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Friday, May 29, 2009

Triple-Chocolate Cookies & Cream Filled Cupcakes

courtesy of quick & simple

what you needed:

8 ounces cream cheese, softened
4 large eggs
1 cup sugar

1 cup (miniature) semi sweet chocolate chips
18 boxes (.25-oz) box devil's food cake mix

1/2 cups vegetable oil

3 1/2 cups (cream-filed) chocolate sandwich cookies, coarsely chopped
3 bars (3.5 oz. each) milk-chocolate candy bars, chopped


here's how:


Preheat oven to 350ºF. Line 24 muffin cups with paper liners or coat p
ans with nonstick cooking spray. In medium bowl with electric mixer, beat cream cheese, 1 egg and sugar until light and fluffy. Stir in chocolate chips; set aside.


In large bowl, combine cake mix, 1 cup water, oil and 3 eggs; beat with whisk
or mixer on low speed for 30 seconds to moisten. Increase speed to medium; beat 2 minutes more. Fold in 1 1/2 cups chopped cookies.


Fill muffin cups halfway with batter and top with a heaping tablespoon of cream-cheese mixture, dividing evenly among cupcakes. Spoon remaining batter over filling. Bake 28 to 33 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in center of cupcake comes out clean. Remove from pan to cool on wire rack.



In microwaveable bowl, heat chopped chocolate bars for 30 seconds; stir. Keep heating in 15-second intervals, stirring in between, until chocolate is melted and smooth. Frost cup-cakes with melted chocolate (or use chocolate frosting, as shown at left); top with remaining chopped cookies.

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rainy days...sleeping time!!!

Thursday, May 28, 2009

it's rainy season again...isn't it so tempting to sleep on a warm, inviting, and comfortable bed with a fluffy and huggable pillows around? while the rain pouring outside gives a relaxing feeling that makes you keep yourself under those blankets....mmmmm... let me show you some good pillows to hug ...i got this infos from my nickz' e-mail and it's really interesting and some are funny...so unique! i would like to have lots of rock pillow...




Blood Puddle Pillow







If your idea of a good time is tricking people into thinking you've been shot, these blood puddle pillows are perfect for you. Inspired by those suspenseful moments when a sleeping loved one is a little too still for a little too long, they are an irreverent combination of comfort and fear.








Alarm Clock Pillow






This alarm clock pillow is designed to gently wake you by exposing your eyes to a glowing cloud of illumination, gradually increasing in brightness over a 40 minute period. You can see time on the pillow’s surface too.






Alt-Ctrl-Del Pillows






Reboot your livingroom with this three-pillow set, that look as if they’ve jumped right off your keyboard. Made from Eco-Felt --100% recycled plastic bottles--, they are as soft as durable.






iSleep Laptop Pillows


Developed by Ivonne Dippmann, the i-Sleep pillow works in unison with your laptop and could transpire to be an indispensable travel gadget for those needing a little shut-eye whilst jet-setting to their next business appointment. Billed as being ‘an analog laptop extension’, it's described as function ing in much the same way as an aircraft’s life This pillow is designed to gently wake you by exposing your eyes to a glowing cloud of illumination, gradually increasing in brightness over a 40 minute period. You can see time on the pillow’s surface too. Reboot your living room with this pillow set, that look as if they’ve jumped right off your keyboard. Made from Eco-Felt --100% recycled plastic bottles--, they are as soft as durable. Developed by Ivonne Dippmann, the i-Sleep pillow works in unison with your laptop and could transpire to be an indispensable travel gadget for those needing a little shut-eye whilst jet-setting to their next business appointment. Billed as being ‘an analog laptop ejacket, using the hot air expelled by your laptop (whilst your laptop’s in standby mode) to inflate and become a very warm pillow.

Tissue-dispensing Pillow









For those who cry easily reading soppy novels or who are unhappily weeping over a breakup, this Kleenex-dispensing pillow will provide the ultimate convenience in sniffle-stifling. No more groping for that tissue box that probably fell off the bedside table anyway. Alternatively, the ThenCry pillow could be useful during the coming flu season when you’re already sick in bed and can barely rise to get that tissue box.




Fresh Salmon Pillow





70cm long, the Fresh Salmon Pillow is so fresh it’s still sealed. The best thing about it, as the manufacturer states, it “does not smell of salmon.” Shame.







Scrabble Pillow








If you are wordsmith and cannot resist showing off your skills in bedroom (not that kind of skills) then the Scrabble Pillow is ideal for you. It takes Pillow Talk to the whole new level.







Pizza Pillow







This Pizza Pillow is certain to wake your taste buds, made of high quality printing on a round polyest er shell, stuffed with polyester filling. Measuring 12" diameter, pizza pillow features the pizza to ppings on one side, while the back resembles the pizza crust view from the bottom.




Girlfriend Lap/Boyfriend Arm Pillow




Made from urethane foam, this japanese pillow imitates a woman's legs, so you can sleep on her lap.
























Pillow version of your boyfriend's arm...isn't it warm?!


















Rock Pillow









This pillow rocks -
-literally. Created by Livingstones, the Rock Pillows are playful cushions, shaped and colored just like boulders.













Pillow Book









For $102 you can get this pillow book, which is
a, uh, pillow that looks like a book. Perfect for students who like simulating learning.











Horse head Pillow








This Godfather-inspired horse head plush is the perfect reminder of the mistake they once made in wronging you, or for someone who just needs a good shaking up. Everyone has somebody that deserves one of these awful pillows.




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missing this guys...

Wednesday, May 20, 2009

i'm missing these guys so much...they're all my team mates...
and for me it is "the best team that i ever had"...

these pictures was taken last july 2008...at baguio city


















first two pictures..that's on SM Baguio...kulitan ng buong team..
had a lot of fun being with this guys...the original combined team pauline..













2nd two pictures...are my batch mates yaz and mars-kikay...missing all their stories..





















and last two sets...i'm with emben and mars-kikay..i missed them when they're promoted to the other team...and missing them more now...'coz i've never seen them for almost 5 months..they always drop at my station during lunch breaks...and emails me in between works...hahahha





hope that we could spend another engrandeng gimik soon guys...paramdam na kayo mars-kikay at emben sa blog...miss you!!!

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