Sunday, September 28, 2014

Chocoholic Feast at Newport Mall’s Chocolate Festival

Whenever I’m having a bad day, chocolates give me sugar high. Metaphorically speaking, I think if chocolates would run for presidency, it’ll win by a landslide. And now, chocoholics can feast on these mouthwatering goodies as all things chocolates await us at Newport Mall at Resorts World Manila.

Saturday, September 27, 2014

Ideas for the Coming Holidays

Christmas is approaching very fast, and it's extra special this year because of the fact that we are still complete and happy. I remember that my Mom puts on a color theme every year. So far, we had blue, gold, orange, and even pink. 

This year, I wanted to try a color theme on our tables. Thanks to Google, I found these amazing designs that are elegant and easy to copy:

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I actually liked the last one the best because it's vintage and glamorous. And since we don't have kids in the house anymore, this is a perfect set up. Although, the table needs a cover. Guess I'll be looking for wholesale table linens soon to perfect the look. Then everything else is manageable since we're just near Divi. 

How about you? Are you ready for a Christmas themed table? This is best if you're throwing a party for your family and friends. Let's get ready to be artsy this year. :)

Friday, September 26, 2014

Brit Acts to Conquer Philippines in 2015

Most of my favorite tunes came from the Brits! That's why I'm giddy to know that the British invasion is just months away, mates! Due to the phenomenal success of their respective tours around the globe, FOUR of the biggest names in BRIT music are coming to Manila in 2015, namely One Direction, Ed Sheeran, The 1975 and The Vamps! Exciting, isn't it? 

ATAT Motorcycle Club Turns 12!

Hello to all my motorcycle enthusiast readers! This weekend (September 26-28, 2014), ATAT Motorcycle Club (ATAT, as formally registered in the SEC, stands for Any Time All the Time) will have its 1st official long ride for 2014 to Baguio as it commemorates the new set of officers for the year 2014-2015 with President Charlie Carlos Ride.

Foodie Haven Experience at the Mega Food Tour 2.0

As a frequent in Megamall, I wanted to try out each and every food destination there is. I was so ecstatic when I was invited to be part of the Mega Food Tour 2.0, hosted by Anton Diaz and RJ Ledesma, because we are going to not just one, but nine restaurants. As a certified foodie, this is an ultimate experience. And now, let me show you the newest food havens  at SM Megamall.

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Aquabest Opens its First Condo Based Store

Aquabest the country’s premier water refilling franchise is poised to continue its expansion with the opening of its first condominium based water station.

Gotham Premieres September 25 on WarnerTV

Before there was Batman, Catwoman, Poison Ivy and The Penguin, there is a story behind Gotham City and how it is spawned by villains. And this Thursday, September 25, witness how their story unfolds in this new series on WarnerTV, GOTHAM, as it premiers at 9 PM. 

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Philippines, Are You Ready for H&M?

Late last year, the SM Mega Fashion Hall opened and 3 floors were set with H&M posters. Everyone was posting in social media that one of the biggest clothing brands will hit Manila, and now, we have the final date on when it'll open!

Meet And Greet Promo for Allen Iverson Launched

Are you an NBA fanatic? Well I'm sure that Iverson must be one of your idols. And now you'll see him coach, here in the Philippines!

More than just watching Allen Iverson call the shots as his Ball Up Streetball team take on former NBA superstars and local cage names, lucky fans will also have a chance to be up close and personal with the 11-time All-Star.

Iverson will be in town early November for “All In” --- a charity basketball event presented by PCWorx at the Mall of Asia Arena on November 5, 2014. The former NBA MVP will have Gilbert Arenas, Eddy Curry, and DerMarr Johnson.

Tickets may be purchased thru online at or call (02) 470-2222 and PCWorx branches or call the hotline at (02) 6232877. Prices are pegged at P6,500 (VIP), P5,500 (Patron), P4,500 (Lower Box), P2,000 (Upper Box), and P600 (General Admission).

Starting today until October 9, 2014 --- the first 500 ticket buyers of any section will be invited to the closed door shootaround of Iverson and Ball Up Event. From the 500 lucky patrons, 40 fans will be randomly selected on the spot for photos and autographs with Iverson and his team.

Winners will be announced on October 13, 2014 on PCWorx’ “All In Basketball Game’s official” Facebook and Twitter accounts.

Aiming to raise funds for Gawad Kalinga to build homes for impoverished families, “All In” is brought to us by PCWorx, organized by I-Kurot and supported by Samsung, NBA Café, Accel, Solaire Resort and Casino, Rapoo, AOC and Fox International Channels.

Source: Press Release

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Physiogel Helps You Become Free In Your Skin

Being free is able to do whatever you want, in your own pace and time. As a right of every woman and every individual, it is also by freedom that lets us make our own decisions and pursue our dreams and passion. But how can we become free if we have insecurities that bring us down?  Missing out on opportunities should never be an option and Physiogel has an answer to that. 

Sunday, September 21, 2014

Third ASOP Music Festival Finals Set on September 23

Press Release:

A Song or Praise Music Festival or ASOP is the first ever song writing competition on Philippine television for praise songs that aims to bring back to the lives of people what seems to be lost and forgotten – giving thanks and glory to The Creator amidst the rat race, fear and violence humans are faced with nowadays – a mark that most songwriting competitions do not possess.

Friday, September 19, 2014

Stay Safe This Rainy Day

Dear Typhoon Mario, Please stop. You have to stop trying to scare us. Five years ago, someone like your velocity happened and it was up to no good. I was nursing a broken heart back then. When I cried, the rain cried with me. It was a very sad day for the people in Metro Manila. I was mourning for a different reason. 

This year, I hope that the rain will not bring me grief anymore. This afternoon, I was listening to Spotify and their Evening Acoustic playlist soothes me. After a stressful week, this is like a musiciansfriend because I needed this rest. I don't like the rain that much, but I feel that this day happened for a reason. 

Now I'm all relaxed for the weekend, I hope it'll be sunny tomorrow. Good night, loves. Pray for a perfect day again. 

GSK takes action against dengue with (Paracetamol) Calpol

With the recent typhoon and floodings, did you know that the most dangerous animal bite in the world is also the most common and often go unnoticed? Caused by the deadliest insect in the world, the Aedes aegypti mosquito, dengue is the most rapidly spreading mosquito-borne disease in the world and is more rampant in countries with tropical climates like the Philippines.

Japanese Comfort Food at Eri Curry Megamall

Growing up, I am not that fond of eating spicy food. I wouldn’t even dare touch any spices from my Lola’s kitchen. But if there’s one thing I love about spicy food, it would be curry. And I’m quite excited that Eri Curry is just located at SM Megamall – my curry craving is finally satisfied. And the good thing is, there’s more to this curry place.

All Things Hair YouTube Channel Launches in the Philippines

Do you have dry and frizzy hair? Or do you want to learn stylish hair techniques from the experts? Well now, your online source for hair solutions and inspiration has finally arrived. Last September 18, Asia's first hair care online resource, All Things Hair officially launched to help us achieve that superb hairstyle. 

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Breeze Pays Tribute to Hardworking Hero Moms with Nationwide 1 Laba Day

Christine Bersola-Babao, Dimples Romana and Gladys Reyes are proud to be SIGE Moms
On my list, my Mom is still my number one hero because even if my Dad went abroad, she juggles taking care of us and working at the same time. Just like Breeze, I salute to the heroes of the home. And to celebrate their presence in our lives, Breeze treated more than 19,000 hardworking moms across the Philippines to a day of rest, games and exciting surprises at the first-ever 1 Laba Day. The leading detergent brand took care of their laundry chores, washing a total of 481,536 clothes, in a series of events held simultaneously in multiple barangays in Metro Manila, Pangasinan, Batangas, Cebu, and Davao.

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Maria Leonora Teresa Opens in Cinemas This September 17

Do you have a favorite doll? Did it ever say hello to you? This September 17, brace yourselves as Star Cinema's horror-drama film, Maria Leonora Teresa comes alive in cinemas and challenges your fear. 

Cebuana Lhuillier fetes 5-millionth loyalty card member

Press Release:

Cebuana Lhuillier has reached a new milestone as its 24k Plus Card, the company’s loyalty rewards program, hit the five-million membership mark since its launch in 2009. 

To celebrate this achievement, the biggest microfinancial company in the Philippines recognized the lucky five-millionth member, Arlyn Gallebo, a teacher from Zamboanga Sibugay, in ceremonies held at the Cebuana Lhuillier branch in Jupiter Street in Makati City.

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Rainy Day Blowout: Discounts on Carrier and Condura

Press Release:

Attention, shoppers! Carrier and Condura, two of the most trusted brands in air conditioning, are giving you a week-long worth of great discounts on air conditioning models, cutting down from P500 to P3,500 depending on your choice of unit—from window types to high wall/ split types.

On top of existing programs running in stores, the sales promotion will be applicable to all Carrier and Condura air conditioning models available and sold at CCAC-authorized dealers from September 15 to 21, 2014.

Discounts will also depend on the capacity of the model, ranging up to 7.5Hp or 5.0TR. This outright discount is deducted from the existing suggested retail price of dealer branches and is applicable for cash, credit card and installment transactions.

Hurry while supplies last!

Saturday, September 13, 2014

Rexona Takes Running and Music to the Next Level

Music, lights and beats - I cannot wait for this year's Rexona Run! Because I wasn't able to go last year due to work, I made sure to sign up this 2014. So gear up this October 26 as Rexona gives you pulsating beats and scintillating visuals that will make you do more and push yourself further at the Rexona Run To Your Beat 2014.

Fresh New Look For Women Who Go Love Life with Sangobion

I am guilty of not being able to take some time and smell the roses. With work, events, blogging, demanding clients, I feel as if my 24 hours is not enough. Maybe it's causing me to look haggard and unhealthy sometimes. Good thing Sangobion and its Go Love Life! campaign tries to change all that. I've blogged last May about their launch and now, they are still helping us women to make our health and well-being a top priority. That way, we will all live the life we love 

Animation Industry's Future in the PH is Looking Bright

Did you grew up watching Cartoon Network? I remember asking my best friend that we always tune in to CN when we were younger. And now, they are on a talent hunt right here in the Philippines for the best people in animation industry to work with them and develop a new series. The country's number 1 kids; TV channel might be your next office, alongside their famous shows, Adventure Time, Uncle Grandpa, and of course, The Powerpuff Girls.

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

I Showered With Dial Coconut Water

These past few days, I have been posting about showering with a certain "Coco". They have been trying to guess who Coco might be, but since the suspense is killing us, I will finally break my silence. Coco is Dial Coconut Water Hydrating Body Wash! Did I enjoy Coco? Read on to find out.

PR: Aquabest to join 2014 Filipino Franchise Show

Aquabest, the country's leading water refilling franchise is proud to support the upcoming 2014 Filipino Franchise Show."We are proud to support Filipino entrepreneurs who are exhibiting their world class concepts through AFFI's annual franchise show. This year there will be hundreds of participants each with its own success story that will inspire everyone to go out and start their own business." says Carson Tan CEO of GQWEST Inc which owns the Aquabest brand.

The company is a long time member of AFFI with around 700 stores and is considered among the leading players in the water franchising industry. This year, the company will continue to highlight its 3 in 1 Combostore concept as well as introduce its new Nanogen technology.

The Combostore franchise combines the Aquabest, Laundrybest, and Oxyplus brands. This allows franchisees of the Combostore to benefit from the expanded target market and synergies

resulting from the fusion of the three brands. The concepts offer a faster return period and better margins.

The company is also proud to announce that it would be the  first refilling station franchise to utilize nanotechnology in its filtration process. "Nanogen" which is a Korean developed water filtration system that ensures a high level of water purity while at the same time being the first in the country to offer alkaline pure water.

The 2014 Filipino Franchise Show is presented by the Association of Filipino Franchisers Incorporated (AFFI) the country's premier franchise group comprised of local franchise concepts. The show runs from October 3 to 5 at the World Trade Center.

Monday, September 08, 2014

Team Kramer Trusts Uratex for Their Home

What better way to celebrate my birthday last Thursday but with the Team Kramer! Yes, Doug, Chesca, Kendra, Scarlett and Gavin, also known as Team Kramer tells us how they trust only one brand when it comes to their mattresses, URATEX. And we all know how sleep is very important for families with kids, right? It is only fitting that they are chosen as the brand ambassadors of Uratex because their family shows a great sense of togetherness and happy bonding moments.

Sunday, September 07, 2014

Bistro Remedios Creates Five New Dishes for its 30th Anniversary

Homey and rustic - these are my first impressions when I entered Bistro Remedios. Just like their sister restaurants, Cafe Adriatico and Abe's, they never failed my palate again. And as they turn 30 this 2014, they have added five flavorful dishes to satisfy your Filipino food craving. 

Saturday, September 06, 2014

Acer Introduces the Liquid Smartphone Line and New Brand Icon

I remember using Acer when I was younger. Back then, they were big on their laptops. Like Toni Gonzaga, Acer's newest Brand Ambassador, and the face that promotes the newest Liquid Smartphones from the company,our favorite brand is now trendier and continues to keep up with modern technology.

Thursday, September 04, 2014

Another Year Older...

It's two hours after twelve and the greetings are starting to pour in my Facebook Timeline. It's really amazing how time flies. When I was younger, I'd wait for a birthday card from my Dad because he's mostly abroad.During my 11th birthday, I remember him sending me a "Happy 11th Birthday Card". I was amazed because I didn't know back then that there were cards made for a specific age. I also had one where there are chocolate brands inside and you can claim free chocolates on your birthday. Sadly, claiming the treats are only for U.S. residents. 

This year and on this day, everytime I open my Google account, I would see that Home Page. It's not that hard to please me. And if something goes wrong on my birthday, that photo above would make it all worth it. It's also a good thing they aren't real because I'd have to look for plus size yoga clothing and work out for months. Especially this year when I have two weddings that I have to attend to. 

But for now, I am thankful for the greetings, and gifts that I have already received. The boyfriend gave the earliest birthday present last July because I've been bugging him that I want a pink Instax this year,which he gladly obliged. This year, I can also see a miracle unfolding before my eyes. I'm not sure if we're finally beginning to mature, but I am thankful.

Most of all, as I turn a year older, I am thankful for I realized the value of friendship and the love of the family. That sometimes, they'd drive you crazy, but when things get tough, they will always be with you no matter what. And above all, I have God who loves me more than anyone and anything else in this world. He who never fails to love and take care of me even if I feel that I sometimes don't deserve it. 

It's raining outside... just in time. Rain and my birthday is always a perfect combination. It only shows how blessings are pouring my way. :)

Wednesday, September 03, 2014

Forever 21 Debuts Pre-Fall 2014 Campaign X Make A Statement

Forever 21 encourages shoppers to “Make a Statement” with the launch of the Pre-Fall 2014 collection. 

From printed button-ups and fitted skirts to must-have denim in a variety of new fits, the collection features the essential staples any wardrobe needs to create a one-of-a-kind personal style. The idea of self-expression is prevalent throughout the campaign, featuring a troop of dancers using movement to make a statement and display their uniqueness. 

Tuesday, September 02, 2014

Quipper Education Technology Partners with DepEd

(L-R) Mr. Peter R. Cannon Jr., Principal of Pasay City South High School, Dr. Estrellita V. Puti-an, Officer in-charge, Schools Division Superintendent, Division of Pasay receive the award from Quipper School International Marketing Director, Takuya Homma, and Mr. Ryan C. Guerrero, Business Development Officer of Quipper School.

As part of its "Back to School Campaign," London-based education technology company, Quipper, challenged schools and teachers to use its online education platform, Quipper School, and fully utilize its numerous benefits. Pasay City High School emerged as the First Placer among schools in the secondary level nationwide, and was awarded with IT-based learning devices such as a Tablet PC and wi-fi hotspot. Quipper launched Quipper School earlier this year and is now used by 5,000 teachers all over the Philippines. 

Quipper School helps teachers and students connect through available technology and use it in providing education lessons and assignments in an environment where students can enjoy and learn. Teachers and school administrators who use Quipper School can take advantage of the vast amount of K-12-aligned content that can be used for lessons and assignments. 

Teachers could also track those who have not done their assignments via Quipper School's teacher portal, and could also give timely reminders so that no one gets left behind. 

Monday, September 01, 2014

Ducati Philippines Showcases at the Globe Slipstream

Ducati Superbike riders invaded the modified race track at the Bonifacio Global City streets at the Globe Slipstream, a homecoming event for Filipino-Swiss race car driver Marlon Stockinger last Aug. 30


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