Halloween parties, anyone?

This weekend is set to be a bedlam with little costumed people running and roaming around the villages and commercial establishments.  Most kids these days  are so excited to wear costumes (yes, not just 1!) and have people give them candies and sweet treats as a reward for just being so cute!   And I feel you, parents! This is…

3 fun things we did in Novotel Manila

Last weekend,  I decided to pack my overnight bag, and with my family, headed to Novotel Manila Araneta Center Hotel.  I anticipated a restful, contemplative weekend for me while my boys were gung-ho to try out all the facilities in the hotel. Here’s how we spent the weekend closeted inside the hotel: Enjoyed our rooms :  we stayed in the Executive Suite and,…

Busy? Try these easy lunch recipes

There are so many upside of doing homeschool and one of those perks, is I get to make sure my boys  eat freshly cooked food and eat them properly.  And because my boys eat quite often and a lot, I do look forward to  preparing meals using easy-to-follow recipes.  Check out these out-of-the-box recipes from Jolly (popular canned…

“I want this!” “I want that”

Parenting is not much easier these days. We are bombarded with so many advertisements /messages everyday that seem to brainwash us into thinking that our life is not as well-lived as we want it to be without this newest car model or gadget or a pair of these blush colored sneakers or this super new…

No fuss at Meranti Hotel

As much as we love road trips and eating at local restaurants, the boys and I love to stay in hotels and quaint B&Bs. For us, it is an adventure (poking around and checking out the facilities and the nearby attractions), a time to bond with each other and add to our memory bank.  …