Archive for June, 2014

This Father is Worth Celebrating About

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Rowden Go Pangcoga is already engaged to his girlfriend Leizel May with a wedding set for July 8, his 30th birthday. However, he was diagnosed with a progressive form of stage 4 liver cancer late last month. His last wish is to be married to his love. With only 48 hours to prepare, the wedding ceremony was held at the hospital where bedridden Rowden was admitted. He died only 10 hours after the matrimonial rights was held and is survived by his wife, their 2-year old daughter Zakiah Rowzel, his mother Lorelei, and 2 brothers Hasset and Hisham.

The video below was posted by Rowden’s brother at YouTube:

rowden go and liezl may pangcoga wedding


This moving Father’s life should remind us how fleeting life is and we should cherish our loved ones before it’s too late.

Father’s Day gifts from Snappy Photo Gifts

Belated Happy Father’s Day!

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Belated Happy Father’s Day from Snappy Photo Gifts!

Fathers, no matter how you call them, deserve love and respect. And there’s no better way of showing but through a simple hug or a kiss on the cheek. You can also gift them with a simple personalized item.

If you don’t have any gift ideas, see this page:

Personalized Father’s Day from Snappy Photo Gifts.

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 Just for fun, here’s a list of ‘father’ in different languages, lifted from the website

Language Father
Afrikaans Vader
Bangla Baba or Abba
Basque Aita
Bolognese Peder
Brazilian Portuguese Pai
Breton Tad
Chinese Ba (Baa)
Cree (Canada) Papa
Croatian Otac
Czech Tata, Otec
Dakota (USA) Ate
Dutch Vader, Papa or Pappie
East African Baba
English Father, Dad, Daddy, Pop, Poppa or Papa
Filipino Tatay, Itay, Tay or Ama
French Papa
Galician Pai
German Vater or Papa
Hebrew Abba (h)
Hindi Papa or Pita-ji
Hungarian Apa, Apu, Papa or Edesapa
Icelandic Pabbi or Faoir
Indonesian Bapa, Ayah or Pak
Irish Athair or Daidí
Italian Babbo
Japanese Otosan or Papa
Judeo Spanish, Padre, Baba or Babu
Kikuyu Baba
Kiswahili Baba
Ladin Pere
Latin Pater, Papa or Atta
Luo (Kenya) Baba
Malay Bapa
Maltese Missier
Modern Greek Babbas
Nahuatl (Mexico) Ta
Nepali Buwa
Norwegian Pappa or Far
Persian/Farsi Pedar, Pitar or Baabaa
Polish Tata or Ojciec
Portuguese Pai
Quechua Tata or Churiyaqe
Romanian Tata, Parinte or Taica
Russian Papa
Sanskrit Tatah or Janak
Sicilian Patri
Slovak Otec
Spanish Papa, Viejo or Tata
Swedish Pappa
Swiss German Vatter
Turkish Baba
Urdu Abbu, Abbu-ji, Abbu-jaan
Venetian Pare, Popa, ‘Opa, Pupa or Papa
Welsh Tad


Cutting Board Collection for Ramadan and other Feasts

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Although Ramadan is mostly about fasting and meditation, many look forward to Iftar or the feast after sunset where family members, relatives, and friends gather after a whole day of fasting. The anticipation is even greater for the most abundant feast of the entire season,  Eid-al-Fitr, which culminates Ramadan after a month.

In relation to that, we present our cutting board collection for women and even men who will be preparing a festive meal for Ramadan as well as other festivities.


personalized cutting board



You can choose cutting boards made of varying materials like tempered glass and the common wood. Boards also come in various sizes, shapes, colors, style, and design. You can further personalize the items with your own images and text. To start viewing our collection, click here.

You may also be interested in our previous feature which is also about Ramadan. See Ramadam 2014 Personalized Water Bottles.

Ramadam 2014 Personalized Water Bottles

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We are one with our Islamic brothers and sisters who will be observing the Ramadan starting on the last week of June 2014. We understand that this is a solemn observation where everyone will be fasting and praying.

What is Ramadam? 

For everyone who are not familiar with Ramadam or Ramadan, here are key points:

  • it’s a month long observation for Moslem members which occurs during the ninth month of the Islamic lunar calendar which begins when the crescent new moon appears
  • fasting and praying is observed but only during daylight; Suhoor or the meal before dawn is allowed and then followed by Iftar or the meal after sunset where family members and their relatives gather to feast most especially during the culmination of the season after a month called Eid-al-Fitr
  • not everyone needs to participate; exemptions include children and older people as well as those who are travelling, with illness, and women who are pregnant, breastfeeding, and with menstruation
  • it’s not limited to fasting and praying; abstinence from sex as well as any type of wrongdoing are also expected, disputes settled, family ties strengthened, charity observed, and Islamic teaching re-evaluated
  • prayers and recitation of Quran is observed by leaders at mosques

Going back to one of the rituals of Ramadan which is fasting, here are water bottles you can personalize and bring to work or school in order to not be famished. Fill it with water or juice drinks to quench your thirst during this holy season.

personalized water bottles

Each water bottle varies in terms of design, style, material used, amount of liquid it can accommodate, price, color, and so much more. But every bottle can personalized with your own theme, image or picture, and text. You can print encouraging texts or quotes such as “Ramadan Mubarak” or “Ramadan Kareem” to remind yourself of the reason for this season in Islam.

To start viewing and personalizing your water bottles, see this page.