Showing posts from April, 2015

Who is Kid Kulafu?

I rarely watch Filipino flick because sometimes the storyline is too cheap and weak. I'm tired of watching Rom-Com unless it is a Piolo or John Lloyd flick :) LOL With less than seven days, we are looking forward for the battle of the Century - the Manny Pacquiao-Floyd Mayweather fight on May 2. [caption id="attachment_10176" align="aligncenter" width="360"] Kid Kulafu is showing in Pickwick Theater, Park Ridge, IL[/caption] Buboy Villar as the young Manny or better known as "Kid Kulafu" is a biopic focuses the life of Manny, 15 years ago. A flick by Paul Soriano, Kid Kulafu was Pacquiao's nickname when he started fighting in the ring. The name actually sounds familiar as this is a famous label of wine and where He worked to collect bottles in exchange for money. Alessandra de Rossi is the young Dionisia, a strict God-fearing mother who did not approve Manny to learn boxing and Cesar Montano, a very supportive Uncle and gave Manny a chan

Historical Adventure in Springfield, Illinois

“Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.” -Abraham Lincoln If you watched the historical epic flick, Lincoln wherein Daniel Day-Lewis starred as United States President Abraham Lincoln so this blog post is dedicated to you. It was in 2012 when the movie was shown in theaters. We were rewarded to watched this epic drama after our office and though it was not the usual type of storyline which was more of a conversation type movie - you'll get bored. But not me - his life becomes an inspiration to everybody. All of his words were meaningful. Ika nga, "hugot" quotes. Springfield, Illinois - whenever the Amtrak stopped to this station. My neck expanded like a giraffe because I am seeing the Capitol. Having a great interest in History, I am so passionate that one day I will visit this place and spend a day in Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum. If you're looking for some Civil war materials, manuscripts, newspapers and any other support

Tips in Attending Trade Shows for Bloggers

Have you receive an invite asking you to attend their Trade Shows? Thinking of how you are going to create a blog post? How does the event relevant to your blog? With these questions and counting. We sometimes neglect this kind of events because we didn't know how are we able to cover it. [caption id="attachment_10136" align="aligncenter" width="630"] credits[/caption]   Usually Trade Shows run more than three days. Once you have receive an invitation, check your schedule and ask the organizer what are the highlights of the event like Key Speakers or new product launching. RSVP as soon as you can and set an available time wherein you can meet the organizer face-to-face to establish a good relationship. Exhibit Venue Research for the venue. Make sure you have gather all relevant information especially when you're commuting. Check the traffic route and make sure you'll able to make

Easter Sunday at Bacolod Chicken Haus in Chicago, IL

I hope this Easter fills your home with peace, joy and love. Let us celebrate the renewal of life and thank God for the blessings we shall receive each day. Where did you celebrate Easter Sunday? while kids were very busy searching for Easter eggs, some families were celebrating in their homes orwent out to dine like us. I have been craving for "Chicken Inasal," good timing - we went to Bacolod Chicken Haus located in N Lincoln ave in Chicago. Chicken Inasal is one a of the most popular dish in the Philippines (in Bacolod specifically). I remembered during my lunch break I usually go to Mang Inasal because the food is very affordable and unli rice :) Bacolod Chicken Haus in Chicago is very comfy. Feels like home. Maskaras were displayed that adds color to the venue. People were patiently waiting for their turn because the venue is fullybooked on that time. We ordered the Salo salo Platter for 4 People $50: inihaw na pusit 2 chicken inasal 1 inihaw na baboy 1 inihaw na tangigu

Maundy Thursday

Maundy Thursday - My first experience to practice the tradition of visiting seven churches in USA. It was explain to us that "seven churches" were meant to be the seven stations that were made by Jesus on his way to Calvary: 1st visit Jesus in the Garden of Gethsemane (Luke 22: 39-46) 2nd Visit: Jesus bound and taken before Annas (John 18: 19-22) 3rd Visit: Jesus taken before the High Priest, Caiaphas (Matthew 26: 63-65) 4th Visit: Jesus taken before Pilate (John 18,35-37) 5th Visit: Jesus taken before Herod (Luke 23: 8-9; 11) 6th Visit: Jesus taken before Pilate again (Matthew 27: 22-26) 7th Visit: Jesus given the crown of thorns and led to his crucifixion (Matthew 27: 27-31) [gallery columns="5" ids="10115,10116,10117,10118,10119,10120,10121,10122,10123,10124"] As we enter the most holy days, this is the best time for you to repent and offer a prayer. We're fortunate that Our Lady of Ransom Church offered a bus tour pilgrimage to visit seven churche