Monthly Archives: April 2012

Resolutions Update – April

1. Sign Coco up for ballet lessons Done! 🙂 2. Sign myself up for tennis lessons – not yet 3. Put $1000 in emergency fund – Done! 🙂 4. Pay off Amex – Done!!! 🙂 5. Pay my Mom back … Continue reading

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A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Market

Actually, not on the way to the market, but at the market. You see, my weekend wasn’t going so great. I was missing home and feeling down, though uplifted by a good friend though an encouraging email. (Love ya, Kelly!) … Continue reading

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Before School

Here are a few pictures of Coco in the past weeks before she walked out the door to catch the bus. The routine is pretty much the same every day. The yaya is trying to put her shoes on and … Continue reading

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Work in Progress

So, yeah, I tried the coconut oil detox and failed. It was making me gag and I felt like sh!t. This doesn’t mean I don’t think it works but I just couldn’t keep it up. So then I tried my … Continue reading

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Family Rituals

I am soooo into trying to create some daily/weekly/monthly family and holiday rituals. I have wanted a family of my own for sooo long in part because I love the idea of a group of people who love each other … Continue reading

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Happy Easter 2012

The Easter bunny was a little lame this year. We arrived back to Manila late Saturday night but thankfully he had the presence of mind to craftily purchase three chocolate eggs (because Coco is 3) in the Singapore airport and … Continue reading

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Scenes around Phuket

And finally, I will wrap up with these very picture heavy posts with even more scenes around Phuket. I loved traveling to Phuket and very much enjoyed Patong Beach where we stayed. There is so much to do and see, … Continue reading

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