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Three Big Reasons for Me to Smile This Weekend

1. A Friend’s Birthday!

Today is my travel buddy’s birthday. She holds the distinction of bidding me goodnight through text, without fail, in the past 10 years or so. I’m putting emphasis on “without fail” as in every night talaga πŸ™‚ Am I not blessed to have a friend like her?

Happy birthday, Tita H! I bet you didn’t know I took this photo of you hahaha! I’ll remain your Neneng forever πŸ˜‰

2. Guyito Travels…and Blogs, Too!

Oh, yes, Guyito is now a blogger. I discovered he is also an itchy feet. He always has this question in mind: “Where to next?” πŸ™‚ Please visit him here and don’t forget to say hi.

3. We Will Be Making Children Smile Again!

Come Monday, Pens of Hope will be visiting a school in the town of Laoang in Northern Samar and distributing pencils, pens, storybooks, and other school supplies.

The school supplies came from a big, tall box sent straight from Dubai by blogger Muymuy.

The box contained 6,200 pencils, 5 boxes crayons, 40 plastic envelopes, 313 erasers, 30 pastes, 595 ball pens.

Muymuy has been very supportive since Pens of Hope started. She is one of the early visitors of this blog and my heart swells when I think that she has stayed on for almost 4 years now as a blog friend. On her birthday last year, instead of receiving fancy gifts from friends she asked for pens and pencils. Maraming, maraming salamat, Muymuy!

The storybooks came from a blogger who wishes not to be mentioned. This blogger indeed has a big heart being a supporter of other bloggers’ charitable efforts. Sa iyo, maraming, maraming salamat!

This is going to be a super great long weekend for me as I am off from work on Monday πŸ˜‰ Yay! So excited!

Happy weekend sa iyo, sa iyo, sa iyo, at higit sa lahat, sa iyo πŸ™‚ God bless!

Posted 5 years, 4 months ago at 9:48 am.


17 Replies

  1. A big heart always attracts other who also have big hearts. You have great friends and may God bless them for helping you help other people. I think I need to read more about this and then think about something that I could help with. πŸ™‚

    At buti na lang nakita ko ito, kasi nakalimutan ko palang gawin ang aking grateful list this week. Haha!

  2. Yup! You are so so blessed to have a friend like her! I love friends πŸ™‚ They’re like the best people in the world ;D

  3. wow, you’re such a blessing to others, ms. N!
    i hope i could reach out too but our finances for now are limited to family’s. the last time i did something good for the needy was last xmas pa. anyway, your deeds are so inspiring! carry on!

  4. gusto ko nga sabing mag-like dito, ba’t ba walang like, as in? hihi, hello, Nortehanon girl! πŸ˜‰

    hey, yes, you’re certainly lucky to have a friend like her. lucky you. ^_^

    lucky guyito. he gets to blog, too? dang! that’s upping the blogging standard, don’t you think? paano pala pag mas magaganda pa ang posts nya kesa sa rito? ahihi. ^^

    you have a dream job. kakainggit. sail on! πŸ™‚

  5. big sis!! i missed visiting your blog… and it has so many updates na. will peruse through them one of these days to keep myself updated. πŸ™‚

    oh and i have yet to read about Guyito’s travels!!

    always in my prayers and heart,

    tina (angelblush) πŸ˜‰

  6. What a beautiful, inspiring post.

  7. you have a big heart ms. N. I am hoping na soon ay makilala kita. πŸ™‚

    Happy Birthday pla sa travel buddy mo. πŸ™‚

  8. wow sikat na si guyito.. nararamdaman ko totodo sikat na sya soon!

  9. si muymuy naman kahit may pagkamaldita MADALAS e may mabuting puso naman. hahaha. inggit ako sa kanya buti pa sya nakapagpadala. nalilimutan ko kase, kala ko kase natapos na pagkaartista ko sa pinas e hanggang dito pala showbiz pa din ang layp ko. wahahha. e kelan ba next sched mo after this?

  10. HI AC girl πŸ™‚
    how are you? bigla kitang namiss..yung kulitan at asaran natin hehehehe..

    so MALDITA pala?? hahaha cge na nga minsan lang naman eh..

    Ms. N thank you so much..hoping na makasama talaga ako sa distribution next time..dream ko yan πŸ™‚

  11. Happy Birthday to your travel buddy! and Nice to meet you Guyito!

  12. Miss N! Good luck and congrats for always giving smile to those children. God bless! πŸ™‚

  13. ang daming pamimigay! nahihiya ako at hanggang ngayon di pa ako nakapgpapadala! hmp! hopefully in the near future!

    naaliw ako sa friend mo…as in without fail ha! ibang klase!

    at si guyito, papuntahin mo na dito sa paranaque please!

  14. pens of hope is such a witty idea. id love to be part of it too. good luck and more blessings to come! <3

  15. travel buddy Jun 17th 2012

    salamat po sa lahat ng bumati sa aking kaarawan. we are all lucky to have Ms. N as a friend.

    Neng, ang daya mo ah… di ko talaga alam yang shot na yan… Ganda sa Europe noh?

  16. Wew! I hope to join you in giving those pens of hope! I really admire you Ms. N πŸ™‚

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