so much more than hot…

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anyone who knows me will surely know of my infamous low tolerance for anything hot or spicy. i simply can not stand it, it stings my taste buds unnecessarily. the most i can venture into is a drizzle of hot sauce on my pizza slice and that’s about it!

i particularly love TABASCO® Original Red and that every time we go to our favorite pizza place, a little bottle of it is usually on standby in the condiments’ cart. i simply enjoy how it enhances the flavor of black olives, onions and pepperoni on my pizza, how the simple combination of salt, red pepper  and vinegar can have this uncanny ability to bring out the most in my food. it is truly not about heat for heat’s sake. but this spice master does not only bring black olives to life, check Pizza Perfected for more delectale examples. 

some friends i know  would just put TABASCO® Original Red in practically everything they eat: mac + cheese, adobo or any filipino viand, or, yes even in their popcorns! daddy loves it on his burger and i know for sure that when jared grows up, he would enjoy it too! well probably we can start another  family tradition by then, a pizza party while enjoying the superbowl! hmm, i can’t wait! that will be quite a while from now, but even so i’ll check out  Game-Day Party Menu for interesting ideas.

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music monday – So Beautiful by Darren Hayes of Savage Garden

my entry to this week’s 
savage garden is one of my all-time favorite bands and darren hayes (when he was the object of my sister’s desire or even when he openly admitted he is gay and married his boyfriend of two years), in my opinion, is simply one of the most beautiful persons around…amazing lyrics, it always floored me to listen to his songs and he just feels too much, which is very evident in every song he writes and sings…
this song is just one of my favorites from him (you can only imagine how hard it is too choose, i have way too many favorites!haha!) i hope you like it too..enjoy!

note: thanks google for the photos and youtube for the video
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mama kat’s writer’s workshop – 20 ideas to make this your best year yet

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i received this prompt 2 weeks back, i think and didn’t get around to finishing my list until now, so without further ado….
to make 2011 the best year ever, i have these 20 ideas in mind:
  1. go back to yoga 
  2. get back in shape
  3. go swimming with my son (it will be his first, so we are so looking forward to it!)
  4. finally learn how to cook delicious and scrumptious meals my son and i can share, i am currently in the look out for recipes and cooking tips and what nots on the net and am glad to have found one🙂
  5. go on out-of-town travels (i have subic, tagaytay and baguio in mind)
  6. enroll in a swimming class with my son
  7. go to play gyms more often so jared can have loads of fun
  8. visit a park maybe something near or probably the la mesa ecopark one of these weekends
  9. read a book each week, or if not possible, each month (i have quite a few unread ones i bought when i was pregnant, stashed somewhere)
  10. download more pocoyo + barney episodes
  11. more exciting posts on my blog
  12. buy matching shirts for me, daddy + jared
  13. start refilling my piggy bank
  14. get new story books for my son + i to read
  15. reach level 100 in cafeworld then fullstop!
  16. write poetry again
  17. send snail mail to my friend more often
  18. update my bucketlist (which i’ve written a few years back)
  19. watch a concert again (if only i can tag jared along)
  20. stick to a morning ritual every single day: pray/meditate-yoga-blog-breakfast
to join future writer’s workshop or if you’re simply draining on creative juices and is running out of things to write, check out mama kat‘s recently revamped site for gazillions of writing prompts and whatnot. enjoy! 
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    be wickedly fresh for a wickedly fresh moment!

    This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Toms of Maine. All opinions are 100% mine.

    being a full time mom, not only requires me to be 100 percent alert and attentive, but also to be 100 percent wickedly fresh while i do my child minding duties. i worry about my son’s permanent teeth and is in stress over his oral hygiene as early as now! i would like him to use only products with natural ingredients and would like to steer  clear of chemicals and their potential hazards.

    then i came across Tom’s Of Maine and it’s wonderful all-natural oral products, while facebooking my down time away.  this company has been around since 1970 and has long been producing not only earth-friendly products, but also products with conscience, taking into consideration the environmental and even the moral impact they will have in the society. their toothpaste, mouthwash, dental floss, deodorant and soap contains natural and safe ingredients, with no animal testing done. they also have environmentally sensitive facilities, technologies and recycling efforts. now that is the kind of company and products i would like to support and buy for personal use, don’t you think? but don’t just take my word for it, find out for  yourself by heading on to their site and don’t forget to like them on facebook and join That’s Wicked Fresh contest page to win exciting prizes!

    i only wish they are available here in my corner of the world…

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