Brasa De Brazil, Jeddah

Brasa de Brazil is one of those restaurants you’d want to go back to over and over again. As in over and over again. 😂 Here are some reasons why…

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…

Al Hori Restaurant: A Sweet Escape From Jeddah

Original date of post: July 13,2015 Updated August 11, 2018 Al Hori restaurant, along with other establishments outside Jeddah is one of those places that had me wondering before. I…

Jeddah| Summer All the Way!

It is so hot -can I say, scorching (?) in Saudi Arabia lately. As in hot. When you go to the car, you can’t even immediately sit down. You have to…

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.…

Turning Mess into Moments

If you follow my IG and FB stories, you might see funny photos and captions I make out of taking care of kids. People pretty much enjoy reading it and…

Eid Family Outing 2018 + Isterahas

Eid break in Saudi Arabia is usually spent by going out with friends and families. Sometimes, people go out of town and sometimes they go to resorts or villas (isterahas)…

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…

SUPERBOOK: The Great Adventure

I grew up watching Superbook or the Flying House as a child and I’ve learned so many things about God through this show. When my kids were old enough to…

How To Make DIY Binoculars from Juice Bottles

After finishing a bottle of chocolate drink, I saw my son wash the bottle. I asked what he was going to do with it and he said he wanted to…

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…

DOODLE 1: FAVOR

DOODLE 1: FAVOR is inspired by the story of Noah in Genesis 6. It is encouraging to know that in a corrupt and evil world, God made a way for…

Interaction Matters

I’ve recently read an article from Bright Side about taking time to talk with kids and I was reminded of how important interactions with kids are. Sometimes, there are conversations…