Karen and I just love cooking. We’re “foodies” and it’s pretty damn cool that our kids seem to be getting into it as well. It’s also a great chance for us to all do some quality family time. Not helping my belly or Madison’s though. Wifey keeps saying I need to lose weight but the same day cookies killer cookies or awesome cake. Heh. But we are spending less $$$ on dining out, generally ...Continue Reading → Share
To go with our mini-wedding we had a mini-honeymoon at the Shangri La hotel! Was AWESOME to be pampered, raid the minibar, and watch pay-per-view. Oh, wait, even one of the very nicest hotels in the Philippines we’re still in the Philippines so no pay per view. That’s just too new-fangled for here. But the pool was amazing and the food was great! The aircon was FREEZING.
Of course we had Mom and the kids come over on the second day ...Continue Reading → Share
That’s right folks, I’m a married man as of 8/28/09! The wedding was not a massive event by any means, heh. We’re planning a proper ceremony in April but we both wanted one that was outdoors and the weather here in the Philippines doesn’t really allow for any certainty of sunny weather during the “rainy season”. Still my Mom was able to attend and Danny and Shey were there as our official witnesses. This went down at the Makati City ...Continue Reading → Share
I had no idea a birthday party for a 7 year old could be so darn exhausting! This past Sunday, at the McDonald’s in Greenhills Mall Karen and I held a birthday for our youngest daughter Nicole who turned seven. Unlike the birthday parties I’m used to in the USA where parents just dropped their kids off, all the parents stayed and enjoyed the party. It was like a family reunion in that we wound up having 80 people attend! ...Continue Reading → Share