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Friday, July 27, 2012

Moringa Days at the Manor, Camp John Hay





July is my favorite month. It's that time of the year when I'm the oldest I've ever been, and the youngest I'll ever be. At this time of the year also my friends and I get to enjoy the much-awaited rainy season promo rates at the Manor Hotel in Camp John Hay, Baguio City. Thumbs up for weekend Baguio weather love! :)


 


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Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Essilor Philippines: Crizal Forte UV Launch [Part 1]



Essilor, the world leader in the production of prescription lenses, has introduced another brilliant innovation on a product launch held at the NBC Tent, Fort Bonifacio Global City last July 16, 2012.

Fabulous is an understatement. Kudos to the organizers! 
Here are some of the event pictures:

Product demo booths showcasing the complete protection given by Crizal Forte UV .

Crizal Forte UV protects our eyes from the harmful UV rays whether it's coming in front or back of our eyeglasses. Aside from that, it gives best resistance against reflections, scratches, dust, smudges, and water. More details on my next post. I can't wait to use this product!

Saturday, July 14, 2012

The Oatmeal Diet



Today marks the start of my 7-day oatmeal diet. I dropped by the grocery yesterday to buy skim milk, muscovado sugar, and a big pack of the glorious rolled oats. Boring, yes I know. I intentionally prepared it simple for my first day and, heck no! I won’t last for 7 days eating just this. I’m gonna make a trip to the grocery again this afternoon, after my gym time, to complete my line up of toppings: apple, banana, cinnamon, berries, walnuts, and almonds. These should make me feel that I won't be deprived of good food for the whole week… in variety, but mixed in moderation of course.

Oatmeal is considered as a health food and is proven to reduce cholesterol levels, promote weight loss, and lower the risk of cancer. I personally prefer rolled oats over quick oats or those sold as instant oats. Rolled oats are more chewy. Texture is good plus it’s all natural. Instant oats are already mixed with different varieties of sugar so if you’re aiming for weight loss, stay away from it.

Nuff said, now here’s my breakfast... so help me God.

Plain rolled oats with skim milk and muscovado sugar

 Jamba Juice, I beg you, please open a branch in Makati or Ortigas...


Thursday, July 5, 2012

Theo & Philo: Dark Chocolate with Siling Labuyo


On chocolate preference, I say bitter is better. Either plain, with nuts, or with mint --- dark chocolates are my favorite! I went to a milk tea store in Ortigas last week and when I was about to pay for my wintermelon tea, I noticed some goodies at the counter. Dark Chocolates, yay!

From afar, I thought they were selling a not-so-popular imported brand of chocolate until I went closer and found this...

"Theo and Philo's Dark Chocolate with Siling Labuyo"

 

They're selling it at Php 95.00 per bar. Quite pricey, but it has the magic words in it: "dark chocolate". 
So I bought one. :)

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