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Arra Upshaw, At Seventeen

Posted by on Feb 20, 2014 | 1 comment

Arra Upshaw, At Seventeen

Has it been one year already?  Really? Wow!  Time does fly so fast! It seems like it was only yesterday when I published my post on my daughter Arra Upshaw’s 16th birthday.  Now, I’m writing about her 17th. Oh boy! I know it took me almost three months to share this with y’all and I once again apologize for the delay, but y’all had been recently made aware of the challenges I’m facing regarding blogging backlog.  I’m ‘slowly but...

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Home Entertaining | Host A Singles-Only Valentine’s Day Soiree

Posted by on Jan 28, 2014 | 4 comments

Home Entertaining | Host A Singles-Only Valentine’s Day Soiree

Valentine’s Day won’t be here for a couple more weeks or so. However, I am publishing this blog post early to give you guys enough time to prepare in case reading this inspires (or persuades) you to host a Singles-Only Soiree for Valentine’s Day (a great decision you won’t regret!). Whether you choose to mix together your male and female single friends, or make it a gathering exclusive only to your single gal pals, hosting a Singles-Only Valentine’s Day Soiree at...

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Filipino Fiesta At The Acacia Hotel Manila

Posted by on Aug 20, 2013 | 2 comments

Filipino Fiesta At The Acacia Hotel Manila

As a way of showing appreciation and gratitude for continued support and patronage, the Acacia Hotel Manila threw a Filipino-themed dinner party for all their VIP, long-staying and returning guests last August 14, 2013.  It was held at the Grand Ballroom 2 at exactly 7:30PM. The Upshaw Family received the invitation the night before so there was absolutely no time for us to plan our attire for that party.  Not that invited guests were required to come in Filipino costume or anything,...

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Home Entertaining | Pantry Essentials

Posted by on Jul 8, 2013 | 0 comments

Home Entertaining | Pantry Essentials

In my previous post, “Home Entertaining: The Elements Of Style”, I stressed that the bottom line of entertaining at home is to have a great time with family and friends, and to make it an enjoyable and memorable experience for you and your guests.  Careful planning, attention to detail, creativity and a great sense of style are all keys to successful home entertaining. Well, let me just add that one of the important factors that contribute to home entertaining being an...

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Bloom. Bling. Bite. | MyMy Blog Celebrates Mother’s Day 2013

Posted by on May 10, 2013 | 8 comments

Bloom. Bling. Bite. | MyMy Blog Celebrates Mother’s Day 2013

Mother’s Day is this coming Sunday, May 12th, 2013.  As a treat for all my mommy followers and readers, I’ll be doing this month’s Freebie Friday three weeks early!  Hooray for all the mothers in the world!!! Hooraaaayyy!!! I named this year’s theme “Bloom.  Bling.  Bite.” because MyMy Blog‘s treat for the lucky Mom is dedicated to making her feel extra beautiful, elegant and appreciated.  I think y’all get the idea but...

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