My Tiny Buds Top Picks + a Giveaway!

Over the past month or so, I’ve had the opportunity to try a new line of baby products called Tiny Buds.

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Hanoi Eats: Green Tangerine

After a few days of eating mostly traditional Vietnamese fare, my cousins and I felt it was time for a change.  We decided to have dinner at Green Tangerine, a colonial-style restaurant serving up French cuisine with a Vietnamese twist.

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Ninh Binh Day Trip: Hoa Lu Temples, Tam Coc River, and Bich Dong Pagoda

Hanoi day 2, my cousins and I decided to book a tour to Ninh Binh, a province about 2.5 hours away from Hanoi by car.  Continue reading “Ninh Binh Day Trip: Hoa Lu Temples, Tam Coc River, and Bich Dong Pagoda”

Lunch with Chef JP Anglo at the Viking Range Kitchen

My friend Michelle Aventajado is the brand ambassador of Viking Range Philippines.  Just recently she invited the SoMoms to visit the Viking showroom in Alabang, where celebrity chef JP Anglo would be cooking up a special lunch for us.

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The Note Coffee

My cousins and I spent a lot of time cafe hopping while we were in Hanoi last month.  The Note was just down the street from our hotel, and it was one of my favorites Continue reading “The Note Coffee”

Hanoi Eats: Cau Go Vietnamese Cuisine

I can’t remember if we had dinner at Cau Go our first or second night in Hanoi, but I do remember it being a really good one.

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Karen’s Kitchen Kapitolyo

Karen’s Kitchen, home bakery of red velvet, chocolate ganache, and sticky toffee fame, has just opened their very first restaurant in Kapitolyo, and it is such a cheerful, storybook-pretty space.

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The Little Spatula: A Healthy Home Bakery

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#PlayForReal: 7 Benefits of Sensory Play + a DIY Sensory Bin Tutorial

Jacob and I recently attended the #PlayForReal playdate hosted by Johnson’s Philippines.  The invitation said it would be a “gadget-free” playdate, so I was pretty surprised when they handed out tablets Continue reading “#PlayForReal: 7 Benefits of Sensory Play + a DIY Sensory Bin Tutorial”