Our busy morning starts at home with coffee. Breakfast will not be complete without our usual brewed coffee and favorite meals. My weekend simple pleasure is having coffee while reading or talking to my husband and son. It will always be our go-to drink to energized us in the morning. In addition, I could never … Continue reading Andy Speaks: The Tale of Broken Decanter
It is the time of the year again. It has been my yearly tradition in this blog about saying my whole year of Thanksgiving and gratitude. Each year that we filled up our gratitude list, comes with new items that comes as our lessons and realizations that make our journey in life more fruitful and … Continue reading Andy Speaks: Thanksgiving 2018
Are you familiar with the quote “Once a year, go someplace you’ve never been before”? This quote is one of our family’s favorite. Part of our yearly family goals is to visit new places (near or far). Our travel is our welcome break from our busy schedules and a time for bonding as family. Last … Continue reading Travel Tales: Relaxing Weekday at Beitou
My days are filled with tasks and activities at work, home and church. It is not easy to juggle different tasks let alone manage them to perfection. But as a parent to a pre-schooler I want to encourage and teach him to read and appreciate books. My mom introduced me to joys of reading during … Continue reading MommyMusings: Raising a Book Lover
When we were in third year highschool, our late adviser made us create a dream board and accompanied by description on how we see ourselves in the next five to ten years of our lives. I can still remember the dreams I listed down in the paper and the pictures I’ve chosen for the activity. … Continue reading Andy Speaks: How We Should Define Success?
If there would be a question on where you can leave me without any care in the world aside from the beach, it would be a bookstore or library. I grew up reading and collecting books. Over time, I have acquired few titles and had list of my favorite authors. As a reader and bibliophile, … Continue reading Can’t Miss Events: Why I Keep Coming Back to Manila International Book Fair?
Last February 2018, a week after our family trip in Taiwan, I took up class for brush calligraphy. Aside from the fact that I met new friends and learned a new hobby, it became one of my favorite destressing activities over weekends or even during breaks at office. Even when my surrounding is chaotic and … Continue reading Happiness Project: My Brush Calligraphy Journey
Watching the Crazy Rich Asians movie made want to go back to Singapore and savor the affordable and delicious gastronomic delights in hawkers. It’s be two years already but I still miss the food back in Singapore. I've visited the country twice and it was a dream come true for me to be able to … Continue reading Gastronomic Delights: Craving Singapore’s Crazy Rich Dishes
It was kind of late for this, (and an apology) but I still think it is worth sharing... Last April 2017 ( more than one year ago), our church had the pleasure of having the beautiful and glowing Ms. Universe 99 Runner Up Ms. Miriam Quiambao-Roberto for a half day filled with self-care tips, beauty … Continue reading Can’t Miss Events: Makeover of Yourself
When hubby and I were still dating, we love listing our travel goals (in my Shutzen journal that he gave me when we were started dating) or even including it in our love letters (yes, you read it right!). After five years of being married to each other, I am glad to say that some … Continue reading Travel Tales: The Road Trip to North Luzon