Archives for February 2012

Introduction to Raw Food, A Demo and Fun Discussion with Friends

                    My dear friend, Lakapati Basa, is inviting you to join her as she introduces the joy of preparing raw food. It’s going to be a fun 4-hour demo on March 10, 2012 from 10AM to 2PM. 7 slots are available as of the moment so […]

Friendship Starts Young

This post is inspired by my daughter’s 4-year friendship with her best friend Khia. They started really young when they were barely 2 year olds spending each day together at their playschool. I’m really thankful that Peaches experienced friendship and what it’s worth in such an early age because this will bring her good memories […]

My Top 10 Ghibli Films Part 2

In my previous post I introduced Studio Ghibli and the films they created. On this post is my next top 5 Ghibli film favorites. We own copies of all these films because Peaches wants to watch it several times. This month, Disney Channel is showing Ghibli films every Saturday and I hope you’re able to […]

My Top 10 Studio Ghibli Films

          Studio Ghibli Inc, is a Japanese animation company founded in 1985. It’s studio is located at Koganei, Tokyo. My husband and I are cartoon and anime lovers so when we watched My Neighbor Totoro which is a Ghibli Film, we were blown away and got addicted to all Ghibli movies […]

Book Review: Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Thanks to my books sponsor, Tatcee, for generously lending me collections from her her mountain high book shelf. Last week I was able to finish 3 books: Love In the Time of Cholera by Gabriel Garcia Marquez, The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman and Dance Dance by Haruki Murakami. Let me start my book review […]

Nifty Things You Must Know

These are random things I learned from reading books, blogs and tricks that was passed on to me. Until today I am still amazed of how much I could learn through the Internet and the blogs and websites I read. I want to make a list of helpful things I learn so I have something […]

My Daughter’s Many Names and Mine Too

Most of you call it pet names but to me it’s my name for love. I’m referring to the many names we call our loved ones, our children, our friends, etc. In this case, I’m referring to the many names I call my daughter, Peaches. I won’t be shocked that one day she will come […]

29 and Counting

Yes it’s my birthday and I turned 29 years old today. You can stop thinking about me being a Valentina now!lol. I woke up early today and looked back on the past years and I know that I’ve had the best in life. I feel so blessed, happy and content. My dear husband surprised me […]

High School Days: IV-St. Margaret of Hungary

These are the ladies I’ve been with for 11 (or more) straight years. Most of them are my classmates since Kindergarten until 4th year high school and seeing photos like this makes me feel nostalgic. It was indeed a simple life back then. Best time ever!                   […]

The Tiger Earned Her Stripes

                  And of course I know this too well 😉

Inspirational Post: Go and Walk Alone


How To Prevent Blisters When Wearing New Shoes

I had a great time picking out new shoes from the sale over at Payless yesterday and I wondered how can I wear these lovely shoes without getting any blisters. Blisters is one of my biggest concerns when sporting a new shoes whether it’s heeled or not. I remember my Dad (or was it my […]

Reading Recital

Peaches and her classmates had their reading recital last week and it was so cute and fun to watch the kids sing, dance and finally recite their piece in front of their proud parents. Peaches has been practicing her piece since first week of December and in no time she has mastered it.  It was […]