I seldom leave the house now as I find it difficult to walk around. I am 34 weeks pregnant and in a few weeks or a month from now, will be giving birth to our fifth boy. An invitation from Good Housekeeping Philippines came and it was too hard to resist. The country’s number one family and home magazine aims to bring a wealth of reliable information on a breadth of subjects that every homemaker cares about – Money Matters.
Who would have thought that one can create packed lunches using Maya Pancake Mix? Well, in our family, we use Maya Ready Mix in making waffles and crepes. We haven’t tried using it for salad wraps, though.
This momi would love to share a recipe she got from Maya Kitchen. Yes, to put the fun back into packed lunches, the Maya Kitchen has come up with great meal ideas. These are all practical and full of flavor and variety as they aim to satisfy especially our school kids.
Whole Wheat Crabsticks Salad Wrap
My Monday was awful. I felt overworked and unappreciated. This mother would want to complain but remained quiet and gloomy. She wished for her husband to be understanding and show a little consideration, pretty much like the story of the Belly and the Members.
Working online is now becoming a trend. It is growing very fast because of the flexibility this type of job is offering. You don’t need to wake up early, you can work at your own pace, work anywhere, and a lot more.
Moms with little kids can now work and earn at the very comfort of their home. It’s now possible for parents to work while taking care of their young ones.
People who love to travel can now work anywhere they want. As long as they have their working laptop and source of reliable internet connection, they’re good to go.
There are a lot of third party websites where you can apply online. You just need to know what service you want to offer. Here’s an article that shows in-demand home based jobs you can apply for online.
However, despite the positive things these home based jobs can give an individual, there are several things people need to consider before diving into it.
It’s back-to-school time! As a homemaker and mom, we need to stock up on nutritious and delectable meals for our school kids. They need those to help them start off right, sustain their energy well throughout the day, and still end on a high note at night. Good thing we could always rely on Rustan’s Supermarket to help us with our supplies.
Stock up on back-to-school pantry essentials
Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore.
As a mom, I can be real overprotective of my boys. I buy a separate dishwashing liquid, for instance, for their utensils and plates. I have this notion that regular soap may be too harsh because little stomachs are extremely sensitive to chemicals.
We were on a tight budget. I tried to use our regular dishwashing liquid to my then one-year-old son. The fine prints at the front portion claim it is good even for baby bottles and the like. And so I tried it and was convinced.
Did you know that the card game Solitaire is also known as Patience? Perhaps because to play the game, one must have excellent patience. Of course, logical thinking is needed as well.
Solitaire is one of the most popular single-player card games in the world. And I just found a website that is home to the best free solitaire games one can play online. Yes, I admit playing solitaire once to unwind after a long tiring day. I play it at my own pace and favorite spot – just the way I like it.
I once saw my Firstborn playing solitaire as well. He told me it helps him loosen up and enhance his mental skill. Other than that, he offered a good overview of the benefits of playing Solitaire.
The good thing about having a makeup artist friend is you get a free consultation. She is also willing to offer makeup classes to share her know-hows. This friend even extended her help and accompanied us at SM Department Store. She helped us choose the shade that matches our skin tone and even oriented us of brands that may work best for us. Her name is Mhaan of Mommy Rockin in Style.
Let me share with you some of the items I got for myself which I regularly use to complete my five-minute make up look.
I love Sudoku. I remember when I used to work, I would buy a number of Sudoku booklets. I would solve a few pages while on the way to the office or while waiting for a meeting. Funny I even cut and collect those Sudoku puzzles on newspapers.
For others who aren’t familiar yet, Sudoku is a popular numbers game similar to a crossword puzzle. A player needs to solve the puzzle by entering a numerical digit from 1 to 9 in a 9×9 grid cell. Only one correct number fits each cell. And the process is done through elimination.