Motherhood Stuffs

Monday, April 14, 2014

Homemade Fresh Lumpia

This is another Filipino Delicacy that I love to eat. I must say I can eat Fresh Lumpia probably the whole day or every day and I won’t get tired enjoying the good food. Why is it called Fresh Lumpia? I will share little things I know about the food. The ingredients of this food are mostly vegetables and will be cooked mildly then wrapped in a homemade crepe. It might be tedious, thus it’ll get easier and quicker once you’ve made it once or twice.  It also came with a peanut sauce that would make everything even more delicious.

Each wrap contains at least 403 calories, that’s a homemade version with a peanut sauce. Therefore, if you count your calories, it’s best to watch out while you enjoy this good food.

I’ve made this food many times now and glad to finally share it with my families and friends here. So far, most compliments are uplifting and I’ll definitely make another batch next time. 

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Homemade Blueberry Cheesecake

Baking is one of my favorite past time whenever I get bored, particularly during winter when all you can see is white snow outside and freeze. I’ve never learned to bake anything until I got married, I suppose in order to have a harmonious life you have to learn and do something for your family while staying at home. It doesn’t need to be big time, hence working on something that would make you feel good whenever they appreciate your work.

I slacked whenever I am not in the mood, I’m sure it’s what most people do once in a while. I have this thing that I usually assume and don’t read the recipe first before making them and so there are times that it’s basically blah. I don’t know, but I need to take that habit away.

Anyways, I made a simple blueberry cheesecake last New Year. It’s a big circle, sweet, with my superstitious belief something like this would bring a big fortunate for my family and I the whole year. It might not make sense for those who don’t have any superstitious beliefs. There’s nothing wrong either if I’ll just do the things I’ve grown up with.
 
Blueberry Cheesecake is very simple and quick to bake. Of course, I made my own crusts, as I believe I am an expert when it comes to making homemade version rather than buying a ready-made, which could save you a lot. 

Tuesday, April 08, 2014

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Tuxedo online

My family is going to be busy this week due to a family friend’s wedding. It’s the renewal vows of the couples and both my parents were one of their major Sponsors. For 12 years in marriage, they are determined to renew their vows in the eyes of GOD and in front of their family and friends. I suppose this would be a big event for every woman as this will be the first time the couple will wed, which will happen in the Philippines and this time at the church. I believe this would be one of the greatest events in every woman. I’m convinced everyone will be too excited for the preparation of the wedding as well finding the precise casual dress to dress in for the said occasion. I don’t know exactly how it would be nerve-wracking for the bride to ensure that her big day will be perfect or almost perfect. The anxiety of all the preparations from the church to the reception will never explain.


I’m very much confident that my mother will wear one of her magnificent dress as well as my father too. Nevertheless, just in case someone might need a rush outfit? They can always find the easiest way to rent, there’s more from this site. The best and quick place to find the outfit you want for an occasion.  

Saturday, April 05, 2014

Homemade: Binignit

It’s the time of the year that I usually make a Binignit/Ginataan Halo Halo (whatever term you call it) dish because of the Holy Week. I guess I’ve used to this since birth that my family is cooking one of this delicacy. There are many different ways to create your own version, but I am used to the one my mother, aunt, and siblings cooked with simple ingredients, yet very delicious snack. Others would have a fancy ingredients and turns out to be delicious as well with different flavor. Therefore, it is really up to you on how you create your own version. As for me, I’ll stick to my family ingredients and I can’t wait to make soon.

“Binignit is a Visayan vegetable soup from the central Philippines. The dish is traditionally made by Visayans with slices of sabá bananas, taro, and sweet potato.[1][2][3]”
 
This was made last year I believed, for some reason it took me a year to finally dig this photo in the file and here it is.

My husband isn’t a big fan of Binignit so it would my son and I. I’m glad I have someone who can eat both American and Filipino delicacies somewhat I would always want to occur. If you love to try different foreign delicacies, here’s how to make Binignit/Ginataan made from the Philippines.

Thursday, April 03, 2014

Farewell Aunt Angelita

I did not realize that this was the last time we are going to see you and be around you Ante Angie. I’m glad that I went home to cherish more memories with you and my family… We are once again all heartbroken because of your sudden departure however; I’m very sure that no matter where you are there will be no pain and sadness. WE might not see you physically but your memories are always being alive our hearts.


Thank you Ante Angheling for coming with us that day that we didn’t know it would be the last time to see you. We will dearly miss you so much.  

Departure day in Gensan to Manila, March 2013