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

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

Out with the Old, In with the New Firefly

Brushing the teeth is a non-negotiable part of my kids’ daily routine.  Though there’s still the occasional resistance from the boy and the girl, our kids’ oral care challenges have been more manageable for the past year or so. A few years back, they used to avoid any form of oral care.  I know we’ve … Continue reading

Mom-Grocer: How Much are Your Grocery Items?

First Friday of the month:  Food / Grocery Have you ever compared prices of goods from different supermarkets or grocery stores where you shop?Do you consider the prices of regular items that you buy for your family?  Are you conscious of price differences for goods and services that you avail of? Photo from: http://www.indiamart.com/petals-concept/grocery-bag.html Today’s … Continue reading

Mom-Friday’s Moments on TV

Second Friday of the month:  Family / MotherhoodTense. Awkward. Hot spot lights. Beads of sweat building up. Bad angle (for my face!).  Facets of my life revealed. And here’s what I got myself into…with the participation of the boy and the girl, for your viewing pleasure (I hope). July 16.TV show:  Moments on Net25Who’s behind My Mom-Friday? … Continue reading

Vote and Empower the Youth with Unilab Ideas Positive

“Can your idea paint a healthier future for the Philippines?“ This is the challenge of Unilab Ideas Positive. United Laboratories (Unilab) has initiated a project-based advocacy campaign to empower the youth, tap their creativity and social purpose in helping improve community health and wellness with their unique ideas and make them a reality through Unilab Ideas Positive … Continue reading

A Father’s Day Greeting

A father is a guide on the journey to adulthood, a teacher of morals and values.He listens to problems and helps to find their solutions.He is a friend, always there to share the good and the bad.He is someone who gets respect because he deserves it, trust because he earns it, and love because of … Continue reading

Mom-Finds: Skin Cravings Body Scrub and Lotion

Last Friday of the month:  Mom-Finds under P500As soon as I opened this gift bag, I immediately wanted to use the products to see how they would compare to the imported brands I’ve been using for years.  After a few weeks of using regularly, I can confidently say that these locally-made, sweet-scented skin pampering products … Continue reading

Express Service from McDonald’s McDelivery Online

“McDonald’s!” That’s the default answer I’d get when I ask what the family likes for (fast food) delivery.  It’s getting to be a “tradition” of bonding over burgers and fries! I know, I know, it’s bad.  I try really hard to limit our fast food consumption to twice a month. It’s usually either a tub of … Continue reading

Mom-Grocer: Magnolia Popsies

First Friday of the month:  Food / Grocery It’s the first Friday of the month and if you’re a regular reader, you might be expecting Foodie Friday with a recipe or a dining post for today.  Well, there’s something new and a bit different. Since May is my anniversary month, I planned some new additions … Continue reading