Items You Cannot Send to Canada from Philippines

When I wrote the about the courier companies that can send package from Philippines to Canada, I knew that something is missing. For a long time I let that missing piece be deliberately forgotten. Who wants to talk about importation of goods? I don’t. But like a bland smoothie that I don’t want to finish, […]

Should You Buy an Air Bed? I Did and Here’s Why I Love It

TV shows always ask the actors on what would they take with them if they would be stranded on an island. Pretending I’m an artist myself with conviction, I dare say maroon me in an island with Wifi and nuts. Both are essential for survival even if I break out eating almonds. Who’s there to […]

Unexpected Mail: Free Nescafe Gold Cappuccino

I used to love coffee that I helped myself with a huge cup of coffee three times a day. Adding a lot of cream like hazelnut and vanilla further encourage my cravings. Flash forward: I am now coffee free for four years and counting. When I see a sample of free Nescafe Gold Cappuccino in […]

How I Pack Balikbayan Boxes in Canada

There’s the art of paper folding called origami and kyaraben is to the art of packing lunch. For OFWs there’s the art of packing balikbayan boxes. I know it’s not that artistic or traditional. But it’s part of the Filipino culture that we OFWs have to learn; the sooner the better. Have you seen the […]

Why You Should Cancel FIDO Premium Device Protection

Shopping is the least of my favourite hobbies, yet when it comes to getting a new phone, I wait for the best deal. I gifted myself a new phone and sent the old iPhone in the Philippines for my sibling who is celebrating her birthday this month. There’s nothing wrong with my old cellphone. It […]

How Stocard App Lets You Collect More Reward Points

Once again, I have to say how lucky I am to stumbled upon Sherry of SaveSpendSplurge.. Through her post, I somehow wrap my head on income tax filing for bloggers. This time, I’ll share a new tip from Sherry: Stocard App. It is an app that stores your reward cards information into your phone. This […]

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 […]