Scouting For The Right High School

The last quarter of 2015 until the beginning of this year had been very hectic for me and my family.  Aside from the health issues I have to deal with, I also have to consider time management and resources in what I call the biggest mission I have to accomplish so far. My daughter Ivana… Read More »


My 35 Years Of Passion For Food …And Still Counting

People close to me know very well that I love food.  I love to cook.  I love feeding my friends, family and loved ones. I am very lucky to have a mom who is such a good cook.  Everyone knows her for delicious recipes that our family, friends and relatives would crave for in every… Read More »

Gardening Therapy For Body Mind & Spirit

I started to fall in love with gardening when I was a young kid.  My family used to have dozens of banana trees, sweet corn, tomatoes, star apple, custard apple (atis), jackfruit, sour sop (guyabano), guavas, black palm (duhat) and even herbal plants. One afternoon, my youngest sister Belle came from school with packs of… Read More »

Legitimate Online Sites To Make Money (Part 1)

As of today, there are 25 online sites that I am a member of.  This includes survey companies, consumer panels, research forums, mystery shopping sites and paid communities. They are both global and national (Australia sites). They are my collections that brings cash and shopping cards to my pocket. Most of these companies are known… Read More »

How To Keep Kids Busy On School Holidays

Every school holiday is an expected hectic weeks for parents here in Australia.  Two weeks at the end of every school term/quarter, and a long six weeks break before Christmas and prior to school opening in January. Most working parents would put their kids on a school holiday program or leave the kids to their… Read More »

Helping Kids Cope With Anxiety

I have been through a lot of struggles growing up as a very anxious child.  Being called as a “cry baby” and getting bullied at school made those young days more difficult. Anxiety can be genetic or acquired from our imminent environment.  Having attended seminars on anxiety management, I have learned these and started applying… Read More »

How I Overcome Alopecia Areata

It was like a nightmare. I faced the mirror one morning and found myself crying as I discovered a big bald spot on top of my head.  I was shocked! It was one of the most scary experiences a woman can ever have considering that we refer to our hair as our crowning glory.  We… Read More »

Sub-Portioning Recipes & Leftovers

As a mother and wife and a big practitioner of frugal living, I would like to share my idea of the perfect recipe that can be sub-portioned in so many ways. I suppose that everyone is familiar with bolognaise. Bolognaise spaghetti is a pasta recipe which uses meat sauce also called bolognaise sauce. Bolognaise sauce… Read More »