Previously posted on June 11, 2015 @Homescool.ph
Through this corner of the blog, I would like to simply share the many things and discoveries I’ve found that put a huge smile on my face. We need that from time to time. I’ve cautioned Homeschoolers on hoarding material for children’s curriculum. But there are just “great finds”, that need to be found and brought home, right?
1. Great Maps for your Homeschool Room:
I saw these in Fully Booked, BGC and posted it right away in the FB page of the Homeschoolers of the Philippines. After a few days, one member commented that Fully Booked ran out after a foreigner purchased all in one go! So, I checked in Fully Booked, Alabang Town Center and I was relieved that they still had many in stock. Php 250.00 The one right below is for younger preschoolers:)
2. This “Too Pretty” Cupcake Kit:
For Php 135.00, how can you not buy this? The box comes with 200 cupcake liners and 34 flag toppers in many nice colors and designs, with a bonus cupcake recipe and idea book!
I am not sure if this is the last item on stock though.
3. Plastic Glasses that Look Like Real Glasses:
SM says, “We’ve got it all for you”. I’ve been looking for these “breakable looking” glasses for some time. If ever I would find them, they would be any of the following: too expensive, too small or in very bright colors. These plastic glasses were around Php 40.00 each. They’re perfect for a family with many children where spills and breaking come quite often.
4. Framed Paper Cutting:
5. Stuff from Hey Keys.
Finally, I got an oblique pen holder for calligraphy. I met Mancy, the sweet owner of Hey Kessy.
6. Boxes from Cut the Scrap!
7. Lovely Products from Habil Crafts
8. Our Serendipity Find
Serendipity is defined as, “the occurrence and development of events by chance in a happy or beneficial way.” Well, that’s exactly how this next “find” was found. Many say we make the best Choco-Chip Cookies. However, due to the heat in our pantry, the Nestle Sweet morsels were moist and beginning to melt. So as the chips were added to the cookie dough and mixed using an electric mixer, the entire dough became dark chocolate brown and for some reason, after baking, chewy! Oh my, my friends couldn’t stop begging for more!
9. A Find in Raya’s Room
It all began with some used brushes with a shade of green and red lying on the sink counter. I knew then that Raya was up to something. I entered her room and searched. This greeted me near her window:
10. My “Fabulous” Wish List Find
Sometimes as mommy-teachers, we need to reward ourselves, or maybe, I should ask for you to pause now, and call your husband (the ones we regard as the principal of our Homeschool). Let him read this. “Hubbies, from time to time, reward your wives/ teachers of your children, with something they ‘want’.” And these my dear fellow Homeschoolers, are my “wants”! (Please find a way and show this to my husband.)
So there, my first post in this “Fabulous Finds” category! Hope you liked the stuff that I had shared here. Comment and let me know:)
Then you will call upon Me and come and pray to Me, and I will listen to you. 1You will seek Me and find Me when you search for Me with all your heart. ‘I will be found by you,’ declares the LORD...Jeremiah 29: 12-14
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