I Found a New Hobby and It’s Growing on Me

There’s only one almond milk and remnants of sliced bread. Where are my frozen berries? Gone with the oatmeal and yogurt. I needed to go to the grocery. This is my weekly routine after doing the laundry. Related Post: Becoming a Digital Minimalist What’s in Store for Me No. Stay away from Joe, the clothing […]

What Did I Buy for My Birthday

As years go by I treat my birthday as a typical day. Another day to be grateful for all the blessings. Gratitude makes the heart content and happy. This year, I decided to treat myself for one of the things on my not-so-expensive wish list. I bought a vegan ice cream. It’s special because it’s […]

How My Mother Avoid Borrowing Money and Keep Our Family Stay Afloat

Borrowing was never encouraged in our family. My parents never had a credit card, mortgage loan, or owe any bumbay (Indian lending money in the Philippines). If borrowing would ever come up in a discussion, my mom would always say to pay what you owe. Or do not be buried in debt to buy any […]

Lessons I Learned in Moving to a New House in Canada

Last week, I mentioned about how my family is about to move in a new house in the Philippines. They will be busy and excited just as I was months ago. Yet all is the same. We can all learn lessons in moving to a new house whichever the country. Most Important Lesson: Change is […]

Dream House Update: Moving in to a New House in the Philippines

The sunlight is creeping in through the blinds as I see color appearing inside my room that was engulfed by darkness at night. It’s only been two months since I moved to a new house and it feels as though everything is familiar to me for ages. I sleep well in spite of notes (flat […]

Marunong Bang Mag-Tagalog ang Iyong Anak?

Hindi mo ba napapansin na madalas kapag nakakakita ang mga tao ng bata madalas nilang sinasabi ang mga karaniwang puna. “Kamuka mo. Ilang taon na siya?” Kahit hindi naman. Medyo lang sa mata o ilong o pag nakatagilid. “Ang cute cute naman.” Imbes na ang sabihin ay “ang kulit kulit bantayan mo ng maigi baka […]