REVIEW: Lalamove Delivery Service

Note: This isn’t sponsored. Nowadays, when you see a review by bloggers, you have to assume it’s sponsored unless it says its not.

So yesterday, I was in a rush to complete my costume for the Spider-Man: Homecoming advanced screening, and found the PERFECT TRENCH COAT online. The seller was a few minutes away from leaving town for a weekend trip, but she was kind enough to drop it off her condo’s reception area for me to have it picked up...

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Countdown to #RoadToSablay

Fun fact: Even though I graduated from UP (from the College of Nursing – yes, I was a nurse) in 2010, I never got to graduate wearing a sablay. The dean and professors in our college frowned upon it for god knows what reason, and it has always been a frustration of mine. I think we were the only ones who weren’t allowed to march to our graduation with our sablay on. But because I’ll be starting my MBA in UP soon, I have another chance at graduating with my sablay, yay!

But that’s not for another...

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UP MBA Application Part 2: Preparing for the Proficiency Exams

Note: This is Part 2 of my UP MBA Application blog series. Check out Part 1 (Applying for the UP MBA Graduate Program + the GPAT Exam) HERE.

So the challenge of getting through the rigorous GPAT is done. Now comes the hard part: The Proficiency Exams. Honestly, if you thought the GPAT was hard, wait until you get to the Proficiency Exams where your knowledge of Accounting, Algebra, Calculus, Math of Finance, and Statistics will be put to the test...

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Why I Haven’t Been as Active Lately

Hello! I’m just posting to let you guys know that I am still very much alive, just busy with work and other stuff, and I wanted to post about something personal while I’m at it.

I guess I’ve been losing my drive to blog and vlog regularly for a number of reasons. It has come to a point wherein I have lost the will to post regularly on my Instagram feed. No, I’m not depressed. But here are some of the reasons why I’ve been inactive:

  1. I really was busy with life...
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Wedding Planning Made Easy with the BG App from Bridal Gallery

For many women, the idea of planning their dream wedding is both an exciting and stressful prospect. And while we now have more sources of inspiration thanks to the Internet, the possibilities can prove to be overwhelming for soon-to-be brides. Hence, international wedding planning company BG Bridal Gallery has created an app for “all things wedding...

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A One-of-a-Kind Cooking Experience for Moms at Salu the Filipino Restaurant

During the past few weeks, I would catch myself thinking about how moms are amazing. It’s as if they can do anything, from cooking meals we all look forward to after a long day at work (or school!), to doing school projects, and even to being there for us when nothing seems to make sense. Moms are our personal wonder women, working without pay, tirelessly, out of sheer love for all of us.

This year’s Mother’s Day was a little different from the usual...

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Applying for the UP MBA Graduate Program + the GPAT Exam

Wooh okay, I’ll be documenting my UP MBA application experience here. If you’re reading this, there’s a good chance that I made it through the first round, because I promised I won’t talk about the UP-MBA application if I’m not accepted. There are a lot of other great resources online, namely the PEX forums, Juanabeme, and Sabuhaynimay, all of which helped me plan my application and review. This is from my personal experience, so it might be different from the accounts of other people.

Applicat...

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ANNOUNCEMENT: And the Winner of my Youtube Giveaway is…

Hello, everyone!

I apologize for the long wait. :( My schedule was intense this past week and I had my hands full at work and school. I’m not going to make you wait any longer! :)

Congratulations to:

Pie Perez / Maria Preciosa Perez!

I’ll be sending you an email with instructions on how to claim your prize. If you don’t hear from me within a week, please send me a message via my FB page or Instagram: @dollhana.

I’ll be announcing a new giveaway for June on June 4, so watch out for it!-HANA

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REVIEW: Mori Soba and Other Filling Meals at Nadai Fujisoba

The prices of ramen in many Japanese restaurants today make it hard to come back more frequently. I spend an average of Php 500 per meal when dining in ramen restaurants, and other Japanese restaurants that specialize in katsu or curry. While quite understandable because of the quality that these brands are known for, it’s a fact that the average spend in these restaurants make dining at Japanese restaurants a luxury instead of a habit...

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First Look: Tsujiri Philippines’ Menu and Prices

Matcha lovers in the Philippines have been happily surprised by the recent opening of Japanese tea and matcha brand, Tsujiri, last April 27, 2017. Located at the second floor of S Maison in Pasay City, the 155-year old matcha giant hopes to bring their best-quality desserts and beverages that they are known for in Japan and in many parts of Southeast Asia...

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