A Hassle-Free Fun Kiddie Birthday Party

Our middle child, Lukas, celebrated his 9th birthday earlier this week. We invited a handful of friends to celebrate it with him with play time at Kidzoona and an early dinner at McDonald’s afterwards. Lukas was so excited, it was his first time to hold a party on his birthday with his friends. For the past several years, we’ve celebrated his birthday much, much simpler — usually just us, family, which I honestly think is okay because it helps us teach them to live without a sense of entitlement. And to appreciate and enjoy the company of family on their special […]

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Preparing for Disasters: Important Things to Keep in Your Emergency Kit

Disasters and emergencies can strike when you least expect them. Events like storms, floods, earthquakes, and fires can all wreak havoc on private and public properties, as well as endanger the lives and wellbeing of our loved ones. Fortunately, there are things we can do in order to mitigate the potential effects of a disaster, and one of these is building a proper emergency kit.   Putting together an emergency kit is quite easy, especially because many of the items that make it up are inexpensive and easily available. Naturally, while we can recommend the most important items that you […]

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Marriage Boosters: I Still Do (Part 2) “God’s Purpose in Marriage”

Motherhood’s been a priority the past few weeks which is why it took me a while to blog the second part of what we’ve learned at the Marriage Boosters seminar we attended last February 21. My apologies. Anyway, as I’ve disclaimed in my previous post — I do my best to stick to my notes, but will have included my personal insights and learnings from the seminar. (READ: Marriage Boosters: “I Still Do” Part 1) God’s Pattern in Marriage (Experience – Purpose – Provision) In the second part of the seminar, Pastor Joel and his wife, Jenny Magpantay, mainly discussed God’s […]

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My First Keto Bread

I’ve been wanting to bake keto bread for myself. I’ve tried the ones being sold at the ketogenic market groups in Facebook, but I prefer baking because I love to bake. Not that Almond flour is cheap. It’s not! But you order it along with other keto-friendly items like Coconut Aminos, unsweetened cocoa and Himalayan salt, so it won’t be as expensive. I’ve had the ingredients here for almost two weeks already, but finally found a window to bake this morning. I have yet to master it but I’m okay with what I’ve come up with, so far. This is […]

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5 Ways to Self-Love with Rauch Happy Day Orange Juice

February is over but it doesn’t mean that we should neglect self-love just because the love month has passed, right? Nowadays, health and fitness is the buzz so why not jump onto the wagon since it’s a great one to be on anyway. I’ve got some really great tips from Rauch Happy Day Orange juice on how to do it, too. 1. Skipping meals is so outdated! Skipping meals is probably one of the most common diet strategy that people do, but nutritionists discourage this because eventually, meal-skippers get hungry and eat twice as much as they should. Portioning is […]

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