Words, Mantras and Intentions Part 2

This is a continuation of an earlier post. ( My One Little Word (OLW) for 2014 is STEWARDSHIP. Unlike my other mantras  / words in previous years , this word came to me a few months at the height of the PDAF scandal. This word was used by Cardinal Tagle to remind not only politicians … Continue reading

Creative Projects / Learning

Beautiful Scribbles

I’ve always wanted to make my own fancy lettering but I’m not that interested in formal calligraphy. Last Saturday, I had the opportunity to attend a basic calligraphy workshop by Ink Scribbler ( where we learned freestyle calligraphy. We started out practicing on pencil and later on our very own pens with flexible nib. Here’s Alexis … Continue reading

Art Playdates / MY ART STUFF

January 2014 Painting Playdate

I was fortunate to have had another opportunity to be with other wonderful ladies for an afternoon of catching up, getting to know more of each other, giggles, doodles and, oh yes, painting. I was with Van of Shed Mom ( and Racquel of Beyond Books and Walls ( Skills and talents were optional. We … Continue reading