Lifestyle

Oil Pulling: Is it worth the oily mess?

Alarm goes off. I get out of bed. I reach for the bottle of Naturali VCO on the pantry shelf. I pour some of the contents in a shot glass sitting just beside it. With steady hands, I slowly empty all of that oily liquid into my mouth. I then swish the VCO as if… Continue reading Oil Pulling: Is it worth the oily mess?

Lifestyle · Motherhood

25 easy tips to be more budget-savvy

Add these tips to increase your budgeting techniques.   Hello 2020! What better way to welcome the new decade than with a sound financial plan, but you have to start somewhere to build your wealth this year. Having a budget can help you take charge of your financial future. Here are tips on how you… Continue reading 25 easy tips to be more budget-savvy

Lifestyle

Eco-friendly gift ideas for the green people in your life

From that tree-hugging colleague to a friend who wants to have a crack on how to live a sustainable lifestyle but doesn’t have a clue where to start, find something on this list of eco-friendly gift ideas to make going green easy. Reusable Straw This reusable straw with its own case can easily fit inside… Continue reading Eco-friendly gift ideas for the green people in your life

Travel

A Gift That Gives Back: The Ultimate Island Getaway by EverSince

With the Yuletide season fast-approaching, everywhere you look reminds to buy gifts for family and friends. Finding great gifts for your loved ones isn’t easy, and finding the perfect gift for yourself seems to be the hardest. What if you could give yourself a present you deserve while doing good for the world? What if… Continue reading A Gift That Gives Back: The Ultimate Island Getaway by EverSince

Motherhood · Toddler

How to make brush time a Hapee time

I can't remember the exact time I've let my child hold her toothbrush. But until now, brushing time still requires adult supervision. We have days when it's a struggle for my three-year-old to brush her teeth but she knows that there is no escaping this routine. I've found out that Riri is more likely to… Continue reading How to make brush time a Hapee time

Food

Al Dente Pasta’s Artisan Quality Now Comes in the New Linguine Variant

Pasta lovers can now enjoy Al Dente pasta’s premium quality in another format, with the launch of its linguine variant. A versatile pasta cut that is well-loved worldwide, Al Dente Linguine is produced with the same quality standards as the rest of the Al Dente range. Al Dente pasta is made with 100% durum wheat… Continue reading Al Dente Pasta’s Artisan Quality Now Comes in the New Linguine Variant

Motherhood · Travel

Have Laundry Will Travel: Laundry Tips When You’re Travelling

Who knew doing the laundry even when you're travelling can be satisfying. Here are 3 tips on how it can be done so you can spend more time on seeing more of the world instead of that mountain of dirty clothes. Wear items of clothing more than once. Before you raise an eyebrow, hear me out first. We travelled… Continue reading Have Laundry Will Travel: Laundry Tips When You’re Travelling

Health and Wellness

A lifetime partner makes life brighter

We've seen how Charo Santos-Concio beautifully narrates love stories on tv but not a lot of people know her own love story. "Our wedding shocked Manila. If it happened today, I'm sure kumalat na iyan sa social media," Charo said in the video which is part of Sun Life's campaign, Kaakbay: Stories of Lifetime Partnership.… Continue reading A lifetime partner makes life brighter

Review

Laundry Hacks During The Rainy Season

You're done with the laundry. You hang the clothes to dry. When it is time to get them from the clothesline, the last thing you'd want  is to catch a whiff of that "kulob" smell - that unmistakable smell which comes from clothes which didn't dry out completely. You feel so defeated as that would… Continue reading Laundry Hacks During The Rainy Season

Events

Turn blah mornings into #QuakerDeliciousMornings

Alarm goes off at 4am. I rub off the traces of sleep in my eyes , say a prayer and go down a few steps to the kitchen where I make the first clanging noises in a house still wrapped in sleep. I put the kettle boil. Take out what would form today's breakfast out… Continue reading Turn blah mornings into #QuakerDeliciousMornings