out + about: attending my classmate’s birthday party

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If you are in Grade 1 this school year, then you probably either celebrated your 7th birthday or you are being invited to your classmates’ birthday party. According to mum, turning 7 is a milestone in a child’s life that is why most children celebrate it with a party. I celebrated my 7th birthday last year, too, + have also been invited to a number of parties the last few months. The latest of which was the one I attended last weekend with mum.

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It was my classmate Jewel’s party + it was held in a cool outdoor event venue in Guiguinto. Jewel + her family prepared a beautiful fair for all of her guests. Upon arrival, we were given stubs that we should use for each of the booths available at the party. There are so many booths that day, among them are for cotton candy, sweet treats and desserts, hotdog, french fries. There is also a photo booth, face painting,  several booths for fun games where I was able to win prizes with my friends by hitting a stack of cans with ball!

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Find Your Happy Place Out In The Woods Of Oklahoma

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If you’re tired of the 9 to 5 grind, perhaps a vacation is in order. But where can you go on such short notice? Maybe you’ve only got a weekend, or perhaps a week, to spend on trying to get your energy recharged? With such limited options, you might think there really isn’t anywhere you could go. However, if you live in the great state of Oklahoma, there really is such a place. Best of all, it’s been directly under your nose all this time, and it’s still waiting for you to come and explore it.

Come On Out To Beavers Bend And Have Yourself An Amazing Time

Beavers Bend cabin lodging is available for those of you who are interested in finding a little piece of Paradise where you might least expect it. The woods of Oklahoma are the place for to relax and find much needed peace of mind. If you’ve never been out to this part of the state, a major surprise is waiting for you. You’ll be amazed at how quickly you can pass out of earshot of cars and commotion while still being quite close to the civilized world.

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A Tranquil Night Spent In The Majestic Woods Of Oklahoma

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out + about: going to the playground

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Since the rainy season started, we can no longer spend as much time outdoors as we would like to. I miss spending time outside playing + wandering, + I miss biking most of all. Since summer ended it was only mum who gets to ride her bike sometimes, bringing my lunch to school.

I miss playing outside so much that I was really happy that we were able to do just that a few weeks back. There was a storm that day and classes were suspended. Luckily, the rain was not so bad that mum thought it was a good idea for a trip to the mall. Mum bought new clothes and shopped for postcards and cute stuff from one of the shops in the mall. We also ate lunch in one of our favorite fast foods!

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Have A #MerrySMChristmas2015 As Your Favorite Cartoon Comes To Life!

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Kids and kids-at-heart are expected to enjoy an enchanting Christmas at all SM malls nationwide starting this weekend, November 6 to 8, with well-loved cartoon and toy characters joining the launch revelries of SM’s Grand Christmas celebration.

Festivities start at SM North EDSA on Friday, November 6, where all-time favorite Disney characters will be present during the launch of “A Season of Magic”. To make the event more meaningful, children from a selected beneficiary will be given a chance to personally meet Disney characters Mickey Mouse and Donald Duck, and have a first peek at the main attraction –  the Disney Village. A medley of favorite Disney songs will be performed by the Manila Philharmonic Orchestra and the Mandaluyong Children’s Choir.

Throughout the weekend, the fun continues with other malls all over the country simultaneously launching their own Christmas centerpieces featuring various animated characters and Christmas themes. These include Disney’s Frozen, Barbie, Cartoon Network, Toy Factory and 100 Elves, Snoopy and Charlie Brown, Nickelodeon, Disney Princess, Disney Junior, Adventure Time, Lego Christmas Adventure, and Sanrio Holiday, among others.

According to Jonjon San Agustin, SM Supermalls’ Senior Vice-President for Marketing,“We are just as excited as children everywhere as SM officially starts the holiday with our biggest themed Christmas celebrations yet. Christmas at our malls is for kids and the young at heart, so we have gathered the most number of cartoon and comic character themes everin our 55 malls nationwide.  Each mall will be decorated with giant installations and picture-worthy pockets of Christmas fun that will form part of kids’ memories until they become parents themselves.”

Although these attractions will be open to the public throughout the Christmas season, the public is enjoined to bring their families, kids, relatives and friends to enjoy the weekend launch activities at any SM mall.

For a complete schedule of activities and launches, please go to SM’s official Christmas microsite, follow its official social media accounts at Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, and get an insider access to all the fun happenings at SM Supermalls nationwide through Viber. Shoppers can actively share their holiday merriments inside the SM Supermalls by posting their photos on social media and adding the hashtag #MerrySMChristmas2015.

Jared’s Quips

Truly Christmas is made even better with all the beautiful display SM sets up during the season. These displays and exhibits have been part of many people’s Christmas celebration and tradition. We are looking forward to seeing Mickey and the Disney gang this afternoon at SM North Edsa + we hope to see you all there! ^_^

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