Discover the Beauty of Philippines with Air Juan and Citi Credit Cards

With Citi Credit Cards, go on a travel adventure to Boracay, Puerto Galera, or Subic where you can enjoy a vacation experience like no other. And you get to fly to these destinations via the Air Juan Seaplane!


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Facts that Nobody Told You

Today, I remind myself that when I remain calm , I can easily manage my thoughts , attitude and emotions. Things become clear and logical, and handling difficult or tense situation becomes less stressful.


The past 2 months have been very difficult for me. Those are my 60 days of nightmares. I almost took my life for being so depressed, afraid, and hopeless. I’ve battled with suicidal thoughts each day.


NOBODY TOLD ME that having friends are GEMS in life. Before, I thought I am okay without any friends. That I can live without them. That I can handle everything without having any close friends. But I was wrong. They are the ones who stick and stand by me during my darkest days. They never left me while I’m in that battle. Thinking about what they did for me, and just being there for me, makes the tears fall from my eyes. I WAS WRONG. It is truly NO MAN IS AN ISLAND. I love them. They are the best people in world. Without them, I’m probably gone…and my little kids will be left alone.


After all these realizations, I always include them in my prayers. I am so blessed and thankful to have them, because aside from my family who are always there for me no matter what, these friends…these closest friends that I have, they’ve shared their time just to be with me, to comfort me, to literally protect me and prayed for my safety.


Thank you from the bottom of my heart!



Dear Friend,
I would like to pause for a minute to say THANK YOU. You listen when I have a problem. You catch me when I’m about to fall. You bring so much joy into my life. Thanks for being my friend through it all.
Love, Shari



There are a lot of things we should be thankful for and here’s my TOP 3:

  1. My life
  2. My family
  3. My friends


I’m so blessed! God is Good!


What about you?





#Recipe of the Day: HOMEMADE PIZZA

Pizza! Yes, you can make pizza right at your home in a total of one hour and 30 minutes (prep and cooking time)!


What you’ll need:

300g plain flour
1 ½tsp instant dried yeast
½ tsp salt
180ml hand hot water
4tbsp tomato paste
150g mozzarella cheese (or any other cheese), sliced
4 mushrooms, wiped and thinly sliced
115g sliced ham/bacon/chicken strips, chopped
½ green pepper, deseeded and thinly sliced
2tsp oil



  1. Sift the flour into a bowl and stir in the yeast and salt. Add the water and mix to a soft dough. Turn onto a floured surface and knead for 5 mins until the dough is smooth and
  2. Place the dough in a greased bowl and cover with cling film. Leave in a warm place until the dough has
    doubled in size (about 1 hr.).
  3. Preheat the oven to 220°C.
  4. Punch the risen dough to knock out the large air bubbles and knead for 1 min. Roll the dough out to a 25cm circle and place on a large baking sheet.
  5. Spread the tomato paste over the base leaving a 2cm border. Top with the mozzarella cheese and scatter over the mushrooms, ham and pepper. Drizzle with the olive oil.
  6. Bake for 12-15 mins until the base is crisp and the mozzarella is melted and golden.


You can customize the toppings you like and add as many as you want. Enjoy this homemade pizza with your family and friends!


Download and print this recipe: homemade pizza


July 2017: Commenter of the Month GIVEAWAY!

The last half of the year has started. Whew! How time flies so fast! And I’m bringing back the most-loved giveaway–be the TOP commenter of the month and win cool stuffs!


This is to show my gratitude to my loyal and supportive followers of my blog, Facebook page and Twitter. I love you all! 🙂


What you’ll get?


portable sewing machine

storage drawer


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A Day with Dad


Dapat lang we make dad feel loved on Father’s Day!


He is a provider, a hero, and a friend all wrapped into one—he is dad. And there’s no better time to show our dads how much we appreciate them for being the pillar of the family than on a day specially dedicated to all the fathers out there.


Solane, the country’s leading LPG solutions provider, encourages us to express our love to our dads with the Dapat Lang advocacy campaign, where it emphasizes the importance of doing the right thing for the family, for others, and society as a whole.

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Losing Someone You Love

This is one of my favorite songs to listen especially when I am alone, or at night, or whenever I feel incomplete. It’s written by  the American singer-songwriter, Jenn Bostic, which is composed for her father who died when she was a little girl. The song is released in 2012.


I find the song very powerful and emotional. It feels like your heart is being pricked with a pin in every word of the lyrics. I actually feel like crying every time I hear the song.


Losing someone in your life is really difficult. Shadows of the memories… The thought of not feeling or seeing that person or loved one EVER again… The sadness that feels like forever…


Here’s Donna Taggart’s version of the song:


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