• Personal

    The Struggle is Real: A Single Mom’s Confession

    A few weeks ago, I confessed that I am an introvert. I only talk and open up with people whom I feel comfortable with. And most of the time, during social occasions, I have the struggle mingling with other people. Especially now that attending events have become a regular thing for me. I felt socially awkward. I think people are intimidated by my resting bitch face. People might think I am “galit sa mundo” (angry at the world) that they became wary of me. What Are My Struggles? Anyway, I am not here to talk about my struggles of being an introvert. This post is about my life as a single…

  • Food

    A Few Simple Cold Starters that Will Impress Your Guests

    The starter is often the dish which causes the most stress for dinner party hosts. In addition to not being a meal that many prepare regularly, it is also the first dish and will set the tone for the entire evening. Instead of attempting something overly complex, there are a few easier options that are sure to impress your guests. Dinner parties can be stressful events for the host. In addition to ensuring that everybody has a pleasant evening, you will also want to dazzle your guests with your culinary skills. Preparing a range of dishes for a large group can be extremely daunting, stressful and time-consuming. In addition to…

  • Entertainment,  Health

    Ian Veneracion is the New Face for Conzace

    Ian Veneracion is one of the actors I grew up with. I remember going to their house in Las Pinas to ask for an autograph, but when I saw his face and then he smiled at us, I was left speechless. I was starstruck. I can’t help but smile all the time looking at him. I left his house with no autograph in hand. LOL! Anyway, I am glad to hear that Conzace, the multivitamin brand that I am fond of, welcomed him as their new brand ambassador. Ian Veneracion is the new face for Conzace. THE FACE OF CONZACE Now at 42, Veneracion has again endeared today’s generation as Engineer…

  • Personal

    A Single Mom’s Take on Beverage Tax in the Philippines

    Taxes are important. It doesn’t take a genius to understand its importance to a country and the people it serves. We all have talked about it in high school and for some a lot in college. Well, there is nothing really worrisome about the nature of taxation until you start working. I always remember when I was still working in the corporate world, my tax deductions were scarier than my house bills. But of course, I didn’t complain. That’s how my salary grade was legally computed. I learned to cope. Now everybody knows that being a single mom is not that easy. We may have this “strong” aura, but definitely, we…