Z’s New Toy Shelf

I love putting together shelves. Doesn’t matter if it is made of plastic, wood, wood grains or what-not. There’s just that sense of accomplishment and fulfilment after you put it all together. Z doesn’t have a toy shelf. I mean, a real toy shelf. We used my old bookshelf for his toys. And, since my books were still in a box and never seen the light of day until last year, the old bookshelf was free for him to use. Shelves made of particle boards will not really last very long, especially if it holds heavy items for long periods […]

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A Quick Tour of Cape Bolinao Lighthouse

The lighthouse can be seen from the resort as well. It was fascinating to watch it light up the night before while I was on the roof deck. It was my first time to see a real lighthouse and one that works, too.

The place is not very large. There were a couple of ruins beside the lighthouse and trees on one side. But it has a great view of the ocean.

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Experiencing Paradise: A Treasures of Bolinao Review

One thing we noticed with the staff at Treasures is that they always smile at guests and they are always courteous. You will always be greeted by them. And they are all friendly.

Being in the customer service industry for more than 10 years now, I couldn’t help but notice a few things that may need to be improved. One of which is something that is really important in a business such as a resort.

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A Post-Valentine Birthday Dinner at Cafe By The Ruins Dua

Cafe By The Ruins Dua

Cafe By The Ruins is a nice place to celebrate events or to just spend time with family, friends or your special someone. I haven’t been to Cafe By The Ruins for a long time. The last time I remember would probably be when I took my Mom and Aunt for coffee when I was about 5 months pregnant. And that was to make it officially known to relatives that I was pregnant. LOL! That was a long time ago.

This was also my first time to go to Dua. And while the new place doesn’t have the same ambience as the original one, it definitely has its own charm but the same warm, welcoming feeling. 

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Sweet Stop Baguio For Your Sweets Cravings

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Last Sunday, the little boy and I met up with my Mom after church so we can go have coffee. She suggested Sweet Stop at La Azotea Building. I didn’t know that they are now a cafe to be honest. They used to have this kiosk at the entrance of La Azotea with displays of their delectable cupcakes and other pastries.

In fact, back in 2011, I ordered cupcakes from them for my parents’ renewal of vows. I got 100 pieces of banana cupcake with buttercream frosting.

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Coffee Time with the Family at Cafe Yagam

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I’ve been hearing good things about Cafe Yagam so I was eager to try the place out. So on the last day of October, after visiting my sister to find gold from her stocks of clothes (aka ukay-ukay for sale – I found two very nice tops!), we headed to Cafe Yagam for our afternoon coffee treat.

Situated in a residential area, the house-turned-coffee shop has that feel that makes you feel right at home. They have wooden floors, wooden tables and chairs and big windows that lets the cool mountain breeze in. The surrounding area is quiet, too, and none of the city’s usual hustle and bustle. It’s a perfect place for people wanting to enjoy the cool Baguio weather and to have conversations with friends.

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Teacher Yaya: A Workshop For Your Assistant

Finding a nanny is hard. Finding a good nanny is harder. And my family and I have experienced it first hand. But just like any employee, if we find a good one, we take care of them. Not only do we provide them with the care that they need, since they are under our protection, we – as their employers – also need to invest in them for them to enhance their skills. Besides, we are the ones who will benefit from it in the first place, right?

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