Last week, I had the pleasure of attending Manila FAME. I was excited because as a blogger, they let me in as media and I was able to take pictures of the beautiful things that caught my eye so I can . . .
Last night I attended the opening of Design Story in Uptown Mall BGC. I usually avoid going out during rush hour... but seeing one my favorite design brands being launched in Manila is one of the few . . .
When we would travel from the Philippines to Jakarta and back (we were posted in Jakarta for 4 years), we would take budget airlines Cebu Pacific because we can buy up to 45 Kilograms of weight per . . .
One thing that I haven't been able to live without since getting posted to Jakarta is Allercon Dust Mite Spray. It is regularly sprayed on our bed every few days and I bring a small bottle of it . . .
I've meant to write this post for a while. Guess what we usually ask our Filipino friends to bring us when they come to visit us in Jakarta? Everything can be found in a supermarket like Rustans . . .
As a diplomat's wife, I attended many receptions and parties. There are many times when I have to wear a Filipiniana gown or party dress and high heels. These receptions are usually cocktail-style so . . .
My husband received a neat gift from a pinoy in Jakarta lately. Thanks Jeff ! I love muscovado sugar with my coffee! And also loving how this resurgence in interest in healthy natural living in . . .
You would never believe what my most popular blog post is (most number of hits) - aside from "Sergio Ramos' Girlfriend" that is. It's my post on FINO leatherware! People from all over the world are . . .
I am making this list for friends who are visiting or moving to Manila. If you are going to Manila to visit for a few days I hope this helps you decide where to go for shopping and where to eat. . . .
One of the things I noticed in the recent dinner party we hosted was that I didn't know where to place the serving spoons while the lids on the different dishes were on (to keep them warm). I . . .
I was getting hungry while waiting for our domestic flight to depart in NAIA 3 so we went to the convenience store to buy a snack when these colorful mini-Jeepney carts caught my eye! To my delight . . .
We always get the coolest travel related gifts from my friend Christine and last Christmas was no different! She gave us this super cool Travel Essentials Flight Organizer that is absolutely amazing! . . .
I first found the idea of a travel charger kit from 101 Grams of Eye Candy. I also check out the ones from Chuvaness and Daphne O. So when I found myself in MakeRoom Bonifacio Highstreet, it was the . . .
When I am in Manila I already have go-to brands and stores. Jakarta is a very brand conscious city and it can be unnerving for someone like me, who never used to be into brands. Check em out after . . .
As I was walking towards the Fino store in Powerplant Mall Rockwell, I discovered a new store that reminded me of another favorite of mine (FIRMA). The new store is called CURA V and it basically . . .
After having lunch with OC Mom in Manila and (eye)candy at Chelsea in Serendra, I went with OC Mom to EchoStore where she was hoping to get refills for her Messy Bessy cleaners. I love that we have . . .
Just received an invitation from my friend Mutya Laxa Buensuceso, owner and creative force behind the uber chic baby line SPINKIE and TULLERIE, to this open house event on November 3. Perfect! I am . . .
OMG I've exciting news to all lovers of amazing interior design! PLC107 is having it's annual sale this weekend! This only happens but once a year when the Camerich showroom pieces go for up to 50% . . .
I first heard of the PocketBac hand sanitizer from Bath and Body Works when some girlfriends from Manila came over to Jakarta and Bali for a vacay. Each of them had one in different scents and colors . . .
Another shop I must visit when I am in the Philippines is FINO. I love their gorgeous leather and the amazing quality of their products! They provide a lifetime warranty for their leather, which tells . . .