Random Prattles

Painting the Town Red

Painting the Town Red

Unlike most women, I’m not very diligent when it comes to wearing makeup. I have nothing against women and makeup. Whatever one wants to do with her time and her face is her business. It’s just that vanity and I have never been the best of friends. If anything, I find it cumbersome (as in, REALLY […]

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Stop the Time!!!

Stop the Time!!!

There’s really no point to this post except to lament the end of the long Christmas break. Tomorrow the kids will start school again and I will go back to work-related craziness. How fast time flew! I will surely miss playing with Baby Yna and taking siestas with all four kids. Still, I’m happy and […]

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Bring It On, 2015

Bring It On, 2015

Happy New Year, everyone! Despite having to endure the hardships and loneliness of being a single parent while waiting for my husband to finish his contract in Ethiopia, the past year had been generally good for me and my family. So many things have happened – both good and bad – but I will only […]

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Planet Motherhood

Struggling with Resentment

Struggling with Resentment

It’s been five months since my husband left us to work in Ethiopia and while the pain of separation had slowly numbed, I find myself struggle with something else: my feelings of resentment. I know I’m not the first nor the last nor the only one whose significant other has “abandoned” the Family ship to […]

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Oven Fresh

The Birth of a Baker

The Birth of a Baker

I have always been interested in baking, but it wasn’t until December 2013 that I finally started doing it because my husband was so against it. He is usually supportive of my hobbies. He lets me do the things that I enjoy because he believes that “a happy wife means a happy life.” It’s just […]

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Ch..Ch..Cheese Cupcakes

Ch..Ch..Cheese Cupcakes

This one is long overdue and I cannot apologize enough for the delay. (Still, sorry Jo! 🙁 ) If you’re anything like me, then you love cheese. Like A LOT! I can’t get enough of it, which is weird since I am lactose intolerant and I should not be able to eat cheese without getting […]

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That Color Purple: Ube Cupcakes

That Color Purple: Ube Cupcakes

I should be inserting something witty, funny, inspirational here before the recipe but I don’t have time to spare right now. Well, not that I have it in me to be witty, funny or inspirational but a friend is waiting for me to post this thing (Hi, Jo! :D). Truth be told, I’m not really […]

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Blogging Matters

A Failure Yet Again

A Failure Yet Again

This I can easily admit: I really suck at blogging. Judging from this blog’s performance in the past year, it’s not a stretch at all to say that I’m a crappy blogger. Four posts in a year? Yeah, pretty pathetic! It’s not that nothing much is happening in my life, because there’s so many I’m […]

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New Year, New Blog

New Year, New Blog

Hi! Thank you so much for dropping by. Since this is a new blog, your visit means a lot. I decided to start 2014 with a new blog. I already “maintain” a blog, My Kimcheed Life, but I decided to start a another one to chronicle the biggest of changes in my and my children’s […]

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Legal Chyme

PNB v CA; G.R. No. 107508; 25 Apr 1996; 256 SCRA 491

FACTS: The Ministry of Education issued a check drawn against petitioner bank. The payee deposited the questioned check in its savings account with Capitol City Development Bank (Capitol) which in turn deposited the same in its account with respondent bank. After petitioner cleared the check, respondent bank credited Capitol for the amount. However, petitioner returned […]

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International Corporate Bank v CA; G.R. No. 129910; 05 Sep 2006; 501 SCRA 20

FACTS: The Ministry of Education and Culture issued fifteen checks drawn against respondent bank which accepted them for deposit. After twenty-four hours from submission of the checks to respondent bank for clearing, petitioner bank paid the value of the checks and allowed the withdrawals of the deposits. However, respondent bank returned all the checks without […]

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Gempesaw v CA; G.R. No. 92244; 09 Feb 1993; 218 SCRA 682

FACTS: To facilitate payment of debts to her suppliers, petitioner draws checks against her checking account with respondent bank as drawee. The checks are prepared and filled up by her trusted bookkeeper of eight years and submitted to petitioner for signature together with corresponding invoice receipts. Petitioner did not make any verification as to the […]

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