All the month’s plays and events!

The incredible wonders of technology enable us to digitally work while being on vacation anywhere in the world. I’m in Melbourne, Australia together with my youngest daughter Athena and her classmates from the Beacon School attending the Global Round of the World Scholars Cup. A robust internet connection allows me […]

Wilcon builds second home in Batangas

When it comes to barako coffee or lomi, there is only a single place in the country that forthright pops in my mind. Ah, yes – Lipa City in Batangas. There is no doubt that one can breathe in the redolence of the crisp fragrance that steams from the freshly […]

Marry me at the Mariott

I do! I love all things about weddings… the preparations, the gowns, the flowers, the set design, the speeches… everything! So when I recently attended the Marry Me At Marriott Bridal Show, I was so delighted to experience the bridal styling of different suppliers of the trade. Created by Marriott […]

What a difference a year makes!

What a difference a year makes! At one of our family dinners, we discussed where the phrase, “this too shall pass” came from. Whatever its origin, the adage is quite relevant during these times, especially for our family. At this year’s State of the Nation Address, President Duterte discussed significant […]

Saving for rainy days!

The author of the idiom, “save for a rainy day” was most probably not a Filipino. If we took this wise phrase literally, given the non-stop rains of the last few weeks, we might not have any savings left! It is quite important to set aside money, not only for […]

Bryan and Tinkay’s Balesin wedding

Without a doubt, destination weddings are romantic, unique and truly memorable,especially when the locations are exotic and faraway islands. With over 7,000 islands to choose from, the Philippines is one of the best places to have an unforgettable beach wedding. For their insanely fun intimate wedding, our son Bryan Prieto […]

Love is in the air!

Love knows when the time is right! My hubby Dennis and I started dating, got engaged and were married within eight months. This month, we are celebrating our 24th on the 24th. It’s been 2.4 decades of happy memories, countless travels and four wonderful children, and now we are even […]

Happy Father’s Day!

Bless all the fathers and grandfathers today as we celebrate Happy Father’s Day! It’s probably the only day that they are shown more love and affection than mothers! It is an extra special day for my dad, Alex Prieto, because today, June 17, is also his 57th wedding anniversary with […]