How to Throw the Best Party For Your Kid

September 28th, 2012

Moms are always looking for ideas to plan the best birthday party for their kids and having a fun birthday party is totally possible even if budget is a concern. With some creativity and the help of shopping at a discount retailer like, moms everywhere can make their kids’ birthday parties affairs to remember.

adi's cake

One way to save money while planning a great birthday party is to choose a theme. The theme can give the party coherence and can make it easier to buy sets of utensils and other decorations at discount prices. The choices for birthday party themes are practically limitless. Choosing a theme outside the traditional, more popular cartoon and movie themes allows […]  Continue Reading

4 Till 44

June 17th, 2012

Officially, 4 days from now I will turn a sweet 44.

I’m not one of those women who will deny their age. I celebrate being older. Other than the aching joints, I welcome the chance to grow older.

So, how will we be celebrating? Well, for the first time, we’ll be traveling on my big day. Thanks to the hubs, what should have been a business trip is now a family affair. The kids are coming along as well. I can’t imagine what it will be like if I don’t have them with me on my birthday.

Where are we going? Singapore!!

It’s been 3 years since we visited and I’ve been planning to go, anyway. So this just came right on time.

And since we’ll be going while the Great Singapore […]  Continue Reading

Wish Papa Was Here

June 17th, 2012

Every Father’s Day I always get nostalgic. Every Father’s Day since 2006, I wish my Papa was still here.

Yes, I admit, I am the epitome of a Papa’s girl. Being the eldest, it was bound to happen.

one of the first pics of me and Papa

To say that I miss him is an understatement. There is not one day that has passed since he left that I don’t think about him. Darn!! I’m getting teary eyed as I write this.

This Father’s Day I have decided to go in another direction. Rather than feeling sad that he is not with me anymore, I want to be thankful for everything that he left behind. […]  Continue Reading