Toy Convention 2016

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 Toy Convention 2016 Next to books and shoes, toys are the next best loves that my two boys share. They share their love for Star Wars, Marvel and D.C. collectibles. Last month, my husband’s brother lend him his legendary pass for TOYCON 2016. While my son and I, each had the one day pass at …

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Happy Skin’s Prints Made Pretty Lip Duo

   “Prints Made Pretty Collection” is the make up line for some products from Happy Skin. It is a collaboration between Happy Skin and the local clothing brand Plains and Prints. Happy Skin’s Prints Made Pretty Collection” was launched last February. Happy Skin featured their make up, while Plains and Prints, their clothing line. I am …

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Oedo Japanese Restaurant

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Oedo Japanese Restaurant 🍤🍽🍴🍜🍱🍚   Oedo Japanese Restaurant is along Sto. Domingo street in Quezon City. The restaurant is within a stone’s throw from Sienna College. It is exclusively located in a non-commercial area—away from any other restaurants or shops. It is mostly surrounded with residential houses. Therefore, going there means having to visit the place on …

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Ransom Riggs’ Peculiar Children Series

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Ransom Riggs‘ Peculiar Children Series genre : young adult  📚📓 👩‍👩‍👧‍👦 “I used to dream about escaping my ordinary life, but my life was never ordinary. I had simply failed to notice how extraordinary it was.”     See those up there?↑ ↑ ↑  Who would buy a book with a book cover looking as …

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Ruby Woo

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Ruby Woo by MAC It took a while till I realized why the catchall phrase for red lips💋 on a morena-skinned woman would be, ” ’twas ruby woo-ed”.  As usual, it is me and my dramatics on being ” a late bloomer” in cosmetics. And my personal semantics on “Who is Ruby Woo”, rather than “what is ruby woo.” ( as in …

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Nina Garcia’s Four Books on Style and Fashion

       Nina Garcia‘s  Four Books on Style and Fashion Sometime in 2007, fashion journalist Nina Garcia of the Project Runaway fame, came out with a book about fashion and style. The book was a hit with women that it was followed by three more books. Yep, I own all four. Nina Garcia‘s books are the modern …

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Passenger by Alexandra Bracken

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Passenger by Alexandra Bracken 486 pages young adult genre 12 and up In between taking care of my son and doing household chores, light reading is what I can afford these days. Therefore books of the young adult genre have caught my fancy. This summer had been a book marathon for me. Why, with my son …

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Dream Play, City of Dreams

Dream Play, City of Dreams My husband, my child and I visited Dream Play. The place is so huge. The four hours that we spent there, were not enough. It is a wide play area, surrounded with giant slides and larger-than-life play houses. Hanging bridges, ladders and staircases connect one area to another. In addition to …

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Mandarin Sky

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Mandarin Sky My husband and my child have discriminating taste buds. They know good food like it is fixed in their DNAs. They remember clearly which restaurants serve delectable dishes. So every time my husband, my son and I have the chance, to dine along the Banawe area, in Quezon City, we would find ourselves in …

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Quezon Filipino and Spanish Buffet

Before my brother and my sister-in-law left for abroad, our big family had a (get-together) buffet lunch at Quezon Filipino and Spanish Restaurant. Quezon Restaurant is at the second floor of the Fisher Mall, in Quezon Avenue, West Triangle, Quezon City. Apparently, the restaurant is partly owned by Chef Laudico Guevarra of Gueverra’s. The ambience …

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Dirty Politics in Catarman, Camiguin

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Dirty Politics in Catarman, Camiguin   In all those years that our Dad served the province of Camiguin -three times as board member and now, as councilor for the town of Catarman- we, his eight children have just watched him, from afar.  In fact, only few people knew that our Dad is a public servant or …

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Five Types of Aldub Fans on Twitter (Part 2)

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 *continuation of Five Types of Aldub Fans on Twitter (Part 1)   4. THE ALDUB IMMORTALS Who says dead people tell no tales? They’re on Twitter -with testimonies and hashtags, in tow. They are fans like me -heavily invested on Aldub. (sometimes, my current mood traces its roots, back to a previous episode of the Kalyeserye) In …

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