The moment I realized I was pregnant, one of the things I was so excited to do was to shop for the...
They’re stars and matinee idols in their own right, but put them all together to perform fun...
During pre-colonial times, a traditional Filipino wedding lasted for three days. It culminated with...
Planning for my wedding in 2005 was one of the most exciting, challenging and meticulous tasks I...
Ang sumusunod ay ang mga basic requirements na hinihingi at the start of the school year. Kung ilan...
In this age of shampoo commercials featuring digitally-animated hair, it has become a mortal sin to...

 

As every version is based on the same plot, the storyline is similar: a girl-next-door gets herself tangled up in a relationship with a rich and stubborn boy, and her life takes a turn as she gets involved with him and his friends, or F4.

There are nuanced difference,...

I write you this letter with tears in my eyes and as if steel fingers are
crushing my heart because I wanted so much to be with you as you celebrate
your legal emancipation. Now that you have come of age, my love, a voice
tells me that I am no longer young and suddenly, I...

When Kris Allen was declared the new American Idol tonight, I cried. Ok, exag yun. I was teary-eyed. He may be inconsistent during the season's span, but his performances always move me. May sincerity kasi. Parang his heart reaches out to his audience, hindi pang-perform lang.

Isang preschool teacher si Lara (Alonzo) na namatayan ng almost perfect na asawa, si Oliver (Ramsay). Limang buwan pa lamang silang kasal nang bawian ng buhay si Oliver dahil sa aneurysm. Seven months after his death, hirap pa ring maka-move on si Lara. Sa pagkamatay ni Oliver, may mga naiwang...

Found this on yahoo today. Must admit, I''m always clueless when it comes to resume writing. And even though my line of expertise and the jobs I''ve held in the past rarely require me to submit a resume, panic still overwhelms me each time I am asked to submit one. Anyway,...

We recently hired a new yaya. She’s quite young. In fact, she just graduated from elementary a year ago. Habang nagpapakwento ako sa kanya ng buhay niya, I learned that she graduated with honors. Sa mga pagkakataong iniiwan ko ang anak ko sa kanya, I hear her reading books to my child. At...

During pre-colonial times, a traditional Filipino wedding lasted for three days. It culminated with a babaylan or priest pricking the chests of both bride and groom to draw a little blood, then asking the couple to drink their blood mixed with water. As the Philippines became a predominantly...

Whether you plan on having a civil or a church wedding, the Marriage License is a requirement in getting married in the Philippines. Application for the license can be secured at the local Civil Registry from the city, town or municipality where either the bride or groom resides. Your personal...

Planning for my wedding in 2005 was one of the most exciting, challenging and meticulous tasks I’ve ever accomplished. I didn’t realize just how much needs to be done until I started reading on “wedding preps” two days after my then fiancé proposed to me. It was a...

Hurricane Katrina poured 250 millimeters of rain over New Orleans in 2005 with catastrophic results… but compare this to Typhoon Ondoy (international code name: Ketsana), which dumped a record 455 millimeters of rain in Quezon City over a 24-hour period.  As a result, a large portion...

The articles that they are saying that they say that needs to be change are the ones regarding economy. I say that they are just bluffing if one would think properly he would come up to the conclusion that they would only change articles in our constitution that they would be able to gain...

Help your hardware last longer and make sure your software runs more efficiently using these great tips.

1.  Uninstall any programs that you do not use any more to clear up hard disk space.  Do not delete any program you do not recognize because this might be a program or...

1) Prepare your own Typhoon Survival Kit such as this one: How to prepare a typhoon survival kit

2)  Make sure that your car’s gas tank is filled in case you need to use it to evacuate from your home.

3) Close all doors and windows.  As much as possible, stay...

Whenever our relatives from abroad visit the Philippines, it’s always a sure thing they have pasalubongs for us. In return, we want to give them something to bring with them once they go back to their “second home.” Through the years, they’ve come to look forward to the...

 

When you're on a mission to get back in shape, it is as much a challenge to continue doing your exercise routine as it is to follow your new diet plan.  Most people find it easier to be “good” at meal times than the time in between.  Snacking in theory isn...

 

If you’ve been to Robinson’s Galleria recently and passed by the third floor, you surely didn’t miss the 800- square meter store that’s all about unique and funky products from Japan. And everything at P85!

Called Saizen, the authentic 100-yen shop in...

1. Keep the camera out of extreme heat/cold and direct sunlight.  Do not use it in extremely humid or dusty environments.

2. Do not point the camera at strong light sources for a prolonged time to avoid ruining the sensor.

3. Turn off the camera before...

Pinoys who can’t afford to experience a continental winter, or are simply unable to travel.

Operated by Malaysian entrepreneur Thomas Choong, Snow World boasts of a 68-meter slide and also counts among its attractions the marvelous ice carvings by World Ice...

 

I am sad to announce that my sister has ceased to be Filipino. Walang tabo sa banyo niya. I do not know how I will survive three more weeks living this way.

Our reunion was touching and surprising.  As soon as I stepped out of the airport's doors, there was my...

My sister and I had a mini-crisis two days before her wedding, and it was all because of five guys I've loved since I was a little kolehiyala girl. She left the TV on while we were packing some of her wedding paraphernalia, and by chance, we caught Jordan, Joe, Jon, Donnie and Danny on Regis...

 

Expected were the sleepless nights, and the baby sharing our family bed, and the change in shopping priorities and the endless diaper change and the date nights to be minimized. But the unexpected are the ones that really, totally are taking a toll on me now. Emotionally,...