Archives for November 2010

>CineManila International Film Festival Screening Schedule

> CINEMANILA SCREENING SCHEDULE December 1-5, 2010Robinsons MovieWorld, Robinsons Galleria, Quezon City, Philippines December 1 – Wednesday Cinema A (35mm) Jury & Press Screenings 12:00 Fourth Portrait | Chung Mong-Hong (Taiwan, 2009)*Available to Gold Pass holders only 2:05 And Peace On Earth | Matteo Botrugno & DanieleColuccini (Italy, 2010)Jury Screening, Tickets Open to the Public […]

>How To Teach A Toddler To Write Her Name?

>One of the exciting things to teach a toddler is how to write her name. You know she’s ready if she is familiar with the alphabet. Materials: Grade school PaperHighlighterPencilEraser The goal of this exercise  is to allow the kid to trace her name.  Steps: 1. Use the highlighter and write her name on the paper […]

>Gift Idea For Camera Savvy Friends

>Are most of your friends camera savvy? Mine are! And I could not think of any camera related gifts for them that won’t slash half of my Christmas gift budget, so the frugal Mom in me was so eager to find the perfect gift that I scoured the Internet for possible camera accessory gift and […]

>What Seattle’s Best Coffee Can Offer To A Certified Coffee Addict

> I’m not new to Seattle’s Best Coffee because as a coffee addict, you usually see me on coffee shops armed with my good ol’ laptop or a book. I’m such a cofffee geek that for me relaxation means sitting ALONE on a coffee shop. Besides, Seattle’s Best Coffee is one of my top pick […]

>Our Family Travel Blog is Now Up!

>My husband and I created a FAMILY TRAVEL BLOG which we both authored 🙂 I hope you’ll be able to visit us at 

>12th CineManila International Film Festival at Robinson’s Galleria

> Hey Moms need a break from your holiday errands? Check-out the CINEMANILA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL on December 1-5 2010 at Robinson’s Galleria. Here are the entries for the film festival:  Opening Film Pinoy Sunday | Wi Ding Ho (Taiwan / Philippines, 2010)  Closing film Amigo | John Sayles (USA, 2010)  International Competition: And Peace On Earth | Matteo […]

>Happy Hours at Brother’s Burger Promo

> What: Happy Hours at Brother’s Burger avail your favorite BIG BROTHERS BURGER for only P99!When: December 1-10, 2010 Time: From 6pm to 9PMParticipating branches: Megamall, Marquee, Nuvali, Convergys, Tomas Morato, Malate, Capitol HillsThis is a 10-day Brother’s Burger promo so bring your family and friends to the nearest participating branch 🙂 

Rediscovering Athena Milk for Women

Blog post updated: February 9, 2011 When I was in still in College, I was drinking Athena milk for women to keep my health in check and balanced because I was staying up late for exams and reviews, burning my eyebrows on parasites and microorganisms. I do believe that milk can do wonders on my […]

>Our Favorite Bagger Got Sacked

>We do our bi-weekly grocery at Robinson’s Galleria Supermarket and Simon, our favorite bagger, would always deliver our groceries at our house. But recently I noticed his absence and inquired about it. I found out that he was terminated because one of the Mall guards turned him in when he found out Simon was getting […]

>Experience The First Starbucks Drive Thru in the Philippines

> Starbucks Philippines Drive Thru Yep it’s here! Starbucks Drive Thru at The Fort opened it’s errr windows last November 24! As a coffee addict my heart jumped and did a 360-flip when I heard about the first ever Starbucks drive thru in manila opened! I do think that this particular store will do well. I […]

>Book Review: Undaunted (The Lopezes Legacy 1800-2010) by Raul Rodrigo

> The book Undaunted was originally from a musical which was presented during the 80th birthday of Oscar M. Lopez, Chairman emeritus of the Lopez Group of Companies. The book presented several photos (as early as the 1800’s) and original true stories about the Lopezes and the unfolding of a family legacy. The book was centered on the […]

>Spotted: Mommy, Mama, Inay and Me Photo Exhibit

>Last November 23-26 and in celebration of International Children’s Day, several private and government institutions in our country joint forces in an event that promoted EXCLUSIVE BREASTFEEDING which was held at SM Mall of Asia, Entertainment Mall.  Millennium Development Goals Achievement Fund (MDG-F) held a four-day photo exhibit in partnership with SM Cares, LATCH Inc., […]

>Today’s Thanksgiving SALE at SM!

>Are you a SM Advantage card holder, BDO Rewards card holder or Prestige card holder? This SM THANKSGIVING SALE is for you! Today, November 25 is Thanksgiving Day sale at at SM Malls!  It’s a one day event so hurry and run to the nearest SM mall! All items are on sale! Woot! Don’t forget […]

>Book Launch: Undaunted by Raul Rodrigo

> Book Launching: Undaunted (THE LOPEZES 1800-2010) by Raul Rodrigo Rockwell Tent, Makati City November 22, 2010 Undaunted was originally a musical shown earlier this year in celebration of Mr. Oscar M. Lopez’ 80th birthday celebration. Now it’s a thick hardcover photo book that depicts the life of the Lopezes ancestry which was written by […]

>Alex III Resto-Grille Review

> Where: Alex III Resto-Grille2nd Level, Robinsons GalleriaEDSA cor. Ortigas Ave.Pasig, Metro Manila, PhilippinesToday’s Sunday after church lunch was at ALEX III Resto-Grille at Robinson’s Galleria. This was not our first time to eat there but we normally eat there as a group so we order their Group Set meals ranging from P1,500 to P3,000 depending […]

>Pinoy Ice Scramble VS Manila Scramble

>When the ice scramble mania hit Manila with a vengeance, many ice scramble food cart businesses opened. And everyone is claiming they are the ORIGINAL when in fact there’s none. Technically all ice scrambles are a like in color, texture and mixture. It differs with the taste , agree? Manong A sells different ice scramble […]

>POLYCOM Brings Us Unified Communications Solutions

> November 18, 2010 Makati, Philippines Polycom Executives were in the Philippines to educate the media about what Polycom has been doing to improve the communication experiences of the telecom companies and other enterprises that use video collaborative solutions.  Polycom is a global leader in delivering and committing Unified Communications Solutions. It’s a communication innovation […]

>Book Review: Life Through A Kitten’s Eyes

> Life Through A Kitten’s Eyes By Nancy Rearick Published: June, 2010 Format: Perfect Bound Softcover(Color) Pages: 24 Size: 8.5×8.5 ISBN: 9781452028415 I got this book for my soon to be 3 year old daughter who loves kittens. The photo on the front cover merited squeals of delight when I showed her the book. She […]

>SALE ALERT: Naturalizer, Florsheim, Bossini SALE upto 70% OFF

>Brands: Naturalizer, Florsheim, Bossini — up to 70% offDate: Nov. 17-20, 2010Time: 9am to 5pmAddress: RSI Warehouse  (Retail Specialist Incorporated) 2295 Jannov Bldg., Pasong Tamo Extension, Makati City    (if you’re coming from the EDSA/Alphaland, Jannov Bldg. is on theleft side of the road, before Unionbank and 7-11, almost across Saachihouse) Happy Shopping! 

>Cinema and Theater Etiquette: Do You Have One?

>My husband and I watched the Pacquiao-Margarito fight at the New Port Theater at Resorts World Manila. The theater was ohhh soo sweet but some unruly people can really ruin it for you. The aircraft style seats are so relaxing to a point that some people became too comfortable for comfort. Remind yourself that a […]