But First, Coffee!


I am one of the many people who cannot function properly without first having a cup of coffee. These funny coffee mugs basically sum up how I am with my first cup in the morning. photo source photo source photo source The moment I wake up, I check my phone and immediately as if by cue, my mind would softly utter BUT FIRST, COFFEE before even attempting to think about the gazillions things I need to do. I cannot remember the first time I had a sip of this powerful beverage. But I believe ... [ Read More ]

Make Your Own Minion With Monde Special Mamon


Ever since we knew the existence of minions when we watched Despicable Me, we've become slightly obsessed with their cuteness. I mean, can you resist the yellow loving, banana eating creatures?! My lil' GJGs minions! When we learned that the Minions will have their own movie, we planned on watching it. So we were thrilled to get an invite from Monde to watch Minions. Minions + Monde = cuteness & fun! During the movie screening, there was a Monde stall letting the movie goers try ... [ Read More ]

Healthy, Happy Meals By Diet Diva


Diet is often a misunderstood term. I hate it when people would give their opinion on how I lost weight and then attribute it to diet as if it was a bad thing. Seriously, di ba pwedeng it's because I work out regularly and eat healthy food? I never had any weight problems when I was growing up, I was slim and thin. But after having two kids, my body and metabolism have changed. I may still look slim and thin but I'm far from being healthy. Loose skin and saggy parts that gravity have ... [ Read More ]

Push For Healthy With Purefoods Sexy Chix + Giveaway


Food confession: I love chicken. People close to me, especially my family know that it's one of the food I cannot live without. I always make sure we have a fillet chicken breast, thigh fillet or leg quarter in our freezer because really, whipping up a chicken dish is easy with these around. So when I had my Food Intolerance Test, I was praying to the nutrition gods to spare me from chicken intolerance because I don't know what I would do if I had to bid goodbye to it. Lucky for me, I'm not ... [ Read More ]

Happy Big 4-0 To CDO Foodsphere


 As I was doing our weekly grocery, I realized how CDO has become a part of our home. We've tried almost all of CDO's products. From their honeycured bacon, hamburger patties, tocino, karne norte and canned tuna, to specialty ham that we feast on come Christmas. We always have CDO Karne Norte and Honeycured Bacon at home because these are staples that we just couldn't resists. CDO has helped me create dishes for me and my family to enjoy. Yep. Jane Austen was right. There's comfort in a good ... [ Read More ]