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Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra Surprise

The Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Maestro Olivier Ochanine, welcomed the holidays with a surprise treat for museum guests one Sunday afternoon. The brass group played their instruments through the 5 main galleries - even up the stairs to meet Stan the T.Rex - before joining the rest of the symphony at the Canopy Plaza. It was truly an extraordinary musical performance to the delight of many kids and adults.

Eat Your Peas, Love Your Lentils

For some people, the most interesting thing that they remember about peas is in one scene of Cartoon Network’s animated series, The Powerpuff Girls. In this early episode, Supper Villain shown in 1999, the new next-door neighbors are invited to the girls’ for dinner. The neighbor, Harold, then orders, “Eat your pea, Professor!” in what now is one of the most famous – and funniest – scenes of The Powerpuff Girls. It is a memorable scene because The Professor, a grown man, tried in an excruciating way to eat and swallow one small pea.
             A lack of information makes peas much maligned and there is much to clear about them. Like The Professor, there are people who find it difficult to eat their vegetables. But unknown to many, peas (and lentils) are two of the healthiest foods on the planet. They may be small in size, but they are a powerhouse when it comes to diet and nutrition.
            Dried peas, lentils, and chickpeas are called ‘pulses’. These are their seeds and members of the legume family that are packed with protein, fiber, anti-oxidants, calcium, and iron. According to the US Dry Pea and Lentil Council of the USDA, pulses are everything on one plate: they deliver great flavor that’s not only nutrient-dense, but also gluten-free with low allergen and low glycemic responses. They are one of the greatest additions to any diet, but especially for those who are diabetic, those who have heart problems, and those who are trying to lose weight.

Working Towards a Healthy World for Children

PANA President, Ms.Blen Fernando expressed the commitment of PANA together with other advertising industry partners in helpingDOH to provide a healthy environment for kids last November 20,2013 at the “Working Towards a Healthy World For children” forum. The Ad Standards Council  and Ad Foundation organized the forum in partnership with the Department of Health.

Find your new job at jobsDB Mobile App

It’s December and what month comes after that? Yes, you’re right,its the month of January, it’s the month were we are busy finding new jobs and looking for  career development like me. I always find my prospective employer in jobsDB
When it comes to job hunting, there’s jobsDB Philippines that you can count on. The good news is that they now have an app available to everyone for easier access.
jobsDB Mobile app is so easy to access.
Let this following slides guide you to your new job, whereever and whatever that may be.

Healthy World for Children's Summit

Advertising industry partners with DOH on having a healthy world for children

PANA President, Ms.Blen Fernando expressed the commitment of PANA together with other advertising industry partners in helping DOH to provide a healthy environment for kids last November 20,2013 at the “Working Towards a Healthy World For Children” forum. The Ad Standards Council and Ad Foundation organized the forum in partnership with the Department of Health.

The True Meaning of Support

Typhoon Yolanda left the country with almost 6,000 people dead, more than 2 million families affected and P34 million worth of properties destroyed. But despite the devastation it caused, Typhoon Yolanda did not break the Filipino spirit. If for anything, it has revealed just how truly resilient Filipinos are. Just as important, this calamity has also displayed the emphatic nature of humanity. The outpouring support from around the Philippines and all over the world gave the victims encouragement and strength to rebuild their homes, their families and their lives.
SYKES is one with the rest of the world in responding to Visayas’ call for help. Days after the storm has passed, the call center quickly organized a donation drive and reached out to different organizations for relief efforts. Some of the employees even took it upon themselves to volunteer in the repacking and delivery of the relief goods. The SYKES site in Cebu also set up a feeding program for the Yolanda victims. SYKES maybe a global company but the bayanihan spirit is evident. Seeing employees donate not just food and water, but also their time and effort is truly moving.

UPCAT 2014 RESULT Release Already

The University of the Philippines release the UPCAT Result today, Monday for the incoming freshmen for the year 2014-2015.

The UPCAT is the most anticipated exams that keep all the senior high school in their toes. The sad news is that only 17% of the examiners passed the UPCAT.

Krem-Top Coffee Creamer launches Change for the Better Pilipinas campaign

Good news for Krem-Top lovers and the followers of Papa Jack and Richard Yap ( Sir Chief)

Krem-Top’s annual “Change for the Better” campaign has been all about making small changes to make a big impact. This year, those small changes are about to get bigger as they rally the entire country to make a change through the “Change for the Better Pilipinas” campaign which was launched last December 5, 2013 with Krem-top’s brand ambassadors Papa Jack and Richard Yap.
Simulannaangpagbabago, starting with your choice of coffee creamer!

Change for the Better Pilipinas!
For more information, log on to our facebook page: or follow us on twitter: @kremtopPH

Experience Europe in Eurotel

 If what you're looking for is a conveniently located hotel in the strategic places in Manila, look no further than Eurotel  Hotel. From here, guests can enjoy easy access to all that the lively city has to offer. For those of you who want to venture out yke advantage of a wealth of unrivaled services and amenities at this Hotel. Top features of the hotel include business center, laundry service, elevator, coffee shop, meeting facilities.

‘My Little Bossings’ Brings Whiff of Fresh Air to MMFF 2013

December is the much awaited month for the Metro Manila Film Festival and every film maker’s dream is to be included in the list of participants.

Different themes were included to make sure that there would be a variety that movie goers would be able to choose from. This year Vic Sotto prepared to take a rest from the traditional Enteng Kabisote that we have loved so much throughout the years.  

With or without Enteng Kabisote, we will not miss Vic Sotto.  He had prepared something that will surely roll us into laughter. Vic Sotto has always been a supporter of potential child stars, he know it the moment he comes across a genuine talent. This year, not one but two child will be joining Vic Sotto to give us a film that got all the ingredients it needs to be a blockbuster in the heart of many. A recent awardee of the Golden Kids 2013 Award, Ryzza Mae Dizon and James Bimby Aquno Yap will show us what being a Little Bossing all is about.

Hi-5 House Party at SM Aura's Samsung Hall

For more than 10 years, Hi-5 has been a household name and the good news is that; they are now in the Philippines to perform.  They are inviting everyone to join them as they held their Hi-5 House Party in SM Aura’s Samsung Hall from Dec. 13-15, with 3 shows each day.


When I attend the opening of Bay & Family Expo 2013 last Dec. 6, I was transported again to those times when I am pregnant with my kids. It was a happy to experience it again even though I was there to witness the opening day. Attending this kind of expo is not only beneficial to the mother but to the whole family as well.

Besides the different booth that showcase anything and everything about babies, there were also lot of areas that cater for the whole family as well, I was able to get inside the hall even before it was opened to the public.

I was so happy to get a glimpse of the whole area without any interruption. It took me around 15 minute to go around the area because there was lot of things to look at.

Julia Barreto : Her Journey continue with Palmolive Naturals Beautifully Long Shampoo and Conditioner

With four daughters, whom are ballerinas; I knew the value of their long hair. You cannot see a ballerina who got a short hair, but having a long hair means maintenance as well.  I got to get products that would benefits and takes care of their hair.
Just like Julia Barreto who values her hair and maintained it for a long time since she first made her commercial with Palmolive shampoo and now her journey continues with the new variant of Palmolive Natural Beautifully Long Shampoo and Conditioner.

“This is the shampoo brand that I trust and I’ve grown up with. I started out with them when I was only 10, and now that I’ve come of age, with a new outlook, a new style perspective, and with longer, more beautiful hair, I’m just so thrilled and really pleased that Palmolive Naturals sees me fit to be the new endorser of their Beautifully Long Shampoo and Conditioner.” happily shares Julia.


Torque Celebrates 5th Year in the Philippines

It was 3 years ago when I first got hold of my Torque phone, it was for my son’s use since he was only in grade school. From a calculator like cellphone made of plastic, Torque has evolve tremendously. Now it was consider as a top supplier of reliable tablet and mobile phone, whether andoid or ios.

With its unwavering commitment to deliver quality and affordable products at par with foreign brands to the local mobile phone market, Filipino brand TORQUE marks its fifth year of operations in the Philippines. Amidst the technological revolution that has taken the mobile communications world by storm, TORQUE is proud to continuously keep pace with the constant quest for new breakthroughs in terms of design and functionality.
Abra , the newest member of  Torque endorser
 TORQUE’s beginnings in the country traces back to 2008, when they first took advantage of the surge of mobile phone usage in the Philippines. Understanding the needs and behavior of consumers, TORQUE has introduced a multitude of options to mobile users that fit their lifestyle and budget. Today, TORQUE is considered to be among the key players in a highly competitive and aggressive mobile phone industry.

All New Barbie™Musical Comes To Manila

I’m a Barbie Girl in a Barbie World, Let’s Play Barbie, I don’t knkow anyone who doesn’t know Barbie unless you are from out of this world person. So for the fanatic Barbie fans, here the good new for you guys.

As an entertainment powerhouse, the Barbie®brand has been bringing fans of all ages engaging content for decades. Now, in collaboration with EMS Entertainment, Barbie will bring fans a new opportunity to sing and dance with the introduction of an all-new musical, Barbie™ LIVE! Barbie LIVE!is an engaging production featuring contemporary music with empowering lyrics, energetic choreography and a modern storyline that will appeal to fans of all ages. Barbie LIVE! debutedlast September in Singapore and will travel Asia through 2014.In Manila, the show will be staged at the Mall of Asia Arena from December 11-15, 2013 with 11 performances only.

EMS Entertainment, leading global creator of high-quality interactive exhibitions, family entertainment and live stage productions, received the global touring rights to Barbie Live! from Mattel in 2012 and has worked for almost two years to bring this vision to reality.

“Together with Mattel we have put an incredibly talented team together which created an unforgettable show for Barbie fans around the world,” says ChristophRahofer, President and CEO of EMS Entertainment. “Barbie LIVE!will give fans the opportunity to engage with the  Barbie brand while spending time with their families and friends making memories that will last beyond the stage.”

From captivating and glamorous costumes, to spectacular lighting and set designs, Barbie LIVE!willdeliver fans a one-of-a-kind production experience featuring the world’s favorite doll – Barbie!

Barbie LIVE!will delight generations of Barbie fans and will leave the audience feeling entertained and inspired,” said Lori Pantel, Vice President, Barbie Global Marketing. “EMS Entertainment has brought together an experienced, industry-leading creative team and brilliant cast to bring this fantastic story to life in a fun and magical way.”

With a talented cast of 19 singers and dancers, dazzling costumes, energetic songs and awe-inspiring sets, Barbie LIVE!is a must-see for musical fans of all ages.

Tickets for Barbie™ LIVE! is now available in all SM TICKETS outlets located in all SM Cinema ticket booths. For schedule and ticket information, visit or call 470 2222.

Barbie™ LIVE!is promoted in the Philippines by Vivre Fort Entertainment and Happy Junior Productions. In cooperation with Mall of Asia Arena, SM Cinema e-PLUS Tap to Pay, Richprime Global Inc., Toy Kingdom, Barbie Store Philippines, myDSL, LG, Astroplus, VISA, Intercontinental Manila, ABS-CBN, Studio 23, Velvet, Lifestyle Network, Fox International Channels, ABS-CBN Publishing, Businessworld, Philippine Star and 105.1 Crossover.

For more details about the show, visit or call (02) 470 6956.


The biggest family event of the year Baby & Family Expo Philippines 2013 presents Family Fashion Weekend featuring apparels from country’s finest brands – Cotton On Kids, Petit Bateau, Mothercare Philippines and F&X Philippines, happening on Saturday December 07, at Hall 1, SMX Convention Center Manila, Mall of Asia Complex, Pasay City.

This parent and child tandem fashion show will feature the weekly finalists of the #BibongBaby contest, an online photo and video contest of the Baby & Family Expo 2013. The collection will showcase holiday children’s wear in a tropical country. From blue to orange hues, the outfits will depict the expo’s lively theme.

Going Home will Never Be the Same Again: Travel via Sea

It was my 3rd day boarding the vessel, St. Michael, the Archangel. As I waited for familiar view that would tell me that I’m in Manila already, I couldn’t resist to just sit back relax and enjoy the view. Traveling via sea really gave me a different kind of meaning when it comes to travelling and tours thru 2GO Travel.

After 2 days of schedule that’s full of fun, it was so nice to just let the wind blow into my hair and hear the sounds of splashing water beneath me.

Style and Win! You're Style, You're BUM

For all BUM fanatics out there, here’s your chance to show your style and win cash along the way.


Show us how you style BUM apparel by posting your look wearing tops and bottoms of BUM on your Facebook, Twitter and Instagram account using hashtags #BUMLookBook and #MyATeeTude.

Photos should include a full body shot and one profile picture or you could be creative as you are.

1.) Multiple unique entries are allowed.
2.) One male and one female grand prize winner will be chosen by BUM creative team. It will be decided based on overall appeal, creativity, originality, photographic composition/quality and the styling of the look.
3.) Grand prize winners will receive Php5,000.00 cash.
4.) 5 Runner up winners will receive Php1000 cash and BUM loot bag.

All looks entered in the contest will be featured in BUM official website, Facebook, Tumblr, Twitter & Instagram.


It was two years ago when I got first hold of my BUM Tshirt or you could say the first BUM shirt for my son and now BUM is rockin up the holiday with Daniel Padilla as one of it's endorser.

The ever-evolving clothing brand BUM goes for a rock-star and utilitarian vibe for its Holiday collection. BUM is incorporating leather, oxidized prints, ombre pieces, and knits, into its Holiday Collection.

Dubbed as “I Start the Revolution,” which is the third and highlight of BUM’s three-part My ATEEtude campaign for 2013, the brand’s Holiday Collection emphasizes on pieces that go for two things: an edgy, rock-star vibe and a stylish, utilitarian chic.

Think biker jackets, acid-wash skinny jeans, hoodies, long-back shirts, and leather-accented items. Leather,which can make the wearer look casual, sexy, and daring, appears in the form of piping, pockets, or sleeves. 

And because the Holiday collection serves as the brand’s banner campaign for 2013, it is but natural for BUM to up the ante this time around.

After playing around with bright colors, BUM goes for more solid colors. Chino bottoms with new trimmings, digital prints, cargo pants, and ombre pieces—which refer to garments that have a graduation of colors on them— have also made their way into this collection.

Knit is also a key element in the Holiday collection. Expect BUM to come out with knitted jackets, shirts with collars, and comfy but stylish blouses for girls.

With BUM’s new pieces, you now have all the reasons to be a standout this season.

BUM is available in leading department stores nationwide.

For more information:

Visit BUM Equipment website:

Tour de ILOILO-BACOLOD via 2GO St. Michael, the Archangel

After a good night sleep, I was so excited for we are finally near our destination, Iloilo.  Expected time of arrival is 10am. As early as 9am, there are passengers already lining up to the exit area. Sipping a cup of coffe while viewing the majestic give me a feeling of relaxation, I even have the whole deck to myself to take more photos for souvenir.
Scenic View from our room

So windy, yet so relaxing here at 2Go vessel

Gerry's Grill Opens at Eastwood

We got a new reason to visit Eastwood once again, not just for strolling but for family gathering as well. Dining made more pleasurable with the scenic view that comes along when dining at Gerry’s Grill.
Yes, another branch of Gerry’s Grill is now in Eastwood. Located at the 3rd Flr of Eastwood City Walk, you won’t miss the venue (just look up high in the sky and a Gerry’s Grill signboard will be seen.
Gerry’s Grill is not just for the my children’s barkada get together but for our family gathering as well.

Bonifacio Day Celebration plus Lighting of the Giant Christmas Tree : 2 in 1 last Nov. 30

Every Nov. 30, not only Tutuban Center celebrates the Bonifacio Day but the lighting of the giant Christmas tree located at the Bonifacio Plaza was celebrated as well.

The celebration starts early in the morning with the traditional wreath laying ceremony at the Bonifacio Plaza fronting Tutuban Center, with the important national and city government representative present, including a direct descendant of the national hero himself.

Golden Kids of the Year : James "Bimby" Aquino Yap and Ryzza Mae Dizon

We all know Bimby as the son of  Kris Aquino and Ryzza Mae Dizon as the little girl who won the hearts of many at the Little Miss Philippines awardee in Eat Bulaga. What’s new about this little kids was, they are not yet ordinary kids no more, they are the recipient of the Golden Kids of the Year.

My Little Bossings stars James “Bimby” Aquino Yap and Ryzza Mae Dizon were awarded as the Golden Kids of Year by the biggest family event of the year, the BABY ANDFAMILY EXPO PHILIPPINES 2013, happening on December 06 - 08, 2013 at the SMX Convention Center Manila, Mall of Asia Complex.

Organized by MediaComSolutions Inc. and co-presented by Cordlife, the country’s premier biggest family event of the year to family development and child care dubbed as “Welcoming Life, Love and Care” will cover the stages of family growth from pregnancy, maternity, newborns, toddlers and early childhood.


In lieu of the ongoing efforts for the relief of the victims of Typhoon Yolanda which devastated thousands of people in the Visayas, MCA Music has decided to postpone Sitti’s “Bossa Love” Concert and Album Launch on November 28 at Music Museum to January 18 (Saturday), 2014, same venue.

Goldilocks Cake Decorations: See them at the Baby and Family 2013

I love cakes, eat them with all my heart but when it comes to preparation; I suck. I did try to learn how to bake cakes or even just cookies  but  I failed. It was so frustrating on a mom like me to not learn for I love serving it to my kids.

Providing the perfect birthday cakes is a source of stress for some parents but with Goldilocks through the Baby & FamilyExpo Philippines 2013 on December 06-08, 2013 at SMX Convention Center Manila, Mall of Asia Complex, parents will now discover how to make their child’s birthday a memorable one.

Travel via Sea: The Other Way 2 Go Traveling

I told myself that this is the year that I will surely turn a new leaf in my life; that is to travel.  I want to try the different ways to travel. I had a chance to get my first travel to Cebu/Bohol via air and now I had my other way to go; that is via sea, more specifically via 2GO travel.
I always say that the start of the adventure is when you choose which transportation would you use; and my choice is 2GO travel. It all started when I was booked on line for my second longest trip bound to Iloilo-Bacolod. There’s this HUB that they called located in Luneta where passengers like me can wait for the bus that would take me to the port where the ships of 2GO travel are docks.

I was so happy with regards to HUB because not only you got to get a glimpse of one of the finest and memorable park in the Philippines, the HUB actually blends with its surrounding with its pink color and chic design.

The Hub @ Kilometer Zero Bulwagan ng Kagitingan Central Sectio, Rizal Park
beside Chinese Garden and at Side of Rizal Monument

Celebrate Happiness with McDonald’s at the BABY & FAMILY EXPO 2013

I don’t know anyone who doesn’t know McDonald’s , with it yellow logo being at every street corner and would make every child smile.
For more than three decades, McDonald’s has been the Filipino family’s first choice when it comes to sharing great tasting meals and creating memorable moments with one another. A huge part of the enjoyable experience McDonald’s creates for families is because of one of its most loved icons: the Happy Meal. And this coming Baby & Family Expo Philippines 2013 on December 06-08, 2013 at the SMX Convention Center, Mall of Asia Complex, McDonald’s will bring this delightful experience to the biggest family event of the year.

NUVALI Dirt Weekend 2013

NUVALI Dirt Weekend 2013 – Country’s first-ever Mountain Bike National Championship set to recognize Filipino athletes & help rebuild homes in Iloilo
For three days in November, from November 15 to 17, 2013, NUVALI becomes a virtual cycling mecca as it gathers cyclists from all over the country for the biggest and first-ever Mountain Bike National Championship, the NUVALI Dirt Weekend 2013.

My Night with The Angelos

I love music, especially the classical one. With children that are performing artist,  classical is the only way to go. But what if you can turn a pop into a classical. I was invited to watch a show, that in one way was close to my heart, the tenors of classical music. The show featured the The Angelo’s .The Angelos is a classical-pop tenor group composed of young, vibrant and good-looking Filipino artists: from left to right- Paolo Libiran, Louie Abaigar, George S. Tagle.
The event was held at the No Other Bar located at Metrowalk, Ortigas Pasig. I was supposed to just drop by but the music they played made my feet glued to the ground and myself sit comfortable in the sofa. It was a night of entertain and passion.
Here are some of the songs that keep me wanting for more.


When it comes to product about relaxation and pampering, I was always on the lookout.  Honestly, with the busy world that we’re in, it’s not a sin to pamper ourselves because it will also promote health. Just recently, HARNN opened its 1st store in the Philippines.


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