Thursday, October 6, 2011

Close to my heart

As what i usually tell my clients, I'm blessed to have very nice clients.  God has made sure the clients He gives me are easy to talk to, and appreciates our efforts and work.  And it's refreshing to know that there are other suppliers too who are not just after the money.  I know we do this to earn but we also sympathize with our clients and reach out to them if we need to.  One client of mine had to change date last minute because she had dengue.  But since our host is not yet available on the new date, i had to cancel our reservation with the host.  Normally, it's non-refundable but Wizzo has just been so nice to refund the down-payment even if he lost one party.  Thank you so much wizzo!

And after the party, her sister texted me thanking me for everything.  I just love it when they express their thanks.  It confirms my passion and God's favor thru their thank you's :)

Thank you Lord for everything. 

Friday, August 26, 2011

New found relatives

Fermin is my maiden name.  Our clan is just a handful and coming across a person with the same family name brings delight and excitement.  That's what happened when i met Maureen.  Her sister was the one who found our partyboosters site and who discovered that I'm a Fermin.  I was so happy when I met her in person and we tried to root out our family lineage.  And it got more exciting to know that we have common relatives, so yes, we are relatives.

Come the day of the party, she introduced me to her family and relatives.  It was so warm to be welcome and feel belonged.  I really love the feeling that even if we all just met, it's as if it's very easy talking to them.  I got to chat with her dad and uncle the longest. :)

Thanks Mau for trusting us for your party and for knowing more Fermins thru you and your family. :)

Friday, July 8, 2011

About debts

It gets to my nerves when people don't pay their debts.  And worse, these are people i work with in this industry.  I hate it when they just make a promise and not do it, when i feel they just make excuses so they can further delay their payment.  I hate it when they try to make me feel guilty by saying excuses like they need it for hospital bills, they got robbed, etc and that i'd turn out to be hard and inconsiderate person for still asking for the money.  That's because bottom line...this is business.  I also need the money for my expenses.  I also need the money for my family.  And if all of you do what you say you will do, i would'nt be as persistent as this.

Lord, please help me how to handle people like these... :(

Sunday, June 19, 2011

When people disappoint you

I've been silent and trying to be numb about this person for a long time already.  I've tried to understand her situation but it just keeps on getting more frustrating when people really disappoint you.  You see, I chose not to have that many "close" friends in our industry.  I can say, I have a lot of networks, business friends and those i keep professional relationship with.  But I've managed just to keep a handful of them to be close to me.  Not because I want to isolate myself but because I want to keep everything casual, and less risky for me.  So when this person befriended me and offered her friendship with me, she was one of those few who became close to me.

When she needed help, I tried my best to be there.  I gave whatever support she needed.  What made me upset was that she never did any of her promises.  Everything was just a bed lies smacked to my face.  I just want it to end and pray that she will get back to her own ground again, without hurting other people.

But just the same...she has to fulfill what she said she will do.  Oh we

Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Celebrating with a loss

I had a party just this saturday and i only met the mom and dad two days before our party.  i learned that her mother passed away that's why she was so late in preparing for daughter's party.  I felt so sorry for the mom, she was still teary-eyed while she was narrating how everything happened so fast.  But her mo wanted her to continue with the party so they decided to hold it and celebrate it.

After the party i hugged her and told her to keep in touch and to hang in there.  I know it's hard to lose someone you love.  Just the thought of it makes me cry but God has a reason for everything and God is in control.

Thank you Lord, that in my own little way, you used me to somehow bring smiles to their faces on their daughter's birthday. :)

Monday, April 4, 2011

GAS 1st bday party at the Grove

I had a party yesterday at The Grove and i would say it was a successful party.  I had a lot of fun working with Georcelle and Angel.  Everything was just fun, fun, fun.  The circus-themed party we did was perfect for the venue. :)  There were mishaps here and there but it was manageable enough.  Was so happy, i saw Gary V. too! yihee!

Thursday, March 17, 2011


I love what i do.  And i often feel blessed that i get the opportunity to enjoy the best of both worlds.  But sometimes, a client will just pull a nerve out from you and attempt to ruin your say the least.  I just feel sad that there are clients who don't realize that we take our work seriously, that to many of us, this is our bread and butter and that as much as we value our client's time and money, we expect that our clients treat us the same way.  Sadly, a few of them don't know this.  But I'd like to look at the positive side and believe that they're just a handful.

I'am a proud party planner and will always be one :)

Saturday, March 12, 2011

All about the name

I had a party today with Jen Belen and I had a great time.  We had a short talk after the party and they were kinda interviewing me as how i got the name partyboosters.  I told them that my friends, including my mentor of where i used to work, had coffee one day and we had a deliberation as to what name to use for my then new-found business. I'm just so glad that they were serious in helping me out to decide on the name and I'm so proud that we all favored...PARTYBOOSTERS. a lot of people keep on telling me how good the name is.  And that they believe that a business name has a lot to say of where a business will go in the future.  Thank you Lord for the wisdom. :) to the partiest!!!

Tuesday, February 1, 2011

Officially fully booked

February 4, 5, and 6 are officially fully booked for Partyboosters! I'm starting to gather energy and map out how we'd schedule things around those days.  Lord, please help us! :)

Sunday, January 30, 2011

Stage mom

I had a blast weekend but i just have to blog about this before it slipped my mind...

I saw a mom, in one of my parties, and she was showing off how her son can dance when he hears his favorite music.  But the thing is, it seemed that she was the one who ended up dancing.  She was encouraging her toddler to dance while the music was on and was showing some moves so the tod can beat it up.  It's just so funny looking at it and realizing that it's the mom who ended up dancing. :P

oh what we would do as moms...