Tuesday, December 30, 2008

Where's My Sunglass

I am back! I got another busy day today. I am finally finished with my sewing. I also went extra grocery shopping for New Year's party. Actually I am already done with grocery shopping last Saturday but since another gathering will be held, I have to go again to buy some stuffs. Today was a sunny but very freezing cold winter day. The sun was really shining so brightly. On my way to Parsberg, where I normally go grocery shopping every week, I was blinded by the rays of the sun. It was really painful to the eyes. Thanks goodness that I always have sunglasses in my car. In fact, I have three sunglasses inside my car. See how sunglasses or eyeglasses can truly help you!

I love sunglasses. I am just thankful that I still have very good eyes. But sometimes, it is aching especially when I stay too long in front of my pc. I don't know exactly what kind of eyeglasses I need. I am planning to visit my eye doctor next year again. Talking about eyeglasses, I found very nice and trendy ones online. Zenni Optical simply have amazing designs and styles. I love one of their Holiday frames especially the Full rim Frame with Sparkling Crystal. The best thing with this, is that you can have it for as low as $8.00. This is the cheapest one that I saw online. With the aching economy and financial crisis now, why would you have the expensive one when you can have it for a very low and affordable price. Not only that, you can have a variety of styles and designs to choose from. I know you also want the stylish and modern ones......just like me!! get one now before New year comes!! I wish you a happy and safe new year too!! have fun!!

Monday, December 29, 2008

Special day for a Special Person

I would like to greet a special person on his special day!! Alles gute zum Geburstag mein Schatz! I wuenche dir Gesundheit, Zufriedenheit und viel viel Glueck! Ich liebe dich!!

Danke fuer alles!! God bless you always!!

Glitter Graphics

Sunday, December 28, 2008

What Women wants

I guess you already know what women wants all the time. I mean most women. First on the list I guess is shopping and traveling. I can't deny that I belong to the list. But I guess, I am getting wiser now with regards to shopping. Last Monday, I went alone in Nuremberg to see the famous Christmas market there. Nuremberg is one of the big cities here in Germany. Before going to the Christmas market, I went first to my favorite shops like H&M, C&A, Xanaka, Orsay, New Yorker and some other shops. I saw a lot of Christmas promotional products. Since there are products that are on sale, of course, I was buying some too. I got a nice dress for only 4.95 Euros. The original price was 34.95 Euros. Imagine a savings of almost 85%! That is already a great deal! What women wants especially shopping is sometimes great when you have great deals too!! Be a wise shopper girls!! It can be fun and you can save some bucks too!

Cool Joke!

cool joke for today!! check this out guys and exercise your face muscles for a while!! Happy Sunday!! this was forwarded in my email..

Robbery

Two accountants are in a bank, when armed robbers burst in. While several of the robbers take the money from the tellers, others line the customers, including the accountants, up against a wall, and proceed to take their wallets, watches, etc.

While this is going on accountant number one jams something in accountant number two's hand. Without looking down, accountant number two whispers, "What is this?"

To which accountant number one replies, "It's that $50 I owe you."

Went Shopping Today!

It is weekend again. I went grocery shopping today because I don't want to get rush again next week. Shopping before New year is sometimes stressful especially when there are a lot of people inside the grocery stores. I also went to one of textile shop to change the pants which are too big for my husband. I bought three of those and only one fit him. I also saw a lot of items on sale..I always look of items on sale especially when I go for shopping of any kinds...from groceries to electronics, clothes, shoes and many more. guess what, I am still hoping that I can have my new laptop early next year. I saw different brands of laptops at Buy. I already visited their site some months ago and I was impress by their cheap items and products.. I even commented on their video at you tube...check it out here...have a great evening!! time for signing off!!

Friday, December 26, 2008

Great and Memorable Christmas Party

the new spice girls in action!!..wink!!

Happy Holidays! It was truly a great party and celebration last night. We were invited with some other old and new friends in a gathering. It was really an amazing one. The fun especially the karaoke, dancing, singing, kidding, laughing and the joy that you can see in everybody's face are simply overwhelming! Don't forget to mention the banquet of lots of food! This is always the best part of the party. Without food, it will never be as successful when the stomach is empty. I am happy to meet especially my old friends who are always trustful and loyal.

I guess I have to start mentioning the food here which is always the most interesting part. I really can't imagine the food that were prepared last night. I guess it was good for fifty people. Actually there were only around eleven people who attended the awesome party. Ritchel and hubby prepared a big Ham, roasted turkey (already sliced when served), mashed potato, its gravy, stuffing, the yummy crabs, sweet and sour shrimps (cooked by yours truly for the first time), punch juice, pumpkin pie, bread and butter, fruit salad and fresh fruits were also served. Danna prepared spaghetti, pancit and lumpia. Of course I also cooked my favorite recipes adobo, bola-bola with tomato sauce, cassava cake, potato salad, vegetable salad and the favorite of all, my specialty I guess menudo apritada..Oooppps, don't forget the rice. Wine and beer were also served. After drinking the girls kept on dancing with the hiphop music!! such an enjoyable moments!

A short prayer was led by yours truly before the eating started. I guess everyone was confused of what food to take first. Some tried a little bit of it so that they can have rooms in their stomach for all the food. There were really a lot of left-overs that everyone had to take home with them. It was really a great party that before it ended a group picture was taken. As usual camera timer was used again. The group picture turned out to be a perfect one! It was also funny because at least four cameras were set to timer that everyone don't know exactly where to look. At least, it was still a great shot!

This Christmas celebrated with friends was really full of memories which made it unique and truly wonderful. Thanks to old and new friends who had renewed a bonding in this gathering. There might be other gathering in the future but last night was just so incredible that everyone went home contented and happy. Most of all, thanks to our Great God who helped us made this gathering a successful one. His love and goodness are truly overflowing that we were blessed with good friends around.

This year was truly full of challenges and trials. Despite of it, God's blessings and graces are just so much that we had successfully overcome everything. We keep on hoping and praying that the next years to come will be a more successful one!~ God is truly great!!

p.s. feel free to visit my other sites for more photos!!

a pose in front of yummy food after eating!!

sorry forgot to open the food cover when taking pictures.. the table was so full that the other food were served in the kitchen...forget to take a photo of the food in the kitchen..

love that pumpkin pie and the punch fruit too!! how many glasses did I drunk?

checked attendance...and the present ones were....dadaaaannn!!....perfect and beautiful shot!!!

Tuesday, December 23, 2008

FRIENDSTER VIRUS ALERT

This is follow-up of what I just posted in my WWW Addict site about NOT GOOD SITES...PLEASE BE AWARE OF THIS SITES!! here is the message from one of my friends about these sites that are being forwarded or sent to your comment box....I am reposting this here for you to be aware of it!!!

You probably got a message from one of your friend saying you'd been filmed and there's a web link that you tried opening but can't get through. Well, by doing that you're not only posting an automatic message to some of your friends but risking your computer for potential virus too....
So be aware of this messages and try to ignore or delete them. They say that the people who's doing this are from the Canafa and their mimicking Youtube's URL web page.

Right now their posting automatic comments with the video of a sexy girl and if you tried opening it you'll post the exact same comment to some of your random friends...
In addition, if you receive a comment and/or message that has a video with a link that takes you to what looks like a friendster log-in page delete the comment and do not use the log-in link.
Someone has phished the account it came from and is trying to phish yours.
Using the log-in link will give them your log-in info and access to your account to do whatever they want.

To help prevent this. I'm asking everyone to repost this bullettin or send this message to all of your friends. With this we can have a much more better friendster experience.
Thanks to all.

Sunday, December 21, 2008

Look Beautiful During A Christmas Party

As we all know there are a lot of parties going on on or before Christmas. It might be a Christmas party with your colleagues, family, friends, groups or simply a party in your home. Last night I should attend a Filipino Party in Neumarkt but due to some sort of migraine attack, I chose to stay home. I don't want to drive with migraine anyway. This topic now is especially for women...sorry guys! Do you always look beautiful when you go to a party? Are you using Natural Skin Care products when applying make-ups?

After I talked to a friend yesterday, she told me not to stay too much in front of the mirror doing my make-up. I told her I will try but I just want to always look at least presentable when going to a party. I thought my migraine will be gone in the afternoon so that I can attend the party. Pity for me! I always wanted to use Natural Skin Care Products to always keep my face and skin healthy, natural and of course beautiful..like the picture in my header...wink! Oh yes, that was me!

I always tried to look for Organic Skin Care Products. I already know that this kind of products are really good. The problem is that I don't know the exact brand. I finally found it now. Astara Skin Care are also use by famous individuals like Liv Tyler, Daniel Craig, Karolina Kurkova, Mel Gibson and a lot more. I don't mean that I want to be like them. I just wanted to maintain my healthy and beautiful skin as possible. I have to visit again this site for more details. Lastly, I should look beautiful and presentable in the Christmas party on Thursday!! I am quite excited already!! Merry Christmas and stay always beautiful girls!!

Saturday, December 20, 2008

Cool News from Italy

This is quite cool. How about women from different countries? would you do the same? I don't have problem with this one because my husband don't burn money with fireworks. Think about it now!! Do you think it is the best solution? happy New year in advance!!

Women's ultimatum: Sex or fireworks


NAPLES, Italy (UPI) -- A group of more than 40 women in Naples, Italy, said they will withhold sex if their husbands or boyfriends set off fireworks during the holiday season.

Dr. Vincenzo Sorrentino said the idea for the committee of women pledging to withhold sex came after years of injuries and deaths resulting from Christmastime fireworks, ANSA reported Friday.

"We've tried everything to stop the mayhem caused by fireworks but we've never reached the results we hoped for," Sorrentino said. "We decided to get women involved because they are more convincing and they always achieve their goals."

Carolina Staiano, 42, the head of the women's committee, said her own father was seriously injured years ago by exploding fireworks.

"So far we've had more than 30 women join up and we're hoping for more," she said Friday. "We're fed up with these stupid annual massacres. This time they're just going to have to choose: sex or fireworks."

Copyright 2008 by United Press International
arcamax.com

Friday, December 19, 2008

Christmas market in Neumarkt

We visited last Thursday the Christmas Market in Neumarkt. It is not really big compared to Nuremberg which is always visited by millions of people all over the world every year. I might planning to visit their this coming Monday. I guess it will end on the 24th so better go there because it is over. I also went a bit shopping with my husband. I got a great deal for a winter jacket. I just to wish you a happy holidays..and a more prosperous New year too!! enjoy your weekend guys!!

Monday, December 15, 2008

Hubby List Tag

Thanks a lot Sis Beth for remembering me with this tag. Happy to see you around too in my blog!! wink!! here is the info for tagging;

One of the rule is to post the sweetest picture when we were still friends before the question and answer. Wait a moment, I have to search my thousands of photos in my pc if I have the pix that this tag is asking. I don't remember if I scan some old pix because at that time I still don't have a digital camera. Sorry guys I am too lazy now to browse my old photos. I already surrender in finding them because my photo files are still not properly arrange especially the older ones..just don't have time to do it. Instead, I am sharing this pix which was taken during our first vacation together in the Philippines last 2006. My hubby is really my best bestfriend!! I guess this photo fits to the sweet description anyway..wink!~! here are my answers to the questions..

Can you remember the day you first met your hubby?
Of course Yes


When was that? (doesn't have to be specific)
Sometime in 2001

First impression.
He is quite a good person and he is really good!

Were you attracted to him?
Yes yes yo!! :)

Were you friends before he became your bf?
Yes of course through mails...and then..dadaaaaann!! that was an exciting story anyway!!

What was the sweetest thing he did for you?
He cooks food for me when I don't feel like cooking.
He even do general cleaning in the house once a week.
He is a gentleman all the time.
He always acknowledge the good things I do for him..of course I do the same.
He always kiss goodbye before he go to work or anywhere else....etc...etc..

What are the things about him that you are thankful for?
He is always there in good and bad times...more especially during bad times.
He is a good provider and a very responsible person.
He's a good, wonderful and loving husband.
He always do everything to make me happy.
He is simply an amazing person with kind heart.
He is truly a gift from UP Above.
I am very thankful and blessed that I have him in my life!

Now I am tagging my friends Angel Carlson, Amy, Bonbon Vicki, ShedLife and Ann

p.s. it just took me almost one hour to do this tag...you know why?? trying to find those old photos...toink!!

Sunday, December 14, 2008

Good Appetite

Sunday is almost ending guys! I hope that you have a great one before it ends. See that delicious food here. I cooked it last time after I tasted it from a friend in London. I just experiment it but the outcome was really good. What is the result of this food? I already gained 13 kilos more compared to my previous weight five years ago. I love to cook this is also the reasons why I gained too much weight. I know it is not good. But what you can do with a cold weather here in Europe wherein you always have the appetite to eat. I always tell myself to go on diet but everytime I think of eating, I already forget about it. Is there still a time for me to lose weight? I saw a diet supplement in the internet called Lipovox. With the ingredients that it is made of, I guess it is not bad. I will see if I can have it.

Ou Christmas tree

This is our Christmas tree which I put up last Nov. 28. It is not so big because we don't have that much space in our living room. I just have a lot of stuffs and collections that I don't have a room to put up a bigger Christmas tree. What is important for me is that I have a symbol for Christmas. right guys? have blessed Sunday to all!!

Saturday, December 13, 2008

It's Snow Time Again!!

Yes, it is snow time again! I had been cooking a lot the past days. Just last Thursday I cooked 4 menus. I cooked a yummy Snitzel which is like a breaded lean pork meat, fried fish, broiled pork and fish paksiw a Filipino food. I know I am gaining some weight again this winter. This is especially true because I have always good appetite when it is a cold. Sometimes I think there is no way for me to lose some kilos anymore. I guess I need some fat burners to burn my excess fat. Is Hydroxycut good for me? I believed I have to consult first my physician about this. anyway this photo was taken yesterday in our garden. Visit my other homes for more updates and photos!! I really have to sign-off now guys, it is midnight again!! Sweet dreams!!

Tuesday, December 9, 2008

Sad and Shocking Story

I just feel so sad today after reading in the newspaper of a young boy who committed suicide. Imagine at the age of thirteen, he committed suicide. He was found inside his closet and believed to hang himself. I knew it since last Friday because my husband told me about it. I had seen this boy whom I will call for short Andre two years ago in the German American Volksfest here in Hohenfels. . And I always see his picture everytime I visit my dentist. Yes this boy was the son of my dentist. He got a very kind and wonderful father and I believed a wonderful family too. I really can't imagine how he did that or what are the reasons why he ended his life. But whatever reasons why he did that, I just pray for the repose of his soul and may he rest in peace and join our Creator now.

He is young, very good looking boy, and helpful according to his classmates and schoolmate. Here is a short message from his friends and classmates according to a German Newspaper in our place.

Wir vermissen unseren guten Freund
Andre
der uns immer zum Lachen brachte und sehr hilfsbereit war.
Auch wenn Dein Platz in unserer Klasse leer bleibt,
wirst Du immer in unserem Herzen sein!

Deine Freunden and Klassenkameraden

I will try to translate it in English so that you can understand it better. here it is;

We miss our good friend
Andre
who always bring laughter and was also very helpful.
Even when your seat in our class is empty now,
you will always be in our hearts.

From your friends and classmates

Before I write this post, I was watching in Frontal 21, a ZDF German TV program that featured tonight about medicine or tablets for anti-depression but give side effects such as risk to suicide. Some tablets that are featured are Prozac and Strattera which are manufactured by Lilly from the United States and Zoloft from Pfizer. The Strattera which are taken by 3.5 million children around the world including Germany. Below are the following URLs of the ZDF TV program which I watched tonight in the television and also search it in the interent. This is in German and I suggest that you better search these tablets in Google or yahoo or whatever search engines, so that you will know exactly what are its side effects.

http://frontal21.zdf.de/ZDFde/inhalt/20/0,1872,7488820,00.html
http://frontal21.zdf.de/ZDFde/inhalt/0/0,1872,7488768,00.html?dr=1

I am just sharing this to all of you for you to be aware of the side effects of these products. Before you take these tablets, please think of it a thousand times. I just don't exactly know if Andre had taken one kind of these medicines before. I hope not! because I just really can't believe that this happened to him.

I know life is not perfect. There is always ups and downs. I was there. I know how it feels that sometimes you get really confuse why such bad things happened. As for me, I just keep on asking for help from Him though prayer. I know that without him this world is nothing. Don't lose hope! Keep praying! ..that is only our best defense! Always remember, No Matter what, this world is still a beautiful world to live in...Life is still beautiful!!

Lastly I would like to extend my deepest condolence to Andre's family. Wherever he is now, I hope and pray that he rest now in peace with the Lord.

Monday, December 8, 2008

Filipino Xmas Party

I got every year a Christmas party invitation from a friend whom I first met here in Germany. In fact she had helped me a lot especially during my marriage. She is one of the great and good friends I have here. We seldom talk and meet each other but the warm of friendship is always there. Thanks a lot Chat for the invitation. Honestly this is the first time I attended this big Filipino Christmas party here in Germany due to some unavoidable circumstances. . Hundreds of people where there and they came from different parts of Germany. I might not know all these people but I am happy to see them enjoyed the party. I met some old friends to and chatted with them. Each and everyone was just busy meeting old acquaintances. There was a live band and good Filipino singers and entertainers which made this party a successful one. Special thanks to the organizers and people who helped and made this party a successful, joyful and memorable one!! Merry Christmas to all of you!! keep up the great job!!

some people dancing, singer, eating or simply enjoyed the memorable night here

Friday, December 5, 2008

Seeing A friend


I was very happy to see a friend last Wednesday. She is a Brazilian and was my classmate when I attended German language school from 2006-2007. She had been calling me a lot of times at home but as the time she was calling me I was always in vacation. After my husband's reminders I finally called and talked to her last Sunday and told her to meet last Wednesday..I am happy for her because she already started her business, a bar cafe in Neumarkt. At least she is happy and contented now. We went a bit shopping in Neumarkt and after that we ate at their home where she cooked some Brazilian food. I love it! It is almost the same on how we cook our food. We had a great time last Wednesday. She was also happy to see me again since the last time we saw each other during her birthday last April of this year. Even we seldom see each other but the good friendship is always there.. It is one thing that makes me happy too, having good friends like her. happy weekend to all!!

p.s...the photo here is the Latinos Bar cafe of my Brazilian friend..cool place to have fun!!

Tuesday, December 2, 2008

Save your Money by Saving Energy

Three years ago, we are paying around 220 euros for our monthly electric bill. That is around $290 every month. Last 2005, my husband built a small fireplace inside the house. All our heater in the house are run by electric. We are still using it now but seldom. Most heaters are already shut down especially in the first floor because we are already using our wooden fireplace which give enough warm . Last 2006 we were surprised because we had a savings of almost 1,500 euros which was returned to our account. We are very happy because now we are only paying 130 euros every month. Me and my husband still find some ways to save our power. I know some of our bulbs are energy saving ones. I am not sure if we are using led light bulbs because I just read that it save more power and energy compared to normal incandescent bulbs. Thanks to the info given by Green and More. Me and my husband are working hand-in-hand to save everything in the house. Saving energy also means saving our environment and your money too!! how about you?

Visit to Gut Aiderbichl in Austria

the shop inside the animal kingdom!! this was taken in Gut Aiderbichl in Austria last Nov. 23, 2008. We also visited Salzburg after this place and witness their Christmas market there. I had a lot of fun here with a friend..just google this place and you find it!!

My Sister's Home Theater Seating


I was surprised by my sister's home theater seating in Las Vegas. It is huge and with motion recliner features. I was more surprised when she told me how much it cost. Three thousand dollars as in $3,000.00!!! What!! I told her that with this money you can already have a small business back home. Today I found out in Star Gate Cinema that they have very cheap home theater seating. For as low as $1,500.00, you can already have a nice and comfortable ones. I guess my sister also needs home theater sconces to make their living room more attractive and beautiful. I even helped her last time in decorating it a bit. I hope that my sister will be a wise buyer and consumer with all the crisis happening around. Good night to all!! see you again tomorrow!!

Monday, December 1, 2008

Special Thanks To Good Friends

Dae Loy, thanks a lot for everything!! Finally I met you again after your invitation since last year to visit UK. Dae Loy is holding her beloved babies Bacon and Chez in this photo taken at Birmingham International airport . I had a great time when you showed me places like Stratford upon Avon (the home of Shakespeare), Birmingham City, London City, Warwick castle, Manchester, Cadbury Chocolate factory and most of all your Northfield home!! You're great!! Dae Loloy have been my partner in lakwatsa (escapades) in Austria and Germany last year! At least Loy, naabtan pa nako ang imong birthday foods like dinuguan, pancit, papait nga di pait pero lami, cakes and a lot more!! Thanks a lot for letting me stay in your place!! I also enjoy watching sometimes your Pinoy telenovela in TFC. keep up the great job always!! let me know when are you visiting Germany and your also welcome in our home!! Daghang salamat jud sa tanan!!

It's the first day of December now. I believed nobody can stop the coming of the great celebration. But before that, I would like to give thanks to my good friends in UK during my visit there from Oct. 27- Nov. 17, 2008. Sorry friends for the late appreciation. I still believed in the saying "better Late Than Never"..I have been very busy with my offline and online life as usual. I really appreciate all your time and effort in showing me the beauty of England. I was greatly fascinated by the beauty of the country. Thanks a lot from the bottom of my heart. I really appreciate everything!! What else can I say more!! A million thanks to all of you; Loloy or Rolly from Birmingham, Ros from Harrogate and the very sweet couple Rey and Joy from London. You're great guys, I really had a great stay in your homes!! God bless to all of you!! If ever you are coming to Germany, you are all very welcome to stay in our humble abode!!


My very good friend Ros or we call her Arot back home..she also my barkada back in our home country...you're a very great host Rot.....daghang salamat sa bulad ug ginamos kay gimingaw na baya jud ko atong mga pagkauna...puwerte jud akong pakals sa inyo ato dah!! thanks for the special menu you prepared especially the ginataang mongo and fried bola-bola...yummy... Ros toured me in Harrogate, Leeds, Yorshire and Knaresborough!! I love those places!! mizyah Rot..hope to see you again next time!! take care there!!

the very sweet couple Rey and Joy...sorry guys, grabbed your pix in friendster..I know you have been very busy during my stay there but still you had spent time in showing me the beauty of London and other places there especially the Windsor castle, Lord's mayor parade in London and some places in London. It was really exciting!! I found a home in your place!! Thanks Joy for the "Brazo de Mercedes" (sakto ba ni spelling nako)...It was very yummy and one of my favorites back home..I also remember the fresh fish you bought in Canary Wharf which I ate during my first night!! love fishes!! I also remember your bola-bola specialty...delicious !! You're a great cook Joy!! Rey is so lucky to have you!! God bless you both!

WHAT ELSE CAN I SAY TO ALL OF YOU GUYS...THANKS A MILLION!!! MERRY CHRISTMAS AND A HAPPY AND PROSPEROUS NEW YEAR TOO!!

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