One Awesome Weekend

Last weekend was a blast. It started a wee bit early for me, too. I spent Friday night until Saturday morning at Grand Prix Hotel & Suites Manila for a bloggers event. The hotel was kind enough to accommodate us 12 bloggers for a night of familiarization (of the hotel), chow, booze and videoke. The place was cozy and the rates were affordable, I suggest you check it out one time. I loved it there.

When lunch time of Saturday arrived, I went with my fellow bloggers to Alabang Town Center in Alabang, Muntinlupa City to partake of the delightful seafood feast at Blackbeard’s Seafood Island. I was so stuffed with the huge amount of food I ate that I intentionally skipped dinner when I got home. Or did I? Whatever, all I can remember is that I had fun and still had energy for the next day which was a Sunday.

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Online Shopping Vs. Traditional Shopping

Online shopping is the trend today. Perhaps, it’s because almost everyone has internet access that makes it easier for businesses to sell their products and services to a wider market. It also helps that online shopping sites are easier to deal with than traditional stores. Here, shopping for stuff is as fast as the bat of an eyelash, so long as you have the money to buy them.

Online shopping sites abound on the internet. They provide everything a normal person could ever need, from clothing and gadgets to home wares and even Exclusive products. I know several online shopping sites that make millions, if not billions of dollars, in sales. I think the most popular among them is Amazon. As they say, name it and Amazon has it.

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Whatta Saturday

I’m glad to have accomplished a lot last Saturday. It pays to wake up early. It pays more when you take your daily schedule seriously. As early as 6:00 a.m. Saturday, the boyfriend and I were already on the road and Cavite-bound with our backseat passengers: Dad, Mom and my sister N. We sent them to my parent’s place in Cavite. Dad and Mom had been with us here in Manila since end of February and it was time for them to go back to their permanent abode. My sister N, on the other hand, joined them to spend her semestral break there.

The trip was in great timing because the boyfriend and I were also attending a tourism seminar and food tasting at Republic of Cavite in Trece Martires City. The program there would start at 9:00 a.m. After arriving at our Cavite home and unloading the car trunk’s contents, we immediately left for our next activity for the day. We were the first participants to arrive in the venue. Cool. We killed time by taking photos of our surroundings. Soon after, my fellow bloggers started coming in.

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Computer Education for my Parents

If there are people who need computer education, that would be our parents. If you’re like me who’s in her late 20’s, chances are your parents are now in their late 50’s and do not know how to use the computer. Unless they are working in an office or they get to use computers at home, our parents need some computer lessons to appreciate their lives, and ours, better.

As for me, I felt it was my obligation to teach my parents about the wonders of computer and the internet. I believe that since we live in the same world and get exposed to the same technological advances, our parents have to keep up with these developments as well.

I started introducing my parents to the PC two years ago. My dad showed interest first and learned quite fast. I remember he got addicted to Plants vs. Zombies last year (he would play the game on the PC 12 hours daily). Funny because he’d get so emotionally attached with his plants that whenever they’d get injured by the evil zombies, he’d get mad and would act like a father to ’em poor plants. I bet if he could get the services of personal injury attorneys tucson, he won’t hesitate to file a case against their enemies. He’s that concerned.
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WordPress Comment Section Error

Have you ever encountered problems with the comment section of your blog? Like when someone tried to comment on it and cannot do so. This morning I was alerted by a friend that she experienced comment error while trying to comment to one of my posts. The error message was foreign-sounding, “Mogelijke spamactie tegen gehouden. Ga terug.” I got alarmed and so when I got home, I opened my blog and checked what could be the problem. After a little research, I figured out what to do. I just disabled the spam plugin I installed in my blog a long time ago. It worked!

I don’t know much about html and codes but when emergencies do happen, I turn to the internet for support. Actually, I always do it every time I need to find answers to something. It could be as trivial as knowing the first movie of Leonardo di Caprio (my Hollywood crush!) to more serious stuff such as finding out how to get rid of belly fat (I’m trying to lose weight, remember?). So yeah, my life is somehow dependent to the internet. How cool is that? Haha. Seriously, the internet contains a wealth of information and we should always take advantage of it.

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