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The Henry Hotel Manila

Firstly, I would like to give props to my good friend Martin, who came up with the "Gal Not Home" moniker. I'm not always at home as my blog name suggests, and I don't always write or post about home stuff, do I? So, from time to time, "gal not home" will be in session.… Continue reading The Henry Hotel Manila

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A new(ish) junior bed for the babycat!

For quite some time now, my husband and I had been thinking of buying another bed for our toddler. You see, she already has a junior bed in her nursery, which is where she naps and spends most of her day. But since the nursery's up on the 3rd floor and I'm not quite ready… Continue reading A new(ish) junior bed for the babycat!

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My daughter’s hobbit birthday party: Food and decor

(Scoot over here for the full post on preps for this DIY party!) Now I had enlisted the help of a lot of friends and family to decorate the venue and set up the party. But as I said before, my daughter's birthday, while falling a couple days after Bilbo and Frodo Baggins' actual birthday,… Continue reading My daughter’s hobbit birthday party: Food and decor

do it yourself, my works

My daughter’s hobbit birthday party: Preps

Since it's Thursday, here's a throwback post to when my hubby and I DIY-ed a hobbit birthday party for our daughter some eight months ago. Now let it be known to all that my husband and I are major Tolkien fans. I must admit that my Tolkienitis has lessened of late (you know, like the courtesy of Edoras Hall… Continue reading My daughter’s hobbit birthday party: Preps