Inspirations

Day 1 Christmas Advent Calendar

Fun and Practical DIY Christmas Advent Calendar with FREE PRINTABLES

“The idea of waiting for something makes it more exciting.” – Andy Warhol This is no different for the most anticipated season of the whole year – CHRISTMAS. The (Filipino) culture I grew up with enjoys the thrill of a long Christmas wait and the coming of the festive celebration.  The excitement of this Christmas season …

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Cotton Ball Reward System

Simplest Reward System Ever for Kids Positive Behaviour

Let me put my thoughts in the open… I am not a fan of rewarding kids’  E-V-E-R-Y  S-I-N-G-L-E  GOOD BEHAVIOUR… Aside from the fact that it is going to be COSTLY…obviously with money, time, and attention but it could unwittingly cost our child’s positive growth over time. I find it a bit empty when we have to …

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Phalaenopsis Orchids

The Test of Time

Nature’s beauty always reminds me to gracefully stand the TEST OF TIME. PATIENCE coupled with HARD WORK and CONSISTENCY can bear fruits. I don’t have to know everything now, I learn as I go. These Phalaenopsis… were over 1-year-old birthday gifts given to me by my “Ate” (big sister) and close friend.  They were bloomed in their …

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Santa on a beach

Tale of Two Traditions: How to Celebrate Filipino Christmas on a hot summer day in Australia

How do you imagine your perfect Christmas? Do you dream of a white Christmas? Just like Bing Crosby and Michael Buble crooned in the song? I used to dream about it but then moving in the Great Southern Land, where the season runs opposite the northern hemisphere, I could not help but feel alienated when …

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