Monday, November 18, 2013

Australia Pledges $10m in Aid and Medical Team for the PhilippinesTyphoon Yolanda (Haiyan)

The devastating super typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan- international name), wreaks havoc to the Philippines on early morning of November 8, 2013. The 1st landfall was in Samar then to Leyte and other part of the Visayas.

The super typhoon was a category 5 and have strong winds that tumbled houses and other structures there. What makes it worst is that a strong storm surge where a wave as high as 2 stories has killed thousands of people.

The aftermath of the typhoon was unimaginable as many people lost their houses, properties and loved ones. People have no food/water for few days. The relief was a bit slow but slowly picking up as Philippine government are bringing rescue and relief goods. Many countries have made their pledges already and even sent teams and relief supplies at the devastated areas in Samar, Leyte, Iloilo and more.

Australia has pledged $10m in aid and also have sent 37-member medical team composed of doctors, nurses, paramedics, pharmacist etc. with emergency supplies to the Philippines that will help the typhoon victims. Right now, they have installed medical tents that will treat people who are injured in the super typhoon.

Let's help Philippines by sending over relief goods or monetary that can help rebuild the devastated community.

Sunday, November 17, 2013

The Many Faces of Wedding Dresses

Walking down the aisle with the special person in one’s life is the foremost dream of most women. After all, this is the last moment of one’s single blessedness. For this occasion, the bride must be dressed up with the best wedding gown that is tailor-made to bring out her uniqueness and innate beauty. If you are one of the lucky women to tie the knot this year, you can find a lot of cheap wedding dresses online.

These gowns are meticulously crafted with the finest clothing material and embellishment to turn you into a most beautiful bride. And who says, that you can only wear all-white bridal gown? You can pick the color of your wedding dress and deviates from the usual immaculate white. Take for instance, the burgundy sweetheart royal train taffeta gown, you will look gorgeous with its embroidery ruffle beadwork.

Other choices of color are gold, red, pink, champagne, and silver, ivory and of course, white. This is only a sample of how you can reinvent the gown that you can browse at You will be delighted to see their bridal gowns made of tulle, taffeta, silk, satin, organza, lace, chiffon, and charmeuse. The designs are aplenty and it will entirely depend on your personal choice and the motif of your wedding.

You will look elegant with a mermaid sweetheart chapel train satin tulle bridal gown. Look like a debutante in an A-line princess sweetheart knee-length satin wedding dress with sashes. A ball-gown strapless cathedral train taffeta tulle bridal gown is ideal for women with slender figure. If you have voluptuous body, you can wear an A-line princess halter court train made of organza and satin. You look more alluring in a sheath, column sweetheart knee-length satin bridal gown.

Saying “I do’s” with your groom should be carefully planned months ahead. During your wedding day, make sure that your bridal entourage will not overshadow you. Searching for the latest bridesmaid dresses 2013 is important so you can make comparison of which bridal gown is suited for the dresses of your maid of honor and bridesmaids. Seek for advice from your friends on what they can suggest for your ensemble.

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