Friday, October 31, 2008

Happy Halloween!!!

I have a funny experience today at work. I had to go down to the Credit Department to give a printout to a certain Janice but I didn't know which part of the department is her cubicle so I went up to a lady dressed in black who's facing away from me and said, "Excuse me..." When she suddenly faced me, I wasn't able to finish my line because I was totally caught by surprise with the way she looked. She's a real tall and skinny woman and she was dressed up as a vampire and her face looked so pale from the make-up and what totally scared me was the red lipstick that looked like blood dripping on her mouth. Her dark eye make-up helped her achieve the real vampire look. I was taken aback. For a split second, I thought I was staring at a real vampire then it dawned on me that it's Halloween and some people even at work like to wear costumes. The lady probably realized that she scared me because even if I didn't say anything, she quickly said, "Oh, I'm really sorry!" Hahahahaha!!! I was laughing at my reaction and I couldn't helped but laugh even more when I was already in the elevator going back to our office.

Anyway, we carved a pumpkin when I got home from work. It wasn't that artistic but I'm still amused with this tradition because we don't have anything like this back home. We bought bunches of candies for trick or treaters but too bad, there's not much kids in our area so I only get one trick or treater. I'm pretty sure Jeff and I would end up eating these candies. Happy Halloween, everyone!!!

For Trick or Treaters


Jack O'Lantern that Jeff and I made

Thursday, October 30, 2008

Reach out and spot someone…

…with a new Nikon all terrain binocular! Just in time for hunting season, fall color viewing, and migratory bird watching comes this end of the year sale on the best binoculars in the business. These are excellent gifts, even if you’re gifting yourself. Nothing beats the feeling of relief you’ll get when you double check that sound in the bushes with your handy-dandy binoculars before shooting blindly at what would have been another hunter and not a deer after all. Or the calm wave of serenity that follows from gazing across a mountainside of maple leaves in peak fall crimson. And of course it’s a lot easier to view birds when you don’t have to sneak right on top of them. Don’t just take my word for it though, take a quick glimpse at Nikon ATB Promotion and draw your own conclusions. Currently, they are giving away free Nikon Pro Gear promotional gift card – up to $50 value! Like me, you’ll quite likely find a need for something you never knew you wanted before.

A prelude to winter

For the past couple of weeks, we’ve been experiencing cold weather here in Ozark. It was not this cold this time of the year last year. I could remember we had our photo session out in the park on the day of my wedding last year and we didn’t freeze ourselves out. But this year, I don’t think I can even stand staying outdoor for even a few minutes because I would chill myself to death. I think it’s unbearably cold especially in the mornings. I don’t care what my other co-workers would think about me but I already wear gloves and wool cap whenever I walked from our parking lot to our main building each morning lately. It’s just too cold for me.

Last Tuesday, the truck’s windshield is covered with thick frost and there’s no way that I could see through it and drive. I was worried because I found out about it when I had to leave for work so I thought there will be no time to defrost it. I may have been the only one at work on that day who had called in and notified them that I’d be late because I could not see through my windshield, hehehe! Living here in the US most of their lives, for sure they’ve already anticipated stuff like that from cold weather. One of them even suggested that I should get a De-Icer to make it even faster and easier to get rid of the ice and frost on the windshield. I’m glad they’d understand my predicament. My boss didn’t even make me use my sick hours to cover for the 1 hour late that I incurred on that day. I gave him my absentee form and he told me not to worry about it and that he’ll take care of it. I had checked my time clock later that day and true to his word, he reset my log- in time as if I came there on time. Thank you, Bosing! I was more prepared the next day though. Before Jeff had to leave for work, he had the truck running for a few minutes and it took care of the icy stuff on the truck. Haaayy! I dread winter so much now that I'll have to drive every morning. I hope it's not going to be that bad.

Monday, October 27, 2008

Our First Year Victory Lap

It has been a year since Jeff and I made a vow to love and cherish each other in the eyes of God. They say the first year of marriage is the hardest and we’re glad that we’ve made it through. It may not be a perfect journey but through it all, we learned a lot about each other and it made us understand each other better. We had fights, I know it’s part of the adjustment period, but we’ve always talked about it and never harbor any resentment towards each other. We’re far from being ideal but we’ve tried to always value each other above all things. We like to do things together even simple stuff like watching Wowowee, reading our favorite books, eating out and more. We shared a lot of things in common but we do have our little private times as well. Of course, mine are blogging and EC dropping while his is playing some computer games. We helped each other with the household chores as well which is very important since both of us are working, hehehe. I can go on and on enumerating the ways on how we complement each other but for us, the real beauty of every relationship is not being perfect everyday, but striving each day to be a better partner for each other. We couldn’t imagine our lives without each other. It’s an answered prayer for the both of us and we thanked God for that.

We celebrated our first wedding anniversary by spending the weekend out of town. We spent the night on a nice hotel and ate on a buffet style Filipino restaurant in Fayetteville. It's my first time to visit that Filipino store and I'm so glad that Jeff took me there. I missed my mom's cooking. I am learning how to cook but still I haven't tried cooking Menudo, Chicken Curry and Sinigang na Baboy which were part of the menu. We stopped by a pretty state park and we enjoyed ourselves in admiring the views and of course taking photos. We did a little shopping too as I just can't seem to leave a new place without paying a visit to their mall, hehehe. Anyway, below are some of the photos of our short trip.

The happy couple

I love red roses
Lake Fort Smith

Nature tripping

I love the view

Perfect getaway

Feelin' the nice breeze

Dunno how else to pose

Emote to the highest level
My one and only babe

This is ME in my pink sweatshirt

Ready to check out

Filipino restaurant

This is the hotel where we stayed at. The corridor reminds me of University of Cebu and the glass elevator set up reminds me of Ayala Activity Center.

Saturday, October 25, 2008

A Weekend of Work and Leisure

Usually, I am off during Saturdays and Sundays, however, some of our branches have drive-in service from 8:00-12:00 on Saturdays, so the staff and officers of the Information Systems department had to take turns to man the Helpdesk for 4 hours every Saturday. After being employed for almost 3 months, today is my turn to be in the office for 4 hours. We have an option to be in the office physically or stay at home and use a VPN (virtual private network) access to help our employees with their computer issues but I opted to be in the office as this is more convenient and less stressful since I have all the resources here with me in case something unexpected comes up. Actually, I only need a laptop/desktop, fast internet connection, telephone and of course VPN rights granted by our Network Administration to make use of VPN access (which I all have), but the last time that my co-worker used it, he had trouble clocking in via VPN and for some reason, he said the connection was horribly slow since the process is we're going to get into our computer at work in order to shadow into someone else's computer to fix their computer problems. Am I making sense? Well, anyway, I'm not going to delve into the technicalities of my job right now. Hehehe! In short, I am working today and it's not as bad as I thought it would be. As of 11:00 A.M. today, I only had 3 calls and all of them were about being locked out of the network and the bank's core banking software. Pretty much easy to fix, no sweat on my part, lol! One hour more to go and I'm outta here. I'm actually excited 'coz me and Jeff are going to Fayetteville this afternoon to celebrate our First Wedding Anniversary. We're gonna spend the night there and I'm not about to spoil the fun by writing in advance what's gonna happen but I anticipated it to be fun, exciting, nature-related, laid-back, relaxing and memorable. (*wink) I've already dropped my EC's to my regular and constant Entrecard visitors so I'm not going to bring my laptop with me 'coz I want to spend all my time with Jeff. Have a fun weekend, everyone!

Tuesday, October 21, 2008

I forgot my keys!

Something stupid happened today. I left my keys in the truck!!! I was not running late and I wasn’t rushing or anything but I simply forgot to remove the key from the ignition. Darn! I realized it the instant that I slammed the door shut. One would hope the doors were not locked but of course it was ‘coz I’ll always make sure it’s locked before I’ll leave the vehicle sitting on the parking lot for 8 hours. It’s a shame that I made sure the doors are locked but I didn’t make sure if I’ve got the keys in my purse. Stupid me. I had to call hubby and asked him to come down to the bank’s parking lot during his lunch time and rescue our truck. Hehehe! He didn’t sound ticked off but if I had a choice, I would not have bothered him for my clumsiness especially today ‘coz I know he’s got a very busy day at the power plant. Sorry, babe!!!

Monday, October 20, 2008

There's Life After a Disability

As I was driving around town, I noticed an old man on a scooter on the side of the street. All vehicles slowed down so as not to accidentally run the old guy over. I thought to myself why would they still want to go out of the house if they can’t drive ‘cause they’re sick or old. And then I realized, perhaps to most people, they wouldn’t want their illness or age to hinder them from doing outdoor activities. Thanks to scooters and power chairs. Power electric scooters have either three or four wheels and steer using handlebars — much like a bicycle and are ideal for outside activities, as they glide smoothly and easily over a variety of surfaces. Put a smile on your grandparent’s face by getting them a power chair. You can actually check them out at THE SCOOTER store – the leading supplier of scooters and power chairs for people with limited mobility. Turn their Disabilities into Possabilities.

My Paypal account was hacked

The first thing that I usually do when I get up in the morning is to open the computer and check PPP, my blog and my personal emails. I freaked out today when I saw two emails from Paypal saying that a new street address has been successfully added to my account. I readily opened my Paypal account and voila, an address from California has been added next to my Arkansas address. Whoa! Is this an attempt to hack my account? It could be! The last time I opened Paypal was last night when I ordered 2 perfumes for my mom in the PI online. I don’t know exactly how these people get onto the accounts of other people but I guess that could have been the time that changes to my account was made. There were no withdrawals or purchases made though but it still bothered me that somebody tried to add their address into my account. I deleted them, changed my password and emailed Paypal about it. Tsk...tsk..

Sunday, October 19, 2008

Ain't Lucky with PayU2Blog

I'll have to admit that I envy those blogs which got approved by PayU2Blog. I've tried submitting my blog several times to this web site but for some reason, I don't get approved. I even emailed their team as per my friend's advise but I never heard anything from them at all. Hmmm, I wonder what's wrong with my blog. There was an informative post made by Lainy in one of her blogs about PayU2Blog requirements. I guess my blog qualified except for the Design/Template Creativeness part. I figure I should start to consider designers who could improve the overall look of my blog huh! I know there are a lot of talented bloggers here that accept template designing jobs. It's probably time for me to contact them.

Thursday, October 16, 2008

Coolest Blog I Know

I am so flattered for being chosen as one of the coolest blog by my good friend, Jacy. I apologize for the late posting, Jace. It's just been hectic lately. But I am so happy to get the award from you.

Put the logo on your blog;
Add a link to the person who awarded you;
Nominate 10 other blogs;
Add links to those blogs on yours;
Leave a message for your nominees on their blogs;
Give a reason why you consider their blogs cool.

I am sharing this award to everyone in my blogroll. All of you deserves the recognition as we all know blogging can be demanding and maintaining a blog is definitely hardwork. Feel free to grab the award and cheers to all of the dedicated bloggers worldwide.

Tuesday, October 14, 2008

Calgon, Take Me Away!!!

This is exactly what I wanted to scream today. I've got a terrible headache caused by the never-ending computer issues that me and my co-workers had to fix. Usually after lunch time, the calls will start to slow down but today seemed different. Due to some server issues, most bank employees had trouble signing on to the network and accessing the bank's core software applications. Their problems were pretty much easy to fix, however, the overwhelming number of calls today was just crazy. I hope our network administrators will do something about our server issues tomorrow. Just thinking about the same scenario for tomorrow made me feel sick and nauseous. Aaarrgghhh!!!

Sunday, October 12, 2008

Will You Marry Me?

When you're in a serious relationship, at some point in that relationship you wonder when will your boyfriend proposes marriage. On the guys' part, they usually think of a perfect moment and a memorable way of asking their girlfriends for marriage. I have my own story to tell when Jeff proposed to me 2 years ago. It was in the romantic city of Baguio and I still gush everytime I remember that wonderful evening. We didn't make any public scene, ok! Hehe. We're both not that type of person. But it truly was memorable for the two of us.

The reason why I suddenly talk about marriage proposal here is because I recently saw a video of a guy proposing on air to her long time girlfriend. I think that was unique and I thought of sharing it with you, guys. It was a public display, alright, but the sincerity is still there and it affected me in a very nice way. Ok, I admit, I am a hopeless romantic gal, lol! Watch the video to see what I'm talking about.

Saturday, October 11, 2008

Have you met the right ONE yet?

My love story is not different from the thousands of couples who have met their loved ones online and successfully start a married life together. Finding someone to date or have a relationship with through the internet could be risky but I am happy that we both took the risks. It was not like some normal couples who see each other in flesh everyday and spend time on dates physically but despite the hardships that long distance dating brings, we put forth a lot of effort, time, dedication and love to make our online dating worthwhile. We didn’t rush, we spent a really great deal of time getting to know each other which in our case was 2 years before we decided to tie the knot. We told each other that true love can withstand the test of time so if our feelings were genuine, we would still feel it 6 months later, 1 year, 2 years and more because true love is not just about feeling your heart skip a beat but it’s about deciding everyday that you’re going to love this person no matter what. I am no expert when it comes to love and relationships but I am speaking through experience. I am very happily married with my Jeff and each day I thanked God for him.

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Thursday, October 9, 2008

On Top of a Hill or at the Beachfront?

My current dilemma is having to choose between two equally wonderful locales for my Philippine wedding reception. This ain't the final two yet but for now, my mind is set on these two venues. I'd like my reception to make my guests feel closer to nature. So I've always wanted an outdoor venue. My original choice is at the beachfront. I know this shouldn't be a difficult choice since Cebu has a lot of very wonderful beaches. But I also have certain conditions. I wouldn't want it to be right on the sandy shores. I want my guests to admire nature at the same time feel comfortable without having to worry about sands getting on their feet. Another thing that I consider is the price of the package. Reception venue rates can be pretty ridiculous nowadays. I want it to be within our budget. And I think VistaMar Beach Resort in Mactan is the right choice for us. I have here two pictures of the place that I grabbed from my friend Hazel's Multiply site. She also had her renewal of vows at VistaMar and she recommended this place to me. It's a perfect venue for small and intimate weddings.

VistaMar Boardwalk

VistaMar Boardwalk

VistaMar Boardwalk

But after searching for more wedding inputs online, I came across with a forum that talks about Cebu weddings and there I saw another perfect venue for a simple and romantic setting. The place is Chateau de Busay, a haven that is nestled on top of a hill with a breathtaking view of lush green mountains and overlooking the magnificent city of Cebu. Ok, I must admit, I am a sucker for a great, romantic view. By looking at my choices, you probably realized it by now.

Chateau de Busay (City Garden View)

Chateau de Busay at night

Living in an imperfect world

I couldn't help but get emotional while I was watching the news tonight and saw the mother of Maureen Hultman expressed her disgust upon the release of the convicted murderer of their daughter. I was not aware of this morbid crime when this happened 17 years ago but it feels to me like it just happened recently because you can still see the pain in Mrs. Hultman's eyes while she was interviewed in Stockholm, Sweden. Her daughter, Maureen at 16, was shot on the temple by Claudio Teehankee, Jr., along with two of her friends while they were walking home around the village from a party. The perpetrator of the cold-blooded murder was freed from the national penitentiary recently after serving 14 years because of an executive clemency order granted by President Arroyo. The legal proceedings behind the release may be legal but the family of Maureen was unhappy about it and claimed it brought back painful memories of their daughter's tragedy. The world that we live in is indeed unfair and it pains me to think that innocent people like Maureen could be victims of heartless criminals that kill with no apparent reason.

Wednesday, October 8, 2008

It's your time to SHINE...

I wanna share a little secret here in this post. There’s only a few close people who know about this so this might be a surprise to most of you here. Back in 1996, my youngest sister, who was 6 yrs. old back then represented Cebu City in Eat Bulaga’s Little Miss Philippines. She didn’t make it to the Finals but it paved the way for a supposedly showbiz opportunity for her, had we been committed to leave Cebu and start from scratch in the busy city of Metro Manila which we didn't do. I hope my sister won’t kill me for divulging this little info about her. Anyway, she joined workshops and auditions, and was included as one of the movie extras in the movie, DO RE MI playing one of the choir kids. There was no dialogue but that scene alone took us one whole day at the location shoot. We've met all the major stars in that movie and we even shared dressing rooms and restrooms with them. The funny part of it was my mom and I were even captured by the camera as it zoomed in Mikee Cojuangco while she was walking down the audience seating area as part of the movie scene. I don’t have dreams to be in the movies or anything like that but I just think it’s cool that I once witnessed a movie shoot and was even remotely involved.

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Writer's Block

...Not much exciting things to blog about. I get frustrated whenever I feel the need to blog about something but ideas just don't seem to flow. I am right in front of my laptop staring blankly on the screen for 10 minutes when Jeff went out from the next room asking if everything is ok? I told him I got to blog but I don't know what to write about. He smiled and started throwing out ideas but still I can't seem to let my thoughts flow. Probably, I am just pre-occupied with wedding preparation thoughts. I'll have to give myself a break, after all, I still have more than a year to plan for my wedding. The alarm just went off...I need to check on my grilled porkchops outside. I hope I'll have more things to write about tomorrow.

Is it too soon to think about it?

The last few days had been pretty stressful for me. It has nothing to do with my birthday though. As a matter of fact, that day made me forget temporarily the things that were occupying my mind lately. It is actually thoughts about our future wedding in the Philippines late next year. It may have been too early to plan and think about the details right now but at least I want to start ahead with the initial planning. This is doubly hard for me since I could not be there personally to work with the suppliers but I try as much as possible to do the initial stage of planning and ask my sister’s or cousin’s help to tie up some loose ends. Right now, I am starting to canvass online on possible wedding suppliers. The blogs that some people write to document their weddings and the various wedding web sites gave me ideas on who to consider working with for my wedding. I am pretty careful with our budget. I dream to have a very nice wedding but I don’t want us to be crazy with our money so I had to consider multiple options. Jeff couldn’t help me with the planning 100% since he knows nothing about PI weddings but he did give me inputs on some important decisions though. Like which place to have our Pre-nuptial Pictorial, he was the one who suggested Mountain View Park where we had our first ever date in the Philippines almost 3 years ago. I have always wanted to do the reception in an open area specifically at a beachfront so having the Pre-nuptial Pictorial in the mountains would be a very great choice 'coz of the contrast. I can ramble on and on when it comes to my ideal wedding but I didn’t want to do that yet. I even consider having a new blog that specifically talks about my wedding updates and preparations but I’m afraid I don’t have the time and commitment to do that. So I’ll just have to do my wedding blogs here in My Sweet Haven as well. I’m hoping I can also get ideas from some friends here especially those who have done their Renewal of Vows back home. I’m sure this is going to be a stressful but fun experience.

Monday, October 6, 2008

Pure Labor of Love for my 31st Birthday

For those of you who don't know it yet, I turned 31 today. Gosh, I feel so old, hehehe! I used to feel sentimental whenever I celebrate my birthday. Well, that was before I've met my wonderful partner in life, Jeff. For some reason, it used to make me feel depressed when I turn a year older and there's no one special to spend it with. But it's no longer true right now and I feel so happy and blessed that God gave me Jeff. It's like my best birthday gift ever from HIM.

Even if I still have to go to work today, it still felt really special and different. My mom and my sister called me first thing in the morning to greet me a Happy Birthday. They may be million miles away but it warms my heart to know that they remember this day. My friends back in the Philippines didn't fail to greet me as well. I got a couple of cards from my best Multiply buddies namely Eden, Wena and Jowen too. There might be more but I just probably haven't received them yet. I am really so thankful for all the greetings, guys!

My babe staged little surprises for me when I got home. He actually took a leave from work to prepare all these for me. I'm so overwhelmed by his love and effort to show that I am special. He's got some small gifts for me but what really surprised me is the strawberry-chocolate home-made cake that he baked today. Hahaha! I didn't expect it. I mean hubby doesn't bake that much. I know he loves to bake and all that but he told me himself that he's not very good at it. But the effort alone melts my heart. The cake doesn't really look fancy unlike the ones that you see from the stores but as I've said the time, effort and love that he'd put into it are priceless. I love how it tasted. It's chocolatey with a little hint of strawberry flavored covering. It's yummy. Once again, he showed me in a lot of ways that I'm very important in his life. I so love that about him.

Some gifts from hubby

A pink alarm clock. We already had one but I need another one for me 'coz after he leaves for work, I would go back to sleep and change the alarm settings and we would change it back again in the evenings, hehe
Bowls that I can bring to work if I choose to bring soups or sandwiches. I'd make sure these will be hidden in my drawers 'coz until now my olive green bowl is nowhere to be found. Huhuhu!

Birthday Card with a very loving message

The Cake

The last but not the least, A Bulova Watch

It matches perfectly with my rings

This is definitely one of my best birthday ever. Thanks again to all my friends, my family and my Jeff. I have to end this 'coz we're still going out for dinner. I thought the celebration ends here but apparently, it doesn't. Hehehe!

Sunday, October 5, 2008

A Home Away from Home

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Saturday, October 4, 2008

Ready for a new look!

One of the things that I love about the weekends is that hubby makes nice breakfast for us. As of this writing, he's making a runny egg sandwich with cheese and bacon for brekkie. Yum! Yum! The smell of it makes me more hungry. Today is going to be busy for us. We're going to Fort Smith, a 45-min drive from our town, to buy something for me and to get a new haircut. I've always loved the hair with bangs look but was just too afraid to try it myself because it might not be the hairstyle that'll suit my face shape. But I'm gonna take some risk so I can have a different look for my birthday. Well, you might say why must I do that for my birthday? Nope, there isn't any party or a big celebration on that day but I just wanted to feel and look different on my 31st birthday. Gosh! I am that old, yikes! Hahaha! But anyway, I'll try to have fun today. I hope the people at JC Penney Salon won't mess up my hair. I've had experiences like that with hair salons back in the Philippines, that's why I hardly get a haircut 'coz it greatly frustrates me when I don't get the results that I'd expected. Goodluck to me...

Thursday, October 2, 2008

Melamine Scare

The melamine milk scare has been all over the news for weeks now. Both TV Patrol and 24 Oras have been giving updates everyday as to which products positively contained the dangerous melamine substance. As I've read more about it over the internet, I learned that Melamine is a highly toxic chemical used in plastics. It is used to make dairy products look more attractive, and the tainted products have killed at least four children and sickened more than 62,000 others in China.

That's pretty damn scary. The people in the Philippines right now are extra careful with their grocery purchases and they try to do away from China food products. I've talked to my family back home and they too stopped buying food, milk, dairy, chocolates and other confectionary products that are made in China. Some of these products might be cheap but if it does contain something poisonous, no price is worth the danger. I don't know if this is something that we have to worry about here in the U.S. But I am pretty cautious about it too 'coz most most dry goods in the department stores here are made in China but Jeff assured me that our milk and other dairy products are not imported from China. How about you? Are you starting to get conscious of the brands and manufacturer of the foods you eat?

Juday as Rated A Queen

I've always loved to watch movies. I don't necessarily watch all of them on the big screen but I at least rent it at Video City every chance I got. I thought that I would no longer be able to watch Tagalog films now that I am here in the U.S., but I am thankful for those kind Filipinos here who would take the precious time to upload DVDs of Tagalog movies so that somebody like me can watch it for free over the internet.

I am specifically excited to watch Judy Ann Santos' latest film Mag-ingat Ka sa Kulam. Cinema Evaluation Board gave it an A-rating, an addition to Juday's line up of A-rated films like Ouija, Kasal, Kasali, Kasalo, Sakal, Sakali, Saklolo, and her self-produced movie Ploning. "Kulam" is Regal Films 48th anniversary offering and is set to hit the theaters on October 1, 2008. It is written and directed by Jun Lana.