Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Get this Starbucks Collectible - The First Edition Philippine Starbucks Card

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This is one you would not want to miss at all!

Mark the date - July 29, 2014!

In celebration of the Starbucks card's 1st anniversary, the Philippines is issuing its FIRST EDITION Philippine Starbucks card! Yup, this is our very own country Starbucks card which you won't be able to get anywhere else in the world but HERE! It's a real collectible especially for people like me who have began collecting the cards. In a way, it's also historical, being the first ever Philippine-issued card.

Saturday, July 12, 2014

Krispy Kreme's New Baked Creations

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I just got a whole box of Krispy Kreme's new Baked Creations!

I've always loved their Baked Creations because many times when I am running to different places and need to skip breakfast but do not want to be feeling hunger pangs before lunch comes around, it is what sustains me. I remember they had 4 variants before: Cheese, Sausage and Cheese, Bacon and Cheese and Cinnamon.

Now they have 6 new flavors. Let's meet them.

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Philips Lighting Innovation Concepts gives us a glimpse of the future, now!

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Who says lighting is boring?????  Philips Philippines' Lighting Division recently showed me just how exciting their lighting products have become.

By shifting to LEDs, Philips has already moved consumers away from inefficient and more costly lighting into more energy-efficient lighting in offices and homes. And at a recent fun, fun blogger event where they introduced six innovation concepts in lighting, I realized that Philips has crossed from functional, hardware store basics into interior and exterior design that incorporates Flexibility, Controllability, Alternative Energy, Connectivity, Dynamism and Materials Integration elements.

Landmarks here and abroad that are lighted up by Philips LEDs

The whole presentation, featuring the entertaining and funny Gabe Mercado, was seamlessly integrated into a moving diorama that drew us into the mini stories while holding us spellbound as each concept was presented experientially.

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

The Midea appliance line - enhanced productivity and money-saving solutions

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Concepcion Industrial Corporation, known for its Carrier product line, has tied up this time with global brand Midea's Consumer Appliances line and has formed Concepcion-Midea Inc. Philippines under the mother brand.

At a recent blogger event, we were introduced to some of the appliances in their product line. If you are one of many busybodies who have to multitask household tasks and juggle work with housework, you'll want to check out these Midea appliances that promise ease, convenience and even savings.

Friday, June 6, 2014

Starbucks Reserve Coffee - my unique coffee experience

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It's not every day that I get to be treated to coffee tasting of a premier kind. I was very lucky to have been invited to this special coffee-tasting experience at one of the existing two Starbucks Reserve branches in the Metro.

At a blogger gathering at the Tomas Morato Starbucks Reserve store, we listened to the Starbucks team, headed by Keith Cole, tell us about these rare coffee beans.

In the Philippines, there are only 4 Starbucks Reserve blends and the coffee beans are extremely rare, limited, and hand-picked for the Reserve brand specifically for their distinctive flavors as well as unusual locales around the world.

Lucky us....we got to try each one of these four rare coffee blends together with special food items that can be found only at the Starbucks Reserve stores and go very well with each cup of Reserve coffee.

Saturday, May 17, 2014

Enjoy Delightful-E Yummy and Easy Culinary Dishes with Electrolux Kitchen Appliances

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At a recent cooking show at Electrolux's headquarters at Bonifacio Global City, I was treated not just to an introduction to their newest line of kitchen appliances but also to special and surprisingly easy culinary dishes from the kitchens of Electrolux's brand endorsers.

Mom and daughter duo, Cheska and Kendra Kramer; celebrity chefs Rosebud Benitez and Bruce Lim; and mompreneur and co-SoMom Janice Villanueva shared their favorite family dishes using the different appliances that Electrolux has for the kitchen.