Dubai Old Souk and Abra Ride

We've been in the UAE for over a decade yet we have not visited a couple of important landmarks in the country. Today we decided to take our daughter out on a boat ride to see Dubai's Old Souk. This is the Abra. It is used as a daily transportation connecting Bur Dubai and Deira. … Continue reading Dubai Old Souk and Abra Ride

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Ear Piercing

I made a conscious decision not to pierce my daughter’s ears when she was born. My hubby supported the idea. I talked about it on my previous blog post 2 years ago. I wanted ear-piercing to be a rite of passage. She surprised us when she requested to get her ears pierced before she turned … Continue reading Ear Piercing

Chicken Adobo

This is the first Filipino dish that I learned to cook. When I left the Philippines to work here in Dubai, my cooking skill was limited to frying eggs and sausages. I survived by eating out for some time then eventually had to learn how to cook. Chicken Adobo is the easiest dish to prepare. … Continue reading Chicken Adobo

Ski Dubai

It is summer time! What better way to beat the heat in Dubai than spending a day at -4 degrees? On my daughter's 5th birthday, we decided to have a family day at Ski Dubai. Here's a recap of our recent visit! We started with ski lessons. Adults and kids do it at the same … Continue reading Ski Dubai

Creamy Mushroom Chicken

Here's a delicious recipe for Chicken breast that kids will surely love. Ingredients: 1. Chicken Breast 2. Onions 3. Mushrooms (I prefer fresh but this is what we have at the moment) 4. Cooking Cream 5. Chicken cubes (dissolve in 1 cup of hot water) 6. Salt and Pepper 7. Olive Oil Cooking Steps: 1. … Continue reading Creamy Mushroom Chicken

Interview with THE NATIONAL

I would like to share this newspaper clip from today's issue of THE NATIONAL. I was interviewed along with other moms regarding our experience in securing school places for our kids this coming school year. Read it on Page 1 and 6 I hope everyone has secured places in the schools and enjoying the summer … Continue reading Interview with THE NATIONAL

Cassie Cat Trunki

We got our daughter a Trunki for Christmas. It was one of the things she wished for that Santa would bring her. And because we were also going to travel to Manila, I was eager to get one for her. I didn't want to bring a stroller because I knew it would be difficult to … Continue reading Cassie Cat Trunki