Useful Tips On How To Prepare Hand Made Get Well/Cheer Up Cards

  Early this month, I wrote about a project being undertaken by a non profit organization called Spirit Jump 2010. As I have resolved and committed myself to share in whatever way I can , I urged the help of some of my friends and awesome kids who were willing to share their talents with those people, especially the young children stricken with cancer. Prior to the distribution of these priceless cards, I would like to give you a glimpse of what they have done – the end product of their remarkable time and effort : From these raw  materials:  … Continue reading Useful Tips On How To Prepare Hand Made Get Well/Cheer Up Cards

Organizing A Choir – 2nd Series of Tips And Thoughts

I realized that the formation of our new choir occurred in spring time and that its first recital, so to speak, happened during the same time and Easter season.  Was it a coincidence or was it really God’s plan? We all know that Easter season usually takes place during spring time as it is correlated with one another since both entail new life. It is during this time of year wherein we start to feel that warm weather and see trees and green grass growing leaves, and flowers  blooming nicely. Spring is my favorite time of the year, not so … Continue reading Organizing A Choir – 2nd Series of Tips And Thoughts

Buying And Using Eco-Friendly Products – Useful Tips For “Greenhorns”

Let’s admit it, most of us consumers have not been so keen and zealous in our stance towards green living. As mentioned in my earlier blog, I for one am not quite an eco-friendly product enthusiast despite my positive outlook on the importance of the use of and patronage for the said products. I have tried using earth friendly products in the past up to now but it is only for very few items. This kind of a so-so attitude towards going all out for a green world is not only true to me but to the majority, especially those … Continue reading Buying And Using Eco-Friendly Products – Useful Tips For “Greenhorns”

Must Haves For Spring And Summer Fashion 2010 – Budget Friendly And Useful Tips For A Trendsetter

Almost anywhere in the world, the lessons learned from the financial debacle experience have more or less helped shape people’s conservative spending  habits , especially on both luxury and non-luxury items. One affected area which may not be considered indispensable to some people is fashion and its related accessories. However, for fashion die-hards and enthusiasts, it would almost be unbearable not to be updated with the fresh trends taking into account the degree of influence fashion mags, runways and the who’s who in fashion have on them. They would always find ways and means on how to stay on top … Continue reading Must Haves For Spring And Summer Fashion 2010 – Budget Friendly And Useful Tips For A Trendsetter

Not To Be A Fashion Victim – Practical Useful Tips

 Ah, Fashion! One of my weaknesses – yet luckily I have never been or will never be tagged as a fashion victim despite the loads of clothes in my closet! Or, is there  such a thing?  First, let’s dissect what fashion victim means as invented by fashion gurus and as defined in the web. Encarta World English Dictionary describes  “fashion victim” as a person who is overenthusiastic, overzealous or uncritical follower of fashion trends, making the said person vulnerable to the so called “materialism” and “faddishness”.  Oscar de la Renta who apparently first coined the term stated that a person … Continue reading Not To Be A Fashion Victim – Practical Useful Tips

Helpful Tips On How To Better Use of Spare/Idle Time

    Three days ago, I joined an organization of bloggers whose objective is to utilize the clout or influence of “blogosphere” or the members’ respective blog spaces to make the world a better place. Members are expected to write or contribute something on various areas of interest which ranges from poverty, health, education, community development,  environment, migration, human rights and other facets in life. I am still contemplating on which field I would like to focus on but I would like to make sure that it is in consonance with the objectives of my blog. One area which has a … Continue reading Helpful Tips On How To Better Use of Spare/Idle Time

Organizing A Choir – First Series of Useful Tips And Thoughts

Last February, I received a communication from the Apostolate requesting me to guide and lead the singing during the mass. Wow, what an effortless request! But little did I know that it was a form of spiritual leadership accompanied by a critical responsibility brought upon on my shoulder. What could I say? How could I say no to the call for help for God’s glory? I simply responded in affirmative, and everything started there! I thought that was one way of touching me to be of help to others in the humblest way I can, which incidentally is one of … Continue reading Organizing A Choir – First Series of Useful Tips And Thoughts

Easter Fun Kids Day – Useful Tips

On a lighter note, people from all over the world celebrated Easter Sunday according to their respective traditions. We see various popular icons symbolizing Easter such as Easter eggs,  Easter bunny, Easter lily, Easter basket, Easter flower pots, Easter chocolate and cookies , Easter bell and yes! there is also Easter fish and many more. The most prominent and observed is the egg hunting activity during Easter day, especially for the children, regardless of whether or not you’re doing it for 5 or a hundred children, it doesn’t matter. I did this before and have witnessed that this activity could … Continue reading Easter Fun Kids Day – Useful Tips

Easter Sunday – MyUsefulTips Joyful Reflection!

In non-tropical countries, Easter season occurs during springtime and springtime comes immediately after winter. It is during this season of the year, when cold days are fading and sun starts shining brightly, rivers coming back to life, animals are roaming again freely from hibernation, lifeless brown trunks starting to put on leaves and flowers blooming once again. What a sight to behold! One of the memorable events I recall about Easter time happened during my childhood days. People were looking forward for Easter season to witness the re-enactment of the meeting of Jesus and Mary after His Resurrection. I remember … Continue reading Easter Sunday – MyUsefulTips Joyful Reflection!