Working in Freedom.

One of the things I'm grateful for is that I can work at home. Actually, I can work from pretty much wherever I want, if I wanted to. But for me, I like doing the jobs I do from the comfort of home. Especially now, Manila being what it is now with the traffic congestion issues and the general problems in the transportation system! When I started blogging ... Continue Reading


blissful at home

No, that isn't a typo in today's title. I have a point. It has to do with (1) my back and, (2) the art of "braking." I suppose this type of blog post is what they call a "brain f**t" but I can't bring myself to call it that. So let's just call it another "study" in the art of making things blissful. OK? Ok. I pulled my back the other week, see. It all ... Continue Reading

Now open for registration, The Blissmakerie 2015

Blissmakerie - About

When I launched Make it Blissful in late 2013-early 2014, I was launching a new kind of blog community. Blogging has opened up so many doors for me, and I have found it to be so much more than just a platform to share lifestyle, products, services and reviews. When I began writing about the idea of  "blissful blogging" and using this platform to launch one's ... Continue Reading

Things I need to buy for our home, currently

make it blissful at home real

I’ve got a long checklist of things that I need to “project” this year with our home. I mean that in an active sense, because I need to take each part of the house one by one and find ways to improve it. After reading The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up, I’ve been having loads of guilty thoughts about the forgotten parts of my home! The dining room, for ... Continue Reading

My million bucks wishlist for Krista


Sometimes I really do think about what I'd do for my kids if money wasn't a concern. So here's my list, and a very valid one, I think, if you read to the end of this post and find out just how you could have a million bucks for your own baby! OK, so, if I had a million bucks to spend on Krista, I would: 1. Have her birthday party in a real English ... Continue Reading

A Thousand Stories of Joy

Joy Schools Video (4 B)

This is a post for Mondelez Philippines, on their Joy Schools' Program, which Make it Blissful supports. As a former teacher, this is close to my heart. Please watch the video and be inspired to support this cause. Thank you. (You can visit my Mondelez foods' recipes on blog here)  Her name is Ranzelle Ann Sombrero and this is her story of joy. ... Continue Reading