Sunday, January 22, 2017

Feel The Love Again The OPM Kind Of Way This Valentines Day #LoveThrowback2

Nothing Beats The Classics.
What comes to my mind whenever I hear the word "OPM, or Original Pinoy Music" Actually, my mind froze and it's my heart that has something to say. This is the type of genre where Pinoy's gets to relate in almost every song there is. Maybe because Pinoy song writers were more expressive, hopeless romantic, matiisin, and madalas masaktan kind of feeling that they translated into a song. or a melody. Plus, for me, decades ago, songs were more felt from the heart and has more meaning kaya sapol hanggang buto ang mga broken hearted or inaLOVEbabong mga tao. And knowing our fellow country men, We Love To Sing (although mostly were not good at it :P)

Throwback Feels
Now that panahon ng pag-ibig is near, How about a chance to feel those moments again? Relive the melodies that once broke your heart, the songs that help you get through it, giving you hope. And for sure there is this song that made you feel your ready to fall in love again. 


OPM All Stars
Clips from the #LoveThrowback2 Presscon

On February 14, Valentines Day, a concert titled #LoveThrowback2 is set to happen with the country's top OPM singers. Bringing the 90's Kilabot ng Kolehiyala - Ariel Rivera, The Original Kilabot ng Kolehiyala - Hajji Alejandro, Former SideA frontman Joey Generoso, Star-in-a-Million finalist - Christian Baustista, Diamond Soul Siren - Nina and Jinky Vidal of Freestyle all together for a night of Timeless OPM love song hits.




Now on it's second run, #LoveThrowback2 celebrates OPM songs that touched the hearts of many. Nothing invokes passion and heartache more that Filipino Ballads that tell of love, loss, acceptance, and taking another chance. 

Flat Center: P5,000 |  Flat Left/Right P4,000 
Level2 Center/Left/Right: 4,000 | Level2 Left/Right Side P3,000
Level3 Center/Left/Right P3,000 | Level3 Left/Right Side P2,000
Balcony P1,500 | Gallery P750

Celebrate the passion of OPM the Vday at #LoveThrowback2
For tickets: TicketWorld - 891.9999 | TicketNet - 911.5555 | SM Tickets - 470.2222
For more details check them out at facebook | instagram | twitter
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Saturday, January 21, 2017

Chan Lim Beyond Brush Strokes Art Exhibit

CHAN LIM Family of Artists and Students


Chan Lim and his family were so into arts for close to 5 decades. Today, three generations of Chan Li artists who use a wide variety of media,, styles and techniques to incorporate Western into Eastern art.  The family continues to get involved in the arts by actively developing and promoting Chines brush painting in the Philippines and abroad. Also, the family is supporting several organizations that focuses on environmental sustainability.


Robin Padilla

Chan Lim - The family patriarch's passion  lies in Oil and Watercolor.  While most of his art are on canvas he has forayed into other media such as porcelain plates, Asian lanterns and fans to infuse Western techniques into the traditional eastern art.  While the Lim siblings Alex, Felix, Roles and Jolex are all engineers by profession and are currently into leadership positions with multinational companies.  Bound by their passion for the arts, the Chan Lim family of Artists has conducted numerous art classes, workshops, seminars, and on-the-spot painting demonstrations.

Art Workshop
Joining several art exhibits locally and internationally.  The elder Chan Lims have successfully nurtured the artistic talents of the third generation.  The younger brood enjoys experimenting with different types of media, along with modern digital techniques, and incorporates these into Chinese art.

This 2017 Mr. Chan Lim is celebrating his life. His 80th birthday, a very auspicious milestone in the Chinese culture.  All the art exhibits during the year will be highlighting this event.  Eight of the exhibits will be specially-themed to celebrate the felicitous family event.


The Chan Lim family is one of the few remaining notable Chines brush painting artists in the country today, and  is sought after in this field.  Art classes are conducted in the family studio located in Pasig City.  Their paintings can be found in private collections here and abroad.


You may email them at chanlim@yahoo.com or view their artworks at their website.

In celebrating the Chinese New Year this 2017, the Chan Lim Family of Artists and Students prepared more than 300 artworks done in porcelain plates, scroll & oil paintings.  The exhibit is participated by 43 talented artists and will be held from January 15 to February 12 at The Block Atrium of SM City North EDSA.

Witness the majestic exhibit and take part in celebrating a prosperous year ahead!

A short video clip from the event. Please watch this (^.^,)
Website:  www.chanlim.com | Facebook: /ChanLimFamilyof Artists

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Friday, January 20, 2017

Goldilocks Cakes: Making Your Valentines Day Extra Special


LOVE NEVER TASTED THIS SWEET!


I can almost taste it, Feb-Ibig month is near! Can't help but be more kilig whenever I thought about this occasion. February for me is hearts day, It should be celebrated with the people we love and care for. Also, a time to spread the love, care, and sweetness to other people. So that they will also felt that they are loved. 

Valentines should be spent with love, care, laughter and sweetness and with this, why not gave something sweet from the country's no.1 bakeshop - Goldilocks.

Goldilocks is introducing three brand new limited edition cakes for Valentine festivities that will surely be loved by everyone.

The Strawberry Delight Cake for P540, This tastes even better than it sounds. Rich vanilla chiffon cake topped with scrumptious strawberry cream cheese frosting perfect for celebrating with your loved ones and families. 

My Cupcake Heart for P450, is an adorable heart-shaped cake adorned with cupcake roses and garnished with fluffy marshmallow icing. 

To complete the beautiful Valentine cake edition is the Bunch of Blooms for P750, a mouth watering vanilla cake topped with 13 elegant cupcake flowers.

The sweet surprise from Goldilocks doesn't end there yet because they are bringing back its seasonal favorite, Choco Lollipops (P25). These chocolate lollipops come in vibrant reds and pinks with sweet messages and sayings.

Any of these sweet treats will be the perfect centerpiece for any Valentines celebration, and will surely make your Valentines season even sweeter. Follow your heart and head over to your nearest Goldilocks Bakeshop now, or join the conversation through GoldilocksPH at Facebook and Twitter 

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Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Staycation with the kids at Serenity Suites


I was feelin' a bit guilty for all those broken promises to my kids about making plans for hitting the beach or even waterparks man lang. But having an unpredictable schedule, or travel funds spent into something else or this: there's always, always something that came up which leads me to thinking that the more "planned" the gala is the more it won't push through. kidding aside but admit it, this make sense and sometimes true that unplanned trips pushed through more often than the scheduled ones :P

So for the "bayad-utang" to my broken promises, we book an instant staycation to a hotel near our place. The Best Western Antel Hotel in Makati now known as the A.Venue Hotel. We book our stay through an online booking site that upon my research has the cheapest deal ever. You know me I'm so kuripot and wants the bestest offer my money can get. 


Upon checking in, the receptionist told us that we will be staying at the Serenity tower. Best Western Antel Plus / A.Venue Hotel has 3 towers pala. 

The A.Venue Suites, your Oriental suites connecting you to Asian culture with quick access to our fitness center, indoor pool. Antel Spa Suites is your Western monochromatic themed suites that offers quick access to our premium and personalized services of Toccare Spa, fitness center, and various boutique shops. And the Serentiy Suites reflects a modern pop culture that reflects sleek and stylish interiors that provides similar access to the full amenities of the hotel.

Serenity Suites here we go. 
1 Bedroom Unit with Living and Dining Room 
Price: Php3950.00 
 + Php2000.00 Security Deposit to be claimed after checking out.

Living Room

First Impression: My Kids, they love that hot pink chair that turns into a bed. I think they stayed there most of the time and instantly became their favorite spot. well, of course aside from the kiddie pool ha. Look oh, nagbihis agad. out fits pa lang swimming na swimming na :P As for me, the place looks neat and comfy. I wished for a bigger tv though haha ang KJ ko lang ba at TV lang bet ko?



Room Amenities
Kitchen: Mini Ref, Coffee and Tea kits, Microwave Oven, Complimentary bottled water, 
Personal Care: Toiletries, Towels and Bath Robes and Bedroom Slippers
Others: Wifi connectivity, Cable TV, Work table.

 Kitchen Area

Contents of the Mini Ref

Here's how our one bedroom unit looks like. 


  

Stylish Comfort Room


Toiletries

 Bedroom


What more can I say?
A.Venue Hotel's Swimming Pool is one of the best pools I saw around metro manila. It's so inviting and huge. One more thing I look forward about staycation is their bed. A big comfy bed with fluffy pillows and fresh cozy blankets for a good night sleep. Relaxation at its finest and Serenity suites delivered it.
A Short Video Clip of My Baby Bunso at The Kiddie Pool


In this part, get to know more about The Serenity Suites.
Serenity Suites reflect our modern pop culture that reflects sleek and stylish interiors that provide similar access to the full amenities of the hotel.
Building Features
37-storey high-rise building. 3 basement guest parking levels for the hotel 
3 podium parking levels for the residential. Beamless and column-free floor layout. 

3-high speed passenger elevators and 1 service elevator. 
Full backup power for the hotel - Back-up power for residential. 
Security Cameras in key common areas and Fire alarm and sprinkler system

Individual power and water meter, and also mailbox with keys.
Underground water cistern and overhead water tank.
5 chamber sewage treatment plant for waste water treatment


Building Amenities 
Sky Infinity Pool. Resort Spa Pool/ Kiddie Pool
Fitness Center using Life Fitness equipment. Tocarre Spa and Massage
Commercial Arcade. Business Center
Coffee Shop and Restaurant. Lobby Lounge Café
Garden Ballroom. Function Rooms
Formal Reception and impressive high-ceiling Grand Lobby

Hotel Services
24 hour security - 24 hour Room service -  Housekeeping service - Concierge service  
Car rental service - Banquet service - In-room massage service - In-building Clinic
Professional maintenance service - Professional leasing service 

Unit Features
HOTEL SUITES and  FULL-SERVICE RESIDENTIAL SUITES 
Studio • 1 Bedrooms • 2 Bedrooms

Hotel Suites: Antel provides a unique opportunity to be part of the growing hotel industry by allowing discerning buyers to invest in professionally managed and maintained hotel units minus the hassles and worries. Units are delivered complete with hotel standard furniture, fixtures, and equipment (FFE). For the first five years, units are automatically enrolled under the Rental Pool Program, where its owners will receive income based on GROSS REVENUE released every two months. It’s risk-free!

Full-Service Residential Suites:  Units are well designed and space planned, bundled with 24/7 access to convenience and luxury of an upscale hotel, complete with full amenities and services. Units are delivered complete and ready to accept furniture, fixtures and equipment. The unique feature of the unit is that it uses beamless and column-free layout using cast-in-place concrete that makes the unit virtually sound-proof, fire-proof and earthquake resistant.

Our staycation experience won't be complete with our "baby bunso" doing this....

And I bet your kids do this too! Or even you??? 

Ending this post with the view from our window (^.^,) geenighty!


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Where to Shop For Fashionable Outfits for Expectant Moms?


Back in the day, maternity clothes are just plain and simple dresses. Nothing fancy and If I must say it kinda look dull. As a young mom, I don't like wearing the usual maternity dress. I kinda feel off and panget wearing those or maybe it's just those hormones kicking in. What I usually wear were stretchable tops and legging and that's it. 

But the fashion trend now is sooooo awesome that even preggies can wear fashionable outfits and flaunt it.
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Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Enrique Gil's Secret To Great Hair Styles #EasyStyleEasyWash

Grips, a brand of hair styling products for men officially launched its brand and introduced Enrique as its Celebrity Product Endorser.
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Monday, January 09, 2017

A sparkly-white toilet doesn’t guarantee that its germ free. Use Domex!


Mommy Duties 
As a mom who wants only the best for their kids (I  know we all are) we want to keep them safe, healthy and be the best they can be. It’s us, a parents duty, to educate our inklings on how to behave properly, being courteous, brave and even being strong, also proper hygiene and taking care of themselves.

Having 3 makulit, medyo pasaway but adorable and sweet kids, I know everything inside our home must be germ-free to lessen their chances of getting sick. My kids and I have a weak and sensitive tummy and with these, I know I have to raise the already a bit high standards of mine in making our home squeaky-clean and of course free from germs routine.

A sparkly-white toilet doesn’t guarantee that it’s germ-free.
It has been discovered that proper toilet cleaning is one of the topics that is often taken for granted in the house. And don’t be fooled by the sparkly-clean toilets for it can be loaded with tons of germs and bacteria. YIKES!!!

World Toilet Day
Last November 19, 2017, World Toilet Day was celebrated. Domex focused its research on understanding more about the state of toilet sanitation in the country. Surprisingly, they have discovered that 443 million school days – equivalent to one month of school for every child are missed due to the diseases caused by unsanitary toilets.

One Million Clean Toilet Campaign
With this learning, Domex is more dedicated for fighting disease through their partnerships with Maxicare, Philippine Public Health Association, and UNICEF. Actively participating for the past 3 years in the One Million Clean Toilets Movement, where they pledged to education 1 million individuals on what proper toilet cleaning really is.

This year, Domex is aiming to dig deeper, targeting moms in order to inspire them in leading the change for clean toilets wanting to emphasize the belief that everything including proper sanitation-starts at home 

We should not be at ease by a toilet that smells nice and may look free of visible dirt. For this doesn’t guarantee that it is germ-free. Unfortunately, some parents are unaware that even if it doesn’t look it, their toilets contain bacteria that may cause diseases like flu, diarrhea, gut infections, and eye infections such as conjunctivitis.

The Philippine Public Health Association has stated that there are numbers of germs found in toilets that were supposedly clean-looking.  They mentioned that in order to stay clear of germs that may potentially place a child in danger, a toilet bleach that thoroughly cleans germs is an essential to keep around the house.

Mommy Check List
Mommies head up!
Here are  some of the factors to consider in choosing the right cleaning agent for our toilets at home

*Effectively kills germs in an instant.
*Effective Contact time
*And reaches deep-seated dirt and can cover hard to reach areas of a toilet bowl.


It's gotta be DOMEX!
Being the perfect candidate: allow me to enumerate:

*Kills wide-range of germs such as various fungi, bacteria, and viruses. 
*Being 10 time thicker than thin laundry bleach, it lasts after 7 flushes, unlike bleach that can only last after 2 flushes. 
*Domex makes sure to target hard to reach areas in the toilet with its specially designed applicator spout and squeezable bottle.


 Effectively kills germs, 10x thicker than thin laundry bleach, can reach deep-seated molds and dirt and can cover hard to reach sections of a toilet bowl.

One Million Clean Toilets Movement

Definitely Approved by  Moms!
  
Moms lets make it work, hand in hand in this effort with Domex. Surely, this will spark an awareness around households in the Philippines, helping protect families we love away from harm and will soon achieve the goal of One Million Clean Toilets.
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Friday, January 06, 2017

The World's First Curved Screen Gaming Laptop: Acer's "The Predator 21 X"

Acer's Highly-Anticipated Predator 21 X Gaming Laptop, Featuring the World's First Curved Screen Notebook, Shipping This Quarter


January 3rd 2017, Acer announced the availability of its highly anticipated Predator 21 X gaming laptop in Las Vegas. Being the world’s first curved screen notebook that features Windows 10 and designed for ultimate gaming enthusiasts who only want nothing but the best. The Predator 21 X is advanced beyond anything on the market today.
As the world’s first notebook to offer a curved 21-inch IPS display (2560 x 1080 resolution with a 120Hz refresh rate), it delivers a truly immersive gaming experience, especially when combined with the notebook’s eye-tracking technology from Tobii. Taking PC gaming immersion to new depths, eye tracking lets gamers identify enemies, aim and take cover simply by gazing at objects on the screen in over 45 titles like Elite DangerousDeus Ex: Mankind Divided and WATCH_DOGS 2. The curved screen also features NVIDIA® G-SYNC technology, ensuring smooth and sharp gameplay.
Beneath the notebook’s curved hood lies a powerful engine just waiting to be unleashed. The Predator 21 X (GX21-71) features dual NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1080 graphic cards in SLI and an overclockable 7th Generation Intel® Core i7-7820HK processor for ultimate performance and responsiveness.


Supporting all this power is 64GB of DDR4-2400 memory, up to four 512GB solid state drives in RAID 0 configuration (including 2 NVMe PCIe SSDs, which are up to 5x faster than SATA SSDs) and a 7200 RPM hard drive of 1TB capacity. In addition, Killer DoubleShot Pro automatically picks the fastest network connection (Ethernet or wireless) and sends all high priority traffic over that interface while standard traffic is sent over the other. This ensures the highest priority traffic will always be put on the fastest and most reliable link. Thunderbolt 3 brings Thunderbolt to USB-C at speeds up to 40 Gbps.
Dissipating excess heat effectively for uninterrupted performance during intense gaming sessions, the notebook also features an advanced cooling architecture consisting of 5 system fans (including 3 ultra-thin AeroBlade metal fans) and 9 heat pipes. It also includes Acer DustDefender, which removes dust build-up and improves heat dissipation, and Acer’s CoolBoost app, that can be used to adjust the fans’ airflow to deliver extra cooling performance during heavy use.
Its full-sized mechanical keyboard features Cherry® MX Brown switches, with individually programmable backlit keys, offering 16.7 million color options. Customers can swap out the black W, A, S and D keys with teal ones, using the included accessory kit. A unique numeric keypad allows it to be flipped over and turned into a Precision Touchpad.
Making the action come to life, the Predator 21 X features a new 3-way (tweeter, midrange, woofer) audio design which produces Hi-Fi quality sound and is powered by 4 speakers (2 tweeters, 2 midrange) and 2 subwoofers to produce a full spectrum of sound.
The Predator 21 X works with Windows Hello, supporting secure and password-free sign-in by recognizing your face. Skype for Business Certification ensures people can communicate with crisp and lag-free quality, and also allows for clearer, higher quality audio and a great Cortana with Voice experience on Windows 10.
Preloaded Acer PredatorSense software allows users to control and customize the whole gaming experience from one central interface, including overclocking, lighting and fan control. In addition, the included Xsplit Gamecaster software makes it easy for gamers to record and edit videos and live streaming on Twitch and Youtube channels.
Located just above the keyboard on the right side is a metal maintenance panel which provides access to the RAM modules and one 2.5-inch hard drive. The notebook ships with a blue dragon graphic on the panel, or it can be customized with a combination of graphics, nation flags and name engravings. In addition, the first 300 notebooks will include a limited edition series number on the panel.
For safe transport and storage, each Predator 21 X ships with a custom ultra-durable hard-shell carrying case which securely stores the notebook and accessories.
Loaded with high-end features and technology, the Predator 21 X is the de facto dream machine for ultimate gaming enthusiasts.
  • The Acer Predator 21 X is the world’s first notebook with a curved screen and integrates eye-tracking technology for an even more immersive user experience
  • The Predator 21 X features the latest 7th Generation Intel® Core™ i7 processor, 5 cooling fans and dual NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1080 GPUs in SLI for unmatched graphics performance
  • Making each Predator 21 X unique, Acer lets customers add a design, flag and laser engraved name to the notebook’s maintenance panel
  • Acer also updated its high-performance Predator 17 X gaming notebook with the powerful 7th Gen Intel Core i7 processor and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 GPU

Predator 17 X Gets an Upgrade with Higher Performing CPU and GPU
The Acer Predator 17 X gaming notebook also received both a CPU and GPU upgrade, and will now include models with a 7th Generation Intel Core i7-7820HK processor and an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 GPU with 8G GDDR5X video memory. Featuring overclocking, desktop grade components, a custom triple-fan cooling system with front air intake and a server-class vapor chamber, it is ideal for the most demanding games and running virtual reality (VR) devices. It’s overclocking lets gamers experience turbo speeds[i] of up to 4.3GHz for the CPU; up to 1732MHz for the GPU; and up to 5.4GHz for VRAM. Immersive game play is delivered with buttery smooth visuals via the notebook’s 17.3-inch G-SYNC Full HD IPS (1920 x 1080) or UHD IPS (4K 3840 x 2160) display.
The Predator 17 X (GX-792) is also configured with an overclockable 7th Generation Intel Core i7-7820HK  processor, up to 64GB of DDR4-2400 memory and an enterprise level NVMe PCIe solid state drive[ii] or three-SATA-SSD RAID 0 array for immense data transfer speeds. It features a Precision Touchpad supporting Windows 10 gestures, and also Skype for Business certification for crystal-clear audio communications.
Price and Availability
The Predator 21 X will be available in North America in February with prices starting at $8,999; and in EMEA in February with prices starting at €9,999.
The refreshed Predator 17 X will be available in the North America in January with prices starting at $2,599; in EMEA in January with prices starting at €2,999; and in China in February with prices starting at ¥39,999.
For specifications, prices, and availability will vary by region. To learn more about availability, product specifications and prices in specific markets, please contact your nearest Acer office via www.acer.com.
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Thursday, January 05, 2017

What with eGetinnz.com?

eGetinnz: The newest accommodation rental booking site!

A new accommodation booking site hits the web and offers more than its counterparts.

Get Closer to the World. TRAVEL FOR BUSINESS OR PLEASURE. TRAVEL AND BE AT HOME

With travel being amongst the top industries it’s no wonder that there have been many services to pop up. eGetinnz joins the fray but with a unique take not only offering travel booking and vacation rental but being an all in one portal for your travel desires.

There are accommodations that can suit your needs in almost any place of your choosing. Be it by a beach, the outdoors, on a waterfront, in the city or in the country, eGetinnz gives you affordable stay options.

The best way to immerse yourself in any place you travel is to live amongst the local folks.  What better way than to stay in a local home.

Vacation rentals are cost effective allowing you to pay for only a fraction of the cost you would have spent at a hotel. You won’t have to miss those creature comforts when you’re traveling.

eGetinnz also provides you a guide of recommended places from attractions to dining options. Discover what the city offers with our suggestions.

Visit eGetinnz at http://www.egetinnz.com/ to start your journey. Create an account as a guest or host and navigate through our site with ease. Be assured of verified reservations, unlimited access to your rentals and privacy through our protected payment gateways.


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