National Breakfast Day

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McDonald’s is giving away free Egg McMuffin sandwiches on 18 March 2013. I first heard about this on The Pickiest Eater in the World‘s FB page. I have to admit I was a bit jealous that it will only happen in the Philippines but apparently it’s not only in the Philippines dare I say it’s world-wide?

I grew up with McDonald’s breakfast, my earliest memories of it is when my parents used to bring my sister and I to Greenhills, San Juan for their breakfast menu on the weekends. I remember that it made me one very happy chubby little girl. Even now that I’m an adult, when I go to McDonald’s to have breakfast it makes me feel all warm and fuzzy inside. As a parent, I tried to influence my sons (Adrian in particular) to have that special memory with McDonald’s breakfast like the one I have but sad to say he would rather eat his breakfast at home where he can have rice, egg and ____ (whatever breakfast meat I feel like serving that morning) than to have breakfast with me at McDonald’s even if they have a play area he can use. I guess I’m now considered “old school” of our generation today.

Let me know if they’re celebrating National Breakfast Day at your country too!

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Mommy’s Day Out

To keep me from going insane. I try to go out once a week after dropping Adrian to school, instead of going home to do chores. I have a nice and relaxing breakfast (with Aden), sometimes I make an appointment for an overdue pedicure and/or go to the mall and do some window shopping (sometimes not just ‘window” hehe). My husband doesn’t mind this so much as long as he doesn’t know exactly how much I spend! haha

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Fat Pancake from Fat Burger (25 AED)

Mind you I don’t go overspending and maximizing his credit card, a simple blue shirt or something to help me organize my stuff makes me over the moon happy, that’s not so bad right????