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My Purple Valentine. :)

For the past three years, Valentines Day saw me dating another man. And he looks like a carbon copy of my husband.

My handsome date. ;)
I'm talking about my son, of course! (Were you thinking about Lee Jun Ki? LOL.) And he was more than happy to fill in for his Daddy this year, because he gets to pick the place where we'll be dating.

Donning my favorite color. :)
Of course, I was not surprised with the little man's restaurant of choice.

Homaygad. Cheeeeeeeese!
Because he wanted another Happy Meal toy, and some caramel sundae for dessert.

What the fudge! :)

Not Pikachu!
I was actually thinking along the line of fine dining restaurants, like Aristocrat or Max's. But my resolve is no match for the power of Pokemons and french fries.

I am secretly pining for Max's Lumpiang Sariwa. LOL!
Oh well, for as long as he's happy, then I'm good.
At least he got me a Valentine present - in collaboration with his Dad.

Ube Cake from Red Ribbon.
It's no Tous les Jours, but boy, was I surprised with how good Red Ribbon Ube Cakes are after all.

Sprinkled with ube goodness.
No wonder the older folks love 'em. They're light and fluffy, oozing with ube goodness, but not sickeningly sweet.

Best of all, it comes in my favorite color. This is purple yam, after all. :)

Sharing this Vday post on 366, Mellow Yellow MondayInstaFridaySimple Things, Food Friday, Food Trip Friday, Yummy Sunday, Photo Story Friday, and Toy Stories. :)

29 replies:

1TootieFoodie said...

love his hair! i also love his choice of restaurant!

Jade Clark said...

What a cutie!! Looks like you had a fantastic Valentine's day with that "other man." Hahah!

Stopping by from the Mamato4Blessings Blog Hop! Blessings! I'm at

Kim, USA said...

He is so cute!!

Young Coconut

Tetcha said...

What a nice mommy and son Valentine date! I love that ube cake, and I'm sure the little boy went home happy with his new Happy Meal toy. Here's my FTF entry:

Clarissa said...

I bet you had a Valentine's Day blast with your'man'~sweet!^_^

Happy Food Trip Friday!

iska said...

The ube cake looks gorgeous! Mukhang masarap.
And yeah... your son is adorable :-)

[pinkc00kies] said...

Oh yeah, RR's ube cake is so good! I wish they'll have it with macapuno too :)

Pepper said...

It was either Jollibee or McDonalds, right? :)

Oh that ube cake looks scrumptious! Looks like you really had a fun time with your date. Love his hair!

Adin B said...

One cute little man and one pretty mama! :) Hmmm.. the cake... I am drooling! Me want some! Yum! :) Visiting via BPC.

Adin B

Jenn Valmonte said...

Purple's my favorite color, too! I still haven't tried Red Ribbon's Ube Cake, but it looks appetizing!

Hopping here from Food Trip Friday, my entry is posted here:
Pan de Amerikana - Marikina

Happy weekends!

momgen said...

You two look great and the cake is yummy...Visiting from the challenge.

imriz said...

that made you a "cougar"...jokeness. sooo love his hair, too, and that, smile...will melt hearts in more years to come:)

PS: i feel the same way, too when the kids get to choose which resto to eat. instead, i would dream that the cheeseburger and the fries i am eating were the gourmet foodies that passed by my smell:)

Bless said...

What a nice Mommy and baby time you have :-) He look so proud to be your date. What a cutie!

Visiting for the 366BPC!

Czjai Reyes-Ocampo said...

Thanks for the wonderful comments, everyone! Returned the love on your blogs. :)

wifetoalineman02 said...

what a cutie he is Sis, he sure looks like his Dad :-) am glad that both Mommy and son had a wonderful Valentines date :-) Visiting from #48 of BPC, hope that you can return the visit too. said...

What a perfect date and Valentine's Day! That cake is gorgeous. I have to say I don't miss going to McD's and the toys all over the house from the Happy Meals..both my girls are vegetarians now, I wonder if that had anything to do with it. :) said...

but I do miss those caramel sundaes!

Bogie said...

cute boy! I have that McDo toy at home. :-)

wifetoalineman02 said...

yummmmmmmmmmmmmm what a delicious ube treat :-) Visiting from Yummy Sunday Sis, hope that you can return the visit too.

Emzkie said...

the ube cake is so mouth watering! i miss red ribbon. wala dito sa aming bukid. =)

from #48 of BPC

""rare*jonRez"" said...

Awwww! Purple Valentine that truly was! Nice, nice!

Sarap nung last photo. Drooling moi! :(

BPC 48 visit here!

Nita said...

Looks like you had a fantastic Valentine's Day celebration. The purple yam looks delicious! Miss ko na yan hehe.


Shahz said...

Korean style hair eh! cute kid..

maiylah said...

awwww, handsome young man! :)
we love Red Ribbon's Ube Cake!!! my 3year old was hesitant at first (he said he didn't like the color, lol) but when he saw how much i was enjoying it, he decided to take a bite...and he loved it! :)

thanks so much for sharing over at Food Friday, Czjai :)

Claire said...

It's a cool treat for the Valentines!
Love the Ube cake.

Visit for YS.

wifetoalineman02 said...

my kids love to go to McDonalds because of the toys :-) Visiting late from Food Trip Friday, hope that you can return the visit too.

wifetoalineman02 said...

what a yummy ube cake Sis, am drooling to the max :-) Visiting late this time from Food Friday, hope that you can return the visit too.

Deli said...

Cute date :) And delicious food. Here for YS.

cHeErFuL said...

i used to date my son too before! and that quarter pounder so yummy...:) btw, ka-miss iyang ube cake ng RR, my mum loves it so madalas meron! at ang cute ng date mo. visiting super late from YS, hope to see you around. thanks and have a great week. :)

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