Monday, November 16, 2015

Homemade layered coffee is now easy with Nescafe Red Mug Machine

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Most of the time, when I'm in a cafe, I order cappuccino or a latte. I love the froth and the creamy mix of the coffee. At home, however, I almost always have to make do with 3-in-1 coffee because I do not know how to replicate the cappuccino or latte.

Not anymore!!!

I have my very own Nescafe Red Mug Machine that now allows me to prepare my very own, homemade foamy cappuccino, layered Latte, and more!!! I can make myself a Mocha, an Americano, and create other coffee creations using soluble coffee and Nescafe's Coffee-Mate, of course.

Friday, November 13, 2015

Converse Chuck Taylor All Star DC Comics sneakers are a comic fan's dream come true!

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It finally happened - a dream come true!!! Some of my fave comic characters are now featured in Converse's Chuck Taylor All Star DC Comics sneaker line! Batman, Superman, Justice League and….for the ladies….Wonder Woman!!! Yay!

The Converse store at EDSA Shangri-la mall

Monday, November 9, 2015

Dunlopillo mattresses help Moms cope with lack of sleep

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Moms can relate to this -- taking care of our children and our family is a 24/7 task and many times, we lose a lot of sleep. Whether it is the demands of a breastfeeding baby, caregiving a sick kid, helping schooling kids, and attending to a million and one other things that mothers do, we know that sleep becomes a very precious commodity.

And where do we spend at least 1/3 of our lives? IN BED!!!

That means our choice of mattress is not just important. It can be life-changing!!!

At an intimate gathering of mommy friends, we met some celebrity moms -- model-turned-Mom Kelly Misa, blogger Cat Arambulo, and host/emcee Patty Laurel -- who shared their experience with their young ones and how important a choice of mattress was to help them cope with lack of sleep. Top of mind for them - Dunlopillo.

(L-R): Kelly Misa, Cat Arambulo, and Patty Laurel

Friday, November 6, 2015

Wellness goodness from Mott's Apple Juice

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In an attempt to keep making healthy choices, I consciously try to stay away from artificial beverages. This means ordering fresh fruit juices most of the time instead of powdered drinks or carbonated beverages.

And yet, when it came to fresh fruit juices, I always had this image of fresh fruits being blended right there and then. I never really thought of real fruit as coming from a bottle. But then, I got invited to the Mott's Apple Juice event and my good friend, Janice Villanueva, founder of Mommy Mundo, happened to be its brand ambassador. Of course, I know and trust Janice's good judgment and know that all she wants for her family is the best by making her own healthy choices.

My mommy blogger friends with Janice Villanueva (in yellow)

Thursday, November 5, 2015

Knorr's Lutong Nanay Nutrition Program helps moms prepare more nutritious food for their families

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There are at least 5 million malnourished children in the Philippines. 

That was a statistic from the Food Nutrition Research Institute (FNRI) of the DOST. Considering we are a population of about 100 million people, that is a scary 5% of the population that is not getting enough of the right nutrition. With children, malnutrition is especially critical because their brains and bodies are still developing and to lack the proper nutrients at this stage means they miss a very crucial window in their lives to develop to their full potential.

So it was quite inspiring to find out that Knorr was launching a Lutong Nanay Nutrition Program that aimed to make nutritious meals accessible for every child. The program is a 3-step model of Feed Teach and Make It Last.

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Sneak Peek of the Starbucks 2016 Planners and Starbucks Cards

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It's that time of the year again when Starbucks collectors await the Christmas collection. So I won't delay any further and give you a sneak peek of the 2016 Starbucks Planner, Starbucks Cards (yes, there are more this year than ever before!), and Starbucks tumblers.

The first thing you need to know even before seeing the planners is that this is the first year that Starbucks is actually tying up with partners on the planners, cards and tumblers. Unlike previous years when Starbucks collectibles were exclusively Starbucks, this time the loved brand pairs up with exciting brands to make the collectibles even more, well, collectible!

The 2016 Starbucks Planners

For the first time in the history of Starbucks planners, Starbucks pairs up with Moleskine to bring the Moleskine look to all four of their planners. Moleskine is the heir and successor to legendary notebooks used by artists and thinkers like Vincent van Gogh, Pablo Picasso, Ernest Hemingway and Bruce Chatwin. The well-known Moleskine design is brought to Starbucks planners in a straightforward manner with lots of space for notes.

The paper is acid-free. That means it can last for decades without turning yellow with age. At the same time, each planner allows you to contribute to the advocacies of non-profit organizations such as Teach For the Philippines (TFP) and Philippine Educational Theater Association (PETA).

For Moleskine fans, this is definitely something exciting to look forward to and it is coming November 2, 2015.