Playing Dress-up

It’s really fun being a girl! We can dress up with an endless choice of clothes, shoes, and of course, a multitude of accessories!  My 5-year-old girl started young when it comes to dressing up. She already picks and decides what to wear ever since she was barely 3, from what to put on her … Continue reading

The Avengers Delivered our Chicken Joy

Special delivery!Look who dropped by the house today… We were all surprised by ‘Captain America’ and ‘Iron Man’ with two buckets of crunchy-juicy Jollibee Chicken Joy and four passes to the special screening tomorrow! When I got an email that a “surprise treat from Jollibee” will be delivered to us, I assumed it’s just gonna … Continue reading

Fun Friday: Play and Party at Kidzville

Third Friday of the month:  Recreation / Leisure A kids’ paradise, this whimsical play facility will surely keep children entertained for hours! Designed for kids 13 years old and under, Kidzville is a multi-level indoor playground which also features an interconnecting kiddie village meticulously designed to stimulate children’s imagination, promote learning and social interaction. The … Continue reading

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

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

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

Family Friday: Pets and Kids, part 2

Second Friday of the month:  Home / Kids / Pets“I want to have a bird for my birthday.”“Did you know birds eat nuts?”“I want a rainbow bird.”After reading an article about love birds and parakeets to my girl sometime late last year, my girl can’t stop reminding us about her wish to have a new … Continue reading

Mom-Finds: Multi-way HeadWare

Last Friday of the month:  Mom-finds / Raves, AccessoryOur home is still brimming with new and wonderful things we received over the holidays, with several more items being sent over until after the new year.  Among the gifts were these cool, multi-purpose accessories that the kids and I have enjoyed using. When the package arrived … 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

Fun Friday: Photography Tips for Better Pictures

Third Friday of the month:  Recreation / Hobby What I’m going to share here is not from a formal workshop, nor is it a photography class.  It was a very casual tutorial session among friends — a group of moms who simply enjoy taking photos (lots!), either for business, for blogs and websites, or for personal files. Practicing on … Continue reading