Archives for 2011

What is Holy Innocents’ Day or Innocent’s Day

I cringe when people would greet me Happy Innocent’s day because how can it be a happy day when you’re commemorating the massacre of the innocents? Just shows how ignorant some Catholics are on their faith. So to clear things up let me explain few things. December 27, 28 or 29 (depending on the church) […]

Milestones of a 4-Year Old

One of the most fun things about being a Mom is watching your child learn new things and become a person unique to everyone else. There are skills and development that are expected of a 4- year old and I want to make sure that my daughter is of at the same stage. I would […]

Happy 4th Birthday Peaches!

Yep my little miss is 4 today! Here’s her cute AVP for later 😀 Simple because I didn’t have time to look for a better AVP software but I hope she appreciates it when she’s older.

Quick Christmas Giveaway Idea: Ho-ho-holiday Treats from Mister Donut

It’s Christmas eve and here I am finishing last minute wrapping for the goodmen who keep our house safe day and night. I woke up today realizing I have not thought of giving our gallant security guards and housekeepers anything for Christmas. Lucky for me my husband got my instructions mixed up and brought the […]

Toy Baby Doll Cursing?!

I remember watching Hoda and KL on Today’s Show talking about a baby doll that says “CRAZY BITCH” and I was stunned. Some people think it’s a joke but NO, it’s not and it’s not even funny. And here’s another vid from Toys’ R Us in the US   I don’t know about you people […]

Finding Your Center During this Busy Season

During this busy time, remember that your actions and reactions influence those around you. Take the time to nurture your self; then you will have more to give to others. What is your favorite way to get back to your center: a cup of tea, a run, a conversation, yoga, reading, great music, hot bath, […]

So Many Things To Be Thankful Of

December is truly a blessing to hearts that are weary and souls that are longing for something- mine’s not an exemption. When I left for Europe, I felt that there was a need to reflect and search on answers that was not clear. When I came back I was refreshed and though I was thrown […]

Keep Your Eyesight Sharp

I have been using contact lenses for years but a couple of months ago, I decided to go back to old school eyeglasses because I had contracted a terrible eye infection and would not want to damage it further. I needed to do something about it since eyes is important for me to function well […]

One Proud Mom

While I was away on a trip to Europe, Peaches was given a nursery rhyme to recite at the last quarter of the school year. And Troy immediately started teaching her and reading the words to her. A week later, Peaches memorized the entire nursery rhyme!!! Her practice sheet starts on December 5, which asks […]

Thoughts While Traveling

I am finally here in Lourdes, France (after s butt numbing 12hr drive) after a wonderful sojourn at Roma, Italia. it has been a great experience so far, it helped that my travel buddies are as enthusiastic and so groovy to be with. I have met kind souls and new friends, I have experienced things […]

4th Birthday Party Preparation: Step 1

I will be gone half of November so I’m doing Peaches’ birthday party preparations as early as I can. I forgot how toxic it was to prepare for a birthday bash. Last year was easy because we just opted for a pre-school birthday party celebration. Anyway here’s what I have so far: Theme- Tinkerbell Party […]

Keep Your Kids’ Feet Safe On Escalators

Parents please be mindful of your kids playing in the escalators, it might look harmless but look at this. I don’t think the rubber slippers that we are so fond of making our kids wear is to be blamed here  but it’s the fact that kids do play on escalators and like to stick their […]

Figaro’s 2012 Planner

With the new year coming, coffee shops are promoting their 2012 planners and Figaro is one of them. So how do I get a Figaro 2012 Planner? 1. Get the Figaro stampede card on your favorite Figaro branch. 2. For every P350 worth of single receipt, you are entitle to have 1 stamp on your […]

My 2012 Wishlist

I’m making my 2012 wishlist as early as today. It’s a source of motivation for me and a goal to make life better for me and my family. Although if I get any of them before the year ends, I will definitely be the happiest! Here are the material and non material things I wish to have […]

Inexpensive Surprise Birthday Party for Him

Dear husband is turning 29 on the 28th and since I won’t be around on the day itself, I planned for a surprise early birthday party for him. I am in a shoe string budget but I was still able to give him the grandest time. Here’s some tips on planning a surprise budget party […]

Avon: BUILDING ON WOMEN’S DREAMS

Press Release An Avon Lady’s Story of Empowerment   Avon’s 125 years of direct-selling expertise and portfolio of innovative, high quality yet affordable and very saleable beauty products have long empowered women with financial   independence. Davao-based Rowena Fabros-Orge is one of the millions whose lives Avon has changed for the better. Looking at Rowena, with […]

LG: Your Life Time Kitchen Essential

METRO MANILA, November 2011 – The kitchen serves at the center of your home, a focal point where families start their day and where family and friends gather. An important kitchen essential is the refrigerator, without it, our culinary options to enjoy and store food would be limited. That’s why it is very important that […]

Where to Get NBI Clearance in the Philippines

Last night I frantically search on how and where to get NBI clearance in Manila since I will be needing it for my application for a Chinese visa. I am searching if the satellite branches will serve NBI clearance application for change status and surname and the National Bureau of Investigation website didn’t help one […]

Too Long Yet Too Short

I’m talking about that moment when you need to write something but it’s too long for Twitter’s 140 characters and too short for a blog post. It just hit me! Anyway, Peaches was so adorbs today! She woke up with her usual smile (it’s rare that she wakes up with a frown) and went straight […]

Getting the Lighting Right

Designing my very own house is one of my biggest dreams-ever so when we recently acquired a small condo unit, I knew I can put that dream into a reality. We use this condo unit to entertain guests because our own home is just too small for our friends. This is also where we let […]