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Monthly Archives: June 2012

Food Finds at SM The Block

When I was a teenager and later on a single working woman, the SM City North EDSA was my playground. It was the only “city” in Metro Manila that I knew like the back of my hand. I would take a Victory Liner bus from Olongapo (my hometown) and escape from the small city to … Continue reading »

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Food Finds at the SM Mall of Asia

I let a perfectly fine work opportunity slip away very recently just so I can be with my Bea on her first day back in school. Now that she’s in the third grade, I felt that this would be a good time to start working again, since she gets off school at almost 4:00 pm … Continue reading »

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Discovering ebooks at the Cinema

A guest post. — Ever since I have left University and started post-graduate employment, I had had less time to relax and enjoy myself. Moreover, I found it almost impossible to squeeze time to delve into a new book! Part of the problem was finding the time in the day to go to my local … Continue reading »

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Paris Delice

By now you already know that my 8-year-old daughter is a Francophile, so just before she went back to school we hied off on a (food) trip to Paris. I mean, Paris Délice on Makati Avenue. It was a Monday when we visited the place, and I was pleasantly surprised that it gets filled and … Continue reading »

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Bea’s 8th Birthday

“Youth fades, love droops, the leaves of friendship fall, a mother’s secret hope outlives them all.” — Oliver W. Holmes   When you become a mother, you’ll instinctively want to give your child nothing but the best things in life to make him or her happy. That’s just how nature designed mothers, I suppose. The … Continue reading »

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Dusit Thani Manila

The “suite life” can be quite addicting — a luxury that’s really nice to enjoy once in a while. And I guess once you’ve tried a suite accommodation it’s hard to go back to standard hotel rooms. For our daughter Bea’s 8th birthday weekend, we decided to hole up in a hotel suite again and … Continue reading »

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