A TGIFriday’s Evia Party: The Ball’s 3rd Birthday

Being one of the kids’ favorite weekend haunts, TGIFriday’s was really at the top of our list of the possible places for the Ball’s 3rd Birthday Thanksgiving. What was a bit tricky though was deciding which TGIFriday’s to go with. Truthfully, we inquired at four TGIFriday’s branches in the south of Manila, and we finally decided to go with TGIFriday’s in Evia. Continue reading “A TGIFriday’s Evia Party: The Ball’s 3rd Birthday”

DIY Cake and Cupcake Toppers (2nd Edition)

For the Ball’s Birthday Thanksgiving this year, I was somewhat undecided for a long time on whether to order a customized cake or just make DIY cake decor again. After canvassing and inquiring from some nearby suppliers, I decided to take time to just DIY the toppers myself since it’s mostly the only thing I’ll prepare for the party anyway! Continue reading “DIY Cake and Cupcake Toppers (2nd Edition)”

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”

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”

A Stacy’s Celebration: The Princess’ 6th Birthday Party

“Mama, have you written about my birthday at Stacy’s in MommySOM yet?”

“Not yet, darling. Mama still has work to finish before I can blog..”

“Awww, I want you to write about it na, Mama! Pleeease! It was such a FUN day! Thank you, Mama and Papa, for my party! It was perfect! It was the BEST.BIRTHDAY.PARTY.EVER.!”

“Naks. Sige na nga, anak!  Mama will write about it na.” Continue reading “A Stacy’s Celebration: The Princess’ 6th Birthday Party”