How I Save on Grocery at Freestone

Note to self: This is your 100th blog post. What? Already? I’m not crying tears of joy. OK. Write more. Looking at my spreadsheet, I noticed that the only expenses that is flexible to budget is my grocery and apparel shopping. The latter is easier to handle. As for my grocery, I need to have […]

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 […]

uTest: Get Paid to Test Mobile and Web Apps

This is not a sponsored post yet a good opportunity for an online side hustle. On my one-hour commute to work in the Philippines, I would either sleep or daydream on how to make money online. Because why not. Then I discovered that I can earn online by blogging. These days, netizens have more choices; […]