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Wednesday, October 31, 2018

GET YOUR SPOOK ON WITH THESE RECOMMENDED MOBILE HORROR GAMES


With all the rage for the spooks, have a ball this All Souls’ season with Halloween-inspired mobile games. With just a smartphone in hand and a pair of earphones, thrill-seekers don’t have to get out of their comfort zones for action and adventure.

TANDUAY PARTNERS WITH CHEF JP ANGLO


Surfing enthusiasts say the sport is the art of gliding over the waves using the body as a planning surface. Likewise, it is a sport of riding waves in an upright or prone position, where the surfer’s goal is to glide across the surface of the water using a surfboard until the wave breaks and loses energy. Bacolod boy and celebrity chef JP Anglo has been a surfer for six years now. More than a way of keeping fit, he says, it was in the waves that he finds balance and inspiration.

Monday, October 29, 2018

THE TRIP OF A LIFETIME AWAITS. JOIN BIC AMAZING ASIA GETAWAY PROMO



I just came across this promo from BIC lighters so I'm sharing it here with you. Get a chance to visit Bali, Bangkok, Hong Kong, Taipei, Seoul or even Tokyo by joining BIC Amazing Asia Getaway! SO if you are itching to hop on another plane and go on a much-needed getaway then this is your chance.

NIDO® 3+/5+ CITY CHALLENGE TEACHES PARENTS TO SAY YES AND LET GO



Last Saturday, Tammy and I were at Kizania Manila for the  NIDO® 3+/5+ City Challenge. Just in time for National Children’s Month, NIDO® 3+ and 5+ empowers parents to say YES and LET GO of their kids, letting them explore, learn, and appreciate the real world through fun, educational, role-playing activities.

SM CARES HOLDS POWER IN PINK: UNITED AGAINST BREAST CANCER

 

To strengthen further the fight against breast cancer, the Department of Health together with SM Cares, the corporate social responsibility arm of SM Prime Holdings, and SM City North Edsa holds Power in Pink just last Saturday, October 27, which is an event in celebration of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. 

Sunday, October 28, 2018

LA GERMANIA PRODUCT LAUNCH + COOKING DEMO WITH CHEF LAUDICO AT CHIC DRIVEN



What's your style when it comes to preparing meals for yourself and your loved ones? Some like to take their time, while others like to whip something up in twenty minutes or less. Some love to entertain friends, family, and business associates as a group while others prefer to keep mealtimes intimate. All of which —La Germania understands these needs.

A SCHOOL IN CAGAYAN DE ORO LAUNCHED AN ONLINE HIGH SCHOOL PROGRAMMED FOR OUT-OF-SCHOOL YOUTH




Little Me Academy launched the Academe Philippine Online High School (APOHS), the first online open high school designed for Filipino students in grades 7 through 10 last October 23, held at the activity Center of Centrio Mall in Cagayan De Oro. Artist/education advocate TJ Monterde graced the launch. 

Saturday, October 27, 2018

GET READY! THE SHOPEE 11.11 - 12.12 BIG CHRISTMAS SALE IS HERE


Shopee-holic, have you started your shopping yet? Hear me out because the sale started already last October 26! Meaning it is currently ongoing so you can shop the Shopee 11.11 - 12.12 Big Christmas Sale now. It features up to 99% off all categories, daily free shipping specials, and over 11 million Shopee Coins to be won from Shopee Shake.

Friday, October 26, 2018

BE AMONG THE FIRST TO HAVE APPLE'S LATEST iPHONE DELIVERED TO YOUR DOORSTEP



Apple fans are in for a treat! They can be among the first to get Apple’s latest products without even having to step out of their house when they buy it on Lazada, which will launch the sale of the iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, and the Apple Watch Series 4 at the stroke of midnight on October 26.

PURATOS PHILIPPINES CELEBRATES ITS 3OTH ANNIVERSARY



Just the other day, I got to witness one of the biggest event from one of the brands that have been a staple in our kitchen for so many years – Puratos.

LOOK! V11i IN FAIRY PINK!


Over a month after the release of the V11i, Vivo still got a trick up its sleeve with the limited edition V11i in Fairy Pink, a pale shade of pink that will remind you of fairy godmothers and magical treats.

2018 WESTGATE HALLOWEEN PARTY: LEGENDS AND MYTHS



From Zeus to Medusa to a cyclops, a siren, a minotaur, and more, come as your favorite character in Greek mythology at Westgate Center’s Legends & Myths Halloween Party and Costume Contest at the Activity Park, 5 p.m. on Oct. 31.  Let the famous Greek myths come to life!

YOUNG AND CHICK COUPLE MAYWARD REPRESENTS VIVO V11



The V11, from international smartphone leader Vivo, has been the talk of the industry since its launch last September. The Vivo V11, the topnotch brand’s latest flagship product, attributes its success in the market to its powerful and innovative features complemented by its modern and stylish design.

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

HERE'S EVER BILENA'S NEWEST MATTE LIQUID LIPSTICKS



Glam up for any occasion with Ever Bilena’s newest Matte Liquid Lipstick and express yourself through your lips. Check out these newest shades of Ever Bilena.

Monday, October 22, 2018

DARE TO GO BARE AND BEAUTIFUL WITH NO MAKE UP ON YOUR SELFIES WITH VIVO V11



Selfie expert and smartphone leader Vivo recognizes the rapidly rising interest in self-expression called selfie. As such, it anchored their innovative solutions to revolutionizing their phone cameras and, in the process empowering women to boldly go au naturel.

THIS COULD ALSO BE YOUR EVERYDAY SECRET TO DELIGHT



In this age- where I consider myself as a "millennial-mom"— this tech-savvy world of ours could sometimes create an atmosphere of competitiveness which often lead to a rise of insecurities. Most of the time I end up- looking for smart tips online and read some of the best practices from others. Isn't it that it is quite hard to avoid comparing oneself to ‘more effective moms’ who seems to be doing well and handling motherhood like a breeze based on what we see on social media posts? Fellow moms — raise your hand if you agree, haha!

Saturday, October 20, 2018

BOOST YOUR INSTAGRAM PHOTOS THROUGH VIVO V11'S AR STICKERS



The ever-growing trend nowadays is gaining the massive attention of one’s social media followers through remarkable online pictures. You need to stand out from a multitude of talents and skills and be creative such as these influential celebrities: BoybandPH members: Joao Constancia, Neil Murillo, and Russell Reyes, as well as power couple, KZ Tandingan and TJ Monterde. The artistry in their photos has been through Vivo’s latest flagship phone V11, a futuristic breakthrough that is changing the selfie game with its progressive features and functionality such as the Augmented Reality (AR) stickers that make their selfies more attractive and distinct.

Friday, October 19, 2018

SM CARES PINK RIBBON DAY 2018


When it comes to breast cancer incidences in Asia, Philippines tops the list with one in every 13 Filipinas at risk of getting it in her lifetime. Because of that, the need to inform and educate women has become vital. This is why SM Cares, the Corporate Social Responsibility arm of SM Prime Holdings, is persistent in spreading awareness on breast cancer through Pink Ribbon Day.

Thursday, October 18, 2018

LOOK: MEGA FASHION WEEK GLAM PHOTOS WITH VIVO V11





Head-turning #OOTD moments plus all glam and glitz went full swing at the Mega Fashion Week with evening pieces and casual wear dominating the runway. Fashion designers offered fashion week attendees with a taste of couture with live bands and dancers to accompany their masterpieces. Guests from the fashion industry were all made up, offering photographers a dreamy spectacle of gorgeous patterns and hues. MEGA Fashion Week, as much as it is anticipated, offers fashion inspiration for all fashion-forward individuals of all sizes, ages, and gender.

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

OCTOBER FRESH : WORLD CHICKEN AND EGG DAY CELEBRATION



Last Friday, October 12, was such a fun day at Trinoma Activity Center! Momma Chicky’s moment has finally arrived where she finally got reunited with her baby egg in celebration of the World Chicken and Egg Day here in the Philippines.  If you have been following me on my social media, for sure you've seen my IG stories and photos for fun fun fun moments with lots of surprise for everyone! 

BDJ 2019 LAUNCH WEEKEND: MAKE TODAY MAGICAL




Viviamo! Inc., makers of Belle de Jour (BDJ) Power Planner, makes this year magical with the launch of its newest products on October 20-21, 2018 at the Estancia Mall in Capitol Commons.

UNILIVER PH x LAZADA DRIVE DONATIONS TO UNICEF THROUGH SHOP2GIVE


When the clock strikes midnight of October 17, a 24-hour shopping event will allow consumers to support disadvantaged children through UNICEF, as Unilever Philippines and Lazada launches ‘Shop2Give’.

Monday, October 15, 2018

2018 NAILAHOLICS #NationalPamperingDay


I Just had a relaxing pampering session last week at Nailaholics. Can I just share to you that it was one of the most fave- me time moments that I had! What about you? when was the last time you get yourself pampered?

ACCLAIMED FASHION DESIGNERS RAVE ABOUT VIVO V11


Fashion designers' hard work and passion embody their creations, and it is essential that they are complemented by a game-changing breakthrough that is not just sleek in design but is also functional. Aside from the usual fashion designers’ tools such as needles, threads, fabrics, as well as an artistic flair for style and an eye for detail, a fashion designer must also be equipped with a smartphone that embodies their creative personality and aesthetic while being able to capture every detail of their collection.

Sunday, October 14, 2018

UNDERSTANDING WHY INSURANCE IS IMPORTANT FOR YOUR BUSINESS



As we all know, having your own business itself is already a gamble. So when you think of starting up a business, you should be ready for anything because for one—you are giving yourself a great risk. There are two things why you are here and reading this blog entry now. 1. You are about to start your own business. 2. You are already a business owner. Either way, it is but a must that when one operates a business, you should already take into consideration that your property should be properly insured. Trust me, operating without the right insurance is a Big MISTAKE!

EATIGO DISCOUNTS ON MANILA'S FINEST RESTAURANTS



Dining doesn’t always need to be pricey to experience the best ones. That's why there’s a reason why some popular restaurants remain timeless—one bite and you’re instantly taken aback to a happy memory.  So how about your priceless moments + affordable dining all rolled into one? Clap, clap, clap for Eatigo’s delicious discounts which bring you a taste of Manila’s finest classics!

READ: HOW A SMALL DECISION REWROTE HISTORY AND CHANGED THE WORLD


What single decision of yours changed your life? As they say, humanity is a product of an infinitely unfolding number of decisions — Ever wondered what sparked some of the most momentous events in history?

Saturday, October 13, 2018

RICE, RICE, AND MORE RICE



Oooohhhh, rice. For several weeks, I have been telling myself that I would go on a diet and would just eat rice every other day. Well, guess what— up to this day, I still consume it regularly pa din, haha! – I just cannot contain myself from consuming some.

Friday, October 12, 2018

JOLLIBEE'S LATEST AD SHOWCASES ITS BEST-SELLING CRISPY-SARAP FRIES!



To highlight the crispy-sarap in every bite of its best-selling Jolly Crispy Fries, fast-food giant releases an ad that will get you rushing to the nearest Jollibee.

VIVO SUPPORTS MEGA FASHION WEEK HOLIDAY 2018



Vivo, a quality global brand, is known to constantly produce innovative smartphones for modern and sophisticated youth. This has been highly recognized during last week’s MEGA Fashion Week Holiday 2018 as Vivo sponsored the vogue event. It was a collaboration of contemporary perspectives on style and functionality. The showcase was an indication of the two brands’ relentless quest for breaking barriers in pioneering an in-depth fashion movement.

Thursday, October 11, 2018

SHOPEE'S MEGA ORANGE DAY + LAUNCH OF IN-APP GAME SHOPEE SLICE



From October 11 to 17, shop the Mega Orange Day sale featuring up to 90% discounts, flash deals, and free shipping with lowered minimum spend.

ILL- LIT PHOTOS ARE A THING OF THE PAST WITH VIVO 11



Capturing moments spent with friends during night-outs, time and again, are met with disappointments with underexposed or washed out shots. Selfie expert and global smartphone brand Vivo recognizes this difficulty with the V11’s backlight and lowlight mode feature.




Photos taken using the Vivo V11 are never too bright nor too dark.


The Vivo V11 flawlessly captures every detail of the Gardens by the Bay in Singapore.


Taking photos of the skyline at night will be a breeze with Vivo V11. 

Vivo V11’s Artificial Intelligence Dual Camera boasts of Backlight HDR Feature and Low Light Mode which use AI algorithms to capture multiple frames, later combining them to create perfectly exposed photos, made possible even in low-lit environments. 

Moreover, Vivo’s AI dual rear cameras augments the amount of perspective allowing for improvement of sharpness and crispness of shots taken. With the V11 camera’s ever-popular Bokeh effect, the focus of the photograph is enhanced with a blurry effect thrown in for added drama. 

Its 12-megapixel + 5MP dual rear camera fusion increases the amount of perspective, giving a near 3D image effect on photos. The superior photo quality is supported by the camera’s large f/1.8 aperture and 1.28μm pixels as well as its Dual Pixel Sensors with 24 million photosensitive units which boost light sensitivity and focusing speeds.

So, when the sun goes down, do not let the darkness intimidate you. Whip out your Vivo V11 and take night time perfectly shot photos with ease and confidence. 


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Tuesday, October 09, 2018

SHELL LAUNCHES SALTWATER SUPERCARS


Shell Saltwater Supercars bring to the Philippines an exciting new toy concept and racing experience. So... let's get Ready, Salt, Go! :)

Monday, October 08, 2018

FOOD PHOTOGRAPHY TIPS AS TAUGHT USING VIVO V11




In this digital age where one can easily upload and share their photos on social media platforms such as Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook with just one click, it is so easy to say that you can establish a captivating and engaging online presence from this. This habit of taking photos of food before eating has been fully adapted over the years due to smartphone photography. 

Sunday, October 07, 2018

CAPTURING NATURE'S BEAUTY WITH VIVO V11


Taking nature shots entails several technical and artistic complexities. Exposure difficulties, shifting light conditions, and the unpredictability of the weather will determine the outcome of the photos. Being one with nature, seeking inspiration, and finding peace in the unparalleled beauty of our surroundings is now easily attainable through Vivo’s progressive vision in mixing comfort and functionality.

ETHANOL PRODUCERS SEEKS GOVERNMENT'S HELP TO GROW PHP30BILLION INDUSTRY



The Center for Alcohol Research and Development (CARD), the umbrella organization of distillers and bioethanol producers in the country, is asking the government for continued support to help grow the Php 30 billion bioethanol industry. They express strong support to the Senate Bill No. 1574, also known as the Philippine Energy Research and Policy Institute (PERPI) Act of 2018 sponsored by Senator Sherwin Gatchalian as it will help grow the industry.

TEN REN'S TEA OPENS IN FESTIVAL MALL ALABANG


No more long drives to Greenhills because Ten Ren Tea has opened a branch here in the South and it's just in Festival Mall in Alabang. Yay!

GET FIRST DIBS ON BLK's FIRST ANNIVERSARY COLLECTION EXCLUSIVELY AVAILABLE ON SHOPEE


On October 8 at 12:00MN, users can be one of the first in the Philippines to get their hands on the 90’s themed collection via the blk Official Store on Shopee as it joins blk Cosmetics in celebrating its first year anniversary with the exclusive launch of its latest collection, blk to the 90’s.

Saturday, October 06, 2018

V11: A FUSION OF ART AND TECHNOLOGY


Aside from a smartphone’s key functions, its appearance attracts customers since they are more mindful of trends and it’s also an avenue to fully express their artistic preferences. Gone are the days of bulky and monochromatic mobile phones. Compact and sleek phones are now considered the norm, thanks to smartphone brands that design products with the consumers’ need in mind. Thus, Vivo fused art and technology together in their latest flagship phone through their two trendsetting fusion color selections.

Friday, October 05, 2018

WHAT TO EXPECT ON PH MARKET OUTLOOK FOR 2019



With the Philippine Economy getting uglier at the moment, would you still think of investing? If you would ask me, I would. Crazy ba? Looks like it! but if you are to dig deeper, it is still the right time to invest today because it is the best opportunity for your money to grow than nothing at all.

Tuesday, October 02, 2018

OUR NEW FAVE: CHEEZ WHIZ MILD


Aside from chocolate spread, cheese spreads have always been a staple in our household. Tammy love biting into that goeey, rich texture that she gets from cheese spreads. And as a mom naman, I love it too aside from it being masarap because its one of the best go-to snack that I provide her, may it be for her quick bite during breakfast or for fun snack times as baon to school or to play.

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