Beauty, Health & Wellness for Moms

Diabetes Prevention Lifestyle Guide from Bosch

November 14 is World Diabetes Day. Let us be aware of the things we can do to prevent ourselves from developing diabetes. Step #1: Know HOW to cook, not just WHAT to cook Heathy eating always gets unfairly labelled as being boring or bland. Don’t just boil your food and call it a (healthy) day.… Continue reading Diabetes Prevention Lifestyle Guide from Bosch

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Date Ideas, Family, Travels

Watch the Magical Field of Lights in Nuvali this Christmas season

Aside from taking photos in the picturesque lake and going on a food trip, my family was happy to experience the latest attraction in Nuvali this season, the Nuvali Magical Field of Lights. Indeed, Christmas is here! 🎄🎉 Its concept is similar to the popular Festival of Lights in Ayala Triangle Gardens, except that the… Continue reading Watch the Magical Field of Lights in Nuvali this Christmas season

Shopping for Moms

Affordable Perfume Gifts for the Holidays from Misha Perfumes

My Christmas gift list is ready, but with my long to-do list as a working mom and the exhausting traffic in Metro Manila, I barely have time and energy to roam around the mall just to get everyone in my list a useful yet affordable Christmas gift.  So thanks to the wonders of e-commerce; I… Continue reading Affordable Perfume Gifts for the Holidays from Misha Perfumes

Baby Feeding

Baby food recipe: Butternut Squash and Apple

The trying hard kusinera mommy strikes again! 🙂   Since I gained a little bit of confidence from my first two culinary attempts (Read about my Pork Chop with Potato Marbles and Garlic Butter Shrimps experiment here), I thought of trying my luck at taking baby food preparation to the next level. By "to the next… Continue reading Baby food recipe: Butternut Squash and Apple

Travels

Applying for Baby’s Passport was a breeze

Our baby girl will soon be a little explorer! Thanks to the blog posts of Mama the Explorer and Dyosa the Momma for being my online references when I was preparing for baby Tash’s passport application.  These mommies’ blog posts were informative enough to guide me, so I won’t bother writing another long piece about “how… Continue reading Applying for Baby’s Passport was a breeze

Shopping for Moms

Coffee Bean and Starbucks Planners 2018

Year end is just around the corner, and many of us are likely looking forward to making plans for the new year.  So as we welcome the most wonderful time of the year, we also welcome the "planner promo season" of coffee shops in the country. 🙂 Planner collectors and coffee addicts are surely in… Continue reading Coffee Bean and Starbucks Planners 2018

Family, Motherhood Joys and Challenges, Working Mom

A Mom’s Joy behind every Halloween activity

When I was still single, I looked forward to Halloween events in the office simply because I loved seeing cute and cuddly babies in oh-so-fluffy costumes! Never imagined myself being the stage mom incessantly taking photos of her little one. Well, fast forward to 2017, and I’m now the doting mother to this adorable pink… Continue reading A Mom’s Joy behind every Halloween activity

Date Ideas, Wifey Duties & Perks

Movie Date at Ayala Vertis North Cinema

Hubby and I have a new favorite movie place, the Ayala Vertis North Cinema! 🍿 As a young married couple, we know we have to look for ways to insert a few hours of couple time in a week. Thanks to Ampa and Amma for watching over our little one while we’re away! 👴🏻👵🏻 Today,… Continue reading Movie Date at Ayala Vertis North Cinema

Beauty, Health & Wellness for Moms, Shopping for Moms

DIY hair removal using Strip It Sugar Wax

When I became a mom, I lost tolerance for waiting in line for my turn inside waxing salons.  Though I enjoy the convenience of having someone else do all the “dirty work” for me, I’d rather spend the precious minutes cuddling with my baby or doing some other mommy errand.  So I looked for hair… Continue reading DIY hair removal using Strip It Sugar Wax

Baby/Kids Products, Event Ideas/DIYs/Suppliers

Fun Photo Session for babies and kids at The Picture Company

Wanting to give our baby girl a pre-birthday photo shoot, we checked several photographers and photo studios for a practical photo package. Good thing we saw an ad on Instagram featuring The Picture Company’s portrait session package promo. Originally P5600, the portrait session now costs only P990! So we went to The Picture Company Trinoma… Continue reading Fun Photo Session for babies and kids at The Picture Company