#33RandomFactsAboutMe

I am turning thirty-three in a few days and I thought of writing 33 random facts about Me. I know others would agree, some would think again; love me or hate me but hey this is me. Just me!

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I am turning thirty-three in a few days and I thought of writing 33 random facts about Me. I know others would agree, some would think again. Love me or hate me but hey this is me. Just me! 33

1. I believe in happily ever afters… and my favourite is the happily ever after that I’ll make…

2. I am a music lover, much that I want to sing I’d rather use mic on hosting, I am way better with it!

3. I take a lot of pictures but I don’t print it, memories are forever etched in my heart.

4.  I am fascinated to receive handwritten letters, cards, and DIY stuff. Things done with effort mean a lot to me.

5. I’d prefer to be seated on a passenger seat than to drive and die young. I love my life and I’d love to live longer.

6. When no one seems to listen, I just talk to my self and I am actually learning… sometimes it’s quite fun though, try it!

7. My greatest fear in life is to grow old alone. I may look like a superwoman but I also need my own superman who’ll always be there for me.

8. Someone told me, I should never give up on love for THE ONE will come to life in the most unexpected place and time. I believe her!

9. I want to see and travel the world with a man who’ll never get tired of holding my hand and will never let go.

10. I don’t ask for gifts but I do ask for prayers meant for my personal intensions, that is something I truly appreciate.

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#NicomaineAt21

Nicomaine Dei – She’s not just an ordinary girl, she’s a girl with big and humble heart. A girl with a free spirit who has touched and inspired millions of lives all over the world.

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Nicomaine Dei –  She’s not just an ordinary girl, she’s a girl with big and humble heart.                     A girl with a free spirit who has touched and inspired millions of lives all over the world.

Dear Maine,

Just like any other ALDUB/MAICHARD fan, I want you to know that you have been making me look forward to every brand new day as I journey with you. You never fail to amaze me; ‘coz you take me by surprise every time. You captured my heart in ways that only you know how. The reasons why I love you, I can’t really explain; that’s pure love, an admiration and heartfelt appreciation from a fan. That is how precious you are (just in case you still don’t know) You’re like a little sister to me. Thank you for being my everyday dose of inspiration, happiness, good vibes and of course the unexplainable kilig! You and Richard have made me believe in destiny, the power of LOVE, FOREVER and TAMANG PANAHON. You have been touching so many lives. You have been an inspiration to mankind from all ages, from all walks of life, from different parts of the world. The two of you have made us realized how truly great and amazing is our God. Aldub – MaiChard Nation has been so blessed to have you both in our lives. We know we couldn’t be any luckier. You are one of the best surprises we got last year that made it an unforgettable one. In spite of all the challenges we encountered God gave you to us unexpectedly, to remind us that we must appreciate every blessings we have. We will always thank our good Lord for this precious gift. I know everyone would agree with me. You are God’s blessing to us, the best so far and we will be forever grateful for it!

I, together with the true Aldub – Maichard Nation is always praying to God for Him to graciously bless you and your family too. May all the saints and angels guide you and protect you all the time. May you always have healthy bodies, peaceful minds and loving happy hearts! Wherever this journey leads you, I will never get tired of supporting you and Richard. This is more than just a promise, it’s a vow, it’s my commitment to you.

Maine, you may not be able to meet every fan you have or at least get the chance to know all our names, but for us we will always remember how blessed and thankful we are to have you in our lives. Time may come when people might forget what you have done but always take note that no one will ever forget how you made us all feel loved, happier, appreciated and how you have inspired us to always radiate happiness, positivity and good vibes. Praying that you’ll continue to be a blessing to everyone and may you remain to have a generous humble heart and kind spirit in the coming years. Your life has changed in an instant but our lives have changed positively in more ways than you can imagine. I am praying that all the desires of your heart would come true and may you continue to live the dream that you have been dreaming of. You deserve only the best both in life and in love. I am so proud of you my dearest Maine, in everything that you do and everything that you are and Aldub you. Just enjoy life and all its wonderful surprises! Remember you are amazing and we appreciate having you just the way you are. Don’t ever doubt yourself because we believe in you. We got your back Meng. 

HappybdayMaine                                              

Photo credits : JFagela Photography                                   https://www.facebook.com/JFagelaPhoto

 

“Nakalaan”

Para sa mga taong nagmamahal, naghihintay, naghahanap at umaasa laging tandaan may isang taong nakalaan para sa’yo at darating s’ya sa tamang panahon.

Para sa mga taong nagmamahal, naghihintay, naghahanap at umaasa laging tandaan may isang taong nakalaan para sa’yo at darating s’ya sa tamang panahon.

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Maraming taon na ang lumipas nung huli akong sumulat ng isang tula. Nais ko lang itong ibahagi sa inyo. Happy 31st Weeksary ALDUB at ALDUB Nation!

P.S. Sana malapatan ito ng tunog para maging ganap na isang awitin at ‘yon at lubos kong ikagagalak

 

#MayForever – Oo, Naniniwala Ako Sa Forever!

Just my thoughts about Valentine’s Day, LOVE and FOREVER!

Whenever people are asking me if I believe in forever, I always say YES, without a single doubt. YES!  I do believe in forever and in the unexplainable power of love. I believe in destiny, serendipity, magic, miracle and all the other words you could probably relate to love. True love, great love, first love, selfless love, genuine love, puppy love, pure love, platonic love, romantic love, love at first sight, or whatever you call it; the main word is LOVE! Love speaks in different languages, it can be expressed in so various forms but one thing is for sure, the main reason why we all exist in this world is LOVE! Just like what the song says, “All we need is LOVE”.

Since it’s the day of hearts I know you would see various posts on different social media platforms like FB, Twitter, IG and Tumbler about love. It could be an expression of love from a husband to his wife; a love from a groom to his bridegroom; a profession of love from suitor to the girl he has been courting; a love from parents to their children, or just a love from fans to their idols and inspirations. On the other hand there’s also a chance for you to come across posts about bitterness with regard to love. Those brokenhearted and betrayed people choose not to appreciate the significance of this day. They treat this day just like any other ordinary day, and most of them believe that this too shall pass.

I can’t say that I have already experienced how this day should be celebrated and I never said that I haven’t celebrated it all along; but there’s no right or wrong way on how to do it. As long as you have so much love in your heart that you could share with others like your family, friends, relatives, loved ones, partners, better half or to God you can celebrate this day with joy and happiness in your heart.

Everyone deserves to love and be loved. Worry not and fear no more; fill your heart with love and appreciation not with hatred and anger. Don’t be bitter; it won’t do you any good. Always keep a silent prayer in your heart that eventually your dream will come to reality where you will be looking forward to spend Valentine’s day with somebody who loves you too. The one that God has made for you.

As for now, though I still don’t have the love of my life yet; I can still say that I am happy! I am happy to see people who are in love. As a Wedding Planner, I have the chance to plan the weddings of my GEMBSO couples who have different beautiful love stories to share. As a fan of Alden and Maine, I am privilege to see how serendipity found its way to their hearts and how their love has grown and transformed from AlDub to MaiChard, truly one of the greatest stories ever told right in front of AlDub and MaiChard Nations’ eyes. Lastly, as a daughter, I have been a living witness on how my parents have shown that true love and forever do exist.

Happy Valentine’s day everyone! Don’t let this day pass without saying I love you or mahal kita to the ones you love.

Make each day a Valentine’s day!

My GEMBSO Family Through the Years

I am just so proud to introduce to you some of the persons behind my life’s simple joys. MY GEMBSO Family

 

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Me and my GEMBSO Angels – My GEMBSO Family

I am just so proud to introduce to you some of the persons behind my life’s simple joys. MY GEMBSO Family, Meet the pioneers, the past and the present GEMBSO Angels, angels that became Gembso Brides and groom too.

I am proud to say that through the years GEMBSO has come this far, and still here because I have these awesome angels helping me make all our events an event at its finest and beyond.

(Everyone on this picture has a Gembso blood running in their veins, even the couple who got married. Once you become a GEMBSO Angel you will always be one of us wherever in the world you may be.)

Babalik-balikan mo at hahanap-hanapin mo ang GEMBSO family mo. Iba ang samahan ng grupong ito. Solid! Di lang Kapatid, Kapamilya at may Kapuso din.

There are still other GEMBSO angels not on this picture but I know they can feel how honored I am to once have them as part of this amazing team.

Sa inyong lahat Maraming Maraming Salamat sa di matatawarang serbisyo, katapatan, tiwala, malasakit at dedikasyon na ibininigay ninyo.

Salamat sa patuloy na pagbibigay n’yo ng  ‪#‎AlagangGEMBSO‬ – Alagang May PagmaMAJal kahit nasaan pa man kayo.

I love you all.

G-E-M-B-S-O

G – GREAT
E – Exceptional
M – Memorable
B – Brilliant
S – Superb
O – Outstanding
#AlagangGEMBSO – Alagang May PagmaMAJal

Did you know what GEMBSO means?
G – GREAT
E – Exceptional
M – Memorable
B – Brilliant
S – Superb
O – Outstanding

We used adjectives not on the SUPERLATIVE degree. Because we at GEMBSO believe that if you make your wedding the greatest event of your life; the most exceptional occasion; the most memorable day; if you thought of all the super brilliant ideas for your big day; if you put the most superb effort in every detail; and if you give your most outstanding performance then any other momentous event that would happen after it like having a baby, a bigger family, celebrating silver and golden anniversaries and the list goes on will just be considered as a regular event in your life. Weddings must be special, unique, very you. It has to be fun, unforgettable and truly a wonderful one. But after your wedding you still have to continue to appreciate, create, celebrate and look forward to a better, happier, and more memorable milestones as a couple and as a family. GEMBSO can help you plan it and make your dream wedding comes true and enjoy any other occasion that comes after it.

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GEMBSO has been Planning beautiful weddings of lovers who want to spend the rest of their lives together. Creating memorable moments they will cherish for a lifetime. Working with equally competent, passionate and great wedding partners. Making exceptional programs that guests would really enjoy. Thinking of bigger and more brilliant ideas for every wedding. Providing superb service to all brides, grooms and celebrants and giving morethan our 100% of outstanding service, with utmost dedication, commitment, hardwork, and joy. GEMBSO Events and Beyond is committed to always give you an Elevated Wedding Experience #AlagangGEMBSO – AlangangMayPagmaMAJal

To all the couples who chose us, trusted us and loved us Maraming Salamat po. To all our Wedding Partners we are looking forward to plan more GEMBSO weddings with you. To my GEMBSO Angels you are really Angels here on earth let’s have more event at its finest and beyond and to God Almighty Thank you for all the blessings you have been graciously giving me and my GEMBSO family. Thanks for all the guidance, love, and wisdom.

Walk down the aisle with no worries. Imagine it. Experience us!

Have your events the GEMBSO way.
‘Coz you deserve to have an event at its finest and beyond

(c) Digital Picman : Bride : Rhea Bunquin – Siguancia / Groom : Darren Siguancia

An ALDUB Kind of LOVE! by Majella & GEMBSO

An Aldub Inspired Project that is meant to share LOVE and give HAPPINESS to soon-to-weds from ALDUB Nation.

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AN ALDUB KIND OF LOVE PROJECT by MAJELLA & GEMBSO

How can you say that you are thankful and blessed? In life we all look at things differently. We see things, events and people depending on how we want it. But blessings come to us each and everyday, it can be in big or in small packages, there are also some that seem to be so hard to perceive or usually left unnoticed. I believe that everyday we are given equal opportunities to be a blessing. We just have to choose to be a blessing to others in any way we can and we’ll be doubly blessed.

I have learned the importance of sharing and being a blessing to others.Here are the seven ways on how one can become a blessing?

1. Learn to share what you have.                                                                                                    2. Give but don’t expect anything in return.
3. Think of other’s feelings, welfare and being.
4. Put others happiness first before your own.
5. Inspire others to be a blessing too.                                                                                        6. Always spread good vibes, love and happiness.                                                                       7. Pray for others and wish them well.

As a Wedding Planner, I always enjoy listening to my GEMBSO couples’ love story. There is always something new; something unusual that makes their story unique in its own way. I am amazed on how God has written their story and believe that there is really forever. Whenever I plan and host for weddings, I get inspired with the ways on how they met, how he asked the question and how she said YES! Life is always full of surprises and LOVE usually takes us by surprise; it comes unexpectedly, no orientation needed. I have been so blessed to witness so many couples’ stories of love for almost 10 years now. In line with GEMBSO’s 10th year anniversary in the wedding industry and the celebration of my birthday I would be delighted to share the blessings that I have been receiving; and my way to give back is by doing one thing I love the most the best way I know how.

I have decided to let a couple from ALDUB NATION to have the chance to Experience #AlagangGEMBSO – Alagang May PagmaMAJal.

I am praying that this project will be a success and I am also hoping that this campaign would reach the right people who deserves to win. It may not be in monetary form but rest assured that in every wedding I plan together with one of the best team I know, my GEMBSO Angels, I know that every detail will be properly taken care of and we treat each wedding as special as the couple’s love story.

Let’s all celebrate the month of LOVE with so much gratefulness, appreciation and joy.

Please don’t forget to share, repost, quote tweet and re-tweet. God bless us all.

#REJOY on Maj & GEMBSO

I certainly believed Picasso when he said, everything you can imagine is real. Just like the way our wedding has been planned; it was both SURREAL and MAGNIFICENT. #REJOY

When you trust the people you chose to be part of your special day, they will exert more effort to make you happier.

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Mr. and Mrs. Reginald and Joy Andal 
I certainly believed Picasso when he said, everything you can imagine is real. Just like the way our wedding has been planned; it was both SURREAL and MAGNIFICENT.
I remembered two years ago, it was December of 2012 (as in last-day-of-the-year) when hubby and I called for a meeting with one of the finest wedding planners in this galaxy – MAJ, Majelle Magpantay.

We met at Hot and Cold Cafe at 11 in the morning and we were completely mesmerized on how Maj really carried the name of Gembso Events and Beyond – her being so full of superb ideas brought to life a wedding that seemed to be surreal – making her one of the most sought- after events planner of all times.

What also made the wedding special is the fact that our personalities clicked like a match made in heaven – add that to the fact that our biological families are attcahed in a way we could’ve not imagined possible.

Then there came the ginormous preparations and paperworks ( well, just so we know, Maj is really one hell of a strict coordinator when it comes to deadlines – which I am always missing, teehee ; and just as every Gembso Bride experienced it to be Maj would then release her Amazona powers so that you’ll make it on time hahaha iloveyou sis ). But that one rare characteristic of hers is what really set her apart from the rest – because of that OUR DREAM EVENT is as splendid as we hoped it to become.

Aside from the fact that the TEAM is really the best – We are very thankful for the lasting gift and bond of friendship that it created. Being with them on a side trip is surely a mind blowing experience – no dull moments- just full of laughter and tears of joy that came from laughing our hearts out. We didnt even realize that its almost midnight or the next day and we do need to go home. We couldnt forget the most sumptuous Caldereta at Gembso’s Kitchen! 🙂 we would normally raid Maj’s house and then stay there till night to eat ( even if there’s no meeting while chatting with “boss” ).

And on our wedding day of course, Maj and the team has been very professional in handling every detail of the wedding – from the littlest things to the great ones. Thank you to Ate Rose who has been my angel for the entire ceremony ; Ate Rizah for perfectly crafting our save the dates, menu card; place cards and many more. I am thankful that all of us are really very OC with all the details 🙂 Maj thank you for crafting and conceptualizing my perfect wedding cake! You are really a genius! 🙂 thank you also for finding that invitation maker that certainly suited our personalities 🙂

Surely, we missed all the chatting, group dates, coffee, shoe shopping, food search and many more.

There are many more things to be thankful for and I am afraid that the pages wouldn’t fit – so from the bottom of our hearts – OUR HEARTFELT GRATITUDE to the GEMBSO team for planning the most important event in our lives.

For all those who are planning on a celebration or event – hesitate no more! Choose Maj and the GEMBSO team – you’ll never go wrong!

Ladies, What’s Your Worth?

Being single doesn’t mean we are too hard to get, we just know how to value our self-worth. I am not a one in a million kind of girl. I am a once in a lifetime kind of woman. Do you know your worth?

When the time comes that you are asked about your worth, try look back, think and you’ll realize what is your REAL worth. I came across this write up so many years back and I can relate to the woman talking. Nowadays, woman has been currently doing things that men can do. We practically live our own lives and we are on top of everything. Being single doesn’t mean we are too hard to get, we just know how to value our self-worth.
I actually forgot who wrote this one but I admire this woman because she really knows her value. How about you? Do you know your worth as a person? As a woman?  Read on. Be inspired and find a woman who will put much value and appreciate having you in his life.
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What’s your worth?

In a brief conversation, a man asked a woman he was pursuing the question……

“What kind of man are you looking for?”
She sat quietly for a moment before looking him in the eye and asking.
“Do you really want to know?”
Reluctantly, he said, “Yes.”

She began to expound… As a woman in this day and age, I am in a position to
ask a man what he can do for me that I can’t do for myself. I pay my own bills.
I take care of my household without the help of any man. I am in the position to
ask, “What can you bring to the table?”

The man looked at her. Clearly he thought that she was referring to money.

She quickly corrected his thought and stated, “I am not referring to money. I
need something more.” I need a man who is striving for perfection in every
aspect of life.” He sat back in his chair, folded his arms, and asked her to
explain.

She said, “I am looking for someone who is striving for perfection mentally
because I need conversation and mental stimulation. I don’t need a simple-minded
man.” I am looking for someone who is striving for perfection spiritually
because I don’t need to be unequally yoked… believers mixed with unbelievers
is a recipe for disaster. I need a man who is striving for perfection
financially because I don’t need a financial burden. I am looking for someone
who is sensitive enough to understand what I go through as a woman, but strong
enough to keep me grounded. I am looking for someone who I can respect. In order
to be submissive, I must respect him. I cannot be submissive to a man who isn’t
taking care of his business. I have no problem being submissive…he just has to
be worthy. God made woman to be a helpmate for man. I can’t help a man if he
can’t help himself. When she finished her spill, she looked at him. He sat there
with a puzzled look on his face.

He said, “You’re asking a lot.”

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She replied, “I’m worth a lot.”
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An Open Letter For The One That God Has Made For Me.

Someday, the right time will come when God would let our hands to hold each other and we would never ever let go.

Looking back on my notes on Facebook I came across this one that I have posted June 2011. I actually forgot who sent this to me or made me read this but I know it would be so worth it to share.  I found it very apt with regard to my status back then and upon reading it again I realized that it is still very much applicable to me right at this moment. I would like to share it with you all wonderful single people:) Have a great Monday!

Someday, the right time will come when God would let us hold each other’s hand and we would never ever let go

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I am wondering at this very minute if you are thinking of me, if like me,  you are wondering what is taking us so long to find each other. Many times I thought I finally found you only to be disillusioned by the fact that my wait has not yet ended. I get up each morning hoping, dreaming, longing to meet you. I am thinking of how we will meet, would it be as romantic as the ones I have seen in movies? Or is it possible that I have known you all my life but we have yet to realize that we are meant for each other? Oh how I wish you were here right now because you are the only one who has the answers to all my questions.
Sometimes I ask myself if I have ever really known “love”. I do not have the answer to that question either but I believe that, more often than not, we will never really know what love is until we find that right person…. and since I have not found you yet, then maybe I do not really know what love is!
 You just don’t know how often I dream of finally knowing what it feels like to be in your arms. Even at this very moment I am imagining how you will simply sweep me off my feet! Perhaps I would be drawn to you by your smile, or your eyes, or maybe even how you manage to make me laugh by your silly little ways! 
I don’t really know for sure but I am praying that God will help me recognize you when the right time comes. I think of all the pain that I have gone through in the past and of how much I have cried since the day I began my search. I just wanted you to know that I find my strength in clinging onto my vision of the beautiful life ahead of  me — the life I shall spend with you. In my mind and in my heart I know that you are worth all that pain and sacrifice.
After all, the tears have become a part of my life and I believe that they are slowly washing away my flaws so that I would become perfect, not perfect in its truest sense, but perfect — for YOU!  I wonder if you’ve gone through so much pain as well. I wonder if you’ve been hurt so many times along the journey.
But my dearest one, please don’t ever give up because I am right here… patiently waiting for you! I assure you that when we finally find each other I would slowly heal those wounds by my love. At night, I would look out my window and stare at the beautiful sky, hoping that somehow you are also looking up and wondering about me. I utter a silent prayer and send all my cries to the heavens above thinking that in time they would reach you. And when I feel impatient, I just close my eyes and believe  that you are on your way and that you are longing to see me as well. It is funny but when I finally fall asleep, it is still you that I think of, for you are always in my dreams. It seems that, for now, that is the only place where I can hold on to you, long enough to tell you how much I love you. In my dreams you would kiss away my fears and wrap me with your arms of love.
 And this, all the more, makes me want to wake up and face the  new day ahead with the hope that soon enough,  you will no longer be a dream but a reality and once again I am assured that you are worth the wait. And when that time comes, everything will fall into its place, just as I had imagined, just as I had thought and dreamed, just as I had believed it would be!
By then, I would simply look back and smile at all that I have gone through, in spite of the pain and amidst the simple joys of life — and I would be very thankful  because they all led me to you!
In the meantime, take care of yourself for me. Hold on to our dream and don’t even think of letting go. Believe in your heart that we will find each other no matter what happens. God has planned the course and it is up to us to follow the directions. Don’t worry, don’t be afraid about getting lost, God saw to it that all the roads, no matter which one you choose to follow, lead to me .

Photo and Article : ctto