Why Do I Make New Year’s Resolutions?

There is so much to love about a new year. For me, it’s about goal-setting — new goals, new resolutions, new beginnings, new chances and a better focus. It represents the start of another race where I compete with my own self. Like a horse with blinders on, I like to keep my focus on what’s […]

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Fresh Homemade Ginger Tea {Salabat}

Want to know the best fresh tea drink that washes away winter blues? Fresh homemade ginger tea. Yup. It reminds me of Saturday nights when fellowship gatherings simply called “social night” catered for the young and singles in the church community were held. It often became a family event. It involved a lot of parlor games, […]

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DIY Toddler Safe All-Purpose Cleaners

Household chemicals are getting more and more popular over the last few years. This is usually due to the fact that the active substances contained in the detergents’ ingredients is larger and a single dose of the cleaner is absolutely sufficient for cleaning a large surface. And the more efficient a certain detergent is, the […]

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Story of Healing: My Son Had Severe Eczema l

It was a day full of mixed emotions, two days after my pregnancy due date. The only option given to me was to have an emergency c-section after several hours of grueling labor. My vital signs looked fine but my son’s was showing some distress on the monitor. I wanted so bad to give birth naturally […]

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21 Days Detox Challenge

Are you one of those being taught by your parents not to waste food? Raise your foot. Yup. I was raised by my parents not to waste food just like everyone else. So even if all of the calories from the yummy whip cream icing on my daughter’s birthday cake went to my waist, I did not mind. […]

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Inspired to Run: The 500 Mile Challenge

What could be more fun than doing a running challenge? I don’t know what I was thinking but I am on a 500 mile challenge this year. Running is for athletic people and children, I used to think. My little brother and I would do races during family events when we were younger. Growing up in the […]

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