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Showing posts from April, 2010

Skywatch At The Open

It is hot and humid with temperature in the 90's but tennis fans from all over the world love to be in New York City to watch their favorite tennis players play at The US Open. This was taken last august (US Open 2009). People are waiting for the match to begin. See you again this August.

Early Bird

It pays to be early when you have to go to a sports game in a big stadium. You can pick the best spot at the parking lot.

You Can Be Lucky And Drive Home a Hybrid Car

Today is earth day and earth day is 40 this year. In celebration, there are a lot of eco-friendly freebies, good deals and chances to win good stuffs being offered by businesses.  One of it is a chance to win a 2010 Ford Fusion Hybrid from Target. The contest is called Drive Home GreenSweepstakes and is running up to the end of the month. There are a lot of eco-friendly prizes being offered but the grand prize is the 2010 Ford Fusion Hybrid (MSRP $33,000).  I signed up myself and you can too. Who knows one of us would be lucky to drive home a hybrid car.

Get Rewarded By Recycling Target Plastic Bags

If you got hold of Target’s Weekly Ad for this week, there is a full page add about sending 5 target plastic bags (with free postage included) to TerraCycle and you will get a coupon for $1 off any reusable bag valued over $1.49. This is Target and Terracycle partnership in becoming eco-friendly to save resources. Included on that page is an instruction on how to create the whole page to an envelope where you can fill the 5 target plastic bags, fill out the return address with your email and drop it off at the post office mailbox by May 8, 2010. You will get your $1 coupon in your email by early June.

Crackling Wheel

I had my brakes resurfaced last Friday. Brakes are not part of warranty so we had it done by an independent shop. Actually it was done in one of the service centers of a very famous car dealership. The job was done that same day too.

When my husband was driving the van home, he noticed some noise when he gets to a bumpy road. He told me that I better test drive it since I am the one who uses the van everyday to check if that noise is something unusual. So the next day, I drove it and i heard the noise. We were suspecting something related to the shock absorber. I told my husband I will call the dealership Monday when i get to work.

So today Monday, on my way to work with the van, as I was within the vicinity of my job, I heard the noise getting louder and louder. I stepped on the brakes and I felt the scariest thing ..... I am losing my brakes!!!! I have to pump several times to put the car to stop. I heard a bolt came off while i was driving hitting the under body. By this time, I co…

Date Night

This is a Sponsored Post written by me on behalf of 20th Century Fox. All opinions are 100% mine.

I am off this coming Friday. Since it is my daughter’s spring break this week, I have been coming to work early and easily I can get my 40 hours by tomorrow Thursday. I have a lot of errands to do on Friday though but it is alright with me as long as I have a three day off. One thing I am excited about Friday is that we are going to watch Date Night Movie starring Steve Carell and Tina Fey. Date Night’s release date is this coming Friday April 9th, 2010.

So what is all about this movie “Date Night?” First, it is about a couple who lives in New Jersey, in a town 10 minutes from where we live. The Fosters always have their weekly date night in a local restaurant but one night they decided to change the venue and go to New York City’s hottest restaurant. From New Jersey, you only have to cross the bridge to go to Manhattan. So the Fosters went to a restaurant without any reservations and s…

Volkswagen Survey

After every service, Volkswagen will right away email you a survey regarding your most recent visit. I really appreciate this so much not only to thank you for the wonderful service they offer but also for them to get feedback from customers for better service in the future. I have two of these surveys now, one from our last saturday visit and from last friday's. I'd better do them now.

Happy Easter