Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Gelato Ice Cream: My New Favorite

I have read in so many food blogs I visited about gelato ice cream, it's something I wanna try because of curiosity, however, such is not available in any malls here in Angeles City so I always ended up buying frozen yogurt.

One time, while walking in SM Clark, I saw a vacant stall with signage a gelato ice cream store will soon open, this brightened my face, finally I'll be able to try the famous gelato ice cream.

I have forgotten about it until last Saturday, when my friend Pao and I were at Robinsons Galleria. We went on a business seminar in Pasig from 8am to 12nn, afterwards, we decided to spend our free time in Galleria. We went straight to Starbucks for coffee and dessert. We walked around the mall and we saw Caramia that serves gelato ice cream and cake. We feasted our eyes in the different flavors of gelato ice cream and cake. I decided to try the pistachio flavor for 70 pesos in a small cup.

Gelato ice cream is believed to have less fat than the regular ice cream. Its silky and dense flavor is truly addicting. The flavor becomes stronger as it melts in your mouth.

This is now my new favorite. I'll head to SM Clark one of these days to check on the gelato ice cream stall I was talking about.

Monday, April 4, 2011

Baby Megan

I am delighted to inform you that my niece was born on March 31, 2011. We named her Megan Nicole. My sister in law and I are lucky for being able to give birth via normal delivery and we never experienced long hours of labor pains. Other moms endured almost 24 hours of labor pains but ended up delivering via ceasarian section. My sister in law was in the hospital together with my brother at 1AM and was put to delivery room at 2AM, that’s the time my brother started sending me SMS, I was at work at that moment so I couldn’t accompany him but I kept on texting him back because I could imagine how nervous, uneasy and excited he was even if it was already his third baby.

Megan is such an angel, she got all the beautiful features of her mom. She's the baby of the family. Few months before she came out, my sister working and living in Qatar have collected the old baby stuff such as nap mats and kids backpacks that her daughter used to bring in nursery school. She bought new baby stuff as well and she assigned me to buy Chico feeding bottles which I already did a month ago. However, we will only be receiving the baby stuff for Baby Megan on April 17. I am in search of baby comforter that would perfectly fit her crib with her name embroidered in it like the ones made by Embroidery Dallas especially now that Posy Lane created and launched a new website, North Dallas Embroidery.

My daughter Acey have been asking me for a baby girl, yes, she specifically wanted “baby girl” for sister but I told her that’s impossible because her Dad is working abroad. Secondly, having another baby is the least priority. I just explained to Acey that I wanted to focus on her and CJ, I am happy and contented with the two of them. Now that Baby Megan is around, she suddenly forgot about her request.


Friday, April 1, 2011

Consistent Honor Awardee

This morning, Acey and I attended their Recognition Day. My daughter was awarded "with honor" for having an average grade of 90.26 from first to fourth grading. I was honestly not expecting for this award because my daughter had a hard time achieving perfect score every periodical exams.

I mentioned before that I will never pressure my kids to be the highest scorer in their class, what matters to me is to see my kids enjoy school. I learned from a school owner who happens to be a child psychologist to teach our kids not to compete with others but to themselves, inculcate positive motivation.

Acey is a consistent awardee. She finished her pre elementary schooling with awards every end of school year. Now that she's in elementary, her good study habits stayed the same. She make sure to finish her assignments before playing and she reviews for exams all by herself most of the time.

I'm thankful to God for giving me a daughter like Acey, she's the daughter every mom and dad would wish to have.

Nursery: with high honor awardee and model pupil
Kinder: with highest honor awardee
Prep: Graduated with high honor
Grade 1: with honor awardee
Congratulations to the Graduates of 2011