Godparents Are a Big Deal

child holding hand of another person

Here are my thoughts on why godparents aren’t only for asking for money and gifts. Our godparents as we know them are the people our parents chose to be our second parents or spiritual advisors, depending on how devout our families are. During baptism, the primary ninong and ninang should be the ones who will … Read more

My Review of Discovery Primea

A Pic of the Discovery Primea Pool

The bottom line, I recommend staying in their suites. The rooms have a more premium and modern feel compared with those in Discovery Suites. Discovery Primea is a serviced apartment type of accommodation located in Makati, right in front of Rustan’s and Glorietta 5 (along Ayala Ave). A couple of months ago, I was able … Read more

Noche Buena Among the La Conquistada

figurines of the nativity of jesus

Christmas deeply ties former Spanish colonies on both sides of the Pacific. Noche Buena (“good night”) is the celebration of Christmas Eve that happens at midnight. Here in the Philippines, families spend time together, eat lots of good food, exchange gifts, and play parlor games within their homes during that time. Growing up, I’ve always … Read more

Simple Egg Sandwich

Here is a simple egg sandwich recipe with some notes thrown in for the absolute beginner. Anyway, as this is a simple recipe, it covers the basics and took me around 15 minutes to make. Also, you only need two ingredients, which are eggs and mayonnaise, and three if you add bread. Everything else is … Read more