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    Tips and Tricks In Using Shampoo Bars

    Last time I talked about the reasons why switch to shampoo bars. Click here. Today, I’ll be sharing some tips and tricks for you!  Create The Lather in Your Hands. Use your fingers like a comb and smooth the lather along your hair.  Don’t let your shampoo bar sit in a puddle of water. You must store it on a well-drained soap dish or a container. Allow soap plenty of fresh air to dry between uses. I don’t store mine inside my bathroom as I noticed it’s melting even if it is well-drained when inside the bathroom due to moisture. If your bar ever gets waterlogged and becomes gooey, simply set it…

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    Handcrafted Soap

    In the last few weeks, I had the pleasure to try out some goodies from Artisan Bliss. I was drawn to their products because it’s handcrafted and all natural! For this review, they sent me some of their best seller and the complete variety of shampoo bars. And I must say all the soap feel so wonderful on my skin. As a mom, I don’t have the luxury of putting lotion every single day so my skin tends to dry out. But since I used the soaps from Artisan, my skin is softer and healthier.  It doesn’t leave my skin feeling dry and flaky. PACKAGING I love the packaging because…

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    Benefits of Extended Breastfeeding

    As you all know I’ve been breastfeeding my daughter, Zoe from birth til now at 3 years and 4 months. I am an advocate of extended breastfeeding because I am well aware of the stigma attached to the mothers who breastfeed toddlers and I want to raise awareness of the benefits of extended breastfeeding. I know the pain when everyone around you kept on telling you to stop breastfeeding. So today, let me tell you some of the benefits of breastfeeding. Benefits of Extended Breastfeeding 1. Moms who extended breastfeeding are less likely to have breast cancer. Research has shown that breastfeeding past one year can reduce a woman’s risk…

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    International Babywearing Week 2018

    I’m so honored to become a part of IBW 2018 with Tagaytay Moms. Especially because it’s for a cause. “Babywearing has” A Photo Exhibit: A Reality Exhibit of Empowered Moms thriving daily while carrying their babies close and A Benefit Babywearing Fashion Show and Raffle for Moana and Nathan. Raffle for a cause is still ongoing.  Click here. The Beneficiaries Who is Moana?  Kathaliah Oceana, dearly known as Baby Moana is the fifth daughter of Michael and Kathleen Delator. She was born with multiple congenital anomalies including malformation in her heart, kidneys, Persistent cloaca and an Imperforate anus. Her case is 1 out of 25,000 live births. Who is Nathan? Nathaniel…

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    2018 List of Trick or Treat Events Around The Metro

    This is it! October is the month when we dress up our kids for Trick or Treat. So to help you plan ahead, here are some of the Trick or treat events around the metro! If you’re going to the south I have a list for you too . Click here! MAKATI The A.Venue Hotel When: October 27, 2018  Dress up as Madonna; Elvis or Ariana and march to The A.Venue Hotel’s hall of fame as we get together for a Hollywood inspired day of fun, games and excitement. Click for more details. Power Plant Mall When: October 28, 2018 Grab your gitaras and join in the fun as we celebrate Día de…

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    2018 List of Trick or Treat Events In The South

    This is it! October is the month when we dress up our kids for Trick or Treat. So to help you plan ahead, here are some of the Trick or treat events here in the South. Because I am a Southie Mom! Part 2: List of Trick or Treat around the Metro.Click here! TAGAYTAY Taal Vista Hotel When: October 27, Saturday, 3-5 PM at Ballroom 1 and 2. An afternoon of non-stop fun with magic show, games, delicious snack buffet, awesome prizes and surprises plus loot bags for kids.  Take advantage of the early bird rates until Oct. 16 only. Click for more details. Escala Tagaytay When: October 27, 2018, Saturday 5PM…

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    3 Reasons Why You Should Visit Coldlayers Cafe

    1. It serves everything you crave for! Zoe is just 3 years old but she loves food and usually craves for anything so when I heard about Coldlayers, we are so happy that they have everything. From soup, savory meals, milk tea and their snow ice!   2. It’s Homey Ambiance If you love instagram, I highly recommend this cafe! It’s interior is so instagrammable and you can take photos all you want while enjoying your food. The staff are all so kind as well!   3. The food comes in big servings and it’s affordable. For me, as a mom. The food is really affordable because it comes in big…

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    3 Top Reasons Why It’s Time To Switch To Shampoo Bars.

    For the last 3 months, I started ditching commercial shampoo and conditioner. Because I realized, it’s about time to switch to sustainable lifestyle. One way to help protect Mother Earth is by reducing our wastes and leaving no trace of our carbon footprints. And I am so happy there are too many local brands offering shampoo bars and have been trying to do their part by having zero packaging for their products as well.   Why switch to Shampoo Bar? 1. They are package free. One of the main reason why I switch to shampoo bars is because  they are much better for the environment than their bottled counterparts. I almost…

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    The Best Synbiotic In A Bottle.

    How to feel well? Give your body the care it needs! When I saw this Synbiotic Drink on Instagram, I got really curious. Especially it contains Yacon fruit. What is Yacon? If you’re wondering too, Yacon is a peruvian ground apple. It looks like a potato or kamote. But it taste a juicy apple or pear. Just peel and eat it raw. It is great for your skin, helps in weight loss and high in fiber. Synbiotic Drink with Mango & Yacon The best Synbiotic drink in a bottle. It is packed with live probiotics and prebiotics! What is Prebiotics? Prebiotics is another name for fibre and in particular, fibre…

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    Struggling With Embracing Solo Motherhood? Here Are 3 Easy Tips For You.

    Being a Solo mother does not have to be a huge challenge. You won’t always be perfect but your love for your children will always shine. So I get it there are times we struggle with embracing our journey.   Today, let me share you 3 tips that worked for me to embrace my beautiful journey of solo motherhood. 1. Make Time For Yourself. Make sure to take a little time for yourself every day, whether that’s a morning coffee, doing your skincare, a long shower or a quick 30 minutes in the salon. Spending time relaxing and nurturing yourself will help you better to function as a single person…

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