Home Dating with the Hubby

I love spending time with my husband. He’s my most favorite companion in the world. Not that I can live without friends (only some of them, LOL!), but my favorite moments are the ones I get to spend with Jay. Jay and I try our best to set time for our dates, but it seems a little challenging for us in our current season, especially that we don’t have a nanny to look after our kids. But you know, I’m proud of us because we’ve figured out creative ways to ”date” even when the children are around. One of these […]

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On Young Love

Living with a thirteen year old is quite a tricky thing. He’s a teenager, but not quite old enough (or mature enough) to be let go completely. We do give our son, Pablo, a little more room to try to do things on his own. He can go to the mall with his friends, take himself to a couple of his trainings, and I no longer chaperone him to his parties. His dad and I are fully aware that he’s at that age when he wants a little more independence for himself. I read about it in my favorite book […]

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How Does a Diet Pill Actually Help Your Weight Loss?

This is possibly one of the most commonly asked questions among everyone out there who is struggling to lose their excess weight, and the answer to it largely depends on your individual context – that is to say, the factors that have you gaining weight, those that make you opt for diet pills or similar supplements, and the specific mechanism by which your chosen weight loss pill operates. Nowadays, gaining weight happens for a whole host of reasons, not just “eating too much fatty foods” or eating too much in general. Consumption rates of all kinds of junk food are […]

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Bahay Tsinoy in Intramuros

I’ve been wanting to take the kids to Bahay Tsinoy in Intramuros eversince I’ve come across it on my news feed. We weren’t able to when we first toured Intramuros because it was closed on Mondays. Bahay Tsinoy can be found along Anda street in Intramuros. In some ways, it’s a lot like the Lights & Sounds Museum where there were life-sized figures that depicted our history, but this one is specifically dedicated to reminding us of how far back and how tight our affiliation go with our Chinese friends. I know it doesn’t seem that way right now, with […]

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Casa Manila in Intramuros

We dropped by Plaza San Luis in Intramuros after visiting the Bible Museum two weeks ago. The plan was to take new solo photos of the kids to update their artist set cards and portfolios. But when we got there, we realized that Casa Manila was open and it was an opportunity for us to see the place and learn something new. And we did! Thanks to the mighty Katipunero guarding the kitchen area of the beautiful Spanish house replica. Illustrados The house was fashioned after the houses of the Illustrados during the Spanish Era. The Illustrados were the wealthy […]

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