Creating my own sunshine and always up for new adventures.
Adventures of Aci Girl
And so... the adventure begins!
A full-time mom of 3 amazing kids who also manages a lil cupcakery on the side. Naturally, I'm a bit shy and quite, but the real me is more like a girl who always has something to say but also know the perfect timing to shut up :P .
foodpanda is a convenient online food ordering website that connects users with thousands of local restaurants. Customers can browse through numerous menus and place orders for delivery or take-away at the best price.
At foodpanda, we believe ordering food online should be fuss-free, fast and definitely fun. With just a few clicks you can order from a wide variety of delicious cuisines online.
foodpanda provides you with restaurant menus, customer reviews and more for over 300 restaurants spread over the whole Metro Manila and soon also in Cebu city.
How foodpanda works?
It is really easy, as easy as 1, 2, 3:
1. Tell us where you are: Enter your location so that we can show you which restaurants deliver to you.
2. Choose what you would like: Pick a restaurant and select items you’d like to order. You can search by restaurant name, cuisine type, dish name or by keyword.
3. Checkout: Enter your exact delivery address, payment method and your phone number. Always make sure that you enter the correct phone number to help us contact you regarding your order, if needed.
Now sit back, relax, and we’ll get your food delivered to your doorstep.
Creating Account? Is it necessary?
Creating an account is not mandatory. You can order using our guest checkout without having to sign up. We make sure that ordering food online at foodpanda is quick and fuss-free. After placing your order, you will have the option of creating an account.
Manila, November 27 – people across the world are honouring Thanksgiving. Celebrated on the fourth Thursday of November, it is a day of giving thanks for the blessing of the harvest and of the preceding year.Thanksgiving is ruled by two very powerful f-words: “food” and “football”. Well, American football; but still. And food means turkey; just lots and lots of turkey.
foodpanda, (http://www.foodpanda.ph/) a mobile and online food ordering marketplace, selected the most interesting trivia around Thanksgiving to give you an insight in this appetizing American tradition.
1.The first Thanksgiving was held in the autumn of 1621 and was a three-day rager. The Wampanoag Indians, who joined the Plymouth Pilgrims for their 3-day celebration, contributed their own harvest traditions — dancing, games and feasting.
Wild goose or duck
2.President Abraham Lincoln was convinced to declareThanksgiving a national holiday in 1863 by Sarah Josepha Hale, the woman who also wrote the classic nursery rhyme “Mary Had a Little Lamb”.
3. The first ‘TV dinner’ was Thanksgiving leftovers
…. as well as the beginning of food delivery
That’s right. Thanksgiving is the reason ‘Prepackaged Meals’ exist. In 1953, the Swanson company misjudged and overestimated the amount of turkey Americans would consume that Thanksgiving. With 260 tons of frozen birds to get rid of, a company salesman named Gerry Thomas ordered 5,000 aluminum trays, recruited women armed with spatulas and ice cream scoops and began creating mini-feasts of turkey, corn-bread dressing, peas and sweet potatoes – creating the first ever TV dinner. The brilliant idea derived from the neatly packaged airplane food.
4.A hallowed tradition: The Presidential Turkey Pardons
There’s debate over which president first pardoned a turkey. The annual White House tradition of pardoning a turkey before Thanksgiving began in 1947, when President Harry Truman took pity on one lucky fowl. Other historians say the practice began during the 1860s, when Abraham Lincoln granted a pardon to a pet turkey belonging to his son, Tad.
5.More than 46 million turkeys are eaten that day in America. That is equal with the population of Spain¬¬.
Total weight of turkeys raised in one year in America: 7 billion pounds. That’s nearly the weight of 10 Empire State buildings.
6.Almost 10% of Americans eat Turduckens
Picture this: a turkey stuffed with a duck stuffed with a chicken. It’s like a Russian babushka doll only with poultry. Other modern pilgrims settle for a tofu version (“tofurkey”) or the wildly dangerous “deep-fried turkey.”
7.Turkeys can drown if they look up when it is raining.
8.Turkeys easily suffer from heart attacks. When the Air Force was conducting test runs and breaking the sound barrier, fields of turkeys would drop dead.
9. Gobble, gobble:Only male turkeys, called toms, gobble. Females, called hens, cackle.
Male turkeys are called gobblers, because they are the only ones that can make that gobbling sound. Each male turkey has his own unique gobbling "technique," which he combines with strutting to attract potential mates.
When a turkey becomes frightened, agitated, excited or ill, the exposed skin on its head and neck can change from its usual pale pink or bluish gray color to red, white, or blue. And during mating season, the male turkey's wattle turns scarlet to reflect his elevated sex hormone levels. The fleshy flap of skin that hangs over the gobbler's beak is called a snood and also turns bright red when the bird is excited.
and for the festive part... FOOD don't have time to cook? or don't know how to? or just got hungry? foodpanda is here to help!
foodpanda, together with its affiliated brands hellofood and Delivery Club, is a mobile and online food ordering marketplace, active in more than 50 countries across five continents. The company enables restaurants to become visible in the online and mobile world and provides them with a constantly evolving online technology. For consumers, foodpanda/hellofood offer the convenience to order food online offering a wide gastronomic range from which they can choose their favourite meal. The marketplace is available on the web or via app. foodpanda operates in India, Thailand, Indonesia, Pakistan, Singapore, Hong Kong, Philippines, Malaysia, Brunei, Vietnam, Taiwan, Cambodia, Bangladesh, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Georgia, Russia, Poland, Ukraine, Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria, Serbia. hellofood operates in Brazil, Mexico, Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Peru, Ecuador, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Lebanon, Qatar, Nigeria, Morocco, Kenya, Ghana, Senegal, Ivory Coast, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda and Algeria. Delivery Club operates in Russia. Together they partner with over 30,000 restaurants worldwide.
please stay tuned for I'll be posting my personal foodtripin' experience with foodpanda
More choices for hungry pandas—the foodpanda mantra
Manila, November 13th – foodpanda, the leading global online food delivery marketplace is at it again, acquiring more and more partner establishments to cater the hungry Filipinos! Launched last June 2014 in the country, foodpanda has grown its restaurant database impressively, satisfying the craving of the Pinoy hungry pangs, whichever cuisine it may be.
“Ultimately, it all boils down to who offer variety, who provides choices. For a hungry customer, a craving for a specific cuisine will lead him to looking for what restaurant will be able to satisfy that. It’s not every day that a customer will have a Balkan dish craving, or a sudden urge to finish a plateful of ribs and fries. And on days like that, foodpanda comes into play—to solve that typical foodie problem”, Mauro Cocchieri, foodpanda CEO, said.
To those who’s up for a savory and saucy trip to Asia, you don’t need to pack your bags and fly miles away from home! All you need is your smart phone, internet connection, and the foodpanda app, or you can also opt to visit the website, foodpanda.ph! Want some pad thai? Then choose Som’s Noodle House. Or if you want curry and biryani combo, Queens Taj Mahal perfectly fits the bill! Sushi, maki, and ramen’s your craving of the day? Kitaro Sushi, TAT Japanese Restaurant and Manila Maki are just some of the restaurants you can take your pick from. They say love your own, and what better way to celebrate national pride than by chowing down Filipino treats prepared by Mario’s Kitchen, Abaknon Panciteria, and Cocina Juan. But if you want a one-stop shop for everything Asian, then Roberta Flavors of Asia is the perfect choice.
Years of American colonialism led to us acquiring the flavors of the Western dishes. Mexican food fanatics will be delighted with the tacos, nachos, and burritos that they can order from Mexicali, El Chupacabra, and Casa Quesadilla! Or if you’re leaning towards the all-American well-loved flavors, then Rub Ribs & BBQ, Whistlestop, Dillingers 1903, and Bowler Room totally hits that spot!
Dreaming of visiting Southern Europe? Why not settle on sampling their delicacies first? Balkan, home of authentic Yugoslavian home cooked meals will surely take your culinary experience to the next level!
foodpanda is also taking online food delivery a notch higher by partnering with gastro-pubs and hole-in-the-walls that provide both gustatory and visual treat. Burger, beers, and cocktails? Alchemy Bistro Bar, The Balcony Gastropub, Exit Bar, and The Sweet Ecstasy will surely delight your senses. Ending the day on a sweet note? Have feast from mouthwatering pastries from Happy Cream Puff, savory treats from Perogy’s Manila, and authentic French macarons from Mrs. Graham’s Macaron Café.
Even the health conscious crowd will find his or her perfect partner in foodpanda! Live Life Vegetarian Food is for those whose fond of eating but is scared of gaining unwanted weight. Saguiafins’s Delights, on the other hand, makes juicing and detoxifying a whole lot of fun.
“We are proud with the names that we have, and we continuously add more to it each day. We believe it is inevitable that people look and seek change. And with foodpanda’s wide array of restaurants, hungry customers are never left with no choice”, added Cocchieri.
My first ever BDJBOX Shop Purchase!
except for the monthly BDJBOX :P
Ordered CANMAKE products (^.^,)
Purchased it last Friday and it arrived yesterday :D
CANMAKE Quick Easy Eye Liner
swatched and lovin it :D
hindi ako marunong mag eyeliner PROMISE!!!!
pero achieve naman dabah?
ako lang yan :D
In all fairness mas feel ko toh compared sa gel liners and pencils,
kasi it looks like a pen (marker ang peg) and works like a pentel pen lol
and slightly flexible ang tip and inky or pigmented as beauty bloggers say it. :P
unlike sa pencil na effort galore ako sa pag apply
and sa gel liners na ang hirap for me ihandle ng brush.
SEE!!! (^.^,) pati ako natawa
bat nag iba sa kabila hehehe
darating din ang araw na mapeperfect ko toh plus that cat-eye chenez
and when that day happens...
Who you??? ka sakin :P
This is it pancit!!!
The type of EyeLiner na magiging Bff ko :P
I heard about eyebrow color changing nung bagets pa me with the tv show ni Tyra Banks where the Participants had to undergo major transformation including eye brow bleaching, and I must say maganda ang effect kasi it can change your look in a way that I didnt imagine before :P yung masungit na look nagiging mabaet, yung mabaet magiging fierce! well isa yun sa nagpa-amaze sakin, ginagalaw din pala ang kilay :P kaso for me di pa yun uso or di matatanggap ng magulang ko if mag bleach chenelin din ako hahaha. (but that was then.)
now pwede na ang color change sa eyebrow in an instant with the help of:
CANMAKE Eyebrow Color Change.
CANMAKE Eyebrow Color Change
This shade is in Chestnut Brown
dahil excited ako to test the products...
presenting my "pambahay" face
and my brows with CANMAKE Color Change
f na f ! as in feel na feel hahahaha :D
If you'll notice lookie on my "pambahay face"
my (eyebrow) hair strands are not in a joyful harmony :P
galit galit sila... yan ang pamana ng aking pudrabells, trademark nya ang kilay na yan :P
kaya monthly or whenenevr kailangan, I make paayos my kalokang-kilay. and if walang budget for browhaus to the rescue and not so mamahaling waxing/threading salon, yun lang di makuha best na mag compliment sa fezlak ko unlike sa browhaus talaga.
kaya another HERO to the rescue si CANMAKE Eyebrow Color Change, na-tamed nya ang pasaway na strands (works like setting gel for me) kaya behave sila after and sabi nga sa name nya, color change, nag lighten ang dark brows ko. nakaka soften ng look and even my sister sabi anung meron parang may kakaiba (di nya mapinpoint pero she noticed na may iba talaga, and nung sinabi ko about the product she was amazed too!) and now do I look mabaet na ba or fierce?
and that's my mini CANMAKE HAUL form BDJBOX SHOP
oops! but I got some Canmake items on may kit pa.
might as well review them para this post will be a Mini Canmake Kawaii Party
CANMAKE Cream Cheek
My 4th Cream Cheek piece
This is my canmake favorite :P
cream blush na when applied parang nakita mo lang your crush :D
CANMAKE Candy Wrap Lip
wala na kasing ibang kulay na pwede, isa na lang toh sa options and atat lang talaga ako dahil may special offer for BDJ Girls that day (get a cream cheek for free with any purchase) kaya go na ang lola nyo :P
afraid kasi ako sa mga pink because feeling ko di bagay sa katisayan ko, buti bagay naman sya sakin. yey!
mi selfie with:
CANMAKE Quick and Easy Eyeliner,
CANMAKE Eyebrow Change Color
CANMAKE Cream Cheek
CANMAKE Candy Wrap Lip
again F na F!!! hahahah (^.^,)
I'm joining and you can too!
Best Of Luck Ladies!!!
visit BDJBOX SHOP and Shop for your very own CANMAKE Goodies
but still... a month from now PASKO NA!!!! yiheeee!
but a short story first...
Since my Pappi (father) went on his journey to our creator 2 years ago, we stopped putting Christmas Decor at home. If you lost someone (someone really close to you for example) it's truly taking a part of your heart and minsan you can go back to what it was like before. Even Birthdays are not celebrated the bongacious way. We go to Church Thank God for another year of existence, Repent and ask for forgiveness, pray for guidance, good Health and blessings. and then we eat-out and that's it, our Idea of celebrating Birthdays and any other Occasions.
But for a Mom like me with 3 kids aged 7 and below, I also want them to experience the Christmas Vibe.
Christmas Icons like Santa Claus, The Ginger Bread House, Tin Soldier etc, etc.
I'm already 28 but still feeling giddy-yee-up-up about Christmas and I'm feeling that vibe whenever I'm at SM SuperMalls and that's where the MerrySMChristmas takes place
What is #MerrySMChristmas for me ba?
First is the SUPERB Christmas Decorations
For the hanging decor is so elegant and breath taking... my son wonder pa nga if gaano sya kabigat and what if mahulog :P The Hanging Ginormous Christmas Balls is SUPER awesome!!!
super love it :)
kinikilig ako promise hahahaha
SM Mall Of Asia
Larger than Life Tin Soldier
and the Tin Soldier comes to Life!
pasaway kasi si Ricci :P
bawal nga eh kaso gusto nya talaga mag pa picture sa spot na yan hehehe
PHYRO MUSICAL WEEKENDS
This is one of the SM Mall of Asia Highlights I love!
(announcement on big screen)
I think we're too early and wala pa si SANTA :P
so si daddy muna for now :P
and that is The Ginger Bread House
lovin' every detail of it!
Ricci thought it's edible, but this is made of wood ah :P
I SO FEEL CHRISTMAS NA!
but wait there's more
The Ginormous Christmas Ball and The Christmas Tree na super Ganda!!!
My Kids (^.^,)
Chloe, Ricci and Charles
I remember the movie" Honey I shrunk the Kids" sa Christmas Display na ito
ganyan talaga smile ni kuya :P
yung mga girls ko nakailang change poses na pero si kuya waley :P
SM SuperMalls never fails to amaze me on their decors
lalo na this Christmas Season.
Their wide selections of almost everything in the SM Department Stores and Boutiques makes it easier for us to look for gifts to be given sa aming mga loved ones. ( I won't post na our Shopping chenez ah :P)
and SM is just keeping their word at the Jingle "SM we got it all for you!" everything is REALLY there. and keri in all types of budget.
like, gift ideas for monito-monita ni hubby (sa office) worth P50/week tuma-tumbling lang sya sa SM Aura he bought a face towel set in a gift box for 49.75 :P I'm eyeing din for the colored coffee cups and saucer set at 349.75 pag balik ko after payday will complete my shopping list na!
That's why we are so feeling the #MerrySMChristmas vibe already
But how did the #MerrySMChristmas start ba?
watch it here
“How #MerrySMChristmas Begins”
featuring Cheska and Kendra Kramer
And speaking of Christmas vibe,
Christmas Spirit is also about sharing and being a blessing to others.
SM Christmas Bears of Joy Spotted!!! SM CARES Bears of Joy Booth in SM MegaMall
For just P200, you will get (2) teddy bears
One for you to keep (or donate na lang din :) )
and the other one you can donate and will benefit children from various orphanage.
what an awesome way to share right?
This Giant Box will serve as a Drop Box of your Bear Donation
Let's all be a blessing to others and bring smiles to those kids will we?