Category Archives: Personal

What’s in your bag?

This is not a meme or a challenge folks. These are essential items that we should put in our bags each time we leave our home for work or errand. The new norm starts from something like this every day “go bag”.  

Please include the following/additional items in your bag:

Identification cards, wipes, hand sanitizer, purse (must include coins for exact change), ballpen, paper, handkerchief, umbrella.

Amihan Sling by Hinabi.ph

This is my first native (rattan) sling bag aptly called Amihan Sling. I purchased this through Hinabi.ph. I got interested in the bag after seeing my friend post (or share) about it on Facebook. 

What’s so interesting about this bag is that it was made (one of the many products weaved and produced) by Alangan Mangyan Tribe from Paitan in Oriental Mindoro. 

According to Hinabi.ph, they are helping the Mangyans bring their handicrafts to a wider audience. Check out their FB page here.

Back to my sling bag. I bought the large size to accommodate important things when going out. I picked the one with dark brown leather strap, which Rei (from Hinabi.ph) said is free vegan leather made by the local leather artisans of Marikina. 

So, what do you think of my Amihan Sling? I’m just excited to use it soon. 

Mother’s Day Gifts that Say I Love You

My family is not big on giving gifts. We love receiving one but we don’t complain if we don’t get anything on special occasions. We spend on take outs and food deliveries if there are occasions or events to celebrate.

This Mother’s Day, I’ve got two lovely gifts from my special people. Thanks my loves!

Dark chocolate from my daughter
Flowers from hubby