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Tuesday, July 3, 2012

GREAT NORTHERN SALE in SM CITY NORTH EDSA this JULY 13-14-15, 2012


I am so excited and I just can't hide it! 

Hey folks! Maybe you are wondering why I am so excited? It is because of the upcoming GREAT NORTHERN SALE in SM CITY NORTH EDSA this JULY 13-14-15, 2012.
 
Major Discounts Everywhere You Look! Get the most exclusive deals on all brands, stores and dining places only at SM City North EDSA.
GREAT NORTHERN SALE
July 13-14-15, 2012

up to 70% off on selected brands!

Visit their Facebook, Twitter and website for more updates
http://www.facebook.com/smnedsa


Flavors of Asia at Marriott Manila



A lot of people will agree that one of the best ways to experience Asia is through its food—historic, flavorful, and vast. Especially for the Southeast Asian region  that boasts a multi-cultural and hard-hitting influence with the way we enjoy  cooking and eating, it’s no wonder why dishes that hail from these regions are  considered a feast for the senses.
 
To  pay tribute to this revered cuisine of the world; Marriott Manila brings home  four of the Asia ’s most famous cuisines.  From Thailand , Malaysia , Indonesia and Vietnam , Marriott Cafe tantalizes  everyone with a masterpiece through a month-long celebration of Oriental  flavors that’s uniquely Marriott.
 
What  else could be more exciting other than a larger than life encounter with  Renaissance Kuala Lumpur’s Ruhizad Muri, JW Marriott Jakarta’s Dadang Wahyudi,  Renaissance Riverside Saigon Phan Tien Hoa, and JW Marriott Bangkok Thanatorn  Krobsuay. Boasting with culinary career track that is dynamically diverse,  expect only authentic and a palate tickling adventure anyone could get.
 
For  only P2, 300 net from Sunday to Thursday and P2, 500 net for Friday and  Saturday, enjoy a charming Asian dinner that assures an enjoyable age-old  tradition of bonding through a delicious mix of aromatic, spicy, rich, sweet,  and hot Flavors of Asia.
 
Back  by popular demand, Thai food definitely deserves all the hype for its four  fundamental tastes that we Filipinos love: sweet, sour, salty, and bitter.  Chef Thanatorn Krobsuay who trail blazed the first two consecutive most-talked  about Thai Food Fest at Marriott Café, there’s no denying that it’s one of the  cuisines we regularly crave for. This year, chef Thanathorn makes the  selections more lavish and worth discovering with his new menu line up such  as: deep fried sea bass with chili sauce, sautéed squid with pineapple and  cucumber, beef balls cooked with typical Malay sauce, and braised beef spiced  with turmeric and coconut.
 
More  than its legendary nasi lemak, chef  Ruhizad Muri gives foodies a taste of Malaysia ’s noteworthy nyonya cuisine.  A signature Penang-type of cooking  that blends spices from roots (galangal, turmeric, and ginger); leaves  (pandan, lime, and laksa); fruit (lemon, tamarind, and green mangoes);  together with other ingredients like shrimp paste and chilies.  Imbibed from Thai cooking style, chef  Ruhizad puts an interesting twist with the time-honored wok dishes of  Malaysia . This section invites  everyone as well to get creative with blue crab, shrimps,dilis fish, beef tenderloin, chicken,  clams, barbeque chicken, steamed fish, assorted vegetables peppered with  Malaysian spices.
 
Another  Southeast Asian cuisine that deserves to be in the limelight is Indonesian.  Popular for their satay which shows Asians’ love affair for grilled meats,  chef Dadang Wahyudi makes skewers tastier and more appetizing with these  selections: chicken, shrimps, calamari, beef, goat, pork and fish in assorted  marinations! Another must-try is the bebek betutu klung klung, an  all-spiced up Balinese dish enhanced by a host of pungent roots, herbs, and  seasoning. Both locals and visitors are just so psyched about this heavenly  roasted duck recipe that it’s considered a dish specially reserved for big  banquets and ceremonies.
 
A  native of Ho Chi Minh, chef Phan Thien Hoa presents well-rounded Vietnamese  dishes notable for its minimal use of oil, bountiful use of herbs and  vegetables-- which shouldn’t make one wonder why it ranks as one of the  healthiest foods in the world! Most travelers would agree that a Vietnam trip is never complete  without tasting a steamy and flavorful bowl of pho. Considered the heart and soul of  Vietnamese cuisine, it features a delicious play on broth, rice noodles, meat,  herbs and spices. Another delicacy that Vietnam is famous for is the  Vietnamese spring rolls—soft rice wrappers filled with choicest meats and  vegetables such as shrimps, tofu, chicken, and beef. Enjoy it fresh and slow  at this special section which will make you feel the charming street-food  style eating in Vietnam .
 
And  with the Philippines long coast line, it’s a  crime to miss out our very owns seafood choices. Your meal will never be  complete without the tiger prawns, steamed lobster on ice, marinated marina  clam and curacha crab which are all  highly regarded for its freshness, standout taste and quality. So make sure  this cold section is part of your eating plan.
 
While  the West is abundant with milk for most of their dessert recipes, Southeast  Asians on the other hand capitalize on the creamy goodness of coconut milk,  whether it’s for glutinous rice or fruits. A mix of sweet, savory, hot and  cold, these should be a flavorful last hurrah for a really good meal: pandan  crepes rolled with caramelize coconut, stewed green bean with palm sugar,  banana in sweet coconut, pandan leave jelly plus other famous delicacies that  will surely strike anyone’s fancy.
 
Much more, we believe  that food and travel are a perfect way to go if someone wants to have an  in-depth experience of a local destination. With this in mind, our Marriott  properties in  Thailand,  Malaysia ,  Indonesia and Vietnam ,are giving away  three days and two nights gift certificates to four lucky diners of Flavors of  Asia—all you need to fully enjoy a one hundred percent Asian  experience!
 
Bringing  an authentic taste of local life and hospitality, our four chefs will also  conduct a special cooking class for only P1, 500 net inclusive of a hearty  lunch: July 9, Thai; July 16, Malaysian, July 23 Vietnamese; and July 30,  Indonesian. If you wish to experience this treat that’s injected with fun and  information, consider enjoying Asian cuisine by learning to cook it yourself!

Instead  of hitting the usual haunt, invite the group over and explore a night of culinary adventure at Marriott Café, guaranteed to give anyone a quick  passport to Asia .

For  inquiries or reservations, call Marriott Café at  988-9999.

ABOUT  MARRIOTT HOTEL  MANILA:

An  inviting beacon set in the world-class casino entertainment complex of Resorts  World Manila, Marriott Hotel Manila is the place to work and play. Ideally  located in Newport City across Ninoy Aquino International Airport  Terminal 3, it is a convenient 15 minute drive from Makati Business District  and Bonifacio  Global City . Affording a splendid view of the  adjoining 18-hole Villamor Golf Course, it boasts 342 exquisite guest  accommodations that offers luxurious bedding, in-room safe, mini-bar,  high-speed Internet, air conditioning, 40" full high definition LCDs with  IPTV, videos on demand and jack pack plug-and-play system. The hotel features  excellent dining options such as Marriott Cafe, Cru Steakhouse, Java+ and Lobby Lounge. Leisure facilities include Quan  Spa, Health Club, Salon and Newport Mall. With a Grand Ballroom and several  meeting rooms, Marriott Hotel Manila is also the ultimate destination for  meetings and events, from
 weddings to gala dinner  celebrations.


Monday, July 2, 2012

Win 2 Complimentary Passes to the Robot Zoo


Hey, mom and dad, Ate, Kuya, Dabarkads! Have you heard about the latest news? I am so excited for your kids and kid brother/ sister/ Dabarkads! I am sure they will be thrilled and excited about this too!

For the first time in the Philippines, Nido Fortified Science Discovery Center brings you Robot Zoo at the SM Mall of Asia!!!

Mom and Dad, Ate and Kuya, Dabarkads do you want to win Two (2) Free passes to the Robot Zoo exhibit by Nido Fortified Science Discovery Center simply by giving your best answer to the question below? Then join in the fun!

Win 2 Complimentary Passes to the Robot Zoo Mechanics :

1.  We are giving away two (2) complimentary passes to our readers who will give us the best answer to this question, "I want to visit the Robot Zoo in SM Mall of Asia because..."

2.  Anyone who lives in the Philippines is eligible to join; however, the prize is only redeemable at Nido Fortified Science Discovery Center SM Mall of Asia only. 

3.  The winners will be announced on Friday, July 6, 2012 at 5PM.

4.  You could follow me on Twitter: girl_greenscarf and subscribe to my feeds here or like my fan page if you like :-)

5.  The zoo visits be scheduled beginning July 9, 2012. Hurry and join now! 


Experience Interactive Fun at The Robot Zoo


To give us a closer look at how these marvelous critters do their astonishing feats, NIDO FORTIFIED Science Discovery Center at the SM Mall of Asia, recently opened its doors to welcome kids and kids-at-heart to its newest exhibit—The Robot Zoo.
The Robot Zoo serves as a preview to the more exciting things we have in store for our re-launch—something we’re all so thrilled about,” says Arturo Carballo, Senior Operations Manager of NIDO FORTIFIED Science Discovery Center. “In keeping with our mission.

The Robot Zoo Platypus, one of the main attractions of the newly opened Robot Zoo Exhibit in the Nido Fortified Science Discovery Center Exhibit Hall located on the 2nd Level South Side Entertainment Mall SM Mall of Asia.
What greets the guests upon entering is theThe Robot Zoo Giraffe, one of the main attractions of the newly opened Robot Zoo Exhibit in the Nido Fortified Science Discovery Center Exhibit Hall located on the 2nd Level South Side Entertainment Mall SM Mall of Asia.


Sunday, July 1, 2012

Sharon Cuneta's Twitter Reaction to Fashion Pulis


Sharon Cuneta's Twitter Reaction to Fashion Pulis.

Just a little past midnight on Sunday, July 1, 2012, Megastar Sharon Cuneta react on Twitter regarding a blind item posted in a website she did not identify.

Aware of Twitter’s 140-character limit, the host of TV5’s daytime afternoon talk show, “Sharon: Kasama Mo, Kapatid” posted her reaction in consecutive tweets, as follows:

 
 
 
 
 
  
 
 





Sharon reiterated to her fans that she already learned her lesson and won't engaged in another twitter war.


Shape Up or Pack Up Post by Fashion Pulis
Image courtesy of www.familyandfriends.org.uk

After some months of planning, the show of this controversial host finally aired. But prior to the that, CH received her share of intrigues. For a quite a time, she was relentless in attacking back her online bashers. When the messages got on her nerves, CH lashed back. In response to her messages, her followers answered with comments that questioned her character and her image. After a while, the public exchanges of online messages stopped.

However, to build up more interest in her new show, the messages that poked fun of CH were used as teaser ads for the show. After a number of postponements, the show finally aired. However, it did not generate as much interest as was expected. Some critics blamed the time slot. Others commented the show was a rehash and offered nothing new. Still, others said that CH lost her luster.


After a month of airing, the show has apparently not improved its ratings. Hence, management sent a memo instructing the production to plan the remaining episodes, including the finale. It turns out, the replacement show is already being planned. Now, people are awaiting for CH's reaction regarding this latest development.



Can you identify who CH is? Please abide by the RULES in writing comments if you want me to post them. Initials and comments that are too explicit will not be accepted.


Jessica Sanchez Coming Soon in the Philippines!


Jessica Sanchez Coming Soon in the Philippines!

It is now official! Universal MCA Music Inc. will be bringing Jessica Sanchez soon in the Philippines!

Smile and rejoice!


Laughter Yoga


When I visited Megatrade Hall 2 at the 5th floor of SM Megamall B the other day I got intrigued with one of the listed program on their wall. They have a Laughter Yoga talk and practice scheduled today the first of July, 2012 at 1 o' clock in the afternoon. So I research the internet and found this video. Enjoy! Laugh! Love life!


Friday, June 29, 2012

PLAYBOY FRAGRANCES: The Mocha Girls Choice


The Mocha Girls had a poster signing at SM North Edsa Upper G/F Main Bldg., at 4 p.m. today, June 29, 2012. Mocha Girls' 3rd album is entitled “Pinay Ako” featuring the hit single “Isa Pa Nga.” The album is produced by Playboy Fragrances released under Bellhaus Entertainment. 
 
If you buy any variant of the Playboy fragrances you are entitled to a FREE poster signing and picture with the Mocha Girls. The lines was so long they have to extend for another ten minutes to accommodate everyone.

The Playboy fragrances eau de toilette embodies contemporary masculine elegance, these sensuously rounded glass bottles resemble flasks, wrapped in a sleek black band.

The fragrances bottles are as stylish on the outside as the fragrances contained within. On the bottle are see-through Rabbit Head logo, yes it is exactly the same globally recognized symbol of Playboy which allows a peek at Bunny silhouettes, through the fragrances on the back of the bottles, which adds an element of playfulness. The distinctive logo is also embossed on the top of the bottles’ black caps, creating a striking finishing touch.

Each of the five Playboy fragrances can be recognized by its signature color:
  1.  silver for Hollywood Playboy
  2.  blue for Malibu Playboy
  3.  orange for Miami Playboy
  4.  red for Vegas Playboy
  5.  aqua blue for Ibiza Playboy.
The juice in each bottle is tinted with its corresponding color, creating a stunning, eye-catching effect. Men wearing these Playboy fragrances demand to be noticed.
The bottles are packaged in cool metallic black boxes with the iconic Playboy Rabbit Head embossed in black and surrounded by the individual color of each fragrance. The top of each box is finished in its own color for maximum impact. Inside each box, each variant unveils its unique Bunny silhouette, echoing the bottle.
The Playboy fragrance range also includes five new body sprays. Statements in modern masculine style, these sleek cylindrical bottles have an innovative asymmetrical shaped cap imprinted with a Rabbit Head. Predominantly black, each body spray is decorated with the Rabbit Head logo, highlighted in its signature color. Next to each actuator the logo “Press To Play” is featured. The result is contemporary, sophisticated, playful and truly striking – the perfect blend for any man.
PLAYBOY FRAGRANCES

The stylish Playboy fragrances capture the essence of four sophisticated and contemporary city lifestyles: Hollywood Playboy, Malibu Playboy, Miami Playboy, Vegas Playboy and Ibiza Playboy. Party time is only one spray away.

Beautiful women, fast cars, luxury villas. What guy doesn’t dream of the Playboy lifestyle? Hugh Hefner needn’t be the only one to have all the fun. Now, party time is only a spray away with the launch of five irresistible new fragrances ...from the iconic Playboy brand. Just press to play.
Whether you aspire to suave and sophisticated or cool and edgy, there’s a sexy fragrance to meet your personal style. Choose from Hollywood Playboy, Malibu Playboy, Miami Playboy, Vegas Playboy and Ibiza Playboy, all available in all leading supermarkets and personal care stores nationwide. Each distinctive contemporary fragrance captures the essence of the glamorous lifestyle in some of the world’s hottest cities.
The life and soul of any party, the guy who wears Playboy fragrance is successful, stylish and charismatic with the luxury lifestyle and tech toys to match. Now you can be the guy with the skills to get the cash, the car and the girl. Select the Playboy fragrance that matches your inner attitude and give your confidence a boost.
Ready to party? Select your secret weapon: one of Playboy’s four captivating new fragrances and press to play. Then it’s time to check your reflection, turn on the charm and make your entrance. Welcome to the new guy in town.



IBIZA PLAYBOY ---- Sexy, free-spirited, the guy that wears Ibiza Playboy lives life to the fullest & relaxes and enjoys whenever it is possible. For him life is a never-ending party, you will see him in crazy, exclusive parties from morning till dawn in a yacht or in a club and always surrounded... by beautiful women.

The Ibiza Playboy fragrance evokes the intoxicating appeal of the island where pleasure rules. This fresh fougere fragrance opens with the invigorating head notes of citrus, kiwi and water fruits, giving an immediate flash of freshness. ...An exquisite bouquet of lavender, tarragon and green leaves at the heart creates a distinctive air of elegance. The black tea, nutmeg, beech and suede add sensuous tones for a striking signature that’s as brand new and all night party freshness.


VEGAS PLAYBOY ---- Vegas Playboy. A high rolling daredevil, the guy that wears Vegas Playboy lives life on the edge and to excess. Always dressed with panache, his life is all about limos and private jets, casinos and exclusive parties. A risk-taker, he’s attracted to the wilder side of life wh...ether it be gambling or mysterious women.

The Vegas Playboy fragrance echoes the Vegas guy’s decadent, thrill-seeking lifestyle. This oriental fougere opens with the mouth-watering head notes of apple, basil and tea, giving an immediate flash of freshness. An exquisite bouquet of lavender, jasmine and geranium at the heart creates a distinctive air of elegance. The woody, earthy base notes of musk, vanilla, tonka and georgywood add sensuous tones for a striking signature that’s as dynamic and exciting as its inspiration.



MIAMI PLAYBOY ---- Miami Playboy The man who wears Miami Playboy is suave, seductive and sexy. Check out his modern waterfront house, super-sleek yacht and flashy sports car. No wonder he is a hit with the ladies. Find him hanging out at South Beach’s hippest poolside bars or dancing to the co...olest DJs. The party never stops for this pleasure-seeker.

Miami Playboy is an irresistible, fresh, woody fragrance encapsulating a passion for life. It leads with a sparkling combination of bergamot, leafy green, apple and ozone that energizes and awakens the senses. The rich heart of rosewood, ...cyclamen and jasmine creates an intense experience that intoxicates and enthralls. Whilst the warm, tactile base notes of musk, amber and cedar wood capture the magnetic and compelling charm of this guy.


MALIBU PLAYBOY --- Malibu PlayboyLife is one long beach party for the effortlessly cool, tanned and athletic guy who wears the Malibu Playboy fragrance. If he’s not surfing or chilling out by the pool, he’s cruising the waterfront in his SUV. Admired for his clean, casual sense of style, he’...s never without his two favorite accessories: designer sunglasses and a beautiful babe.

The Malibu Playboy fragrance’s crisp aromatic scent evokes the energy of the ocean. It kicks off with the invigorating notes of tangy citrus, apple, mint, leafy green and verbena mixed with a spicy dash of distinctive neroli, creating a clean, light freshness. The fragrance builds to a floral heart of jasmine and iris with a touch of lemony coriander and smooth, woody cedar. Mellow undertones of musk, tonka, sandalwood and cashmere complete the sensation, delivering a heady mix of vibrancy and sensuality.


HOLLYWOOD PLAYBOY --- Smooth and sophisticated, the man wearing Hollywood Playboy is in the scene and out to be seen. Spot him on the red carpet or at an exclusive LA party with a rich socialite hanging off his arm. Or join the party at his house in the Hollywood Hills with the vintage Corvett...e convertible parked in the driveway.

Hollywood Playboy is an oriental woody fragrance that perfectly captures the essence of a dazzling world of celebrity and glamour. It opens with the tantalizing citrus head notes of mandarin, thyme, bergamot and elemi to deliver a vibrant ...freshness. At the heart, lavender, rosewood and jasmine unite with cedar wood to give a subtly floral yet masculine elegance. The fragrance then settles on the warm base notes of vetiver, musk, warm amber, vanilla and sandalwood, creating a smooth, seductive experience.


Remember PLAYBOY FRAGRANCES: Mocha Girls Choice so buy now.

PRICES:
Eau de Toilette 50 ml, P495.00
Body Spray 150 ml, P199.75



Playboy Fragrances are now available at Watsons and at the Beauty sections of SM Department Stores nationwide.


RAINY DAYS GIVEAWAY: FREE BREAKFAST MAGAZINE


RAINY DAYS GIVEAWAY: FREE BREAKFAST MAGAZINE 

Join and win!
Travel on a Shoestring is giving away Two (2) free subscriptions for six months each to Breakfast Magazine.

Look how nice the magazine is!
 

The texture, content and every page of Breakfast Magazine have substance.

I always admire these young ladies behind Breakfast Magazine especially Alexis (2nd from the left on the picture below). She has already accomplished more than what many people twice her age had accomplished.

Imagine at such a young age. (Yes, she is 20 years old), she is already the Breakfast Magazine's Editor-in-Chief. Keep rocking, Alexis!
For our rainy days giveaway, we will have Two (2) [yes, not one(1) but Two(2) winners of six-months subscription each to Breakfast Magazine! Yehey!

This is for Philippine residents only.

Please Note that it is mandatory to follow each of the tasks in the Rafflecopter. Please carefully follow the instructions stated at the rafflecopter. Failure to comply will lead to forfeiture of your prizes. The winner will be selected at random from all entries received.Should this forfeiture occur, a new winner will be selected based on the contest criteria as stated above.

Good luck everyone! Kindly wait for the rafflecopter to load...


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