Balm to my soul (err, I mean lip)
Four lip balm brands I love, and a few others I won’t bother buying again.
How to cook Kare-Kare
Learn to cook Kare-Kare, a classic Filipino dish.
A balancing act
We need to work to support our family. But sometimes, our work takes us away from our family. Here’s how this mom faced the work-life balance question.
Instead of making New Year’s resolutions, I made a list of my achievements in the past year. Move with the cheese!
Books on make-up are still useful even in the digital age. Here’s how you could tell if a book on make-up is worth the price.
5 Bohol tourist spots that you should visit
Want to work at home? Here’s a comparison of homebased work vs. business.
Don’t be chicken to cut your own chicken. These instructions should help you out.
You need the right wand to make mascara magic.
Here are three important things to remember when using false eyelashes, as well as a step-by-step guide on how to put them on.
The snacks I ate when I was a child always send me down the memory lane. What were your favorite snacks as a child?
Here’s how I managed to look flawless in my mug shot.
A good movie with a snack really helps keep my sanity in check. And, it could also a get your kids to eat healthy.
I find comfort in food, but not because I’m a glutton (I’m not!). It’s my way of exploring the world.
There are so many ways to apply eye make-up that what I’ve just said will not apply to all types of looks. But these guidelines are generally applicable, and they are definitely useful to a beginner.
For me, brushes are as important as the actual make-up products that you apply on your face. Learn to invest in them.
Here are some well-loved products that I always tote around.
Coffee is part of my life. But should I kick the habit? What do you think?
Save on time and make-up! Here are some tips and tricks to that will make that look stay on longer.
The kitchen is my respite, and I’m very far from one right now.
I helped my friend, Debbie, with her make up for her cousin’s wedding. Here’s how you could recreate the look I made for her.
My lumpia recipe is easy to do and very versatile. You can make fresh lumpia, pritong lumpia, or even turn it into pancit guisado!
The seed and the two-year growth of Pinay Lifestyle
Makeup isn’t about covering up. It’s about stepping up.
Here’s the pickling recipe that I’m proud of!
Has your cluttered home been causing you stress? We have some tips to help you declutter.
Want to eat healthy? Go with grilled.
Here’s a way to cook a crispier and healthier crispy pata.
Pickling is a great way to store fruits that aren’t always in season.
You have to learn to let go if you want your marriage to work. I know it’s hard, so here are a few tips.
At only ten weeks, it’s quite obvious that I’m carrying my next bundle of joy.
Life gives us big marshmallow tests, but we can’t pass those if we don’t pass the little ones. Let’s teach our kids how to temper their inclinations by applying the test everyday.
Cook this tasty dish at home. Substitute with shellfish if you like.
If you’re ready to have sex, you should be ready too with everything that comes with it.
How to cook the basic Pinoy-style scrambled eggs
Sometimes, a delay in your plans means progress in reality.
Here’s my recipe for a smooth-textured ginisang monggo
Don’t leave home without it!
Negative? Positive? Negative? Positive!!!! Baby on the way!
Lack of preparation and organization will make any restaurant fail at serving its customers
When you have little time and picky eaters, what could you cook?
Don’t be afraid to take the leap into healthy cooking.
A menu for the week when everybody’s home
This chef’s take on how difficult dating has become
Adee Caluag talks about how her personal needs, realizations and experiences led her to start Agahan, an all-day breakfast place in Makati.
Here’s a funny video of the Despicable Me minions singing “Banana Potato.” But it’s really more fun in the Philippines: check out the covers by Pinays!
It’s hard for married couples to continue dating when the kids what to join in, but it’s important to get off”parent mode” once in a while!
It’s one of the most common diseases in the Philippines, but it’s also easy to take for granted… so I learned.
Not even Gollum can get it off me.
View the original manuscripts of Noli Me Tangere and El Filibusterismo, plus others more, exhibited in the National Library
Valentine’s wasn’t cheesy for me
7 things that changed when I became an entrepreneur
Let’s eat healthy!
Dining with family and friends is a great experience, and these food finds really made us enjoy even more.
Whipping egg whites is easy with the right technique and my secret weapon.
It’s the tough question we think we know the answer to.
Stir-fried mixed vegetables is a classic Chinese dish that’s a staple in Filipino households. Here’s my own simplified version.
When the kids are restless, we need to keep them entertained! Here are four, no-tech learning activities you could do with them.
It’s important to save up these days, and that doesn’t only mean putting coins in a piggy bank. Leftover food from celebrations can be a great money-saver too.
Many Filipinos dream about having their own car. But there are many advantages to having no car, too.
Noodles are a way out when you’re too tired to cook. But that doesn’t mean you should settle for the same, old, boring instant noodles.
I have a formal Goulborn skirt I bought about eight years ago to wear to my friend’s wedding. It’s cream [...]
I like to cook. Some people say do not cook when you’re sad or in a bad mood because it’ll [...]
The “Ber” months are always hectic for most of us. As a chef and writer, these are the months that [...]
How can we parents remember the true meaning of Christmas and as a consequence, teach our preschoolers to do the [...]
Last week, my two girls had the silliest fight. They were trying to wrestle an old and plain plastic [...]
Got these from the Food and Drug Association of the US. Interesting facts that our very own Department of Health does not [...]
As a young mom of two girls, I’ve picked up a few nuggets of parenting wisdom which I try [...]
Scientific American is opening its 1845-1909 archive for free, but only until the end of the month. [...]
Yesterday, my three-year-old daughter walked down the aisle as the sole flowergirl of my high school best friend, JoAnne. Three [...]
Here’s a summary of my Philosophy class on why persons work:
Work is part of the humanization — that which [...]
I was watching Anthony Pangilinan’s “Magbago Tayo” just a while ago and his topic was women in business. To my [...]
There still are good guys out there. But where oh where are they? They’re just around, and they appreciate us [...]
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My family was in complete attendance for one weekend, so we decided to go out together. Apparently, a number of [...]
My laptop has tinny sound. That’s horrible because when I find a funny YouTube video and share it with people [...]
Back in February, I attended a PLDT Bossings event and won the best prize ever: a three-day, two night stay [...]
I work long hours on my laptop, and by the time I log out, I usually have a good ol’ [...]
Not a lot of us have money to travel, and when we do get to save some money, the best [...]
I’m not within the prescribed age range of WYD participants, but they allow otherwise if they act as the group [...]
After watching this afternoon’s senate hearing with the media on the hostage crisis, I felt that we need to be [...]
It had not been a long time since the elections when our new President shook our world again. In his [...]
I’ve had permed hair for quite some time now and I’ve used several brands of mousse already. I’d like to [...]
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I used to think that pilgrimages were expensive trips to some distant land—you’d have to save for it all your [...]
Some friends and I went to Green Thumb farm in Tagaytay for an outing. Here are some shots from my [...]
This is my fourth time to vote. And of all those times, I just have to say that I’ve never [...]