Encouraging Children To Eat (and Drink) Healthy with Promil Organic Milk

Pursuing a healthy lifestyle for your family and for your children is a challenge nowadays. With the proliferation of easy fast food take outs and ready made food products, the modern mom finds that we really need to be conscious when shifting to a healthier lifestyle. In the Philippines, there is a growing movement of […]

Tikoy sa Latik Recipe -Tikoy with a Twist!

tikoy sa latik -tikoy recipe

The Chinese New Year is coming up again and if you’re like me, you’ll have dozens of Tikoy in the refrigerator before the end of February. We usually have them traditionally on the Chinese New Year but we have so much leftover and we have found new ways of enjoying the Tikoy. Today, I’m sharing […]

My Ipon Diary! Ipon Pa More – Mga Para Paraan Para Maka Save si Mommy!

how to save money on a tight budget. 52 week ipon challenge for my ipon diary by chinkee tan

How to Save Money with a Tight Budget using My Ipon Diary One of the areas in life where I’ve always thought that Im a failure, is in personal finance and savings. It’s my weakness and Waterloo. I just don’t think that savings applies to me. Look, I’m a pretty money savvy mommy (I think). […]

Hiyas Filipino Story Books Help Kids to Be Helpful and Healthy

Ang Kambal na Hebigat

Nowadays, there are a lot of options when buying Filipino Story books for children. I even see sidewalk vendors selling books on the street! When I was young, the only books you can find in bookstores are those hardbound American children’s books and fairy tales. I feel a tingling sense of joy whenever I see […]

Cravings and other (un) funny Filipino pregnancy superstitions

When it comes to Filipino pregnancy superstitions, the list is endless. If I write all of it, it should cover an entire book. It always annoyed me when elders would caution me to do this and not to do that because Im pregnant. Then if you say no, theyd tell you na “wala namang mawawala”. […]

Coffee Jelly Recipe (Kremdensada Coffee Jelly Version)

Coffee Jelly Recipe

One of my favorite easy dessert recipes to make is Coffee Jelly. Jelly desserts are really easy to make and it really just mixing together and construction. What is a Coffee Jelly? Coffee jelly is a unique Filipino dessert (I think) that is made of jelly or gelatin flavored with coffee. In this recipe, I didn’t […]

Alden Richards Sets the Tune for a worry-free Christmas with a New Hand Washing Music Video

Alden Richards Hand Washing Video Safeguard

Before bonding, bago kumain, after play, maghugas ng kamay everytime! This Christmastime, Safeguard sets the tune for a healthy Christmas celebration with the newest hand-washing music video, “Five Hugas ng Krismas.” ‘Tis the season to be jolly and worry-free with Safeguard, the nation’s leading soap that stands for germ-protection. Watch and share the Five Hugas […]

12 Gifts of Christmas For Mom and Pops! Hardware Edition.

What’s on your Christmas Wishlist? Are you looking for a gift for mom and pop? Or perhaps, your husband has been looking longingly at stuff inside Ace Hardware recently? Or if its for mom, it must be something for the kitchen or renovations. I’ve been dreaming of house improvements myself and for the first quarter […]

Stress Free Make Ahead Christmas Recipes

Make Ahead Christmas Recipes This Christmas, make it a stress free season together with the LG InstaViewTM Door-in-Door Refrigerator. Entertaining comes easy with the right technological products. No more panicking for Christmas dinner because these classic recipes are Freezable and you can just reheat them on the big day! Adobo Pate This Adobo Pate can be […]

Revolting Children: The Matilda in Manila Review

Matilda in Manila Review (Esang playing as Matilda)

Anakin: “Mom, there’s a thin line between genius and crazy. I think Matilda is almost bordering crazy.” Me: “It was so scary I was reminded why we’re homeschooling.” We were able to catch Esang de Torres as Matilda last December 9 at the Meralco Theater. Esang is a top 4 finalist at The Voice Kids Philippines in […]

HIRAYA Filipino Bean-To-Bar Artisan Chocolates

Hiraya Artisan Chocolates (4)

Get the full  experience of eating Artisan Chocolates with Hiraya Filipino Bean To Bar Chocolates from Davao! Chocolate is always a passion at our home – or cocoa rather. Our small farm produces a bit of Cocoa, enough to make and play with for tableas, chocolate projects, and cooking and baking experiments. My brother also […]

Smoked Milkfish and Bihod Pie with Croutons -Filipino Appetizer

If you landed here because you’re looking for a Filipino appetizer, this is it! Filipino Appetizers are usually pulutan or “hand food” designed for drinking but this Bihod recipe is a pre dinner appetizer, usually served for special occasions such as Christmas. This is a seafood putok batok recipe, if there’s such a thing, so be […]

9 Easy Ways To Add Some Spirulina To Your Diet And Give Your Body What It Deserves

Normally, I’m up on my superfood trends before they even pop up on Instagram but this one snuck up on me. Spirulina, aka that pretty green powder spamming your social feed, has quickly made its way into the homes, hearts, and recipes of food bloggers everywhere, and if you haven’t already, you might want to […]