Her 16th

“We age not by years but by stories.”

It’s exactly 16 years ago today when I officially become a mother for the second time. How time flies. The then adorable and bubbly baby has now turned into a refined, beautiful, and exceptionally talented young lady.

What more can I ask for from Him? Despite my physical absence, still, she managed to grow up so wonderfully. She is everything every single mother can be proud of.

Right now she is in her 9th grade, junior high. Her good disposition in life contributed so much to her social development as a student. She is currently an active officer in their school’s student body organization and a chorister at the same time.

I am especially impressed by her sing singing skill, though I am not surprised where or to whom she got iy from. Plus, her ability to play guitar and other musical instruments is simply fascinating. Relative to that passion of hers maybe one day I could get her Guitar Center, takamine guitars. That would have make her deliriously happy.

I know for sure though that whatever she have in life right now are enough reasons for her to be genuinely happy on her 16th birthday. Such doesn’t have to be a thing.

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Our Way of Celebrating Easter Sunday

Easter or Resurrection Sunday is a Festival and holiday celebrating the resurrection of Jesus from the dead, described in the New Testament as having occurred on the third day of his burial after his crucifixion by the Romans at Calvary. It is the culmination of the Passion of Jesus, preceded by Great Lent, a forty-day period of fasting, prayer, and penance. (Wikipedia)

Most Christians celebrate Easter by going to the beach, having a party, and holding the most popular and exciting Easter Egg Hunting game.

We have had the game at home. Saturday, I asked the kids to make Easter Eggs using just about anything they could. They were giddy about it.


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I didn’t expect it would turn out this crafty…

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After hearing the Mass early in the morning, I started hiding the eggs while everyone is busy doing their thing. I hid 6 eggs ( a supposed 7 if they didn’t break the other one) just around mom’s house. A little later, I started wailing, “Easter Egg Hunt!“, making all of them, including the adults 😀 to come out. LOL!

Here are some of the scenario at home while hunting for those eggs. 😀


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And finally, these hunters came out to be the happy quick ones!

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So they kept the egg and the cash prize along with it. 🙂

Happy Easter 2017!

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A Wish Granted on Her 16th Birthday

Wishes do come true…

And so are the wishes of this young lady who just turned 16 a week ago…

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A sexy, red velvet cupcakes and a delish feast for lunch which I have specially prepared for her…

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A day with the wild and critters at the Crocodile Park…

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More of her Croco Park experience at Jaunts & Bites .

A scrumptious dinner in a popular Filipino restaurant…

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A stroll at the mall…

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And finally, a night at Orchard Hotel in Davao City – our home away from home.


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Because I believe life should not only be lived. It should be celebrated. It’s not about how much is spent but how it was spent that made her ask for nothing more.


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