Mom-Finds: Accessories Hand-made by Jann

Last Friday of the month:  Fashion finds / Shopping / AccessoriesI’ve got some eye-candy for all you ladies out there… and the men can take a cue from this one too. Big, bold, beautiful. This red mookaite jasper necklace is mine! I have a weakness for unique, eye-catching accessories, especially earrings and necklaces. When I was still single, I … Continue reading

Fun Friday: Cupcake Baking with Kids

Third Friday of the month:  Recreation / Kids / Fun activityGetting kids involved in baking and cooking have always been fun, messy, and educational at the same time.  When this cupcake baking kit was sent for us to try, I excitedly scheduled a ‘bake date’ with my girl who loves to whisk, and eat cakes. “Bright … 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

Sweet Dreams with PJs Sleepwear

Sweet dreams begin with these… What began as a personal need for high quality sleepwear for children, PJs Sleepwear is now a familiar brand of fine sleepwear for kids especially for mall-goers.  PJs head mama Rosette developed and conceptualized the brand when she could not find well-made local brands of pajamas for her family. Since they are … Continue reading

Go Green, Go Organic with Green Sproutlets for Kids

Last Friday of the month:  Fashion finds / Shopping Green Sproutlets was inspired by a husband and wife team who felt the need to provide their daughter and other children who have sensitive skin with soft, hypoallergenic, eco-friendly clothing, which promotes social and environmental awareness while being stylish and hip. I have to be honest … Continue reading

Mom-Finds: Christmas Gift Ideas for Kids

Last Friday of the month:  Mom-Finds & Raves / ShoppingSo it’s that time of the year again…holiday gift shopping for family and friends… and kids are on the top of my priority list. I posted a simple list last year, mostly composed of toys.  For sure, many of those are now sitting behind shelves or … 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

My Precious Alati Necklace

I WON this custom-designed archive neck piece from Dainy Mom’s blog contest! Alati pearl and peridot necklace by Gabriela Tatad Am I lucky or what?  This is, by far, the most precious of all the prizes I’ve won from joining blog contests over the past year. Thanks to Martine of Dainty Mom, I am now a proud … Continue reading

Coach Signature Fragrance for Everyday

“The first fragrance from Coach embodies the many personalities of the Coach woman…timeless, chic and sophisticated.”Yes, Coach has a fragrance line. From the same prestigious American brand of leather goods comes this crisp, vibrant scent I’ve been wearing everyday since I received this gift. As soon as I got a whiff, I knew this is … Continue reading

Mom-Friday is Throwing a Blog Anniversary Blowout!

MY MOM-FRIDAY is turning 2 on May 9!!! I still can’t believe I’m a blogger.  I can’t even say it with a straight face… but I’m proud to be one. It’s almost 24 months since my first post on Mother’s Day of 2009, so I consider every mum’s day my blog anniversary as well. Thank … Continue reading