8 Years After ‘I Do’…

Today, J & I celebrate 8 fruitful years of marriage. We got married on November 30, 2002 which also happens to be Bonifacio Day — a Philippine holiday to commemorate the birthday of the country’s revolutionary hero named Andres Bonifacio. Now there’s no excuse not to remember our wedding anniversary! On hindsight, I just realized … Continue reading

Our First Christmas Ballet Concert

“A Christmas Ballet Concert”, featuring the Steps Dance Project, combines fluid dance interpretations of classic Filipino Christmas songs and excerpts from Peter Tchaikovsky’s classic ballet, The Nutcracker.We got an advanced Christmas treat last Saturday as my family was invited to this wonderful ballet show by Steps Dance Project, presented by Ayala Malls, in cooperation with Ipanema and … Continue reading

Mom-Finds: Wish List of Toys for Christmas

Last Friday of the month:  Mom-Finds / Toys and Gifts Are you done with shopping for the holidays? Need a few gift ideas for Christmas? I compiled this list of most requested toys from kids ages 3 to 12 as I was drafting my own list for this gift-giving season. These are actual brands and models … Continue reading

The Boy is 7

I see that twinkle in your eye And know some mischief you might try. I’ll watch you grow just like the moon From slip to fullness, all too soon. — Gilson Just like this poem, my boy always has some mischief he might try — so playful yet gentle-hearted, very personable and ever so sweet! … Continue reading

Mom-Friday is a Nominee for The Philippine Blog Awards 2010

I am so honored to be nominated to The Philippine Blog Awards for Best Home and Parenting Blog!  A  big, big thanks to friends who believed and nominated this site. I didn’t think much about blogging when I started a year and a half ago. All I wanted was to present the many facets of … Continue reading

Scents By Hayden

This is off my usual post but for my local readers, I am hoping some may find this a bit interesting. After watching a wonderful ballet show yesterday (watch out for this feature) at the Glorietta mall with the kids, we passed by this small retail kiosk and I thought I recognized this really tall guy … Continue reading

Fun Friday: Make-Your-Own Christmas Photo Cards

Third Friday of the Month:  Hobbies / Arts & RecreationIt’s that time of the year when we prepare for the coming holiday season with our gift lists, home decorating ideas, sumptuous party food recipes, and planning fun family get-togethers.  This season also inspires us to get in touch with friends and loved ones from across … Continue reading

Warehouse Sales, Bazaars and an Expo

A quick post:  Moms would especially like these…just in time for your holiday shopping.  Expo Mom 2010 – products and gift ideas for the whole familyNov. 20, 2010 only Big&Small Warehouse Sale – moms and kids apparel and accessoriesNov. 16 – 20, 2010 Super Sale Bazaar at The Grove – fashion itemsNov. 19 – 21, … Continue reading

Picture, Picture! Pinoys, Where in the world are you?

I have in my bucket list some of the top tourist destinations in the world that I would like to visit someday, which includes the new seven wonders of the world.  In the meantime, I have to settle for videos and photographs of these amazing places that my family and friends have been sharing with … Continue reading

Family Friday: Top Supplements for Healthy Kids

Second Friday of the month:  Health & Wellness / Parenting Did you drink your vitamins?Everyday, I was reminded to take my multi-vitamins. The fact that I am not sickly as a child, and until now as an adult, proved that the supplements did work for me.  Having kids of my own, I know that providing … Continue reading