Homeschooling, My Life in Watercolor, Shopping

Affordable Art Materials for Watercolor Painting and Where to Get Them in the Philippines

I once had a person comment on our family YouTube channel about how it was wrong of me to advise beginners can use cheap watercolor paints initially for practice. The person actually raised excellent points. I agreed wholeheartedly because as a watercolor newbie myself, I had a hard time transitioning from watercolor cakes to artist… Continue reading Affordable Art Materials for Watercolor Painting and Where to Get Them in the Philippines

Homeschooling, Local Travel, Shopping

Our First Trip to Boracay Island, Philippines

The island of Boracay is famous for its powdery white sand beach. This photos was taken at Piknikan where we had lunch during our island hopping tour. Tourism in the Philippines is now slowly booming with majority of the islands in the country already opening its doors to local and foreign tourists. Travel requirements have… Continue reading Our First Trip to Boracay Island, Philippines

Fashion, My Creations, My Life in Watercolor, Recycling, Wearable Art

My Current Bag Painting Fever

Hello my dear readerships. There's something about me that you might find surprising. I never liked hand bags or shoulder bags. I prefer carrying my stuff in a backpack, a messenger bag or a laptop bag. I have a few backpacks, one messenger bag (bought second hand), and a laptop bag which I got for… Continue reading My Current Bag Painting Fever

Homeschooling

Ian’s Homeschooling Highlights January 2022

January definitely was one for the books. The start of the year was scary for us simply because we came back to Manila from our Bicol trip while Omicron virus was wreaking havoc in Metro Manila. We wanted to stay in Bicol where there were no reported case of COVID but we had to come… Continue reading Ian’s Homeschooling Highlights January 2022

Homeschooling, My Life in Watercolor

Paint Harry Potter with Me and the Busy Months Ahead

Hello, my dear readerships. If you noticed, I haven't written much these past few weeks. I was away for two weeks for the much needed holiday break last month and my January was jampacked with my teaching responsibilities such as review of my students' performance tasks and grading. I am also mentally and physically preparing… Continue reading Paint Harry Potter with Me and the Busy Months Ahead

Homeschooling, Local Travel

Live in a Nipa Hut, Learn to Surf, and Eat Fresh Farm Produce at Lola Sayong Eco-SurFarm

Lola Sayong Eco-SurFarm is a surf camp positioned along the coastline of Barangay Buenavista, Gubat, Province of Sorsogon, at the southeastern region of Luzon, Philippines. To reach the place if you're taking public transport from Metro Manila is by taking a bus going to Gubat, Sorsogon and from the bus station, one can hire a… Continue reading Live in a Nipa Hut, Learn to Surf, and Eat Fresh Farm Produce at Lola Sayong Eco-SurFarm

Coping with Depression, Health, Homeschooling, Life, Local Travel

One fine day in SM North and UP Diliman campus

https://youtu.be/A-jit3BwUm8 We went out today! Wow, I still can't believe that there would be one day in my lifetime that going out would be such a big deal. Due to quarantine restrictions, my kids were not able to travel with me even within a kilometer-radius from home for more than year. But yesterday we were… Continue reading One fine day in SM North and UP Diliman campus

Coping with Depression, My Life in Watercolor

Painting Studio Ghibli Backgrounds and Dreamy Landscapes with Gouache

Hello, my dear readerships. It has been a year since this pandemic started. It's been hard for all of us with businesses shutting down, people losing their jobs and loved ones, and some of us being left confused and scared of life's uncertainties. Despite my usual positive posts and cheerful view of life, the pandemic… Continue reading Painting Studio Ghibli Backgrounds and Dreamy Landscapes with Gouache

Homeschooling

Ian’s Homeschooling Highlights in November 2021

Hello, everyone! Can't believe the month is almost over! So much has happened since I last posted here and I'm still surprised that it's that time of the month again when I would write about Ian's homeschooling highlights. This month for his subject, Math, is all about learning the properties and application of Multiplication in… Continue reading Ian’s Homeschooling Highlights in November 2021

Coping with Depression, Homeschooling, My Life in Watercolor

My Free Online Classes for November 2021

Hi everyone! I think we can all agree that the pandemic has hit most of us hard mentally and emotionally. It was particularly hard because one cannot go out much to be with loved ones even if it was just for quick meet up. In order to cope, I studied and rediscovered watercolor art and… Continue reading My Free Online Classes for November 2021