Family Friday: Pets and Kids, part 2

Second Friday of the month:  Home / Kids / Pets“I want to have a bird for my birthday.”“Did you know birds eat nuts?”“I want a rainbow bird.”After reading an article about love birds and parakeets to my girl sometime late last year, my girl can’t stop reminding us about her wish to have a new … Continue reading

Down in Chinatown on Chinese New Year 2012

Gong Xi Fa Cai, hong bao na lai!Kiong Hee Huat Tsai! Kong Hei Fat Choi! Happy Chinese New Year! Yesterday (January 23rd on the Roman calendar) was the first day of the lunar year of the Water (Black) Dragon.  Chinese people all over world celebrate the Spring Festival with much exuberance.  This most important annual event marks the end of … Continue reading

Shark Tales…And Tails!

WARNING:  In case there are kids around, before you scroll further, make sure you can answer their “how”, “why”, “what”, and more “why” questions after seeing this.  Rated: PG. I woke up to a sunny Sunday morning…slept in ’til a little past 9…did my thing, went to the kids’ room and kissed them good morning…then … Continue reading

Fun Friday: Blackout Games and Activities

Third Friday of the month:  Recreation Typhoon Basyang hit the Philippine shores last Tuesday, affecting most of Luzon. Classes were abruptly suspended by noon. And with heavy rains and howling winds blowing across the region, a power outage surprised the populace minutes past midnight. While power was restored in some areas after lunch, our part … Continue reading

Pets and Kids

Second Friday of the month:  Family and Pets “Mommy, let’s buy an angel fish.”“Daddy, I want a bunny…now!”“Mommy, let’s get a new doggie and I’ll name him Buster.” The kids actually said those words.Since we moved to our current abode two years ago, with our pet poodle in tow, our home has never been lacking … Continue reading

Easter, rabbits, and other creatures from the Ark

“Christ has died, Christ has risen, Christ will come again.” Happy Easter to all! Though we did not make any special plans the whole week, we already had our fun last weekend and I think I still have a slight hangover from that Acuatico family-bonding trip! I’m hoping we can have another out-of-town adventure before … Continue reading

Welcome 2010 With Joy and Remembrance

A new year brings new resolutions, new goals, new challenges, new discoveries, new blessings. It took me two days contemplating on what I will write about on my first new year entry.  And this is the first time I missed my Friday post. I want to begin by saying ‘Thank You’, and welcome 2010 with … Continue reading

‘Ironman’ and ‘Tinkerbell’ Missed The Treats

 Who were you wearing for Holloween? We missed sending the kids to ‘Trick or Treat’ yesterday. Sad, yes. We did had a plan for the day. But it was not meant to be. And with the early morning howler winds banging on our roof, gate and windows, electricity was cut off across the region with … Continue reading