Check out the Sleepcare Pillow Buffet at Gourdo’s!

Gourdo's is definitely one of my favorite lifestyle stores in Manila. I never go out without a purchase, and sometimes I just get my therapy from staring at their beautiful plates, tea sets, towels and other thingamajigs for the home. Most recently, I was invited to an introduction of the Sleepcare Pillow Buffet at their SM Mega Fashion Hall branch and I could say it was very enlightening, to say the least. Most people take the kind of pillows they use for granted, but I must tell you NOT to. This is because we rest on our pillows for an average of eight hours a ... Continue Reading...

Mano Po 7 & getting my Pinoy movie fix with HOOQ Hangouts

If you ask me what am lovin' about Manila right now, it's the whole idea of being able to watch a full-screen movie outdoors while eating popcorn and plopped on pillows. All these amidst the beautiful surroundings of Bonifacio High Street Central Square in BGC. You may now be curious: how is this possible? Our insider tip is you just sign up for membership to the video on demand service HOOQ at www.hooq.com and you will be invited to the outdoor cinema events we have been enjoying lately. The latest we've watched as part of HOOQ Hangouts is Mano Po 7: Chinoy ... Continue Reading...

Treasures of the Century II auction on Jan. 28 in Century Mall

Harringtons Lifestyle Auction presents “Treasures of the Century II," an event which will showcase an extensive selection of artworks by acclaimed artists, vintage sets of furniture and well-curated collectibles for discerning buyers, bidders and avid collectors. It will be held on January 28, 4 pm at the 4th level of Century City Mall, Makati City. Highlights of the auction include artwork by renowned Philippine masters Arturo Luz's 'Palitana,' Juvenal Sanso's 'Landscape,' Manuel Garibay's 'The Priest,' Mauro Malang’s 2002 Mixed Media Artwork , Romulo ... Continue Reading...

Vivo V5 Plus, most advanced selfie phone, to retail at P19990

Last November, I wrote about the Vivo V5 launch and now that it's 2017, fans are in for something much better with the introduction of the Vivo V5 Plus - dubbed the most advanced selfie smartphone to date! Of course, the proof of the pudding is in the eating...in this case, the shooting, hehe. We live tested the Vivo V5 Plus during its launch at the Mall of Asia Atrium last Saturday and I must say am really impressed. Scratch that...I want this, and am sure you'd want this phone too. The main reason being that this gadget will amplify your beauty 10x with its ... Continue Reading...

Watsons Big White Blowout is on!

As far as I can remember, leading health & beauty retailer Watsons regularly holds their Big White Blowout every year. This is the time when all their whitening products go on sale. Considering how expensive some of these items can be, the event is indeed much-awaited by beauty enthusiasts and Pinay or other Asian women who want to have a fair complexion. We attended the launch of the Big White Blowout this week in the Podium Mall Mandaluyong. Here's what you should expect in the rest of the Watsons stores from now until February: Buy One Take One deals and up to ... Continue Reading...