barrio girl in the big city

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Site Description: It is a collection of stories of a barrio girls mishaps and adventures in the big city
Date Joined: Mar 6, 2013

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Kitchen Chronicles
on Apr 11, 2013 in domestic goddess kitchen home cooked meals lifestyle Food recipe cooking I've been dabbling in kitchen duties the past weeks. In our desire to eat healthy, we try to cook our own food. And so this kitchen chronicle is born.  I was never good in the kitchen. Probably due to the fact that I've avoided kitchen duties...

Me & my summer mishaps
on Apr 10, 2013 in SM bayo marks and spencer forever 21 In anticipation of the hot summer days, I bought some things that would ease the intense heat of the season. And also because I was hoping to wade my feet in the cool sea water of some resort in the area.  Our first attempt was at Pico de Lor...

of body weight issues, long gowns and stress
on Apr 9, 2013 in gala night Avon Philippines formal wear avon evening gown It's the season for long gowns... in our company. It's the time of the year that I find myself in the drama of finding that nice fitting gown.  Amid the summer heat, we all troop to a formal event in our long gowns, high heels and glossy make-u...

Weekend with the In-laws
on Apr 6, 2013 in in-laws goudo's bowling I spent the weekend with my in-laws. It's very rare that they're both in the city so we planned for a Tagaytay weekend. But alas, the planners slept late. We ended up just having lunch at their house.  By sundown, we went to the mall. And we pl...

Running Shoes
on Apr 4, 2013 in rubber shoes jog Nike running I grew up in a large family of six. My parents are simple folks in the province whose ultimate dream in life is to provide the best education they can afford to their children. My mother used to say it's (education) the only thing they can leave behi...

Are you loyal?
on Apr 4, 2013 in marks and spencer reward fully booked book perks rustan's fresh mabuhay miles bench lifestyle card sm advantage nail tropics loyalty cards Rewards Programs marco polo rewards The battle of the loyalty cards... is definitely worth being caught in the middle of. I think the affinity mindset has been around for quite some time. But there was a time that only big establishments offer a way to entice their customers with perks...

It's More Fun in the Philippines
on Apr 3, 2013 in it's more fun in the philippines conde nast traveller Back story: I had an interesting conversation with a friend the other night while we were trying to shake off the stress of the day at the park by brisk walking. I mused that the tourism campaign of the Philippines is very catchy and enticing. She on...

A bit of Jars of Clay
on Apr 1, 2013 in band christian contemporary music Jars of Clay Easter Concert Bonfacio High Street Central We capped off the lenten celebration with a concert by the Grammy award-winning Christian Contemporary band -- Jars of Clay. Ten years ago, I missed them playing in Cebu because I was starting on a new job in another part of the country. I was so...

A Gentle Reminder
on Mar 29, 2013 in casting crowns song who am i lent Here's my sweet reminder of who Jesus is in all of us. Listen. Sing with 'em.  Who am I, that the Lord of all the earth Would care to know my name Would care to feel my hurt Who am I, that the Bright and Morning Star Would choose to light th...

Holy Week Reflections: The Cross
on Mar 28, 2013 in the walkway reflections Bonifacio High Street lent holy week Why do we celebrate the passover? The lent? The cross?  I am not very good at theology. But one thing I know with certainty: Christ paid the ultimate price for our sins by dying on the cross. Thus, declaring us not guilty. The cross is...

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