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Humabi Bags: Bags for a Cause

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Humabi is a Filipino word for “weave”. All Humabi bags are made out of plastic straw ropes that are handwoven by the women at the correctional institution of Davao City, who are mostly mothers. Every bag bought helps the livelihood program of these women and a portion of the proceeds go to the scholar students of Philippine Science High School. Read more…

Look It’s About Me – Personalized books for little readers

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“Look It’s About Me!” There’s a really good way to encourage reading among young kids — make the stories more personal. When I was young, my Dad enjoyed telling me and my sisters really colorful bedtime stories. “Once upon a time, there were three butterflies…” The stories were always fun, but what made them even […] Read more…

Memory Crafters: My Sunglasses Pouch

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Memory Crafters is a box subscription service where a box of crafting projects is sent to you every month that you can enjoy or give as a gift. Read about my first Memory Crafters project: the Summer Bag This is my 2nd Memory Crafters project. {My DIY Sunglasses Pouch} The sunglasses pouch set came with […] Read more…

Monday Happiness

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My Monday happiness: looking forward to coming home to my husband and my son! It’s ironic that we just started the week but I’m already looking forward to going home. It’s not a defeatist thing ala Garfield’s “I hate Mondays”. It’s more of I’m using seeing my husband and my son as motivation for making […] Read more…

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