Welcome to Mommy Maricel

Life is a gift and meant to be cherished.  Those pockets of rest and relaxation are bliss! I am here to live my own life, and live it passionately with the hope of inspiring others to do the same. May Mommy Maricel serve as a vessel to project my passions, and give a sneak peek to my loyal readers as to what inspires me in this whacky world. So, sit back, relax, and read on.

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For as long as we can remember, my son Benjamin’s birthday celebration has always been rescheduled for another day because it falls exactly on the day we compete for the 70.3 IronMan events.  Benjamin has been quite a sport about it because he has had his fair share of events that he had to attend

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August 20, 2015 by Mommy Maricel

mommy talk my passions fitness

Since it first entered the Philippine soil, I have only been absent from racing the 70.3 Ironman twice: when I gave birth to my baby Solana and this year when I was asked by my doc to take a rest from extreme sports to allow my iron supplies to improve.  You can just imagine how

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August 5, 2015 by Mommy Maricel

mommy talk food

You wouldn’t believe what my son, Donny begged us to do the minute we landed in New York City- to feed him real, honest to goodness, Filipino Food!  We travelled half way across the globe to eat Pinoy food?  Insane!  We were booked in the heart of Manhattan and the Filipino Restaurant of our choice

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July 30, 2015 by Mommy Maricel

mommy talk food my children

We have been travelling with our son, Donny these past weeks and he has been very patient and gracious with us having to allow us to visit friends and attend a conference that we wanted to give him some action.  So, we decided to take a quick trip to New York City so he could

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July 29, 2015 by Mommy Maricel

mommy talk my children

I seldom hold big parties for my children and so when we do celebrate, we try to make it very special.  Solana specifically requested for a small party with just babies.  She kept telling me “just for babies, Mama-okay?”. And so I made sure it would be just that-a small intimate gathering of precious little

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July 23, 2015 by Mommy Maricel