• Dessert,  Family,  food,  meme,  Thursday Brownies

    In the Kitchen: Merienda Galore

    What is one best way to spend time with the family? During merienda! Afternoon snacks besides night chats is one part of the day I enjoy spending with my kids. My kids don’t have high levels of appetite (especially my elder daughter) but they have all the thrills and giggles whenever I serve something for them. We call it “Takaw-Tingin” here in the Philippines. It is summer and kids are out for vacation and as we all know, kids nowadays are unstoppable. They make it necessary for us parents to prepare something new for them, be it food, games, toys or unlimited number of activities so as to keep their…

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    My Tabletop Electric Oven

    My tabletop electric oven was a gift. I have been eyeing a beautiful oven from the appliance center for a long time but saving to get it will take a lot longer. So, with a friend”s suggestion, and since I am not really planning on using it for business purposes (using it now just for my kids), I told Ronald (yes, he”s the financier for this oven) that I would go for this one. I have been Pinterest inspired! As soon as I have read the manual for this tabletop oven, I started baking! I have had my share of baking failures but have a atoledo.com lot of successful ones too. Most…

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    Toddler Photography

    A Rottweiler, Amber is just almost a year old yet he’s so big. It’s her bath time. These first photos were taken with my assistance of course but the last one is all hers. I am referring to my almost 2yo daughter who has liked gadgets at her young age. She’s using a portable DVD player, a GameBoy, an Apple ipod and the latest which I think is what she liked most of all is our digital camera. She kept watching her own video in it for how she learned to turn it ON, I am not sure but most probably by observing. She also knows how to go back and…

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    The Chocolate Bar

    I was once out to look for a Christmas gift my daughter Keanna can bring for their class’ exchange gift when I saw this chocolate bar…and I decided to buy 2. One for her classmate and one for her. Don’t be deceive, it’s a pencil case!

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    Hand Me Down Fashion

    This was Roey”s getup when we went out this m orning. Everything here were hand-me-downs. The boots is but our favorite of course! It catches people”s attention, then they get to notice how cute Roey is…I mean her eyes. Just right before we head out the door, this little toddler grabbed “Puppy”, Ate K”s stuffed toy. I guess that completes her fashion. Kiddie fashion tips: Got hand-me-downs? Play with it, do a mix & match! Embellish & accessorize! We are joining…

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    Seussical: Anything’s Possible

    Seussical is based on the books of Dr. Seuss which started in Broadway year 2000. It”s a musical by Tony winners Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty. Now, Repertory Philippines presents Seussical Anything”s Possible on August 13, 2011 (7:30PM) at Onsta ge Theater, Greenbelt 1, Makati City. As we all know, this has become a favorite and popular at schools, communities and theaters. This time, certain plot elements were simplified. The play centers on Horton the elephant who will face challenges like protecting her friend Jojo and the invisible Whos and at the same time guard and take care of an abandoned egg left by Mayzie La Bird. Despite ridicule, trials…