5 Easy and Inexpensive Ways to Entertain Kids

My younger sister, fresh from the uma (Uma is an Ilonggo word that means farm, where she lives with her farmer husband & children.) , is in town to attend a conference/seminar and she's staying at my cousin's place. She came by at my place for a visit  last weekend with two of our nieces in tow. They … Continue reading  5 Easy and Inexpensive Ways to Entertain Kids

10 Instagram Shops to Check Out this Holiday Season

Christmas is almost here again and it's time to shop shop shop for presents! We have 6 weekends left before Christmas so better hurry than end up finding yourself stuck right in the middle of Christmas rush. Thank goodness that shopping is made easier these days with Etsy, Pinterest, Instagram on our side offering loads of everything delightful, unique, … Continue reading 10 Instagram Shops to Check Out this Holiday Season

Secret Garden Filipino Version

Secret Garden coloring book by Johanna Basford in Filipino? Yes, that's right and it's a lot cheaper, too! I saw it displayed on the shelf of SM Supplies kiosk at SM Megamall Building A last night. But at lunch time yesterday, my friend was telling me: Dace, yung coloring book na pareho ng sa 'yo, nakita ko … Continue reading Secret Garden Filipino Version

Secret Garden: The Real Thing

In my previous post, I have expressed my doubt on the authenticity of the Secret Garden coloring book that I bought from an IG seller. I saw the real thing at Fully Booked, a solid proof that what I got was a rip-off! Buying an original is of utmost importance to me since coloring is something … Continue reading Secret Garden: The Real Thing

The Craze that is Coloring Books for Grown-ups

I bet, this is your current craze too. It isn't just me for sure. A universal craze -- F A C T. I've read that the penchant for coloring books for grown-ups started at the beginning of 2015, but I was totally unaware that there's  such a phenomenon going on. Mine started inadvertently, out of my fondness … Continue reading The Craze that is Coloring Books for Grown-ups

6 Easy Christmas Table Centerpiece Ideas for the Busy Mom

We are 5 days away from Christmas. Year end meetings, parties, school activities, weddings, last minute shopping, and the terrible traffic condition in Metro Manila-- all these can take a toll on the busy working mom or lady of the house. While browsing through Pinterest, I chanced upon these pins of easy, natural, economical yet … Continue reading 6 Easy Christmas Table Centerpiece Ideas for the Busy Mom