Showing posts with label Family Event. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Family Event. Show all posts

Double Birthday Celebration

Every year this day would never pass without a celebration, may it be a big party or just a family get together. This is because 2 of the most wonderful person in the family celebrated another year of existence; Mama Susan and Manang Susie. They are special to me since I grow up with them along with 2 sister (Manang Nike and Maechell) and my uncle Papa Ading. They treated me (and my mom) as a member of the family; as a daughter and as a sibling. So for both of them heres my birthday message to Mama Susan and Manang Susie...

In addition to that this day was also the death anniversary of Mama Susan's mother.

Mama's First Night Cafe

Yes, its true! I'm not kidding its my mama's first Night Cafe last night. My mama is the type of person who doesn't go out for fun. If she ever want to go out that would be strolling along Cogon and grocery at Palana, Kevin, Julmar... I am glad that Mama is now slowly exposing herself to things that I enjoyed doing- Lakwatya kahit saan. Whenever I invited her to go mall stroll she now come along without hesitation. Just like last night I was craving for donut and invited Mama to go out and try night cafe. She was hesitant at first but then later on I was shocked when she was closing the store and told Justine to dress up. And so off we go to nigh cafe, stroll and look around some nice things to buy until we saw an affordable ukay-ukay which sells good-as-new shirts and blouses. Mom and I enjoyed hunting for some long shirts na "pambahay". And while waiting for us Justine got himself a spot where he sat down with a sleepy face.

After buying ukay-ukay we went to Dunkin Donut and bought a dozen donuts. It's Dunkin Donut Anniversary so we had an additional 6 free choco stick donuts.

All in all we had 20 donuts but Justine finished almost all of the donuts this morning. Good thing Mama and I have eaten some donuts last night and was able to grab 1 each this morning. lols :P

Fun-filled Fiesta!

Today we celebrated Saint Anthony de Padua fiesta! In our family this is not just a fiesta but also a gathering of family friends and relatives. Kung baga get together and getting to know some relatives unknown and reconnect with friends!

Since yesterday pa we had bonding ever na with cousins and relatives. Cooking and preparing foods for the visitors who arrive in the evening. Having fun serving foods to the visitors while chika2x in between task. Last night din napagtripan ko kumain ng ice cream, kinulit-kulit ako ni auntie at ng mga pinsan ko na bumili kaya off we go to buy ice cream. Natagalan kami sa pagbili ng ice cream kasi its already late and we were searching for 24hours Grocery store who sells Double dutch Selecta Ice cream, we are a Selecta Ice cream family kasi. Umabot kami ng Limketkai Mall and Cogon sa paghahanap but we ended up buying in Divisoria which iniiwasan namin mapadpad kasi traffic dahil sa night cafe. In a way, nakatulong din ang paglilibot namin kasi na pasyal namin ang bagong dating na pinsan from Manila, he will be studying here and hindi pa nya kabisado ang Cagayan de Oro. When we arrive its late kakauuwi lang ng last visitor. Nilantakan na ang ice cream and before we know ubos na! hehehe...

Kanina busy din kami kasi marami pa ding bisita. Papa was so happy and wears a big smile when the kusina girls greeted him "Happy Father's Day!" in chorus. Later on, Manang Susie who is in Canada with his boyfriend Bart got the chance to meet the whole family and visitors through my laptop. Nakisaya din sila sa amin, salamat sa Skype video call who made it possible! hehehe... Ang saya-saya ni Manang Susie at halos ma-iiyak na hearing our voices in chorus saying "Hi manang! Kumusta? Happy Fiesta..." when the video call starts. Talagang lahat kami naka one-on-one chat ky manang. She even ask the kids to sing and dance but my niece Eallysa brave all the kids and sung songs we don't understand the lyrics, with matching facial expressions and her upside down guitar. lols... After that Manang Susie and Bart promise to treat us all with ice cream so for the second time bumili kami ulit ng Double dutch Selecta Ice cream.

Family Day Sunday!

Last Sunday I spent my time shopping and strolling with mama and Justine at Limketkai. It was actually the first time I get to bring mama at the mall since she doesn't like going to Malls. We had a great time that day specially me. I was so happy seeing both mama and Justine having fun at the Toy Kingdom rides, buying dresses, t-shirts, toys and food trip. Although nakakainis lang minsan kasi ang kulit-kulit ni Justine takbo ng takbo kung saan marami pa namang tao sa mall.

Our last stop was Missy Bon Bon. I treat mom and Justine since I often take home cakes from Missy Bon Bon and his loving it, now I wanna let them the Gelato which I cant take home since it melts fast. Mom was having hard time picking what bread to eat since according to her "all are delicious!" until she choose the Sliced Orange Cake. While Justine run immediately to the cakes section and pick the Caramel Cheese Cake. As for me I tried the drink that is new to my eyes - the Ice Coffee drink, I love it! Another additional favorite that will let me come again in Missy Bon Bon. And ofcourse we ordered Gelato in which Justine cried out for Blueberry Cheese Gelato, mom had the Mango flavor and I had Tiramisu.