Sunnysideup: I Choose to be Happy!
(is now back in Manila!)

Friday, December 31, 2010

sunnysideup Thank you series: Ending the year with Free Donuts :)

This year, I finally got to experience rewards from a few of the local brands I've long supported. Particularly:

*a free Jollibee meal for registering in Globe's paperfree billing
*monthly rebates for being a loong time subscriber of Globe
*free movie tickets from Citibank for minimum purchases of Php1500 or
*coupon discounts from Starbucks (miss my old branch in Pasong Tamo extension)
*free donuts from Krispy Kreme again for minimum purchases of Php1500 via Citibank (Got this today!)

Before the year ends, I wish that I get more rewards next year. I promise to be more mindful of promos. I'm a loyal customer yet I never took the time to maximize the offers. Maybe target a new and free mobile phone as I badly need one before my current one gives up on me.

Friday, December 17, 2010

sunnysideup finds: My Art Bag

I was feeling artsy-farty this week and so yesterday I finished another DIY project - my new art bag. I had the sudden inspiration to do this because of my hubby's old throwable and wornout denim jeans. He said he wasn't using it anymore so I decided to recycle it.

Now it's the perfect art bag for me, because it fits my sketch pads plus it has so many pockets to accommodate my tools (pens, eraser, etc).



I enjoyed working on this project so much that I also decided to glam it up with sparkly beads.



What do you think? :)

Tuesday, December 7, 2010

sunnysideup perspectives: My Hubby's New Sport

Since last year my hubby has wanted to play football. Everytime we were on vacation in Manila we would always watch the football games of Arenaball Phils held at the Marikina Sports Center. Finally, now that we are back and based in Manila, he has.

In the last few weekends, he has been trying out for a position in one of the teams. He would always go home with bruises and slightly swelled muscles, but still with a grin on his face. I don't really understand why most men are always interested in highly physical sports. Then again seeing how happy he is every practice and tryout day makes me appreciate his new love. Of course, I am still worried that he might get hurt, but as they said, it's part of the game - it's tackle football.

Still congratulations to my hubby for finding his sport and being drafted as an Offensive Lineman. I'll be there always to watch and support you in all your games. I'll be your stage wife LOL. :)

Here's a snapshot of my hubby during Tryouts. (photo taken by one of his teammates)

Well, maybe I will even consider joining Flag football in the future. Maybe it will be a new way for me to exercise, on top of my gym or jogging days. Then again, that will be in the future. In the meantime, I'll try drills with hubby first to see if I can hack it or if I'll enjoy it. The truth is I've never been interested in football before but since his passion for this grew, I've been learning the game - rules, roles, lingo, etc.

I've noticed that since we've been married, the longer we stay together, the more our interests and hobbies begin to be similar. We've also learned how to be more understanding and tolerant of our differences and weaknesses. We're maturing together and growing happier.

Anyway, for any of you guys interested to join Arenaball Philippines' Football, check out their rules and tryout guidelines. You can also checkout their team's FB page, they are still drafting players for the upcoming season. :)

Thursday, December 2, 2010

sunnysideup finds: Customized Cartoon Cards

It's almost Christmas and I have a new project...personalized cartoon cards. I made a few sets for me, my friends and family. I'm going to use them as cards when I give out our holiday gifts.

It's just a fun new way of giving gifts this holiday season that adds that touch of personality and uniqueness in our tokens.

Let me know what you think :)

Oooh...and if you want one I can make one for you. I can just send you finished jpeg file or I can also print them out for you. Email me and send me your picture with a list of your hobbies or interests and the number of pieces you want or the jpeg file size you need. I'll reply to you with a quote and time frame. I can also make cards that are regular and non-holiday themed which you can use for any occasion, even birthdays.
Happy Holidays everyone!