Woven pendant light – a simple and cheap d.i.y. with a high-end look

I have been admiring pendant lights with rattan or woven shades in them that has been on-trend in home designs for a while. I always see them on Pinterest and Instagram. I love how it completely gives a space that organic, warm, and modern feel. Below are my personal favorite pendant lights that I reallyContinue reading “Woven pendant light – a simple and cheap d.i.y. with a high-end look”

Fresh start with some kitchen organizations

I love how the beginning of each year gives us that opportunity to reset, refresh or upgrade things in our lives. In other words, out with the old and in with the new. It is also this time of the year where most people (including me) will set goals in categories like personal, professional, orContinue reading “Fresh start with some kitchen organizations”

Sunday’s Best French Toast

French toast is one of the most requested breakfast food on a Sunday in my household hence the name. For that reason I always make sure my pantry is well stocked with the ingredients I need to make this or at least I have all the basics because I do substitutes a lot. This isContinue reading “Sunday’s Best French Toast”

5 Easy ways on how to style an entryway console table

I love entering a house with such an inviting vibe. Whether you have a big grand foyer or just enough space or curved to add a small console table for that added welcoming feel. In our home we have a descent foyer space by the stairs. I had an upholstered storage bench for the pastContinue reading “5 Easy ways on how to style an entryway console table”

Vintage d.i.y display cabinet and how I styled it

When we bought this dining room display cabinet or curio ten years ago, it was great. I love the color, size, and the style. Now that I started adding some black accent and some natural wood accent into our mostly neutral home decor to give it a vintage modern mix look, I decided to paintContinue reading “Vintage d.i.y display cabinet and how I styled it”

Turon (Banana spring rolls) ala mode

Turon or banana spring roll is a popular dessert or “afternoon snack” in the Philippines. It is made of sliced bananas, dusted with brown sugar, rolled in a spring roll wrapper and fried. Preferably, saba which is a type of banana locally grown in the Philippines, but a regular banana can be used as well.Continue reading “Turon (Banana spring rolls) ala mode”

An easy d. i. y. textured modern canvas art

I have been seeing these textured canvas art featured in designer accounts on Instagram, Pinterest and also in some home decor stores and they are not cheap. I mean like thousands of dollars if you look at places like RH (Restoration Hardware) where the arts are designed by well-known artists. I wanted one so badContinue reading “An easy d. i. y. textured modern canvas art”

The ultimate kitchen upgrade – A d. i. y. kitchen island – Part 1

A story behind my kitchen island My love for baking started six years ago when I decided to bake a birthday cake for my husband instead of buying one from a local grocery store. Although I used a box cake mix, it was still special knowing that I made it myself and also enjoyed doingContinue reading “The ultimate kitchen upgrade – A d. i. y. kitchen island – Part 1”

Spinach and Sausage Pasta in a Creamy Garlic Sauce

My kids love pasta! And they will eat pasta everyday if they can. But I just don’t have time to make a different pasta dish every time. So after trying a few pasta recipes, I came up with my own “basic pasta recipe” that can be use with any meat or seafood you want toContinue reading “Spinach and Sausage Pasta in a Creamy Garlic Sauce”