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Wednesday, 31 October 2012


One of my favorite place in our house is the basement. On the very first day I step in this house, I don't know why, I already fall in love in the place. It was just a simple basement with lots of storage room and carpeted floor. I installed my little office there (though we have one upstair) where I can study when I was still taking my french course. Then I started to change the arrangement and install my home theater. I started to invite friends and did karaoke. Hubby found it interesting that made him decide to renovate the basement. It took us almost a year to finish renovating. Hubby did the work by himself. He took out the storage room and converted to a bar, took out the carpet and change the wall. I really love my new basement that I call it "my hiding place". We already had few parties here but the most enjoyable party we had was last saturday during hubby's birthday. We're only 9 person but we really had fun. Too much is crowded...that what happened on my last birthday. We had 27 visitors plus me and hubby. We were able to accommodate all of them. It was a nice party but with not too much guest is better. We had karaoke and everybody was able to sing without a long waiting. 

But the best part of the night was the lighting:-) My hiding place turned to a disco bar for the night :-) As you can see in the ceiling, it's a sound synchronize colorful light. I really like it and I'm looking forward to the next party.


Thursday, 11 October 2012


Oh boy, I really had a hard time waking up early this morning. I been waking up too late since I took my 5 days off. I was back at work today and I need to woke up early to prepare. I set my alarm clock at 7:00 in the morning but I didn't get up at 7:00 hehehe . I extended to 7:30 and then took a quick shower. My time was so tight but good thing I arrived at work on time:-)

I will start again soon tomorrow but for sure I will get up as soon as my alarm clock will ring. I have to...I need to. Next week will back to my normal working hours, long day at work until we can find another full time worker that I can share my hours.



Wednesday, 10 October 2012


My 5 days off is over. I will go back to work tomorrow until friday and then next week will be back to my normal working hours. It feels so great having 5 days rest. I didn't do much on that long period of time. I just stayed home most of the time, watching movies and working in my computer. I been out with friends two days in a row. I did enjoy that two days spending with my friends but I enjoyed most spending time alone in the house.

I tried to clean up my 22, 838 thousand photos in my laptop but I end up doing nothing. I don't know what to do and where to start. It's very discouraging. I was browsing in the net on how to file photos, I found some but I still have to study it. I took out all my picture from my computer and I transferred them to my portable hard drive. In that way, it gives lots of space in my computer.

While browsing in the net, I found an interesting site about Facebook timeline cover. It's very cool. I know that 90% of the people around the universe have facebook account. You can click their website if you want to change your timeline cover. I'm sure you will love it.



Saturday, 6 October 2012


I was watching "WISH KO LANG" a reality show of GMA 7 in Philippines this morning. I'm not a regular viewer of the show but sometimes I watch it if I remember. I wanted to watch movie but with no reason, I open my computer and watch the show.

The first episode was about the teacher to celebrate the teacher's day. I was touched on how she helps the kids despite of her health condition. But what made me cry was the second episode. It was about a 16 years old boy whose father left him when he was still very young. Inspite of what his father done not only to him and to his mother but to his grandfather too, he didn't feel bad to about him. He's still hoping that one day, they will meet and experience to have a father.

Before his grandfather died, he wished to see his son (the father of the boy) for the last time. The boy emailed the said show hoping to grant his grandfather's wish. The grandfather died without seeing or even talking to his son in the phone. The crew of the show were looking for the father of the boy and luckily, they found him before the burial of the grandfather. The most touching scene was when he arrived at the wake of the father. It's normal that he cried with all the regrets for not seeing his father but what really make me cry is when I saw the boy crying when he saw his father. I can imagine my nephew. He didn't see his father since birth. We don't want to talk about his father but he knows the story about his him. He already ask us once when he was still 9 years old. He's now 18 years old and I wonder if he ask his mother about his father. He don't have his biological father but he has lots of father in our family. We all treat him as our little brother.


Monday, 1 October 2012


My MacBook Pro is now in OS X Mountain Lion. At first, I don't want to update it because I didn't know what's new in it and do I need it? Hubby gave me Apple TV last week and when I make it work,  I like it. I can watch movie from netflex, rent movies from App Store and listen music from my iTunes. That's all the apple tv can do and I thought I can watch my teleserye that I use to watch from my computer but I can't. 

( the power of OS X Mountain Lion with the Apple TV)

Then hubby told me to update my laptop to OS X Mountain Lion. I did and wow! I can use the big tv as a screen of my computer without connecting my computer to the tv. I love the idea of watching my pinoy teleserye in the big screen:-)

In the photo above, my laptop is 10 feet away from the TV. The cable that you see in the side of the TV is the HDMI cable from the apple tv to the tv for the image. I don't have long cable so I was not able to hide it at the back of the wall like all other cable  :-) Hubby will be here next week, so he will fix all the cable and hide it hehehe. I really love it. Last weekend, I did nothing but watched movie the whole day. 


Tuesday, 25 September 2012


Since I started working in 2009, I have to make sure that I bought something for me every christmas as a remembrance of my salary. I'm not talking of a hundred dollar thing but it's something worth a thousand. Christmas 2009, I bought my very first Nikon DSLR Camera. I paid $1500 since that was the first out in the market. I paid it cash from my salary. That was the very first expensive thing that I bought for myself. In 2010, I didn't buy anything but I traveled from Quebec to Edmonton, Alberta with my own money. It cost me $700 for the ticket plus my pocket money. It cost me $1,500 plus my husband gave me few hundred dollars for extra money. I was so thankful for that. I didn't buy anything but I had a very memorable trip and met my friend. Infact, I was staying in their house and I visited my auntie in Calgary at the same time. In 2011, I bough this Macbook pro that I'm using just now. I only spent $1,000 and hubby paid the rest :-) because I bought a property in Philippines at the same time. I could pay the whole amount of my Macbook if I didn't buy a property but it was a good deal so I grabed it and until now, I'm still paying for it.

This year, I'm thinking of something that I can use all the time and I guess, I'm gonna buy a watch since I don't have a good one. I'm eyeing this Ice Time Ladies Elite diamond watches (photo above is the model I wanted). This watch cost $3,999 but they a have a very good deal. Today's price is $795. I'm so amazed how big the discount is. I guess I will have to buy this while the price is still low and this will be my christmas gift for me. So excited :-)


Monday, 24 September 2012


Everything went fine today at work. My new colleague works not bad. I can't compare him to his brother that works with me for almost a year. He's only 2 days at work and aside from that, he's only working there temporarily until my boss will find another one. It could be nice if he will stay longer but of course I can understand also why he wanted to work in another place and win 20$ per hour. That's the minimum salary he got in his previous job. Like his brother, he has broken hours too but he lives just across the street so there's no problem with him.

In my side, I'm so sad that I'm no longer a princess at work. I'm like a princess before with my previous colleague and with my boss. I'm working with two man and they both don't want me to do the hardest job. My boss wants me to tell him what to do to help me. Imagine? I have to tell my boss what to do? Hehehe I'm the boss of my boss! But now, everything change, I hope it's only for today or in few days while I'm training the new one. 

For now, I need to rest and be ready for another long day tomorrow.



Sunday, 23 September 2012


I really miss my hubby when i woke up this morning. Every Sunday, we woke up late depending on what time we go for the mass. Then we always had our breakfast in the restaurant. This morning, I woke up too late at around 11:00 I felt so lazy and wanted to just stay in the bed. I could do that but the sun is tempting me to go outside and enjoy his presence. I drove just around and try to take pictures of the trees that already change color but there's not much to take...I guess the colors are not nice this year because there's not enough water. It's so dry and the leaves didn't stay longer. They fall right away as soon as the color change. So I end up having my all time fave "Macchicato au Caramel" here at Starbucks.

Tomorrow will be a long day for me at work so I will just enjoy my day today, alone and just blogging, having coffe and movie marathon when I will arrive home after here.



Friday, 21 September 2012


I finished 3:00 pm at work. I was suppose to clean the house before coming here at Startbucks but I changed my mind. Friend is suppose to come tomorrow but we rescheduled the visit to next week. So I went to the mall for window shopping and thanks God I didn't spend any cents tonight :-) I tried few stuff but I didn't buy it because it's simply I don't like it or I don't need it. Thanks to the husband for always reminding me not to spend money to things that I don't need. 

I want to enjoy my weekend alone "ME TIME" because next week will be a long day for me at work. I did 40 hours per week before until another employee came. He work broken hours and he needs to have more hours to support himself. He's a good worker and a nice guy. Since he needs more money than me, I gave to him some of my hours, from 40 down to 33 hours. I work full time from Monday to Wednesday and until 3:00 pm only during thursday and friday. In that way, I can always go the mall with hubby. We really enjoyed it and I like it too. I have more time with my husband and enjoy the summer. 

Starting Monday next week, I will be working fulltime, maybe overtime. It's good for money but I will have less time at home. Maybe it will be good for me too since I'm alone, I will not feel lonesome. I will see.

Just now, I will just enjoy myself. I don't have lots to clean at home. I will do it tomorrow morning and then i will watch movies in the weekend :-)



Thursday, 20 September 2012


The guy that work with me already give his resignation letter effective this coming monday. I'm a bit sad because we had a very good team. He's nice and very responsible. He works very hard. But with the minimum salary that he got, I can understand that he will find a better one with a good salary. He found a new job at $15 per hour, 40 hours a week. I feel sad that I lost my partner at work but I'm happy for him.

I will be working overtime until my boss will find another worker to replace him. I hope he will find one as soon as possible.



Wednesday, 19 September 2012


Hubby's birthday is fast approaching. Everytime I ask him what he wanted for a gift, he always answer "nothing". For him, my present is already a very nice gift. But still I always give him something. I already started to shop for his gift but since he's not here and we don't know if he will be here on his birthday, I stop shopping. I already found some but I don't want to send it to him by mail. I would love to go in Alberta to be with him on his special day but I know it's impossible. One of my co-worker gave his resignation letter today and it means that I will have to work over time until my boss will find somebody to replace him. 

(photo grab from

When I was talking to him this morning, he told me that the weather there is very cold and maybe they will have snow in the weekend. He don't have winter boots there and he's thinking of buying one. Oh oh, he's giving me an idea for his gift :-) I told him to just wait maybe the weather will go up since we're still in mid-september.

I've search in the net for winter boots that I can order and deliver directly to where he is. I found the one that I like (the photo above) and i know that hubby will love it. A nice boots from Clarks shoes. It's a leather boots and it's warm enough for the winter, from his condo to the office. I guess it's perfect. I like the style, it's elegant. I will order this soon so that he will have this on or before his birthday. I'm so excited now.



Tuesday, 18 September 2012


Hubby left yesterday at 3:00 am. I was crying the night before while we spent time together in the sofa. We been so busy in the previous days doings things that needs to be done. Then last sunday, he prepared his things that he needs to bring to Alberta, personal things, books and papers for work. 

My heart breaks everytime he said I love you and I miss you. I can't help myself but cry. It was already almost 1:00 am when we slept and he needs to wake up at 3:00 am.

The taxi arrived on time. I was really crying when I saw the taxi in the driveway, that means he has to go. I don't want to stop him or else he will miss his flight. When he was at the door, I hug him so tight and cry in his shoulder. I know it was hard for him too but with the money he will earn there encourage him to work and aside from that, he likes his job and he like the people that work with him. He feels that he's only in his vacation.

When I saw the taxi leaving, I felt so weak and I cry and cry and cry until 9:00 am. I was hugging his pillow and it make me feel better.

I had a hard time to sleep last night..we've talked in the phone but after talking, I was not able to sleep. I waited too long before I took a sleeping pills. I slept  around 3:00 am again and woke up 7:00 am, prepare myself, had breakfast and drive straight to work. I just hope that I can sleep tonight. I have to.

I miss my hubby so much.



Friday, 14 September 2012


I been sneezing since yesterday. I'm so afraid that I will have colds or flu in the next few days. I guess my immune system is so week since I didn't have enough sleep for almost a week now. Since the very first day that hubby told me that he's leaving for work outside the province, I was not able to sleep in the night and wake up so early in the morning since I have to work the whole day. The worst is, I always forgot to take the multivitamins every morning which didnt help in my health :-)

I just hope that I will be okay before hubby will leave. I don't want to be sick if I'm alone in the house. I will do best to take care of myself



Wednesday, 12 September 2012


We are enjoying every second of the time we're together. Hubby is doing everything that needs to be done before he will fly to Alberta...the never ending paper works, preparing all the stuff for winter, his personal stuffs and some of my stuffs. He drop me at work every morning this week and pick me up in the afternoon. He cook for me, been for ice cream and watch tv together without computer in my lap :-)

After he pick me up this afternoon, we been shopping for his clothes and mine as well :-) , then he treat me to St-Hubert restaurant for supper. He's been running all day just to finish what's in his "to-do" list. I know he's exhausted but he always have time for me. 

Just now, he has to finish some paper works so I have time to blog.


Tuesday, 11 September 2012


As I mention in my previous entry, hubby will be leaving to Alberta next week. Because he will be away for few weeks, maybe months, he started to take all the summer stuff to the shed. He don't want that I will stuck with it. He already washed the garage when I arrived from work this afternoon. Patio table set were already in the shed and tomorrow we will take out the tarpaulin roof and put it in its place. I know it's still too soon since the weather is still warm and nice but we're afraid that he will stay longer in Alberta. I can't do all this thing alone. Cutting the grass and preparing the flowers for winter,that I can do it alone.

So this is it. I'm ready for winter and so excited to it but sad that I will be alone in few weeks or months :-(


Monday, 10 September 2012


(Lac La Blance- Photograph by me)

I remember the first time I was alone in my whole life was the time when the husband works in United State for a 1 year contract. The first day was so difficult for me. I was crying and crying and crying when he left. I was not able to sleep in the night. I already had my ticket to join him but it was scheduled 1 week after because he still needs to find a place to stay. He wanted to have the place before I will arrive. 

One week after, I flew to Vancouver. I had a bad luck when I arrived at the costume. I had my US tourist visa which is good until 2014 but they didn't allow me to enter US because I need to have a TD visa (my hubby had TN visa and they told me that I'm not visiting my hubby but living with him). Good thing that I have a friend to stay in Vancouver. I called the US embassy the next day to have an appointment to get my TD visa but unfortunately, there was no available time before 1 month. I have no choice but wait. Hubby visited me in Vancouver every other weekend. 

I got my visa and stay in Seattle for 3 months only that I suppose to stay there until the end of hubby's contract. I didn't like the place. We lived in the hotel and I can't cook. I need to go out if they clean the room. So I decided to go back home and stayed alone for 7 months. 

I thought it was easy for me but I was wrong. I can't drive on that time and my french was not yet good. I found it hard and I'm always praying that his contract will be over and be together again.

After his contract, he didn't go back. The company where he worked always called him to go back with all the good benefits and higher salary but he chose to stay with me. I was so happy with his decision.

But now, hubby is scheduled to fly to Alberta for a short term job but it can be extended. I don't want him to go but he likes the job and the salary is way to high. I said okey thinking that I will be okey since I can drive now and I'm working. I will only be alone at night. 

Six days more to go and he will fly to Alberta. As the days goes by, I started to feel lonesome. I can't imagine myself on the day that he will leave to the airport. Just thinking of it makes me cry. 

I'm so afraid to be alone. I know he always call me but alone in the house, I don't know if I can survive. I'm too dependent to him. 

I can't change the plan now. I have to accept it...I think I can do CAN DO IT..I HAVE TO.


Sunday, 15 July 2012


( red lily from my flower garden)

Hubby planted hundreds of tulips the year before I arrived here because I told him that I wanted to see the real tulips and have it in our own garden. I arrived January 2004 and it was in the middle of winter time. I was so excited for the spring time so that I can see the tulips. But it didn't bloom all of them maybe because it was their first year or maybe because they didn't have enough sunlight. So we decided to relocated all the tulips and so with the lilies ( because hubby planted few lilies at the same time with the tulips).

The year after, all the tulips bloom and it was so beautiful but the lilies didn't. They were all eaten by the insects. We tried to treat them every year but there was no improvement. Last year, we decided to relocate the lilies and voila, my red lilies are all blooming and the yellows are about to bloom soon. I don't have many of the red but I have a lot of yellow. 

We are pretty sure now that the lilies didn't like the place where they were before. I'm so happy that we relocated them and we save some of my lilies.



Friday, 13 July 2012


To see Canada was one of my greatest dream when I was little but  I'm not dreaming it anymore because I live here now. Before I arrived here, hubby asked me what are my dreams and I told him that I wanted to see Disneyland and have a picture with all the my favorite cartoon character. We been to California after 3 months of staying here in Canada. We been to Disneyland and Sea World. It was my first grand vacation. Two years after, we been to San Francisco to visit my cousin and we took that opportunity to explore the other side of California and we been to Nevada as well.

There are still some places of California that I wanted to visit but it's not the priority for now. I want to explore some other state in US. One of them is New York. I been already to some cities in New York State that is close to Quebec but I never been to New York City. I wanted to visit this city and I already talked to my husband about it. He started looking for a cheap ticket and he found some affordable
new york tickets online. I'm so excited and looking forward to this trip. Another dream come true to me :-)

We started to makes some plan to Chicago and Nevada for our next trip. He already checked the
chicago tickets and las vegas tickets online.  There's always  big discount if you buy tickets ahead of time.



Thursday, 12 July 2012


(Photo taken from my flower garden)

I'm so happy that finally I got back to my old template. It's been a while that I'm trying to fix my blog but every time I did it, there's always an error message. I tried to ask help from google team but I didn't received any answer. What I did is I downgraded my blogger account and I change my template and it works :-) I'm so happy that I finally use my old template...


Tuesday, 29 May 2012


I will be working 6 days straight this week because one of my co-worker that use to do the opening every weekend will have her vacation. My boss wasn't able to find one to replace her but me. We have nothing to do this weekend so I took it and I will be off Sunday and Monday. I wanted to have more hours also to put in my time bank so that I can get more paid holidays this summer and hopefully visit my family in Philippines this coming January.

We are still Tuesday and I still have 4 more days to go...ouchh! Just thinking of it makes me feel so week. Too bad, I can't watch the Rodeo this Saturday. I love to watch it but as I said, I will be working. I didn't see the schedules of activity yet and I guess there's still another Rodeo in Sunday.

I hope the weather will be nice so that we can go there and see some of the activities.



Saturday, 26 May 2012


Hubby decided to extend our lower patio. I like the idea because it gives us more space and nice place to put our BBQ grill and I can put working table and some chair...he started doing this morning alone. He's doing the frame and now we're here at the store to buy some more woods to finish the work. Hopefully, everything will be done by Monday ....I'm looking forward to see our new patio :-)


Wednesday, 23 May 2012


The first time I ate sushi was last 2006 but before that I tried many times to taste it but I didn't. I just can't  take it. Just looking at it, it gave me the feeling to vomit. I really don't know why. 
 (my friend's homemade sushi)

When I met this friend of mine, she introduced me the sushi that she made. She really wanted me to taste it and I'm to shy to say no. I smell it first and then i took a little bite without using a chop stick :-) Well, well, well....I was surprise how good it is. I ate not only one, two, three but lots of sushi. It was the first time I ate sushi and it was like an "eat-all-you-can" sushi. 

 (my friend's homemade sushi)

Since then, I always order sushi every time I feel to have some. Thanks to my friend for introducing me the so yummy sushi :-)

Photo was taken last May 12 during the mother's day celebration.


Saturday, 28 April 2012


When hubby bought me this MacBook Pro, he also purchase a One to One and apple care at the same time. At first, I don't see any use of buying the one to one because I thought I'm good enough to learn the basic of the computer. But hubby bought it without even asking me if I want  it. I been few times already in my one to one course and I learned a lot about some technics in operating this computer. Then I started to realize that it's worth to pay $100 for the one to one course unlimited visit for 1 year.

Then hubby bought another photo software called "APERTURE". There again, I don't see any use of this software because I was using ACDsee in my other laptop and I love it. I know everything in that software that I don't need to use my photoshop. But with the Mac, the ACDsee Pro that I'm using is not yet available in Mac. But the aperture is given and I didn't spend any cent of it so I use it to please  hubby.

This morning, I had my first session in Aperture. Oh boy! There's lots of things in it that I don't have in my other software. It's friendly and I don't need to use my photoshop CS5 too in editing my pictures. My instructor is a big help also because he's a professional photographer. He gaves me a lot of tips in editing photos. I started to love aperture now:-)

I will have my second session this coming May 12 with him again. I'm so excited :-)



Sunday, 25 March 2012


March 25, 2012

I'm taking about my Philippines Passport. Yes, it's already expired for over one year. The last time I used it international was 2009 when I visited my family. Then I went to Edmonton, Alberta the year after but it's only a domestic flight so I don't need a passport. Then last year, I never go outside Canada since I started working full-time. I didn't think of checking my passport until 2 weeks ago when I started organizing all my papers stuff since I already have my own filing cabinet. I took my passport and put it in it's place and voila! I just found out that it's already 1 year expired. At first, I didn't feel worry because I know we can renew it by mail like we did the last time but we just found out that to renew that new passport, I need to be there personally. I started to panic since I have a hard time to get a weekdays off. I just took 4 days off before my birthday party because it was a semestral break of the school and somebody can replace my shift.

I told about this to my boss and he was really upset of the situation because the guy that works with me can't do what I'm doing and just my boss and him can't do it during rush hour. I was really praying that somebody can replace me. I was so lucky when I talked to my co-worker (a college student). Her professor in her Pyscho class told them that the don't have class this monday (March 26) so she can work from 11:30 until closing. It's perfect time :-) I took my monday off and I'm here in Ottawa just now to renew my passport tomorrow :-)

Hubby keeps on telling me to apply for a Canadian Citizenship but until now, I didn't apply. Don't ask me why coz even myself don't know why I didn't apply :-) I guess I will wait until I will finish paying the property I bought in Philippines. I still have 1 year and a half left to pay. And after this, I gonna apply for my citizenship :-)



Monday, 27 February 2012


Yes I bought another song chips for my magic sing. It's already my 5th chips plus the built-in songs. I have 2 english chips and 2 tagalog chips. Everytime we will have karaoke at home, hubby just sat there and listen to us singing because he don't know much of the english songs.

This coming March 17, we will celebrate my birthday and our 9th year wedding anniversary at the same time. We invited my friends and his relatives too. We will be 30 all in all, Filipina and Quebecois. So we decided to buy another song chips, a french one so that all of us can join the karaoke. I'm so excited for this event. I hope everything will goes well :-)



Tuesday, 21 February 2012


Febuary 21, 2012

Hubby left for work very early in the morning, 6:20 am. I was not able to sleep back after he left. I tried so that I will not feel sleepy at work but I wasn't able. So what I did, I get up and do some cleaning in the house. I vacuum the bed room, living room, bathroom, dining room, kitchen and computer room. I wanted to vacuum the basement but I decided to do it tomorrow. After I clean everything, I felt good. I open all the window to get some fresh air.

I just realize that it's so nice to wake up early in the morning and do something. You don't feel tried at all. I will try my best to do this often. My work will start 9:30 am and I usually leave from the house 9:00 am because I want to be at work ahead of time.

I'm now ready to leave to work. It's so nice because I still have time to blog. I have to go now and happy tuesday to all :-)



Monday, 20 February 2012


Febuary 20, 2012

I posted in Gagiers Amazing World blog that we been skiing last weekend with my friends. We really had so much fun in our 1 day activity. Skiing in the day and party in the night. My friend's hubby was celebrating his 53rd birthday and my friend gave him a suprise party. It was really a blast.

(With my friends)

She cooked lots of pilipino foods and the night will not be complete without karaoke :-)..singing, dancing, eating, laughing ..that's all we did the whole night. It was really a tiring day but full of fun. We arrived home 1:30 in the morning.

The next day? I stayed in the house the whole day because I was sick :-( but I never had a regret of going out the day before.



Saturday, 18 February 2012


Febuary 18, 2012

This blog was scrap two days ago. I really don't know what's going on. I tried to fix it with the same template but I was not able. I tried to find another template and will have to recode it and it takes me two days to find the right one and this is it. I was happy that I was able to use my previous background and header. The only problem with this template is the date. It doesn't appear in my post. I tried to fix it again but it didn't work. So, as you notice, I wrote the date in the upper left corner. In that way, I will know what date i made the entry.

I guess this will be okay for now. If I will have a chance and time to change the whole template, I guess I will do it.


Monday, 13 February 2012


I was planning to visit my family in Philippines next month and spend the holy week with them but everything change when I bought a property in our place. I just bought it last month and it's two years to pay. I was so excited with my project so I decided to work full-time this year and save all my money so that I can pay it in 1 year instead of two years. Hubby agreed with my decision and he support me all the way.

So we decided to have our grand vacation next year in Hongkong to celebrate our 10th year wedding anniversary. We got married in Hongkong and hubby wanted to renew our vow in the same place and stay in the same hotel and the same room where we stayed before. His family will go and celebrate with us there so we decided to have my family there too. But since the hotel is so expensive and we can't afford to pay 8 rooms, we're looking for another option. We will be staying there for two weeks so we decided to rent an apartment. We already tried that before and we really satisfied. We found a very affordable and great deal at vacation home rentals. They have great, furnish room in a very affordable price. So perfect for a family vacation.

vacation rental homes has world wide listing. So if you plan to have a long vacation, why spend more money in a five star hotel if you can stay in a comfortable, fully furnish homes in a very affordable price. So what are you waiting for? Book now at vacation home rental and have a great vacation.



Saturday, 11 February 2012


One thing that I really miss doing in my kitchen is COOKING. Two years ago before I started working, I used to cook every morning before my hubby left to work and in the afternoon around 5 pm before he arrived from work for our supper. I love doing it and tried different recipes. But this thing stopped when I started working. Hubby always bring me to the restaurant for supper because he is also working and when we arrived home, we're both hungry.

It become our daily routine already this going out to the restaurant all the time. At first, it's okay with me because since I started working, I'm already lazy to cook and worst, do the household chores. I tried many times to have time management but this computer is always a temptation :-( I always failed.

This morning, hubby woke me up and told me to prepare myself because we will go to the restaurant for breakfast. I said NO right away. I told him that I will do the breakfast but he insisted to go to the restaurant but I won at the end :-) ..I made my special crêpe and he really loves it. I brewed coffee for him and a tea for me. I really had a great feeling after we ate. It's like an accomplishment for me :-)

I don't want to promise anymore because I always broke my promises for me :-( but I will do my best to cook more and less restaurant. This way, we can eat good and healthy foods and save money at the same time.

Happy Weekend to all :-)



Wednesday, 25 January 2012


Yes, I'm already 8 years here in Canada. I left in my home in Philippines January 25, 2004 at 4:00 in the morning(Philippines Time) and I arrived in Vancouver International Airport January 25, 2004 in the afternoon (Vancouver Time). Hubby was there in Vancouver Airport just to pick me up. Then we flew after few hours going Quebec where we live :-) We arrived in Montreal January 26, 2004 (Quebec Time) that means, tomorrow will be my 8 years here in Quebec hihihi. I can't imagine that I'm already 8 years here. I thought that it was only yesterday.

I remember very well on the day I left my homeland. My dad and mom woke up so early and prepared some foods to eat and of course they also wanted to talk to me and be there when I will leave. My sister and my nephew was there too and my nephew was not happy seeing me leaving our house. I felt so pity to him and to my family. My heart broke seeing them when I left. I don't want to leave them but I have to. I need to stay with my husband, my family. Even though I have my own family here, they are still my family. 

Well, I miss my family in Philippines so badly now. I was planning to visit them this summer but I've change my mind. I just bought a property in Philippines and I wanted to work hard for that project of mine. It's my own project, not a conjoint project. Hubby wanted to help me but I refused. I wanted to do this by myself. I will only ask help to my hubby if I really need. Just now that I'm still working and with more hours, I guess I can pay my project before 2 years :-) 

So, I guess I have to go now..CHEERS TO ME :-)



Monday, 2 January 2012


HAPPY NEW YEAR! I suppose to write an entry yesterday as a start of the year 2012 but too sad that I was not able. We celebrated New Year's Eve at my friend's place with all my Filipino friends. We wanted to stay there until 4:30 in the morning but we decided to leave 1:30 am because we had family supper the next day (Jan 1). I never prepared anything for the supper and still have to do some cleaning. I'm so thankful with my two friends who gave me a hand last night. Fortunately, the party was a success.

First time it happen here that we had karaoke with Hubby's family. It's been a while that I wanted to have it with them but I'm so afraid that they will not enjoy it. They really had fun with the karaoke last night. None of them sings good and that gives us so much fun and they really want to do it again :-) I really didn't expect that they will enjoy it. Good to know:-)

I hope you guys enjoy celebrating the New Year Day ..