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Smash It: Burger & More in Marikina Heights

Who is craving for Burgers and fries?   Hopefully you're into something new to eat at Smash It: Burger & More in Marikina Heights.  I had ordered it through Grab Food application on my phone.  The following orders were as followed: Double BBQ Bacon Smash Burger requested for no sauce and vegetables for PHP 207.20 with Curly Fries PHP 169.00 plus a Red Iced tea PHP 49.00 total of PHP 425.20 ($7.59). Double Caramelized Smash Burger for PHP 249.00 with French Fries with Homemade Ketchup PHP 99.00 total of PHP 348.00 ($6.21). I had ordered myself the Buffalo Chicken Poppers for PHP 189.00 ($3.38) the serving was big. I couldn't quite finish it very spicy even if it says mild on the label on the box. I used my ranch dressing to minimize the heat coming from my mouth. I wanted to try their Apple Cinnamon Tart for two pieces for PHP 129.00 ($2.30) the apple cinnamon tart wasn't sweet something good to add vanilla ice-cream if you wanted too. NOTE: Carmina is not selling or adv

Mc Donald's Breakfast in California

Mom Violy was craving for breakfast after having her blood test on May 11, 2022. She wanted to eat a full meal to start our day. Mom Violy wanted the big breakfast that includes three pancakes, scramble egg, sausage patty, hash brown and english muffin. The hashbrown went to Carmina along with her meal. Mom Violy asked for hot chocolate milk. Carmina wanted to eat the buy one gets one free sausage buritto and requested for orange juice. Carmina is heading off to driving mode for Mom Violy. NOTE: Carmina is not selling or advertising for breakfast food served at  McDonalds in California. Subscribe & Follow @ Carmina Lifestyle  a place to look, discover and share. Thank you for your support!

Celebrating Uncle Danny's Birthday in Ohgane in Alameda, California

We are celebrating Uncle Danny's birthday celebration where they have decided to have it at Ohgane in Alameda, California. Mom Violy and Carmina is a small mini reunion among her relatives. Ohgane is an all you can eat Korean Barbecue where you'll be placing an order off their online menu by taking a picture directing their menu. Aunt Marissa the host of her husband birthday party had seating arrangements with our names on it. We took pictures with our relatives being excited after three years seeing them in person. No birthday without a birthday wish is no fun where the cake was purchased by Marianne their daughter. Those who are not into grilling their food we had assigned our relatives to do it for us. We should already know when you dine inside a Korean Barbeque your clothing will also smell like food when you leave the restaurant. Ohgane Alameda  is the location where you can check their menu to see what you would like to order. Everyone is wearing a face mask when you ent

Mom Violy's Experience in 2nd Pfizer Booster in CVS Fremont, California

Mom Violy wanted to get her second booster shot since the first booster was on January 6, 2022 in the Philippines. Mom Violy was considering her age being a senior and wanted to make sure her booster shot is updated. In the United States you just need to make sure your four months after from your last dated vaccination and you don't need any medical insurance to have it done. Carmina will teach you how to schedule your own booster just in case you run into a situation like Mom Violy. Carmina found you can get it at  CVS Covid Vaccine  by schedule yourself for an appointment. The questions are giving your full name, last date on your booster shot and what type of vaccine you want to get. It is quiet easy all you need to pick the time and location you want to have it done and present your identification such as driver's license or passport. You'll always receive a reminder to inform your appointment is approaching through via email and SMS on the contact number you've pro

Com Tam Thanh Vietnamese

  Every time Carmina would travel she'll have time to eat with her neighbor friend Estella. There are some friends who can only drive within their vinacity. Carmina is visiting Fremont, California she would message Estella letting her know she'll be in her neighborhood. Upon seeing Estella we had a face mask when entering the Com Tam Thanh Vietnamese. Those who are dining are also wearing a face mask and our table are distance apart from other customers. By looking at the menu being hungry having no meal for the day. We asked Estella what she can recommend us to eat. Estella said she always order the combo meal #20 Tom Com Combination Plate that comes with everything including soup and soda of your choice. Mom Violy requested no egg due to her allergies. Carmina decided to try #25  Com Tam Thanh Dac Biet Plate  with no drink added mango boba smoothie and came with soup in her meal. Being full we had leftovers to bring back with us. We also asked to have our picture taken with t

Mom Violy's Medical Checkup in California

Carmina is backed on the wheel in California. Mom Violy being the back seat rider your driving becomes a speedy one hearing her say many stuff that destroy your concentration. Mom Violy depends on Carmina and when you know where the roads are yet the person is riding with you don't seem to trust your instinct. Stress comes in mind feeling light headed not having a meal called, "lunch". Mom Violy wanted to do her shopping in the morning than thinking how time flies when having fun. Carmina kept reminding Mom Violy about her doctor's appointment coming up. The worse part is the doctor Mom Violy will see is someone new that was referred by Dr. David Cheng who was her primary doctor. Dr. David Cheng had retired and referred his patients to see Dr. Liam who is under Washington Township Medical Foundation. Mom Violy was running late and due in time Carmina asked where their building was close by to be able to recognize it. The doctor gave Mom Violy ten minutes to reach her

Mom Violy's Wellness and Staying at the Double Tree by Hilton in Newark, California

Our body need rest after you've just arrived from an eleven hour flight from Manila to San Francisco. During our arrival on May 4, 2022 there we're too many activities to attended upon family get together. Our mind is filled of excitement yet our body is asking for time to sleep longer. While adjusting ourselves with the time zone Carmina gets sleepy at 4 o'clock, bedtime midnight, after waking up at 7:30 in the morning. Even if what Mom Violy's love to do is shop our eyes are getting droogy from the ride getting there with your relatives seating in back seat of their car. Carmina would take a short nap while Mom Violy us busy telling stories. Realizing it takes a week to adjust ourselves to being jetlag even being constipated triggers us even not having an appetite tend to eat less and getting full easily. Our body calls our attention we no longer the three years ago where we jump out and get ready on the go each day. We need R&R and attention to your medical check