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Five Must-Haves For The Home

‘Local Treasures’ aims to showcase Filipino finds - anything and everything under the sun that we can be proud of. This is the first of many. So find out what local gems I’ll be sharing about!

Five Must-Haves For The Home

Luljetta’s Hanging Gardens & Spa: Your Quick Getaway From Everything

Our son discovered what fireflies were, the feeling of fish munching on your feet, and enjoyed the cityscape from a vantage point. Wouldn’t you want this for your own kids? If you are in need of a quick escape from the bustling city, then go here. We swear, it is worth the drive up.

Luljetta’s Hanging Gardens & Spa: Your Quick Getaway From Everything

Bangar, La Union: Our Story with Inabel

Bangar, La Union ~ a town famous for their centuries-old loom weaving techniques. Each piece tells a story of skill and tradition.

Bangar, La Union: Our Story with Inabel

Dreaming With Daydream Republic

Daydream Republic's heart is really all about being a part of everyone's journey to take over the world, one place at a time ~ and providing memorabilia, works of art that can serve as inspiration to reach those dreams... or to be a reminder of what has been accomplished. Read more here!

Dreaming With Daydream Republic

An Afternoon at Piandré

When you're getting your hair done in their U.P. Town Center branch, it's not just going to be an ordinary day at the salon. Read on this Mothers’ Day Treat I received, and what makes this Piandré branch special from the others!

An Afternoon at Piandré

What Saved Me from Mobile Overexposure

As a social media gal by profession, I can't really unplug since my work revolves around my phone. But in the 3 years I've been doing this line of work, it was only last year that I started feeling the effects of mobile overexposure. It’s a real thing, but I’m happy I finally got to buy this little miracle worker!

What Saved Me from Mobile Overexposure

Tiaong, Quezon: Beguilding Glimpse of Villa Escudero

While it’s hard for us to admit, we all need a break. A time where you can enjoy the present, without thinking about what meal to prepare the next day. A break where you can be in touch with yourself, and enjoying unplugged time with family On a recent blog post we shared on A Momma Abroad, we recall our soul detox in Villa Escudero.

Tiaong, Quezon: Beguilding Glimpse of Villa Escudero

Days at All Home

We've been to a lot of home & furniture places - but there was something about All Home that we couldn't explain. It just made us want to go back all the time. Bobby & I even agreed to check out different branches out of sheer fun.

Days at All Home

Rosalie's Bibingka: A Kakanin Heaven

Whether it’s for pasalubong, special occasions, or pang-merienda at home, Rosalie’s Bibingka Store in Marilao, Bulacan has become a one-stop shop for Filipinos looking into satisfying their kakanin or Filipino delicacy cravings. You can find all the kakanin, cookies, biscuits and other local delicacies

Rosalie's Bibingka: A Kakanin Heaven

Youniversity Suites: Bringing Back Life to Manila

By the 21st century, you'd think the Laperal was a goner - I mean it was dilapidated, and there was hardly anything that could be salvable. However, its current owners started work on Laperal for about two and a half years after they bought it. They wanted to bring back its original purpose— a top of the line space with good art and good architecture anyone can proudly call home

Youniversity Suites: Bringing Back Life to Manila

Comfort & Goodness with City Chef PH!

Whipping up dishes every night (or day for that matter) may be fulfilling, but exhausting for some. Just thinking of what to cook, spending hours to prepare, and the actual act of cooking can be so time-consuming that you might miss out on other things that you want or need to do. So for the moms, dads, professionals out there, or for those who live alone, let City Chef make life easier for you! Spend more time on things that matter while they do the cooking.

Comfort & Goodness with City Chef PH!

La Trinidad, Benguet: Of Strawberries & Colors

At first glance, most people would be amazed. Others would probably think it’s an eye-soar.  Nonetheless, there’s a humbling beauty that lies within La Trinidad, Benguet.

La Trinidad, Benguet: Of Strawberries & Colors

Habi: Reviving The Lost Art of Philippine Weaving

Handloom weaving is considered a traditional craft in various regions. It is an intricately practiced, centuries-old tradition performed by tribes all over the country. It’s labor intensive, and depending on what region it’s produced in, it will utilize materials such as buri, inabel, raffia, pineapple, abaca and more.

Habi: Reviving The Lost Art of Philippine Weaving