Foodie Friday: Mom-Friday’s Tiramisu

First Friday of the month:  Mom-Cook / Dessert Today would be my first food post for 2011 and I’d like to kick off the year on a sweet note with this “pick-me-up” cake.  This is also my first attempt at making this sinful Italian dessert and I am delighted to say that my Tiramisu was … 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

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

The Hubby is 30-ish

“If you have a wonderful husband who works hard and would give up anything for you, then re-post this…because great men are few and far between, and by the grace of God, I have one!” Today, we celebrate my better half’s 30th birthday…not!!! This is when he stopped counting, and I second that! Hahaha! I … Continue reading

The Girl is 3

“I’m three years old…I’m already big…I’m the leader of the kids”, proclaimed my precious little girl as I greeted her this morning. This post is dedicated to our lovely daughter who’s always pretty in pink, sugar and spice, and everything nice (“,) What Is a Daughter? A daughter is a rainbow bubblea star glimmering in … Continue reading

The Boy is 6

“The time goes by so quickly. Precious moments need to be shared while they can. The lives of children move on so swiftly, and there are so many days that are already memories.  Of all the things I have come to understand, the best is to cherish today — before it’s too late. Don’t worry … Continue reading

Afternoon Bonding Over ZOOB and Champorado, part 2

I have always enjoyed cooking with my children, at least to some degree.  Attempting to expose them early to the different flavors and aromas of various dishes I can manage to cook, trying to tickle their taste buds, and hopefully get them to try and like the dish, is something I am making an effort … Continue reading

My Quick ‘Chocolat’ Fix

Lately, I have been cake-tripping, as you may have seen on my previous post.  How lucky are we to have so many food establishments and cake shops to choose from in our neighborhood! And this latest addition is what I have been waiting for to open since the past month.  Their signage says:  Deep Dark … Continue reading

Sweet Indulgence

Today, I was originally planning to share something for babies, but it was side-swiped by a sweet temptation. I feel it deserves a post. We all have our guilty pleasures and cheap thrills. I have a short list of my own and as a mom, before I could even indulge in one or two, there … Continue reading