Mom-Friday is a Nominee for The Philippine Blog Awards 2010

I am so honored to be nominated to The Philippine Blog Awards for Best Home and Parenting Blog!  A  big, big thanks to friends who believed and nominated this site. I didn’t think much about blogging when I started a year and a half ago. All I wanted was to present the many facets of … Continue reading

My Mom-Friday is 1: Happy Mother’s Day!!!

12 months of blogging.  Wow, I finally reached the 1-year mark!   THANK YOU, thank you, thank you — for your encouragement and inspiration, for spending your precious time to read, to share your thoughts, or to simply drop by at the personal (web) journal of this multi-tasking mom. My Mom-Friday was “conceived” on the eve … Continue reading

Freestyle Friday: The Girl and The Bob

Freestyle Friday:  The Bob Cut  Today, I am launching another Friday category — FREESTYLE FRIDAY. So what is Freestyle Friday? If you were following my blog for sometime now, you may have noticed the ‘renovation’ and improvements I have made over the last several weeks, which included a fixed category for all 4 Fridays of … 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

Mom-Friday (site) Make-Over In Progress

Mom-Friday Make-over update: After months of browsing through sites, several trials and errors, downloading and trashing, and a few grades away from having astigmatism, I was quite satisfied with what I have found — two templates I can easily work with. I only wanted a clean background for my photos to pop, and basic features … Continue reading

Mom-Friday Site Make-Over In Progress

Wanted:  Mom-Friday Make-Over Hi friends!It’s the Year of the Tiger tomorrow and I guess it’s about time that Mom-Friday undergo some changes.  In the days ahead, you might experience some glitches as you visit the site, and maybe a total “blackout” or temporary no-show of altogether.  I have been planning some improvements since last … Continue reading

Santa Came To Town Early!

I was supposed to have a Mom-Cook entry today but got immediately side-tracked by a wonderful surprise. So here goes my quickie post for today… As we prepare for lunch and packing all sorts of stuff for my boy’s class party this afternoon, the doorbell rang.  I was told that a man stood outside the … Continue reading

My {Vintage} Sanrio and Me

Hello Kitty. Patty and Jimmy. Little Twin Stars. My Melody. These are the original, adorable, cute, and oh-so-addicting Japanese characters from Sanrio that I was obsessed about since more than three decades ago.  And as far as I can remember, it was my first Patty and Jimmy compact mirror and comb set that started it … Continue reading

Rediscovering Baking

Success! That’s how I felt after the kids and I enjoyed our bites of freshly baked oatmeal cookies. It’s been a while since I last baked. And the last time was a disaster. I got into baking when I was in seventh grade, I think, and mainly because my mom was ‘training’ me to start … Continue reading

Of Diamond rings and Weddings

TGIF! My blog day.A tiring yet satisfying day for me, it started with bringing my boy to his summer art class, with my girl and nanny tagging along for the hour-long lesson. We’re home by lunch time, and a simple meal of Filipino-style spaghetti and garlic-butter toast is waiting for us. Slurp, slurp, crunch, crunch. … Continue reading