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Philippines Stinky Cockfight Crowds?

Our new domestic helper was trying to give “Lolo,” Grandpa, a shower the other morning. Lolo, afflicted with Alzheimer’s, lives in a nipa hut behind our home in Guimaras. Guimaras is the island province we call home. Seems like my father-in-law didn’t want a shower that morning. Which leads us to today’s post: “Philippines Stinky Cockfight Crowds?”

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New Domestic Helper Lives Next Door

Regular readers of PhilippinesPlus may have noticed I’ve been punching out a few more posts lately. Furthermore, I don’t know if that’s a good thing or a bad thing, but I’ve got more spare time. Spare time? I’ve been retired for ten years now. However, we haven’t had a household assistant for three months. Finally, we do. Our new domestic helper lives next door.

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Our 1,170 Dollar March Five-Person Philippines Budget

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Our nephew Sherwin has flown the coop. The 19-year-old moved to a boarding house in Guimaras in late March. Guimaras, of course, is the island province in Western Visayas we call home. One less mouth to feed in the future. Here’s a look at “Our 1, 170 Dollar March Five-Person Philippines Budget.” March’s budget came in 15 dollars higher than February’s budget.

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American Expat PH Monthly Budget Family of Six plus Eight Dogs

I haven’t posted any monthly budget figures for years on this website. Consequently, I thought such a post is long overdue. One of the most frequently asked questions about life in the PH is how much does it cost to live there? Therefore, without further ado, I present the following post: “American Expat PH Monthly Budget Family of Six plus Eight Dogs.”

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