Day 6 of Honesty

Day 06 — My worst cooking disaster involved _____________ and this person/these people…

I was about 12 years old or so; I was babysitting these kids, who at the time were spoiled rotten. Their mom would only cook them food that they liked to eat or they wouldn’t eat what you prepare them.

It was breakfast. I scrambled eggs with onions and some meat. I even had fried rice, of course my siblings ate it but the kids I was babysitting, did not even look at it.

I can’t remember how the rest of the day went but I think it was about that time I decided: if I ever had kids, no question about it, if they liked it or not they would eat it.

Welcome to my Randomness IX

Yes, I know kinda early right?

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Last week my post was a day late-so it’s even now 🙂

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This past weekend was hectic (More detailed post with pictures to come): LAX, Cheesecake Factory at Pasadena, KBF, LAX, Pink’s Hot Dogs in Hollywood, Universal City Walk, Hollywood Blvd, Sunset Blvd, Bel-Air/Beverly Hills, Griffith Observatory, Americana at Brand, LAX, Manhattan Beach, Roscoe’s Chicken & Waffles on Pico Blvd in LA, 21 Choices at Pasadena.

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Last night the Hatches and my friends went to Bonelli Lake to sea-doo/wave runner. I went to the lake but didn’t participate. I’ve been on it so many times already. Oh and Ben managed to flip the sea-doo within the first 2 minutes of driving.

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We went to Shogun in La Verne afterward. Yummy….Unfortunately I was so occupied and hungry I completely forgot to take pictures… sorry. Next time, I promise.

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Today after church we’re going back to Pasadena for some ramen noodle. Even more yummy

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Tomorrow I’m going to Disneyland! I’m excited because I haven’t seen California Adventure’s World of Color yet! I don’t know how it’ll go exactly since I’m on a non-starch diet (post still to come). Don’t worry, QueenP I will answer your question!

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Saturday my friends leave. Sunday the foreign exchange students leave. It’s going to be really quiet in the house now.

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Actually, if I remember correctly…I think my mom invited one of her old best friends to stay at our house for a few days. Something about them traveling down here to go to Disneyland 🙂

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So it may not be a quiet house yet

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Saturday before my friends’ flight I think Danny and I are going to take them to the Promenade… Marc’s idea

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My bff is about to get a girlfriend… I’m sad but happy. Happy for him but sad for me… ah, life. It was bound to happen sometime. Although I find it ironic that he incited me to join in on his singles club… hm… lol

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Food so far: Cheesecake Factory-fresh veggie omelette, McDonalds-southwest chicken salad, potluck lunch at my house-calabasa, adobo-chicken & pork, bbq pork, kilawin, pinakbet, pancit, Pinks Hot Dogs-martha stewart dog, my dad cooked brunch monday morning-fried rice, chicken, & egg rolls, In N Out-protein hamburger, Crumbs cupcakes-Samoa, Beard Papa’s cream puffs-cookie with strawberry filling, Roscoe’s chicken & waffles-chix special & 2 thigh combo (hey i shared with my siblings!) then 21 choices-honey vanilla, raspberry & pomegranate Shogun-banzai chicken entrée. More food tasting to come tonight, tomorrow, and saturday.

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Yes with all this food tasting it sounds like I’m just blowing off money?! Oh no, I was on a spending fast all last month and the weeks prior to this friend visit. Also, when they leave I am back on that spending fast.

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Oh yesterday at the lake I was hanging out with my niece (2 years old). She was throwing sand into a pile building a sand castle. I was sitting down next to her helping. I would occasionally stand up to stretch my legs. She would say my name, “Melanie… “

Yes Cayleigh? What do you want?

She would point beside her and say “Sit Down”

Ah, kids…

Welcome to my Randomness

CONGRATULATIONS LAKERS Sweet 16!


No, I did not just jump on the bandwagon. My family (extended) are die-hard Laker fans. I remember visiting my grandparents and watching Nick Van Exel and Eddie Jones play.

The parade is scheduled for Monday. Could it not be scheduled for Wednesday? I need a little more advance notice. My cousin texted me not 5 minutes after the game was over telling me to pick her up because she’s totally down to going to the parade. My cousin-in-law from SD texted me saying they’re planning a trip up for the parade. Believe me yet? My family loves the Lakers.

It would definitely be something to put on my I have done before I die list… and I only work about 15minutes from downtown. Although, Monday would probably be a good day to go to Pink’s… hm. Just a thought.

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I watched Pride & Prejudice last night with the Godinez girls. Just saying, Pride & Prejudice is a book everyone should read. Honestly.

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My family went camping to Kachuma lake. I miss them. I wish I was with them. Apparently, they’re planning to stop by Delano to visit my Lolo. I miss him too. Actually, I miss both my grandparents. Sadly, Enang’s been gone for years now and I miss the excitement and amusement she brought to family gatherings. Everything centered around her…

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I’ve never seen chewed gum residue at Disneyland….

this is why.

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Today, I think I will actually buy pants that fit me. I’m not trying to lose weight anymore just maintaining and toning. Oh, and I’m pretty content with my volleyball team this summer. Although, a big change since I’m not on Mr. Archie’s team. I’ve been on his team every single year except the first year the summer games have started, summer games-LOL.

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I’ve been craving curry. I don’t know why. For the past week, I’ve been wanting to have some good yummy curry. Maybe Sunday lunch I’ll treat my dad (family included) to Maxim. Probably not though, my dad loves seafood buffets and it’s the least I could do. I figure it’s cheaper than buying my dad a la-z-boy, which is what he wants. (Relayed info from my mom) So maybe the buffet this Sunday will have curry, I’ll be hopeful.

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I’m hanging out with a friend tomorrow-at the Filipino town. LOL. Hopefully he enjoys it. I have a feeling he will. He’s kinda cooky like that.

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I see Ben & Ryan soon. According to Ben…”REAL soon”. Both can’t wait. Crazy how I haven’t seem them in a year. Kinda weird feeling. Then I see them again a month later because they’ll both be visiting CALI. I’m excited. I miss my twin!

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Still haven’t gone swimming. Poor paulie,

wanted to go Wednesday but I’ve been a real scrooge regarding gas. I put $30 on Sunday I’m hoping it lasts til Monday. We’ll see. That means, I may not be meeting my parents in Delano.

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Right now I have animal crackers in my car that I munch on while driving thru traffic. (Thanks alot Ben.)

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Cayleigh turned 3 last week. I absolutely love her. She’s so crazy. She most definitely has her own personality. Weird how I’m 19 years older than her. I’m going to miss it when she won’t let me pick her up anymore…

Kids say the funniest things…

4-5’s class last night: We were all sitting at the table and they were trying to decide on songs they wanted to sing.

I was sitting between Jeremiah and Maria.

Jeremiah: How old are you?

Me: 21

Jeremiah: You’re too old. You’re supposed to be 4 or 5.

Me: Oh? I have to be 4 or 5 to teach the class?

Jeremiah: Nods his head, “Yes”

Me: Well how old are you?

Jeremiah: 4

Me: Ok, I’ll let you teach the class k?

Jeremiah: Laughingly agrees, wholeheartedly.

Well, I never got Jeremiah to teach my class. Maybe next time.

just another random episode of my life…