Filipino Convenience Stores in Calgary

I don’t shop a lot of food at the grocery since I used to throw away expired foods which I doesn’t even realized that I bought till I search the fridge. Sayang naman. I would often feel guilty so I only buy whenever I have to. Most trip to a grocery store would often lead… [Read More]

Pay the Pag-IBIG Contribution Online

At first I pay the Pag-IBIG contribution by sending remittance to my family in the Philippines; later on, because of the many reasons not to ask a family member to do it for me anymore, I decided to pay the Pag-IBIG contribution online. As of this writing, I made 13 Pag-IBIG contributions online . I… [Read More]

Why I Decided Not to Rely on My Family to Pay My Monthly Contribution Anymore

At first, it seems logical to ask my family to pay for my monthly contribution for Pag-IBIG and SSS. I am already sending monthly remittance so to save additional expenses why not ask a favour to my family to pay on my behalf. It seems that I thought of a great idea . . …. [Read More]

Another Bad News at Work: A Scary Realization of an Employee

“Did you know somebody was laid off? Two of them.” This wasn’t the first time I heard this. But I pretend I didn’t know because I’m more annoyed and don’t want to show it. Ever since the price of oil went downhill there has been massive layoff in Calgary; and where I work has the… [Read More]

Where to Buy Flip Flops for less than a Toonie

Who can forget the days of playing Tumbang Preso? I remember getting the slippers at home so I have more chance to hit the can. But my favourite slippers/flip flops is the ever durable Rambo. Well time has changed. We all have to outgrow the traditional Filipino children’s game. But one thing doesn’t change: I… [Read More]

Why Did I Buy a Car on Kijiji

I started to commute to and from to school when I was in fourth grade or maybe third. Since then I’ve been commuting to work, mall, photowalk with my sister, and lakwatsa without asking permission to my parents (a rebel with a cause). I love travelling on my bike. On jeepneys, on which I should… [Read More]