Dreamplay In Manila

August 5th, 2015

I’m a kid at heart.  I always will be.  To this day I love watching animated films even when my kids don’t anymore (they’ve moved on to teen chick flicks and concert videos…hmp).  And all…without exception…our trips cannot be complete without visiting a theme park complete with me taking pics…selfies actually….with the theme park characters.

So, when I found out that Dreamplay by Dreamworks and Melco Crown Entertainment Ltd. was opening at the City of Dreams Manila….insert shrieking face.  Excited much…obviously.  I love love love Po…Shrek…Fiona….Alex the Lion…Gloria…the […]  Continue Reading

Summer Checklist

March 22nd, 2012

Despite the current rainy weather, it is officially summer in our parts. And just like all the other summers past, I have a checklist for keeping cool when the weather gets scorching hot.

True, we have our A/C on standby which means its on most of the day, we still have some other gewgaws on hand for those days that we aren’t stuck in the cool confines of our airconditioned rooms.

Number one…paypay. Yes, the good ole’ abaniko is a life saver. I still prefer it over those fancy handpainted Spanish fans, honestly.

#2 Water…this is a no-brainer. When the weather gets hot, you sweat more. Therefore, you need rehydrating and nothing is better for rehydrating than H20. Although, […]  Continue Reading

Pick-Up Sticks

January 18th, 2012

Being a mother to 2 kids means that I have to contend with “kalat” every now and then. Wait, let me rephrase that. I have to contend with “kalat” all the time. And since Christmas was a scant month ago, you can imagine how much “kalat” we have around here.

These last few years, the kids have accumulated so many toys which were given as gifts on Christmas and birthdays. The thing about toys today….they’re so big. And they’re getting bigger!!! So that means that a lot of  space is needed to store them all. We’ve had to give away so many already and still those that remain take up so much space.

Gone are the days when keeping kids occupied […]  Continue Reading