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Monday, September 8

Two of the Best Poker Rooms at Flopturnriver

Playing poker card games at Casino was one of my past times, until I was introduced by some common friends of mine to play it online. There are a lot of poker online sites to choose from, as for me the most friendly user poker site I have used is Flopturnriver PokerStars Game site. This site offers you a lot of categories to browse at, rooms to choose from and you can enjoy every second of it. Below are some of the best feature of Flopturnriver PokerStars:

• Poker Forum - where you can express and exchange ideas from each member.
• Poker Strategy – from the word itself, you will come to learn all the strategies and tips to succeed on playing poker and will be able to help build winning, profitable poker players.
• Room Reviews - where you can find each poker rooms reviews and ranks.
• Poker Bonuses - bonus sizes are important factors for every poker room, this may be a reference of each player. Furthermore, some poker rooms offer No deposit Bonus which allows poker players to play for real money without even making a deposit.
• Poker Chatroom - you will come to meet and chat with hundreds of members in this site. You can exchange insights.
• Pokerblogs - poker players are also bloggers, here you can find a lot of blogs about poker.


Flopturnriver PokerStars Game has lots of rooms to choose from. I have two rooms in my mind which happens to be the best poker rooms in Flopturnriver. The most top ranking of all rooms is Full Tilt Poker, endorsed by the famous poker players Phil Ivey, Gus Hansen, Chris Freguson, and many more. It is one of the largest online poker rooms that offers excellent bonuses. You will be gaining 100% up to $600 bonus which will match to any amount on the first deposit you make. You will also be given an entry in their exclusive FTR500 private tournament, a monthly special $5 buy-in tournament where they will be adding $500 to the prize pool. Isn't that exciting? If you want these marvelous deals given, you must first enter the Full Tilt Poker Referral Code FLOPTURNRIVER when creating your account.


Third from the top ranking casino online game is the Poker Stars. This is the Home of the World Series Poker Champions namely Chris Moneymaker in 2003, Greg "Fossilman" Raymer in 2004 and Joe Hachem in 2005. They have been adding players like Barry Greenstein, Daniel Negreanu, Humberto Brenes, Victor Ramdin, Bill Chen and more. This has been around from year 2001 and is known for hosting great multi-table tournaments, and producing great tournament players. They accept US customers and has no plans in cutting them of. They offer a first time deposit bonus of 100% up to $50, plus an additional $25 extra when you earn 100 FPPs or Frequent Player Point. Earning FPP's has 2 awards, First FPP and Second FPP. To get your FPPs, you need to cash out your bonus after six months of your first deposit. If you wanna join Poker Stars, make sure to enter the PokerStars Bonus Code - First2008 on their site for you to have a chance on to get their deals.

To get more of this information, visit Flopturnriver PokerStars Game. You will explore the best of the online poker games in history.
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Farreys.com can light up your life!

I like browsing the internet especially when it comes to shopping. It gives me that comfort to easily purchase the things that I want even when my schedules are hectic. It also resolves the dilemma of going to a mall nearby just to find out that the item you planning to buy is not available. Shopping online has more advantages. It allows you to find items that are cheaper because you’ll have a wide range of choices. Then you can also verify the quality of the product through customer reviews. You may be surprised to find out that most online products has 30 days return policy, especially if its defective or faulty.

So last week, I went online shopping and look for some light fixtures as a gift for my mother. Then, I found Farreys.com. This is the best online shop for house decorative because it has different kinds of light fixtures such as Chandeliers, Picture Lights, Pendants, Dinettes, Ceiling Mounted, Cabinet and Undercabinet, Candle Holders, Bathroom lighting Fixtures, Adjustable Fixtures and many more. They have the most expanded decorative and stylish items. I don't even know where to start choosing from. If only I could buy them all.

Shoppers in Farrey's.com could browse products by style, by application or by brand. Through the search tool and a few clicks, you will find the best light fixtures for your home. Farreys.com is an online wholesale hardware that offers the best products at the lowest prices. Here are some of my favorites:

Chandeliers - casual, contemporary, natural, tiffany, traditional, traditional Mini-Chandeliers, transitional, transitional mini-chandeliers
• Picture Lights - contemporary, traditional and transitional
• Pendants - casual, contemporary, energy, traditional and transitional
• Dinettes - transitional light fixtures
• Ceiling Mounted - casual, contemporary, energy, utility, traditional and transitional
• Cabinet and Under cabinet - cabinet lighting, under cabinet lighting and under cabinet traditional lighting
• Candle Holders - traditional and transitional
• Bathroom Lighting Fixtures - contemporary, energy, traditional and transitional
• Adjustable Fixtures - contemporary chandeliers and contemporary pendants


Among my favorites, my top pick is the Dinette transitional light fixtures because my mom loves to have a gathering at home. So I purchased that light fixtures as a gift to my mom. And she confirmed that I made the right decision when I saw her happiness upon receiving that gift. Thus, I know I made the right choice in selecting Farreys.com as my online shopping buddy. Their shipment process is fast and provides a great customer service that will respond immediately to any inquiries about product details.

So if you are looking for light fixtures and its accessories, that won’t be a problem at all. At Farreys.com, there is a wide selection of light fixtures to choose. Shop now at Farreys.com, where you find reliable products at the lowest prices.
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Tuesday, August 19

Free Recipes at QuickFire

"Join me for another round of 10-minute kitchen wonders here on Quickfire,
a step-by-step guide to delicious everyday meals for the busy you."

Are you familiar with that spiel? Well, if you love to cook, then you should know Chef Rosebud's famous line in her QTV show called Quickfire.

I like the show mainly because it is really a kitchen wonder to spend only 10 minutes to prepare a nutritious meal for your loved ones. So if you wanna get FREE RECIPES, then visit the Quickfire website at : http://quickfire.multiply.com


You would also see PICTURES of those oH so Yummy Foodies, the celebrity guests for each episode and the ever beautiful Chef Rosebud.

So check out the website now!
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Monday, August 11

Withdraw your Paypal funds to your Local Bank Account

I know this information was released last January 2008 but I am posting this "good-to-know" information because I have tried it myself and would like to inform other Filipino freelancers out there that there is an alternative way to withdraw your Paypal funds aside from credit cards or debit cards.

You may way to check out this page which gives the detailed steps for you to Withdraw your funds to your Local Bank Account

http://pages.ebay.ph/bankwithdrawal/

And I am quoting this from the same page:

"For Philippine users, withdrawals of PHP 7,000 or more are free. For withdrawal amounts less than PHP 7,000 there will be a fee of PHP 50. For Indonesian users, withdrawals of IDR 1.5 million or more are free. For withdrawal amounts of less than IDR 1.5 million, there will be a fee of IDR 16,000."

Now the important thing that you need to indicate on that is your bank code. So here is a complete list :
Bank Codes of Major Banks in the Philippines

Sounds cool? Please share your thoughts. =)
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Saturday, August 9

www.minetterivera.com goes live!

To all my fellow bloggers and bloghoppers who would usually take a peek on my blog, please update your Favorite's list or blogroll because I know have my new domain name (YEHEY!!!) which is :

www.minetterivera.com

I will still be using blogger and will have the same theme.

"A collection of great freebies found on the internet: free movies, free e-books, free songs, free printables, free ringtones, free lyrics, free advice, free tips, free newsletters, free tutorials, free how-to's, free recipes, free software, free magazines, free articles, free games and more freebies. You would also find reviews of outstanding websites that provide freebies."

Have fun and please continue to visit my blog!
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Keywords: The way to a great amount of web traffic

Ever wonder how to increase your blog traffic? Most of the articles and ebooks that I have been reading about Increasing your traffic points to researching good keywords for your website. I have been a ghostwriter and wrote articles for clients who would always require certain keywords to be included in the article. This is quite challenging for me because I prefer to write whatever comes out of my head. And I never realized the importance of these said "keywords" not until I become a blogger. So now, I have a few good reads and great tools which will help us get a higher page rank.

Choosing the best keywords - This is an interesting article that will teach you how to look for keywords that best suits your blog or website. It explains the techniques that you can use so you can find and locate the most related and most popular keywords.

Top paying keywords - If you are targeting top paying keyword, then you may want to read this articles because it has 100 top keywords with
their cost-per-click (CPC),

Google Keyword Tool- I personally like this tool because for one it was created by google, thus I believe it provides a more accurate results. Moreover, it provides you a list of keywords but also their Approximate Search Volume (which refers to the approximate number of search done for that specific keyword on the previous month) and Advertiser Competition (which is the number of advertisers that bids on that specific keyword).

Other Keyword Generation web based tools that you can use:

SEOBook Keyword Generator

WordTracker

Do you know any other way to easily locate effective keywords for your blog or website?
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Sunday, July 20

Using Unionbank's EON Card on Paypal

I have a lot of comments and question from a several posts I made about Using Unionbank's EON Card on Paypal on my writtensentiments blog so I decided to post the links here.

Using Unionbank's EON Card on Paypal Part 1

So for those who are still having difficulty with using Unionbank EON Visa Card on Paypal, just drop me an email.
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Saturday, July 12

Clipnabber: Easy way to Download Videos from Youtube, Megavideo, Dailymotion, Veoh, Tudou and many more!

I love watching videos from youtube and even tudou. However, there are times that I got irritated when I see that buffering messages everytime I watch. Also, there are cases that when you want to watch your favorite youtube video again, it was already deleted. And now I though that it must be good to just download the video and save it on pc hardrive. Much more that I like the idea when my daughter had that mini MP3 / MP4 player.

If you will google internet, you will find a lot of software that will help you in downloading these file. But I choose CLIPNABBER since it is web-based tool so you do not need to download it.


To download the video as an FLV file, follow these steps:
1. Go to : http://clipnabber.com/ and then type the URL of the video link on the PASTE URL box.
2. Click NAB VIDEO button.
3. Right click on FLV DOWNLOAD LINK
4. Select SAVE TARGET AS
5. Select the drive or folder where you would like to save the file through the SAVE IN box.

6. Type the name of the file on the FILE NAME box.
7. Click SAVE.

Note: Use Internet Explorer.



Just wait until the file is fully downloaded. Then, you can watch the file using an FLV player. If you have other type of players or would like to use a gadget such as PSP or MP4 player to watch the movie, then you need to convert the file on the desired format.

And here is a helpful information from clipnabber help page:

How do I convert .flv files for use on my iPod or PSP?
There are several applications you can use for this purpose. Here are a couple that are free (at least shareware) and have been known to work. For Windows: Replay Converter. For Mac: iSquint or ffmpegX.

But my husband downloaded Xilisoft Software so that is the one we are currently using to convert the files.

By the way, here are the list of websites that you can download through clipnabber.


That's basically it! And now you could enjoy watching your favorite videos!
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Tuesday, July 8

Be Wise, Shop at Wize.com for High Chairs!

Being an expectant mother is exciting and thrilling especially if you will be a first time mom. I remember when I was conceiving my first baby, I would always drag my husband to a mall so that we can go shopping for our baby. One thing that we have on our checklist is a high chair. However, going to a real mall is kinda inconvenient when you are pregnant so it is best to just sit at home, use your computer and look for a trusted Shopping site. And if you are planning to browse for high chairs for your little one, you may want to try checking on Wize.com. Wize.com is a shopping site that offers only the best products online based from consumer feedback and product reviews from websites such as Amazon.com, CNET and Walmart.com.

Because each parent has their own preferences, Wize.com makes shopping easier for you because it offers variety of high chairs. With just a few clicks on your mouse, you can make a comparison and easily decide which one is the best for your child. If your priority is safety, check out these high chairs for infants. They have high chairs that have harness to keep your baby in her seat. The harness have straps that would secure your child hips in her seat, one that would be placed between her legs and of course two straps that would be placed on his shoulders .

Now, if you are after portability, you can select from Wize.com Portable high chairs . What's so good about a portable high chair is that you can easily fold and be able to put it in the trunk of your car. Thus, you can always bring it wherever you go such as when visiting your families and friends.

You may also have other preferences such as a high chair that is durable, easy to use and easy to clean. And these high chairs can be found at http://wize.com/high-chairs list. So check out Wize.com, a reliable online Shopping Store where you can definitely find a the best high chair that is suitable for you cute little ones.
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Monday, July 7

Cheap Multimedia Player (Mp4/MP3/Game)

I haven't been able to post frequently last month because my daughter is now a computer savvy person (by the way she is just about 3 years old.. hehehe). So my husband and I tried to find a way to divert her attention from the computer. We thought of buying her that kiddie laptop (just the cheap one that would cost around 2000 pesos). However, when we saw it, we thought that she will not enjoy such gadget because it doesn't have a colored display. So we try to look for an alternative and we found the Portable MP4/MP3/Game Player. I believe it is worth buying for our daughter because she would surely enjoy the features of this device (I think the one we bought is not original since its not that expensive, it only cost 2000 pesos). It has an Audio player (MP3) which is good because she loves to sing. Then, it has the Video player (MP4) so you can play movies (Later on I will discuss how we uploaded movies on that device). Of course, what she would love the most is the Gaming part. We uploaded .ness games on the device so she now enjoys playing Super Mario, Galaga, Ice Climber, etc. It also has other features such as a calculator & notepad reader.



Specifications:
* Support downloard games by built in memory
* Built-in 1G Samsung High Speed Flash Memory
* Can play thousands of games
* Screen: 2.4" 260k true color TFT display with 16 mega pixels ,Can be used for playing on-line movies AVI playback using MPEG-4 encoding in DIV x 3.11 / 4x / 5x as well as x VID
* Supports broadcasting movies on TV at VCD picture quality; NTSC/PAL TV system
* Built-in 2-megapixel digital camera & DV function, supports digital still pictures and digital video playback
* Supports MPEG-4 of ASF format with stereo sound ,Video recording as MPEG-4 with ADPCM stereo sound, Video playback at 320 x 240 @ 30fps , FM (optional)
* JPG and BMP customizable screen
* Playback: MPEG 1/2/2.5, layer 3 and MPEG1, layer 2 (8-320Kbps, 8-48kHz sampling)
* Playback: WMA (16-192Kbps, 8-44kHz sampling) ,FLAC
* Low power mode: enabled via display and keypad deactivation, CPU declock
* Support Network Movie Playing.
* ID3 tag and Lyric display
* E-book display while listening to music
* Built-in loud speaker, Bilt in Mic, Game, Calendar ,E-book, Tel book, time display, PC camera function

Image & Specs Source: www.gindart.com

Portable MulMP4/MP3/Game Player has 1GB internal memory and it also has an expandable memory so you can use an SD Card if you feel that 1GB is not enough. We used the SD card for my daughter's favorites movies such as Ice Age 1 & 2, Finding Nemo, Alvin & the Chipmunks, Monster Inc and Flushed Away (I will be creating seperate post for these movie links). But one of the disadvantages that I am seeing right now with this device is its battery, it's play time would only last for a couple of hours. I am not sure if we are not charging the battery correctly, so we have to check with the seller if it really works that way. Also, you may want to take a look at the upgraded versions of these MP4 players because they look nicer, like this one:



Anyways, I have learned so much regarding downloading files and converting them to formats that are compatible with this player. Moreover, I was able to look for movie links that your children will surely love. Thus, stay tuned for my posts. =)
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Tuesday, June 17

Caregiver Movie: Watch it online

Maybe I was expecting too much from the movie "Caregiver," that is why I cannot rate as five stars (only four out of five). It was a story that really happens to a lot of Filipinos who try to make a better future for their children by working abroad. So I know a lot of OFWs will love this movie. It was touching yet I am really expecting more since it was a long awaited movie of Sharon Cuneta. However, I can still say that it is worth watching. So you can try to watch it online if you want by going through these links:

Caregiver Part 1
Caregiver Part 2
Caregiver Part 3
Caregiver Part 4
Caregiver Part 5
Caregiver Part 6
Caregiver Part 7
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Monday, June 2

Free Cookbook: Cooking the French Way!

In France, food is regarded as a vital part of their culture. French consider it as their pleasure and cooking as an art. A French cook uses simple vegetables and meat yet he creates a cuisine that is pleasing to one’s taste buds by adding spices and herbs. Moreover, a French cook will make sure that his masterpiece is also pleasing to the eyes by arranging the food in a plate, utilizing attractive colors and shapes.

If you want to know more about French Cooking and would like to try out some of their recipes, here is another free cookbook called "Cooking the French Way." This is a 73-page PDF file.

Bon Appétit!
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Sunday, June 1

Free Skin MD Natural for Bloggers!

There are times that natural skin care remedies are not enough in maintaining a glowing, supple and smooth skin. So we tend to look for other means of protecting our skin from sunlight and pollutants . One of which is with the use of a lotion. Now, you have the opportunity as a blogger to try Skin MD Natural for free. I got this interesting offer from Pete and I would like to share it with you and I quote :

“We are giving a free full sized bottle of Skin MD Natural ($18 value) to interested bloggers, in exchange for a review of the product on their blog (or website, magazine, etc.)! All we ask is that they have an active public blog and post regularly, and promise to promptly post their review of Skin MD Natural after trying it out. That's it!”

Here are some helpful information about the Product:
Name: Skin MD Natural
Description:Shielding lotion for face , body, and hands. Exceptionally enhances your skin's hydrating and protective abilities
Selling Price:$18 US for 4oz bottle
Manufacturer:21st Century Formulations
Website: www.SkinMDNatural.com

"A Shielding Lotion is far more effective as a dry skin care treatment than mere moisturizing lotions or protective creams. If you suffer from dry skin, you know that just using a moisturizing lotion doesn't solve the problem.

Skin MD Natural™ is promptly absorbed, without the slightest hint of any greasy or oily feeling or residue, transforming the outer layer of skin into a hydrating invisible shield.

Glycerin has been the standard against which all humectants are measured. Until now no other humectant drew in as much moisture from the air as glycerin. But the proprietary formulation in Skin MD Natural™ has a moisturizing factor of at least 6 times greater than glycerin. "

So would you like to be free from any skin problems? And are you up for a challenge? If you are, then send your intention to Pete at : petegrimaldi@earthlink.net and don't forget to include your mailing address. I just received my free sample two days ago so I'll be trying this out this week.

(If you have any problems contacting Pete or have further questions, please don't hesistate to send me a note =)
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Saturday, May 31

Easy and Delicious Melt-in-your-mouth Chocolate cake

It's my oldest sister's birthday today and I thought of baking a cake for her instead of cooking the baked macaroni. I wanna try something new and so I told her daughters about my plan and they said that they will help me out.

It'll be the very first cake that I will bake so I googled a recipe for an easy chocolate cake. And the most interesting of the search result is the Melt-In-Your-Mouth Chocolate Cake by Clotilde of Chocolate & Zucchini

As you can see, the ingredients are easy to find, food processor or a mixer is not needed and the procedures are easy to follow. So here is our very own version:



I doubled the recipe to have a bigger cake but then I forgot the parchment paper. I guess that is the reason why that the sides were quite burned so I should say that it was not that successful. But since hubby like anything that has to do with chocolates, I will bake this again and make necessary adjustments according to our taste buds. Hopefully, Ill have a better cake on my next endeavor.
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Friday, May 30

Free Cookbook: Cooking the Chinese Way!

I love dishes with noodles and that is why I have a liking with Chinese food. I know that Chinese also have an influence with our cuisine (Filipino) because if you will notice the way Filipinos cook, they would have sauces (either soy sauce or oyster sauce) and seasonings. Morever, Chinese recipes are easy to do such as stir-fry, roast and noodles soups. And as promised I am now posting the cookbook called "Cooking the Chinese Way" so CLICK HERE to get the PDF copy of the book which has 73 pages.

I think I am going to try the Wonton, Shrimp with Hoisin Sauce and probably mooncakes.

Now its your turn to tell me what are your favorite Chinese food, so dont hesistate to post! Happy Cooking!
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Wednesday, May 28

Free Cookbook: Cooking the Korean Way!

Korean thingy is very much "IN" here in Pampanga. I said that because here in the Angeles City, you would always see Korean people everywhere (I am not saying that it is a bad thing, it was just my observation). Then, I have co workers who took Korean language class which was held at SM Clark. A friend of mine also told me that Koreans even "invade" the Timog Park subdivision a lot of Koreans are currently residing there. Just near that subdivison (or in the Friendship Road), you would see a lot of Korean Restaurants who I think offers delicious menu. Coz I believe that Koreans have a good taste when it comes to food. Want to know their secret? Then download this "Cooking the Korean Way" cookbook so you get to know a glimpse of Korean Cooking and some of their great recipes.

Jal Meogeosseumnida!
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Monday, May 26

Free Recipes and Cookbook: A Taste of Thai

It's been a long time since I posted recipes so it's cooking time once again! And I do have a great collection of Cookbooks (PDF). This includes Thai, Malaysian, Korean, Chinese, French, Mexican, Italian and Filipino dishes.


But I'll be posting the Thai recipe collection first which I got from the website called A Taste of Thai. You can also browse the site because it provides a lot of Thai Recipes. And if you want to download the open cookbooks that they have, simply visit:

A Taste of Thai Cookbooks

The cookbooks that you can download from the site are the following:

Favorite Thai Recipes
11 pages, 2 MB pdf file

Coconut Milk Recipes
11 pages, 1.3 MB pdf file

Dessert Recipes
(using coconut milk)
11 pages, 1.2 MB pdf file

Seafood Recipes
11 pages, 1.3 MB pdf file

Rice Noodle Recipes
9 pages, 1 MB pdf file

Thai Vegetarian Recipes
10 pages, 1.2 MB pdf file

Chicken Recipes
9 pages, 1.3 MB pdf file

Note: If in case you can't access any of the links, just send me a note so that I can directly send you the files since I still have them on my harddrive.

And if you want a real Thai Cookbook, check out:

Cooking the Thai Way

Hope you enjoy the Thai dishes!
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The New 7 Wonders of Nature: Vote Now!

To my kababayans, I encourage you to vote for the wonderful and breathtaking Tubbataha Reef as one of the New 7 Wonders of Nature. You may be asking me why should you vote for it?. Take a look at these pictures from tubbatahareef.org



If you are not convinced enough, watch the GMA documentary called SISID - FEATURING TUBBATAHA REEF

Currently, Tubbataha Reef is in the fourth spot on the New 7 Wonders of Nature while Chocolate Hills got the seventh spot. Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park and Mayon Volcano are also nominated, having the tenth and eleventh spots respectively.

So I guess, there is no need for me to explain further why we should be proud of the Tubbataha Reef. Cast your vote now by going to New 7 Wonders Website

(By the way, my friend Allan told me to blog about this, Thanks for the idea!)
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Kid's Q

I got this tag from Arlene. Thanks sis!

Copy here:
1.Answer the Kid’s Question by Gregory Stock, PH.D. Remember: Don’t respond as you think others want you to. Respond the way you actually feel!
2. Add your name (linked to your blog)
3. Tag everybody else!

Kid’s Question #1
If you were the ruler of the world and you could have anything you wanted as well as have people do anything you wanted, do you think you would get greedy and mean or would you be a good and fair ruler?

Although I would like to be a good and fair ruler, I guess there would be times that I will be greedy and mean. For example, if I will face a situation wherein some of my people are selfish, then I will be forced to teach them some lesson which may make me a greedy and mean ruler. And I guess a little greediness wont hurt if the situation calls for it.

Jhong, Alpha, Women Xplore, Em, Something Purple, Our Journey to Life, My Planet Purple, Princess Bela, Aggie, Random Thoughts,, My Colorful World, Big Eyed Gal, My Simple but Adorned Life, Anything for Free add your link here.

Jhong, Alpha, Women Xplore, Em, Something Purple, Our Journey to Life, My Planet Purple, Princess Bela, Aggie, Random Thoughts, My Colorful World, Big Eyed Gal, My Simple but Adorned Life, add your link here.

I am tagging Jhengand JCCleofe
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Saturday, May 17

Hayag.com: Watch your Favorite Filipino Shows

I know that Filipinos working abroad are so thrilled everytime they watch GMA or ABS-CBN Shows such as Eat Bulaga, Wowowee, Game ka na Ba and telenovelas. Channel 2 even has a TFC channel while GMA has Pinoy TV so that their shows will be aired in different countries such as USA, Singapore, Japan and others. But did you know that there is still another way to watch your favorite Filipino celebrity or show? Visit hayag.com. Hayag is a youtube type site where people share video clips but its primary content is Filipino-related videos. It's also called webcast.

And if you are a Kapuso, you can watch out for username mytvko because he posts GMA Shows while Kapamilyas can look for mimanchi so you can watch ABS-CBN shows.

You can also watch the current shows on GMA or ABS-CBN by following these steps:

1. Go to your Programs menu and open Windows Media Player (preferably version 10 or higher)
2. Press CTRL+U
3. Enter http://www.hayag.com/pl/mytvko.asx (GMA 7 Show) or http://www.hayag.com/pl/mimanchi.asx (ABS-CBN Show)
4. Then click OK

And dont forget that this is a streaming video so you need a broadband connection to enjoy the shows.

Thanks to Dencio for sharing this freebie!
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Friday, May 16

Win a PS3 Console on Blog Oh! Blog Contest

I just bumped into this interesting site called Blog Oh! Blog which is hosted by Jai. Blog Oh Blog offers free and premium wordpress themes which you can use to beautify your blog. You can also check out Jai’s portofilio which contains web designs that he did for his clients.

Currently, Jai is having a contest called Blog Oh! Blog contest. It is an interesting contest because he was so bighearted to giveaway a Sony Playstation 3 Console plus a video game of your choice to the winner (although he doesnt even own a PS3). This would be a great gift for me since the lucky winner will be announced on May 21, 2008 (that’s my birthday). Of course, I plan on sharing the prize with my playstation fanatic husband.

To join this contest, you need to do the following:
- Post a review of Blog Oh! Blog or blog including a link to this contest with a minimum of 200 words.
- Comment on the contest and mention the link to your post.
- Subscribe to Blog Oh! Blog RSS Feed

Remember : A single blogger is allowed only one entry to the contest.

The lucky winner will get:
Playstation 3 console worth $399.99 ships with the following features as per Amazon.com :-
* Internal 40GB HDD for storing your games, music, and photos
* Built-in Blu-ray player
* Cell Broadband Engine advanced microprocessor
* SIXAXIS wireless controller (very cool!)
* Screen sizes supported : 480i, 480p, 720p, 1080i, 1080p
* Memory : 256MB XDR Main RAM, 256MB GDDR3 VRAM
Plus any PS3 video game worth $60

So join Blog Oh! Blog Contest now!

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Wednesday, May 14

Magic Moving Images in a Book

Okay, I just saw this video today and I can't contain my amazement so I am posting it now. This is just the best optical illusion that I have ever seen.



Do you know any other optical illusion?
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Silip.org: Get free tutorials, downloads, news and references about Photography

Since it is my brother's birthday today, I am putting his website on spotlight. Silip.org is only one of his many websites. You can see that the website has a simple layout but he told me that he is still working on the site appearance.

Silip.org has great free content for people who are into photography. It has information about cameras, lenses, photo editing, printers and accessories. As a member you can download free tutorials & references about photography. And if you are kind enough, you can share your tips and techniques with other photographers.

And why photography site? Simply because my brother is a frustrated photographer (hehehe)...well, kidding aside, he is self-studying photography right now. Take a look at some of his works:

"OUT OF BOUNDS"

"LONE TREE"

"BISIKLETA"
(bicycle)

"COMICS"

So take a peek at Silip.org so you can enhance your skills in photography.

Happy Birthday Bro and Goodluck on your new website!

(Note: My brother is also a freelance web/graphic designer, so if you want his services, simply contact me)
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Tuesday, May 13

Charice Pempengco on Oprah Winfrey Show

I just admire this little girl, Charice Pempengco and I believe all Filipinos are really proud of her. She received a standing ovation from Oprah viewers and praises from Oprah Winfrey herself. She even cried during the interview. She told Oprah that she has been dreaming to be in her show and she can't believe that she is now hugging Oprah. I like that! Here is the full clip of Charice Pempengco on Oprah Winfrey Show (with interview).

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Blog-Tag: Birth Month

I just got a tag from Mina. Thanks my dear.

Rules:
1. Mention the person who tagged you and create a link back to them.
2. Copy-paste the traits for all the twelve months (see below).
3. Pick your month of birth.
4. Highlight the traits that apply to you.
5. Tag 12 people and let them know by visiting their blogs and leaving a comment for them.
6. Let the person who tagged you know when you’ve done it!

And before I copy the months & traits, let me list the person that I am tagging:
1. Pinay Mommie
2. Jheng
3. Lis
4. JCCleofe
5. Marie
6. ChiQ
7. Hye
8. Dunn
9. Princess
10. 21st Century Mom
11. Aice
12. Texas Sweetie

JANUARY: Stubborn and hard-hearted. Ambitious and serious. Loves to teach and be taught. Always looking at people’s flaws and weaknesses. Likes to criticize. Hardworking and productive. Smart, neat and organized. Sensitive and has deep thoughts. Knows how to make others happy. Quiet unless excited or tensed. Rather reserved. Highly attentive. Resistant to illnesses but prone to colds. Romantic but has difficulties expressing love. Loves children. Loyal. Has great social abilities yet easily jealous. Very stubborn and money cautious.

FEBRUARY: Abstract thoughts. Loves reality and abstract. Intelligent and clever. Changing personality. Attractive. Sexy. Temperamental. Quiet, shy and humble. Honest and loyal. Determined to reach goals. Loves freedom. Rebellious when restricted. Loves aggressiveness. Too sensitive and easily hurt. Gets angry really easily but does not show it. Dislikes unnecessary things. Loves making friends but rarely shows it. Daring and stubborn. Ambitious. Realizes dreams and hopes. Sharp. Loves entertainment and leisure. Romantic on the inside not outside. Superstitious and ludicrous. Spendthrift. Tries to learn to show emotions.

MARCH: Attractive personality Affectionate. Shy and reserved. Secretive. Naturally honest, generous and sympathetic. Loves peace and serenity. Sensitive to others. Loves to serve others. Easily angered. Trustworthy. Appreciative and returns kindness. Observant and assesses others.
Revengeful - Mmm,Nah! Loves to dream and fantasize. Loves traveling. Loves attention. Hasty decisions in choosing partners.Nah! Loves home decors. Musically talented. Loves special things. Moody. BINGO!!! Most of these traits are true for me .

APRIL: Active and dynamic. Decisive and hasty but tends to regret. Attractive and affectionate to oneself. Strong mentality. Loves attention. Diplomatic. Consoling, friendly and solves people’s problems. Brave and fearless. Adventurous. Loving and caring. Suave and generous. Emotional. Aggressive. Hasty. Good memory. Moving. Motivates oneself and others. Sickness usually of the head and chest. Sexy in a way that only their lover can see.

MAY: Stubborn and hard-hearted. Strong-willed and highly motivated. Sharp thoughts. Easily angered. Attracts others and loves attention. Deep feelings. Beautiful physically and mentally. Firm Standpoint. Needs no motivation. Easily consoled. Systematic (left brain). Loves to dream. Strong clairvoyance. Understanding. Sickness usually in the ear and neck. Good imagination. Good physical. Weak breathing. Loves literature and the arts. Loves traveling. Dislike being at home. Restless. Not having many children. Hardworking. High spirited. Spendthrift.

JUNE: Thinks far with vision. Easily influenced by kindness. Polite and soft-spoken. Having ideas. Sensitive. Active mind. Hesitating, tends to delay. Choosy and always wants the best. Temperamental. Funny and humorous. Loves to joke. Good debating skills. Talkative. Daydreamer. Friendly. Knows how to make friends. Able to show character. Easily hurt. Prone to getting colds. Loves to dress up. Easily bored. Fussy. Seldom shows emotions. Takes time to recover when hurt. Brand conscious. Executive. Stubborn.

JULY: Fun to be with. Secretive. Difficult to fathom and to be understood. Quiet unless excited or tensed. Takes pride in oneself. Has reputation. Easily consoled. Honest. Concerned about people’s feelings. Tactful. Friendly. Approachable. Emotional temperamental and unpredictable. Moody and easily hurt. Witty and sparkly. Not revengeful. Forgiving but never forgets. Dislikes nonsensical and unnecessary things. Guides others physically and mentally. Sensitive and forms impressions carefully. Caring and loving. Treats others equally. Strong sense of sympathy. Wary and sharp. Judges people through observations. Hardworking. No difficulties in studying. Loves to be alone. Always broods about the past and the old friends. Likes to be quiet. Homely person. Waits for friends. Never looks for friends. Not aggressive unless provoked. Prone to having stomach and dieting problems. Loves to be loved. Easily hurt but takes long to recover.

AUGUST: Loves to joke. Attractive. Suave and caring. Brave and fearless. Firm and has leadership qualities. Knows how to console others. Too generous and egoistic. Takes high pride in oneself. Thirsty for praises. Extraordinary spirit. Easily angered. Angry when provoked. Easily jealous. Observant. Careful and cautious. Thinks quickly. Independent thoughts. Loves to lead and to be led. Loves to dream. Talented in the arts, music and defense. Sensitive but not petty. Poor resistance against illnesses. Learns to relax. Hasty and trusty. Romantic. Loving and caring. Loves to make friends.

SEPTEMBER: Suave and compromising. Careful, cautious and organized. Likes to point out people’s mistakes. Likes to criticize. Stubborn. Quiet but able to talk well. Calm and cool. Kind and sympathetic. Concerned and detailed. Loyal but not always honest. Does work well. Very confident. Sensitive. Good memory. Clever and knowledgeable. Loves to look for information. Must control oneself when criticizing. Able to motivate oneself. Understanding. Fun to be around. Secretive. Loves leisure and traveling. Hardly shows emotions. Tends to bottle up feelings. Very choosy, especially in relationships. Systematic.

OCTOBER: Loves to chat. Loves those who loves them. Loves to take things at the center. Inner and physical beauty. Lies but doesn’t pretend. Gets angry often. Treats friends importantly. Always making friends. Easily hurt but recovers easily. Daydreamer. Opinionated. Does not care of what others think. Emotional. Decisive. Strong clairvoyance. Loves to travel, the arts and literature. Touchy and easily jealous. Concerned. Loves outdoors. Just and fair. Spendthrift. Easily influenced. Easily loses confidence. Loves children.

NOVEMBER: Has a lot of ideas. Difficult to fathom. Thinks forward. Unique and brilliant. Extraordinary ideas. Sharp thinking. Fine and strong clairvoyance. Can become good doctors. Dynamic in personality. Secretive. Inquisitive. Knows how to dig secrets. Always thinking. Less talkative but amiable. Brave and generous. Patient. Stubborn and hard-hearted. If there is a will, there is a way. Determined. Never give up. Hardly becomes angry unless provoked. Loves to be alone. Thinks differently from others. Sharp-minded. Motivates oneself. Does not appreciate praises. High-spirited. Well-built and tough. Deep love and emotions. Romantic. Uncertain in relationships. Homely. Hardworking. High abilities. Trustworthy. Honest and keeps secrets. Not able to control emotions. Unpredictable.

DECEMBER: Loyal and generous. Sexy. Patriotic. Active in games and interactions. Impatient and hasty. Ambitious. Influential in organizations. Fun to be with. Loves to socialize. Loves praises. Loves attention. Loves to be loved. Honest and trustworthy. Not pretending. Short tempered. Changing personality. Not egotistic. Take high pride in oneself. Hates restrictions. Loves to joke. Good sense of humor. Logical.
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Sunday, May 11

Scholarship & Grants in the Philippines

It's so difficult to get a job here in the Philippines. The competition in the market is too tough. And I know that it will be more difficulty to apply for work if you don't have a high school / college diploma. Reality bites.... Philippines is still one of the poorest country in the world. However, I believe that there are still a lot of intelligent people who deserve to be in a classroom, reading a book instead of selling sampaguita flowers on the streets.

I used to think that I can't go to high school, much more to enter college. Guess what? God answered my prayers and gave me a guardian angel in the form of my teachers who helped me find a scholarships. I also know some of my friends who finished their studies by being a working student. Thus, there is always a solution to a problem.

The point is, there are ways for you to get the diploma you have been dreaming about. You just have to have the guts to find a solution (at times, you also need to find the right connection) and pray a lot. With this in mind, I tried to search for the scholarships available to our young Filipino citizen. Here is my list:

http://www.gov.ph/faqs/scholarships.asp - This is actually a list program/company sites that was collated by the Philippine Goverment.

Panasonic Scholarship Grant

Meralco Foundation

University of the Philippines Scholarship Program

PAMPANGA

***Holy Angel University (HAU) Scholarship & Grants

***Angeles University Foundation (AUF) Scholarships

***Angeles University Foundation School of Medicine Scholarships

***Republic Central Colleges (RCC) Scholarship Grants

I know, that a big percentage of the people who are worthy of the scholarships may not even have the chance to read my blog. So if you reading this and know someone who deserve any of these grants, please do inform them. You'll never know that your little act of kindness will change the person's life.

If you also know other scholarships or grants here in the Philippines, please feel free to put a comment and I'll add them on the list.

Legend:
*** - new links
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Friday, May 9

Lots of Prizes at stake @ The Net Fool’s Outrageous Blog Contest

Blog hopping has many advantages. First, you get to meet new people. Second, you can expand your network and be able to exchange links with others. Third, you get to discover amazing things such as this one:


Win Over $4,500 in FREE Cash & Prizes? Visit The Net Fool’s Outrageous Blog Contest


Isn't that amazing? I think if you are a blogger, you would definitely join such contest. Why? Because joining The Net Fool’s Outrageous Blog Contest is easy. All you need to do is :
- Subscribe to the RSS feed and/or Email List (required)
- Blog About the Contest (10 Entries)
- Comment on The Net Fool (1/4 Entry)
- Stumble or Digg a Post (1 Entry)
- Favorite The Net Fool on Technorati (1 Entry)

(From time to time,you want to visit The Net Fool’s Outrageous Blog Contest for updates regarding contest rules)

After getting an entry, there goes the chance to win the following prizes:

Cash

* $250 Cash from PepperJam Network
* $50 Paypal Cash from Ades Blog
* $25 Paypal Cash from Sohaib Thiab

Web Hosting

* 1 Year Web Hosting from Young Online Millionaire

WordPress Themes & Design

* $500 Custom Premium Blog Design from Pixel Jig
* 2 Copies of the Revolution WordPress Theme from Brian Gardner Media

WordPress Scripts & Software

* 2 Copies of the FruitfulTime TaskManager from FruitfulTime
* Liscenced Copy of OIO Publisher from OIOpublisher
* WP Auctions Gold Version from WP Auctions

Blog Advertising

* Featured Listing on Aviva Directory from Aviva Directory
* Blog Listing and Bundle Pack 2 from 1 Cool File
* 125×125 Ad Spot from BlogTrepreneur
* 125×125 Ad Spot from Life Is Colourful
* 2 125×125 Ad Spots from Webmaster Plaza
* 2 125×125 Ad Spots from BloggerVenue
* 125×125 Ad Spot from BobbyT Blogging To A T
* 125×125 Ad Spot from Hedge Against Speculation
* 720×90 Banner Ad Spot from Webmaster Plaza

Blog Reviews

* Full Blog Review from Wayne Liew
* Full Blog Review from Article Snatch
* Full Blog Review from Life Is Colourful
* Full Blog Review from Webmaster Plaza
* Full Blog Review from BloggerVenue

Subscriptions

* 2 Year Subscription to GoStats Pro from GoStats
* 5 One-Year VIP Memberships to CreateBanner.com from Xavier Media
* Premium Subscription to DotSauce.com from DotSauce

Entrecard Credits

* 5000 Entrecard Credits from BloggerVenue
* 2000 Entrecard Credits from Article Snatch
* 2000 Entrecard Credits from Big Free Articles
* 1500 Entrecard Credits from BobbyT Blogging To A T
* 1500 Entrecard Credits from Webmaster Plaza
* 1000 Entrecard Credits from Tim Yimto
* 750 Entrecard Credits from Let’s Talk About Money
* 750 Entrecard Credits from The Work From Home Professional
* 500 Entrecard Credits from DotSauce
* 3x 168 Entrecard Credits from Bloggin-Ads

Miscellaneous

* Professional Blog Consultation Report from Scribbles & Words
* 2 One-Hour Blog Consulations from The University Kid
* 20 One Buck Wiki Pages from OneBuckWiki
* 20 Beer Stock Pages from Site Hoppin
* Unique List of 20 Available Domain Names from Word Fuse
* Aviva Directory T-Shirt from Aviva Directory

The Net Fool is so generous in giving away such tremendous prizes and I can't even pick which one is my favorite. But I guess, the exposure and traffic that your blog would receive if ever you will win this contest is priceless.

So join The Net Fool’s Outrageous Blog Contest Now!.

Note: I think results will be announced on June 2
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Wednesday, May 7

Networking Techniques to Increase Blog Traffic

It excites me everytime I see my mailbox full of messages from my blog readers. And thus, one of my ultimate blogging dream is to have continuous traffic on my blog. Because that would just prove that I am making some sense to other people. I got to be honest, my blog is just pagerank 3 and I havent been earning that much from blogging so why would people care to read what I am writing?

Page Rank CheckI am not expecting internet users to read my money making techniques or whatsoever. I just want to put everything in a journal and maybe someday when I become successful, I can look back and say “Hey guys what I have mentioned before regarding this ..& that… are working. You can see me now, I am earning 4-digit a month because of affiliate marketing, adsense, paidposting, etc” (in my dreams!?!?... Well, lets wait and see…) Also, I am writing these things so that other successful bloggers who may be peeking or taking a glimpse of my humble site can tell me if what I am doing is right or wrong. I have always been checking other blogs to compare notes, see if I am taking the right path. So now, let me tell you some basic tips which may have been one reason why I have google pagerank 3 and why I have readers subscribe on my feed (thanks to you guys!).

1. Blog hopping. If you have been reading my blog, you would always notice that I often use the phrase “Blog Hop” & “Blog Hopping.” And the truth is, I really do blog hop. Why? As I have mentioned above, I am not an expert so I want to learn techniques on how to be a successful blogger. I need to know what my co-bloggers are doing which may have been working with them , thus, I can try it on my end. Also, I blog hop so that I can collate links of helpful information that I can share with others (it works both ways because I also get to promote the Website that I like).

2. Taking Advantage of Blog Comments. I am not saying that in every blog that you visit, you have put comments (not necessarily). But I do believe that every blog has its own beauty, if you can devote quality time with a blog that are of your interests, try to check out its archive and you can definitely see one post that is worthy of a beautiful comment. If you really care about the blogger (and have enough courage), then you can add a feedback on how to improve the site.

3. Joining popular online communities. This I guess has the greatest contribution of what I have achieved already. Some of the online communities that I am into right now are :
  • Blogcatalog – Very accomodating community where you get to meet a lot of bloggers that are writing about different topics. If you want to look for bloggers that have the same interests as yours, then you can check out the blogcatalog group. Blogcatalog is one of the largest and well-known blog directory so you should have your blog url listed in this community.
  • Entrecard – One of the most popular networking strategies in the blogging world is entrecard. I actually consider this as an advertising community because, the idea is to basically visit a site through the entrecard badge. Although some may say that entrecard dropping is not a good idea, I think it still depends on the blogger. What I actually do after clicking on the entrecard badge, I still take some time to read the blog and check out some interesting posts. There are times that I even got inspired by this unknown blogger. So be wise when using entrecard and make the most out of it.
  • StumbleUpon – This is a very helpful tool in sharing good content. What you actually do when you use StumbleUpon is similar to the idea of adding frequently visited sites on your browser’s Favorites or Bookmarks and sharing your list with your family & friends. Install the StumbleUpon toolbar and get started with your favorites list.
  • Technorati – Quite similar to stumbleupon but this doesn’t require any software installation. Just create a Technorati profile and you can start storing your frequently visited blogs on your favorites. Im still learning the process and if you want to know more about it to check out Technorati Support.
  • Mybloglog – Just like blogcatalog, mybloglog allows you to get connected with other bloggers. It also has a large community so you get to meet and be linked with many people. Moreover, you also get to add a widget and track your site visitors. To get more information about Mybloglog, visit : http://help.yahoo.com/l/us/yahoo/mybloglog
  • Friendster – I’ve been a member of friendster (I think long before I started blogging). My original goal was to meet my long lost friends and family. Also, to update my loved ones about my interesting life. But lately, I noticed other friendster friends, that they have shoutouts about their blog. That’s a good idea. So I inserted my blog URL on my shoutout. And if you don’t have any blog, you can actually create a blog on your friendster account.
  • Myspace – I am not a subscriber of myspace but I guess it works just like friendster. But I’ll be subscribing on this community soon at : http://www.myspace.com
4. Blog Tagging – Some bloggers are fond of this strategy. Well, I am not into tagging because there are times that the topic they are discussing is not in line with my blog theme. So, in as much as I would like to participate, I tend not to react to that tag or if I will respond, I do it on my other blog. I believe tagging is more appropriate to personal blogs where you can write about anything and yes, it really helps in expanding your network.

That’s basically it! If you have networking techniques that are not on my list, I’ll be glad to hear them out. =)
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One Big Dream: Travelling in Germany

I have been dreaming about travelling in Germany. All I know is that Germany has stunning sceneries and is rich with cultural attractions. So I made some more research on what are the best places and things in that country which made it very popular to tourists. Through the internet, I learned that it also celebrates a lot of festivals and hoidays where you can see different customes, masks, carnivals and a more fun-filled activities. And if you plan to go to Germany, the best cities that you should be visiting are Berlin , Frankfurt , Köln and Munich.

Berlin
Every district of Berlin has its own charm which may have been the reason why it was considered as the capital city of Germany. And since it is also Germany’s largest city, it is best to take a diverse route when trying to explore the Berlin. Some of the places and tourist attractions that you should visit are the Egyptian (Ägyptisches) Museum and Papyrus Collection, Dahlem Museum complex, Brucke Museum, Tiergarten park, Treptower Park, Olympic Stadium and Friseur Museum. Get to visit all these by staying in one of the best Berlin Hotels.

Frankfurt
Frankfort can be considered as a diverse city when talking about its sceneries and attactions. You would see tall and futuristic skucrapers as well as traditional, long-established yet well-maintained structures. These includes Archaeological Gardens, Botanical Gardens (Palmengarten), Goethehaus, Carmelite Monastery. Moreover, Frankfurt is known with its high class Opera House & musems which are the Old Opera House (Alte Oper), Staedel Art Museum and German Architecture Museum. Get to visit all these by staying in one of the luxurious Frankfurt Hotels.

Köln
Being the fourth largest city of Germany, Köln takes pride of its stunning cityscape, landscape and attractions. One of its best is the Kölner Dom (Köln Cathedral), which took around 600 years to build. Other places that you may want to visit in Köln are : Köln zoo (Zoologischer Garten Köln), Rmerturm (Roman tower), Eigelstein Tower, Agfa Photo-Historama im Museum Ludwi, Imhoff-Stollwerck Museum or Schokoladenmuseum & Roman tower (Rmerturm). Get to visit all these by staying in one of the grand Köln Hotels.

Munich
Munich is most tourists favorite city to visit in Germany because it possess a lively culture which you can find in his famous gothic structures, well-respected musems and beautiful parks. Some of Munich must-see museums are Alte Pinakothek (Art Museum), Bayerisches National Museum and Deutsches Jagd und Fischeremuseum. Then you should also visit its beautiful places such as Munich’s cathedral, Town Hall (Rathaus), Nymphenburg Palace and Olympia Park. Get to visit all these amazing by staying in one of the magnificent Munich Hotels.

So make your dream into a reality. Travel now in Germany and stay in Germany’s finest hotels: Berlin Hotels, Köln Hotels, Frankfurt Hotels & Munich Hotels. To find the best deals and bargains of high quality accomodation, visit : http://www.hotelsdeutsche.com.
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Monday, May 5

GetPaidtoPost: Write a posts and earn some money!

What's great about blog hopping is that everyday, you get to discover new things and new ways to make money online. If you like to write like to post in forums, this is your chance to make money out of the things that you love doing. Try out GetPaidtoPost



GetPaidtoPost is an online Community where webmasters are looking for posters to help them market their websites. The site is easy to navigate and you can choose the website that you'd like to promote.

There is no fee involved when signing up for GetPaidtoPost. All you need to do is fill up the form and your account will be activated in a few minutes. So SIGN UP NOW and start getting paid to post.
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Website Review: Earn Money Online (UK)

Last April, I have posted an article that deals with money making techniques. Up until now, I have been researching on that topic because I know that most bloggers do want to earn money online (who wouldn't want to?). As I was browsing the internet, I found this site : "Earn Money Online." It has links to different ways on how to make money online: Paid Surveys, Get Paid to Blog, Get Paid to Drive, Get Paid to Play, Get Paid to Search, Get Paid to Sell, Get Paid to Shop, Get Paid to Sell, Get Paid to Write & Mystery Shopping. And the reason why I am posting it because it also offers Freebies and techniques on how to save Money.



This is a cool site that you should visit, so please check out "Earn Money Online."
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Saturday, May 3

10,000 pesos is at stake at GotPinoy.com

Blogcatalog is really a great community. I found another exciting contest for Filipino bloggers where the most popular blog will be awarded a cold 10,000 pesos in cash. Sound fanstastic right?!? That's like a month's freelance work for me (well, if I am lucky, that is...). So this is one heck of a motivation to all pinoy or pinay bloggers who try make some money online. Kudos to GotPinoy.com for creating such wonderful project! Here are some of their prizes:

"Prizes: Each Entrant who is adjudged to be a winner shall be notified by email or phone and announce to GotPinoy.com website. The prize reward is will to change from time to time. Please check the website to learn the prize for the current week. Some of the prizes we are planning are 10,000.00 Pesos for PHILIPPINES BLOG CONTEST - VOTE and 5,000.00 for REFER A BLOG. Referral as domain name will not be valid. Referral must be email or name of an entrants."

So get registered by visiting: http://www.gotpinoy.com/blog.cfm

And of course, if you like my blog, please Vote for Anyfreebies @GotPinoy!
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Friday, May 2

Only in the Philippines: PSBANK is Giving Away 1 Million Pesos a Month

This banner from a local bank site in the Philippines is very interesting.



Hey, how did she win a million pesos???? Do I need to buy anything or what? So I try to dig into the PSBank site to see how I can join such contest and have the opportunity to win a million pesos. click...click...click....here is what I discovered: Monthly Millions Raffle Promo.

"A Raffle Promotion open to Peso Savings, Peso Checking, Peso Time Deposit, Dollar Savings and Dollar Time Deposit account holders for a chance to win cash prizes during Monthly and Grand Raffle Draws."

This craze started last February 1, 2008 and will end up on July 31, 2008. All you need to do is have a PSBank account and maintain the minimum Average Daily Balance (ADB) within the promo period to be eligible with one electronically-generated raffle number. And they are also giving away other prizes. Check this out:

Reminder: Only Individual or Joint Accounts and Sole Proprietorships are qualified in this promotional activity.

So open a PSBank account now, who knows? you might be the next millionaire!
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Tuesday, April 29

Only in the Philippines: Free Olay Total Effects

To all my beautiful kababayans out there, we now have the opportunity to try out the new Olay Total Effects for free. All you need to do is register at http://olay.ph(indicate the Watsons branch where you can avail the free sample).



So girls, what are you waiting for? Sign up now and get your sample from the nearest Watsons branch.
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Saturday, April 26

The Forbidden Kingdom : Watch it Online for Free!


"Legendary martial arts stars Jackie Chan and Jet Li come together onscreen for the first time ever in director Rob Minkoff's time-traveling take on the Monkey King fable that finds an American teen transported back to ancient China after wandering into a pawn shop and discovering the king's fighting stick. Once there, the adventurous teen joins an army of fierce warriors who have sworn to free their imprisoned king at all costs. In addition to appearing as the mythical Monkey King, Li assumes the role of a silent monk, and Chan appears in the role of the monk T'sa-Ho. Famed action choreographer Yuen Woo Ping presides over the fight sequences. ~ Jason Buchanan, All Movie Guide"

Picture & Synopsis are from MOVIEFONE

Watch this great movie online through these links:


Online Videos by Veoh.com

The Forbidden Kingdom Part 1
The Forbidden Kingdom Part 2
The Forbidden Kingdom Part 3
The Forbidden Kingdom Part 4

If you cannot view it from there, then try this link:

The Forbidden Kingdom

Enjoy!
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Wednesday, April 23

Filipino Celebrity Multiply Blogs

I have previously posted a list of blogs hosted by Celebrities here in the Philippines. If you haven't read it yet, you may want to check it out at :

Proudly Filipino: Celebrity Blogs

So my blog hopping continues....Now I have this long list of Filipino Celebrity Blogs which are all created in Multiply. I like visiting celebrity sites because you get to know them off cam. I mean, you get to know the real drama in their life. Hope you have your idol's blog on my list.

Agot Isidro - http://agoti.multiply.com
Aiza Marquez - http://naturelover0415.multiply.com/
Aiza Seguerra - http://iceyamson.multiply.com/
Antoinette Taus - http://islandprincess1022.multiply.com/photos
Aubrey Miles - http://aubsmiles00.multiply.com/photos
Bernadette Allyson - http://berns2211.multiply.com/
Bituin Escalante - http://bituinescalante.multiply.com/
Cherie Gil - http://cheriegil.multiply.com/photos
China Cojuangco - http://chinacojuangco.multiply.com/
Christine Bersola - http://letrainbleu.multiply.com
Ciara Sotto - http://ciaraanna.multiply.com/
Connie Reyes - http://coneyrn.multiply.com
Dolly Anne Carvajal - http://dollywood.multiply.com/
Dr Hayden Kho - http://haydenjr.multiply.com/
Ehra Madrigal - http://ehraisms.multiply.com/journal
Francis Magalona Clothing Company - http://francismclothing.multiply.com/
Franco Laurel - http://fjlaurel.multiply.com
Geneva Cruz - http://genevamiller.multiply.com
Gi Toengi - http://sakesmom.multiply.com/
Ima Castro - http://anghelko.multiply.com
Isay Alvarez - http://isayalvarezsena.multiply.com/
Jason Zamora of The Maneuvers - http://jasontwinklez.multiply.com/
Jed Madela - http://jedmadela.multiply.com/
Joan Quintas - http://jedmadela.multiply.com/
Karylle - http://anakarylle.multiply.com/
Lander Vera Perez - http://landerveraperez.multiply.com/
Lovi Poe - http://ivol.multiply.com/journal
Maxene Magalona - http://maxenemagalona.multiply.com
Mikee Cojuangco - http://mikeecojuangco.multiply.com
Nikki Valdez - http://nikkikayvee.multiply.com/
Paco Arespacochaga - http://pacotiny.multiply.com/
Paolo Contis - http://piranus.multiply.com/
Rachel Lobangco - http://shboombastic.multiply.com/
Rico Blanco - http://lagim.multiply.com/
Ricky Rivero - http://rickyrivero.multiply.com/
Rachel Alejandro - http://sexychefcafe.multiply.com/
http://rachelalejandro.multiply.com/
Sheree (Viva Hot Babes) - http://sheree420.multiply.com/
Sitti - http://stonehouse1.multiply.com/
Trina Belamide - http://trinabelamide.multiply.com
Vanna Garcia - http://van0321.multiply.com/photos
Zsa Zsa Padilla - http://zsazsapadilla.multiply.com/

So do you want to add more celebrity blogs on my list?

Photo: http://www.sxc.hu/

Update:
Gaby dela Merced - http://gabydm.multiply.com

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Thursday, April 17

Whateverlife: A young girl power!

I am a working-mom (having a regular work plus blogging plus writing plus designing and many more...) so I know how hard it is to balance your work and family. Much more to have a very successful career. But I have been trying to be the best in whatever I do. And I do get inspired whenever I heard or read that a woman is being recognized as successful in her field.

So as I was browsing the internet, looking for ways on how to be successful, I got interested in this little girl's BIG POWER : Ashley Qualls. "AshBo" (her nickname) is a blog entreprenuer who earn an estimated of $70,000 per month just because of providing FREE Myspace Layouts on her website Whateverlife.com. So her earnings are mainly from advertising.


^ Layouts, Graphics, Tutorials, and more ^


Since the site has a lot of unique visitors and pageviews per day, there would be a lot of people who can possibily click her ads. Here's an excerpt from Fastcompany article:

"According to Google Analytics, Whateverlife attracts more than 7 million individuals and 60 million page views a month. That's a larger audience than the circulations of Seventeen, Teen Vogue, and CosmoGirl! magazines combined. Although Web-site rankings vary with the methodology, Quantcast, a popular source among advertisers, ranked Whateverlife.com a staggering No. 349 in mid-July out of more than 20 million sites. Among the sites in its rearview mirror: Britannica.com, AmericanIdol.com, FDA .gov, and CBS.com."

And what's more amazing is that this girl is just 17 years old. Another exerpt from Fastcompany.com:

"At 17 going on 37 (at least), Ashley is very much an Internet professional. In the less than two years since Whateverlife took off, she has dropped out of high school, bought a house, helped launch artists such as Lily Allen, and rejected offers to buy her young company. Although Ashley was flattered to be offered $1.5 million and a car of her choice--as long as the price tag wasn't more than $100,000--she responded, in effect, Whatever. :) "I don't even have my license yet," she says."

I haven't tried creating an account on Myspace so I have never used Whateverlife's free Myspace layouts. But based from her website's online analytics, I know that she (and her team) really creates wonderful layouts. I may never be a fan of Myspace but I am now a fan of Ashley, creator of Whateverlife.com.

Whateverlife: Free Myspce Layouts and other stuff

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Wednesday, April 16

SEJ Guest Blogging Contest: $9K Prize

Would you like to have a $9000 worth of Search Marketing services and products? Then join the Guest blogging competition of Search Engine Journal.



Here is an excerpt from the SEJ:

"What Can You Write About?
This competition is open to all writers and bloggers, not only those in the search marketing field. So, you can write about anything from blogs to blogging, SEO to paid search, Twitter to RSS, your thoughts on Yahoo or Google, even Top 10 or Top 101 Lists are acceptable. Be bold, and be creative :)"

If you want to learn more about the contest visit : SEJ Guest Blogging Competition : Win Over $9,000 in Search Marketing Prizes

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Get in shape for the summer

Summer is just a couple of months away and undoubtedly you want to go out in the sun wearing as little clothing as possible. Still, this is an option only for those who look good and have no reason to hide their bodies. If heavy winter food and spring asthenia haven’t brought you down with depression, then you were certainly put off by a recent look into the mirror. It’s high time to lose that spare tire you are carrying around your waist and get in shape for the coming summer. You still have the time to get rid of the fat and make a good impression at the beach.


The best way to start when tackling the problem of shedding weight is by taking a good look at your diet. If you want to change anything about the way you look, this is your top priority. You are going to have to cut down on potatoes, pasta and bread. You are also going to skip chips, soda, fries and all sorts of fast food. Instead, you should rely on fruits and vegetables to keep hunger away. Keep fruits with you at all times and eat to your heart’s content. If you feel hungry and desperate for a snack, don’t buy a bag of chips or a hamburger. Instead, you should eat a banana or a couple of apples.

The second part of your weight loss strategy should be exercising. It doesn’t matter if you feel all rusty after the long winter and it doesn’t matter if you are not in the mood. Get off the couch and exercise for at least 30 minutes every day. Before you start growling, I’d like to point out that 30 minutes are by no means a sacrifice. If you can find a couple of hours to watch TV every day, then you can certainly find 30 minutes to exercise in order to stay in shape and healthy. The best way to exercise is to go to the gym. If you’re not comfortable with that, you should at least go jogging. It’s good for your heart and it helps you burn fat fast.

Another good way to shed weight is to use a weight loss system. The best such system around is the amazing ProShapeRX - O-Vital, the only weight loss solution to combine pills, exercises and diet tips. This multi-sided approach helps you burn existing fat and preventing the accumulation of new fat from food. The unique database of dieting tips and recipes is also perfect for anybody interested in healthy eating. With the help of this system you will shed all unwanted weight just in time for beach parties.
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Tuesday, April 8

Making Money through Photography

I think April is my Money Making Ideas Month. If you will notice almost all of my posts are about Money Making Techniques. I actually did not plan to do that in purpose. It's just that when I started writing about that subject and have made thorough research about it, I discovered that there are really a lot of ways you can make money online. And why not share the ideas on how to can earn money by doing something you love?

Previously I've featured how to make money by simply clicking your mouse. Well, I am now introducing another one that has to do with clicking, not with your mouse but with your treasured camera. If you are a person who has "Magical Click" or the power to turn memories into an artwork, you have to hear me out. Because if you got that special talent, it's time for you to shine and have more than just a dime.... you can now turn those shots into cash by visiting these sites:

Fotolia
Royalty Free Images



Shutterstock is highly recommended by Photographers who are making money online because you can actually have high earnings on this program. It pays $0.25 everytime your images are downloaded. Meaning, if you have 1000 download per month, you can earn $250 dollars. So its time to turn your hobby into money by Joining Shutterstock.

Fotolia is one of the leading providers of free stock images. But it also offers high quality images at an affordable cost. With this, Fotolia is looking for artistic photographers who can contribute to their website. Contributors will have a 33% - 80% commission of the image selling price. Sounds good enough? Well, if you are interested, please Sign up for a Fotolia Account

Dreamstime is a known Royalty-free stock photography community where people can buy quality images for as low as $0.20. If you have a passion for photography, you can Register here for FREE and receive 50%-80% commission on your sold photos. Join Dreamstime Now!

So what are you waiting for? Register to those websites now for free and start making money $$$

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