Posted in Family matters, Holidays, Let's Party, Uncategorized

Let’s Party – Mom’s 60th Birthday…

Ready your goggles and swimming ring, fellas! We are ending this month with splish..splat.. And splash of water adventure! Yes, that’s right! Despite the rainy season we’re going out of town!  

My mom’s 60th birthday party got us chilling by the pool, all thanks to Belzer Pool Resort for an amazing experience.We had a relaxing weekend with family and friends.

I can’t wait to share it with you! Shout out to my siblings for making our Nanay so happy. 
Happy birthday Nanay we love you so much! 

Scroll down for more pics and come swim with us!


   
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
   

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Posted in Cerrado's Sibling, Holidays

Christmas 2015

While this season bind us with joy and love Christmas season is also thanking God for giving us greatest gift by sending his only begotten son to save us from our sins. And that is enough reason to rejoice and be merry! Though it’s our first time to celebrate Christmas without daddy A and it was too heartbreaking. Christmas Eve together – the Reyes fambam – with many of our seasonal favorites are also worthy reasons to smile!

Though I missed cooking in our kitchen I will never trade off all the delightful dishes my mom cooked for us.

Here’s a holiday round-up of how we spend Christmas in the Philippines. 

 
 
   
  
  
   

  

  

  
  
  
  
   
 
  
   
   
   
    
 
   
 
   

     

We wish you all a very happy holiday season! May your hearts be full and your smiles bright.

Posted in Family matters, Friendship, Holidays, Uncategorized

Top of the week – Boodle Fight at Familia Sanchez

What has been an eating style in the military has become a popular concept for get together here in UAE. 

   
As we all know Boodle fight is a military style of eating where long tables are prepared and food are on top of the banana leaves. Viands and rice are ready to eat using bare hands.So it isn’t a surprise that this exceptional concept oozed into Filipino gatherings and celebrations.

  

Our boodle fight was prepared by a kapampangan chef ( naks naman ate Rowee 😉)

No wonder that all dishes are cooked with passion. Our food are variety of seafood, vegetables, pork spare ribs, gourmet tuyo ( thanks to Chef Florabel ) and my all time favorite “buro ng kapampangan”.

      

Once the table is set. We washed our hands and started the boodle fight with a fellowship. That’s one thing I liked about meeting Familia Sanchez. It perfectly combines two things never ending talking and unlimited food.

         

If boodle fight signifies the importance of brotherhood in military. For us boodle fights perfectly sum up the friendship. We give importance to our spiritual family, closeness, and to the value of fellowship.

Thank you so much Familia Sanchez for all of your kind words, advices, words of wisdom and love for our family. We love you to the moon and back 💋.

Posted in Holidays, Motherhood, Our little man, Our Little Princess, Our little wiggle, Parenting style, Uncategorized

The Best Mothers Day Gift

Happy Mothers Day to all you mothers! It’s summer and hot here, but we are having a lovely, relaxed day nonetheless. The boys were already sleeping while I’m still nursing the little princess. Looking at them I feel so blessed and complete. God has been so good to me that He gave my heart’s desire to marry a man who knows how to value a family and honor God.

Today I recieved the best mother’s gift. It didn’t come in package but It is made with pure L❤️VE and heartfelt message.

  
Thank you so much daddy A, Kuya Angelo, Kuya Inigo and Isabelle. I will forever be grateful of having all of you in my life. 

  

                 

Posted in Holidays, Kids Ministry

Sweetest Adventure Christmas Party

I hope everyone had a wonderful valentines celebration today. While most of the couples and family choose to go on a date, hubby and I had a lovely time in our house soaking up every minute with our kids. We cuddle, play and cooked simple dinner to celebrate the occasion. We end our day watching Diary ng Panget in Cinema One.

Maybe is just me but as soon as February starts rolling I start to think of summer. Sigh! I am not yet over with winter season.

Since it wont be for a while I am excited to share our post holiday party with you!

Theme: Candy Land Party.It’s a sweetest adventure filled with lollipops, chocolates and candies.

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I love Christmas! Who wouldn’t love this season.Kids just make it so much more fun right?! We enjoy decorating our Christmas party and make it more memorable by preparing lots of games and prizes.

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We had six major raffle draw courtesy of KM Leaders. Gifts were handpicked by yours truly. I made sure that whoever will get the prize will definitely jump for joy…hehe
Gifts are from Toys R Us and Mango.

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WOW. Is all I can really say with our Candy Buffet. Totally loving on all the details.
I could have stayed for hours munching through all of the sweets. That make me want to be a kid again! Thanks Teacher Jen. Also the Rocky Road Brownies really rocks the crowd. It was ultimate fave of the guests.

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After wrapping my head around the idea of making a photobooth, I came up with an idea that turned out so great. This photobooth is so easy you can literally put it together in minutes. Seriously.

Backdrop are made of IKEA christmas wrapper and a store bought christmas banner.
After you make your fabulous photobooth you are gonna need some cute props, right? Luckily over the years we’ve kept some of the props we used in our previous parties and added christmas headdress from Home Centre.

Without further adieu. I’ll let the photos do the talking of our DIY Photo Booth.

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Thank you so much to all who helped us to make this possible. From the parents, kids, sponsors and teachers thank you for your commitment.

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Posted in Family matters, Holidays

Merry Christmas Eve Day

Should I still say Merry Christmas or Happy New Year?!!

I pray y’all had a blessed Christmas celebrating the Lord’s birth – the One who came to be the only thing that could ever truly make our homes happy.

For Christmas Eve we just had a simple dinner and luckily daddy A’s schedule permit him to be on time for noche buena.

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I easily get tired so I didn’t bother to prepare super special menu. I just cooked whatever we have on our fridge and pantry.

For Noche Buena I’ve prepared Spaghetti, Kare – Kare, Fried Chicken and Fruit Salad for dessert.

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After dinner we let the kids open their presents. There’s always a joy seeing them excitedly unwrapping their gifts.

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For Inigo we gave him Mickey Mouse Trolley Bag. He loves Mickey Mouse so much and he always wanted to used Kuya Angelo’s school bag so when we spotted this luggage bag at Shoe Mart we knew that this will  be perfect for him.

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For Kuya Angelo naman he’s been praying for this Superman Lego for quite some time now. In fact hubby and I don’t have plan talaga of buying him one. But when you heard your son praying for particular toy every night parang you wanted to give him toy that he will truly appreciate. Buti na lang we did kasi he was so grateful that night that even when we are about to sleep he keeps on thanking Papa Jesus.

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I’ve been eyeing to have a white chic sunglasses so daddy A got me Coach shades and I gave him Rayban Polarized shades din…hehe! Exchange gift lang kami talaga!

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I hope that you have a joyous time celebrating the holiday season!

Merry Christmas!

“The Lord has done great things for us, and we are filled with joy.” Psalm 126:3