A Letter to My Younger Self

Dear younger me, When your parents scold you and give you pieces of advice, don’t get angry. Don’t ever do that. Instead, listen to them. They are right most of the time. Don’t cut your hair; you’ll regret it. Pay attention to your Science and Math classes. Don’t become too close to anyone. Don’t consider them…

My Past Rewritten: A Look Back at An Unfulfilled Ambition

Regrets and frustrations are a part of people’s lives. I myself hold disappointments, too—something that bothers me whenever I reminisce and frightens me whenever I look forward. With a time machine, I’d retell that childhood moment when I missed a rare opportunity. This story happened when I was 8 years old. Representatives from a top…

Throwback Tuesday: Top 10 OPM Songs of the ‘90s

Can you still recall all the OPM songs that gave you the jolts from 1990-1999? Even if we sought to mention as many of our much-loved hits as we could, we had to do the scary task of narrowing down hundreds of great OPM songs from the ‘90s to the best ten. Scroll down to…

Throwback: 90’s Kids’ Most Well-Loved Street Games

Childhood years are the happiest period in people’s life. These are the times when one’s physical stamina, playfulness, enthusiasm, and curiosity are at their peak. For many Filipinos, street games seem to have been a “regular” part of their childhood—and synonymous with it, if I may add. In fact, young Pinoys come to learn and…

Throwback: The Most Loved Toys from the 90s

Born in mid-80s, I consider myself a “batang 90s” for this is the decade when I became aware of the things around me. Also, this is the stage when I became physically active—I was a restless child, they say. I have lots of great memories of 1990s, which I can still vividly recall today. One…

Twelve Most Well-Loved Snacks of the ’90s

Let’s have a snack-filled throwback Friday! 1. Iced Gem Admit it, we usually eat the biscuit first and save the “icing” afterwards for more munching! 2. Butter Coconut We usually prefer a cracker or biscuit with spread, but Nissin’s butter coconut biscuits are the exemption to this rule. 3. Snacku Even as kids, we knew this snack wasn’t…

Music Throwback: The Most Popular Dance Hits of the ‘90s

Hosting a ‘90s themed party or just want to reminisce the days when smartphones are not yet a necessity? Here’s the list of the most popular dance hits that should be playing in your stereo sets: 1. “Vogue” – Madonna (1990) – topped the charts in over 30 countries and became the world’s best-selling single…