BALIK ISKWELA SA ISLA PROJECT: Gilutongan Island 2017

Hello one and all! I’m posting this to say a ginormous THANK YOU to all the generous and amazing people who have made this project possible. I was not able to attend the event which was unfortunate, because I was out of town. Then again, for this year, we are happy to let you know…

The one wherein we went to Negros Occidental

Sometimes, we all think we all need a really long break. We all do…that I’m sure, but a 2-day vacay isn’t really that bad when you’re in good company. **** We decided to order food and buy some treats at this rustic cafe they call El Ideal. In one table, there was an old married…

BALIK ISKWELA PROJECT and PASKO SA ISLA 2016: Gilutongan Island

Panahon na sab sa Pasko. Ang panahon na kinaham sa mga bata. Sa kaning higayon amo kamong gi-awhag na makigduyog kanamo sa pagsaulog sa kapaskohan uban sa mga Daycare na tinun-an sa Isla sa Gilutongan, nga unta sa kining panahon atong mapa-ambit sa mga gagmayng anghel ang kalipay sa kapaskohan. ♪♫Christmas, Christmas time is here….

Filipino-style Spaghetti

I’m not sure why I’m blogging this because, you know, everyone has their own way of cooking the ‘pinoy spaghetti’ and pretty much know how to do it. But I cooked 2-kilos worth of pasta for the day care kids during our Pasko Sa Isla outreach/gift giving yesterday and I don’t have a lot to…

VOLWORK: Children of Asia: Show and Tell 2016

Enfants d’ Asie (Children of Asia) is a French-based NGO that aims to help disadvantaged children in Southeast Asia build their future. CoA provides comprehensive support services to their beneficiaries (including nutrition, housing, medical care, and emotional support) and equip them with the tools they need to access the job market: schooling, professional training, scholarships,…

One More Chance — Not!

Nagpabook. Umasa. Di Pinasakay. Number 1 daw, pero Chance lang pala. We arrived in Toledo City around 4 in the morning. As the car made its way to the pier entrance, we were stopped by a man, around 50-ish, wearing a white shirt. “Sir, Ma’am, Di na raba makasulod. Puno na ang barko”. We tried…

Homemade Nana Ice Cream

You probably heard of Nana IceCream. If you haven’t, Nana IceCream is a healthy alternative to regular icecream made only of banana. And since there is no cream, milk, eggs, or even sugar involved, this one-ingredient dessert is guilt-free… perfect for summer! It’s super easy and tastes just like icecream! Ingredients: Ripe Bananas (as many…

My Yogini Diary: Practicing Ashtanga

“The most important pieces of equipment you need for doing yoga are your body and your mind.” ~ Rodney Yee It was a sunny Saturday in March when I googled about yoga. It was the final week for university’s second semester and the stress was overwhelming. I typed in keywords which I hoped would display…