Sunday, November 30, 2008

Christmas is Almost Here

How's everyone? how was your weekend? I had a great weekend with my husband doing a lot of things in the house. It was great since we made a lot in teh house. Today we made a little relaxing and went walking in the afternoon. It is a very cold weather outside. Not a lot of snow anymore since it is slowly melting. I guess you know already what day is today? It is the first Sunday of advent. Christmas is almost coming! Last week as I bought some medicine, the drugstore already gave me some calendars as Christmas present. I would have wish they will give me some promotional pens since I also collect different pens. I receive some pens from our bank last year. Oh yeah, I already have a lot of pens but I just love collecting them. Cool hobby huh!! If you need some promotional items, US Imprints is the best site for you!! Enjoy the rest of your Sunday!!

Thursday, November 27, 2008

Mommy's Gibble Gabbles Xmas Give-Away Contest

Mommy's Gibble Gabbles

The first cool contest I have ever participated. This is hosted by a blogger friend, Darlene. Thanks a lot Dae Darlene for this very great contest. I might not win this contest since I am a bit late already compared to others who have posted it earlier.. but the best thing is that I participated and spread the word!! Christmas is fast approaching! The spirit of sharing and giving is there again!! I am just amazed especially by the home made prizes of Dae Darlene...great job!! Please visit her site for more details of the contest..It is just very easy to join the contest!! Please also visit the sites of the other sponsors who share and give-away prizes!!

Lastly, I want to thanks all blogger friends and all friends offline for your help and support in making my blogging world a better one!! Thanks a lot..everything is really appreciated!! God bless and More Power!!

oopppss..below are the great prizes at stake!! Good luck to the winners!!

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Happy Thanksgiving day!!

Wishing all of you a happy and enjoyable Thanksgiving day especially to American friends!! God bless and more blessings to come!!

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Thanksgiving in United States

Thanksgiving, or Thanksgiving Day, celebrated on the fourth Thursday in November, at the end of the harvest season, is an annual American Federal holiday to express thanks for one's material and spiritual possessions.

Most people celebrate by gathering at home with family or friends for a holiday feast. Though the holiday's origins can be traced to harvest festivals which have been celebrated in many cultures since ancient times, the American holiday has religious undertones related to the deliverance of the English settlers by Native Americans after the brutal winter at Plymouth, Massachusetts.

The period from Thanksgiving Day through New Year's Day often is called the holiday season.

Wednesday, November 26, 2008

WW: Stratford Upon Avon

copyright photo by: Euroangel

a monument in Stratford Upon Avon in England

Some House Improvements

Long time no see from this site of mine..Sorry guys, I am just soooo busy. Sometimes I don't know what to do first. There are just a lot of things to do now especially some household chores everyday. In short I am just very busy both in my online and offline line. And yes, I call myself sometimes "a busy body". As I was cleaning the other room that was emptied two weeks ago, I found out that some wood flooring are getting bad. I mentioned it to my husband so that he can repair it once he got time. I also suggested if we can have hard woods there next time. The idea and products at Build Direct is just so amazing that I am hoping our new floor in our sleeping room will also be changed to hard wood. We only got some laminated woods and I believed true hard woods are always the best. It would be some great house improvements we can do from time to time.

Wednesday, November 19, 2008

WW: Meeting My Tita

I finally met my Tita in Madame Tussauds in London...toink!! joke only!!
photo by: Euroangel


Helping People While Shopping

I did shopped in England. I was surprised that you can see a lot of second hand stores or shops that sells different kinds of goods like clothings, books, dvd's, furniture, shoes and so many more. The best thing with these shops I went into is that through their sales they help poor people from different parts of the world by supporting some organizations. I bought some items at OXFam in Birmingham. I believed by shopping through their shops, we can also help other people in one way or another. This is also the aim of this site You can also visit for more information. Shop now and at the same time help other people too!!

Friday, November 14, 2008

Genetic basis for some birth defects found

I guess, this is a good info for all women out there especially to all Mother!! keep reading to find it out!! have a great day!!

Genetic basis for some birth defects found

Copyright 2008 by United Press International

CLEVELAND (UPI) -- U.S. medical researchers report they have determined the genetic basis for some birth defects that affect the development of the heart and head.

A multidisciplinary team led by Case Western Reserve University Professor Gary Landreth discovered a common genetic pathway for a number of birth defects such as abnormal development of the jaw, palate and brain.

The researchers said they developed a mouse model of the disorders by removing a gene, ERK2, responsible for the pathway. The scientists, in collaboration with Dr. William Snider at the University of North Carolina, discovered the mice missing the gene for ERK2 in neural crest cells had developmental defects resembling those of human patients with a deletion that includes that gene.

Landreth, with Case Western Associate Professor Michiko Watanabe, found the mouse hearts had characteristic defects resembling those seen in the patients with ERK2 deletions.

"Given Dr. Watanabe's findings, we determined that we had in fact developed animal models that mimicked the human deletion syndrome," said Landreth. "This work sheds light on how these developmental errors occur."

The research that included Dr. Sulagna Saitta at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia appears in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Science.

Wednesday, November 12, 2008

I Have A Great day Today

I really had a great day today. Thanks to my friend Ros and company who toured me in York today, a city near Harrogate where she lives and work. I love this place.If I only have a choice to live here, I will but I can't. I have to go back home. Yesterday on my way here to Harrogate from Birmingham, I admired those Graffiti I found near the fences of the train stations. I don't know exactly what paints they are using there but it is very attractive and nice. I know some people don't admire Graffiti because they are unwanted paintings and for them it looks dirty. I guess spray booth is the best site to visit for this people who love to paint. Well, guys, dinner is ready. I promise to share more photos once I will be back home. Enjoy your evening!

Sunday, November 9, 2008

The Birmingham Canal

taken at the Canal in Birmingham last Oct. 28, 2008.....Birmingham is also a nice place!! a lot of interesting things to see here!! oooppppsss my jacket is too thick or am I gain more wieght again???? whatever as long as I am happy and contented!! take care everyone!!

Thursday, November 6, 2008

My Husband Would Love THis

Hi guys! how are you doing? I am still in vacation right now in United Kingdom! I already miss my husband back home. I am some miles away from him now. But once I will be back home, I have something for him. This is about Taikai homepage! I know he will love this site for sure! My husband is a big Football fanatic and Taikai Freerolls might be a good surprise for him! I will encourage him to make Kontoeröffnung, a German word which means Account Opening. I will encourage him to open an account in Takai!! I know he will be interested to join this website since it will be a lot of fun for him being a football fanatic!! wanna join!! visit their site!! have a great evening guys!! i really have to sign-off now!! take care!!

London Eye, I was There

I was finally here and will be back tomorrow again!! see yah!!

Wednesday, November 5, 2008

Christmas is Almost Coming

How are you guys? I am still in United Kingdom at this moment. To all blogger friends who leave some comments and messages here, please bear with me as I just don't have enough time to visit you besides that I am only borrowing the computer of my friend. Hope you are all doing fine. As you know Christmas is almost coming. I know some still don't have gift ideas for their husbands, children, friends or anybody special to you. How about giving sports gifts to your sporty love ones this time! I just find it unique if you give them gift ideas like these! I won't stay long here..We are going to Cadbury Chocolate Factory today..that's what my friend told me!! I'll see you soon once I will be back to Germany..Have a great day to all!!

Tuesday, November 4, 2008

The Tower Bridge in London

I am finally here!! England...One of the most interesting and most visited spots in London is the Tower Bridge..You might be confused because London Bridge and Tower Bridge are totally different. The London Bridge is not the Tower Bridge. They are two different bridges. The Tower Bridge is the one you usually hear in song..."it is falling down", actually it is the Tower Bridge that is falling down everytime a boat is passing here!! a tiring but great walk we got here!!

Sunday, November 2, 2008

I'm Finally in England

I finally visited one of England's very interesting and historical places, The Warwick Castle. But first of all, I would like to express my gratitude to Dae Loy for all the touring and accommodation he offered. It is really very much appreciated. This photo was taken at upon entering Warwick Castle. It is around 40 minutes from Northfiled, Birmingham where I am staying now, in Dae Loloy's beautiful home! We had a great day yesterday as we go around the Castle. There are a lot of things to see here of what history left for us!! hope that you had a great day today as weekend is almost ending!! take care everyone!!

Saturday, November 1, 2008

Great Site for Your Maternity Needs!

Hi to everyone! I'm just updating this site to give you some infos especially for pregnant women out there or maybe some idea for women who want to be pregnant. First of all I want to apologize for not visiting you here all the time because I am quite busy with my escapades in England. Let me share today this interesting site. Are you pregnant now and still want to look great even you are pregnant? You simply need a Stylish Maternity Wear! I could still remember my friend at the time she was pregnant. She looked great with the maternity dresses she was wearing before. Pregnant women might think that they are not sexy anymore because of their bulging tummy. I think not. All you just to have are some nice and stylish maternity dresses.

You might want to try the Ingrid and Isabel maternity clothing at Belly dance Maternity. Well, as a woman even thought, I was never pregnant, I found their site very great for pregnant women. How I wish I am pregnant so I can wear sexy and stylish dresses like that.

Their Japanese Weekend Maternity clothing are also great. I just love their fashionable and stylish styles here like the japanese weekend moonstone maternity dress, japanese weekend leaf sash top and japanese weekend maternity keyhole top. Actually they have a variety of choices here which made their site very unique for pregnant women. If you are pregnant and looking for a great site to shop your maternity dresses and other needs, Belly Dance Maternity is the best place to go!! Congratulations for being a future Mother!

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