nice to know you wednesday giveaway winner!

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Oh well it is such a perfect Sunday morning, with the sun up + shiny! A perfect day to announce the winner of our latest giveaway, right? 🙂

Before anything else, I would like to thank everyone who joined my very first Nice To Know You Wednesday Giveaway. Unfortunately, there is quite a low turn-out + I guess it’s inevitable since the meme has been absent for a while 🙁 But I do hope that as I regularly post weekly, more will participate + join the little giveaway I have cooked up for the participants.

Sadly, a number of entries were not considered valid as they were not able to join the meme. Anyway, hopefully, they’d manage to read the instructions carefully next time, right? 😉

That out of the way + without further ado, here is the winner for my Nice To Know You Wednesday Giveaway:

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event: it only hurts when i pee, a book launching

I have received numerous invites for upcoming events which I sadly have to turn down as my full-time mum schedule won’t allow me. This book launching invite is no exception. Too bad since judging from the email i got this might just be a very exciting book launching.
Here’s part of the press release for the event:
In a country riveted by an impeachment trial, in a world with economic uncertainty, in a universe threatened by doomsday predictions, writer and yaya’s boy RJ Ledesma asks the important questions:
Why can’t men pee straight into the toilet bowl? What is it like for a man to get a Brazilian wax? If you hold in a fart, will you implode? And why are our testicles smaller than that of a chimpanzee’s?
Interesting + intriguing enough, right? Anyway if you will be luckier that I am + will have some time to spare come Monday night, do not forget to check out as three-time best seller and 30th National Book Awards finalist launches his fourth humor book IT ONLY HURTS WHEN I PEE, RJ Ledesma’s Guide to Bodily Gases, Hair Loss and Pink Parts‘ on February 20, Monday, 6PM at Powerbooks, Greenbelt 4, Makati City + yes, come and bring your pink parts! 🙂
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my surprise valentine’s treat

valentine's, simple pleasures, food, browns

Look what I got in the mail in time for Valentine’s? A surprise treat from Russian Cookie House. I won in their Russian Cookie House Valentine’s Giveaway + true enough they sent me my prize on Valentine’s Day! I fell in love with the elaborate packaging comprised of a heart-shaped red box complete with a “Just for you” note, a red rose + a very beautiful brown ribbon.

Valentine's, food, simple pleasures, browns

Who wouldn’t fall head over heels for this beautiful packaging. The box is made of sturdy carton + I will be re-purposing it to hold some of my knick-knacks once the goodies are gone, which won’t be too long now 😀

Valentine's, food, simple pleasures, browns

I love the simple yet delicious taste of the white cookies {whatever you call them?} + I especially enjoyed the yummy + crunchy taste of the chocolate ones! This is something I’d enjoy long before Valentine’s is over.

Big thank you goes out to Ms. Gina of Russian Cookie House for sending the goodies promptly!

Am sharing these delectable browns to Thursday Brownies, by the way! 🙂

 

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