nice to know you wednesday on a weekend + a giveaway

weekly meme, ntkwy, nice to know you wednesday, online q+a

Nice To Know You Wednesday has been on an unplanned hiatus for a while now, I planned to revive it just in time for February, but I guess I have been quite preoccupied with home chores + childminding that I was not able to find the time to post one. Oh well, am only too glad I was able to do so now + hopefully a lot of you will join us again for another round of NTKYW q + a! :)

By the way, all the participants are qualified for a special raffle. What’s up for grabs? A Diamond Peel Gift Certificate at Diana Stalder worth Php1,000 {for Metro Manila residents}. All you have to do is link up in this week’s Nice To Know You Wednesday + sign up using the Rafflecopter widget below + you qualify! Easy-as-pie! :) For international participants, don’t you worry, I have a surprise for you next week :)

Now on wit our 5 questions for the day:

1. How’s 2012 been treating you so far?

2. What’s the latest thing you got in the mail?

3. Mums like us can be very busy + would almost always have a hard time finding time for ourselves, so what have you done for your “me-time” lately?

4. What is the last thing you bought for yourself just because?

5. Received any good news lately?

My answers:

  1. 2012 is treating me very kindly. Apart from the regular hectic day at home + the occasional mum-tantrum, February is turning out so well + I hope the rest of the year will be the same.
  2. The latest thing I received from the mail is the watch I ordered early last month from an online groupon site, which I will blog about soon :)
  3. For my me-time, I finished “Eat, Pray, Love,” the book I set out to finish last month. It seemed like an impossible task, but I managed to squeeze it into my day-to-day activity + finished it just in time. I will post a review about it, too! I am now in my book for February, “Safe Haven,” by Nicholas Sparks + I cannot wait to finish it! I am also lining up having a haircut + a manicure/pedicure session for my next me-time :)
  4. Last month I bought a few paperbacks, just because I love buying books + collecting them. I am also collecting Sophie Kinsella’s Shopaholic series + I am happy to note that I am only 2 books away to completing it! Well, okay, I also happen to win a $25 e-bay GC, which made those book purchase possible!
  5. The best news I received lately is courtesy of the recent pr updates by Google, + what do you know, this mum blog is now pr3! Woot!
Now, wait for the Raffecopter widget to load, so you can join our giveaway :)

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weekend gathering hops #12

Beauty Brite Weekend Gathering Hops
It’ the weekend once + again + it is time for our Weekend Gathering Hops!  This 5 way link up is hosted by Adventures of FrugalmomBeck Valley Books, Beauty Britemumwrites, and Nifty Mom to help socialize with fellow bloggers, gain traffic, new followers, make new friends, and more!
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NTKYW, meme

I do apologize that I am posting my questions a day late this week. This mum has been busy with offline duties that I was not able to schedule a post for this week’s NTKYW edition.

Anyway, on with our 5 questions for the week + since it is my birthday week, I have some birthday queries here that I’d love for you to answer:

  1. How do you usually celebrate your birthday?
  2. This year, what are you planning to do to make your birthday celebration different?
  3. What was the best birthday gift you received ever?
  4. What is your dream birthday celebration {you can elaborate if you wish ;)}?
  5. What are your birthday wishes for this year?
My answers:
  1. I would just normally eat out with Jared’s dad {when Jared’s not yet around} or file vacation from work so I can do whatever I fancy on my big day {which normally includes loads of dosing off, or strolling at the mall or practically doing nothing :)}
  2. I actually wanted to spend a bit of alone-time on my birthday to make it different since I scarcely get any now that I am a mum, I remember spending my last birthday doing some last minute errands for my son’s own birthday celebration {it was a good thing I managed to squeeze in having a pedicure + a much-needed haircut afterwards :)} but I guess more than anything, the most ideal will be to spend it with my little one, maybe we’d eat out + stroll a bit in the mall, which is what I am planning to do this year :)
  3. I guess I’ve answered this before, but my answer won’t change my Jared is the best birthday gift I’ve ever had!
  4. A dream birthday celebration will be to be frolicking in the white sands of Boracay {or any beach, for that matter}, barefoot + clad in my swimsuit {which I hope I’ll fit into again or I might just have to buy a new one in a bigger size :(} lazily lounging in the shore sipping a glass of green mango shake + building sandcastles with my little tot {who is clad in his cute swimming trunks :)}.I wish I can afford to do that one day.
  5. For this year {like most years} I wish for good health for myself, my son, his dad + my entire family. I wish for HIS guidance so I can be the best mum that I can ever be. I wish that I’d have the best birthday ever this year. I also wish that I can find more ways to earn my keep online ;)
Now it is your turn to answer these birthday questions, I look forward to reading them ;)
Nice To Know You Wednesday is a weekly online q+a where we get to know each participants a little better through their answers + insights. Grab the badges here + don’t forget to include your urls in the linky below. Visiting all the participants {which I only have quite a few, for now} is also highly recommended. Leave your comment love so they’ll visit you back ;)
That’s it for now, Jared + I need to be somewhere this afternoon so I pray that it won’t rain. If I get lucky I’ll be able to write more posts later tonight + finish some projects I have on the side.
Have a great Thursday everybody + stay safe ;)



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