Time Management for Moms Who Love Their 8 to 5

It's a struggle for parents to balance the demands of work and family life. And, it's especially tough if you have small children at home. But there are ways to manage time well when you're busy with your toddler: Set reminders.Prepare things in advance.Prioritize your to-do list.Let go of perfectionism.Meal prep.Exercise for energy.Batch similar tasks … Continue reading Time Management for Moms Who Love Their 8 to 5

Keeping the House Clean with a Toddler and an 8 to 5 + FREE Chores Template

As a mom to a toddler, a government worker, and now a new homemaker, keeping the house clean does seem overwhelming at times. After all, I'm not someone you'd call tidy and I'm super clumsy, too. (I spilled cold water all over my shirt as I typed this.) But I always remind myself that countless … Continue reading Keeping the House Clean with a Toddler and an 8 to 5 + FREE Chores Template

Converting a Shed Into a Tiny House in the Philippines: Part 1 (2022)

Francis and I traveled a lot pre-pandemic and we loved those tiny houses in the coastal areas we visited. These vacations definitely helped us decide that we wanted a tiny house. But these were just fleeting daydreams. In fact, the design of our tiny house has changed so much in our heads and conversations through … Continue reading Converting a Shed Into a Tiny House in the Philippines: Part 1 (2022)

13 Shelf-stable Food Items for a Tiny House with No Fridge in the Philippines

Here's something I realized: you don't really need a ref. Of course, that's the clickbait. The reality is that it is on a case-to-case basis. It depends on the kind of food you eat, the frequency you get your produce, and even how you prepare your food. For example, if you meal prep, you definitely … Continue reading 13 Shelf-stable Food Items for a Tiny House with No Fridge in the Philippines