Mom-Raves: Time for a ChICA Swatch!

Last Friday of the month:  Mom-Finds and Raves Several weeks ago, I found myself ordering this really cute, everyday watch after reminiscing on the good ol’ days of my elementary and high school years — “wear white and blue…our alma mater I.C.A…“. This is the ChICA Swatch, a commemorative ICA watch launched by Batch ’89 in celebration … Continue reading

Harry Potter is in the house!

It’s gonna be a happening Holloween weekend this year and the boy and the girl could not wait ‘coz they missed last year’s revelry.  Problem is, the girl is already eying on being a darker character this time and is hell bent on snatching away big brother’s black cloak! THIS is Harry Potter’s cloak — part … Continue reading

Chicharon Addict Strikes Again

Here I go again… Chicharrones made with real pork rinds For the vegans and anti-junk food peeps, you may skip this now and just browse through my other previous posts 🙂 I really can’t explain why I have this impulse of buying bags and bags of these sinful, crispy-licious, savory, salty, spicy, tangy cracklings! At … Continue reading

Mom-Style: Spotlight on Stylish Moms

Freestyle Friday :  MOM-STYLE / KID-STYLE It’s Freestyle Friday once again, anything goes, and so I’m taking this opportunity to introduce a new category that I’m really excited about — a showcase of beautiful mommas, and kids, expressing their individuality through their personal sense of style.Mom-Style will serve as my platform to put the spotlight on … Continue reading

Light Up Your Own Star at The Mind Museum

The Vision:  “To build a home for science and to make it the FIRST WORLD-CLASS SCIENCE MUSEUM in the Philippines. It will be our defining legacy that will give the next generation the wings to fly against the challenge of a future shaped largely by service and technology. With over 250 inter-active “minds-on” and hands-on … Continue reading

Fun Friday: What Makes a Fun-tabulous Kiddie Party?

Third Friday of the month:  Parties / Celebrations11 children’s parties over 16 weeks. Imagine that! These happy events filled most of our weekends since late June.  I didn’t even include the invitation for tomorrow, and still expecting a couple more ’til December.  As I write this, I remember counting all the preggy ladies I know … Continue reading

Random Cravings of Pasta, Cake and Coffee

What better way to start the week than with something savory, sweet and deliciously sinful!  Picture this… Rich, creamy, mocha frappé using a blend of native tablea chocolate and brewed coffee, topped with heavy whipped cream… Mocha Manila Frappe After my recent initiation of the best-selling Filipino dishes and sweets at Sérye Café Filipino, the … Continue reading

Versatile Blogger Award

The Versatile Blogger : a versatile blogger means you have the ability and skills of embracing a variety of subjects which is useful and interesting to read. This is the second “blogger award” I have received ever since I became one more than a year ago.  I got my first, One Lovely Blog Award, here.  So … Continue reading

On Progressive Schools: FAQs and More

Second Friday of the month:  Kids and SchoolingAround this time of the year, most schools are already accepting applicants for the next school year. Many parents are now in the process of either scouting for their child’s first school, big school, or may be planning to switch to new one.  Choosing a school is just not … Continue reading

Pinoy Food Shines at Sérye Café Filipino

“With culinary roots that date back to the 1930s, Sérye Café Filipino continues the tradition of pleasing guests by staying true to the family heritage of celebrating Filipino coffee, cuisine and culture.” Sérye is an anagram from Reyes, the family that brought us the famed Aristocrat chain of restaurants.  Sérye Café Filipino, a casual-dining family restaurant (formerly Sérye … Continue reading