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Samsung washing machines for a happy Filipino home

What’s the latest on Samsung washing machines?

Last week, I got invited by Samsung Philippines to a small gathering of mommy bloggers where we were introduced to the latest fully automatic Samsung washing machines.

Samsung washing machines
Samsung’s new line of fully automatic washing machines

My current washing machine is approaching it’s 10th birthday, and according to the Samsung brand manager, the average Filipino household buys a new washing machine once every 10 to 11 years. I agree, because the one I have now is showing signs of retirement soon. So if you’re like me who is in the market for a new washing machine, read up! Continue reading Samsung washing machines for a happy Filipino home

Online Math and Science Tutorials at K5 Learning

I got an email recently from K5 Learning, a Canada-based online learning site. K5 Learning online tutorials has reading and math programs for kindergarten to grade 5 students. They offered me (well, my son) a 6 week free trial to test and write a review of their Online Math and Science Tutorials program.  I found it a good opportunity for Nate, since it’s summer vacation and the extra learning will definitely go a long way when he goes back to school in June.

k5 online math and english tutorials

If you are a blogger, you may want to check out their  open invitation to write an online learning review of their program.

I will be back after 6 weeks with my review of the online math and science tutorials program.

Menu planning for school days

Here’s something new that I’ve been doing since school started two weeks ago – menu planning! Yup, in my almost 16 years of motherly existence, this is the first time that I’m actually planning meals seriously.

menu planning school lunch baon ideas

The kids, being older and wiser, just won’t settle for alternating fried egg and tocino breakfasts now. Adobo lunch boxes don’t excite them anymore either. To make sure the menu doesn’t get tiring, we thought of planning the meals.

Menu planning actually isn’t as intimidating as it appears. Here’s how we do it.

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Potentilla Home Fragrance – review and giveaway

A few weeks ago, Potentilla Home Fragrance sent me a wonderful package. Unfortunately, it was also around the time that dengue fever hit me. Thankfully, I’m well and fully recovered now.

UPDATE, 9/11/12: Winners have been drawn – scroll down to find out if you won! Congratulations to the winners! If you won, please send me your name, contact number and mailing address via message at my FB Page or email at imomonline <at> gmail <dot> com.

Hi everyone! Again, this blog has been neglected for quite a while. But I’m back… again! And with a surprise for everyone too. 🙂 (So read to the end!)

Yesterday, I finally opened the package from Potentilla, and fell in love. The packaging is so pretty!

Potentilla Home Fragrance

Potentilla Room Diffusers are hand-made from a mix of fine premium fragrance oils and pure, organic sugar-cane alcohol. I was sent the Tea Party and the Pink Grapefruit scents – two of their best-sellers. Continue reading Potentilla Home Fragrance – review and giveaway