Keeping up with the Belens (Pt.1 – ATC)

When my mom came home from a quick vacay here, we got to spend time with a family we’ve been friends with for a long time.

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(From left to right: Me, Kris, Mommy, Tita Imee)
 

This is me and Kris. Been friends with this girl since highschool and going strong 💗

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What we did in our ‘bonding’ day was basically just go to the mall, eat, and talk.

We had dinner at T.G.I.Fridays, and I got this

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After dinner, we just went around the mall while our moms talked and talked.

We just met up with them in Starbucks after.

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T’was a nice bonding experience 😄

Adventures with the Mother Dear (Pt.1: Cafe Breton)

So this was the first gala I had after being sick and well in 2015 and I’m glad that I got to spend it with my mother.
 

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The Daughter
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The Mother

 

 

These photos were taken just outside our house before we went to paseo.

 

 

 
 

We went to a cafe in Paseo de Sta. Rosa named Cafe Breton

Image from Google

This has been our special date place since 2009 and I really missed bonding with my mom because It’s been a long time since we were able to spend some alone time with each other.

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Taking pictures while waiting to be seated
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And once we were already seated and we already ordered our food

 

We already have our usuals here and one of the waiters here actually know us and our orders already but he wasn’t present at that time. Anyways, here’s what we ordered:

 
 

20150103_165337For Me:

1. Mozzarella Burger

– this Mozzarella burger is my all-time favebecause I love how it has a big patty that oozes with mozzarella cheese in  almost every bite and some lettuce and mushrooms to complete it. It also comes  with a side salad.

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For Mommy:

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Cafe Latte For mommy

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– My mom loves coffee and this is the one she always orders here.

2. Chicken Run

– The chicken run is composed of a bread on the bottom, slices of chicken, topped of with some veggies and a white sauce. This tasted so good and feels so healthy because
of it’s white meat. This also comes with a
side salad.


 

And for the both of us

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La Pinay (Zoomed in)

The La Pinay!!

 – the La Pinay is a crepe filled with mangoes and chocolate  syrup topped off with vanilla ice cream, powdered sugar, and  some more chocolate syrup. This is like the queen of all  crepes.

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After eating, we just spent our time bonding and talking (lots and lots haha) and it really was an enjoyable time because it’s been long since we spent time with just us on a date.

ps: what was happening before I got a nice shot

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Christmas is finally here

A Merry Christmas to all

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little banner I made for Christmas.
(well it’s a cartolina so maybe not really ‘little’?)

Soooooo much food

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Carbonara, Morcon, Ham, Inangit, Leche flan, Garbanzos, Carrot cupcakes, Toast, assorted fruits lalalalalala

Oh I made carrot cupcakes with cream cheese frosting!

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and Family pictures (*Insert Mom and Dad*)

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My lolo and lola

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but of course, let’s not forgot the real reason for Christmas. There’s more to this celebration than just gifts and food because we celebrate Christmas to remember the birth of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.

For to us a child is born, to us a son is given, and the government will be on his shoulders. And he will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.”

-Isaiah 9:6

Thank you Lord for all of the blessings this year. A Merry Christmas indeed!