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Life at Age 55 in the United States

Did you know in the United States when you reach 55 years old, you're consider a senior citizen? Carmina realized being one year to become fifty-five years old she can take advantage of the benefits when you're visiting the United States. Certain stores provide a discount when you shop at their store example in Seafood City Supermarket it is 12% from your purchases on every Tuesday. Ross Dress for Less Store every Tuesday is 10% off your purchase. Basically, you can gain a pension from support from the government to apply for low income when you want to start a life living back in the United States if you wanted too without having an income. Just visiting the United States if your 55 years old has a lot of benefits that some people are not aware of for example the friends I've spoken too. Did you know you can purchase a house that is for the 55 years and up for Retirement and 55+ Communities?  Carmina's friends have been informing when you're 55 years old you can co

Filipino Turon Recipe

When I use to live in California my family and close friends would always request me to make them turon which is like a lumpia, but has banana, jack fruit and brown sugar inside. This is a very easy Filipino dessert that is very easy and simple to make. I learn to make a lot and store it in a Tupperware with wax paper and place it in a freezer.  When you decide to have an unexpected guest come over you can easily fry it when they are at your home. Ingredient for those who don't live in the Philippines: 1 - Package of frozen lumpia wrapper (can be found in the Asian Store in the freezer section) 6 pieces of ripe saba (banana) (cut in half lengthwise) 1 - Can of jack fruit in Tagalog it is Langka (drain the jack fruit and slice) 1 1/2 cup Brown sugar 2 cups cooking oil 1 small soup bowl with half water Vanilla Ice-cream (optional) For those living in the Philippines you will be using fresh lumpia wrapper and langka. Instructions : Place the brown sugar by

Taal Vista Hotel in Tagaytay City, Philippines

Every time we have a visitor coming over to visit we are always drawn to bring them to Tagaytay City to see the view of  the taal volcano located outside from Taal Vista Hotel. There is a walk way where you can see the view. You can find more details on the hotel from their website: https://www.taalvistahotel.com/ From Manila it is a two hours drive depending on traffic.