Oh yes!! At long last, we were able to meet Familia Kiki during the holidays when we were in Manila (yeah, this is another late post. Sowee). Leah, my SIL, was the one who introduced me to their blog, and I got hooked to their site ever since. I even wished that we’re neighbors. Hehe
With only a few days in Manila, I was glad that they are also available on the date we set. I’ve let Maqui do the planning (Thanks Maqui! :)) as this was the first time Liam (we) will have a playdate. We agreed to meet in Book Sale MCS, since it was books that made us bond on the first place.
Am doubly glad that Leah is also available and offered to be the photographer that day (Thanks Ninang!!). hehe I will not make this text heavy and will let the photos tell the story. 🙂
After the staffs shooed us out of the store (nakahalata na tambay lang kame, hehe) – this is a joke, we walked across the street and had Dinner in Amizi. It’s an Italian resto beside Don Bosco Makati that have super nice Gelato and oh! their pizza and pasta were also so great. YUM!
After our filling dinner, we all walked to Waltermart where we dropped by Japan Homes and let the kids play in TimeZone. We don’t have that much photos anymore, as Leah has to do some wifely duties. hehehe Liam and Aki don’t play the same games, but there is one game they loved – Go Go Balls!
Liam and I really had fun that night. Liam was still talking about Aki and Bem bem til now (mental note: buy Liam Bey blades.. hehe) Enjoyed good company, new friends and the chit chats!
To Familia Kiki, thank you so much for taking time out to meet us and for the dinner too. Hope to see you guys again soon. Wish ko makasama kame sa mga playdates nyo. 🙂
Last December, I was still able to fly to Davao to do my rounds (work related) before the holiday break.
Before the trip I was able to make friends with one blogger, Ms. Donna Ocon – Juezan (she’s the blogger behind “The Sound of Life”) from Davao. It started with her dropping by this site. I then shoot her an email and we’ve been exchnaging emails since then. Parang modern pen-pal lang ang peg namen.
At the start I didn’t realize that she also blogs, until I saw her reply in Leah’s IG. I started stalking her blog and found out that she’s from Davao. With the planned trip, I asked her if we could meet and thankfully, she said yes naman.
We’re both nervous at first, it’s both our first ‘blogger’ meet and greet. Hehe We met at Abreeza after work and had dinner at Dong Juan. Dinner was really good especially with a lot of kwentuhan. They’re very warm and welcoming. I felt at ease naman agad once we started talking. I learned a lot about her hubby’s job and what it is all about. Parang I feel it’s fulfilling what he is doing. 🙂
I’m really glad that Leah introduced me to the world of blogging. Am still not considering myself a real and full time blogger, but am enjoying the perks of meeting new friends here.
It was nice meeting you Donna & Marlon! Thanks again for the nice dinner. ‘Til our next meeting. Dito naman sa Cebu? Hehe
Teaser: if there’s a first, there’s always a second… Stay tuned for Liam & Aki’s meet & greet. 🙂