I’m having a mini me!


I announced it on Instagram last week already, in case you hadn't heard: Early next year, I'll be giving birth to a daughter. I'm going to have a baby girl. Yaaaaaay! I can't tell you how thrilled I am about it. We found out during our scheduled 20-week congenital anomaly scan. Apparently for mothers past 35, this is standard procedure. (I didn't have one ... Continue Reading

Embracing “Nos” and Waiting for “Yeses”

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In a couple of weeks, I'll be moving out of Slate Studio, my workshop space. It's more a business decision than anything else. I'm not sad about it, I can say. There are things you learn in business that are valuable, and making hard decisions based on your gut and practicality are one of those things. So this moving out is one of those gut-feeling, practical ... Continue Reading

Make Your Own Blissful Home Spa

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By Ginger Arboleda of MommyGinger.com I consider my mom a shopping expert for things that you need to help you calm down. She became an expert in this since it has been a known fact that all the people in my family are born to be nerbyosas (worriers). If there was a degree on shopping for the tools to use to help you relax, I think she would be on the dean’s ... Continue Reading

Get a Blog Makeover, Free! Here’s how.


Y'all know me: I love blogging. It is, to me, a craft and a job at the same time. More than anything, it is a passion for me. Blogging opened so many doors for me to design my life the way I wanted to. It helped me to be a work-at-home mom, a freelance writer, a magazine consultant, an editor, a copywriter, a workshop director, and a location-independent ... Continue Reading

Budget Friendly Ways to Beautify Your Small Home

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By Marilen Montenegro of Marilen.ph Living a blissful and inspired life takes conscious effort.  You make it happen because you chose to simplify and be happy.  There are many factors but the environment you are often in contributes to your inner being and outlook in life.  This is why I believe that making your home neat, and beautiful is important.  It ... Continue Reading