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5 Secrets to a Long-Lasting Relationship

I'm no relationship expert but I certainly know how a thing or two about keeping a relationship. The partner and I have been each other's company since 2011 but we've known each other long before that, as he was one of my college friend's closest friends. It was crazy...

Money Lessons We Learned from Being on the Road for 21 Days

Last year, we made a crazy decision: we traveled Mindanao for 21 days,with a 3-year-old in tow. It has been a little over a year and, while we miss traveling a lot, we are definitely looking into getting ourselves into a more stable financial position the next time we...

Types of Insurance Policies Every Filipino Family Must Have

I have been a huge fan of insurance policies ever since I heard Brooke Davis, of One Tree Hill, want a job enough to cover her car’s insurance premiums. Filipinos have long been skeptical about investing in these policies but thankfully that mindshift has changed...

A Step-by-Step Guide on Crushing Your Debt

Confession time: we are deep in debt, like 7-figure deep or so. In our defense, about 90 percent of that is actually from our mortgage. We’ve been paying it for almost three years now which just goes to show just how little of your monthly dues goes to paying the...

Things We Learned as A First-Time Homeowner

Buying and owning your very own property is no walk in the park. There are a lot of things to consider: from researching properties, preparing documents to making monthly payments. While I love checking off items from my list, I hated having to go through the small...

Getting Rid of Head Lice with Licealiz Head Lice Treatment Shampoo

If you are a parent to a little girl who refuses to have her hair cut because she wants to be like Rapunzel, then you can definitely relate with me. You see, my extremely active four-year-old (not so) little girl loves her hair long and hates having it tied because,...

Travel Gear Guide: Find the Best Unique Travel Gears

Disclosure: This post may contain affiliate links. I receive commissions (at no additional cost to you) through purchases made from these links which helps in the upkeep of this site. Thank you for your continued support! Who doesn’t like traveling? The...

Family Hotel Review: Citi Park Hotel Cebu

For city-dwellers like us, going on a staycation within the city is something that rarely comes to mind. After all, the city is crowded, hectic and busy so why would you want to spend your weekend (or, in our case, weekday) there. TLDR Rooms: 4 out of 5 Facilities: 4...

DayOne Response: Access to Clean Drinking Water on the Trail

How much do you appreciate the littlest things in life? You probably take water for granted but in times of calamities and emergencies, you will surely realize its worth. In a third-world country like ours, you don't even have to wait until disaster strikes to learn...