Filipino Friends Is It a Mermaid Cora Cooks Pancit

Filipino Kids Books 3

Ahoy-hoy readers, have you eaten today? I feel like I just ate a bunch and could still go for some pudding. Anyway, here’s my latest installment of Filipino kids books reviews. Watch my video because my mother interrupts!  Filipino Friends This book is a wealth of information. There’s a main storyline but also a bunch of words with Tagalog-English translations and even a game and … Continue reading Filipino Kids Books 3

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Filipino Kids Books 2

Hey hey readers, have you been working out? I can’t believe I’m actually following up on a series. It’s true that I technically have an unboxing tag, but I don’t continuously subscribe to services, so it’s not that consistent. I also made a What I’m Reading series to have a collection of notes from other books I read, but those aren’t as easily read!  Well, … Continue reading Filipino Kids Books 2

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Women, Race, & Class 1

Hey hey readers, what are you reading? I have to admit, I’m kind of tech snob. Not in a Apple superfan way, but that I was wary of e-readers, and I’ve no idea what I’d do with tablet or smart speaker. But Haymarket Books (which often offers great sales) was offering Remi Kanazi’s Before the Next Bomb Drops for free, so I decided to try … Continue reading Women, Race, & Class 1

Giving Tuesday

Where to Give for #GivingTuesday

Hello readers, are you finishing your leftovers? According to GivingTuesday.org, a team at the Belfer Center in New York began celebrating the day in 2012 to start a charitable mindset for the winter holiday season. Not only is the date the Tuesday after U.S. Thanksgiving, but it also follows the massively consumer-y “holidays” of Black Friday and Cyber Monday. If you happen to find yourselves … Continue reading Where to Give for #GivingTuesday

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Book Club? with Blackwater

Hello readers, how are your sinuses? Last year I bought myself Blackwater as a belated birthday present and have only recently gotten around to it. I love learning, but it takes me 100 years to read non-fiction. One reason is because I feel like I should record or memorize everything. That may be futile, but at least with a blog, I’ve a searchable way to revisit what … Continue reading Book Club? with Blackwater

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Incarcerated Illinois

The holidays are upon us which means for some of us– myself included– will be complaining about incoming in-laws or other unsavory relations. While some complaints may be valid and not to be patronizing, but perhaps we can deal by considering people who will have to go through a little more to see their families. I just happen to see @prisonculture‘s tweets sharing groups’ Amazon wish … Continue reading Incarcerated Illinois