A Perfect Christmas By: Jose Mari Chan (With Lyrics)

this is one of my most favorite christmas songs of all time. it reminds me of my parents when they were still around…my papa has a cassette tape (yeah, that old school!) of all his favorite christmas carols which he would play as early as the first day of december arrives…this will be the fourth year that we will be spending the holidays without my parents, i miss them more each year..how i wish they were able to see my son….it will be a perfect christmas if we can spend it with them…
my entry to 
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top 100 baby names of 2010

naming your unborn baby is quite a daunting task. there is just way to many suggestions and unsolicited advice, ideas running down your head, inspirations and whatnot. you can name it after your great grandmother or your favorite rockstar icon or vocalist (just like what daddy did!) or you can get insightful ideas on many a baby book available in the bookstore. 
to give you mummies-to-be an inkling on what other parent’s chose to name their babies, here is the  the top 100 baby names of 2010 the babycenter released just recently.

hands down to sophia for dethroning isabella as the most popular girl’s name and kudos to aiden for being the best bet for popular boy’s name for six years in a row and welcome to liam and abigail for being part of the top 10!

here is a peak of who made it to the top 10 spot:
top 10 girls name of 2010                                     top 10 boys name of 2010
1.   sophia                                                          1.  aiden
2.   isabella                                                         2.  jacob
3.   olivia                                                            3.  jackson
4.   emma                                                          4.  ethan
5.   chloe                                                            5.  jayden
6.   ava                                                               6.  noah
7.   lily                                                                7.  logan
8.   madison                                                         8.  caden
9.   addison                                                          9.  lucas
10. abigail                                                           10. liam
my baby’s first name made it to the top 10 spot, if this is good or bad, i have no idea, but i’ll expect to know more little baby ethans once he goes to preschool i think. to check how your pick fair this year, or simply to have more name suggestions, just visit top 100 baby names of 2010.
enjoy baby-naming!

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a christmas gift suggestion and a saving from ensogo

a 50% discount on my son’s activefun admission, a free entrance to expomom bazaar and now a 71% discount on a therapeutic massage (i think this will be a perfect christmas gift for daddy as he has been complaining of  backaches and pains on the sole of his feet. he’s is always tired because of driving and this is a wonderful way to recharge, relax and spend quality time together) for daddy and myself? now that is what i call savings! giving you your every cent’s worth!
amazing deals are available everyday and you not only save much but you also get a chance to help a charity, just sign up at ensogo and be on your way to merry savings!

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join the PMAP and SEAIR Search for the High Flyers!

i was fortunate enough to attend the recently concluded presscon of pmap for their high flyers video making contest. 
what is pmap?
The People Management Association of the Philippines (PMAP) is a fifty year old national association of top HR practitioners in the country.  With about 1,800 member companies, PMAP helps institutions mold an enlightened, competent, socially responsible and influential sector of people managers who can effectively participate in nation-building.
the advocacy:
pmap, thru studies and research, identified three behavioral competencies which will enable college students to land the job of their dreams once they graduated. these behavioral competencies are: initiative, communication skills and critical thinking.
the video-making contest:
the high flyers video making contest is open to all currently enrolled college students and is a fun and interactive way of spreading this advocacy further
To create a high level of awareness, PMAP has partnered with Dingdong Dantes as the campaigns’ official endorser. 
the mechanics: 
you can download a high resolution version from pmap high flyers’ facebook page
prizes awaiting the high flyers are as follows: 
the Grand Winner will receive:
(3) A roundtrip airfare to Singapore to be given to the school of the winning group
*All Top Ten finalists will receive prizes from our sponsors. 
for more info just check out pmap high flyers’ page on facebook.
it will be a dream come true for me if jared will possess initiative, communication skills and critical thinking to be a high flyer not just in school but in the game of life.
thanks to blogger friend vance, of purpleplumfairy, and richard mamuyac for the invite. here’s to more blogging event in the future!

note: will be posting some photos later when blogger allows me!

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Thirty on 30 “Changes in My Life” Blog Contest

blankPixels' Thirty on 30 Blog Contest to celebrate her 30th birthday and Just Another Pixel's second anniversary!

seems like when i blog about contest, i can’t stop so here is another exciting blog giveaway, this time from just another pixel, the thirty on 30 blankPixels’ birthday giveaway!

if you will be one of the lucky winners, you will get to take home any of the following:
Changes in My Life”  Blog-Writing Prizes
  • First Prize: $40.00 Paypal cash
  • Second Prize: $25.00 Paypal cash
  • Third Prize: $15.00 Paypal cash
  • PLUS surprise special award/s
 Favorite Sponsor Blog Post Blog Writing Prizes
  • 3 Winners of $10.00 Paypal cash for BEST POST
 First Comments Raffle Prizes
  • 3 Winners of $10.00 Paypal cash
 THIRTY ON 30 RAFFLE PRIZES were exciting items are up for grabs!

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promo runs til the end of november so head on to her site while you still have time!
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