Archive of ‘Homelife’ category

Be Productive, Disconnect

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One of the most productive weeks I had been when I deactivated my Facebook account. I first deleted the Facebook app on my phone months ago. Not only has it caused me to become unproductive, but it also stirred negative emotions. You see, I had been dealing with personal issues of late. Seeing Facebook posts […] Read more…

Benefits of Family Road Trips

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When was the last time you went on a road trip with your family? What do you remember most about that trip? Was the trip memorable or was it disastrous? The first road trip we had as a family was hiking trip in Batangas. It was also the first time we took our small car […] Read more…

5 Fitness Workouts with the Husband or Kids

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Last year, I started taking fitness seriously and shared  30-minute fitness workouts I do at home. Today I have a guest blogger. Eric from Fit and Me, who will share fun workouts you can do with your husband or kids.  Read on 🙂 Some things are best done in pairs, including workouts. Whether you are stuck […] Read more…

Are you an Empowered Mom

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What empowers a stay-at-home mom? Is it when the home is managed well and the kids are doing great? Or does ticking off items on the proverbial to-do list gives a sense of satisfaction? What do you do when all the chores are done, kids are at school and you’re left at home? “After taking […] Read more…

Thirty-Minute Workout at Home

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Mom, can spare thirty minutes a day for a quick workout at home? You’ll probably say, no. Your reason, just like any other mom is, “I’m too busy” or “I don’t have time.” Busy is what most Moms are every morning. You and I are always in a rush. As soon as the kids are in […] Read more…

Morning Bike Ride in Alabang

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A year or two ago, both our kids hopped on their bikes after school. They would ride around the neighborhood, sometimes with their friends. My husband and I encouraged this kind of physical activity. It takes them off of their gadgets and allows them to be more active. Biking is not only enjoyable but poses a […] Read more…

Support Local Businesses This Christmas

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The Christmas countdown begins! Have you considered supporting local businesses this year? As early as September, these business owners are hard at work filling in orders for their clients. Setting up a small business is not easy. I am aware of the sleepless nights, aching backs, tired legs, sweat and tears these business owners go through […] Read more…

Clean Up and Simplify Life

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Are you the kind of mom who keeps all her kids’ artwork, letters, baby teeth, baby hair etc.? Do you still keep your high school/college memorabilia like the class shirt signed by your crush, old class cards, letters from ex-boyfriends or pressed flowers? Why do you still keep them? It’s hard to let go, right? But […] Read more…

Wonder Bake Opens at SM Southmall

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When my husband and I put up Pickings in 2014, our main products were cream cheese based spreads and local fruit jams. After trying our hand at baking, we have decided to add pastries in our product line. Now, baking will be easier because Wonderbake Baking and Supply Store opens in SM Southmall. You don’t know […] Read more…

A Braid of Three Strands

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It’s Valentines on Sunday and I had no intention of writing a love-themed post…Until our 9-year-old daughter asked me to take a photo of the bracelets she created. What do these bracelets had to do with Valentines? Let me explain… Her Papa taught her how to braid using three different colored yarns. She tried and eventually […] Read more…

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