Archives for September 2013

How to make your Husband get you Flowers

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It has been 15 years since I last received flowers from my husband so I was overjoyed when he gave me flowers last Mother’s Day. Yep, after all these years! I finally got one. Actually, there was a time when he would give me flowers on special occasions, from courtship all the way to our […]

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Guide to a Day Trip at Yilan with Kids (Part 1)

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Just 1.5-2 hours away Taipei City,  Yilan has a lot to offer.  We were able to go to 7 places in one day but there are still a lot of places to discover.  For the meantime,  here are the places we were able to visit in a day and that includes travel time from Taipei […]

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DIY Star Wars Party

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We recently celebrated the 7th birthday party of our young padawan with a DIY Star Wars Party in Chili’s Greenhills. For any DIY project, I always turn to Pinterest for inspiration.  Sharing with you my DIY Star Wars labor of love for my youngling.  Post includes supplier info in Manila.

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Top Trails for Families at Taroko National Park, Taiwan

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Since my husband is currently based in Taipei,  my kids and I have gone to Taiwan several times in the past few years.  We always enjoyed our day trips and our food binges.  This time my husband took us East of Taiwan and I must say, as an outdoors person, Taroko National Park in Hualien,  […]

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DeLonghi Experience: A Gift Guide for the Special People in your List

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It is seldom that we get to experience a product before a purchase, especially for kitchen appliances and coffee machines. We just buy it based on ads or the reviews we have read. De’Longhi Concept Specialist changed the retail experience of affordable luxury appliances when they opened the De’Longhi Concept Store at Ayala Vertis North […]

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Organizing our Kitchen Pantry

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The pantry is an essential part of my kitchen.  In fact everything starts from what my pantry holds.  If I want to make chicken curry, my pantry should have coconut milk.  If I want to make pasta,  my pantry should have linguini and tomato sauce. That is why I have to make sure to stock […]

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Coron: Where to Stay , What to Do and What to Skip

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Coron with all its breathtaking pics all over social media has been on my travel list for quite awhile now.  And Coron Island is truly a beauty worth visiting with its jade colored waters set against towering limestone formations.   Coron Town, however, where most tourists stay is where expectations have to be managed. But more […]

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SM Supermarket Kids’ City: Party na! Shopping pa!

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  Party na! Shopping pa! Last September 16, 2017 was the final leg of Kids’ City Kiddie Party by SM Supermarket and Save More Market. And syempre kapag sinabi party you expect lots of entertainment, lots of food and tons of fun! And, it was a full day of fun for everyone who dropped by […]

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Diastasis Recti and our PostPartum Mega Belly: Exercise Do’s and Don’ts

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“Wow! I didn’t know you’re pregnant,” a friend excitedly beamed. Well, I’m not. This has been a constant source of embarrassment for me and a good number of people, from well meaning friends and acquaintances to massage attendants and theme park staff. You see I am small-medium sized in all parts of my body except […]

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Usapang Labada: Managing our Household Laundry

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I have my favorite clothes. Clothes, that no matter how many other clothes are in the closet, I always end up wearing. So when it looks worn out in just a few washes or worst kapag natalsikan ng bleach, gusto ko umiyak. Plus, I’m not sure kung Amazona ang laundry woman namin because numinipis ang […]

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Is a Postpaid Cellular Plan better than Prepaid?

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After decades and decades of having a pre-paid line,  I have now switched to Post-paid.  It took years because of 2 things: First I have this weird attachment to my first ever cellphone number.  Weird, right? Second, super tipid ako.  I always felt going pre-paid will be much cheaper. However,  since I have embarked on […]

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Let your ”Little Stars” Shine Now!

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What do these kids have in common? All of them are now making their own names whether on print, TV, or other performing arts. They all also have supportive parents who believe in their talent and decided to bring them into auditioning for SM Little Stars few years back. The good news is: auditions for […]

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Road Map to Perfect Moments

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With all those perfect feeds coming my way I sometimes lose it and start looking for perfection from myself and from my kids. And the more I seek perfection, the farther away it gets. So, when I do remember how heavy the road to perfection is, I just breathe and let moments unfold. And truly […]

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Review of DeLonghi MultiFry: More than just an Air Fryer

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I have been meaning to get an air fryer for the longest time but I want to make sure it serves its purpose of cutting down our oil use in the house. My husband argues that it’s just like a Turbo Broiler only in a better package.  True, one of the advantages of an air […]

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Are your Kids Ready for Mars? (Talk Points with Kids on this Epic Mission)

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The start of the interviews for applicants, for the one-way journey to Mars, has my 13 year old daughter all excited.  “Imagine!  A life in space.  What can be more awesome than that? ” The thought of humans establishing a permanent colony in Mars is just as my daughter said, mind-blowing! Since I was a […]

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