Friday, August 29, 2014

Find Your Happy Girl Secrets!


It’s Girl Power in the B household as I dared my girls, V and G, to find their #happy girl secrets!
V Red hearts beRed roseng a   Dork

My Happy Girl Secret


Be comfortable with who you are and open about the things you nerd out over – no matter how silly they may seem!  My sometimes dorky bro and I love listening to happy songs and watching the best cartoons like Adventure Time with Finn and Jake.

G Red hearts Sweet EndMartini glassngs 

My Happy Girl Secret

I’m a big dessert lover and I always make sure there’s room for a yummy treat after a meal!

Me   Red heart  Ha ppy People

My Happy Moments

Surround yourself with people who make you laugh, believe in your dreams just as much as you do, have faith in you despite your mistakes and imperfections, and bring out only the best in you! (in my case, I really love hanging out with the teens!)

What is your happy girl secret?

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

How To Tame Tantrums

The crying.  The kicking. The screaming.  The stranger stares.  A child melting down in  public can make you feel helpless – and ashamed.  Is there any way to calm a child suddenly melting down in public?


temper tantrums

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Are You a Good Mother?

What’s a good mother? 

One who’s loving, loved, gives her children what they need?  Does it matter if she stays at home or goes to work, is married or not?  Is in her 20s or beyond 40?  If her kids are happy?  If she is happy?

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Women wrestle with society’s – and their own ideals of motherhood.  What she discovered:  The answers to the question of what makes a good mom are loaded with almost as many opinions and judgment as there are mothers.  I found that there’s no absolute definition of the perfect mother.  But trying to set my own goals for what I want to be as a mom has helped put the ideal of perfection into perspective.

Have you struggled with these issues?

Do you think it’s tougher these days for mother to measure up?

What makes you feel most like a good mom?

What is the one thing you’d most like to change about yourself as a mother?

I would love to hear your thoughts!!!

Monday, August 25, 2014

It’s Money Monday Again! (and why I am smiling)


Like most of you, my bank account is still devastated from the hurricane of expenses brought about by the opening of school.  The school year has gotten really messed up, don’t you think?  Just after I almost totaled my bank account last June for Nicole and Adrian’s school stuff and tuition fee, here came August and I had to pay for V’s school chuvaness naman!  Back in my time, everybody started their school in June! This year, three big schools in the city (including V’s) decided to open school in August.   

Sunday, August 24, 2014

Mighty Pops Silicone Popsicle Molds

If you have a serious craving for some delicious, ice cold popsicles, you don’t need to rush to the grocery to get some.  Mighty Pops Silicone Popsicle Molds make these icy treats always available any time, all the time!

Sunsella Mighty Pops Silicone Molds

Yep, all you need  to do is pour your recipe into the colorful silicone mold, put the lids and place the molds inside your freezer!

Mighty Pops Silicone Molds are designed from high quality BPA-free silicone material that meets FDA standards. It is easy to clean, dishwasher safe and offers a lifetime money-back  guarantee.
The best part, no need to wait for a long freeze time!  These colorful silicone molds have a QUICK-FREEZE DESIGN.  Each mold which is 8 inches long and holds 3.4 fl. oz (1/2/cup) for a perfectly-sized treat is shaped cylindrically allowing the icy treat to freeze fast and evenly.

And if you run out of ice popsicle recipe ideas, you can download the 50 Ice Pop Recipes e-book at www.sunsella.com and get the entire family involved by making them make their own special ice popsicle recipe.
Sunsella Mighty Pops Silicone Molds





Monday, August 18, 2014

Find Your True Bargain!


While blaming the Chinese Ghost Month for my endless gastos and thinking about how to save money, spend wisely and spot bargains, I was inspired to go through the clutter in my room and closet and sell all my junk.  More than making a few extra bucks, it was the thought of making room for bigger and better things that excited me.  Five days, countless cramps, three migraines and one huge backache later, I had a humongous Toss pile and a relatively small Keep pile.

What I learned


True Bargains

Saturday, August 16, 2014

The Babypalooza Bazaar is Back! Plus a Giveaway!

Update:Hey,peaches, guess what? We have a winner!!!Joy D. won the Princess and the Pea dress!!! Joy, the organizers will be contacting you soon, and looking forward to a photo of your princess wearing the beautiful dress!

The Babypalooza  Bazaar is Back!  

With a giveaway from the Princess and the Pea Shop!


Ang ganda, di ba?  Perfect for your princess!  

Sunday, August 10, 2014

Stay Cool with Sunsella Mighty Pops Silicone Molds

Do you have childhood memories of eating ice pops during the sweltering hot summer days?
I do.  After spending the whole day on the fields in my grandparents’ place, I just had to raid my grandma’s freezer and get some ice popsicles.  We have a funny name for them, too – we call them ice candy! (Give me the pink one please! )

We just make them ourselves, too.  We had these little plastic wrappers where we put what we made – usually a delicious concoction of milk, sugar, pieces of fruit in season. (I know!  Everything tastes soo good if you are a kid, especially if you made it yourself!)

#icecandy

Saturday, August 09, 2014

Developing a Child’s Love for Theater Arts


All children are born with a wild imagination. They imagine the unimaginable, dream of the possibilities of impossibilities and believe at the unbelievable.


I can hear you guys clapping your hands now!!! (Yes, I believe!!!)

Monday, August 04, 2014

How To Avoid Penalties During BIR Tax Mapping


You’re so proud of yourself.

You started a business. It is flourishing. You are dreaming of expanding, or maybe franchising in the future.


When suddenly, the taxmen cometh…

BIR tax mapping


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