend so he can start to sound proof Bela’s room.

Bela and hubby is really excited with this project because finally they can continue their jamming sessions without disturbing our precious little one.

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Tagaytay again

Posted by abie on 2:47 AM in ,
For the nth time, we went to Tagaytay again last weekend as hubby wanted to unwind and I was making the most of my last two weekends before I go back to work. But to change things a little, we decided to visit Paradizoo this time. Paradizoo is a mini zoo and themed farm located in Cavite. We left Manila around 11 AM already so we just grabbed food for takeout along SLEX and we head straight to Paradizoo. I haven’t uploaded the pictures yet but this is one of the family pictures that we took inside Paradizoo:
Bela and Cobi really had a blast even though there are just a few animals in the zoo. But they enjoyed it because some of the animals are just freely roaming around the farm so the kids had a chance to play and pet the animals. After our visit to Paradizoo, we went to Carlo’s Pizza for merienda before heading back home to Manila.

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