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Thursday, May 31, 2018

OUR GARDENIA PLANT TOUR AND 2018 KIDDIE WORKSHOP EXPERIENCE



Tammy and I had a memorable experience at the Gardenia Factory in Biñan Laguna just a few days after her school year 2017-2018 ended.  I was already skeptical about summer vacation ideas since I do not want her to be doing nothing during the vacation. Good thing, the invitation for Gardenia's Summer Kiddie Workshop came in at the right time. Our May 16 was a blast!

VIVO IS ATOM ARAULLO'S TRAVEL BUDDY ON AXN'S ADVENTURE YOUR WAY


On a new mission on AXN’s Adventure Your Way: the TV personality and award-winning journalist  Atom Araullo is up to look for the not so well-known destinations in the Philippines using only his smartphone. 

BE LIKE YOUR FAVORITE NBA SUPERSTAR WITH SHOPEE




It’s the NBA season and we all know just how intense the off-season training sessions of our favorite NBA players are! And naturally fanatic as we are, Filipino basketball fans are on their toes cheering for their respective NBA team. Though some might just be happy with cheering, others aspire to be part of famous basketball associations one day so Shopee is here to share tips to help you be just like your favorite basketball star!

SUMMER NEVER ENDS WITH GREENWICH HAWAIIAN OVERLOAD PIZZAS



Clear and sunny skies, good weather, sand in your toes. With summer officially ending in just a few days, my weekends are fast becoming last-minute hurrahs for this wonderful season. And I know I'm just not the one who wishes an extension for summer.

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

THE MEDICAL CITY LAUNCHES ITS CENTER FOR BEHAVIORAL HEALTH



According to the most recent data gathered by the National Alliance on Mental Illness, “Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the United States, the 3rd leading cause of death for people aged 10 to 14 and the second leading cause of death for people aged 15-24.” According to the data, “the United States has lost $193.2 billion of earnings per year from the serious mental illness.” —A sad truth which is happening not just in the US but worldwide.

ALWAYS CHOOSE AJI SEASONINGS: #AjinomotoBigDay



Last May 25, 2018, Ajinomoto Philippines Corporation (APC), on its 60th year unveiled two big developments: the star-studded Aji Seasoning Series Campaign and the new Ajinomoto Group Brand Logo (AGB) at the #AjinomotoBigDay event which was held at Oasis Manila. 

SEARCH FOR THE HAPPIEST PINOY 2018 BEGINS



Cebuana Lhuillier has launched the fourth edition of the Search for the Happiest Pinoy, introducing ten new categories to enable resilient, optimistic and hopeful Filipinos from all walks of life to join the year-long search which promises a total of P1.5 million in cash prizes to the country's happiest Pinoys. 

SELF IMPROVEMENT WITH GOLD SEAS TUNA (with recipes)



Young professionals today are not only eating out more but also leaning heavily on the convenience of takeout but that leads to a whole different set of problems. A sad truth, eh!? Not only is it more expensive to eat out, but when you live on meals made for you by other people, you tend to gravitate towards the unhealthy- fast food, deep-fried, overly sweet or salty, or loaded with saturated fat. This, when taken for granted, can lead to weight gain and all the health problems that come with an unhealthy diet.

VIVO CO-SPONSPORS DARREN ESPANTO'S JAMPACKED BIRTHDAY CONCERT



Darren Espanto —Vivo local endorser and one of the biggest artists in the country to date wowed fans in a birthday concert held last May 26 at the KIA Theatre. It was an amazing night, as Darren Espanto proves that indeed he is Unstoppable!

TIK TOK REVEALS THE FIRST "TALENT NG PILIPINO" AUDITION IN THE PHILIPPINES



Maymay Entrata and Edward Barber kick off Tik Tok's “Talent ng Pilipino”,  its first-ever talent contest in the Philippines on May 26 with inspiring videos. Celebrities and other content creators have been constantly uploading content on Tik Tok after all it is the most downloaded iPhone app in the world.

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

AND VIVO CONTINUES TO LEAD TO THE FUTURE WITH ITS FORWARD -LOOKING TECH


In a matter of years, Vivo changed the game within the mobile industry. In fact, when young global smartphone brand Vivo entered the mobile industry, the market was dominated by two or three names. But Vivo has been determined to break barriers and introduce technology that ushered the industry into the future. After all, it was Vivo that introduced a 20-megapixel dual front camera in V5 Plus and a 24MP front camera in V7, V7+, and V9.

Monday, May 28, 2018

PHILIPPINE RETAIL SUMMIT 2018 : SHAPES LOCAL RETAIL INDUSTRY IN GLOBALLY COMPETITIVE PHILIPPINE MARKET


Philippine Retail Summit 2018 with a theme "Retail Globalization.” gathered a lot of retail associates last week at the SMX Convention Center, SM Aura Premier in Taguig. The event focused on the discussions about how Filipino retailers can remain unfazed and successful in the local retail industry amidst the broad global market competition.

HEALTHIER LIFESTYLE, HEALTHIER ME WITH BARLICO


I used to be a coffee addict~ (from 10 cups which eventually became up to 5 cups a day na lang). But ever since I said YES to the challenge to have that HEALTHY ACTIVE lifestyle, my 5cups became 0. Yup, ever since April 24, kinaya ko na walang coffee — so now I have 0 caffeine in my system for over a month already.

TANDUAY REAPS INTERNATIONAL RECOGNITIONS


Tanduay, Proudly Philippine-made rum is capturing palates of the world’s connoisseurs as it recently gathers prestigious international awards — a Filipino pride. 


All these achievements are borne from Tanduay’s commitment to excellence and industry innovations under the leadership of its Chairman, Dr. Lucio Tan. 

Only the finest ingredients make it into each bottle of Tanduay rum and there is attention to detail at the manufacturing stages, where stringent quality control is meticulously applied at every step of the production process. 


Major recognitions the brand received for its various products include: 
  • A gold award under the category Gold Rum Premium for Tanduay Rum Gold from the Rum & Cachaça Masters 2018.
  • A double gold medal and best white rum citation for Tanduay Rum Silver from the San Francisco World Spirits Competition 2018.
  • A silver award for the Tanduay Rum Gold also from the San Francisco World Spirits Competition 2018. 
  • Another gold and silver awards from Tastings of the Chicago-based Beverage Testing Institute also for the Tanduay Rum Silver and Gold.
  • Category Winner for Column Still Rum from the World Rum Awards once again for Tanduay Rum Silver and Gold.
These award-giving bodies are among the most prestigious spirits competitions in the world and recognized internationally as most influential in the spirits industry. 

Since the acquisition of the Tanduay brand by the Lucio Tan group 30 years ago, plant modernization and expansion projects tremendously increased the distillery’s production capacity. With an unmatched aging facility that houses not less than 200,000 barrels of aged reserves, Tanduay continues to produce one of the world’s finest rums.

Through the leadership of Tan’s son and Tanduay president, Lucio “Bong” Tan, Jr., the company made a historic expansion in the world arena. Tanduay made a strategic alliance with companies in the United States to expand its distribution capacity. The company likewise backed up its marketing efforts striking a two-year partnership deal with 2017 NBA Champion Golden State Warriors. 

“We are proud to be recognized by the world’s tastemakers and placed at par with international brands. We share these achievements for Tanduay with our Filipino consumers, because it is through their constant support for the brand that we have continued to reach new heights over the past 30 years,” Bong Tan shares. He adds that as Tanduay ensures the excellent quality of its flagship products, it is producing more craft spirits, with the vision to grow the business in the international market, strengthening their claim in the spirits categories all over the world.


Saturday, May 26, 2018

AN #AWESM “SWEET 60” WEEKEND PARTY AT SM MEGAMALL



Last May 25, 2018, SM celebrated an #AweSM “Sweet 60” Weekend Party at SM Megamall treating valued shoppers with a lot of sweet treats, fun deals, and visual delights. Valued shoppers can enjoy the treats throughout the weekend until May 27, 2018.

But wait, there’s more! #AweSM weekend experiences await shoppers across SM Supermalls—Customers can also indulge in fun summer eats and dining deals in SM malls across the country during the weekend and enjoy exciting promos that celebrate the number 60 – Pay only P60, Pay P60 less, or Pay only 60%!

Friday, May 25, 2018

REVIEW: FIERY STYLE AT NEWPORT MALL


If you want to try authentic Texas-Mexican dishes, you got to try this resto! It's a hidden gem at Newport Mall in Resorts World Manila~ if you'll ask me. It has great ambiance, good music, and good food. 

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

HOW WELL DO YOU KNOW YOUR MILK


I grew up having a glass of milk in the morning and drinking one before bedtime. Something my daughter has adapted, well, half of it though, only —she never forgets to drink milk before bedtime.

Now that I am a mom already and as a parent, it is our responsibility to provide our kids with everything they need so they may able to develop to their fullest potential. We must give them the right food and way of life for them to grow up strong in mind and body.

Sunday, May 20, 2018

SHARP LAUNCHES WORLDS FIRST 8K LED TV IN THE PHILIPPINES


Sharp is at it all the time by continuously bringing in to the world their revolutionary evolution of products. Last Thursday, I particularly witnessed and seen the very high-tech and badass AQUOS 8K LED TV as revealed in the much-anticipated unveiling event held in Shangri-la at the Fort Manila. It was first launched last October in China, Japan, Taiwan, and the European market.

Saturday, May 19, 2018

MAMA, THANK YOU!


If there's one thing in my life that I will treasure forever, it will always be the people that I know I can count on and isa na dun si Mama because she's the one who brought me into this world and has given me so much of her love no matter what!

Thursday, May 17, 2018

FOLLOW THE ROAD TO FAME AT FESTIVAL MALL


DO YOU HAVE WHAT IT TAKES TO BE A STAR? 

These days, it only takes a few clicks to be a star. But it takes the right attitude and the confidence to begin a journey on the Road to Fame. To stay on top of the game requires more than just a few quirks and some talent.

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

JOLLIBEE CELEBRATES MOTHERS' GREAT LOVE WITH HEART-WARMING MOTHER'S DAY VIDEOS


Jollibee pays tribute to all mothers with a special Kwentong Jollibee Mother’s Day trilogy that again tugs at the heartstrings of Filipinos anywhere in the world.

MOA ARENA LAUNCHES MAY WITH A STAR-STUDDED LINE-UP OF ACTS



Mall of Asia Arena, the venue that had one of its most jam-packed weeks of the year with back-to-back sold-out shows from some of the world’s biggest acts made countless wide-eyed fans came for an experience of a lifetime with their favorite artists this summer!

WANT PERFECT BEACH TRIP? CHECK THIS 5 MUST-HAVES



The warm weather in the Philippines beckons a trip to the nearest beach. With the temperature peaking at around 35 degrees Celsius daily, you just can't blame yourself if every day you wish you are at the beach. But of course, while packing for the road trip, there are some items you need to put in your weekender bag to make the most out of your short respite from the heat. And I'm sure you don't want to miss those good memories and breathtaking sites without a reliable Smartphone for selfies like The Vivo V9 Velvet Red has a 6.3-inch FullView™ Display for a better smartphone screen experience. 

Friday, May 11, 2018

REASONS TO CELEBRATE #NATIONALSUPERMOMSDAY2018 AT SM SUPERMALLS



This year, you can make this celebration special by bringing mom to her favorite SM mall for a fun day of pampering and treats as SM Supermalls delights shoppers with ‘National SuperMoms Day 2018’ on May 13 with fun-filled activities, deals, and finds in 69 malls across the country. 

Afterall, Mother’s Day is known to be the second most popular holiday for gift-giving following Christmas as people continue to dedicate this occasion to express their love towards their mothers and mother figures worldwide. 

EYE SOCIETY AND VISION EXPRESS LOVES MOMS


There is so much to be grateful in the wake of each day. On this special month, we are celebrating our beloved feminine figures of fierceness, our mothers! Eye Society and Vision Express believe that mothers deserve more than a day because as far as vision goes, they believe that they share the same vision as our moms'— and that is to be the beacon of light and clarity that guides the family together. 

ARE YOU GETTING THE SLEEP YOU DESERVE


Many people perceive sleep as a necessary part of their general lifestyle, but a few consider it as something that has a direct impact on overall wellness. And usually, when we think about health, sleep is usually not the first thing that comes to mind.

SHOPEE CELEBRATES MOM ENTREPRENEURS THIS MOTHER'S DAY


This coming Mother’s Day, Shopee partners with one of the leading global health brands, Abbott, and Mamacademy, a mom learning community, to conduct a special Mother’s Day edition of Shopee University. 

Thursday, May 10, 2018

TIK TOK ROLLS OUT "DUET" FEATURE IN THE PHILIPPINES




I'm sure you know already about the Trendy short-video platform Tik Tok. If you haven't yet, now is the perfect time to download and join in on the fun. Designed for the new generation of creators, Tik Tok allows users to quickly and easily create unique 15-second short videos with one-of-a kind effects to share with friends and the world. Whether it's dance, comedy, free-style or performance, creators are encouraged to let their imagination run wild and set their expressions free.

Tuesday, May 08, 2018

WHY EATING BREAKFAST IS IMPORTANT


Herbalife Nutrition released its recent findings from its Asia Pacific Healthy Breakfast Survey, conducted in February this year with more than 5,500 respondents in 11 markets – including 500 from the Philippines.

Aimed at uncovering insights into the attitudes and habits of eating breakfast among consumers in the region, the survey revealed that the majority of respondents understand the importance of a healthy breakfast in promoting their well-being and in managing their weight, however, many of them have encountered obstacles to eating it daily, and would be encouraged to eat it more regularly if it was more convenient and accessible. 

Friday, May 04, 2018

I FOUND MY SUMMER MUST HAVES ON SHOPEE


Hey, it's the weekend. From where I am sitting now, I could hear the splashes of water from the pool. How 'bout you? are you in the office, in the car, or lounging at the beach? Speaking of the beach — napapanahon sya because its summer and I wouldn't just let the summer pass without me sharing to you my top 5 affordable summer must-haves which you could get at a very reasonable price and if you are lucky, naka-sale pa sya sa shopee!

Wednesday, May 02, 2018

SO MUCH TO LOVE WITH VIVO V9 VELVET RED


Remember I blogged about Vivo's newest flagship smartphone—  the V9? With all its dynamic features, it is the perfect smartphone for the young, the hip, and the energetic. It is specially designed for the stylish youth on-the-go. You'll be as happy and as excited as I am because  Vivo came up with a special V9 in velvet red color, a hue representative of passion and adventure, perfects the outgoing and bold lifestyle of Vivo users.

Tuesday, May 01, 2018

PH WELCOMES HOME FILIPINO NORTH POLE MARATHON FINISHER


Filipinos have another source of national pride as FWD Life Philippines representative Louie Sangalang conquered the FWD North Pole Marathon, the world’s coolest marathon.

FRIESPaMore



Fries lovers, hearye' hearye! Have you heard of Friespamore? FRIESPAMORE sells gourmet fries and drinks in one cup with our signature flavorings such as cheese, sour cream, barbecue, sweet corn, wasabi, pizza, etc. and with various toppings like hotdogs, nuggets, cheese rolls just to name a few. 

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