DIY | Make-up Brush Cleaner


Today is another long weekend (or the end of another long weekend) in the Philippines as we celebrate Heroes’ Day. Be your own hero by taking the time to clean your make-up brushes, using materials easily available at home, and your skin will thank you for it. Continue reading

FOOD | Cauliflower Rice


Filipino that I am, I am a big rice eater. Even when I’m eating noodles, there should be rice on the side. At worst, even when I’m eating spaghetti, I sneak in a few spoons of rice. Rice is not bad, not bad at all, but I’ve been trying to experiment with cooking rice and incorporating vegetables and proteins into it so that I can consume less of the rice (carbohydrates!) and more of the nutrients from the vegetables and meat.  Continue reading

FOOD | Gourmet Tuyo


Today’s a Friday, and for most people, the start of a long weekend.  I, on the other hand, will have to work long during the weekend to eliminate all work-related backlogs. To help me reduce my time preparing lunch, I made gourmet tuyo (pina-sosyal nga bulad/dried fish).

I always see this mentioned in blogs and cooking/TV shows and have seen bottles at Rustan’s Fresh but thought a bottle, which costs around P180, is too expensive.  So I decided to just make it at home, given my proximity to Taboan Market, the go-to place for buwad lovers. Continue reading