Saturday, November 10, 2012

PERA-Henyo aims to increase Financial Quotient among Filipino Youth

Learn "Ways Kids Use Money"! Join in the Batang Pera Henyo 2012 Conference!
 Bloggers and media were given a bird's view of what to expect in Batang PERA-henyo during the PressCon 2012 last November 9 
H-abits and Mindsets to Become a PERAhenyo
E-quip YOU to Achieve Financial Peace
N-ation Building and Leadership Values
Y-oung Investors HOW? WHEN? NOW?
O-k sa Outlook (Practical Pinoy Henyo Ways)

In its commitment to raise responsible financial leaders via long-term financial education program, School Talk is confident that increasing the Financial Quotient among young Filipinos can be a reached.

Learn from the experts! Here are some of the money-smart things you will learn in this seminar: MONEY VALUES HOW TO START SAVING & INVESTING WHILE YOUNG HOW TO MAKE A BALANCE SHEET

Are you excited?

Here's more: Our generous friends from Schooltalk.ph are giving away tickets [valued at 750 pesos each] for four (4) lucky followers of this blog!

Mandatory steps to win:
1. Follow @millette05 on Twitter, Like luckyfinds-shareapic.blogspot.com Fanpage and add me on Facebook and on GFC

2. Like Schooltalk.ph’ Fanpage here: http://www.facebook.com/schooltalkph

3. Tweet this: "Let me attend the PERA-henyo event on November 17, 2012! @millette05 (Tag 3 Friends)”

4. Make this your Facebook status: “I love to know how I can raise high financial quotient kids at PERA-henyo! Join Luckyfinds’ giveaway here (Add link to giveaway) Tag 5 friends”

5. Comment on this post with your name, e-mail address, Twitter ID, Facebook name, GFC & links to your Twitter and Facebook posts.

6. First four to complete the giveaway mechanics wins. Winners will be asked to present a valid ID bearing the same name used in the contest. 7. Deadline of entries is on November 13, 2012 at 9AM.
For more information on this one-day learning event, go visit www.schooltalk.ph
See updates posted on facebook.com/schooltalkph and on twitter.com/schooltalkph

score tickets to the Snoopy Holiday Street Fair

Last month, I have written about “Snoopy’s Street Fair” event coming on November 24th. It highlights the collection that celebrates the prestige icon we all grew up to love and incorporating that to kids’, preteens’ and the much-awaited teens’ outfits. Dressing up your kids stylishly and comfortably has never been this easy with the wide-range of premium items that our Snoopy stores could offer.

Not to mention that it is so unbelievably affordable with tops ranging from Php199 to Php599, bottoms ranging from Php199 to Php899 and sets ranging from Php599 to Php999.

Now, here is the fun part! You can take part in this fun-filled event by simply purchasing Php1,000 worth of Snoopy clothes nationwide or Php1,500 worth of items from Glorietta’s participating stores. It’s that easy! Just redeem your tickets by presenting your receipt at our newly opened Beagle Place (Snoopy) store at Glorietta 1 or at the New Glorietta Activity Center on November 24, 2012.
In addition, loyal readers of my blog can also score to the Snoopy Holiday Street Fair.

Up for grabs are tickets for two (2) lucky winners! Each ticket is inclusive of one (1) kid and one (1) adult stub.

Blog Giveaway Mechanics:
1. Follow @millette05 on Twitter, Like luckyfinds-shareapic.blogspot.com Fanpage and add me on Facebook and on GFC

2. Like Snoopy Philippines’ Fanpage here: http://www.facebook.com/SnoopyPhilippines

3. Tweet this: "Please let me attend the Snoopy Holiday Street Fair on Nov. 24, 2012! #SnoopyPhilippines @millette05 (Tag 3 Friends)”

4. Make this your Facebook status: “I love Snoopy a lot! Please let me win these tickets so I can attend the Snoopy Holliday Street Fair on Nov. 24, 2012! Join Bloggers’s giveaway here (Add link to giveaway) Tag 5 friends”

5. Comment on this post with your name, e-mail address, Twitter ID, Facebook name, GFC & links to your Twitter and Facebook posts.

6. Deadline of entries is on November 15, 2012.

Important reminders: Make sure to follow ALL steps. Skipping any steps will render your entry invalid. Set all your posts to PUBLIC. If not, we won’t be able to see your entry. NO double entries. If you comment more than once, your entry will be considered null and void. Winners will be chosen at random via Raffle.

Baja Mexican Cantina

The Baja Mexican Cantina located at Greenbelt 3 has a very pleasant environment. It is a lovely place to take out-of-town guests or the family for a hearty lunch or dinner.
Baja was concptualized by a group of friends who love good food, of which Art Mendoza belong to. Art goes loco over Mexican food and his search for that authentic Mexican food in Manila has been futile. So he got his friends to set up a Mexican Restaurant.

Baja Mexican Cantina is a casual restaurant that serves authentic, comfort Mexican food plus the best mixes of Margaritas and Mojitos.
Big Burrito - to share with friends with big appetite

You can get a taco or a burrito from Baja Mexican Cantina, but you can get real meals with meat or seafood as well! The Burrito Grande is certainly is superb and very good! It consists of more than the traditional Mexican fare. They make their own dips here and they are delicious indeed!


Try out the items in their menu for that authentic Mexican food you are craving about!

Carne Asada Fries French fries served with sour cream, guacamole, cheese, onion, tomato
Serving Large 275.00
Regular 195.00

Chili con Carne and Chips Chili and cheese dip served with corn tortilla chips, good for 2-3 175.00
Chili Cheese Fries 175.00

Chips and Salsa Corn tortilla chips served with medium spicy salsa, good for 2-3 115.00
Nachos Supreme Corn tortilla chips served with sour cream, guacamole, cheese, onion, tomato
Serving Regular 155.00     Large 215.00

3 Rolled Tacos 3 rolled flour tortilla with meat and veggies 175.00

Baja Fish Taco Their famous battered fish served in a flour tortilla veggies 95.00
Carne Asada Taco Carne asada beef served in a tortilla with veggies 95.00
Chicken Taco Marinated chicken served in a flour tortilla with veggies 95.00
Grilled Taco Fish Grilled fish served in a flour tortilla and veggies 95.00
Regular Taco Ground beef served in a flour tortilla with veggies 95.00


Cheese Quesadilla With chips and salsa 175.00
Chicken Quesadilla Marinated chicken with melted cheese in a flour tortilla 185.00
Spicy Chicken Quesadilla Spicy marinated chicken and melted cheese in a flour tortilla 185.00
Steak Quesadilla Marinated steak and melted cheese in a flour tortilla 195.00


This is my first time to try out Mexican food and I liked it! It appears to be different from your typical Mexican food place. I've gone back for a few more servings because the food served to us was good food. Each meal was really worth waiting for!

If you are craving for Mexican food to go with your movie treat, just call 87878 and special Baja Mexican Cantina fare with be delivered at your Greenbelt movie house seat!


Baja Mexican Cantina
Greenbelt 3 3/F Greenbelt 3, Esperanza St. cor West Drive Ayala Center, Makati
(02) 756-0127 For updates and promos, like Baja Mexican Cantina on facebook or follow them on twitter: @BajaGB3

Friday, November 9, 2012

Dorm Boys Movie Review

Dorm Boys tackles lives of five individuals in a college life drama. The movie offers so little as it doesn't go deep enough each interesting element. It is lacking in drama despite the fact that college life of students are considered fertile ground for stories.

It stars Renz Michael, Carlo Lazarna, Arvic Rivero, Ryan Kevin and Aaron Villaflor. Pamela Sue, Nadine Lustre, Mayton and Tia Pusit assumed supporting roles. And it is directed by Armand Reyes.

TONTON (Arron Villaflor)– A good-looking 19-year old boy in pursuit of his biological father’s (Bobby Yan) affection and seeks to be recognized by his father, who has another family. He is living all alone since his mother is already in the USA with her common-law American husband.

Though his father attends to Tonton’s schooling needs, he does so with a heavy heart.

RICHARD (Michael Renz)– A well-off spoiled brat,  who would rather be with  his dormmates. He often treats them generously to drinking sprees and pigging out. He is romantically involved with his liberated young professor (Pamela Sue).  

HECTOR (Carlo Lazerna)– A small-town boy who is pressured by his poor parents to finish a course which is not to his liking and mental capacity. His gay professor (Greg Calasito) offers a passing grade in exchange for sex.  The boy agrees to his professor's indecent proposal but backs out on the last minute. To his credit, he learns to follow his heart in handling such tests.

RUBEN (Ryan Kevin) – A street-wise, financially and academically-challenged loser who survives through guts, naivete and purity of his heart. An odd damsel (Nadine Lustre) comes to his life and somehow serves as an inspiration for him to give up some of his felonious habits and make the best out his limited personal resources.

IGGIE (Arvic Rivero) – The group’s mascot talks about getting a better life in the US, but he struggles with both his studies and his relationships.  He  loses his love (Mayton) to a best friend, Tonton.

The five main character find strength in each other’s friendship throughout their trial. The film is based from Cesar E. Buendia’s “Morayta Corner CM Recto (University Belt/Dormitoryo2)”.

The film's sound problems on top of its post production issues and low-budget status makes Dorm Boys a substandard movie.  It seems that the actors and talents were only using the built-in microphones on camera. There were several scenes in which theater audience had to struggle making out the dialogues. Many filmmakers were able to do a lot more in their films with even less budget allocation.

Thursday, November 8, 2012

Media Launch of Chakra Massage at Blue Water Day Spa

Last November 6, we were invited to the Aroma Chakra Healing Body massage and Indian Head massage launch at the Blue Water Day Spa last November 6. Respected international teacher and trainor, Ms. Ranjeet Kour, was flown into Manila to discuss and demonstrate how each of these massage therapies works on the body.

The Indian Head, Neck and Shoulder Massage is focused on the first four chakras of the body to release tension on the head, neck and shoulders. It is designed to relieve tension of head, neck and shoulder based on the first four chakras of the body.
Aroma Chakra Healing Body Massage is focused on the major seven chakras of the body which correlate to the location of the seven major endocrine glands. It focuses on the seven major Chakra of the body using aroma synergy and laying of seven crystals chakra stones to balance major chakras of the body.
Chakra are believed to be centers of the body from which a person can collect energy. They are connected to major organs or glands that govern other body parts. It is the moulding of the physical energy present in every cell of the body and the spiritual energy. Its name comes from the Sanskrit word for "wheel" or "turning".
The Chakra healing therapy uses crystals. The body has a powerful but yet not fully understood method of self-healing and using crystals to tap into the body's healing powers you already possess helps a lot. Chakra massage brings balance of the chakras in our bodies and energies as it promotes good sleep and relied from strenss. It also promotes positive feelings.


These revolutionary treatments available to Blue Water Day patrons include the Colonic Massage, Pregnancy Massage, Infant Massage, Indian Head Massage and the Chakra Massage. Pamper your self in any of the 5 Blue Water Day Spa branches in Metro Manila--Greenhills, Makati City, Capitol Hills, Tomas Morato and in Eastwood City.

For more information, visit their website at www.bluewaterdayspa.com

Sunday, November 4, 2012

I Can Be Body Beautiful at Any Age with Wacoal

Growing is inevitable and so like everyone else, I want to age gracefully. As my metabolism slows down and the weight continues to increase with age, I am always on the lookout for undergarments that helps shape the body.

It is amazing what most Wacoal items can do and I specifically like its Shape Vest! It helps support my back thus, correcting posture plus acts as a bust lifter. With Wacoal I can be body beautiful at any age!
Visit Wacoal website at http://www.wacoal.ph/ and see which items suits your needs and your budget for that sleek silhouette you have always wanted.

Wacoal knows fully well how to make women to look good and feel good regardless of  age. Let Wacoal do its magic on you and be the best person you can be!
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