Life · Live, love, laugh · Motherhood

Guest Post : Parenting – Now and Then

Today’s guest post is written by Sarah, if you would like to know more about her, please scroll down to the bottom of this post where you can find her details.

Parenting still remains as the upbringing of the child from childhood to adulthood but the how parenting is done currently is quite different from the past. There are so many factors that contribute to the difference in parenting. Both parenting in the current and older days is obviously faced by some of the challenges but how they are handled also is different. The parents strive is to see that their children become a discipline and grow into responsible people. Below are the differences; Continue reading “Guest Post : Parenting – Now and Then”


Influencer’s night with Philippines Department of Tourism London | #itsmorefuninthephilippines

I got invited to attend the social networking event hosted by traverse events, it was the influencer’s night with Philippines Department of Tourism London. Amy wasn’t able to come with me so I took my sister in law which was nice. The event was to showcase the philippines as one of the top travelling destination when it comes to tourism: “It’s more fun in the philippines”. Continue reading “Influencer’s night with Philippines Department of Tourism London | #itsmorefuninthephilippines”


Guest post : Staying healthy during the school holidays

Today’s guest post is written by Steph from Hungry Harriet, if you would like to know more about Steph, please scroll down to the bottom of this post where you can find her details.

Hooray! School’s out for summer. No early morning alarms, no mad rushes out of the door with one shoe and a shirt on backwards but best of all – no packed lunches. The school holidays are a chance to have some fun and enjoy a well-deserved break but what does that mean for your eating routine and meal times?
Here are my top tips on making sure the children in your life are still eating (reasonably) healthy and getting all those important vitamins and minerals while still having plenty of fun during their break from school: Continue reading “Guest post : Staying healthy during the school holidays”

food · Life · Live, love, laugh

Filipino pork giniling recipe or Mince pork dish 

Pork Giniling is a pork dish that makes use of ground pork as the primary ingredient. Ground pork is stewed in tomato sauce and water to bring out the taste while vegetables such as carrots and potatoes (some also like this with raisins and green peas) are added for additional flavor and nutrition.

And this is my own version of it.

Ingredients :

  • Mince pork
  • Tomato ketchup
  • Fresh or frozen green peas 
  • Garlic
  • Soy sauce 

Instruction :

  • Sauté garlic

  • Add mince pork and season with black pepper

  • Add soy sauce

  • Add tomato ketchup 

  • Add green peas and carrot (optional ) also a bit of sugar then simmer.

Best serve it with rice or mash potato (optional)


Home & kitchen · Interests and Hobbies · Life

Three Signs You Need to Remodel Your Kitchen

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How long have you lived in your home? If it's been awhile, you might be getting the itch to remodel your kitchen. It could something as simple as replacing the wallpaper or it could be as major as replacing the appliances and cabinetry. Either way, a kitchen that has the aesthetic you want will make you much happier living in your home.

For prospective home buyers, the kitchen is the most important room in the house and the first thing they consider when checking out a home on the market. Because of this, many sellers choose to remodel their kitchen before putting their home on the market. Your kitchen may need renovating and you may not know it, so here are three signs you should heed telling you it's time to remodel your kitchen.


As your family grows and you increasingly use your kitchen, it could become overly cluttered with the appliances and utensils you use. Space is one of the most common reasons homeowners choose to renovate their kitchen. A home renovation contractor will be able to come up with a design that you will love that gives you ample space to store the myriad of things you use in your kitchen every day. Of course, a kitchen with a lot of space and a functional work environment looks great to prospective home buyers as well.

Outdated Appliances

New appliances are also a major factor in how much prospective buyers are interested in your home. This is for two reasons. The first is it gives the room the sleek modern look buyers are looking for without them having to put in too much extra work after they buy it. Second, new appliances are more energy efficient, meaning they will save you a lot of money over time on monthly utility bills.


This is the most obvious reason that people choose to renovate the kitchen their home. Damages to the ceiling, walls, or any part of the kitchen are unsightly. They are even dangerous in some situations.

If you are experiencing any of these three things in your kitchen, check out a website like They act as a directory for homeowners to link up with good contractors in their area. Log on today to find the perfect professional for an upcoming kitchen renovation project.

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