Our tree is up!

We started to decorate Christmas in our home. First of all the 8″ft Christmas tree which reach to our ceiling. Motif for this year 2015 is silver and blue. Sad to say, we can’t find white Christmas lights so, we just use multicolor lights and we had a trip first in Costco wholesaler to buy the Christmas lights. 

So, I just want to greet you all a Merry Christmas and Happy new year, I might busy so I just take this opportunity. 

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Posted by on November 7, 2015 in family


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Addicted T.V. Series

Yeah, I’m so addicted with the u.s. And u.k. Tv series now. All new season, I will just list it down (in any particular order) and why I love to watch it. Btw, I love horror which include thriller and suspense, action, comedy, supernatural and sci-fi genre. . 
The Walking Dead – “if you can beat them, join them” buy will change it to”if you been beaten, then you may join them” hahahaha sounds crazy right… But, this is a matter of life and survive. (Season 6 just started) 

Fear The Walking Dead – this was the spin off of The Walking Dead, where the zombies begin. (Season 1 end) they have Web Series on October 24 to be shown. 
Heroes – I’ve been watching this since I was working in Malaysia that was more than 5yrs ago. They returned the series, but different characters. They have special powers or let say gift people, but they are afraid to show to the mortal human they might kill them because they are not human after all. (Reborn series on going)

Z Nation – another zombie series (oh, I love apocalypse thingy, at least we will have an idea what to do and who we can trust in sort trust no one) story, here they have the antidote for the zombies they have to save this person so that the human race will survive. (Season 2 ongoing)

iZombie – another zombie, but this one, they can totally talk to the zombie and think like a human. Kinda weird they are dead but can be human form which they have rat brain some more they brain they eaten some memories they absorb it.

The Flash – super hero thing. I just like this comic adventure. (Season 2 just started)

Arrow – adventures, heroes, but this hero us more on strength. He trained so much in fighting, especially the bow and arrow. (Season 2 just started) they also have a special appearance of Ben of The Flash, vice versa.

Marvels agent of shields – yup, super heroes again. No need to explain the reason I love to watch this series.

Once upon a time – storybook and fairy tale book series ’cause when I was young I love those fairy books or tales to read in our library, but this story has a twist more matured and they all in one series and goal.

The Big Bang Theory – if you like to laugh, this is nice tv series. I’d watched this since I was working in Malaysia that’s 3yrs ago. I highly recommended to watch this. (two thumbs up)

The Vampire Diaries – oh yeah, no more Elena (Nina) in this season, I don’t know if they still pull off the story of this series. But, it’s ok, I still watch it because of Damon Salvatore and the brother of Elena (Jeremy). 

The Originals – spin-off of The Vampire Diaries, where the Vampires started. Vampires versus Witches not Werewolf.

Sleepy Hallows – I just like the main cast Capt. Crane (Tom Mison), as usual love the supernatural thing.

Supernatural – nothing beats the Winchester brothers to fight against the Devil/Evil. 

CSI Cyber – love how the technologies play here. 

NCIS – about solving the crime from the Naval Officers.

American Horror Story – it says all the titles, Horror series. 

I just started to watch the new series below, somehow a bit promising yet, let say if I get bored or slow pacing scenes I might not to continue to watch it.

Limitless – from the movie, about the drugs that you can do anything.

Minority Report – from the movie again, (Tom Cruise) I like the technology in here very advance. Crime fighter before it occur.

Comment if you like to recommend me a series that you already watched. Thank you for dropping by. 

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Posted by on October 15, 2015 in myself


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As I write in my previous post that we are going to visit my home country which my mother-in-law didn’t  know that we are going to home (The Philippines). Anyway, she gets surprised really she cried (that’s tears of Joy) his favorite grandson will be here before her birthday. So, we are getting hungry, we just eat a fast food for dinner which is Jollibee…. :-) I miss their gravy…


Luckily, we didn't forgot her Anpanman stuff.

Luckily, we didn’t forgot her Anpanman stuff.

The next day, the real birthday of my mother-in-law. Eat dinner at the house of the eldest son (bro-in-law) Pizza only because Dinner will be in a Japanese (as if we didn’t come from Japan) anyway, the restaurant is cozy and friendly server and most of all cheap.


she's amazed with the rain. Bec. in Japan she don't usually go out.

she’s amazed with the rain. Bec. in Japan she don’t usually go out.

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The rest of the day, we have time to shop and eat Filipino food.

one of my favorite "pork sisig"

one of my favorite “pork sisig”

Kare-Kare and shanghai

Kare-Kare and shanghai

crab rice

crab rice

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we just have time to have a minute of foot spa (pedi and mani as well)

we just have time to have a minute of foot spa (pedi and mani as well)

Paid visit to the father of my hubby (father-in-law) in the cementery.

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And, of course drop by in the mall and shop a bit and also eat lunch @ Kamay Kainan (Buffet)

Finally, the reason we are here (The Philippines) the celebration of the birthday of my Mother-in-Law.

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The Decoration was simple and elegant

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No doubt,  the food it was good… Happy Tummy again!

The next day, early morning we fly back to Japan (3am) as in early. Kids, just sleep entire flight. We just eat their in-flight food. Then, back to Japan around 8:30am.

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Last Lunch at the Philippines

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At the Mall

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Caution: High Cholesterol

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At the mall, kid on Play

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Last Dinner together with my Hubby Family

Thank you for the prayer we have a safe journey (vice versa), especially if you have a toddler.


Posted by on October 1, 2015 in family, travel


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Abounding Weeks

It’s been awhile couldn’t have time to write… pardon for my busy life (doing some DIY/crochet/knitting/studying Japanese). Anyway, let’s start from last week… it was our 10th Civil Wedding Anniversary September 5. Well, in the Philippines if you get married you have to be registered in the city hall before you go to a church wedding which is they call it Civil Wedding. And our Wedding Ceremony was December 10.


can’t resist to post this pic of my daughter how happy she was

Not expected to have a nice lunch at the seafood restaurant (not sushi) in Japan and it was very expensive. So, hard to find nice and tasty crabs.

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It was cozy restaurant but, a little serving and too expensive for two orders.


Headband Crab, Cool!!!

Anyhow, I thank my husband for looking this Crab Restaurant, which one of my favorite seafood.

Last weekend we had unplanned trip in Arashiyama. Lovely place to take a day tour.

Arashiyama (嵐山 Storm Mountain?) is a district on the western outskirts of Kyoto, Japan. It also refers to the mountain across the Ōi River, which forms a backdrop to the district. Arashiyama is a nationally-designated Historic Site and Place of Scenic Beauty.

Notable tourist sites

  • The Iwatayama Monkey Park on the slopes of Arashiyama. Over 170 monkeys live at the park. While the monkeys are wild, they have become accustomed to humans. The park is located on a small mountain not far from the Saga-Arashiyama rail station. Visitors can approach and photograph the monkeys. At the summit is a fenced enclosure, from within which visitors can feed the monkeys.
  • The “Moon Crossing Bridge” (渡月橋,Togetsukyō), notable for its views of cherry blossoms and autumn colors on the slopes of Arashiyama.
  • The tombstone of the Heike courtesan Kogo of Sagano.
  • Tenryū-ji, the main temple of one of the 15 branches of the Rinzai school, one of the two main sects of Zen Buddhism in Japan.
  • The hamlet of Kiyotaki, a small scenic village at the base of Mt Atago, the home to a notable Shinto shrine.
  • Matsunoo-taisha, a shrine half a mile south of the area, which is home to a blessed spring. It is also one of the oldest shrines in the Kyoto area, founded in 700. The alleged restorative properties of the spring bring many local sake and miso companies to the shrine for prayers that their product will be blessed.
  • Kameyama koen has a stone commemorating Zhou Enlai’s visit to Arashiyama. He was moved by the cherry blossoms and mountain greenery. The four poems Zhou Enlai wrote about his visit are engraved on a stone monument: “Arashiyama in the Rain.”
  • Ōkōchi Sansō, the Japanese-style home and gardens of the film actor Denjirō Ōkōchi.

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Luckily, the weather cooperate, not that hot.

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I’m planning to make of this, but first i need to buy variety Kimono cloth. Soooo cute inside the house. Not to mention, they are very expensive. If your facing in the screen/display the right side display that cost @ 21,500 yen ($180). They call it tsurushibina, tsurushi bina つるし雛 / 吊るし雛 small hanging hina dolls

sagemon さげもん, sagarimono さがりもの, tsurushi kazari つるしかざり
kasafuku 傘福 – “umbrella for good luck”

On Monday (Sept.21), we will have a trip back to the Philippines. Oh, excited to eat the food. We will spend only 7days c’oz for my mother-in-law birthday. I have a lot of things to buy their and to do before we go back to Japan. Just follow me on twitter or instagram for more updates of our trips. My one yr & 6mos will surely appreciate the food in the Philippines. The last time we have tripped in the Philippines she was just 8mos old. And, surely she recognizes the faces of the family on both sides. Excited as well seeing my family…. Very!!!

See y’ah Soon!!!

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Posted by on September 14, 2015 in family, travel


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Upcycled cloths

I’m busy doing this… Some forgot the before and after pictures. Anyway, I’ll post the finished product.  

Old T-shirt of my son, not that old, but too small that’s why instead of tossing them away, I have to do something which have I made a dress (duster) to my little princess for every day use.

 I get the measurements to her cloth / dress. 

Tada! New clothes for my daughter. I also cut the onesies to a short and sleeveless for summer.  

(Above) Here is the other one I just put the garter on the edge.

From this to…  

Cool, right for summer…

  Here is which portion I cut, instant dress for my little one btw, that is my blouse.:-)
This one of my breast feeding cover. I made it hamper for my daughter and…  Short for summer. Finally, I got it the measurement and own pattern.

Thanks for your time crowing my journal /blog. 


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Posted by on August 6, 2015 in myself


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2015 B-day Blast

2015 B-day Blast

It was my birthday last week. Even though the heat is On! We went to Universal Studio Japan at 35 degrees. Gosh, that’s really hot.


But, my two boys enjoyed it. Look they have their own water gun.


I also, enjoyed watching the Minion. So, Adorable they are and they walk like a penguin. (hahaha)


We didn’t enjoy much because of the Heat of the Sun. So, painful to the skin and eyes.  And, we sweat like a pig.


My post birthday, we had a Dinner Buffet in Hotel Hilton. Unlimited Wine which i love it. (except beer c’oz i don’t drink beer)

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Posted by on August 4, 2015 in family, myself


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Life with a Toddler

I just want to share this as i run down in my facebook timeline… Love the comic strip, about beautiful chaos of having 18months old by Grant Snider…


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Posted by on July 15, 2015 in family, myself


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