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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…

Joy in the Ordinary

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When was the last time you found joy in the ordinary? We wake up to the same routine every day. Instinctively, we travel to and from our destination. We move from our home to the office or school without much fanfare. There is a rush from point A to point B. However, the journey becomes […] Read more…

Homeschooling 101

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I first heard about homeschooling back in 2007 in a Women’s Bible Study group. Two moms shared their homeschool experiences. I was so intrigued. So right after the meeting, I had to ask one of the moms more about homeschooling. She briefly shared her story and suggested that I attend a homeschool orientation. As soon as […] Read more…

Restored Life

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restored life

I’ve been a fan of shows that restore old and unusable items, from beat-up classic cars to rusty wrought iron gates. I observe how the pickers (folks who restore vintage items) see the potential and worth of each item they have scavenged from old homes. Depending on the severity of the damage, it would take […] Read more…

When it’s No Longer a Mistake

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Mistakes no more

“The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one.” ― Elbert Hubbard Two Saturdays ago was one of the best days in my writing life. Beng Alba, my author-friend, invited me to the Project Author Workshop by Mr. Ardy Roberto. It was also about the same time that […] 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…

War and Military Museums in Taguig

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Our family geeked out on the first week of 2017. We trooped (pun) to two war and military museums in Taguig to celebrate my husband’s birthday. Our first stop was the Philippine Veterans Museum. The museum’s inauguration in April 1998 was in time for the Philippine Independence Centennial celebration. It has a two-level circular layout that exhibits […] Read more…

Passing Over 2016

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I have to say that 2016 has been an extremely emotional year for me. The political scene in our country has created so much division among friends and family. Passing over 2016 is something to look forward to. The myriad of emotions I felt this year caused me to act differently towards other people. The […] Read more…

Homemade Tomato Sauce

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Who would have thought you can make a simple homemade tomato sauce? I use two different brands of tomato based sauces ever since I started cooking for my family. I have a favorite spaghetti sauce brand which I will never replace. After trying this homemade tomato sauce of Giada de Laurentiis, I may have to ditch my go-to […] Read more…

I’m a GenX Mom Blogger

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What does a Gen X mom blogger have to say when millennial bloggers reign supreme online? The number of “Mommy” bloggers have grown over the last ten years and continues to rise. When I decided to use blogging as a platform for my writing, I didn’t know what I was getting into. I intentionally attended blogging […] Read more…

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