The Gossiper’s Prey – A Poem

The gossiper’s prey. Maybe it’s you, maybe it’s all of us. We maybe an object of rumormongers, people who finds their happiness in talking about other’s life.  These past days I was observing people especially those who loves to talk about others. My ears reject to hear them talk negatively about people, for me that […]


How I’d Successfully Dealt With Homesickness

How I’d successfully dealt with homesickness is what I’m happy to share with you today. As an Overseas Filipino Worker (OFW) in American Samoa, living just by myself so far away from home, miles apart from my family, home-sickness is one of my toughest battles. Imagine how hard it is when you see photos of […]

Make Discouragement Our Stepping Stone

Make discouragement our stepping stone though going through discouraging times is inevitable, but to stay discouraged is a choice.  You may also read Photo courtesy of “Discouragement is not the absence of adequacy but the absence of courage.”- Neal A. Maxwell I was sitting in front of my workshop desk, holding my brush, trying […]

Labor Day’s Delight

Labor Day’s Delight, a name that I was considering to give my new simple recipe because today is the 3rd of September here and we are celebrating Labor Day. Today,  most are off from work, including me. But for me,  it simply means having a rest day only from my job but not from having […]

How To Unleash Your Hidden Creativity

How to unleash your hidden creativity?  If you are like me, who has the zeal to create but doubting your ability, I hope this will encourage you. I was just doing pencil drawings and sketches before. I was afraid to try painting, I thought I couldn’t do it. But still I tried and started my […]

Proper Time Management Equals Productivity

Proper time management equals productivity. These two are always interrelated. If we don’t properly manage our time, it is more likely that we cannot be productive. Time is the only thing on earth that we cannot hold and keep, unlike other commodities, only time is wasted when not used. I was being reminded of this […]

It’s Not All About Cooking, It’s About Finding Ways To Enjoy Life At Its Best

I was starving but my hunger wasn’t enough to give me the drive to eat. I have food, I have plenty. I consider it plenty though my refrigerator is not full of food, it’s because I couldn’t consume all that’s inside it, for I live in my home just by myself. Though I love cooking, […]

Grandma’s Delight, Poetry and Cooking

Grandchildren are gifts from God, they are my delights and I enjoy cooking for them. I take them as blessings from above. My grandkids add colors to my life. To show them they’re precious, I’d do what I can to have them feel the warm love of their granny. I’m always willing to have something […]

My Homemade Cheese Pimiento Simple Instructional Poem

This past week maybe my busiest week so far; work deadlines, other scheduled tasks, church commitments and domestic errands that filled my weekdays but the sad thing is I’ve catch the flu virus that’s around the islands of American Samoa this season. So I’ve had no other choice but to take a day off from […]