Sadeem Hotel Suites, Taif

I’ve been to Taif less than ten times and I’ve never been to the city center to stay for more than a day. Mainly because most of the time that…

Friday Finds #6: Mobile Apps | McDo + Moleskine+ Amino + Influenster

Friday Finds is a themed post on my blog where all the helpful sites, products, or apps I’ve seen around lately are featured. You can check out: Friday Finds #1:…

CRAFTS| DIY Minimalist Notebook

Most filipino moms here in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia buy the basic school supplies like notebooks, pencils, and crayons from the Philippines (if there’s a chance). Mainly because the supplies in…

Hajj Holiday 2018 | Isteraha + Shoaibah Beach + Taif

I must say that this year’s Eid Hajj holiday was fully packed with outings. =) Though busy going out, part of it was the much needed break I wanted. We were…

How to Make a Green Screen on Keynote + Add it to iMovie

Final Cut When it comes to editing videos, Final Cut is the software that people always recommend. It can be a bit pricey, but if you are going to use…

Lusie’s Lovely Linen

I love fabrics. I remember going to fabric stores near our house when I was young and I would just slide the tips of my fingers on different fabrics in…

How Unstructured Play or “Free Play” Can Help Kids Develop Better

We often hear old people say “let them play” or “it’s better for them to play”, but what kind of play is good for kids? Should we just let them…

Easily Identify Plants Using Picture This App

How I wish this Picture This app was available when I was in college studying taxonomy. Picture This app helps you identify plants by just taking or uploading a photo.…

Doodle With Gil #6: BLESSING

Doodle #6 BLESSING is inspired by the story of Abraham. When God blesses us, that is for the purpose of being a blessing to other people and glorifying his name.…

Doodle #4: DRIVE | Women are now allowed to drive in Saudi Arabia

Doodle #4 and 5 are inspired by Saudi Arabia’s new law that allows women to drive. It feels so historical. Well, it is historical. I’m so happy for all the…

Doodle # 2: PICTURE

Doodle with Gil 2: Picture reminds me of the different photos people post on social media. We should not feel bad, neither should we envy great photos because there is…

Starting Your Own Business in the Philippines

Originally posted December 8, 2014. Updated May, 15, 2018 If you are an OFW who needs ideas on how to start your own business in the Philippines, including step by…

8 Unique Items On GeekBuying.com That Will Amaze you

People have been inventing really cool and advanced items lately, there are so many out there, but I’ve got 8 here that I found from Geekbuying.com who are on Super Category…

The Woman in the Balcony

Standing in the balcony, there she stood looking as far as she could. I was stuck in traffic when I saw this old lady in the second floor of her…

Wonder with Gil

Finally! From blogging to vlogging. I’ve been trying to create video logs for years now, but I was just either too busy or I didn’t have proper tools to come…

7 Ways to Encourage Kids to Read

Reading is probably one of those skills that we parents set aside until our kids go to school. We think that reading starts at school and that teachers are the…

He Comforts

  When you’ve prayed every prayer that you know how to pray. Just remember the Lord will hear and the answer is on it’s way. Our God is able. He…

Yanbu Flower Festival 2018

Officially amazing! Royal Commission’s Yanbu Flower Festival in Saudi Arabia holds the Guinness World Record for having the world’s largest carpet of flowers. If it were in another country, it…

From Crumbs to Cake

“I know and I feel that I can do this.” (First week of March 2017) That was during our first Wilton Cake Decoration Class. Before the class started, I browsed…

Seize the Day

There are people who don’t seem to have any problems. They carry themselves well with or without the tensions in their lives. This boy here just nailed a good shot…

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