My December Tidbits b4 the End of 2015, (A lil long to browse, LoL)


2015! Yes, we will say goodbye to you. My year with you wasn't the best year of my life but I am thankful that you opened my eyes, my mind and my heart on what to hold on.

I let off some of the good bits and I keep the most important good bits to whom I can rely on. Thank you for all the days in and the days out that keep me striving.

Here are some of my Christmas lovelies 2015...
My first week of Christmas...TY and I love all Indiska stuffs. 
Red in the second week of Christmas
Then came the Swedish yearly Mulled Wine. A Swedish Christmas tradition and my goodies
On the 24th. Our tradition is to gather under our Christmas tree with Sta. porridge on breaky
Gifts hunting...While, I was busy in my chores...

Had time to posed for our yearly photo (without our son & his family)
It was only we on Christmas Eve, so we didn't prepared much.
My family here, always gathered on New Year's Eve, so, that's another story...
Santa been waiting for our Lil Missy

AT LAST, 27TH NOOMI came to DaBox
After celebrating her Christmas at her grannies...
There were a bunch of happy pictures but it will be... "another story" to tell.

No hurt feelings to you 2015... 
I enjoyed my life to the fullest with all the ups and the downs. No one is perfect in this life, anyways, or are they? Whatever I encountered, I am still thanking and now I am looking toward the bright side and the bright time in the coming year 2016.
Wishing you All the best of evrything on the coming Bountiful & Peaceful New Year...

God Bless Us All...

Last Party of the Year... which I won't miss.
Thank You Marty for giving me so much inspirations not just blogging.
Love You...

Another party that too hard to skip... TY Ladies for all the great things you shared.
You are all an inspirations.
TY for this year and I can't wait for the next year 2016 projects you have.
Smiling Sally is one meme goddess that I often join and partying with her on Mondays.
TY too Sally for the party.

God Bless You All.

A Swedish Father's Day Table

Absolutely Fall...

Today is Swedish Father's day. We celebrated a simple lunch/coffee time yesterday at our son's place as he is working today and of course, our Big Missy came over to join Papa's day. 

This moment was the best moment of my life when my loveones gathered together (of course, not everyone as I have lovelies in the Philippines). I feel the happiest Mumma as I speak, LoL* this is our feelings, right Mums?

Here is our simple table for GH...
The centerpiece
Greek mirrored tray is from Century 21 
Preparing in a sunny afternoon...
 Our centerpiece... we are into African style. Perfect for the very FALL theme
Some goodies
Snail flatwares are here to join and it's well fitted 
 The coffee/tea mugs are from Zimbabwe and its handmade
The brass Greek mirrored tray is from Century 21 in Fort Lauderdale
Black and salad dishes are from Ikea, my halloween blings.

Hope you all have a beautiful weekend and wishing everyone's Daddies, hubbies, sons, son-in-laws, nephews a Happy Father's Day. More power and God Bless Them All.
 After long days of absence, I am joining again with my old meme ever.

Then Tuesday will be joining Marty on her wonderful party.

Joining the new meme... thanks ladies...

A Way Too Long Of Hibernation...

Summer day and 1st week of July 2015

Time flies too fast, seems just a wink of an eye. Yeah! Too way to long to for a blogger. There are so many excuses and the headlight is "the changes of my lifestyle". Isn't it daring? But that's life sometimes. 

Gee, I don't even know where to start?

Well, first of all, I thank you to all my followers (even not too many), to my readers and my visitors who were sending messages and was thinking if I am not coming back blogging. Thanks for the thoughtful thoughts.

Yes, secondly... I am on leave from my work and that's where my life start changes when I decided to study again (after many years working). I was burnt out from work and I must admit that, it is almost too late to realized that I am living nearly on the edge. Working and studying are not a good combination either. I guarantee that. It makes me more sickier. As an adult student, is not an easy task either. It is a very hectic and so intensive. No minutes spilled. I am enjoying being in this stage, though. However, I am not so sure what will be the outcome. I am still in between feelings? I am walking my small but positive steps to reach my goals.

LoL §:-)

Thirdly, I am changing the way I am living, i.e. "foodwise". I decided that I am a "flexitarian". I call myself one "flexitarian" or "semi-vegetarian". I have given up red meat for health reasons and for environmental reasons. I only eat free-range or organic animals and animal products. Many of my friends asked if "how many times I eat meat or white meat?". There's no answer to that. If I feel like eating, then, I go for it. There are so many good things around us, within reach. Just open our creativity minds and realize. I even ended up creating and composting my very easy recipes for healthy ways. Hope this will come to a book form. Keep your fingers cross.

Some of my own recipes...
This is one simple breakfast, Chia pudding. I used coco milk
A seafood tacos, for dinner. No big drama in here.
I had my pineapple and banana shake while reading Finace magazine.
Salmon with carrots sallad clubsandwich, a good lunch, make a tummy happy

Fouthly, Sometimes, people think I am going weird, §:-) or am I just following the trending flow? The more I get older, the more I am not thinking just myself. This time, in my part, I am thinking humanity and the universe. I been very interested of the "sustainability", the eco, the social and and the economical systems. My family is growing. The new generations. Not just my family, without the whole or entire universe. What is left when we don't care about anybody?
Greeny in a dreary day... can't be better

DaBox is still on the go. Our granddaughter is growing and she is adorable. She celebrated her 1st birthday with a blast, as she was born as GH, August 24th. We had a great garden/crayfish party. Yearly traditional gatherings. Our best friends from USA both FA's came and Andy a businessman, joined the fun.

Funtime in the backyard
This is what I am striving for. My family is growing. Heart them so...

Meanwhile, at DaBox...

Well, this is how it looks like in our lounge. It seems Autumn feelings with my new purchased tablelamps. A very trendy lamps which I found in a very cheap store. But who can resist? We are trendy. As long it works in my home and if the price is right? Then, GO!!!

Hope you still remember the "Chatter Girl" at DaBox and hopefully, this blog will be freshen up, soonest.

Happy weekend and enjoy the best sunny days left. It is not that chilly as of yet. God Bless Us All.

 I am joining back to all my fav memes...
An absolutely funtime to join once again with you, Marty...

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