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Five ways recess time shaped our childhood

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At a young age, what was your favorite part of the day in school? 
Aside from the core subject like Science, Math, Language, Reading and Araling Panlipunan, almost everyone is looking forward to taking recess either on the school cafeteria or enjoying a snack box from home.
A lot of your most cherished school memories would probably include a funny or embarrassing moment during recess time.

For generations of kids, recess time was, and still is, more than just a time for eating. It is a time for bonding, developing social skills and forging friendships over the shared love for food.

Remember those carefree school days?



Here are five ways snack time made a lasting impact on our childhood.

1. It gave us motivation to go to school. Remember when you couldn’t get yourself out of the bed on a school day? Aside from fear of mom and ‘ma’am,’ the thought of eating, and sharing, your favorite snack was enough to make you want to go to school.

2.It taught us about barter and sharing. Recess time …

La Germania inspire every women at the Chic Driven Expo

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Great food comes from quality ingredients and a great kitchen companion. As a mom, I usually spend my time in the kitchen preparing a hearty meal for my family, so having a kitchen companion like La Germania range can give us a peace of mind in knowing that no matter what culinary style a modern woman has, there’s a La Germania range suited to her and her needs: reliable,durable, and ready for action whenever she is.

To further demonstrate how having a great partner in the kitchen can help you achieve great things, brand advocates and husband and wife culinary team Chefs Rolando and Jac Laudico conducted a cooking demo during The Chic Driven Expo, an annual event that advocates helping women become even better versions of themselves.


The Chic Driven Expo, originally conceived as a motoring event for empowering women on the road, has evolved to feature more aspects of a modern woman’s life, and La Germania aspire to be at the forefront of every woman’s kitchen adventure. During the Exp…

Taste Manila's Finest with Eatigo's Delicious Discount

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Eatigo’s delicious discounts brings you a taste of Manila’s finest classics

Filipinos love for food is never ending, with almost every region in our country has its own specialties that they are truly proud of, we associate our emotions and memories with the food that we eat so we end up being attached to the taste and experience every time we dine. Admit it or not but aside from our love from food, we learned to value the money we spend for it so most of us not only seek the best tasting in town but also the best deal for our hard-earned money.

But that doesn't mean that every time we dine need to be priceless. Thankfully we have Eatigo, Asia’s leading online reservations platform which affords users time-based deals up to 50% off on their favorite participating restaurants.


A familiar choice from Eatigo would be Pancake House. This breakfast staple has been around since the 1970’s, inviting customers in with their vibrant orange and pink booths. But the real stars of this diner a…

Jollibee’s latest ad showcases its best-selling crispy-sarap fries!

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To highlight the crispy-sarap in every bite of its best-selling Jolly Crispy Fries, fast-food giant releases an ad that will get you rushing to the nearest Jollibee

“Malata” (limp) means a general lack of energy, pep, enthusiasm, and when used to refer to food, a lack of crunch, lively flavor, or interesting textures. For many Pinoy French fry-lovers, there’s nothing better than enjoying crispy-sarap right from the first bite, like with Jollibee’s best-selling Jolly Crispy Fries.

Jollibee, the country’s number one fast-food brand, recently released an online video that hilariously captures how unfortunate malata—especially in a traditionally crispy favorite—can be. With on-point comedic performances and crave-inducing beauty shots of the Jolly Crispy Fries.



By focusing on situations where malata just wouldn’t cut it, the video—conceptualized by creative agency Dentsu Jayme Syfu and brought to life by Makina Productions—shows a scene familiar to many Pinoy teens: a volleyball game.



In…

A Mommy Forum for a Mother-Baby Friendly Philippines

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Mommies unite for an afternoon to support and promote breastfeeding in the country I admire mommies that still breastfeed their child until the age of 2 years old either in public or in private breastfeeding rooms. 
Breastfeeding may be considered a challenging phase of motherhood but the physical, mental, and emotional benefits of breastfeeding for mothers and babies truly make the journey worthwhile. While more and more mothers recognize that breastmilk will always be superior compared to formula milk, there is still a need to spread awareness on its benefits and to encourage people to support breastfeeding.


In response to the global campaign of protecting, promoting, and supporting breastfeeding, World Vision Development Foundation, in partnership with the Department of Health, launched Mother-Baby Friendly Philippines. This two-year project aims to: 1.Support and strengthen the implementation of Executive Order 51 (The Philippine Milk Code of 1986), Republic Act 7600 (The Rooming…

Health Matters: Celebration of the Breast Cancer Awareness

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Inspiring stories and journey of breast cancer survivors at the Pink Ribbon Day At SM 
Yes, I'm a year older but this time instead going to a fancy restaurant, buying myself expensive things I decided to attend the Pink Ribbon Day at SM City North Edsa last October 2, in celebration of the Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Breast cancer is the second cause of death in female after lung cancer and it saddened me to know that Philippines tops the list of breast cancer incidences in Asia. One of every Filipinas are at risk of getting it in her lifetime.



The Pink Ribbon Day was organized by SM Care in partnership with the Philippines Breast Cancer Society and SM City North Edsa. This event was attended by  different Women's groups, media, doctors and advocates. This event aims to encourage every Filipino women to have their breast examined for early detection and prevention.


Zumba session with Ms. Regine Tolentino
I arrived just in time as the music started for the Zumba session and…

Jolly Kiddie Meal toys, the DC Justice League!

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Help unite the league with Jolly Kiddie Meal’s new DC Justice League collectibles Young ones can enjoy hours of awesome superhero adventures with the latest Jolly Kiddie Meal toys, the DC Justice League! Jolly kids can help unite the league by collecting Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, The Flash, and Supergirl to fight evil forces and save the world.

With their super strengths and abilities, powerful gadgets, lightning fast speed, and special powers, the DC Justice League superheroes can truly make playtime more exciting for little heroes.



Let the Man of Steel float in the air as he watches over the city by assembling the base and placing Superman on top. Kids can let the Caped Crusader fight criminals by simply inserting discs inside the Batmobile and pressing down on Batman’s head to shoot the discs. The Flash can also run after escaped enemies while leaving a lightning trail behind. Simply hold the base firmly and push him forward to see the base light up as he runs.

Trust Wonder …

Five Food Photography Tips Using AI-powered Smartphone

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If you own a restaurant or helping a friend with a food business, the level of competition is very high. Taking beautiful and appetizing photos is important to catch the eye and attention of the potential customers.



The habit of taking photos of food before eating has been fully adapted over the years due to smartphone photography. In this digital age where one can easily upload and share their photos on social media platforms such as Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook with just one click, you can establish a captivating and engaging online presence. As the famous saying goes, “If you didn’t Instagram it, did it even happen?”

We all have our own reasons as to why we take photos of our food before consuming it: it can be to record moments of pleasure, where you can appreciate the hard work and labor of love of the cook, or to simply immerse oneself in local culture. As summed up by the celebrated chef and writer Anthony Bourdain, “Food is everything we are. It's an extension of nati…

Cheese Spreads always bring good childhood memories back

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Cheese Spreads always bring my childhood memories back while grabbing a bite in my sandwich filled with Cheez Whiz during our school recess or while watching my favorite anime after school. I believe that it was not only on my case since cheese spreads has always been a staple in most Filipino household whether it be for a quick bite or fun snack times as baon to school or to play.


Cheez Whiz knows how important it is to make snacking fun, nutritious and inventive all at the same time, that is why the brand is proud to introduce a milder and milkier way to enjoy your cheese spread: The New Cheez Whiz Mild. As the number one cheese spread brand in the Philippines, Cheez Whiz understood what kids and moms are looking for when a call for a hearty fill of sandwich spread is on  the go.

Made with real cheese that perfectly balances the rich  tastes of milk and cheese, Cheez Whiz Mild will transport your taste buds into a world where everything is deliciously mild. The new product promises …

Bounty Fresh Leads World Chicken and Egg Day Celebration in Philippines

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The hunt for Chicky’s missing baby egg is over and this calls for a celebration! 
It was not an easy task to find Chicky's missing  baby egg.Those who helped  find the egg location had to do some fun moves and other different task which led them closer to Chicky's baby egg.

Chicky will be reunited with her baby at the TriNoma Activity Center on October 12, 2018. This reunion coincides with World Chicken and Egg Day in the Philippines, spearheaded by the leading Philippine-based farm-to-market poultry producer, Bounty Fresh.

The whole “Chickenovela” began when everyone saw how Chicky was happy to share to everyone that she is going have another baby egg. While everyone was getting excited for that time when the egg is about to hatch, it went missing and Chicky got really worried. A lot of people got worried and helped out to find the missing egg, but it was not an easy feat— the egg hunt is on.

Those who wanted to help had to do different tasks to find the egg’s location. To h…

Recipe: Vegetarian Noodles

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When you like something light and easy to prepare for lunch this Vegetarian Noodles is one of my recommendation.


Vegetarian Noodles

Ingredients:
1 small pack of Rice Vermicelli ( Sotanghon ) any brand
1 small petchay baguio ( cut 2-3 cm )
2 stalk of Celery
1 small carrots ( julienne cut )
8 pcs tenga ng daga ( soaked in warm water)
2-3 tbsp Oyster Sauce
1-2 tbsp Sesame Oil
1 tbsp olive oil
1/8 tsp brown sugar
3-4 pcs.of tokwa/tofu ( cut into cubes, 1 inch )
Oil for frying

Procedure:
1.  In a small or medium size frying pan add 3 tbsp of olive oil
2. Fry the tofu until golden brown. Set Aside
3. In a medium size casserole. Add 1 -2 tbsp olive oil. Saute onion and garlic till translucent. Wait until you smell the nice aroma of the onion and garlic.
4. Add petchay baguio, celery, carrots, cooked add 1/2 cup of water. Let it boil
5. Add the Vermicelli rice ( Sotanghon ) wait until it get soft , add the Oyster sauce , sesame oil, pepper and 1/8 tsp brown sugar to taste.
6. Cook it until the …

Rebisco Cracker’s Pasobra Pack makes snack time more meaningful

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Enjoying a snack or sharing your food to your friend or love ones is very common to Filipinos. But sometimes eating what our body needs like healthy food is one of the things we often take for granted because of the lifestyle that we have.

But for many Filipino children and their families, access to nutritious meals is a constant struggle. Satisfying hunger is one thing; ensuring that the food is nourishing is another challenge altogether. This nutrition gap can lead to deficiencies that deprive a growing child’s body of proper nutrients needed for growth and brain development.



According to data from UNICEF, two of the main micronutrient deficiencies are iron and iodine. Iodine is vital for normal growth and tissue development. Lack of iodine can contribute to brain damage that is otherwise preventable. It is most devastating during fetal development and the first few years of a child’s life.

Iron helps carry oxygen around the body, and is especially vital for the brain and blood. Ir…

SunPIOLOGy turns TEN: Inspiring more people to live a healthier lives

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SunPIOLOGy on its 10th Year
Bike, Run, Play, Give Back to Live Healthier Lives 
Sun Life Financial is one of the leading finance company that helps people not only Filipinos to fulfill their dreams by supporting them in their financial journey.  Aside from helping their clients, health and wellness is also one of their key initiatives.



Sun Life Philippines aims to inspire more people to have a healthier lifestyle and secure future. Sun Life has Go Well cmmunity event, Health and Accident products and a great partnership such as SUNPIOLOGY.

SunPIOLOgy started from art auctions to obstacle course. It is a charity sporting event from Sun Life Philippines and it's ambassador Piolo Pascual, an actor, model, host, singer and a great father to his son Inigo.

This charity  sporting events raise funds for education, diabetes awareness and aims to help more Filipinos live a healthier lives.
Piolo Pascual and Sun Life Philippines  continues to touch lives with their partnership.



Now on its 10…

Mega Sardines announces new exciting variants

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Mega Sardines announces exciting new variants and Piolo Pascual's 2nd year as ambassador


Sardines have always been a staple in every Filipino household. It's great to partnered with rice, bread and even with pasta. We all know that Filipinos are really passionate and fun-loving people and We really like to try new and exciting flavors of our favorite brand food.

Filipinos will surely love to know that the  world class brand Mega Sardines introduces new variants with exciting flavors and create feast of senses.

Mega Sardines New Variants:

Mega Sardines in Spanish-StyleMega Sardines in Natural OilMega Fried Sardines TausiMega Extra Hot SardinesMega Fried Sardines Hot and Spicy


This new offering from Mega Sardines brings joy that comes from our tradition like Filipino fiesta. Through the years, Mega Sardines  well-loved flavors have become an important part of family meals and have come to define the Filipino way of life.

Mega Sardines is the only brand that has a unique and metic…