Paglamig ng Hangin: Things That Really Matter

“Mama, Jesus must be so excited for His Birthday!” my ever-adorable daughter said to me yesterday.

“Yes, anak, and what gift are you giving Jesus on Christmas?”

“I’ll sing a Christmas song for the family, and I’ll dance with my cousins! He’ll love my gift! It’ll be a great party!”

Mapapangiti ka talaga sa batang ‘to.
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Taking a break at Caffe Pascucci in Glorietta 2, Makati

Caffe Pascucci
G/F Glorietta 2 (outside the mall)
Along Palm Drive, Makati CBD

Stationed away from the hustle and bustle of the shopping scene in the Glorietta complex is an edgy Itallian coffee shop called Caffe Pascucci. I was skeptical when I first tried it, but it has become another “workmode” place for me in-between meetings in the area, or a haven when I need to take a break from shopping errands. Continue reading “Taking a break at Caffe Pascucci in Glorietta 2, Makati”

Christmastime at Molito Complex, Alabang

On the rare occurrence that the hubby was home one weekday, the Princess timidly asked her Papa if we could go out “somewhere” since there wasn’t any school the following day. The hubby looked at me and seeing that it was late (this conversation was already during dinner), I was racking my brain for where to possibly take the kids.  The night bazaars were  out of the question if we were bringing the Baby Ball, and I wanted to take them somewhere where they could start enjoying the Christmas season. Aha! Let’s take them to Molito!
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DIY Toy Sets For Our Not-So-Young Kids

During the week-long school break of the Princess last month, I was looking for things for her to do at home that (1) would not mean we had to go out and spend, (2) would be fun, safe, and educational for her, and (3) would not mean she had to use the TV or mobile device.

Enter these cool DIY toysets she received as gifts for her birthday!

Note: And since it’s December, these are good options as Christmas gifts for the kids, too! Continue reading “DIY Toy Sets For Our Not-So-Young Kids”