Launching of ‘Francesca: Isa, Dalawa, Sorpresa! (A Fabulous Celebration!)’

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I was tickled pink by the invitation of mother Ellen to grace the launching of her and her friends's first book project, the bilingual children's book "Francesca: Isa, Dalawa, Sorpresa! (A Fabulous Celebration!)" last Saturday, June 10. The launching was held at the most appropriate place I could think of: at the furniture and bedding section of Pottery Barn Kids, Central ... READ MORE

Channeling Madonna and the 80’s

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Hello, I'm back!   Guess what I did during my month-long absence from blogging? Clue: Our office celebrated its 80th founding anniversary last week, where we had activities lined up for both employees and our stakeholders.  The most anticipated activity was of course the Employees's Night which took place last Friday (May 26) at the PICC.   The theme was the 80's, and ... READ MORE

A ‘Haunted House’ for Trick or Treat 2016

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It's Trick or Treat time again(!) and those who have been following my blog already emailed me asking when will I feature our office's trick or treat activity hehe! You see, I've been documenting this yearly anticipated activity in our office since 2013 (read my post HERE), and over the years, it has become a highly-anticipated event by the kids because aside from getting ... READ MORE

Nestle All-Purpose Cream Elevates Classic Recipes with #CreateWithCream

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I have not been writing lately about food I’ve created in our kitchen, but that doesn’t mean I have stopped cooking altogether.  It’s just that I’ve limited my cooking to those I know by heart already (most of them have been featured in the blog) so I wouldn’t have to write down the ingredients or cooking steps again. One recipe that never disappoints regardless of the many ... READ MORE

April showers bring May flowers

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Sweet April showers. Do spring May flowers. - Thomas Tusser, 1557 I will forever remember May 2016 as the month where I celebrated a lot of milestones - at work mostly, but it's also my wedding anniversary month so I'm really overflowing with love and gratefulness! Let me share with you some of last month's highlights: A tour of the National Museum of the ... READ MORE

Velvet Friends Cat Café

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If you love cats then you will surely love it at Velvet Friends Cat Café, a cat café located at Blue Bay Walk which opened only last June but is already gaining followers because of the 14 adorable velvet friends you will meet there. AJ, a certified ailurophile, brought me there one Saturday after work to experience something new.  He guided me on how to properly pet the ... READ MORE

Trick or Treating with Liam

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We had our yearly Trick or Treat at the office last October 29, 2015 and this year's affair was no exception when it comes to pabonggahan (or rather, patakuan) ng decors and candy treats.  Our office also arranged some entertainment for the kids (after their Trick or Treat) which includes a dog show and bubble show, among others. But what made this year's affair ... READ MORE