Happy, Hoppy Easter!

The girl told me what to draw. I drew the outline. She added ribbons. Then colored. This was last week. Perfect for today. Egg-painting time… HAPPY EASTER MY FRIENDS! Visit our Easter past: Easter Rabbits and other creature from the Ark Easter Egg Painting and Hunting I’d love to know your thoughts on this post. … 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! 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

Down in Chinatown on Chinese New Year 2012

Gong Xi Fa Cai, hong bao na lai!Kiong Hee Huat Tsai!¬†Kong Hei Fat Choi!¬†Happy Chinese New Year! Yesterday (January 23rd on the Roman calendar) was the first day of the lunar year of the Water (Black) Dragon. ¬†Chinese people all over world celebrate the Spring Festival with much exuberance.¬†¬†This¬†most important annual event¬†marks the end of … 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

2012 Official Philippine Holidays

HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!First post of the year and I’m already thinking of the next holiday. To all Philippine residents, I’m excited to share and remind you of the regular and special holidays for this year — all 16 of them! As declared by the office of the president, there will be six long weekends for … Continue reading

Images of Our Christmas 2011

Hello dear readers, I hope you all had a wonderful Christmas!Our celebration this year has been more austere, but meaningful nonetheless, spent with family. Food, presents, trimmings all around… we still have them. But it’s been all about the children, about thanksgiving, and sharing.¬†Some images of our Christmas this year: The thrill of the Christmas … Continue reading

Mom-Style: Dress Up for the Holidays

Freestyle Friday: ¬†Fashion / StyleThe reality is, I don’t have anything special to wear for the holiday reunions and parties lined-up in the days leading to the new year. ¬†I never had. ¬†But wouldn’t it be fun to get all glammed-up for the holidays? ¬†I guess I’d have to settle on playing (virtual) dress-up for … Continue reading

Christmas Wish List: What Women (Wives) Want

Second Friday of the month: ¬†Family Friday – Homemakers / WivesFor this Family Friday post, I have decided to focus on what women want for Christmas. Well, in particular, what wives want! The wife and the mother are what we call in Filipino ilaw ng tahanan –¬†the light in their homes that guide the family. … Continue reading

Bridetastic: Online Wedding Resource & Community

I will be celebrating my wedding anniversary with J at the end of this month. It’s gonna be our 9th! ¬†I can still vividly remember the planning and details on the day itself — how can I forget, I planned and orchestrated my own wedding! Those days, online bridal communities were almost non-existent in our … Continue reading

Fun Friday: Share the Love, WIN this Vanity Box

Third Friday of the month: ¬†Fun / Contests / Blog Promo It’s not even Christmas yet, but with all the blessings lately, it’s time for me to pay it forward with¬†a sweet and simple pre-holiday blog giveaway. I’ve collected these wonderful assortment of¬†beauty products and toiletries over the past months and would like share them. … Continue reading