Mom-Finds: By Nature Handmade Soaps & Insect Repellent

Last Friday of the month:  Finds and Faves / Personal care productsI often indulge in non-commercial, natural soaps since I treat my bath or shower time as my daily dose of personal pampering even for just ten minutes.  There are a handful of brands I’ve tried and most of them I’m very satisfied with.  One … Continue reading

Amira’s Buco Tart from Tagaytay

For the past few days, I’ve been binging on this delectable Filipino pastry… the buco tart, which is an offshoot of the famous buko/buco (young coconut) pie, from Laguna province and Tagaytay City.  I eat one tart (sometimes 3!) a day since Friday, the 23rd. Amira’s Buco Tart Haus is a famous stop-over among visitors … Continue reading

Home-Style: A Splash of Red, Black and White

I’m really glad that there are five Fridays on my birth month. For the regulars here, you know that having five Fridays in a month would make the 4th one as an anything-goes post, thus Freestyle Friday. It’s also the best time to launch a new section for the blog — and this one has … Continue reading

Would You Pee Standing Up?

If you’re a guy reading this, you don’t even have to answer my question/title. So to the ladies, would you? :))) I was not in a blogging mood the past few days, and while scanning through my photo folders to find inspiration, I found these pictures I took from my cell phone last January: A quick … Continue reading

Fun Friday: 35 Bonding Activities for Moms and Kids

Readers’ Nook:  Fun Friday FeatureMy Mom-Friday Readers’ Nook is a section dedicated to selected and compiled contributions from My Mom-Friday readers and followers, as well as featured posts from invited guest bloggers. Are you a busy mom? Whether you stay at home, work at home, or work in an office, your constant challenge is to do … Continue reading

Mani-Pedi with Jennifer Lynn UV Gel Nail Polish

An invitation to a mani-pedi with a special type of nail polish, on my preferred date, and at the salon of my choice — I’d be stupid to turn down that offer! Would you believe this is only my second time to have a manicure done by professionals?!  It’s been ages since I paid anyone to color … Continue reading

Things I Want To Do for My Birthday Month

Another year older …and wiser (hopefully)!I was born on a Friday, #$@! years ago today, at 1:22 in the afternoon …don’t ask me what year.  I’ll be forever 28! 😉It’s supposed to be Family Friday but for today, I’m taking a birthday break and thought I’d make this as random and as spontaneous as possible. … Continue reading

Updating My Wardrobe with Basic Tops

If you get a peek at my closet, you’d surely be surprised that I only have very limited articles of clothing.  My wardrobe consists mainly of the staple denim jeans and comfy tops that allow me to go from school, to grocery, to casual dinners with friends — many of which are older than my … Continue reading

Foodie Friday: Honey Bagoong Fried Rice

First Friday of the month:  Cooking / Recipe First food post for the month and I chose this dish that you will either like, or won’t like. Some may find the sauce stinky, while others will savor the unique exotic flavor. Let me get to main ingredient for today’s Mom-Cook post — bagoong! Bagoong is … Continue reading

Sneak Peek of The Mind Museum

Be fascinated as you tour and experience the first world-class science museum in the country. “With over 250 inter-active “minds-on” and hands-on exhibits, the museum will be a venue that will present science as entertaining, fun, and engaging.” – http://www.themindmuseum.org Meet Stan, the T. Rex Last February 11, I was able to visit and preview the … Continue reading