Happy Mother’s Day: Novuhair’s Gift of Crowning Glory Fit for a Queen

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CLICHE it may be, but there’s indeed a woman behind the person we are today. And that’s no less than her—our mother. We used to call her nanayinay‘naymama, mommy or simply mom. Needless to say, she deserves more than that given the pivotal role she fulfills in rearing us from childhood to adulthood and possibly for the rest of our lives.  Continue reading

Fun Day at the Sta. Elena Fun Farm

Planning for a last summer hurrah for your restless kiddos? You might want to consider visiting the Fun Farm at Sta. Elena in Cabuyao, Laguna.

When I learned that my daughter’s school included Sta. Elena Fun Farm in their educational field trip itinerary, I immediately signed her up.

I wanted Cesca to breathe some fresh air and experience something different from our usual weekend mall outings. It’s always been a concern for me that children nowadays are glued to their tablets, not really mobile and active.

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TRAVELBOOK.PH ANNOUNCES FIRST TRIP TO JAPAN WINNER!

Seems like everybody I know is going to Japan!

It is indeed one of the most popular travel destinations for the millennial Pinoys. Imagine soaking on all that Japanese culture, from their temples, to their amusement parks, to their mouth watering food. Imagine if you can go for free and experience all that? Continue reading

Mommy How To: Butter-less Chocolate Chip Cookies

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I have a newbie baker confession: I’m intimidated when using butter with any recipes.

Others may argue that experienced bakers can eyeball ingredient measurements, but since I’m still basically a beginner, I’d like to approach it as an exact science (naks!) and measure everything to a T. And precisely measuring butter intimidates the hell out of me, lol. (but seriously, am I the only one on this??) Continue reading

Mommy Goals: Natalie Portman Welcomes New Baby Girl

She’s finally here!

Natalie Portman and husband, Benjamin Millepied welcomed their baby girl on February 22, 2017. Natalie’s rep reports that the actress gave birth to a daughter, Amalia Millepied, on February 22 and that mother and baby are happy and healthy”. Continue reading