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7 Money Lessons My Ilocano Mom Taught Me + Giveaway

When people think of Ilocanos, it’s a common stereotype that they are kuripot ( stingy with money). Unfortunately, Ilocanos haven’t quite been perceived as generous or giving. However, I’d rather see this regional trait in a more positive light. Instead of stingy, I think llocanos are practical when it comes to handling money. Take my mom, for instance. My mom …

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Life Lessons from the 25th Shell National Youth Active Chess Grand Finals

When I was in elementary school, I used to compete in chess. No, I wasn’t in any nationwide competition but I was honored to represent my school in a few district meet-ups. It was a long time ago but last weekend, I was hit with a sense of nostalgia recently when I attended the 25th Shell Active Chess Grand Finals at …

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Biocair Disinfectant Pocket Spray Review + Giveaway

I have a toddler. So you could imagine why I could be a germophobe at times. My daughter likes touching surfaces, opening doors and occasionally enjoys crawling on the floor. Thankfully, she hasn’t had stomach problems yet but as a mom, I’m always on the lookout for natural and effective products that would help wipe out germs. Antiseptic vs Disinfectant: …

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