A Magical Birthday for my Princess Ballerina

Maybe I should have entitled this post: A Birthday Party for My Most Difficult Client, though I say that with much love and affection! ūüôā One of the hats I wear is that of an events coordinator, putting the TSM luxe touch to special events. I enjoy it a lot as I work to make… Continue reading A Magical Birthday for my Princess Ballerina

Recipe: Dill Onion Yogurt Feta Dip by Stephanie Zubiri

A couple of days ago, Stephanie Zubiri —¬†newspaper columnist, TV host, and chef¬†–published a fairly extensive Holiday Entertaining Guide on her newly minted blog, www.stephaniezubiri.com. In her post she shared her “favorite secrets and armes-de-guerre for throwing the perfect holiday cocktail with ease” : tips on being a relaxed hostess and a rundown of her… Continue reading Recipe: Dill Onion Yogurt Feta Dip by Stephanie Zubiri

5 Tips For Last Minute Party Planning

My boy just turned 8 last week. His little sister and I went to his school to surprise him with a birthday cake I had customised from Cupcakes by Sonja’s,¬†a tall chocolate cake with his favorite¬†marshmallow frosting. The cake inside was done just right:¬†soft, moist, delicious and very chocolatey, no wonder the kids from his… Continue reading 5 Tips For Last Minute Party Planning

A Pretty Simple Birthday Party: Christmas Picnic in the Garden

So just a few days after my own birthday party, it was my little girl’s turn…¬†I promised myself that as she grows older, her parties will¬†become smaller and smaller. As¬†we mummies know, the cost of children’s parties get higher and higher too every year. ¬†I simply don’t want her (and her friends) to expect extravagant¬†parties… Continue reading A Pretty Simple Birthday Party: Christmas Picnic in the Garden

My Boy’s 7th Birthday: A Lego Movie Party

When my boy turned seven recently, all he wanted to do was watch his favorite¬†The Lego Movie again. ¬†But since turning seven is big in our family (and in Filipino culture in general), the “Mummy guilt”¬† hit me hard — especially since his last big celebration was his first birthday. So I decided to give… Continue reading My Boy’s 7th Birthday: A Lego Movie Party

TSM’s Favorite Things: December 2014

December came and whizzed past us so quickly!¬†It was a month dotted with a lot of busy happenings and special events. It was a time filled with a lot lovely people and fond memories. While it was the busiest, it was also the most exciting time of the year! I had two birthdays in the… Continue reading TSM’s Favorite Things: December 2014

A Strawberry Fields Picnic Party

I am in the midst of preparing for another party, so this reminded me that I have neither written nor posted about the last birthday of¬†my little girl¬†when she turned three! So¬†allow me to¬†go back to a few months past and share with you what happened during that sweet and happy day…

When My Daughter Turned Two: A Vintage Ice Cream Shoppe Party

When my daughter turned two, we decided to make her birthday party smaller in size and simpler in detail than her First Birthday Party (see link). As with most children’s parties, the first is always more grand and elaborate. Generally speaking, the succeeding birthday parties tend to decrease in number of guests, food, decors, and… Continue reading When My Daughter Turned Two: A Vintage Ice Cream Shoppe Party

A Superhero’s Birthday Party

Having more than one child also means having to host more than one children‚Äôs birthday party in one year.¬† Since I don‚Äôt want to be labeled as a mom who plays “favorites”, this post is dedicated to my second son, my little prince charming, my silly boy, who turned 5. Since I find it quite… Continue reading A Superhero’s Birthday Party

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