In a few hours our little Eskimo will start her first day of pre-school. Another milestone, another step of letting go our baby and welcoming the toddler stage. I personally have a lot of difficulties in letting go this stage of my kids' lives, but she's ready for it, so who am I to hinder… Continue reading Hello Kindergarten, I’m…
So our little man turned 10 a few months ago - almost a teenager. He's showing some traits of it as well 😱. But 10 is a round number and that makes it special! People in here will never understand but as a Filipino, we celebrate birthdays in big numbers and big parties! And although… Continue reading A Decade of Existence
If Mark Zuckerberg doesn't know it yet, a lot of food posts pass by in our Facebook newsfeed almost every second! As a Pinay living abroad, seeing my friends post familiar dishes, makes my mouth water all the time! These emoticons? They do not suffice anymore! There should be a drooling emoticon that will suit… Continue reading Facebook: 1 more timeline emoticon is needed!
I looked everywhere for her birthday crown the day before. But alas, I had to sew her a new one. She didn't quite knew what was going to happen that day. I suppose she's way too young to realize. However, she's been singing the happy birthday song in Dutch for days. So when she got… Continue reading Fantastic TWO: Take 2
Another year has gone and our little Eskimo is now turning 2! One might call me the crazy mom. I plan my kids birthdays 6 months before hand. From party themes to give-aways. I want to do it all on my own. And no, my husband doesn't need to help! So yesterday I thought it… Continue reading Fantastic TWO!
They aren't as smooth as many others. I am self aware that the most difficult and the most challenging roads in life are what drives me and keep me going. So, here I am. Pushing pens at 35 to follow my dreams. Who ever said it isn't possible? Many. Fact is, to study fulltime and… Continue reading Road To My Dreams…
Hubby has been wanting Brazo de Mercedes since we went to the Philippines the last 2 consecutive years. Unlucky him, the dessert is either not on the menu or restaurants stopped serving them. But he didn't quite run out of luck when we went to Bantayan Island. Our friend Tanya knows a local baker who… Continue reading Pinoy Dessert on NYE
You read the title! Guess how old young? I still belong to the young adult stage in life, to make myself feel better. We spent our day by the beach yesterday--just the four of us is special enough for me. Although it was too windy. I don't understand why I love going there during this… Continue reading Not Bad, This Pinay Is Another Year Older
Photography is a therapy, but modelling is too! So while hubby was able to practice studio photography using a friend's studio, the kids and I became his first subject. You've seen my previous shots, I wasn't much of a model at all! However and without a doubt, our little darlings are. Well of course that… Continue reading The Photographer
Though I have been here for more than 10 years already, most of those who I know or even strangers would think that this has become my "home". How does one cope up with being homesick when living abroad for a while already? Simple. By doing small things that reminds them of their home. Like...… Continue reading Coping Homesickness