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Showing posts from November 25, 2019

Carmina's Home Improvements by Adding Multi-Layer Shelf Standing Storage Cabinet Space Saving

We all know moving to a new environment is a difficult decision. When a home has been vacant for one year there are items that no longer function property. Only way to know what works and doesn't is to actually live in the home. We grow up raised to clean our homes and make it organized. Moving into a home you see things that may distract yourself by figuring out what needs to be done. Manang V had asked if she can have my kitchen table when I left the previous home. I figured the time I had assemble that old table was during my pandemic years. I decided to make another purchase for a kitchen table that is a bit taller in height. I felt having to many appliances can add on to your room. Carmina made her purchase from  Amaia Furniture  Shopee Philippines. I have made a purchase from them in the past. The type of table I had purchase in their descriptions was the  Amaia Furniture Multi layer Shelf Standing Storage Shelf Cabinet Space saving Microwave Oven Rack  for 1,320.00 pesos not

Memories Kept in a Scrap book or Slide show

When I was single I loved making scrap books for my friends and give it to them for their graduation, birthday or just appreciation of our friendship. In those days that was the in thing making scrap book and combining photo and cutting pictures from the magazine. Scrap book is not the trend. People no longer develop pictures and put in a photo album. All pictures are combined into a CD. We share our pictures in social media or make it into a slide show through our computer or phone. Even though that seems to be the trend I still find time to make a video of my family or close friends in celebration of their birthday, wedding or just the appreciation of what our friendship means to me. I want the people I give too cherish the memories we had shared with each other.  Now, we don't need to keep it in a DVD we can keep it in our phones and keep playing it over again. I love taking the time combining pictures together and finding the right song that seems to be apart what I

Antipolo, Philippines

Antipolo is the east part of the Philippines in Rizal. It is the coldest area to live in the month of January. There are a lot of places to visit in Antipolo.  We had visited Cloud 9 with my Uncle was in town visiting the Philippines. You can see the over looking view of Manila from the top of their building. On Mother's Day we went to eat at the Vieux Swiss Restaurant. Here is their website: It is best to make a reservation before you decide to eat at the Vieux Chalet Swiss Restaurant. Places to hike to get the feel of nature in Antipolo: Masungi Georeserve - Mt. Mapalad  Marrat Basic Trail Mt. Batolusong Mount Binacayan Wawa Dam Pamitinan Cave Mount Hapunang Banol Lanawan Ridge Hinulugang Taktak

Lake Tahoe, Sierra Nevada

Carmina had visited the United States my Aunt Hermie had invited Mom Violy and I to spend time with her. Aunt Hermie drove during the time. I was her assistant in the back seat when Aunt Hermie wanted some certain fruits to peel to wake her up during her long drive. Lake Tahoe from her home is 3 hours and 37 minutes drive. We had lunch in Hard Rock Cafe in Lake Tahoe. We had stayed in Harris Hotel and was able to try real fine dinning with some dancing with the other VIP stands for Very Important Person. My Aunt Hermie had tickets to watch a concert at the hotel. I was able to experience watching a live concert in front of me. The band was Fabulous Boys. The next day we ate at the hotel before we had headed back home. Subscribe & Follow @ Carmina Lifestyle  a place to look, discover and share. Thank you for your support!

How to Deal with In-Law's As They Aged

You never knew when you spend less time with someone. You just realize when you decide to have dinner with your in-law's. You see something different from them. My father in-law is not capable of seeing anything in front of him. He questions what food has been cook. Can no longer identify the food in front of him. You notice his shirt that he is wearing is reverse which the tag from the back is now in the front. He doesn't seem to notice any difference. He starts to walk slower at his pace. He can't hear well even if you are talking louder than you should. He laughs when you say something. You realized something is changing and no matter what you can't feel sorry for them aging this way. How do you cope with it someone living in your home being this way? I see my sister in-law coming to the house to check on him on a daily basis. They are so worried and concern of their father who has changed so much in less than a time. Mother in-law patiently serves