10 Best Offline Apps for Traveling Toddlers

Tablets have become a necessity for many families these days. After all, they can offer endless hours of entertainment along with educational opportunities for kids. It’s surprising then that kids still get bored with their tablets, especially when there’s no access to WiFi. For traveling families, this can be the situation more often than not, especially when […]

Read More

Has Homeschooling Ever Crossed Your Mind?

When I had my first child, I never thought I’d be a homeschooling mom. My goal back then was to get a medical degree, work diligently to help provide a financially stable life for my family, and give my daughter a life full of possibilities. That meant I had to go to school full-time with […]

Read More

Hiatus

The site reminds me each time I’m on it that it’s been two years since my last post, one that was just a string of a few words that barely made a sentence. Two years. Life can change dramatically in a span of 730 days. What drove me to stop blogging here is not nearly […]

Read More

BBQ Pork Quesadillas

I am all about easy, breezy in the kitchen. If there’s one thing easier than dinner with the crockpot, it’s probably dinner with quesadillas!  I love how these lovely folded things have lately surfaced into mainstream with the help of food trucks and the internet!  The internet is exactly where I got the idea of […]

Read More

A Darker Shade of Pale

An examination of our cultural obsession with skin color. I grew up in the Philippines, a country whose colorful history is evident in the very faces of its people and the richness of its traditions.  The original indigenous Filipino population, characterized closely by native tribes that still occupy the northern and southern main islands of […]

Read More

Skillet Rosemary Chicken

Original recipe via Foodnetwork.com I can’t attest to how kid-friendly this dish is, since I made it especially for the two adults in the house.  This was so easy to make; I was able to juggle steaming the carpet, prepping the food, cooking it, and picking up the kids from abuelo’s house at the same time. […]

Read More

Tackling the To-Do

I like lists.  I make at least three everyday.  At the very least.  Lesson plan for my toddlers.  A chore route for our meek 1000 sq. ft. apartment.  Things needing to be picked up at the store.  Creative projects for the day.  Household logistics that need to be taken care of.  What to do tomorrow or […]

Read More

Don’t Let the Budget Dictate the Day

It has been just over 9 months since my beau and I got engaged.  I remember how it felt when marriage finally dawned on me days after his proposal.  I was nervous, ecstatic, anxious, elated, and just simply happy.  I was purely happy!  We spent the next few days celebrating our engagement.  Maybe a few weeks.  It was […]

Read More