I'll be using this in our DIY projects.. Yebah!!!
Thanks so much Seph (and Angela)..
with Ate Clarice (OTD)
1:30PM - Meeting with JoelBaustista
I had several email excahanges with him since last year. His office is cozy and inviting.. He himself is also nice and honest. What I really like about him is his kwentos and experiences kaya di ko din napansin ang oras..
He gave us some advise for our wedding, nakakatuwa nga kasi its reality :) So habang sinusukatan nya si Rudy kwentuhan pa din kami to the maxxxxx..
Oh before I forgot, we got his service because of 2008 w@w auction.. Great find talaga kasi he will be using a Pina Jusi for Rudy's barong..
3:00PM - Meeting with Joy San Gabriel and Clarice Avinante
Ate Clarice accompanied us in Ms. Joy's kitchen/shop.. Sa may hagdan palang amuy na amoy na ung mga cakes.. at nakakatakam talaga :)
The kitchen is clean. At that time, Ms. Joy is baking a wedding cake for a wedding. Then some of her staff are baking.. She entertain us and she's really approachable..
Ms. Joy prepared 5 different cakes for us namely AMARETTO, CARROT, BLUEBERRY CHEESECAKE, 2 variant of chocolate cake that I forgot the names. Everything are tempting. I first tasted the blueberry chessecake (since I'm a chessecake lover), well it was definitely the best cheesecake I tasted (walang stir!!!)..
Carrot cake and amaretto are also superb.. In the end, Rudy and I decided to take the amaretto, carrot and chessecakes (mango, strawberry, blueberry and oreo) for our wedding cake. Kasi nga lahat un nagustuhan namin..
6:00PM - Food tasting with Kaye Cunanan at their mega beautiful mansion..
Pasta - Baked penne pasta with tomato and creamy pesto
Dinner - Carrot rice
Dessert - Panna cotta with kiwi
Beverages - Water and Raspberry iced tea
Top favorite dishes:
Cocktails - Hoisin chicken wrap (really yummy, presentation plus 5)
Salad - Barbecued chicken salad (my personal favorite kaso di ito pwede sa nagdidiet)
Dinner - Grilled snapper with mango salsa and coconut cream (another personal favorite)
- Barbecued baby back ribs and grilled corn with parsley butter (favorite ni Rudy)
- Carrot Rice (we all loved it!)
Dessert - panna cotta with Kiwi (the main reason with we fell in love with K's dishes.. Just a little info we tasted this dessert in 2007 bridal fair at Megamall kaso that time di pa kami ready hehehe)
Taken that night...
Since, its Batuting's birthday (yah, we named it batuting hehehe)... Rudy gave me some flowers last night.. Oh diba ang sweet.. Thanks chamuymoy!!!
MACCHIATO + BOOK = This is LIFE!!!!
Well, the book isn’t bad enough.. Actually, I enjoyed every page of it.. There are moments that I can really relate to Rebecca.. But I’m not an impulsive buyer (ok, sometimes.. specially if there’s a sale hehehe)..
Aside from this book, I also got some Sophie Kinsella’s series like… Shopaholic takes Manhattan, Shopaholic takes Abroad (these books were bought by my hubby to be as a peace offering) and my recent book - The Undomesticated Goddess.. The Shopaholic and Sister & The Shopaholic and Baby are both sold-out here in Singapore..
Last March 29, 2009 we got the chance to watch the movie in GV Jurong Point Mall in Boon Lay. I missed this movie twice. In KL and in Manila..
To check all the latest from Sophie Kinsella, here's her link: http://www.randomhouse.com/bantamdell/kinsella/
TO BE CONTINUE.... (to follow, the TWILIGHT SERIES... still on-going)
Back details.. almost the same with Claudine Barretto's wedding dress by Randy Ortiz
I requested Ms. Veluz to get only the lower part. I asked her that I wanted a spaghetti strap. But she said "its nakakatanda, dahil mukha akong Grade 4... Neneng.. Nene..
"So what more can I say?! I just leave it to her.. BTW, she's the expert..
Long gown in Japanese Organdy, Shantung and Gina Lining. Tulle bodice with lace and beadwork drapings.Sculpted back detail with fabric flowers, shredded lace and organic beading. Skirt drapes at the center back revealing an all over lace panel. Beadwork of cut beads, pearls, flat sequins and Swarovskis accentuating the lace. Extended chapel length train.
We continue our wedding preparations here in Singapore. To tell you frankly we started serious scouting for suppliers last August 2008. And the very first supplier that we booked was Redefine weddings by Jayson and Jo Anne Arquiza. We met them here at Eunos, Singapore. After I felt the rapport between Rudy and Kuya Jayson&Ate Jo Anne, I decided immediately to book them. Then the rest was history.. Before the end of this month (March 2009), After 7 months of searching I was able to finally complete our POWER HOUSE TEAM...
I'm so proud also that 5 out 10 suppliers from our Power House Team were nominated in the prestigious 2008 SOTY Award. They are K by Cunanan Catering, Redefine Weddings by Jayson & Jo Anne Arquiza, Atty. Raymond P. Fortun, An Event to Remember by Clarice Avinante & Party Pics Live by Nadia Deocadiz. Atty. Raymond Fortun and Redefine Weddings made it to TOP 5.. My congratulations to Mr. Cecilio Abad for winning.. He really deserve it. I want to thank all of my co-w@wies for sharing their comments, rants, appreciation, experiences and everything. I don’t have any idea before but now lots and lots of ideas are flowing from the posts that helped us a lot to finish this task. Who said planning overseas is very hard?! For me its easy like 1, 2, 3 hehehe, not really.. Everything went easy because I have my co-w@wies.. My co-smartees (also w@wies).. My sister, Sha-sha..
I will be forever thankful to each w@wies, especially to Mr. John and Benz Rana for creating this wonderful group.. I will not meet all of our suppliers without this group. Congratulation also for the W@W Ten-Ten-Te-10!!!