Author: olsk_mercado

SMAC Deal: Baby Clean Hand Wash

I don’t think you can ever get enough of hand wash. When I saw the Baby Clean Hand Wash deal at just Php250.00 (worth Php500.00) I had to grab it. Each bottle is priced at Php59.75 so at that I got 9 bottles and only had to pay an excess of Php37.75. A bottle usually lasts us 1 month so we’ll be having a stock of hand wash for quite a few months. We had a choice of Blue, Tea Tree and Lavender which I ended up getting 3 of each. It was too bad I missed the Baby Wipes deal. Hopefully they’ll have another run...

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Where to Get Free Ebooks

If you love to read then you know how costly books can be. When free ebooks came on to the scene it was a welcome treat. The advantage of ebooks are numerous from being more accessible and handy to being a space saver. There are valid arguments though to those that oppose them. One which is that hard copy books are a better read than a glaring light from a phone or tablet. I agree in this respect but have found that it’s better to initially read an ebook then buy a hard copy if you feel it’s one...

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What My Son Learned from the Harry Potter Books

We’re pretty big Harry Potter fans here and you may have seen from past posts that the Harry Potter books are one of our best book series. We love the books and the movies and often discuss them. My son, Sebastian has inherited my love for reading (although my other 2 show a liking for it). He has read the Harry Potter books 3 times and I asked him what he learned. We decided to make a post about it and share what he gained from reading the books. Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone “I learned that Harry...

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The Sunshine Award

I’ve been focusing on my blog more and after having decided to host it and buy a domain it feels terrific to receive an acknowledgement from a fellow blogger. Adelien over at Blessed Learners whose website I’ve thoroughly enjoyed nominated me for the Sunshine Award. They are a fellow homeschooling family from Surabaya, Indonesia. She has plenty of helpful topics and interesting views. For the Sunshine Award, the blogger must: Acknowledge the nominating blogger. Share 11 random facts. Answer 11 questions the nominating blogger has created for you. List 11 bloggers to recommend. They should be bloggers you believe deserve some recognition and a little blogging love! Post 11 questions for the bloggers you nominate, answer & let all the bloggers know they’ve been nominated. You cannot nominate the blogger that nominated you. 11 Random Facts About Me: I love ice cream and eat it like there’s no tomorrow. I read every chance I get even if it’s just for 2 minutes. I need to read to fall asleep unless I’m exceptionally tired. I always have a song playing in my head. I have a temper which may be surprising to some. I dream of going to Italy. I’m bad at math but am quite detailed when it comes to balancing the family budget. I can achieve whatever I put my mind to. I can’t swim. I have a fear...

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Best Book Series for Middle School Boys

Having created a recommended best book series for middle school girls I’ve also made a list for middle school boys. The lists are recommendations from our own experience and that of friends and family. The books in both the lists for middle school girls and boys are not limiting. There may be books on this list that girls would enjoy and vise versa. My love for reading has inspired me to share the joy you get out of books. I hope this inspires your children to read and explore the adventures in between the pages of a book. The...

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