I Want to Say Thank You ……

“The secret of a happy marriage is finding the right person. You know they’re right if you love to be with them all the time.” Julia Child No matter if we’ve been together for 1 or 30 years, anniversaries are still a special time for us. But it is now a different feeling for me. It…

My little Pirate is now 29

“Whatever you do, do it well,” – Walt Disney Boys when they were little, would usually say that they would like to be a fireman, a policeman or an astronaut when they grow up. But no, not my Timmy Boy… he wanted to be a pirate! His drawing was chosen to be on the cover…

Love Locks in Prague

“Walking around the Prague is comparable to being in a fairytale: except for one minor detail: it’s real.” A love lock or love padlock is a custom where padlocks are affixed to a fence, bridge or gate by lovers. The key is thrown away to symbolise everlasting love. In Europe, love locks started in the…

Wedding Smiles

Last November I visited London for the second time…this time it’s for my son’s wedding. Tim and Leigh were ‘high school sweethearts’, went to the same school, were partners in their Debutante’s Ball, and they had been together ever since. They had a simple and intimate wedding and that’s how they had always envisioned their…

Bittersweet Mother’s Day 2019

“There are only two lasting bequests we can hope to give our children. One is roots; the other, wings.” – Hodding Carter Wish I was there with my kiddos, but I am not! So I just have to content myself with photos and chatting with them via the internet. But still so thankful, just seeing…

My baby is 25

 “A daughter is someone you laugh with, dream with, and love with all your heart.” Twenty five years ago, I gave birth to this beautiful baby. She was perfect but she was annoying haha She cried a lot, she was fussy, she had tantrums… But as all babies do … she grew up and became…

Friday Foto Fun – Holidays

“Family is not an important thing. It’s everything.” –Michael J. Fox   October 2018 – My son was in Australia for a few weeks and the family decided to have a weekend away for bonding time. I wanted to go to another state but work schedule of my daughter and my husband wouldn’t permit. So…

Cees B&W Photo Challenge: Tender Moments

“Every great love starts with a great story.” – Nicholas Sparks My kids are very loving. When they were still 1 year old and 3 years old, they would always look for each other whenever one is not around. When some of our friends would say, “ Can I take your sister home with me?”…

Tickles and Hugs

“The most precious jewels You’ll ever have Around your neck Are the arms of your children.” I have two kids, my daughter ‘Tishie Girl”, is in her mid twenties and my son, “Timmy Boy” is in his late twenties. They are both on their own now and Timmy Boy is already married and has moved…

Pick Me Up – February 19, 2019

“To be in your children’s memories tomorrow,You have to be in their lives today.”― Barbara Johnson Every time I post, I also find something inspirational that I incorporate with it. Thanks to Cee Neuner , I am able to do this on a regular basis. Growing up in the Philippines was very different to the way…

FOTD – February 14, 2019 – Tulip

“In the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years.” – Abraham Lincoln Happy Valentine’s Day to everyone. This day is not only for the young… It is for all those who still feel the excitement… the fun … the playfulness… the joy… Even though how old…