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My Weekend Market Fails

Happy Monday! I hope your weekend had been a productive one, spent the way you wanted to spend it. For us, we’re kinda big on weekend markets, maybe because there are no grumbly, drag-your-feet-when-shopping males in this fam. Our obvious fave is the Salcedo Saturday Market in Makati, because we like food better than stuff, […]

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Summer Escapes: Staycation at the Luneta Hotel

As I’ve argued with my mom a dozen times, staying at a hotel, whether it be in the metro or somewhere far from home, is still an escape.  An escape from everyday drudgery, housework, karaoke-singing neighbors, cavorting cats in heat.  That is why, aside from the fact that our family loves old Manila, I am […]

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Choosing Your Own Adventure

It’s Saturday night, and I had to drop off daughter, Dani, at her friend’s 18th birthday at the Conrad Manila. Of course, if I drop her off, I have to pick her up, as well. I hadn’t made up my mind what to do, whether to just drive back after the party, or just hang […]