Apologies for the very late update, everybody. This 21st century housewife was out for a week on holiday, nursed a toddler that had gotten sick after coming home from said holiday, and well, maybe the rest can be attributed to ghost month 😛 I kid, I kid, but I am happy and excited to share … More Holiday fun in Fukuoka!
(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
(Updated) It was a random Deal Grocer purchase that I thought would last until when we could really use it, but too bad, I only had until June 15. So my family, including my friend who just came home from a trip abroad, and my hungover brother, piled into our Mazda CX5 for an overnight trip to the Philippines’ summer … More Dinos and horses: Day 1 in Baguio!
(Updated) Antipolo, Rizal. It’s one of those places that have the look and feel of an out-of-town destination but retains enough proximity to the hustle and bustle of Metro Manila. We’ve visited two interesting places here on two separate Sundays. The first was when we attended a lunch reception for the christening of our friend’s daughter, and the … More Art appreciation in Antipolo!
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!
(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
We are the kind of family that likes to take their vacations in a relaxed, unhurried manner. It was something we consciously decided on beginning with our first out-of-the-country trip as a family for Akira’s 1st birthday. We were travelling with seniors (J’s parents) and a baby. We agreed that if most people could fit … More The secret to a Tan-tastic vacation
Couldn’t help the title. Hehe. If there’s one great thing about hanging out with my kid all the time is that when you ask her point blank if she wants to go on an adventure, the answer is a big loud, “yes! Let’s go!” Finally! Somebody who knows how to ride the wave of spontaneity! With … More Just bee-cause
Akira is a very active kid. I remember when she was about 8 months old, she already insisted on walking with assistance (somebody stands behind her and holds her hands). We’d do these drills all over the house, outside the house, up and down steps, and I tried my best to stop only when she … More 5 indoor areas for kids that are built for play
The husband and I have both pegged 3 years old as a good time for Akira to start going to school. Granted, of course, that school assessments also agree that she is ready. She’ll be turning 3 this April, so I’ve dedicated January for researching and calling up some schools that we like, as well … More Today is brought to you by ClubBambino and Nutella