Mom-Finds: Cienta Kids Shoes from Spain

Last Friday of the month: Mom-Finds & Raves / Fashion FindsI really dig espadrilles, and so does my girl. Thanks to a friend’s referral, I was introduced to this fun, stylish and comfortable children’s shoes from Spain. It’s a constant challenge for me to find footwear for my kids that has both style and function, … Continue reading

Mom-Grocer: Glico Pretz & Pocky Biscuit Sticks

My kids are not the only one that need to snack on something during the day and even before bedtime. I always crave for food items to munch on and these pretzel sticks are great tummy fillers. Can’t remember when I started buying these biscuit sticks, but I know it’s because of my girl.  If … Continue reading

Raffle Time: Blockbuster Treats from FlapJacks

Fourth Friday of the month:  Freestyle Friday / Giveaways It’s the comeback of FlapJacks’ blockbuster favorites and I was delighted to be invited to dine and sample these dishes. Our family enjoys dining at their Greenhills branch so I did not hesitate to accept this treat.  Plus, they gave me Gift Cards to raffle off to my … Continue reading

Private Indoor Beach

“Mommy, time for the beach play…!!!” A sunny day at the beach….uhm, bedroom beach I mean. =) For no reason, the girl fancied her colorful umbrellas for this afternoon’s play time and asked me to join her for a “swim”. Good thing she was game at posing for me, and so here’s a peek at … Continue reading

FlapJacks’ Favorites are Back…Want Some?

Flapjacks brings back their all-time favorites with “Back…Better…Best!” — another good reason to  indulge in these signature dishes again. Savor and enjoy these FlapJacks’ blockbuster dishes: Mango Exotica — crisp romaine lettuce, sweet bits of raisins and candied cranberries; grilled chicken and ripe mangoes in zesty mango vinaigrette, topped with almond slivers Chicken Stuffed Parmigiana — tender cheese-stuffed … Continue reading

One Step to Flawless with Kanebo’s Freshel BB Cream

Do you know what a BB cream is? Have you used one?I’ve heard about this “secret of Korean actresses” last year but just did not care enough to even ask about it nor look it up. If you’ve been following my blog, you know I’m just not that into beauty stuff. Image screen capture from … Continue reading

Fun Friday: Virtual Fashion Styling on Miss-Match

Third Friday of the month:  Hobby / Recreation Virtual styling has been the perfect outlet for me, being a frustrated designer and fashion stylist.   “I Love Squarepants” — my first published look on Miss-Match First, Mom-Friday got into, it was short-lived…followed by Polyvore (which I haven’t even touched yet)… and just recently, after a Tweet from Jennie … Continue reading

World-Class Culinary Program at ADF+Enderun

“This is very extraordinary. I find myself today in front of you students and future students of the programs that we have designed in partnership with Enderun…you represent the future of our profession.  We hope to guide you in your professional careers.” – Alain Ducasse I’ve heard of Enderun Colleges several years ago when they … Continue reading

Mom-Friday’s Moments on TV

Second Friday of the month:  Family / MotherhoodTense. Awkward. Hot spot lights. Beads of sweat building up. Bad angle (for my face!).  Facets of my life revealed. And here’s what I got myself into…with the participation of the boy and the girl, for your viewing pleasure (I hope). July 16.TV show:  Moments on Net25Who’s behind My Mom-Friday? … Continue reading

I Love Mooncake!

It’s moon cake fever! Okay, I’m kinda late on this post, the end of mooncake festival falls on Monday.  I really just want to share and rave about my favorite mooncake since last year (see watermark date)!  I’ve tried and eaten so many kinds and brands since childhood, from the regular supermarket variety to the fancy … Continue reading