Coping with Depression, Homeschooling, Life, My Creations

This Website is Starting to Look Like An Art Blog

The whole Metro Manila, Philippines, is still on lockdown due to COVID. It's hard to get supplies or get around because even public transportation is limited. So forgive me, my dear readerships, if I am resorting to art rather than science lately to distract me from the stressful situation we are in right now. I… Continue reading This Website is Starting to Look Like An Art Blog

Homeschooling, Life, My Life in Watercolor, Recycling

How I Upcycled My Old Eye Makeup Palette Into A Travel-Size Watercolor Palette (With Full Demo Video)

Dabbling in art, particularly watercolor, can be expensive. I admit, I had to save some moolah in order to afford the brushes and artist grade watercolors that I am currently using now. I'm lucky my sister gave me a set of Daniel Smith Alvaro Castagnet tubes for Christmas and I was able to sell trinkets… Continue reading How I Upcycled My Old Eye Makeup Palette Into A Travel-Size Watercolor Palette (With Full Demo Video)

Life, My Creations, My Life in Watercolor

My YouTube Channel

Do you have YouTube channel, my dear readerships? I've had my YouTube account since last year but it's only this week that I actively upload videos on there. Before this week, I have only used the app with my kids for tutorials and video links related to their lessons. I seldom post videos of me… Continue reading My YouTube Channel

Coping with Depression, Health, Life, Weight Loss

My Four Favorite Fitness Channels on YouTube for Indoor Workouts

I think most of us, if not all, will agree that the year 2020 was a disaster. The pandemic has turned the malls into ghost towns, resulted to cancelled travel plans, millions of deaths globally, and job losses. I would be lying if I say that the community quarantines did not take a toll on… Continue reading My Four Favorite Fitness Channels on YouTube for Indoor Workouts

Coping with Depression, Homeschooling, Life, My Creations, My Life in Watercolor

My Top Art Teaching Hacks for Non-Artist Homeschooling Parents

While art isn't a major subject in regular school, it's a subject that my kids showed tremendous interest in since they were younger. Before I would come home from work and would see my kids' artworks taped on the ref's door. Sometimes they would wave their art on my face, proud of their work. Since… Continue reading My Top Art Teaching Hacks for Non-Artist Homeschooling Parents

Life, Local Travel, My Creations, Poems, Uncategorized

My Poetry: Let This Mermaid Sleep

Yesterday while I was working on my IG puzzle feed at Canva, a sudden rush of feeling came to me - a deep longing to visit the ocean and bask in the sun again. I feel so lucky to have been born in a country that has plenty of beach lines and islands to visit.… Continue reading My Poetry: Let This Mermaid Sleep

Hydroponics, Life, Recycling

Growing Vegetables and Fruits Indoors Using Kratky Hydroponics System

As mentioned in my previous article about the skills I learned that I have found useful in this pandemic is growing food through gardening. Three days before my birthday, I asked a friend for ideas on how I could grow vegetables indoors, in a limited space such as my condo unit. That day I was… Continue reading Growing Vegetables and Fruits Indoors Using Kratky Hydroponics System

Hydroponics, Life

Skills That Are My Lifesavers In This Pandemic

The virus, SARS-COV-2, has left all of us feeling overwhelmed and anxious. We have so far, as of this writing, lost more than two hundred fellow Filipinos, and with more than five thousand who tested positive. Our country ranks first in southeast asia in terms of number of cases and fatalities. Because the virus quickly… Continue reading Skills That Are My Lifesavers In This Pandemic

Geology, Homeschooling, Life, Local Travel, Uncategorized

Disaster Go Bag Essentials Every Family Should Have in Their Homes

A Go Bag is a bag containing everything you would need to survive when exiting a building or evacuating your home after a disaster. Ideally, each member of your family should have one bag each. The bag should have ample supplies to help you survive while in transit towards the nearest evacuation area or relocation… Continue reading Disaster Go Bag Essentials Every Family Should Have in Their Homes

Geology, Homeschooling, Life

Teaching My Kids About How Science Should Be Used in the Service of People

TOPSHOTS A body of a dead man is seen in Tacloban, on the eastern island of Leyte on November 10, 2013 after Super Typhoon Haiyan swept over the Philippines. The typhoon that destroyed entire towns across the Philippines is believed to have killed more than 10,000 people, authorities said on November 10, which would make… Continue reading Teaching My Kids About How Science Should Be Used in the Service of People