Just recently, we helped organize the room of Nikko, a son,whose father passed away last year. Although the highlight of this feature story in Rated Korina is Nikko and his room transformation, I’d like to […]
Author: Neat Obsessions
Traveling With ESSA
This blog begins with a heart of gratitude for finally – after what seemed like eternity – my family and I were able to travel again for a much-needed break!
Well, truthfully, I was working half the time. I’m still thankful though because it’s a privilege to bring my family where they could enjoy the sand and the sea while I’m just a few steps away from them. In between work, I join them for fun and photos.
It was a 16-hour drive to Cagayan. Normally when we travel, I pack light, but not this time – because our entire household was in tow!
How to prepare your kids for the Covid-19 Vaccination
Today, February 7, 2022, is the first day of Covid-19 Pediatric Vaccination for children aged 5-11 here in the Philippines. For parents of three children like me and my husband, this is a day we’ve […]
Hej ikea! Welcome to Manila!
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Homeward to Self Care
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A Story of a Prepper
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The one where friends are still friends
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The One with a grateful heart
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The Neat Paper Filing Series Part 4: Sentimental
We’ve finally reached the end of the four-part blog series on organizing papers! For the last installment of the series, we’ll tackle sentimental documents. (I want to emphasize that we will only deal with sentimental papers, files, and […]