There are Facebook memes going around again. I was tagged by my friend in one of them. The challenge was to post three positive things every day for seven days. I'm happy to report that I did all of them. Post by Cym Gonzaga-Marzan. Post by Cym Gonzaga-Marzan. Post by Cym Gonzaga-Marzan. Post by Cym Gonzaga-Marzan. Post by Cym Gonzaga-Marzan. Post by Cym Gonzaga-Marzan. Post by Cym Gonzaga-Marzan. I don't usually jump on bandwagons and join memes like … [Read more...]
Learning The Art Of Storytelling, Cymplified!
Thanks to my hubby Rix, I was able to go to The Art of Storytelling workshop. Thanks to Manila Workshops and GPG Bulilit Bookstore, I was able to go the workshop for free. It was a sunny Saturday. I was ready for a day of learning the art of storytelling, doing activities and shopping, as suggested in the email from Manila Workshops. I wore comfy clothes and a pair of sneakers. Thank God it didn't rain because I took a taxi to the venue, Insular Life Building, Makati. Good thing there are … [Read more...]
Cupcake Dilemma, Cymplified!
It is always such a treat to receive something sweet. Being a food photographer has its perks, too bad he cannot enjoy it because he doesn't care for cakes and chocolates. And that made his wife giddy! :-P These cupcakes were the inspiration for my fun poem called My Pretty Cupcake. I was pondering on how to eat a cupcake without getting my lips and hands super sticky. What a weird problem to have, right? Do other people have a cupcake dilemma like this? Apparently, this has crossed … [Read more...]
Old School Blogging, Cymplified!
Blogging, before, was very personal and it's about putting one's self out there. These days, it seems that more blogs are about brands and contain applicable or practical information. Don't get me wrong, these blogs are great for obtaining useful tricks on lifestyle & parenting, and tips on the products & services that ordinary people like me would actually use. But unless a blogger attains celebrity status, or a celebrity decided to blog, the really personal blogs are being disregarded, … [Read more...]
Craving For Reconnection, Cymplified!
There are some days I would suddenly miss hanging out with my girl friends or my girl cousins. I would also wonder what it would be like if I had a sister. Maybe I would have an instant friend to bond over coffee with. It's true that humans, maybe mostly women, have this strong innate feeling to connect with another human, most likely of the same gender. It's really hard to explain, but although as much as I love talking with my children, I would miss having an adult conversation. Whenever I am … [Read more...]
Add Mo ‘Ko As Friend by Marlene Legaspi-Munar, Cymplified!
Here's another book I got for free care of @OMFLit in its blogger event I attended. It's addressed mostly to students and the younger generation. It's written in Filipino-English and with words relatable to the children of today. Add Mo 'Ko As Friend is a handy guide to being a good friend, online and offline. Since almost every student is now on social networking sites like Facebook or Twitter, this book offers reminders on the usage of these sites. For example, "don't give too much … [Read more...]
After Christmas day, I got sick that I felt disconnected from the online world. My head and throat hurt like crazy, I couldn't eat very well. I had fever and was weak. I think my milk supply dipped along with my health. I felt miserable! Still, last December 30, I went with my hubby and the kids to Bataan as I've never been there before. But I could have enjoyed the trip more if I was in a good shape. The time it took for us to arrive at our friend's place seemed to take too long, but it … [Read more...]