We got to try the summer Pink Drink from Starbucks. It has coconut milk and strawberries. Yum!
Last night, darling daughter’s school hosted a Multicultural Fair. The event was featuring countries like China, Ethiopia, Germany, Mexico, The Philippines, Ukraine, and others. For some reason, I overlooked the Sign-Up Genius email from the school that required volunteers for the event. So it was the last minute action on my side to volunteer to assist in The Philippines’ assigned hallway.
Quick fun facts about The Philippines were already posted in the hallway. Snacks and arts and crafts materials were ready on the table. But before the students (with their parents) can visit the countries in the hallways, the students–who are also the tourists, had to undergo the check in process using their “passports” to board the plane (gym area). It was cool because these little passports were prepared ahead of time by the assigned faculty. After a quick orientation on-board, the plane landed and the tourists went safely to their destinations.
My job was to act as an immigration officer and stamp the “tourists” (students) passports. It was a lot of fun stamping and sharing some facts about The Philippines at the same time. I even met and chatted with parents who visited The Philippines. I had a great time with the conversations and sharing experiences. Also, I met two Filipino families. That was awesome.
I wish I had the chance to go around the school to check on other countries’ showcase of food, culture, and fun facts. Maybe next year. 🙂
Happy Easter Sunday, everyone! It was a busy Sunday for us here in Nevada, TX. This morning, I hurriedly scattered the Easter eggs I prepared last night in the yard for my darling daughter to hunt when she woke up. I also hid some of them around the house for her to find. K found them all in no time. 🙂
K wanted to do the egg hunt before we headed to her friend’s birthday party, which was held at the Rainforest Cafe at Grapevine Mills Mall. Of course, we attended the Easter Sunday service first.
The birthday celebrant chose the Rainforest to hold her birthday lunch party because it was also her favorite restaurant. We actually visited the restaurant a few times with her during planned weekend getaways with the girls. They enjoyed the rainforest ambiance as well as the selection of food in the menu. One of the most popular was the “volcano”. It’s a type of cake in the dessert menu. And if it’s ordered for the birthday celebrant, the waiter or server will come to serve the cake yelling “Volcano!”. Then the servers will sing a birthday song for the celebrant. It’s fun!
After a big meal at the Rainforest Cafe, we accompanied the girls to do some shopping in the mall. We headed home a couple of hours after.