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I recently got a chance to catch up with a high school friend through Facebook.  He and his family are based in another country.  When he learned that I am in Winnipeg, he asked a few questions about my location, “Where is Winnipeg? There are a lot of cities in Canada, why did you choose there?”

 It’s been 1,000 days since we had our passports stamped by the Immigration Officer when we entered Vancouver Airport…

Allow me to share with you the things that I miss in the Philippines. Yes, I have enumerated a number of things that made us decide to finally move here and probably stay here ’til we grow old, but being here for less than a year and being a Filipino at heart there are still things, places, foods or activities  that I miss seeing, going to, eating  or doing. 

Today happens to be our 100th day here in Canada. How time really flies, it seems like it was just yesterday that I was too busy completing our documentations and requirements for our application as Provincial Nominee.

If you will ask me if being an Immigrant was part of my dreams or plans when I was still young, I tell you, it did not even come into my mind to work abroad most especially to live in other country permanently.

While I was browsing posts shared by my friends in Facebook, I chanced upon a post shared by a friend that really made me smile as it brought so much happy childhood memories to me. The post I am referring to was about the return of Christmas on Display (C.O.D.) in Cubao (Quezon City, Philippines). 

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Momsiecle is short for Momsie’s Circle. As our family start a new chapter of our lives in Winnipeg in 2009, I also started to write about my challenges and triumphs in Canada as an immigrant, my mommy stories, my everyday life experiences and everything in between. Enjoy your visit!

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