I remember how my dad used to buy several boxes of these sweet, yummy, and milky, melt-in-your mouth delicacy. Pastillas de leche is a sweet treat made of milk and sugar that originated in the town of San Miguel in Bulacan. The classic recipe calls for whole milk, powdered milk, sugar and butter cooked on... Continue Reading →
I miss blogging. It's been a while since I last posted anything and I hate that. I have so many things I can write about, but what I don't have is TIME. So for now, this will have to do. One day, I can write to my heart's content. I swear. It may not be... Continue Reading →
To my husband Vinz, I thank you for being dad to our kids, for giving me Sophie, and for choosing to love Pat and Justin as your own.
"Oftentimes we think of a life-threatening illness such as cancer as overwhelming. That’s true. But it’s also true that when we are weakest, God’s grace strengthens us and helps us overpower our fears, our sadness, and our pains."
It's the first day of 2018...perfect time for looking back at the year that was and trying to figure out how to move forward.
It's a few hours before we say goodbye to 2017 and say hello to 2018! What better time to set your New Year’s resolutions than now?
"But your best friend is still your best friend. Even from half a world away. Distance can’t sever that connection. Best friends are the kind of people who can survive anything. And when best friends see each other again, after being separated by half a world and more miles than you think you can bear, you pick up right where you left off. After all, that’s what best friends do.”
Fair warning: you may or may not find anything useful on this post. This is a 'mostly for me' post, trying to get over the longest writers' block I have ever experienced in my 2-month life as a blogger.
As I sit here writing this, I wonder how I ended up spending my lazy Saturday morning making Choc Nut Ice Cream. The answer to that is easy--- because I love this guy, my dear husband, my strongest supporter, my best-est friend. And I would go to the ends of the earth to find a... Continue Reading →
Today marks the celebration of Diwali, also known as Deepavali or the "festival of lights". Diwali is one of the most awaited and celebrated festivals in India "where people from all age groups participate. They give expression to their happiness by lighting earthen 'diyas' (lamps), decorating the houses, bursting firecrackers and inviting near and dear ones to their households for partaking in a sumptuous feast.