Lots and Lots of Baked Goodies at SnR Alabang

I don’t frequent SnR very often, because (1) I don’t have a membership card, and (2) I really resolved not to to get one because I know I’ll binge on purchases there every time. But before summer was over, I agreed to drive my mom, aunt, and the Princess there so I could stock up on some baon items for school. I was surprised at all the new varieties (new for me) of baked items they had for sale!  Continue reading “Lots and Lots of Baked Goodies at SnR Alabang”

A Summer School Party: The Ball’s 3rd Birthday

Since the Ball’s birthday fell on a day of summer school, the Hubby and I talked it over, and instead of letting him miss school to celebrate, we decided to celebrate in school with his classmates and teachers. So.. viola! Our very first school party! Continue reading “A Summer School Party: The Ball’s 3rd Birthday”

“Instant” Brewed Drip Coffee: from UCC, Seattle’s Best and Organic Harvest

Do you want to have brewed coffee at home, but don’t want the hassle of finding a place to grind your coffee beans, or having to consume that bag of freshly ground coffee by a certain date lest it turn stale? Do you want freshly brewed coffee by the cup, whenever and wherever you fancy, in almost the same amount of time it takes you to make a 3-in-1? Well then, read on! Introducing: “instant” brewed coffee, by the cup! Continue reading ““Instant” Brewed Drip Coffee: from UCC, Seattle’s Best and Organic Harvest”

The Catherine’s Cakes and Pies Sampler Box

Aside from that delightful apple pie, Catherine’s Cakes and Pies also has other goodies. After being a regular consumer of their apple pie, I thought it was high time we tried their sampler box with their other bestsellers. Continue reading “The Catherine’s Cakes and Pies Sampler Box”

Catherine’s Cakes and Pies: Delightful Apple Pie

Catherine’s Cakes and Pies
Piccadilly St. Hillsborough, Muntinlupa City
Tel: (02) 275 2615

I’ve always been eager to discover where I could source my perfect apple pie for those days when, well, you just gotta have apple pie. I did a web search for the “best apple pie in manila”, and one of the top results was Catherine’s Cakes and Pies.  I researched some more and discovered that Catherine’s was southside… and they deliver! Continue reading “Catherine’s Cakes and Pies: Delightful Apple Pie”

Cielin’s Cakehouse

Cielin’s Cakehouse
Fruition Building, J. Cabarrus St, BF Homes, Parañaque
Tel: +63(2)7721650 / +639771678018

Did I mention I have a sweet tooth? Desserts are always a big thing for me, and I favor serving cakes and cookies over candies and fruit platters.  One challenge here is desserts can be expensive. So when there are more than a handful of guests, I have to carefully consider what sweet treats won’t break my budget and satisfy everyone’s dessert craving at the same time. Enter Cielin’s Cakehouse. Continue reading “Cielin’s Cakehouse”

Cookierrific’s Dessert Buffet


I’ve always had a sweet tooth, and when I chanced upon Cookierrific’s facebook page via the GirlTalk forum, I was immediately excited at the thought of having a dessert buffet at the Baby Ball’s baptism reception in 2014. Not a candy buffet, mind you, but a dessert buffet with delish cookies and cakes! Continue reading “Cookierrific’s Dessert Buffet”