Monthly Archives October 2013

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire Philippine Release on November 22

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

Thirty six days to go before the 75th Hunger Games! The Hunger Games: Catching Fire will be released here in the Philippines on November 22. I’ve also heard that it will be available also on IMAX! For those who want to secure tickets ahead of the horde, tickets are available in SM Cinemas as early as NOW! I saw them taking ticket orders already last week.


Catching Fire takes off from the victory of District 12 tributes Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence) and...

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Review: Tutti Frutti’s 50% Off Promo for Flavor of The Week + Salted Caramel Fro-yo


Tutti Frutti Salted Caramel with Chocolate Chips and NIPS Toppings

Tutti Frutti has an ongoing promotion of 50% off their Flavors of the Week for a minimum order of 5 oz. Toppings will cost Php 10 and will not be included in the total weight of your Tutti Frutti froyo cup.

Justine, my best friend, decided to go with the Flavor of the Week, Pineapple, and ordered 7 oz. She added one topping, which cost her an additional ten pesos...

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Review: Braised Pork Ramen + Yummy Maki Fix at Tokyo Tokyo


Braised Pork Ramen Combo with three pieces Gyoza and Regular Red Iced Tea

Last Friday, my best friend Justine and I decided to have lunch at Tokyo Tokyo Megamall. I couldn’t even remember the last time I ate at Tokyo Tokyo. It must be ages already since my last visit. So I was keen to notice how different Tokyo Tokyo has become.

It’s still the same Tokyo Tokyo that I loved before, when it still had a branch at Robinsons Place Ermita...

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Coffee Origins at The Gallery, Greenbelt 5, Ayala; Coffee Seminars Scheduled this October


Coffee Origins held last October 10, 2013 at Greenbelt 5 Gallery, Ayala Makati

Last October 10, the annual coffee festival Coffee Origins, organized by the Philippine Coffee Board was held in Greenbelt 5 Gallery, Ayala Center, Makati City. It brought together coffee enthusiasts and coffee movers, enjoying a fun-filled night with overflowing free coffee of different rarities all over the country.

The aim of the celebration this year was to create awareness about the shortage of coffee in the c...

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Review: Powerseed Portable Power Bank Power Pack

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Powerseed Power Bank 6000 mAh

You guys are probably all aware how the Iphone’s battery is its Achilles’ heel. Mine can’t even last for more than eight hours, lest I’m sleeping. What more if I’m out on events and taking photos and videos and selfie-ing all day? #LOL. But there were also a lot of times when I experienced the hassle of having to look for a food establishment or coffee shop with outlets, just so that I can charge my phone...

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Press Preview for JackTV’s New Shows This October

Last October 9, friends from the media (myself included) were invited to a sneak peek  of the newest shows on JackTV this October. The press were all looking forward to the newest seasons of Arrow and Revolution, as well as brand new series, The Tomorrow People. After the short preview of what to expect with these three new shows, we headed inside the LazerXtreme Gaming Room for some fun and action.

LazerXtreme at 4/F Market Market, BGC (Photo taken from JackTV’s Twitter)

It was my first time t...

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Ibarra’s Party Venues and Catering’s Grand Food Tasting

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A Taste of Ibarra’s: Grand Food Tasting – October 3, 2013

Last October 3, 2013, The Ibarra Properties, comprised of the four Ibarra venues: The Plaza Ibarra, Villa Ibarra, Bella Ibarra, and Ibarra’s Garden, held their annual Grand Food Tasting. The Grand Food Tasting happens only once a year per property, which is why it is looked forward to by many potential clients...

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Girl Crush Alert: Phoebe Tonkin in Sexy Shoot For Complex Magazine

Ever since I laid eyes on Phoebe Tonkin when I first watched her in The Secret Circle, I just can’t stop looking at her. You know how other character occupy the screen too, but my vision limits myself to how amazing this girl looks.

Phoebe Tonkin for Complex

The Australian actress was first known for her role as Cleo Sertori from H2O: Just Add Water, and was followed by her breakthrough role as the bitchy witch Faye Chamberlain in The Secret Circle...

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2014 List of Philippine Regular Holidays and Special Non-Working Holidays

Barely three months to go before we say goodbye to 2013 and welcome 2014! Why don’t we start 2014 with a well-deserved vacation? With all the seat sales offered by major airline companies such as Cebu Pacific, Air Asia and Tiger Airways, you can snag airfare for cheap and plan your vacation ahead. Here’s the complete list of 2014 Holidays and Non-working Holidays in the Philippines.

REGULAR HOLIDAYS
New Year’s Day January 1 Wednesday
Araw ng Kagitingan April 9 Wednesday
Maundy Thu...
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Unboxing and Day 0 of Novuhair: Nature’s Answer to Hair Loss

Truth be told, I have a severe battle with hair loss. How severe? I believe that if I sat down for two hours , I can actually count how many strands of hair I have. My hair is so thin now because of hair loss. If I attempt to comb through my hair with one hand, I’ll see numerous hair strands on my hand, which is really alarming to me. That’s only the tip of the iceberg. You would be scared for me if you saw how much hair my wide-toothed comb gathers after combing my hair...

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