Thanks for the early gifts sister

 photo ccef2079-6c5f-4ebc-9d3c-11792607fb0b_zps8216a940.jpgI have receives gifts and presents from my sister almost every day. I can say that I am one lucky person to have a sister like her. Every time I asked something from her, she will do her best to grant it. Even though she has her own family, still she is willing to help me and the family. If I have to count all the things that my sister did for us, I can tell I have receives more than enough. One million thank you is not enough for all the goodness that she is done for us.

A week ago, the sister asked me if I could go with her at the mall. She wants to buy stuffs for her family and for her son’s clothes for the school Christmas party. The sister preferred to shop early to avoid crowded malls and department stores. While picking clothes for her sons, husband, and for herself, the sister told me to pick shirts and pants for myself. She said, it would be her Christmas gift for me. I am so happy because I did not expect that my sister will give me another gift. Of course I pick the one that I like since my sister told me not to mind the prices. I got the nicest gifts this year from my sister. Thanks very much sister for these wonderful Christmas gifts.

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I know this is a bit late because the treat of my college friend happens few weeks ago. But still I want to share it here because the experience was nice. I am saying nice because the foods at the local restaurant are really delicious. It was the memorable treat I must say because it has been almost a decade since the last time we saw each other. After our college graduation, we seldom saw each other because we are busy with our life, looking for jobs and finding our career after graduation. Also, it is a celebration of a friend’s passing the licensure examination for teachers.   A new pace of her life and she wants to share it to us.

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It is my first time to be in Ineng’s Barbeque. Looking at their menu waters my mouth I must say. A friend told me that I can order anything I like because it’s her treat. Anyways, the photo I shared here are the images of the foods that I ordered. It tastes really nice. The pork barbeque is prefect, the java rice is nice, the sizzling liempo (pork belly) is awesome and the buko pandan is good (except for the broken glass.lol). All in all, the place is perfect. If you have time, go visit and experience their mouth-watering foods on the menu. *burp!

Thanks for lending me your sewing machine

I have mentioned in my earlier post that I have made the kids costumes for their book parade at school. I was an instant dressmaker I must say because we do not have budget to pay the real dressmaker. It is my first time to sew a dress and I am pressured and scared. Pressured because I only have three days to finish their costumes and scared that I might ruin the fabrics. My interest in making dresses started when I was younger and seeing my late mother sewed dress for me and my sister. I took a little skill from my mother so to speak. So before starting sewing, I prayed for my mother’s guidance.

Sewing the kids costumes won’t be possible without the generosity of my neighbor. She let me borrowed her sewing machine for days without payment. I am so thankful for her because the costumes made possible because of her. Also thank her for she trusts me even if I do not have any experience in operating her sewing machine. It was really hard to run the manual sewing machine but it is fun. It is an adventure and another challenge for me. I am glad I am able to finish the costumes early without any mistakes. Thanks again for lending me your sewing machine. Till next time. God bless you more!

The costumes that I sewed

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When the SIL told me that the kids will be joining in in the book parade at school I am excited. I told her that I will go with them and take some photos of the kids. It is their first time to join and I do not want to miss it. The older niece already picks the book character she wants and has searched online the kind of dress she likes. I have borrowed swan princess gown of my cousin however, she doesn’t like it because she already wear it during their Miss United Nation at school as Miss London. She doesn’t want to wear it again so to speak.

Luckily her younger sister Ella agrees to wear the swan princess gown. Good thing Ella is not that picky compared to her older sister. She knows and understands the situation very well, and I like her for that. She is like me I guess.lol The nephew will be wearing a peter pan costumes. The SIL already pick his costume online. She picked the simple one. To my surprise, she told me if I could sew the kid’s costumes. What!? I only know how to draw costumes. I did not think of sewing one even in my wildest dreams. Since we do not have budget to go to the dressmaker, I tried to sew it but I did not promise to make a very nice result. Fortunately I succeeded in making the kids costumes. Look at in the photos above of the costumes that I made.