#ThankSeries: To the Man with the Biggest Heart

"Di man siya matangkad, tinitingala ko siya." That was the first line I wrote in an essay about my father, which won me first place in a national exam back in the '90s. My Dad stands 4'11" tall, some say like his namesake, Napoleon Bonaparte. And, of all the things he could have passed on … Continue reading #ThankSeries: To the Man with the Biggest Heart

Progressive health and beauty

Several months ago, I posted - no, gushed - about Tokyo Love Soaps. A very effective brand, but very expensive (I used it for medical reasons at that time). You see, I'm a wash-and-wear kind of girl, so I do my best to start with the right soap. And when I find a soap that my skin likes, … Continue reading Progressive health and beauty

Best gifts at the best prices (Bodega sale)

Disclaimer: I'm not being paid by Kid's Company or Richwell to post this, I just want to share wonderful news for parents who are thinking of buying gifts for their kids, especially this Christmas. If you're looking for branded, original and excellent quality toys at affordable prizes, head on over to Richprime Global Inc. in Quezon City … Continue reading Best gifts at the best prices (Bodega sale)

Surreal

When 2015 started I began a little project to challenge my creativity. Having been inspired by the book "Surreality" by a then 20-something Carissa Villacorta, I wanted to get my favorite lines from her book and turn each into a graphic that could easily be shared in social networks. The whole book is great food for … Continue reading Surreal

Touch me not: a resurrection of the Filipino spirit

In the Latin Bible, Jesus Christ said to Mary after His resurrection, “Noli Me tangere...” (John 20:17). Inspired by these words, Dr. Jose Rizal penned a novel about the resurrection of the Filipino people, whose time had come to arise and forge a new destiny without the oppressive grip of Spain and her abusive padres. … Continue reading Touch me not: a resurrection of the Filipino spirit

The King and I

It's almost midnight, and I can't sleep. Still exhilarated after watching The King and I's preview. Entering the award-winning Newport Performing Arts Theater in Resorts World Manila for the first time, I felt like Dorothy in Wizard of Oz and muttered, "Toto, I've a feeling we're not in Kansas anymore." The plush red seats, stage, … Continue reading The King and I