App Review: Epic! Digital Library for Kids

My eldest daughter is a voracious reader. She read 16 books this summer (2018) alone. To think that we’ve had weekly family getaways at that. She’s really not into using phones or Ipad like girls her age. She’d rather mine craft her way out of boredom or read. So a few days ago, she’s read […]

Cebuana Lhuillier Loan Experience and Review

It has been a goal for me to look for a good loan provider for my business for expansion purposes. I’m willing to pay for the interest charges because I will use the loaned amount for business. So in July 2016, I tried Cebuana Lhuillier’s loan offer. I met with their sales representative and forged a […]

Register Your Sole Prop Business as BMBE

There are plenty of benefits when you register your sole prop business as BMBE or Barangay Micro Business Enterprise. A BMBE is defined under the BMBE Law, RA. 9178 Act of 2002 as “any business enterprise engaged in production, processing, or manufacturing of products, including agro-processing, as well as trading and services, with total assets of not more than P3 million. Such […]

Closing Sole Prop Business in Manila (Pasig City)

It’s not easy, I’m telling you that. I had to close down my sole prop business registration in Pasig because I moved to Antipolo and wishes to register there and pay business tax to where my roots are and where we are based at (makes sense?). Anyway, it was all good until the BIR decided […]

Why Post Construction Cleaning of Your House Is Important

When our new house was ready for move in, I had a team of professional cleaners do a thorough scrub down of our house because I wanted to thoroughly remove dusts, bad smell and deeply embedded dirt from the construction. And isn’t it good practice to clean the house before moving in? Even Feng Shui […]

Face to Face with Depression

Most of us have seen depression but not all of us know it or rather…. not all of us accept it. Most of us feel depressed at some point but not all of us can differentiate if it’s from a mental disorder or just a passing emotion. I have personally been exposed to depression early […]

Jollibee Party Review

My youngest daughter had her 3rd birthday party in Jollibee last June 10th and it’s actually her 2nd Jollibee party because we had her 1st birthday at a different branch. We were planning of going out of town for her birthday but the little one insisted on having a Jollibee party instead. So there’s really […]

8 Years of Being a Work at Home Mom and Still Rocking It

Oh wow, it has been that long? Tell you what, it has been one of the best decisions I ever made.   It was not easy but I knew it was what I wanted and with some luck, I was able to sustain being a work at home mom (WAHM). I’ve had run ins with not […]

Aveeno Baby Philippines

Aveeno Baby recently entered our beloved, Philippines! No more asking our relatives and friends in other countries to buy for us. No more “hoarding” when we, ourselves, go to countries that sell Aveeno Baby products. There are two major product lines that Aveeno Baby released in the Philippine market:   The Therapeutic Line and the […]

Tips In Buying a New House in Metro Manila

Few more days and we will celebrate our first year anniversary with our new home. It was a roller coaster ride but soon after it was officially handed over to us, I could say that it went well moving forward. We do deal with crappy carpentry from time to time and notice bits of bad […]

Choosing the First School for My Toddler in Antipolo

My toddler is 2.9 years old and will be 3 by June so it’s really the time for her to try her school for Nursery. Initially we had 2 options- Assumption Antipolo and First Crayon Learning Center. My concerns for my girl are: Her readiness to start school and accepting the concept of a teacher […]

What You Should Know About PRC ID Online Renewal

When I first heard about PRC ID online renewal, I was really happy because my last renewal was 2013 and I didn’t renew last year because it was such a hassle to travel from Ortigas (with a baby) to the PRC Central Office. You know how the lines could get there. Few days ago, I […]

From Poveda to Assumption Antipolo and Why It’s The Best Move We Did

When we started deciding on moving from our condo in Ortigas to a house in Antipolo, our decision heavily relied on an opening in Assumption Antipolo for our eldest who at the time was turning Grade 3. After looking at some potential houses on sale, I inquired at AA’s admission office and luckily, they are […]

Celebrity Couple Take Their Daughter To The Beauty And The Beast Premiere

A very pregnant Beyonce and hubby Jay Z took their daughter, Blue Ivy, to the premiere of the new Beauty and the Beast movie. The famous trio attended the premiere at the historic El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood on Thursday, March 2. The live action adaptation of the Disney classic film has been much anticipated, […]

In Business: 2016 Highs and Lows

Happy New Year!   It has been months since my last post and since it’s the New Year, I’ve been doing a lot of thinking and planning for 2017. But before that let me tell you how my 2016 was business wise. I’ve had a lot of highs last year and a few lows. Let’s […]

What To Do When You Feel Stuck?

What do you do when you feel stuck in life or in any situation? Read simple tips here.

Nido’s Free Backpack with Hoodie

Get a cute backpack with hoodie when you buy Nido +3 or Nido +5 ! It’s cute and lightweight which your little one will easily carry around. The backpack comes with a hoodie that’s nicely hidden in a zipped up compartment outside the backpack. It’s perfect during this rainy season! The limited edition backpack hoodie […]

Disappointed With Camella And Crown Asia (Review)

Last August 2015 our search for a new home ended when we saw this gorgeous blue house in Crown Asia’s Woodberry Heights. It’s one of the four model houses left for sale. I knew it was for us because it’s beautifully situated just across one of Assumption Antipolo’s gate. It’s just perfect for my girls. […]

Eyebrow Laceration in Children

Luzy, our youngest, is very active and curious. We’ve been supporting her by helping her “burn” her energies off. I have ever since been mulling about accidents because of how rough and energetic her games are. A few days ago, my scary thoughts came to life. Luzy was jumping on the bed singing that nursery […]

Moving To A New Home Is…

So tiresome! So expensive! So energy draining! But exciting and gives you hope for a fresh start. For months, we have been anticipating our move to our new home and our girls couldn’t stop pestering us with excited questions, especially our eldest girl. The move was a HUGE step for us as a family. We […]