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Animals Life Hacks Pets

Make Your Own Kitty Diaper in Under 5 Minutes Using Old Underwear

Ever since we adopted Rockette, I’ve always been on the lookout for the easiest ways to make your own kitty diaper. For those who don’t know yet, Rockette is paraplegic. We got her from a neighbor who said she was caught in a door as it was being closed shut. 🙁 For some time now, […]

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Career Life

Working as a Home-based Freelancer in the Philippines

I have been working as a home-based freelancer in the Philippines for the past few months now. As some of you know, I left a full-time job at the academe due to a host of factors, and one of them primarily was the highly stressful life of being a professor. I struggled at the start, […]

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Food Review Gardening Native Plants Vegetarianism

September Vegetable of the Month is Lubi-lubi (Ficus pseudopalma)

LUBI-LUBI or PALM LEAF FIG Scientific name: Ficus pseudopalma Family: Moraceae (Fig family) Common names: Lubi-lubi, Niog-niogan, Palm Leaf Fig, Philippine Fig The Philippines is home to thousands of endemic species, and one of them is a fig locally known as Lubi-lubi. I’ve known about this plant since I took up a plant taxonomy course […]

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Food Review Plants Vegetarianism

August Vegetable of the Month is an Edible Mushroom

PARASOL MUSHROOM or KABUTE Scientific name: Macrolepiota albuminosa (formerly Agaricus albuminosus or Termitomyces albuminosus) Family: Agaricaceae (Button Mushroom Family) Common names: Parasol mushroom, Kabute, Uong, Mamarang It has been raining non-stop for about a week, and mushrooms have been sprouting like crazy everywhere. So I thought that we’ll digress from featuring green vegetables for just […]

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Recipes Vegetarianism

Seven Day Filipino Vegetarian Meals (What I Ate at Home for a Week)