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Retirement Resolutions

Last updated on: 21st August, 2018, 3:13 PM Many expats make resolutions before they retire. We say we’re going to get into shape, eat healthier, or develop a hobby. After all, retired doesn’t mean dead! But do we follow through? I haven’t, so far. And that bothers me. The Trouble At Home Part of the […]

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Garden Philippines: Part 1: Making Space

Last updated on: 19th July, 2017, 9:21 AM In an earlier post, I told you how we took down the chicken coop and will now turn the space it occupied into several garden plots. Garden Basics We’re using 4-inch concrete hollow block to contain our garden soil. We have to use soil brought from outside […]

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Guyabano – Spiky, Special Superfood!

Last updated on: 19th August, 2016, 5:24 PM Another entry into our Philippines Superfoods series is the Guyabano, also known as the Soursop and Graviola. It is a powerhouse superfood that’s super delicious. What Does It Look Like? The Filipino guyabano is another spiky fruit kind of like the durian, but the spikes on the guyabano aren’t as hard […]

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Mangosteen – Purple Powered Superfood!

Last updated on: 19th August, 2016, 5:28 PM Another entry into our Philippines Superfoods series is the mangosteen. This purple-powered fruit shares the Asian fruits royal crown with King Durian. Queen Mangosteen is exotic-looking but yummy beyond belief. It’s also highly nutritious. All About Mangosteen Mangosteen is a baseball-sized fruit available in the Philippines from about June […]

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