One of Akira’s favorite stories is The Berenstain Bears and the Missing Dinosaur Bone. This story enjoyed a good rotation in our household, where she requested to have this story read for several nights in a row. It was no surprise that on one Saturday, when we told her we were going to a museum, she … More Hello, Museo Pambata!
I just realized we made strides with the house from the early days when we just moved in. From utter chaos and lack of storage… to being more organized and presentable! In a house, there will always be more work that needs to be done, but seeing huge improvement from before to now is inspiring. … More #embracingthesouth: finds and favourites
(Updated) I was born in Quezon City. We moved to Makati around 1993 when I started high school in St. Scholastica’s College Manila. And then I began living in Quezon City again in my mid-twenties with J. As an otherwise happy QC resident, I never imagined I would live this far out one day. But as … More #embracingthesouth: thoughts of a new south girl
(Updated) It’s the last week for Akira’s summer school. In July, she’s officially a preschooler. I’m going to let that sink in for now, but I’m probably going to overreact and get all emotional again when school starts. My prep for summer school began on a Saturday. I decided to hit the Salcedo Saturday Market for fresh vegetables for … More A week of summer school
Well, just the afternoon if we’re going to be accurate. And not just any kind of farm, which makes this a great discovery and warrants more future visits and recommendations to friends. My mom made her birthday all about Akira by whisking us off to Costales Nature Farms in Majayjay, Laguna. Upon arrival, the first … More A day in the farm!