Stop giving out mugs; give them a Contigo water bottle

The coming of the Christmas season means another season of gift giving for both friends and family. It’s also the season of mugs – in all shapes, colors and sizes – as it makes the proverbial fruit cake round.  If you want to give something more posh and more inspired than mugs or candles or…

Too Fab to Be Stressed – thanks to Fern C! 

First, you would have to forgive me, because I’m gonna go on a bit of self-love.  On any given day, I’d like to believe that I am pretty awesome, even when there are days when I feel like I am not.  I have a corporate gig where I do branding, PR and events (and I…

The Secret Life of Pet Owners 

It’s been almost a year since my beloved puspin, Sayuri crossed the rainbow bridge and it doesn’t get any better. There are days when I feel fine and then I’d remember Sayu, which would then turn into a sappy crying fest.  Sayuri, a native cat which I picked up as a tiny kitten was with…

PR: New savory BBQ flavor french fries available at Jollibee

Make room for the newest barkada favorite—the Jolly Crispy Savory BBQ Fries! Made with 100% real potatoes and sprinkled with a special blend of flavorings, the Savory BBQ fries pack a thrilling intensity with every bite. Perfect for pairing with other Jollibee treats or enjoyed on its own, the Jolly Crispy Savory BBQ Fries offer…

The Unbearable Hotness of James Reid 

  It must be difficult being James Reid.  Considered one of the most gorgeous faces in the local entertainment industry, James’ mere smile can cause middle aged lifestyle bloggers to go in full fan-mode; wielding smart phones to better capture the elusive selfie with one of the hottest actors in the country today.  His onscreen…

About A Charming Guy called Nick 

  The thing about liking celebrities is that you’re not sure if they will be as charming and as lovable in person as their onscreen persona. Who knows? They might turn out to be jerks or idiot douches effectively ruining any love you have for them in the process.  Nicholas Hoult – British dream boat,…

Take care of your peepers with these sight-saving tips 

My father, whose simple happiness in life can be found in his newspapers and his favorite television show, is slowly losing his sight due to cataract.  He is already technically blind on his left eye and the right is slowly being corrupted by cataract also. Years of use – being exposed to the sun, glare…

Geek out with me at Asia Pop Comic Con from August 26 to 28

It’s a wonderful time to be a geek as Asia Pop Comic Con (APCC)—touted to be the biggest three-day pop-culture extravaganza-is back in Manila from August 26 to 28 at the SMX Convention Center in Pasay City, Manila.  My heart is already bursting at the seams with too much excitement as APCC brings two of…

The path to Brighter Life begins now 

So, here’s my story…  Sometime this Summer–just right around my birthday–something clicked in me and I began re-evaluating my life. I’ve been alive for more than 30 years; working close to 20 years; married for less than 10; and still living it up like it’s a scene out of Reality Bites everyday.  I began to…