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Ma Vie en Rose: A message from the First Born.

A message from the First Born on Mother’s Day:

“Your children sucks, but you’re a good Mom.


Your Children….

or don’t love them.

I wouldn’t. 67 more words



Truth: I am writing this essay completely stripped of the full mask of make-up I wear each day. My hair uncombed is gathered up in a messy bun and expressing what adventures I may have stirred in my sleep. 1,024 more words


Ma Vie En Rose: Alaskan Spring

Folks, there are people who know me who are often shocked at the fact that there are things that I do that they wouldn’t fathom that I would do. 811 more words


Surviving the 80s and 90s: The Filipina-American Version

My daughter has no idea how easy she has it.

She walks into a Sephora and finds a plethora of make-up that will suit whatever kind of looks she wants to portray on her face on any given day. 981 more words


Ma Vie En Rose: To Whole30 or To Fake Whole30--That Is The Question.

Folks. Let’s get real.

When a person commits to Whole30, you know it’s about to go down. To commit to going 30 days without sugar, bread, carbs (the bad ones), dairy (and I don’t know–everything else that we call decadent, and comforting) is downright borderline psycho. 848 more words


Ma Vie En Rose: Favorite Spaces in Fairbanks, Alaska

The husband and I have fallen into a routine during the weekend.  Soon after we drop our daughter off at her ballet school for several hours, we incorporate sitting down for lunch in the middle of running our boring but much adulting needed errands. 626 more words


Ma Vie En Rose: My New Chocolate Cake BFF

Folks, I have tried every chocolate cake recipe out there. The fancy ones, the Martha Stewart ones, Nigella Lawson‘s old fashion chocolate cake with the violet flowers. 342 more words