Whew! I had an extremely busy, but fulfilling weekend 🙂 Just wanted to share with you some bits and pieces of it…
My company has been a long-time partner of Habitat for Humanity. To culminate our 65th year anniversary, we held a house build at their Navotas site. Habitat is attempting to put up 500 houses for the families from Manila Bay, who were displaced by Typhoon Pedring.
It was such a wonderful way to spend my Saturday! Despite the fact that I didn’t get to see my little one and the H the whole day, and we were really subjected to manual, hard labor, I knew I was doing something that would mean a lot to a family in need. It really made me realize how fortunate I am to have what I have, to be blessed with opportunities to serve others, and to be on the giving rather than the receiving end. These kinds of experiences really put our lives in perspective, don’t they? 🙂
Sunday was family day :). For a change, we got to spend time with the H’s side of the family. FIL (Father-in-Law) treated us to a sumptuous meal at HEAT. They were celebrating something Canadian so all their waitstaff wore Canadian hockey jerseys, and the restaurant itself was decorated in a Canadian theme.
After lunch, we decided to bring A over to Shangri-La Plaza Mall. I must admit, ever since we moved to the Taguig area, we rarely go out of our neck of the woods anymore. So since this was one of those rare opportunities, I thought I’d make the most of it and give A her first carousel ride!
From the expression on her face, I’m not quite sure she enjoyed it, but at least she did not cry! Haha!
Simple, yet fulfilling pleasures 🙂 *sigh* I wish everyday was like this 🙂
Have a great week ahead, guys!!! 🙂
P.S. I have to admit, I was a bit “naughty” this weekend as well…Found a Php5000 gift certificate to Rustan’s in my bag that I had completely forgotten about but thought was a sign to indulge in this…
Yup–it’s the Dwell Studio Circles in Persimmon Sheet Set, and the Vintage Throw Pillow. Happiness!!!