Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Experiencing More with Friso Four!

        It’s been a roller coaster of experiences and emotions since I gave birth. I think I may have experienced some post-partum during the first few weeks, at the same time I made sure that I tried doing what I could for myself. I didn’t want to ask for help. When I finally put infant Rain to sleep, I would be the one to clean her bottles, fix other stuff, and by the time I was all set to sleep, she would be awake. Rain is my first and currently my only child. And even when I just gave birth to her, my mind was (and still is) dreadfully racing towards the day when she would go out to the real world on her own. Call me possessive. But I just basically want to physically be there with her every step of the way as long as I still can, and as long as she will allow me to.

Sunday, February 5, 2017

Chef Donita Rose shares her Jolly Heart Mate recipes at the Sinulog Festival 2017

More than just a beautiful talented actress, Donita Rose actually has a passion for cooking. And together with Jolly Heart Mate Canola Oil, they share their love for whipping up delicious and healthy recipes that every age will enjoy! And while you all may know that (to quote Monica from FRIENDS) I have "the cooking skills of a hot day" like Rachel Green, I will just share this informative article from Jolly Heart Mate! And then a delicious recipe by Donita Rose herself! 


Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Dreamworks Trolls Craze!

I'm not even going to pretend that only Rain loves Dreamworks Trolls. I really like it as well. Okay, fine. I love it.  Aside from the super cute variety of Trolls hair, I really love the songs, I love how the animation was made, and honestly, one of the biggest factors is Justin Timberlake, and now Anna Kendrick.  I so love Justin Timberlake ever since N'SYNC. I think he's one of the most talented human being on earth.

So anyway, me being a kid a heart, naturally wanted to buy Trolls toys. Specifically the small ones because then it would be easy for Rain to stuff it in a bag and bring around.

So here's our first Dreamworks Trolls Toy Unboxing video. Amateur video, that is. I just use my phone and an editing app so I'm not exactly expecting an Oscar nomination for this hahaha!

A photo posted by Rainbow (@rainbowstoys) on

Hope you can watch our other videos too! :-) And follow my other instagram @rainbowstoys for fun toy photos!

Monday, January 23, 2017

Via Venetto: World Class Quality, Made with Love!

        New Year usually means new stuff. Out with the old, in with the new. In my case, my wardrobe  upgrade has been long overdue for many years. I guess ever since I gave birth, my interest in dressing up has been thrown out the window. All I wanted to buy was stuff for my little Rainbow. Aaaah motherhood!

        But when I did buy new clothes and shoes, I always resulted to the "less is more" mantra. Something simple but classy. Simple but pretty. Pretty but comfortable. With timeless beauty that makes heads turn. Especially when it comes to shoes.  I want something I can comfortable wear to the mall but also look presentable for meetings or other social gatherings.

            For more than 43 years, Via Venetto has been making shoes exactly like these.. A mainstay in the Philippine footwear industry, Via Venetto prides itself on its thorough and meticulous process, something that most footwear brands have traded in for easy convenience at cheaper price points. They have invested years of research in the shoe and leather trade fairs in Italy, Germany and France, to innovate and create ideas to build a collective vision to satisfy the needs of today's women in all ages.At Via Venetto, shoes are made fatto a mano, which means that each pair is painstakingly made by hand by artisans using only the finest leathers and component materials. So you can make sure each pair you get is of utmost quality.

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Free World Traveller Luggage for Cebu Pacific GetGo Credit Cardholders!

        World Traveler Luggage

        For many years I have used just one personal luggage for trips and staycations. It's made of fabric, and sky blue in color. And I have not washed it ever since. So you can just imagine how dingy it looks now. Not only that, one of the wheels feel like it's out of alignment or something. So I've been thinking of getting a new one!

World Traveler Luggage

        Imagine my surprise when I found out that I was going to get a free luggage! And a very cool one too! All because of my new Cebu Pacific GetGo Credit card!

Tuesday, December 27, 2016

Collective Memories with GENERATION V(IA) : Via Venetto

        Remember those times when you were young and you just can't wait to be in your mom's shoes... literally? I'm sure at one point in our childhood, we all love playing dress-up, hoping and wishing we were old enough to dress like our moms and not have any curfew. 

        Most of us Filipinas possess a collective memory of playing dress-up when we were young. I used to wear mo mom's dresses and heels, and wear her string of pearls. Even if what I had put on didn't really match, there are few things that can make a girl feel as fabulous, glamorous, and just plain and simply feel pretty as a stylish pair of shoes. And currently, my daughter has countlessly tried to wear one of my heels. One time we went window shopping and she actually removed her shoes to try on one of the shoes for sale on the shelf. Good thing I saw her before she took her first few steps with it haha!

        At Via Venetto, countless girls have seen themselves grow into sophisticated women. For more than 43 years, Via Venetto has offered shoes that are a perfect fit (physically and stylishly) for women of any age and generation. Their wide range of beautifully crafted, elegant, and comfortable footwear, has captivated the hearts of stylish women for years. They carry designs that cater to the young, current, and modern Filipina, as well as simple yet classic designs that remain timeless.

Monday, December 12, 2016

The Swipe-A-Thon Challenge with Unionbank Visa and Cebu Pacific GetGo!

Swipe-a-thon challenge at Landers Otis

        Have you ever watched those contests on TV where you get to raid a supermarket, get anything you want for a certain time limit? And I’m sure, like me, it was always a dream to be able to join those shopping contests.  Thinking “if that were me, I would get this and that first.” Well, my dream just came true! Last November 22nd was the most exciting shopping experience I’ve had in my life!  UnionBank and Cebu Pacific GetGo treated me along with 4 other lovely ladies (including celebrities Suzi Entrata and Bettina Carlos) to an amazing SWIPE-A-THON Challenge! At the new Landers Supermarket in Otis! Nothing could be more awesome!