Category Archives: just me thinking online

Thinking of Halo-halo this Friday Evening

I am not particularly hungry but I’m craving for halo-halo. =) It’s a mash up of different sweetened fruits and concoctions served with shaved ice and evaporated milk. Yum… But there’s no halo-halo around.. and it makes me think of … Continue reading

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I love, love long weekends

My bistek was still simmering on the stove when I started writing this.  I began the post while waiting for the onions to cook and the meat to tenderize just a tad bit more.  We had a relaxing dinner in front of … Continue reading

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DIY: Handmade card printed on a brown bag and tag embellishments (+Lunch)

The last two days have been very hectic and busy — but today, I just took a step back and let myself recharge.  Here’s another handmade card with words of inspiration I picked up online: Amen. Meanwhile, here’s a sneak … Continue reading

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Smoking buses and school choices

I was busily drafting a blog post on the bus when traffic ground to a slow crawl not even halfway through my usual sojourn into Manhattan. When it finally eased up and it looked like we were well on our … Continue reading

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Time out for me

The bus was crowded this morning so I already had a seatmate when I boarded. That meant less wiggle room to paint my face so I settled down and decided I’d blog instead. I’m trying to get into the habit … Continue reading

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And the sun came out…even if just for a peek

I’m on solo parenting duty all week, and we did Religious Ed yesterday, brunch at Barnes and Noble, then we just stayed home. Yesterday, I brought him in on time, attended mass (which I caught during the Homily) but I … Continue reading

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pinaynewyorker.com please

The weekend was rather frustrating due to some technical glitches with my blog server. =(  I wasn’t a happy camper at all. Fortunately, I had already downloaded the xml file of the entire blog (YES, all 8 years’ worth of … Continue reading

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So 2013 begins

My new year has been quiet, just the way I like it. New Year’s Eve was uneventful and rather relaxing thanks to dinner out, and when the clock struck midnight and the ball dropped in Times Square, the boy was … Continue reading

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Getting the Noche Buena going

The leche flan is done, the bolognese is simmering on the stove.  It’s an almost tomato-less recipe except for the two tablespoons of tomato paste, and no garlic.  It does use a cup and a half of whole milk and … Continue reading

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Closing out the year that’s ending

So 2012 is practically over with the countdown to Christmas and then the New Year. If you’re one of my 8 readers, you know that this blog has been undergoing format changes rather often the last couple of days.  Blame … Continue reading

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