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November 30, 2015

Try Orange Accessories For A Pop Of Color

December is knocking at the door and that means all kinds of holiday fun is right around the corner. I had a great Thanksgiving with family and friends! We had all our special treats and also spent some time reflecting on what we were thankful for. Orange is a color […]
November 27, 2015

Some Fabulous Staple Pieces On Sale For Black Friday

Black Friday shopping is something I really miss when I am in Asia. I started the tradition years ago with my husband’s family. I have always enjoyed getting out there and mixing it up. For me, it’s like the kick-off for the Christmas season. But, since I can’t be in […]
November 25, 2015

Happy Thanksgiving – Wonderful Wednesday

I love Thanksgiving! It’s so nice to have a day specially set apart to enjoy time with friends and family. I am immensely Thankful for God’s many blessings. For my American friends, I hope you have a joy-filled Thanksgiving day and for the rest I hope you’ll take just a […]
November 23, 2015

Is It Time To Take Your Reading Glasses From Function To Fashion?

About five years ago I noticed a significant shift occurring with my eyesight. When I first hit 40 I used reading glasses to view the computer. A few years later I needed them to read the labels on bottles. Now, at 48, readers have become an indispensable part of my […]
November 21, 2015

How To Get More Than Yes And No From Your Kids

Years ago when my son was still crawling around in his diaper, I learned a valuable lesson that I have heeded to this day…listen to your older kids when and where they want to talk. My family was visiting friends in their home and we’d all just sat down to […]
November 19, 2015

Celebrating One Year Of Freedom From Weight

I was talking to a friend who recently returned back to the Philippines. She was not around me last year during my weight transformation, so she commented that I looked a lot slimmer then she remembered. As we were talking, it occurred to me that today is the my one-year […]
November 18, 2015

Sunday Cycling – Wordless Wednesday

We were on our way to church last Sunday morning and the traffic was considerably bad. Now, anyone who knows anything about Manila knows that traffic is a particularly poignant consideration for those of us who live here. But Sunday, is usually our one day to get a little break […]
November 16, 2015

A Striped Maxi Skirt For An Afternoon On Haji Lane

One of the highlights of my trip to Singapore was an afternoon on Haji Lane. For the day, I wore a simple outfit with a black and white striped Calvin Klein maxi skirt. Since my free time was limited, I scheduled to meet an old friend Estu whom I had […]
November 14, 2015

My First Visit To Stunning Singapore

Last week I made my first visit to stunning Singapore! Although I have lived in Asia for over 20 years, this was my first chance to experience this fabulous place. I traveled there with four colleagues to attend the Litt World Literature Conference. Although we were technically there for the […]
November 12, 2015

5 Thoughts About Food That Will Wreck Your Waistline

“The holidays are coming. They are going to have to roll me out after the New Year!” You’ve either heard something like this or you’ve said it yourself. Every year is the same thing…you see Thanksgiving on the calendar and you start the mental game…how much weight will I gain […]
November 11, 2015

Just Marilyn And Me – Wordless Wednesday

Last week I had the opportunity to go to Singapore to attend the Litt World literature conference. I learned a lot and I also got to enjoy some sightseeing while I was there. This is just Marilyn and me hanging out on the front steps of the New York library […]
November 9, 2015

What I Really Wore – A Day At The Mall

It’s not often that my husband and I have the chance to spend a day at the mall. We actually had a free Saturday, so we ventured through the Manila traffic to do some errands and a little shopping. While there, I got him to snap a few pics of what […]