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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

Learning Basic Tagalog

When you reach the Philippines in the airport people would greet you saying," Mabuhay" to the foreigners as they have enter the Philippines. That means welcome in English. They will ask you, "Kamusta". They are asking, how are you? This is what you need to learn once you enter they don't use restroom. In the Philippines they call it C. R which stands for Comfort Room. Other people call it W.C which stands for Wash Room. Take note some public restrooms don't provide toilet paper and soap. You will need to bring your own when you feel you are in emergency crisis. There are paid Comfort Rooms that give you a little amount of tissue to use. You will be charge PHP 20.00 ($0.39) When you are a female the lines are usually long during peak hours when it is time to eat their meals. If, you are a senior citizen Comfort Rooms are usually free in most places depending on your location. You may have to inquire first before you enter. There is also separat

Day Trip to Balanga, Bataan in the Philippines

In any breakfast there are people eating dried fish from variety of selections. Every time I am in town in Balanga, Bataan. I would stop by Balanga Public Market Bargain. I have a regular seller where in Tagalog they call it, "suki". Someone that sells something is what we call it and we always buy them in order to get a good discount or deal. I have been going to this person for a very long time. I visit them twice a year. The name of the supplier is Boots. Contact: Boots: 09999984868 Len: 09994832299 I was able to take a picture with my suki when I was there so I would remember how they look like. This is Shena who is selling it. Smoke Tinapa Bangus (Milk Fish) Dried Tuyo not salty Smoke Tinapa They also have dried pusit (squid) , dried daing (boneless bangus milk fish) and many more. Some people ask me why would I travel two hours just to buy dried fish first of all the dried fish are really fresh and it is inexpensive. Not only vi

Filipino Marinated Daing ng Bangus Recipe

Most grocery store in the Philippines carry boneless daing (boneless milk fish) that are pre-marinated. Some time it can be too sour in our stomach when they use too much vinegar. Our cook has her own recipe and was able to catch her marinating a new batch for our home. Filipino Marinated Daing Recipe : Ingredient : 2 kilo Boneless Daing (Bangus) Fresh Fish (Boneless Milk Fish) wash and clean fish with water  Every kilo half cup of White Vinegar Every kilo 2 Tbs Minced Garlic Every kilo 1 Tsp Salt Every kilo  2 Tsp Black Pepper Step 1 : Place all ingredients in a or palangana (washing bowl) or casserole Seasoning of the marinated Boneless Daing (Milk Fish) Step 2 : Fish has been cleaned and place in colander Step 3 : Follow the video on how to place the ingredients on the boneless daing (milk fish)  Each boneless takes five minutes. Step 4 : Place on a plate once marinated Step 5 : Place in Tupperware and kept sealed wi