Make Gift Giving Hassle-Free with GC Regalo!

As much as I love receiving gifts from family and friends, I also love giving away gifts to them. I get excited when I think of how they would react when they finally unwrap my precious gift. They would either laugh, cry, smile or tease me for it. In the end, I get that loving feeling when they appreciate my gift. I don't say I am a gift guru myself, besides we don't have GIFT GIVING CLASS 101 in college but I still get amused as I watch the salesperson wrap my gift in one minute. I say, perhaps over the years I have learned the knack on giving gifts for special occasions like birthdays, anniversary, Christmas and even on ordinary days when you just want to send sweet nothings to someone special. How? Okay, let me spill the beans...

1) Know their likes or needs
If only we could sneak into Santa's mailbox it would be easier to know what your receiver would like. What does he/she likes for Christmas or for his next bir…

SM Moments Throughout The Years #FamFirstAtSM

My kids, my family are my top priorities. They are the primary reason why I work extra hard and stay up late at night to earn a bit more. This way, I could provide their growing needs. Their happiness are my happiness and my sacrifices are for their convenience. Pag masaya sila, masaya na rin ako. What makes them really happy is when I finally tell them, "Pupunta tayo sa SM bukas!" You should see the look on their faces, a mixture of surprise and excitement. It's something that I would love to see everyday. Then, my kids would sleep early the night before and wake up early the next day with eagerness. They'd finish their plate, take a bath and wear their best clothes. We'd go to the terminal and wait patiently for the van to leave (which usually takes an hour). How I wish the nearest SM is not 2 hours (utmost) away from us. 
SM Supermalls has always been a part of my summer ever since I had my kids. When summer approaches, I wish I have gcs to spend for them so …

My Mother's Day Story #NationalSuperMomsDay

I was pregnant with my daughter (my bunso) when I started working as a freelance writer. I was 21 years old back then. I wanted to help my husband in saving money for my labor and hospital expenses. My husband doesn't earn much as a painter for a construction company thus I wanted to help him badly. I never told my client that I was pregnant because I was afraid that she would reject me once she discovered. Nine months later, she was so surprised when I revealed that I gave birth. I wasn't able to finish my remaining tasks and haven't answered her emails for a week. Still she decided to keep me. I continued working a month later. I knew I needed to earn extra cash for my kids' growing needs. I have my two year old son and my baby who constantly needs diaper, vitamins, and milk. It was very challenging and stressful. I work and take care of my kids at the same time. I take care of them in the day, catch some work when they were taking a nap or playing, and working some…

Extended Playtime With OFF! for Kids & OFF! Overtime

My parents grow a lot of fruit trees at their place. They have banana, jack fruit, guava, atis, avocado, and calamansi. Every weekends we drop them a visit. My son and I look forward to our favorite activity which is calamansi-picking, then we make calamansi juice. My son loves fresh calamansi juice. It's very healthy! However, I worry about letting my son stay outdoors for hours because of dengue-carrying mosquitoes. I was once bitten by an infected mosquito in 2013. I had Chikungunya right after getting bitten by a mosquito. It was my first time to get that viral disease. I had fever for several days. I remember I couldn't get up. My joints were swelling. I had joint pains here and there. My hubby had to carry me when I need to use the bathroom. I couldn't forget that particular experience in my life because it was very alarming.

According to WHO, Chikungunya is a viral disease which is transmitted to humans by infected mosquitoes...The name originates from a verb in th…

'Tis the Season to be SEPHORA Glammin'

You better watch out, you better not cry, you better not pout I'm telling you why! Santa Claus is coming to town with a beauty stash to grant my wish list! Whether I wanted a naughty or nice look this season - I'll achieve it. Tis the season to be Sephora glammin!

Here are my TOP 3 HOLIDAY LOOK INSPIRATION I cut out from a magazine.
GLAM-PARTY LOOK #1 "Naughty" I found Santa's loot for naughty girls at!

For a kissable pout, I got this Sephora Collection Color Lip Last Lipstick "18 All you need is red". I can have that fuller-looking pout. This lipstick has "high coverage pigments, water and smudge-proof formula, and creamy, thin and lightweight texture." To achieve that glam curled lashes for a sexy glow, I think this Benefit Cosmetics Roller Lash Mini is perfect! I can have curled lashes for 12 hours. Since it is easy to remove and travel-sized, I don't have to worry about anything. And...for a shine-free finish, I like to use

Let's Spread Happy!

You cannot buy happiness but you can give them. How is it possible? Simply because giving brings you genuine happiness. Now, you can spread happiness through Enervon. If you want to surprise someone and make them happy, you can go to to send them a "Happy Pack". You don't have to buy them, you can get them for free and send them to your loved ones. Let's spread happy! It's easy to send a Happy Pack to your loved ones thru the site. You just have to fill-up the form and the Enervon team will take care of the delivery. They will deliver the pack to your special someone's doorstep. I just got my Happy Pack a few weeks ago. Thank you to whoever sent them!

My Happy Pack. 8 pieces of Enervon capsules.

I've been taking Enervon for many years now. I prefer Enervon over other multivitamins because upon taking it I don't feel too exhausted though I've got piles of work to do, plus I feel motivated. It gives me that energy boost I needed fo…

Change The Way You See Friendship

Friends are like stars; you may not see them often, but you know they are always there.
High school friends are the best. That's because they accepted you for who you are and you've been through a lot together; They were the ones who wiped your tears away when you had your first major heartbreak; they were the ones who tried to give you a makeover when you had that breakup fever; literally, they are the people who made you feel beautiful despite your imperfections so you started loving yourself with flaws and all. Thus, it is very heartbreaking when you stopped seeing your friends because they got busy with their lives; working to earn a living or to get that promotion, making new relationships or building new friendships, trying to make a new baby or finding their luck abroad. Then, you meet new people and made new friends, but then you remember your high school friends and you felt that prick of pain again. And you wonder how they were able to go on with their lives without …