Sunday, January 9, 2022

My Top 5 Pantry Essentials


Back when I was living with my mom, I didn’t know the cost of each item in our pantry or what are essential to keep a decent and functional kitchen. But when I had my own family, I started to learn the importance of a fully stocked pantry, especially during a pandemic.

Wednesday, December 29, 2021

2021: This Is A Love Story


The pessimist in me would now be enumerating a seemingly endless list of reasons why I should feel defeated this year and maybe call it the worst year of my life—the COVID-19 pandemic, zero travel, and the loss of my dear mom, to name a few. But you know what? I want to celebrate life. And with this, I want to offer this post, for the very first time, to my partner-in-crime—Christian.

Thursday, December 9, 2021

Tips for Organizing a Successful Church Festival


Church festivals allow communities to gather and enjoy each other's company while eating great food and listening to awesome music. If you're in charge of planning one of these gatherings, it can be an incredible opportunity to ensure that you do the best possible for your church.

Saturday, October 9, 2021

Unique Online Activities for Teenagers


It’s been a month now since the new school year started and in the Philippines, we’re still on distance learning mode of delivery. It’s been the second year of this kind of school set-up and I know how hard it is to cope up especially if you’re a teener who wants to go out and socialize. Aside from the physical health concerns brought about by this pandemic, I am also concerned about the mental health of my students.

Monday, July 19, 2021

Things To Consider When Choosing Your NYC Apartment


One of the major decisions that you have to make as an adult is to look for the perfect place to live in. Apartment hunting may be exciting at first but when you realize how difficult it is to match the lifestyle that you have with your home, it can be really challenging.
 

Monday, July 12, 2021

Six Tips on How to Handle Debt Collector Calls


Nobody is excited to receive a call from a debt collector. Generally, it’s always an awkward situation to deal with them especially when they use technical terms which can be overwhelming and intimidating. But if you know how to handle debt collector calls properly, then it will be less stressful than what it usually is.

Tuesday, June 29, 2021

A Lesson from the Future

Dear Pre-Pandemic Carla,

Hello, I’m your future self. I know, it’s freaky. 

Now, calm down. That jam-packed armpits-to-face MRT ride and the long queue to the mall you endured a while ago, it’s nothing. Believe me, your concerns right now are nothing compared to what you’ll go through in the coming years.