Last Sunday I went to the mall to buy new plastic cover for our dining table. I went to three different department stores to look for a cheaper one. It was tiring but it was a good once because I am able to unwind and spend time at three department stores alone. It is lonely to shop alone, but it is a good one because bringing nieces with me means expenses. They are the most demanding companion I must say. I used to bring them with me because I do not want to go alone, but not anymore especially if I do not have extra.
I am roaming to three different department stores, and on the third store I finally bought the cheaper plastic table cover. The last department store that I went to sells cheaper table cover. I am able to save 50 pesos. Though going to different stores is tiring because of the distance, it is worth it because I am able to buy cheaper one. The next time I am going to buy stuffs in the kitchen, I know now which store to go that sells lesser price. After buying the plastic cover for our dining table, I do window shopping and almost tempt to buy new tops. I am glad I am able to brace myself.
The on-going Fiba World Cup in Spain is very exciting. Every game is important because each competing teams from 24 different countries are aiming to make it to the round of 16. The Gilas Pilipinas is the country’s bet failed to make it to the round of 16 after the 4th losing straight. The only hope is to beat the team from Puerto Rico. The Gilas Pilipinas did well in the first three quarters but failed to maintain their lead in the fourth quarter. It was an exciting game because the Gilas Pilipinas are playing so well, is just that they passed out in the last few seconds.
Though the country’s pride Gilas Pilipinas did not make it to the round of 16, to us Filipinos they are the champion. They played so well in their games. They give their best and fight with their hearts. I guess this is not the time for us to shine in the world of basketball. However, the Gilas Pilipinas have shown to the world what we are capable of and the Gilas Pilipinas scared them of how they play basketball. This is the first time that the country qualifies to compete with the world’s best in the last 35 years. To be able to be there and play is an achievement already. Win or loss, the Gilas PIlipinas is the champion in every Filipinos heart. Long live Gilas Pilipinas.
The sister is working in the shoe company. Every time they have new arrival of shoes, she has one pair of those shoes before displaying it on the store. Plus, she gets big discount. I guess she wants to be the first one to wear it before others can buy it on the store. She will not let it pass especially if those shoes are color red. Shoes are her weakness, I must say. Sometimes, if I like the shoes, I ask her to give it to me. And she is too kind to say yes. Well, it is like a compensation for taking care of her kids.haha!
Yesterday, she bought another shoes from their company. As usual it is new arrival. She was telling me that she bought new shoes. It is a doll shoes and looks cute but she hasn’t show it to me yet. I supposed it is a surprise or maybe she is afraid that I might ask her to give it to me. It was her husband (my brother) who carried the shoes. When she asked him where is the shoes, they were surprised because the shoes are nowhere to found. They left the shoes in the public vehicle. They were sad of course and went to the highway hoping that the vehicle is still there. They went back home with sad face. Well, forgetful is a sign of aging. I just told the SIL that everything happens for a reason; maybe someone needs it much. Just think that you give it to someone who is needy.
Summer season has passed but still I am craving for halo-halo (mix in English), the very famous thirsty quencher ever especially during summer here in the country. Everybody wants to eat this halo-halo during summer. This halo-halo is a mixture of different ingredients like mongo seeds, crashed ube, young coconut meat, mango, jackfruit, banana mixed with milk, crashed ice and put a scoop of ice cream on top. You can also make your own version because you can put any fruit you want. It is really up to you of what fruits are you going to put in your halo-halo. It is very colorful and delicious. To me, nothing beats the halo-halo here in the country during summer season. I missed eating halo-halo and I am craving for it.
I’ll be going to mall this weekend to a little grocery. I will be buying things that will be needing at home and in the kitchen because I do not have enough budget to buy for more. I should say, I am buying only the basic needs at home. While at the mall, I will take the chance to satisfy my craving for halo-halo then. Just sad that I’ll be going alone because bring the kids will be costly. Lol Next time kids.