These Ilocano phrases are commonly used during parties and holiday celebrations. Learn new words and use these Ilocano holiday phrases to surprise your family and friends this Christmas and New Year.
These Filipino/Tagalog phrases are commonly used during the holidays. Learn new words and use these holiday phrases to surprise your family and friends this Christmas and New Year.
Two particularly used suffixes in Ilocano are -n and -en. Learn how to use these suffixes with nouns, adjectives, pronouns and verbs.
This article will provide information on watercress, tomatoes, bok choi, radishes, and more of the easiest vegetables to grow in your veggie garden.
Na and -ng are linkers used in Filipino/Tagalog to link adjectives to nouns being described. But there's more on how these two linkers are used.
Tagalog markers are placed before nouns. Here, you'll learn more about the usage of markers si, ni, and kay and how to use them with names, adjectives, and as focus markers.
There was no rainbow before. Not until a beautiful maiden fell in love to a mysterious handsome man according to this interesting legend of the rainbow from Sarangani islands.
The most common yet confusing Tagalog affixes, different forms of maka -- explained in an easy to follow style with examples in Tagalog and Taglish or Tagalog-English.
Liza Soberano and Enrique Gil are back on primetime. The Kapamilya network started 2020 with a tv series featuring LizQuen. This first Filipino Croatia-set series wil make you laugh and fall in love with the place, the characters and even with the Croatian actors in the series.
Purslane isn't just an irritating unwelcome garden guest. Known as verdolaga, ulasiman or ngalog amongst other common names, this succulent annual plant has taken the spotlight of being a superfood.
Learn more about the national flower of the Philippines through photos and discover the legend of sampaguita, a sweet scented flower that symbolizes purity, love and devotion.
Learn both commonly used Filipino adjectives and simple adjectives with examples of using both in Tagalog sentences. Adjectives that describe feelings and emotion, appearance and tastes are also covered here.
The iconic Christmas lantern called parol is a big part of Filipino Christmas celebration. Made from almost any material, parol making is easy to do and is a fun DIY activity when it comes to making decors.
Po and opo may sound so simple and easy but these two can be confusing at times. Read on to know when and how to use po and opo and engage yourself in conversations with Filipinos while giving respect.
An interesting legend on how the edible, red and juicy tomato came to be the tomato we've known and loved, an essential ingredient on different cuisines.
Nang and ng as well as ang can be confusing when learning Filipino. But it isn't that hard at all once you learned the rules on how to use ang, nang, and ng. That explained here in an easy way for beginners with examples.
Mirabilis jalapa known as 'Marvel of Peru' is an easy to grow evening flowering perennial plant where flowers open around four o'clock, earning another common name - four o'clock. Photos of mirabilis jalapa from seedlings, plants to flowers and seeds.
This article will break down how to grow telosma cordata vine for its edible flowers through photos from leaves, young buds, and fully opened clusters of flowers that are enjoyed through dishes. This plant is known also known as cowslip creeper, Tonkin jasmine or Chinese violet.
Some Ilocano words can be confusing. Here is a list of words you need to learn in Ilocano to speak better and to avoid the confusion with word meaning when speaking with the locals.
A collection of hip and commonly used Filipino expressions to put in use for day to day conversations with examples and explanations for easy understanding.
Filipinos pointing with their lips, making rectangular sign in the air and nodding with eyebrows are only three examples of gestures Filipinos commonly used. What these Filipino gestures and body language mean is all here.
The bad words. The good side of learning Filipino expletives or profanity words in Tagalog is knowing when you're being cursed. Either swear or used some of these on the list to express annoyance, surprise, excitement or disbelief.
Filipinos used different titles or honorifics for different persons from using ate and kuya to tito and tita. But there are titles used too for total strangers. Which Filipino title to use? That in this list of Filipino titles of respect.
Learn about the types of Filipino verbs, such as MAG verbs, UM verbs, I verbs and MA verbs. Discover how to conjugate these verbs in the present, past, future and imperative.
Different ways of intensifiying Filipino adjectives is covered in an easy to understand way with examples for both ma- adjectives and simple adjectives. Commonly used Filipino or Tagalog adjectives are here as well.
Understanding Tagalog idioms on your own can be challenging, but fun. Surprise your friends by learning idioms in Filipino through this examples of commonly used Filipino idioms.
Here are some commonly used Ilocano adjectives and nouns for everyday use. You will also learn to construct Ilocano sentences the easiest way possible.
Bite-sized Ilocano lessons covering Ilocano verbs and pronouns. Tips and examples of simple Ilocano sentences is covered as well while explaining agglutination of Ilocano words.
Often made from glutinous rice these Filipino favorite delicacies will sure stick to your taste buds. Find your next favorite in this list of 11 tempting Filipino native delicacies called kakanin serve on Christmas and New Year.
Listing Filipino New Year's Eve traditions and superstitions to welcome the good fortune the new year brings. Find out how Filipinos celebrate New Year.
Reduplication of Filipino words is deemed weird by non-speakers but these Tagalog reduplicated words are unique on their own. Some even conveys the meaning without repetition. Have you heard these examples of Tagalog reduplicated words?
Christmas is one of the biggest holidays celebrated by Filipinos with lots of Christmas decors, night mass, unending parties and more. But there's more to learn on how Filipinos celebrate the holiday season.
Categorized Filipino or Tagalog phrases with English translations about love, errands, travel phrases and for those working in the healthcare.
Here are some handy Ilocano phrases for everyday use in a variety of common occasions. Whether you're a traveler looking for some handy phrases or you're serious about learning to speak the language, this list of translations should prove useful.
Filipino/Tagalog prefixes, infixes and suffixes made easier for beginners as I tackle them with easy to follow guides and examples. Learn how to use prefixes like mala, pala, pang, ma, pa along with infix -um and suffixes such as -in and -an .
The meaning of ba, pala, nga, naman and more explained with examples along with more Filipino or Tagalog words with no English translations.
Brush up on your Tagalog with these so-called old Tagalog words. In this article are more than 20 Filipino words that aren't colloquially used nowadays but still comes in handy when learning the Filipino language.
Challenge yourself on how much you know with these Tagalog words that can't be translated in English. Tangay. Bagong salta. Amos and tinga are just few examples of hard to explain Filipino words.
This article will help readers learn Tagalog, a popular language of the Philippines, with more than 30 slang words commonly used by hip Filipino millennials. Though a few of these terms might be a bit older or outdated, they can still help those new to the language sound and feel more like a local.
Nuno, Filipino term for goblin while nuno sa punso pertains to where it resides, the mound (punso). Some believe "it's just an ant anthill." What about you?
Bitter melon, bitter gourd, or ampalaya. Photos and some interesting things to know about this vine grown in the Caribbean, Africa, and in Asia.
To really have a taste of Filipino culture is to challenge your taste buds and try these Filipino exotic foods. Listing 10 Philippine exotic foods. Are you brave enough?
Called oregano in the Philippines, a favorite herbal plant in the garden and is always present in ours. A hub sharing uses of this very useful, aromatic herb, and some photos of our tallest oregano.
Heartaches makes you smarter and tougher. But it's the lessons that counts. And you know what? Heartaches are blessings in disguise.
Winged bean (psophocarpus tetragonolobus) known as sigarilyas is a tropical legume plant that grows in the country's humid, warm climate.
A plant that does well in swampy soils, native to South Asia and India, taro or known as gabi in the Philippines is consumed from the leaves, stalks, and corms.
Saluyot, known to others as Jew's mallow or okra bush is considered as a staple food on some part of the world. Learn more about this annual plant, regarded to many countries as a leafy vegetable.
List of 9 root crops commonly grown in the Philippines in English and Tagalog names with photos. This hub will lessen your wonderment of the kinds of root crops growing in the Philippines.
A spreading, easy to grow, herbaceous plant, sweet potato belongs to the morning glory family. The tuberous root is considered a staple food in some countries, and so are the young leaves.
An interesting Filipino legend of why rambutan (nephelium lappaceum) is covered with a hairy outer covering. Native to Malaysia and Indonesia, this unusual tropical fruit is loved by those who had tasted the fruit.
The Pearl of the Orient Seas, Philippines is an archipelago comprising of over 7,107 islands and breathtaking nature wonders. Here is an interesting legend of the Philippines that might just have the answer on how the Philippines came to be the country we now know.
Kalunay or kulitis is known in many other names such as Chinese spinach, spleen amaranth, ptee and uray. Learn more about amaranthus dubius that is valued as a leafy vegetable in this article with photos of amaranthus dubius from seedlings to maturity.
An interesting legend of why the shy plant mimosa pudica is considered as weed responds to touch by closing and reopening its leaves after few minutes.
Save money on pots and reuse containers instead. It's not only fun but will spark creativity too. Here's more than 10 ideas on what to use for a container garden: boxes, pans, baskets, tires and more!
Reusing soda pop plastic bottles, cooler, and a homemade three tiered hanging planter box for our small space garden.
A vine with strikingly beautiful purple flowers is a favorite in Filipino gardens. Bataw or hyacinth bean is also grown as ornamental plant but most part of this vine is consumed. Here's some photos of our very own hyacinth bean.
You'll learn to appreciate something when it's gone or while experiencing something you're not used to for the first time. Love and take care of yourself.
Papait, also known as brahmi or water hyssop is a small aquatic plant. Easy to grow and packed with nutrients, it is one of Ilocano people's favorite herb, eaten raw with chopped tomatoes and chives with fish sauce.
Changes can be frightful and sometimes our mind playing negative thoughts makes it even more frightful. But at the end, everything will be alright.
There's always an inspirational story behind each every experiences we had, whether that be a good or the not so good ones.
A Philippine river connecting Laguna de bay to Manila bay. Ever wondered about the story this river has to tell? Here's one interesting legend.
Finding a hummingbird's nest, I decided to follow their journey from being two eggs, small as the size of a jellybean, until their first flight. So this is the story of the two hummer's, I named Hummy and Mer.
Chayote or sayote, also known as pear squash. What are the health benefits of pear squash? Also sharing photos of our chayote plant from tendrils, leaves to the fruits.
A list of 20 Filipino favorite street foods to give your taste buds the adventure it needs with kwek-kwek, adidas, fish balls, isaw and more.
Papaitan, adobo, bulalo as well as sotanghon or glass noodles with mung beans and more favorite Filipino dishes to feast your eyes on while filling you in on what are the Filipino dishes that are popular and making a hit.
From Mount Tate of Japan, to Mount Roraima bordering Venezuela, Guyana and Brazil, let's sit on tight and visit the beautiful mountains around the world. For sure they'll leave you in awe.
A day spent visiting all three Marukai buildings and photos taken as I find my way on every aisle looking for cute, fun, and interesting Japanese products.
Filipino amulets or talisman called anting-anting, protects its wearer from dangers once empowered. But how one obtains an anting-anting? Holy Week is said the best time to hunt for anting-anting.
The king of fruits, durian, is known for its distinctive odor, large size and spiky husk. But why does the durian stinks? This Filipino legend might just have the answer to that.
Christmas and New Year are the two biggest most awaited holidays of the year. It is also one of the most exciting holidays of the year with the fireworks display and the New Year's countdown. And if there's something else I look forward to on New...
A cute indoor fountain and the fun of making it is priceless. All needed is a bamboo, stones, a water pump and a glass.
I believe that everyone has their little bits of experiences that would make them think twice and asked: Am I imagining things? Things that go bump in the night aren't only for Halloween talks because I had listened to many of my dad's stories of...
Feast your eyes in these photos of healthy veggies you will find growing in the Philippines from jute mallow, bottle gourd, winged beans, okra, long beans, egg plant, amaranth or kalunay and more. Also learn the Filipino names of vegetables and which veggies have all edible parts.
A simple bamboo fountain design to start with and enjoy the sound of water indoor. A water pump, bowl, stones and a two pieces of bamboo could bring you relaxation at home.
That soothing sound of flowing water, it relaxes and calms the mind. You don't have to be on the beach or river. Having an indoor fountain allows you to enjoy the sound of water.
Mother Nature not only provides us food and shelter but also had shared us all these unusual trees and plants to add some wonderment. Have you seen any of these?
About once a week we go to the Asian market called Seafood City. It wasn't just seafoods as the name suggest but most, Filipino products, if not all, would be available in there.We used to go there about once a week to stock up on needed items,...
Another hot day! And when it's Summer, I love making simple, easy dessert. And when the urge hit me to make something to enjoy while watching Sunday movies, I have to make it. And it's been a year since I did this simple dessert, I thought I...
A Filipino street food that had captured the heart of pinoys, and is healthy too. Here's a taho homemade recipe that you could try too if you happen to be away from the homeland and is craving for it.
Eggs are healthy for us! We all used to have them on our fridge and had been a part of our kitchen either we fried them, boil, or add them to dishes or on any of our favorite foods. I do add eggs on my noodles along with vegetables and I love them...
I have been thinking of going to the Swap Meet since yesterday, not only that I would be walking from the parking lot into the entrance and inside between vendors but I might find something I need or want. And so this morning I went with dad and...
It is said that displaying 12 round-shaped fruits on New Year's Eve will attract good fortune and luck for the coming year. Are you out of ideas for round fruits to add to your table this year? Here are over 20 ideas for circular fruits.
The bottle gourd, also called as long melon prefers creeping on the ground before. But something happened that taught the gourd a lesson, and since then, this vegetable preferred climbing up into trellis than being on the ground.
Maria Cristina falls, the twin falls is one of over 20 waterfalls found in Iligan City in Northern Mindanao. There is a legend on how Maria Cristina happened to be the twin majestic falls that captivates both locals and tourists.
Ever wondered how come the squid got its tint? Find out in this interesting Filipino legend of the squid.
Listed here are 5 movies of the popular tv series of my early teen, Lupin III. From the first Lupin III movie, The Mystery Of Mamo, here's more movies of Lupin III for the fanatics.
Alright, honestly I wasn't even planning on writing a hub tonight as I was focus on commenting back to fellow hubbers and trying to log in to websites I haven't been to for a year or so. And that just gave me some headache as I don't remember the...
Mermaids or sirena is a favorite and always a fascinating topic of talks specially amongst kids. Do they really exist? These beautiful, yet elusive sea creatures has a Philippine legend.
Ideas for reusable, thrown away items at home. So don't throw away those empty cereal boxes, bottles, toothbrushes and newspapers. They can be of use.
So you have a pile of newspapers and store flyers. Here's ideas of reusing them along with photos. And just how many uses of old newspapers you can think of?
Sharing my sleep paralysis episodes, what happens and how it is like when having a sleep paralysis. Bangungot is the Filipino word for this experience of seeing beings or having experiences that cause fear, inability to speak and the struggle to move and wake up.
Bati or nabati is a greeting-induced malady that can cause headache and stomach ache. Another word for this is usog or bales and smearing saliva on the forehead or stomach of the affected person is done to counteract bati.
When did you last saw a tv commercial that left you teary-eyed? Listing 7 tv ads that I'd say is worth time watching, touching and inspirational in some way.
If you love gardening and the color pink, you may want to show your love for the color by having it in your garden. And whether you want few pink colored blooming flowers or have an entire garden in pink, here's a list of plants that will give you pink blooms.
Steps into making my indoor bamboo fountain. A simple fountain that adds life indoor with that soothing sound of running water.
If you want a fragrant, flourishing garden, these 14 flowers are the perfect addition to your space.
Plumeria, hibiscus, and periwinkle are just three of the flowers on this list of flowering plants with five petals.
Tubular-shaped flowers you said? Listing here are flowers with tubular shapes. Attract hummingbirds and bees to your yard with these plants that bear funnel shape flowers.
An interesting legend of kamote or sweet potato, a herbaceous plant that is often grown on the ground. And although the tops are consumed, it's the tuberous roots that is a very well known crop.
Stories and photos of our four legged friends, saving their two legged masters from danger.
Our soul needs some foods too. And not just any food, the Chicken Soup for the Soul series is a good source for true to life inspirational stories.
How to reuse those empty glass bottles? Let's see how many I, (or maybe you) can come up with with these easy, brilliant ideas on reusing bottles.
As our body rest at night, that's when some magic happens. The magic of dreaming.
Just how can you reuse those empty plastic bottles? Here's some 11 brilliant ways of repurposing those bottles that's just sitting in your home.
There are many ways of using coconut leaves. And here's some fun and creative ideas with photos of using coconut leaves from serving as food wrapper, to making flowers, amongst other creative things.
Instructions with photos on how to make a kerosene lamp. With an empty bottle, a cloth made of cotton and a foil, one can make a lamp to brighten up the darkness of the night.
Nothing goes to waste with the coconut tree. Here's 10 amazing uses of coconut tree that will make you go nuts specially number 7 on the list.
I can hardly remember the last time I was on the hair salon, and besides, my mom had been cutting my hair since I was a small child so she still do the hair trimming whenever my hair needs it. I have a long , straight black hair ever since and I...
Dealing with an asthma attack is like experiencing a horror film where the illness is the monster taking your breath away as it causes the airways to constrict. I had a lot of childhood memories of restless nights dealing with asthma. Back then, I...
I noticed Hello Kitty stuffs this past few weeks every time I go to the store. The first times I just ignored it as I'm not crazy about Hello Kitty, thou I know and admit its cute. But then the next time I went to Walmart and Target and even to...
I love bubble tea. And glad that whenever I crave for it, there was two locations nearby that I could go to and satisfy my craving. I always get the tapioca milk tea, somehow I wanted to try other flavors but just a little scared of doing so as I...
Sharing my Hubpages experienced with hubbing and getting my first payment. Hope this inspire others to continue on hubbing.
Had a trip to a Korean barbecue place and went to a Japanese Marketplace after. Here's some photos I had taken from Mitsuwa Marketplace.
Keeping the feelings inside and hidden thoughts written into a poem. How do you feel?
So what are you gonna do with all those lemons you have? If you are thinking of lemonade, sure. But there's still many uses for lemons and the calamansi fruit.
Why do geese have longer necks than ducks? Here is an interesting Filipino legend that might just have the answer why. That's all because of the very first goose.
"Rise and shine!" I'd say this goes with the plants too as they are all ready for the warm weather. All green and occupying the trellis in our patio.
Ever wondered where this grain considered as a staple food in Asian countries came from? This interesting Filipino legend of rice might be the answer to that.
I had another day of being on the road doing groceries. I have been working in a home care and was out busy again at my shift today getting some groceries needed. And yes, I had another trip to the 99 Cents store in La Mesa. I was about to see the...
The cuteness that could turn that frown into a smile. Or they could at least start your morning good just by looking at their happy faces while swaying. Those solar toys!
Take a deep breath before you start your engine. There might be situations on the road that could piss you off, or say drivers that can destroy your day.
Why is the cashew seed outside its fruit? You wouldn't believe the reason why according to this Filipino legend.
A Filipino legend of the bitter gourd, momordica charantia which is known as ampalaya. Why is bitter gourd an interestingly bitter vegetable? There is a story why according to this legend.
Listing over 15 Filipino superstitions that Filipinos still believe in up to these days from knowing the gender of an unborn baby to planting root crops on an empty stomach, sleeping with damped hair to sweeping at dusk and a lot more.
What have you learned today at work? There are just things that we learn each day, not in school, but as we go on with our daily task.
From cats to dogs. To house lizards and the carabo known as the farmer's best friend. Here's a list on what animals one can see in the Philippines.
Here's an interesting Filipino legend of the watermelon on how this refreshingly sweet and healthy fruit came into existence.
Why is the java apple shaped like a bell? That is because a golden bell was hidden in its roots according to this interesting Filipino legend.
Why do roosters crow in the morning? This Filipino legend of the rooster would explain why and where did the first rooster come from.
Isn't it fascinating that bamboo trees bend every time the rain pours or the wind blows but it won't break? Read on why the bamboo bends in this interesting Philippine folklore.
Every penny counts when it comes to saving right? And just when "if you don't need it, don't buy it," is true and is a wise thing to do, there are still ways of saving on grocery shopping aside from using coupons. And as I had been to two of these...
The Philippine ghoul "aswang," as one of the most feared mythical creature in the country. Do you believe in mythical creatures?
What would you do if you spotted either a mosquito, cockroach, or fly? Even this three insects has their own legend.
Every creature is beautiful. Spiders are fascinating creatures and is a symbol of growth, mystery, power and to me, patience. Here's few colorful spiders to hopefully brighten up your day.
Listing those favorite Studio Ghibli animated films and Hayao Miyazaki.
An interesting story that may have the answer where the first papaya came from. This Filipino legend tells the story of this sweet refreshing fruit.
Reading is such a good hobby as it travels you to distant places, keeping the imagination alive. That magic of instantly transporting you into a different space and time.
Have you ever wondered how living would be like in the future? The type of houses, cars, appliances, watches and other gadgets that would be in use. Here's how I think it would be like.
This Filipino legend of the sweet smelling cestrum nocturnum known as night blooming jasmine will make you want the plant in your garden. Why is the scent of the night blooming jasmine strongest at night? Here's why according to this beautiful legend.
Intelligent and playful, that's how monkeys are. And they are so much like humans. That is because monkeys had been humans before, naughty and playful kids who plays all day long.
There goes a beautiful love story that explains how Mayon came to be, "Mount Mayon" and how it got the title 'The Perfect Cone.'
Did you know that the first crow was a girl with a heavenly voice? But she got punished by a fairy. Know the story of the first crow, an intelligent bird, in this interesting Filipino legend.
The ylang-ylang, known as well as perfume tree or cananga odorata is favored for its sweet fragrant flowers. Find out in this legend how the perfume tree became the fragrant flower that it is now.
Why do spiders weave and why do spiders have weaving silk? This legend might give you the reason why spiders continuously weave their web.
Ever wonder what the story of corn or maize is? Even those soft corn silk were once human hair. That is, according to this Philippine legend of the corn.
Why do fireflies light up or why fireflies glow without even getting burned? There is a story that might just have the answer on why or how fireflies only lights up at night.
Have you ever seen a common house gecko? This harmless little creature lives in the home and there's an interesting legend on why this house lizard is known for on kissing the ground just before sundown.
Why the turtle carries its own shell? That is all because of one man according to this interesting Filipino legend.
Sour when green and sweet when ripe. Mango is one of the common fruits we all enjoy and love. But have you ever wonder about the strange shape of the mango fruit? Here's an interesting legend from the Philippines that explains the shape of this tropical fruit.
Loves learning about cultures? Here's a glimpse on how was life in my home country, the Philippines and some Filipino traits.
Sharing my top 5 Yotube videos for meditation, and relaxation. A good way to de stress and fall asleep too and just feel better about ones self.
Photo of unusual hotels and houses . Would you choose to stay on an underwater hotel? Or on a hotel built up in the trees?
Providing care to the elderly and to those who needs assistance at home is a rewarding career. And if you are working in a home care agency you would be working with different clients, thus will give you different new scenarios and some unexpected...
The clock is ticking and you keep on turning. You thought you can fall asleep pretty soon but it's been few hours ago and you are still awake. And this is the part that is annoying because it is almost 2 am and you know the fact that you can only...
We all are looking forward for the warm weather. But for a super hot summer, this desserts are the favorites in the Philippines and Filipinos abroad still sought after. These are easy to make that others prefer making it at home.
What could be more frustrating than having a bad grocery shopping day? You had your shopping list ready and you are all set but no one really knows how's your trip to the store is going to be. There are probably many other shopping tips online but...
And as you think corns only comes in yellow and white, here are some other color of corns. Color of corns in purple, black and red.
Ideas along with photos on container gardening and enjoying having plants and flowers on a limited space.
I had read some hubbers review of their Hubpages experience on their first months. And I think it is my turn this time. And I hope this hub could add encouragement to other new hubbers like me. So here goes how I did on my first month with...
"Why bother accepting the friend request if you're gonna hide anyway?" Yes this is true, why not just go and ignore the friend request from the start as you can hardly trust a stranger, right?! But let's just say accepting a friend request is a...
Butterflies are beautiful, day-flying insects which feeds primarily on nectars. That's why these graceful, fluttery insects loves visiting flower gardens. But where did butterflies come from?
Banana anyone? But not just your regular yellow banana. Be in awe as you find out all about the red banana, pink velvet banana, and purple banana.
A list of favorite Tagalog or Philippine folk songs in their Tagalog and English versions.
The tikbalang is one of many Philippine mythical creatures that stirs fear and stories of encounters in rural areas of the Philippines.
Get to know the vegetables mentioned in the popular Tagalog folk song, "Bahay Kubo"!
How many items can you make out of bamboo? Here's 37 crafty ideas of using bamboo for that next DIY project.
They look as if they're alive, flickering in the night sky. Where did the stars come from? Here is a Filipino legend on how the stars came to be the stars that fascinate us.
Filipinos use specific gestures, titles, and honorifics to address older relatives and strangers to convey respect.
What is nuno sa punso? Nuno is a small dwar-like dweller of the mound known as punso in Philippine folklore. It is also a belief that nuno can cause diseases to anyone who would step on their living place. Read on for nuno sa punso story and on how to appease nuno sa punso.
How many berries do you know?! That is, including straw, black, blue, and raspberries. What are the different kinds of berries? Here's a list of 12 berries.
Whatever the colors of the blooms are—white, yellow, pink, red or blue—I'd say their shape would be the first thing that people notice about them. Now let's see all those flowers with bell-shaped forms!
It's been 7 years ago since we had migrated and when I think about how I feel during those first years, it carves a smile on my face. Most would probably be imagining life and money is easy here in the US. That's what I heard about my friends,...
ex-preacher As we all know, tomorrow is Valentin'es Day! And to some part of the world, today is already February 14 and they might be busy spending time with their special someones. I know most are gonna be posting about the history of Valentine's...
A story, memories of the Mount Pinatubo eruption of year 1991 as a young child who then lives in the province of Zambales remembers it.
A feast for the eye displaying vibrant colors and showing Filipino cultures. Here's Filipino festivals you wouldn't want to missed specially the top one on the list.
Rice as a staple food of Asia and other countries. But it does comes in other colors aside from the white rice we usually see and consume. Here comes the brown rice, red and black rice.
Colorful and cute! That's what I thought of the hummingbirds when I first stumbled into some videos of them. It got me interested that I Googled photos and had read hummingbird information. Then I thought I should try and attract them too on our...
As we walk into superstores like Walmart, a door greeter would be standing there. And along with all the departments are other employees you would see folding clothes, some assigned on the fitting room, and some are restocking. If you are an...
A list of more than 20 fruits from the Philippines. From the sweetest mango, to pineapple, jackfruit, starfruit, red mombin, to Malay apple or makopa, there are many more to fall in love with, with your tastebuds.
Just like a gentle breeze of wind, memories would sometimes pass by our thoughts, bring us back to childhood memories and leave a smile on our faces. Either I am trying to fall sleep at night or listening to mom and dad's reminiscing, it feels...
Have you ever noticed that the coconut seems to have eyes and a mouth? This interesting Filipino legend will tell you why.
Riddles, or bugtong had been a part of Filipino life. They entertain and helps sharpen the mind. Here's 10 examples of Philippine riddles or bugtong.
I love online shopping! And I could browse the internet doing some "treasure hunting" of mine, hoping that I would stumble into a website where I could find the goodies I like. And this goodies are usually cute stuffs made from Japan, like...
Bird watching is another relaxing hobby one could have. But if you lack the time and money to spend for a bird watching trip (specially when you live in a city,) don't think that it isn't gonna happen. Why is that? There is always the internet you...
Fun ideas on how to use water beads (also known as crystal beads) at home.
Filipino markets and stores found in San Diego area.
Listing Doraemon movies of our favorite and loved cartoon Doraemon.
I'd say one of the most played games on Facebook that will get you hooked once you tried playing it. That is specially if you love magic, adventure, traveling, and to mention the graphics of the game, which lured me to try the game on the first...
Home care agencies is one good source to get into caregiving jobs. And if you are a CNA, CHHA, LVN, RN, or a Physical Therapist, these agencies are also looking and hiring these trained, licensed people, but be prepared as they will ask, and prefer...
The Philippine legend of the guava fruit. Ever wonder why of all fruits, only guava seems to have a crown-like feature? This is the story of how the guava got its "crown" and flavor.
Wishes do come true. I wish there would be a world That was built just for me. Where I can be my real self, And no people to judge me. A place with green fields And blooming flowers to enjoy, A place with animals, full of life That humans...