Archives for July 2011

Banapple: Not Your Ordinary Dessert Haven

Banapple certainly isn’t home to JUST heavenly dessert but to sumptuous entrees that will surely leave your tummy filled. With the prices going up here and there, a lot of Filipino families want to get the bang for their buck when it comes to dining. After a merry lunch with my friends at Banapple Greenhills, […]

Filipino Month at Home & in School

August is Filipino month and I just received a note from Peaches’ school that they will be wearing Filipino costumes every Wednesday and Friday for the whole month of August. To participate and integrate her school activities at home I plan to let her try different Filipino native delicacies, increase Peaches’ Filipino vocabulary, impose PO […]

Celebrate Buwan ng Wika (August) With Fervor and Patriotism

The country observes the whole month of August as “Buwan ng Wikang Pambansa” in grateful celebration of having a common language that unites the whole nation. Spearheaded by the Komisyon ng Wikang Filipino and the Department of Education, a lineup of activities has been firmed up to draw maximum participation from students who themselves are the biggest group that […]

Spanish Delight at Dali Restaurante y Bar de Tapas

In a quiet nook at Eugenio Lopez St. in Quezon City, a quaint restaurant called Dali will treat you to a serene and private lunch with friends or perhaps business partners. They offer Spanish dishes in buffet or Ala carte menu at a reasonable price. Croquetas P80 – Different flavors available: Ham, Chicken and Tuna Pollo Con […]

TEN Moves- What’s Yours?

Finally, individuals have a concrete way to be part of building schools – Building education – Building the nation. Because we owe our children a great future. This is a private sector initiative launched by PBSP, League of Corporate Foundations, Ayala Foundation and other organizations in coordination with DepED. The Entire Nation (TEN) moves with […]

Transcript of President Aquino’s State of the Nation Address 2011 (SONA 2011)

Credits: Official Gazette [Delivered at the Session Hall of the House of Representatives, Batasan Pambansa Complex, Quezon City on July 25, 2011] Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile; Speaker Feliciano Belmonte; Bise Presidente Jejomar Binay; mga dating Pangulong Fidel Valdez Ramos at Joseph Ejercito Estrada; Chief Justice Renato Corona at ang ating mga kagalang-galang na mahistrado […]

Fanny Serrano Endorses NovuHair

Novuhair is your answer to hair loss problem. Even hair and make up icon, Fanny Serrano, believes that Novuhair actually works and he has proven its effectiveness by using it for a few months before agreeing to be its official endorser. Tita Fanny happily shared how he tried several hair loss treatment products that promised results but […]

What My Dad’s Raving About

In the Philippines, public transportation are literally everywhere. People has a lot of options if he wants to commute and save gas but in some countries like the United States, car is a necessity. But every convenience has a price, like fuel prices going up, car insurance, maintenance and repair. My father who is living in Los Angeles with […]

Have You Asked Your Children…

What they want to be when they grow up? I asked mine and she said she wanted to be a doctor and a Tinkerbell! It’s nice that she has concept of the different career/work. I was a bit worried that since I’m a work at home Mom and she sees me all the time hunched on […]

Harry Potter Reborn Dolls Are Scary

No, I’m not exaggerating so please don’t let your kids see the photos below. IF you are not able to sleep (or have nightmares) because of the photos, you were warned. So again ladies and gentlemen, presenting the utterly terrifying Harry Potter Reborn dolls:

DepEd Strengthens Efforts Against Dengue H Fever

Public Service: Advisory from Department of Education The Department of Education of the Philippines issued a memorandum emphasizing the  urgency of the anti-dengue drive particularly in schools where school children become most vulnerable. This is in support of the national campaign led by the Department of Health (DOH) conducted regularly during the rainy season in all public schools nationwide. […]

Fitness First Partners with ABS-CBN for The Biggest Loser Pinoy Edition

Press Release July 20, 2011 The world’s largest health club, Fitness First, true to its “Real People, Real Results” motto, partnered with ABS-CBN to support its hit reality program The Biggest Loser Pinoy Edition  whose contenders are seeking to change their lives through improved health and fitness. To this end, Fitness First set up a […]

For The Mom Specialty Store at

Prices are going up and as a Mom who works around a very limited budget, I looked for ways to expand our options. I have joined Multiply’s Marketplace over a year ago and since then started selling unbranded diapers and other household products; I called my store For The Mom simply because it’s for all […]

Recalled by DOH: Oral B Tooth And Gum Care Alcohol Free Mouth Rinse

Attention Moms! The Philippine’s Department of Health just issued a recall notice on Oral B Tooth And Gum Care Alcohol Free Mouth Rinse due to some issues on microbial level. Please read the actual  notice here. Oral-B is a product of Procter and Gamble Oh, good thing we’re using Lander Mouthwash.

Wellness Sales Company Boosts OFW Entrepreneurship

OFWs displaced by recent world events can find alternative livelihood in a new direct sales company.  World of Wellness (WOW), offering general health and wellness products through direct sales, has opened its doors to this new breed of entrepreneurs. “In light of recent world events, more Filipino workers are back in the country for good.  We think […]

Pride Vs. Champion as Laundry Powder

For the longest time I’ve been using Champion, I tried all of its variants and I like them all. Recently, I decided to try a cheaper brand, Pride. I didn’t like the smell of my clothes after washing (I used Surf as my fabric conditioner) and I’m not sure the clothes are clean too. Sometimes […]

GMA Network joins Garduce in Summiting the “ 7 Continents’ Highest Peaks”

Broadcast company GMA Network, Inc. (GMA) supports veteran mountain climber Romi Garduce in his quest to be the First Pinoy to have scaled and summited the seven highest mountains in seven continents. GMA’s “Seven Summits Expedition of 2011”  will capture Garduce as he climbs the last 2 mountains before attaining the prestigious 7 summits record in […]

Kapwa Ko, Mahal Ko Completes H1 2011 Medical Mission Projects

Philippine television’s pioneering public service program, Kapwa Ko, Mahal Ko (KKMK), which debuted December 1975 on GMA Network, Inc. (GMA), continues its socio-civic activities with a larger audience this 2011. The show, airing Saturdays from 530 to 6am over GMA-7, undertook a series of medical mission activities on- and off-air to render primary health care services to […]

Triskelions’ Grand Fraternity/ Sorority Cinemalaya 2011 Participation

  Triskelions’ Grand Fraternity/ Sorority Cinemalaya 2011 Participation UP Film Center July 26,Tuesday P80 ANG BABAE SA SEPTIC TANK –   July 27, Wednesday P80 for 5 films SHORTS A*: UN DIUTAY MUNDO – SAMARITO – WALANG KATAPUSANG KWARTO – EVERY OTHER TIME – NINO BONITO –

30 Seconds To Mars Is Coming to Manila This July

Okay honestly, I didn’t know 30 seconds to mars until my SIL mentioned that they’re coming to Manila. I did some research and here’s what I found: Formed in 1998 by frontman Jared Leto and his older brother, 30 Seconds to Mars found success in the 2000s with a mix of post-grunge, screamo, and hard rock. The […]