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28 Hours in Manila: Crunchy Mommy-ing, All Alone

When I found out that I was pregnant, one of the first things I told the partner was that he was to take care of our baby, even if it meant that I would work my ass off. I had no experience with children - I am the youngest of two kids and grew up the baby in the...

The Top 4 Financial Goals You Should Have By the Time You Are 40

As you go through different stages in life, your priorities evolve and grow to suit your needs in every phase of life. Gone are the days where the world had a set of rules and accomplishments that had to be achieved by a certain stage in life. In these present times,...

Family Hotel Review: Toyoko Inn Cebu

When you have kiddos, going on staycations are always the best (and cheapest) way to travel. And, when it comes to staycations, the number one thing we always look for are the facilities, particularly the swimming pool. I mean, you wouldn't spend the entire 22 hours...

Family Hotel Review: Bluewater Maribago Resort

Nothing beats all-inclusive resorts, especially when you have kiddos to look after and entertain. In fact, when we look for places to have a staycation in, a swimming pool is always top priority and a decent WiFi (so I can work). Bluewater Maribago has been around in...

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...