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

Moms’ Wellness Retreat at Nurture Spa

Second Friday of the month:  Family Friday / Motherhood / Health & WellnessFinally, one full day at the spa for me. This thought was running through my head as I count the days to the spa retreat organized for our group.  I already pictured myself being pampered from head to toe without the care in the … 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

Sneak Peek of The Mind Museum

Be fascinated as you tour and experience the first world-class science museum in the country. “With over 250 inter-active “minds-on” and hands-on exhibits, the museum will be a venue that will present science as entertaining, fun, and engaging.” – http://www.themindmuseum.org Meet Stan, the T. Rex Last February 11, I was able to visit and preview the … 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

Yoga at Urban Ashram Manila: Flexibility Not Required

Yoga: a physical, mental, and spiritual discipline, originating in ancient India. The goal of yoga, or of the person practicing yoga, is the attainment of a state of perfect spiritual insight and tranquility while meditating… (Wikipedia).  To quote Urban Ashram instructor, yogi Marc Macadaeg, “yoga is basically a way to quiet the many voices in your … 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

Year-End Round-up: Favorite Finds in 2011

Last Friday of the month:  Mom-Finds / RavesIt’s the last Friday of the year, so I’ll be sharing more than one Mom-Finds. We’re counting down to 2012 and I thought it’s fitting that, aside from great new finds, I post a year-end review of my favorites in 2011. From food to fashion, these products and services … Continue reading

Private Indoor Beach

“Mommy, time for the beach play…!!!” A sunny day at the beach….uhm, bedroom beach I mean. =) For no reason, the girl fancied her colorful umbrellas for this afternoon’s play time and asked me to join her for a “swim”. Good thing she was game at posing for me, and so here’s a peek at … Continue reading

Before Ever After + Baked Eggs = Bestsellers

“Shelley had fallen in love with Max’s baked eggs and cheese almost as soon as she had fallen in love with Max himself.  They were in Paris when he first made the dish for her and the tour group she had hastily joined.  Since then each forkful tasted like that morning—warm, buttery, and bursting with … Continue reading