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Friday, April 30, 2010

Sisterhood award from a new bloggerpal

You can also share this award to your blogger friends, just do these:

1. Put the logo on your blog or post
2. Nominate up to 10 blogs which show great Attitude and/or Gratitude!
3. Be sure to link to your nominees within your post.
4. Let them know that they have received this award by commenting on their blog.
5. Share the love and link to this post and to the person from whom you received your award.

Thank you so much Jenskie for choosing me as one the recipients of this award. I am delighted to accept the said award and post it here in my space. I believe I just met you a couple of days ago. It's my pleasure to be one of your new blogging pals. I wish for a long bloggerpalship for both of us.

Again, my gratitude. Your gesture is highly appreciated. I'll see you soon in the blogospshere.

Now I would love to share this sisterhood award to :

Congratulations, "You Gotta See This Video Contest" winners!

This is a Sponsored Post written by me on behalf of Incendia Health. All opinions are 100% mine.

A couple of months ago, I posted about “You Gotta See This” Video Contest" under the sponsorship of Abbott Medical Optics Inc. (AMO), a global leader in laser vision correction. Everyone was invited to join by showing the world the effect of improved vision  in the Entrant's life through  a video. Whoever gets the highest vote percentage could win an astonishing $5000.

Today, I am happy to share that the videos submitted were already scrutinized  and the  iLASIK Video Contest winners have been proclaimed by respective judges.  The winners are categorized into three and I shall start congratulating the following persons using pseudonyms for a job well done.

Category 1: My Contacts Are Getting In The Way Of My Good Time.

  • Robbo bagged the prize of an HDTV package worth of $2,500 for his video entitled "You Gotta Be Kidding Me! A True Story"  while the second prize goes to Windysail. The said winner shall take home a brand new Flip UltraHD™ camcorder — a $199.99 value for his remarkable job on "Contacts Stink" video.
Category 2: My Favorite Sport Or Activity Would Be So Much Cooler With Better Vision.
  • Congratulations to jhbmw007 and for being the first place and to Snowman for being  second. Winners shall also take home the same prizes as the above category. Jhbmw007 submitted the "Would Make Surfing More Enjoyable video" while "Foggy Riding video" is of Snowman's work.
Category 3: You Should See Life After The iLASIK® Procedure.
  • Giving my round of applause to the owner of "Orbs Of Perfection video", Danny V. Ahowalton also deserves my applause for a job well done on the video "Army LASIK". Enjoy your prizes, guys.

The waiting game is over for the  grand prize winner of iLASIK Video Contest is bagged by Alex under the category of You gotta see this music video. Alex  won for himself the most sought prize of $5000.I saw his video on the website and I must say that he and his team deserve to win. The video is well made. Kudos to the video theme and to the production. You really gotta see the video.

But the giveaways does not end there. Everyone can still enjoy the products of AMO for free. SImply register on the website to get valuable eye care products that won't cost you a fortune because it's free. You gotta see it.

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Saturday, April 24, 2010

Charter's best ever comes this Holiday

This is a Sponsored Post written by me on behalf of Charter Communication. All opinions are 100% mine.


Here are some facts as to why Charter is growing so rapidly with thousands of customers coming in each year :
  • Charter's Cable, Internet and Phone services are cheaper than other providers. Charter provides more channels on cable, one of the fastest internet services in the US and phone that covers more areas.
  • In a year, Charter gives away thousands worth of prizes. For the past sweepstakes drawings, lucky individuals brought home any of these amazing prizes : HDTV, Toyota Prius, a new 2010 Chevy Camaro 2SS, Xbox 360s, giftcards and a whole lot more.
Before 2009 ends, Charter is giving it's best deals starting Black Friday to Cyber MOnday. Gift cards to be used in major retailers of electronics, clothing, home, accessories, and restaurants worth up to $200 with special online deals are set to go in some lucky hands. On top of that, Charter's Daily Deal Web Site is running within the course of 38 days after Cyber Monday. Numbers of lucky peeps are going to win any of these : iPods, Camcorders, TVs, GPS units, webcams, Photo frames, and more are to be given away every day. If Black Friday is the craziest shopping day of the year, Charter gives it all all throughout the year.

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Friday, April 23, 2010

Block the bitch basher!!!

 Never had someone who smacked me in my face nor I never been in a fight with anybody, virtual or not. I am one friendly being who always wants to laugh and make everybody laugh until an intruder came in...

In my other blog, I posted about this woman who thinks she is on the higher ground than everyone else ( read post here). She holds her own chair so high and brags about her achievements and intelligence (what's the IQ?). Proud that she is a graduate of MSU (school funded by the Philippine government) with Education degree. That she passed the Licensure Exams for Teachers of the Philippines (did she top the test?). That she was an English teacher in the Philippines (an item or just a sub-teacher?). That she is currently studying International Law here in the US, not sure where though, and a scholar. Her being boastful made everyone in the blogosphere so sick, thus, she got her dose of medicine.

Why this woman deserves to be abrogated? Here is a short story...

...April 20th, she bashed a blogger and a dear friend of mine, Twerlyn of  Twerlyn's way of thinking, who has no intentions on  hurting anyone in her post Reading no more but to just express her opinion with humor, apparently, this Zoo, short for Zuveena with a given name Janice Negrosa, an instant bitch of bitches (record breaking), took it the wrong way, begun commenting crap and even  talked against  Lerlyn's personal life which is conspicuously off the topic. Worst is that she also battered Lerlyn's supporters and named them names, including me.  The fire made me realized that what she'd been throwing against us is her own reflection.

With her stinky mouth, the blogging community gave it's support to Twerlyn and sledgehammered the bitch, pushing her down to the edge of her blogging career and personal life. Today, the net is flooding with negative posts about her, enshrouding her so called achievements.

The banner below symbolizes my support to abolish the great palengkera in the blogosphere. And when you click the banner, you will be redirected to Lerlyn's page where you shall discover the horror of the ousted queen of poor bitches. There is also a page where you can help  Block the bitch Zuveena in the community.

Credits are given to Lainy and Windy of  Lainy's Musings  for the banner and the campaign page to block Zuveena.

Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Jacques D’Azur : the comeback

This is a Sponsored Post written by me on behalf of goviral. All opinions are 100% mine.


The impeccably dressed Jacques D’Azur in his perfectly tailored suit.

The legend of Cannes Festival, Jacques D’Azur, is reported missing last February of this year, 2010. 'Til this very day, there are controversies that people won't just give a period despite of the given fact that he recently vanished at sea while manning his yacht off the coast of Tahiti. His followers are still thinking that he did not  vanished, D’Azur is just slowing down from the limelight and that  he's attending the Cannes Festival this year and on the coming years.

Well, this is the answer to that.  Jacques D’Azur is coming back in the person of his lucky heir.

While the King of Cannes is missing, the search for his heir continues and whoever takes the throne shall inherit the glamor and luxury that he lived in during his reign. The luckiest man will experience a weekend at the Cannes Festival and will enjoy the privileges that a King should have. A tailored suit, helicopter pick-up, first class flights are amongst the many luxuries that the a new Jacques D’Azur will enjoy.

Now, who will be the next King of the Canes? Let's all find out soon...

Meanwhile, please do watch the video below for a short summary on how the legend lived his life in the eyes of someone whom he spent time with.

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Monday, April 19, 2010

Birdie rearing

A couple of weeks ago, hubby, little one and I were at my in-laws to pay 'em a visit. The weather was so perfect that time, 'lil windy and sunny, so we stayed in the porch to have a chit chat.

While talking about just anything, I spotted a mother bird feeding her 'lil birdies with pieces of bread that mother-in-law had scattered in the yard. So, I hurriedly grabbed my camera and took pictures of the mother bird's motherly gestures. Mother bird even took the lil birdies poopie out of the bird's house after feeding.

Mama Birdie is making sure everything is safe before feeding her lil ones. Any human movements makes her fly away and comes back when she feels it is fine.

Mama Birdie watching her 'lil ones 'til feeding time is over.

I admire the way birds take care of their babies. So sweet to look at that I thought birds are better mothers than humans. They take care of their babies 'til the day they can live on their own, not abandon 'em. There are human mothers out there who would rather commit a sin through abortion or give their kids away just to escape from lifetime responsibilities. So sad to think that birds can do better than 'em. Shame!

Play the Charade

This is a Sponsored Post written by me on behalf of goviral. All opinions are 100% mine.

Guess what I have been doing for the last ten minutes? I have been trying to guess the name of the song given at It's just a practice but tell you that I could be sweating right now if the air conditioner is not on. I need to give my best shot here before I can proceed to the actual guessing game, the CHARADE. Whew! It's harder than I thought, huh.

Charade - 500 styles is a guessing game where in clues are given through hand gestures. It surely makes a mind to think deeper and broader. There is no given time to answer the test but then of course, the faster a player guesses clues, the more fun and more chances of winning a free music for a year with a premium We7 subscription! There is no cost at all in joining the Charade - 500 styles. Just be ready for the hands, though.

So, if you like mind games, I think you would love Charade. Log on to the website today, practice first to enhance your skills then play the actual Charade afterwards.

And oh, I finally was able to answer the first Charade but too bad coz it's just a practice. I had toI ask  hubby's help and he guessed it perfectly. Now I am trying to play the actual Charade. Hubby won't help me no more as he's playing Ninja Assassin on X-box. What a mess. I think I just have to try it myself. I'll let you know though of the result. Wish me luck.

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Friday, April 09, 2010

Hubby's new hobby

This is one of hubby's output last night. He's been playing with photos, customizing 'em into different scenarios and themes. The backgrounds are available, he just pasted a photo or two then customized it to his desired location and all to fit into the space. I forgot the website, though.

Being a computer buff and watching sports on TV are hubby's tiny flaws, minor flaws that ain't causing a fire between us. When he's not working or doing yard work, his butt is stuck on his computer chair, browsing websites that sell knives. So now that he's into this fun photo customization, it doesn't affect me. It is better this way than spend his time in night bars and drink and smoke.

Back to the picture, that's exactly the role of the 'lil one. Ain't no telling but she is the boss. One day, she'll be kicking me off this house lol. Of course, I am not allowing her to be that disobedient and disrespectful when she gets older. Discipline and prayers are the keys for her to grow up good, if not perfect.

Wednesday, April 07, 2010

Date Night on April 9th, 2010

This is a Sponsored Post written by me on behalf of 20th Century Fox. All opinions are 100% mine.

What if a group of people point a gun on me and the hubby after having an awesome night out? Oh boy, I don't wanna think of what's going to transpire realistically.

Anyway, what I mentioned above is similar to the Date Night Movie, starred by Steve Carell and Tina Fey, both terrific actors. The the only difference is that the situation is fictional and most case scenario, it happens only in a movie.

I first saw the movie's trailer in the movie theater and several times on TV. And since I couldn't get over it, I had to watch the trailer over and over again on Youtube. The video is embedded above for your convenience.

The movie Date Night is about a bored couple who go out for a weekly dinner date but end up in a peculiar situation, I mean literally scary. The most intriguing part is that how they get themselves in a situation where gunmen are after them, chasing them with guns and seems like want the couple dead. How are they going to handle it? That's for me to find out on the 9th of April, 2010. Hubby said he wants to watch the movie, too. Yepeeeeeey! Another free day for me, another pig out! A bucket full of popcorn, a soda and a funny yet thrilling movie is soon to come.

Date Night is I'm sure the movie to watch if you want to laugh with thrill. Watch it with me, hubby and the rest of movie goers on April 9th, 2010 and onwards.

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Time to book

Been vocal about my Philippine vacation with hubby and 'lil one. Got one more thing to do though before I can say that the vacation is set. I need to book a room to stay in General Santos City, my hometown, and that's what I am gonna do in a little while.

I opted Tierra Montana over East Asia Royale Hotel, Sydney Hotel, Filipino Hotel, Country Homes and other small hotels in the heart of the city. A standard room with two beds, free breakfast, wi-fi, cabled flat screen LCD TV and other amenities is only Php 1,450.00 a night. THe hotel is close to Jollibee, CHowking, Hospital and a whole lot more.

The picture below is owned by the hotel and all rights reserved for such. I just wanna share what a standard room looks like and what we are partially getting for the price we are paying.

What do ya think?

Tuesday, April 06, 2010

Chipmunks: The Squeakquel DVD is waiting

This is a Sponsored Post written by me on behalf of Alvin and the Chipmunks. All opinions are 100% mine.

Two days ago, Sunday, was hubby's free day. Free day means pig out and he can eat all he can after a two-week-diet. It's his way of consoling his mind and body. So Friday, hubby and I with the 'lil one went to this famous store, Wal dash mart, for food shopping.

As we entered the store, these new released DVDs and Blue-Rays right by the entrance were spotted by my animated movie buff husband. As usual, he stopped by the movie rack and looked at the DVD titles. He'd been waiting for two movies and finally, it's available now. These DVDs, The Blind Side and Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel are amongst 'em. He wanted to buy the latter so bad but I had to stop him. We can't spend over $50 that day for some reasons. He promised himself he's gonna get it the next time we're going back to the store, and that is tomorrow, Wednesday.

Anyway, my friend, Lerlyn told me that Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel is terrific and the funniest that she'd seen and that I won't regret if I am going to buy it now or tomorrow. Her kids, Bienne and Arianna, enjoyed watching Alvin's crazy tricks and I am sure my 'lil will do, too. Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel is also available in Double DVD Pack that includes "The Squeak Along" Bonus Disc. I'll look for this offer in the store.

Oh can't help but giggle now. I just munked myself, I mean I customized my own munk. Did dress Munky, my pretty munk, with a denim skirt and a shirt with a cute pair of sandals. I also added accessories such as necklace, wrist watch and a hat. So cool, perfect summer outfit! I bet everyone who tried, loved it, too. There are More Munk Mayhem to choose from on the website and I am inviting you to make your own munk today!

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Monday, April 05, 2010

Watch out for Lainy's blogoversary!!!

Yeeeehuh! Lainy's Musings is celebrating it's blogoversary on the 26th of this month, April.

A fellow Generals and a friend Lainy, author of Lainy's Musings, will be giving away rewards and a whole lot more on that same date. I am inviting everyone to come visit her site for details. Please click either the link or widget above to be redirected quickly. See yah there.

Lainy has no idea that I am posting about her forthcoming blog celebration. My apology, dear, for I have not asked your consent, though, I did leave a msg on your FB wall that I posted your banner on my blogs. Spare me from your claws lol. I am just enthusiastic about what's going to transpire.



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