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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! ย  2. It’s Homey Ambiance If you love instagram, I highly recommend this cafe! It’s interior is so instagrammableย and you can take photos all you want while enjoying your food. The staff are all so kind as well! ย  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. ย  Why switch to Shampoo Bar? 1. They are package free. One of the main reason why I switch to shampoo bars is becauseย ย 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 wonโ€™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. ย  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 thatโ€™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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    Looking For The Perfect On The Go Snacks For Your Kids?

    Our favorite on the go snack. Zoe loves to have two-three snacks a day. Usually we bake her snacks but when we don’t have time to bake, I’m thankful for snacks readily available in the grocery. I am not that strict when it comes to sugar intake when Zoe turned 3 years old. But I make sugar her sugar intake for the day will not exceed 100 grams. Always Check The Ingredients. I always look at the ingredients list first, to make sure that it contains real, wholesome food ingredients, and that there arenโ€™t artificial colours, flavours, or many additives or preservatives. Get to know Monte. It is a creamy…

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    Raising an unplugged kid in this tech-savvy generation.

    Not too long ago, children used to play outside all day, playing sports, riding bikes and engaging in creative play that didnโ€™t require expensive gadgets or parental supervision. But unfortunately, today, this is far from the case. Today, itโ€™s not uncommon to see toddlers and preschoolers carrying around an iPad or any gadgets.ย  So choosing to raise an unplugged kid in this tech savvy generation is not really that easy but it’s so worth it. Screens put everything on the table so that there is nothing to uncover.ย But when we get out of our childrenโ€™s way and let them be bored they come up with all sorts of exciting things…

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    5 Factors To Consider When Buying Nursing Bra.

    Iโ€™ve been breastfeeding Zoe for almost 3.3 years now and weโ€™re still going strong with no signs of weaning yet. As a first time mom who plans to breastfeed til Zoe self wean I really bought a lot of nursing bras. But sadly stopped wearing them when Zoe turned 1 year old because itโ€™s not comfortable anymore. So I told myself next time Iโ€™ll invest and pick nursing bra wisely. Luckily, I found Coobie Bras. They have all types of bra not just nursing bra. They sent me two kinds of bra, nursing bra and scoop neck which are the bestsellers for me to try. 5 factors I consider when…

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    Biodegradable Baby Wipes by BCare Review

    To be honest, I am not a fan of wipes. Why? Because Zoe have a super sensitive skin and using wipes usually develops rashes and trigger her allergies. I know for a lot of moms, they can’t go out without having one. So when I found out about Bcare Bamboo Wipes I was so intrigued. BCare Bamboo Wipes claims: 1. Soft as cotton but more absorbent. Extra thick and wonderfully soft. No wet and sticky feeling will be left on your baby’s skin because these wipes absorb 40% more moisture compared to cotton. 2. It has natural antibacterial. The wipes are bacteria-fighting by mature, thanks to bamboo ‘kun’ which is…

  • How to practice your child’s scissors skills.

    Zoe is now 3 years old and doing a great job in using her scissors. When I started to introduce her the scissors. I have a 3 major rules for her. Scissors are a tool and not a toy. Never walk around with scissors. Don’t cut your hair or your clothes. By now she already knows what she can and can’t cut. She don’t like to use non blade scissors for paper so I taught her the proper way of using the scissors. Check this link to know what are the benefits of scissors skillsย here Monster cutting activity For today, Zoe asked me if I can draw some monsters. What…

  • TakoMagi Tagaytay

    Last Thursday we visited TakoMagi in Tagaytay. The vibe of their place will really transport you in a cozy Japanese Ramen house without breaking your bank. But before getting into the review let me share to all of you my interview with Mr. Edrianne Dela Cruz, the owner of TakoMagi. Why did you decided to pursue a career in the restaurant business? My passion is in arts really, but art and food goes hand in hand, I love good food and product presentation and visual display adds up to how you experience your food. That’s the reason we have different cuisine all over the world that are offered here in…

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