Random Prattles

Forging on in 2016

Forging on in 2016

It wasn’t that long when we ushered in 2015 and now we’re bidding it goodbye. It came like a spring breeze and in a few hours it would be gone. It sure wasn’t the easiest of years for me what with the multiple dengue scares, marital troubles, personal dilemmas (midlife crises?), to name a few. […]

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Gone and Done It

Gone and Done It

I hate myself sometimes. Well, ok, hate is too strong to use on myself, but it’s the most appropriate for the anger that I am directing at my person. I’m just in a rage of gigantic proportions right now! If you’ve been doing the Comment Exchange rounds via BC Bloggers since the start of the new year, […]

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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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Planet Motherhood

Ella’s 5th Birthday Celebration + The Baker’s Triumphant Return

Ella’s 5th Birthday Celebration + The Baker’s Triumphant Return

It was our first gathering of the year and a double celebration at that! We spent the day with family and friends to celebrate the Feast of Sto. Niño and my Ella’s 5th birthday. Ella’s birthday wasn’t until Monday, but because we always spend Sundays over at my parents’ house I decided to hold the celebration in advance. […]

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Raising Financially Smart Children

Raising Financially Smart Children

Earlier this month, I had resolved to build up my savings by joining the 52-Week Money Challenge. Well, I am happy to report that I had already started the program. In fact, I am already on my fourth week and my motivation is still very high. At the spur of the moment, I had also […]

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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

My Dream Gadgets for 2015

My Dream Gadgets for 2015

I consider myself a techie, a person who is either an expert in or enthusiastic about technology. Well, I’m more of the latter; technology excites me but I’m no expert. I can very seldom afford them, but I look forward to new gadgets even when it usually means I can only read about them. Now that […]

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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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