The secret to fitness 

I use to wake up to my mom doing her aerobics before work. She would stand with her arms outstretched to the sides, balancing on one leg while swinging the other back and forth as high as she could. “You’ve got to exercise to keep your belly small.” She would say as she switched legs….

Pumpkins and Fall Festivals

I love October. Not only does the cooler weather pick up my spirits, but the Fall festivals and activities are amazing ways to make memories. The girls just turned 5 and 3 and I swear time keeps passing by faster and faster. At the first of the month we visited our home town and attended…

Zootopia and Shakira saved me

“Try Anything” is the theme song to Disney’s newest movie Zootopia. Shakira sings, and it has me completely hooked. It is on repeat in our house and the girls and I dance and sing to the top of our lungs! Honestly, at first I didn’t think I wanted the girls to like this song…. I…

Learn Positivity

What I wanted was a nice neighborhood with nice neighbors and maybe a pool and park. What I found was so much more. A mastermind group is a collection of like-minded individuals to keep one accountable and motivated. The idea of the “mastermind group” is that surrounding yourself with people of common interests and goals…

Blog fright! 

It has been about four months since I have written a blog post. I have actually been writing quite a bit, but I have been struggling to publish. I honestly never thought anyone would really read this blog, let alone comment. I have been reading about other blogger’s journeys and I realize that I am…

Self confidence- my fashion statement 

I have not always been comfortable in my own skin and let’s not mention the issues every women has with her body. I am full-blooded Filipina born in Lufkin and raised by my immigrant mother and my step-father from Kentucky. I was not just self- conscience about my looks but also about my not-so “conventional”…

Monkey see, monkey do

As a mom, I worry about doing what is best for my kids. As a wife, I worry about doing what is best for my husband. As a neighbor I worry about doing what is best for the neighborhood. As a daughter, I worry about why is best for my parents. Life equals a lot…