Akira’s very first visit to the dentist was 6 months ago. It did not go very well. What happened? I dressed her up in a nice dress, and we looked forward to taking a lot of nice pictures from a big first. We took a lot of pictures and videos alright, but they’re mostly squeals … More Akira would rather NOT see the dentist
To be specific, Akira was a kalabaw, since it’s a reference to a Filipino children’s book by Virgilio S. Almario. The occasion was National Children’s Book Day, and Akira’s school asked the kids to come as their favorite Filipino story book character, or just a favorite book character. We picked up two Filipino children’s books when Akira was younger, … More Akira as a carabao (and how a little girl began to love books)
(Updated) For no rhyme or reason, traffic was horrendous in our area today. What usually takes around 30 minutes by car took double the time, and then some. We were late for school, and I heard that traffic has not subsided yet. I was in no rush to go home. So hello, Kapeng Mainit! This place … More Impromptu lunch at Kapeng Mainit
Probably the best reason to go to Century City Mall: have a meal (and a new profile photo!) at Hole in the Wall. To date, it’s the country’s best looking food court. In fact it’s hard to reconcile the term with the place, so let’s go with the more posh ‘communal dining hall’. You had … More Hello, Hole in the Wall!
Curly top is officially a preschooler today. Our family just ticked a major life milestone off the list. We woke up bright and early, and moved at a pretty fast pace even if I slept late the night before. I did momma duties and double checked if we had everything the school asked us to … More Akira’s first day of school
I wanted to check out interesting furnishings and decor, so we went to Tiendesitas. First up, as always, coffee. Aki tends to always ask for an ‘up-up’ (when she wants to sit on your shoulders) from her dad when we’re out and about, so a good cup of coffee is a must. If it’s not an … More Hello, Tiendesitas