"I very much enjoyed it." These are the words of my mom when she brought my daughter out. Aia left the Philippines when she was 7 weeks old and only visit her grandparents once a year. I did not realize how much my mom miss us and Aia until I paid attention during our last … Continue reading The Bright Spot known as Grandparents’ love
It was five years ago when I first set foot on Singapore. I do not have the intention of transferring here but how can I resist love? Haha! My fiance then now my husband started working here in year 2012 and I followed him a year after. This country has been our second home and … Continue reading Happy 51st Birthday, Singapura!
I miss going on solo trips, however I am not sure if I can still do it with separation anxiety lurching in my heart. My solo trips gave me the chance to re think my priorities, appreciate what I have back home and do things at my pace. But now with a child and a … Continue reading A Walk along the Old and New Tiong Bahru
Dear Mom, Happy Birthday! I know you will hate me for the title but deep inside i know you will agree with me that you are one. Hahaha! We have a love hate relationship. You know how much I resent you for 101 ways you have been the imperfect mom to me. But now, i … Continue reading A Letter to my Nagger Mom
Singapore is known to be a city of too many malls. It can be overwhelming specially if you are a tourist just here for a few days. There are too many choices where to shop but would you want to know where to buy at the cheapest rate? You read it right, CHEAPEST! Even if … Continue reading Quick Guide: Shopping in Singapore at a Bargain
My daughter will turn one in a few weeks so her dad and I decided to do a simple do it yourself photoshoot with her. Cake smash is fairly easy and it was the plan since she was 10 days old! Haha We just mounted the setup at a playground nearby, good thing there are … Continue reading Saturday DIY Cake Smash Session
Singapore is a small garden city but you can be creative in spending your weekends to avoid too much spending in malls. The government was able to maximize the country's small space to provide fun activities for its inhabitants. There are free art exhibitions everywhere, free play areas for kids, food bazaars, and bike trails. … Continue reading On the Old tracks: Tanjong Pagar Railway Station
I came across Caitie's story through a facebook post of a friend. I got curious and I read through her story. The articles talked about her condition starting from rashes to a full blown unknown ailment for 3 months. Just a month ago, she went to Singapore to seek further medical attention and just then … Continue reading The Little Girl named Caitie
WARNING: This can be a sales pitch to you but its a reality that can happened to anyone. An Insurance policy is only a thick set of paper with legal terms placed in a white envelope which no one bothers to read until it paid all the hospital bills when an OFW has been admitted. … Continue reading What is an Insurance Policy?
My husband and I are fans of backpacking. Cheap, real and full of adventure. With just our packs and relying on local transport and maps, we'll navigate through our country of choice. We prefer eating where the local eats and try each and every dish they eat. It was fun and liberating. But our recent … Continue reading Backpacking No More: Travelling with a 10 month old Child