Tahing Tahanan Meets Hanamayari

What started out as a simple IG Story Tere Pineda posted turned into a source of support from all types of people, including myself. From there, Tahing Tahanan was born, and aspires to become an avenue to support local communities, minorities by providing them a platform for awareness and empowerment.

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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.

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Cabangan, Zambales: Unplugged in Club Monet

We wanted to unwind, rekindle our spirits and appreciate slow-living. With our little boy in tow, we drove all the way to Club Monet in Cabangan, Zambales ~ an hour away from the usual go-to places such as Liw-Liwa, San Antonio or San Narciso.

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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

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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

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A Glimpse of Claveria, Cagayan

Last December, my boys and I decided to go on a 5-day road trip up north ~ a family tradition we do every end of year. We spent a few nights in Ilocos Sur, Ilocos Norte, and Abra. Unfortunately, it was raining hard throughout our stay in Pagudpud (Amihan season for that area, sadly), but on one of the days that the weather was forgiving, Bobby and I decided to drive all the way to Claveria, Cagayan (the nearest town from where we were). 

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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.

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Exploring The Wander Space

Don't you get so excited when you see handcrafted leather notebooks on display? What about personal oil blends, gift wrappers with digitalized art patterns, hand-carved stamps, or witty stickers?Well I do. I'm honestly a sucker for these places. So can you imagine the bliss that I felt when I came across The Wander Space

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San Juan, La Union: Feels Like Home

The first time we were here, pre-Yñigo days, Bobby & I would drink under the stars, listen to the waves crashing into the shore, talking about how life would be. Who would have thought that we'd come back, somewhat do the same things, but this time with our kulit son in tow?

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The Year that Was, and Everything in Between

It's that time of the year again when people write their resolutions, change their hairstyles, using the hashtag #NewYearNewME. I don't fault anyone for wanting to change 'cause I've always been the type to do the same. How was your 2017 like? Join us as we take a look back to the year that was.

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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.

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How To Bounce Back

After publishing some of my recent social media ramblings, I got some much feedback from my friends, colleagues, and even fellow moms. I wasn’t alone. I always knew I wasn’t, but it’s different when even the most random of people decide to confess to you about what they’re going through — to the extent of asking advice on what to do.

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Tarlac: More Than What Meets The Eye

The drive going to Tarlac was pretty quick. It’s about 3 hours from the Metro on a good day. We started a bit late so we were only able to cover several areas, but here’s what you can do if you want to make the most of your day trip with your little ones.

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