House Help: Things To Keep In Mind When Hiring One


The past two days have been quite stressful to me and my husband. We discovered that my sister in law lost her money while she was staying at our house. Knowing that we didn’t take it, we only had one suspect in mind– our new house help (HH) who has only been with us for more than a week.

I quickly took a peek at her bag to check if it was her. And lo and behold… a 1000 bill was there… neatly tucked in her wallet and it was the only thing there. I knew right then that she really stole it. How? First, she wasn’t paid by her previous “employer”; second, two days in, we gave her a 200php cash advance because she asked for some time off to attend a birthday party and she didn’t have any cash. So how in the world did she have that money?

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Be Your Best Beautiful with BDJ & Olay #OlayBella #TotalEffects #MoistureThatLasts

Recently, BDJ partnered with Olay to provide a free sample package of Olay Total Effects Day Cream and Olay Deep Moisture Body Wash. I was one of the lucky bellas who received the said package last week. (What a pleasant surprise!)

BDJ x Olay #OlayBella ##TotalEffects #MoistureThatLasts

The goodies!

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2016 Philippine Holidays

Start planning and saving for your trips next year as early as now because the Malacañang has released the list for 2016 Philippine Holidays.

2016 Philippine Holidays

2016 Philippine Holidays

There will be 10 Regular Holidays and 9 Special Non-Working Holidays. Muslim holidays such as Eid’l Fitr and Eidul Adha are still to be determined.


UNBOXING: August 2015 BDJ Elite Box X The Look of Love by Revlon

Hurrah for August! Hurrah for my first ever Elite Box from BDJ!

I first learned about BDJ’s Elite Box offering some time in June when I received an email from them asking me if I wanted a refund for my August to September subscription or if I want to add 250PhP to convert it to an Elite box. I’ve only subscribed to two boxes previously (March and July 2015) and they were all regular boxes so I was ecstatic when I learned I am finally getting my hands on an elite one!

August 2015 BDJ Elite Box

Tadaaaaa! The August 2015 BDJ Elite Box

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ERVantage Prepaid Card Denominations

Affordable HMO with PhilCare’s ERVantage line

As a mom and a wife, one of my greatest fears is for any of my beloved babies or for my husband to be hospitalized. Last year alone, George was hospitalized twice for two different reasons: amoebiasis and viral fever. And despite being a PhilHealth member, the hospital bills were still pretty high. My husband and I have always talked about availing of an HMO. I’ve searched and searched and searched online for something that we can both afford. However, with premiums ranging from 1500PhP/month above, we didn’t push through.

Last night while browsing Facebook, I came across an ad by PhilCare for their new line of products: The ER Vantage. Continue reading

how to start working online

How To Start Working Online

I have been working online for the past 6 years. What started as a part-time gig back in college to supplement my allowance by earning a dollar or two per article written has now become my main source of income (and I do it at home).

There are a lot of real online jobs that you can earn from– and I’m not talking about recruiting or networking (turn your 200 to 1.5k etc sort of thing) which have been prevalent on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter lately. I’m talking about honest to goodness work opportunities much like those found in the real world: administrative work, transcription, data entry, sales and customer representative works, web and graphic designing and what not. So in this post, I will teach you how to start working online.

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