May 30, 2009

Aling Dionisia Text Jokes

Because she is now famous and has been in the news lately, Aling Dionisia Jokes are now doing the rounds of the cellphone networks.  This is the first one I have received so far, and it really made my day:

Sa isang sosyalerang salon:

Gretchen: "I want my hair dyed jet black, cut it short and then treat it with lots of keratin extracts."
Aling Dionisia: "I want my hair dyed gold, curl i to the fullest level then implant one diamond at the tip of every strand.:

Taob ang La Greta!

May 29, 2009

Another Victim of Dr Hayden Kho!

From our forwarded emails department, too funny not to post!

This just in, hot na hot pa! Another victim of Dr Hayden Kho, lumabas!

Grabeh, pati ang Pambansang Nanay, dinawit pa. Buti na lang, hindi na mag-showbiz si Aling Dionisia para hindi na siya masyado maintriga.

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Doña Dionisia to Dance on National TV

I just read from Azrael that the Pambansang Nanay, Dionisia Pacquiao will perform in TV5's Shall We Dance. She was invited by the Lucy Torres-Gomez herself to guest in the show. You can catch her performance this Sunday at 8pm. She has really come a long way from being the hardworking mother of her six children to now being a national celebrity. And if you read this article, the tone of the media towards her is now more respectful, not unlike before when all they do is make fun of her. Maybe because she really has a pure heart and yet uncorrupted by the fame and people sorrounding her.

May 28, 2009

Ded Na Si Lolo: A Review

We watched Ded Na Si Lolo last night and I thoroughly enjoyed the movie. The plot is so simple and we have seen it a lot of times: the patriarch of the family died, had a wake for 6 days and then buried. But the take on the plot and the portrayal is so refreshing, I had to give it a 4 out of 5. We were shamelessly guffawing at some scenes and sniffing at some other. I will the let expert do the review because I may not give it much justice so head on to Something to Sing About please. Lets just say that the movie was worth my time and my money. And that's saying a lot.

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May 27, 2009

No Winner Yet in 6/49 Super Lotto

Last night, the jackpot prize for the 6/49 Super Lotto draw has reached P166,000,000. The winning combination was 42-7-21-30-28-35 but nobody guessed the combination correctly. There is no winner yet so place your bets early for Thursday's draw to avoid long lines. I expect the jackpot prize to hit the 200 million mark. And since I feel lucky, maybe this jackpot will be mine! Ha ha!

May 26, 2009

The Bear Facts about Personal Safety and Self Defense

The first time I saw the article The Bear Facts about Personal Safety and Self Defense, I thought it was misspelled. Shouldn't it be bare, not bear? But reading further, I realized that bear is the right word, just as the author wrote:
"You don’t have to stop hiking in the woods to avoid bears, but you can take appropriate precautions and avoid running into them when you are in their territory. The same theory works for your life."
This is very true. We should always trust our instincts. We should always remember that animals can sense a natural calamity just by following its instincts and we should learn from that. Once we feel that something is not right, it is our subconscious mind telling us that we must be on alert. The article further explain that to avoid risk, we must first learn about it. There are things that are beyond our control and we must therefore work around them. For those things that we can control, then we must do something about it towards our personal safety. Plan and acquire the skills necessary to ensure that we have managed or at least reduced the risks against our safety.

The Bear Facts about Personal Safety and Self Defense is a very well written and informative article on personal life and it shows that the author really knows what he is writing about.

May 25, 2009

4K Garden And Water Fun Resort, Sta. Maria Bulacan: A Review

We had our family outing last Sunday at the 4K Garden Resort in Brgy. Catmon, Sta. Maria Bulacan. The resort has 3 public swimming pools, 2 private pools and 1 wave pool. It has air conditioned rooms, nipa huts and cottages of different sizes for rent. Entrance fee for day swimming of 8am-5pm is P150 for adults and kids , P120 for senior citizen and free for your driver and for kids 3 feet and below.

The wishing well at the garden going to the pools:

There was also a basketball court which you can rent for P150 an hour and a karaoke machine for P1,000 the whole day. If you don't want to rent, there are 2 karaokes with the P5-slot per song. There were also air conditioned rooms, at P1500 for a single room which we checked out but we didn't get anyway because you still had to rent a cottage even if you already rented a room. We just settled for a big cottage nearest the pools good for 20 at P800.

Here are the reasons why you should check out 4K Garden and Water Funs Resort:

The huge slides leading to the 3 pools. The kiddie pool is the one at the middle and there are lifeguards with speaker reminding parents not to leave their kids unattended at the pools.

The wave pool, of course. It was such a hit with all the kids and the adults as well. I think this is just an additional attraction to the resort because it was at the other side, after the private pools.

The private pool is another attraction by the way. You can rent the Anahaw pool, which is good for 30 pax free on entrance fee at P8,000 for the whole day. I think there are also 2 air conditioned rooms included in the package. This was not on out budget but had we known, it would have suited us perfectly.

The pirate and the crocodile (or is it an alligator, he he) leading to the wave pool.

There are many other reasons why I would recommend this resort:\

1. The staff was very accommodating. Since this was our first visit, we wanted to check out the air conditioned rooms and the cottages and the pool and a staff showed us around while we were waiting for the cashier to open.

2. The guard was courteous. I went inside an open gate to check out the resort. It was before opening time, and the kids followed me. When the guard saw us, he asked me if we have paid the entrance fee already and I told him not yet and we were just taking some pictures. He asked me quiet nicely to please leave once were done so that the other guests wont follow me. So we did.

3. There were life guards with first aid kid and speakers at hand. There was also a public address system reminding us that the wave pool is now open so we can enjoy it. But when I asked one lifeguard what is the schedule of the wave pool, if its 20 minutes every hour or so, he just said to just wait for the announcement.

4. The 2 shower rooms were big and good for 10-15 people, except that there were no trash bins inside although there was one outside. I just hate seeing empty shampoo sachets and napkins on the shower room.

We really enjoyed the resort and the sunburned faces of my kids and their cousins are a very good indication of how much fun they had.

However, here four reasons why I might not come back:

1. The sink. Just take a look at it and you will know why. At one resort we frequent, there is a sink and water faucet for every cottage and I think there is one for every four cottages here. I am actually okay with sharing but just take a look at it! You have to step at the boulder to reach the faucet. My mother in law was complaining about it so much because she can't even reach it!

2. There were also only two grills placed side by side for every four cottages so we just improvised.
3. And the FLIES, oh God, THE FLIES! I don't know if it was just seasonal or what but we were literally swamped with flies. When we complained to the staff, they said there is a poultry nearby. We wanted to move to another area and we will just pay for the additional rental fee but they said that we can't because the nipa huts nearest the wave pool are good for only 12 people (we were 20). It was said in such a nice way that my sister in law didn't argue. I wont put the pictures here so you wont be grossed out but imagine this, if you leave an empty 1.5 coke bottle for 2 minutes, there will be 10 flies inside. Yep, we counted!

4. Their convenience store is not very convenient at all. There was a Dunkin Donut stall beside it, but they dont sell ice, water in 5-gallon container and hair conditioner. Okay, maybe this last item is just our fault for not being prepared. But we used up the drinking water for washing our hands because the sink was not conveniently located near the cottage.

But other than the reasons above, we really, really enjoyed the experience at 4K Garden Resort. And despite the sunburn, the kids are raring to go back.

If you want to go there, below are their contact numbers:

4K Garden and Water Fun Resort
Brgy. Catmon, Sta Maria, Bulacan
Tel No. (044) 641 0690
Cell No. (0915) 570 4022
Manila Office:
(02) 379 8398

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May 23, 2009

Working At Home

There are just days when you feel like work is a chore. Today is one of those days. While it gives you the money to take care of your family's needs, it takes away the time that you would otherwise spend with them. What I would really want is to be a work at home mother, start my own business and have more flexibility when it comes to my time and activity. I can dream, right? But if I can find viable Small Business Loans, then maybe this could be a possiblity. In the meantime, I better make the most of what I have and be thankful that I have a job!

May 22, 2009

Hayden Kho Video Scandal

Looking to download the Hayden Kho Video Scandals? The Hayden Kho-Katrina Halili "Careless Whisper" video or the real "boxing"video? There is also a Hayden Kho-Maricar Reyes video and another with him and a Brazilian model, they say. Macuha even said that there might even be a Hayden Kho-Ruffa Mae Quinto video. Sorry, but you wont find it here in my blog. I think that downloading these videos will only make it more famous or notorious, whichever you like and will not help anybody. Can you imagine if you are the unlucky girl who was unwillingly video-taped? Can you imagine how violated you will feel? How dirty? How shamed? Or if you are a friend or a parent or a sibling of the victim? We know that sex is a part of life, but being unwillingly and unknowingly video taped is a violation of your right as a human being. Hayden Kho, or whoever is behind all this, must be stopped. Whatever his reasons or motivations may be, this is not helping anybody.

Senator Ramon Bong Revilla has been criticized for calling Hayden Kho a pervert. I read some comments on blogs saying its like the pot calling the kettle black. He may be running for re-election next year and all of this maybe just publicity for him, but if you will forget about him for a minute, you will realize that he is right. This has to stop.

I salute Katrina Halili for being strong. Good thing she already admitted that she had an affair with Hayden Kho and now, the public is behind her becasue she is clearly the victim. I just hope other victims will also be as strong.

May 21, 2009

Senator Jamby Madrigal is No Stateswoman For Me

I was watching the news in Unang Hirit this morning and I saw Manny Villar doing an ocular inspection with the members of the press of the "double-insertion" road project. He was explaining why there was never a double insertion because the budget was for two different projects and how it would benefit the residents of Cavite. Then, Senator Jamby Madrigal was shown on TV saying, correct me if I'm wrong, "Itik, pinirito nya yung itik tapos pinutol putol nya." It was obviously a dig on Senator Villar's infomercial but I cant see the relevance of that line and it irritated the hell out me. I was thinking, why cant she talk with a little more sense, more befitting her education and her position? She could make a very intelligent rebuttal if she wants to. Why is there a need to speak like this? I was hoping that the good lady senator and all our senators would act like statesman(woman). But I think that would be asking too much. Far too much.

May 15, 2009

Happy Birthday Doña Dionisia!

Today is Doña Dionisia's 60th birthday and to celebrate, there will be a big birthday party for her in General Santos City. She was interviewed this morning in Unang Hirit and she also gamely showed her Rolex watch. Suzi Entrata said that Aling Dionisia is now called Pambansang Nanay, and Sunshine Dizon congratulated her for being such a good mother. Arnold Clavio also called her his Nanay. If you want to watch the video of her interview, check it out at Pinoy Biscuits.

Happy 60th Birthday Aling Dionisia! May your life be filled with more blessings! May you be always as funny and as lighthearted as you are now.

David Archuleta in Eat Bulaga

image from PEP.Ph
I was in the office yesterday when David Archuleta guested in Eat Bulaga so I didn't get to watch it live. But thanks to Youtube, I am watching it right now. I'm not that into American Idol but I know David Cook and David Archuleta because during their final performance, work literally stopped in our department when we watched them live, albeit sneakily, here in the office cable TV. I still can imagine my office mates shrieking loudly during office hours!

Anyway, when I went home last night and saw something about the guesting on the evening news, I was surprised to hear my 6-year old son, talking to his 7-year old cousin saying that he watched David Archuleta that afternoon. My mom watches Eat Bulaga and they must have really hyped it up, if even my young son knew about it. They even know that the other David, David Luto, my son said to me while giggling, will also guest in Eat Bulaga today. Can you imagine that?

If you want to watch David Archuleta's guest performance in Eat Bulaga, watch it here:

May 14, 2009

God Is The Strenght

Saw this parked in front of our house this morning and I had to pray for some strength myself.

May 13, 2009

Supercharge Your Ride

How a man's car look reflects his personality. A fast and sleek car is often perceived to be owned by a person driven to succeed. So if you want to be known as such, why not add a supercharger to your car? It will definitely increase your ride's performance and speed. If you own a Nissan, then better check out Nissan Supercharger. They offer the best price and superb customer service. Ordering is so easy and they even offer free shipping also commit fast delivery and full warranty on your orders. They also have Buick supercharger, Pontiac supercharger or a Mercedes supercharger and other models. So if you want to a supercharger your car, check them out today.

May 12, 2009

Premyo sa Resibo

Have you heard of the BIR's numbers game called Premyo Sa Resibo? I have already made some 26 entries and I am hoping that I will win in the daily, weekly or monthly draw. The prizes are P5,000 daily, P25,000 weekly and P1 million bi-monthly. A text entry costs P2.50 each.

To join, just text the following code to 9777:
PSRTINReceipt NumberReceipt Amount

Then you will receive a notification for a valid entry:
Salamat po. Ang inyong raffle # sa Daily Draw, at Weekly Draw ay . P2.50/raffle entry. Pakitago ang resibo.

You will also receive a text on the winning raffle numbers.

This is actually a good move from the BIR to encourage people to ask for receipts. Even if I don't text all my receipts to PSR, I always ask for them anyway.

To know more about Premyo sa Resibo, visit their website.

May 11, 2009

Doña Dionisia's Audrey Hepburn Makeover

I missed this on the news, but thanks to You Tube, here is the link to Doña Dionisia's Audrey Hepburn make-over.

I am not yet over my annoyance over the press coverage of Manny's mom. But I am continuously fascinated by her, and after learning her life story on Jessica Soho's Kapuso Mo last Saturday, I think I am now becoming a fan. I think that she has the right to be part of his son's success because, aside from Jinkee, she is the other woman who has definitely got Manny's back. I just hope that the press will focus on her basking in the glory of her son's victory because it is her due and not because she is making a fool of herself.

You have the right to sue

Do you know that you have a right to sue people who you think are trampling on your rights? Yes, you are protected by rights afforded to you by the constitution. If you had an accident or was wrongfully fired from a job, you can sue. Or I think maybe the right question is, are you afraid to sue because you do not have money for a lawyer? I recently discover that there lawsuit loans for these kind of needs. If you don't have cash to pursue a case, and might just settle just because you are short on funds, then maybe this is for you. Visit and check their services. Remember that if you take out a lawsuit loan but did not win in the end, you still won't owe them anything!

Is that a Banana?

This is a banana holder. I did a double take and just had to take a photo when I saw this at Saizen in Robinsons Galleria. Its sells for only P85.00.

Yes, that's what I thought too :-D

May 8, 2009

Manny Pacquiao and the Swine Flu

image from GMA News TV
If you were tuned in to the news this morning, you would know that Manny Pacquiao, his wife Jinky, his mother Aling Dionisio (este Doña Dionisia), and the Team Pacquiao has arrived at the NAIA terminal 2 and was greeted by the usual circus. Despite the Department of Health's request that he defer his flight to next week, Manny's explanation actually made sense. In the US, there are already confirmed cases of swine flu and since lots of people flock to Manny to have pictures taken and to have his autograph, he and his team have more chances of being infected there than here in the Philippines. And besides, he misses his kids. But although I can understand that, I fear for Manny's kids and family here in the Philippines who greeted him enthusiastically with no thoughts whatsoever of the swine flu. In the news on TV, I did not see any precautionary measures by the Department of Health and the airport personnel regarding the fear of swine flu. Correct me if I'm wrong. They were not quarantined at all. I even saw DENR Secretary Atienza and his son as one of the firsts to greet Pacquiao. Oh well, whatever. Maybe his fame has really eclipsed our need to be vigilant.

On a side note, I commend Manny for calling the media's attention to the other boxers who also won during the undercard fights that day. He gallantly gave the floor to them.

Well, let's just all congratulate Manny and the whole team for a job well done and just pray that this concern about the swine flu is really unnecessary and that they are all as healthy as a bee.

May 7, 2009

Doña Dionisia Pacquiao

image from professionalheckler

In light of recent developments, Aling Dionisia shall henceforth be called Doña Dionisia in this blog.

And my mother is now telling my two boys to take up boxing.

May 3, 2009

What will Aling Dionisia do?

We are now eagerly waiting for the much touted Battle of the East and
West fight between Manny Pacquiao and Ricky Hatton.And while we try to
focus on the fight, I am waiting to see what the TV Networks will show
us on Manny's indefatigable mother,Aling Dionisia who is now in the US
with his son. Will she be shown fainting while clutching her rosary? I
feel for her as a mother, but Iam annoyed at her antics and for
letting the networks exploit her that way. While my husband will get
his share of jests from me for being too-Manny,he will surely find
things to annoy me with Aling Dionisia.He he,this is going to be one
helluva fight!

Dinah G. Ladao