Grand Spectacle at Sandalias Festival 2010

One spectacular event happened last weekend — Sandalias Festival 2010, which delighted sandal lovers like me! Aptly themed “Step Into Some Love”, the Brazilian-style celebration was a fabulous showcase for trendy footwear brands Ipanema, Ipanema Gisele Bündchen (GB), Grendha and Rider. It was an exciting Sunday afternoon for everyone who went to TriNoma (mall) and … Continue reading

I Finally Won A Blog Contest

Mom-Friday is a WINNER!  Not just 1, but 2 prizes! Awesome! After more than a year of blogging, and trying my luck at joining a handful of blog contests and raffle promos, I finally hit jackpot one fateful Friday morning of September. Winning Entry #5 My girl Jen, traveling mama of Folie a Deux, ran … Continue reading

Mom-Finds For Girls: Espadrille Sandals from The Little Red Shoe

Last Friday of the Month:  Mom-Finds for P500 or Less At a recent bazaar, I saw these super cute and stylish denim sandals for girls. And they were on SALE! After getting myself this espadrille peep-toe wedge over a month ago, I just couldn’t resist buying one for my little fashionista too! I noticed that … Continue reading

Sight for "Sore Eyes"

The country is on health alert with the outbreak of dengue hemorrhagic fever for the past couple of months. There are aggressive campaigns to re-educated on the prevention, symptoms and source of this “break bone fever” caused by the bite of an Aedes mosquito. But aside from this potentially fatal type of high grade fever, … Continue reading

Fun Friday: Calesa in the City

Third Friday of the month:  Fun and Leisure Calesa or Kalesa (noun): a horse-drawn carriage (calash) with two thin wheels; commonly seen around Chinatown in old Manila.  This is how I personally describe a calesa, as I remember it from my childhood. I honestly can’t recall how long it has been since my last calesa … Continue reading

A Closer Look at Progressive and Traditional School Settings

Second Friday of the month:  Kids and Schooling  “One size fits all” — certainly not with schools.Now, more than ever, choosing the right school for children has become more complicated and confusing. At least for me it is. It’s not a walk in the park especially for parents scouting for their kid’s first school.  Unlike … Continue reading

Laces and Bows for A Girly Girl

Think Madonna in “Like A Virgin”.  This image came to mind when I was in the mall the other day seeing all the laces and ribbons, leggings and ankle boots, and a multitude of pearl accessories!  I felt like I was back in the 80s!!! And here’s what caught the girl’s eye… As soon as … Continue reading

Foodie Friday: Creamy Salmon & Caviar Pasta

First Friday of the month:  Mom-Cook / Food I enjoy eating salmon occasionally. But I am a caviar virgin…until this dish came along. For the longest time, I was so curious how caviar tastes like, and why the rich and famous love this unbelievably expensive fish roe so much! I will not pretend to know … Continue reading

And the WINNERS of Tutti Frutti (Centris Walk) Fro-Yo Treats Are…

Congratulations to the winners of Tutti Frutti Centris Walk Fro-Yo Treats! Top 2 Entries – Raffle A from My Mom-Friday Followers:It’s Alfonso and Tetcha! Alfonso 08/31/2010 03:35 PMI like to try Cappucino, Strawberry Cheesecake, and P-Nut Butter of Tutti Frutti – Centris Walk! Tetcha 08/20/2010 11:56 AMI love fro-yo! I would love to try the … Continue reading

Breakfast of Caviar and Cream Cheese on Toast

Good morning! Wake up to some warm toasted baguette slices, slathered with cream cheese and delicate caviar… Mini baguette from French Baker + Magnolia Cream Cheese spread + Emborg Lumpfish Caviar = Unique, indulgent, scrumptious meal to start your day! This is just an appetizer to my Foodie Friday entry (also with caviar!) tomorrow. Plus, the winners … Continue reading