Lucas’ Simple Dedication and Thanksgiving Party

Lucas’ Simple Dedication and Thanksgiving Party

Wow, we're two months into 2020 and it feels ages since I opened this little space. Last year was a roller coaster of highs and lows. Battled APAS, gave birth, started a new job, lost that job, dealt with family shakeups and a major illness--all in one year. It was the best of times, it [...]

Baked Liempo (Pork Belly)

Baked Liempo (Pork Belly)

Pinoys love a good pork belly. We like it with crackling skin, grilled, roasted, barbecued--there are so many ways to enjoyย liempo! But in our house, we always go back to this recipe: Baked Liempo with lots of garlic, herbs, and sweet whiskey! This dish is so simple and very easy to make. Prepping the ingredients [...]

DIY Baby Play Gym

DIY Baby Play Gym

Once Lucas turned two months, we wanted to give him meaningful objects that would stimulate his development. One item we always see on parenting blogs is a floor gym, and it makes sense--at two months, the baby's vision is improving, and he's starting to become aware of his environment. I asked the husband to make [...]