Summer in Valencia Spain

Summer in Valencia Spain

We are not short of sunshine here in Valencia, so even though my husband and I spend our time working during the week, we are certain that on weekends we can rely on the continuous sunshine to make family time with the kids.  It really depends what you're into, we're…
Loving Those Apples – TheBalm Cosmetics

Loving Those Apples – TheBalm Cosmetics

A few weeks ago I briefly mentioned my 'lost' make-up during my last trip to the UK.  It might seem trivial, but I try to buy all my beauty products in the UK, I guess it's just something that I am used too and I get pretty attached to them. But, thank goodness…

Alpuente Valencia

Anyone who have been to Spain would know how vast this beautiful country is, there are still a lot of hidden places to discover. Since we moved to Valencia I've been to amazing places with hidden caves, waterfalls, climbing areas and parts that are not widely available for tourists, places that only the Valencian…
Fruits and Vegetables from a Mediterranean Garden

Fruits and Vegetables from a Mediterranean Garden

Once in a while specially during spring and summer, we get a knock on the door from one of our neighbours, usually they come laden with vegetables or eggs that's from their garden or small farm.  At first, we thought it was unusual but nice,  considering we hardly spoke any Spanish. Our…
Really Simple Lemonade

Really Simple Lemonade

This week have been scorchingly hot. With temperatures reaching up to 38ºc we have been trying all sort to keep refreshed and watered. My six year old had a brilliant idea to make a lemonade stand outside the house.  Being in the country is not the best location for his little…
Review: Birchbox Summer Subscription Box

Review: Birchbox Summer Subscription Box

I headed for the UK about three weeks ago, on my return trip I left all my make up behind. Damn those airport rules and their separate see through bags! I knew that one of these days that was going to happen. I only realise when I reached the security point…
Momiji Keyring Prize thanks to Momiji

Momiji Keyring Prize thanks to Momiji

I can't really remember what got me in to Momiji in the first place, but from what I can recall my little obsession started about seven years ago.   I've always been into the Japanese kawaii (cute) stuff since I was little, and growing up in the Philippines, Sanrio and San-X were the…