JO MALONE LIME BASIL AND MANDARIN COLOGNE

wp-1523585499589..jpgunnamed-3Speaking of mouth-watering scents, Jo Malone is the newest addition to my perfume arsenal, and it’s a feast to the senses! I’ve always been the sweet, flowery, and fruity kind of girl when it comes to fragrances but I’ve been looking for something different, subtle, yet striking. This one, with refreshing lime and zesty mandarin top notes, is a vibrant and perfect choice.

Lora by Lora. x

LA PASSAGERE DE SAINT-MALO | WHEN NIGHT FALLS IN LYON, FRANCE.

PSX_20180402_093846Lyon is gorgeous at night fall, when all the city lights are turned on. Such was the case one Sunday evening, when a friend and I hopped aboard La Passagère de Saint-Malo, on a quest to find something different from the usual bar scene Lyon offers its visitors. Read more

FRANCE | A WALK IN ”THE PARK OF THE GOLDEN HEAD”, LYON.

PSX_20180409_220143I was looking forward to visiting Parc de la Tete d’Or (“park of the golden head”) in Lyon with my son this coming summer. I had a mommy-and-son itinerary all sketched up for our upcoming trip. But life had a different plan, and so, not so long ago, I found myself roaming this gem of a park on a chilly spring afternoon, soaking up its breathtaking sights by my lonesome. Read more

PHILIPPINES | HIKING UP MOUNT MABILOG.

PSX_20180315_065631My two friends and I joined a group of other expat-women living in Makati who regularly go for hiking day trips. This was my first time, so I was a little hesitant to spend the day with a group of people I barely knew, but it turned out to be a lot of fun. Everyone was friendly and helpful. I made new friends and mingled with them all the way up to Mt. Mabilog. Read more

HAPPINESS IS EATING CHOCOLATE CAKE TOGETHER.

unnamedMy son loves all things chocolate. Yesterday afternoon when he was out playing I decided to try out this new recipe I found on Food and Wine. The recipe is quick and easy using very basic ingredients, you will most probably have most of them at home already. The result is a beautiful, moist, chocolatey cake.

Roby  loves helping out in the kitchen especially when it comes to baking, but every now and then I love surprising him with his favourite chocolate cake. His bigs eyes and cheesy smile makes me light up.

The best thing in the world is seeing them smile because of you…

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SPAGHETTI FRITTATA.

PSX_20180312_150002I am terrible at measuring spaghetti. I always end up with either more or very less. Estimation is not my forte! To my rescue, with this creative way of using left-over cooked spaghetti or pasta I don’t have to worry anymore. If anything, I intentionally cook more spaghetti as a lazy day back-up plan. It is easy peasy to prepare and very filling making it perfect for brunch, lunch or dinner.  Read more