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Thylane Blondeau: Don't hate on this sexy 10 year old model.

Thylane Blondeau: Don't hate on this sexy 10 year old model.
My Only Daughter and her friends love to play dress up, and dabble in a little makeup and nail polish. It’s a normal part of being a 10 year old girl. For Thylane Loubry Blondeau, the 10 year old model posing in this issue of Paris Vogue, it’s a different story. Have you seen her... Read more »

RIP Sherwood Schwartz

RIP Sherwood Schwartz
Television genius, Sherwood Schwartz, died this morning, and along with him, a bit of my childhood. I grew up watching two of his most popular shows—Gilligan’s Island and The Brady Bunch. For thirty minutes each show, less if you count the commercials, I was able to pretend what life must like marooned on a desert... Read more »

July 11 is Free Slurpee Day!

July 11 is Free Slurpee Day!
What’s summer without experiencing the thrilling rush of a brain freeze? Get yours on today with a free Slurpee at your neighborhood 7-Eleven. To commemorate their 84th birthday, the convenience store chain is planning on giving away a 7.11 ounce cup of slushy goodness today, July 11. Get it? Frozen cola, Berry Blaster, Fanta Banana,... Read more »
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Tiger Cub starts her own blog

Tiger cub and normal teen
There’s new competition in the blogging world. Sophia Chua-Rubenfeld, better known as Tiger Mother’s first born cub, debuted her blog earlier this month. So aptly titled, New Tiger in Town. My suspicions were confirmed as soon as I logged on her site: Ms Chua-Rebenfeld is a….       …smart, funny, articulate, well-adjusted teenager. She... Read more »

You know you're in a Filipino house when...

The granddaddy and grandmommy of all Filipino decorations!  Funny considering when it comes to down home family feasting, many filipinos shun utensils and prefer to use their hands.
There are often specific items that signal the ethnicity of a household, be it a shamrock lawn ornament (Irish), red/white/green flag (Italian), or religious icons (Greek). It’s the same for a Filipino house. My kids joke they can tell a true Filipino house by random decorations/religious statues/functional items that collectively spell FLIP. Identification can also be done through... Read more »

Finding new Filipino friends

I struck up a random conversation with the bagger assigned to my lane during a grocery run this week. Our topics ranged from where we lived in the area, to our home regions in the Philippines, to the ages of our children. It was a short conversation, one spoken in a mixture of English and... Read more »
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