Monday, December 29, 2008

Somewhere in the Middle by Dishwalla



"Somewhere In The Middle"

I was out the other day
and I saw you in your big black car
and I was waving as you were passing
cause I know who you are
you had this look that of an angel
it was such a bad disguise
did you think for second I would not realize

tripping hard falling down onto the ground
cause I can't stand up
and I can't fall down
cause I'm somewhere in the middle of this

I was out the other night
and I saw you so we had a fight
it was late and I was lonely
and its such a long way home
so I asked you if you'd join me
for a single last call drink
so you turned and bought us 2
and you didn't even blink
you had this look that of an angel
it was such a bad disguise
when you drink it makes you angry
when I drink I want you more and more and more

tripping hard falling down onto the ground
cause I can't stand up
and I can't fall down
and I'm somewhere in the middle of this

well I find it hard
I always tried to find the sane life
but I don't like the way things are
and I keep falling to my knees
somewhere in the middle of this

Monday, December 15, 2008

Christmas Songs

Do you know that the longest celebration of Christmas of Christmas was here in Philippines.It started with "Simbang Gabi" or midnight mass in December 16 to December 24. It ends in the first week of January after the celebration of the feast of three kings.I would like to share to you some of my favorite Christmas songs which I usually heard from "Simbang Gabi".



O Holy Night

O Holy Night! The stars are brightly shining,
It is the night of the dear Saviour's birth.
Long lay the world in sin and error pining.
Till He appeared and the Spirit felt its worth.
A thrill of hope the weary world rejoices,
For yonder breaks a new and glorious morn.
Fall on your knees! Oh, hear the angel voices!
O night divine, the night when Christ was born;
O night, O Holy Night , O night divine!
O night, O Holy Night , O night divine!

Led by the light of faith serenely beaming,
With glowing hearts by His cradle we stand.
O'er the world a star is sweetly gleaming,
Now come the wisemen from out of the Orient land.
The King of kings lay thus lowly manger;
In all our trials born to be our friends.
He knows our need, our weakness is no stranger,
Behold your King! Before him lowly bend!
Behold your King! Before him lowly bend!

Truly He taught us to love one another,
His law is love and His gospel is peace.
Chains he shall break, for the slave is our brother.
And in his name all oppression shall cease.
Sweet hymns of joy in grateful chorus raise we,
With all our hearts we praise His holy name.
Christ is the Lord! Then ever, ever praise we,
His power and glory ever more proclaim!
His power and glory ever more proclaim!



O Come All Ye Faithful

O Come All Ye Faithful
Joyful and triumphant,
O come ye, O come ye to Bethlehem.
Come and behold Him,
Born the King of Angels;
O come, let us adore Him,
O come, let us adore Him,
O come, let us adore Him,
Christ the Lord.

O Sing, choirs of angels,
Sing in exultation,
Sing all that hear in heaven God's holy word.
Give to our Father glory in the Highest;
O come, let us adore Him,
O come, let us adore Him,
O come, let us adore Him,
Christ the Lord.

All Hail! Lord, we greet Thee,
Born this happy morning,
O Jesus! for evermore be Thy name adored.
Word of the Father, now in flesh appearing;
O come, let us adore Him,
O come, let us adore Him,
O come, let us adore Him,
Christ the Lord.


Friday, December 12, 2008

A Christmas Gift for Myself


Its thirteen days before Christmas and everyone are so excited for the holiday season. People are busy shopping gifts for their family and friends. But wait a minute, have you ever wish for something that you really want to receive this Christmas? Do you always hope that Santa Clause would grant these simple wish of yours? I always wish for brand new watch this Christmas. It must be analog fashionable watch , preferably "military green" colored and perfect for day and evening wear.

Yesterday, one of my friend told me about TOCS Watches. She said that TOCS™ is a company that creates bold fashion forward wristwatches using high tech, shock resistant materials. There are many colors to choose from and I think I am lucky because there is a "military green" colored watch which is my favorite. These items where even mentioned in Oprah Winfrey's O Magazine, as part of "The O List 2008 (Holiday Edition) Great Gifts under $100.00 including Oprah's All - Time Favorites." In the December 2008 issue, page 88, of the magazine , it was stated there that "Wrist candy revisited: Round or barrel shaped, some with stylized surreal-looking numbers, Tocs boost neutral clothes with a hit of Crayola color." I am really excited the first time I heard it from my friend. I think I don't need to wait for Santa. What I like most about these TOCS Watches is that it is very affordable.

So the next thing I do is to visit their online store and Purchase TOCS watches. One for me and one for my friend who inform me about it. I think this the one of the best Christmas gift I ever had for my self.


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Simple tips to avoid gaining weight this Holiday Season

During Holiday season,we always have parties and reunion with family and friends.With all the joy and good cheer, watching your weight can either become impossible or a complete chore.Let me share you some simple tips how to avoid gaining weight this Christmas season which I've read from Nestle Magazine.The first thing to remember is that do not feel pressured to eat more just because it is Christmas. Some people eat a lot during parties because they feel it is expected of them or they think it is impolite to refuse the food. Then, try eat a little something like crackers or fruit before you go to a party.You will tend to stuff yourself in the party if you go with empty stomach.In a sit-down dinner, try to sit beside someone you like.By doing so, you will be focused on talking and not on eating.Drink alcoholic beverages only after you have eaten.Alcohol lowers your inhibitions and increases hunger.

Thursday, December 11, 2008

The Unique Art of MaryJane Goods

Have you heard about the Mary Jane Goods?It is a company which is the best producer, marketer and retailer of specialty products like tapestries, T-shirts, posters, stickers and mousepads. In Wikipedia, it is described as an idea conceptualized by the idea of fusing “high science” with “high art.” The double entendre is not lost when it comes to the subject utilized by the two very different worlds as the brand offers an array of products appealing to Cannabis friendly devotees of all walks of life. The company aims to connect trends in science in art through a product that is diverse yet is enjoyed by unique set of people.


Most of their products are unique because it is the first company to create custom genetic portraits of C. Sativa also know as Cannabis. They also feature genetic fingerprint of the Cannabis Sativa plant better known as Marijuana or by its street name, Mary Jane. The DNA prints was a hit so they decided to launch a full range of products available online. Some of their products are:

Art stash box




This 6in x 6in by 5.5in poplar wood cube is painted in an assortment of colors with a genetic print of C. Sativa on the face. Sure to light up any room, literally: the print glows in the dark. Hollow and backless, you can stash whatever you want it in as it hangs on your wall.


DNA fingerprint of C. Sativa




This 24” by 24” canvas print is the lovechild of high science and high art. Mountable, the canvas print completes any decor. Its abstract pattern is the actual DNA fingerprint of C. Sativa. Art that will spark guests interests without drowning out the other pieces, it's the perfect addition to any room.


In addition to the varied products, an interactive website, Free downloadable 4:20 world clock widget as well as promotions and a social media site are associated with the product.







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Gingerbread Village




The Tinapayan Bakeshop in Atrium Mall in Iloilo City display their annual Christmas food display as "Gingerbread Village." It started last November until the first week of January next year.The village was almost complete. There were houses, ice skating arena, church, carnival ,a train that makes it way around the village and many more. You can also have your own gingerbread house at your home because they are actually for sale for Php 750 only (around $16).It makes me wonder, how they were able to form the bread into beautiful houses???






























Tuesday, December 9, 2008

Holiday Punch

Got this simple recipe from Nestle Magazine.This can be the best thirst quencher for your holiday parties.

Here's the recipe:

Ingredients:

1 1/2 cup water
2 packs (o.5 oz)strawberry gelatin
1 1/2 cups pineaplle juice, unsweetened
1/2 cup lemon juice
4 cups prepared Nestea Four Seasons with lychee
2 cups lemon lime soda
2 cups ice cold water


Procedure:

1. In sauce pan, combine water and strawberry gelatin. Let boil for 1 minute.
2. Stir in pineapple juice, lemon juice, and prepared Nestea Four Season with lychee.
3. Cool mixture then freeze.
4. When ready to serve, transfer the frozen content in a punch bowl and stir in the lemon lime soda and water


Enjoy..:)

Eyeglasses for sale

Do you know that the Optical4less is the world's leading discounted prescription eyeglasses store online.Here you can buy quality prescription eyeglasses online for as low as 15 dollars.They are selling products like tinted sunglasses, bifocal reading glasses, progressive reading eyeglasses and photochromic sunglasses.Whenever you buy glasses from Optical4less, it includes anti-reflective coating, UV protection coating, anti-scratch hard coating, colorful and stylish eyeglasses hard case, quality glasses cleaning cloth all for free.What I like most is that the international shipping is free.

I actually order a new pair of eyeglasses and I loved them.The glasses looks great.It can be a perfect Christmas gift for your family and friends.The prices are cheap with many styles to choose from .You do not have to go to the local store because it is just a click away.Their customer service is very nice and professional.My orders arrived earlier to what I've expected.

One of my friend also order a new one and she is very happy with it.She was impressed and amazed with the price and style. "With our present economy situation, when buying prescription eyeglasses, we must consider its price and quality" she said.It was the best web shopping she ever had.

Manny Pacquiao Vs De la Hoya: The Dream Match





Millions of people around the world were expected to watch the Dream Match in Las Vegas.It was presented by the Golden Boy Promotions and Top Rank, Inc.The bout was scheduled as a 12-round, non-title fight contested at the 147-pound welterweight limit.

Best pound-for-pound fighter and Filipino people's champ Manny Pacquiao went head to head with former Olympic medalist Oscar de la Hoya.

Manny dominated the fight as early as 5 seconds.

Pacquiao won via Technical Knockout in Round 8 over de la Hoya.

Wednesday, December 3, 2008

Social Network for Music Lover


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Are you a certified music lover? I always admit that I love music. Do you know that there is a social networking site where you can meet different people who have same interests like you. All you have to do is to sign up to Kerchoonz. Kerchoonz is a social network music site which provides free music. They make sure that the artists and labeled are paid. With this site you can stream and download songs for free. This site is free from viruses so it's safe to download. You can also meet different artists. If you have a band, your absolutely welcome to join. This might be your chance to be discover and become the famous rock star on this generation.

What I like most about Kerchoonz is that you can post a message to the bulletin . You can share your favorite songs and artists to your friends . You can also upload your own video and let your friends view it. If you want to know the latest concerts and , you can simply find it in the events area of Kerchoonz. There is also a forum and chat area for discussion. With this site you will be updated of the latest happenings, gossips and intrigues of your favorite artists.














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Decorating your home for Christmas

Here are some simple and easy ways to spruce up your home during the holiday season.I got this tips from Nestle magazine.

Create interesting table toppers with you old Christmas ornaments.Fill a clear glass bowl with some of you old Christmas balls.The bright colors of the ornaments will brighten up any table in the house.It's also a perfect way to deal with the Christmas decorations that you no longer use but store.

Ribbons are an inexpensive but striking way to spruce up your home.Use red and green ribbons to tie your curtains for a cheerful look.

Candy canes will add sweet touch to any table or mantle.Get tall glasses and fill it with delectable treats.

Dress up your house plants this season-hang small Christmas ornaments on them.You can also can also wrap the plant pots in red or green foil wrap;you don't even have to remove the plants.The Christmas tree need not be the only bedecked plant in you home this Christmas

Tuesday, December 2, 2008

Wishes for Granted

Do you believe in Santa Claus? When I was five years old, my mom always reminded me to be a good girl to be able to receive a Christmas present from Santa Claus on Christmas day.So during the Christmas day, I was so excited to open my gift . It was my favorite doll dressed like Santa. I started to believed in Santa Claus that day.I always wished to meet him in person.The following year, me and my mom visited the mall knowing that Santa will be there. I engaged in the sit on Santa's lap and took a picture.It was the one of the memorable day of my life.

Right now, I like to share those pictures and good memories of Santa Claus to my nephew. But my problem is, those pictures look old. Luckily, one of my friend told me that there is a new way to bring those old photos back to life. She also told me that if I wanted to share my pictures, I do not have to worry too much. She mentioned about CEIVAshare™ which is the simplest way to share your photos with your family and friends. Aside from that, CEIVA has teamed up with the Photo Scan Club to help bring old photos back to life.Your precious memories can be digitally preserved and enjoyed everyday on your CEIVA frame. All you have to do is to become a member.After that you will Got a Wish Sweeepstakes from Santa Clause.







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A Heavenly Smile




The alignment of planets Venus and Jupiter making it appear as sparkling eyes complimenting to the 1st quarter moon shaped like lips smiling beautifully made the eve of December 1,2008 a heavenly smiling figure.There's no interpretation for this on the part of the astrologist's as of this moment.

But let us make our genius interpretation for such a scenic heavenly display.It has something to represent a smiling face staring at you if you look at it.It denotes glory and happiness.Maybe a grand Christmas celebration ahead of us.It is probable that the incoming year would be abundant because good graces will pour in.It would be possible if we work harder.

Furthermore, it reminds us that global crisis is not a threat but a challenge.It makes a person durable and ready to face obstacles.So, SMILE a heavenly smile.Do not frown...:)

Gifts for Men


Having problem of what you are going to give for your husband or daddy this Christmas?Are you familiar of 5.11 Tactical Series?5.11 Tactical Series creates superior products that enhance the safety, accuracy, speed and performance of law enforcement, military and firefighting professionals. Built on a foundation of durability, quality and value, 5.11 Tactical leads the industry by delivering functionally innovative gear, head to toe. I think 5.11 Tactical Gear can be an ideal gift for men this Christmas.

There are lot of things to choose from these 5.11 Tactical Series.They have 5.11 Tactical Pants with the patented tactical strap and slash pocket design which were originally developed for rock climbing. “5.11” is a rock climbing difficulty level as listed in the Yosemite Decimal System. These tactical are built for lasting performance and comfort.Bartacking and triple-stitch construction create an incredibly durable pant available in cotton or nylon canvas.There are also 5.11 tactical shirts which are simply the best field/hiking shirts you can buy for your love one.If your dad is a kind of person who juggles maps and notebooks while outdoors, these are the only shirts to wear. At first glance, it looks like a typical hiking shirt, but the difference is in the details.

You can also shop for 5.11 tactical flashlight (free if you purchase over 100 dollars), station windbreaker and chest rig which can be use for camping.There's also an advance Coyote Brown Side Zip Boot (with three pair of socks free) for everyday use.These footwear were designed with input from professionals in the special operations community from around the world, the 5.11 Tactical Boots are the fastest, most functional and innovative boots on the market.You can also buy a special tactical eyewear for your eye protection.But do you know that when law enforcement officers and operators requested 5.11 Tactical eye protection, 5.11 partnered with expert firearms trainer and decorated former U.S. Navy SEAL Jeff Gonzales to design premium protective eyewear at very competitive prices. 5.11 now offers four styles of high quality eyewear and all meet ANSI Z87.1-2003 safety standards.

Start to shop now for its very affordable and right now they have special free shipping offer for orders more than fifty dollars.You can also get free ground shipping.