I’m a busy-holic. How about you?

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I'm the kind of person who needs to make time for nothing. It's just my character, I guess! See, if I don't schedule "nothing" time, I get stressed. I know that I'll eventually say "yes" to "something! It's very telling of the kind of person I can be. Being busy is like a drug to me at times. I love the energy I feel when I dive headlong into something. … [Read more...]

Sneak Peek at the Blissmakers Pictorial!

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I'm so excited for the new things that have been happening on the blog this year. As you know, when I rebranded Make it Blissful (formerly known as Dainty Mom), I wanted to touch on different aspects of meaningful living. I wanted this to be a place where women from all walks of life could come to be inspired. More than a personal blog, I wanted this space to … [Read more...]

Blissful Getaways: Family-Friendly F1 Hotel Staycation!

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Two weeks ago, my little family joined other food and lifestyle bloggers for soothing staycation weekend at the F1 Hotel in Bonifacio Global City. It was a much needed breather, as I had just come from a busy week (actually, a busy month!) last March 29. We were there to sample their yummy buffet options for the Lenten season, and to experience a bit of … [Read more...]

My writing elsewhere (and a note on guest blogging)


OK, I've been busy a lot, as I've been writing all over the place! Hope you can check out my recent posts in other places online. Glam-O-Mamas: Are you ready to be a mommy blogger?  World Moms Blog: When your heart expands The Mom Writes: 3 Tips to Finding Unexpected Work Hours in Your Busy Day The Work at Home Woman: How a Blog Can Help Launch … [Read more...]

Have you ever done a blogging reboot?

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This blog post is inspired by the #PHNet20 hashtag, which marked the Philippines' 20th year on the Internet. One of my geeky pleasures is going to Archive.org and looking up websites from way, way, way back! It's a lot of fun for me, and I have no idea whether or not it has anything to do with my love for history. The screenshot below is the homepage of my … [Read more...]