Lucy Torres Gomez Family Life in the Countryside

Lucy Torres Gomez’s idyllic life in her home province of Ormoc is a visual treat, a feast for the eyes.

What could be more relaxing than lying on a picnic mat while reading your favorite novel under the early morning sun?

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Photo Credit: Lucy Torres-Gomez

There is nothing better than the luxury of taking some time off to fully relax in a secluded place. A stunning scenery surrounded by rolling hills that gradually cascade down into a serene valley.

Lucy Torres was born on December 11, 1974, in Ormoc Philippines, to her parents, Manoling Torres and Julie Martinez. Her parents innate kindness and nurturing qualities served as a strong foundation for her good upbringing.

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Life at home with Richard and Juliana Gomez

Lucy Torres and Richard Gomez’s only child, Juliana Gomez is currently taking up Public Administration at a prestigious university in the Philippines. Julianna is making her parents proud with her remarkable achievements in Fencing. She has won several medals for the country, showcasing her talent and dedication in the sport.

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Lucy Torres with her husband Richard Gomez

The elusive quest for a better life has made the allure of living in the city even more enticing than it has ever been. But despite its perks, it has also stripped us of life’s simple joys. People in the city need to contend with virulent pollutants, steep crime rates, pesticide-laden food, and congested roads.

Thus, seeing people build second homes in the countryside comes as no surprise.


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Here are just some of the perks of living in the province

“And on a whim we had a happy picnic in a tiny house on a hill” – Lucy Torres Gomez

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A day at the beach

You can also go for a swim at a nearby beach or have a picnic on a whim with family and friends in tow.

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Relishing those languid days and nights by doing the things she loves most

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Lucy stands 5’7 feet. She stands out as remarkably tall as her lineage boasts a mix of Filipino, Chinese, Spanish, and German ancestry.

Homecooked Garden-Fresh Meals

Having access to fresh produce is one of the perks of living in the province. Their vegetable and herb gardens provide fresh ingredients for preparing healthy and savory meals at home.

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A mini-farm in the yard that houses their vegetable patch and some of their beloved pets and farm animals.

Thanks to Richard’s penchant for raising farm animals, Lucy amusedly shared with her followers how her home in Ormoc had suddenly turned into a mini-farm overnight.

Their vast yard houses a growing number of chickens, ducks, and yes, a piglet.

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Photo Credit: Lucy Torres

Fresh Produce from the Family Farm

The nutrient-dense soil in the province prompted them to start a hobby farm. It yields a bountiful harvest of fresh fruits, vegetables, and herbs, which they generously share with family and friends.

They also have their own apiary. It produces a copious amount of honey which they give as gifts on special occasions.

Long Table Meals on Weekends

Families usually live close by in the province, so hosting a family get-together is a breeze.

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Photo Credit: Lucy Torres

An anxiety-filled life isn’t worth living. Hence, we must learn to tune out the noise and pay attention to what matters. Families need to take the time to explore scenic views, engage in lively chit-chat, share delicious food, and have a fun time together without feeling rushed.

In Lucy’s case, she seems to have mastered the art of living in the present moment– not a small feat considering the stressful nature of her job as mayor of the city of Ormoc.

Lucy Torres Gomez Non Profit Brand, Truest Society

Lucy runs a non-profit organization called the Truest Society. Her store sells practical items that she personally designs and curates. Purchasing items from the shop will help raise funds for the brand’s charity work.

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Photo Credit: Truest Society

Cute pouches of different sizes which you can easily tuck inside your luggage for your next trip.

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Truest Society

Proceeds will help: women who need capital to start their own livelihood, households that need food and light, parents who have no means to pay for the tuition fee of their children, whoever needs helpLucy Torres-Phil Star

Special thanks to Ormoc City Mayor Lucy Torres-Gomez for being so gracious in accommodating our request – Lia