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! ūüėČIt’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

Foodie Friday: Rainbow (Birthday) Cupcakes

First Friday of the month: ¬†Food Find / DessertFirst Foodie post for 2012 — let’s make it bright, sweet and colorful to usher is a bountiful year ahead!My girl will turn 5 on Sunday and has been anticipating her school “party” with her classmates. She can’t decide what theme or character she wants to use … Continue reading

MacBook Air takes over Mom-Friday!

The Apple has landed! Helloooo sexy!!!I have to apologize for being a show off but I feel I need to post this now because, honestly,¬†I rarely get excited with electronics. I am openly a non-techie-not-into-gadgets person and as long as my needs are met, I leave the model and specs for hubby to decide what … Continue reading

Papa John’s Pizza place is a Winner

Better ingredients, better pizza. That’s the claim of this American pizza place we had the pleasure of visiting last weekend.Just a week after opening, we trooped to the newly-opened flagship branch in the Philippines of¬†Papa John’s Pizza¬†conveniently¬†located¬†(for us at least, heehee)¬†in the bustling Greenhills shopping district, along Annapolis Street. It’s imposing bi-level facade is what … Continue reading

Mom-Cook: No-Bake Blueberry Cheesecake

After almost 20 years, I finally made this cake again during this most wonderful time of the year. I used to make this with my mother when I was in high school. It was the first time I ever tried a cheesecake and I loved it!¬†Blueberry cheesecake became an instant favorite. And I can’t help … Continue reading

Foodie Friday: Fine Filipino Cuisine at Romulo Caf√©

First Friday of the month: ¬†Food / Dining I just love the ultra chic interior design and color palette of this corner restaurant called Romulo Caf√©. ¬†More importantly, the fine Filipino dishes they serve are worth raving about! Semi-al fresco dining Over a month ago, my sister-in-law celebrated her birthday and treated the family to … 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

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

Foodie Friday: Red Ribbon’s Barbie Birthday Cakes

First Friday of the month:¬† Food / Birthday Cakes Red Ribbon invites you to come in your fiercest pink ensemble for a Barbie Fashionista Birthday Bash! This was my invite to a mother-daughter event and having Red Ribbon + Barbie together was my guarantee to one fabulous party — something we wouldn’t want to miss. … Continue reading

Who Is Mom-Friday?

Mom-Friday (noun):¬† multi-faceted, queen-of-all-trades; a go-to lady; a person who contributes to the fulfillment of a need or purpose; a derivative of Girl-Friday (a female assistant with a range of duties). Moms wear different hats: ¬†care-taker, teacher, friend, playmate, working mom, cook, driver, among others. Thus, I coined the name Mom-Friday, as defined above.¬†I say … Continue reading