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Balikbayan Box

  If you’re a Filipino you definitely know what a balikbayan box is, and most likely you’re also sending one at least once a year. I do. Filipinos are known for their generosity especially when they have the means to do so. One way of showing this is through the balikbayan boxes we send to… Continue reading Balikbayan Box

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Ukay-ukay

  It’s Sunday and it’s “ukay” day! I first came across the word “ukay-ukay” (pronounced uk-ie like a pie) from a cousin who told me that the branded pair of tennis shoes he’s wearing is from UK. I thought he meant United Kingdom and that one of his cousins gave it to him. Then with… Continue reading Ukay-ukay