Garden at Home..

Right now, I'm staying in my parents house in Bicol Philippines. Being here is always a treat. I feel like I'm in a resort coz my pa... thumbnail 1 summary
Right now, I'm staying in my parents house in Bicol Philippines. Being here is always a treat. I feel like I'm in a resort coz my parents are avid gardeners! We have lots and lots of planters all over the house. My dad is addicted to growing different types of ferns and fruit trees and I surprised to see our house surrounded by big ferns which now makes summer heat more bearable. There's something about it that makes me feel like I'm in a forest..



My mom on the other hand has her hands full with ornamentals and flowering plants. She's collecting cactuses, tropical flowers especially gumamela in various colors, orchids and more. She has some nice looking garden planters placed all over the grounds to complement dad's trees and ferns.

Let's just say our house is a wild tumble of plants all around and my daughter is specially happy coz the flowers attract a whole lot of butterflies and small birds! It's high maintenenance though but were happy to keep it and I reckon gardening is what keeps my parents really healthy.

And if you think it ends outdoors, well my brother is also into gardening and doing floral arrangements. So inside the house we have more indoor planters! I think it more than complements the decor and besides I find it really easy on the eye and breathing too..

Hmm, how I wish I could have a massive garden like these too but where we live in Phnom Penh, it's quite impossible as were a bit cramped and all concrete, but I do hope we could buy our own farmland sometime in the near future. So I could also putter around and do gardening like what my parents are doing now..


Pretty Stairs with Alto Steps

Most often stairs are dull. But there are ways to make it a lot more vibrant and fun looking. Designed by Liza Philips , the Alto Steps  “ar... thumbnail 1 summary

Most often stairs are dull. But there are ways to make it a lot more vibrant and fun looking. Designed by Liza Philips, the Alto Steps  “are a fun, attractive and modular solution for your stairs. They prevent slipping, soften the noise, show off the woodwork, and can be arranged in any sequence.”

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Need To Furnish..

A few years back, we added a wing to my parents house in the Philippines. It’s a small area, enough for a sitting area and a bedroom and it ... thumbnail 1 summary

A few years back, we added a wing to my parents house in the Philippines. It’s a small area, enough for a sitting area and a bedroom and it also has a bathroom. It’s connected to the entire house but its private enough with its own entrance. We plan to make use of it whenever we go on vacation, but with us now living in Phnom Penh, we haven’t done much in terms of furnishing the place.

I’ve been looking for some modern furniture designs so I could have some customized if I have time. Luckily my dad knows are really really good upholster and I’d want him to make something like this..

loveseat by moroso

I’m also looking out for some bedroom furniture and I think a platform bed would be really nice and comfy..I don’t like high beds and if I could have my way, I would like to have a Japanese style bed, but since Hi-ace and Chinks prefers beds a bit higher off the ground a platform bed would be a compromise. Something like this would do nicely..

platform bed

I’ll just a add in a nice wardrobe, a tv stand, a bookshelf, and some ottomans or bean bags for lounging and it’ll be perfect. I don’t think I’ll be adding dining room furniture since we always eat in my mom’s dining room anyway, and it’s not like we can cook there. Maybe a nice bar would be nice though.

Life Insurance and Security Needs

I used to think life insurance policies are just a bunch of nonsense or perhaps only something that the rich might want to have. I couldn’t... thumbnail 1 summary

I used to think life insurance policies are just a bunch of nonsense or perhaps only something that the rich might want to have. I couldn’t have been more wrong. In fact, ever since I’ve been married I’ve realized that not so moneyed people are more in need of it than others.

Becoming secured in these uncertain financial times is a must. For your business, for our health, life etc. It’s a very wise investment, one that would benefit us the most when we most need it. Yes, there are also times when I get to be wary and worry that my insurance policies might fail me, but as with all things in life not everything is foolproof.

Of course we all want a reliable insurance to secure our family, our assets, all things we hold dearly. Choosing one would be very tricky, it helps to go and check out every possible company offering the service you want. Thankfully, the internet is also now very useful in looking for more information, going local is also a start. For example, you need a business insurance in California then you can just as easily search for business insurance in California or if you are in the the area of Texas, then you can easily focus your search with insurance for business in Texas.

It also helps knowing what you want, what kind of coverage that would suit you depending on your lifestyle and also your finances. Investing in an insurance is no joke, time will come that this will help your family when it comes to events of loss.

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