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Wednesday, July 28, 2010

Doritos, Television and Me: A Love Story


Thanks for the post from Darrick Moreno

I can't get enough of Doritos, especially when I'm watching television. I like to put them in a large bowl and balance them on my lap so I can reach them easily - both for eating, and for throwing them at the screen when a character does something stupid. Sometimes my crunching can drown out the words, but even this is a blessing when I'm watching something like reality tv. (I shouldn't have a channelsurfing problem when I have direct tv nfl network, but sometimes the remote is so far away...)

When I'm feeling really wild, I like to stock up on a variety of flavors and then mix them in the bowl so I can munch without looking. Every mouthful is an adventure. I can pretend I'm doing something exciting and dangerous, rather than camping out on my sofa with my pajamas and 200 of my closest ranchiest friends.

I can't remember the first time I tried Doritos, but they're a taste that's been with me my entire life. Combined with my favorite shows, they're steadily contributing to making me one happy, tasty, fossilized television owner.

Sunday, July 25, 2010

Downtown Disney in CA

California is one of the places that I dreamed to visit. It came to reality last May 6 when I had a vacation using my PTO in the casino. My work place gave us paid time off every month and I did not use it. I used it during this vacation though which was a wise decison. We went to Downtown Disney on my first hour in LA.
It looks similar in Downtown Disney Orlando but, I was still thrilled! Anyway, I had fun taking pictures in the area and I had a good laugh with my friends. I did not go inside the park because it is not worth it. It was already almost five o'clock so, we just take pictures, eat and talk about memories. Lovely!

Saturday, July 24, 2010

Footprints in the Sand Lyrics

Here is an inspiring lyrics when you feel alone and no one to turn to. God will always be here for you!


You walked with me
Footprints in the sand
And helped me understand
Where I’m going
You walked with me
When I was all alone
With so much I know along the way
Then I heard you say

I promise you
I’m always there
When your heart is filled with sorrow and despair
I’ll carry you
When you need a friend
You’ll find my footprints in the sand

I see my life
Flash across the sky
So many times have I
Been so afraid ooh
And just when I
Have thought I’ve lost my way

You give me strength to carry on
That’s when I heard you say

I promise you
I’m always there
When your heart is filled with sorrow and despair
I’ll carry you
When you need a friend
You’ll find my footprints in the sand

When I’m weary
Well I no you’ll be there
And I can feel you
When you say

I promise you
I’m always there
When your heart is full of sadness and despair
I’ll carry you
When you need a friend
You’ll find my footprints in the sand x 2
oooooo mmmmmmmm

Tuesday, July 20, 2010

Secret Menu Tab on FB

This is a Sponsored Post written by me on behalf of AMPM. All opinions are 100% mine.

I had an interesting online activity today. I was able to talk to my friends using Facebook, made comments on their posts and updated my wall. There were couple of friends invite that I accepted and found a long lost friend too. Thank goodness for this amazing innovation of our technology that brings family and friends closer.

Anyway, have you check the secret menu tab on Facebook page? I am always curious and found the following food delights on it. The hot chihuahua which is my favorite. It is actually a hotdog with nacho cheese and jalapeos in a bun. Now, I am hungry by looking at the pictures! If you love to eat and so hungry from long hours of work then, the tower of torta will fill you up! A delicious bun with beef, chicken and pork torta, the reason why I am drooling right now. Take note that on August 2nd, you can create your own ampm secret menu concoctions on Facebook.

Do you want to know more? You can find the list of Secret Menu items on the Secret Menu tab on the Facebook page. Check it out today! Do not forget to leave a comment on your favorite item and share to everyone why you like it. There will be new yums coming out soon which is exciting!
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All About ME tag

This is a Repost and Updated Q and A:


1. Do you think you’re hot?
Nope LOL
2. Please, upload your favorite picture:
3. Why do you love this picture?
This is the place where anybody would want to visit. That is the Apollo rocket display at NASA, Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The rocket that made history .... good gracious! I was there! Well, it was something to me.
4. When was the last time you eat pizza?
Months hehehe! Pizza is not my favorite though.
5. What is the latest song you’ve heard?
I was listening to a love song today called SIMPLY, I am sentimental I know hehehe.
6. What is your favorite nickname?
Simply AMY, hehehe.
7. Describe the kind of person you are:
Simple and Observant.
8. What is your favorite song?

Yes, this is the type of song I listen, miserable? Nah.
9. What is your favorite food?
Lechon
10. What is the most stressful thing to you?
If I can't pay my bills on time...hehehe.
11. Mention the three must have items on your purse:
Cards, ID's and phone
12. What is your favorite colors?
Mint Green, White and Red
13. Please tag other five friends of yours:
Just grab it and let me know, I will link you in here.
14. Do you have "dreams to be fulfilled yet"?
Have my own Scholarship Foundation.
15. What is your favorite city to stay?
New York, Los Angeles, Orlando, Cagayan de Oro City ( I visited LA last May 6-20....AWESOME!) New York-----> I will be there soon! LOL!

Destination - Disney World


Guest post written by my buddy Brian Workman.

Planning a trip that is suitable for twin 5 years old is not small feat. We chose Disney World because they specialize in providing a great family experience. This trip is a secret because it is a birthday present for the kids.

I was able to jump online in the evenings while the kids were playing and check what other mothers were saying about Disney World on the forums and message boards. Thank goodness for laptop batteries and satellite internet because our electricity went out as I was booking the trip.

The websites set up by Disney fans are one of the best reasons to check out a Disney vacation online. I got honest feedback and reviews on the Disney hotels, transportation and tips on saving money while we are there. We chose the Disney dining plan and will take food to our hotel so we eat breakfast in the room to save money. That will allow us to purchase the pictures and souvenirs that the kids want while we are in Orlando.

I always book airline tickets online. It is quick and easy and I avoid any additional fees for booking through an agent. We are all looking forward to this trip to the Magic Kingdom.

John Gidding of HGTV

I can"t remember how I stumbled his name in TWITTER (last year) but since then, I read his twitter updates. The gorgeous man in the picture below is John Gidding, the host of HGTV Curb Appeal: The Block. He is a 33 year old American/Turkish architect. He is a fashion model and an actor. He is a graduate of BA in architecture from Yale University and studied in Harvard Graduate School of Design with Masters in architecture. Now, I am so envious of his educational background, LOL! At least we have one thing in common. Both of us belong to a Glee Club, Yayyy!

Have you seen HGTV's "Designed to Sell"? Well, you are in! He sang acappella with The Yale Society of Orpheus and Bacchus, and also with the Yale Glee Club. While in Harvard, he sang with the Harvard-Radcliffe Collegium Musicum. How I wish to hear him sing though. As a model, he performed in runway shows for Armani, Gucci, and Hugo Boss. He was also became the spokesmodel for Jhane Barnes in 2004 and 2005. If you love romance novels, John Gidding's face is on the covers too. Watch his show in HGTV and you will surely adore his designs.

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Saturday, July 17, 2010

Sweet Tooth Cravings

After browsing a lot of FREE lay out designs for this blog, I finally settle on this girl at the top. Simple design! I know that my lay out before was so ordinary. This time, at least it is a step higher, LOL! I am satisfying my sweet tooth craving right now after my tiring digging of this design (wink)!

I seldom eat chocolates and was surprise that today, I craved for this! These are actually some of my favorite chocolates. What's yours?

Saturday, July 10, 2010

Blog Make Over

Now I am disappointed with all these coding that I copy and paste in my blogs HTML. I know I mess them all. I need to change my lay out soon. I am ready for a make over on this blog anyway. I keep the same lay out and design for two long years. All I have to keep is my bloglist though. I will make this blog new by the end of this month!

Orlando Traffic

We had our short vacation in Orlando on the first week of July. I was so excited on our roadtrip and meeting old time friends. We really do not have enough time so we only visit Animal Kingdom and Epcot for a day. Yeah, I know it is truly crazy if you visit two parks in one day. We knew what we want to see so, we save time for that.
Here is the crazy road traffic on the way to Orlando. Of course I do not miss the traffic but I miss being here. This is my home and soon...I will be driving this road everyday!

Thursday, July 8, 2010

FV Touchcam N1

This is a Sponsored Post written by me on behalf of faceVsion Technology USA. All opinions are 100% mine.
I have been using Skype to talk to my friends in the Philippines. I chat and view their webcams too. But, since I am using an ordinary webcams to chat with them, the quality of the picture is not really good. It is blurry and most of the times, the picture is totally dark. When I experienced low video quality on my video calls with them, I was irritated. It was very annoying especially when I wanted to view something and it was not clear. I am so thankful that I can prchase a true HD quality Skype video calls via FV touchcam N1.

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Tuesday, July 6, 2010

Missing Dad Today

This is just one of the happy moments I had with Dad. He will always brag to all his friends and family that I am a good barber, LOL! Actually, it was just an experiment and he likes his hairstyle. Dad died at the age of 90. He was a retired Major in the Air Force and served the country for 25 years. We miss him today!
http://www.amiableamy.com/2009/04/hair-cut-day-for-dad.html

Monday, July 5, 2010

Lighthouse

I never had the chance to go up and view the scenery below from the lighthouse. It always fascinates me to see it on the highway. We have a lighthouse here in Biloxi, Mississippi and it is erected in 1848 and one of the first cast-iron lighthouses in the South. Actually, it is the city's signature landmark and has become a post-Katrina symbol of the city's resilience. Can be seen mostly on the car tags too.From 1848 to 1939, it is operated by a civilian and according to Biloxi museums, the lighthouse is notable for its female lightkeepers. Maria Younghans,served for 53 years. In 1939, the U.S. Coast Guard assumed responsibility for Biloxi Lighthouse and later was deeded to the City of Biloxi.

I have been a resident here for almost two years but never toured the lighthouse. It was March 2010 that the Biloxi lighthouse was re-oepned to public tours. There was a $400,000 restoration which happened for a year and two months. The restoration was funded by FEMA and MEMA.

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