Sommelier Selection, Mrs. Fields, WikiPilipinas

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Do you want to know the top 5 reasons why I attend New Media Events?

Someone mentioned that the easiest way to a blogger’s heart is through their stomach. What a condescending remark! It’s not even the freebies. I can very well afford to buy the products or services, thank you. Not the TV appearances. Been there even before I became a blogger. Not the photo ops either. The primary reason I attend new media events is to get fresh new content for my Shopping Finds, Pinoy Food Blog and my other techie blogs. Being one of the first to post this breaking news on my blogs give me an edge. Isn’t that part of publishing too? Aside from content, here are a few of my silly reasons.

1. It’s an excuse to have a date with my husband. Hehe, actually I just need him to drive me home from the Mrs. Fields Cookie Cafe Press Launch since it was held at the Manila Pavilion.
Mrs Fields
View Photos or read Mrs. Fields Cookie Cafe Launch (August 21, 2007)

2. It’s the perfect time to bond with my daughter whose schedule is always full during the weekends.

3. It’s also a time to be adventurous and drink that Rose Champagne. Never mind if I am allergic to alcohol and end up smiling like an idiot.
View Photos or read more on the Champagne Breakfast with Jerome Philippon, a Wine Hunter at the Prince Albert Rotisserie, Manila Intercon (August 18, 2007)

4. It’s a time to chill with blogger friends (like Abe, Gail, Dine and Annalyn) especially for a worthwhile project like the WikiPilipinas, the free and hip Philippine Encyclopedia.

Join the fun too and start adding content to the WikiPilipinas.

5. It’s a time to just be me and enjoy cheap thrills like winning the Bingo and getting a prize for it.

Isn’t it any wonder why three bloggers won all 3 prizes for this game? Your guess is as good as mine.

Noemi Lardizabal-Dado (1386 Posts)

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  • no, you dont look like an idiot in your pics. in fact you look pretty and very happy 🙂

  • @lady cess- smiling more than the usual. hehe

  • Sayang Noemi! You were at the Mrs. Fields event pala! Me and Sasha would’ve loved to talk with you. Oh well, that’s what you get for being late. 🙁

  • I like your smiles Noemi. C’est la vie!

  • oooooh. i love your smiles. especially with that red lipstick on. soo glam 🙂

  • @Rico- Ah I missed you. Hope we can catch up at Taste Asia

    @Ajay and Dexie- thankies. SMILE 🙂

  • noemi, i love the new layout! it’s so you! 😀

  • I like that bit about the “I just need him to drive me home.” I can relate. 🙂

    Oh my. It seems like ages since I’ve been here. I like the new look. And the header is so personal. Love that!

  • Too bad I missed you at Mrs. Fields. I came in late! Changed my mind at the last minute. Fickle, fickle me. And I love your photo with the hubby! Nakakakilig! Hehehe. And for me, I attend events… hmmm bakit nga ba? Coz I just like seeing and meeting people. And the free food is a big plus as well! Kuripot ako eh. Hehehe. See you tonight!

  • @the jester- long time no hear. You must be busy with law school.

    @niceheart- thanks the artist really knew what I wanted.

    @aileen – Sweet huband ko talaga. The free food is good as we can sample a variety of flavors. see you later.

  • KK

    I think just having an excuse to date your hubby and getting together with friends is enough reason to go and have some fun. Blog material is just the bonus 🙂

  • it is a good place to take a family. you are lucky you have a husband who takes you to places and who loves to do groceries. and you look great as always.

  • hi po! sa wakas nakita ko na rin ikaw.. kaso nahihiya lang akong bumati ^_^

  • wow i like the new theme.. astig… hope to see you again on the next upcoming bloggers meet-up..

  • @KK and Belle- we still date and a blog event is just a respite from the old

    @jehzlau- aww there were too many people for me to circulate all night

    @Melo- am sure there ‘s more to come