Top 3 Ways to Find Love

I still haven’t found what I’m looking for. Yes, I’m singing to an old U2 tune. I couldn’t help but have that song play over and over in my head as my daughter and I were fervently looking for Easter eggs at an Easter egg hunt we went to yesterday. … [Continue reading]

Versatile Blogger Award

If you could see me now, I am grinning from ear to ear. My cup of gratitude is about to overflow, as I am so wholeheartedly thankful to Mama Mia of Online Confessions of a Stay-at-Home Mom for giving me this Versatile Blogger Award. A recognition … [Continue reading]

Polvoron Perfected

Has it ever occurred to you that heaven could be contained in tiny one-and-a-half inch oblongs, and packed in colorful cellophane?  A thousand and one delights burst in your mouth as you take a bite off a single Fedhz polvoron.  Imagine how much more … [Continue reading]

What You Need To Know About Mosquito Repellents

Just as any paranoid mother would, we habitually slop on spoonfuls of insect repellent lotion on our little one’s skin, short of putting an anti-mosquito force-field around him or her. Though it is hardly in our power to turn our daughter into … [Continue reading]

Mommy Moments…And She Turns Five

My daughter celebrated her 5th birthday in school, as it happened to fall on a school day. She wouldn’t have wanted it any other way, because she didn’t want to miss partying with her school crush. Yes, my heart skipped a beat when she told me she … [Continue reading]

Eat to Lose Weight

Surprise, surprise! The idea of starving yourself just to lose a few inches from your waist is a thing of the past. You don’t have to deprive yourself of life’s yummy pleasures just to lose the extra pounds. I just saw the Today Show’s interview … [Continue reading]

How to get your man to listen

The most common root of all arguments between a man and a woman is when the woman feels neglected when she feels her man isn’t listening to what she has to say. When the man starts zoning out as she’s talking, molehills turn into mountains, as little … [Continue reading]

Motherhood: how do I measure up?

On a scale of 1-10 (10 being the highest), how do I rate myself as a mom? I am almost tempted to give myself an actual rating, but I do not want to risk raising eyebrows. A low number would signify lack of confidence, while a high number would seem … [Continue reading]

Family Time #4: A Weekend With Dora

Ours is just a family of two, so family time means just my daughter and I having fun. This past weekend was an extraordinary one, as my kid usually spends weekends with her dad. The mommy fairies were smiling down on me this time, as I was … [Continue reading]

My First Blog Award

I would like to first and foremost thank Divine of Divine's Memoirs for bestowing this award upon me...Ah! Who am I kidding! I just fail miserably at making thank you speeches. Let me just say it the way I feel it… Huge thanks and a dozen wet kisses … [Continue reading]