Can Flavor Help you Find #LoveAtFirstTaste? + Giveaway

Thursday, April 28, 2016

Given the different means of finding love nowadays, who would've thought that #LoveAtFirstTaste can be another way to discover this indescribable feeling? I mean over food?

Watch the social experiment that Knorr conducted to showcase how flavor can be catalysts to life's meaningful connections:

Basically, two complete strangers were paired up in a blind date on the basis on their love for the same flavors. The result? An entertaining film that underpins how each culinary experience and flavor creates distinct memories and feelings with people, discovered using the Flavor Profiler!

6 Reasons Why Aquaria Water Park is the Ultimate Getaway Destination This Summer

We all know that Batangas is one of the go-to places of us who wants to enjoy basking under the sun and experience the beach. In my entirety, I've only been to Batangas just once or twice. JUST ONCE OR TWICE. Highlighting this one because I've lived in the south since forever yet I wasn't able to take lots of moments to appreciate this wonderful city known for its beaches from side to side.

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Luckily this time, I got the chance to visit Batangas. This time, it's at Aquaria Water Park in Calatagan, Batangas. Calatagan sounded a bit far to me but in reality, it's like an hour away from Tagaytay.

This place had been meaningful to me because of so many firsts and I can't wait to share with you below why Aquaria Water Park is the ultimate getaway destination this summer!

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The Healing Power Of Vaseline is Unveiled!

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

We all know that it is inevitable for us not to be under the sun given the extreme heat we're experiencing right now. Guilty of not moisturizing everyday? I am! I wake up just in timeto get ready for work and I end up with no spare time to put some lotion on before I leave the house. Eeeekkk!

It's Time to #LetInTheGoodness with Arla Cheese Spread!

Sunday, April 24, 2016

I'm absolutely a dairy lover and I wouldn't say no to any dairy food, especially when it has CHEESE in it!

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When I got an invitation to the launch of the newest cheese spread in town, I thought twice whether to go or not. My family already got their favorite spread and at first, it slipped my mind that this could be just another cheese spread in the market. But I was hella wrong..

Colored My Summer with Caronia's Popsicle Collection

Saturday, April 23, 2016

Few weeks ago, I haven't thought on how this summer's going to be since I got busy with work. I'm kind of clueless how to pull-off this year's summer since I didn't plan of going to the beach nor go somewhere to get a nice tan. (What a loser, right?)

Just in time when I'm feeling weary on how this summer's gonna be a sad one, I got a little tip to get myself into the zone for summer: Caronia nail polishes!  

I know you'll agree that we girls love to express ourselves not only on our dresses or makeups but through our nails as well, right? The first thought that came into my mind when I saw these vibrant nail polishes, they look so delicious!! Too bad they ain't edible. hihi :p 

Right in time when these cutie polishes came in the mail, I got an invite to go to the beach the week after. Can you guess what polish I used for this trip?

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Yaasss! I used the Peach Perfect Nail Polish which happens to compliment my Otterbox Phone Case. <3 What I like about this color is that it complemented my skin well (especially under the sun). I can't wait to be playful with the other colors on the upcoming weeks! 

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Do remember this before getting the Caronia Popsicle Collection in store! In partnership with Caronia, Genevieve Gozum specially created their Popsicle Collection clothing line inspired by Caronia's newest collection. A retail promo will be run in its 34 stores nationwide from March to May 31, 2016. You just have to buy 2 Genevieve Gozum Popsicle Collection shirts and you will get 2pcs FREE Caronia Nail Polish. You still got more than a month to snag those shirts!

Definitely agree that the Popsicle Collection should be on every girl's summer must-have list! To be updated with Caronia's latest promos, visit

TLW Announcement: Acer brings #TooZesty Party to Boracay

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

The summer heat is just getting hotter and the need to take a dip at the beach to cool things down a bit is just what most people need— chill under a shade on a powdery white sand beach while enjoying a cold drink, splash into the clear blue-green waters of the sea, and start to pump the evening up as the sun sets with some party beats at the beachfront. Acer, one of the world’s largest PC companies, is also #TooZesty and excited to bring the party to the best island destination - Boracay.

Summer Flowers: A Basic Watercolor Workshop with Aencille Art and Te Amo Floristeria

Monday, April 18, 2016

What's a better way to spend the summer than to acquire a new skill! I personally love flowers and I'm excited about this upcoming workshop that's a fusion of both arts and beautiful flowers. <3

I've heard about the past workshops and collaborations of Te Amo Floristeria on the past few months and I can't help but be in awe with how they merge flowers into one-of-a-kind workshops that women of today will truly love and appreciate.

This time around, Filipino watercolor artist Aencille Santos, in partnership with pioneer luxury floral boutique Te Amo Floristeria, will hold a a basic watercolor workshop entitled Summer Flowers on May 28, 2016.

From 2:00pm to 5:00pm, students will have a crash course on the fundamentals of watercolor and apply a few techniques on floral painting. The course includes the following:

1. Introduction to Watercolor
2. How to Loose Flower Painting
3. Painting with Real Flowers (As seen in the poster)

For Php 3,500, the course is inclusive of one (1) artist kit with Prima watercolor and Te Amo flowers to use in the workshop. Limited slots are available.

To sign-up, click the link here for the application form:

I really suggest you check out Aencille Art by following @AencilleArt on Facebook and Instagram. For more updates on Te Amo Floristeria’s new offers, do follow @TeAmoFloristeria on Facebook and Instagram as well.

Starbucks Drop Summer Treats For Everyone on April 19!

Saturday, April 16, 2016

I know you'll agree with me when I say that this summer is way way hotter than the past ones we've experienced. Right? The temperature is just too exhausting that I always bring some refreshments with me to survive the scorching heat outside. (Hope you do the same!)

Even if the intense hot weather can easily irritate me, there are ways to make this summer still the best summer I'll have so far. This new addition to Starbucks' menu makes it even a better one. Check out below the things they have in store for the whole summer. :)

Treat yourself with the latest Starbucks Frappuccino® Blended Beverages available only from April 19 to June 6. You can now experience fun-filled discoveries with two limited summer flavors guaranteed to leave you feeling rejuvenated.

Galo Flame Grilled Latin Chicken Review

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

In my endless search for good food, I stumbled upon Galo Flame Grilled Latin Chicken situated in Robinsons Selection Food Court in Venice Piazza at McKinley Hill.

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Is it just me or their facade looks similar to the ones in Diner Dash? :p

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Celebrating Beauty Through the Years

Expect 2016 to be a year of changes and big things for doctors Manny and Pie Calayan.

The first is the return to Manila of Dra. Pie, who has been based in the US for the last five years and where her daughters are studying. With her return to Manila, she brings news of grand plans for the Calayan Surgicenter, now marking its 21st year in the beauty business.

Spex Appeal Fixed My Broken iPhone 6 Screen

Saturday, April 9, 2016

I just experienced every iPhone owners' worst nightmare: a broken iPhone screen

To share with you the backstory on how my iPhone screen cracked, there are chips between the two ends of the gorilla glass that connected when I accidentally dropped my phone. The funny thing about this, I dropped it on my plate while devouring on s'mores. Yes, s'mores. (spell s-t-u-p-i-d-i-t-y) Also, I'm guilty of not using a shockproof phone case which lead to more damage for my phone.

I tried asking for Power Mac's support regarding this matter. Over the phone, they told me that I would need to shell out Php 18,000 for a new iPhone 6 unit to be replaced for 3 to 4 weeks. Insane!

Glad I Found Myself Again

Wednesday, April 6, 2016

Without a compass, I've lost and happily found myself again.

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There came a time when I was on an autopilot mode doing things that I had to do without thinking the reason behind it. I kept a daily list of task to work on all day long and it's as if I'm stick in a rut. To keep it simple, my life seems to be a little meaningless lately.

6 Things to Expect on Starbucks' Coffee Appreciation Festival

Saturday, April 2, 2016

All coffee enthusiasts unite! 

This time around,  Starbucks' Coffee Appreciation Festival will show us how coffee appreciation is done "the Starbucks way". This two-day coffee exploration event showcases the world of coffee, featuring everything you can possibly know about the world's most popular beverage, from its history down to the Starbucks Roast.

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Patty Villegas
Cap: Penshoppe | Top: Sfera | Shorts: Uniqlo | Shoes: Skechers | Watch: Timex

Now, here are reasons why you should get out of your sit now and head on to Starbucks' Philippines Coffee Appreciation Festival until today at Shangri-la Plaza Mall in Mandaluyong City: