“A friend is someone whole reaches for your hand, but touches your heart.”
I have been inspired to try back my love for photography as soon as I got my Cherry mobile Flare phone. Together with my childhood friends, we visited a resort in Bulacan. The kids had so much fun especially Roey who got to play again with Miggy. Miggy is just almost a year older than her and the two get along pretty well. I hope that their friendship, just like their Moms’ last a lifetime.
Last February, we have welcomed the image of the Blessed Virgin Mary at home. We have offered our prayers and lifted up to her our heart’s desires. A week of praying the rosary truly lifted our spirits. I am but glad that my daughters, at their young age, willingly prayed the rosary with me. My elder daughter even invited some friends to pray with us. Having the Blessed Virgin Mary’s image at home brought back a lot of memories to me. I have once been a member of Block Rosary and Legion of Mary back my High School days. I was very active during my sophomore and junior year in fact. My childhood friends and I would always pray and join the Block Rosary prayer brigade.
“Block Rosary is a Mother’s call to her children. Block Rosary is designed in Heaven and brought to earth by the Mother of God. Block Rosary neighbors PRAY together; Block Rosary Neighbors STAY together.”
(*source – Block Rosary Crusade Nigeria website)
With this, it gave me a feeling of wanting to have both my kids be as active as I was at church before. It wouldn’t just bring them closer to Him but also would definitely bring out the best in them. Most parents would agree with me in that fact for sure.
This really calls for the Stef that was… thanks for the Blessed Virgin Mary’s visit and I hope it won’t be the last.
My friend asked me to make an invitation and tarpaulin for my Godson Miggi’s 3rd birthday. I gladly said yes sine I haven’t done any scrapbooking lately. I decided to look for freebies that I can use for the Angry Birds theme. I found one from Shery K Designs and I am very thankful that it made my project cute and it was done with ease. I also found a Dora The Explorer and Minni Mouse theme I might download too in preparation for my daughter’s birthday as well. This site is really awesome.
Thank you as well to my friend Hazel who owns Funtastic Shots Photobooth. She helped me with some Photoshop tips. I am happy with the outcome of the Angry bird themed invitation and tarp I made specially for Miggi.
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My childhood friend married a US citizen but their family is based in Japan. It just proves well that wherever you are, you can still celebrate Thanksgiving and any other celebrations, right?
Look at these photos and you’ll definitely feel the spirit of Thanksgiving. Thanks Marilyn for the photos.
It was when I worked for Convergys that I learned more about Thanksgiving Day. That it is being celebrated every 4th Thursday of November and it’s well celebrated just like Christmas. For some, it’s more grand. And, did you know that the first Thanksgiving Day lasted for 3 days? Interesting, right?
Baked or roasted turkey is normally the center of attraction in a Thanksgiving dinner table. That’s why some refer this day as “Turkey Day”. Aside from literally giving thanks, most communities run something like a food drive to help and serve food to the less fortunate ones. Which for me is really a blessed thing to do.
Families gather to celebrate and have dinner together. The more, the merrier!
Happy Thanksgiving everyone!
Red Ribbon cake
Friends & my kids
All these has made an ordinary day extra special. Thanks Jo, Lyn, Chad, and Mac for taking time. I really appreciate it. Hoping this isn’t the first and last get together. Next time, I wish we could be with our other friends too.
Red box is a nice place for get together like this and for other occasions too. It’s okay to have your kids with you since there is a designated room for each group to enjoy their food and good music too. My elder daughter had a great time singing and my toddler enjoyed the fish fillet and Turon they served. The cake was yummy too, t’was not from Red Box though but from Red Ribbon. A gift from my childhood friends. Thank you! You guys made me feel or should I say reminded me that it is my birth anniversary, ha ha!
Cheers to a good & happy life!
I was finally able to send Masheng our gifts for her birthday. I was a very late hair bows gift for the pretty celebrant but we”re definitely glad she liked them. Masheng even slots online said she wears it at school. I have made several hair bows and if you”ll remember, I have hair bows as prizes for my Pasko sa Agosto giveaway. I plan to sell the ones I have made and will most likely post them here too or in Facebook.