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The Tale of the Winter Forest at SM Southmall

The Cast of The Tale of the Winter Forest

Witness the magical tale of the joy of giving as SM Southmall presents The Tale of the Winter Forest. I had the chance to attend the unveiling of the mall’s first Christmas centerpiece with a play production by Stages and a full performance of the Manila String Machine. The settings is such a beauty and it a closer look made me feel like I’m in an enchanting forest. The Tale of the Winter Forest is a story of two children getting lost in an enchanted forest, where the only way to find the right path is to give up everything. While trying to find their way home, the two kids meet a wounded rabbit, a lost cardinal, and a hungry tiger. The children helped the animals, giving up their clothing and food for them. In return, the Winter Fairy appears and shows them the path home. The centerpiece is a ...

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Filipino Bloggers Network Christmas Party 2014

Group Shot - Filipino Bloggers Network Christmas Party 2014

I’ve been blogging for quite sometime now and have been to some organized bloggers group event. It’s a great opportunity to meet blogger friends and meet new ones. Last December 13th, I braved the traffic and the rain just to get to the Filipino Bloggers Network Christmas Party 2014 at the Aluform facilities at Jade Garden, San Juan City. FBN is one of the most active bloggers group in the country, and I’m glad I pushed to attend the event. The Christmas Party was filled with fun games, great food and more importantly, sharing of stories of the fellow online writers. Too bad I missed a lot of the activities. I got to the venue at around 4pm, two hours late. The Filipino Bloggers Network has almost 1400 blogger members at the moment and continue to expand as it provides a venue for bloggers in the Philippines to interact with other ...

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A Goldi-Good Christmas with Goldilocks Party FunFeast

Goldilocks Party Feast

Have a Goldi-Good Christmas with Goldilocks Party FunFeast. Enjoy a mouthwatering bounty of traditional and timeless favorites like palabok, barbecue, chicken, and more! Choose from an array of Filipino specialties, such as sotanghon, chicken barbecue, lumpiang shanghai. Everyone will definitely enjoy the party, be it at the office, corporate events, get-togethers with your departments etc. This season, Goldilocks, the country’s number one bakeshop, is ready to join you in celebrating the generous spirit of Christmas with a festive and truly Filipino feast. Bring the warmth of Filipino cuisine to your festivities with the Goldilocks Party FunFeast. There’s a variety of convenient packages and add-ons to liven up your holiday banquet, with their Celebration Packages ranging from the affordable price range of P999-P1999. Indeed, a lot of us feel that our offices are much like a second home. Adding dinuguan, beef caldereta, and kare-kare to your Christmas feast gives your party ...

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SM Fairview Christmas with Mickey Mouse Houseclub

SM City Fairview Spectacular Christmas

Because Christmas is just around the corner, shopping malls has started decking out with all the Christmas trimmings to set the holiday shopping mood. Shoppers from way up north will experience the SM Fairview Christmas with Mickey Mouse Houseclub. Formally launched at the #MerrySMChristmas event, the playground with huge Mickey Mouse set up is located at the mall’s atrium. Kids will definitely enjoy the playground and have photos taken. It’s a perfect place to spend time while waiting for mommy and daddy doing their shopping chores.Speaking of shopping, you have the chance to help the less fortunate this holiday season. SM City Fairview also launched the Get A Bear, Give A Bear Christmas promo by SM Cares and Toy Kingdom. This has been a regular program where shoppers can share blessings to the less fortunate by buying one teddy bear for only P200 and another will be given to children ...

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Sail to Fun Christmas at SM City Sucat Yo Ho Holiday

SM City Sucat Yo Ho Holiday

Set your sail to fun Christmas at SM City Sucat Yo Ho Holiday! If you live in the southern part of the metro, you’re in for more exciting shopping at SM City Sucat as the mall dresses up in it’s Pirate Theme in time for the Christmas season. The festivities started with its formal launch held last November 9. Held at the mall’s Atrium B, SM Sucat Yo Ho Holiday kicked off with the performances of the Manila Youth Chorale. SM Care’s Buy a Bear Give a Bear promo was also launched where shoppers can buy a toy bear for only P200 and give another to one of the kids in the supported the charitable institution. Also present at the event were Christine Jacob-Sandejas and Danica Sotto-Pingris with their kids. Families can sail to an awesome adventure aboard the giant pirate ship at SM City Sucat’s Atrium B and capture ...

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Get Ready for Christmas Shopping at the Lifestyle Bazaar

The Lifestyle Bazaar

Admit or not, Christmas season has started in the Philippines the moment the calendar switched to September 1st. And somehow, somewhere, people are talking about shopping for the holidays already. On November 14-16, a payday weekend, get ready for Christmas shopping at the Lifestyle Bazaar. Happening at the Metrotent, Metrowalk in Ortigas Center in Pasig, this will be a perfect time to buy gifts and stuff for the Yuletide season. Shoppers will definitely find the right items to buy as the Lifestyle Bazaar is now prepping up with a lot of concessionaires for the big event. Their Instagram account is teeming with hints on what you can find at the bazaar. Shoppers and food lovers get ready, as the delightful and trendiest fashion and food concessionaires await us all! The Lifestyle Bazaar focuses on lifestyles, its differences and its emergence in our today’s society. I can’t wait! See you all ...

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NCBA Fairview Wins C2 Sarap ng Christmas Tree-Making Contest

C2 Sarap ng Christmas-Tree Making Contest display at Market! Market!

Among the top 10 finalist, the HRM students of NCBA Fairview wins C2 Sarap ng Christmas Tree-Making Contest. After a few weeks of preparation, the awarding was finally held last December 28 at the Market! Market! Activity Center in Taguig. The event was well-attended with the presence of Universal Robina Corporation executives and the students who participated in the competition. It was an exciting moment for those who made it to the finals. With over Php200,000 worth of prizes up for grabs, schools over Metro Manila were invited to a challenge of building their very own Christmas Tree using C2 bottles in less than a month. Ten Christmas trees were eventually chosen as finalist for the top 3 winning entries. Based on adherence to the C2 Sarap ng Christmas theme (40%), creative execution (30%) and technical execution (30%), the entry by NCBA Fairview was adjudged the Grand Winner with Php75,000 ...

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Christmas with the Jollibee Chickenjoy Bucket Treats

If you’re busy and don’t have the time to cook, celebrate Christmas with the Jollibee Chickenjoy Bucket Treats. I’m sure it’ll be a good addition to your foods on the table that’ll be welcomed by everyone. Our favorite juicylicious, crispylicious fried chicken can even be enjoyed with the addition of two new side dishes – Mashed Potato and Buttered Corn. Jollibee invited me and other members of the media for a Christmas party featuring these new treats. Everyone had fun at the party held at a function room of Mind Museum. There were photo booths, games, raffles and a special dance number of the Vera-Perez Family – Regine Tolentino, Lander Vera-Perez and daughters. But the star of the show is Jollibee and the Chickenjoy Bucket Treats. I didn’t have the chance to try the Mashed Potato but my friends said it’s good. I love the Buttered Corn because it’s sweet ...

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Gift Toblerone this Christmas and Make them Feel So Special

Giant Christmas Tree of Toblerone

Christmas is upon us. Pretty soon, we’ll all be going crazy buying gifts for the people we know. If you’re looking for gift ideas, why not gift Toblerone this Christmas and make them feel so special? Your loved ones, special someone, friends and colleagues, even your boss would love to receive a Toblerone gift. But don’t just give it like the usual, you can actually give it in a very special way. Perfect for making the receiver feel so special. How? There are three ways. First, visit the Toblerone Gift Shops all over Metro Manila and choose one of three ways to make your Christmas gift-giving feel so special. 1. Have the receiver’s name printed on the box of a Toblerone. I highly recommend this to guys giving gifts to their better-half, girlfriends, lady friend or any female loved one. They say the sound of your name is the sweetest ...

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