My husband and I always go out for a one-hour quick date every Friday, this is what we called “#MarriageFirstFriday” and our friends knows that our date means another food trip and they always look forward to know kung san kami kakain. (insert kilig face here. Hehe)

Anyway, last Friday we had our lunch date at Bugong in Dela Rosa car park. There’s no special about the chicken, we were disappointed upon receiving our order, the chicken is so small, di pa nga ata umabot sa lalamunan ko yun eh kaya my husband decided to have some dessert in the nearby, well there’s always room for dessert, right?  Our initial plan is to have some coffee at Starbucks however Ian suggests that we should try Boulangerie22 at One Legaspi Park.


Imagine, we walked from Dela Rosa car park to One Legaspi Park in the middle of the day but it’s all worth it. We were greeted by the aroma of oven-fresh bread and variety of fresh breads and cookies; actually we immediately checked out all the trays on the shelves and we had a hard time choosing from their selections! Ang dami sobra! They all looked delicious. 

 


After few 10 minutes, we finally placed our orders. My husband chose Japanese Custard Cream Cheese Bread, Japanese-style bread with custard cream cheese filling. According to my husband the bread is so soft, cheesy and buttery. 


Japanese Custard Cream Cheese Bread Php 59.00

I ordered for Cheddar Chicken Floss Bread. This is super delicious, I sweat! The floss is made of premium chicken cooked thoroughly, mixed with selected spices topped over traditionally baked sweet buns. They have different variants which includes Chicken Floss, Cheddar Chicken Floss and Spicy Chicken. All the carbo loading was worth it!


Cheddar Chicken Floss Bread Php 59.00
Of course, we also tried their Frappe. Good thing they offer Buy One Take One for only Php 129.00. Not bad! It’s like hitting two birds in one stone. Ian ordered for Taro Cream Frappe while I got for my all-time favorite, Chocolate Espresso Crème Frappe.


Buy One Take One Php 129.00
Chocolate Espresso Crème Frappe
Taro Cream Frappe
The only down side of our orders is that upon sipping our frape, there are lot of small plastics included in our drinks, actually hindi  na namin sya inubos at tinapon na namin even though it’s so tasty, ang hirap uminom pag may nakukuha kang plastic. My husband told me na bumalik sa store for proper complaint however it’s already past 1pm and I need to go back to office. I guess the plastic we got from our drinks is from the ice, good thing the supervisor (Mr. Jomar) gave us new set of drinks after few days. :) 


Boulangerie22
San Lorenzo, Makati
G/F One Legaspi Park Condominium

Rada St. cor. Rodriguez & Legaspi Sts.
San Lorenzo, Makati City
(02) 801 6597
6AM to 10PM

www.boulangerie22.ph



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I have two beautiful girls and both of them love Jollibee so much! In fact, whenever we go out for a date, my children would always request for the Spaghetti at Jollibee. We even have a stuff toy and plates from Jollibee. Our panganay celebrated her 2nd birthday at Jollibee and now we’re planning to celebrate Rhiane’s 2nd birthday on August at Jollibee. (Mga batang laki sa Jollibee, like us.)


So we were all excited when I got an invitation from the country’s leading fast food chain for the launching of the newest and coolest addition to the Jolly Kids Party, the JolliRace theme last March 18. 



With JolliRace, all racetracks lead to a fun, Grand Prix experience. Boys and girls will have a blast on their special day with balloons, relay games, awesome prizes, and a delicious cake prepared to give them a birthday party set at full speed.


Jollibee, Yum and Popo will thrill party guests in this one-of-a-kind celebration. All these, plus Jollibee langhap-sarap favorites Chickenjoy, Jollibee Spaghetti, and Yumburger meals, make the JolliRace Jolly Kids Party a sure winner among kids and kids-at-heart.

An exciting first race

Recently, little ones came for a preview of racing fun at Jollibee E. Rodriguez. The launch of the new JolliRace Jolly Kids Party theme welcomed media guests, radio personality Delamar Arias with her sons Cooper and Parker, and celebrity mom Bettina Carlos with daughter Gummy and nephew Camilo Marco.



Everyone enjoyed the series of exciting games as well as the race-themed party hats, loot bags, balloons, prizes and other party favors. Guests also had a wonderful time posing in front of a photo wall featuring the race cars of Jollibee, Yum and Popo. Some guests even dressed up in their racing gear to win in the best in costume contest.


Happy Birthday to all March birthday celebrants

All in all, it was an epic day at Jollibee, with everyone enjoying great packages of langhap-sarap meals with their little ones. JolliRace guests brought home party goodies to go with their jolly, cool memories.

Recreate the thrill of the racetracks and enjoy the newest and fastest route to a memorable birthday celebration today. Parents booking a Jolly Kids Party can mix and match party elements for 30 or 80 guests with Jollibee’s “Create-Your-Own Package” option.



After choosing from among Jollibee’s four special themes: Jollitown, Hello Kitty, FUN-tastic Factory, and the newest JolliRace, parents can get in the back seat and let Jollibee host the jolliest party experience for their kids.

The Jolly Kids Party is available for booking in store or set up in chosen locations. For more information on birthday fun that is up to speed, visit jollibeeparty.com.

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Before I got married, I have PCOS and because of that I'm having a very hard time to conceive. You read the full story of my battle here. 

But now, I'm happy to tell that I have two beautiful children and with that I am sharing with you a little knowledge on how you can can get pregnant by simply monitoring your ovulation day. 

Ovulation plays an important role when it comes to getting pregnant. Without a woman knowing when her ovulation is when she's trying to conceive is like playing archery with blindfolds - you don't know where the bullseye is.

Ovulation is when the body releases the matured egg from the ovary to be fertilized. So it is important to be able to at least pinpoint when ovulation occurs. There are 3 most common tools that women use to pinpoint their ovulation.

1. Ovulation predictor kit - an ovulation predictor kit is a great tool to use in detecting ovulation. It looks almost like the pregnancy test, except that it detects ovulation instead of pregnancy. Two lines don't always mean positive. You're looking for 2 dark lines on an ovulation test to be able to tell if it's positive.

2. BBT Thermometer (Basal body thermometer) - a basal body thermometer is more sensitive than the regular thermometer. It measures the body heat and easily detects even a slight change in the temperature. Women who use this chart their temperature regularly. What they're looking for is a sudden drop in their temperature which could mean that they're possibly ovulating.

3. Fertility calculators - these are the cheapest of them all since you get it for free online or by downloading the app. These calculators work best for those who have a regular cycle. Those who don't might have problems using this tool.



If you're planning to get pregnant, remember these common tools which can help you monitor your ovulation.

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I’m a working mom. I’m a wife. I’m a mother of two beautiful girls.

These past few days, I’m so emotional. We have lot of problems in life now and I know that God will make a way where there’s seem to be no way. I don’t know if I can handle all of these but whenever I look at my children, I know I need to be strong. My husband is always there beside me and comforts me when I’m down. Ganon naman talaga db when you’re married, db nga may sumpaan kayo na to have and to hold, from this day forward, for better, for worse, for richer, for poorer, in sickness and in health, until death do us part.”

 You make me laugh when I’m not even in the mood to smile. 
I’m tired, super tired. But how can I complain if I see my family every day. I never questioned God about our problems kahit na sunod sunod syang dumadating sa amin, instead we accept it as a challenge and that makes our family stronger than before. My husband told me that we need to be strong for our children, he knows that we can overcome this not soon but hoping for a better days ahead. Ika nga nya “Tuloy parin ang buhay”, kaya every time na I’m feeling tired and giving up, I just look at my children and napapangiti ako. Why? Because I know I must have done something right and good to deserve them in my life. My children are the greatest blessings that we received from God kaya kahit na super tired ako, I have no reason to complain because I am happy and blessed. I make sure to spend my time with them pag uwi ko, kaya kahit pagod from work, daretso na ko sa pakikipaglaro sa mga anak ko. Seeing them happy and when I hear my children laughing, it becomes my happy moment too because their laughter is one of the most beautiful sounds in the world.


We’re in the middle class family; we’re both working in a corporate world and well compensated. We have lots of dreams in life, we want to travel around the world with the kids, we want our children to go to exclusive school and provide everything they need. Kaya kami nagsusumikap mag asawa to reach our dreams together, not only for us but for our little family. I will share with you this word of wisdom that I got from a friend,

If you fail never give up because F.A.I.L means “First Attempt In Learning”
End is not the end, in fact E.N.D means “Effort Never Dies”
If you get NO as an answer, remember N.O means “Next Opportunity”
So let’s be POSITIVE!
                      
Again, I’m TIRED but definitely NOT giving up. Ciao! 
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We have a strict policy at home, No work-related during weekends why? because our weekends are meant for our kids. Remember, time spent with your children is never time wasted, it goes by way too fast. Ang bilis talaga ng panahon, kaya we want to cherish each moment with them as we never knew, they’re all grown up.  

So if you’re asking me how we spend our weekend, let me photo blog it. Since we’re just few minutes away from Circuit Makati, every Saturday (basta wala kaming lakad let say birthday parties) dito nyo lang kami makikita, nagpi picnic! Yes! You read it right, we’re here during afternoon ilalatag yung mat, ilalabas ang hinanda kong merienda, mag memerienda then magpapalipad ng sarangola, mag ba-badminton or bike. Simple lang naman kami eh, simple buhay pero masaya. Sometimes, pag nalate kami ng gising sa hapon, we just visit Salcedo park and let my kids enjoy the slides and swing. In this matter, nakikipag interact rin ang mga anak ko sa ibang bata. Seeing my kids happy is one of the best feelings in this world. Do you agree with me?

  
I let my children experience and enjoy their childhood days, minsan lang naman sila maging bata sabayan mo na. This is also our quality time with the kids, you know naman working parents kami pareho and kulang ang oras namin sa kanila pag napasok kami kaya we make sure na pag weekend our full attention is nasa kids.


Every Sunday, we have our lunch at my parents’ house then attend Children’s mass at NSSH. This is also the day wherein we let our children visit the mall. Yes! Minsan mall hopping kami, sometimes we let our kids play at Kidzooona then we will have our merienda and dinner.


And sometimes our bonding continues pag uwi sa bahay. Matutulog na nga lang kami, magkukulitan pa at magpipicture taking pa. My kids love to pose in front of the camera, namana nila yung pagkahilig namin mag asawa sa photography. I’m sorry for flooding my Facebook and IG ng pictures namin, ganon talaga kami walang kahilig hilig sa picture. Haha. But if you want to check our latest photos just type our official hashtag "#TeamVillareal" (naks may hash tag talaga kami. hihi) 


Family time is not a matter of convenience, it is a matter of priority. At the end of the day, we want them to grow up to love and be loved, we want them to grow up to love and be loved, follow their dreams, find success in life, be smart kids and most of all we want them to be happy.

"Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes memory." – Dr. Seuss


Note: Photos are taken using Vivo Smart Phone
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Hello Guys! I’m back and thank God it’s Friday! Time flies way too fast and as I look at my children I got teary eyed because ang bilis naman nilang lumaki. I swear! It seems like it was only yesterday that I was changing their diapers and watching their first steps, and now look at them now, they grew up happy kids.

One of the perks of being a mother to two beautiful children is that I have human dolls. Ang saya and ang sarap nilang bihisan lalo na pag parehas sila ng damit. So I want to share it with you some of their #OOTD during our weekend gala. Oh by the way, my children already knows na pag aalis kami automatic na may picture taking sila kaya they alam na nila kung pano mag pose.

RHIAN KELLE

Top: Hello Kitty | Palda: Hello Kitty | Shoes: Sugar Kids
Dress: Mothercare | Shoes: Sugar Kids
Top: H&M | Shorts: H&M | Shoes: Sugar Kids
Top: Little Miss Cupcake | Skirt: Gingersnaps | Shoes: Dora


RHAINE SOPHIA

Dress: Mothercare | Shoes: Smart Fit
Dress: Gymboree | Shoes: Smart Fit

P.S.  Dear children, please don’t grow up so fast. I know for a fact (but I’m still in denial stage) that you will grow up to be a fine ladies and someday I know you will find your prince charming but hey girls, even though you’re all grown up, you both will always be my babies. 

For more of their OOTD before, click here. 
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