Yummy Home Cooked Meals = Comfort Food


When I think of comfort food I think of home cooked meals that brings me joy. I remember waking up to Purefoods corned beef with steaming rice on Saturday mornings. I remember my brothers and I fighting over who gets the most Purefoods bacon. Bacon is relatively expensive and since budget was tight then, the […]

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Kasambahay Pay Slip Form


Ok, so my notebook where I ask my helpers to sign when they receive their salary is already full. With the kasambahays and a driver sharing in one notebook, you can imagine how used and abused the notebook is. I thought it is time to put more order in organizing my kasambahays pay slips so […]

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Stress Busting Tip for Pinoy Moms #1: Open a Cash Card for your Driver and Kasambahay


To say that traffic in Manila is horrendous is an understatement. And one of my stresses is when I remember I need to buy something, an ingredient or an office supply, but the driver is out on an errand already. What pababalikin ko pa ba? Or when I send money and then something came up […]

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Smiling your Way to Good Oral Health Care with The Right Tool


When I was a child I wasn’t too keen on brushing teeth (aren’t all kids) as a consequence plaque slowly built up and by the time I hit my late teens I lost 2 of my side teeth (one on the left and one on the right). It wasn’t a nice childhood memory plus not […]

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Strengthening Long Distance Relationships Through Digital Connections


My husband recently started working in Taipei and the move was quite disconcerting for us considering we have never been apart before. Now, more than at any time of our family life, we appreciate and rely on the power of digital connections to bond as a family. Apple’s Facetime is our favorite means of communication. […]

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5 Simple Ways to Ensure Safety of your LPG with Petron Gasul


I’m a very practical mom. Whenever I am buying something for the house I always compare with other products in the market in terms of quality, quantity and price. That is probably the reason why I take 10 years to do my grocery shopping. But there are some things that are already a given. No […]

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3 Days to Go Before CHRISTmas 2015!


And the Grinch, with his Grinch-feet ice cold in the snow, stood puzzling and puzzling, how could it be so? It came without ribbons. It came without tags. It came without packages, boxes or bags. And he puzzled and puzzled ’till his puzzler was sore. Then the Grinch thought of something he hadn’t before. What […]

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Tasty, Creamy Recipes to Try this MerryCremas 2015


It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year! And like all Christmases, it is the time when “walang patid na chika” and overflowing food becomes inseparable. Truly, it can’t be merry without the otherJ Last November 29, Alaska Crema All-Purpose Cream treated food loving Pinoys to the Alaska Merry Cremas Festival in Trinoma. As always, […]

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Christmas 2015 Starts in Joyful Note at SM Mall of Asia’s “Santa’s Very Merry Wonderland”


Everyone’s favorite season is on a roll and the kids and I welcomed it with a bang last November 7 at the Mall of Asia Christmas Launch!   It was truly a festive, joyful Christmas kick-off as Mall of Asia patrons were serenaded by the acapella-epic performance of TheFilharmonic. TheFilharmonic, a group of 6 Fil-Am boys […]

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Quick Guide to Manila’s Christmas Attractions and Activities 2015


Christmas is my favorite season (isn’t it everyone’s?:-) ) and one of the traditions of our family is to marvel at the beautiful Christmas displays all over Manila. I have already spotted some nice displays and I would be adding to the list as I see them. The list is numbered just to signify how many […]

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PLDT HOME Telpad: Controlling the Home Remotely


Imagine those sci-fi movies where the owner of the house sees what goes on inside the house remotely, arrives with the air conditioner on, has the oven baking yummy ribs … the time has arrived for the truly modern home. PLDT HOME is offering the most advanced PLDT HOME Telpad that helps us control our […]

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Colds Prevention: Should I go for Ascorbic Acid or Sodium Ascorbate?


If there is anything more valuable to any mom right now, I think it is TIME. We need time to accomplish things in our workplace. We need time to keep our house orderly and the meals yummy. We need time to spend with our kids because sniff, sniff, they grow up too fast. We need […]

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#SmilePilipinas with Oral B


Smile! Did that make you smile? I love smiling. Sometimes, when I’m not in my sunny best, I try to fake my way to happy by smiling. A huge wide smile that sets crinkles up my eyes then catapults back to my heart and mind.   It’s my instant upper! Smiling is actually a trait inherent […]

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Bagong Ganda, Bagong Pag-asa with Maxi-Peel


It is wonderful how a lot of things are anchored on the people we love. Journeys are best taken with them.  And surprises are more meaningful when given by them. As a mom, we go through the entire journey of our kids – from diaper changes to pimple outbreaks.  And we know at the palm […]

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Affordable Home for Every Filipino Family: Micarapatan Ka Na


Micarapatan Ka Na.  Uplifting the socio-economic status of each and every Filipino is an issue very close to my heart.  I believe every Filipino has a right to have a home he can call his own, complete with title and all the decency he deserves.  After all, second to the children we raise,  we parents […]

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